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5-year-old girl's lemonade stand draws ire of Westboro Baptist Church
KCTV ^

Posted on 06/17/2013 3:32:25 PM PDT by matt04

A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.

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The efforts have clearly irritated Westboro members, Equality House resident Davis Hammet said.

"She was so awesome. She was such a sweetheart," Hammet said. "She was right in front of this hate group. She was unfazed and unafraid, and they are so very vile and rude to people."

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Jayden told her father that she wanted to set up a lemonade stand to help a charity. After doing research, they settled on Equality House because of its mission and efforts, not its location across from the Westboro compound, her father said.

"She saw pictures of it and thought it was the most beautiful house in the world," Jon Sink said.

The father and daughter arrived about 11:30 a.m. Friday and set up shop. Jayden set up hand-made signs including one that said, "Pink lemonade for peace. $1 suggested donation."

Hammet said he saw Westboro members pacing up and down the sidewalk and repeatedly making phone calls. He believes they tried to call the police, who declined to shut down the lemonade stand.

"They use every legal power possible to shut down any kind of opposition," he said.

He said they also yelled rude comments at those buying the lemonade.

A group of motorcycle riders from Fort Riley came by and bought lemonade, and also ruffled the feathers of Westboro members, Hammet said. One soldier stepped on Westboro property while taking pictures, prompting at least one person to yell profanities at the soldier, who responded that he fought for his freedoms, Hammet said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: biggayfred; fredphelps; godhateslemonade; homosexualagenda; topeka; wbc; westboro
God hates Lemonade now?
1 posted on 06/17/2013 3:32:25 PM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

5 year olds do not set up lemonade stands for political purposes unless the had a solid upbringing watching “Our Gang.”


2 posted on 06/17/2013 3:37:18 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: matt04

3 posted on 06/17/2013 3:44:37 PM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: matt04

Child exploitation. What a dad.


4 posted on 06/17/2013 3:47:32 PM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: americas.best.days...

Hey, if it gets the pedophilic, homosexual Fred Phelps and his hate clan that undermines Christianity all in a tissy, use those kids.


5 posted on 06/17/2013 3:49:10 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (www.wilsonharpbooks.com - New Robin Hood book out!)
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To: matt04

There are a lot of unbalanced people in the world. And others suffering from the deep grief of losing a child. These people torment innocents as a way of life.

Someday, I fully expect to see an F-250 powerstroke truck blow through that motley crew on the sidewalk at full speed. It seems almost like a “”when” rather than an “if”.


6 posted on 06/17/2013 3:50:05 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: matt04

Please let these a-holes fall into pugi stick pits or drop them into a cement mixer with coils of razor wire and ball peen hammers.


7 posted on 06/17/2013 3:52:24 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: matt04

Al Gore’s friends not happy....good for this little girl and her dad


8 posted on 06/17/2013 3:53:33 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Don't Blame Me For La Raza Rubio....I Voted For Alex Snitker)
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To: DesertRhino

I can’t find it now, but somewhere their is a video of Shirley Phelps coming within inches of getting hit by a bus.


9 posted on 06/17/2013 3:55:52 PM PDT by matt04
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To: DesertRhino
Someday, I fully expect to see an F-250 powerstroke truck blow through that motley crew on the sidewalk at full speed. It seems almost like a “”when” rather than an “if”.

I don't think the men (and I mean men only in a biological sense) of that looney bin directly participate in the picketing of funerals any more. IIRC they kept falling down and injuring themselves. Of course they claim they were assaulted but there were never any witnesses. It is only a matter of time before the women of that lot become just as clumbsy.

10 posted on 06/17/2013 3:57:49 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: DesertRhino
Someday, I fully expect to see an F-250 powerstroke truck blow through that motley crew on the sidewalk at full speed.

Well... this is a Chevy and you'll have to use your imagination a bit, but still...

Old truck has some speed

11 posted on 06/17/2013 3:59:02 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: matt04

These Westboro folks intend and are meant by the MSM coverage to represent Christianity as a whole.


12 posted on 06/17/2013 4:01:10 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: matt04

God hates everything, according to this sick group of people calling themselves a church. Especially noted is their wanton use of profanity - all in the name of God, no less. And this guy (the dad of the little girl) was decent enough to say that he feels sorry for them and he feels their hatred comes from a deep place of pain. I have to say, that almost sounds “liberal” of him. And there I disagree with him. That might be true of some of those people, but the fact of the matter is some people simply choose to be hateful just because that’s what they want - even if they’ve had a good life and a good upbringing, with very supportive/encouraging families. Some people just choose evil. It’s so much easier to be selfish, arrogant, undisciplined, and lazy. It takes way more effort to be kind, forgiving, patient, long-suffering, perseverant, and hard-working. For Westboro Baptist Church, they’ve chosen the lazy way out. And what a mess it has made of their perverted minds. What a really awful day Judgment Day is going to be for these people. When Jesus says, “I tell you the truth, what you did for the least of these my brethren, you did unto me.” - will be words that condemn these people on Judgment Day.


13 posted on 06/17/2013 4:04:08 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: DesertRhino

Nothing an 890 JD can’t take care of in 30 mins!


14 posted on 06/17/2013 4:05:10 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: americas.best.days...

Whatever pisses of WBC is pretty much OK for me.

They make all religious people look like idiots.


15 posted on 06/17/2013 4:06:08 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Dole are sure losers. No more!)
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To: JimSEA

More like the KKK just twisted thinking weirdos.


16 posted on 06/17/2013 4:09:35 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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I am stunned a band of radicals haven’t post jammed all the exits while they were inside “worshiping” then firebomb the place like in the revolutionary war movie Patriot.

Their only intent is to goad someone to initiate violence so they can sue and feed their funding stream. There are so many shallow people out there that don’t get this and will choose extreme violence instead.


17 posted on 06/17/2013 4:10:14 PM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: matt04
Is there anyone Westboro doesn't hate?
18 posted on 06/17/2013 4:11:54 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: matt04

Google the “Equality House” and you will see the enemy of my enemy is not always my friend. This girl may be riling up WBC crazies with her lemonade stand but she is doing it in support of homosexual advocacy. What 5 year old decides to raise money for homosexual advocacy of her own will.

IMHO this is at best a case of an unknowing pawn thrown in the middle of two groups of degenerates by a father more concerned with politics than his child. If this poor child actually understands some of the things she is advocating, the implications are much more sinister. For example what has happened to this poor girl to cuase her to even think about sexuality, homo or hetero, at 5yo.


19 posted on 06/17/2013 4:16:24 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: TheThirdRuffian

“They make all religious people look like idiots.”

That is their real mission.


20 posted on 06/17/2013 4:21:03 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: RightOnTheBorder

“For example what has happened to this poor girl to cuase her to even think about sexuality, homo or hetero, at 5yo.”

I don’t think she has a clue about the sexuality of the owners of the house. She said she thought the house was beautiful. What you have here is a 5 year old kid who liked the paint job. And only a 5 year old could. So from a 5 year old’s perspective, she sold lemonade to help the nice people in the pretty house.


21 posted on 06/17/2013 4:25:37 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks matt04.


22 posted on 06/17/2013 5:02:32 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: matt04
I could think of a better product

23 posted on 06/17/2013 5:17:52 PM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: matt04
After doing research, they settled on Equality House because of its mission and efforts, not its location across from the Westboro compound, her father said.

Yeah, right.

I certainly don't support the Westboro fanatics. But I don't buy the father explanation. After they "research" Equality House "mission" this is what he wanted his daughter to support? Give me a break.

24 posted on 06/17/2013 5:22:55 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: matt04

Why is this horrible group covered so much?


25 posted on 06/17/2013 5:32:03 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: DesertRhino

I am amazed that a grief-stricken family member hasn’t taken a pot shot at them.


26 posted on 06/17/2013 5:39:23 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: matt04

Awesome! Westboro Baptist “Church” has now become so irrelevant and so pathetic that they find it necessary and useful to “target” a 5-year old girl!

You know, the material for my Conservative Saturday Night Live show just writes itself. Can you imagine the comedy skit you could make out of this?


27 posted on 06/17/2013 5:49:17 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: GOPJ
Why is this horrible group covered so much?

Because they can be presented to low-information voters as typical white religious conservatives.

28 posted on 06/17/2013 6:19:54 PM PDT by TChad
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To: RightOnTheBorder

they protested a Hero’s funeral here in Middle Tennessee about 3 years ago. The wonderfully patriotic AMERICANS that make up our Rolling Thunder bike club showed up also.

They asked for permission from the family AND Local LEO to lead the procession to the burial site where about half way the freaks from westboob were picketting.

When the bikers happened upon the freaks the bikers surrounded them 4 deep and all ran their RPM’s up to about 3 grand. Now if you have ever heard a Harley revved up imagine about 30 of them in unison.

Couldn’t hear a single sound (even with the bullhorn) from the interlopers from inbredboro.

Made my whole week.


29 posted on 06/17/2013 6:30:40 PM PDT by ping jockey (IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME YOU GREASY,HAIRY ARMPIT,HIPPIE.)
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To: ping jockey

P.S. All this happened in full view of one of Local Police officers. Westboro wench started complaing. He informed her that Rolling Thunder had a rally/parade permit .... just like she did.

I will always have a warm place in my heart for that bike club and that police officer.


30 posted on 06/17/2013 6:36:00 PM PDT by ping jockey (IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME YOU GREASY,HAIRY ARMPIT,HIPPIE.)
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To: ping jockey

Some towns still allow lemonade stands? Was the IRS, OSHA etc not informed?


31 posted on 06/17/2013 6:38:07 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: DesertRhino

Shades of the Blues Bros “I Hate Illinois Nazi’s” scene ?

I agree. The fact the Westboro folks is still consuming oxygen is proof of how incredibly tolerant our nation is.

By rights the God fearing folks and the godless pagans should have teamed up to toss that Westboro bunch into the volcano by now.


32 posted on 06/17/2013 8:04:13 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: wonkowasright

Where’s “Mom”?


33 posted on 06/18/2013 6:28:40 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: TChad
Because they can be presented to low-information voters as typical white religious conservatives.

WHOA - you're right... That's it. It's one family, right? Do you know if they're funded by Soros or the FBI? Any thoughts on it?

34 posted on 06/18/2013 6:43:11 AM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: GOPJ; SunkenCiv

They’re mostly one family, yes. And I suspect they are inbred as well. Most cults don’t don’t like their members marrying outsiders.


35 posted on 06/18/2013 7:49:26 AM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: GOPJ
Do you know if they're funded by Soros or the FBI? Any thoughts on it?

I suppose it is possible, but somehow I doubt it. I just wonder how many of them are gay.

36 posted on 06/18/2013 5:24:15 PM PDT by TChad
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To: matt04

I’d like to see how the Westborrow nitwits interpret the order of precedence articulated in Romans 1:25+

It’s pretty clear to me that homosexuals are a secondary symptom of a deeper condition where “because of this, God gave them over”.

Does God hate the frogs he sent as a plague against the idolatrous Egyptians?


37 posted on 06/18/2013 11:45:25 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: GOPJ

>>Why is this horrible group covered so much?

Because they supply the opposition Transhumanist/Postgenderist activists need to prop themselves up with.


38 posted on 06/18/2013 11:49:19 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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