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MikeNearMcChord Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-04-08 08:54 AM
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91. I had a fantasy that some intrepid freeway bloggers
would write Yes We Can or Obama '08 on that board, during the election, of course I bet the base of the sign is booby trapped. Oh Well.
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  -Atheist billboard in Capitol stirs a storm VPStoltz  Dec-04-08 01:15 AM   #0 
  - Eight minutes?  GrpCaptMandrake   Dec-04-08 01:20 AM   #1 
  - pic  ksimons   Dec-04-08 01:56 AM   #9 
  - Seems pretty inoffensive to me.  drm604   Dec-04-08 02:18 AM   #10 
  - the video of O' Reilly Show is in the videos list now FYI  ksimons   Dec-04-08 02:34 AM   #13 
  - Apoplexy is in the wing of the nutter  GrpCaptMandrake   Dec-04-08 03:22 AM   #16 
  - Nobody understands irony like an atheist!  GrpCaptMandrake   Dec-04-08 03:20 AM   #15 
  - Clearly, Loki is the god of this world.  tclambert   Dec-04-08 05:59 AM   #37 
  - That's why we named our Schanuzer puppy  GrpCaptMandrake   Dec-04-08 08:45 AM   #88 
  - uh oh! I have a rule against naming pets for things that I don't want them to be  unpossibles   Dec-04-08 09:09 AM   #102 
  - In this case  GrpCaptMandrake   Dec-04-08 09:16 AM   #108 
  - My uncle had a dog named "Hemmhroid"  NotGonnaTakeIt   Dec-04-08 10:25 AM   #158 
     - BTW, I'll be changing that sig line after 1/20/09 for those of you wondering  NotGonnaTakeIt   Dec-04-08 10:26 AM   #160 
        - I have the same sig line.  Dr.Phool   Dec-04-08 10:52 AM   #177 
        - I love your signature! Thank goodness you'll have to change it.  prostock69   Dec-04-08 11:31 AM   #209 
  - I used to have a  Twinguard   Dec-04-08 09:17 AM   #109 
  - We've had a Yorkie, too  GrpCaptMandrake   Dec-04-08 09:20 AM   #113 
  - Awww. I'll bet he's adorable! My previous boss had a cat named Loki.  Rhiannon12866   Dec-05-08 01:07 AM   #349 
  - That's great! My thought was that the Native American analog is Coyote.  stubtoe   Dec-04-08 10:26 AM   #159 
  - There's an African trickster story that's even more like that  starroute   Dec-04-08 01:39 PM   #276 
  - I thought Loki was Matt Damon's charager in "Dogma."  Kalyke   Dec-04-08 03:35 PM   #312 
  - God is an iron..  Fumesucker   Dec-04-08 09:01 AM   #94 
     - Maybe HE can iron that coat from the previous post.  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 02:13 PM   #289 
     - And a fine story that was, too. nt  tbyg52   Dec-04-08 05:07 PM   #336 
  - That is beautiful! There is NOTHING wrong with it.  TheGoldenRule   Dec-04-08 03:59 AM   #17 
  - Thank you for posting that.  surrealAmerican   Dec-04-08 11:18 AM   #202 
  - that photo leaves off the "offensive" part  maxsolomon   Dec-04-08 11:49 AM   #218 
  - No more offensive than a nativity scene.  MNDemNY   Dec-04-08 12:46 PM   #247 
     - and what is so offensive about a nativity scene?  hendo   Dec-04-08 04:14 PM   #321 
        - re read the post  baby_mouse   Dec-04-08 05:29 PM   #338 
        - Tell that to the Jews.  MNDemNY   Dec-04-08 05:47 PM   #339 
  - The truth hurts some people.  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 12:19 PM   #233 
  - I like it.  liberal1973   Dec-04-08 03:26 PM   #309 
  - 'Actually, I farted around for over 1/2 hour on 9/11. Smirk._ - Commander AWOL (R)  SpiralHawk   Dec-04-08 04:00 AM   #18 
  - please don't insult...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-04-08 10:54 AM   #179 
  - Freedom of Religion...  RyanEb   Dec-04-08 01:29 AM   #2 
  - O'Lielly and the fundies aren't interested in freedon of religion  depakid   Dec-04-08 01:45 AM   #6 
  - I'm interested in freedrom FROM religion...  Baby Snooks   Dec-04-08 04:34 AM   #22 
  - AMEN! I agree with when you said:  prostock69   Dec-04-08 06:46 AM   #51 
  - My neighbor lady, a really sweet and smart individual  truedelphi   Dec-04-08 11:14 AM   #199 
  - As the great Sigmund Freud said:  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 12:32 PM   #242 
     - God the Mother?  Baby Snooks   Dec-04-08 03:23 PM   #305 
        - There was a pre-historic mother goddess, and evidence shows  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 04:10 PM   #319 
  - "When someone makes a point of telling me they are a Christian..."  DirtyJersey   Dec-04-08 08:35 AM   #81 
  - I dropped my daughter off for a sleep-over birthday party last weekend...  PassingFair   Dec-04-08 09:18 AM   #112 
  - You know what they say about assuming...  DirtyJersey   Dec-04-08 01:27 PM   # 
     - For years I was called a "Heathen" by  pipi_k   Dec-04-08 05:05 PM   #334 
        - I'm terribly sorry to hear that  DirtyJersey   Dec-04-08 06:31 PM   #342 
  - Curious if you meant "pray" and not "fast"  66 dmhlt   Dec-04-08 10:14 AM   #149 
  - I remember it as fast  DirtyJersey   Dec-04-08 11:48 AM   #216 
  - When we first moved to West Virginia, a person would  xxqqqzme   Dec-04-08 12:33 PM   #244 
     - I would be suspicious too (n/t)  DirtyJersey   Dec-04-08 01:27 PM   #271 
  - Me too! Especially when religious people try to make their beliefs law  slay   Dec-04-08 10:37 AM   #170 
     - "Christians here, Muslims other places - is there really any difference"  awoke_in_2003   Dec-04-08 11:02 AM   #185 
  - They just want us all down on our knees in the church of their choice...  wizstars   Dec-04-08 07:41 AM   #66 
  - You know what "freedom of religion" means to fundies, right?  jmowreader   Dec-04-08 04:54 AM   #25 
  - Or Head-hunting........ n/t  wizstars   Dec-04-08 07:38 AM   #65 
  - You know what "freedom of religion" means  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 12:48 PM   #249 
  - No, Freedom FROM Religion :)  prostock69   Dec-04-08 05:49 AM   #31 
  - The Secular electorate makes up the 2nd largest group  prostock69   Dec-04-08 05:55 AM   #36 
     - Your post brought a question in my mind...  Wednesdays   Dec-04-08 06:36 AM   #50 
     - Sorry If I offended you or anyone else.  prostock69   Dec-04-08 06:56 AM   #54 
     - This atheist not offended.  roody   Dec-04-08 08:41 AM   #86 
     - Thanks :)  prostock69   Dec-04-08 11:31 AM   #208 
     - No offense here.  Laelth   Dec-04-08 09:35 PM   #346 
     - Old habits...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-04-08 11:08 AM   #192 
     - Especially in Washington State  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 08:53 AM   #90 
     - Coincidence??? Perhaps!  petwlkr   Dec-04-08 10:45 AM   #175 
        - Seattle leads in total number of library checkouts for cities of 500K to 1M  eridani   Dec-05-08 04:30 PM   #352 
     - Good post, but people who rarely/never go to church alredy outnumber regular churchgoers  Juche   Dec-04-08 09:33 AM   #123 
  - freedom FROM religion too! n/t  mt13   Dec-04-08 06:27 AM   #46 
  - Hey, RyanEb!  tbyg52   Dec-04-08 05:00 PM   #331 
  - Separation of Church and State...  uppityperson   Dec-04-08 05:54 PM   #341 
  - Anyone know what the sign says?  drm604   Dec-04-08 01:38 AM   #3 
  - That's what I wanna see too.  DUlover2909   Dec-04-08 01:43 AM   #4 
  - Here:  Suich   Dec-04-08 02:28 AM   #12 
  - Thanks Suich! I'm thankful for your post and thankful for their freedom of speech!  DUlover2909   Dec-04-08 05:19 AM   #27 
  - It's right next to a nativity scene! What if the Baby Jesus reads it?  tclambert   Dec-04-08 05:51 AM   #32 
     - I've always thought the heart of Jesus' message was secular  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 12:54 PM   #254 
  - Follow the link in the thread header.  No Elephants   Dec-04-08 06:16 AM   #41 
  - But if they had a huge billboard quoting the Bible or telling people  BrklynLiberal   Dec-04-08 01:44 AM   #5 
  - There's actually a famous one down I-5 from Seattle  depakid   Dec-04-08 01:54 AM   #8 
  - I had a fantasy that some intrepid freeway bloggers  MikeNearMcChord   Dec-04-08 08:54 AM   #91 
  - A Christian wrote "Mein Kampf."  alfredo   Dec-04-08 11:08 AM   #193 
  - UGH... I live in South Jersey and I see those ...  amyrose2712   Dec-04-08 06:32 AM   #48 
     - WTF? We all die whether we "repent" or not.  onager   Dec-04-08 10:08 AM   #147 
        - Their is just as much proof  awoke_in_2003   Dec-04-08 11:11 AM   #196 
           - It worked for Hubbard and Smith. nt  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 04:12 PM   #320 
              - Yep. Maybe I will start  awoke_in_2003   Dec-04-08 04:24 PM   #323 
  - Bill O'LIElly is vying for the title of biggest asshole in the world.  BrklynLiberal   Dec-04-08 01:49 AM   #7 
  - It's not exactly a billboard. More like a posterboard.  Sebastian Doyle   Dec-04-08 02:18 AM   #11 
  - Well, if the board get Billo the Clown stirred up, it's a Billboard!  valerief   Dec-04-08 11:13 AM   #197 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Dec-04-08 03:11 AM   #14 
  - See, that idea terrifies the deeply religious.  tclambert   Dec-04-08 06:15 AM   #40 
     - But the big religions all have a carrot and stick system built in.  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 01:02 PM   #258 
  - K&R!  redqueen   Dec-04-08 04:16 AM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-04-08 04:17 AM   #20 
  - Religious peope suck? All religious people suck??? How old are you  acmavm   Dec-04-08 04:42 AM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-04-08 07:28 PM   #345 
  - wow.... really how quick to judge are`t you.....  madrchsod   Dec-04-08 05:47 AM   #30 
  - I have a rule you might like:  tclambert   Dec-04-08 05:53 AM   #35 
     - I guess your rule obeys itself  D23MIURG23   Dec-04-08 07:57 AM   #71 
        - Monkey!  Sirveri   Dec-04-08 12:47 PM   #248 
  - their own faith is so weak, it can't take questioning or criticism  ima_sinnic   Dec-04-08 04:22 AM   #21 
  - This is no better than the right wing idiots who throw up religious billboards.  merwin   Dec-04-08 04:45 AM   #24 
  - Well being polite hasn't managed to drag too many too far out of the dark ages,  redqueen   Dec-04-08 05:42 AM   #29 
  - Well, if atheists had iconic figures or objects, we would display those.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 12:09 PM   #228 
  - Like I said, a childish argument  merwin   Dec-04-08 03:08 PM   #303 
     - Your false dilemma is childish.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 03:27 PM   #310 
        - Hear, hear! Well said.  Laelth   Dec-04-08 09:47 PM   #347 
        - Except if it goes to court, then you're basically screwed.  merwin   Dec-05-08 03:32 AM   #350 
  - Um, lack of beliefs.  Zhade   Dec-04-08 04:39 PM   #326 
  - Neither display belongs on Government property  Postman   Dec-04-08 05:19 AM   #26 
  - The whole point of the Atheist sign along with the Religious ones  prostock69   Dec-04-08 06:02 AM   #38 
  - And I believe this same poster has been displayed in the Wisconsin State House...  PassingFair   Dec-04-08 09:22 AM   #117 
     - It's there every year, I think  B3Nut   Dec-04-08 02:22 PM   #292 
  - To tell you the truth, I'd love to celebrate Hanukkah.. 8 days off. that would  glowing   Dec-04-08 06:36 AM   #49 
  - Yeah, but all you get...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-04-08 11:14 AM   #198 
  - Can I have an "AMEN" on this brothers and sisters?  rurallib   Dec-04-08 07:20 AM   #61 
  - HELP!!!! UNFILTERED FREE SPEECH!!!! HELP!!!!!  Suji to Seoul   Dec-04-08 05:40 AM   #28 
  - So there IS a war on Christmas.  progressoid   Dec-04-08 05:51 AM   #33 
  - I snapped this one from the Metro recently  Jester Messiah   Dec-04-08 05:52 AM   #34 
  - What a great sign! I really love the way it juxtaposes someone in a Santa suit with the question  kath   Dec-04-08 12:06 PM   #226 
  - That is awesome!  Zhade   Dec-04-08 04:40 PM   #327 
  - Yawn.  BerryBush   Dec-04-08 06:03 AM   #39 
  - Now that raises an interesting question.  tclambert   Dec-04-08 06:22 AM   #43 
  - Except we get to sleep in  Dogtown   Dec-04-08 06:27 AM   #47 
  - Congrats!  kanrok   Dec-04-08 07:05 AM   #57 
     - Another one  Dogtown   Dec-04-08 07:52 AM   #69 
        - Yes, apparently you are  kanrok   Dec-04-08 10:17 AM   #151 
  - Excellent point  kanrok   Dec-04-08 07:03 AM   #56 
  - There are many kinds of atheism, and none of them is a religion  Orrex   Dec-04-08 07:08 AM   #58 
  - I know, like, two intelligent atheists  PerpetuallyDazed   Dec-04-08 09:21 AM   #114 
     - Agnosticism is illogical.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 01:16 PM   #261 
     - deleted - I need to think thru my response a little more -sorry!  Kashka-Kat   Dec-04-08 02:17 PM   #290 
     - I'll check back later. Thanks.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 02:48 PM   #299 
     - I'm agnostic because.....  smiley   Dec-04-08 03:47 PM   #314 
     - I know, like, two intelligent atheists  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 02:36 PM   #298 
  - Some atheists....please  MineralMan   Dec-04-08 08:33 AM   #80 
  - "people are REQUIRED"  Bill McBlueState   Dec-04-08 08:42 AM   #87 
  - Unmitigated bullshit  dmallind   Dec-04-08 09:10 AM   #104 
  - You're kidding, right?  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-04-08 09:49 AM   #135 
  - RE: UB  ImOnlySleeping   Dec-04-08 11:58 AM   # 
     - FALSE. I am an atheist. I do not "believe gods don't exist", I just don't buy into any of them.  Zhade   Dec-04-08 04:46 PM   #329 
        - Atheists should hold themselves to the same standard  ImOnlySleeping   Dec-04-08 05:51 PM   #340 
  - Well said Berry!!  JDwho   Dec-04-08 09:18 AM   #111 
  - Do you also consider bald a hair color?  DonEBrook   Dec-04-08 09:50 AM   #137 
  - Ha ha ha ha ha!  Oregonian   Dec-04-08 09:53 AM   #138 
  - Bzzzzz. WRONG. Thanks for playing the "Xtian talking points meme game" regarding Atheism.  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-04-08 11:30 AM   #207 
  - The athiests never knock on my front door.  MNDemNY   Dec-04-08 12:50 PM   #250 
  - Hell, we never even have meetings  Tempest   Dec-04-08 01:18 PM   #263 
     - I wish we did.  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 04:00 PM   #318 
        - Surprisingly I've found a few in my area  Tempest   Dec-05-08 01:30 PM   #351 
  - Wrong.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 01:08 PM   #260 
  - All any of this proves is that atheism is a religion,  AlbertCat   Dec-04-08 02:27 PM   #297 
  - No, atheism is not a religion. A lack of belief in the supernatural is the opposite of religion.  Zhade   Dec-04-08 04:41 PM   #328 
  - The interesting thing to me is that Bill O and other hosts will avoid interviewing  no_hypocrisy   Dec-04-08 06:20 AM   #42 
  - chrisTo-fascist cyrbabies.... WHaaaaaaaah! n/t  IanDB1   Dec-04-08 06:22 AM   #44 
  - The Secular electorate in the U.S. is the second largest group  prostock69   Dec-04-08 06:24 AM   #45 
  - FFRF, text, link to prior DU thread, and my take(not pretty).  Festivito   Dec-04-08 06:50 AM   #52 
  - If the sign stopped at "natural world," it would be just right.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-04-08 07:10 AM   #59 
  - Then they need to wrench the Constitution.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 07:21 AM   #62 
     - This is not a matter of "posting what they want." This is a matter of state sponsorship  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 07:58 AM   #72 
     - No! You're after state sponsorship of the no-religion religion.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 08:27 AM   #78 
     - Fine. Let us go with the premise that atheism, as displayed in the WA display, is a religion  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 08:39 AM   #84 
     - You're changing what I want to what you assume.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:38 AM   #126 
     - Here's what you need to do.  Goblinmonger   Dec-04-08 09:03 AM   #96 
     - Thank you. I'm fully aware.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:34 AM   #124 
     - You are equating "There is no God" with "Can we not talk about this please".  yodermon   Dec-04-08 10:30 AM   #162 
     - this remark is just plain stupid  RainDog   Dec-04-08 10:34 AM   #167 
        - A belief system is not a religion. But what about a doctrinal postion about God?  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 10:58 AM   #183 
        - Since this group's name is "Freedom From Religion"  RainDog   Dec-04-08 11:44 AM   #214 
        - Oh, someone else who can make ad hominem attacks.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 11:21 AM   #203 
           - again, you're wrong. the reply was not an ad hominem attack.  RainDog   Dec-04-08 11:33 AM   #211 
           - Well, we're going to disagree there.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:01 PM   #225 
              - I'm happy to "take it up" with Webster  RainDog   Dec-04-08 12:22 PM   #234 
                 - Why bother if I'm unable to understand?  Festivito   Dec-04-08 01:21 PM   #267 
                    - I'm not going to bother anymore  RainDog   Dec-04-08 01:41 PM   #278 
                       - beyond comment, you mean beyond your imagination to comment?  Festivito   Dec-04-08 02:10 PM   #286 
                          - no. I meant I thought it was too stupid to deserve comment  RainDog   Dec-04-08 02:24 PM   #294 
                             - Sounds extreme./nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 04:37 PM   #325 
                                - only to someone who is ignorant about the history of parochial schools. n/t  RainDog   Dec-04-08 05:01 PM   #332 
                                   - You mean how for some it was the only school around?  Festivito   Dec-04-08 05:06 PM   #335 
           - oh, and to note- you include yet another misrepresentation in this post  RainDog   Dec-04-08 11:56 AM   #220 
              - You don't like the word promote, fine. Protect. So? /nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:13 PM   #229 
                 - take it up with Webster  RainDog   Dec-04-08 12:25 PM   #237 
     - Exactly. Religion needs to stay inside the churches and out of our government.  prostock69   Dec-04-08 08:40 AM   #85 
     - They want un-religion to be the state sponsored belief system.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:01 AM   #95 
        - You are lying: FFRF does NOT want to "drop the free excercise clause"  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 09:07 AM   #99 
        - In English, persons use the word "if" NOT to affirm.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:25 AM   #119 
        - I sit partially corrected, but you are still lying: they do not want to establish non-religion  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 10:21 AM   #154 
           - That reminds me of the Washington Post attack on Gore.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 11:04 AM   #188 
              - The difference is  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 12:17 PM   #232 
              - Creatively copied from Websters using copy/paste. /nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:32 PM   #243 
                 - Curious -  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 12:40 PM   #245 
                    - Oh, I've been getting the 'We only LACK belief."  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:52 PM   #252 
                    - doctrine is also a term for common law  RainDog   Dec-04-08 01:18 PM   #262 
                    - Doesn't make it not, either. /nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 01:42 PM   #280 
                    - LOL  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 03:55 PM   #316 
                       - Holidays. Isn't that a contraction for holy days? Enjoy them!  Festivito   Dec-04-08 05:02 PM   #333 
                    - godlessness  Khaotic   Dec-04-08 02:12 PM   #287 
                       - Mighty Mouse, hands down.  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 06:46 PM   #344 
              - The difference is pretty huge.  WakingLife   Dec-04-08 03:25 PM   #307 
                 - Gee, you boiled it down and then goofed the sentence.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 03:57 PM   #317 
                    - If you are going to play grammar nazi, at least get it right.  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 04:20 PM   #322 
        - this person sounds like an O'reilly mouthpiece.  RainDog   Dec-04-08 10:37 AM   #169 
           - Agree, what ignorant typical o'reilly bullshit  JetCityLiberal   Dec-04-08 01:19 PM   #265 
        - or  ImOnlySleeping   Dec-04-08 12:56 PM   #257 
           - True, but why does their favored belief system get preferred treatment.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 01:33 PM   #274 
              - Your contention is so dishonest you should be ashamed of yourself  RainDog   Dec-04-08 02:57 PM   #301 
                 - Oh dear, you really mean that, don't you.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 04:34 PM   #324 
                    - I'm beginning to think you're delusional  RainDog   Dec-04-08 04:59 PM   #330 
     - You forgot forced abortions, redistribution of wealth, confiscation of guns, and gay indoctrination.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-04-08 09:24 AM   #118 
     - That's just off the wall.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:56 AM   #141 
     - Sorry, you can't make up your own definitions and declare victory.  NCevilDUer   Dec-04-08 12:00 PM   #224 
     - You have an opinion. Bully for you.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:30 PM   #240 
     - What  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 12:15 PM   #230 
        - Believing there is no god, are no gods, is a system of beliefs.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:44 PM   #246 
           - Burden of proof isn't a religion.  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 12:55 PM   #255 
              - I think you might have posted under the wrong post.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 01:41 PM   #277 
                 - Right, I can't prove a negative.  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 02:03 PM   #283 
                    - You can prove a negative. It's just harder to do.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 02:22 PM   #291 
                       - Depends on the subject matter.  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 03:24 PM   #306 
  - They don't complain of religious hypocrites. That is not what FFRF is about  prostock69   Dec-04-08 07:13 AM   #60 
  - They come close. You're right that it's "not what they're about."  Festivito   Dec-04-08 08:04 AM   #73 
     - What the hell?  dmallind   Dec-04-08 09:21 AM   #116 
        - The statement does not necessarily apply to ALL DUers.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:54 AM   #139 
           - I read the start too  dmallind   Dec-04-08 10:39 AM   #171 
  - What do you mean by, "confronting others in a rude fashion?"  IMModerate   Dec-04-08 07:55 AM   #70 
  - Rude? Direct attack: "Religion is but myth and superstition "  Festivito   Dec-04-08 08:20 AM   #76 
     - truth hurts?  snooper2   Dec-04-08 09:09 AM   #100 
     - Yeah, not knowing a direct attack could be considered rude.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:12 AM   #105 
        - You should be happy I didn't write the sign  snooper2   Dec-04-08 09:21 AM   #115 
        - naw, you're a pussycat. /nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 10:07 AM   #146 
        - I consider sticking a religious display in a Government Building to be rude.  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 12:24 PM   #236 
           - Good that you have self-awareness. /nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 12:54 PM   #253 
     - Actually there are (at least) two sorts of atheism..  Fumesucker   Dec-04-08 09:13 AM   #106 
     - Thank you, yes. but, I think they were playing both sides.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:43 AM   #130 
     - Everyone should be agnostic.  Twinguard   Dec-04-08 09:48 AM   #133 
        - Very few atheists get upset over religious displays ON PRIVATE PROPERTY  Fumesucker   Dec-04-08 10:05 AM   #144 
           - It is only religious displays  Enthusiast   Dec-04-08 12:09 PM   #227 
     - Oh I see.  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 12:23 PM   #235 
        - Hey, wrong strawman. I'm norse.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 01:37 PM   #275 
           - Well, the Christians who celebrate Christmas call it mythology..  AtheistCrusader   Dec-04-08 03:21 PM   #304 
  - Frankly I don't see the lie...  nebenaube   Dec-04-08 08:27 AM   #77 
  - How true  prostock69   Dec-04-08 08:36 AM   #82 
  - Thank you!  redqueen   Dec-04-08 09:09 AM   #101 
  - You did not address what I said, just personal attack, then story...  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:09 AM   #103 
     - Thin skin much? Saying that "you can't handle" something is hardly a personal attack.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-04-08 09:27 AM   #120 
     - They're both personal attacks. /nt  Festivito   Dec-04-08 09:44 AM   #132 
     - No, you are wasting your own time.  nebenaube   Dec-04-08 10:07 AM   #145 
        - Mmmm "mushroom tea" sounds nice.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 10:17 AM   #150 
           - I don't think religion means what you think it means  ImOnlySleeping   Dec-04-08 01:07 PM   #259 
              - Maybe it doesn't mean what you think it means.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 01:27 PM   #270 
                 - Arguing about different things.  ImOnlySleeping   Dec-04-08 05:19 PM   #337 
  - Love the billboard myself just because it takes a swipe at christianity.  go west young man   Dec-04-08 09:16 AM   #107 
  - Agnostic is like ignorant.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 10:01 AM   #142 
     - Unfortunately I am a bit sadistic.  go west young man   Dec-04-08 10:53 AM   #178 
        - Kick me in the butt for that "They're".  go west young man   Dec-04-08 10:55 AM   #180 
           - Oh, thought about the commas needed after gods and you.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 11:29 AM   #205 
  - Like this founding "father?"  RainDog   Dec-04-08 10:22 AM   #157 
     - Hard to follow when you assume something there that isn't.  Festivito   Dec-04-08 11:48 AM   #217 
  - K&R...nt  SidDithers   Dec-04-08 06:51 AM   #53 
  - The Capitol shouldn't host religious displays of any kind, but  Vinca   Dec-04-08 06:59 AM   #55 
  - I agree - there shouldn't be any  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-04-08 07:23 AM   #64 
  - Yes or even better...  Cults4Bush   Dec-04-08 07:49 AM   #68 
  - Actually O'Really is giving atheists a ton of free publicity  rurallib   Dec-04-08 07:23 AM   #63 
  - Yes, there is a bright side to this. Besides riling up his Christian watchers  prostock69   Dec-04-08 08:49 AM   #89 
     - Our secular government should NOT be promoting or funding religion. PERIOD  prostock69   Dec-04-08 08:54 AM   #92 
  - K&R !!  D23MIURG23   Dec-04-08 07:43 AM   #67 
  - So Bill must consider himself a "Christian"  CitizenPatriot   Dec-04-08 08:06 AM   #74 
  - Joint statement by Dem. Gov. Gregoire and Rep. Att. Gen. Rob McKenna  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 08:09 AM   #75 
  - Contact Gov. Gregoire, and my letter to her  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 08:31 AM   #79 
  - Thank you for the link. I'm emailing my support right now  prostock69   Dec-04-08 08:37 AM   #83 
  - It's rather "in your face," but no more so than some religious/anti abortion signs I've seen  Love Bug   Dec-04-08 08:57 AM   #93 
  - o'lielly is a DOOSH  Soilent Brice   Dec-04-08 09:04 AM   #97 
  - Good, FUCK RELIGION  snooper2   Dec-04-08 09:06 AM   #98 
  - if you like that sign, check this out  Soilent Brice   Dec-04-08 11:59 AM   #223 
  - OK so be sure to contact the gov  paulthomson   Dec-04-08 09:17 AM   #110 
  - no problem with the sign itself BUT.....  daveskilt   Dec-04-08 09:28 AM   #121 
  - Gotta agree  WarhammerTwo   Dec-04-08 09:40 AM   #128 
  - Just a niggling point here  JerseygirlCT   Dec-04-08 09:48 AM   #134 
  - You're absolutely right....  WarhammerTwo   Dec-04-08 10:17 AM   #152 
  - Most definitely NOT the same god  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 10:19 AM   #153 
     - As a Christian myself, I can refute that, TechBear  JerseygirlCT   Dec-04-08 10:30 AM   #163 
        - The vast majority of these religions' adherent disagree  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 10:46 AM   #176 
        - LOL  JerseygirlCT   Dec-04-08 10:56 AM   #182 
           - I had a pretty liberal Christian upbringing as well  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 11:32 AM   #210 
        - No concrete answer to this...  sledgehammer   Dec-04-08 11:03 AM   #187 
           - That is an excellent distinction to make  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 11:35 AM   #212 
           - Do I get royalties? ;) n/t  sledgehammer   Dec-04-08 12:27 PM   #239 
           - Nope, gonna quibble over that male thing, too  JerseygirlCT   Dec-04-08 11:47 AM   #215 
              - True...  sledgehammer   Dec-04-08 12:26 PM   #238 
  - Yeah, we gotta get an AGNOSTIC sign up in there !!! Agnostic w/ a touch of neo-pagan  Kashka-Kat   Dec-04-08 10:22 AM   #155 
     - How about an apatheist display?  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 10:29 AM   #161 
     - LOL - sign me up! Actually finding Nirvana thru Chocolate Cake- could be considered a religion?  Kashka-Kat   Dec-04-08 11:15 AM   #200 
     - Would the agnostic sign look like this?  laconicsax   Dec-04-08 02:12 PM   #288 
  - Well stated. n/t  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 09:43 AM   #129 
  - Again, NO. Atheism is NOT a religion. We only follow what we "know," not what we "believe."  NoodleyAppendage   Dec-04-08 11:37 AM   #213 
     - Although the statement referenced in the OP says  JerseygirlCT   Dec-04-08 11:49 AM   #219 
  - FWIW, I believe that crosses and manger scenes belong in homes and churches,  hedgehog   Dec-04-08 09:29 AM   #122 
  - OH FOR CRYING OUT LOUD - isn't there a better way to frame your issues??  Kashka-Kat   Dec-04-08 09:35 AM   #125 
  - Since when are they mutually exclsuive?  dmallind   Dec-04-08 11:09 AM   #194 
     - hmmm, maybe not mutually exclusive but the billboard in question defnitely  Kashka-Kat   Dec-04-08 11:56 AM   #221 
        - Because as I explained it's a different question entirely  dmallind   Dec-04-08 01:21 PM   #266 
  - Because there are no other problems to devote eight minutes to . . . .  abernste   Dec-04-08 09:38 AM   #127 
  - I am certain of only two things in this life...  jfkraus   Dec-04-08 09:43 AM   #131 
  - Until...  WarhammerTwo   Dec-04-08 10:33 AM   #165 
  - i'm only certain of two things being infinite  Neo   Dec-04-08 01:43 PM   #281 
  - what are they trying to do reignite the republican party? NT  keepthemhonest   Dec-04-08 09:49 AM   #136 
  - Well, it is that time of year after all.  Javaman   Dec-04-08 09:55 AM   #140 
  - If the nativity scene is in the Capitol, the atheist billboard can be too.  BullGooseLoony   Dec-04-08 10:02 AM   #143 
  - What a lot of people find offensive is not that the display is there, but the content of the display  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-04-08 10:32 AM   #164 
  - It does not seem like something atheist would do....  keepthemhonest   Dec-04-08 10:13 AM   #148 
  - Reason must be stomped out....billo  ooglymoogly   Dec-04-08 10:22 AM   #156 
  - I think that billboard was set up specifically  asjr   Dec-04-08 10:34 AM   #166 
  - Slight Disconnect  tjahome   Dec-04-08 10:34 AM   #168 
  - What is wrong with "casting dispersion" on religion?  MNDemNY   Dec-04-08 03:38 PM   #313 
  - How do ya' think OReilly would like ... The Atheist Song!  Don Davis   Dec-04-08 10:40 AM   #172 
  - My email to the Governor:  66 dmhlt   Dec-04-08 10:42 AM   #173 
  - I'm a Washington State Atheist.  English Lady   Dec-04-08 10:44 AM   #174 
  - Point taken, but Muslims don't put up statues.  onager   Dec-04-08 11:00 AM   #184 
  - Thanks for the info  English Lady   Dec-04-08 12:32 PM   #241 
  - Your post is beautiful and sooooo true.  prostock69   Dec-04-08 11:03 AM   #186 
     - 'Come the rapture....  PassingFair   Dec-04-08 11:06 AM   #190 
        - Bart Ehrman, during one of his lectures was joking on how  prostock69   Dec-04-08 01:29 PM   #273 
  - I HAVE THE SOLUTION TO HOLIDAY RELATED, INTERFAITH CONFLICT!  Col Jack D Ripper   Dec-04-08 10:55 AM   #181 
  - OK, but "Religious Death Race" would be a lot more fun.  onager   Dec-04-08 11:07 AM   #191 
  - I like your idea accept for one thing:  prostock69   Dec-04-08 11:28 AM   #204 
     - I understand what you're saying  Col Jack D Ripper   Dec-04-08 02:03 PM   #284 
  - I would like to put up a Satanic display.  Dangerously Amused   Dec-04-08 11:05 AM   #189 
  - I wouldn't have a problem with it. It sure would be interesting to sit back and watch the madness  prostock69   Dec-04-08 11:29 AM   #206 
  - Perfect!!  penndragon69   Dec-04-08 03:26 PM   #308 
  - Oh, those freepers gotta beeyatch about something, don't they? It's nice seeing  valerief   Dec-04-08 11:11 AM   #195 
  - Yep. They have to accept all of them or none of them.  anonymous171   Dec-04-08 11:15 AM   #201 
  - How dare they disagree with the opinions of others!  Deep13   Dec-04-08 11:58 AM   #222 
  - Thought it a wonderful sign ---  defendandprotect   Dec-04-08 12:17 PM   #231 
  - Bill sees them rollin'. He hatin'.  YOY   Dec-04-08 12:50 PM   #251 
  - Some Christian DUers are very sensitive about their religion being slighted.  quantessd   Dec-04-08 12:55 PM   #256 
  - Seriously I could care less either way. Why should I care?  mackerel   Dec-04-08 01:19 PM   #264 
  - I thought we were talking about a public display of genuinely religious symbols.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 01:28 PM   #272 
  - In truth no.  Deep13   Dec-04-08 01:25 PM   #269 
  - Gods were created by ignorant human beings  jfkraus   Dec-04-08 01:23 PM   #268 
  - What a brilliant post! "Dancing joyously"  prostock69   Dec-04-08 01:42 PM   #279 
  - To me..Atheism is all about...  PassingFair   Dec-04-08 02:23 PM   #293 
  - Well stated. Thanks.  Dangerously Amused   Dec-04-08 03:31 PM   #311 
  - Agree -- Religion is all about deception and control.  Oregonian   Dec-04-08 03:53 PM   #315 
  - I have to see religious f***ing crap ALL THE TIME  Skittles   Dec-04-08 01:56 PM   #282 
  - As was said about the FFRF billboard in CA,  laconicsax   Dec-04-08 02:25 PM   #295 
  - Exactly dude  Khaotic   Dec-04-08 02:26 PM   #296 
     - lots of brainwashing in this country, and around the world  Skittles   Dec-04-08 03:07 PM   #302 
  - Wow  Khaotic   Dec-04-08 02:03 PM   #285 
  - O'Reilly = Whore and parasite n/t  jeff30997   Dec-04-08 02:49 PM   #300 
  - I like the sign, and I'm glad the sign is there.  liberal1973   Dec-04-08 06:32 PM   #343 
  - K&R. KO talked about this, no big surprise...  Rhiannon12866   Dec-05-08 01:03 AM   #348 
  - Sign stolen then recovered.  ManiacJoe   Dec-05-08 09:42 PM   #353 
 

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