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Sheriff Puts Up Official Sign “WARNING” People Who Disagree with Him to LEAVE!

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posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 03:58 PM
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a reply to: deadeyedick

wrong, an elected official's job is NOT to tell people what is wrong and right, their job is to do what the elected position they were chosen to do's job description is. They were chosen as a representative of the electorate but are still individuals with ALL of the rights of an individual. This sign is simply him iterating that he is still an individual that will say merry Christmas to people and if you don't want to hear it, then leave.

Jaden




posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:00 PM
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a reply to: LSU0408

You know it! 👍 Well said.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:00 PM
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originally posted by: uncommitted

originally posted by: murphy22
a reply to: NowWhat

Hateful and racist? How so? Is it bigoted, phobic and intolerant also? The sign merely says, we have standards. Where's the hate and racism in that? I can see people without standards being upset by this and throwing out PC attack words. But really, answer the question.


It would be deeply improved with those duelling banjos playing automatically when you approach just so you know that it's time to get the car moving, because round those parts you agree with the sheriff in what you do and say or you are out - laws broken or not.


What exactly are you afraid might happen to you there? Somebody is going to wish you a friendly Merry Christmas and your head will explode?

Maybe you are afraid they will be offended by your "hateful and racist" characterization of dueling banjos. Seriously, you were just being incredibly racist and intolerant with your statement and you are too blind to see it...look in the mirror...the enemy is you.
edit on 2015/11/25 by Metallicus because: fixed spelling error



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:01 PM
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a reply to: woodwardjnr

Then by all means, move to North Korea and find out how FREE you are there compared to Georgia...lol who's the nutter? comparing north korea to the south...lol

Jaden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:03 PM
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a reply to: uncommitted

No he isn't...he's saying that this is how we are, we exercise our right to free speech in this way, if you don't want to hear it, leave...

He's saying absolutely NOTHING about agreeing with him. NOTHING...

Jaden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:03 PM
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originally posted by: uncommitted

originally posted by: LSU0408

originally posted by: uncommitted

originally posted by: LSU0408

originally posted by: uncommitted

originally posted by: LSU0408

originally posted by: ManBehindTheMask

originally posted by: uncommitted

originally posted by: LSU0408

originally posted by: deadeyedick
I like it but what will they say to a person that does not have the choice to leave?


Tell them to deal with it. That's what the PC crowd tells anyone that disagrees with them.


Separation from church and state is what so many say on ATS is one of the foundations the American constitution is based upon so he's effectively defacating on it. Deal with it, being sheriff doesn't allow you to try and impose your opinions on anyone else unless they are breaking a law.

Ah well, backward county I guess, surprised it isn't a reality show so those that enjoy such things can have a good laugh.


More people who dont understand that part of "Separation of Church and state"

That designates that the Gov cannot establish or mandate a religion

Not that you are free from seeing people practice it

(hands klenex)


It has been overly distorted throughout the years, and has now gotten to the point where God on the back of a vehicle actually offends some people to the point that they go into a fit of rage over it. I can remember when people used to mind their own business. Now they mind everyone elses, and there's nothing worse than a selfish "me first" person that minds everyone elses business in the process.


Read your last sentence again, isn't that exactly what the sign is saying? If you really don't think so then I guess you've already decided that anyone with a different opinion to yours isn't welcome......... your world I guess.


Wait, are you telling me that he's minding everyone elses business and only thinking of himself? I can see where anyone opposing his action would think he's thinking only of himself, but how is he minding someone elses business?


errrr, ok, by telling them what opinions are acceptable to be voiced? Are you really missing that? When did an elected official get the right to do that?


A twice elected president currently serving the last year of his second term has done that for 7 solid years. I don't agree with him or his opinions. Would you believe that I haven't gone to DC and driven past 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW?

Surely the Sheriff of 1 out of 3,143 counties in this country isn't more important to you than the president of the US, right? Without looking at the OP or link, can you even remember this guy's name? You're picking and choosing right vs wrong according to how beneficial it is to your argument.

97% of Harris County, GA's population of 32,000 is rural. Almost 80% of Harris County is Conservative.

I doubt you'll get much negative feedback out of county residents.


No, I guess not, hey, in the recent past your ancestors would have just strung up whoever disagreed so in some kind of way I guess it's progress of sorts.


My ancestors fought for what they believed in, from the American Revolution to the War of 1812 to the Civil War, and didn't cower to demands or get intimidated by signs.

Hell, maybe that's why my posts scare the poster with the cute little kitten in their avatar.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:04 PM
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a reply to: uncommitted

How in the HELL is his sign telling ANYONE what opinions are ok to be voiced, he's only saying that he will not stand for anyone telling him that HIS opinion is not oko to be voiced.

JAden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:06 PM
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originally posted by: uncommitted
And what part of that letter do you disagree with?


I don't disagree with any of it. See my original post here: www.abovetopsecret.com...

I don't have a problem with the sheriff having those opinions. This sign belongs on his personal property, though. Not on government property. I don't know if it's legal or not, as the Supreme Court has made various rulings as regards religious dogma on government property, but I have a feeling he'll be taking it down in the future.

Government Property is very different from a billboard, a city bus or someone's yard.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:07 PM
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a reply to: woodwardjnr

How is he FORCING ANYTHING ON ANYONE????? The only thing he is forcing on anyone is the rights of the people to speak their mind. Once he starts saying, you can't voice your opinion here or you'll be arrested, then you'll have an argument, until then, you are simply speaking nonsense.

JAden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:08 PM
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a reply to: uncommitted

No, in them "parts" you say "yes'sa and "no'sa". Kinda like everyone does for the IRS.. Everywhere else. I sense much "Yankee" in you. Respect is not rocket science.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:10 PM
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a reply to: Tyrion79

Umm, he IS upholding the law. He's stating that the constitutional right of free speech will be upheld in his county and if you don't like that, LEAVE... that's upholding the law. He's not saying, I will FORCE you to leave, or he will arrest you for disagreeing or anything. He's simply stating that they exercise their right to free speech in that county whether you or anyone else likes it or not.

JAden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:10 PM
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originally posted by: uncommitted

originally posted by: murphy22
a reply to: NowWhat

Hateful and racist? How so? Is it bigoted, phobic and intolerant also? The sign merely says, we have standards. Where's the hate and racism in that? I can see people without standards being upset by this and throwing out PC attack words. But really, answer the question.


It would be deeply improved with those duelling banjos playing automatically when you approach just so you know that it's time to get the car moving, because round those parts you agree with the sheriff in what you do and say or you are out - laws broken or not.


Enter uncommitted with the stereotype... I thought you guys were against all that, no? And you're thinking of West Virginia anyways. You just got two strikes in one.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:12 PM
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originally posted by: Masterjaden
a reply to: odzeandennz

It doesn't say agree with us or leave, it says let us express our rights or leave.

Jaden


Exactly.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:13 PM
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originally posted by: Masterjaden
How is he FORCING ANYTHING ON ANYONE?????


I agree with that. He's not forcing anything on anyone, any more than the gay couple kissing in the park is forcing their "lifestyle" down your throat, or the religious person reading a bible is forcing their religion on other people.

We all have to get along and we're different from each other. But the US government should remain neutral on religion.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:15 PM
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originally posted by: Tyrion79
a reply to: hounddoghowlie
Yes, being that as it is, I think that anyone in employment of the government in a public function should refrain from any personal expression of views as it could be seen as biased towards others and therefore not in line with the neutrality of the law.
Of course the sheriff or others are allowed to have a personal opinion in matters, however they should not let that be of any consequence in regards to the upholding the law or in this case, to express it on public signs.
Again, I have no problem with this sign, however I'm merely pointing out the danger if we're accepting these kind of statements and where it might end.



Speaking of being personal views... How does anyone here know that the great citizens of Harris County, GA didn't come together and decide to put that sign up as a whole? You guys have made this entire thread about the Sheriff and acted like he told the entire town to get clucked and put the sign up against their decision.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:15 PM
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a reply to: uncommitted

I can go to the middle of a mall and tell EVERYONE to leave, so can he... If he tries to FORCE you to leave, then he is breaking the law.

Jaden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:16 PM
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originally posted by: LSU0408

originally posted by: Tyrion79
a reply to: murphy22
No, I'm separating political or religious views from the state here, as it should be.
If anyone doesn't see the thin line in this, then there are examples in history, that I could refer to.
The sign as shown now is harmless as it is, however I think this could eventually lead to more segregating views in the future, seeing how the nature of humanity can quickly devolve to this, especially in terms of current world events.



Segregation seems to be what people like BLM and all who support them are currently going for.


I'm not aware of what BLM is or stands for, please explain it.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:17 PM
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a reply to: uncommitted

As a citizen, he has the right to do it. Becoming an elected official does NOT diminish your rights as a citizen. It doesn't increase them either, but it doesn't diminish them...

Jaden



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:17 PM
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originally posted by: murphy22
a reply to: uncommitted

Kinda like any politicians running for an office? They always seem to have "uniforms" standing behind them for some "law" they want passed. Is that "uniform" representing the state? The people? Conservatives? Liberals/progressives? You people, with this absolutely, false idea that religion and state are separated. There is no such "law". Never has been. This Sheriff was elected by the people of his county. You don't think this sign reflects his constituents? You libs want "democracy" only when it suites you. This is why we can't have nice things. Like, freedom.


Imagine their outrage if 9 supreme judges came together and voted to repeal gay marriage in a 5-4 vote. Imagine their cry for democracy at that point. Their hypocrisy is utterly repulsive.



posted on Nov, 25 2015 @ 04:20 PM
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originally posted by: Masterjaden
As a citizen, he has the right to do it. Becoming an elected official does NOT diminish your rights as a citizen. It doesn't increase them either, but it doesn't diminish them...


So, ANY citizen can make a sign expressing their personal opinions and have it permanently erected on government property? Really?
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