Skip to comments.Mel Gibson Tirades are the Distilled Violence, Cruelty, & Bigotry of Right-wing Catholic Ideology
Posted on 07/19/2010 5:44:38 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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“Chrissy Bitchens Tirades are the Distilled Violence, Cruelty, & Bigotry of left-wing atheist Ideology”...there fixed it
That is an opinion about his father’s motives but Mel Gibson is the subject of the thread and the subject of the draft dodging accusation so it is irrelevant what his father did or why.
When I googled Hitchens, I came across a photo of him at his baptism in 1949. All the men were dressed in military uniforms.
LOL. Many of the so-called “ultra conservative” sect of Catholicism denies the Holocaust, are truthers on 9-11, thinks the new Mass of Vatican II is invalid, and (some of them) think the chair of St. Peter is currently vacant.
They are apparently so conservative that they’re not conservative at all.
I have to say, the notion of Christopher Hitchens attacking anyone for misbehaving in their personal lives is about the ultimate in hypocrisy.
I thought it was illegal to tape private conversations and then release them to wide media play in order to harm another person. The fact that there is no outrage at this violation of civil liberties astounds me. This fact alone suggests that a different set of standards is being applied in Mel Gibson’s case, acceptance of which could lead to future abuses.
Hitchens would go on to support Barack Obama, calling McCain “senile”, and his choice of running mate Sarah Palin “absurd”, calling Palin a “pathological liar” and a “national disgrace”.
It is possible that these tapes won’t be admissible in court.
Your last statement is true-That Mel himself was too young to be considered a draft dodger. I posted privately because my one word answer may be confusing to someone else following the thread. No big deal.
That sounds awfully existential. Are those folks even sure that they exist? lol
That statement is true. There is no rational refutation of that.
Some of Hubby's family moved to America so they wouldn't be drafted to fight Napoleon. Were they draft dodgers?
I think that we are better off with the system that we have now. Anyone who joins is a true Patriot.
Well, when there is no draft, there are no dodgers. You’re right about that. It probably is better that way...as long as there’s a sufficient amount of recruits to fill the need at any given time.
Yep. And children aren’t responsible for their parents actions. Before they went to Australia, I believe they went to Ireland where Gibsons mother was born. I know they ended up in Ireland at some point.
Are you calling Mel's dad irrational? Because there's definitely no rational refutation to that either. : )
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