An Ol' Broad's Ramblings
Archive for 8 October 2011
Get to Have??? – Whiskey. Tango. Foxtrot.
LIBTARDS OF THE WEEK – THE UNWASHED WALL STREET iMOOCHER PROTESTERS – Angry White Dude
Just a couple of things – Cmblake6′s
Make Mine a Hurri-CAIN! – Red County
GOP Set To Steamroll Conservative Voters … AGAIN! – Insight On Freedom
Illegal Immigrant Escapes Punishment – Whiskey. Tango. Foxtrot.
Fast and Furious in a Rotten Nutshell – American Thinker
Calling All the Dregs of the Earth – Atlas Shruggs
The Cain Phenomenon – Warning Signs
Roger Wicker outraged by Harry Reid’s overreaction – Y’all Politics
America is lost… - American and Proud
Politically Correct Passports – Woman Honor Thyself
Take Off the “Closed for Business” Sign – Chamber Post
Gallup: Obama’s approval slips to 38 – Gay Patriot
Sen. Kelsey Offers Another Constitutional Amendment (limit state spending) – Humphrey On The Hill
Why I’m Standing With Gibson Guitars – Blue Collar Muse
US Courting Diplomatic Relations with Islamist Group that Murders Christians – Godfather Politics
WTF? State Apologizes to Dead Terrorist’s Family – The Jawa Report
Obama Proposes Allowing Debt Collectors to Robo-Call Cell Phones – Michelle Malkin
Atheists Demand City Remove Cross in Tennessee
By Todd Starnes
The mayor of Whiteville, Tenn. said his community is under attack from a national atheist organization that is threatening to sue unless they remove a cross atop the town’s water tower.
“They are terrorists as far as I’m concerned,” said Mayor James Bellar about the Freedom From Religion Foundation. “They are alleging that some Whiteville resident feels very, very intimidated by this cross.”
The mayor told Fox News Radio that the cross was erected on the town’s water tower about eight years ago by a private group of citizens. They collected private donations to cover the costs.
It’s just a cross on the water tower,” he said. “All we’re doing is exercising our right to practice our beliefs down here but this organization is now going to stymie that. We’re not out here knocking on doors trying to convert people.”
But the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation said the cross is a violation of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. They’ve given the mayor until the end of October to remove the cross. If he refuses, they have threatened to sue.
“The law is very clear on this,” Freedom From Religion Foundation co-president Dan Barker told Fox News Radio. “A secular city may not promote or hinder religion. We don’t have a problem with believers putting up crosses wherever they want, but this is a cross put up by the city on the city water tower.”
What law would that be? A group of private citizens put a cross on a water tower that they pay for through their own tax money. How is that breaking any law? And who says the city is secular? One thing I’ve learned since moving to Tennessee, there are few cities or towns that could be called secular. Oh sure, there might be a few folks who are idiots like the ‘Freedom from Religion’ bunch, but they are few and far between.
Us folks down here in the South would much appreciate it if you Yankees would keep your godless noses out of our business. Y’all might want to look towards your own salvation, and stop messing in other peoples lives. We know Who is in charge, and it ain’t you!
So Why Aren’t They Called Racists Like the Tea Party?