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(Huffington Post)   The Westboro Baptist Church dropped by Obama's inauguration today. Well, their signs did, anyway. You can't really tell if any actual people joined them   (huffingtonpost.com) divider line 21
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2013-01-21 06:55:59 PM  
3 votes:
The extras must have been raptured
2013-01-21 06:39:16 PM  
3 votes:
how sad and pathetic do you have to be to show up and protest Obama and not even the gotdamn tea baggers come out and support you...?
2013-01-22 10:14:21 AM  
2 votes:

ThrobblefootSpectre: Mugato: ThrobblefootSpectre: Probably because WBC core membership is democrats.

Right. Religious fanaticism and homophobia are democrat traits.


Lifelong democrat, as is his family Link. Ran for office several times as a democrat. Worked on campaigns of democrats. I honestly wish it was as simple as "all bad people are republicans, and all good people are democrats", but it isn't.


I can call myself a Jedi Knight that doesn't mean I can move shiat with my mind.I can only do that on acid.

It doesn't matter what his official party affiliation is. I'm still a registered republican. Anti-same sex marriage and general homophobia are republican traits. Do you want a list? Pointing out that Phelps is a DINO (democrat in name only, not the smooth hipster from the Rat Pack) is the weakest, lamest argument about this cretin that there is.
2013-01-21 10:02:37 PM  
2 votes:

simkatu: Please quit saying bad things about WBC. Please quit saying good things about WBC. Quit worrying about outdoing their protests or counter-protesting or anything else.

We are being trolled for the last 20 years by these clowns and every time you acknowledge their existence it only makes them stronger.

/Yes we all hate them. Everyone on Earth hates them. There's no point talking about it or bringing them any more media coverage or attention.


You raise an interesting point. Let's discuss. There's several other people in this thread saying we should ignore them. Maybe we could all start a facebook page and discussion about how we aren't going to discuss them anymore.
2013-01-21 07:28:48 PM  
2 votes:
God hates Flags.

/obvious
2013-01-21 07:00:38 PM  
2 votes:
<b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7547913/82035530#c82035530" target="_blank">KiwDaWabbit</a>:</b> <i>Gosling, it has been intermittent from what I have seen. It works for some and doesn't work for others. Weird.</i>

Well, in any case, while I'm at the petition site, it appears one of the other petitions to cross the now-expired 25K threshold was calling for the White House to call for Obama's impeachment.

Key quote from the <a href="https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/response/short-answer-no-keep-r eading" target="_blank">response:</a> "So the short answer is that we won't be calling for the President's impeachment -- and given the fact that you made your appeal to the White House itself, we doubt you were holding your breath waiting for our support."
2013-01-21 06:49:27 PM  
2 votes:
God hates inaugurations.
2013-01-22 11:03:14 AM  
1 votes:

Mitch Mitchell: I am an atheist. I voted for O'Bama. I own guns. I am happy that O'Bama was re-elected.


Who the hell is O'Bama?

\he's Kenyan, not Irish, fer Chrissakes...
2013-01-22 08:25:35 AM  
1 votes:
I kinda get the Obama bashing, but what do they have against cigarettes getting married? Is that even a thing?

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2013-01-22 06:55:02 AM  
1 votes:

ThrobblefootSpectre: Mugato: ThrobblefootSpectre: Probably because WBC core membership is democrats.

Right. Religious fanaticism and homophobia are democrat traits.


Lifelong democrat, as is his family Link. Ran for office several times as a democrat. Worked on campaigns of democrats. I honestly wish it was as simple as "all bad people are republicans, and all good people are democrats", but it isn't.


Phelps may be "officially" be a Democrat, but he's as much as an actual Democrat in the same way he is "officially" a Christian but doesn't actually embody positive Christian values.
2013-01-22 01:47:01 AM  
1 votes:
randomjsa (farkied: "Holy fnck you're an idiot." - Nina_Hartley's_Ass): Comparing the Tea Party to WBC would be akin to comparing OWS to Brown Shirts by the way.

WBC is universally despised by all sides left, right, and center.

Bullschitt. The Right's problem with Phelps is not that he spews hateful derp -- y'all mostly agree with the hateful derp -- but that they choose to spew it at military funerals.
2013-01-22 01:22:01 AM  
1 votes:
So what happens if you show up with a sign than says "WBC MEMBERS ARE WORTHY OF DEATH"?
2013-01-22 12:06:03 AM  
1 votes:
06Wahoo
Seriously, you all are still using the rather derogatory "teabaggers" name

As a German and from hearing people speak who they elect or try to get elected and the mentality displayed, I'm more inclined to go with "brownshirts" anyway.
2013-01-21 11:05:56 PM  
1 votes:
www.coll3ctive.co.uk

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2013-01-21 09:38:06 PM  
1 votes:
You would think these people would get tired of waiting for God's wrath. At some point you would think they would be like, "god, we've been complete dicks for you, we're hated by, well, everyone. We do everything to spread your message of hate and intolerance. For farks sake we've protested at the funeral of kids. how bout bringing some wrath".
2013-01-21 09:23:42 PM  
1 votes:
Napalm sticks to Fred!

Napalm sticks to Fred!

Napalm sticks to F-R-E-D!!
2013-01-21 08:40:30 PM  
1 votes:
bemused outsider
...and they need the free publicity, because of... Why?
/ignore these turds.


I am all for ignoring the demonstrations, but let's focus on the people. We all know Freddy and his crazy relation spokeswoman that shine in the sun. But there members of the community that take part in these things. And if I have reading body language right, the way they cover up during photos they are not in it for the press. They probably see the Phelps as family still.

For instance one is a aerobics instructor in the YMCA in Topeka Kansas. Someone local needs to handout fliers. I think other work in the fringes of law enforcement. I bet that would be a issue dividing the law enforcement community in Topeka, Kansas.

If people were to know that some of these people drive specific colored cars with specific license plates, that would be of knowledge to the the local population in Topeka.

Can we agree don't give the protesters attention, but lets give the members of the active members of the family attention in the community like they deserve.
2013-01-21 07:23:56 PM  
1 votes:
I'm having a hard time finding a single thing on those protest signs that isn't part of the core GOP message.
2013-01-21 07:03:09 PM  
1 votes:

Mr. Breeze: <b><a href="http://www.fark.com/comments/7547913/82035288#c82035288" target="_blank">Weaver95</a>:</b> <i>how sad and pathetic do you have to be to show up and protest Obama and not even the gotdamn tea baggers come out and support you...?</i>

Your basic premise is wrong. Westboro regularly protests the military that the teabaggers are so fond of.


You mean those lazy incompetent parasitic government employees? Why dont they get some bootstraps and some real jobs and stop suckling from the government teat.
2013-01-21 06:51:49 PM  
1 votes:
Weaver, the KKK came out against them in the wake of the Sandy Hill massacre. The KKK. They were the voice of reason.

Anyway, I hope everyone here signed the petition to classify them as a hate group at whitehouse.gov.
2013-01-21 06:51:04 PM  
1 votes:
I wonder how it feels to be one generation away from extinction?
 
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