Atheist Group Forces Bereaved Mother To Remove Cross From Site of Son’s Collision

Riverside, California- A mother grieving the untimely loss of her 19 year old son, Anthony, in a car crash, came under pressure from an atheist group to remove a memorial cross from the scene of his fatal collision. Upon hearing of the cross, The American Humanist Association in Washington, D.C., pressured the grieving mother to remove the memorial, arguing it’s placement on city property violates the separation of church and state.

Friends and supporters gathered to accompany a visually emotional AnnMaire Devangey as she removed the five foot cross commemorating her son’s death from a small road in Lake Elsinore. Devaney was quoted as calling The American Humanist Association’s acts, “petty”, arguing, “it’s his personal preference that he was a Christian. What’s wrong with having a cross up?”

“They (the American Humanist Association) said they have to take that one down, but they didn’t say anything about putting another one up” said a Riverside resident Doug Johnson in solidarity with his grieving neighbor. Johnson, who traveled to the site accompanied by his daughter, brought six home made crosses to replace the one Devangey had to remove. Friends and family of Devangey were reported as bringing their own crosses to the site as well.

Both theists and atheists alike have taken to social media to protest the associations’ actions. “I’m an atheist. These atheists are f****** a*******” says Kevin Mitchell on one prominent atheist Facebook page. “As an atheist, I can still respect other’s beliefs” says another.

It was recently reported that the association reportedly just got a judge to agree to block the setting up of a monument featuring a solider kneeling before a cross-topped grave outside of Diamond Stadium in the same town.

Regardless of where you stand on the issue of separation of church and state, it is clear the actions taken by the Association are completely tasteless. Atheists, and atheist groups looking to further their cause and ideology should avoid wasting their time on such petty and vulgar things. Though a legitimate, constitutional case in the Association’s favor could be made, it boggles the mind why anyone would want to make it.

The mother did not place the cross to advance her religion, or to make a political statement. The cross was clearly not meant to convert passing drivers, only to honor the death of Devangey’s christian son.

This is not a debate about atheism or theism, church versus state. The argument for letting Devangey keep her son’s cross is a simple, human one. The Association should apologize to Devangey for the stress they have put her through, and refocus their efforts on something more egregious than a mother mourning her dead, teenage son.

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VIDEO: Republican Senator Defeats Progressive Dems Global Warmingathon With One Word: “Climategate”

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Progressive Democrats in the Senate organized an all night Global Warmingathon in an effort to push the fictional concept of Climate Change.

Unfortunately for them, the Republican Senator from Oklahoma, James Inhofe, defeated their plans utilizing only one word: Climategate. (4:00-6:00)

 (In 2009) I asked Lisa Jackson, when you have the Endangerment Finding it has to be based on some type of science.  What science are you going to use?   She said mostly the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  So that’s the kind of science they have been using for a long period of time.

But, ironically, the timing couldn’t be better.  It wasn’t a matter of weeks after that, it was a matter of hours after that, that Climategate was exposed.  Climategate all started with East Anglia University’s Climate Research Unit, one of the main Universities that helps put together information about Global Warming for the IPCC.  There it was disclosed that the IPCC was systematically distorting the facts, cooking the science of Global Warming to either cover up data that didn’t tell the story they wanted everyone to hear and exaggerated the impacts of the changing climate to help drive people, out of fear, into action.

To read more about Climategate in 2009 go Here.

To read more about Climategate 2.0 in 2011 go Here.

VIDEO: Hong Kong Patriots Hold Mock “Communist” Rally

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What does a person do if the wish to peacefully protest the presence of Communists?

Hold a mock Communist rally of course.

According to an article on CNN, patriots of Hong Kong held a mock Communist rally protesting the presence of shoppers from Communist China:

In a satirical “Communist rally” aimed at mainland Chinese shoppers, about 100 Hong Kongers marched through the city on Sunday wearing Maoist costumes, yelling “love your country, buy Chinese products!”

Others held posters of Mao Zedong, branded with the mock-patriotic slogan “Chinese people should drink Chinese milk” — a dig at the throngs of mainland shoppers who enter Hong Kong to buy its infant formula, which is viewed as safer than Chinese infant formula.

Filled with apparent glee, protesters mockingly bellowed the Chinese national anthem off-key, and thrust Mao’s “Little Red Book” into the air.

Here is video of the event:

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VIDEO: Nancy Pelosi Calls For Amending the Constitution….Again

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In early February, Nancy Pelosi co-authored an op-ed in in The Washington Post calling to amend the Constitution in order to overturn the Supreme Court ruling on the Citizen United case.

It seems the written word wasn’t strong enough for Congresswoman Pelsoi because while giving a speech at the California Democrat Convention on March 8th, she said it …again (10:50-11:35):

 Too often people feel their voices aren’t heard and their votes don’t matter. And the misguided Citizens United decision only made matters worse. For us the answer is clear, it’s a dare. D-A-R-E:
Let’s Disclose all of the secret donors seeking control of our government and our campaigns.
Let’s Amend the Constitution to overturn Citizen’s United.
Let’s Reform the system to strengthen small donors and energize the grassroots.
Let’s Empower voters by ending voter suppression by renewing the Voter’s Rights Act and by electing men and women who will shift the leverage back to working families.

Read more about the op-ed Here.

VIDEO: COMMUNIST TRADE UNIONISTS CLASH WITH POLICE

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According to RT, the Greek Trade Union Front (PAME) clashed with police in Athens, Greece on Thursday, March 6th, during a protest over austerity measures and unemployment.

PAME is used to coordinate activities within the Greek trade unionist movement and was founded by the Communist Party of Greece trade unionists in April of 1999.

Read More Here.

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