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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby SethBullock » 05 Jul 2019, 10:59

hatty wrote:i just miss cracker nite.......

but good question miranda..........

seth?


From Wiki ...

"Independence Day (colloquial: the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain and were now united, free, and independent states.[1] The Congress had voted to secede two days earlier, on July 2, but it was not declared until July 4.[1]"

"From the outset, Americans celebrated independence on July 4, the date shown on the much-publicized Declaration of Independence, rather than on July 2, the date the resolution of independence was approved in a closed session of Congress.[8]"
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Miranda » 05 Jul 2019, 11:19

That just tells me that Wiki doesn’t know either.

Surely an American, with a wealth of American history, taught via American schools, would know?
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby SethBullock » 05 Jul 2019, 11:55

Miranda wrote:That just tells me that Wiki doesn’t know either.

Surely an American, with a wealth of American history, taught via American schools, would know?


What difference does it make?
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Bongalong » 05 Jul 2019, 12:05

SethBullock wrote:
Miranda wrote:That just tells me that Wiki doesn’t know either.

Surely an American, with a wealth of American history, taught via American schools, would know?


What difference does it make?

Girl Power :roll
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby hatty » 05 Jul 2019, 12:09

maybe that wikipedia isn't all that reliable?

shit i could write that i scored for brasil in the world cup final on wiki.
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Bongalong » 05 Jul 2019, 12:23

hatty wrote:maybe that wikipedia isn't all that reliable?

shit i could write that i scored for brasil in the world cup final on wiki.

So why don't ya? :roll
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Miranda » 05 Jul 2019, 12:34

Bongalong wrote:
SethBullock wrote:
Miranda wrote:That just tells me that Wiki doesn’t know either.

Surely an American, with a wealth of American history, taught via American schools, would know?


What difference does it make?

Girl Power :roll


It only matters to history. Does history matter to Americans,or, do you not want the truth getting in the way of a good story.
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby hatty » 05 Jul 2019, 12:38

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:maybe that wikipedia isn't all that reliable?

shit i could write that i scored for brasil in the world cup final on wiki.

So why don't ya? :roll


cause no one would believe it :oops

there is enough fake news on the internet
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Bongalong » 05 Jul 2019, 12:50

hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:maybe that wikipedia isn't all that reliable?

shit i could write that i scored for brasil in the world cup final on wiki.

So why don't ya? :roll


cause no one would believe it :oops

there is enough fake news on the internet

No shit dickhead! It's like you pretend you know stuff mate lol :bgrin
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby hatty » 05 Jul 2019, 13:04

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:maybe that wikipedia isn't all that reliable?

shit i could write that i scored for brasil in the world cup final on wiki.

So why don't ya? :roll


cause no one would believe it :oops

there is enough fake news on the internet

No shit dickhead! It's like you pretend you know stuff mate lol :bgrin


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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby HBS Guy » 05 Jul 2019, 13:30

SethBullock wrote:Picture taken from a vista a couple miles from my house.

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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby HBS Guy » 05 Jul 2019, 13:36

Auggie wrote:
SethBullock wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


You guys need a break-up letter too.


And yet, our Constitutional Monarchy has a better standard of living than your Republic.

Isn't ironic, don't you think?


Let the current huge tax cut work its way and we too will neglect our aged, unemployed, health, education and infrastructure too. We do not have the horror of regular mass shootings is the main difference.

Neoliberalism is the curse that eats democracies and economies. Not that much difference.
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby HBS Guy » 05 Jul 2019, 13:39

Auggie wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


I think you're missing the point - that what has contributed to the success of our country has been the institutions of our government, which the Monarchy is a large part of.


An old bitch on the other side of the world has no part in our democracy. Time to do away with the remnants of it. The US is the oldest democracy, BTW.
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby DreamRyderX » 05 Jul 2019, 15:09

HBS Guy wrote:
Auggie wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


I think you're missing the point - that what has contributed to the success of our country has been the institutions of our government, which the Monarchy is a large part of.


An old bitch on the other side of the world has no part in our democracy. Time to do away with the remnants of it. The US is the oldest democracy, BTW.


Those that reference America as a Democracy, even Americans, are incorrect......unless they mean "America's Brand of Democracy".

All kidding aside, the American Founding Fathers held Democracy in contempt. They loathed Democracy, that's why they chose to create America as a Republic.....A Constitutional Republic, loosely based on a few Democratic principals.


Plato wrote in The Republic, “And so tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.”

The Founding Fathers despised democracies. They desired democratic principles, but not a democracy. As Plato decrees above, a democracy can easily be commandeered to establish a totalitarian state. The Founders inherently understood this, and wholly rejected forming a democracy.


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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Bongalong » 05 Jul 2019, 15:20

DreamRyderX wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:
Auggie wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


I think you're missing the point - that what has contributed to the success of our country has been the institutions of our government, which the Monarchy is a large part of.


An old bitch on the other side of the world has no part in our democracy. Time to do away with the remnants of it. The US is the oldest democracy, BTW.


Those that reference America as a Democracy, even Americans, are incorrect......unless they mean "America's Brand of Democracy".

All kidding aside, the American Founding Fathers held Democracy in contempt. They loathed Democracy, that's why they chose to create America as a Republic.....A Constitutional Republic, loosely based on a few Democratic principals.


Plato wrote in The Republic, “And so tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.”

The Founding Fathers despised democracies. They desired democratic principles, but not a democracy. As Plato decrees above, a democracy can easily be commandeered to establish a totalitarian state. The Founders inherently understood this, and wholly rejected forming a democracy.


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Nietszche reckoned that the basic fallacy of democracy was that it thought it could choose a leader... someone else on this forum thought that democracy didn't work in large groups but I can't remember who said it!
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby johnsmith » 05 Jul 2019, 15:30

SethBullock wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


You guys need a break-up letter too.



these days everyone breaks up by text :gup :gup
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Bongalong » 05 Jul 2019, 15:31

johnsmith wrote:
SethBullock wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


You guys need a break-up letter too.



these days everyone breaks up by text :gup :gup

No they don't: it never sticks !! :rofl
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby Auggie » 05 Jul 2019, 18:17

HBS Guy wrote:
Auggie wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


I think you're missing the point - that what has contributed to the success of our country has been the institutions of our government, which the Monarchy is a large part of.


An old bitch on the other side of the world has no part in our democracy. Time to do away with the remnants of it. The US is the oldest democracy, BTW.


You do realise that the Monarchy creates a 'dictatorship-proof' system of government. It's impossible to have an autocratic government under this system.
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby HBS Guy » 05 Jul 2019, 19:36

Crap.
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Re: Why is the United States a shit-hole?

Postby DonDeeHippy » 06 Jul 2019, 06:43

HBS Guy wrote:
Auggie wrote:
HBS Guy wrote:Nope. WAY overdue to get rid of the Brit royalty. FFS effective independence was 118 years ago!


I think you're missing the point - that what has contributed to the success of our country has been the institutions of our government, which the Monarchy is a large part of.


An old bitch on the other side of the world has no part in our democracy. Time to do away with the remnants of it. The US is the oldest democracy, BTW.

What is the world's oldest democracy? The term democracy, which means “rule by the people,” was coined by the Greeks of ancient Athens to describe their city-state's system of self-rule, which reached its golden age around 430 B.C. under the skilled orator and politician Pericles

http://www.oldest.org/politics/democracies/

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