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HGTV Pulls Flip It Forward After Benham Brothers Anti-Gay Controversy
E-Online ^ | 05/07/2014 | Tierney Bricker

Posted on 05/07/2014 5:48:45 PM PDT by BurningOak

Flip it Forward, a real estate series set to debut in October, has been pulled by the network after Right Wing Watch reported that the twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, at the center of the house flipping show were anti-gay activists.

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Right Wing Watch reported on Tuesday that in 2012, David had led a prayer rally outside of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte N.C., where he told a conservative radio show that it was necessary to "stop homosexuality and its agenda that is attacking the nation" and "demonic ideologies tak[ing] our universities and our public school systems."

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The twins are the sons of Flip Benham, a conservative activist who is the head of Operation Save America, an abortion-clinic protest group.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: achillwind; censorship; freespeech; gaystapotactics; hollywoodblacklist; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; liberalmedia; pinkjournalism; pinklisted; politicalpurge
So this is just like Duck Dynasty and the FireFox CEO. Basically, these guys are pro-life, but the hanging offense is opposition to homosexuality. They are the sons of Flip Benham of Operation Save America who is a radical anti-abortion advocate (radical in a good way).

Basically opposition to homosexuality, public or private, hard truth or soft spoken, is now the equivalent of racism or pederasty, something that brands you as an untouchable. Politics reflects culture, once pop culture has been cleansed of "homophobia", the politicians will cave, many already have.

I know that decorators tend to be gay, but still you would think a channel about the home and gardening would have atleast a moderately conservative viewership. A failure to boycott and raise a stink will reinforce this trend.

God is still in control.

1 posted on 05/07/2014 5:48:45 PM PDT by BurningOak
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To: BurningOak; GeronL
The Gay Mafia is now exactly what they once decried in the so-called "Communist Witch Hunts".

has been pulled by the network after Right Wing Watch reported that the twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, at the center of the house flipping show were anti-gay activists.

Red Channels was not a government publication. It was a privately published journal keeping tabs on Communists and Communist sympathizers in the entertainment industry.

They have their own "conservative baiting" watchdog publication now.

2 posted on 05/07/2014 5:57:06 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: BurningOak

You don’t support their agenda, no TV show.

And some people still don’t see ant media bias


3 posted on 05/07/2014 5:57:19 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Bump


4 posted on 05/07/2014 5:58:31 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

I think the media bias is secondary to how these people swoop down like a flock of harpies on anyone who protests their lifestyle.


5 posted on 05/07/2014 5:58:45 PM PDT by BurningOak (Live Free or Die)
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To: GeronL

Academia, establishment media, historians, and politicians are all silent on the new Hollywood blacklist.

F the Commie Rat Bastards who sought to tear down this nation.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 5:58:55 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: BurningOak

The Media Bias is because of gay newsrooms with numbers far greater than “normal” population.

They run an agenda and seek to oust anyone who doesn’t tow the party line.


7 posted on 05/07/2014 5:59:58 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: BurningOak

The networks should just require everyone on the air to be publically sodomized...

It’s the only way to be sure...


8 posted on 05/07/2014 6:00:35 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: BurningOak

I really enjoy the program “House Hunters” but these days the politically correct HGTV features gay couples on a regular basis. Since I record the episodes to watch at a different time, I can simply delete those episodes.
I doubt if writing to the network would make any difference. These are the same people who dumped Paula Deen in spite of a large protest.


9 posted on 05/07/2014 6:03:35 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: BurningOak

The media bias is very real


10 posted on 05/07/2014 6:04:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: BurningOak

Ernst Roehm would be proud.


11 posted on 05/07/2014 6:06:02 PM PDT by crusader71
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To: a fool in paradise

Leftists in the media only hire leftists and the end result is what we have


12 posted on 05/07/2014 6:06:04 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: BurningOak; Jed Eckert; Recovering Ex-hippie; KingOfVagabonds; Berlin_Freeper; UnRuley1; mlizzy; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

13 posted on 05/07/2014 6:07:51 PM PDT by narses (Matthew 7:6. He appears to have made up his mind let him live with the consequences.)
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To: BurningOak

Sig Heil.


14 posted on 05/07/2014 6:20:16 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: GeronL

“You don’t support their agenda, no TV show.”

This is why the most important thing we can do is to build up some other cultural outlets.

Glenn Beck or somebody should jump on this.

A LOT of conservative people own houses, cook and like animals.

I can see an entire network populated by these guys, Paula Deen, et al.

NO OVERT POLITICS, just good clean fun.

You know, like the way the MSM has taken over the LIV’s brains for lo these many years.


15 posted on 05/07/2014 6:30:54 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: BurningOak
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16 posted on 05/07/2014 6:31:17 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: mrsmith

Oh sh*t!!!!!!


17 posted on 05/07/2014 6:31:19 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: mrsmith

Oh sh*t!!!!!!


18 posted on 05/07/2014 6:31:19 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: jocon307

Beck is on the side of the homo agenda last I looked


19 posted on 05/07/2014 6:32:05 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: BurningOak

Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin would be so proud of the Commie lib ‘RATS for shutting the people up.


20 posted on 05/07/2014 6:32:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Wiser now

iT IS NOT LIK THERE ARE ONLY ONE GAY COUPLE EVERY TEN OR TWENTY SHOWS. iT IS LIKE EVERY OTHER hOUSE hUNTERS SHOW IS A GAY COUPLE.

tHEY ALSO ALL SEEM TO HAVE MASSIVE AMMOUNTS OF MONEY TO UY HOMES. gAY OR STRAIGHT.


21 posted on 05/07/2014 6:40:23 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: jocon307

Glenn Beck has jumped on this. It is the Blaze network. He is on to something big and it is the reason he has put every cent he has into it and then some.

Also look at the new Right Wing movie production companies that have started. They have had some very profitable movies this year with more to come.


22 posted on 05/07/2014 6:43:04 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: BurningOak

HGTV = Homosexual (”Gay”) TV

The original Home & Garden had enjoyable programming. However, it has been overrun with flaming twinkies for so long that we can no longer stand to watch it.


23 posted on 05/07/2014 6:44:29 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "...[willful] ignorance is the opiate of academic elites." - Mike Adams [BN edit])
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To: BurningOak

Prominent questions on the HGTV employment application:

1. Are you now or have you ever been a Bible-believing Christian?
2. Are you now or have you ever been a proponent of traditional marriage?
3. Are you now or have you ever been anti-choice?

These questions are right up top just under your name and address so they can skip scanning the rest of the application if you answered any of them in the affirmative. < /sarc >


24 posted on 05/07/2014 6:58:25 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: ru4liberty

You forgot
Have you ever engaged in homosexual activity ()Yes ()No

If No explain.

_______________________________________________________

/sarcasm


25 posted on 05/07/2014 7:35:53 PM PDT by the_daug
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To: BurningOak

Then we should boycott HGTV! I can get along without them very well. This whole matter of the gestapo gay community is getting very old. Why are they so threatened with anyone who disagrees with them? Why can’t they just live and let live?


26 posted on 05/07/2014 7:45:09 PM PDT by sgfan1212
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To: BurningOak

Screw HGTV. Sure, many of their shows are fun, but they often end up with the “after” remodel looking worse than the before. Plus, they’re pretentious. Lots of times they denigrate perfectly good cabinetry, furniture, etc. just because it isn’t this year’s current trend.

So now they’re anti-Christian? Fine. I am now anti-HGTV. Idiots.


27 posted on 05/07/2014 8:31:18 PM PDT by Joann37
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To: BurningOak

I know God is in control, but He must really be up to something for the times we are going through.

He puts 0bama back in office, and the libs have gone crazy changing our culture in ways we couldn’t imagine. God is letting all of this happen, but why?


28 posted on 05/07/2014 8:36:14 PM PDT by Joann37
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To: BurningOak
Go to their "Contact Us" link, http://www.hgtv.com/contact-us/package/index.html, and voice your displeasure.

I just submitted the following:

I just read that HGTV cancelled the show with David and Jason Benham. Didn't cable TV learn anything from the Duck Dynasty fiasco? Christians are allowed to hold and express their opinions without unjust discrimination, and as long as cable channels continue to discriminate against Christian viewers, they will lose viewership.

I will not watch any HGTV programming or support any HGTV advertisers as long as this unjust discrimination persists.

Thank you,
Dr. Brian Kopp

Of course we haven't had cable TV in 20 years, but that's OK.

29 posted on 05/07/2014 8:37:43 PM PDT by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: Joann37

“I know God is in control, but He must really be up to something for the times we are going through.

He puts 0bama back in office, and the libs have gone crazy changing our culture in ways we couldn’t imagine. God is letting all of this happen, but why?”

God owes us no explanation. He does not give us answers but still makes us feel the questions. Wish I had an answer for you, but I don’t.


30 posted on 05/07/2014 9:08:05 PM PDT by BurningOak (Live Free or Die)
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To: Joann37

“God is letting all of this happen, but why?”

Maybe...50,000,000 dead babies? Maybe more black babies aborted than born in NYC? Maybe the way sodomites have taken the reins of culture, and, to an extent, law?


31 posted on 05/07/2014 11:08:18 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Jim from C-Town

I thought Beck supports the homo agenda


32 posted on 05/07/2014 11:11:56 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Joann37

humans have free will to choose evil or choose good

the Bible says most will choose evil and the good will be persecuted.

None of this is a huge surprise


33 posted on 05/07/2014 11:14:44 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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So HGTV is promoting sodomy?


34 posted on 05/07/2014 11:19:48 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: GeronL

He’s a dick.


35 posted on 05/07/2014 11:20:21 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Wiser now

I really enjoy the program “House Hunters” but these days the politically correct HGTV features gay couples on a regular basis.

...my wife loves that program, and whenever two little twinkies show up, I make sure that I bitch loud and long, even if it’s from the other room...


36 posted on 05/08/2014 5:39:09 AM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: BurningOak

Anybody can start their own network.All you do is buy satellite airtime.Time to think about it.


37 posted on 05/08/2014 5:43:12 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Joann37
"He puts 0bama back in office, and the libs have gone crazy changing our culture in ways we couldn’t imagine. God is letting all of this happen, but why?"

Well, if you believe the Bible, you know that this is the way things will head as we get closer to the last days. As awful as things are, they will get much worse before He returns.

But we have hope. How does it go? "Look up, your redemption draweth nigh."

38 posted on 05/08/2014 12:32:46 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: BurningOak

I remember the good old days of the ‘90s, when HGTV was about actual instruction in interior design. Now it’s flipping and flopping and all kinds of stupidity.


39 posted on 05/08/2014 12:34:03 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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