1998 – Kenneth Starr sends his report supporting the impeachment of President Clinton to Congress.
2003 – The Roman Catholic archdiocese of Boston agrees to pay its victims of sexual abuse $85 million.
COINCIDENCE? I think NOT!
“Men of simple understanding, little inquisitive and little instructed, make good Christians.” – Michel de Montaigne
“Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it. … Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory.” – Jimmy Swaggart
FROM THE CHURCH OF INEFFABLE STUPIDITY:
The American Family Association decried Obama’s statement about the proposed Muslim cultural center as a pro-Muslim, anti-Christian attack.
People around the country collect and forward Korans to a deluded, mentally disturbed, power-hungry, media whore who pretends to be a christian pastor in Florida, so he can ignite the texts, and inflame 1.5 billion believers around the world. (including 5,000,000 American Muslims)
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The president issues a statement against the book burning.
The DOD issues a statement against the book burning, claiming it directly and adversely affects the safety of US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Secretary of State issues a statement that the book burning puts US Embassies around the world at risk, as well as US citizens living and traveling abroad.
The top US general in Afghanistan issues a statement that the book burning puts US troops in serious, unnecessary, and avoidable harm.
The 9/11 family survivors issue a statement decrying the proposed book burning.
Several prominent jewish organizations decry the proposed book burning.
The DNC, former chief Howard Dean, the DCCC, the DSCC, and other Democratic Party leaders and organizations decry the proposed book burning.
Normal US citizens, by the thousands, write LTTE, many of the published, decrying the proposed book burning.
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Here is why it does not matter:
This charlatan, who controls the minds of 50 sheeple in south Florida, is not just a media whore, a liar, a cheat, or a person who demands total control over his flock. He also believes in the rapture, and the likelihood that 144,000 fools will fly out their SUVs and soar gently up to heaven above to meet their maker.
The rest of us? We will burn in war, pestilence, pollution, strife, hunger, famine, hail, lightning, drought, floods, sandstorms, the embarrassment of both psoriasis and hemorrhoids, halitosis, hangnails, torn medial menisci, an overactive bladder, and premature ejaculation.
He WANTS his actions to bring violence to the forefront. In his crazy sect’s thinking, the more war we have, especially in the Muddle East, the more likely that the Rapture will take place. If he has a hand in bringing forth the end of times, as he sees it, he meets his maker sooner, than later.
When people are so demented, so utterly and ineffably irrational, there is no reasoning with them. A rational approach simply does not work. Facts are something to be insulted and denied, reason is an attack on their faith, and counter arguments are a test of their beliefs. There simply is no winning an argument against these types of morons, not without their undergoing years of intensive psychotherapy, or the liberal use of therapeutic doses LSD and psilocybin.
This ineffable stupidity neither starts nor stops in Florida, nor outside a hole in New York City. Our poor country has other bigots and charlatans, who are doing everything possible to take advantage of this mess. Some are christian leaders, others, like the AFA, promote themselves as being the moral voice of America. Tea Bagger Extraordinaire Wassily Sarah manages to compare on equal footing, the upcoming Koran bonfire and the building a of social/cultural center. I guess culture is so rare a thing in Alaska, that they equate a center intent on providing exposure to new cultures with something as bad as burning holy texts.
John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, and other miscreants and vagabonds have followed their blackberry’d instructions as to how to phrase their “meme,” simultaneously attacking the president, attacking a “mosque in the shadow of 9/11, ” pretending to be shocked that christians would act in ways that would incite violence, and sorrowfully defending that idiot preacher’s right to free speechification.
If this is what passes for political discourse, for political argument and discussion, for a reasoned approach to our country’s many pressing needs and problems, then to hell with our country. True believers in other faiths should be standing up, uniform, in opposition to this mess. And to be fair, the vatican, some lutheran groups, even some baptist churches in Chicago have risen up and voiced their complaints. So far, it is all for naught.
It is in the best interests, and best self-interests of that Cretinous Son of a Bitch in Florida to proceed, no matter how many cries of “STOP” he hears. Rational arguments and pleas to his human nature only cause his nerves to harden. Any plea to sanity is automatically translated into a devil’s effort to attack his faith in his dog. god. Whatever. The more they try, the harder they argue, then the more he believes that the devil is working through them against his beliefs. And the more steeled and hardened his decision to proceed becomes. To top it off, even if their warnings are true, that war might actually be caused by this crap, then the more likely that his jesus will welcome him to heaven.
If there were any doubt that Faith in god = Mental illness, I cannot think of a better, even bitter, example. What is worse is how the GOP spews forth from both sides of their oral cavities. Not only have they stolen the cake, they refuse to pay taxes on it, AND despite the high sugar levels, they are stuffing every last piece into their diabetic mouths.
Nothing good will come from this protest. The preacher will light his match, and light a horrific flame that will burn in the eyes of not only billions of followers, but those who believe in freedom of religion and freedom of speech. The ashes from this hideous act are only a precursor. Far more flames will ignite, and far more ashes will land around the world – all in the name of an insane faith, a crazier act, and an absolutely unconscionable pseudo-reaction from the GOP.
To those sane readers, on this double holiday, I wish you:
As-salam wal Hub