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Westboro attorney: Obama, justices going to hell
Politico ^ | March 6, 2011

Posted on 03/07/2011 10:50:32 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

The attorney who won the Supreme Court case last week affirming the Westboro Baptist Church’s right to stage anti-gay protests outside military funerals suggested on Sunday the high court’s nine justices are going to hell.

“I have no objective indicator otherwise. The default for mankind is hell unless you bring forth fruits meet for repentance. The assumption is that you will end up in hell when you quit your life on this Earth,” attorney Margie Phelps said during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday.” Phelps is the daughter of Westboro’s founder, the Rev. Fred Phelps.

“There is a duty of every human to bring forth fruit meet for repentance,” she added. “I have seen no evidence of that in a single leader in that nation.”

“So the justices are going to hell? The president is going to hell?” asked Fox host Chris Wallace.

“Absolutely on the president," Margie Phelps replied. “The president is going to be king of the world before this is all said and done, and he is most likely the beast spoken of in the Revelation.”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 666; beast; revelation; westboro; westborobaptist
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1 posted on 03/07/2011 10:50:37 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I watched a bit of this woman on fox the other night. I could only stomach her for a very few minutes. Why is anyone giving this woman any air time at all is beyond me.


2 posted on 03/07/2011 10:51:56 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady

The goal of the media is to make Christ look bad.


3 posted on 03/07/2011 10:53:11 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She may be right about Obama.


4 posted on 03/07/2011 10:53:55 AM PST by dforest
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To: demshateGod
"The goal of the media is to make Christ look bad."

Ms Phelps and the Westboro Babtist Church have nothing to do with Christ.

5 posted on 03/07/2011 10:56:36 AM PST by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: indylindy

The Westboro church can likely tell the Obamas and the Justices themselves at the appointed time.


6 posted on 03/07/2011 10:57:54 AM PST by Jonty30
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Wondering what Wallace’s ratings were with her on the program, as “freak shows” are quite popular throughout history.


7 posted on 03/07/2011 10:57:54 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Margie Phelps is one sick and twisted lunatic. Chris Wallace asked her during the same interview, if there was a moral difference between al Qaeda terrorist and U.S. Soldiers, and which is worse, and she said U.S. soldiers are by far worse, and ranted about how evil they were.

I find it hard to believe a human being can hold that much hatred and not explode, literally.

8 posted on 03/07/2011 10:59:14 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: indylindy

I wish she would have added “And Ded Kennedy is saving him a place”.


9 posted on 03/07/2011 11:00:06 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Jonty30

True, they could be seeing quite a bit of each other.


10 posted on 03/07/2011 11:00:22 AM PST by dforest
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To: Artemis Webb

Sure, but many unsaved look at a woman like this and say all church people are the same.


11 posted on 03/07/2011 11:03:16 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Just ignore these morons

How did this get fast-tracked to the supreme court so fast?

How do they afford an appeal to the supreme court?

who is funding these morons?

they would be nothing if the lib media did not keep putting them into the news


12 posted on 03/07/2011 11:03:38 AM PST by Mr. K (Job #1 DEFUND THE LEFT then Palin/Bachman 2012 -Unbeatable Ticket~!)
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To: bigbob

Makes you wonder why Chris Wallace would want her on his show.

I guess there is no short supply of hateful loons out there.

He may be starting a segment with the “loon of the week” from here on out.


13 posted on 03/07/2011 11:04:06 AM PST by dforest
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If this deranged b!tch is characteristic of the residents of heaven, I’m going to side with Twain and declare my preferences as follows;
Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company


14 posted on 03/07/2011 11:04:23 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Obama. Chauncey Gardiner without the homburg.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If the media would just ignore these yahoos they’d probably go away.


15 posted on 03/07/2011 11:04:43 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: driftdiver

Re #11:

I don’t disagree with you on that. However Westboro isn’t some odd little congregation that sits in their pews spouting this crap but doesn’t go looking for negative attention. They’re pretty good at calling attention to themselves. This is not a case of “ignore them and they’ll go away”.


16 posted on 03/07/2011 11:08:58 AM PST by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Marge, you’re telling us this like we didn’t already know.


17 posted on 03/07/2011 11:10:14 AM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: al_c
"If the media would just ignore these yahoos they’d probably go away."

Your conclusion is highly doubtful and the point is moot.

18 posted on 03/07/2011 11:11:10 AM PST by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: Artemis Webb
Ms Phelps and the Westboro Babtist Church have nothing to do with Christ.

But with "Baptist" in their name, they can be used to slander those who do.

19 posted on 03/07/2011 11:12:23 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: bigbob

No, Ted Kennedy is saving him a place in Hell. Ded Kennedy is saving him a place on the flight to a holiday in Cambodia.


20 posted on 03/07/2011 11:15:39 AM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
There is a special place in Hell for the Westboro brigade.
21 posted on 03/07/2011 11:17:13 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: indylindy
She may be right about Obama.

I hope for the best for President Obama personally, no matter what I may think of his political ideas. To do otherwise would be to descend into Westboro territory. Christ did not wish for us to revel in hatred.

22 posted on 03/07/2011 11:18:27 AM PST by Route797
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Is Phelps really an ordained minister? Is the Westboro Baptist Church a real place of worship or just a place for kooks to hang out?


23 posted on 03/07/2011 11:21:54 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

24 posted on 03/07/2011 11:22:43 AM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Mr. K
How do they afford an appeal to the supreme court? who is funding these morons?

Jim Quinn of Quinn and Rose did a little investigating and thinks they are a scam. They do their little high-profile rabble-rousing, get arrested or pushed away, then sue (or get sued) and settle for "an undisclosed amount", because they rarely lose. They ARE NOT a church. They are a family doing this under the appearance (and legal fiction) of being a church.
25 posted on 03/07/2011 11:43:19 AM PST by BikerJoe
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To: LottieDah
“Is Phelps really an ordained minister?”

What do you think it takes to be ordained? A Church body or in this case a sick cult can set their own bylaws for the ministry. You can pretty much ordain yourself pastor of the Church of the Jello Pudding Pop, and be able to use the Pastor title.

26 posted on 03/07/2011 11:43:41 AM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
“There is a duty of every human to bring forth fruit meet for repentance,” she added. “I have seen no evidence of that in a single leader in that nation.”

Note even in Algore, Fred Phelps' old friend?

27 posted on 03/07/2011 11:45:35 AM PST by Redskin Indian Chief
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To: Route797
Christ did not wish for us to revel in hatred.

Would you have considered John the Baptist hateful for rebuking King Herod?

Obama is wicked and deserves the strongest condemnation.

28 posted on 03/07/2011 11:47:45 AM PST by Redskin Indian Chief
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To: NavyCanDo

“You can pretty much ordain yourself pastor of the Church of the Jello Pudding Pop, and be able to use the Pastor title.”

I realize that but his “church” is called the Westboro Baptist Church, no mention of Jello Pudding Pops whatsoever. Baptists are Christians. I can’t say the same for Phelps’ group.


29 posted on 03/07/2011 11:48:37 AM PST by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on behalf of animals would do so on behalf of the unborn.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

These people are clearly insane. I have no objective indicator otherwise.


30 posted on 03/07/2011 11:49:56 AM PST by rockrr ("Remember PATCO!")
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To: Route797

I was actually just joking. But since the use of LOL is being questioned, I left it off.

However, there are people out their that think he is the AntiChrist.


31 posted on 03/07/2011 11:53:08 AM PST by dforest
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The main question is: If the WBC is so against homosexuality, why don’t you see them protesting at gay events?
Answer: The issue isn’t homosexuality.


32 posted on 03/07/2011 11:54:58 AM PST by griswold3 (The wolves are howling)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Is everyone aware that these freaks are liberals? They are all democrats. In fact, Fred Phelps ran for office several times as a democrat. Even more interesting is their close association with Al Gore. Phelps was a supporter of his 2008 presidential campaign, and his son was a delegate to the democrat convention that year (and voted for Gore).

You would never know any of this from media coverage, but once you know the background, you suddenly notice that strangely the media never mention ANY political affiliation for this group. Isn't that interesting? If the Westboro idiots were conservatives and registered Republicans, I think it's pretty safe to say that the media would repeat that fact endlessly. The fact that they are mute on this point speaks volumes.

33 posted on 03/07/2011 12:01:55 PM PST by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: rockrr

Regarding your tagline, today we have NATCA and I can tell you from personal experience that they are becoming almost as bad as PATCO ever was.


34 posted on 03/07/2011 12:06:22 PM PST by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I wonder if the people in that church ever ran across the Bible verse that says “in the same way you judge others, you will be judged”. These folks better really live holy lives or they will be in for a real surprise.


35 posted on 03/07/2011 12:13:03 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: MsLady

You should have watched the whole interview. When asked about Christina Taylor Green, she said there are no innocents, yet at the end of the interview, she said that the US military is killing innocents. The look of disbelief on Chris Wallace’s face was priceless.

Also, you should have heard the callousness with which she explained away the deaths of her own grandmother and great aunt.


36 posted on 03/07/2011 12:24:08 PM PST by WinOne4TheGipper (If the Klan killed 60% of black babies, it would be genocide, when the left does it, its "choice".)
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To: noiseman

By virtue of the laws of self-perpetuation and promotion they invariably do get more obnoxious. All the more reason to remember PATCO - and what was their undoing.


37 posted on 03/07/2011 12:26:20 PM PST by rockrr ("Remember PATCO!")
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To: WinOne4TheGipper
I wanted to listen but, just couldn't stomach her. This woman is pure evil. The thing that makes it so bad is she's claiming to be a Christian. This is in no way shape our form Christian. I'd never give this woman another minute of air time. If the media had any sense at all, they would either not mention it, or mention it in passing with no pictures.

What did she say about her grandma and aunt?

38 posted on 03/07/2011 12:29:26 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Redskin Indian Chief
Ir's one thing to rebuke evildoers but it's another thing to enjoy the thought of their ultimate fate. I don't think John the Baptist wanted to see Herod wind up in hell. He wanted him to repent.
39 posted on 03/07/2011 12:43:27 PM PST by Route797
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To: indylindy

I’m usually pretty obtuse about nuances and humor but today I’m more obtuser than usual.


40 posted on 03/07/2011 12:46:12 PM PST by Route797
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To: RichInOC
Ded Kennedy is saving him a place on the flight to a holiday in Cambodia.

I was wondering who would be the first to catch that and post.

Funny thing though, with the FOIA request of Kennedy's tours of commies in South America, we know he would have loved to do a holiday in Cambodia and interview Pol Pot for suggestions on how to better run our country.

41 posted on 03/07/2011 12:47:59 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“and he is most likely the beast spoken of in the Revelation.”

Hard to argue with that one sentence. Otherwise they are a bunch of nutjobs from Hell.


42 posted on 03/07/2011 12:48:57 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: NavyCanDo

or the church of the New Coke - since it’ll be around forever. I hope we can agree on that if you’re going to bring bill Cosby into the mix anyhow. /puddingpop


43 posted on 03/07/2011 12:53:30 PM PST by jurroppi1
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If

(1) the Supremes truly believe in what the SCOTUS has ruled in the past about “community standards” and “constitutional limitations” on “free speech” rights concerning pornography,

then,

(2) given that the Phelps church can, legally and legitimately take their “protest” to a “publicly permitted” venue - a public venue the local authorities give them a permit for (which would not limit “speech” but only its venue - which is often the case when it comes to the government’s own property)

then

(3) certainly NO LESS than “community standards” should be allowed to keep them away from the funerals of our fallen soldiers.

And besides, what is more “pornographic” than the extremist view of the Phelps-church cult??


44 posted on 03/07/2011 1:01:33 PM PST by Wuli
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To: Artemis Webb

have nothing to do with Christ

Evidently they have no claim to the name Baptist according to two Beptist ministers last night on the local tv news.

I say that meaning other Baptist congregations do not recognize them as anything related to the Baptist faith. One comment was “they are not a church”.


45 posted on 03/07/2011 1:10:07 PM PST by handmade
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To: Artemis Webb

That’s true but the media doesn’t know that. Both the media and Westboro are dupes for Satan.


46 posted on 03/07/2011 1:26:23 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: LottieDah

Baptists are not automatically Christians, just as any other denomination is not. No one is. Nothing is automatic. Being a Christian involves having a personal relationship with Christ. It’s a personal decision and a personal relationship and being part of a “church” - any church - is no cover. Christ saves individually, not “en masse”.


47 posted on 03/07/2011 2:07:25 PM PST by JLLH
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To: Route797

Very true, but I admit to having a great deal of difficulty being “sad” over the fate of the 9/11 terrorists who are reaping the fruit of their evil as we speak and will be doing so for all eternity. Perhaps that’s wrong of me, but I can’t help feeling a sense of satisfaction over their fate.


48 posted on 03/07/2011 2:10:48 PM PST by JLLH
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To: handmade

They could attempt to affiliate themselves with the American Baptists or the Southern Baptists if they so chose. Not sure about the former, but fairly certain they’d have a hard time being allowed to send messengers to the SBC Convention. Don’t think anyone they sent would be seated.


49 posted on 03/07/2011 2:14:19 PM PST by JLLH
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To: MsLady

She said that those women had to be out of the way for Fred Phelps to become what he’s become, which if you assume that they were decent human beings, might just be true, but she said it in such a way that just proves what a heartless and soulless bunch the Westboro beasts are.


50 posted on 03/07/2011 2:19:47 PM PST by WinOne4TheGipper (If the Klan killed 60% of black babies, it would be genocide, when the left does it, its "choice".)
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