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  • Freedom From Religion Foundation Opposing Star Of David At Holocaust Memorial

    07/21/2013 10:56:02 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 53 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | July 19, 2013 | Evan Bleier
    An atheist group that is known for targeting supposed violations of the separation between church and state recently protested a Holocaust memorial because the monument plans to feature a Star of David.The Freedom From Religion Foundation, or FFRF, has stated its opposition to the proposed Ohio Statehouse Holocaust memorial because its leaders believe that including the religious symbol would create "legal precedent."The co-presidents of the FFRF, Don Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor, wrote a letter to Richard Finan, chair of the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board about the proposed memorial, The Blaze reported.“Permitting one permanent sectarian and exclusionary religious...
  • More Revisions in Plans for New York's Tallest Tower (Say Goodbye To A Pleasant WTC?)

    12/10/2003 1:03:47 PM PST · by Timesink · 17 replies · 199+ views
    The New York Times ^ | December 10, 2003 | David W. Dunlap
    December 10, 2003 More Revisions in Plans for New York's Tallest TowerBy DAVID W. DUNLAP he nearly completed design for the signature tower at the World Trade Center site would recapture the title of world's tallest building for New York City without forcing anyone to work higher than 70 stories in the sky.  The basic design concept of the torqued tower with an open latticework top was offered in September 2002 by Guy Nordenson, the engineer working with David M. Childs on the design of the new Freedom Tower at the trade center site. Mr. Nordenson was part of a...

    06/04/2003 9:32:23 AM PDT · by Mister Magoo · 7 replies · 261+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 4, 2003 | Jared Paul Jones
    <p>June 4, 2003 -- BY now nearly everyone has heard of Daniel Libeskind, the Ground Zero architect - but few know the spiky-haired showman in cowboy boots has also published a book of poetry. Or something like it.</p> <p>"The island's hysteria, language, is tied to the wanton burning of wealth. America turns its mass-produced urine antennae toward Caesar's arrogant ganglion, while history is advocated by utopians as a substitute for defecating."</p>