If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(Examiner)   Westboro Baptist plans a protest at a Texas A&M alumni's funeral. Students form a human wall to block them from the church *I've got some dust in my eyes*   (examiner.com) divider line 245
    More: Hero, Texas, Westboro Baptist Church, Fort Bragg, military funeral, walls, Baptist church  
•       •       •

24208 clicks; posted to Main » on 06 Jul 2012 at 8:14 AM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



245 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

Archived thread

First | « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | » | Last | Show all
 
2012-07-06 10:38:52 AM

Waldo Pepper: iq_in_binary: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: I'm remember watching a TV news story about a Marylyn Manson Concert being protested. First they interviewed the chruch folks who were protesting the show, who sounded like Raving Lunatics, going on about make believe stuff like the Devil and Hell, and how the concert should be banned, etc..... Then they spoke with one of the freaky goth's waiting in line for tickets. He spoke eqouently about how this country has free speech and how the church was free to express themselves however they felt. Was a strange juxtaposition.

Tolerence vs Intolerence.

wait, did they sound like raving lunatics because they were talking about something that you don't believe in, also keep in mind the news media can edit any tape to make one party look crazy and another sane. It is quite possible that out of all the interviews done at the concert who ever edited the story wanted to make the protesters look like "raving lunatics" so they found the few (that are at all protest) and picked those to show and found the few well spoken ones (again who are at any event being protested) and picked those to show.

No matter what you believe or what side of any issue you pick, choosing to stereotype off how others are shown/printed in the news media is not wise.

Just relating to you what was shown. Would imagine that it was edited, but the line of kids waiting for the concert were well behaved and relaxed vs the protesting Church people. You don't want to be shown in a bad light, don't act like idiots. I'm not a Maryln Manson fan by any means, but don't frankly care if someone else wants to go to his concert. I also realize that the sample is not representative of all Christian's.

then why mention it, heck half those kids were probably stoned LOL.

someone posted a video from comic con on here and I would assume a good portion of the people shown holding up signs and dressed in costumes are more than likely athe ...


The American people don't worship their country's history. Christians worship the bible. That you can't find the difference there just goes to show how out of touch with reality Christians are. Couple that with their tendency to be extremist, their penchant for hate crimes and terrorism, and their complete disdain for civil discourse and people need little more justification for lumping Christians in with any other radical group.
 
2012-07-06 10:40:20 AM

Waldo Pepper: LouDobbsAwaaaay: Waldo Pepper: wow and your atheist leaders in history are so well behaved and tolerant

The difference being that I don't worship them as supreme beings. You god is seriously farked in the head.

doesn't change the fact that Atheist love to preach tolerance but gee put them in power and watch them kill all those who are religious.

see you guys have it easy, when someone commits a crime and belongs to a religion, quite often it is report, "well joe was a good church goer never thought he would do this"

but if this information is not report, the media never reports, "well joe is an atheist and as one we never thought he would do this"

so I think from now on when I read or hear about a crime being committed and there is no reference to the person's religion I will assume that person is an atheist and if the person who the crime was committed against is a Christian I will consider it a hate crime.


0/10 needs to be more subtle
 
2012-07-06 10:43:32 AM

JackieRabbit: Well, as usual, this thread has turned into another us vs them wonk and the central point that the members of WBC are a bunch of ignorant assholes - is lost under a pile of horseshiat.


By ignoring the WBC and just doing this instead, aren't we actually behaving exactly the way everyone always says we should by not engaging the whackjobs regarding their whackjobbery?

FlyingLizardOfDoom: Well, think about it. How would you be if you lived for an eternity and the only action you were able to get was some 14-year-old girl in the backwaters of the Jordan River valley?


I think he just went crazy on bath salts one night and then had to make up a quick religion to reverse-justify everything he did that night.
 
2012-07-06 10:45:25 AM

Waldo Pepper: iq_in_binary: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: I'm remember watching a TV news story about a Marylyn Manson Concert being protested. First they interviewed the chruch folks who were protesting the show, who sounded like Raving Lunatics, going on about make believe stuff like the Devil and Hell, and how the concert should be banned, etc..... Then they spoke with one of the freaky goth's waiting in line for tickets. He spoke eqouently about how this country has free speech and how the church was free to express themselves however they felt. Was a strange juxtaposition.

Tolerence vs Intolerence.

wait, did they sound like raving lunatics because they were talking about something that you don't believe in, also keep in mind the news media can edit any tape to make one party look crazy and another sane. It is quite possible that out of all the interviews done at the concert who ever edited the story wanted to make the protesters look like "raving lunatics" so they found the few (that are at all protest) and picked those to show and found the few well spoken ones (again who are at any event being protested) and picked those to show.

No matter what you believe or what side of any issue you pick, choosing to stereotype off how others are shown/printed in the news media is not wise.

Just relating to you what was shown. Would imagine that it was edited, but the line of kids waiting for the concert were well behaved and relaxed vs the protesting Church people. You don't want to be shown in a bad light, don't act like idiots. I'm not a Maryln Manson fan by any means, but don't frankly care if someone else wants to go to his concert. I also realize that the sample is not representative of all Christian's.

then why mention it, heck half those kids were probably stoned LOL.

someone posted a video from comic con on here and I would assume a good portion of the people shown holding up signs and dressed in costumes are more than likely athe ...


I see your Soviet Union and raise you the Crusades, the Nazis, every attempted Genocide outside of Africa and most of them within, every act of terrorism with a significant body count, etc.. Don't try to sell me the idea that atheists are the violent ones, Stalin did away with state Atheism, and instated the Church, and killed far more people than Hitler. Is that the example you're trying to use?
 
2012-07-06 10:46:26 AM
Where is the right wing outrage over these assholes? I mean, they wrap themselves in the flag and pretend they love the troops more everyone else, where the hell is all their righteous indignation?
 
2012-07-06 10:47:28 AM
I think the article would have been best served if they just wrote about the alumni wall to honor the deceased, and didn't mention WBC at all.
Give them no recognition period.
 
2012-07-06 10:50:36 AM

penguinfark: [cdn2-b.examiner.com image 640x428]

Powerful image. Great photography. Wish I had taken it.


FALSE. White dude with dreds is always terrible in every context.
 
2012-07-06 10:51:01 AM
Westboro Baptist Church, the Hiding-out as a non-profit Law Firm of Agents Provocateur for Money.

Wonder whether they translate the bible's Tzedakah as Justice or as Charity.

Wonder how the actual Baptists from Baylor Law School think about them picketing a football rival. But by then it would be nap time.
 
2012-07-06 10:52:42 AM

2KanZam: Waldo Pepper: so reading from American history, we believe in rape, slavery, keeping down the poor, over throwing our government, assassinating our Presidents, ...the list goes on



Well that stuff wasn't exactly written into the constitution and purposed as a THE guide to proper and moral living...ya know, like some publications are.


actually there were laws on the books allowing slavery, woman not having rights, young children being allow to work in dangerous conditions, and the list goes on.

Bible does it say those harsh laws from the past are to be our guide to live by today.

When Jesus was asked what is the greatest commandment and you know those guys were looking for something to hold against others.

"Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it. Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets." [Matt22:37-40]

nothing else matters if one doesn't follow these two.

and I would say for an atheist the second one even holds true.

I would think that loving your neighbor as yourself would cover stuff like allowing a naivety on public grounds along with secular displays associated with the holiday. I would think allowing kids to gather around the flag pole and prayer one day out of the year to be the same as letting kids hold an day of "imagine there's no heaven day" to protest religion (sorry no clue what days atheist have lol)
 
2012-07-06 10:55:01 AM

iq_in_binary: Waldo Pepper: iq_in_binary: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: I'm remember watching a TV news story about a Marylyn Manson Concert being protested. First they interviewed the chruch folks who were protesting the show, who sounded like Raving Lunatics, going on about make believe stuff like the Devil and Hell, and how the concert should be banned, etc..... Then they spoke with one of the freaky goth's waiting in line for tickets. He spoke eqouently about how this country has free speech and how the church was free to express themselves however they felt. Was a strange juxtaposition.

Tolerence vs Intolerence.

wait, did they sound like raving lunatics because they were talking about something that you don't believe in, also keep in mind the news media can edit any tape to make one party look crazy and another sane. It is quite possible that out of all the interviews done at the concert who ever edited the story wanted to make the protesters look like "raving lunatics" so they found the few (that are at all protest) and picked those to show and found the few well spoken ones (again who are at any event being protested) and picked those to show.

No matter what you believe or what side of any issue you pick, choosing to stereotype off how others are shown/printed in the news media is not wise.

Just relating to you what was shown. Would imagine that it was edited, but the line of kids waiting for the concert were well behaved and relaxed vs the protesting Church people. You don't want to be shown in a bad light, don't act like idiots. I'm not a Maryln Manson fan by any means, but don't frankly care if someone else wants to go to his concert. I also realize that the sample is not representative of all Christian's.

then why mention it, heck half those kids were probably stoned LOL.

someone posted a video from comic con on here and I would assume a good portion of the people shown holding up signs and dressed in costumes are more th ...


No we worship God and we read the Bible.
 
2012-07-06 10:56:08 AM
I was at the funeral. WBC put out a press release saying they were coming, a common tactic with those guys. About a 1000 people showed up ( Patriot Guard, bikers, and Aggies ) and formed a wall around the church. It was quiet, respectful, non-politcal, and sad. The man's family came out and personally thanked everyone for their caring. WBC didn't show, but this is also one of their go-to moves.

Yes, WBC should be totally ignored, but that will never happen. A lot of good people came out to try and help the family bury their loved one in peace. I see no problem with a public demonstration of human decency. Beats the alternative.
 
2012-07-06 10:59:13 AM
I think it's funny as an Aggie, we call ourselves "former students" not "alumni"
 
2012-07-06 10:59:53 AM

iq_in_binary: Waldo Pepper: iq_in_binary: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: Waldo Pepper: LostInTO: I'm remember watching a TV news story about a Marylyn Manson Concert being protested. First they interviewed the chruch folks who were protesting the show, who sounded like Raving Lunatics, going on about make believe stuff like the Devil and Hell, and how the concert should be banned, etc..... Then they spoke with one of the freaky goth's waiting in line for tickets. He spoke eqouently about how this country has free speech and how the church was free to express themselves however they felt. Was a strange juxtaposition.

Tolerence vs Intolerence.

wait, did they sound like raving lunatics because they were talking about something that you don't believe in, also keep in mind the news media can edit any tape to make one party look crazy and another sane. It is quite possible that out of all the interviews done at the concert who ever edited the story wanted to make the protesters look like "raving lunatics" so they found the few (that are at all protest) and picked those to show and found the few well spoken ones (again who are at any event being protested) and picked those to show.

No matter what you believe or what side of any issue you pick, choosing to stereotype off how others are shown/printed in the news media is not wise.

Just relating to you what was shown. Would imagine that it was edited, but the line of kids waiting for the concert were well behaved and relaxed vs the protesting Church people. You don't want to be shown in a bad light, don't act like idiots. I'm not a Maryln Manson fan by any means, but don't frankly care if someone else wants to go to his concert. I also realize that the sample is not representative of all Christian's.

then why mention it, heck half those kids were probably stoned LOL.

someone posted a video from comic con on here and I would assume a good portion of the people shown holding up signs and dressed in costumes are more th ...


no this shows that it is possible to look back on any history and view it as evil or primitive.
you should stop trying to force your ignorant view of the Bible off as fact of what Christians believe and are to live by.
 
2012-07-06 11:01:46 AM
If the entirety of the WBC membership was to burn up within the church itself, I would not shed one tear.
 
2012-07-06 11:05:15 AM

texanjeff: This is not the thread I was expecting.

Don't understand all the haters.


This is Fark. Aggies are uncool here. lol
 
2012-07-06 11:05:20 AM
I still don't get how making an arse out of yourself at a private funeral that has nothing to do with you falls under protected speech.
 
2012-07-06 11:06:15 AM
Oh goody. The thread has turned into another athiest vs. monotheist argument. Because those kind of arguments are always enlightening.

As for me...

I believe in rainbows, and puppy dogs and fairy tales. And I believe in the family: Mom, and Dad, and Grandma, and Uncle Todd, who waves his penis. I believe in 8 of the Ten Commandments, and I believe in going to church every Sunday, unless there's a game on. I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, wholesome, and natural things that money can buy.

I believe it's derogatory to refer to a woman's breasts as "boobs", "jugs", "winnebagos", or "golden bozos". And you should only refer to them as "hooters". I believe you should place a woman on a pedestal, high enough so you can look up her dress. I believe in equality, equality for everyone, no matter how stupid they are, or how much better I am than they are.

People say I'm crazy for believing this, but I believe that robots are stealing my luggage. I believe I made a mistake when I bought a 30-story, one-bedroom apartment. I believe that the "Battle of the Network Stars" should be fought with guns.

I believe that Mitt Romney can make this country what it once was: an arctic region, covered with ice.
I believe the United States should all foreigners in this country, provided they can speak our native language: Apache.

Lastly, I believe that of all the evils on this earth, there is nothing worse than the music you are listening to right now.
 
2012-07-06 11:07:06 AM

bluorangefyre: If the entirety of the WBC membership was to burn up within the church itself, I would not shed one tear.



now see if we didn't have the whole separation thing going on, the state could go in and shut these nut bags down. LOL.

for the life of me I can't understand how anyone could protest at a funeral.

i would like to have seen everyone member of that wall with a taser and if wbc actually showed up, any of those wbc members get close to you give them a good taser to the neck
 
2012-07-06 11:08:50 AM

hillary: Oh goody. The thread has turned into another athiest vs. monotheist argument. Because those kind of arguments are always enlightening.

As for me...

I believe in rainbows, and puppy dogs and fairy tales. And I believe in the family: Mom, and Dad, and Grandma, and Uncle Todd, who waves his penis. I believe in 8 of the Ten Commandments, and I believe in going to church every Sunday, unless there's a game on. I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, wholesome, and natural things that money can buy.

I believe it's derogatory to refer to a woman's breasts as "boobs", "jugs", "winnebagos", or "golden bozos". And you should only refer to them as "hooters". I believe you should place a woman on a pedestal, high enough so you can look up her dress. I believe in equality, equality for everyone, no matter how stupid they are, or how much better I am than they are.

People say I'm crazy for believing this, but I believe that robots are stealing my luggage. I believe I made a mistake when I bought a 30-story, one-bedroom apartment. I believe that the "Battle of the Network Stars" should be fought with guns.

I believe that Mitt Romney can make this country what it once was: an arctic region, covered with ice.
I believe the United States should all foreigners in this country, provided they can speak our native language: Apache.

Lastly, I believe that of all the evils on this earth, there is nothing worse than the music you are listening to right now.


Drew is that you
this rant sponsored by Link
 
2012-07-06 11:09:02 AM
What I'd like to see happen to the WBC is a kind of gentleman's agreement among all American journalists in which the group and its' members are declared proverbial unpersons. Under the terms of said agreement, neither the group nor any of its' members exists from a media point of view. If they show up to protest something, all photographs of the event should be tastefully shot or even altered to show the counter-protest only, and the name of the group or its' goals is never to be mentioned again except as 'a certain unpleasantness.'

There could even be a special convention of style where news editors used pictures of adoptable kittens from local shelters or something pasted over the protesters and their signs in the photographs, so everyone would know what KIND of 'unpleasantness' was being not-mentioned and instead of discussing the unpleasantness itself, everyone could discuss the kitten pictures. Small boroughs and large cities could even hold a modest competition, in the weeks before expected unpleasantness, to find the cutest kitten pictures and organize the most elaborate counter-protests, and in events when no unpleasantness appeared, newspapers could then run triumphant articles about the groups that came together for the funeral or whatever, then include a single line at the end: "Those gathered had been prepared for unpleasantness, but there was, happily, none whatsoever."

It'd be like FDR's wheelchair, the way the Amish shun people or the treatment of anyone Stalin 'disappeared.' With total media silence, there will very soon be no chance for unpleasantness to have any effect whatsoever. I don't believe there's a precedent allowing anyone to sue a newspaper for NOT mentioning them at all, and it wouldn't so much be censorship as an agreement between the American people and its' fourth estate that none of us want to hear anything more about the recent unpleasantness and we'd all very much prefer to see united communities and cat pictures.
 
2012-07-06 11:15:46 AM
Waldo Pepper you are the man. I could not fight this fight today. I'm off oxycodone going on my 5th day now cold turkey and going batshiat insane. I will not allow my son to have an addict for a father.

Doctors who prescribe this shiat should be put in prison. I was in a bad motorcycle accident and they prescribed me percs...that was 3 yrs ago..
 
2012-07-06 11:19:50 AM

Optimus Primate: Pontious Pilates: According to the article, WBC didn't even show up! What a bunch of spineless douchebags. Can't even stick to their attention whoring guns.

Spineless douchebags? Hardly. The WBC is anything but spineless. This is a brilliant strategy on their part, and actually achieves their desired attention whoring goals perfectly without them having to spend a penny or even make any effort. They have opted for this "press release/no show" gambit quite a bit lately...and it works like a charm.

Until people start simply ignoring them, like any troll, they will never go away.


At the same time, if no one shows up to block these trolls, and WBC *does* show up, they will have yet another chance to destroy the lives of a grieving family.

WBC does not stop at just public protests the funerals. They also like to frequently eviscerate the grieving families on their website, then continue to harass the families for days on end, rubbing salt in the wound, just because they can get away with it.

They may be attention whores, but they are also hateful little sadists that masturbate to the suffering they cause those families. Ignoring them may get rid of the attention whore part, but that fact remains they still wish to inflict pain on everyone around them, and they will find other means to do so.

For that reason, I find I can't just ignore them. It only gives them the opportunity to do far more harmful things while no one is looking.
 
2012-07-06 11:33:09 AM
Best thing to do is to call and harass Fred Phelps law firm that he and his family own and works for. The Law office is what helps fund the church and who sues everyone.

Phelps-Chartered Law Firm
1414 South Topeka Boulevard, Topeka, KS
Phone: 785-233-4162
Tell them how you feel!

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-07-06 11:34:02 AM
Waldo Pepper:
actually there were laws on the books allowing slavery, woman not having rights, young children being allow to work in dangerous conditions, and the list goes on.

Laws != the constitution. Yes there were parts in the consitution requiring states that uphold "slavery laws" from other states...yet the constitution did not expressly state that slavery was to be lawful in every state.

Also amendments. They exist to right the wrongs of our past and adapt to modern day "truths". Try getting a list of amendments included at the end of every bible, admitting to the wrongs and adpating to the "truths" of science.

IMO, religion is an antiquted form of law. Shaming people to conform to what was at the time the socially acceptable and moral. Personally I do not need a 2000 year old book to tell me what is right and wrong. Furthermore when I AM wrong it forces me to accept personal responsibility rather than scapegoat is as "god's will", "satan's hand" or "his divine plan". Accepting that responsibility forces ME to look at MYSELF and change the defect in question....rather than sweeping it under the rug because you believe that is just how god wants it.

/Truths in quotes is a different discussion entirely. Find truth in doubt.
//Really didn't expect to write so much
 
2012-07-06 11:35:53 AM

Waldo Pepper: bluorangefyre: If the entirety of the WBC membership was to burn up within the church itself, I would not shed one tear.


now see if we didn't have the whole separation thing going on, the state could go in and shut these nut bags down. LOL.

for the life of me I can't understand how anyone could protest at a funeral.

i would like to have seen everyone member of that wall with a taser and if wbc actually showed up, any of those wbc members get close to you give them a good taser to the neck


QFT: Waldo Pepper: dude really is this all you got. Christianity is not following all the laws from back in the day but it is about God's love and loving God and your neighbors more than you love yourself.
 
2012-07-06 11:37:10 AM

Biness: penguinfark: [cdn2-b.examiner.com image 640x428]

Powerful image. Great photography. Wish I had taken it.

FALSE. White dude with dreds is always terrible in every context.


www.worldnetdaily.com
Say whut?
 
2012-07-06 11:48:05 AM

optikeye: The sooner everyone starts to simply ignore these people the better.


The gay community realized this years ago. So now, WBC is moving on to other targets.

They're attention whores, and trolls. Any attention just feeds them.


Obviously, you are talking about people who attended texas a&m.

(Lives in Texas. If you did also, you too would wish the aggies would either just go away or build enough bonfires to collapse and eliminate aggies from the gene pool)
 
2012-07-06 11:51:00 AM

trappedspirit: Biness: penguinfark: [cdn2-b.examiner.com image 640x428]

Powerful image. Great photography. Wish I had taken it.

FALSE. White dude with dreds is always terrible in every context.

[www.worldnetdaily.com image 203x129]
Say whut?


If my options are either that we are living as some sick entertainment for a psychotic god who tries to convince us to murder our children, or that we are in The Matrix Reloaded, then all hail the Lord God of Kid Killing and his patron saint Casey Anthony!
 
2012-07-06 11:58:41 AM
Waldo Pepper I think you're needed in the Creationist Museum thread.
 
2012-07-06 12:01:48 PM

publikenemy: Why bother? It's a church they're protecting. Why protect a church Fark atheists? Let them all be stupid right? Why not mock the Lt. Col., and all the people worshipping at the church. After all, they are stupid believers of the great spaghetti monster in the sky right?

Am I doing this right? Funny how y'all pick and choose when to make fun of Christians.


You spelled worshiping wrong.
 
2012-07-06 12:04:05 PM

BeSerious: publikenemy: Why bother? It's a church they're protecting. Why protect a church Fark atheists? Let them all be stupid right? Why not mock the Lt. Col., and all the people worshipping at the church. After all, they are stupid believers of the great spaghetti monster in the sky right?

Am I doing this right? Funny how y'all pick and choose when to make fun of Christians.

You spelled worshiping wrong.


You spelled whoreshopping wrong.
 
2012-07-06 12:10:30 PM

LouDobbsAwaaaay: If my options are either that we are living as some sick entertainment for a psychotic god who tries to convince us to murder our children, or that we are in The Matrix Reloaded, then all hail the Lord God of Kid Killing and his patron saint Casey Anthony!


Is that because you didn't like the movie or you don't want to be indebted to Keanu?
 
2012-07-06 12:14:01 PM

trappedspirit: Is that because you didn't like the movie or you don't want to be indebted to Keanu?


Can't it be both? Also, I'm already a fan of the Colonel's delicious fried chicken; I don't want him to be responsible for my entire reality as well.

/good lord did that movie suck balls
//but it was nothing compared to the turd that finally killed that franchise
 
2012-07-06 12:15:00 PM

HAMMERTOE: Lunaville: I wish I'd thought of approaching the story in that manner. I try to remember that sometimes the questions are more important than the answers, but I don't think I ever taught a religious education lesson with so much creativity and thoughtfulness.

To be honest, religion is all about suppressing and/ or avoiding the tough questions. That's exactly why I had my falling out with it, despite being raised within the church.


A lot of religion is about avoiding tough questions. My meeting is usually pretty good about going after those tough questions. The current crop of volunteers in religious education are certainly coming up with some good questions for the kids to think about.
 
2012-07-06 12:16:50 PM
Yes, WBC is getting more press, but I think it's gained traction because the Aggies turned it into something unifying and good. I'm always for A&M getting positive attention, because most of us aren't the ignorant morons we are portrayed to be.

Gig 'em.
 
2012-07-06 12:18:38 PM

MmmmBacon: While ignoring them might work to some degree, the WBC have always found new tactics to employ that allow them to force their message on the rest of us. When the LGBT community ignored them, they started protesting military funerals, for example. If they are ignored there, the WBC will just start protesting children's funerals, or at Little League games (Stealing second base infects little kids with The Ghey, you know), etc.

WBC knows how to push buttons, and if you take one away, they will just push another. And anyway, people of good conscience should not simply ignore Evil when presented with it. Evil such as the WBC should be actively resisted, exposed whenever they crawl out from under their rocks, and not allowed to succeed in any way.


You do just know you proved ignoring them works, right?
 
2012-07-06 12:23:20 PM

LouDobbsAwaaaay: trappedspirit: Is that because you didn't like the movie or you don't want to be indebted to Keanu?

Can't it be both? Also, I'm already a fan of the Colonel's delicious fried chicken; I don't want him to be responsible for my entire reality as well.

/good lord did that movie suck balls
//but it was nothing compared to the turd that finally killed that franchise


Sure, it can be both, or neither and another reason altogether. I wasn't limiting your choices, just taking a couple of guesses. I was able to enjoy the movie but I wouldn't care to be in a universe where Bill or Ted was the messiah.
 
2012-07-06 12:27:45 PM

trappedspirit: I was able to enjoy the movie but I wouldn't care to be in a universe where Bill or Ted was the messiah.


Though ironically, I could accept a universe where George Carlin shows up in a time-traveling payphone box to tell me I'm awesome. Wait a minute ... is George Carlin the final version of The Doctor? I'm also okay with this universe.
 
2012-07-06 12:41:05 PM
I stood against the raging horde of muslin- zombie- terrorist- Visigoth- Norsemen. They didn't show either.
 
2012-07-06 12:50:56 PM
can we just beat people black and blue when they protest the next funeral? im fine for them being against gay military and all that (its their mind i cant change it) but if they show up to those things and pour salt on fresh wounds then they need to get common curtacy and sense beat into them.

/ drunk someone spell curtazy for me
 
2012-07-06 01:37:29 PM
My dog is an amazing example of how to properly repel elephants. There has not been one elephant within miles of my house ever since I adopted the dog. Why doesn't the news report that?
 
2012-07-06 01:44:47 PM
But if they yelled "FIRE" in a movie theatre, that would be taking it too far.
 
2012-07-06 01:47:31 PM

mr smart the great: can we just beat people black and blue when they protest the next funeral? im fine for them being against gay military and all that (its their mind i cant change it) but if they show up to those things and pour salt on fresh wounds then they need to get common curtacy and sense beat into them.

/ drunk someone spell curtazy for me


Hm, are there any states left that allow provisions for "fighting words", that is, cross a certain line verbally, and you need not bother to report the ensuing physical response?
 
2012-07-06 02:07:51 PM

Lunaville: Hm, are there any states left that allow provisions for "fighting words", that is, cross a certain line verbally, and you need not bother to report the ensuing physical response?


Only Alito still thinks so.
Link


Technically "Fighting Words" is still a legal concept. But the scope of what constitutes fighting words has become so ultra-narrow as to become nothing at all.

Personally, I consider the day that burning a U.S. flag in front of a bunch of disabled war vets became legal, to be the day that "fighting speech" no longer existed at all.
 
2012-07-06 02:08:23 PM

Peter von Nostrand: This was then followed by hours of whining about how it was all UT's fault


Them tea-sippers are always up to something
 
2012-07-06 02:10:34 PM
That is the way to deal with the wackos from Westboro Baptist, as sadly we just can't shoot them.


indarwinsshadow sadly yes the 1st amendment protects their rights to make asses of themselves just as it protects everyones right to point out how big of asses they are.
 
2012-07-06 02:40:20 PM
Much as we'd like to, the WBC cannot and should not be simply ignored. Evil as vile as them will only fester and grow if it's not dealt with.
 
2012-07-06 02:48:12 PM

doctor wu: Where is the right wing outrage over these assholes? I mean, they wrap themselves in the flag and pretend they love the troops more everyone else, where the hell is all their righteous indignation?


You're kidding right? Yes, democrats protesting military funerals, and going to Iraq in a show of support with Saddam Hussein, haven't exactly made them popular with the "right wing". Link

/yes, I know I'm being trolled.
 
2012-07-06 03:15:48 PM
Pffft. This guy beat the WBC at their own game. I have no idea why this has not caught on:

Youtube (New Window)
 
2012-07-06 03:17:42 PM

publikenemy: Why bother? It's a church they're protecting. Why protect a church Fark atheists? Let them all be stupid right? Why not mock the Lt. Col., and all the people worshipping at the church. After all, they are stupid believers of the great spaghetti monster in the sky right?

Am I doing this right? Funny how y'all pick and choose when to make fun of Christians.


I choose to make fun of YOU now.
 
Displayed 50 of 245 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »






Report