User Profile: U4eeeahhh

U4eeeahhh

Member Since: October 29, 2012

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  • [40] October 30, 2014 at 9:32am

    Matt, that’s nice for YOU. However your “marry & breed” paradigm does not fit the life goals of many and is a choice you make that certainly narrows your life course opportunities. I’m 62 semi-retired and get $1350 a week in residuals 52 times a year plus a few side projects and I never felt the need to incur the cost of children.

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  • [1] October 28, 2014 at 11:47pm

    Frankly I’m not impressed.
    Think about this, for all the press this got, Huckabee, Beck, Limbaugh, O’Reilly they all mentioned it and you still you got less than 1000 bibles? I call that I pretty weak response with a nationwide appeal from those Right Wing leaders for this “horrible” action. 10,000 – maybe, 100,000 that’s a response. 700 or 800 is just about junk mail.

  • October 28, 2014 at 11:39pm

    You have everything all muddled up. it’s all about the signature gathering process, these 5 churches gather signatures. Did the pastors condone or suggest the acts of fraud that have been discovered in the lists? Legal, political issues not religious or the freedom to be religious. The Abuse of the pulpit does exist.

    No Muslims collected signature for the referendum. Houston has focused no attention on bakers, photographers or bathrooms any more than the 17 states and dozen of municipalities that have similar civil rights legislation.

    You ever hear the the one about the boy who cried Wolf one too many times?

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  • [1] October 25, 2014 at 2:09pm

    Currently Islam is insignificant in its impact on American culture with less than 0.07% of citizens claiming allegiance to Allah in the last census. High Schools don’t have Islamic prayers before games, mullahs don’t organize petition drives against gay rights. For all the hoopla, there is no push to adopt shiria as a replacement for Christian values for improper application in the Law, where no religious superstitions should hold sway. Christian attempt ever day at the federal, state and local level to impose their system of beliefs on the secular culture.

    Atheists do indeed challenge Islam or have you missed all the Bill Maher/Sam Harris vs. Ben Affleck mash up?

  • [1] October 25, 2014 at 1:57pm

    The founding fathers’ primary intellectual genesis is found in the Enlightenment, Age of Reason, that movement emphasized reason and individualism rather than traditional Church driven authoritarianism. There are no supporting writings from any of the authors of the Bill of Rights or Constitution that would agree on the Christian origins myth. That is especially true in Jefferson and Madison. Laws precede the Bible by a few thousand years, that 337AD anthology of myths and legends shares more with the Qu’ran than you would like to admit.

  • [2] October 23, 2014 at 3:54pm

    Holiday comes from holy day but that meaning has been lost centuries ago

  • [-3] October 23, 2014 at 3:46pm

    Winter break has never been about Xmas for me as an atheist, it is time to stop this inappropriate reference to a myth that fewer adhere to every day.

  • [1] October 23, 2014 at 9:51am

    This article uses gross distortion of the real facts several times to make untrue points. Yes Denmark requires the churches that receive tax support from the government to perform services for all. Those churches that do not get tax payments are not required.
    The subpoenas for Houston clergy are not about Christianity, fraud in signature collection on the petitions for an election referendum, were for just 5 church and are about political activity.
    Public Accommodation Civil Rights law in America has made the Right to Refuse Service [Discrimination] illegal for 50 years, get a clue!

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  • [1] October 23, 2014 at 9:40am

    Your attempted analogies revel a sad ignorance of business and law. That Texaco station sells diesel to no one equally, the kosher deli sells no one ham & cheese sandwiches, the vegan restaurant sells no one beefsteaks. Ma and Pa sells no tobacco or booze equally to all. That is NOT discrimination, all those examples don’t provide a service EQUALLY to all customers. Baking cakes for some but refusing others based on a prejudice rooted in religious superstitions is not equal treatment and that is DISCRIMINATION. Can you see the difference?
    The random right to refuse service is a myth, I don’t care how many signs you’ve seen in small town diners. For reference you might want to look up the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the dozens of subsequent legislative actions that have added protections for various groups and activities over the last five decades. This law is now over a half century old, two full generations, when will you get a grasp.

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  • October 22, 2014 at 5:39pm

    Age, gender, Race, Religion, ethnicity, country of birth and increasingly sexual orientation make up the most common legislatively protected classes. Have you never heard of Civil Rights law?

  • October 22, 2014 at 8:33am

    @skylight – Really? That is strange because all historians can recount how a roman emperor assembled a council in 337AD at Nicaea and pulled together accounts from many sources to produce the first bible. Most honest scholars would agree that it is a man-written anthology of fables from several cultures. Even the virgin birth is a stolen plot line, all the components of the Jesus legend appear elsewhere in other stories.

    Mears’ 1933 guide to teaching Sunday school is hardly a scholarly analysis of biblical origins, I would bet her University of Minnesota curriculum included very little ancient political history. Declaring myths real doesn’t work for Santa or the Easter Bunny either.

  • October 22, 2014 at 8:00am

    @writeonbro – Civil Unions were not recognized as being equal to marriage by the IRS, hospitals, insurance companies and a plethora of other institutions that recognize special privileges and benefits to those with a secular registered civil contract for their domestic union called a “Marriage License”.
    Before Desegregation, Blacks had schools, separate and unequal, from the segregated white schools. The SCOTUS ruled separate was not equal

  • [1] October 22, 2014 at 7:43am

    Ok – I went and watched the video from 23:00 to 26:52 [the break] – I had never heard of this guy, but I’ll guess he’s related to Jimmy and just Google Jimmy Swaggart and Airline Highway for daddy’s story.

    Dannies alludes that Gay Rights supporters would suppress Christians like ISIS does and earlier in the video he seems to assume that these laws prohibit someone saying they don’t like homosexuality. Those points really are not correct.

    First, please list all the examples of gays torturing and beheading Baptists you can come up with; or Catholics, or Mormons, or Pentecostals. Me, I couldn’t find any. Did find a lot of examples of violence against gays; incarceration, institutionalization and discrimination, often in the name of your God.

    And second, no one says you can’t be like the Ku Klux Klan of Gay Rights. Even after the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the Klan, the Aryans and the White Power Movement still spout racial hatred even today, they have meetings, websites, sell books, records, all legally. Even when we have the 1st openly Lesbian president, you’ll be able to hate her for her sexual origination just like you can hate Obama for his race.

  • October 22, 2014 at 7:22am

    Just one word; FEAR

  • [1] October 22, 2014 at 7:19am

    Travis is not Crazy, he has remarkably uncovered the facts that establish the irrefutable evidence which proves the undeniable truth the God Loves Gay Marriage. Oh if it were just the Patriots & the Celtics HIS opinion would still be unclear but the RED SOX winning the World Series! That is as clear a message as if Jesus had dropped down on first base and blessed Massachusetts himself.

  • October 22, 2014 at 7:05am

    Historically Christianity has been rewriting their Bible since Council of Nicaea 337AD, Council of Trent, Geneva Bible, King James Bible, ect, ect, all modified the stories

    The bible is an anthology of myths and legends assembled by Man. See Constantine the Great, the Roman Emperor who really brought Christianity to the world and commissioned the original bible. That Feral American is history.

    If you want to believe as our real founding fathers did [Jefferson, Madison and Thom Payne] then you will be a Deist.
    Try history sometime, it really is educational.
    http://www.deism.com/bibleorigins.htm

  • October 22, 2014 at 6:48am

    1. The Right to Refuse Service is a myth – The 59 CA Unhuh Act, the 64 Civil Rights Act & similar legislation on the federal, state and local level has established lists of protected classes of citizens & situations in which they may not be refused service. In 17 states + dozens of municipalities discrimination based on sexual orientation is specifically prohibited.

    2. You do not have a Private Business just because you aren’t a corporation. Under the laws cited above if you serve the public your business is a Public Accommodation, as such you must serve all the public equally unless you have a legal right under law to deny a transaction such as serving the inebriated in bars. You can refuse service based on your perception that a patron is drunk because the laws say you must [in most states it is against the law to serve an obviously drunk customer].

    3. Dress Codes are allowed if they are applied to all equally. All patrons must wear a shirt for example, applied equally is not discrimination. the key here is applied equally,

    4. Ham Sandwiches in Jewish delis. Once again, it is equal treatment that is the key. If a Kosher Deli serves no ham, that is not discrimination. It is just a service they do not offer equally to all. I know of 2 delis that will not put cheese on a sandwich, they are not discriminating, they won’t put cheese on anyone’s Ruben no matter who they are.

    The key here is equal treatment without regard to other factors such as how they fornicate.

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  • October 17, 2014 at 6:28am

    Oh so shocking.
    Wow, y’all really must live in dark places.
    I was taking nude Polaroids of my girl friends in 1970 [age 17]
    I still do today some 45 years later/

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  • [2] October 15, 2014 at 12:21pm

    Absurd. What action regarding private worship has any atheist instigated?

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  • [-2] October 15, 2014 at 12:17pm

    That is the point, the interested party can take it home and add a birdbath

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