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Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?

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Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?

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I've found references to this quote in many sources and websites but not a single citation as to when and where the comment was made.Continue

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Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?

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I've found references to this quote in many sources and websites but not a single citation as to when and where the comment was made.Continue

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Some bad Dems who have to go

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Dyslexic's DOG replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"LOL, The Big Bang was a product of Xenu's nuclear weaponry. "
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Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"The Deist god was never a knowable personage, just an intelligent force. Gods to beware of are the product of Abraham, or Visnu, or Elron Hubbub, and all that other jazz. No one knew enough about the Deist god to attempt to kill for him/she/it. That…"
Feb 11
Dyslexic's DOG replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"True. It seems as if their god blew itself up in the Big Bang / Expansion. Not very omniscient at handling explosives. :-D~ "
Feb 11
Idaho Spud replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"Until today, I've known very little about Thomas Paine.  This question motivated me to read about him, and I'm very impressed.  It appears he's going to become one of my heroes as well Dog."
Feb 11
Grinning Cat replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"Paine and Jefferson definitely vilified "priestcraft"."
Feb 11
Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"I think they did. As for Teddy Roosenfeld, maybe not.  :)"
Feb 11
Jerry Wesner replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"Before the Big Bang theory it was almost impossible to support the position of atheist, because there had to be some force to initiate the universe.  So deists said that god started it and went on an extended vacation.  For all practical…"
Feb 11
Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"Most Deists had ideas like this: There was a god, (design and first cause) he set everything in motion, and then he went away. As to believing you could ever have any personal relationship with this god, or that he was trying to get in touch with…"
Feb 11
Dyslexic's DOG replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
"Of all the US founding fathers, I believe Thomas Paine was the greatest. If he lived today, with his ability as a highly rational critical thinker, he would most likely be an Atheist and possibly a world leading scientist. As science is based on…"
Feb 11
Dyslexic's DOG replied to eric stone's discussion Anyone know when and where Teddy Roosevelt called Tom Paine dirty (or filthy) little atheist?
""In the 1888 first appeared Roosevelt's "Life of Gouverneur Morris", in which occurs his vehement and contemptuous denunciation of the great philosopher and libertarian.…"
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"And have you noticed how the internet is filling up with charges that Obama is meddling in Israeli politics while Netanyahu prepares to address our Congress!!  Just google meddling and you see all these charges. These guys ieare just as bad as…"
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eric stone replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Speaker of the House deliberately insults the President by breaking protocol
"And if they helped bring theocrats to power in the US, are they still our friend?  Not mine, I can assure you."
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eric stone replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion Speaker of the House deliberately insults the President by breaking protocol
"Netanyahu’s crowd is throwing US secularism under the bus.  Netanyahu’s meddling in US politics is all the more outrageous because his supporters in Israel have a callous disregard for the survival of American secularism.  Most…"
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eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion Some bad Dems who have to go
"What is the best way we can publicize the bad actions of this group?"
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I am a retired neuroscientist and professor of pschiatry and pharmacology. I headed Westchester Atheists when live in NY and now head Rossmoor Atheists in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

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At 1:01pm on April 17, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today...

At 1:52pm on April 15, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 2:11pm on April 14, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, luna! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Young Atheist Women, Atheist Singles, Psychology, and possibly Feminist Atheists. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:41am on April 14, 2012, Joseph P said…

Welcome.  Your parents were hippies, weren't they?

Don't get me wrong.  I love the name, but it's usually an indicator of your parents' leanings.  ^.^

 

Oh, and did you mean post-doctoral?  As in you already have a Ph.D.?  Freaking impressive, at your age, if that isn't a typo or misstatement.

At 10:58am on April 14, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Luna Maubneits
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as an atheist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 680 discussion topics and 3400 members.
 
 
 

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