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2012-12-12 01:32:48 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: The crackpot liberal freeloaders are more than happy to take away someone else's free speech rights.

It is long past time we re-establish free religious speech in this country. In church. In schools. In public. The liberals have been chipping away at this basic human right for years and now we've reached this ridiculous and sad point. Free speech for them, government censored speech for anyone else.

Demand your basic free speech rights!

Stand up in your church and call out crooked politicians by name. Wear anti-abortion and scripture related clothing to your school and in public. This is your fundamental, constitutionally protected, basic human right and it must not be hasn't been abridged by these extremist liberal crackpots.


Fixed that for you.

/Who's a cute liddle troll, who is? Yes you are, awww
 
2012-12-12 01:33:00 PM  
This is why General Sherman didn't burn North Carolina, because they are relatively sensible.
 
2012-12-12 01:33:24 PM  
I see they've taken my proposal that the State of New York also offer "Eat Whales" and "Union No!" license plates to the logical conclusion.
 
2012-12-12 01:33:52 PM  
but where's my "your black and white view of the world is stupid" plate?
 
2012-12-12 01:34:00 PM  

ruinevil: This is why General Sherman didn't burn North Carolina, because they are relatively sensible.


No, he was just partial to the barbecue. They are just as messed up as the rest of the South.
 
2012-12-12 01:35:15 PM  

Dexaan: I'm a lich and I'm offended they don't have a "Choose Undeath" option.


You're a lich? Awesome! How did you manage that? Did you find the Head of Vecna?
 
2012-12-12 01:36:16 PM  

slayer199: Rapmaster2000: Choose Death is so metal.

It would be a great name for a death metal band.


t3.gstatic.com
 
2012-12-12 01:36:30 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: The crackpot liberal freeloaders are more than happy to take away someone else's free speech rights.

It is long past time we re-establish free religious speech in this country. In church. In schools. In public. The liberals have been chipping away at this basic human right for years and now we've reached this ridiculous and sad point. Free speech for them, government censored speech for anyone else.

Demand your basic free speech rights!

Stand up in your church and call out crooked politicians by name. Wear anti-abortion and scripture related clothing to your school and in public. This is your fundamental, constitutionally protected, basic human right and it must not be abridged by these extremist liberal crackpots.


Not sure if retarded....
 
2012-12-12 01:36:52 PM  

URAPNIS: We have Helping Schools tags. Should we also have fark The Schools tags?


There are support wilderness plates and university sports teams plates--so that a chunk of that money goes to support state education and natural resource management. Schools are public institutions. I don't have a problem with adopting a plate to raise money for a public institution. Political messages are different it seems.
 
2012-12-12 01:37:35 PM  

Fluorescent Testicle: Lumpmoose: If the pro-life side used their time, resources and spiritual clout to convince people to choose adoption, promote women's health and educate about contraceptives--rather than merely attempt to ban abortion--they'd prevent many, MANY more abortions than they are now. Under that scenario, a "Choose Life" slogan would be honest and respectable.

Bonus: The anti-choicers are often against adoption (those poor kids might be given to a dirty gay person, or worse, two dirty gay people) and always against health care (so many socialisms) and contraception (it's abstinence or nothing!). I really have no idea where they expect all these extra children to go. Soylent Green factories, perhaps?

/[george_carlin.jpg]
//I know that you know this already, just biatching for the sake of biatching.


donewithaa.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-12-12 01:37:57 PM  

jst3p: Pincy: DubyaHater: Being pro-choice and living in Roanoke, VA, I don't think I'd put a "Respect Choice" plate on my car........unless I want a key or two dragged across the paint.

Every time my car gets keyed I key two pro-life cars. That'll teach 'em.

I would just get my girlfriend pregnant, get an ultrasound, take her to the abortion clinic and then write letters letting all the local churches know what we did and include a copy of the ultrasound with the caption "This is YOUR fault!"


Lightweight. I'd send them the aborted fetus.
 
2012-12-12 01:38:10 PM  
I would so put a Choose Death license plate on my car. Please please please pass this NC!
 
2012-12-12 01:38:38 PM  

YodaBlues: TwistedIvory: Choose life. But why would I want to do a thing like that? I chose not to choose life: I chose something else.

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.


My license plate reads "1001001-SOS."
 
2012-12-12 01:39:07 PM  

LaraAmber: Wear anti-abortion and scripture related clothing to your school and in public. This is your fundamental, constitutionally protected, basic human right


i.imgur.com

/Approves.
 
2012-12-12 01:42:00 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: crackpot liberal freeloaders


Welcome to the name of my next album.

/my last one was "These Things I Believe"
 
2012-12-12 01:42:34 PM  
i49.tinypic.com
 
2012-12-12 01:43:05 PM  

I guess

"Kiss the ass of the hairy dead Armenian carpenter that did parlor tricks or you will burn in eternal damnation fire and brimstone you heathen scum"

didn't quite fit on their plates in the state where Government IS religion.

Farkin snake kissing toothless bible thumping hickabilies.
They make Pakastanis look somewhat advanced.
 
2012-12-12 01:43:13 PM  
FREE CHOICE..... unless it's to join a union or not
 
2012-12-12 01:43:24 PM  
How about a "yeah, umm, whatever" plate for us apathetics?
I'll shoot off some e-mails to get the ball rolling.
Fark it, too much trouble...
 
2012-12-12 01:44:01 PM  

ruinevil: This is why General Sherman didn't burn North Carolina, because they are relatively sensible.


A little factoid that gets lost in Sherman's fame: The Union army burned plantations homes, whole towns, destroyed rail lines and factories and crops from Virginia to Louisiana. Georgia was the life line of the Confederate army and the South's industrial/commercial center, so Sherman's orders were to inflict as much damage to it as possible. He burned a lot, but not everything, as inaccurate history sometimes claims.
 
2012-12-12 01:45:17 PM  

Pincy: jst3p: Pincy: DubyaHater: Being pro-choice and living in Roanoke, VA, I don't think I'd put a "Respect Choice" plate on my car........unless I want a key or two dragged across the paint.

Every time my car gets keyed I key two pro-life cars. That'll teach 'em.

I would just get my girlfriend pregnant, get an ultrasound, take her to the abortion clinic and then write letters letting all the local churches know what we did and include a copy of the ultrasound with the caption "This is YOUR fault!"

Lightweight. I'd send them the aborted fetus.


Send them free pizza.
Place note under said pizza explaining it was made from a fetus.
 
2012-12-12 01:46:28 PM  
www.coastal.ca.gov

There isnt a "Pollute our coast and oceans" alternative.

www.calvet.ca.gov

Also no "Dishonor veterans" alternative.
 
2012-12-12 01:46:56 PM  

Rufus Lee King: "This is a great victory for the free speech rights of all North Carolinians.", said Chris Brook of the ACLU.

Really? How does that follow? People have the right to free expression until someone says something that you don't agree with?


Straw man or genuine inability to understand? Hard to say. For the sake of argument I'll assume you're genuine confused.

NC can issue pro-life plates if they ALSO issue pro-choice plates. They can offer both, or neither. What they cannot do is offer ONLY plates that support one point of view.

Does that help any?
 
2012-12-12 01:47:44 PM  
Someone needs to Photoshop the "Choose Death" alternative ASAP.
 
2012-12-12 01:48:08 PM  

Graffito: FizixJunkee: Abortion statistics:

" If current rates continue, it is estimated that 35% of all women of reproductive age in America today will have had an abortion by the time they reach the age of 45.3"

and

"Women who obtain abortions represent every religious affiliation. 13% of abortion patients describe themselves as born-again or Evangelical Christians; while 22% of U.S. women are Catholic, 27% of abortion patients say they are Catholics."

That's a lot of voters to piss off. (Not to mention their husbands and boyfriends who are likely relieved that abortion was a legal option,)


hah. I know a Catholic girl who had an abortion although she strictly does not believe in them. In her case she would claim that she had to have one because her baby would not have been healthy/viable for reasons specific to her. But she is against abortion. So yeah, as we know, people will say 'it isn't okay for you to do it because I say so' but if I need one it is totally different and fine.

She is just lucky that she was able to safely and privately get one.

So just because women have had one doesn't mean they believe in them. They will probably say it was wrong when they did it but God forgives them but never mention that they were lucky to be able to have an abortion and would do it again if they were in the same situation.

/just FYI, we are friends and I would never say these nasty things to her face. I'm sure it was a hard decision and it was her choice to make, I just wish she would admit that other people deserve the same choice.
 
2012-12-12 01:48:19 PM  
this country is heading in the shiatter faster than a rabbit gets farked.
 
2012-12-12 01:48:43 PM  

Rufus Lee King: TheNewJesus: how about "Please choose to key my car because I am a self righteous douche"

See? This illustrates my point perfectly.


I'm sorry, what was your point that this illustrates? I didn't realize you had a point to make. I thought you were only asking an honest question with your earlier post.
 
2012-12-12 01:49:22 PM  
I would flat-out LOVE a license plate that says "Choose Death".

Provided it had an electric chair on it.
 
2012-12-12 01:49:27 PM  

ISO15693: [www.coastal.ca.gov image 247x124]

There isnt a "Pollute our coast and oceans" alternative.

[www.calvet.ca.gov image 168x84]

Also no "Dishonor veterans" alternative.


Nor are those highly divisive, contentious issues.
 
2012-12-12 01:50:20 PM  

bugmn99: Diogenes: CapeFearCadaver: Diogenes: But one serious idea I had for a counter was "Choose Choice".

In NC, they had proposed "Respect Choice" as a counter opinion plate.

I'd rather not allow any of them, period. Put a bumper sticker on your car, State issued anything has no business pushing any side of this mess or any other hot-button topic.

Seriously. I'm not one for label activism in the first place. But making my car a target just seems stupid, beyond being a shallow expression.

You mean your shiatty Virginia driving habits don't already make you a target?

"Gah! Snow! Seek shelter in the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, quick!!!"


Va. drivers are the worst ! Forget snow, they can't handle rain.
 
2012-12-12 01:51:26 PM  
Massachusetts of all places has these.

2.bp.blogspot.com

According to Google:
Legislative approval is not required in Massachusetts to create specialty tags. Any registered charitable organization can get a special license plate so long as they collect applications and fees from at least 1,500 drivers who want the plates and post a $100,000 bond to guard the state against loss. The bond is returned if more than 3,000 of the plates sell within two years.

I should create a Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster charity solely to get a license plate.
 
2012-12-12 01:51:50 PM  
I'm going to oppose the Save the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse license plate because they do not offer an anti-Lighthouse alternative. I will then advocate for the "Raze the Smoky Mountains" plate to be made available.
 
2012-12-12 01:54:22 PM  

Joe Blowme: FREE CHOICE..... unless it's to join a union or not


Yeah, I agree, the government's efforts to destroy unions are pretty frustrating.
 
2012-12-12 01:54:56 PM  

TheSelphie: Massachusetts of all places has these.

[2.bp.blogspot.com image 504x250]

According to Google:
Legislative approval is not required in Massachusetts to create specialty tags. Any registered charitable organization can get a special license plate so long as they collect applications and fees from at least 1,500 drivers who want the plates and post a $100,000 bond to guard the state against loss. The bond is returned if more than 3,000 of the plates sell within two years.

I should create a Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster charity solely to get a license plate.


I would donate tword the 100k, way better than the "Give Joe the Bird!" thing, how much did that raise?
 
2012-12-12 01:56:15 PM  

ISO15693: [www.coastal.ca.gov image 247x124]

There isnt a "Pollute our coast and oceans" alternative.


brightcoast.files.wordpress.com

Sure there is.
 
2012-12-12 01:56:19 PM  
I would SO love to have a FSM plate.
 
2012-12-12 01:56:27 PM  

TwistedIvory: Choose life. But why would I want to do a thing like that? I chose not to choose life: I chose something else.


can you choose NOT to purchase Health Insurance?
 
2012-12-12 01:57:28 PM  
I want the combo "Choose Life" and "Pro-Death Penalty" plate.
 
2012-12-12 01:57:47 PM  

CapeFearCadaver: ISO15693: [www.coastal.ca.gov image 247x124]

There isnt a "Pollute our coast and oceans" alternative.

[www.calvet.ca.gov image 168x84]

Also no "Dishonor veterans" alternative.

Nor are those highly divisive, contentious issues.


True. I guess my plan of selling 'change Lake Tahoe to a color other than blue" license plate frames isnt going to take off.
 
2012-12-12 02:00:46 PM  
If you are against abortion - Simply, DON'T HAVE A FARKIN' ABORTION!

Of course, since you will also find the majority of these "pro-life" types are white, middle-aged men, the REAL reason is they have an intense desire to control the sex lives of those uppity women, who according to them should be brood mares for their god. It's zero to do with compassion for the 'poor l'i'l babies.

You'll probably find that a vast majority of 'pro-lifers' tend to be the retrograde types that are against a social safety net for the children of unwed mothers, cheering for war and the death penalty, and against gun control, praise the lord jesus for ever 'n' ever 'n' ever AHHH-MEN!!!
 
2012-12-12 02:01:26 PM  

keylock71: Pffft....If I'm going to pay extra for a license plate, I'll stick to things that are really important like Hockey.

[www.mass.gov image 300x152]


If only that sport was played in this state...

\fark Jacobs
 
2012-12-12 02:01:28 PM  
I'd buy the fark out of a Choose Death plate.

FizixJunkee: while 22% of U.S. women are Catholic, 27% of abortion patients say they are Catholics."


Of course, if they had an abortion they're not Catholics anymore. They may think they are, but they're not. Latae sententiae all up in this biatch.
 
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2012-12-12 02:04:04 PM  
TheSelphie: Massachusetts of all places has these.

Massachusetts is conflicted because the Boston area is very Catholic. Catholics are the liberal wing of the Christian party most of the time, but very conservative on abortion. We also have a lot of CINO who dutifully go to mass but act like ordinary sinners the rest of the week/month/year.
 
2012-12-12 02:04:41 PM  

spidermilk: Graffito: FizixJunkee: Abortion statistics:

" If current rates continue, it is estimated that 35% of all women of reproductive age in America today will have had an abortion by the time they reach the age of 45.3"

and

"Women who obtain abortions represent every religious affiliation. 13% of abortion patients describe themselves as born-again or Evangelical Christians; while 22% of U.S. women are Catholic, 27% of abortion patients say they are Catholics."

That's a lot of voters to piss off. (Not to mention their husbands and boyfriends who are likely relieved that abortion was a legal option,)

hah. I know a Catholic girl who had an abortion although she strictly does not believe in them. In her case she would claim that she had to have one because her baby would not have been healthy/viable for reasons specific to her. But she is against abortion. So yeah, as we know, people will say 'it isn't okay for you to do it because I say so' but if I need one it is totally different and fine.

She is just lucky that she was able to safely and privately get one.

So just because women have had one doesn't mean they believe in them. They will probably say it was wrong when they did it but God forgives them but never mention that they were lucky to be able to have an abortion and would do it again if they were in the same situation.

/just FYI, we are friends and I would never say these nasty things to her face. I'm sure it was a hard decision and it was her choice to make, I just wish she would admit that other people deserve the same choice.


If the truth is "nasty" then it's not the truth teller who needs to be ashamed.
 
2012-12-12 02:05:31 PM  
How exactly is it unconstitutional for a state to offer a license plate from one side of a political argument and not from another?

Seriously I don't get it.
 
2012-12-12 02:07:03 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: The crackpot liberal freeloaders are more than happy to take away someone else's free speech rights.

It is long past time we re-establish free religious speech in this country. In church. In schools. In public. The liberals have been chipping away at this basic human right for years and now we've reached this ridiculous and sad point. Free speech for them, government censored speech for anyone else.

Demand your basic free speech rights!

Stand up in your church and call out crooked politicians by name. Wear anti-abortion and scripture related clothing to your school and in public. This is your fundamental, constitutionally protected, basic human right and it must not be abridged by these extremist liberal crackpots.


It's great that you were able to take the time to write this post, but for God's sake, man, get back to the front lines, before the Athiests win the War on Christmas!

\Onward, Christian soldiers...
 
2012-12-12 02:09:41 PM  

ISO15693: True. I guess my plan of selling 'change Lake Tahoe to a color other than blue" license plate frames isnt going to take off.


Like red? Please make it red.
 
2012-12-12 02:10:40 PM  

Even With A Chainsaw: How exactly is it unconstitutional for a state to offer a license plate from one side of a political argument and not from another?

Seriously I don't get it.


Why are states even doing this sort of thing? Oh ya, to make money by selling more expensive customized plates to people. Go ahead, buy your "choose life" plates. You're just giving the state more money to spend on other people.
 
2012-12-12 02:11:29 PM  

Even With A Chainsaw: How exactly is it unconstitutional for a state to offer a license plate from one side of a political argument and not from another?

Seriously I don't get it.


Study. It. Out.

/heh, I've always wanted to say that
 
2012-12-12 02:12:02 PM  

FriarReb98: keylock71: Pffft....If I'm going to pay extra for a license plate, I'll stick to things that are really important like Hockey.

[www.mass.gov image 300x152]

If only that sport was played in this state...

\fark Jacobs


While I wholeheartedly agree with your last sentiment, the sport is alive and well in the Commonwealth... Just not the NHL, at the moment. : (
 
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