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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    I've done research on the Phelps family. They're not as crazy as people might think. Fred Phelps aside from the fact that he was an original fire & brimstone preacher was one of the first people in his state to go up against his state on civil rights matters and was according to legal documents an excellent lawyer. They are just expressing their religious beliefs in a uninterrupted manner. If anything I think they're consistent in their attacks of what they think is a nation that they believe is 'doomed'. They're just more vocal about it.

    Regardless of what legitimate baptists say, their position(that of the Phelps family) is not one that is alien to baptist. Do baptists not think gays are going to burn in hell? Have we not had baptist/catholic ministers on television talking about whenever something bad happens in America it's because of our secularism or the fault of gays and lesbians? Legitimate baptists are fooling themselves if they don't think these people are as legitimate in their beliefs as Jerry Falwell or whoever holds the title of megastar in the baptist world. The Phelps family are an "extremist" wing of the baptist world but as far as being illegitimate? Seriously doubt that.
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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent Ferris View Post
    At least they haven't decided to protest the funerals of the Fort Hood victims.
    Not yet anyway.
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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    In related news, someone spiked the punch of the Westboro Baptist Church protesters at one of their rallies yesterday. Police later picked them all up after they stripped naked and began buggering each other in front of shocked onlookers. As he was led away, one of the protesters was heard to exclaim "I will picket myself now, and I pray that the all-powerful loving God who hates me sentences me to fry in hell, but I like it, I like it".
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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    Allow me to dispel any myths about the Westboro Baptist Church and the Phelp's Clan.


    1. They are a family of lawyers who use the 1st Amendment to troll the American public at large while sometimes receiving Government compensation each time their 1st Amendment Rights are 'compromised'.

    2. If you ever see them on the street, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO RUN THEM OVER...unless you can get all of them in one swoop. Having to circle back increases the chance of positive identification by bystanders.

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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    I've done research on the Phelps family. They're not as crazy as people might think. Fred Phelps aside from the fact that he was an original fire & brimstone preacher was one of the first people in his state to go up against his state on civil rights matters and was according to legal documents an excellent lawyer. They are just expressing their religious beliefs in a uninterrupted manner. If anything I think they're consistent in their attacks of what they think is a nation that they believe is 'doomed'. They're just more vocal about it.

    Regardless of what legitimate baptists say, their position(that of the Phelps family) is not one that is alien to baptist. Do baptists not think gays are going to burn in hell? Have we not had baptist/catholic ministers on television talking about whenever something bad happens in America it's because of our secularism or the fault of gays and lesbians? Legitimate baptists are fooling themselves if they don't think these people are as legitimate in their beliefs as Jerry Falwell or whoever holds the title of megastar in the baptist world. The Phelps family are an "extremist" wing of the baptist world but as far as being illegitimate? Seriously doubt that.

    They're trollin' you dawg.

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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School



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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    If people want to take the wind out of Westboro's sails they should simply ignore them. The Westboro Baptists feed off public outrage because they are nothing more than media whores. If people stop paying attention to them the Westboro morons will lose a major source of motivation and validation.

    We should just pretend like they don't exist. They aren't even worth getting mad over because they're so utterly pathetic.

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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    I've done research on the Phelps family. They're not as crazy as people might think. Fred Phelps aside from the fact that he was an original fire & brimstone preacher was one of the first people in his state to go up against his state on civil rights matters and was according to legal documents an excellent lawyer. They are just expressing their religious beliefs in a uninterrupted manner. If anything I think they're consistent in their attacks of what they think is a nation that they believe is 'doomed'. They're just more vocal about it.

    Regardless of what legitimate baptists say, their position(that of the Phelps family) is not one that is alien to baptist. Do baptists not think gays are going to burn in hell? Have we not had baptist/catholic ministers on television talking about whenever something bad happens in America it's because of our secularism or the fault of gays and lesbians? Legitimate baptists are fooling themselves if they don't think these people are as legitimate in their beliefs as Jerry Falwell or whoever holds the title of megastar in the baptist world. The Phelps family are an "extremist" wing of the baptist world but as far as being illegitimate? Seriously doubt that.
    No, what Catholic "ministers" were on TV saying these things?

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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    One of the few groups I've seen able to get legitimate and usually unconditional disdain from most on both sides of the political spectrum. They're nutjobs
    Nutjobs ... I do not believe that term is strong enough to describe what those bunch of looneytoons actually are.


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    Re: Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside Obama Girls' School

    I don't like those turds, but it's nice to see liberals getting some of that action for a change.
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