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Boston Globe portrays homosexual Episcopal bishop as crusader for progress
massresistance.org ^ | December 31, 2010

Posted on 01/02/2011 5:26:49 PM PST by massmike

The most powerful propaganda is often the most subtle. If a person is portrayed as doing great, humanitarian things versus doing divisive or hurtful things, that person's cause and message are also given a psychological boost.

In today's culture wars the mainstream media does this in spades. When writing about people involved in these issues, there is rarely any middle ground -- as we've warned pro-family people for years. Although the casual reader may not realize it, the media takes this very seriously.

On Dec. 5 the Boston Globe ran a prominent feature article on Bishop V. Gene Robinson, the first openly homosexual bishop in the worldwide Episcopal church. It ought to be Exhibit A in any journalism class. To conservatives, Robinson is the cause of great pain, trauma, a breakdown of Christian morality, and a bitter split in the Episcopal Church. But in the Globe article (see below) he is simply a conquering civil rights hero who is continuing his humanitarian work in retirement.

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1 posted on 01/02/2011 5:26:51 PM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

He abandoned four children and a wife to go off on his homosexual crusade. I wonder if they think he is a hero.


2 posted on 01/02/2011 5:33:50 PM PST by heye2monn
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Vicki Gene Robinson, Boston Globe — sorry folks, this isn’t Trad-Anglican ping material.


3 posted on 01/02/2011 5:33:50 PM PST by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Why are TSA exempt from their own searches?)
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To: massmike

The Austin newspaper was great for this. Every Sunday, they’d plaster some story about some far left-wing “minister” with some anti-Biblical position and portray him as a sensible pioneer for some new right or some nonsense philosophy.

It was one of many reasons I canceled my subscription.


4 posted on 01/02/2011 5:38:23 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: heye2monn
Two daughters, actually. Not that that makes it any better.

I wonder what lesson they learned about fathers and husbands.

I actually know somebody who served on a couple of Episcopal committees with him. She said "It's all about Gene." Classic narcissist who believes the world revolves around his navel. Or a little south of there.

He has done more to destroy the Episcopal Church than any other individual . . . not that it wasn't doing a pretty good job of self-destruction without him, but the blame is spread around.

We shook the dust of that denomination from our sandals back in 2003.

5 posted on 01/02/2011 5:40:22 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: massmike

= and abortionist are as reputable as any leading Medical Doctor.
Murderers are just population control specialist.
Rapist are just misunderstood Romanticists.
Drunks are to be respected for their particular skill.
ETC.


6 posted on 01/02/2011 5:40:35 PM PST by jongaltsr (It)
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To: massmike

propaganda by the left to put a
doing-good spin on doing-evil is one of the major issues of today. We, as thinking people, have to NOT BELIEVE what we read. We need to think and investigate. Doing less than that is what gave us the obamanation regime.

Satan did that in the Garden of Eden...would think that at least Christians would understand this! Writing words to confuse good and evil is a trick straight from the pit perpetrated by people who don’t believe their is a pit!


7 posted on 01/02/2011 5:42:19 PM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: massmike

Has anyone asked Bishop V. Gene Robinson his take on why Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed? =.=


8 posted on 01/02/2011 5:45:14 PM PST by cranked
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To: massmike
Robinson is a sick sodomite who left his real wife and kids to become another man's wife > this is what a hero looks like in the eyes of the demented left.
10 posted on 01/02/2011 5:52:15 PM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: massmike
This is the inverse of Alinsky's rules for radicals #5: ridicule your enemies for things that do not deserve ridicule, and praise your friends for things that do not deserve praise.
11 posted on 01/02/2011 5:54:01 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (DEFCON I ALERT: The federal cancer has metastasized. All personnel report to their battle stations.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

Sorry, thanks for the correction.

You’re right — he is a prime destroy of the pathetic and dessicated Episcopal Church.


12 posted on 01/02/2011 5:54:39 PM PST by heye2monn
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To: massmike

Put your sword away, Bishop.


13 posted on 01/02/2011 5:54:43 PM PST by RichInOC ("Rule One: NO POOFTERS!")
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To: massmike
I remember when bishops were recognized as crusaders for following scripture. Obviously, I'm getting old.
14 posted on 01/02/2011 6:16:07 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: massmike

He is a selfish homosexual who destroyed the Episcopal church. Not progress, destruction, That is what he wanted all along. He is also a crazy alcoholic.


15 posted on 01/02/2011 7:09:08 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: massmike

Is it now called the Episcopal church of the Sodomites?


16 posted on 01/02/2011 7:29:50 PM PST by CynicalBear
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To: jongaltsr

To these people (progressives, they call themselves) a lie is the truth, and the truth is a lie!


17 posted on 01/02/2011 8:01:20 PM PST by LetMarch (If a man knows the right way to live, and does not live it, there is no greater coward. (Anonymous)
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To: AnAmericanMother

Vicki Gene is the demon seed of Bps. Pike and John Spong, et al. The Episcopal Church is now reaping what they’ve sown many years ago.


18 posted on 01/02/2011 8:48:32 PM PST by miele man
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To: cranked
Has anyone asked Bishop V. Gene Robinson his take on why Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed? =.=

Actually, the Episcopalian line for years has been that they were destroyed for "lack of hospitality". NO joke.

19 posted on 01/03/2011 7:48:10 AM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: AnAmericanMother

All you have to do is look at Robinson to see that he is a gay narcissist.

But he didn’t elect himself.

I’ve been at war with the TEC for 20 years. I’m still an Episcopalian but I don’t have to like the national church.


20 posted on 01/03/2011 7:56:29 AM PST by altura
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To: altura
Here's the problem with "I hate the national church but my parish is o.k."

Your parish will be o.k. until your rector retires. THEN you are going to have a big problem.

An Episcopal minister cannot be ordained without the national church's approval. This is the 'big stick' by which they control the seminaries.

Several years ago, TEC stopped approving candidates for ordination from Nashotah House and TSM. So the pool of available orthodox candidates inside TEC is frozen and will inevitable disappear. Nashotah and TSM are staying alive by training candidates for the various splinter Anglican groups, but Nashotah at least is going to have a big problem because they are traditionally high and most of the splinter groups are low church or evangelical.

Our former parish went screamingly left wing when the rector retired. They also began to abandon the "high church" ritual and theology.

So now we're happy Catholics. That may not be an alternative if you're not high church. - We were nosebleed high and a meeting with our new rector revealed that the only matters of doctrine on which we differed were the supremacy of the Pope and the validity of Anglican orders.

21 posted on 01/03/2011 8:14:42 AM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: AnAmericanMother

Hmm. That’s “inevitably”. Sheesh.


22 posted on 01/03/2011 8:15:48 AM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: cranked
Has anyone asked Bishop V. Gene Robinson his take on why Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed? =.=

The faggots and their apologists long ago rationalized that one away ... they claim that the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah was being "inhospitable".

Ya think?

Yeah, attempted homosexual gang-rape is a bit inhospitable ...

23 posted on 01/03/2011 8:20:25 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

Well, that won’t be a problem for a while and there’s really no alternative chuch for me because of where I live and the fact that I’ve been a member of this parish for almost 40 years.

I’ll admit I don’t love the parish as much as I once did.

We have 3 women clergy including rector, 1 associate priest who is male. All lovely people but I would rather have a male priest, although I’m not one who thinks female priests inherently wrong. I just don’t want one (ha).

Feel mean about that because our priest is a lovely person who never puts politics in her sermons but I know she is a feminist.

Bishop Stanton has some serious decisions ahead as our diocese is predominately conservative and he has to decide where to go. It will be interesting.


24 posted on 01/03/2011 9:48:01 AM PST by altura
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To: altura
Yeah, that's how it started with us.

The feminists made common cause with the homosexuals, and then it was "game over". We had some o.k. female ministers (I felt just like you do) but then we started getting the lesbians.

Bishop Allen was pretty steady but the new bishop (Alexander) threw in his lot whole-heartedly with the homosexuals.

The 'aha!' moment for us was when the new rector said that anybody who disagreed with him on the ordination of Robinson or 'gay marriage' was not only wrong -- they were evil.

Right then was when our search started.

25 posted on 01/03/2011 11:56:18 AM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: AnAmericanMother

That would be the moment for me also, but we’re not there or even close to there in my church.

Glad you found a church home!


26 posted on 01/03/2011 1:00:00 PM PST by altura
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To: altura
Living in the Diocese of Atlanta has its drawbacks. It's like the former mayor of Newark said: "Wherever American cities are going, Newark will get there first."

And you have to be careful about selecting a Catholic parish. Some of them are just as goofy as any Episcopal one -- right down to 'sister' priest wannabes and all sorts of goofy non-Catholic stuff.

The difference I guess is that when they get too out of line there's a bishop to slap them down - unless of course you live somewhere really loopy like upstate NY . . . . where the perennially idiotic bish just gave communion to pro-abort governor-elect Cuomo AND his shack-up honey and preached a Socialist sermon that only incidentally mentioned Jesus. Catholic Church is not without problems - unless we find a church where there are no humans, that's going to be a given.

27 posted on 01/03/2011 3:06:22 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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