In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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#40212 Oct 11, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You haven't stopped... except when you and your aliases went on vacation.
Just keep on being paranoid and thinking I have aliases. Youse funny.

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#40213 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Motorola is pretty big, Litton Resources division of Litton Industries, Western Geophysical division of Western Atlas ... but ... quite right ... way way way down ... as mentioned previously I'm a technician, I fix stuff ... you know, blue collar stuff ... Blue Collar Philosopher ... I make no pretensions. I'm pretty good at it, I derive a measure of satisfaction from it. You don't lay off the machines that fix the machines. I tend to "look down" at salesmen, bean counters and executives as they tend to look down at people in my line ... even though they depend upon us utterly. I don't feel special or anything ... most techs are reasonably intelligent, but have little or no formal education. We're kind of in limbo.
I wasn't looking down on you with the remark I made. I don't look down on any job anyone does. Everyone is needed. We can't all be rich. We can't all dig ditches. We can't all provide power to people's homes. So each person is needed.

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#40214 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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You're funny barefoot. I make no claims as a historian or student of the cold war. I spent 72-74 on a plateau in Ethiopia and 74-76 on an island in the middle of the Atlantic.. Sorry I missed DEFCON3, maybe I made a note but I lost the key to my diary a long time ago.
You said mention Meir ... okay ... MEIR!! Wasn't she Prime Minister or whatever of Israel during the Yom Kippur war? Didn't I say it had something to do with that war? What do you want from me?!?!? Was it her PMS that caused this near Global Meltdown?!?!? Jeez.
Barefoot wants to argue. That is his whole point in being here. It doesn't matter if you're right, wrong or indifferent, he will find a way to argue with you and then puff out his chest and tell you how right he is, how he whipped your behind, and how stupid you are. So if you want an argument on one subject for months and months, he's your guy.

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#40215 Oct 11, 2012
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>Or maybe we should get out of the war and save 100% of our spending on it.
Now you've done it. Watch the war-mongers come at you!

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#40216 Oct 11, 2012
wolverine wrote:
Faith
Does Obama‘s Mystery Ring Really Have
Why are you so freakin' gullible?

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#40217 Oct 11, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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YOU LYING SCANQUE!
B A R C L A Y 's.
Ring a bell?
Had NOTHING to do with sub prime: ZERO.
TELL ME: SINCE WHEN IS 500 BILLION "SMALL CHANGE:?
Screaming meltdown.

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#40218 Oct 11, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I don't care- if you were a member of the US military in 1973 and insist you can't remember the US military moving into DefCon III (the same condition as we were for a few weeks during the Cuban Missile Crisis): I will point to your pattern of lies and deceptions and give you the standard dumb shrug.
I remember it very well.
RHill, you can't say I didn't warn you.

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#40219 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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I did not comment on the tax question. I don't remember paying income taxes when in the military. Probably because, back then,$110 a month wasn't enough for the IRS to worry about.
It doesn't matter whether you mentioned it or not. You said 'military' and he added the on active duty portion just to argue. Military people pay taxes when not deployed in active duty. He always sneaks in stuff like that just to argue.

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#40220 Oct 11, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The UK bankers are in it every bit as deep (or deeper) as the US bankers.
So do stop taking shots at the USA, Skanque, you live in a country that has glass walls.
Poor little barefooty. Has to call people nasty names because they disagree with him. Take your toys and go home to mommy. Maybe you'll even get some ice cream or cookies to make you feel better.

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#40221 Oct 11, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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everything you would want to read on the top line of the first page?
WAHHHHHH!
And stop crying. Be a man.

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#40222 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Wait. It's starting to come back. The repressed memories. The klaxons, the ear splitting UUUUUUUUUUU-GAHHHHHH UUUUUUUUUUU-GAHHHHHH'S, the rotating beacons, the canned (yet alluringly feminine) voice announcing "WE ARE NOW AT DEFCON3, REPEAT DEFCON3!!". A sudden hush fell over the Comm Center, as the two of us on duty realized that this could be ... THE BIG ONE!!! Our single line phone began to ring. It was our Watch Commander ... we listened, slack jawed and sweaty palmed as we received our long dreaded orders "Double the Simpson 260 Calibration Quota!!". Sputtering in disbelief, we asked for clarification ... "JUST DO IT!!!" he shouted in ill-concealed irritation. Not knowing if the world would still be there when we emerged from our hardened Quonset Hut the next morning was the hardest part. I ... I thank you, I think ... those times have been eating away at me for decades now. I ... I think I can cope with it now. Thank You, Barefoot.
Now that there's funny, I don't care who you are.

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#40223 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Wait. It's starting to come back. The repressed memories. The klaxons, the ear splitting UUUUUUUUUUU-GAHHHHHH UUUUUUUUUUU-GAHHHHHH'S, the rotating beacons, the canned (yet alluringly feminine) voice announcing "WE ARE NOW AT DEFCON3, REPEAT DEFCON3!!". A sudden hush fell over the Comm Center, as the two of us on duty realized that this could be ... THE BIG ONE!!! Our single line phone began to ring. It was our Watch Commander ... we listened, slack jawed and sweaty palmed as we received our long dreaded orders "Double the Simpson 260 Calibration Quota!!". Sputtering in disbelief, we asked for clarification ... "JUST DO IT!!!" he shouted in ill-concealed irritation. Not knowing if the world would still be there when we emerged from our hardened Quonset Hut the next morning was the hardest part. I ... I thank you, I think ... those times have been eating away at me for decades now. I ... I think I can cope with it now. Thank You, Barefoot.
Oh, thank God - there's Matthew Broderick!

Tic-tac-toe, anyone?

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#40224 Oct 11, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text> It doesn't matter whether you mentioned it or not. You said 'military' and he added the on active duty portion just to argue. Military people pay taxes when not deployed in active duty. He always sneaks in stuff like that just to argue.
Seems to be the only form of entertainment he enjoys.

Sad, really.

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#40225 Oct 11, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>Screaming meltdown.
Come up with new material, HOney.

Conversate with one of your other aliases, perhaps?

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#40226 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Argument? My argument? I think they make considerably more than $110 per month now.
You revel in your ignorance, and when you are proved wrong (every time), you excuse yourself for not being educated.

Some members serving in the US military do not pay federal income tax because they do not make enough money.

Included in filers who do not pay federal income taxes are people who make over a half million dollars a year.

I suggest you start with them and work your way back to members of the US military.

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#40227 Oct 11, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>Poor little barefooty. Has to call people nasty names
\

Poor little Nympho: dishes it out but WHINES LIKE A LITTLE BABY when it gets tossed back.

Oh what a hypocrite she is WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

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#40228 Oct 11, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>Just keep on being paranoid and thinking I have aliases. Youse funny.
Youse got to be more clever when you and your aliases go on vacation.

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#40229 Oct 11, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Wait. It's starting to come back. The repressed memories.
You have been established as a liar, Booby.

I don't need a performance.

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#40230 Oct 11, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>Barefoot wants to argue.
Always hilarious: azzwipe hypocrite who spends hours a day here posting dozens of messages to others screaming they like to argue...

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#40231 Oct 11, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
Military people pay taxes when not deployed in active duty.
Poor lying NympHO: never use a quote when she can misquote.

Pay attention:
A) Active duty in combat zone do not pay *federal* income taxes. They are *EXCLUDED*.

B) Some members of the US military fall below the income threshold for paying federal income tax.

C) Some retired members of the US military fall below the income threshold for paying federal income tax.

NO matter how hard you stomp your feet.

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