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(Yahoo)   Stupidest police department in the world refuses to do its job because it thinks "Harry Potter" books promote Satanism   (dailynews.yahoo.com) divider line 139
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2002-01-24 10:56:58 AM  
Anyone that works for the government should be Atheist. That way, they would make decisions based on what's good for the community, not what some stupid, alter boy-farking preacher says.
 
2002-01-24 10:57:45 AM  
Hehe.

Of course, the traditions and structure of Christianity isn't based on previous aboriginal belief in magic, no...
 
2002-01-24 10:58:26 AM  
Church and State mixing up again.

Cops are dumb, again.
 
2002-01-24 10:58:46 AM  
some1 should dress up like jesus and read a harry potter book in front of the police station
 
2002-01-24 10:58:52 AM  
You have to see there side, right - reading period is BAD....BAD... BAD!!
 
2002-01-24 10:59:14 AM  
i haven't read it yet but i'm guessing we're in kansas
 
2002-01-24 11:00:11 AM  
damn
 
2002-01-24 11:03:22 AM  
Heh, Heh. Only in Pennsyl-tucky.
 
2002-01-24 11:03:24 AM  
Harry Potter does not promote satanism. It promotes homosexuality.
 
2002-01-24 11:03:28 AM  
Can you actually fire cops?

If so, these cops are FRIED.
 
2002-01-24 11:04:36 AM  
What if Harry Potter also promoted donuts?

Man wouldn't the police be torn in the decision to make?
 
2002-01-24 11:04:51 AM  
This guy should be immediately removed from his post. If he doesn't do this one job, what happens when a YMCA employee's house is burning down. Will he believe that it's God's will or some shiat like that?

As a public servant, you have a covenant to protect and serve the ENTIRE public. No personal choices. Don't like it, find some other employment.
 
2002-01-24 11:04:55 AM  
Hey! My link, my headline. How come I didn't get credit?
 
2002-01-24 11:05:29 AM  
Better headline than the one I submitted..props.
 
2002-01-24 11:06:47 AM  
They should make it a Quadathalon, the fourth event being a run to the bus station to buy a one-way ticket out of town.
 
2002-01-24 11:07:26 AM  
Fire 'em all.
 
2002-01-24 11:08:28 AM  
Harry Potter promotes satanism?

I thought Harry Potter promoted Santana. I guess I read it wrong.
 
2002-01-24 11:09:17 AM  
What's all this nonsense about "separation of church and state"?
 
2002-01-24 11:09:30 AM  
A closed mind is a terrible thing to waste....
 
2002-01-24 11:10:21 AM  
Makes me proud to be a Pennsylvanian! Harry Potter is evil. Children should be taught to read using the Bible and the Bible only. Hooked on Phonics promotes agnosticism!
 
2002-01-24 11:11:05 AM  
In other new local cops arrest BookMobile driver in a Harry Potter sting operation.
 
2002-01-24 11:15:21 AM  
So there is a protest (which is perfectly legal) about the enviroment or about unfair working conditions, and the cops disagree. Do they make thier moral decision and not do thier job and make sure the protest doesn't get out of hand?

I mean, they don't get to put their morals into decision making, they just follow the law. If we start having moral police then we all have to adapt to their morals and that's no kind of good.
 
2002-01-24 11:15:53 AM  
How do they know it promotes Satanism?

They probably read it on the Internet. (we all know you can believe anything you read on the net.)
 
2002-01-24 11:17:20 AM  
I thought it promoted Stalinism.
 
2002-01-24 11:17:43 AM  
Wow. This is pretty disgusting, but I guess that's understood.
 
2002-01-24 11:19:05 AM  
Pennsylvanian police are funny.

Praise Allah's Bumblebee Tuna.
 
2002-01-24 11:20:33 AM  
See where PENRYN, Pa is god fearing - i am god-like.

What a heaping pile of fecal matter
 
2002-01-24 11:20:48 AM  
So, Jack Chick is a COP?!?! That explains sooooo much.
 
2002-01-24 11:21:11 AM  
...can't formulate reply...must not detonate....

Anyone know where to get their e-mail address so tha tI may lecture to a brick wall for the purposes of making myself feel better?
 
2002-01-24 11:22:32 AM  
I'm starting to think Ice-T needs a noble prize.
 
2002-01-24 11:23:39 AM  
Some wizard should turn them all into toads.
 
2002-01-24 11:24:51 AM  
The Talaban comes to Pennsylvana.
 
2002-01-24 11:25:11 AM  
I love stories like this one.
They help no where not to move to....EVER!
PENRYN, Pa is right out on the list of places I might wnat to go to.
 
2002-01-24 11:25:33 AM  
See, now yesterday we spent a lot of time ripping on Georgia for being backward. This just goes to show that backwards idiots are everywhere.
 
2002-01-24 11:25:48 AM  
Misleading Headline!

I'm sure there are stupider cops. Somewhere.
 
2002-01-24 11:26:48 AM  
I thought Harry Potter only promoted male-on-male anal exploitation and homoerotic fantasies. One time, I saw two guys kissing in the park. That was the gayest thing I had ever seen until I saw the Harry Potter movie.
 
2002-01-24 11:26:57 AM  
I'm think Impaler is right.
 
2002-01-24 11:27:05 AM  
I'm thinking Impaler is right.
 
2002-01-24 11:29:58 AM  
Rebbic:
did you get to see my appology to you in regards to my very very wrong statement about you not doing your job???
if not then I do appologize I took my frustration out on the wrong person...SORRY...keep up the good work.

anyways,there is nothing wrong with witchcraft,modern day witchcraft is actually like a religion to some people..it is performed only for good NOT evil...
 
2002-01-24 11:31:36 AM  
Man, I miss the good ol' days where D&D was the ultimate evil...
 
2002-01-24 11:34:13 AM  
Wait maybe we could use this...

If, we don't want the cops around we can just say
we are having a Harry Potter reading when we are really
haven some hethanistic Drunkin Orgy.
 
2002-01-24 11:34:34 AM  
What do the police have against Santa, anyway??
 
2002-01-24 11:35:07 AM  
More religious clap trap. The job of police is to enforce laws, not make them based on their own ignorance.
 
2002-01-24 11:37:15 AM  
Ever notice how all the really freaky X-Files episodes were always placed in Pennsylvania? Like the inbreds and their mom/breeding sow. That was freaky.

/tangent
 
2002-01-24 11:38:31 AM  
well he breaks into peoples homes and gives kids candy whadaya think??


Anyway, even if these books did promote satanism or witchcraft. So farking what? they are both religions and shold have just as much ground as christianity does. thats what really pisses me off, not that these cops think that the book promotes wicca or whatever (which it doesn't), but that this is an evil thing. Total non tolerance of other's religions
 
2002-01-24 11:44:17 AM  
What does Police Commisioner Pat Robertson say about this?
 
2002-01-24 11:44:28 AM  
P.
I.
G.

Filthy farks put in charge of their communities health and saftey who refuse to do their duty beacause of a person preferrence are infringing on the freedom of their community by having their head 80 feet up their asses.
Jeebus saves! Day olds taste good!
These idiots need a taste of thier sharia-enforcing-stickwielding counterparts in Saudi Arabia. Or a good ole sawdust on the floor head-ass removal process.

Yehaw. Or something. Stupid ass hicks.
 
2002-01-24 11:44:59 AM  
Modernhamlet: Best - episode - ever!

Isn't this refusal some sort of breach of code or something? This department should face some sort of reprisals for not doing its job.
 
2002-01-24 11:45:10 AM  
I was thinking simpman76 meant "hedonistic", but I then looked up "hethanistic". Know I'm wondering if people who say "hedonistic" mean "hethanistic".
 
2002-01-24 11:45:28 AM  
s/hick/inbred hillbillys
 
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