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Offlineenderwood
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Protestors at funerals....
    #5600090 - 05/07/06 05:29 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

So the other day I turn to the news and to my disgust, I see some idiots protesting...

Now, I pretty much believe protesting is pretty stupid in general, I mean, if you want something do something about it, I dont think anyone got something from just whining and saying things like "BLANK IS WRONG" or "I DONT LIKE BLANK" (you know general signs of protestors). If this does work, then WTF.

But this was different, apparently "christian" protestors, (really just moronic, sheltered, nazis), with signs like "THANK GOD FOR DEAD SOLDIERS", and "FAGS DESTROY NATIONS", and stuff along the lines of "AMERICA IS DOOMED". AT FUCKING FUNERALS FOR SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIFE FOR THEIR COUNTRY WHILE THEIR PARENTS AND LOVED-ONES WERE MOURNING THEM.

I don't care if you oppose the war, or whatever, that just made me sick. The worst part of it is, the government protects people like this.

I don't care about the ramifications, if they were there at my friend's or family member's funeral, I'd kick the everliving shit out of all of them, yes all of them, I'd just rush in the crowd and start wupping ass. I'm not just trying to sound like some kind of internet-badass, I'm pretty sure I could handle it lol

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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5600095 - 05/07/06 05:37 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Yeah I think I saw that on a Bulletin.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: VoidOfsPg]
    #5600115 - 05/07/06 05:52 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

That disgusts me too. That's not free speech there, that's pure shit-talk. How can people demoralize the people who died in the line of duty (even though I support NO part of the war, I do support the troops).

Those protesters need to be hit by an elderly blind man.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Maverick]
    #5600123 - 05/07/06 05:59 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Yeah yeah people, i'll try and find the link to the video. The woman is thoroughly sick in the head. Her mini church has only 100 members and the majority of them are family. She recites bollocks scriptures from the Old Testament (cursed book) and talks about how God is taking lives because we don't obey him. People like that shouldn't see sunlight.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: HyphalTryptamin]
    #5600127 - 05/07/06 06:02 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)



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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: HyphalTryptamin]
    #5600137 - 05/07/06 06:22 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

To quote someone from another forum that i posted this on...

"What? Three blocks away with a .308? What?"

I like this guy's style.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5600150 - 05/07/06 06:35 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

American political activists seem to be so much more resentful than others. All their action is reactionary -- statements against people weaker than themselves that they think they've been hurt by.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Lakefingers]
    #5600157 - 05/07/06 06:41 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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American political activists seem to be so much more resentful than others. All their action is reactionary -- statements against people weaker than themselves that they think they've been hurt by.




Excuse my stupidity, but what exactly do you mean?  :tongue:


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5600181 - 05/07/06 07:02 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

2 miles away.... .50 cal. sniper rifle...:grin:

She sounds like she's been fucking possessed by the devil. She even looks evil.

How stupid can you be? WOW. I thought god loved his children (i'm atheist)....I think she's reading the wrong scriptur.....Maybe something from hitler.

what a nut.

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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5600204 - 05/07/06 07:41 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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American political activists seem to be so much more resentful than others. All their action is reactionary -- statements against people weaker than themselves that they think they've been hurt by.




Excuse my stupidity, but what exactly do you mean?  :tongue:




The people protesting funerals are making opponents out of easy targets -- mourners/people in the weakest time. Those are the only people that christian protesters can attack. Those are the only people slaves attack, and these are the people that slaves feel most threatened by. Of course, they don't dare strike at their masters, because they're slaves. They feel good about themselves when they react to something "evil", but they never act upon things that they think are GOOD.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Lakefingers]
    #5600213 - 05/07/06 07:51 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Yea.. I agree with everyone here. I think people should have the right to protest for whatever stupid reason they want. But, when you do it at someones funeral thats just disrespectful. There is a time and a place for everything and that isnt it.
Im in Iraq right now btw.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: HyphalTryptamin]
    #5600225 - 05/07/06 08:02 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

wow, I believe this is the first time I have ever cheered FOX news on.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: HyphalTryptamin]
    #5600240 - 05/07/06 08:19 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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here we are : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G470rfJQ...2%2D4A20%2D9484




The westboro baptist church seems to be a congregation of the most ignorant people in america.

I almost wish they'd all convert to some other religion so those dumbasses would stop making christians look bad.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5600296 - 05/07/06 09:33 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)
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2 miles away.... .50 cal. sniper rifle...




Does .50 sniper rifle really have an effective range of 2 miles? :eek:


About the news broadcast: did you notice how her forced smile was aloof and indifferent to descriptions of suffering as well as personal attacks? She is spiritually insane, she is the living proof that its not a RELIGION thats being fought but rather the spiritual disease of religious fundamentalism, independent of which holybook it hides behind.

She is really close to parking a car bomb at such a funeral and when the news reached her that many children died there would be not a dent into that fanatical smile of hers and she'd say: "these children are little angels now, and they are cheering us on from the heavens as martyrs to our cause"

As bin laden would say it: "She has the wrong book but the right idea."


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Asante]
    #5600319 - 05/07/06 10:00 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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2 miles away.... .50 cal. sniper rifle...




Does .50 sniper rifle really have an effective range of 2 miles? :eek:






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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: buckwheat]
    #5600350 - 05/07/06 10:19 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: peepeepottypants]
    #5600379 - 05/07/06 10:33 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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wow, I believe this is the first time I have ever cheered FOX news on.




haha you stole the words right from my mouth.
someone should really just burn their church down (which is probably a group of folding chairs in a back yard). i like to consider myself a social activist and when i see anyone saying the shit that she said it really makes me want to just take the cops gun that is protecting them and put two between the eyes.
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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Chairman Meow]
    #5600498 - 05/07/06 11:36 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Actually, I looked around a bit about their church. They actually have a fortified compound.

The fuckers aren't just dug-in mentally, but physically too.

I'd say smartbomb them, but no doubt someone would survive and start blathering about how their comrades were martyrs in the "fag wars" or some such bullshit.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5600576 - 05/07/06 12:09 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

-sneezes- Oh damn, i think my bullshit allergy is acting up again.
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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: TheZodiac]
    #5600595 - 05/07/06 12:15 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

thats not acceptable. If I seen this I can tell you I would get into a fight with these people. If you want to protest go somewhere else. A funeral is neither the right place or the right time for it.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: TheZodiac]
    #5600727 - 05/07/06 01:06 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

By "fortified compound" I mean a Waco cult sort of thing.

*edit*
and by the way, this organization is hilariously fucked up.

Their website is godhatesfags.com. Their pastor is a former lawyer who had his license revoked for unethical behavior. It is alleged that in addition to anti-homosexual slander they also spout thinly veiled comments of anti-semitic and racist natures.

These are the most pathetic people I have ever seen. When I compare them in my mind to, say, an AIDS-stricken orphan in Africa... they're still more pathetic because of how utterly braindead they are :lol:


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: IGnosticAbhorI]
    #5600900 - 05/07/06 02:34 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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I'm right there with you... Those people are possessed by something.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: EquilibriuM]
    #5600924 - 05/07/06 02:47 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Oh please, you all are fooling yourselves if you think this lady is all that "extreme". She's only a couple notches crazier than most Christians; where I live they are all like that.

It's really sad that Christians think its OK to bash everyone who doesn't share their goofy-ass faith, but when Christians start bashing other Christians, especially in opposition to our Noble Crusade in Iraq, all of a sudden its a big ole deal.

BTW, all her arguments are biblically justified. So if a Christian is offended by these people, maybe they should reconsider putting all their faith in a 3,000 year old book.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5600926 - 05/07/06 02:48 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Im about ready to pack my bags and murder a few of em and say they are being punished by god :ooo:. I wonder what they will say...

Now im not a very religious person but I sure know right from wrong and these fucks are in the wrong. Just watching that video has made me lose hope in humanity. Im suprised their church hasnt been torched yet.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5600941 - 05/07/06 02:58 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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Oh please, you all are fooling yourselves if you think this lady is all that "extreme". She's only a couple notches crazier than most Christians; where I live they are all like that.

It's really sad that Christians think its OK to bash everyone who doesn't share their goofy-ass faith, but when Christians start bashing other Christians, especially in opposition to our Noble Crusade in Iraq, all of a sudden its a big ole deal.

BTW, all her arguments are biblically justified. So if a Christian is offended by these people, maybe they should reconsider putting all their faith in a 3,000 year old book.




Let's not go down the path of ignorant and uninformed prejudices, shall we? To entertain such unfair and hyper-judgemental thoughts is to look extremely foolish.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5600952 - 05/07/06 03:02 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

I'm not ignorant or uninformed. My views come from firsthand experience. That's not being prejudiced, because I'm not pre-judging. I'm muthafuckin' judging.

Christians know a thing or two about unfair and hyper-judgemental thoughts. They tend to dominate in that field.

If these sons of bitches protested the same way at some random gay guy's funeral (which is far from unheard of), would FOX be outraged? I think not. Like I said, Christians are hateful all the damn time and they can't handle seeing themselves in a mirror like this.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5600967 - 05/07/06 03:06 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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I'm not ignorant or uninformed. My views come from firsthand experience. That's not being prejudiced, because I'm not pre-judging. I'm muthafuckin' judging.

Christians know a thing or two about unfair and hyper-judgemental thoughts. They tend to dominate in that field.




Rather, the ones you are thinking of are of that nature. By saying that "they're all that way" you're horribly over-generalizing.

According to you, I'm that way too. That's odd, because neither myself nor anyone I know (no matter what their stance on christianity) has ever observed such behavior.

I suppose all jews are greedy? All muslims are warlike? All atheists are angsty? "I'm not prejudiced, they just suck and they're all exactly the same".

No. Just no.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5601026 - 05/07/06 03:21 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

*before i begin, i know this post will probably make me unpopular.
i agree with you for the most part, i'm not a big christianity fan myself. and i grew up southern baptist and the rest of my family are devout christian.
but i don't like uneducated organized religion. or evil intelligent people! like the GOP! but almost everyday in life (especially in school - which surprises the hell out of me) i have christians telling me how messed up my life is. i don't ask them for their opinion, they kindly preach it to me. like one semester in research class, i had a whole classroom arguing with me because i said i believed in nothing. and one guy wrote his research paper on why people should read the bible. now this is just from my personal experience, and i know not all christian people are bad people, but most of the people who believe in it suffocate other beliefs with their own.

i'm so glad my mom converted to judaism.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5601036 - 05/07/06 03:24 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

There's a difference between saying "they're all that way" and "they tend to be that way", and I'm saying the latter. Am I stereotyping? Yes. But stereotypes only have weight because they're based on reality to some extent. And my reality, what my observations tell me, is that christians tend to be hateful towards all things different from themselves.

I don't know if you are "that way" or not, but if you are a fundamentalist christian who takes the bible literally, you most likely are. It's impossible to believe in the infallibility of a certain system of beliefs without at the same time passing judgement on the beliefs of others. One is a natural corollary of the other.

Such religions condemn all other religions because they all believe in their infallible truth, which contradicts the possibility that other religions might be just as valid to other people. So it reverts to "my god can beat up your god" bullshit, which breeds more hatred and senseless conflict than anything else in this world. The only difference is, some christians embrace this hatred and other christians deny it and call it love. At least this lady embraces her hatred and is honest about it.

I only say "christian" because that is the religion/culture I am most familiar with, and therefore the most embittered toward. The same applies to greedy jews and warmongering muslims.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5601048 - 05/07/06 03:28 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Damn

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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5601069 - 05/07/06 03:36 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

It's important to be aware of the distinction between a fundamentalist and a more level-headed member of a religion. Try to avoid using the title of the entire religion when you intend to refer to fundamentalists.

I would agree that fundamentalist christians are prone to unfortunate behavior, but thankfully they do not represent the actuality of rational christian beleifs. Their beleifs are defined by radical, often confrontational interpretations of biblical content. Such is inherent in the definition of "fundamentalist"

Many people do stupid things in the name of various religions. It may dismay many people, however, to know that many of those people don't even fit into the criteria to be considered an actual practicioner of the religion they are associated with. For example, the Westboro Baptist Church, despite what the damn fools claim, is not a christian organization. Christians want nothing to do with those bigots. Their "church" claims to be christian because it lends them some credibility and leverage that they use to further their horrible motives. They likely aren't even aware they are doing that, it's more a subconscious process.

Trust me, there are plenty of very respectable and likable christians in this world. I've had the pleasure of knowing many of them. And I don't have this opinion of them merely because of my interactions with them as a fellow christian. I knew them before I was a christian. They were good people and put forth an honest effort to be fair and respectful to people of other faiths.

The problem is that it's so damn common for dumb people to make horribly wrong interpretations of christian beleifs, and then go off doing really awful things. People see that and then think that it is representative of the actual beleifs of christians, and then tend to make all sorts of unfortunate and unfair assumptions.

Really, we're not bad people. There are bad apples, but those kind of people are just inherent to mankind itself.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5601092 - 05/07/06 03:43 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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It's important to be aware of the distinction between a fundamentalist and a more level-headed member of a religion. Try to avoid using the title of the entire religion when you intend to refer to fundamentalists.

I would agree that fundamentalist christians are prone to unfortunate behavior, but thankfully they do not represent the actuality of rational christian beleifs. Their beleifs are defined by radical, often confrontational interpretations of biblical content. Such is inherent in the definition of "fundamentalist"

Many people do stupid things in the name of various religions. It may dismay many people, however, to know that many of those people don't even fit into the criteria to be considered an actual practicioner of the religion they are associated with. For example, the Westboro Baptist Church, despite what the damn fools claim, is not a christian organization. Christians want nothing to do with those bigots. Their "church" claims to be christian because it lends them some credibility and leverage that they use to further their horrible motives. They likely aren't even aware they are doing that, it's more a subconscious process.

Trust me, there are plenty of very respectable and likable christians in this world. I've had the pleasure of knowing many of them. And I don't have this opinion of them merely because of my interactions with them as a fellow christian. I knew them before I was a christian. They were good people and put forth an honest effort to be fair and respectful to people of other faiths.

The problem is that it's so damn common for dumb people to make horribly wrong interpretations of christian beleifs, and then go off doing really awful things. People see that and then think that it is representative of the actual beleifs of christians, and then tend to make all sorts of unfortunate and unfair assumptions.

Really, we're not bad people. There are bad apples, but those kind of people are just inherent to mankind itself.




Very well said.

But i have to say these people are particularly more insane than bad apples.

I mean, to believe everything bad and out of the norm to be the "wrath of god"
Thats utterly stupid. Really gives a new meaning for "shit for brains"


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Chairman Meow]
    #5601167 - 05/07/06 04:10 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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someone should really just burn their church down (which is probably a group of folding chairs in a back yard)




hey, don't be spyin' on da church! :crankey:


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5601220 - 05/07/06 04:24 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

After 9/11, Jerry Falwell blamed the attacks on America's immorality, which he defined as feminist, homosexual, etc. Where was the outrage from the "level-headed" christians then? How exactly was Falwell's claim all that different from that of the Westboro lady?

You might say Falwell is just a bad apple. But if that is the case, why do so many christians listen to him? Or Pat Robertson? 700 Club gets crazy insane ratings, so I can only assume that Robertson's views reflect those of "mainstream" christianity. Why is it that I never, ever see christian leaders stand up and say "hey Falwell, shut the fuck up! You're giving us a bad name!"

When christians want to force their beliefs down our throats by posting the goddamn ten commandments in classrooms and courthouses, and by legislating against boys kissing, and by teaching that illogical intelligent design crap, why aren't more "level-headed" christians outraged that their faith is being used as a tool of bigotry?

In a word, their silence tells me all I need to know.

Oh, but when some nutty christians show up at a funeral of one of their own, a soldier no less, and do the exact same shit, then we have some "bad apples". That's a double-standard, and double-standards are bullshit.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5601243 - 05/07/06 04:31 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

This isn't about "right or wrong", or religeon, THIS IS ABOUT RESPECT, LOGIC, AND RATIONALITY. I dont care if you oppose the war, or don't particularly agree with gay people, you owe it to yourself as a decent human being to take things into account, and to respect others especialy at a time like this.

These people are just like the peligimists of utah or whereever they are with that crazy leader (it's like something out of tv or a movie, armed guards and shit, it's going to turn into jonestown i swear), they have been born into this, being told these beliefs all of their lives, sheltered moronic nazis.

They don't have a place in this world, just like the genocidal psychopaths in darfur.

I'm waiting for them to turn out to be some kind of extremist/terrist group, and do some terror attacks. I mean, I don't want people to get hurt, but it would be a good excuse for me to wupe some slave ass.  :evil: :evil: :evil:


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5601256 - 05/07/06 04:36 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

if i had witnessed this i would seriously rumble.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5601562 - 05/07/06 06:13 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

I would think protesting at a funeral like that would qualify as fighting words.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5602324 - 05/07/06 09:41 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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After 9/11, Jerry Falwell blamed the attacks on America's immorality, which he defined as feminist, homosexual, etc. Where was the outrage from the "level-headed" christians then? How exactly was Falwell's claim all that different from that of the Westboro lady?

You might say Falwell is just a bad apple. But if that is the case, why do so many christians listen to him? Or Pat Robertson? 700 Club gets crazy insane ratings, so I can only assume that Robertson's views reflect those of "mainstream" christianity. Why is it that I never, ever see christian leaders stand up and say "hey Falwell, shut the fuck up! You're giving us a bad name!"

When christians want to force their beliefs down our throats by posting the goddamn ten commandments in classrooms and courthouses, and by legislating against boys kissing, and by teaching that illogical intelligent design crap, why aren't more "level-headed" christians outraged that their faith is being used as a tool of bigotry?

In a word, their silence tells me all I need to know.

Oh, but when some nutty christians show up at a funeral of one of their own, a soldier no less, and do the exact same shit, then we have some "bad apples". That's a double-standard, and double-standards are bullshit.




I won't say that christians don't do stupid things, or hateful things, or other such bad things.

It's not like we're any better than the rest of humanity. Mankind fucks up in those sort of ways. Christians are human, we do all of the dumb things that mankind as a whole is guilty of doing.

This kind of rotten behavior is not restricted to christians though. People as a whole do it. We're no exception to the flaws of our species, but we're certainly not the only people who have the flaws, either.

However, please do not make the unfair assertion that christians are somehow worse than the rest of humanity because you can name christians and then give examples of bad behavior that they have done, which is also done by countless other people in countless other groups. That only serves to prove something that is allready obvious, that we're merely equals to the rest of mankind. I never claimed we were perfect, and giving evidence that we aren't perfect is hardly going to prove inferiority. If all you want to prove is that we're no better than the rest of mankind, then that's fair and truthful. If, however, you are seeking to make claims of inferiority, then that is not excusable. Hopefully your intentions are of the former, and not the latter. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and assume the former.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5602368 - 05/07/06 09:54 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Maybe they should be carrying signs that say "Death is not fair". Wear black make-up and jump up and down repeatedly and paddle each other with the signs. Now that would be funny.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Microcosmatrix]
    #5602435 - 05/07/06 10:14 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Holy shit I love that interviewer, he tore into her his first question, you can tell he despises her already!
I love the "You're obviously a nut." "We've had a lot of nutty people on this show..."

Damn I love these interviewers. I love the "You are an embarrassment to this country!"


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Maverick]
    #5602640 - 05/07/06 11:02 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

hahah I wish I could interview her on live tv, honestly.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Maverick]
    #5602689 - 05/07/06 11:08 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

i think hannity secretly agrees with her though..about the fags stuff at least


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    #5602716 - 05/07/06 11:13 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

People like this are just fucking crazy.


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    #5602816 - 05/07/06 11:33 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

what a bitch


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Chairman Meow]
    #5602835 - 05/07/06 11:37 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)






everyday i lose my faith in humanity more and more.




sadly so true


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5602996 - 05/08/06 12:24 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

I never said christians were inferior, so I do not benefit from this doubt. Of course christians are no better or worse than anyone else. My point is specifically in objection to the Hannity and Colmes attitude that this woman is a nutjob when both of them are nutjobs too.

I love how Colmes is like, "well, I worship the god of abraham and isaac so bitch let's not be steppin'!" It's like listening to DND players argue over level 9 railguns or something.

And Hannity's all, "you're an embarassment to this country!" as though Sean Hannity is not himself an embarassment to this country.

I do not think christians are inferior, for there is no reason to think myself as superior. Christians are just like everyone else, and beleive a load of bullshit just like everyone else, for we all believe bullshit, myself included. Can't tell you what that bullshit is, because I haven't yet recognized it as bullshit. It's called learning, and it's all you can do until you either a) die or b) buy into a religious doctrine that explains everything to you with magic.

So obviously if you are not a fundamentalist that does not refer to you. But it does mean you are vastly outnumbered.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5603014 - 05/08/06 12:28 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

My concern was just to make sure there were no issues of superiority/inferiority delusions.

As long as we can agree we're both equals as humans, then I'm content. I'm dog tired anyhow, I've been up for a LONG time  :crazy:


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: Konnrade]
    #5603151 - 05/08/06 01:02 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

They're actually working on making that illegal, in several states it is illegal to protest within a certain distance of a funeral. It's going to go to court at some point, but it should be upheld.

Also there is a bunch a bikers that go to the same funerals the crazies go to and shield the families from these assholes. They chant patriotic stuff and drown out the nutjob speeches.


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5603246 - 05/08/06 01:24 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

Protesting at a funeral is just plain low. I don't care how much I hated someone or something they stand for...all beef ends at death.
death=ultimate equalizer


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: minesstudent]
    #5603258 - 05/08/06 01:27 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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They're actually working on making that illegal, in several states it is illegal to protest within a certain distance of a funeral. It's going to go to court at some point, but it should be upheld.

Also there is a bunch a bikers that go to the same funerals the crazies go to and shield the families from these assholes. They chant patriotic stuff and drown out the nutjob speeches.




I hate the idea of protests at funerals, but I'm a firm believer in the 1st ammendment, and to me it's an all or nothing thing (with the exception of the whole "yell fire at crowded theater thing").

Graveyards are private property, aren't they? Couldn't they stick these people with trespassing or something instead?


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: quillini]
    #5604005 - 05/08/06 06:35 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

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Oh please, you all are fooling yourselves if you think this lady is all that "extreme". She's only a couple notches crazier than most Christians; where I live they are all like that.

It's really sad that Christians think its OK to bash everyone who doesn't share their goofy-ass faith, but when Christians start bashing other Christians, especially in opposition to our Noble Crusade in Iraq, all of a sudden its a big ole deal.

BTW, all her arguments are biblically justified. So if a Christian is offended by these people, maybe they should reconsider putting all their faith in a 3,000 year old book.




This is a good point


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: ShroomyMcPot]
    #5610618 - 05/09/06 11:51 PM (14 years, 4 months ago)

But she does have a good point.

We are all sinning to an early grave! REPENT YOU VILE FEINDS!


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Re: Protestors at funerals.... [Re: enderwood]
    #5610730 - 05/10/06 12:20 AM (14 years, 4 months ago)

I'm sorry

But I just can't take ugly people seriously

I love being morally shallow


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