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    Thread: Lets get rid of primary elections when electing our president
Post: RE: Lets get rid of primary elections when electin...

(June 28, 2018 at 2:44 pm)Joods Wrote: (June 28, 2018 at 2:24 pm)Minimalist Wrote: Requires amending the constitution.  Good luck with that. One can hope though. There have been 27 amendments to t...
tjakey Politics 79 5771 June 28, 2018 at 4:33 pm
    Thread: I tried to warn the Bernie and Hillary busters.
Post: RE: I tried to warn the Bernie and Hillary busters...

I take it as a foregone conclusion that a Christian Fundamentalist will get the nod. The only group keeping Tump in office is the Christian right, and he knows it. By the end of the next SC term, abo...
tjakey News & Current Affairs 27 2451 June 27, 2018 at 5:17 pm
    Thread: Go Get Him, Boys. Earn Your Keep!
Post: RE: Go Get Him, Boys. Earn Your Keep!

I have absolutely zero faith in the idea that the American justice system is either willing or able to bring down the criminals that run our government. That system is, after all, an integral part of ...
tjakey News & Current Affairs 4 443 June 15, 2018 at 7:03 pm
    Thread: Say Something Nice About President Trump
Post: RE: Say Something Nice About President Trump

(June 9, 2018 at 6:16 am)Kit Wrote: His speaking presence is sightly better than that of a toddler's. Not our toddler's. My 3 year old grand daughters speaks better english and makes a lot more sens...
tjakey Politics 177 12287 June 10, 2018 at 8:15 am
    Thread: assisted suicide vs suicide prevention
Post: RE: assisted suicide vs suicide prevention

As usual the theists frame the debate in the most simplistic, all or nothing way, "Is all suicide evil, or is all suicide okay? Given only those two choices I would err on the side of letting people m...
tjakey Off Topic 130 10710 June 6, 2018 at 11:54 am
    Thread: How Hopeless Is Voting?
Post: RE: How Hopeless Is Voting?

I voted "hopeless" but I vote anyway. I think its hopeless for the simple reason that both of the ruling parties in the US are beholding to the same people. I had some hope when I voted for Obama the ...
tjakey Politics 24 2052 May 29, 2018 at 8:41 pm
    Thread: Why millennials are drawn to socialism
Post: RE: Why millennials are drawn to socialism

I have been a socialist since before millennials were born, I think the youngsters are just starting to catch on to who is their real enemy.
tjakey Politics 106 4323 May 29, 2018 at 12:12 pm
    Thread: We may have different points of view but can we still be friends?
Post: RE: We may have different points of view but can w...

We can be friendly, but as long as you are willing to sell me out to corporations by making sure there is no government strong enough to reign in corporate abuses, (if that is your real position) i do...
tjakey Politics 26 1981 May 29, 2018 at 12:11 pm
    Thread: What is your reason for being an atheist?
Post: RE: What is your reason for being an atheist?

"Atheist" is the default position. It is the label used to describe someone who doesn't bother with a god belief as opposed to someone who chose to hold onto a faith. It is the same way (most) people...
tjakey Atheism 43 6246 May 29, 2018 at 12:06 pm
    Thread: Alien Question for Atheists
Post: RE: Alien Question for Atheists

The Christians on this planet can’t agree on which particular version of the god of Abraham is the real one. There is zero chance that an alien culture would come up a religion that is even remotely s...
tjakey Atheism 99 9641 May 28, 2018 at 7:52 pm
    Thread: Anyone else here published a book?
Post: RE: Anyone else here published a book?

"How Not To Buy a Cruising Boat"...My wife and I published a few years back and it did pretty well.
tjakey Lifestyle & Personal Matters 9 572 May 26, 2018 at 1:48 pm
    Thread: Shitheads, and Gun Nuts and Russian Bears, Oh My!
Post: RE: Shitheads, and Gun Nuts and Russian Bears, Oh ...

(May 26, 2018 at 8:40 am)downbeatplumb Wrote: (May 26, 2018 at 8:32 am)Kit Wrote: As "concerned" as the media keeps saying Trumpy and his family should be, I still wonder if anything at all will h...
tjakey News & Current Affairs 6 818 May 26, 2018 at 10:47 am
    Thread: "Kill the fetus" ban lifted in Ireland
Post: RE: "Kill the fetus" ban lifted in Ireland

(May 26, 2018 at 8:56 am)robvalue Wrote: Great news! It's a happy day :) Shame it's only Southern Island but hopefully it will put pressure on the North. The North is run by this asshole religious...
tjakey News & Current Affairs 50 2908 May 26, 2018 at 10:14 am
    Thread: Open discussion of the Christian Why We're Here thread
Post: RE: Open discussion of the Christian Why We're Her...

The assumption that they have a "purpose" here is a bit arrogant. I guess it comes from the assumption of a god. It is like having the JWs knock on the door Sunday morning with the assumption that the...
tjakey Philosophy 598 42588 May 22, 2018 at 4:14 pm
    Thread: Group prayer on Skype on behalf of our Christian members
Post: RE: Group prayer on Skype on behalf of our Christi...

(May 20, 2018 at 6:10 am)Mathilda Wrote: I'm wondering if people would be interested in a group Skype chat where we pray to Satan, the God of critical thinking? Being atheists most of us know that ...
tjakey Christianity 132 10955 May 20, 2018 at 9:53 am
    Thread: Overall, do you like Christians being here?
Post: RE: Overall, do you like Christians being here?

Being an ex-Christian fundamentalist (long, long ago in a life that now seems far, far away) I am ambivalent leaning toward avoiding them most of the time. There is never a new argument, never a fresh...
tjakey Off Topic 112 10140 May 7, 2018 at 2:31 pm
    Thread: Doonesbury Trashes Evangelical Hypocrites
Post: RE: Doonesbury Trashes Evangelical Hypocrites

(April 22, 2018 at 1:23 pm)Minimalist Wrote: Is that a fancy way to say they are lying sacks of shit? Smile of the right there....
tjakey Christianity 162 15843 April 22, 2018 at 6:12 pm
    Thread: Skeptics might be jumping to conclusions
Post: RE: Skeptics might be jumping to conclusions

It is my view that wisdom starts with accepting the cosmos as it is. I live very close to nature, fully aware of the intricate web of life of which human kind is a part. I am an atheist because there ...
tjakey Atheism 357 40083 April 7, 2018 at 12:26 pm
    Thread: How would you respond? (A social experiment)
Post: RE: How would you respond? (A social experiment)

Not my circus, not my monkeys.
tjakey Off Topic 53 4539 March 22, 2018 at 10:14 pm
    Thread: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religions?
Post: RE: Should Governments regulate fraudulent religio...

(March 17, 2018 at 5:20 pm)Jörmungandr Wrote: (March 17, 2018 at 3:45 pm)tjakey Wrote: Good point except, who is the guilty? Where ever the line gets drawn is going to be an arbitrary decision. Mo...
tjakey Religion 37 10742 March 21, 2018 at 8:31 am