Category Archive: First Amendment

Jun 21 2013

Conscientious Objection The Godless Way

Your conscience is that little voice Contributing to every choice For those who let their conscience be their guide The conscientious types report If you’re the conscientious sort You know that voice is coming from inside For those who know their morals’ source No Christian God, nor Jedi Force Is necessary target for our search …

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Jun 05 2013

Predictable Reaction To “Atheist Monument”

A Decalogue carved out of granite began it; Jehovah’s commandments on six tons of stone An atheist group then complained; they maintained The establishment clause says it can’t sit alone The lawyers advised “don’t take chances; your stance is ‘If one is allowed, well then, so are the rest’.” So, while maybe it wasn’t their …

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Feb 28 2013



So today at the store, I got back 60 cents in change. All well and good, but when I grabbed the quarters to put them in the pile for de-godding, I noticed that one of them looked a little different. “In [smudge] We Trust”, it read, unless my eyes deceived me. Yes! Now, I had …

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Feb 26 2013

Free Speech, Or Plot To Kill And Eat His Wife?

We see these rights as absolute— No state would dare restrict ‘em— We have not broken any law… Until there is a victim. We’re free to speak of fantasies Of murder, rage, or hate— We haven’t crossed the line, of course, Until… it is too late. Our whispered, dark conspiracies Are safely out of reach— …

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Feb 21 2013

Dear Mister Minister (re: DEAR MR ATHEIST)

Dear Mister Minister… I read your little letter—and I disagree, I fear— Since you don’t allow for comments there, I’ll have to comment here: It’s written very clearly, and it isn’t very long, But your letter has a fatal flaw: its premises are wrong! You paint us a position, which you eagerly refute But the …

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Jan 14 2013

Jesus VS Constitution In Jackson (now with video!)

Though they gathered by the hundreds, they were unified in voice— The majority has spoken, and the people know their choice They are standing up for Jesus; it’s the only thing they know So the US constitution has to go!…

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Jan 11 2013

Jackson, OH Is The New Cranston

There’s a picture of Jesus in Jackson Where it’s hung for some sixty-five years By a door, on the wall In a middle-school hall Now it’s come down to lawsuits and tears

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Dec 07 2012

A One-Way Wall?

A door that doesn’t open? Why, that’s not a door at all. A door that doesn’t open Is a wall. If you want to pass right through it Well, that’s not what walls are for. If you want to pass right through it Use a door. It’s a wall of separation That the founding fathers …

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Oct 11 2012

Pennsylvania Pol Panders, Protecting Public Pledge

“I pledge allegiance…” no, I don’t. A public prayer? Again, I won’t. My first amendment rights allow my protest in this case! The Pennsylvania House, this week Observed a Rep refuse to speak The chairman made an issue just to pander to his base. A Democrat refused to pray Though why she did, I cannot …

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Oct 05 2012

“Up until now, the idea of being American and believing in God were synonymous”

At the Washington Post, Sally Quinn is the most— The most wrong, most annoying, most vile Now she’s written a screed that’s offensive indeed And it’s full of the usual bile Says “belief is a must, cos in God we do trust So our coins are the ones God would favor You can see every …

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