Skip to comments.LIFE BEHIND THE PINE CURTAIN: Judge sets atheist holiday
Posted on 10/19/2012 6:05:52 AM PDT by Einherjar
In a small town in East Texas, an atheist filed a case against Easter and Passover Holy days. He hired an attorney from up North to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews and observances of their holy days. The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days.
The Fourth of July is a popular day of secular celebration. What’s wrong with that?
Whats his problem? Even if you don’t believe, you still get the holiday!
Is he saying that he doesn’t want to get Christmas off from work? Probably not. He can use that day for whatever purpose he wants. There. Equality. Now, go home and stop bothering the rest of us.
>>The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days.
OK. What days do they want to celebrate the birth and resurrection of their Savior?
Silly atheists....He came for you too!
They have April Fool’s Day.
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
You forgot "Plaintiff will pay all court costs."
Whatever atheists decide to celebrate, it won’t be called a “holi-day” will it?
There’s always FESTIVUS!
The lawyer said,” Your Honor, we are unaware of any special observance or holiday for atheists.”
The judge said, Psalms 14:1 states, ‘The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God.’
Thus, it is the opinion of this court, that, if your client says there is no God, then he is a fool. Therefore, April 1st is his holiday. Court is adjourned.”
You gotta love an East Texas judge who knows his scripture.
G-d bless Texas!
I thought of numerous secular holidays, but I would not put Independence Day among them.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
I think the best expression for an atheist holiday, aside from April Fools’ Day, would be the muddled mess that was the old pagan May Day.
Technically, in the US, May 1st is “Loyalty Day”, and “Law Day”, though nobody calls it that.
But this was done in rejection of communist “International Workers’ Day”. However, since then, May 1st could be called “Soreheads Day”, used by Mexicans to protest immigration policy; labor unions to protest anything and everything; Occupy-Obamanites, to protest capitalism and the unwillingness of others to give them free stuff.
All told, still just as inconsequential as dancing around a Maypole before dashing off into the woods for a quick copulation in honor of nebulous fertility gods.
New Years is a good secular holiday.
Pine Curtain..... unless your in the middle of a tree farm sure never looked like any kind of “curtain”.
Is there a Mesquite Curtain too?
This is beginning to look like some kind of liberal concerted effort conspirancy against us East Texas hayseeds. The atheists trying to shut down the Divinty Scene in Athens, Ditzy Hannah protesting “the” pipeline in Wood County, some nutty self-proclaimed “preacher” suing against In God We Trust in Wood County, now this. Guess these idiots never heard of “Don’t Mess With Texas”, so far they are batting 0.
You are correct. I didn’t give it much thought at first as the perp sounded like a whinny (rich enough to bring suit) b0z0.
Pick none, get double time for working Christmas.
Seems a fair trade-off.
***Even if you dont believe, you still get the holiday!***
Kind of like people who don’t pay taxes demanding a share of a tax rebate.
Since they want to be on equal footing with Christianity and Judaism, we need to get their religion out of our schools
How about April 1?
He should’ve been held in contempt for wasting the court’s time.