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“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#47380 Feb 17, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The terms republic and democracy are not mutually exclusive, Meatball.
Monarchy and democracy are.
Do let me know when you pass your ESL class.
It's a waste of time explaining the same thing to you when the little light isn't on.
nope usa is a republic not a democracy

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#47381 Feb 17, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Show us the quote, Meatball.
"Sweden is a monarchy, not a democracy"
--barefoot2626

Since: Feb 11

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#47382 Feb 17, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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nope usa is a republic not a democracy
Let me know when you pass your ESL classes!

Since: Feb 11

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#47383 Feb 17, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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"Sweden is a monarchy, not a democracy"
--barefoot2626
Take the two quotes to your English teacher and have him/her explain to you why they do not mean the same thing, even though the words are similar.

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#47384 Feb 17, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Let me know when you pass your ESL classes!
American isn't real english

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#47385 Feb 17, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Take the two quotes to your English teacher and have him/her explain to you why they do not mean the same thing, even though the words are similar.
"Sweden is a monarchy, not a democracy"
--barefoot2626

the opposite of democratic is non-democratic

Since: Feb 11

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#47386 Feb 17, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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American isn't real english
More people speak "American" English than do "British" English- be that as it may, democracy means the same thing in both as does democratic.

Democracy, Meatball, is a noun.

Democratic is an adjective.

Since: Feb 11

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#47387 Feb 17, 2013
Mikko wrote:
the opposite of democratic is non-democratic
No.

Non-democratic means 'not democratic', a negation of what someone might call democratic.

Stop repeating the same thing, call me when you PASS that ESL class.

Since: Feb 11

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#47388 Feb 17, 2013
Mikko wrote:
the opposite of democratic is non-democratic
The opposite of 'democratic' is 'autocratic'.

And a monarchy is autocratic.

Find someone who speaks English and who is smarter- or at least, more honest- than the NotBots that populate this forum.
SupaAFC

Bridgwater, UK

#47389 Feb 18, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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QUOTE:
SupaAFC wrote:
Wikipedia is the -only- source where the quote shows up ad verbatim
Quote: You stupid moron: the "facebook" source is the Encyclopedic Britannica.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Proof needed: a (one) link to any other source on the internet.
One.
Proof needed: to declare where you got the quote from.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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welsher
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
welsh, welch /vb (intransitive) often followed by on: slang
to fail to pay a gambling debt
to fail to fulfil an obligation

An adult male who still posesses psychological traits of a child. Traits include, but are not necessarily limited to:
- whining
- pettyness
- trying to pass the blame for their own underdeveloped judgement
- not "stepping up to the plate" when it's their role to.
- secretly still finds 3rd grade bathroom humor amusing.
- is able to connect with his children, but only as another child, not as a father.
- not to mention an overall insecurity in who he is as a man, from which similar traits sprout.

Also:

Is the USA a republic? Yes or no?

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#47390 Feb 18, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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The opposite of 'democratic' is 'autocratic'.
And a monarchy is autocratic.
Nope!

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#47391 Feb 18, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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More people speak "American" English than do "British" English- be that as it may, democracy means the same thing in both as does democratic.
Democracy, Meatball, is a noun.
Democratic is an adjective.
and USA isn't a democracy only a republic
Imhotep

United States

#47393 Feb 18, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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and USA isn't a democracy only a republic
The USA is a oligarchy.
Siro

Australia

#47394 Feb 18, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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Nope!
Do you elect the Queen of Sweden?
Or do you just assume that position?(especially around Kurds)
Thinking

Ilminster, UK

#47395 Feb 18, 2013
You retarded f**k.
Siro wrote:
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...the Queen of Sweden...

Since: Aug 11

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#47396 Feb 18, 2013
Imhotep wrote:
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The USA is a oligarchy.
your exactly right that is what the US has turned into.

Oligarchy (from Greek &#8000;&#955;&#953 ;&#947;&#945;&#961 ;&#967;&#943;&#945 ; (oligarkhía); from &#8000;&#955;&#943 ;&#947;&#959;&#962 ; (olígos), meaning "few", and &#7940;&#961;&#967 ;&#969; (archo), meaning "to rule or to command")is a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people. These people could be distinguished by royalty, wealth, family ties, education, corporate, or military control. Such states are often controlled by a few prominent families who pass their influence from one generation to the next.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oligarchy
Siro

Australia

#47397 Feb 18, 2013
Thinking wrote:
You retarded f**k.
<quoted text>
So are you saying that Sweden isnt a monarchy?

You dripping bag of horse sh!t

Since: Feb 11

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#47399 Feb 18, 2013
Mikko wrote:
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Nope!
I speak English.

You don't.

Since: Feb 11

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#47400 Feb 18, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
your exactly right that is what the US has turned into.
You should leave.

You don't anything invested in this country and we don't benefit from you being here.

Why not move to the UK? There are several people who live there here that can you started on collecting the dole.

Since: Feb 11

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#47401 Feb 18, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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Quote: You stupid moron: the "facebook" source is the Encyclopedic Britannica.
welsher
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

welsh, welch /vb (intransitive) often followed by on: slang

to fail to pay a gambling debt
to fail to fulfil an obligation

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