In America, atheists are still in the closet

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SupaAFC

Crieff, UK

#47025 Feb 6, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Here's a real lik:
University of Florida
100+ degrees offered:
https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/Pages/m...
So you are saying that a list of degrees offered is much more convincing for evidence of degrees than a link straight to the Politics degree itself from Aberdeen?

Is that what you are honestly saying?

But, hey, look!:

Undergraduate Program
The mission of the undergraduate major in Political Science is to educate students who are interested in politics into politically literate citizens capable of understanding governments and political processes in the U.S. and abroad, as well as the interactions among governments. The undergraduate major is intended to develop students' frames of reference and their critical and analytical skills in order to help them understand the political world.

There are currently about 1,400 undergraduate Political Science majors at the University of Florida. Every year 75-100 students participate in our internship program with local, state, and federal agencies and legislative offices. In addition, UF offers a variety of study abroad programs through the International Center. Students may join Pi Sigma Alpha, a Political Science honor society which publishes a newsletter and provides undergraduates with opportunities to serve the community, attend social events, and promote political awareness around campus. Another way to participate in department life is to write for the UF International Review, a student-run quarterly journal of international affairs.

http://web.polisci.ufl.edu/undergrad/index.ht...

We're on a role, manchild! Three different universities that all give out Politics degrees. Let's sweep this under the carpet too.
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>It isn't up to me to prove your assertions, you silly twit.
Barefoot, you just linked me to two universities that issue Politics degrees. Thank you very, very much for shooting yourself in the foot.
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>Wasn't arrested, SuperFAG.

You should have asked yourself this question:

Who in the hell is "The Inquisitr" and how come no one else reported her being arrested?
Threatening the president has potential for felony charges - did you not read that? She was being monitored by the Secret Service - did you not read that?

You keep clinging to the "arrested" angle; it matters not. The fact that we have two people now who have at the worst lost their jobs does not exactly say much about your freedom of speech being any better than ours.

Your freedom of speech, like ours, has consequences.

The only way that ours is any more "severe" than yours is because Britain is much more sensitive to racism and extremeism and does not pander to uneducated mobs of rednecks who still think America is in the Civil War.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I say you are a real dope to crawl out on yet another limb, SuperFAG, and not check your sources.
HAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!
WHAT A DOPE!
Speaking of checking sources, when are you going to show me the source you got the Macmillan quote from if it was not from Wikipedia?
SupaAFC

Crieff, UK

#47026 Feb 6, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Not an English major, eh?

I can't imagine the number of imaginary voices you are hearing from all the conversations you insist we are having.

One of the reasons I keep insisting you provide the quote and why you can't.
Running away from a link defining it, eh?

I see how it works. You think that if you do not know about something, then it does not exist.

Umbrella term does exist, and furthermore, you are -again- playing word games to run away from the argument itself.

Face it: you think all cars are the same. You think are food is the same. You think all mammals are the same. You think all reptiles are the same. You think all nationalities are the same. You think all colours are the same.

That is your black-or-white logic in action. That is why you cannot answer any questions.

That is why, manchild, you play word games.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Waiting for you to put up, SuperFag.
Translation: Barefoot lied about not getting the quote from Wikipedia.

I know that you cannot take any more and pray every night that I magically disappear. I am not. I have said it before and will say it again:

You, my manchild friend, are my Topix b!tch. If I have time to kill, I am going to play me some whack-a-mole.

Keep the inanities coming.
SupaAFC

Crieff, UK

#47027 Feb 6, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Sweden Is Top Democracy; Italy `Flawed,' Study Shows
Sweden is the world's most democratic state while Italy, a member of the Group of Seven industrialized nations, ranks as a ``flawed'' democracy and fails to make the top category of countries, the Economist said.
Countries are split into four regime types determined by their democratic credentials, according to a list published in the Economist's ``The World In 2007'' report. The classifications are: full democracies, flawed democracies, hybrid regimes and authoritarian regimes. The U.S., at 17th, and the U.K., at 23rd, ranked in the bottom half of the full democracies.
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news...
"the U.K., at 23rd, ranked in the bottom half of the full democracies."

Interesting, yet according to Barefoot's black-or-white logic, because we have a monarch we do not qualify as a democracy.

Just like since Einstein was a man, he was not a German.

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#47028 Feb 6, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Poor Skanque: prove wrong yet again.
Macmillan was not elected by his party.
And the Queen MAKES the appointment.
Of course, that is using the English language and the actual meaning of words.
WTF have you been smoking you drippydick cuckold

YES I agree

Wrong she approves the appointment as I have shown you several times on both government and the queens own site.

You would not know the “English” language if it sat on your face and farted.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Presidents die. Vice presidents are elected.
No matter how hard you stomp your feet.
Now why don't you give us a list of prime ministers who have been elected prime ministers?
Let me help you: none. Zero.
Never ever.
Yes and PMs resign, live with it. I have already explained, and shown you how via links, how the PM is selected but of course you ignored that information because you think you know better about the British way of life than a British person who lives in Britain and votes for the English government and that government.

Let me help you – You don’t.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I love the way you make me responsible for the conclusion to which you jump, Skanque.
tomorrow you will insist that you quoted me... but won't feel like finding the quote when I remind you that you are a liar.
YOU made the statement you LYIING T\/\/AT. And when that statement is PROVEN to be ridiculous you do your typical sloping shoulder routine and deny all knowledge that you f_cked up. Have you EVER acknowledged any single one of your many screw ups?

Juts to prove you a pathetic LYING T\/\/AT let me QUOTE from your post # 46943 at http://www.topix.com/forum/religion/atheism/T...
HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAYAHAHA!
You don't say?
Tell me: does the expression "Off with his head!" ring any bells?
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You have the real time, real life drippydick oral experience, Skanque: bouncy bouncy mmmmmmmm yummy yummy lickity lick.
Swallow and smile for the camera, Skanque.
So still no proof, you really are a hypocritical drippydick cuckold of little intelligence aren’t you. But you seem to know how it’s done, again let me quite you - bouncy bouncy mmmmmmmm yummy yummy lickity lick.
Enjoy.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The formal mechanism is: the Queen appoints all the prime ministers, ever single one.
And you have absolutely no say in it. Same as me.
I have exactly the same say in who is the UK prime minister as you.
Wrong. But that’s just down to your own ignorance so expected. And at the time there was NO formal mechanism for handling the resignation of a PM. Is that MORE that you don’t know about the UK?
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Still waiting: where is that legal guarantee of freedom of speech.
I've already REFUTED your assertion that it exists, bigot.
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights, Do you have a blind spot for those words? You seem to IGNORE the convention every time it is brought up, why is this, because it screws up you preconceptions?

http://www.hri.org/docs/ECHR50.html#C.Art10
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1998/42/c...
http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_f...

Once again it is PROVEN that every time you refute anything that refutation tantamounts to LIES
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
(quote)
Earlier this week a man stood up in the centre of London ‘’’
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/...
Right. So what laws did these people break?
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
The freedom of speech comes with our Constitution.
Which brings us back to: We have freedom of speech and you don't.
Nope it just brings us back to your syphilitic delusions

“I started out with nothing”

Since: Nov 10

and still got most of it left

#47029 Feb 6, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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never said no
Sweden is also a democracy (no lies from you will change that)
Problem is the barfy butt breath’s mind only has 2 stages, 0 and 1. No in between and noting over 1, he has terrible trouble when 2 crops up in the conversation. Using two big words in one sentence, example democracy and monarchy totally screws with his idea of an ordered world formed in his mould. I really don’t know why he is blind to certain combinations of words, it’s rather like the term ‘Convention on Human Rights’, he can never associate the term with actual words. Strange really when he claims to speak English and denounces anyone who does not speak the same dialect of English as he lays claim to.

He also gets stuck in his 0/1 rut, e.g. how many times have you answered his oft repeated question “Is Sweden a monarchy, yes or no?” Same here, must be a hundred times I have agreed that the UK is a monarch and still he insists on repeatedly acting the same question, no matter how often he is answered.

This OCD surely cannot be healthy

Since: Feb 11

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#47030 Feb 6, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
>Sweden Is Top Democracy;
What is the official name of Sweden?

abominable snowman
n.
A hairy humanlike animal reportedly inhabiting the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti.

Since: Feb 11

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#47031 Feb 6, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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I see no difference other than the fact that you pasted the text as well as the link.
Other than the fact that I have listed the degrees by name and provided the link to back them up.

Instead of a broken link to nowhere, SuperFAG?

Still waiting, SuperFAG.

Put up.

Since: Feb 11

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#47032 Feb 6, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
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Problem is the barfy butt breath’s mind only has 2 stages
You have the in the mouth real life experience, Skanque.

And you displayed your bigotry for all to see...

Since: Feb 11

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#47033 Feb 6, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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And i'm right when i say Sweden is a democracy.
Tax payers in a democracy do not pay for royal weddings.

Since: Feb 11

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#47034 Feb 6, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
The Woodrow Wilson Department
You get a degree there too, SuperFAG?

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#47035 Feb 6, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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So you are saying that a list of degrees
Still waiting: put up or shut up, SuperFAG.

Since: Feb 11

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#47036 Feb 6, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Speaking of checking sources, when are you going to show me the source you got the Macmillan quote from if it was not from Wikipedia?
You ae already two challenges down, SuperFAG.

Put up or shut up.

I guess being yellow is part of the British DNA.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47037 Feb 6, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
What is the official name of Sweden?
abominable snowman
n.
A hairy human like animal reportedly inhabiting the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti.
Kingdoms can be democracies (no lies from you changes that)

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#47038 Feb 6, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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"the U.K., at 23rd, ranked in the bottom half of the full democracies."
abominable snowman
n.
A hairy humanlike animal reportedly inhabiting the snows of the high Himalaya Mountains. Also called yeti.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Södertälje, Sweden

#47039 Feb 6, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Tax payers in a democracy do not pay for royal weddings.
you are wrong again

Since: Feb 11

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#47040 Feb 6, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
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WTF have you been smoking you drippydick cuckold
In your mouth real life experience, Skanque, in your mouth, yummy for your tummy.

Since: Feb 11

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#47041 Feb 6, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
Yes and PMs resign,
Prime ministers are not elected in the UK.

I don't care if they take baths or not- I am sure they are infrequent- but whether or not PM resign or die in office: who cares.

When they are replaced, they are replaced, each and every one of them, by appointment.

And I have as much say on who will be the next PM as you.

Since: Feb 11

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#47042 Feb 6, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
I have already explained, and shown you how via links, how the PM is selected
Actually, I was the one who showed you, bigot, I show you how it works and so far, bigot, you have not been able to refute a SINGLE thing I have said.

Now bigot: the prime minister in UK is APPOINTED.

By the monarch.

Just as I have stated many dozen times.

NO matter how hard you stomp your bigoted feet.

And the prime minister is not always elected by his party.

As I have already proved.

Wipe your chin, Skanque.

Since: Feb 11

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#47043 Feb 6, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
So still no proof, you really are a hypocritical drippydick cuckold of little intelligence aren’t you. But you seem to know how it’s done, again let me quite you - bouncy bouncy mmmmmmmm yummy yummy lickity lick.
Most of us men do, Skanque, and we all appreciate everything you do.

Wipe your chin.

Since: Feb 11

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#47044 Feb 6, 2013
ChristineM wrote:
Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights,
No UK guarantee of freedom of speech.

And do see those examples of recent arrests of persons expressing themselves who were jailed.

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