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Over a thousand Will Counter Westboro Baptist Church Protest Edwards Funeral in Raleigh NC this Sat
CNN ^ | dec 9, 2010

Posted on 12/09/2010 9:44:38 PM PST by RandysRight

(CNN) - Members of the Westboro Baptist Church announced Thursday plans to picket Saturday's funeral for Elizabeth Edwards in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Kansas-based Church - monitored by anti-hate groups such as the Anti-Defamation league and the Southern Poverty Law Center - is known for its extremist opposition to homosexuals, Jews and other groups.

The church members also oppose the War in Iraq.

According to the church's website, members will hold a protest from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: edwards; hypocrites; northcarolina; scumbags; sickpuppies; wbc; westboro
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Though I did not agree with Ms Edwards political views, she’s still an American and deserves a respectful funeral for her family and loved ones. Just because I disagree with someone, does not make them my enemy, just my opponent in life. We will not stand by and allow these monsters to disrespect Ms Edwards life or her family. Randy’s Right, NC freedom and Triangle Conservatives Unite will be there in numbers with American Flags for only one purpose. To prevent Westboro Baptist Church radicals from disrupting funeral services or harassing the Edwards family. We must make sure that the Westboro Baptist Church membership understands they’re not welcome in our state.

It is sad we have to do this during a funeral, but for evil to reign is when good women and men remain silent.

Please only bring American flags. Our groups will remain silent and please no shouting, even if provoked by the members of Westboro Baptist Church. The Patriot Gard riders will not be showing us as a unit since the family has not requesting them, but members will be showing up on their own.

The funeral for Elizabeth Edwards will be held this Saturday, December 11th at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church, 228 W Edenton St, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Many news outlets have reported that the family announced the funeral service will be open to the public. The service starts at 1 pm local time. We plan on ariving at noon.

Randy’s Right aka

Randy Dye

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1 posted on 12/09/2010 9:44:41 PM PST by RandysRight
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To: RandysRight

These people are scum of the earth. Did they miss the part of the gospel where Jesus told people the error of pointing out the splinter in another’s eye when one has a plank of wood in his own?


2 posted on 12/09/2010 9:50:17 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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To: RandysRight

Thank God for your work.

These people are truly evil and only a little sick.


3 posted on 12/09/2010 9:50:37 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: RandysRight

Wondering if the Edwards family even knows that they could invite the Patriot Guard.


5 posted on 12/09/2010 9:54:30 PM PST by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote! DeMint, 2012)
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To: RandysRight

Good work, indeed. Prayers up that it all goes well.


6 posted on 12/09/2010 9:54:36 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: RandysRight

I agree and thank you for this.


7 posted on 12/09/2010 9:55:23 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: paul51

Hope their vehicle tires are in better shape this time around, or not. Maybe the repair centers will be to busy to help them, kind of like what happened last time.


8 posted on 12/09/2010 9:57:13 PM PST by foundedonpurpose (stand up for principles and values, reeducate with truth. talk to people)
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To: Kimberly GG

Don’t know... the Patriot Guard Riders are pretty specifically dedicated to the services for lost military members. I don’t know if they have ever done something for civilian funerals or not.

God bless the PGR though. They truly do the Lord’s work.


9 posted on 12/09/2010 9:58:06 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: foundedonpurpose

Benchmade makes a really nice tire-deflator tool. It’s a carbon-fiber tube with a sharp point on it. Cuts a nice little hole when you jab it in that isn’t fixable.

I’m just sayin’...


10 posted on 12/09/2010 10:01:49 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: RandysRight

Well put, I obviously dont agree with her either, my condolences to the family still of course.

Thank you for doing this for those of us who cannot.
(and hopefully the family thanks you too.)

Funny how I would NEVER stick up for someone like Mrs. Edwards,...EXCEPT from sick ANIMALS like these!

Seriously, they have nothing better to do than protesting FUNERALS? Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot, over?(As another freeper put it.)


11 posted on 12/09/2010 10:02:10 PM PST by ConservativeChris
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To: Ramius

Amen to that!


12 posted on 12/09/2010 10:03:58 PM PST by Kimberly GG ("Path to Citizenship" Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote! DeMint, 2012)
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To: ConservativeChris

There are things I wish I could say, but cannot.

Hopefully, someday, somebody will do those things.


13 posted on 12/09/2010 10:05:53 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: RandysRight

Did the Westboro radicals even give a reason as to why they’re protesting her funeral?


14 posted on 12/09/2010 10:12:08 PM PST by wastedyears (It has nothing to do with safety, and everything to do with control.)
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To: Ramius

Ok, I’ll say it for you.

Hope someone puts a good fist into the faces of these worthless pieces of $hit.

RIP Mrs. Edwards, you don’t deserve this.


15 posted on 12/09/2010 10:15:08 PM PST by Professional
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To: Professional

heheh... close... but not exactly what I was thinkin’.


16 posted on 12/09/2010 10:17:34 PM PST by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: RandysRight

What I feel about the Westboro Cult - My Comment Censored!!!


17 posted on 12/09/2010 10:28:29 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: NavyCanDo
What I feel about the Westboro Cult - My Comment Censored!!!

Westboro Baptist? Not at all. Instead they're the Westboro Democrats.

And their minister lawyer Fred Phelps is a darling of the NAACP. Gore supporters to boot. Sick, twisted liberals...every last one of these Westboro creeps.

I wouldn't be at all surprised if their anti-homosexual stance is just a charade set up by their leftist fellow travelers to discredit authentic Christians.

18 posted on 12/09/2010 10:41:25 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas...)
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To: re_nortex

I have always wondered if Fred or one of the other leaders is gay.


19 posted on 12/09/2010 10:45:09 PM PST by matt04
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To: RandysRight

what ever happened to a good old vegetable pelting with lots of rotten tomatoes?? how about riding them out of town on a rail, or tar and feathers??


20 posted on 12/09/2010 10:56:02 PM PST by lonster
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To: matt04
I have always wondered if Fred or one of the other leaders is gay.

That's not out of realm of possibility (though I personally prefer to use the term "homosexual" rather than "gay" -- since "gay" is a perfectly fine word co-opted and twisted by sexual deviants).

I actually watched a few of the videos on the Westboro website. One thing they all have in common is that each of them ends with a woman (one of members presumably) smirking as she makes the final point.

It's almost as if they're doing this all of this as a sadistic goof or parody. It's almost like a form of guerrilla street theater, an "artform" favored by crazy leftists, including the Westboro cult.

21 posted on 12/09/2010 11:00:00 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas...)
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To: RandysRight

It is remarkable how this traveling tumor of Hell Spawn can unite Freepers and the most rabid left wing loons in our collective desire for a miserable pox on their house...


22 posted on 12/09/2010 11:03:15 PM PST by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: matt04

Good question! Considering their intense hatred of homosexuals, they sure obsess about them quite a bit don’t they? Maybe some kind of projectionism going on? Also I cannot help but wonder if they’re really nothing more than a bunch of poseurs put up to this schtick by some lefty orginizations or George Soros or any of the other usual suspects. Someones perverted idea of discrediting the religious right? As I said in another post about these a$$holes, it’s interesting how they’ve NEVER shown up at any soldiers’ funerals in Harlem, Compton, Camden, Newark, Detriot, etc. Gee I wonder why? /s Hey, maybe ASSange and his playmates can do some good for once in their pathetic lives and “wiki” some dirt on this so-called church.


23 posted on 12/09/2010 11:06:55 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: RandysRight

There with you in spirit.


24 posted on 12/09/2010 11:08:46 PM PST by mockingbyrd (Remember in November.)
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To: RandysRight
Place 980 people in a circle around Phelps facing outward. Then have twenty more inside that circle with saps in their socks. With a scenario like that Phelps could take a drastic fall down the steps without even walking up first.
25 posted on 12/09/2010 11:23:21 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: RandysRight
The Kansas-based Church - monitored by anti-hate groups such as the Anti-Defamation league and the Southern Poverty Law Center...

The Southern Poverty Law Center is becoming a hate group in it's own right, opposing and denigrating anyone or any group right of Lenin.

26 posted on 12/09/2010 11:38:08 PM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: wastedyears

Because they know there will be heavy press coverage.


27 posted on 12/09/2010 11:45:41 PM PST by sanjoaquinvalley (Longtime Lady Lurker)
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To: RandysRight
The Kansas-based Church - monitored by anti-hate groups such as the Anti-Defamation league and the Southern Poverty Law Center - is known for its extremist opposition to homosexuals, Jews and other groups.

Try again - like everyone except for themselves.

28 posted on 12/09/2010 11:49:19 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: Clintonfatigued
I believe Phelps is an agent provocateur.
29 posted on 12/09/2010 11:54:45 PM PST by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: RandysRight

I still find it hard to believe that these folks are even authentic because they act like street theater or like some over the top SNL or Mad T V skit plot.


30 posted on 12/10/2010 12:12:38 AM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: RandysRight

I don’t agree with her but my view is whatever her sins are, that’s between her and God.

And people who have no respect for the dead have no fear of God. I’d stay from them.


31 posted on 12/10/2010 1:35:58 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: RandysRight

These people are what we reap from combining the First Amendment with the foul, sick culture of our times.

No matter someone’s beliefs, people never used to treat one another with such mind-numbing disrespect.

What in hell do these assholes have against Mrs. Edwards?


32 posted on 12/10/2010 1:51:29 AM PST by ratsreek
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To: RandysRight

I think protesting any funeral is absolutely reprehensible. Good for you for taking a stand against these people.


33 posted on 12/10/2010 1:57:01 AM PST by Pinkbell
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To: lonster
how about riding them out of town on a rail, or tar and feathers??

I'm kind of partial to burning them at the stake, or boiling them alive in hot oil.

34 posted on 12/10/2010 2:06:03 AM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: lonster

BYORT (bring your own rotten tomatoes)


35 posted on 12/10/2010 2:22:06 AM PST by synbad600
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To: Clintonfatigued
I cannot think of anyone lower than these Kansas scumbags.

For crying out loud, what's their rationale? That she was a "sinner", and they ARE NOT? They set themselves up as God like this, and I can say without any hesitation, that game dont play too well and they are in for one horrid surprise.

Even if they called her a "sinner" destined for hell, who are they to say what kind of private conversation she may have had with her Creator in the final moments.

These people are clearly from the nether world, from the dark side, they are handmaidens and handbastards for the Evil One himself, one feels. I better leave it there, there is much more I could write.

36 posted on 12/10/2010 2:23:26 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (**George W Bush** bears as much responsibility as CARTER, CLINTON and OBAMA over N. Korean nukes)
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To: matt04

Well, his boyfriend DID deny it ;-)


37 posted on 12/10/2010 2:25:36 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (**George W Bush** bears as much responsibility as CARTER, CLINTON and OBAMA over N. Korean nukes)
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To: RandysRight

These people are what we reap from combining the First Amendment with the foul, sick culture of our times.

No matter someone’s beliefs, people never used to treat one another with such mind-numbing disrespect.

What in hell do these assholes have against Mrs. Edwards?


38 posted on 12/10/2010 2:57:14 AM PST by ratsreek
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To: RandysRight

Prayers for the Edwards Family - i do not agree with their brand of politics. Mrs. Edwards does not deserve this treatment. Westboro is actually acting like the parasites that they are.

(opportunists whom thrive off the death of others to make a political statement that has no reflection on the person whom has passed away in that persons beliefs, values and principals).


39 posted on 12/10/2010 3:53:51 AM PST by hondact200 ( Obama is Nuckin Futs!!!)
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To: All; AmericanInTokyo
Westboro's press on the pending funeral protest included, among other things, this in its justifications:

"This witch spent her life in defiance and disobedience to God, and blasphemed Him with her dying breath. She received multiple warnings and opportunties to repent. After God smacked her by killing her son, she thought she'd show Him, pumping herself full of hormones to have more kids. God gave her two more children, and she despised them like she did the first two, raising them to believe God is a liar."

40 posted on 12/10/2010 4:05:18 AM PST by newzjunkey (expired "Bush tax cut" = Obama Tax Increase)
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To: Clintonfatigued
These people are scum of the earth.

These people are also DEMOCRATS.

Something that should be pointed out often and loudly whenever the MSM tries to portray them as Christians.


41 posted on 12/10/2010 4:09:22 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: RandysRight

Here’s an idea: Beat the crap out of them. I bet they quit after that.


42 posted on 12/10/2010 4:14:46 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: RandysRight

You need to have a lot of bodies to take up public space where they would be protesting, AND beat them to it. When they saw this happening in Missouri and they weren’t getting any camera time, they turned tail and ran.


43 posted on 12/10/2010 4:16:08 AM PST by GnuHere
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To: tanknetter
Great pic.

Hey, Mayor Bloomberg might accuse these civil terrorist of being upset with Obamah's tax deal.

44 posted on 12/10/2010 4:16:27 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: RandysRight
Please only bring American flags. Our groups will remain silent and please no shouting, even if provoked by the members of Westboro Baptist Church.

A good point. I participated in a counter againsyt the Phelpies and was disappointed by the conduct of many of my fellow supporters (the haters did not even show up). Horn honking, cheering and loud music made it seem like a party. Silence and peaceful presence is a powerful statement.

45 posted on 12/10/2010 4:30:58 AM PST by don-o (Wait. What?)
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To: RandysRight
These idiots come to our area all the time. This is what they do...

announce that they will show up.

sometimes they don't even show up if they are going to be greatly outnumbered

if they actually show up, they try to get the counter protesters to touch them

then they file suit for assault

this is how they make their money

Everyone must be forewarned not to touch them in any way.

46 posted on 12/10/2010 4:48:52 AM PST by republicangel
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To: Ramius
“Don’t know... the Patriot Guard Riders are pretty specifically dedicated to the services for lost military members. I don’t know if they have ever done something for civilian funerals or not. God bless the PGR though. They truly do the Lord’s work.”

Yep, God bless’m for sure. This situation does create a dilemma for the left though. Pro-gay but anti-military. What to do...

47 posted on 12/10/2010 5:05:21 AM PST by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: snoringbear
This situation does create a dilemma for the left though. Pro-gay but anti-military. What to do...

Not really a dilemma. To the left, sexual deviancy trumps all.
48 posted on 12/10/2010 5:19:47 AM PST by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: wastedyears

It is all about publicity. And, the counter demonstration is precisely what will give them even more publicity.

As obnoxious as this “church” is, the best method of dealing with them is to ignore them completely.


49 posted on 12/10/2010 5:20:47 AM PST by MBB1984
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To: AppyPappy

Religious zealots often thrive on persecution whether deserved or undeserved. Ignoring them is probably the best remedy.


50 posted on 12/10/2010 5:25:05 AM PST by MBB1984
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