According to the Seattle Times, a KMPS employee said the sign was turned in at 10a by someone who didn't say where they'd gotten it. The person only said to give the sign to KMPS host Ichabod Caine.
(The longtime shit-kicking morning host, and Soldier of God said State troopers came by to pick up the sign and he was giving it back — although he won’t take back his on-air criticisms of Gregoire and the sign. Can Christine survive this???)
Freedom From Religion Foundation co-president Dan Barker, told the Times, "It was unfriendly, it was illegal and it actually underscored our point that religion hardens hearts and enslaves minds so that people are unwilling to be gracious and tolerate another point of view."
And now, Reverend Ken Hutcherson and his posse is heading to Olympia to put up his own sign mocking the atheists.
Hutcherson, of Kirkland's Antioch Bible Church calls himself "Dr. Blackman," and is a far-right, homophobic, evangelical media slut who never fails to show up wherever there's a secular shitstorm... can his cohort the rabid Rabbi Daniel Lapin be far behind?
Expect not oil, but gasoline on the waters with an angry Hutcherson presser and wrathful press releases raining down from high atop Mt. Antioch -- he's angling for an O'Reilly show appearance, and he'll get one.
Let the circus begin!
This began a few years ago when the state lost a lawsuit by evangelicals when it refused to let them mount an Xmas display in the Capitol.
Organized atheists (some of the least humorous humans on earth) threw up a provocative sign which suited the O'Reilly format precisely: a provocative legal reality with religious implications attached to an elected official who must enforce it. Bingo!
Governor Gregoire and her Republican Attorney General, Rob McKenna, are following the law. Anything short of "fighting words" must be allowed in the Rotunda according to that far-left screedo, the First Amendment.
We commend thems for their clear-headed bravery in this emotional manufactroversy by tabloid teevee.
Stealing the sign is in the grand old tradition of the ultra-right secularists: if law doesn't go your way, vandalize it, shoot it, burn it, bomb it, mob it. Fire-up your cross! It's in the tradition of lynchings; abortion worker shootings, and church, mosque, synogogue, and abortion clinic bombings, etc.
One of our Christian fans sent this message of love:
Is what we'd really love to see.
Those Godless fools have a twisted desire
To subject us to their blasphemy!
Everybody knows that saying "Happy Holidays"
Denies the greatness of His birth.
Their evil plot is to stifle our praise
And spread their lies o'er all the earth.
But we know Christ is on His way!
Iraq is melting down, He'll be here any day!
And every Christian soul is gonna rise
To be with Jesus in His palace in the skies!
And so we sing this cautionary tale
To Libs who claim their views are true:
We cannot be stopped, it's you who will fail - MERRY CHRISTMAS! SCREW YOU!
Meanwhile, in one of O'Reilly's mutually autoerotic roundtables Thursday with Laura Ingraham (KVI m-f, 3-6p) about "the situation" in Washington state, they concluded, naturellement , that it was another example that the liberals were trying to intimidate Christians, and "make them shut up."
Billo and Ingraham, both "real" Catholics, apparently questioned whether the governor is really a Roman Catholic. "The anti-religion sign is a disgrace, and if Gregoire doesn't know that, she is not fit for office, he said."
Keep your kids out of the way of this happy holiday scene, there will be Christian demonstrations today and on Sunday.