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Is Fred Phelps (a Democrat) Hatred any different from other Democrats?
Religio-Political Talk (RPT) ^ | 3-4-2011 | Papa Giorgio

Posted on 03/04/2011 10:15:16 AM PST by SeanG200

With the recent decision by the Supreme Court, some information came to light that I do not think is well-known. And that is, Fred Phelps ran for office 5 times... wait for it... as a DEMOCRAT! In the link there is audio of Michael Medved making this point and then a dissenting email a few days later where Medved again drives the point home. there are also links to a couple of blogs that knew this information some time ago as well as photos of similarities between leftist demonstrators and the Democratic Westboro Baptists. There are also photos of the Phelps clan with Al and Tipper Gore! Enjoy.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: baptists; democrat; phelps; westboro

1 posted on 03/04/2011 10:15:21 AM PST by SeanG200
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To: SeanG200

The real reason they have done these protests is to get a USSC ruling against them. Yes that’s right they wanted to loose this case. Then the left could use the ruling to attack any speech they consider hate speech. Rush, Sean, Beck, Levin etc. and any speech by a church that they considered hate speech, anti-homo.

Notice that the left doesn’t attack this group at all, ever. Yes they refer to it as a fundmentialist group but the homo’s scaggs or other’s on the left ever attack them.

There are never any protests at the WBC, ever!


2 posted on 03/04/2011 10:27:48 AM PST by stockpirate (U-6 Total unemployed for January 2011 16.1 percent)
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To: SeanG200

I had a difficult time explaining these creeps to my 9-year old son the other day when he caught their story and their protest signs on the news. I did explain their party affiliation which makes them an easy target for the father of all lies, Satan, and also explained how Satan speaks through them in the same way a snake was used in Geneses.


3 posted on 03/04/2011 10:38:53 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: stockpirate

Bingo, Moment of clarity and now I get it.


4 posted on 03/04/2011 10:39:43 AM PST by stubernx98 (cranky, but reasonable)
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To: stockpirate
Notice that the left doesn’t attack this group at all, ever.

I'm convinced the left is funding this group to make Christians look bad.

5 posted on 03/04/2011 10:42:01 AM PST by aimhigh (True bitter clingers cling to their guns AND their bibles.)
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To: aimhigh

“I’m convinced the left is funding this group to make Christians look bad.”

Agree.
Also, the MSM is a tool continually calling this family a “church”. Who besides the Phleps have been protesting. Would love to see the membership rolls of this so called church - which looks like an empty bldg to me.
Also, don’t you think if Westboro was really a church the IRS would be looking into taking away non profit status due to the politicking?


6 posted on 03/04/2011 10:46:30 AM PST by texteacher
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To: SeanG200
When this group first started out they only protested the funerals of private citizens who had been known homosexuals. They then started their protests at military funerals after the left-wing anti-war movement started to peak. It seemed to me that they had the typical left-wing mentality of blame America and of being anti-military. They already had their protest scheme but just couldn’t stand it that they couldn’t be out there with their fellow left-wingers protesting our troops. So they started their new scheme of protesting the military combining it with their protesting homosexuality scheme. The Phelps klan use all of the same tactics that are typical of the left-wing from the protests to their love of litigation as well. Phelps is a life-long democrat and was a close friend of Al Gore. phelps and gore Of course though the MSM never mention these facts.
7 posted on 03/04/2011 11:06:02 AM PST by TheBigIf
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To: aimhigh
I'm convinced the left is funding this group to make Christians look bad.

It has often been said that if Phelps and his ilk didn't exist, the left would create them to have a bogeyman. Turns out, they are a creation of the left after all...

8 posted on 03/04/2011 11:10:15 AM PST by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: SeanG200

As I asked on another site— WHO is funding these evil people? It seems they have unlimited funding— gasoline alone would seem prohibitive. Can their funding be cut- an army that has its supply lines cut isn’t going anywhere.And is there a way their “church” if one exists could be visited by like minded —in kind protests(equally loud and intrusive) during their sacred? time.


9 posted on 03/04/2011 11:10:41 AM PST by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: stockpirate

you make a good point- i was trying to guess their angle. TRYING to get a judge to silence them might be their objective, so that they could then use it to shut up all conservatives (like Rush, Hannity, Etc) This ‘win’could be a big loss for that subterfuges

The lib media is like “the dog who didn’t bark” (because he recognized his master)

Why isn’t the liberal media losing their minds over this so-called ‘church’ saying “God Hates Fags”.

If a Tea Party Member had said that, we ALL would have been accused of saying it.

I think they are really a bunch of left wing liberal lunatics assigned to act like homophobe conservative ‘church’ members, trying to incite violence.

The leader is a known associate of left-wing organizations tied to Van Jones.

Who pays for their travel expenses? Do they have real jobs at all? I know I would probably be fired if someone saw me on TV saying these things.

THIS WHOLE THING SMELLS FISHY


10 posted on 03/04/2011 11:12:07 AM PST by Mr. K (Job #1 is to DEFUND THE LEFT~!!!!)
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To: StonyBurk

This seemed to make it to the Supreme Court in record time.

A previous poster may be onto something- they WANTED to have the supreme court shut them down so that they could then use it as ‘precident’ to shut down Rush, Hannity, ... anyone else they deem ‘hate speach’

Don’t think liberals dont plan these things. Roe-v-Wade was planned right from the beginning- all they needed was a woman to represent- they actually SEARCHED for one until they found Jane Roe (Norma McCorvey).


11 posted on 03/04/2011 11:19:28 AM PST by Mr. K (Job #1 is to DEFUND THE LEFT~!!!!)
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To: SeanG200
The Phelps family are Democrats. Fred Phelps previously ran for political office as a Democrat. They were very close to Bill Clinton and Al Gore and were invited to the Clinton Gore presidential inaugurals.

Their “church” is not really a church, it has no congregation. They go around the country picketing the funerals of servicemen. They also picketed Ronald Reagan's funeral and the funeral of Christine Green, the 9 year old girl who was recently killed in Tuscon.

The MSM never reports their close ties to the Democrat Party(Big surprise). I'm not sure where they get their money to travel the country protesting but I would guess they receive funding from the Democrats. The family has supposedly done very well financially, but no one knows how they got their money.

http://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=15559

http://hillbuzz.org/2011/01/09/brace-yourselves-democrat-fred-phelps-and-westboro-hate-group-announce-plans-to-picket-9-year-old-shooting-victim-christina-greenes-funeral-a-new-low-for-democrat-hate-groups/

12 posted on 03/04/2011 11:19:38 AM PST by detective
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To: stockpirate

If you are right, then we will never hear from them again (since a loss is NOT what they really wanted)

Brilliant analysis on your part.

I suspected something was fishy, I just couldn’t think of the motive in such an evil manner (you twisted thing you)


13 posted on 03/04/2011 11:23:27 AM PST by Mr. K (Job #1 is to DEFUND THE LEFT~!!!!)
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To: Mr. K
A previous poster may be onto something- they WANTED to have the supreme court shut them down so that they could then use it as ‘precident’ to shut down Rush, Hannity, ... anyone else they deem ‘hate speach’

The ruling also has an unintended but welcome consequence- it protects the kind of hate speech the left despises most, like "God loves your unborn child", "God loves the sinner but hates the sin" and "We will pray for you".

14 posted on 03/04/2011 12:07:53 PM PST by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Mr. K

Well I must admit, this isn’t the first time i’ve been accused of being twisted.


15 posted on 03/04/2011 12:15:34 PM PST by stockpirate (U-6 Total unemployed for January 2011 16.1 percent)
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To: SeanG200

16 posted on 03/04/2011 12:22:58 PM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: stockpirate

is this group really donks?


17 posted on 03/04/2011 12:31:36 PM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: SeanG200
I'd pay good money for 5 minutes in a steel cage with that SOB! Would love to go real unChristian upside his head!
18 posted on 03/04/2011 12:49:52 PM PST by Niteranger68 (Jared Lee Loughner - Disciple of Michael Moore)
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To: kevkrom
Notice how they never protest a gay rights parade, for example. As a matter of fact, their targets are decidedly right wing and very sympathetic: soldiers funerals and the Amish girls funerals. Only a poser would make these choices.

This is how to bring them down. Whenever they arrive to protest something, FReepers, Tea Partiers, and other patriots should bring signs identifying these as Democrats, Posers, Dem Donors, etc., etc., possibly use a sign with the Al Gore pix on it. That'll shut them down in a hurry, or make them lash out at the anti-Felps.

19 posted on 03/04/2011 1:33:55 PM PST by sportutegrl
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To: reefdiver

They are extreme leftist’s for sure!


20 posted on 03/04/2011 1:48:57 PM PST by stockpirate (U-6 Total unemployed for January 2011 16.1 percent)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

No. Next!


21 posted on 03/04/2011 7:23:07 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: stockpirate
Notice that the left doesn’t attack this group at all
Also notice they never show up at soldier's funerals in Harlem, East LA, Newark, Detroit or any other 'hood that has a Martin Luther King Blvd. running through it. Why is that?
22 posted on 03/04/2011 11:48:11 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: sportutegrl

Another thing, with their supposed intense hatred of homosexuals, when 0 recently announced that the Justice Dept. wont enforce DOMA, you would think that these a**holes would’ve been doing their schtick in front of the WH.


23 posted on 03/04/2011 11:54:52 PM PST by Impala64ssa
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