In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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straa

UK

#45748 Jan 3, 2013
America got their assess totally kicked by a small British deployment, and Washington was burned while American cowards ran away
straa

UK

#45749 Jan 3, 2013
The war of 1812 started because america thought that Britain was too busy fighting the napoleonic wars and would not bother to defend Canada, so America, being the cowards that they were, waited untill britain was involved in a huge european war, and then invaded canada, but America, being inferiour soldiers, were still beaten by the small number of soldiets that britain sent to defend canada, Washington was burned, america was blockaded untill their economy and dollar collapsed, and they had to come and beg at britains feet to be allowed to use british currency, America were never again stipid enough to attack Canada, I think that about sums up the war of 1812, don't you batty boy

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#45750 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
America got their assess totally kicked by a small British deployment
What color is the sky in your universe, Packy?

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#45751 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
The war of 1812 started because
Because British ships were stopping American ships on the high seas and impressing thousands of American sailors, blocking American trade with France, and because the British were paying American natives to attack and harass (even paying bounties for scalps) of Americans in the Great Lakes (Lake Heron) area..

This stopped with the Treat of Ghent.

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#45752 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
Britain was too busy fighting the napoleonic wars
Yes, it seems that Great Britain could not get along with anyone.

Poor Packy keeps forgetting that Great Britain wasn't too busy to stop American ships on the high seas and kidnap American sailors.

I wonder how long it would have taken Great Britain to declare war on US or any other country that stopped one of its ships on the high seas?

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#45753 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
I think that about sums up the war of 1812, don't you batty boy
I think the Treat of Ghent sums up the War of 1812 which declared a tie.

That in the real universe.

The icing on the cake was the royal ass kicking in the Battle of New Orleans, which happened two weeks AFTER the treaty was signed.

The US lost no territory, and Great Britain stopped those acts of war on the high seas.

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#45754 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
Washington was burned,
Americans counteracted at Washing and the British did what they did best: beat a hasty retreat.

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#45755 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
America were never again stipid enough to attack
America were never stipid, eh, Packy?

There was no need to attack our neighbors, Packy, we've gotten along fine for 200 years.

How 'bout Great Britain?
straa

UK

#45756 Jan 3, 2013
America got their assess kicked IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY, America did what they always do, retreated, ran away, it was the biggest retreat in American history
straa

UK

#45757 Jan 3, 2013
The fact remains that a much bigger American army got their assess handed to them, in their own country, by a numerically much smaller British contingent, so one British soldier equals ten American soldiers, that sounds about right, the only thing worse than defeat, is being defeated in your own country, sucks to be you hey
straa

UK

#45758 Jan 3, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Yes, it seems that Great Britain could not get along with anyone.
Poor Packy keeps forgetting that Great Britain wasn't too busy to stop American ships on the high seas and kidnap American sailors.
I wonder how long it would have taken Great Britain to declare war on US or any other country that stopped one of its ships on the high seas?
Most of the sailors Britain took were born in Britain, not America, and Britain was only stopping trace between USA and France, no one else, napoleon had to be stopped, no one else was able to stop him so Britain did what it had to for the good of Europe, America shouldn't have been trading with France anyway

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#45759 Jan 3, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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America were never stipid, eh, Packy?
There was no need to attack our neighbors, Packy, we've gotten along fine for 200 years.
How 'bout Great Britain?
nationalism is the refuse of the man who has nothing of his own to be proud of.

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#45760 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
America got their assess kicked IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY
Great Britain got their azzes kicked in their own country.

Americans threw them out in 1776, and threw them out again in 1812.

All of Great Britain can fit in one of our states- as a matter of fact, Packy, ELEVEN of our states are larger.

The United Kingdom is **LUCKY** to have an ally like the USA.

We saved "your" azzes out of two life or death jams.

We certainly don't need you.

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#45761 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
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Most of the sailors Britain took were born in Britain
Where were you born, PACKY?

And we already know you to be a m/f c/s liar, thanks for posting proof yet again.

Great Britain impressed sailors whenever it felt short of sailors- they started in their own country, and then went to countries that it thought wouldn't be able to fight back.

Like the US.

It was wrong.

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#45762 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
The fact remains that a much bigger American army
Battle of New Orleans.

~stomp stomp stomp~

(quote)
On January 8, 1815, the British marched against New Orleans, hoping that by capturing the city they could separate Louisiana from the rest of the United States. Pirate Jean Lafitte, however, had warned the Americans of the attack, and the arriving British found militiamen under General Andrew Jackson strongly entrenched at the Rodriquez Canal. In two separate assaults, the 7,500 British soldiers under Sir Edward Pakenham were unable to penetrate the U.S. defenses, and Jackson's 4,500 troops, many of them expert marksmen from Kentucky and Tennessee, decimated the British lines. In half an hour, the British had retreated, General Pakenham was dead, and nearly 2,000 of his men were killed, wounded, or missing. U.S. forces suffered only eight killed and 13 wounded

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#45763 Jan 3, 2013
straa wrote:
America shouldn't have been trading with France anyway
I guess you don't know what "neutral" means either, eh, Packy?

~stomp stomp stomp~

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#45764 Jan 3, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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nationalism is the refuse of the man who has nothing of his own to be proud of.
Refuse, eh?

How like a NOTBOT: he can't find the quote that he needs, so he makes one up.

(real quote)
Patriotism is usually the refuge of the scoundrel. He is the man who talks the loudest.

PS: You aren't ready for your own memorable quotes. Of.
SupaAFC

Stirling, UK

#45765 Jan 4, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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SuperFAG can never find the quote he needs so he insists on speaking for me and my "logic".
Your logic is typical of fundamentalists who think that if they can find any definition in a dictionary to back up their position, no matter how out of context they are when applied to real-world examples, then that definition becomes official.

For instance, since Zimbabwe holds "democratic" elections, it is therefore a democracy. Try telling that to the millions of Zimbabweans who faced violence and intimidation that resulted in a near-100 percent victory for Mugabe.

The fact is, Barefoot, that we Brits are just a typical democratic country that you see throughout the West. The Royal Family are public-funded celebrities who cannot give a toss about our government and its workings.

Prove me wrong, Barefoot. Stop hiding behind dictionaries and show the monarchy in action, preferably in my lifetime (giving you 23 years to play with).
SupaAFC

Stirling, UK

#45766 Jan 4, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Bigfoot Website.
http://www.bfro.net/
You can find anything you want on the internet if you put it in your mind to find what you want to find.
Is the United KING_dom a monarchy, yes or no?
Including websites about Edward VII.

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#45767 Jan 4, 2013
Thinking wrote:
scientology is refused tax free status in the UK, France and many other countries.
Any country that issues tax exemption to that bunch of cruisetards has issues!
<quoted text>
Any country that issues tax free status to any religion has issues

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