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SPECIAL ALERT! NBC to mock the Crucifixion of Christ
http://www.afa.net ^ | 2/1/2006 | Donald E. Wildmon, Founder and Chairman

Posted on 02/01/2006 1:57:36 PM PST by nmh

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To: nmh

Where did you buy that TV that is always on and stuck on NBC?


51 posted on 02/01/2006 3:12:40 PM PST by lugsoul ("Try not to be sad." - Laura Bush)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant
How bout a little energy spent turning the other cheek?

If actually following the word of Jesus was a requirement, then I've met exactly two Christians in my life.

52 posted on 02/01/2006 3:15:31 PM PST by Wormwood (Iä! Iä! Cthulhu fhtagn!)
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To: Labyrinthos

That may be but rolling over and playing dead doesn't accomplish anything. People only know they've crossed the line if they've been told. Objecting to trash has been so denigrated that it's now viewed as a bad thing and it is not. Decent people have been silenced and that has lost us ground. There is nothing wrong with standing up for what's right.


53 posted on 02/01/2006 3:15:46 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: nmh

"Jack's fictional network, Out TV, is bought by a Christian TV network, leading to Spears contributing a cooking segment called "Cruci-fixin's.""

Do all the recipes involve crackers/bread on a stick with a glass of wine?

Sorry, couldn't resist.


54 posted on 02/01/2006 3:20:04 PM PST by adam_az (It's the border, stupid!)
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To: Wormwood
If actually following the word of Jesus was a requirement, then I've met exactly two Christians in my life.

Do you consider a petition drive to be unchristian?

55 posted on 02/01/2006 3:26:34 PM PST by Logophile
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To: Blogger

Looks like Mr. Jeffrey R. Immelt is a really slow learner. He's not earning his $8 million salary this week.


56 posted on 02/01/2006 4:30:24 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Luis Gonzalez

So, of course, you can point me to the massive Christian riots and various assaults/murders perpetrated by Christians due to the insults levied against our religion, right?


57 posted on 02/01/2006 4:32:08 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work.)
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To: Labyrinthos

Who said you had to write letters? Word of mouth can destroy such inanity very quickly. This website alone is an extremely powerful tool, so most of the work is already done.


58 posted on 02/01/2006 4:34:17 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work.)
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To: day10

thanks for the ping.....waiting for American Idol...


59 posted on 02/01/2006 4:41:01 PM PST by HOTTIEBOY (The more people I meet, the more I like my dog.)
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To: Labyrinthos
We need to loosen up a bit otherwise we're no better than the freak'in towel heads who want to destroy the western work because some newspaper printed a characture of Mohommad.

That's an utterly uninformed comment. There's a lot of difference between writing a letter of protest and storming an embassy and taking hostages.

60 posted on 02/01/2006 4:47:07 PM PST by Richard Kimball (Look, Daddy! Teacher says every time a Kennedy talks, a Republican gets a house seat!)
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To: nmh

Fifty years ago, Islam was denigated by "civilized" people, including most agnostics. Now, ironically, people think that Muslims have a high standard of sexual morality. I guess they do in comparison with Hugh Hefner, who lives like an old Sultan.


61 posted on 02/01/2006 4:49:30 PM PST by RobbyS ( CHIRHO)
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To: All; nmh

We can e-mail our affiliates tonight and call them tomorrow.

We need to stand up and be counted.


62 posted on 02/01/2006 6:44:15 PM PST by Sun (Hillary Clinton is pro-ILLEGAL immigration. Don't let her fool you. She has a D- /F immigr. rating.)
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To: nmh
"Can you imagine what would happen to me if I had a show on how homos are frauds."

You would cheer them as some sort of demigods.

People who bitch about having their mores insulted, aren't particularly concerned about what insults others...so they use words like "homo", and bitch like stuck pigs when their own space is violated.

63 posted on 02/01/2006 7:21:10 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (Some people see the world as they would want it to be, effective people see the world as it is.)
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To: Future Snake Eater
I have to wait for fundamentalist idiots to take to rioting in the streets before I try putting a stop to their attempts at shoving their values down my throat?

If the people of Iran had revolted at the first sign of the sort of oppression that was coming from Khomeinism, and thrown the Mullahs out on their collective asses thirty years ago, Iran would be a whole lot better place than what it is today.

So no thanks...I'll start backing fundamentalists down the moment they raise their heads up.

Don't watch what you don't like to watch, don't read what you don't like to read, but leave the rest of us to make our own decisions.

64 posted on 02/01/2006 7:25:25 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (Some people see the world as they would want it to be, effective people see the world as it is.)
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To: Sun
"We need to stand up and be counted."

Will and Grace has had an incredibly successful eight-year run, always at the top of the ratings.

People have stood up and they've been counted.

I don't even watch the show and I know that.

You all want to stand up and be counted when the show has three or four episodes left before the series finale?

65 posted on 02/01/2006 7:29:24 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (Some people see the world as they would want it to be, effective people see the world as it is.)
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To: stevio

>> I thought Britney Spears had some sort of Christian faith <<

Nah, she's Episcopalian. They sainted her, by the way.


66 posted on 02/01/2006 7:54:05 PM PST by dangus
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To: One Proud Dad

I think she's into scientology or kabbalah.. whatever is popular with wacko celebrities at the moment.


67 posted on 02/01/2006 8:02:47 PM PST by Trillian
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To: Luis Gonzalez

We need to stand up and be counted.

"Will and Grace has had an incredibly successful eight-year run, always at the top of the ratings.

People have stood up and they've been counted.

I don't even watch the show and I know that.

You all want to stand up and be counted when the show has three or four episodes left before the series finale?"

I was talking about THAT specific show, and standing up to NBC, in general. Besides the topic of this thread, and the Book of Daniel, NBC's "Law and Order" is antiCatholic.

Yes, we need to stand up and be counted, and stop the Christian bashing on the public's airwaves.


68 posted on 02/01/2006 8:17:57 PM PST by Sun (Hillary Clinton is pro-ILLEGAL immigration. Don't let her fool you. She has a D- /F immigr. rating.)
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To: Sun
"Yes, we need to stand up and be counted, and stop the Christian bashing on the public's airwaves."

Imagine that...who would put up with "Christian bashing"?

What does Jesus expect us to do...put up with that sort of crap in His name?

Next thing you know, newspapers may print cartoons about Christ...why I oughta!

69 posted on 02/01/2006 8:22:00 PM PST by Luis Gonzalez (Some people see the world as they would want it to be, effective people see the world as it is.)
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To: Labyrinthos
"Who cares. If you don't want to watch the show (which you have probably never watched in the first place), then turn the channel. We need to loosen up a bit otherwise we're no better than the freak'in towel heads who want to destroy the western work because some newspaper printed a characture of Mohommad."

Are you nuts?

There's no moral equivocation in this case between a Christian boycott of a program and Muslim violence over a cartoon.

It's offensive and inappropriate. WE care...

But you needn't worry -- Nobody'll stop you from resuming watching your W&G reruns and sipping a big ol' mug of chamomile tea.

70 posted on 02/01/2006 8:28:01 PM PST by F16Fighter
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To: nmh
April 13th is Passover this year.

The Holy Feast of the L-rd; the sacrifice of the Lamb.

It is also known as the so-called "Last Supper"

b'shem Y'shua

71 posted on 02/01/2006 8:36:08 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Trust in YHvH forever, for the LORD, YHvH is the Rock eternal. (Isaiah 26:4))
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To: Luis Gonzalez

Yeah, you're right. We gotta keep those dangerous Christians on a short leash.


72 posted on 02/01/2006 9:08:53 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work.)
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To: nmh
Cruci-fixin's are Sac-RI-licious!
73 posted on 02/01/2006 9:33:03 PM PST by Between the Lines (Be careful how you live your life, it may be the only gospel anyone reads.)
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To: nmh
Cruci-Fixin's is recycled humor. It first appeared on a Simpsons episode "I'm Goin' to Praiseland" (May 6 2001). In this episode the Rev. Lovejoy has a concession cart named "Cruci-Fixin's".

I don't remember anyone being all that upset about it then.

Hmmmm... I wonder what Fox would think about this?

74 posted on 02/01/2006 9:59:31 PM PST by Between the Lines (Be careful how you live your life, it may be the only gospel anyone reads.)
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To: Invincibly Ignorant
Authentic, Bible-believing Christians "turn the other cheek" everyday.

But, we don't have to remain silent when Jesus is mocked. We can use our influence to stand up for what we believe.

I pray that Brittany will reconsider her involvement in this episode.

75 posted on 02/01/2006 10:12:28 PM PST by DeaconNoGood
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To: DeaconNoGood; All

this is off topic, but I thought I would try to ask the Christian posters here for help.....there was an email running around that featured a Thomas Kincade pic with the words "If God leads you too it, He'll lead you through it".....I need it desparately since we have "issues" in our lives right now and we need to remember the God is in control.....thx ya'll....


76 posted on 02/01/2006 10:48:42 PM PST by cherry
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To: Invincibly Ignorant
Weren't you warned that you would be mocked and reviled?

Remember how the enemy has
mocked you, O LORD,
how foolish people have
reviled your name.--Psalm 74:18

77 posted on 02/01/2006 11:01:39 PM PST by Between the Lines (Be careful how you live your life, it may be the only gospel anyone reads.)
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To: nmh

I have a bag of pita crisps here made by a company called "Garden of Eatin'" Should I be morally outraged?


78 posted on 02/02/2006 3:55:26 AM PST by DaveMSmith (Thought from the eye closes the understanding, but thought from the understanding opens the eye. DLW)
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To: DaveMSmith
"I have a bag of pita crisps here made by a company called "Garden of Eatin'" Should I be morally outraged?"

That's your choice on whether or not you are offended.

I find it silly but not "morally outraged". If you already have a bag of this crap, I suspect you already made the decision to not be "morally outraged" as well. To you everything is a big joke. I would imagine that you get as much respect as the "Garden of Eatin" pita crisps. Cheer up! I have the same amount of respect for you too ... .
79 posted on 02/02/2006 4:17:22 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people believe in Intelligent Design (God))
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To: nmh; trussell
The crisps are quite good.. the Greek flavored ones are tasty.

I asked my wife to pick up pita chips at the store last week so I suppose properly, I should point this out to her.

Next comes the question of when. Her mother, who has an aggressive recurrence of cancer and is a very devout traditional Catholic, found out yesterday that they will continue her chemo for 2 weeks and if there is no improvement all treatment will stop. She may not make it to Easter.

So no, my FRiend, everything to me is not a 'big joke' - but I do have priorities in life and falling into a lunatic fringe stereotype isn't one of them.

Blessings,

80 posted on 02/02/2006 4:45:56 AM PST by DaveMSmith (Thought from the eye closes the understanding, but thought from the understanding opens the eye. DLW)
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To: nmh
You're absolutely right. It's a double standard to pick only on Christianity, but it's going to last for a while. These people live and breathe by the 'minority rules' frame of mind. In their twisted world, the majority always needs to be taken down a notch. Every misgiving is echoed and magnified, but all the minority problems are covered up with the security blanket of victimization.

My point is that they do stuff like this to be controversial. In order for it to be controversial and create a lot of buzz is for people to protest it. Then they can play the role of the victim, saying that their free speech and artistic rights are being trampled.

So everyone should just roll their eyes, avoid the show, and not let it bother them. That way people will see it for what it is -- shock jocks pretending to be artists. It won't maintain good ratings, it will eventually get canceled, and the producers and network executives will realize that the public-at-large rejects that kind of entertainment.

81 posted on 02/02/2006 5:50:15 AM PST by cchandler
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To: DaveMSmith; 4woodenboats; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub; abletruth; Accountable One; Aeronaut; ...
Prayer ping. Please see post 80 posted on 02/02/2006 5:45:56 AM MST by DaveMSmith (click the number)

Please post your replies to DaveMSmith


DaveMSmith, My prayers going up for your mother in law and your family. God's healing for your MIL...God's comfort for your wife and your family.  

Blessings,
trussell


If you want on/off my prayer ping list, please let me know. All requests happily honored.

82 posted on 02/02/2006 6:40:45 AM PST by trussell (Work for God...the retirement benefits are great!)
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To: DaveMSmith

Prayers from TX.


83 posted on 02/02/2006 6:52:11 AM PST by TXBSAFH (Proud Dad of Twins, What Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger!!!!!!)
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To: DaveMSmith

Prayers for your mother-in-law and family.


84 posted on 02/02/2006 7:25:25 AM PST by tuliptree76
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To: Labyrinthos

Well beside the fact that NBC has been advertising the 'final episodes' as this show will be going off the air at the end of the season. Of course once it does, I imagine 'conservatives' will claim they had somethng to do with that as well. I've watched the show a few times and I just don't like it. But I'm not going to bother writing a network about a show that already is planning to go off the air.


85 posted on 02/02/2006 7:51:25 AM PST by billbears (Deo Vindice)
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To: DaveMSmith

You've hit the nail on the head. It's a TV show and there are more important things in life. Will be in prayer for you and yours.


86 posted on 02/02/2006 7:53:27 AM PST by billbears (Deo Vindice)
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To: DaveMSmith

Prayers for comfort, peace and complete healing for your mother in law.


87 posted on 02/02/2006 11:30:53 AM PST by murphyb (Mommy of 4)
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To: nmh


I don't watch the show to begin with and certainly would not tune in to see the tramp spears.


88 posted on 02/02/2006 12:21:25 PM PST by rockabyebaby (I'm not afraid to say out loud what the rest of you are afraid to admit.)
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To: DaveMSmith

I join in prayer for her mother and her and you and all the loved ones!


89 posted on 02/02/2006 12:42:15 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: DaveMSmith

Your Mother in Law, and your family, is in my prayers this evening.


90 posted on 02/02/2006 4:50:16 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: trussell; DaveMSmith
NBC does not treat Jews, Muslims or other religions with such disrespect. Yet the network demonstrates a deep of hostility toward followers of Christ.

Of course not, nor will they ridicule homosexuals and lesbians - so turning off the channel is not the answer... as Mao Tse-Tung stated: “Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive,” and it is this sheeplike passivity that has got us in a sad state of affairs, culturally speaking, starting with our education systems. So I will complain as much as I can.

P.S. Prayers for your MIL and family, Dave.

91 posted on 02/02/2006 6:01:05 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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To: nmh
NBC's just mad because it can't parade the gay perverts without getting a reality check.

The only show I watch on the network is Apprentice, but even that is getting old.

92 posted on 02/02/2006 9:06:46 PM PST by Dengar01 (Go White Sox!)
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To: Labyrinthos
There is some truth to your point, particularly in this situation, much like Hollywood's objection to the PASSION OF CHRIST and the resulting attention it received, probably helped to bring in many more millions than Mel would have made.

Will and Grace is a piece of crap and probably should have been protested long, long ago. I say this as someone who is fond of many of the comedies on television. Though it is high enough in ratings to have remained on the air for eight years, it has almost NEVER received any awards, something the cast themselves have complained about.

93 posted on 02/06/2006 9:02:13 PM PST by TAdams8591 (The first amendment does NOT protect vulgar and obscene speech.)
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