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    4 6.15%
  • Sing and praise his death from the rooftops.

    9 13.85%
  • Nothing. Ignore it.

    46 70.77%
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    Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps Sr. 'on the edge of death' - NY Daily News

    I say we ignore it. Any attention whatsoever, especially any type of protest, will please the remaining members. I don't want to give them the satisfaction.

    We won't, of course, but that's what would be done if it were my call.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Ignore it, leave the family alone. Don't give them the chance to play the victim.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    I would hope people rise above the same wicked things he did in life and not protest the funeral, but we'll see.

    I do think he'll be in for a rude awakening though when he stands before God in judgement once he does die.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    You know protesting his funeral has a certain ring to it, but my better angels tell me just ignoring the guy and his family altogether is the better way to go.

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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    You know protesting his funeral has a certain ring to it, but my better angels tell me just ignoring the guy and his family altogether is the better way to go.
    Yep. I totally get the desire for the emotional satisfaction, but I'd rather think of their disappointment if no one showed up.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    I am going to forget it and never think about him again. Course his "church" is still around.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    Ignore it, leave the family alone. Don't give them the chance to play the victim.
    This. It's an excellent opportunity to go the high road. Sure, my motive may be somewhat passive aggressive, but **** it.

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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Isn't it always best to "be the change"? IOW, wish him well and his family peace. It would be a little hypocritical to protest and attack him at a time like this.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    Tell me it wouldn't be funny to have a bunch of people show up holding signs that show Satan banging Phelps up the ass or Phelps in the center of a big circle jerk with like 20 cocks in his mouth.
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    Re: Fred Phelps is about to die... how should we react?

    My indifference to his death is at fever pitch.
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