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2014-01-23 09:42:03 PM  

Ctrl-Alt-Del: Piizzadude: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Pointy Tail of Satan: Degenz: You ever eat at a Buddhist soup kitchen? Those jackasses only serve ketchup, raman and peas. I don't care what god they believe, or not, their farking brains are starved of protein.

Fail! Peas have lots of protein. Like 5%. Knowledge is power! lol

Actually peas have an enormous amount of protein, depending on how you measure it.

On a per calorie basis, peas have more than 5 times as much protein as beef, and almost zero fat

OK is this bullshiat or not? Don't make me look it up.

Not bullshiat. By weight, meat has way more protein, but also way more fat and calories.

100 g of cooked peas: 42 calories - .323g fat  -  3.27g protein
100g Tbone steak:  247 calories  - 15.93g fat -  24.18g protein

But on a per calorie basis, more than a few green vegetables beat the shiat out of meat. Of course, that means you have to consume a lot more food to maintain your caloric intake, but that's pretty easy in the first world

Peas: 3.27g protein/42 calories =  .078g protein/cal
Meat: 24.18g protein/247 calories =  I should have been more careful choosing which vegetable to compare to meat - peas are slightly lower in this particular example.

But seriously, if you look it up, you'll find that on a per calorie basis, there are several green vegetables that have more protein than meat. Broccoli and kale are the highest, I think. Just not peas. But remember, also too - zero fat in the green vegetables


The idea that fat is bad for you is about as true as young-earth creationism.
 
2014-01-23 09:42:52 PM  

trappedspirit: jso2897: trappedspirit: tinfoil-hat maggie: FizixJunkee: If only there was a place one could go to lean about the Constitution and the Separation of Church and State® ...

You can't teach stuff like that in school. Next you're gonna say proper sex ed should be learned there, heathen

They really should not teach stuff like that in school.

Like what?


Spelling Nazism is the best you can do?
Why am I not surprised?
 
gja [TotalFark]
2014-01-23 09:48:11 PM  

ciberido: SuperNinjaToad: When the outraged parents confronted Sabine Parish Superintendent Sara Ebarb about the incidents, she allegedly told them "this is the Bible belt" and that they "shouldn't be offended" to "see God here." Ebarb advised that C.C. should either change his faith or be transferred to another District school where "there are more Asians."

The obvious legal implications aside what has race got anything to do with religion?

Keep in mind that we're dealing with the "Santa, like Jesus, just is white" level of derp here.  Christians are white and Asians are Buddhist because potato.


I always laugh a little at that. Jesus was white? Really? Apparently grasping that a descendant of a desert tribe for generations might have had a tad of 'perma-tan' is too much for some folks to handle.
Hell, even some of my cousins once-removed (from Sicily) are rather less-than-white.
Environment. It has an impact on how folks look.
/probably a LOT closer to reality:
i1145.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-23 09:51:51 PM  

GORDON: MayoSlather: Imagine the diarrhea Fox News would be spewing out right now if the religions were the swapped.

YEAH IMAGINE THAT

Not to defend a stupid religious schoolboard, but a 10 year old doesn't have any religion, anyway.  They just say what their parents tell them to say.


I certainly didn't have any religion by 10.  I was 6 when I realized the concept of a god was completely ridiculous, and that my parents were lying to me.
 
2014-01-23 09:55:16 PM  

gja: ciberido: SuperNinjaToad: When the outraged parents confronted Sabine Parish Superintendent Sara Ebarb about the incidents, she allegedly told them "this is the Bible belt" and that they "shouldn't be offended" to "see God here." Ebarb advised that C.C. should either change his faith or be transferred to another District school where "there are more Asians."

The obvious legal implications aside what has race got anything to do with religion?

Keep in mind that we're dealing with the "Santa, like Jesus, just is white" level of derp here.  Christians are white and Asians are Buddhist because potato.

I always laugh a little at that. Jesus was white? Really? Apparently grasping that a descendant of a desert tribe for generations might have had a tad of 'perma-tan' is too much for some folks to handle.
Hell, even some of my cousins once-removed (from Sicily) are rather less-than-white.
Environment. It has an impact on how folks look.
/probably a LOT closer to reality:
[i1145.photobucket.com image 448x213]


No, Jesus is Mexican.  jesus is whatever color you draw hir, because a fictional character isn't confined by human traits like race and gender.
 
2014-01-23 09:56:27 PM  

cchris_39: Frederick: Probably been said already; but this is the same mentality that believes in "praying the gay away".

No.....it's the mentality that we aren't all going to change our behavior in your honor.

Nobody cares if you're gay or Asian or buddhist. Knock yourself out.


I don't think you read the same article we did.
 
2014-01-23 09:57:01 PM  

Apos: Hickory-smoked: One test she gave to students asked: "ISN'T IT AMAZING WHAT THE _____________ HAS MADE!"

This alone should be grounds for deportation.

Par for the course from the folks who endorsed:


[img.wonkette.com image 768x1024]


*shakes highly evolved fist*
 
2014-01-23 10:01:54 PM  

GORDON: Mikey1969: GORDON: MayoSlather: Imagine the diarrhea Fox News would be spewing out right now if the religions were the swapped.

YEAH IMAGINE THAT

Not to defend a stupid religious schoolboard, but a 10 year old doesn't have any religion, anyway.  They just say what their parents tell them to say.

Not really up to date on this whole "Constitution" thing, are you?

What did what I say have anything remotely to do with the constitution?  The schoolboard shouldn't have said what they said.  Kids don't have real religion anyway.  The only people with an opinion are the parents about to make bank and a bunch of bigoted farkers who now have another reason to show bias against southern states.  It really is the last acceptable form of bigotry, you know.


Except for the fact that it's the parents and not the teacher that get to instill religious values in the children.
That, and it's the southern state (school district really) who are being the bigots and not the other way around. Not to mention the anti-discrimination laws the school is blatantly violating.
Except for those things and a few more I won't get into because typing on my phone sucks arse, your astute comment was right on target
 
2014-01-23 10:02:27 PM  

Vaneshi: Pointy Tail of Satan: Maybe the US can give Louisiana back to the French. Nah, the French aren't that stupid.

*pokes at Louisiana* No, we don't want it back either.

Regards

The English


Sour grapes.
www.oldgloryprints.com
 
gja [TotalFark]
2014-01-23 10:03:04 PM  

DarkVader: gja: ciberido: SuperNinjaToad: When the outraged parents confronted Sabine Parish Superintendent Sara Ebarb about the incidents, she allegedly told them "this is the Bible belt" and that they "shouldn't be offended" to "see God here." Ebarb advised that C.C. should either change his faith or be transferred to another District school where "there are more Asians."

The obvious legal implications aside what has race got anything to do with religion?

Keep in mind that we're dealing with the "Santa, like Jesus, just is white" level of derp here.  Christians are white and Asians are Buddhist because potato.

I always laugh a little at that. Jesus was white? Really? Apparently grasping that a descendant of a desert tribe for generations might have had a tad of 'perma-tan' is too much for some folks to handle.
Hell, even some of my cousins once-removed (from Sicily) are rather less-than-white.
Environment. It has an impact on how folks look.
/probably a LOT closer to reality:
[i1145.photobucket.com image 448x213]

No, Jesus is Mexican.  jesus is whatever color you draw hir, because a fictional character isn't confined by human traits like race and gender.


That's your opinion, but a flawed one at that. He was a man. Just a man. Plenty of evidence he lived.
Just no proof for the magic-show shiat because that was added in by liars.
 
2014-01-23 10:03:07 PM  

a particular individual: Rezurok: There does not exist a word or phrase in the english language that could accurately convey how little I care about whether "comprised of" is technically correct grammar.

Sure there is; it just has more syllables than you can handle.


How about "pilkunnussija"?  Can you both handle that many syllables?
 
2014-01-23 10:07:16 PM  

FizixJunkee: Silverstaff: Remember, a lot of Fundamentalists, especially deep in the Bible Belt, sincerely, genuinely believe that it's perfectly legal to do that, since (as I heard it quoted to me) "Separation of church and state is mentioned nowhere in the Constitution".  They sincerely believe that the US is a "Christian state" founded by Christians and it's "liberal" propaganda/lies that you can't force people to worship Jesus or require people to be Christian to be a citizen or vote or hold office.

They basically think that the US is supposed to be a Christian theocracy and was until the last few decades, and it's only godless "liberal" treachery that began sometime in the 60's (or thereabouts) that's preventing that.

No, I'm not joking.


I got into an argument with a Fundie not too long ago about currency.  I mentioned that our money shouldn't say "In God We Trust" and he went off on me.  Turns out, he didn't know that "In God We Trust" wasn't always on our currency.



Next time, tell him about the pledge of allegiance.

But back away a safe distance first, in case his head explodes.
 
2014-01-23 10:10:29 PM  

Vaneshi: Pointy Tail of Satan: Maybe the US can give Louisiana back to the French. Nah, the French aren't that stupid.

*pokes at Louisiana* No, we don't want it back either.

Regards


The English Spanish (Spain acquired the territory from France after the Seven Years War in 1763 and handed it over to Napoleon in 1803, who then sold it  to the US. It was never a British possession.)

Everyone associates Louisiana with the Cajuns and the Creoles, but the "let the good times roll" spirit only applies in southern Looziana. The northern half of the state might as well be Alabama. I
 
2014-01-23 10:11:25 PM  

ciberido: Rezurok: Ctrl-Alt-Del: Pointy Tail of Satan: Degenz: You ever eat at a Buddhist soup kitchen? Those jackasses only serve ketchup, raman and peas. I don't care what god they believe, or not, their farking brains are starved of protein.

Fail! Peas have lots of protein. Like 5%. Knowledge is power! lol

Actually peas have an enormous amount of protein, depending on how you measure it.

On a per calorie basis, peas have more than 5 times as much protein as beef, and almost zero fat

That's some weapons-grade bullshiat right there.  Steak is comprised of about 50% protein calories.  Twice as much is already 100% protein calories.  5 times as much is 250% protein calories.  Which peas are we talking about, exactly?

TARDIS peas, obviously.


All we are saying is,
GIVE PEAS A CHANCE
 
2014-01-23 10:12:24 PM  

jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.


I don't have to live in the worst part of Louisiana to not hate the state for its politics and hateful, mean spirited populace who vote monsters into office.
 
2014-01-23 10:15:11 PM  

Dedmon: jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.

I don't have to live in the worst part of Louisiana to not hate the state for its politics and hateful, mean spirited populace who vote monsters into office.


Well, feel free to leave anytime.
 
2014-01-23 10:19:19 PM  

maram500: jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.

You shut your mouth. When you live in Houma--the west side, mind you, not the abomination that is the east side--then you have grounds to talk.


Hey now.  I lived on the east side of houma before it was ghetto, but that was in 1976.

It had the Seabreeze, Yots Steakhouse, Rosalie and Rays, and Ginos Pizza.  It got ghetto in the 80s, that is when we built a house in Summerfield.

/Former la casa del sol bartender
 
2014-01-23 10:24:03 PM  
This crap is why people make fun of southerners.
 
2014-01-23 10:24:37 PM  

Dedmon: jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.

I don't have to live in the worst part of Louisiana to not hate the state for its politics and hateful, mean spirited populace who vote monsters into office.


New Orleans is home to quite possibly the nicest people in the US.

Do you hate Africans because Mugabe was a dick?
 
2014-01-23 10:25:34 PM  
BorgiaGinz:
(Spain acquired the territory from France after the Seven Years War in 1763 and handed it over to Napoleon in 1803, who then sold it  to the US. It was never a British possession.)

Except for a bit downriver from Chalmette. Briefly.

/VERY briefly
 
2014-01-23 10:29:44 PM  

MBooda: BorgiaGinz:
(Spain acquired the territory from France after the Seven Years War in 1763 and handed it over to Napoleon in 1803, who then sold it  to the US. It was never a British possession.)

Except for a bit downriver from Chalmette. Briefly.

/VERY briefly


Chalmette and ol Leander Perez.

I grew up uptown but lived in Chalmette for 2 years, and I gained 20 lbs, had lots sex with hot yat chicks, and spent a ton of money swilling at Desi Romanos...
 
2014-01-23 10:33:17 PM  
I was raised Buddhist, and all the while, I was exposed to Christianity. I went to my Grandmother's Methodist church, because she went, and it didn't impede my own practice. I went to my Dad's third wife's Baptist church, because it made her happy, and it didn't impede my practice. I went to a high school friend's father's church, because it didn't impede my practice. The Middle Road isn't harmed by exposure to other faiths, but the practice can be impeded by folks who don't understand that practice. You have to set your own boundaries, and listening to folks doesn't harm that practice, in and of itself.

I got a lot of questions. Which, a lifetime of being around Christians had prepared me for. I find a lot about Christian practices actually comforting and reassuring, and certainly, there are many Christians that I call good friends, and whose faith I respect deeply. One of the things that attending a Unitarian Society has taught me over the years, that faiths often share elements, that help define your own faith in their commonality. Specific practices, that gets down to stylistic elements, and dogma, but compassion, forgiveness, charity, extension of kindness, not just to others, but to one's self, those are shared.

I did take the time, when I was in school to actually study the Bible. It didn't affect my own practice, and understanding the faith I found myself surrounded by, it helped me see past the somewhat myopic views of those who prefer to wear their faith as a badge and as a club, and see the beauty within the words of Yahweh's prophets. Wisdom in their teachings. Failings too. The People of the Book, were surrounded by folks, and their own practice came about when they were surrounded by folks who worshiped differently. The early Israelites themselves were polytheistic in their early days, and came to monotheism on a somewhat hard road. Their practice has matured, it has changed, it has grown, and it has endured, and I find a great many of their teachings to have wisdom.

That being said, the schools need to nip this sh*t in the bud. This is a public school, not a private school. Folks want to send their children into a private setting for religious instruction, the drive on. But the public schools are entirely different, and the school board should know this. And if it takes a lawsuit to remind them of this, then it is absolutely appropriate. Teacher wants to give instruction in her faith, in an extracurricular, then go for it. Otherwise, it has no place in the public school, because freedom of religion means that the state--and teachers ARE part of that state, what with those publicly funded paychecks--doesn't promote one faith over others. Do what you want in private instruction, but leave that sh*t out of the teaching. This promotion of Christianity over other faiths is a definite violation of that freedom of religion.

Freedom of religion isn't "I'm free to tell everyone the good news!" if you're a public employee. If you represent the State, then you serve more than one faith. If you can't handle that: then you need to get a job in the private sector. Teach in a private school. But on the public dime, that is NOT your job.
 
2014-01-23 10:34:38 PM  

theflatline: MBooda: BorgiaGinz:
(Spain acquired the territory from France after the Seven Years War in 1763 and handed it over to Napoleon in 1803, who then sold it  to the US. It was never a British possession.)

Except for a bit downriver from Chalmette. Briefly.

/VERY briefly

Chalmette and ol Leander Perez.

I grew up uptown but lived in Chalmette for 2 years, and I gained 20 lbs, had lots sex with hot yat chicks, and spent a ton of money swilling at Desi Romanos...


None of that Creationist crap for St. Bernard Parish schools. One look and they can see they're descended from amphibians.
 
2014-01-23 10:36:45 PM  

GORDON: MayoSlather: Imagine the diarrhea Fox News would be spewing out right now if the religions were the swapped.

YEAH IMAGINE THAT

Not to defend a stupid religious schoolboard, but a 10 year old doesn't have any religion, anyway.  They just say what their parents tell them to say.



And assuming for the sake of argument that you're correct - it isn't the job of a public school to give it to them. A public school has absolutely no place whatsoever in religious indoctrination.
 
2014-01-23 10:37:28 PM  

ciberido: Apos: Hickory-smoked: One test she gave to students asked: "ISN'T IT AMAZING WHAT THE _____________ HAS MADE!"

This alone should be grounds for deportation.

Par for the course from the folks who endorsed:


[img.wonkette.com image 768x1024]

*shakes highly evolved fist*



It's cool. Great minds and all that jazz. ;)
 
2014-01-23 10:38:16 PM  

hubiestubert: I was raised Buddhist, and all the while, I was exposed to Christianity. I went to my Grandmother's Methodist church, because she went, and it didn't impede my own practice. I went to my Dad's third wife's Baptist church, because it made her happy, and it didn't impede my practice. I went to a high school friend's father's church, because it didn't impede my practice. The Middle Road isn't harmed by exposure to other faiths, but the practice can be impeded by folks who don't understand that practice. You have to set your own boundaries, and listening to folks doesn't harm that practice, in and of itself.

I got a lot of questions. Which, a lifetime of being around Christians had prepared me for. I find a lot about Christian practices actually comforting and reassuring, and certainly, there are many Christians that I call good friends, and whose faith I respect deeply. One of the things that attending a Unitarian Society has taught me over the years, that faiths often share elements, that help define your own faith in their commonality. Specific practices, that gets down to stylistic elements, and dogma, but compassion, forgiveness, charity, extension of kindness, not just to others, but to one's self, those are shared.

I did take the time, when I was in school to actually study the Bible. It didn't affect my own practice, and understanding the faith I found myself surrounded by, it helped me see past the somewhat myopic views of those who prefer to wear their faith as a badge and as a club, and see the beauty within the words of Yahweh's prophets. Wisdom in their teachings. Failings too. The People of the Book, were surrounded by folks, and their own practice came about when they were surrounded by folks who worshiped differently. The early Israelites themselves were polytheistic in their early days, and came to monotheism on a somewhat hard road. Their practice has matured, it has changed, it has grown, and it has endured, and I find a great many of their teaching ...


Yeah, but you're a smart, sane, and normal person. People down there, not so much.
 
2014-01-23 10:41:01 PM  

El Dudereno: Degenz: Pointy Tail of Satan: Degenz: You ever eat at a Buddhist soup kitchen? Those jackasses only serve ketchup, raman and peas. I don't care what god they believe, or not, their farking brains are starved of protein.

Fail! Peas have lots of protein. Like 5%. Knowledge is power! lol


The other 95% is fiber to make you shiat.
/amirite?
Carbs. Carbs and fiber. Because meditation is pretty energy intensive. And everyone needs to shiat.

c2.diapers.com
 
2014-01-23 10:51:12 PM  

Hickory-smoked: cchris_39: Frederick: Probably been said already; but this is the same mentality that believes in "praying the gay away".

No.....it's the mentality that we aren't all going to change our behavior in your honor.

Nobody cares if you're gay or Asian or buddhist. Knock yourself out.

I don't think you read the same article we did.


Oh, I'm sure he READ the same article.
 
2014-01-23 10:52:35 PM  

El Dudereno: Degenz: Pointy Tail of Satan: Degenz: You ever eat at a Buddhist soup kitchen? Those jackasses only serve ketchup, raman and peas. I don't care what god they believe, or not, their farking brains are starved of protein.

Fail! Peas have lots of protein. Like 5%. Knowledge is power! lol

The other 95% is fiber to make you shiat.

/amirite?

Carbs. Carbs and fiber. Because meditation is pretty energy intensive. And everyone needs to shiat.


Allll we are saaaaying, is give peas a chance...
 
2014-01-23 10:55:31 PM  

Gyrfalcon: Yeah, but you're a smart, sane, and normal person. People down there, not so much.


I spent some time in my youth in Beauregard Parish. DeRidder is just a hop, skip, and a jump from Fort Polk, and my Dad did a posting there, before we went to Germany. My Dad's third wife was a Coonass woman, and I will admit that I was a bit bewildered by her becoming "born again" and with some trepidation, because even in 4th grade, I could spot a con artists fair often. DeRidder IS some Coonass country. I learned how to hunt, to skin and cook rabbit, squirrel, frogs, turtles, and snakes, and a bit more, including the various uses of cat o' nine tails, which you can make a surprising amount of edibles from. I learned you can make a fair roux from porcupine fat. If anything, I learned a lot about cooking, and to embrace new stuff, especially if the roots are actually pretty damn old. There's a reason that stuff survives, after all. I am fair acquainted with Louisiana, and her people. It's not just New Orleans, and the back country folk are not the inbred hicks that a lot of folks like to make them out to be. Oh, there some country ass motherf*ckers, and some damn ignorant ass folks of all stripes, but I got a lot of love for the state, still. Even with the God Botherers all up in the schools, and out on the streets...
 
2014-01-23 10:56:09 PM  

ciberido: Rezurok: a particular individual: Rezurok: Steak is comprised of...

To comprise means  to consist of or  to be made up of. It is used to denote that something  is made up of smaller parts. Do not use the word  of with comprise.

Read more at  http://www.grammar-monster.com/easily_confused/comprise_compose.htm#h 6 BthyURjLsgbllO.99


"to comprise" means "to contain" (1), as in "The house comprises seven rooms." In other words, this house has or contains seven rooms. When you use "comprise," you're talking about all the parts that make up something. -

See more at: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/comprise-versus-co m pose#sthash.o4eu2tKH.dpuf

There does not exist a word or phrase in the english language that could accurately convey how little I care about whether "comprised of" is technically correct grammar.

I'm told "I could care less" works wonders in situations like these.



Baiting him further is a good strategy, but that just doesn't go far enough to portray the pureness of the apathy involved here.  I'm pretty sure that it's starting to condense into some form of physical matter.


a particular individual: Rezurok: There does not exist a word or phrase in the english language that could accurately convey how little I care about whether "comprised of" is technically correct grammar.

Sure there is; it just has more syllables than you can handle.



Ah, there we go, acting as if you are superior because you managed to nitpick a ridiculously trivial grammatical "flaw".  That's what popularity is comprised of, and it's why I want you at all my parties.  Perhaps we can all sit down and look at etchings!


ciberido: a particular individual: Rezurok: There does not exist a word or phrase in the english language that could accurately convey how little I care about whether "comprised of" is technically correct grammar.

Sure there is; it just has more syllables than you can handle.

How about "pilkunnussija"?  Can you both handle that many syllables?



I like it!  No I can't handle that many syllables, but I can appreciate it for what it is.
 
2014-01-23 11:01:51 PM  
change must come from within.
 
2014-01-23 11:08:27 PM  
I've always wondered what the ACLU does when word of these situations starts to spread.  Do they rub their hands together and laugh manically?  Do their eyes roll back into $ $ and make that Cha-Ching noise?  Do they high-five each other and yell "JACKPOT!"  'Cuz I mean, that's like guaranteed income right there, go ahead and spend it.  And the best part is, there are idiots like this all over the South and parts of the Midwest pulling this kind of crap.  That's financial security right there!
 
2014-01-23 11:11:11 PM  

gja: ciberido: SuperNinjaToad: When the outraged parents confronted Sabine Parish Superintendent Sara Ebarb about the incidents, she allegedly told them "this is the Bible belt" and that they "shouldn't be offended" to "see God here." Ebarb advised that C.C. should either change his faith or be transferred to another District school where "there are more Asians."

The obvious legal implications aside what has race got anything to do with religion?

Keep in mind that we're dealing with the "Santa, like Jesus, just is white" level of derp here.  Christians are white and Asians are Buddhist because potato.

I always laugh a little at that. Jesus was white? Really? Apparently grasping that a descendant of a desert tribe for generations might have had a tad of 'perma-tan' is too much for some folks to handle.
Hell, even some of my cousins once-removed (from Sicily) are rather less-than-white.
Environment. It has an impact on how folks look.
/probably a LOT closer to reality:
[i1145.photobucket.com image 448x213]


Closer than the blonde haired, blue eyed version, sure. If Jesus wasn't a fictional character he probably would have looked a lot more like this:

i107.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-23 11:11:59 PM  

MBooda: None of that Creationist crap for St. Bernard Parish schools. One look and they can see they're descended from amphibians.


cache.gawkerassets.com
 
2014-01-23 11:12:05 PM  
Pointy Tail of Satan: OK is this bullshiat or not? Don't make me look it up.

Even if it was true peas don't replace meat. If chewing the cud were as far as we evolved we'd all be standing next to Elsie chomping on field grass. We advanced from primates because we hunted, killed and ate meat. All that fat went to our heads...and then we invented Jeebus.

.
 
2014-01-23 11:17:15 PM  

El Dudereno: Degenz: Pointy Tail of Satan: Degenz: You ever eat at a Buddhist soup kitchen? Those jackasses only serve ketchup, raman and peas. I don't care what god they believe, or not, their farking brains are starved of protein.

Fail! Peas have lots of protein. Like 5%. Knowledge is power! lol

The other 95% is fiber to make you shiat.

/amirite?

Carbs. Carbs and fiber. Because meditation is pretty energy intensive. And everyone needs to shiat.


i.chzbgr.com
 
2014-01-23 11:17:39 PM  

stonelotus: change must come from within.


Make me one with everything.
 
2014-01-23 11:28:27 PM  

hubiestubert: Freedom of religion isn't "I'm free to tell everyone the good news!"


I'm fairly certain that is exactly some people think.  I've read as much on FB.
 
2014-01-23 11:33:56 PM  
Non-Christians are excluded in so many ways in this country that most Christians don't even realize they are excluding them, and then get upset when you point out they are being exclusionary.
 
2014-01-23 11:43:28 PM  
Rezurok: Ah, there we go, acting as if you are superior because you managed to nitpick a ridiculously trivial grammatical "flaw".

You'll get over it. It's Fark. Are you unfamiliar with the concept?

Seriously, you're all butt-hurt over minimal trolling? How have you survived here for 7 years?
 
2014-01-23 11:53:05 PM  

ciberido: a particular individual: Rezurok: There does not exist a word or phrase in the english language that could accurately convey how little I care about whether "comprised of" is technically correct grammar.

Sure there is; it just has more syllables than you can handle.

How about "pilkunnussija"?  Can you both handle that many syllables?


That's not English.It's Finnish.

/Are you finnished?
 
2014-01-23 11:53:20 PM  

theflatline: maram500: jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.

You shut your mouth. When you live in Houma--the west side, mind you, not the abomination that is the east side--then you have grounds to talk.

Hey now.  I lived on the east side of houma before it was ghetto, but that was in 1976.

It had the Seabreeze, Yots Steakhouse, Rosalie and Rays, and Ginos Pizza.  It got ghetto in the 80s, that is when we built a house in Summerfield.

/Former la casa del sol bartender


1. I love La Casa (especially the one on Monarch Drive); they make the most excellent chicken tacos I've ever had. 2. My parents lived on the east side for a few years in the late 70's before they bought a house in Gray. 3. Sorry, but I have to laugh my ass off at Summerfield, largely because it isn't Sugar Mill but tries so hard to be.

(I used to live on Fairmont Drive--what the hell am I talking about?)
 
2014-01-23 11:54:10 PM  

jso2897: stonelotus: change must come from within.

Make me one with everything.


Just don't try that joke on the Dalai Lama.
 
2014-01-23 11:55:48 PM  

a particular individual: Rezurok: Ah, there we go, acting as if you are superior because you managed to nitpick a ridiculously trivial grammatical "flaw".

You'll get over it. It's Fark. Are you unfamiliar with the concept?

Seriously, you're all butt-hurt over minimal trolling? How have you survived here for 7 years?


Who's butthurt?  I find you amusing, but not in a way one could call desirable.

Also this

i828.photobucket.com
 
2014-01-24 12:02:19 AM  

meat0918: Non-Christians are excluded in so many ways in this country that most Christians don't even realize they are excluding them, and then get upset when you point out they are being exclusionary.


The thing about "privilege" (including "Christian privilege") is that the people who have it almost never realize that it even exists.

There's a saying "Fish don't know what water is" which conveys the idea well enough.
 
2014-01-24 12:06:25 AM  

maram500: theflatline: maram500: jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.

You shut your mouth. When you live in Houma--the west side, mind you, not the abomination that is the east side--then you have grounds to talk.

Hey now.  I lived on the east side of houma before it was ghetto, but that was in 1976.

It had the Seabreeze, Yots Steakhouse, Rosalie and Rays, and Ginos Pizza.  It got ghetto in the 80s, that is when we built a house in Summerfield.

/Former la casa del sol bartender

1. I love La Casa (especially the one on Monarch Drive); they make the most excellent chicken tacos I've ever had. 2. My parents lived on the east side for a few years in the late 70's before they bought a house in Gray. 3. Sorry, but I have to laugh my ass off at Summerfield, largely because it isn't Sugar Mill but tries so hard to be.

(I used to live on Fairmont Drive--what the hell am I talking about?)


Summerfield was there before sugarmill, sugarmill was cane field when I was a kid, so Summerfield never had to try, Sugarmill came after the fact.  Sugarmill tried to be Ellendale.  I am 44 so I probably have more memories of Houma growing than most.

Sugarmill is called that because it actually had a sugarmill and large mounds of bagas on it up through the early 80s.  But the owners sold the mill illegally to Cuba and shipped it down there.  The innitial build out of Sugarmill was awful because it always flooded and the pipes backed up.  It was like an uptown Dularge.

The original La Casa was in Thibodaux downtown, then the one on Monarch, was originally a groovy place called Reflections before it was La Casa, it had a floor that lit up and looked like a disco with chandeliers, than the la casa family bought it and that is when their business took off.
 
2014-01-24 12:12:49 AM  

theflatline: maram500: theflatline: maram500: jigger: Dedmon: Two and a half more years of apprenticeship, then I'll have the freedom to move out of this backwards assed hellhole of a state, and have a job waiting for me where-ever I go (in the US or Canada). I'm outta here..

Dude, you live in Metairie. Talk to me when you live in Monroe or some place like that.

You shut your mouth. When you live in Houma--the west side, mind you, not the abomination that is the east side--then you have grounds to talk.

Hey now.  I lived on the east side of houma before it was ghetto, but that was in 1976.

It had the Seabreeze, Yots Steakhouse, Rosalie and Rays, and Ginos Pizza.  It got ghetto in the 80s, that is when we built a house in Summerfield.

/Former la casa del sol bartender

1. I love La Casa (especially the one on Monarch Drive); they make the most excellent chicken tacos I've ever had. 2. My parents lived on the east side for a few years in the late 70's before they bought a house in Gray. 3. Sorry, but I have to laugh my ass off at Summerfield, largely because it isn't Sugar Mill but tries so hard to be.

(I used to live on Fairmont Drive--what the hell am I talking about?)

Summerfield was there before sugarmill, sugarmill was cane field when I was a kid, so Summerfield never had to try, Sugarmill came after the fact.  Sugarmill tried to be Ellendale.  I am 44 so I probably have more memories of Houma growing than most.

Sugarmill is called that because it actually had a sugarmill and large mounds of bagas on it up through the early 80s.  But the owners sold the mill illegally to Cuba and shipped it down there.  The innitial build out of Sugarmill was awful because it always flooded and the pipes backed up.  It was like an uptown Dularge.

The original La Casa was in Thibodaux downtown, then the one on Monarch, was originally a groovy place called Reflections before it was La Casa, it had a floor that lit up and looked like a disco with chandeliers, than the la casa family bou ...


My conception of Summerfield and Sugar Mill (yes, I knew there had been a sugar mill there) was based on my childhood memories (I'm 27). And I thought the original La Casa was the one on the east side--I learn something new every day.

All that aside: Can we agree that we're a hell of a lot better than the people down the bayou?
 
2014-01-24 12:26:42 AM  

Rezurok: a particular individual: Rezurok: Ah, there we go, acting as if you are superior because you managed to nitpick a ridiculously trivial grammatical "flaw".

You'll get over it. It's Fark. Are you unfamiliar with the concept?

Seriously, you're all butt-hurt over minimal trolling? How have you survived here for 7 years?

Who's butthurt?  I find you amusing, but not in a way one could call desirable.

Also this

[i828.photobucket.com image 616x1024]


No irony there.
 
2014-01-24 12:31:03 AM  

Dinobot: they should learn from
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is that that manga where jesus and buddha are roommates and they fark?

I may need to read it for research reasons... yeah, that's it. Research.
 
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