“Fortes Fortuna Juvat, ”

Since: Dec 09

Wichita. Ks.

#392 Jun 15, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
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You have GREAT faith in Atheism. No proof but LOTS of faith.
You lying hypocrite, you claim to have proof but cannot produce it, are scared to try, and know that you cannot because it is all a myth.

If you come back and state your regular comments then we all will know that you are a fake like your religious belief.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#393 Jun 15, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
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Romans 12:19 (NKJV)
19 "Vengeance is Mine, I will repay," says the Lord.
And He will.
No he won't. He will do nothing but mouth off from the pages of paper book, it is the same paper where he got his azz stomped. What do you not get about that? He is black squiggly marks on white paper, and nothing more. So shake your black squiggly marks at me, and just maybe you will get more than a yawn out of me.
Lincoln

United States

#394 Jun 15, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>No he won't. He will do nothing but mouth off from the pages of paper book, it is the same paper where he got his azz stomped. What do you not get about that? He is black squiggly marks on white paper, and nothing more. So shake your black squiggly marks at me, and just maybe you will get more than a yawn out of me.
Science is silent on atheism.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#395 Jun 15, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
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Then why are you filled with such hatred?
Why are filled with such a skewed imagination? Hatred is so much more than a simple statement of fact, and it is simple fact, that first the buybull would have to be truth (it's not), and I would have to believe it (I don't), for me to be filled with Satanic hatred.
None of which are at all possible.

Next, you don't seem capable of igniting hatred in me. You are far too insipid, to much a crouched and whiny weasel, you may inspire my contempt and disdain, but not hatred

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#396 Jun 15, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
Science is silent on atheism.
We know. As you've been told a thousand times, we know. It could be no other way, so you have discovered the obvious, again. Good for you.

If it were something, it would be poked, probed, measured and catalogued, but being it is the "lack of something", so there is no way to poke, probe, measure and catalogue it.

If you don't have the measles, you simply don't have the measles. You may have once had them, but don't any more. Liken theism to measles, not everybody gets them, and for most people they are harmless enough, but for a few measles becomes a horror show. It can blind and kill.

But just so you know (for future reference), I am not a scientist, nor do I follow it's progress or lack of same. My life is spent in other venues, that do take advantage of sciences discoveries, without having done the leg work to do so. I do pay the asking price, though. I'd bet you are the same, in that, but oddly enough, science has easily proven your god a farce, with the very machines by which we reach topix.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#397 Jun 16, 2013
Typing your opinion is not proof other than you have a keyboard.
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>We know. As you've been told a thousand times, we know. It could be no other way, so you have discovered the obvious, again. Good for you.
If it were something, it would be poked, probed, measured and catalogued, but being it is the "lack of something", so there is no way to poke, probe, measure and catalogue it.
If you don't have the measles, you simply don't have the measles. You may have once had them, but don't any more. Liken theism to measles, not everybody gets them, and for most people they are harmless enough, but for a few measles becomes a horror show. It can blind and kill.
But just so you know (for future reference), I am not a scientist, nor do I follow it's progress or lack of same. My life is spent in other venues, that do take advantage of sciences discoveries, without having done the leg work to do so. I do pay the asking price, though. I'd bet you are the same, in that, but oddly enough, science has easily proven your god a farce, with the very machines by which we reach topix.

Since: Jun 07

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#398 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
Typing your opinion is not proof other than you have a keyboard.
<quoted text>
Creationist piece of sh*t like you need to go back to the discovery institute.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#399 Jun 16, 2013
Profanity may be an indicator of lack of thought?

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#400 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
Profanity may be an indicator of lack of thought?
See you next week, with no proof of god, liar.
Lincoln LCN

United States

#401 Jun 16, 2013
Private Preschools See More Public Funds as Classes Grow
By MOTOKO RICH

CHICAGO — The preschoolers who arrived at school early for free breakfast on a recent morning quietly ate granola bars and yogurt as middle school students recited part of the rosary over the public address system.

Almost none of the 4- and 5-year-olds attending the Academy of St. Benedict the African, a parochial school here in the poverty-stricken Englewood neighborhood, are Catholic. But virtually all of them pay little or no tuition, which is subsidized by public funds.

Starting this fall, under an expansion led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the number of Catholic schools in the city receiving taxpayer money for preschool will nearly double. Across the country, states and districts are increasingly funneling public funds to religious schools, private nursery schools and a variety of community-based nonprofit organizations that conduct preschool classes.

According to the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University, about one-third of students enrolled in state-financed preschool programs attend classes conducted outside the public schools. In some states, the proportion is much higher: in New Jersey, close to 60 percent of students in publicly financed preschool are enrolled in private, nonprofit or Head Start centers, and in Florida, about 84 percent of 4-year-olds in state-financed prekindergarten attend classes run by private, faith-based or family centers.

Now, as President Obama pushes a proposal to provide public preschool for all 4-year-olds from families with low or moderate incomes, his administration acknowledges that many children will attend classes outside the public schools.

Advocates say that with standards for the educational credentials of the teachers, class sizes and the quality of curriculum, such arrangements can work.

“High-quality pre-K can happen in church basements, community centers or within the Y.M.C.A., as long as the standards are there,” said Lisa Guernsey, the director of early education at the New America Foundation, a nonprofit policy institute.

At a time when more lawmakers and activist groups are pushing to direct public money to parents through vouchers or tax-credit scholarships, some say the preschool financing structure could set a precedent for the rest of formal public schooling.

“K-12 is heading to where early childhood has always been,” said Harriet Dichter, the executive director of the Delaware Office of Early Learning who helped set up Pennsylvania’s public preschool program when she was an education official there.“It’s always been in this market kind of thing.”

Last fall, Mr. Emanuel invited traditional public schools, charter schools, religious schools, community-based groups and Head Start centers to bid — and in some cases rebid — for public financing for preschool.

In all, more than half of the publicly financed classes in Chicago, serving about 44,600 children, will be run by organizations that are not part of the public school district. Just over one in 10 students will attend preschools operated by faith-based groups.

“I wanted to use competitiveness to reward the best in the class,” Mr. Emanuel said in an interview,“and not just say because you’re a Head Start or a public school, you win by default.”

The patchwork nature of preschool across the country has evolved, driven by private initiatives and a welter of federal, state and local child care financing streams, including Head Start.

Frequently overcrowded public schools do not always have the space to add preschool classrooms. And many preschool classes — particularly those that serve low-income working families — are embedded in broader day care centers that operate longer days than a typical public school.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#402 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
Private Preschools See More Public Funds as Classes Grow
By MOTOKO RICH
CHICAGO — The preschoolers who arrived at school early for free breakfast on a recent morning quietly ate granola bars and yogurt as middle school students recited part of the rosary over the public address system.
Almost none of the 4- and 5-year-olds attending the Academy of St. Benedict the African, a parochial school here in the poverty-stricken Englewood neighborhood, are Catholic. But virtually all of them pay little or no tuition, which is subsidized by public funds.
Starting this fall, under an expansion led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the number of Catholic schools in the city receiving taxpayer money for preschool will nearly double. Across the country, states and districts are increasingly funneling public funds to religious schools, private nursery schools and a variety of community-based nonprofit organizations that conduct preschool classes.
According to the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University, about one-third of students enrolled in state-financed preschool programs attend classes conducted outside the public schools. In some states, the proportion is much higher: in New Jersey, close to 60 percent of students in publicly financed preschool are enrolled in private, nonprofit or Head Start centers, and in Florida, about 84 percent of 4-year-olds in state-financed prekindergarten attend classes run by private, faith-based or family centers.
Now, as President Obama pushes a proposal to provide public preschool for all 4-year-olds from families with low or moderate incomes, his administration acknowledges that many children will attend classes outside the public schools.
Advocates say that with standards for the educational credentials of the teachers, class sizes and the quality of curriculum, such arrangements can work.
“High-quality pre-K can happen in church basements, community centers or within the Y.M.C.A., as long as the standards are there,” said Lisa Guernsey, the director of early education at the New America Foundation, a nonprofit policy institute.
At a time when more lawmakers and activist groups are pushing to direct public money to parents through vouchers or tax-credit scholarships, some say the preschool financing structure could set a precedent for the rest of formal public schooling.
“K-12 is heading to where early childhood has always been,” said Harriet Dichter, the executive director of the Delaware Office of Early Learning who helped set up Pennsylvania’s public preschool program when she was an education official there.“It’s always been in this market kind of thing.”
Last fall, Mr. Emanuel invited traditional public schools, charter schools, religious schools, community-based groups and Head Start centers to bid — and in some cases rebid — for public financing for preschool.
In all, more than half of the publicly financed classes in Chicago, serving about 44,600 children, will be run by organizations that are not part of the public school district. Just over one in 10 students will attend preschools operated by faith-based groups.
“I wanted to use competitiveness to reward the best in the class,” Mr. Emanuel said in an interview,“and not just say because you’re a Head Start or a public school, you win by default.”
The patchwork nature of preschool across the country has evolved, driven by private initiatives and a welter of federal, state and local child care financing streams, including Head Start.
Frequently overcrowded public schools do not always have the space to add preschool classrooms. And many preschool classes — particularly those that serve low-income working families — are embedded in broader day care centers that operate longer days than a typical public school.
The creationist spammer admits his emptiness yet again.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#403 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
Typing your opinion is not proof other than you have a keyboard.
<quoted text>
And the keyboard's ability to access the heavens/clouds, is proof.

“Citizen_Patriot_ Voter_Atheist!”

Since: May 09

Earth,TX

#404 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
Profanity may be an indicator of lack of thought?
Profanity may be an indicator of lack of thought or, it may not do that at all. It most likely indicates a real response to willful stupidity.

Since: Jul 12

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#405 Jun 16, 2013
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Atheism is a lack of belief in god and is not a faith.
It funny how you try to lie about atheism, because you KNOW you have no proof of god!!
Just shows how weak and cowardly you people all are.
Atheism is FAITH in no God. IOW, you're HOPING there is no God.

Since: Jul 12

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#406 Jun 16, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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Get over yourself, drama queen.
I don't hate things that don't exist (god) and I certainly don't hate Christians - most of my family and friends are Christians.
That doesn't mean you don't hate Christians. You do indeed.

Since: Jul 12

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#407 Jun 16, 2013
Very Cynical Person wrote:
<quoted text>You lying hypocrite, you claim to have proof but cannot produce it, are scared to try, and know that you cannot because it is all a myth.
If you come back and state your regular comments then we all will know that you are a fake like your religious belief.
Says the one who was deceived 43 years.

Since: Jul 12

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#408 Jun 16, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>No he won't. He will do nothing but mouth off from the pages of paper book, it is the same paper where he got his azz stomped. What do you not get about that? He is black squiggly marks on white paper, and nothing more. So shake your black squiggly marks at me, and just maybe you will get more than a yawn out of me.
He will, and He won't ask your permission to cast you into Hell forever.

Since: Jul 12

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#409 Jun 16, 2013
Reason Personified wrote:
<quoted text>Why are filled with such a skewed imagination? Hatred is so much more than a simple statement of fact, and it is simple fact, that first the buybull would have to be truth (it's not), and I would have to believe it (I don't), for me to be filled with Satanic hatred.
None of which are at all possible.
Next, you don't seem capable of igniting hatred in me. You are far too insipid, to much a crouched and whiny weasel, you may inspire my contempt and disdain, but not hatred
Your hatred is for God of the Bible.

Since: Apr 09

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#410 Jun 16, 2013
dollarsbill wrote:
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That doesn't mean you don't hate Christians. You do indeed.
Sorry, dude - just because you're so filled with hate doesn't mean everyone else is.

Nice try, though.

Since: Jul 12

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#411 Jun 16, 2013
Just Think wrote:
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Sorry, dude - just because you're so filled with hate doesn't mean everyone else is.
Nice try, though.
I don't hate anyone. Not even those of the atheist FAITH.

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