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A religious nut is anyone who objects to books in a curriculum reading list by Maya Angelou or JD Salinger or other inspirational authors of our time when those books promote promiscuity, or anti-American loyalty to the UN, etc.
synonym for religious nut . . . . freeper
What, does she think her daughter will catch some kind of disease if she touches a Bible?
Maybe I shouldn't ask that.
Well looks like Michael Savage was right again. Used to be a time when you found a Gideon's Bible in the motel nightstand for moral support when vulnerable and adrift. Now you just find a remote and the pay-per-view porn schedule.
Mountain home is a very conservative place. A great place to live. All it takes is ONE liberal to spoil the whole town. I remember the Gideons handing out Bibles at Arkansas Tech University in 1977. I took one and thanked them. They were nice. Now had they been handing out the Communist Manifesto it would be just wonderful as that would be educational material. As is the Bible. I still have mine and still appreciate the gift that I accepted with my own free will.
"From my memories of the Gideons they were very careful not to attempt in any unwanted pressure or attempt to directly convert anyone."
Likewise. When I saw them on my campus in the past, they'd always just say, "Hey, would you like a free Bible?" Nothing more, other than maybe a 'Have a good day.'
Based on the last election behavior, I believe it's fair to say that this is what evangelicals want.
How many people staying in motels/hotels, really are vulnerable and adrift...most are travelling or on vacation.
I expect to see new hate speech bills that will censor the Bible, following Canada's precedent.
"I remember the Gideons handing out Bibles at Arkansas Tech University in 1977."
When I was in elementary school in the 50's, they came into our school and gave each student a Bible. I still have mine. We also had someone from the Gideons come in and teach a Bible class once a month. A different time and place -- sigh.
I have stayed at many hotels during the course of my business travels. Over the years I've run into more than my share of hookers; some have been suprisingly innocent acting and looking. No, I've never used anyone's services while on the road.
The Gideon's Bible was always there.
Thankfully, there's more Bibles than hookers. It looks like some people want to reverse that fact.
The ACLU goes overboard sometimes?
Unfortunately not on the Titanic.
ACLU has done more to damage the fabric of our country than any other organization.
Correct. The ACLU has become the #1 enemy of freedom in the US
How long is the American taxpayer going to be forced to pay the ACLU to destroy our way of life?
"Correct. The ACLU has become the #1 enemy of freedom in the US"
When did they displace the Democrats?
Remember that one of the main obsessions of communism is to destroy religion. The aclu is doing all it can to move that along. I suggest a Christmas card with words of peace and love, with a Virgin and Child stamp, to your local aclu.
Send Christmas cards to the ACLU or go caroling at your local ACLU chapters. LOL.
We need to make the ACLU look like the anti-Christian bigots they are.
I must stay in different places than you, as all the traveling I've done, I don't think I've ever seen any hookers actually at the hotels. In Japan, you will find a Gideons right next to the Buddhist book.
I agree, and their media spokespersons are always so arrogant and 'know-it-all' types that I think they intimidate some folks. Thankfully, not all are intimidated by them.
The only way to attack the ACLU is in the wallet.
The ACLU get paid attorney fees WIN OR LOSE!
PER STATUTE! which they LOBBIED!
If we want to beat the ACLU we have to defund the aclu by removing their statutory ability to demand attorney fees.
The ACLU should be prohibited from law schools. May law students CLINIC in the ACLU. Law students act as lawyer interns IN COURT as long as they are supervised by fully licensed lawyers.
If we can't preclude them from law schools (especially public law schools) then those in clinics should not be claiming attorney fees.
FOLLOW THE MONEY!
Okay, fess up were you my partner on Vice Detail? How are Joanne and the kiddies?
I have no recollection of anything...
I love it when the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) goes up against the ACLU and WINS.
What a GREAT idea!
Fun with the ACLU......(American Civil Liberties Union)
Wanna have some fun this CHRISTMAS? Send the ACLU a CHRISTMAS CARD this year. As they are working so very hard to get rid of the CHRISTMAS part of this holiday, we should all send them a nice, CHRISTIAN, card to brighten up their dark, sad, little world. Make sure it says "Merry Christmas" on it
Here's the Address, just don't be rude or crude. (It's Not the Christian Way, you know!)
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
Two tons of Christmas cards would freeze their operations because they wouldn't know if any were regular mail containing contributions. So spend 39 cents and tell the ACLU to leave Christmas alone. Also tell them that there is no such thing as a "Holiday Tree". . . . It's a Christmas Tree even in the fields!!
And pass this on to your email lists. We really want to communicate with the ACLU! They really DESERVE us!!
Yes - protection and purity of children is only for nuts. How dare parents not want their children corrupted at the earliest possible age.
Real religious nuts, like myself, home school their children to protect them and train them to overcome the world, the flesh and the devil (also his law-firm the ACLU.
Get your friends together and carol in front of your local ACLU chapter. There aren't any near where I live, so I can't do it myself. But, I would if I could.
Or send them copies of Dickens "A Christmas Carol"
Or get a child to call and ask for Ebenezer Scrooge. LOL
I'm glad I still live in America, land of the free, or Tennessee to be exact. I can remember getting a new Gideon Bible when I was in grammar school and I'm 52 years old. My granddaughter got hers for the year this past Monday. I must live in the one of the few states in the nation that still allows the Gideons in the schools to give out Bibles.
I don't think we've ever been bothered by the ACLU in my county.
I feel comfortable knowing that the ACLU is protecting us from the real threats. :>)
The Anti-Christian Lawyers Union strikes again. When will they be run out of America on a rail like the KKK was? There's no difference. They are a terrorist organization.
Hitler,Tojo,Mussolini could not have done worse