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darkstar3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 07:57 PM
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2. So the county is engaging in a constitutional faux pas.
They are recognizing religion over non-religion.
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  -Atheist group protests lack of Tree of Knowledge in Chester County Christmas display rug  Dec-05-11 07:52 PM   #0 
  - "Atheist group protests unconstitutional exclusion from holiday display"- fixed it for ya.  cleanhippie   Dec-05-11 07:55 PM   #1 
  - I doubt the exclusion is. Maybe the inclusion but definitely not the exclusion.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:12 PM   #3 
     - I think SCOTUS has been clear on that, no?  cleanhippie   Dec-05-11 09:56 PM   #22 
  - So the county is engaging in a constitutional faux pas.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 07:57 PM   #2 
  - The Tree of Knowledge wouldn't fix it.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:13 PM   #4 
     - Perhaps there is another solution.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 08:17 PM   #5 
        - Adding nonreligious bullshit only clutters the issue.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:25 PM   #6 
        - Actually, it brings the issue to light, and shows how absurd the whole thing is.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 08:26 PM   #7 
           - There's always room in the clown car.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:27 PM   #8 
              - If you think the government on any level is a clown car, that may be part of the problem.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 08:30 PM   #9 
                 - I was referring to Margaret, not to mention the guy across the street with a flag.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:35 PM   #11 
                    - Counter protestors always rely on protestors. This is not some kind of profound point.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 08:36 PM   #12 
                       - Neither is The Tree of Knowledge.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:40 PM   #13 
                          - No one said it was supposed to be. A spotlight, perhaps, but not a profound point.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 08:43 PM   #14 
                             - Yes, the point is contained in #8.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:48 PM   #16 
                                - Meaning you don't have one.  darkstar3   Dec-05-11 08:53 PM   #17 
                                   - Meaning exactly what I said.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:54 PM   #19 
        - Heaven knows there is plenty of PRIVATE property in the US where  kestrel91316   Dec-05-11 08:33 PM   #10 
  - Down with Knowledge!  NMMNG   Dec-05-11 08:45 PM   #15 
     - It doesn't grow on trees. Nice myth though.  rug   Dec-05-11 08:53 PM   #18 
        - I'm sure you'd know about myths in which knowledge grew on trees  NMMNG   Dec-05-11 08:59 PM   #20 
           - Sounds like what happened to Margaret.  rug   Dec-05-11 09:08 PM   #21 
 

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