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(WBIR Knoxville)   Jeeeeesus Christ.... a Tennessee judge defends her ruling that a couple must change their baby's name to something other than "Messiah." Includes a pic of the little deity   (wbir.com) divider line 240
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2014-01-07 08:47:28 AM  
Includes a pic of the little deity

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Meh
 
2014-01-07 09:04:25 AM  
Can't wait for the moon-bats to flip sides and bash this court after supporting another court last week for the same thing.
 
2014-01-07 09:26:42 AM  

OnlyM3: Can't wait for the moon-bats to flip sides and bash this court after supporting another court last week for the same thing.


Link?
 
2014-01-07 09:35:09 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: OnlyM3: Can't wait for the moon-bats to flip sides and bash this court after supporting another court last week for the same thing.

Link?


He's probably going to link to the story about the parents who tried to name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and pretend that the two situations are alike, but liberals just don't like freedom when it has to do with Christians or some bullshiat like that.
 
2014-01-07 09:47:38 AM  

Rincewind53: He's probably going to link to the story about the parents who tried to name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and pretend that the two situations are alike, but liberals just don't like freedom when it has to do with Christians or some bullshiat like that.


I'm often called a moon-bat (as often as I'm called a TeaTard, so I guess it evens out), and I don't recall any wide-spread, or any really, support for not being able to name your kid "Adolf Hitler". Sure, there may have been one or two that I missed, but to claim that is indicative of "liberals" is disingenuous. Then again, that was probably the point. I guess what I was asking OnlyM3 is to provide a link backing up his assertion about the "moon-bats...supporting another court last week for the same thing".

FWIW, if you want to name your kid "Messiah", "Adolf Hitler" or "Seven", I couldn't care less.
 
2014-01-07 09:49:25 AM  
Government so small and respectful of personal freedoms it can tell you what you can and cannot name your child.
 
2014-01-07 09:54:01 AM  

Diogenes: Government so small and respectful of personal freedoms it can tell you what you can and cannot name your child.


To be fair, naming your child Adolf Hitler is pretty much child abuse, just delayed.
 
2014-01-07 09:57:48 AM  

Rincewind53: To be fair, naming your child Adolf Hitler is pretty much child abuse, just delayed.


The argument could certainly be made then that naming your son "Mary" would be, too. Should we ban that as well?
 
2014-01-07 10:00:29 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: Rincewind53: To be fair, naming your child Adolf Hitler is pretty much child abuse, just delayed.

The argument could certainly be made then that naming your son "Mary" would be, too. Should we ban that as well?


I think we can all agree that there is an order of magnitude difference between naming your son "Mary" and naming your son "Adolf Hitler."
 
2014-01-07 10:05:09 AM  

Rincewind53: I think we can all agree that there is an order of magnitude difference between naming your son "Mary" and naming your son "Adolf Hitler."


As stated, I don't care. So no, we cannot "all agree" on that.
 
2014-01-07 10:09:23 AM  
Rincewind53 [TotalFark]

I think we can all agree that there is an order of magnitude difference between naming your son "Mary" and naming your son "Adolf Hitler."

1) Messiah isn't "Mary"
2) Neither one is the business of the state
3) Both parents are attention whoring idiots.
 
2014-01-07 10:15:01 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: Rincewind53: I think we can all agree that there is an order of magnitude difference between naming your son "Mary" and naming your son "Adolf Hitler."

As stated, I don't care. So no, we cannot "all agree" on that.


You don't think it will have a much worse effect on a child to have him be named Adolf Hitler than Mary?
 
2014-01-07 10:19:00 AM  

Rincewind53: You don't think it will have a much worse effect on a child to have him be named Adolf Hitler than Mary?


Honestly? No. Kids are assholes. Both will suck equally.
 
2014-01-07 10:21:10 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: Rincewind53: You don't think it will have a much worse effect on a child to have him be named Adolf Hitler than Mary?

Honestly? No. Kids are assholes. Both will suck equally.


Huh. Alright then.
 
2014-01-07 10:23:49 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: Honestly? No. Kids are assholes. Both will suck equally.


Oops, I hit submit too soon.

Your point was that naming your kid "Adolf Hitler" is tantamount to child abuse. I submit that naming your son "Mary" would be too. You can either agree that naming your son "Mary" is child abuse (using your definition) or that it isn't. Having stated that "there is an order of magnitude difference between naming your son "Mary" and naming your son 'Adolf Hitler.'" I would argue that you agree that naming your son "Mary" is abuse. So, are you saying that one should be banned from naming their son "Mary"?
 
2014-01-07 10:28:54 AM  
We all know the Messiah is white.
 
2014-01-07 10:30:03 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: Gecko Gingrich: Honestly? No. Kids are assholes. Both will suck equally.

Oops, I hit submit too soon.

Your point was that naming your kid "Adolf Hitler" is tantamount to child abuse. I submit that naming your son "Mary" would be too. You can either agree that naming your son "Mary" is child abuse (using your definition) or that it isn't. Having stated that "there is an order of magnitude difference between naming your son "Mary" and naming your son 'Adolf Hitler.'" I would argue that you agree that naming your son "Mary" is abuse. So, are you saying that one should be banned from naming their son "Mary"?


Well, I was more making the argument that extreme circumstances justify extreme measures; parents do not have anywhere close to unlimited rights to make decisions for their children, as is the case with Christian Scientists who get ordered to provide medical treatment to their children or go to jail for manslaughter if the kid dies of a treatable illness. I don't think that naming a boy "Mary" will come close to the threshold where it's okay for a court to intervene in the interest of the child, but I do think that naming a boy "Adolf Hitler" is not only over the threshold, it's sitting and having tea with the house owners and putting its feet up in front of the fire.
 
2014-01-07 10:30:35 AM  

Rincewind53: Gecko Gingrich: OnlyM3: Can't wait for the moon-bats to flip sides and bash this court after supporting another court last week for the same thing.

Link?

He's probably going to link to the story about the parents who tried to name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and pretend that the two situations are alike, but liberals just don't like freedom when it has to do with Christians or some bullshiat like that.


They DID name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and that had nothing to do with why DCF took the child. They took the child because the Nazis were also awful parents and mistreated and neglected the kids.

The guy has like...8 kids with 6 women or something, and they all have troll names. Little Eva Braun was taken from her parents at birth, because the state has determined that these dirtbags shouldn't have custody of a philodendron, let alone a child.

They became NEWS when a local grocery store wouldn't ice a cake for little Adolf Hitler's birthday.
 
2014-01-07 10:32:38 AM  

what_now: Rincewind53: Gecko Gingrich: OnlyM3: Can't wait for the moon-bats to flip sides and bash this court after supporting another court last week for the same thing.

Link?

He's probably going to link to the story about the parents who tried to name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and pretend that the two situations are alike, but liberals just don't like freedom when it has to do with Christians or some bullshiat like that.

They DID name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and that had nothing to do with why DCF took the child. They took the child because the Nazis were also awful parents and mistreated and neglected the kids.

The guy has like...8 kids with 6 women or something, and they all have troll names. Little Eva Braun was taken from her parents at birth, because the state has determined that these dirtbags shouldn't have custody of a philodendron, let alone a child.

They became NEWS when a local grocery store wouldn't ice a cake for little Adolf Hitler's birthday.


Well, no court  should have allowed them to name their kid Adolf Hitler.

There should be a list of about five names you can't name your kid:
Adolf Hitler
Eva Braun
Pol Pot
Josef Stalin
Jayden
 
2014-01-07 10:35:16 AM  

Rincewind53: Jayden


Aidan
Caden
Bin Layden
 
2014-01-07 10:37:47 AM  

Rincewind53: Well, no court should have allowed them to name their kid Adolf Hitler.


Courts don't get involved with naming rights. And you don't get involved either. Stop.
 
2014-01-07 10:37:47 AM  
The judge in this case is absolutely bat-shiat crazy.  And wrong.  Did I mention that she's wrong?  Well, she is.
 
2014-01-07 10:46:32 AM  

Rincewind53: There should be a list of about five names you can't name your kid:
Adolf Hitler
Eva Braun
Pol Pot
Josef Stalin
Jayden



Trey
Brittney
Barack
 
2014-01-07 10:55:42 AM  
is it possible to include a silent number in your child's name?
 
2014-01-07 11:10:22 AM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: Rincewind53: There should be a list of about five names you can't name your kid:
Adolf Hitler
Eva Braun
Pol Pot
Josef Stalin
Jayden


Trey
Brittney
Barack


Bracen
Kymbyrly
Joel Rifkin
 
2014-01-07 11:22:06 AM  
That's a pretty strong Handel to live up to.
 
2014-01-07 11:23:12 AM  
Just shorten it to Mess.
 
2014-01-07 11:23:16 AM  
So, Alex Chilton wrote a birthday song for this kid all for naught?
 
2014-01-07 11:25:30 AM  
May I suggest Muhammed Allah as a reasonable alternative?
 
2014-01-07 11:28:14 AM  

BSABSVR: Eddie Adams from Torrance: Rincewind53: There should be a list of about five names you can't name your kid:
Adolf Hitler
Eva Braun
Pol Pot
Josef Stalin
Jayden


Trey
Brittney
Barack

Bracen
Kymbyrly
Joel Rifkin


Atilla
Darth
 
2014-01-07 11:28:44 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: I submit that naming your son "Mary" would be too.


I submit that you're a total moron.  Surely we can all agree on that.
 
2014-01-07 11:28:44 AM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: Rincewind53: There should be a list of about five names you can't name your kid:
Adolf Hitler
Eva Braun
Pol Pot
Josef Stalin
Jayden


Trey
Brittney
Barack


Leave the stripper names out of this conversation.  We'll still need more in 18 years.
 
2014-01-07 11:29:01 AM  
Wait, was it one of those names with a Lynne after it?
 
2014-01-07 11:29:13 AM  

Gecko Gingrich: Rincewind53: He's probably going to link to the story about the parents who tried to name their kid "Adolf Hitler" and pretend that the two situations are alike, but liberals just don't like freedom when it has to do with Christians or some bullshiat like that.

I'm often called a moon-bat (as often as I'm called a TeaTard, so I guess it evens out), and I don't recall any wide-spread, or any really, support for not being able to name your kid "Adolf Hitler". Sure, there may have been one or two that I missed, but to claim that is indicative of "liberals" is disingenuous. Then again, that was probably the point. I guess what I was asking OnlyM3 is to provide a link backing up his assertion about the "moon-bats...supporting another court last week for the same thing".

FWIW, if you want to name your kid "Messiah", "Adolf Hitler" or "Seven", I couldn't care less.


All the commentors on AM talk radio and Free Teapublic said that liberals were upset about that, just like they were upset about that duck whistle guy who licenses his image to be put on t-shirts made in China.

If I can't trust Rush Limbaugh and some guy in a tricorn hat to tell me what all liberals are thinking, then who can I trust?
 
2014-01-07 11:29:44 AM  
What a cocke up.
 
2014-01-07 11:29:51 AM  
Cocke County, how appropriate.
 
2014-01-07 11:29:53 AM  

Mister Buttons: Leave the stripper names out of this conversation.  We'll still need more in 18 years.


I would tip a stripper named Pol Pot in nickles.
 
2014-01-07 11:30:18 AM  
Judge rules that parents can't name their baby after the heroic savior title given to a fictional character in a fantasy novel?  Good to know, better let the daughter know she can't name her kid Kwisatz Haderach.
 
2014-01-07 11:30:19 AM  
And no grief about George Foreman naming all five sons George.

And I used to work with a heroin junkie named Seven. At least until he went to lunch one day and never came back.
 
2014-01-07 11:30:26 AM  
He's not a deity! He's a very naughty boy!
 
2014-01-07 11:30:33 AM  
who-the-fark-cares.jpg

Except for the part that the gubmint can now tell you what to name your kids.  that's out of line.

Seriously, the kids contemporaries will have no idea who the Messiah or Adolf Hitler were.  So name him Floda or Haissem.
 
2014-01-07 11:30:37 AM  

Superjew: I submit that you're a total moron. Surely we can all agree on that.


I submit that "Superjew" may not be unbiased when it comes to all things Adolf.
 
2014-01-07 11:31:58 AM  
I'm OK with parents naming their kid stupid shiat. That way you can tell who was raised in an f-ed up home (and avoid hiring or associating with the same).

/all for outing the idiots
 
2014-01-07 11:32:16 AM  
The Chosen One Deshawn Martin has a nice ring to it.

/The parents are attention whores.
 
2014-01-07 11:32:23 AM  
Pretty dumb story all around.  I do love that the Judge continues to try and justify her decision with her brilliant legal reasoning that "messiah isn't a name, it's a title that only the one true lord and savior, Jesus Christ, earned."
 
2014-01-07 11:32:45 AM  

The Larch: If I can't trust Rush Limbaugh and some guy in a tricorn hat to tell me what all liberals are thinking, then who can I trust?


"If you want to know what a Liberal believes, ask a Conservative."  ~  every Conservative ever
 
2014-01-07 11:33:10 AM  
She sure is one pasty white biatch. When are people going to stop putting activist judges on the bench?

/The middle name of the small savior should definitely be changed though. That one is getting a bit old.
 
2014-01-07 11:33:18 AM  
Just call him "Messy" for short....
 
2014-01-07 11:33:23 AM  

Chummer45: Pretty dumb story all around.  I do love that the Judge continues to try and justify her decision with her brilliant legal reasoning that "messiah isn't a name, it's a title that only the one true lord and savior, Jesus Christ, earned."


He didn't earn shiat.  He died, we saved ourselves.
 
2014-01-07 11:33:52 AM  
doesn't surprise me that this happened in my hometown. good lord that place is a hell hole
 
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