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Whiny Atheists Protest Charlie Brown Christmas Special

Dean197 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 12:31 PM
Sigh. Freedom of speech necessarily involves the freedom to criticize the speech of others. The protection is from the government censoring your speech, not from other people complaining about it. For instance, mangers don't bother me at all. Government endorsement of a particular religion does. When the two come together, that's when I have an issue. It's not like creches make my skin melt.

The atheists I grew up with in Texas were a tad bit pluckier than today’s lardy hagfish atheists who file lawsuits every winter when they see a child wrapped in swaddling clothes.

Yep, the anti-theists I used to hang out with in the Lone Star state were rugged individualists who were so busy milking this existence that they didn’t have time to bleat like a stuck sheep because a plastic baby Jesus statue endangered their delicate beliefs.

My other non-believing buddies who weren’t the robust Hemingway types were usually heady stoners who were into physics, Pink Floyd and Frisbee and were...