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(Christian Science Monitor)   No funeral for Fred Phelps, disappointing almost everyone still alive   (csmonitor.com) divider line 237
    More: Followup, Fred Phelps, Mark Potok, open-air preaching, Bob Jones University, interpretation of the Bible, Westboro Baptist Church, Lord Jesus Christ, law license  
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2014-03-20 07:59:48 PM  
Well played, Westboro.  I don't think anyone saw that coming.

Of course, teh gheys you protest never see it coming either.
 
2014-03-20 08:06:09 PM  
Doesn't matter, still dead.
 
2014-03-20 08:06:13 PM  
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2014-03-20 08:07:34 PM  
The controversy Phelps generated was not necessarily tied to his Baptist beliefs, or even his literal reading of the Bible, but more to his unwavering commitment to putting his beliefs into action provoke people so he could sue them.

Fixt.
 
2014-03-20 08:09:46 PM  
So what? I'll have my own funeral, with blackjack, and blow, and whiskey and hookers!

In fact, screw the funeral!
 
2014-03-20 08:17:51 PM  
Better off. Let him be honored as a commoner.
 
2014-03-20 08:18:18 PM  
I'm not surprised at all.  I'm assuming the reason is that they don't want a protest with a remote possibility of there being no funeral because everyone around him secretly hated him and no one wants to have to say nice things about him in front of other people.
 
2014-03-20 08:18:40 PM  
That's fine, I wasn't going anyway. I refuse to attend anyone's funeral who isn't coming to mine.
 
2014-03-20 08:18:57 PM  
They'd better bury him in a secret, unmarked grave if they don't want it to become a toilet.
 
2014-03-20 08:19:03 PM  
Cowards.
 
2014-03-20 08:19:17 PM  
Good, let him fade away into obscurity.
 
2014-03-20 08:20:23 PM  
No surprise there. The church knew better than to risk that potential clusterfark of a funeral
 
2014-03-20 08:20:43 PM  
It's probably hard to have a funeral for someone who turned into a herd of pigs upon dieing.
 
2014-03-20 08:20:55 PM  

Dragonflew: Cowards.

 
2014-03-20 08:21:20 PM  
Now that this ghoul is in the Ninth Circle of Hell getting gang-raped by demons wearing razor-studded condoms, we should use his death for something positive.  I'm thinking about a huge gay pride parade in Topeka, maybe a week-long carnival and street festival featuring all things gay around the Westboro campus.  Perhaps we should even celebrate this ghoul's life because Phelch probably did more to promote gay tolerance than any 100 gay activists (the funny thing about fanatics is that they're awesome PR agents--for the other side)...
 
2014-03-20 08:21:49 PM  
Really derails Westboro's plans as they were planning to protest it.
 
2014-03-20 08:22:02 PM  
I'm not disappointed.

When bad people do bad things, doing the same things back to them is STILL BAD.

You're not supposed to enjoy disrespecting people you've never actually met at their funeral. You're not supposed to hold up offensive signs in a boneyard. That's what evil people do. Just because it's an evil person's funeral doesn't make it right.

That's why we abandoned justice for law.
 
2014-03-20 08:22:18 PM  

Dragonflew: Cowards.

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2014-03-20 08:22:45 PM  
"No red shoes, no goofy hat, and no white smoke for us; thank you very much"

Well, that is obviously an unsolicited slam at the Roman Catholic church - sounds like business as usual - although I guess that isn't as bad as your typical Farker post on the subject.
 
2014-03-20 08:23:08 PM  
I'm sure Fred is enjoying his new gig at Fiddler's Green as an eternal bayonet practice dummy....
 
2014-03-20 08:23:10 PM  
www.brutalashell.com
"But the most we can hope for is to get you buried in secrecy so your grave don't get violated!"
 
2014-03-20 08:23:34 PM  

ISO15693: "No red shoes, no goofy hat, and no white smoke for us; thank you very much"

Well, that is obviously an unsolicited slam at the Roman Catholic church - sounds like business as usual - although I guess that isn't as bad as your typical Farker post on the subject.


To be fair, they easily could've been talking about The Wizard of Oz,

/Which is an excellent play btw
 
2014-03-20 08:23:34 PM  
f*ck that family.

there might not be a funeral (yeah, right -- they just don't want done to them what they did to so many because they know how wrong it is/they were) but i hope there are a million wakes this week celebrating the death of this scumbag.
 
2014-03-20 08:23:48 PM  
Can you imagine the cheering that would have gone on the moment the evil bastard got placed in the hole?

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2014-03-20 08:24:00 PM  

Kumana Wanalaia: Dragonflew: Cowards.

 
2014-03-20 08:24:57 PM  

Psycat: Now that this ghoul is in the Ninth Circle of Hell getting gang-raped by demons wearing razor-studded condoms, we should use his death for something positive.  I'm thinking about a huge gay pride parade in Topeka, maybe a week-long carnival and street festival featuring all things gay around the Westboro campus.  Perhaps we should even celebrate this ghoul's life because Phelch probably did more to promote gay tolerance than any 100 gay activists (the funny thing about fanatics is that they're awesome PR agents--for the other side)...


LAUGHTER OL. He is just dead. Not in the other place.
 
2014-03-20 08:25:16 PM  
 
2014-03-20 08:25:29 PM  
I'm betting there will be quite a few end of life celebrations for Fred this weekend.
 
2014-03-20 08:26:14 PM  

ISO15693: "No red shoes, no goofy hat, and no white smoke for us; thank you very much"

Well, that is obviously an unsolicited slam at the Roman Catholic church.


More like the celebration of legalized marijuana.
 
2014-03-20 08:26:33 PM  
He died as he lived, being a total coont to everyone in the name of his Lord and savior Jesus Christ.
 
2014-03-20 08:26:47 PM  

meow said the dog: Psycat: Now that this ghoul is in the Ninth Circle of Hell getting gang-raped by demons wearing razor-studded condoms, we should use his death for something positive.  I'm thinking about a huge gay pride parade in Topeka, maybe a week-long carnival and street festival featuring all things gay around the Westboro campus.  Perhaps we should even celebrate this ghoul's life because Phelch probably did more to promote gay tolerance than any 100 gay activists (the funny thing about fanatics is that they're awesome PR agents--for the other side)...

LAUGHTER OL. He is just dead. Not in the other place.


People like Phelch make me want to believe in Hell, or Karma, or the Wiccan Rule of Three*.

*Anything you do, good or evil, comes back to you in triplicate.
 
2014-03-20 08:27:12 PM  
If the family has any sense of what the rest of the world thinks of him, they'll have his body cremated.
 
2014-03-20 08:27:41 PM  

Kumana Wanalaia: They'd better bury him in a secret, unmarked grave if they don't want it to become a toilet.


I'm really hoping that they choose this. Don't give that guy any more attention than you need to. He's dead now.
 
2014-03-20 08:28:10 PM  
There should be special parades around the country celebrating this douche-bags demise.  Funeral or no, it is a time of celebration!!!!
 
2014-03-20 08:28:20 PM  

Noticeably F.A.T.: That's fine, I wasn't going anyway. I refuse to attend anyone's funeral who isn't coming to mine.


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2014-03-20 08:30:03 PM  

mark12A: I'm sure Fred is enjoying his new gig at Fiddler's Green as an eternal bayonet practice dummy....


Oh wow.
 
2014-03-20 08:31:22 PM  
I guess they didn't want a bunch of strangers showing up and being a bunch of shiatheads while they're trying to mourn. Wonder where they might have gotten the idea that people would do that?

"Whatever you sow, so shall you reap."

RIP Fred. Your life's mission was nothing more than kicking people while they were down, and the world is a better place now that you've left it.
 
2014-03-20 08:31:40 PM  

meow said the dog: Psycat: Now that this ghoul is in the Ninth Circle of Hell getting gang-raped by demons wearing razor-studded condoms, we should use his death for something positive.  I'm thinking about a huge gay pride parade in Topeka, maybe a week-long carnival and street festival featuring all things gay around the Westboro campus.  Perhaps we should even celebrate this ghoul's life because Phelch probably did more to promote gay tolerance than any 100 gay activists (the funny thing about fanatics is that they're awesome PR agents--for the other side)...

LAUGHTER OL. He is just dead. Not in the other place.


Wrong. He's been reincarnated as a worm.
 
2014-03-20 08:33:24 PM  

Kumana Wanalaia: He's been reincarnated as a worm.


Oh please, worms have it nice, all that cozy earth around you with plenty to eat. As long as it doesn't rain and you end up on the Sidewalk of Hell where you wriggle helplessly while children gleefully stomp you.

Oh wait, maybe he is a worm.
 
2014-03-20 08:33:42 PM  

Psycat: Phelch


Well played, well played.
 
2014-03-20 08:33:45 PM  

Psycat: Now that this ghoul is in the Ninth Circle of Hell getting gang-raped by demons wearing razor-studded condoms, we should use his death for something positive.  I'm thinking about a huge gay pride parade in Topeka, maybe a week-long carnival and street festival featuring all things gay around the Westboro campus.  Perhaps we should even celebrate this ghoul's life because Phelch probably did more to promote gay tolerance than any 100 gay activists (the funny thing about fanatics is that they're awesome PR agents--for the other side)...


Any excuse for a parade.
 
2014-03-20 08:34:48 PM  
i.dailymail.co.uk

There, burial plans solved.
 
2014-03-20 08:35:13 PM  
Don't forget, folks, that he did more than just dishonor soldiers who have died supporting his right to freedom of speech; he made an awful lot of grief for the spouses and children of these soldiers as well.  On top of that, he was very, very abusive towards his kids.  If half the abuse I've heard he committed is true--e.g. beating his kids with a mattock handle--that would be enough to get him thrown in prison and his kids taken from him.  Not to mention he poisoned the minds of his kids and grand kids so they'll be messed up long after this ghoul is dead.  Then there's the many people whose lives he's ruined with frivolous and spiteful lawsuits.  He's an all-around POS, and even though I'm agnostic, I really do hope there's a Hell waiting for him...
 
2014-03-20 08:36:03 PM  
Well theres no reason I can't have a "Welcome to Hell Fred!" party at the bar this weekend is there?
 
2014-03-20 08:37:26 PM  
From a Westboro stand point.. They SHOULD announce the funeral.. Someone is bound to assault them.. Then they can sue.
 
2014-03-20 08:39:26 PM  
I can't wait for the autopsy report, which will be available as a matter of public record.

It'll be quite difficult for the Phelps clan to explain away these highlights:

Brain: Diseased.
Heart: None found.
Lungs: Traces of fire and brimstone noted.
Stomach: WNL. Contents: 1.4 fluid ounces of semen.
Rectum: Prolapsed.
Anus: 18 centimeter diameter.
Genitalia: The glans of the penis is pierced, the piercing directly bisects the urethra. A stainless steel "barbell" is inserted through the canal created by the piercing.
Skin: 6 centimeter scar on left knee, tattoo on lower lumbar back reading, "Penis Goes Where?"

Primary cause of death: Respiratory failure due to  pneumocystis pneumonia.
Secondary causes of death: Kaposi's sarcoma, AIDS.
 
2014-03-20 08:40:48 PM  
People should have their pickets and protests at WBC, then.
 
2014-03-20 08:41:20 PM  

kling_klang_bed: [i.dailymail.co.uk image 634x541]

There, burial plans solved.


+1
 
2014-03-20 08:42:14 PM  
There are too many posts in this thread, and I just added one so I'm also to blame.

He never existed.  His family and his church do not exist.  To speak of them just validates them.  The most harmful thing you can possibly do to Phelps and his ilk is to refuse to acknowledge them.

Even in death, do not feed the trolls.
 
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2014-03-20 08:43:19 PM  

ransack.: So what? I'll have my own funeral, with blackjack, and blow, and whiskey and hookers!

In fact, screw the funeral!


You got that right meatbag!

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