Our first stop will be Tallahassee, Florida and several local South Florida municipalities.
We would like to celebrate our long held Shinto beliefs, by displaying a symbol of our religious faith in the Florida State Capitol Rotunda.
Lights up and everything.
At that time, his prior request had gone unanswered, and as I write to you now, our correspondence to you, despite being read, remains entirely ignored. Neither my client nor this office have had any response from the City of Fort Lauderdale.
I’d like permission to install the following display in the same location as the city provided for the 2015 menorah.
“All of our public work for viewing is ALWAYS rated G,” Stevens wrote. “We have children ourselves and understand the need to maintain proper decorum.”
Our Equal Love Initiative Display has been approved. We’ll be deploying Mon., Jan 11, 2016.
As to the picture below, on the left, that’s ISIS destroying an expression of belief they find disagreeable. On the right, is our pole, similarly hijacked.
But from its humble origins — built from Pabst Blue Ribbon beer cans — just down the hall from Gov. Rick Scott’s office, Stevens’ Festivus pole has evolved and is now getting wider attention.
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, when people deck the halls with boughs of holly, mistletoe, beribboned wreaths — and Festivus poles made of beer cans. Each year, some …