God his response is exactly the response I expect of this kind of rapist. He's just a normal guy, he'd never actually rape someone and we should know he didn't because he didn't hold her down, or jump out of the shadows or have a weapon. He just turned her no into a yes, or at least turned her no into action which we… » 4/18/14 10:31pm Yesterday 10:31pm

Yep, for me atheism seems like a concept that Americans aren't comfortable with, even a lot of atheists. I'm a British atheist and as country with a state religion we look at America with it's seperation of church and state as a crazy overly religious country. That can't separate civil rights, laws and religious… » 4/18/14 9:45pm Yesterday 9:45pm

Me too. I was raised in a non judgemental home, my mother never pushed her atheism on us but I remember being about 4 or 5 year old and lying in bed thinking about religion and knowing there wasn't a god. For me it's always been my belief and it's why I'm so easily offended by religious people's treatment of atheists… » 4/18/14 9:39pm Yesterday 9:39pm

No in reality "buying into the values of the club" means growing up within 20 miles of the place and/or having a parent who was mad for the team. I support Arsenal because my brother supports Arsenal and we grew up a ten minute walk from Highbury, however I as a middle class white girl like to spout shit about our… » 4/17/14 12:19pm Thursday 12:19pm

My childminder had a mutt when I was very little and we snuggled all the time. I'd lie with my head on his stomach as I watched tv, or he'd spoon me. He thought I was his pup, at first he'd get aggressive when my mum would come and pick me up, but he was trained to accept her. » 4/14/14 10:41pm Monday 10:41pm