Author Topic: Hand of providence or just shitty weather?  (Read 1941 times)

Offline AllPurposeAtheist

Hand of providence or just shitty weather?
« on: January 18, 2014, 11:25:21 PM »
I suspect the later, but it's said it was a tornado that saved Washington, DC from the British..
There are several takes.. Here's one.
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http://http://historicaldigression.com/2012/03/26/a-tornado-saves-washington-during-the-war-of-1812/
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Offline stromboli

Re: Hand of providence or just shitty weather?
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2014, 12:57:37 AM »
Neither. Based on current belief, there had to be some gay soldiers in the Brits. Gays=tornadoes. We all know that.

Online Hydra009

Re: Hand of providence or just shitty weather?
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2014, 01:06:33 AM »
If inclement weather at opportune times is divine intervention, then the Russians and Japanese must be his favorites.  :P

Offline AllPurposeAtheist

Re: Hand of providence or just shitty weather?
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2014, 01:08:40 AM »
Yeah well..go tell a fleabagger it wasn't the hand of GAWD the Big Spooky.  :lol:
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Re: Hand of providence or just shitty weather?
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2014, 01:27:05 AM »
The Japanese actually have something like this. Freak storms saved them from Mongol invasions multiple times. That's where the word kamikaze comes from,"divine wind".
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Offline AllPurposeAtheist

Re: Hand of providence or just shitty weather?
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2014, 01:43:22 AM »
Hmm divine providence at work for us. Dennis Rodman checked into a rehab.. :rollin:
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