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Old October 13 2012, 01:07 AM   #331
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TIL that in Arkansas atheists are prohibited from holding office or testifying in court.
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Old October 13 2012, 01:43 AM   #332
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Arkansas is only one of the six states in the US that bans atheists from holding public office.
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Old October 13 2012, 03:49 PM   #333
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TIL that, although six states have laws on the books banning atheists from public office, the Supreme Court ruled in 1961 that those laws are unconstitutional and unenforceable. Thank God. (Yes, pun intended.)
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Old October 13 2012, 04:16 PM   #334
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TIL that six states technically prohibit atheists from holding public office.
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Old October 14 2012, 08:02 AM   #335
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Holdfast wrote: View Post
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just for Holdfast
What am I meant to be seeing here? I'm guessing there was a photo here at some point? Sorry, must have missed it when it was first posted.
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I'm sorry t's tiny, it must not be loading properly for you. It's a borgified Mary Poppins with a cube in the background. Iirc, it was on Cheeseburger. Maybe I can find it; resize it; and repost it .
Kim, I've seen this happen with a couple of pics you've posted previously (or not seen, to be more accurate) and I think what's going on is that your album permissions aren't set to let everyone view images. You might want to check to see whether your settings are for pics to be visible only to those on your friends list.
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Old October 15 2012, 06:03 PM   #336
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^thank you - I will do some investigating abt that!
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Old October 19 2012, 05:06 PM   #337
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Today I learned that my coworkers are lazy pieces of crap who decided that I should have to do all their fucking work for them.
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Old November 7 2012, 09:39 PM   #338
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..what a filibuster is. Genuinely fascinating as we don't use term here.

The English term "filibuster" derives from the Spanish filibustero, itself deriving originally from the Dutch vrijbuiter, "privateer, pirate, robber" (also the root of English "freebooter"[2]). The Spanish form entered the English language in the 1850s, as applied to military adventurers from the United States then operating in Central America and the Spanish West Indies such as William Walker.[3][4] (See Filibuster (military).)
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Old November 7 2012, 09:56 PM   #339
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Today I learned that my country isn't as stupid as I thought it was.
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Old November 7 2012, 11:45 PM   #340
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Today I learned that my Nazi Goldfinger Mutant Boss is leaving the store. *happy dance*
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Old November 7 2012, 11:47 PM   #341
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TIL that "Aaron" and "Erin" are pronounced differently outside of the U.S.
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Old November 8 2012, 12:08 AM   #342
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Today I learned that my country isn't as stupid as I thought it was.
I learned that, too. Also that some people are awfully poor losers and winners.

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Old November 8 2012, 12:30 AM   #343
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TIL that "Aaron" and "Erin" are pronounced differently outside of the U.S.
They are, huh? Weird.
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Old November 8 2012, 12:31 AM   #344
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TIL that Facebook isn't exactly the best thing to read after a presidential election.
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Old November 8 2012, 12:36 AM   #345
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TIL that the girl I like also likes me! Huzzah!
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