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Post by Best First » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:20 am

http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,1 ... 78,00.html

may i suggest a different, more obvious target Mr Robertson?
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Post by Kaylee » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:38 am

Hardly a shock. Right-wing conservative nutjob shows himself up in his true colours. Maybe some people will switch off to him now.

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Post by Best First » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:42 am

if only.
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Post by Kaylee » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:45 am

more genius from the great man:

"Controversial statements are not new to the 75-year-old Robertson.

He has suggested in the past that a meteor could strike Florida because of unofficial "Gay Days" at Disney World, and that feminism caused women to kill their children, practice witchcraft and become lesbians. "

:lol:

that really is just laughable, this joker should be jeered off of the airwaves (if he didn't appeal to base biases and fears by offering legitimacy to feelings which are entirely misplaced).

still :lol: tho!

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Post by Best First » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:58 am

femenists kill their children all the time, but the liberal media cover it up.

The fact that there is no evidence shows that there is a conspiracy from the left.
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Post by KingMob » Wed Aug 24, 2005 10:20 am

The secretary of defence, Donald Rumsfeld, said: "Our department doesn't do that kind of thing. It's against the law. We get the CIA to do it instead."


He has suggested in the past that a meteor could strike Florida because of unofficial "Gay Days" at Disney World

omg! That's how and why God killed the the dinosaurs! (That he previously created, Adam named in one day and Noah stuck on the Ark) Not because they couldn't worship and suck-up to him all the time, but because Joe and Steve Stegosaurus were caught snogging! And so the first Godly Meteor was dispatched...

Hey, I've just read two different pages of complete guff, both authored by blokes called Pat. It must be a left-wing conspiracy. Or a message from God that I should judge all people called Pat based upon these incidents and pray for a meteor to come and sqaush them, or summat.

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Post by Kaylee » Wed Aug 24, 2005 11:11 am

Best First wrote:femenists kill their children all the time, but the liberal media cover it up.

The fact that there is no evidence shows that there is a conspiracy from the left.


oh definitely. the world is the way they say it is and any evidence to the contrary is merely more proof. I love conspiracy mentality. Especially when its applied to groups who obviously are imminent threats to our safety- Jews, feminists, gays, intellectuals etc. etc.

I'm surprised it took them so long to figure out the huge secret plan we have to turn all their children into homosexual israelites promoting women should get free college education!

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Post by Legion » Wed Aug 24, 2005 12:23 pm

Karl Lynch wrote:He has suggested in the past that a meteor could strike Florida because of unofficial "Gay Days" at Disney World, and that feminism caused women to kill their children, practice witchcraft and become lesbians.


a meteor?!

woah, not holding back any punches there eh?

it'd be a pity that a meteor big enough to do that would probably devestate the rest of the US too...

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Post by Professor Smooth » Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:39 pm

Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?
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Post by Brendocon » Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:43 pm

Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


If you kill all the people who disagree with you, you immediately obtain a worldwide acceptance of the "true" religion?

Or somesuch. I don't really care.

Christian advocates murder. He's going to hell then, isn't he? Silly man. Unless he gains absolution, of course. Which you just have to ask for.

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Post by Señior's Covenant » Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:44 pm

Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


Yeah, some of those zealous Muslims here lately don't fit in there do they now.
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Post by Professor Smooth » Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:53 pm

Señior's Covenant wrote:
Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


Yeah, some of those zealous Muslims here lately don't fit in there do they now.


You mean the zealous Muslims that are advocating violence and death in order to make political statements? Statements like, "you invaded my homeland and I don't like it" or "This land is ours, we'll kill you to keep it"?

Not so much.
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Post by Señior's Covenant » Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:58 pm

Well, while I'm sure both of us would prefer neither, given the choice of some dip squawking on television so that folks like us can look on and make jokes to add a bit of levity, or someone making their statement among the crowd with a bomb strapped to their chest?

But yeah, neither would be the way to go.
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Post by Shanti418 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:12 pm

See, the thing that really scares and bothers me about his comments is that people WOULD get behind them.

When you go and start a war for "freedom and democracy and freeing the people from a brutal dictator," then you basically can plop that excuse anywhere you please, from Iraq to Iran to Syria to Venezuela.
(Yes I know WMDs, but if you asked the average American who supports the war now, those are the reasons they would currently give you)
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Post by Señior's Covenant » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:15 pm

I'd still like to hear one reporter, just one singular press reporter, live on television at one of W's little on-air speaking-cluster****s ask him simply, "Mr. President," *allow for a few seconds of snickering over the fact, naturally*, "If you wouldn't mind sir, please, could you tell us how Jesus might feel about the killing in the name of freedom you're heading?"

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Post by Best First » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:27 pm

yes, that would be the shiznit.
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Post by Impactor returns 2.0 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:33 pm

Its in Gods name, and God has killed in the past.
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Post by Kaylee » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:34 pm

Professor Smooth wrote:
Señior's Covenant wrote:
Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


Yeah, some of those zealous Muslims here lately don't fit in there do they now.


You mean the zealous Muslims that are advocating violence and death in order to make political statements? Statements like, "you invaded my homeland and I don't like it" or "This land is ours, we'll kill you to keep it"?

Not so much.


ignoring of course that xenophobes, homophobes and racists are a long way from being a monopoly of Chrisitians...

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Post by Best First » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:38 pm

i think some of the radical muslim clerics use politics to persue exactky the same agenda to Robertrson to be honest Smooth.

I think it snotabel that Christain leaders often go agaisnt the ethics they claim to subscribe to tho.

ignoring of course that xenophobes, homophobes and racists are a long way from being a monopoly of Chrisitians...


do we have figures now?
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Post by Kaylee » Wed Aug 24, 2005 4:43 pm

Best First wrote:i think some of the radical muslim clerics use politics to persue exactky the same agenda to Robertrson to be honest Smooth.

I think it snotabel that Christain leaders often go agaisnt the ethics they claim to subscribe to tho.

ignoring of course that xenophobes, homophobes and racists are a long way from being a monopoly of Chrisitians...


do we have figures now?


I have no statistics. I know many people of many faiths and creeds who carry strongly negative/condemning views of various minorities. I'd guess that means Christians aren't the only ones who hate people because they're different, hence a long way from being a monopoly.

Unless you mean my figure, which is rather scrawny but quite shapely :)

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Post by Jetfire » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:05 pm

Best First wrote:http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1555178,00.html

may i suggest a different, more obvious target Mr Robertson?


Indeed.

Though this man while very right wing, he is clearly not a Christian.

Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


Not seen the state of modern terroism or heard about a lot of the communist revolutions in Asia then?
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Post by sprunkner » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:07 pm

Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


How many people did the "godless communist" Stalin kill?

Bigotry isn't the exclusive property of Christians, Muslims, atheists, homosexuals, or mutants.
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Post by Metal Vendetta » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:10 pm

People get tribal and they fear that which is different from them. Religion just makes it easier to justify because they have God on their side. Oh, and because Jesus was a straight white man from Oxford, obviously.
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Post by Jetfire » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:11 pm

sprunkner wrote:
Professor Smooth wrote:Why is it only Christians that seem to advocate violence and death against people different from themselves?


How many people did the "godless communist" Stalin kill?

Bigotry isn't the exclusive property of Christians, Muslims, atheists, homosexuals, or mutants.


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Post by Kup_1 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:35 pm

I saw that on TV, and I swear, I thought I was dreaming it....


What a total blooming nutjob wacko....


And thats the nicest thing I could think of.....

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Post by Computron » Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:42 pm

haha I love when this man opens his mouth. It's pure comedy gold every single time.
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Post by sprunkner » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:07 pm

Metal Vendetta wrote:Jesus was a straight white man from Oxford, obviously.


He used to hang out in the Eagle and Child, actually. He tried to write a fantasy series but was surpassed by two of His contemporaries. In a bizarre mode of revenge, they both ended up belonging to His religion.
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Post by Best First » Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:27 am

:lol:

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Post by BB Shockwave » Fri Aug 26, 2005 1:38 pm

KingMob wrote:
The secretary of defence, Donald Rumsfeld, said: "Our department doesn't do that kind of thing. It's against the law. We get the CIA to do it instead."


He has suggested in the past that a meteor could strike Florida because of unofficial "Gay Days" at Disney World

omg! That's how and why God killed the the dinosaurs! (That he previously created, Adam named in one day and Noah stuck on the Ark) Not because they couldn't worship and suck-up to him all the time, but because Joe and Steve Stegosaurus were caught snogging! And so the first Godly Meteor was dispatched...


Nah, everyone knows the Sectoids did that... or Aquatoids, rather.
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