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MoveOn.org Attacks Church, Pope
TFP ^ | 05.28.05

Posted on 05/29/2005 11:26:09 AM PDT by Coleus

MoveOn.org Attacks Church, Pope

As the debate in Congress deadlocks over the nomination of conservative judges appointed by President Bush, a left-wing lobby group mocks the Catholic Church with a vicious ad. The ad appeared on MoveOn.Org’s web site last week, showing a doctored photo of Pope Benedict XVI in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building with outstretched arms holding a gavel in his left hand.

An offensive caption above the Pope’s picture reads:

God already has a job…..
He does not need one on the Supreme Court
Protect the Supreme Court Rules

MoveOn.org is playing God. They apparently want to erase God from history, eradicate the Ten Commandments from the public square, and impose a dictatorship of radical atheism. However, slamming the Catholic Church will hardly garner them more political or grassroots clout. They are out of touch with the real American landscape of dwindling blue states and booming red states.

The ad has outraged and disgusted Catholics nationwide. The Pope is the Vicar of Our Lord Jesus Christ on earth and no one has the right to poke fun at God, the Church or the Papacy. This is no light matter and the American TFP calls for a massive protest. When the Vicar of Christ is attacked, all Catholics must react.

To sign your instant email protest, click here.

“MoveOn.org owe Catholics an apology,” said TFP Student Action director John Ritchie. “Even if the ad was pulled off their web site, the offense was made, and Catholics deserve an unequivocal written apology.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: anticatholicbigotry; benedictxvi; catholiclist; moveon; moveonorg

1 posted on 05/29/2005 11:26:09 AM PDT by Coleus
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To: 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; afraidfortherepublic; Alas; al_c; american colleen; annalex; ...


2 posted on 05/29/2005 11:26:37 AM PDT by Coleus (Roe v. Wade and Endangered Species Act both passed in 1973, Murder Babies/save trees, birds, algae)
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To: Coleus
God already has a job... He does not need one on the Supreme Court Protect the Supreme Court Rules

cute

3 posted on 05/29/2005 11:34:23 AM PDT by Chappaquiddick Crawdad ("E unum pluribus"? Perhaps you meant "ex uno plures", or is that "stultus sum"? hmmm...)
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To: Coleus

What is their problem? Bush hasn't nominated the Pope so what's the deal? Why have they targeted the Pope? I understand they are against religion but they should say what they mean.


4 posted on 05/29/2005 11:36:39 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, but I swear I didn't see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: Coleus
I would rather send my protest right here.

Sexual perversion is the only sickness where the victim derives as much pleasure from destroying people and institutions as much as from their despicable acts.

In fact that seems to be their only perceptible two activities.

5 posted on 05/29/2005 11:37:59 AM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen, ignorance and stupidity.)
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To: Publius6961

Is the Supreme Court considering a rule change?


6 posted on 05/29/2005 11:44:29 AM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Coleus
God in the Temples of Government


Moses with the Ten Commandments inside the Supreme Court's courtroom

7 posted on 05/29/2005 11:49:23 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: scrabblehack; Coleus
LOL. Either moveon.org is so politically illiterate, they've confused Senate rules with "Supreme Court rules" (whatever those are)...

...OR, mooooveon is so contemptuous of the intelligence of its target constituencies, they've deliberately confused the facts.

I don't know which is worse.

8 posted on 05/29/2005 11:51:47 AM PDT by shhrubbery! (The 'right to choose' = The right to choose death --for somebody else.)
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To: Coleus

Was this the introduction of some new MSM/Libspeak term? What are the Supreme Court Rules? A sense a PR campaign being birthed...

On the average, LoseOn...I mean, MoveOn is, in my opinion, on its way to the list of Things Republicans Thank God For. Howard Dean's big mouth and stunted intellect are on that list already. Ads like this and the Bill Frist/Star Wars spots are juvenile and seem like the product of college kids. Most voters will ignore them as nonsense. Those that would believe them are busy in San Francisco (see another very gripping thread here on FR).

As someone already pointed out here, the Pope is not being nominated to the Supreme Court, and any rational person (this excludes liberals, natch) can understand that any jurist with religious beliefs is not automaticaly a religious zealot, regardless of what LoseOn intimates.

Let them keep underestimating the intellect of the American voters. It wastes George Soros' money!


9 posted on 05/29/2005 11:52:11 AM PDT by LostInBayport (One Massachusetts conservative adrift in a sea of liberal lunacy...)
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To: Coleus
"When the Vicar of Christ is attacked, all Catholics must react."

Amen. Rather than simply invoke a protest, let's send this across to the ADN and see if there are grounds for suing the a** of MoveOn.org.

10 posted on 05/29/2005 11:54:38 AM PDT by Selous
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To: scrabblehack
Only in the sick minds of the perverts.

It escapes them that most normal people reject the Christian version of the Taliban as much as the muslim one.

11 posted on 05/29/2005 11:56:02 AM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen, ignorance and stupidity.)
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To: Selous
Sorry, that should have read "ADF", not ADN.
12 posted on 05/29/2005 11:57:39 AM PDT by Selous
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To: Coleus

The Church stands against same-sex marriage and abortion on demand. It is seen as an enemy by much of the left. An obstacle to what they want.

Sad.


13 posted on 05/29/2005 12:09:49 PM PDT by cvq3842
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To: Selous
Sorry, that should have read "ADF", not ADN.

Now all you need to do is define it.
On of my continuing irritations is people who consciously insist on speaking in "tribal knowlege" and using acronyms.

14 posted on 05/29/2005 12:10:35 PM PDT by Publius6961 (The most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen, ignorance and stupidity.)
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To: Coleus

What they really dislike is a well educated middle class who can see through their deceit, religious bigotry, and hatred of a free people.


15 posted on 05/29/2005 12:32:50 PM PDT by squirt-gun
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To: Coleus; american colleen; Lady In Blue; Salvation; narses; SMEDLEYBUTLER; redhead; ...
Catholic Ping
Please freepmail me if you want on/off this list


16 posted on 05/29/2005 1:41:17 PM PDT by NYer ("Love without truth is blind; Truth without love is empty." - Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: squirt-gun

Moveon.org is one of the most hate filled groups I have ever encountered. They are condescending and rude. They arrived in town, had demonstrations outside the courthouse before the Bush Kerry election and flipped the bird to any driver not agreeing with the signs or nasty taunts. The night brought more moveon.org news. Cars with Bush Cheney stickers were "painted" with ugly nazi slogans. The yard signs were also painted with the same words. Not until the out of town moveon.org gangs arrived did we have anything like this in any election. They are vulgar and angry.


17 posted on 05/29/2005 1:42:49 PM PDT by oldironsides
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To: Coleus

This is tame. From that crowd, this is the equivalent of a compliment. I guess they no longer consider him the equivalent of Hitler.


18 posted on 05/29/2005 1:48:01 PM PDT by ValenB4 ("Every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets." - Isaac Asimov)
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To: BipolarBob
Why have they targeted the Pope? I understand they are against religion but they should say what they mean.

I think it was George Will who pointed out that this seems to be the way they think they'll bring the Catholic vote back to the Dems! ;-)

19 posted on 05/29/2005 2:13:04 PM PDT by maryz
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To: oldironsides

I'm not at all surprised by this. Has anyone, especially Virginian Freepers, seen the moveon ad about the filibuster? And how the Republicans were destroying the country, etc. It was pretty awful. This ad is even worse.


20 posted on 05/29/2005 3:03:18 PM PDT by tob2 (Old Fossil and Proud of It!)
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To: Coleus

You are fortunate to get the image. The ad was taken down when I tried to access it yesterday.


21 posted on 05/29/2005 4:04:40 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation

It's now on someone's blog.


22 posted on 05/29/2005 5:15:11 PM PDT by Coleus (Roe v. Wade and Endangered Species Act both passed in 1973, Murder Babies/save trees, birds, algae)
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To: Coleus

Well it certainly shows exactly of whom MoveOn.org is afraid. ;o)


23 posted on 05/29/2005 5:45:29 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: BipolarBob
If by chance Pope Benedict XVI were nominated to the Supreme Court... I'm sure Byrd, Boxer, etc. would find something "wrong" and "extreme" about him.

Long live Pope Benedict XVI.

Trajan88

24 posted on 05/29/2005 5:49:51 PM PDT by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: Coleus


MoveOn.org sucks in graphics. What a childish display of ignorance.
25 posted on 05/29/2005 6:00:05 PM PDT by Bars4Bill
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To: Coleus
moveon.org are they still around?

I thought the RATS learned their lesson and went back into the sewers.
26 posted on 05/29/2005 6:03:28 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (LL THE)
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To: Coleus

It will work against them.


27 posted on 05/29/2005 6:11:20 PM PDT by fatima
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To: Coleus
Weren't these some of the people who complained the loudest about the phony flushing the Koran story.

What were fighting here is a two faced, bastardized organization run by a megalomaniac who sees himself as a junior Adolf Hitler.

Supporting only those things that hurt America no matter who gets hurt.

Did you know that your federal tax dollars are given to the ACLU ambulance chasing scumbag attorneys so they can sue you.
28 posted on 05/29/2005 6:13:56 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (LL THE)
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To: Coleus
God already has a job…..

Those who question the work of God don't tread a path.

He does not need one on the Supreme Court

This is an absent minded ideal which creates the question "then who does"?

Protect the Supreme Court Rules

From what? The good, the bad, or the ugly?

29 posted on 05/29/2005 6:21:20 PM PDT by EGPWS
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To: Coleus

God IS the ultimate Supreme Court


30 posted on 05/29/2005 6:28:48 PM PDT by xp38
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To: cvq3842

The Church in America has been a tool of the liberals for some time. Support of socialism combined with lukewarm pro-life attitudes and action emboldened Catholic Dem politicians to play to their party's left wing. Bernardin thought, as McCarrick and still others do, that the "seamless garment"theory would rule Church teaching. Happily, the laity will never go for that.


31 posted on 05/30/2005 3:47:45 AM PDT by steve8714
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To: Publius6961
ADF = Alliance Defence Fund.

Believe me, I understand. One of my "continuing irritations" is people who get easily irritated.

32 posted on 05/30/2005 3:56:32 AM PDT by Selous
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To: oldironsides
Re your # 17

You will find that the majority of the leadership of MoveOn.org are non-Christians who do not reserve their hatred for Catholics but spread it around.

Alternately, the rank and file are mostly the uneducated, the bewildered, and the uninformed who take their cues from their puppet masters.

The chaos you mention is the result.

33 posted on 05/30/2005 4:48:55 AM PDT by squirt-gun
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To: NYer
Oh, NYer, thanks for pinging me to this outrage. How sad and angry this latest news makes me. I fear this is the beginning of a new blatant anti-Catholicism in the US. Only this time, there are many cradle Catholics against us.

St. Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle!

34 posted on 05/30/2005 7:25:48 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: BipolarBob
"What is their problem?"

When an exorcist is removing a devil from a person, and when the devil can no longer resist the priest's counter attack, the devil screams "I'm dying! ", or "you're killing me!".

Sometimes this signals a exorcism nearing its end. Sometimes it means nothing at all (the devil could be faking it).

The attack by MoveOn.org signals the Spiritual strength of the Pope over secularism. Evil is moving closer to its chosen Eternal Death. The nature of evil will be less able to hide its true identity.
35 posted on 05/30/2005 9:04:44 AM PDT by SaltyJoe ("Social Justice" begins with the unborn child. "Seamless garment" is a stolen article from Christ.)
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To: steve8714

Thanks for the info!


36 posted on 05/31/2005 4:13:55 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: Bars4Bill

The graphics are a good match for Move On's ham-handed, extremist message!


37 posted on 05/31/2005 4:16:36 AM PDT by cvq3842
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To: BipolarBob
What is their problem? Bush hasn't nominated the Pope so what's the deal? Why have they targeted the Pope? I understand they are against religion but they should say what they mean.

Somebody should remind the scumbags at moveon.org that this sort of ad was also run against one of their heros, John F. Kennedy. IIRC, the sayings were "we can't have the government of the US run by the Vatican!"

Which congress-critter was it who pretty much said that devout Catholics (or for that matter, any observant Christian or Jew) can not be appointed to the SCOTUS? They only want people who only give lip-service to the tennents of their religion.

I don't remember if it was Schumer, but I'll say it anyway: He makes me SICK!

Mark

38 posted on 05/31/2005 4:26:36 AM PDT by MarkL (I've got a fever, and the only prescription is MORE COWBELL!!!)
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To: Coleus
Just more heart and soul of America on display here...

The Dems so do not get it.

39 posted on 05/31/2005 4:27:57 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: xp38

God IS the ultimate Supreme Court >>

He certainly is.


40 posted on 06/01/2005 7:34:25 PM PDT by Coleus (Roe v. Wade and Endangered Species Act both passed in 1973, Murder Babies/save trees, birds, algae)
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