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Fred Phelps, former head of Westboro Baptist Church, died, family member says
WIBW ^ | Mar 20, 2014

Posted on 03/20/2014 9:01:36 AM PDT by Second Amendment First

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To: Second Amendment First

Undoubtbly buried in a secret location.

Can you imagine the pictures that people would take at his grave and the “poses” they would make.

eeesshh


101 posted on 03/20/2014 2:02:14 PM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: NathanR

“”No. He was caught masturbating.””

Dang. If that logic were universal then every mother in America would disown their sons by the age of 13.


102 posted on 03/20/2014 2:04:32 PM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: NathanR
No. He was caught masturbating.

"Go away, Batin'"

103 posted on 03/20/2014 2:05:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Second Amendment First; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...


104 posted on 03/20/2014 2:07:02 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Oh well.......

Maybe the cult will now too.


105 posted on 03/20/2014 2:10:05 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: envisio

And interestingly there was no response back...


106 posted on 03/20/2014 2:37:26 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Second Amendment First

Why Fred Phelps’ Death Isn’t a Cause for Celebration

By Brandon W. Peach
March 20, 2014

The Westboro Baptist Church founder’s death is an opportunity to respond to hatred with love.

The life of Fred Waldron Phelps, notorious founder and leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, has come to an end. He leaves behind a tainted legacy that began with civil rights activism in the 1960s, but grew into a fringe movement that derided Catholic and Protestant churches, picketed funerals across the country, and garnered media attention for vehement, despicable anti-gay protests.

Reports have suggested that Phelps was excommunicated from his church at some point. But Fred Phelps continues to be viewed as the ringleader of Westboro Baptist Church, an organization whose hate and bigotry, though far removed from any recognized denominational affiliation, seemed to confirm the deepest fears about what Christianity might represent.

http://www.relevantmagazine.com/current/why-fred-phelps-death-isnt-cause-celebration


107 posted on 03/20/2014 2:45:34 PM PDT by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Second Amendment First

When the Secret Service lets you move due the the proximity of the WBC, you know NO ONE likes them.


108 posted on 03/20/2014 2:52:58 PM PDT by matt04
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To: MrB

I don’t recall the WBC officially confirming it, but some members did.


109 posted on 03/20/2014 2:54:57 PM PDT by matt04
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To: Second Amendment First
Bye, Fred.

ff

110 posted on 03/20/2014 3:19:30 PM PDT by foreverfree
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To: Second Amendment First

Just a day or two ago they were denying he was near death.


111 posted on 03/20/2014 3:25:07 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: dfwgator

They sure have.


112 posted on 03/20/2014 3:26:18 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Lazamataz

Nobody’s death should be celebrated, not even a person as vile as Fred Phelps. That which is Life and gives life, whatever you name choose to use, chose to give the world Fred Phelps, for some reason, one which I admit I don’t understand and I’m sure most people don’t.

Nevertheless, he was a human being with a family and they are (mostly) grieving. As hateful a lot as the Westboro group is, rejoicing at anyone’s death is unseemly and inhuman.


113 posted on 03/20/2014 3:36:51 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Second Amendment First; onyx; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; ...

Good riddance to bad rubbish!


114 posted on 03/20/2014 3:54:29 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: Slings and Arrows

BREAKING NEWS: Fred Phelps surprised to find self in Purgatory.

(The theological implications of that would probably mess with him nearly as much as would getting sent to The Other Place.)


115 posted on 03/20/2014 4:04:52 PM PDT by RichInOC (2013-14 Tiber Swim Team)
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To: Enterprise

You know that Phelps was excommunicated from his church. Also, Westboro is going to picket and demonstrate at his funeral. In addition to that his daughter is apparently calling him a fag-loving whore. It’s all quite interesting.

Westboro Baptist Church To Protest Fred Phelps’ Funeral, Says Daughter
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3134261/posts

And this post in the thread ...
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3134261/posts?page=21#21


116 posted on 03/20/2014 4:17:13 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Revolting cat!

Westboro is going to picket! No ... for real, they are.


117 posted on 03/20/2014 4:19:30 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Donnafrflorida
i have celebrated 3 deaths.
t kennedy
dr. tiller
and this POS

Add to that list John Murtha, and Robert "Sheets" Byrd.

And there is a whole list of people for whom I will dance the Headstone Stomp.

118 posted on 03/20/2014 4:20:25 PM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: CSM

Westboro is going to picket his funeral. I provided the reference ... just above.


119 posted on 03/20/2014 4:20:57 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Second Amendment First

Did more to advance the cause of gay rights covertly than any group openly. Disturbed, disordered soul.


120 posted on 03/20/2014 4:28:16 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Star Traveler

I was just being satirical when I made the post about his funeral being protested. I guess I swung and hit a home run on that. And I would hate to have his daughter mad at me!


121 posted on 03/20/2014 4:29:48 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Nifster

I was wondering the same thing. Glad I read down the comments. Got to keep reading to see the explanation.


122 posted on 03/20/2014 4:31:01 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Second Amendment First; Slings and Arrows; mikrofon; Charles Henrickson

123 posted on 03/20/2014 5:03:08 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: DoodleDawg

I heard they hired a black, gay crew to attend to him.


124 posted on 03/20/2014 5:05:25 PM PDT by 22202NOVA (I stand with Ukraine...warts and all.)
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To: TBP
Nobody’s death should be celebrated, not even a person as vile as Fred Phelps.

Request denied.


125 posted on 03/20/2014 5:09:14 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: napscoordinator

add gosnell to my list


126 posted on 03/20/2014 5:16:34 PM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HnodredscottIM all things are possible.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Around here, they take out the trash on Friday. Good timing, I’d say!


127 posted on 03/20/2014 5:19:17 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: DoodleDawg

To #17: Re If Westboro Baptist isn’t doing his funeral, then what church in their right mind is?

Try any of the following:

THe Church of I’m Gonna Get Mine Now

Our Lady of Perpetual Pain (Any Eric Idle fans out there?)

The Church of Redemption and Massage Parlor

Simon Levay’s church.


128 posted on 03/20/2014 5:23:06 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Second Amendment First
Maybe Al Gore will speak at the funeral-
129 posted on 03/20/2014 5:26:15 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: afsnco

Protesting at any funeral is wrong headed.
Phelps clan was on tape once looking to litigate anyone who reacted to their antagonism.
They were hoping to anger someone enough that they got assaulted or received property damage.
They were even giggling about it.
Don’t have the link anymore, but they were giddy to antagonize people.

Sorry, their entire premise was antagonism, not trying to turn people back to God.
They existed to mock God.

And now they are one less.


130 posted on 03/20/2014 5:33:35 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Was wondering when he’d finally drop.


131 posted on 03/20/2014 5:41:54 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: napscoordinator
RIP. I hope you went to confession and confessed your sins and received Last Rights....

Um, that would be Last Rites.

Sincerely,

The Spelling Police

132 posted on 03/20/2014 6:06:11 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Yieks. Thank you so much. Some Catholic I am….lol.


133 posted on 03/20/2014 6:07:20 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

Glad you got the joke. FReegards!


134 posted on 03/20/2014 6:16:10 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: RichInOC

And you think that I’m overly-optimistic.


135 posted on 03/20/2014 6:46:04 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Lazamataz

lol


136 posted on 03/20/2014 6:51:18 PM PDT by Coleus
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To: Old Sarge

i have celebrated 3 deaths.
t kennedy
dr. tiller
and this POS
Add to that list John Murtha, and Robert “Sheets” Byrd.

And there is a whole list of people for whom I will dance the Headstone Stomp.

I would like to add my own “favorite deaths”.
Madalyn Murray O’Hair
For removing God from the schools in 1963 and paving the way for the hell that are public schools today.


137 posted on 03/20/2014 7:00:59 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady (Is the GOP actually TRYING to lose in 2014 and 2016?)
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To: Wisconsinlady
I would like to add my own “favorite deaths”. Madalyn Murray O’Hair


138 posted on 03/20/2014 7:30:27 PM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Will the DNC be lowering their flags at half mast in honor of their fallen brother?


139 posted on 03/20/2014 7:34:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: dfwgator
The gays have lost their biggest asset.

Phelps did his deed for the Democrat party very well (and he ran for office several times himself as a Democrat).

He demonized both Christians and the opposition to the norming of homosexuality.

The pink journalists gave his cultish coven of family members far more press than they deserved.

Was he still protesting war dead after Bush left office, or was he just protesting wars when a Republican was in the White House like all good Democrats?

140 posted on 03/20/2014 7:38:51 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: dfwgator
Bet you a dollar that Phelps in real life was an atheist.

He was the clown prince of the gaystapo movement (knowingly or unknowingly).

141 posted on 03/20/2014 7:40:26 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Will the DNC be lowering their flags at half mast in honor of their fallen brother?

Sure, the crossbones and skull flag. Judgement day looks pretty bad for this dude. They will probably cremate him to get the furnace effect going sooner. Death should have come sooner before all the hardships his groups put on military soldiers who died and their families lamenting while they boycotted.

142 posted on 03/20/2014 7:53:13 PM PDT by TEARUNNER14 (Abortions on demand! " HELL ON DEMAND FOR YOU ABORTIONIST" SAYS GOD!)
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To: napscoordinator

The un-named, but still remembered thief on the cross might have a different take on that. As would Enoch and Elijah.


143 posted on 03/20/2014 8:14:55 PM PDT by L,TOWM (No one in the US is free of the spirit of entitlement)
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To: DoodleDawg

“pounding his pud?”


wow. What a primitive thing to say.


144 posted on 03/20/2014 8:15:46 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It took 58 posts to get that graphic up? We’re slipping.


145 posted on 03/20/2014 9:10:54 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: a fool in paradise
They started protesting local High School graduation ceremonies in Republican districts.

Fortunately our local leaders persuaded the mostly Christian and primarily Southern Baptist population, to just ignore the three or so people who “protested”, and not even the local radical atheist contingent, again totalling about three individual weirdos, were able to muster much media attention to their “event”.

Many people were quietly added to the TEA party column that day.

The Phelps family political operation is now widely understood to be a Democrat agitprop group, and unaffiliated with any form of Christianity.

146 posted on 03/20/2014 10:42:10 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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To: ourworldawry
wow. What a primitive thing to say.

Hey, I'm a primitive gal.

147 posted on 03/21/2014 3:45:08 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Slings and Arrows

Gotta find myself a gurrrrrrrrrrinal spout, heh.


148 posted on 03/21/2014 3:56:51 AM PDT by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: Titan Magroyne

Before you visit, drink well.


149 posted on 03/21/2014 6:41:35 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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150 posted on 03/21/2014 8:14:39 AM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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