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Highway Adopted By Neo-Nazis To Be Named After Rabbi

samzenpus posted more than 5 years ago | from the black-fly-in-your-chardonnay dept.

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A neo-Nazi group who adopted a half-mile section of highway in Springfield, Kansas last year may find their pure highway renamed after rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. Although lawmakers were not happy about the adoption, they had no choice but to accept the group's application. In 2005 the US Supreme Court ruled that a group can't be denied entry to the Adopt-A-Highway program because of its political beliefs. The final solution for Kansas lawmakers seems to be renaming the highway.

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Not funny.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28426417)

I thought this was pretty funny.... until i read the comments from the rabbi's daughter.....

Re:Not funny.... (2, Interesting)

Profane MuthaFucka (574406) | more than 5 years ago | (#28427411)

Let's look at TFA to see what she said:

"I don't want Nazis stomping on a highway named for my father. What are they going to do then if they don't pick up the litter? The whole thing is disgusting," said Susannah Heschel, professor of Jewish history at Dartmouth College.

"It may be an attempt to teach the neo-Nazis a lesson," she said. "But I think it's an affront to my father's dignity to attach his name to a neo-Nazi highway."

Now, if the Nazis don't clean up the litter, they lose the road. Someone else will be assigned to clean it up. And furthermore, it's not a Nazi highway, it's an American highway. Long after the Nazis lose their commission to clean the road, it'll still be named after the Rabbi.

The daughter is obviously not as smart as her dad.

Re:Not funny.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28437049)

NO U

Haha this is great. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28436375)

Epic trolling from Kansas. 10/10.

Also I have to say nice touch from the editor. The final solution.

Seriously, probably the first thing Kansas has done right ever since they fucked up with Intelligent Design.

I laughed (1)

CiaranC (69596) | more than 5 years ago | (#28436693)

final solution, lol

Alternatively... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28437073)

Why not just name it after the Neonazis themselves and call it EinhodenstraÃYe?

Amway (2, Interesting)

unlametheweak (1102159) | more than 5 years ago | (#28438607)

If the government and its citizens are too cheap to pay to keep their own highway clean, then you should expect to get whatever happens to come along as charity. Beggars can't be choosers. You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Re:Amway (1)

flyneye (84093) | more than 5 years ago | (#28449643)

Let me verify for you all after having actually read the story.
Nazis are from Springfield Mo as I suspected.
There is no Springfield Kansas however they seem to have made contact with the Rabbis daughter through a Jewish organization.
While Kansas may have Nazii we don't use them for cleaning. We just keep them off the beaten path so lost travellers can find . Amish tourist traps, Worlds largest hand dug well, Worlds biggest ball of twine and an occasional Nazi tryin to find someone to drink with who hasn't already heard his horseshit 40 times already in some little town county with 3000 people. Couple klan klowns out there too, Worse theres Crips and several Latino gangs that outnumber them by a legion but I don't see anyone making life particulary hard for them, including the cops unless the show COPS is in town.
Creationism in Kansas. Well theres a lot of little farm communities out there that have different more traditional moral imperatives than yourself. Its their right, I suppose. They put the grain and beef in your belly. WHo cares.
Its less important than real threats.

An Even More Final Solution (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28452955)

I hereby make the modest proposal that we name EVERY STREET IN AMERICA after prominent Jews. Then we pop some corn and make with the skinhead go splodee watchin.

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