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96. Sig changed to "needlessly provocative" in your honour...nt
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  -Press Release: Rancho Cucamonga demands removal of Atheist billboard MindPilot  Nov-22-08 09:22 AM   #0 
  - The fundies can go suck it. n/t  IanDB1   Nov-22-08 09:23 AM   #1 
  - They could replace it with "Imagine No Free Speech."  Winebrat   Nov-22-08 09:23 AM   #2 
  - +1  me b zola   Nov-22-08 09:37 AM   #10 
  - A very good idea.  theoldman   Nov-22-08 09:40 AM   #11 
  - Then they need to ban all religious billboards too.  cobalt1999   Nov-22-08 09:25 AM   #3 
  - I don't think they can ban religious or non religious billboards. Either way it's a violation  mondo joe   Nov-22-08 09:27 AM   #4 
  - Imagine no hypocrites  mnhtnbb   Nov-22-08 09:29 AM   #5 
  - That would reduce the world's population by at least 90%.  theoldman   Nov-22-08 09:41 AM   #12 
  - Is there a threat in the term "imagine"  dmordue   Nov-22-08 09:29 AM   #6 
  - How can this sign have been any more irritating to it's opponents than  snappyturtle   Nov-22-08 09:32 AM   #7 
  - Like that one on US29 southbound outside Greensboro  RedLetterRev   Nov-25-08 12:21 PM   #91 
  - Imagine no City Leaders!  Hepburn   Nov-22-08 09:36 AM   #8 
  - Down with all hierarchies ...  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 11:02 PM   #72 
  - Kind of curious to note that residents of the city of Rancho Cucamonga  MindPilot   Nov-22-08 09:37 AM   #9 
  - i just can't help thinking of  druidity33   Nov-22-08 09:42 AM   #13 
  - As president of the Anaheim, Asuza, and Cucamonga Sewing Circle, Book Review and Timing Association  11 Bravo   Nov-22-08 10:01 AM   #14 
  - okay  barbtries   Nov-22-08 10:36 AM   #15 
  - I like the billboards that claim to speak for God.  Hissyspit   Nov-22-08 10:59 AM   #17 
  - Make your opinion heard...  MindPilot   Nov-22-08 10:56 AM   #16 
  - I sent them a message:  oktoberain   Nov-22-08 11:21 AM   #18 
  - Got a reply .........  defendandprotect   Nov-25-08 12:01 PM   #86 
     - I received the same reply...  freshwidow   Nov-25-08 12:50 PM   #93 
     - Whoever suggested that they "directed" that the billboard be removed?  grimpeur   Nov-25-08 10:17 PM   #99 
  - Done PLUS contribution ...  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 11:11 PM   #73 
  - My Only Question Is Why Are They Marketing To Begin With?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 12:14 PM   #19 
  - They are a non-profit who work for the protection of church/state separation  Paulie   Nov-22-08 12:29 PM   #20 
  - But The Billboard Didn't Have A Message Of 'You Are Not Alone'.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 12:37 PM   #22 
     - Fuck that "benign uplifting message" bullshit  Ezlivin   Nov-22-08 12:49 PM   #23 
     - Not The Point.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 01:01 PM   #24 
        - The point of the billboard was an exercise in free speech  Ezlivin   Nov-22-08 04:00 PM   #26 
        - Well, Based On Your Explanation, I'm Glad It Was Removed.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 07:22 PM   #36 
           - Cannot be "legally...overturned"?  freshwidow   Nov-22-08 08:34 PM   #48 
           - Imagine  JimboBillyBubbaBob   Nov-23-08 12:26 AM   #54 
           - Funny, that's not what people felt when the Obsession DVD was mailed out.  Gwendolyn   Nov-25-08 12:19 PM   #89 
              - Are you referring to the post from defendandprotect?  freshwidow   Nov-25-08 01:01 PM   #94 
                 - I was, yes. I made the comment about the Obsession DVD just to throw out the point  Gwendolyn   Nov-25-08 01:14 PM   #95 
           - Imagine a "pro-religion billboard that's provocative against atheists."  grimpeur   Nov-23-08 10:10 PM   #68 
           - So you support the removal of 1st Amendment rights when the message bothers you.  Zhade   Nov-24-08 01:19 AM   #79 
           - This was political intimidation by the town ...  defendandprotect   Nov-25-08 12:12 PM   #88 
        - So now you are the judge of what is "Needlessly Provocative"?  walldude   Nov-22-08 04:09 PM   #29 
        - It's My Place To Cast An Opinion On It, Absolutely.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 07:26 PM   #37 
           - >>If a religious group put up a giant billboard stating "imagine no atheists",  tbyg52   Nov-22-08 08:23 PM   #47 
           - You really have no clue, do you?  freshwidow   Nov-22-08 09:54 PM   #51 
           - You may not have needed provoking, but that doesn't mean others didn't  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-25-08 05:16 AM   #85 
           - The largest "billboard" of provocative hatred is the Bible --  defendandprotect   Nov-25-08 12:20 PM   #90 
           - Nope... I see that kind of shit on a daily basis.  walldude   Nov-25-08 01:40 PM   #98 
              - Ain't that the truth? nt  tbyg52   Nov-26-08 08:16 PM   #100 
        - If "Imagine no religion" provokes some people, it's begun to do its job.  rasputin5   Nov-22-08 06:19 PM   #33 
        - Sometimes Yes, Sometimes No. In This Case, No.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 07:26 PM   #38 
        - It's useless to debate OMC  EvolveOrConvolve   Nov-23-08 10:44 PM   #69 
           - Remember "Thank God It Passed!"?  Zhade   Nov-24-08 01:21 AM   #80 
              - Oh crap, I'd forgotten about that  EvolveOrConvolve   Nov-24-08 07:10 PM   #84 
        - >>My question was what the intent of the billboard was, other than to be provocative.  tbyg52   Nov-22-08 07:31 PM   #42 
        - Always the contrarian, aren't you?  Canuckistanian   Nov-22-08 08:59 PM   #50 
        - Fuck it  ZombyWoof   Nov-23-08 11:25 PM   #78 
           - Self Delete  ProfessorGAC   Nov-25-08 12:08 PM   #87 
        - I often like your Devil's advocacy, but disagree here  anigbrowl   Nov-23-08 12:23 AM   #53 
        - You are the master of "needlessly provocative"  ZombyWoof   Nov-23-08 11:19 PM   #77 
        - Sig changed to "needlessly provocative" in your honour...nt  SidDithers   Nov-25-08 01:35 PM   #96 
     - Actually, I can see how "imagine no religion" WOULD be uplifting  MH1   Nov-22-08 02:35 PM   #25 
     - The nice thing about Free Speech...  app_farmer_rb   Nov-23-08 10:03 AM   #57 
     - I don't know of a clause in the first amendment that limits protected speech to that  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 02:12 PM   #63 
  - I'll tell you why: Because there is a full scale assault on science and reason by *some* religious  impeachdubya   Nov-22-08 06:21 PM   #34 
  - You're Talking About Fringes.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 07:29 PM   #39 
     - I have seen that reaction here countless times.  impeachdubya   Nov-22-08 08:50 PM   #49 
     - I can back you up on that one.  Zhade   Nov-24-08 01:22 AM   #81 
     - What??  JimboBillyBubbaBob   Nov-23-08 12:32 AM   #55 
  - >>atheists don't have beliefs etc and nothing really to market.  tbyg52   Nov-22-08 07:36 PM   #44 
  - They are publicizing their organization and website  ima_sinnic   Nov-23-08 10:14 AM   #58 
  - Provocative is good  grimpeur   Nov-23-08 01:58 PM   #61 
  - Given the destructive nature of patriarchal religions another way ....  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 11:15 PM   #74 
  - Hard to imagine it withstanding a legal challenge  Truth Teller   Nov-22-08 12:36 PM   #21 
  - What legal challenge?  grimpeur   Nov-23-08 02:08 PM   #62 
     - An ideal penalty would be PERMANENT placement of the billboard ...  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 11:17 PM   #75 
  - If the group has enough $$$, I can quite easily see this going to the Supremes.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-22-08 04:04 PM   #27 
  - Well, they get some of *mine* every year.... ;-> nt  tbyg52   Nov-23-08 09:53 AM   #56 
     - Cool!  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-23-08 12:39 PM   #60 
  - Beautiful sign...  Pastiche423   Nov-22-08 04:07 PM   #28 
  - It certainly is...  SidDithers   Nov-25-08 01:35 PM   #97 
  - Uh YEAH, what happened to 'Freedom of Speech' and 'Freedom of Religion'???  codjh9   Nov-22-08 04:13 PM   #30 
  - This Has Nothing To Do With Either.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 07:30 PM   #40 
     - Yeah, that's why they call it the "Freedom *from* Religion Foundation" How very Constitutional. nt  tbyg52   Nov-22-08 07:42 PM   #45 
     - To the contrary: Freedom from religion is maintained as essential to freedom of religion, and  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 10:33 AM   #59 
     - You have a right to "NO RELIGION" ....  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 11:19 PM   #76 
  - Ah Yes.....  PatGund   Nov-22-08 04:53 PM   #31 
  - GRRecommended  dicksteele   Nov-22-08 06:11 PM   #32 
  - On what grounds was it removed?  anonymous171   Nov-22-08 06:24 PM   #35 
  - There Were Many Complaints Filed So The Town Asked The Sign Company If There Was A Way To Remove It.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Nov-22-08 07:31 PM   #41 
     - Generally there is a contract involved with such a sign...  Fumesucker   Nov-22-08 07:35 PM   #43 
     - Yeah, and the citizens of CA (maybe) voted "yes" on Prop 8 as well  tbyg52   Nov-22-08 07:45 PM   #46 
     - The city was wrong  grimpeur   Nov-23-08 02:18 PM   #64 
        - Hey, grimpeur!  tbyg52   Nov-23-08 08:46 PM   #65 
           - French for "climber."  grimpeur   Nov-23-08 09:44 PM   #66 
              - Onward and upward! nt  tbyg52   Nov-23-08 09:51 PM   #67 
  - I think I saw that billboard in Seattle.  quantessd   Nov-23-08 12:03 AM   #52 
  - We need to make strong response to this ...  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 10:54 PM   #70 
  - "Imagine no religion" ...  defendandprotect   Nov-23-08 11:00 PM   #71 
  - It's shocking how easily threatened these people are.  Vektor   Nov-24-08 01:41 AM   #82 
  - WKRP had an episode attempting to ban Imagine(the song)  Tripper11   Nov-24-08 01:49 AM   #83 
     - They tried that again after 9/11 --  defendandprotect   Nov-25-08 12:26 PM   #92 
 

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