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Controversial Westboro Baptist Church Plans Protest in Joplin
KSPR ^ | May 26, 2011

Posted on 05/26/2011 10:36:30 AM PDT by Kaslin

Church members plan to protest when President Obama visits tornado victims

The controversial Westboro Baptist Church is planning to protest President Obama's visit to Joplin, Missouri Sunday. On its website, the church writes, "Thank God for 125 dead in Joplin." Church members claim Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has attacked them by promoting laws banning them from protesting at soldiers' funerals.

(Excerpt) Read more at kspr.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: fredphelps; joplin; lawsuitfactory; lawsuittrolls; lawyers; westboro; westborobaptist
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1 posted on 05/26/2011 10:36:33 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I hope there is a special place in Hell for these demons.


2 posted on 05/26/2011 10:39:13 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (PALIN 45 The cure for "meet the new boss, same as the old boss." I Heart Herman Cain..)
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To: Kaslin

I never knew tornadoes brought out cockroaches.

}:-)4


3 posted on 05/26/2011 10:39:21 AM PDT by Moose4 ("By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West!")
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To: Kaslin

These guys are a tool of the devil!


4 posted on 05/26/2011 10:39:44 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: Kaslin

the bastards


5 posted on 05/26/2011 10:39:44 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (I've got that freshly screwed feeling)
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To: Kaslin

Are they TRYING to commit suicide by offending others?


6 posted on 05/26/2011 10:40:00 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Kaslin

WTF is wrong with these people!?!?!?


7 posted on 05/26/2011 10:40:35 AM PDT by Marathoner (Birds gotta fly, fish gotta swim, RATS GOTTA TAX!)
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To: Kaslin

READ MY TAGLINE


8 posted on 05/26/2011 10:40:59 AM PDT by TSgt ("Some folks just need killin'" - Karl Childers (Sling Blade 2006))
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To: Kaslin

I wonder what God’s punishment will be for these WBC people, for using God’s name for all the vile stuff they do and say.


9 posted on 05/26/2011 10:41:09 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: Kaslin

Oh those tards again.

Well Freedom of Speech does cover the rantings of the brain damaged,I suppose.


10 posted on 05/26/2011 10:41:13 AM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: Kaslin

They give Christians a black eye.


11 posted on 05/26/2011 10:41:34 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Kaslin

Rolling Thunder.... paging Rolling Thunder.... you are needed in Joplin ASAP.....


12 posted on 05/26/2011 10:43:02 AM PDT by murrie (For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son..........)
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To: Kaslin

You’re freaking kidding me.


13 posted on 05/26/2011 10:43:03 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Kaslin

I don’t claim to know the mind of God, but I’m willing to bet that their introduction to the Afterlife will be somewhere between “Blast furnace” and “Chased by flamethrowers”.


14 posted on 05/26/2011 10:43:23 AM PDT by Steel Wolf ("There are moderate Muslims, but Islam itself is not moderate." - Ibn Warraq)
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To: Kaslin
The situation in Joplin is much too serious for them to be putting up with bullsh1t from ANYONE.

If the Westboro “Baptist” “Church” people show up there to do anything other than help with the clean-up, they should be shot as looters.

15 posted on 05/26/2011 10:46:25 AM PDT by WayneS ("I hope you know this will go down on your PERMANENT record...")
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To: Biggirl
They give Christians a black eye.

Maybe to a small small group of people, but I believe, even the really uniformed, know that Westboro isn't real christians.

16 posted on 05/26/2011 10:46:41 AM PDT by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: Biggirl

They give human beings a black eye.


17 posted on 05/26/2011 10:47:19 AM PDT by WayneS ("I hope you know this will go down on your PERMANENT record...")
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To: Kaslin

Who funds these despicable low-lifes? I’d cut off their money...


18 posted on 05/26/2011 10:48:15 AM PDT by American Quilter (DEFUND OBAMACARE.)
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To: Biggirl

I am not a violent person but I would take pleasure in lining up the members of this church and slapping the snot out of every one of them.


19 posted on 05/26/2011 10:49:36 AM PDT by kempo
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To: Kaslin

If a second twister visited the place while the Westburros were there, and grabbed and spun them all to kingdom come, well that would be poetic justice. But they probably have demonic protection now and will end up going the “normal way” to hell in the end after trying everyone’s patience a hundred times over.


20 posted on 05/26/2011 10:49:44 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Kaslin

The people in Joplin won’t take this. I expect a few Westboro Baptist Church goers to get some lead injections.


21 posted on 05/26/2011 10:50:20 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland (!@)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
But they probably have demonic protection now and will end up going the “normal way” to hell in the end after trying everyone’s patience a hundred times over.

Well, as they say, only the good die young......

22 posted on 05/26/2011 10:51:42 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: Kaslin

Here’s hoping these inbred morons get the same treatment in Joplin that they got in Brandon MS. And an F-5 levels the Westboro Baptist Church....and nothing else.


23 posted on 05/26/2011 10:51:42 AM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (One of these days, Alice....one of these days.....POW!! Right in the kisser!!!!)
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To: Kaslin
The place for protests is at the White House. Ever since Hussein sandbagged Bibi and deserted Israel, the killer storms have been relentless.

24 posted on 05/26/2011 10:52:10 AM PDT by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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To: justice14

But the sad reality is that right now, and even more so ever since after the nonsense coming from that May 21st rapture fool this is the last thing Christian believers NEED, added insult to injury.


25 posted on 05/26/2011 10:52:14 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: knarf

Best as I can tell, they have a big racket going by which they attempt to taunt communities into doing things for which the Burros will then sue their pants off for. They are a bunch of despicable cowards, the lot of them.


26 posted on 05/26/2011 10:52:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Kaslin

Beyond sick and depraved...I don’t have words...........


28 posted on 05/26/2011 10:53:10 AM PDT by LUV W (RAISING CAIN!!!!********CAIN is ABLE!*******Time to CAIN obama!!)
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To: Kaslin
Hey Westboro! It's Route 66! NOT ROUTE 666!..................
29 posted on 05/26/2011 10:53:34 AM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven............)
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To: Kaslin

It’s only a matter of time until we see PTSD raised as a defense to bludgeoning one of these creeps to death with their own sign.


30 posted on 05/26/2011 10:53:55 AM PDT by Spok
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To: Kaslin
So, exactly how do you remove tar and feathers?
31 posted on 05/26/2011 10:54:25 AM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Kaslin

Remember Wichata(sp?), KS(where THEY are from)is right in the middle of Tornado Country too.


32 posted on 05/26/2011 10:54:35 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

That’s why you handle things discretely like this town:

Mississippi Town Destroys Westboro Baptist Plans
http://www.retirelikeme.com/2011/04/21/mississippi-town-destroys-westboro-baptist-plans/

“A couple of days before, one of them (Westboro protestors) ran his mouth at a Brandon gas station and got his arse waxed. Police were called and the beaten man could not give much of a description of who beat him. When they canvassed the station and spoke to the large crowd that had gathered around, no one seemed to remember anything about what had happened.

Rankin County handled this thing perfectly. There were many things that were put into place that most will never know about and at great expense to the county.

Most of the morons never made it out of their hotel parking lot. It seems that certain Rankin county pickup trucks were parked directly behind any car that had Kansas plates in the hotel parking lot and the drivers mysteriously disappeared until after the funeral was over. Police were called but their wrecker service was running behind and it was going to be a few hours before they could tow the trucks so the Kansas plated cars could get out.

A few made it to the funeral but were ushered away to be questioned about a crime they might have possibly been involved in. Turns out, after a few hours of questioning, that they were not involved and they were allowed to go on about their business.”


33 posted on 05/26/2011 10:54:57 AM PDT by TSgt ("Some folks just need killin'" - Karl Childers (Sling Blade 2006))
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To: American Quilter
They get money by suing individuals, schools, organizations, towns, municipalities, counties, states. Literally, this is how they support themselves. They go about speaking and acting atrociously, and if anybody interferes with them, they sue them for unlawfully limiting their First Amendment rights.

They are all related to their leader (or better to call him Triabl Warlord), Fred Phelps, and it seems most of the adults of the tribe are lawyers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westboro_Baptist_Church#Funding

34 posted on 05/26/2011 10:54:58 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("As it is written, the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you." Romans 2:24)
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To: Kaslin

In the small town, in the great America I grew up in, in the 50’s, they would have been greeted by a large compliment of people who would have stomped their sorry ass and stuffed them all in a dumpster with 5 gal. of kerosene and a Zippo. There were no long-term wackos in the 50’s. They had a way of expiring or disappearing.


35 posted on 05/26/2011 10:55:55 AM PDT by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: Kaslin
Nothing here that a strafing run by a Warthog couldn't fix.
36 posted on 05/26/2011 10:56:22 AM PDT by JPG (Bibi 1, O'Hamas 0.)
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To: Kaslin

Westboro Baptist Church: What Damn Stupid looks like.


37 posted on 05/26/2011 10:56:57 AM PDT by old3030 (I lost some time once. It's always in the last place you look.)
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To: knarf
Are they TRYING to commit suicide by offending others?

They appear to be legal trolls.

They collect money under The Civil Rights Attorney's Fees Award Act of 1976 when they sue over their protests are interfered with. Many of Phelps' group are lawyers.

Fred Phelps has run for office several times as a Democrat. He was a big supporter of Al Gore.

38 posted on 05/26/2011 10:57:05 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: Spok

The only time I’ve heard of where they were successfully repulsed is when a comics convention mocked the Westburros back. I don’t know why nobody else targeted has tried that, because the Burros are as much bait for being mocked themselves as any group of puffed up fools. I would arrange for a counter-picket to flout the Burros in every manner possible short of indulging in blasphemy.


39 posted on 05/26/2011 10:57:55 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

“... and it seems most of the adults of the tribe are lawyers.”

It has always seemed to me that the simplest explanation is that their motives are mercenary.


40 posted on 05/26/2011 10:58:49 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
But they probably have demonic protection now and will end up going the “normal way” to hell in the end after trying everyone’s patience a hundred times over.

Here's a shortcut.


41 posted on 05/26/2011 10:59:54 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Kaslin

No worries. Someone there has had enough of their bullshit and will put a stop to it very soon with... er, his little “friend”.


42 posted on 05/26/2011 11:00:11 AM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: VanShuyten

“So, exactly how do you remove tar and feathers?”

Gasoline and matches.


43 posted on 05/26/2011 11:00:11 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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To: Kaslin

Where are these people getting their money??????????????????


44 posted on 05/26/2011 11:02:03 AM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Genoa

“the killer storms have been relentless”...

That is EXACTLY what I have been thinking....everytime we or someone messes with Israel it is just uncanny how these disasters happen....conincence??? NOT.


45 posted on 05/26/2011 11:02:42 AM PDT by murrie (For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son..........)
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To: Mrs. Don-o; TSgt
They get money by suing individuals, schools, organizations, towns, municipalities, counties, states. Literally, this is how they support themselves. They go about speaking and acting atrociously, and if anybody interferes with them, they sue them for unlawfully limiting their First Amendment rights. They are all related to their leader (or better to call him Triabl Warlord), Fred Phelps, and it seems most of the adults of the tribe are lawyers.

How depressing. I think the people in Rankin County handled these lunatics perfectly.

46 posted on 05/26/2011 11:03:43 AM PDT by American Quilter (DEFUND OBAMACARE.)
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To: kempo
I am not a violent person but I would take pleasure in lining up the members of this church and slapping the snot out of every one of them.

Send in the Marines.

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47 posted on 05/26/2011 11:03:48 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: TheConservativeParty

I am certain there is


48 posted on 05/26/2011 11:03:52 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Tzimisce

Some of it from the suckers they taunt then sue, but that can’t account for all of their prodigiously busy schedule. I wonder if some atheist societies are subsidizing them as a mean prank.


49 posted on 05/26/2011 11:04:08 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: swain_forkbeard
Still, it staggers the imagination that a large group of people (there are ~ a hundred of them, most of them "family") could be so hideously hateful for such a long period of time, just for money. It seems to me a like a type of psychopathy/sociopathy which I'm at a loss to explain or classify. It goes way beyond an itch for income.

Without further elaboration, let me just say the word "demonic" comes to mind.

50 posted on 05/26/2011 11:04:43 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("As it is written, the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you." Romans 2:24)
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