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My guess is always there waiting to be awakened.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:30 am
My guess is always there waiting to be awakened.
Well, that's rephrasing what I said. :mrgreen:

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But my way of phrasing it is more like something one might say of Cthulhu. :BigGrin3:
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Well done, but don't awake ed's or Nyarl's wrath! :o

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‘Masking is a satanic ritual’: Group protests outside Spokane health officer’s house over state mask mandate

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Political activist Joey Gibson, founder of Patriot Prayer, uses a bullhorn Friday at the house of Spokane Regional Health District Health Officer
https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2020/ ... st-group-/

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Fucking Spokane.

Let 'em die. And good riddance to the Dumbth.
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‘Brilliant’ loophole? Lexington schools met ‘In God We Trust’ mandate by framing a dollar.

When Brittany Pike saw the back of a dollar bill framed at Lexington’s Athens Chilesburg Elementary School last week, she couldn’t have been more pleased.

Pike took a photo and posted it on Facebook Wednesday along with this message about Fayette County Public Schools’ response to Kentucky’s new law that requires the national “In God We Trust” motto to be displayed prominently at schools:

“This school year Kentucky began requiring schools to place “In God We Trust” in the building. I absolutely love living in a school district that wants to follow the law while also ensuring EVERY student feels welcomed back regardless of religious beliefs. Thank you so very much Fayette County Public Schools for simply posting a dollar with ‘In God We Trust.’ My kids don’t feel awkward or excluded for not believing in any God.”

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Fayette Superintendent Manny Caulk said Wednesday afternoon that in complying with the new law, “all schools in our district have been provided a framed version of an enlarged copy of a $1 dollar bill to display in a prominent location.”

Pike told the Herald-Leader that her husband is the state director at the group American Atheists, and has been working behind the scenes to address the new law.
https://www.kentucky.com/news/local/edu ... 93192.html

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Here is your God. 8)

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Jesus could also get boned up the ass for being a wise guy.
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He actually makes a good point.

Too damn many politicians act like they are running for Messiah.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:18 pm
He actually makes a good point.

Too damn many politicians act like they are running for Messiah.
Agreed (especially the Orange Messiah™ :mrgreen: ).

But then preaching skepticism in politics while believing in Jeebus is a tad self-defeating, no?

And there are laws against corruption (i. e. excessive greed), strangely they speak more to the wallet than to the heart. Bunch of godless atheists! :x

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City revokes tax exemption after FFRF protests

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is celebrating a victory for taxpayers very near its home that it played an educational role in.

The city of Monona (adjacent to FFRF’s headquarters in Madison, Wis.) had incorrectly classified a nearly 10-acre property on Lake Monona as being exempt from property taxes. Even though the property is generally referred to as the “San Damiano Friary,” it reportedly hadn’t been used for tax-exempt purposes since at least 2015. FFRF had protested this misclassification last December.

“Property that is exempt under Wis. Stat. § 70.11(4) must actually be used by the entity seeking an exemption,” FFRF Senior Counsel Patrick Elliott had written to Monona City Administrator Bryan Gadow and the official appraisers. “It is not enough for a religious organization to own the property, it must be ‘used exclusively’ by the organization.”

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The city of Monona seems to have come around to FFRF’s perspective. The latest documents from the city’s assessing agency show that it is being appraised at just under $4 million, and the property owners could end up paying more than $80,000 in taxes annually.
https://ffrf.org/news/news-releases/ite ... f-protests

Grab them by the wallet. :mrgreen:

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Just touching base to remind everyone of my position.

Taxed like any other profit making corporation. No nonsense about taxing "churches" as such< because that doesn't get the government out of the business of deciding what is or is not really a religion. Charitable organizations affiliated with churches can still be tax exempt non-profits as before, just like non-church charities such as American Heart Association etc.

And the big deal is local real estate tax, not corporate income tax.
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↑ I think we all agree on that, Abdul. Did you have any doubts? If you have doubts you could see your confessor… :P





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