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Do atheists own public land?

Kevin Hundt of La Crosse, WI seems to think so:

Atheists do not have “more” say than religious people, we just don’t want government (public-owned) resources to be used to promote religion. Religious people already have tax-free churches; if you want statues and monuments, you can put them there. No one is demanding anyone “hide” their religious belongings – when you all put up those 10 commandments signs in your yards, did anyone complain? No, that’s your property. Put up whatever you want there. But government property is my property, so keep your backward magic superstition off my lawn.  … continue reading...

Holmen Star Church and State Issue Coming to a Boil

This Thursday, May 8th, the Holmen village council is expected to take up the issue of the Holmen ‘Cross.’  Perched on a bluff that can be seen from a great distance is a lighted star that during Easter is lighted as a cross instead, for just about a week.  A relatively new resident decided that this offended him and it constituted an establishment of religion.  The Holmen village decided to sell the small piece of property to the Lions Club which formerly was involved with the star and cross.  This would effectively put the object on private land and dodge … continue reading...

War Declared on the Church of Scientology: Do I Grab the Popcorn or the Pistol?

I saw today that ‘war’ was declared on the Church of Scientology. The video is pretty clever:

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The Youtube page has some interesting comments on it and so does this location of the file on Brietbart. Some interesting comments, including some interesting perspectives, like the one by ‘atheist1’ on the Brietbart page who said that belief in Scientology “is just as crazy as believing there is a man in the clouds judging us. Can we declare war on Pat Robertson too?”  This goes to show you that … continue reading...