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2012-09-20 10:37:55 PM  
The question we all want to know is "Was the 13 year old girl hot?"

/I wait for you at the seat over there
 
2012-09-20 10:38:05 PM  

Another Government Employee: So, the janitor used the Rod of G-d on the little one?


I quoted the wrong freaking one!
 
2012-09-20 10:38:06 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!


denver.mylittlefacewhen.com
 
2012-09-20 10:38:31 PM  
Just like everyone is yelling that Gay Marrage should be OK, 20 years from now, this is going to be an accepted norm. Just my prediction.
 
2012-09-20 10:38:50 PM  

halB: I think it should be "Spare the child and spoil the rod."

You know, masturbate!


The alternate reading of that is that if you spare the child, your rod will spoil... so spoil that child like your rod depended on it.
 
2012-09-20 10:39:42 PM  

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2012-09-20 10:41:50 PM  

Brick-House: Just like everyone is yelling that Gay Marrage should be OK, 20 years from now, this is going to be an accepted norm. Just my prediction.


Yeah. Accepted. In megachurches.
 
2012-09-20 10:42:09 PM  

Kanemano: they are not forced to "give evidence for the state" they are asked to tell the truth, lying to investigators, "I didn't see nothing" is the crime


The article didn't suggest lying, it suggested simply not talking. If you want that to be a crime I don't want to live in your country.
 
2012-09-20 10:43:14 PM  
Huh. It doesn't seem to be a Catholic church. You mean other religions can have sex scandals too? You'd never guess, what with all the priest jokes all the time.
 
2012-09-20 10:43:19 PM  

Brick-House: Just like everyone is yelling that Gay Marrage should be OK, 20 years from now, this is going to be an accepted norm. Just my prediction.


I don't think rape is something we'll all just stop being judgemental about someday.
 
2012-09-20 10:43:52 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!


i46.tinypic.com
 
2012-09-20 10:44:19 PM  

soosh: Victory Christian are some crazy motherf*ckers.

Churches like that were just one more thing that made me want to leave Oklahoma.


From one redneck jerkwater hellhole to another. Good job!
 
2012-09-20 10:44:34 PM  

BraveNewCheneyWorld: Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Whether it be a Penn State charity, a Boy Scout camp, or Sunday school at your local Catholic Church, the horrors are not the consequence of the ideology, but rather the systemic coverup of horrific crimes in order to prevent bad press for the "institution."

Exactly. But half the people here either conveniently forget, or never actually realized that this is the real problem.


The sheep who follow any of these institutions will always make excuses and try to steer the conversation away from the crime.

Anyone who can be mind-farked into giving away at least 10 percent of their income (tithes, booster club, donations, etc) has questionable judgement.
 
2012-09-20 10:44:48 PM  

BraveNewCheneyWorld: Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Whether it be a Penn State charity, a Boy Scout camp, or Sunday school at your local Catholic Church, the horrors are not the consequence of the ideology, but rather the systemic coverup of horrific crimes in order to prevent bad press for the "institution."

Exactly. But half the people here either conveniently forget, or never actually realized that this is the real problem.


My words were chosen poorly in that sentence (yes, I know I do sound like a politician). The horrors are the actual child molestation events, without question. But the ultimate consequences for the institution will be based on whether they did something positive or engaged in a systemic coverup in order to protect the image of their institutions. Small difference, I know, but my pedantic side kicked in and made me realize that I argued that the coverup was worse than the crime. No, the crime is still horrible. The coverup just sheds light on the institution in question.
 
2012-09-20 10:45:06 PM  

aaronx: Um, assuming you live in the States, you're already there. You can "claim the fifth" if your testimony would incriminate you, yourself, but you can't say "I prefer not to share my recollection of what I saw because it's none of your business.


In the US I'm under no obligation to come forward and give a statement to the police. And I maintain you wouldn't like a state where that was true. Even court orders to appear and testify are a bit scary, but at least they're overseen by the judiciary.
 
2012-09-20 10:46:28 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!


www.trilobite.org
 
2012-09-20 10:47:53 PM  

duffblue: WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!

I always wonder what happens to the Fark Atheists when there isn't a daily thread about the pope or Joe paterno.


Me? I go back to raping your dad in the prison shower.
 
2012-09-20 10:49:49 PM  

kg2095: I'm sure you can provide a cite to back that up. Can't you?


You've been hooked. It's DEC's MO to threadshiat and run. He's the worst kind of troll, the coward troll.
 
2012-09-20 10:50:10 PM  

DubyaHater: Why must we continually persecute Christians in this country?


Because they keep sticking their dicks in children.
 
2012-09-20 10:51:13 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!


4/10

Would have been funnier if you had managed to make a Starship Troopers reference.
 
2012-09-20 10:51:24 PM  
excuse me WhoopAssWayne, but i disagree with a few points of your post. please allow me to address these issues:

1) "difficult situation" - an allegedly drunk man attempted a legitimate rape on a child. he should be judged bu both god's authority and man's. therefore the cops should be called to investigate. period.

2) "zero experience, contribution, etc. ..." - please post resume or curriculum vitae or STFU

3) "no tax, no vote" - while i suspect that 24 is higher than you count (even with your shoes off!) you may wish to brush up on a certain amendment to the constitution. for your convenience, i have linked it here
 
2012-09-20 10:53:16 PM  

Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: BraveNewCheneyWorld: If only farkers would have come out in droves like this and spoken about the horrors of organized sports on day one of the Penn State scandal..

Well they did speak out against a systemic, institutional disregard for child abuse within a place where children are supposed to feel safe, and their welfare is supposed to be prized above all else. Whether it be a Penn State charity, a Boy Scout camp, or Sunday school at your local Catholic Church, the horrors are not the consequence of the ideology, but rather the systemic coverup of horrific crimes in order to prevent bad press for the "institution."

 
2012-09-20 10:55:16 PM  
I honestly feel bad for anyone who wasn't raped by a church employee as a child. It means you weren't one of the adorable ones.
 
2012-09-20 10:56:18 PM  
3.2 beer will do that to you...
 
2012-09-20 10:58:31 PM  
Police said this week that the worldwide ministry's pastor and co-founder, Sharon Daugherty, whose daily broadcasts are beamed via satellite to more than 200 countries, knew about the abuse allegations, but trusted ministry employees to follow in-house policies on reporting such incidents.

static1.purepeople.com 
/R.I.P?
 
2012-09-20 11:00:11 PM  

FitzShivering: umad: duffblue: WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!

I always wonder what happens to the Fark Atheists when there isn't a daily thread about the pope or Joe paterno.

We go to secret meetings and discuss how to best oppress you next.

You missed our last meeting. You're going to be at least a week behind on knowing what form of oppression we're delivering next. I think we've kicked you off the "War on Christmas" committee, btw. We're still unsure if you're going to be in the "War on Christian marriage" committee, but I think you're probably safe on that one, for the moment.


Can I have him for the Cultural Christmasers Commitee? We're responsible for raising belief in santa etc and celebrating christmas as a cultural establishment rather than a religious one.

/ because we like presents
 
2012-09-20 11:00:54 PM  

Brick-House: Just like everyone is yelling that Gay Marrage should be OK, 20 years from now, this is going to be an accepted norm. Just my prediction.


60 years ago it was
 
2012-09-20 11:02:18 PM  

Brick-House: Just like everyone is yelling that Gay Marrage should be OK, 20 years from now, this is going to be an accepted norm. Just my prediction.


Please, dumbass, enlighten us more about how two consenting adults in love is the same as raping children.
 
2012-09-20 11:02:51 PM  
I have yet to see religion actually help someone.
 
2012-09-20 11:04:07 PM  
As my granny always used to say, a rape in the stairwell is better than two in the bush.
 
2012-09-20 11:05:53 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!


Christians are good at imaging that non Christians are losers.
 
2012-09-20 11:06:39 PM  

LOTN: FitzShivering: umad: duffblue: WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!

I always wonder what happens to the Fark Atheists when there isn't a daily thread about the pope or Joe paterno.

We go to secret meetings and discuss how to best oppress you next.

You missed our last meeting. You're going to be at least a week behind on knowing what form of oppression we're delivering next. I think we've kicked you off the "War on Christmas" committee, btw. We're still unsure if you're going to be in the "War on Christian marriage" committee, but I think you're probably safe on that one, for the moment.

Can I have him for the Cultural Christmasers Commitee? We're responsible for raising belief in santa etc and celebrating christmas as a cultural establishment rather than a religious one.

/ because we like presents


we also like decorated pine trees. and lights. and the music ain't too shabby either.
 
2012-09-20 11:08:12 PM  

MrHappyRotter: As my granny always used to say, a rape in the stairwell is better than two in the bush.


Only if it's the stairwell to the backdoor, right? Because it's not legitimate rape then?

I'm confused.
 
2012-09-20 11:10:01 PM  

Another Government Employee: So, the janitor used the Rod of G-d on the little one?


No. He used the rod of GOD, dumbass.

Taking the lords name is vein would be to say "for christ's sake, you are one dumb god damn redneck."

See the difference?
 
2012-09-20 11:10:30 PM  
www.sportsherniablog.com

14 days? Try 14 years. Amateurs.
 
2012-09-20 11:12:12 PM  
More volunteers for "behind the chemical shed" training.
 
2012-09-20 11:13:13 PM  

Alphakronik: I have yet to see religion actually help someone


Religion in the pre-Constantine Roman Empire was largely an elitist pursuit. The Romans would conquer a land, incorporate the local gods into their pantheon, and go about their business. Those with high status would make their sacrifices to the gods of their choosing, knowing that even if those prayers were unanswered, they'd be inured against any fallout (since they were of high status).

Christianity was born out of a permanent underclass in Roman territories, whose lives were so different from the elite that they had no other option but to believe that their reward awaited them in the afterlife. They were different from the Romans, and that's what made them special - they would have eternal life. No matter how terrible their lives were, and they could get pretty terrible, they took solace in their belief that they would live forever in heaven because they believed in the one, true God.

I'm as atheist as they come, but I'm not going to argue that those original Christians weren't helped by their religion. It was the only thing keeping them from laying down and dying.
 
2012-09-20 11:16:25 PM  

jmr61: "Authorities, however, fear some parishioners in the large, tight-knit south Tulsa congregation may choose to pray about the allegations rather than provide concrete evidence."

I hope the cops can find these people and prosecute them.

There's nothing less valuable than a fanatical religious person.


likely the cops are part of the congregation. Thats how things work in the middle of nowhere. Everybody is somebodies uncle/cousin/brother, and often you aren't likely to go after your own.
 
2012-09-20 11:18:02 PM  
I attended Victory when I was a child(yes really, because parents) but I was never raped. Should I feel left out? Also, I had a crush on Billy Joe, and Sharon's oldest Daughter. Never told her though.

Csb/sad and also true
 
2012-09-20 11:19:57 PM  

profplump: Kanemano: they are not forced to "give evidence for the state" they are asked to tell the truth, lying to investigators, "I didn't see nothing" is the crime

The article didn't suggest lying, it suggested simply not talking. If you want that to be a crime I don't want to live in your country.


Pack your bags, hindering prosecution is already a crime
 
2012-09-20 11:23:18 PM  

FunkOut: i_got_no_strings: It's a nasty situation, but if the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts and Penn State have taught us nothing, it's that it could've been worse. Two weeks is not twenty years, and the perpetrator was arrested, rather than sent to a different church with a stern warning to sin no more. It's crazy that these are the sorts of yardsticks we have, but it's not like we lack examples of organizations being much, much more evil when it comes to sex abuse.

Check this out about the Amish and sexual abuse.

I was so angry by the end of reading that.


That hurt my heart. Especially the poor girl whose parents punished her with excessive dentistry.
 
2012-09-20 11:26:02 PM  

LemSkroob: jmr61: "Authorities, however, fear some parishioners in the large, tight-knit south Tulsa congregation may choose to pray about the allegations rather than provide concrete evidence."

I hope the cops can find these people and prosecute them.

There's nothing less valuable than a fanatical religious person.

likely the cops are part of the congregation. Thats how things work in the middle of nowhere. Everybody is somebodies uncle/cousin/brother, and often you aren't likely to go after your own.


While Tulsa is not a huge metropolis, it is not really the middle of nowhere.

That said, it is even more likely the cops are getting lots of extra duty pay, likely 3 or 4 times their base salary, from the church. These mega churches pay off, er help out, the cops with this extra duty for things like security and traffic control.

In return, the cops don't give them any preferential treatment or anything I'm sure.
 
2012-09-20 11:26:42 PM  

brianbankerus: Another Government Employee: So, the janitor used the Rod of G-d on the little one?

No. He used the rod of GOD, dumbass.

Taking the lords name is vein would be to say "for christ's sake, you are one dumb god damn redneck."

See the difference?


woah, calm down there papa bear. in some religions it is not considered proper to write it at all, whether it is "in vain" or not. a quick google found this for judaism:

"Writing the Name of God

Jews do not casually write any Name of God. This practice does not come from the commandment not to take the Lord's Name in vain, as many suppose. In Jewish thought, that commandment refers solely to oath-taking, and is a prohibition against swearing by God's Name falsely or frivolously (the word normally translated as "in vain" literally means "for falsehood").

Judaism does not prohibit writing the Name of God per se; it prohibits only erasing or defacing a Name of God. However, observant Jews avoid writing any Name of God casually because of the risk that the written Name might later be defaced, obliterated or destroyed accidentally or by one who does not know better. " source
 
2012-09-20 11:27:15 PM  
Don't forget, she could be the seductress that led these poor weak men astray. Yeah, that's the ticket. She's a seductress I tell ya. If it's a good enough excuse for the Catholics it's good enough for the Victorites
 
2012-09-20 11:27:45 PM  

WhoopAssWayne: When faced with a difficult situation, my first instinct is to look toward the twenty year old "Freeloading 47" fark atheists for advice. Zero personal or world experience, zero contribution to society, yet willing to share their predictable "teenage atheism" to whoever is unfortunate enough to be within earshot. Zero contribution, zero societal value.

//No Tax, No Vote!



As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. Romans 14:1 

People lashing out at your faith because of things like this? Be the example. Show that the actions of criminals do not speak for you or your faith. This statement of yours? It just shows me the same tribalism that caused that church to second guess it's responsibility that has delayed justice from happening.
 
2012-09-20 11:29:40 PM  

Tymast: Once again Christian values are under attack, he should be able to pay her father 50 silver and marry her just as it is defined in the bible.


I don't know, I heard that he seethed a goat in its own milk and that he wears cloth made from different materials. He even eats shellfish!
 
2012-09-20 11:33:07 PM  

FitzShivering: umad: duffblue:
I always wonder what happens to the Fark Atheists when there isn't a daily thread about the pope or Joe paterno.

We go to secret meetings and discuss how to best oppress you next.

You missed our last meeting. You're going to be at least a week behind on knowing what form of oppression we're delivering next. I think we've kicked you off the "War on Christmas" committee, btw. We're still unsure if you're going to be in the "War on Christian marriage" committee, but I think you're probably safe on that one, for the moment.


The Gay Agenda subcommittee's recent acquisition of Chik-Fil-A (converted into an arm of the war on religion) has raised concerns that expanding the War on Christian Marriage committee is unnecessary.  JC Penney's soldiers are already training Chik-Fil-A's workers in homosexuality as we speak.
 
2012-09-20 11:35:43 PM  

MrHappyRotter: I honestly feel bad for anyone who wasn't raped by a church employee as a child. It means you weren't one of the adorable ones.


Awesome. I win!
 
2012-09-20 11:36:04 PM  

fluffy2097: DubyaHater: Why must we continually persecute Christians in this country?

Because they keep sticking their dicks in children.


Yeah, but this time little girls were involved. Therefore it's not gay and right on the Eyes of The Lord.
 
2012-09-20 11:38:06 PM  
Organized religion is the problem
 
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