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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,192
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Posted By Foster Zygote
That's the first thing I thought about. I...

That's the first thing I thought about.

I have a relative, by marriage, who is in U.S. Army Special Forces. Everyone in the family knows that he might occasionally just up and leave for weeks at...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Venezuela used to have a strong middle class -...

Venezuela used to have a strong middle class - people with educations who worked in trades, owned businesses, worked in offices... All that's collapsed in a nightmare political tragedy that's...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Only to suck-ass people whose first question upon...

Only to suck-ass people whose first question upon hearing about asylum-seeking refugees fleeing from starvation, economic collapse and government hit squads is, "what color is their skin".


Well...
Forum: USA Politics 26th September 2022, 03:11 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Add it to the stack of claims that Warp can't...

Add it to the stack of claims that Warp can't support so he can act like he's met the burden of proof by saying "water is wet" or some other evasive excuse.
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Which makes your attempts at virtue signalling...

Which makes your attempts at virtue signalling and moral shaming of liberals and atheists elsewhere all the more amusing.
Forum: USA Politics 25th September 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Yeah, those Venezuelans have it made. Imagine you...

Yeah, those Venezuelans have it made. Imagine you were a middle class business owner who lost everything because your tin-horn dictator had continued the disastrous economic policies of his...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
It is about specific Christian beliefs - the...

It is about specific Christian beliefs - the beliefs of a specific set of Christians. You keep acting as though the actions of the church in question are representational of all Christian beliefs....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
Such as? Can you point to these threads where...

Such as? Can you point to these threads where this is happening? And by "people" do you mean a couple of the more abrasive members of the forum, or a representative majority of atheists?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th September 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
But you don't ever explain your claims. You just...

But you don't ever explain your claims. You just assert that they're true and hand wave the questions away, exactly like someone who knows he can't offer a cogent defense of his own prejudices.
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
********. This isn't about disdain for...

********. This isn't about disdain for Christians, it's about disdain for ******** who used deception to lure kids to a proselytizing function that few would have otherwise attended, and which...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
But what are the teachings of Christ? The closest...

But what are the teachings of Christ? The closest we have is probably Paul, who claims to have met people who actually knew Jesus, and conspicuously made excuses for why his accounts of Jesus's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
Because they don't identify as Protestants, any...

Because they don't identify as Protestants, any more than Protestants identity as Catholic. In fact Protestants are ideologically closer to Catholics than to Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses.


...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Unitarians,...

Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Unitarians, Christian Scientists…
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
Seems like it would be a better spent opportunity...

Seems like it would be a better spent opportunity telling boys, "don't be a ******* piece of **** rapist!"

I remember when it hit home that the preachers hammering forgiveness so hard were...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
What an astounding revelation! Here we were, all...

What an astounding revelation! Here we were, all assuming that the Southern state of Louisiana had a largely secular population with but a small minority of people holding any religious beliefs....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd September 2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,718
Posted By Foster Zygote
I can imagine some hard-core Southern Baptist...

I can imagine some hard-core Southern Baptist sitting at the dinner table and asking his kid what they learned in school that day, and the kid telling him how the math teacher passed out rosary beads...
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 87,877
Posted By Foster Zygote
Trump would've offered his dad a match at the end.

Trump would've offered his dad a match at the end.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 87,877
Posted By Foster Zygote
Likely the best we can hope for is a comedy skit...

Likely the best we can hope for is a comedy skit about Trump in Oz, like the Seinfeld in Oz skit.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 87,877
Posted By Foster Zygote
When people are critical of his actions -...

When people are critical of his actions - stiffing his contractors, philandering, lying, sexual assault... - he thinks that those people are just secretly jealous of him - that they wish they'd had...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 87,877
Posted By Foster Zygote
Well, let's see... There's person, woman, man,...

Well, let's see... There's person, woman, man, uuuuuuh... camera, TV...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
So you’re not even trying to mask your racism now.

So you’re not even trying to mask your racism now.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 21st September 2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 180,636
Posted By Foster Zygote
I really enjoyed that series as well. It's like a...

I really enjoyed that series as well. It's like a blend of science fiction, mystery and existential horror.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 19th September 2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 180,636
Posted By Foster Zygote
I remember a Carl Sagan quote about Time And...

I remember a Carl Sagan quote about Time And Again being such a well told story that he wasn't bothered by the dodgy science.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
It's certainly hard to argue that it symbolizes...

It's certainly hard to argue that it symbolizes America's "sucky" immigration laws when the people in question were making the good faith effort to apply for asylum - unless one's position is that we...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
It could also symbolize DeSantis's racism.

It could also symbolize DeSantis's racism.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 19th September 2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 56,943
Posted By Foster Zygote
I'd rather think Giulino, Italy - April 28, 1945.

I'd rather think Giulino, Italy - April 28, 1945.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,575
Posted By Foster Zygote
Maybe Clinton's statement is just locker room...

Maybe Clinton's statement is just locker room talk?
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,575
Posted By Foster Zygote
No, really, Clinton should be obligated to...

No, really, Clinton should be obligated to pretend that he has nothing but love and respect for the hypocrite who tried to take down his presidency over a blowjob but then tried to sweep rape by...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 19th September 2022, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 180,636
Posted By Foster Zygote
Although there's no mention of Trump, Neal...

Although there's no mention of Trump, Neal Stephenson's Fall; or, Dodge in Hell is set in the United States (mostly) in the near future, and has a couple of chapters about travel through "Ameristan",...
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,575
Posted By Foster Zygote
I honestly don't give a **** if someone lies...

I honestly don't give a **** if someone lies about something that isn't anyone else's ******* business. The only other person who's business it was was Hilary Clinton.

You still haven't named any...
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Fear of brown skin.

Fear of brown skin.
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,575
Posted By Foster Zygote
And in the end, it's always the same thing -...

And in the end, it's always the same thing - money. Whether it's the Roman Catholic Church or the NCAA, it's all about protecting your money. I remember something Jon Stewart said about the Jerry...
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
Ah, yes. Now that makes sense.

Ah, yes. Now that makes sense.
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,575
Posted By Foster Zygote
That reminds me... Someone once asked "what...

That reminds me...

Someone once asked "what is a 'feminazi' anyway?" I said, "it's like a regular Nazi, but the uniforms are designed by Bob Mackie instead of Hugo Boss".
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,575
Posted By Foster Zygote
And his kids rubbing lemon juice in their eyes so...

And his kids rubbing lemon juice in their eyes so they can be seen weeping.
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
His "well, a lot of them come to Florida from...

His "well, a lot of them come to Florida from Texas" was especially pathetic. So I guess the same logic would hold if he'd sent Venezuelans to Martha's Vineyard from Mexico.
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
I noticed that too. But then the target audience...

I noticed that too. But then the target audience of such theatrics isn't exactly known for its critical thinking skills. Not that that's a problem for people like DeSantis. Totalitarianism 101, first...
Forum: USA Politics 18th September 2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 14,026
Posted By Foster Zygote
It was a crass political stunt designed to appeal...

It was a crass political stunt designed to appeal the racist, xenophobic rubes - and it's obviously worked as intended.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th September 2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 56,943
Posted By Foster Zygote
"He died in a terrible accident. He fell on a...

"He died in a terrible accident. He fell on a knife - four times."
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th September 2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 56,943
Posted By Foster Zygote
He will probably be reluctant to occupy any...

He will probably be reluctant to occupy any buildings with more than one story.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th September 2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 56,943
Posted By Foster Zygote
So another of CE's "reliable sources of...

So another of CE's "reliable sources of information".
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 16th September 2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,236
Views: 56,943
Posted By Foster Zygote
Ancestor worship is popular among Neo...

Ancestor worship is popular among Neo Confederates, too.


'Round here, Punisher logos are de rigueur on your raised Dodge Compensator pickup with custom wheels.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 16th September 2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 180,636
Posted By Foster Zygote
I just read that Gibson is working on the third,...

I just read that Gibson is working on the third, and likely final, book of the "Jackpot" series - the sequel to The Peripheral and Agency.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th September 2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 43,288
Posted By Foster Zygote
The faithful know that Brand was forced to recant...

The faithful know that Brand was forced to recant by the shape-shifting Reptiloids.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 24,983
Posted By Foster Zygote
The British spent centuries helping others share...

The British spent centuries helping others share their natural resources with them.

[Eyes Canadian forests.]
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,405
Posted By Foster Zygote
I'm kinda surprised Warp hasn't asked what she...

I'm kinda surprised Warp hasn't asked what she was wearing at the time.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,405
Posted By Foster Zygote
She murdered the piece of **** who was...

She murdered the piece of **** who was trafficking her too?

But you're right, he was probably just an innocent victim who happened to be ******* a fifteen year old girl. Poor guy.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,405
Posted By Foster Zygote
What's silly, Warp? Is it the very notion that...

What's silly, Warp? Is it the very notion that someone might use a knife to threaten an underage runaway into going to a rapist's home? Are you maintaining that such an incident is a strain on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,405
Posted By Foster Zygote
I agree. This guy was likely much larger and...

I agree. This guy was likely much larger and stronger than she was. Attacking him in his sleep may have been her only chance. As for the number of times she stabbed him, I also think that was...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th September 2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,405
Posted By Foster Zygote
If only we were brave enough to consider the...

If only we were brave enough to consider the possibility that the guy ******* an underage girl was the real victim.
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