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The Westboro Pigs Church is disgusting
Politicons ^ | March 2nd | Henry D'Andrea

Posted on 03/02/2011 7:33:58 PM PST by conservativeforpalin

Today the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the anti: American, God, freedom, bravery, church Westboro. The church which has no affiliation to any other Baptist organization, sends members to picket funerals of military servicemen who were killed in action. This isn’t a matter of Liberals Vs. Conservatives anymore. It’s matter of being patriotic. You can be against the war, but desecrating those who fight for us to be able to even have this conversation is wrong.

These soulless Westboro protesting pigs are literally sociopaths. (See video below) They are so delusional, they think god kills soldiers. Their signs such as “Thank god for dead soldiers” or “Thank god for 9/11,” are completely disgusting. They have no respect for anyone but themselves...

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: pigs

1 posted on 03/02/2011 7:34:01 PM PST by conservativeforpalin
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To: conservativeforpalin

Agreed, I wish that they could be disproven for what they are. I feel that they are worse than liberals, because while liberals blame the politicians, these guys take it out on people who followed orders. It’s despicable and beyond contempt in every respect.


2 posted on 03/02/2011 7:37:59 PM PST by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: conservativeforpalin

They have an organized addiction for drawing attention to themselves. If no one paid attention them all this hoopla would fade away.


3 posted on 03/02/2011 7:41:10 PM PST by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Morpheus2009

Didn’t somebody come up with Phelps being a registered Dem?

IMO, they exist solely to discredit Christianity and I would bet money they’re all Dems/libs and probably not even Christian.

I think they’re agent provocateurs.


4 posted on 03/02/2011 7:43:41 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: oyez

In the wake of a SCOTUS ruling that is unfortunate but understandable, I believe that they are about to get more attention than they anticipated. I don’t think they’re going to be happy about the sort of attention they’ve attracted.


5 posted on 03/02/2011 7:45:02 PM PST by rockrr ("I said that I was scared of you!" - pokie the pretend cowboy)
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To: Salamander
Didn’t somebody come up with Phelps being a registered Dem?

He is more than just that, he ran for Governor as a Democrat.

6 posted on 03/02/2011 7:46:48 PM PST by Michael.SF. (Going to Charlotte for the barbecue is like going to Minneapolis for the gumbo - John Reed)
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To: conservativeforpalin

what ever happened to a good old rotten tomato pelting?? or a stick bomb or two thrown at them? maybe some pig blood or something dropped from a helicopter??


7 posted on 03/02/2011 7:47:42 PM PST by lonster
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To: conservativeforpalin; martin_fierro; Vendome; ßuddaßudd

Speaking of which, Westboro is scheduled to be protesting at Gunderson HS tomorrow...


8 posted on 03/02/2011 7:49:11 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 771 of our national holiday from reality. - It's almost 3 AM)
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To: conservativeforpalin
Want to see media bias in action?

Who can remember the articles that sort of loosely connect these freaks with Baptists at large?

Who can remember the portrayal as if they are conservative?

Here's the peak of irony, Phelps is a card carrying Democrat and ran for offices as such long before much of this drew national attention. To the leftist media it is literally this simple:

Did it fail, look or feel bad? Blame Bush, Christianity and the Republicans or a patriarchal society.

Did it succeed, look or feel good? Obama, a government program or some progressive paradigm is the reason.

Go right down the list on the issues, feel bad = conservative, feel good = liberal.

Economy
War in Iraq.... until it turned around, then of course that too became Obama’s doing
Health care
debt
Afghanistan
You pick the issue and CNN, MSNBC, Newsweek, Time, the NYTs will simple write everything with this blatant they good those bad perspective. Why even call them news anymore?

9 posted on 03/02/2011 7:49:33 PM PST by Red6
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To: conservativeforpalin

they sicken me.


10 posted on 03/02/2011 7:49:55 PM PST by Grunthor (hcg diet, down 20 lbs in 2 weeks)
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To: Salamander

There are pictures of Al Gore and Fred Phelps (together) all over the internet.


11 posted on 03/02/2011 7:50:39 PM PST by Bodleian_Girl
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To: rockrr

Theres nothing at all understandable about it. What definition of free speech is designed to protect the right to laugh, dance, sing and celebrate the death of a child,,, as the childs parents are literally burying him.

If the right to say anything, anywhere is so holy,, can we now make the most minor joke about bombs at airports? Can we say wear a “fu@k Obama” shirt to a rally? You DO know that even wearing a T-shirt that is obnoxious towards Bush, Obama, or any president will get you removed from a rally. Are we now allowed to pray at the supreme court steps?

The supremes have made it official,,, the little people have to tolerate ANY insult no matter how depraved. Politicians cannot be insulted or molested.


12 posted on 03/02/2011 7:52:59 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: conservativeforpalin

Perhaps this will be successful http://cjonline.com/news/2011-02-28/generals-complaint-targets-phelps-lawyers

Nine retired USAF Generals have filed a complaint with state regulators for disbarment of 10 lawyers who are members of the “church”.


13 posted on 03/02/2011 7:55:49 PM PST by hmmmmm
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To: conservativeforpalin

My 9-year old son, a news junkie even at that young age caught the story tonight on the news and was confused as to why they said God loves dead soldiers. After a few minutes explaining to my son what a crazy cult this is and how Satin himself works through these vermin in the same way he worked through a snake in the Garden of Eden. He understood – but it got me wondering how many young and innocent or ill-informed people watch the same thing and thing they are a legitimate church, and with nobody to set them straight.

I pray that God will intervene and put a stop somehow to these creeps who blasphemy his name by saying he is a Hateful God not a Loving God. .


14 posted on 03/02/2011 7:57:49 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Salamander
I think they’re agent provocateurs.

How could they have been provocateurs, if the people at the funeral were not even aware of their presence, until they saw them on TV later that evening?

15 posted on 03/02/2011 8:01:43 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: rockrr
In the wake of a SCOTUS ruling that is unfortunate but understandable, I believe that they are about to get more attention than they anticipated. I don’t think they’re going to be happy about the sort of attention they’ve attracted.

They will be thrilled with whatever coverage they get. They love getting attention, even negative attention. That's like cocaine to them.
16 posted on 03/02/2011 8:03:20 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: Michael.SF.

Thanks.

I knew I’d read something about a ‘connection’.


17 posted on 03/02/2011 8:03:46 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: conservativeforpalin

One thing, beside some of my family members who apparently wish me dead, without ever saying so, that I cannot for the life of me understand.


18 posted on 03/02/2011 8:04:04 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Bodleian_Girl

Apparently sewage, like water, seeks its own level.


19 posted on 03/02/2011 8:05:16 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: dfwgator; Salamander
How could they have been provocateurs, if the people at the funeral were not even aware of their presence, until they saw them on TV later that evening?

I I belive Salamander is referring to the group generally. And I agree, I think they are phony, aka agent provacteurs

20 posted on 03/02/2011 8:06:03 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Hu's your daddy)
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To: Salamander

Didn’t somebody come up with Phelps being a registered Dem?

Phelps tried to get Clinton to make him his running mate, and threw a fit when Clinton chose Gore instead.


21 posted on 03/02/2011 8:06:34 PM PST by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: conservativeforpalin

If I were on a jury, I could not find someone guilty who beat the hell out of these guys.

It could happen on video, I still find the attackers not guilty


22 posted on 03/02/2011 8:07:36 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Hu's your daddy)
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To: conservativeforpalin

“It’s Freud who says that what links humanity is not love, but hatred; the bond, the tough stuff is made of hate.” — Bernard-Henri Lévy


23 posted on 03/02/2011 8:07:54 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: dfwgator

Because they’re already infamous and the families aren’t their real targets.

It’s the MSM negative coverage of “crazy Christians” that they want.

It’s all about undermining real Christians.


24 posted on 03/02/2011 8:08:08 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: NeoCaveman

Thank you for the clarification on my behalf...:)


25 posted on 03/02/2011 8:09:18 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: NeoCaveman

They mainly aim for media attention, rather than actually harassing the people at the funerals.

A lot of people here seem to think WBC is right there at the doors of the church, harassing the people as they walk in, when in fact they are usually blocks away, out of earshot of the mourners.


26 posted on 03/02/2011 8:09:20 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Morpheus2009

OMG.

Guilty!


27 posted on 03/02/2011 8:10:03 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: dfwgator
A lot of people here seem to think WBC is right there at the doors of the church, harassing the people as they walk in, when in fact they are usually blocks away, out of earshot of the mourners.

I blame the media for covering these freaks.

In fact, the fact that they get so much media makes me think they are agent provocateurs.

If they were on the up and up our media wouln't be covering them IMHO.

28 posted on 03/02/2011 8:11:05 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Hu's your daddy)
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To: Salamander
Because they’re already infamous and the families aren’t their real targets. It’s the MSM negative coverage of “crazy Christians” that they want. It’s all about undermining real Christians.

Which is the whole reason this particular ruling was correct.

29 posted on 03/02/2011 8:11:53 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

They usually have “company” during their protests.

http://www.patriotguard.org/Home/OurHistory/tabid/145/Default.aspx


30 posted on 03/02/2011 8:13:56 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: dfwgator

So the people who show up to oppose WBC and support the families of the fallen will have the same freedom?

I know people [mostly liberals] who actually believe these hell spawn are Christians.

They’re very good at what they do.


31 posted on 03/02/2011 8:27:54 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: conservativeforpalin

It may be time to deal with these folks in an extra-legal fashion. It’s American tradition.


32 posted on 03/02/2011 8:28:19 PM PST by Mariner (USS Tarawa, VQ3, USS Benjamin Stoddert, NAVCAMS WestPac, 7th Fleet, Navcommsta Puget Sound)
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To: Salamander

They are just a bunch of Libs who do this for the money they get by suing people, its just a business to them. I am still waiting for the day someone just goes off and kills these pieces of sh!t, I will rejoice when/if this happens.


33 posted on 03/02/2011 8:29:42 PM PST by Husker24
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To: conservativeforpalin

These cretins seem to exist for attention. Perhaps if Freepers indulged them and gave them maximum attention (e.g., klieg lights, loudspeakers 24 hours/day, drum beats, rap music, etc.) they might decide to knock it off.


34 posted on 03/02/2011 8:31:25 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: conservativeforpalin

As distasteful as these people are, this is a victory for free speech. I am appalled that so many freepers do not understand this. If the government can curtail the speech of those with whom we disagree, what’s to stop them from curtailing your right to free speech.


35 posted on 03/02/2011 8:33:56 PM PST by slumber1
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To: dfwgator

Earlier WBC practice was to show up at the funerals, which was foiled by various human shield efforts such as the Patriot Riders, to whom a huge salute is due.

The only time WBC is known to have given up in disgust is when they came to protest a comics convention. The Burros slunk away when conventioneers, undaunted, paraded around with signs such as “I love gay Robin.” It seems perhaps that mocking is the only language the Burros understand. Tea Parties might try taking a trick from that. (Note that even “loving gay Robin” wouldn’t necessarily mean one approves of everything gay Robin does. Love is something greater and sometimes is exercised in spite of evil.)

So I say, as long as WBC keeps itself in public squares out of view and hearing of funeral participants, then Tea Partiers and people of similar sympathies should just come and give WBC the big raspberry. It’s legal.


36 posted on 03/02/2011 8:40:59 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: slumber1
As distasteful as these people are, this is a victory for free speech. I am appalled that so many freepers do not understand this. If the government can curtail the speech of those with whom we disagree, what’s to stop them from curtailing your right to free speech.

I believe this is the same type of argument that Scalia made when he voted against banning the burning of the U.S. flag. If I recall, he said that though he finds it distateful and would never ever do it, according to his oath to uphold the Constitution he had to allow it.

37 posted on 03/02/2011 8:42:19 PM PST by Christian4Bush (Happy New Year. 620 days until regime change in America. (November 6 2012))
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To: slumber1
Too much has been and being made of this issue, too much hair splitting over the years, decades, it is ridiculous and betrays the moral and intellectual corruption of our supposedly superior civilization. It's embarrassing to even discuss such vile acts as the burning of the flag. This should be the stuff of community colleges not the Supreme Court of the United States.

Chase these scumbags away from the funerals, tear gas or whatever, and throw away any lawsuits that they file, the 1st Amendment will not suffer. There is something called common sense that overrides your hair splitting over sentences and commas in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

38 posted on 03/02/2011 8:49:12 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: slumber1

True. All it takes is one time for the police to ‘fail to prosecute’ when the WBC shows up at a funeral. That would take care of most of the problem.


39 posted on 03/02/2011 8:50:13 PM PST by BenKenobi (Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Silent Cal)
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To: Husker24

They’re typical liberal leeches, alright.


40 posted on 03/02/2011 8:52:44 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: conservativeforpalin; BIGLOOK

I have seen these cretins in action, up close and personal.
I will tell you now, that they are THE most vile creatures on the planet.

Here in Maine, they must keep a distance, yes, but they can still be SEEN, if not heard, by the families.

How anybody, and I mean ANYBODY, could do this to someone who is burying their child, is beyond comprehension, and being allowed to do it, destroys every fiber of moral decency that binds humanity together.

I know all the fights about freedom of speech, and I understand all the arguments.

But as I see a mother so distraught with tears that she cannot walk without help because these guys are holding up signs that say “THANK GOD FOR DEAD SOLDIERS”, not one bit of it rings true.


41 posted on 03/02/2011 9:33:13 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN
It shocked me to hear they'd won in the suit for Free Speech...of course that only applies to miscreants and minorities these days in our Brave New World.

Westboro isn't really a church; it's a band of inbred renegade lawyers who support themselves by litigating against the public who stand against their rancor and slander at military funerals of beloved ones.

Has anyone ever noticed their protests against homosexuality in places like San Francisco, Greenwich Village or Hollywood? Or protests of any openly gay individuals in the public's eye?

Shoudn't that have been considered in the ruling for Westboro's right to free speech?

What is the point of their attacks on the dead other than a cheap shot aimed at small communities who haven't the means or wherewith all to defend against their ensuing legal assaults.

Any and all of the respective state's bar that has any balls ought to disbar them and stop their travel for the purpose of disrupting and defiling innocents and those grieving their lost.

Dignity, Respect and Honor does't seem to be in any of their purviews. Thus they lose ours.
42 posted on 03/02/2011 10:48:24 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: null and void

What time?


43 posted on 03/03/2011 1:35:04 AM PST by Vendome (Don’t take life so seriously... You’ll never live through it.)
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To: null and void

I am reading they will be there on Friday?


44 posted on 03/03/2011 1:41:43 AM PST by Vendome (Don’t take life so seriously... You’ll never live through it.)
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To: conservativeforpalin

Legitimizing a cult! The situation gives the MSM the ammo they need to undermine Christians as backward hatemongers!


45 posted on 03/03/2011 3:18:46 AM PST by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: Vendome

TODAY between 6-7 PM.


46 posted on 03/03/2011 7:52:04 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 772 of our national holiday from reality. - It's almost 3 AM)
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To: null and void

If you are certain, I will be there.


47 posted on 03/03/2011 9:35:39 AM PST by Vendome (Don’t take life so seriously... You’ll never live through it.)
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To: null and void

As I understand from the San Jose Mercury:

http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_17523479

Also on Tuesday, the Westboro Baptist Church said that it will picket San Jose’s Gunderson High School on Friday. The school is presenting “The Laramie Project,” a play about the aftermath of the 1998 killing of Matthew Shepard, a gay university student, in Laramie, Wyo.

And here on San Jose Inside:
http://www.sanjoseinside.com/news/entries/03_02_11_westboro_baptist_church_protest_laramie_project/


48 posted on 03/03/2011 2:10:23 PM PST by Vendome (Don’t take life so seriously... You’ll never live through it.)
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To: Vendome

Thanks! I hadn’t heard back yet.


49 posted on 03/03/2011 3:18:04 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 772 of our national holiday from reality. - tic. tic. tic. It's almost 3 AM)
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To: null and void

Also typed in Google and found a lot of social groups have it as Friday. In fact, the LGBT in San Jose will be meeting at their headquarters on the Alameda to coordinate and arrive at Gunderson by 5:30/6:00pm tomorrow.


50 posted on 03/03/2011 3:38:05 PM PST by Vendome (Don’t take life so seriously... You’ll never live through it.)
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