In America, atheists are still in the closet

Apr 11, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Spiked

So do many other interest and identity groups. Complaint is our political lingua franca: it's what Occupiers, Tea Partiers, Wall Street titans, religious and irreligious people share.

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APPOINTMENT?
You don't say?
So the UK prime ministers are appointed... as I said... from my very first post on the subject.
Nobody claimed otherwise. The difference is that you cling to the delusion that the PM is appointed upon the whim of the Queen whereas everyone else accepts realises that it is nothing more than a ceremony akin to when the Queen awards trophies to captains of winning football teams at Wembley.
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Now let's go back to what you said was an unanimous choice of his party.
Where you wrong? Yes or no?
Same old word games. I was 100 percent correct that Macmillan was a popular choice in his party to replace Eden. You lost, hence why you cling to one word.
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Remember: I had to tell you there was no "election" of his party in the first place.
Nope, you brought up Macmillan on your own accord.
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Refused assent?
You don't say?
Nice try, manchild, but knowing all too well you pounce on any wording if it suits your purposes I added:

"the source claims Edward refused assent"

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"the source claims"

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SOURCE CLAIMS

Edward, in reality, did not refuse anything. Don't believe me? Try reading an actual text on his reign or from a source like BBC Parliament.

Assent has not been refused in over 300 - three, zero, zero - years. Why? Because it is nothing but a ceremonial act.

Fact. Get over it, little boy.
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Where is that proof they even offer a degree in "Politics"?
Before we get to the proof you have two of the?
Do I need to hold your little handie round the big bad compy-cated school for grown-ups website?

How about clicking on the undergraduate page? Post graduate page? You do know what those are, right?
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You mean like when you say something that is wrong, and I prove that you are wrong, and then you say you are only wrong "semantically", even when it is a yes or no question: I cling on to the fact that I have proved you wrong again?
Your argument was that Macmillan was appointed non-democratically as PM. Because it was shown as laughable considering that the Tories had no system for electing replacements in sitting Parliaments, and that he was a popular choice anyway, you have clung to a grammatical error and claimed victory anyway, completely side-stepping the substance of the argument.

In other words, you have scored a point in a boxing match and are claiming it was a knock-out punch.

Time to distinguish between fantasy and reality, manchild. Attack the argument itself, you know, like adults do.
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Is a fish a mammal?
I see a mammal crossing the road.

I see another mammal standing in a field.

Tell me, manchild: are those mammals the same?

Remember: by your logic, we cannot make distinctions - everything is either black or white; mammal or not-mammal. Good luck!
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<quoted text>No need.

Like... the earth revolves around the sun.

Only an idiot would argue that the UK is not a monarchy.

I look forward to your paper disproving it.
Translation: Barefoot cannot back up his argument because he knows it would be laughed out of the social science department.

Also: I noticed you never did answer my question regarding what the Weimar republic actually was.

If it was not a democracy, then what was it?

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Parliamentary democracy.
The offical website of The British Monarchy
HomeThe Queen and the UKThe Role of the Monarchy

Constitutional Monarchy
What is constitutional monarchy?
Constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a king or queen acts as Head of State.

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Official Name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Government
Type: Constitutional monarchy.

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3846.htm

Q What type of government does United Kingdom have?
A The government of United Kingdom is a
Constitutional Monarchy

http://world-leaders.findthedata.org/q/2/2205...

mon·ar·chy
[mon-er-kee] noun, plural mon·ar·chies.
1. a state or nation in which the supreme power is actually or nominally lodged in a monarch. Compare absolute monarchy, limited monarchy.
2. supreme power or sovereignty held by a single person.

Synonyms
1. See kingdom.

dictionary.reference.com/browse/monarchy

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Word games.
Word games?

You mean when you told us 'unanimous' and I said liar! and gave you a QUOTE and proved that you LIED and now you are saying it's a word game- semantics?

I say: I proved you *yet again* to be wrong and now you LIE about it.

I say: you LIE because you cannot even admit when I PROVE what you say is wrong.

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Macmillan to my knowledge was a highly popular choice .
Here we have SuperFAG moving the goalposts... after I cornered him.

"Highly popular".

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

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The fact is, manchild, that Macmillan was a popular choice
Now we are to 'popular choice'....

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Let's get the original, eh:

SupaAFC wrote:
"Macmillan was the unanimous choice of the sitting Conservative cabinet."

Quotes are NEVER the friends of the NotBots...

Of course, you had every opportunity to say (over the last couple days)

"I was wrong".

Don't bother looking for it, SuperFag.

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Word games. My point was that Macmillan was a popular choice
You lied.

Now I am sure you want to get back to this:

Is a fish a mammal, yes or no?

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You jump on one word because you think it refutes the whole argument; it does not.
You mean like the way I jumped on the word "not" when I say there was *not* a range and then Macsnoozum "quoted" me and took the word "not" out of the "quote"?

And then when I called him on it, he deleted all the words except for one word which he then quoted?

Is one word important?

I find when dealing with LIARS such as yourself, one word is important.

Now did you NOT tell us that Macmillan was the UNANIMOUS choice of his party, yes or no?

Pretend for a second I didn't already prove you LIED about this already.

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Nobody claimed otherwise.
Already prove this to be a lie as well, SuperFAG.

What else you got?

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I was 100 percent correct that Macmillan was a popular choice in his party to replace Eden.
You are a m/f c/s liar.

But I have already proved that.

You told us all that he was the unanimous choice.

Now you are down to popular choice.

Gosh, those EXACT quote I have sure seem to back me up as the person telling the truth and as you telling the lies.

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I see a mammal crossing the road.
I see another mammal standing in a field.
I see a jiizum-breathed liar standing in front of me.

I see he has no shame.

I wonder: why would he continue to lie about what he said when he knows I have already quoted exactly what he said?

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Because it was shown as laughable considering that the Tories had no system for electing replacements in sitting Parliaments, and that he was a popular choice anyway, you have clung to a grammatical error
I see you can cling to anything that you say that is wrong and say it was a grammatical error.

If you say "yes" and the correct answer is "no" you say "oh, it is a grammatical error".

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Two degrees in politics right here
Still waiting for those two degrees in politics, SuperFAG.

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But according to you Britain is not a Constitutional monarchy because we do not have a Constitution.
Still waiting for that quote.

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Numerous times in the past you have been told that Britain is a Constitutional monarchy which you claim is false because we do not have one physical Constitution.
Still waiting for that quote and you insist you have numerous to choose from.

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SupaAFC: two politics degrees.
Still waiting for that proof of "politics degrees"

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Case in point: Macmillan being a democratically-elected MP which made a mockery of your claim that he was an unelected Prime Minister.
Still waiting for the proof that he was elected PM.

You seem to make a whole bunch of "grammatical" errors.

As you must recall, I said he was appointed by the Queen and that there was no election among his party members.

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If a Constitutional monarchy is just a monarchy then it would just be called "monarchy", but it is not.
Where are those two "politics degrees" so you can explain this- that a constitutional monarchy is not a monarchy.

I say that a constitutional monarchy is a monarchy.

Explain your position: how is a constitutional monarchy not a monarchy?

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And, it happened. Eden and Macmillan were both elected as MPs
Straw man.

Neither were elected PM.

Macmillan was not even ELECTED by his party to be nominated for PM.

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Review: Macmillan was the unanimous choice of the sitting Conservative cabinet; he was duly appointed the new PM.
^^^^^^^^^^ Here is your EXACT statement.

Now: show us the grammatical error.

Take your choice of definitons of grammatical error:

http://tinyurl.com/adjj59w

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