Why the world hates the USA

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Why the world hates the USA

Post by RebLem » Fri Jun 23, 2006 7:31 pm

Don't drink and drive. You might spill it.--J. Eugene Baker, aka my late father
"We're not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term."--Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. Carolina.
"Racism is America's Original Sin."--Francis Cardinal George, former Roman Catholic Archbishop of Chicago.

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Post by Brendan » Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:41 pm

We hate you because of Egg & Muffin toasters? American Idol or Miachael Jacksoin I would go with as valid, but toasters is a bit of a stretch.

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toasters

Post by Agnes Selby » Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:55 pm

According to Russian scientists, muffin toasters were invented
in Russia. It is therefore logical for the Russians to hate Americans,
for the theft of an invention like muffin toasters has international
repercussions.
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Re: toasters

Post by Ralph » Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:57 pm

Agnes Selby wrote:According to Russian scientists, muffin toasters were invented
in Russia. It is therefore logical for the Russians to hate Americans,
for the theft of an invention like muffin toasters has international
repercussions.
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And they must hate the Brits for proclaiming their country to be the home of "English Muffins."
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Post by Corlyss_D » Sun Jun 25, 2006 6:15 pm

Brendan wrote:We hate you because of Egg & Muffin toasters? American Idol or Miachael Jackson I would go with as valid, but toasters is a bit of a stretch.
Yeah. Me too. I didn't get it. Jackson is much more of an insult, in his post-Quincy Jones "adventures."
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Post by BWV 1080 » Sun Jun 25, 2006 8:33 pm

Brendan wrote:We hate you because of Egg & Muffin toasters? American Idol or Miachael Jacksoin I would go with as valid, but toasters is a bit of a stretch.
Thats OK, we still hate you for Crocodile Dundee and Air Supply

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Post by Brendan » Sun Jun 25, 2006 8:44 pm

BWV 1080 wrote:
Brendan wrote:We hate you because of Egg & Muffin toasters? American Idol or Miachael Jacksoin I would go with as valid, but toasters is a bit of a stretch.
Thats OK, we still hate you for Crocodile Dundee and Air Supply
Both very good reasons for blood-feud, I'll grant you. But I remember Paul Hogan when he was actually funny, so I'll forgive Dundee. On the "Reasons to Hate America" side of things I'll mention just one word: Rap. It doesn't make up for Air Supply, but still . . .

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Post by Werner » Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:50 pm

Good to see you here, Agnes!

As to the fabled Russian-invented toasters, I'm sure you remember there was a time when the Soviets claimed credit for just about any useful or important invention.

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Post by Ralph » Sun Jun 25, 2006 10:02 pm

Werner wrote:Good to see you here, Agnes!

As to the fabled Russian-invented toasters, I'm sure you remember there was a time when the Soviets claimed credit for just about any useful or important invention.

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Post by Corlyss_D » Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:45 am

Werner wrote:Good to see you here, Agnes!

As to the fabled Russian-invented toasters, I'm sure you remember there was a time when the Soviets claimed credit for just about any useful or important invention.
That was a running joke on Star Trek Original Series. Ensign Chekov claimed for Russia every scientific advance discussed on the show.
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Post by Brendan » Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:49 am

Chekov only appeared after the Russians made sarcastic remarks about how multicultural the Enterprise crew were - not one Russian, when Russians were first in space. They were right about that claim.

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