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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Merry Christmas, DC » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:44 pm

pants. THAT. AGAINST OUR STATE CONSTITUTION. I'M CALLING THE GODDAM COPS.
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Postby Muninn » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:46 pm

I assumed Jason meant in America.
Well he didn't specify that. Typical Americans, thinking the world revolves around you, I dunno.
Except, Jason is Canadian.

And historians believe Abraham Lincoln was an atheist, though he never made it explicit to the public - to give an American example.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby likeafox » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:10 am

I'm such a typical American :C

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Arloest » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:20 am

I was going going to call Thom out on that too but than I thought he might have been referring to Muffin.

And you don't get much more typically American than Muffin.
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Postby Tom_Radigan » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:48 am

And historians believe Abraham Lincoln was an atheist, though he never made it explicit to the public - to give an American example.
That's probably along the same lines as the story of J. Edgar Hoover being a transvestite or Catherine the Great having a sexual yen for horses, which were false rumors which regular historians laugh at. And Thomas Paine was definitely not an atheist; he believed in God but would belong to no church.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Arloest » Thu Dec 17, 2009 5:27 am

Lincoln was probably a deist like all of them were.
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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Tom_Radigan » Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:35 pm

Lincoln was probably a deist like all of them were.
Not all the Founding Fathers were deists, contrary to popular myth. Besides, Lincoln's era was a couple of generations after theirs.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Arloest » Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:58 pm

Well, I just looked it up and Lincoln was reputedly a deist, so.
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Postby Doc Sigma » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:38 pm

Lincoln was an extraterrestrial.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby osprey » Thu Dec 17, 2009 9:31 pm

Lincoln was an extraterrestrial.
He kept his interstellar communication device in his hat.
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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby MuffinSticks » Thu Dec 17, 2009 10:07 pm

I was going going to call Thom out on that too but than I thought he might have been referring to Muffin.

And you don't get much more typically American than Muffin.
I could be a lot more american.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Merry Christmas, DC » Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:16 am

That's probably along the same lines as the story of J. Edgar Hoover being a transvestite or Catherine the Great having a sexual yen for horses, which were false rumors which regular historians laugh at. And Thomas Paine was definitely not an atheist; he believed in God but would belong to no church.
Thomas Paine was a Quaker. Trust me, as a Quaker, depending on the kind, you might as well just call yourself an atheist.
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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Caoimhin » Mon Dec 21, 2009 4:05 am

Meh, shes a lesbian. I'm doubtful a gay man could be elected as easily. But still glad to hear it.

I did not however know that an openly atheist person could not run for office. Seems odd, but then again those laws havn't been changed in 200+ years, so I'm not surprised.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Muninn » Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:22 pm

Meh, shes a lesbian.
You're weird.

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Re: Houston Elects an Openly Gay Mayor

Postby Arloest » Tue Dec 22, 2009 6:34 am

Meh, shes a lesbian. I'm doubtful a gay man could be elected as easily.
Why?
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