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Old 06-26-2007, 10:17 AM   #46
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And yet you folk in the US keep up the mantra of being a country of freedom and choice and all that jazz? I've never understood how you lot can think you are so damn lucky to live in such a shining example of freedom and opportunity. You do realise how far short your nation falls in the very definition of this, don't you?


all i can say is that it's a very, very complex place.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:23 AM   #47
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And yet you folk in the US keep up the mantra of being a country of freedom and choice and all that jazz? I've never understood how you lot can think you are so damn lucky to live in such a shining example of freedom and opportunity. You do realise how far short your nation falls in the very definition of this, don't you?

I'm digressing, and this isn't to you specifically, irvine as I know you are not one to tout this brand of belief..
If only so many people didn't define freedom as freedom to discriminate.
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:11 AM   #48
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If only so many people didn't define freedom as freedom to discriminate.
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You do realise how far short your nation falls in the very definition of this, don't you?
Yes.
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Old 06-26-2007, 04:52 PM   #50
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If only so many people didn't define freedom as freedom to discriminate.
Yeah because having the government chuck a giant fine at you or throw you in prison for discriminating is so much more free.

It's good that this place gets the bad press for being homophobic (although even that probably appeals to no small section of any population).
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