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Why are the stars on the Republican elephant upside down?
Leavethekidsalone.com ^ | 11/30/01 | jimbaugh

Posted on 11/30/2001 4:17:56 AM PST by Jimbaugh

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To: Jimbaugh
Both stars are right-side up.

You have the donkey printed upside-down - it should be flat on it's back with it's feet in the air.

52 posted on 11/30/2001 7:25:37 AM PST by tacticalogic
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To: alien2
Actually, both are impossible and I can prove it.

The first is easy to show. If you want to go over every line segment, you'll have to go in and out of a dot. Impossible because there are three line segments touching each dot. You can go in, come out, but once you go in again, you are stuck.

The second is harder to show. But it's impossible, too. The figure is called the Petersen graph.

54 posted on 11/30/2001 7:32:43 AM PST by AmishDude
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To: lowbridge
'Cause it's cooler. :-)

Next question: why does the Democrat donkey wear bell bottoms?

55 posted on 11/30/2001 7:33:37 AM PST by Reeses
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To: alien2
So are you saying that the word/name "Lucifer" is of Roman origin?

Yes,

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Lucifer (l¡´se-fer) noun

1. The archangel cast from heaven for leading the revolt of the angels; Satan.

2. The planet Venus in its appearance as the morning star.

[Middle English, from Old English, morning star, Lucifer, from Late Latin Lúcifer, from Latin, morning star, light-bringer : lúx, lúc-, light + -fer, -fer.]

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It mean literally, light-bringer, because when venus is visible in the morning sky, it precedes the sunrise.

I'm not sure how the word got connected to Satan. Again, I think this was just invented by Dante or some other author at a much later date.

The Romans were famous for adapting others histories into their own

The early Christians as well. That's why we celebrate Christmas in December. Since no one knows on what date Jesus was born, that date was chosen, in part, to take steam out of pagan celebrations concerning the winter solstice.

56 posted on 11/30/2001 7:37:26 AM PST by ahariail
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To: PistolPaknMama
"...New World Order..."
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Death to the New World Odor !! !! !!


57 posted on 11/30/2001 7:41:23 AM PST by Alabama_Wild_Man
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To: philman_36
As a professional photographer;the reason three stars are used is because it is more pleasing to the human brain. It makes sense to us,and easier to process.

If when you look through a magazine,see if you don't notice that 3 of anything is used, flowers,people,settings. Its the same reason that watch manufacturers use the time 10:10,its more pleasing to the eye.

58 posted on 11/30/2001 7:43:22 AM PST by fearNlothin
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To: Jimbaugh
I would suspect this was a simple design decision. But I do think the designer might be shagrinned to see your comments.
61 posted on 11/30/2001 7:48:23 AM PST by DoughtyOne
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To: alien2
Julius Petersen -- mathematician. Actually, for this type of theory, the distances and lengths are irrelevant -- just which dots are connected to which other dots. A network.
62 posted on 11/30/2001 7:50:51 AM PST by AmishDude
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To: Jimbaugh
Correct me if I'm wrong but I'm pretty sure that the pentagram is actually a symbol of so called good magic and the hexagram is the evil symbolt hat you are referrign to. A hexagram is a misdrawn pentagrma int hat one of its sides is longer than all the others.

At least that is what I had always ehard. Does anyone know?
63 posted on 11/30/2001 7:55:18 AM PST by RebelDawg
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To: Jimbaugh
Two words: stoned masons.
64 posted on 11/30/2001 7:55:48 AM PST by Belial
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To: RebelDawg
Wow I must be confused today I read the post again and it didn't even mention pentagrams, hehe.

Sorry, I was confused...
65 posted on 11/30/2001 7:57:31 AM PST by RebelDawg
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To: alien2
The triangle is the most structurally sound geometric shape. Any shape with more than three sides is less stable.
66 posted on 11/30/2001 8:01:14 AM PST by hound
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To: babyface00
What is that? Is Satan supposed to be a goat?! Seems like the master of evil could do better than a goat represented by an upside-down star.

The goat was chosen as a symbol long ago by people who worship Satan, because the Bible says that God is going to separate the sheep from the goats. By representing themselves with a goat they are making the point that they don't follow God. In addition, Satanists refer to the "left hand path" as their lifestyle, in reference to the fact that Christians are told in the Bible that Jesus sits at God the Father's right hand in heaven.

67 posted on 11/30/2001 8:02:05 AM PST by Jefferson Adams
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To: tacticalogic
Both stars are right-side up.

You have the donkey printed upside-down - it should be flat on it's back with it's feet in the air.

ROFLMAO - LOL Funny! Best line of the thread.

68 posted on 11/30/2001 8:03:12 AM PST by Texas2step
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To: Jimbaugh
Some yahoo got it wrong, that's why. You know we've never been any good at all thet there graphic arts and public relations and television and sheeit...
69 posted on 11/30/2001 8:03:59 AM PST by maxwell
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To: Jimbaugh
Here's my cynical answer:

It was a media hack that created both of them, and he knew about the upsidedown stars being an occult symbol. Kinda like the red/blue maps.

70 posted on 11/30/2001 8:06:17 AM PST by T. P. Pole
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To: fearNlothin; YaYa123
Did you mean for #58 to go to YaYa123.
I made the "coin" comment, not the "three" comment.
71 posted on 11/30/2001 8:11:59 AM PST by philman_36
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To: AmishDude
Chrysler cars are evil...that's why I have never owned one!-)
72 posted on 11/30/2001 8:12:03 AM PST by beowolf
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To: alien2
HAHAHA! I didn't even realize I was #69...
76 posted on 11/30/2001 8:39:22 AM PST by maxwell
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To: Jimbaugh
Well, now that it's out in the open, I guess I might as well confess.

I sneak around at night, driven by the compulsion to take every five-pointed star I can find, and rotate them 36 degrees, either to the right or the left, as the mood strikes.

Out of sheer nastiness, I rotated the stars on the Republican logo to the left.

When I'm feeling really rowdy, I'll sometimes rotate them 108 degrees one direction or the other.

What a rush.

78 posted on 11/30/2001 9:02:30 AM PST by CubicleGuy
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To: fearNlothin
You're right.....except for three headed dogs, three eyed aliens, and The Three Stooges :)
80 posted on 11/30/2001 9:25:25 AM PST by YaYa123
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To: Jimbaugh
Why are the stars on the Republican elephant upside down?..My guess is that some jealous JACKASS did it or should I say DON...KEY...?
81 posted on 11/30/2001 10:36:51 AM PST by exmoor
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To: Jimbaugh
After watching the current Republican Congress! The stars are just like them. Some leaning to the Right and some leaning to the left.
82 posted on 11/30/2001 12:55:01 PM PST by ALinArleta
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To: ALinArleta
bump ! !
83 posted on 11/30/2001 2:47:50 PM PST by Jimbaugh
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To: Jimbaugh
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84 posted on 12/02/2001 9:57:44 AM PST by Jimbaugh
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To: BellStar
It was stolen by the pagans.

Kinda like the KKK stole the Confederate Battle Flag and turned it into an "evil" symbol when in fact the St. Andrews Cross is a beloved Christian symbol. I'll take your word on the Eastern Star. I've never heard that before. Thanks!

85 posted on 12/02/2001 12:00:46 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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86 posted on 12/08/2001 10:11:03 AM PST by Jimbaugh
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To: Jimbaugh
A pentagram is also drawn flat. It is a place where there is supposed to be protection from demons as the demon can't cross over the line into the pentagram. So it's also an old sign for protection and safety, hung on many old barns and houses to keep evil spirits OUT. Then again, when the RCC was designing an image for the *devil*, it used the Greek Pan with his cloven feet. A puck. Not evil, mischievous and musical. A prankster. No fun in THEIR guy though. The church morphed Pan and the Great Horned god, the Celtic Cernunnos, who was the symbol for sex and fertility, into their version of what the devil looks like. No fun, no sex, and it began the dark ages of no music, fear, no laughter or joy, no art, and the worst kind of sexual repression, leading to sadism and madness. It gave rise the the Witches Hammer. It took them years to finish the design, and years to complete the brainwashing. And wallah, the supreme evil, *stan*...the horned man bringing with the image, many deaths.
Until the 15th century, there weren't no sucha thang as an image of the devil. As a matter of fact, it was actually a sin for them to have done this, totally against the Commandments. But what did they care about sin then? By then, they had broken them all.
88 posted on 12/12/2001 3:07:41 AM PST by NixNatAVanG InDaBurgh
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To: Jimbaugh
Why are the stars on the Republican elephant upside down?

They're not upside down. They're just pining for the fijords!

89 posted on 12/12/2001 3:14:01 AM PST by RippleFire
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To: drgnwrks

true, except you’ve completely side-stepped the entire question: the issue isn’t that stars (aka pentacles) are being used, it is that the stars are in-fact upside-down, therefore contradicting natural expectation, which is why we’re having this discussion. Just as a Christian would identify an upside-down cross as being anti-Christian, upside-down stars have a long history of significance in the same manner.

The question is, what is the significance of the decision to flip the stars? What was the author attempting to communicate?


90 posted on 09/01/2008 9:48:06 AM PDT by prntscrn
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To: WyldKard

terra meant earthly, as in terrain, which wouldn’t make much sense in the context that was intended in the phrase “novus ordo saeculorum.” The word ‘saeculorum’ was used in describing a length of time attached to a worldly process, a word encompassing both time and space in relation to a specific existence. Saeculorum in use is a word that has always been much closer to the word “world” in breadth and scope than the word “age” which is a more limited in reference to time. In fact, saeculum is the earlier root of the word saecularis, from whence we get the modern word secular, which means worldly (in a neutral sense), as opposed to heavenly.

And in response to the conspiracy theorists:

Yes, indeed, America was meant to be the New World Order, and we would spread the torch of liberty across the globe, not by force or coercion, but by awareness of self-evident truths. The founding fathers were by definition illuminists, and they lived during a time what we refer to as the age of enlightenment. These were all good things and necessary for the further promotion of mankind.


91 posted on 09/01/2008 9:48:25 AM PDT by prntscrn
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To: PistolPaknMama

it actually translates directly to “new orderof the ages” not new world order. just sayin.


92 posted on 02/07/2014 3:59:09 PM PST by kjones715
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