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Jeff Davis Tax Commissioner mulls removing Christian Signs
WTOC ^ | Posted: Aug 16, 2012 6:28 PM EDT | Dal Cannady

Posted on 08/16/2012 6:18:12 PM PDT by Vote 4 Nixon

HAZLEHURST, GA (WTOC) -

Jeff Davis Tax Commissioner mulls removing Christian signs

Posted: Aug 16, 2012 6:28 PM EDT Updated: Aug 16, 2012 8:02 PM EDT By Dal Cannady - bio | email

Jeff Davis Tax Commissioner Susie Kersey said she's received nothing but compliments for the plaques of scripture and other inspirational messages displayed in her office lobby. But a national organization that monitors the separation of church and state notified her they had received a complaint. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent her two letters asking her to remove them.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: antichristian; atheistsupremacists; christians; cross; freedomfromreligion; purge; thenogodgod
Noticed the Tv truck in town today while I was running some errands. Now I know why.
1 posted on 08/16/2012 6:18:20 PM PDT by Vote 4 Nixon
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

No need to worry. Jesus wins.
Pray for those who persecute you.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 6:23:34 PM PDT by deltaromeo11 (Luke 16:31, Gen 7:16)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Thank you for your interest.

Now please take your Yankee A$$ back North.


3 posted on 08/16/2012 6:24:34 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

It’s supposed to be freedom from government in our religion, not freedom from religion in our government.


4 posted on 08/16/2012 6:25:02 PM PDT by Track9 (Ego undermines moral courage.)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Oh well! Better start clucking like a gaggle of nervous hens and start hiding those signs! Better yet, ignore them.


5 posted on 08/16/2012 6:25:13 PM PDT by Combat_Liberalism
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To: Track9

Why can’t they just claim that these are religious historical artifacts and represent the history of the state?
Many states have religious history. Why should we change history to remove the reason that settlers even wanted to risk their lives to come here?


6 posted on 08/16/2012 6:33:40 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

They are the result of the decorating committee’s work. The decorating committee mixes and matches as artistic tastes hit them from time to time.

The next redecorating is scheduled for 2014 based on finances.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 6:34:39 PM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode Not Evil: The lesser of 2 evils is still evil!)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

I don’t understand atheists. I mean, I don’t get offended when I see a Thor comic book because I don’t believe in the Norse god of thunder. Atheists claim they don’t believe in God, but they fear Him and His word like a vampire fears a cross (a real vampire, not some sparkly metrosexual vampire).


8 posted on 08/16/2012 6:41:33 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon
She's received "received nothing but compliments", but after ONE complaint, she might have to take them down. These guys are just bullies using high-priced lawyers to get their way.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation did not give her a timetable for response, but requested she advise them if/when she took action.

Who are they to "give her a timetable" for any kind of response??

9 posted on 08/16/2012 6:47:42 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Get Jay Sekolow on the case. www.aclj.org


10 posted on 08/16/2012 6:50:42 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Bryanw92

You know, that’s well said, Bryan...I’m gonna use that. Thanks.


11 posted on 08/16/2012 6:51:38 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: babyfreep

I’d respond that she doesn’t believe the complaint. Let the person come forward and give her all their ‘In God We Trust’ money if they are REALLY offended.


12 posted on 08/16/2012 6:55:29 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=7480

From the looks of it they are a basically a ACLU, but only gong after Christian religions symbols in public. They were founded in Madison, WI in 1978 by a preacher who renounced his faith in 1984.


13 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:00 PM PDT by matt04
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To: marstegreg

Why should we have to appeal to the institution of the ‘state’ to justify the display of uplifting spiritual principals? Just because some activist Alinskyite wants to deny our metaphysical life and force this craven reality on others doesn’t mean we have to oblige.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:19 PM PDT by Track9 (Ego undermines moral courage.)
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To: Arm_Bears

My thoughts exactly. This country is going to hell faster than Hitler on rollerskates. Its getting high time for us to set things aright.


15 posted on 08/16/2012 6:59:30 PM PDT by Vote 4 Nixon (EAT...FISH...SLEEP...REDUX)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

One of my oldest and favorite loves was from
Hazelhurst, or Lumber City as it was known then.
I used to do an art show down there, the Million pines
festival, only place I ever saw someone walking a
racoon on a leash. They had a contest for the
Turpentine Queen and also one for the younger set,
Little Miss Pine seedling.


16 posted on 08/16/2012 7:00:27 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

going to hell faster than Hitler on rollerskates.

Aaaand Herr Hitler cuts off the Jam.
Score Berlin Bombers 5 SA men 0.

Next up the BundistMadel vs Lebensborn.


17 posted on 08/16/2012 7:04:19 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

In this instance, I actually think this is probably not a good idea.

That is, this is the office of the tax commissioner. For a lot of people visiting, I doubt that about any decor is going to cheer them up. It’s like having inspirational messages in an abattoir. That they are religious-inspirational is less important.

Maybe going to your dentist for six fillings and a root canal, and his music system is playing the greatest hits of Zamfir and his Pan Pipes. It’s not helping.


18 posted on 08/16/2012 7:05:33 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: tet68

Lumber city is about seven miles up the road. It is now like most south Georgia towns a victim of jobs being sent overseas. They have like the rest of us seen better days.


19 posted on 08/16/2012 7:10:00 PM PDT by Vote 4 Nixon (EAT...FISH...SLEEP...REDUX)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon
Outside the tax commisioners office, eh. Let me guess some of them 8^)

Mark 12:17, "Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's"

Luke 2:1-5, “And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed

Matthew 17:24-27, “And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes."
20 posted on 08/16/2012 7:16:16 PM PDT by nc28205
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

write a note encouraging this person to leave those signs alone.
I did just now and it took all of 5 mins.
We need to “ Chick-Fill-A his office.
Write a note and then ask 10 friends to do the same.

jdboa@bellsouth.net
Jeff Davis


21 posted on 08/16/2012 7:17:21 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Those better days were a long time ago too.
Sure miss her she was the best.


22 posted on 08/16/2012 7:21:10 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: marstegreg
McCreary County v. American Civil Liberties Union

Van Orden v. Perry

Do it Van Orden style, and it's all good. It's what Kentucky did at the Capitol after McCreary.

23 posted on 08/16/2012 7:26:22 PM PDT by StAnDeliver ("So, a Mormon and a Catholic walk onto an aircraft carrier...")
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Alot of excitement in this sleepy little town. There was the fight in the Tax Assessors office last week and now this. The freedom from religion organization is a Christan hate group that likes to pick on small rural towns that does not have the funds to fight back. Please pray for Susie!


24 posted on 08/16/2012 7:35:05 PM PDT by TinCan
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To: tet68

Big Joanie Weston would have beaten “Herr Hitler” half to death. (Bay Area Bombers, 1960’s).


25 posted on 08/16/2012 8:06:37 PM PDT by beelzepug ("Blind obedience to arbitrary rules is a sign of mental illness")
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To: Bryanw92
Someone wrote recently that an agnostic doesn't know if there's a God, but doesn't care if other people believe. An atheist is someone who doesn't believe in God and is mad at Him.

Explains a lot of this kind of behavior.

26 posted on 08/16/2012 8:45:19 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Freedom from Religion Foundation board is 9 Jews and two token Goyim including Ron Reagan

Imagine the uproar if Christians organized against Jews like that here in the US

These people ...anti Christian bigots...wont be content till Christianity is non public

....well....at least they aren’t Mormons huh

/s


27 posted on 08/16/2012 9:08:18 PM PDT by wardaddy (this white hair don't cover up my redneck......)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

A disconnect from reality.

The Freedom From Religion hacks can stick their letters where the sun doesn’t shine.


28 posted on 08/17/2012 2:25:35 AM PDT by wastedyears (The First Rule of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: boop
Someone wrote recently that an agnostic doesn't know if there's a God, but doesn't care if other people believe. An atheist is someone who doesn't believe in God and is mad at Him.

My wife's cousin is that sort of atheist. She likes to say that God doesn't exist, but that if she found out He did, she'd kill Him.

29 posted on 08/17/2012 5:36:13 AM PDT by djrakowski
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To: wardaddy

Bingo — as always with these types, they are anti-Christian only. That’s the *only* religion they demand ‘freedom’ from.

This tribe never has the guts to go after the truly hateful such as the Muzzies, mainly because they agree with them anyway: their mutual hatred of Christians brings them so nicely together.


30 posted on 08/17/2012 6:40:32 AM PDT by PermaRag (If Trayvon had a father, he'd look just like Obama)
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To: djrakowski

An atheist doesn’t believe in God. An anti-Christian hates Christianity. Big difference.


31 posted on 08/17/2012 6:43:47 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: Track9

freedom from government in our religion, not freedom from religion in our government.

Excellent, a very clear and concise statement on the first amendment. Way better than mine so I will use yours from now on. Thanks!


32 posted on 08/17/2012 7:09:57 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH ((Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

Jeff Davis Tax Commissioner mulls removing Christian Signs


Is this kind of strange?
Its like he is putting out feelers?
I mean whats to mull over,Jeff ‘I’ve got to much time on my hands’ Davis?
You either do it or you don’t?


33 posted on 08/17/2012 7:33:49 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Well, to me the great irony in all of this is that churches don’t pay taxes to begin with.


34 posted on 08/17/2012 8:16:35 AM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: pollywog
phone # is (912)375-6622
email is jdtc@bellsouth.net
and send one to the tax commissioner too
jdboa@bellsouth.net

35 posted on 08/17/2012 9:51:44 AM PDT by B4Ranch (There's Two Choices... Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered .)
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To: B4Ranch

much better suggestion!!! THANKS!


36 posted on 08/17/2012 10:21:56 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon
"Your single complaint has been logged. Please note that this is a democracy, and, when complaints approach plurality status, remedial action will be considered."
37 posted on 08/17/2012 11:25:24 AM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: djrakowski
An atheist is someone who doesn't believe in God and is mad at Him.

In times past, we had institutions and drugs to deal with such 'logic.'

38 posted on 08/17/2012 1:55:44 PM PDT by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon
Stop people in their tracks when they catch a glimpse of your T-shirt: "THIS SHIRT IS ILLEGAL IN 51 COUNTRIES." Wearing this unusual T-shirt will cause others to consider the cost of following Christ for Christians around the world. The front of this T-shirt also states "Restricted Nations: 40" and "Hostile Areas: 11." On the back, Romans 1:16 proclaims, "I am not ashamed of the Gospel..."


39 posted on 08/17/2012 4:00:18 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Bryanw92

Thank you! Those sparkly ones are not real vampires.


40 posted on 08/17/2012 8:14:09 PM PDT by Judge Kovitzky (Eat more chicken.)
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