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(Fox News)   Fox News condemns the Westboro Baptist Church's protests in Newtown. Fark: The Left-Wing Westboro Baptist Church   (nation.foxnews.com ) divider line
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2012-12-25 08:52:37 AM  
5 votes:
2012-12-25 10:05:22 AM  
3 votes:

IlGreven: And David Duke once tried to run for President as a Democrat.

Newsflash: One person does not a party make.

/No matter how hard Republicans have tried to make Reagan the Republican party.


I like the Reagan republicans. They raise Taxes when necessary, work out immigration deals, cut deals to make sure Social Security stays solvent, and most importantly works across the aisle well with members of the opposite party.

/The Reagan myth is what really sucks about the tards in the GOP today
2012-12-25 05:47:27 PM  
2 votes:

Hillbilly Jim: IlGreven: And David Duke once tried to run for President as a Democrat.

Newsflash: One person does not a party make.

/No matter how hard Republicans have tried to make Reagan the Republican party.

I like the Reagan republicans. They raise Taxes when necessary, work out immigration deals, cut deals to make sure Social Security stays solvent, and most importantly works across the aisle well with members of the opposite party.

/The Reagan myth is what really sucks about the tards in the GOP today


Hence many are independent now and not Republicans. The ideas that women can't get pregnant from rape, gays shouldn't enjoy equal rights and that protecting the tax rates of the 1% at the expense of our nation offends many on the right as much as the left. They are a lost demographic with no voice.
2012-12-25 05:26:54 PM  
2 votes:

themindiswatching: [wow-factor.com image 450x329]


All politicians are Democrats when they do something embarrassing.

intershame.com

intershame.com

intershame.com
2012-12-25 01:26:17 PM  
2 votes:

randomjsa: A lot of people here seem to assume that homophobia is a "right" wing thing. Not the first time I've seen that of course and it's often lumped in their with sexism or racism being "right" wing things.

Those are problems humans have and no matter how much you'd like to cry and scream to the contrary, they are neither left, nor right.

Phelps if I recall is a registered Democrat. I do not know if that is still true as I believe the DNC looked for a legal way to remove him but irregardless the WBC is despised universally by the left, right, and center. I'm not sure where anyone gets the idea that they are left wing from but then again it's plenty stupid to call them right wing as well.


Well, their views are largely religion-based and religious fanatics are right wing conservatives. As for him calling himself a democrat, I can call myself a Jedi Knight, that doesn't make it so. Besides which, the guy's like 90. He probably registered as a democrat back when the parties were the polar opposite of what they are now.
2012-12-25 11:46:40 AM  
2 votes:
Hopefully years from now, there will be documentaries showing how much damage Fox News has done to the political and media landscape.
2012-12-25 10:48:26 AM  
2 votes:

alienated: I live in SoCal, we have many groups. Including these folks- Leathernecks MC http://www.leathernecksmc.org/drupal/aboutlmci . I have never had a Marine let me down. Punch me ? yeah. but never let me down .


There's a bar near me populated by one of the FBI listed 'outlaw' gangs. They don't start shiat, don't drink to excess, and they tip well. They're also rather amusing to talk to. Why? Because being in the club is strike one, wearing the gear in public is strike two, and if they're not careful the next thing you know there's a redneck in the parking lot with a shotgun or a cop following them home for strike three.
2012-12-25 10:32:35 AM  
2 votes:
-FOXDERP CAPTIONTRON 2000-
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ALL PERSONS ARE LEFT PERSONS OR RIGHT PERSONS.
RIGHT PERSONS ARE SUPERIOR PERSONS.
OTHER IS RIGHT PERSON.
OTHER IS REPREHENSIBLE.
LABEL OTHER.
*LABEL FAILED: LOCKSTEP ERROR*
...
AMENDMENT: OTHER IS NOT REPREHENSIBLE.
*AMENDMENT FAILED: DENIABILITY ERROR*
...
AMENDMENT: OTHER IS LEFT PERSON.
*AMENDMENT SUCCESSFUL*
LABEL OTHER
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2012-12-25 10:08:26 AM  
2 votes:

No Such Agency: CruiserTwelve:
FTA: Conservative bikers turned out yesterday to protect Newtown mourners from Democrat Fred Phelps

You can't get much further right than Fred Phelps. How stupid does FOX thinks their viewers/readers are? Oh wait...

I don't know if WBC are even "conservative" in the standard sense. They're nuts - a cult of fanatics whose bizarre homophobic obsession isn't really even on the political spectrum. Yes, homophobia is "reactionary", but I don't think they practice it as politics per se.


Except they don't necessarily believe a single word of what they preach. The cult is full of lawyers; they want someone to take a swing at them, or do something that can be perceived as violating their rights, so they can sue.

They're assholes for profit. They couldn't embody the modern Republican party any better if they TRIED.
2012-12-25 09:29:30 AM  
2 votes:
WBC is a perfect caricature of how Christianity is perceived by the political left, although I doubt they are actors sent in by the left to embarrass Christians. Embarrassing themselves is something the left does just fine on their own.
2012-12-25 09:27:11 AM  
2 votes:
fightdoublethink.com
2012-12-25 09:16:36 AM  
2 votes:
It's Fox Nation - Where they put the stuff too retarded for regular Fox News.


/I shouldn't call them retarded.
//The developmentally disabled tend to be much nicer than the Fox folks.
///A damned sight more intelligent, too.
2012-12-25 09:05:28 AM  
2 votes:
media.tumblr.com
2012-12-25 07:53:38 AM  
2 votes:
fark you, Fox News. fark you very much.
2012-12-25 02:35:07 PM  
1 vote:

not5am: apoptotic: A three sentence article in which the first sentence is credited to Free Republic and the third sentence is credited to a small town Canadian newspaper (omg socializms, so many socializms!!). That's some fine quality "Fair and Balanced" (yeah yeah, it's Fox Nation, not Fox News but really...same difference) journalism right there, folks.

actually its just a summary of the article from thegatewaypundit, which does label westboro as left-wing.

[chattypics.com image 714x227]

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/12/conservative-bikers-turn-o ut -to-protect-newtown-mourners-from-left-win g-westboro-cult/

/your blog sucks.


Jim "Gateway Pundit" Hoft is a white supremacist sympathizer.
2012-12-25 02:26:54 PM  
1 vote:
I thought libruls were godless. Make up your minds you retarded farkwads.
2012-12-25 02:22:37 PM  
1 vote:

apoptotic: A three sentence article in which the first sentence is credited to Free Republic and the third sentence is credited to a small town Canadian newspaper (omg socializms, so many socializms!!). That's some fine quality "Fair and Balanced" (yeah yeah, it's Fox Nation, not Fox News but really...same difference) journalism right there, folks.


actually its just a summary of the article from thegatewaypundit, which does label westboro as left-wing.

chattypics.com

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/12/conservative-bikers-turn-o ut -to-protect-newtown-mourners-from-left-win g-westboro-cult/

/your blog sucks.
2012-12-25 01:18:14 PM  
1 vote:
wow-factor.com
2012-12-25 12:10:24 PM  
1 vote:

bulldg4life: Fox Nation: Where the stuff too goddamn stupid to pass on Fox News gets posted allowing for plausible deniability and a proving ground for derp.


"Oh, this? It's complete bullshiat. But it will probably stick. Toss it onto the Nation, and see how those morons take it."
2012-12-25 11:29:49 AM  
1 vote:

apoptotic: A three sentence article in which the first sentence is credited to Free Republic and the third sentence is credited to a small town Canadian newspaper (omg socializms, so many socializms!!). That's some fine quality "Fair and Balanced" (yeah yeah, it's Fox Nation, not Fox News but really...same difference) journalism right there, folks.


Personally, I'm impressed they wrote three sentences, considering how Fox Nation contributors write their first drafts.

i.imgur.com
2012-12-25 10:58:22 AM  
1 vote:

No Such Agency: CruiserTwelve:
FTA: Conservative bikers turned out yesterday to protect Newtown mourners from Democrat Fred Phelps

You can't get much further right than Fred Phelps. How stupid does FOX thinks their viewers/readers are? Oh wait...

I don't know if WBC are even "conservative" in the standard sense. They're nuts - a cult of fanatics whose bizarre homophobic obsession isn't really even on the political spectrum. Yes, homophobia is "reactionary", but I don't think they practice it as politics per se.


They espouse all the same shiat that I hear from "conservative Christians", just more loudly. I'd say they qualify.
2012-12-25 10:40:33 AM  
1 vote:

SomeoneDumb: (Am I the only one who wishes Fox Nation entries had a different Fark logo than Fox News?)


Yes
x23
2012-12-25 10:32:23 AM  
1 vote:

MFAWG: It's Fox Nation, not Fox News.


yet the bottom of the page says "©2012 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved."

the website is a sub-domain of Fox News.

the main Fox News page has a tab in the navigation for Fox Nation. so yeah. they are really trying to keep a clear distinction and put a lot of distance between the two.
2012-12-25 10:31:57 AM  
1 vote:
CSB, my uncle went down on Saturday and stood the line (or stood the wall or whatever they call it) for these funerals. A friend of his, I forget now if it was a fellow coworker or a hunting buddy, lost a niece to this. He's a prison guard and hunts pheasant and goose in the fall. And he's actually just about the most apolitical person I've ever met.

/sometimes the right thing transcends politics
//he's an uncle by marriage but i do not care, he's my goddamn uncle too
///one of my favorite quotes from him is "i'd rather be judged by 12 than carried by 6"
2012-12-25 10:14:22 AM  
1 vote:

Taylor Mental: Motorcycle gangs: defending teh ghey since 1946


To be fair, they are bike curious.
2012-12-25 09:51:41 AM  
1 vote:
Since they are turned around, you can't see if any of the conservative bikers have "1%" patches.
2012-12-25 09:49:04 AM  
1 vote:
If there's one thing the left is known for, its their fiery condemnation of homosexuals and puritanical Christian theology.

/also, most those bikers are clearly leather bears, a demographic not really known for their wide stance support of Republicans.
2012-12-25 09:41:08 AM  
1 vote:

FlashHarry: i... i just can't bring myself to give fox a click. can somebody braver than i summarize the derp?


Nobody needs to, the entire article (which was maybe 5 sentences and a pic) is summarized in one of their own lines:

FTA: Conservative bikers turned out yesterday to protect Newtown mourners from Democrat Fred Phelps and his Westboro cult from protesting.
2012-12-25 09:34:07 AM  
1 vote:

abb3w: Conservapedia admits he's far-right.


He's so far right he's come back around to the left again?
2012-12-25 09:32:40 AM  
1 vote:

Infernalist: Mugato: IlGreven: And David Duke once tried to run for President as a Democrat.

Newsflash: One person does not a party make.

/No matter how hard Republicans have tried to make Reagan the Republican party.

How the fark are these people "left wing"? Hating gays and being militantly religious is all in the conservative right wing corner. And bikers are assholes. Except Ron Perlman, he's harsh.

They're trolling the left. Relax, kids. Recognize the troll and let it go.


By posting on an extreme right wing website? I think their technique needs a little work.
2012-12-25 09:28:45 AM  
1 vote:

Mugato: IlGreven: And David Duke once tried to run for President as a Democrat.

Newsflash: One person does not a party make.

/No matter how hard Republicans have tried to make Reagan the Republican party.

How the fark are these people "left wing"? Hating gays and being militantly religious is all in the conservative right wing corner. And bikers are assholes. Except Ron Perlman, he's harsh.


They're trolling the left. Relax, kids. Recognize the troll and let it go.
2012-12-25 09:25:28 AM  
1 vote:
CruiserTwelve:
FTA: Conservative bikers turned out yesterday to protect Newtown mourners from Democrat Fred Phelps

You can't get much further right than Fred Phelps. How stupid does FOX thinks their viewers/readers are? Oh wait...


I don't know if WBC are even "conservative" in the standard sense. They're nuts - a cult of fanatics whose bizarre homophobic obsession isn't really even on the political spectrum. Yes, homophobia is "reactionary", but I don't think they practice it as politics per se.
2012-12-25 09:23:06 AM  
1 vote:
2012-12-25 08:37:46 AM  
1 vote:
I keep looking at the address bar to see if it's The Onion.
2012-12-25 08:29:06 AM  
1 vote:
FTA: Conservative bikers turned out yesterday to protect Newtown mourners from Democrat Fred Phelps

You can't get much further right than Fred Phelps. How stupid does FOX thinks their viewers/readers are? Oh wait...
2012-12-25 08:18:55 AM  
1 vote:

FlashHarry: i... i just can't bring myself to give fox a click. can somebody braver than i summarize the derp?


Pic of bikers captioned:

"Bikers Turn Out to Protect Newtown Mourners from Left-Wing Westboro Cult"
2012-12-25 08:09:48 AM  
1 vote:
Conservative bikers...


Ah yes, a bunch of old retired white guys who bought Harleys and put flags on it, and are in the "Fark you, I got mine" club.

Good call.
2012-12-25 08:08:01 AM  
1 vote:
i... i just can't bring myself to give fox a click. can somebody braver than i summarize the derp?
 
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