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Old 11-05-2004, 05:13 AM   #406
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SilentRunning ran this....
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With the Un-re-defeat of President Chimpy McSmirk, the world's dumbest Nazi, many people naturally enough are now resignedly awaiting the call from the mobile megaphone trucks for all homosexuals to assemble at the appelplatz in Times Square for "resettlement to the West". Others are attempting to dodge the mines, machinegun nests and barbed wire to make it to blessed freedom in Canada. Still more are attempting to memorise the latest editions of "The New York Review of Books" and "Tikkun", like in "Farenhet 451", so at least part of western intellectual life might survive the bonfires being stoked by the grim-visaged Creationists even as we speak.

Yes, it's the Fall of Night in AmeriKKKa. No doubt about it. The crushing of all dissent is well advanced, as the government turns us into pathetic sheeple.I heard Michael Moore talking about that on "Entertainment Tonight". And all those books down at Barnes and Noble keep telling us all about the sinister plans by Karl Rove to make the Bible compulsory. And of course Professor Chomsky has long been trying to let us know about the brutal crackdown on independent academics. He himself is down to his last Alfa-Romeo convertible. Ben Affleck is probably going to be forced to do a sequel to "Reindeer Games" as a hideous example of what happens to those who dare defy the Will of Jesus by opposing His chosen vessel. He might even start to run out of Jennifers to date! When will our long national nightmare end?

Okay, enough brutal mockery for today. The sun will rise tomorrow
..... brilliant.

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This wasn't an anti-gay election result at all. This was simply middle America saying that civil unions and being fair and giving folks a square deal is one thing, and, well it's not exactly their own cup of tea but if they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses then it's none of anyone's beeswax. But when you start using the word "marriage", then you're starting to impinge on religion, and folks have a lot of respect for things like churches, ministers, the Bible and what's right and what's wrong.

Adam and Steve are welcome to live next door and do whatever it is they like to do. They're perfectly nice young men I suppose. This is America after all, and we don't like to pry into people's private affairs, unless its on Jerry Springer, in which case those trash folk dang well asked for it. But in a church? In front of a minister? In front of God and the congregation. No sir. It's just not right.

There's a high-tide mark to all movements for social change, and I think this is it. The Left likes to believe it has a lock on history, and that its pet projects are historically inevitable. They thought the same here in Australia about their little scheme to turn us into a Republic. Still do in fact. But nothing can continue forever, and eventually movements go that one step too far and trigger a response.

And by and large, I think the social revolution of the 1960s is over for the simple reason that the Left won! Equal rights for women? Gay rights? Civil rights? Access to jobs and education for all? Those battles were fought and won years, in some cases decades ago. Attempting to take them further is starting to become counterproductive. Civil Rights is a fine cause, but it's begun to morph into an unpleasant sort of race hucksterism that people like Jesse Jackson indulge in.

Likewise gay rights. Now there is still a problem when what happened to Matthew Shepherd still occurs. And the mere existence of people like Pastor Fred Phelps of Topeka is an affront to the concept of a merciful God. But people, try to remember this. It wasn't that long ago that Fred Phelps would have represented the overwhelming majority of people. His views today were normative for most of the 20th century. That fact that he's such an isolated whacko today ought to tell you something.

Obligatory note to try to stave off accusations of homophobia: In 1985 I was an activist in the Homosexual Law Reform Bill campaign in New Zealand, sponsored by Fran Wilde. I was one of the first members of the Wellington chapter of HUG (Hetrosexuals Unafraid of Gays), and seconded a resolution passed by the New Zealand Jewish Students Association in favour of the bill (the only Jewish organisation to do so, for which were were roundly criticised by other parts of the Jewish community).

Yeah, I'm just a bible-thumping, knuckle-dragging, sister-humping NASCAR-fan redneck who listens to Toby Keith. The Left has my number allright.
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Old 11-05-2004, 06:40 AM   #407
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SilentRunning ran this....
..... brilliant.

and then there is some other pieces


http://silentrunning.tv/
great post A_Wanderer.

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Old 11-05-2004, 06:44 AM   #408
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it wasn't the right result i was waiting for.....................it's gonna be a catastrophe for the next years, al qaeda will improve its violence more and more if bush won't cease this stupid fucking war
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You can be with us or against us, but you better believe one thing : Christians are done sitting at the back of the bus

... we're coming up to the steering wheel, Hollywood better sit down and shut up and get to the back of the bus, because we are SICK of them, we're sick of Will & Grace shoving the gay agenda down our children's throat at 8p.m., we're sick of the filth coming out of Hollywood, and another thing - this is just the BEGINNING, now that Christians/Catholics see that their voice counts and that we have strong numbers when we come together and we can make a change, we have only just begun the battle

us Christians are out of the back seat, we're now sitting in the drivers seat for the first time and we will like the feel of it

we're reclaiming our Country, and you ain't seen nothing yet


wow. that's quite hateful. funny, i always thought it was black people who were sent to the back of the bus, not christians. in fact, christians have always been in power in this country. i don't know where you get the sense that you're somehow out of power -- just talk to someone who isn't christian, or, better, someone who is christian but doesn't support an evangelical agenda whereby everyone must follow in lockstep lest ye be condemned to hell.

reclaiming the country? you've always had it.

it's comments like these that give Christians a bad name, and there are MANY Christians who would be deeply offended by that entire post. i'm a confirmed Catholic, so don't you dare pretend to speak for me.

also, i'm gay, but i'm not totally clear on the gay agenda. maybe i missed out on it at the meetings? could you tell me what it is? self-proclaimed righteous christians seem to have a much better idea of it than anyone else.

gee, i'm beginning to feel like a Jew in 1930's Germany.

btw, "us Christians" is gramatically incorrect. the correct pronoun in that instance would be "we Christians."

but i guess we can only expect so much from a blinkered worldview.
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Hi Irvine

I just wanted to say I'm a Catholic too, and I don't think that way at all. I hope you can take some comfort in the fact that there are many people here who don't

All my best to you
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Hi Irvine

I just wanted to say I'm a Catholic too, and I don't think that way at all. I hope you can take some comfort in the fact that there are many people here who don't

All my best to you

right back at you!

i know that a post like that is most offensive to the people he/she claims to represent.

thanks for speaking out!
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Well I'll probably be attacked for saying what I said, but I don't care.

I would think those statements are offensive to you most of all , so I just felt the need to say something. I don't presume for one second to know what it's like for you, but I just wanted to say what I said in the hopes it might help a bit.
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337,000 new jobs this October, though uneemployment rate went up to 5.5%. Not bad. Actually pretty good. You can parse the numbers but its almost twice as much then expected. I hope the economy keeps going like this and the soft patch is over. Bush or Kerry.... screw that... go USA...
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i know that a post like that is most offensive to the people he/she claims to represent.
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Yes, it is. Folks like GOP there are going to be pretty surprised at the resistance to his agenda from within the Church.

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Not only was October a strong month but the number of jobs created in the two prior months was revised up -- to 139,000 in September instead of 96,000 and to 198,000 in August instead of 128,000.
Cool bonus news...
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Old 11-05-2004, 07:29 AM   #416
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I agree that there will be more of the same, and even stronger from all those who voted for Bush this time if the other candidate can't improve their image. Truly, celebs have a bad image in middle America.
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accurate websites.

On the issue of accurate political websites election predictors and posters that predict, I summit this link to you.

They have been some posters here that have called members names told members to fu*k off and have been down right rude. before the election

I forgive those misguided folk unconditionally, hoping they will learn from their follies.

Here's the link.-

http://realclearpolitics.com/election2004-final.html

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Well, i gave the subject (Bush's reelection) more thoughts and i think i'm happy with it.

With him in charge, the USA will sink rapidly, much faster than i thought. It will go down to the ground. And i'll be here laughing at the ppl who put this monkey on the White House again.

Go USA, go for more Vietnams, and one day you gonna get Hiroshima in yer face. It's karma.

Keep your greedy and your hunger for power and money. That will lead you in 20-50 years time to the situation the ex-URSS countries are now.

And we (ROW) will be laughing at you.

As for the ppl who didn't vote for the monkey Bush... good luck. Maybe you can do better next time.
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And if the US ends up even stronger in 4 years, will you convert to the GOP?
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Well, i gave the subject (Bush's reelection) more thoughts and i think i'm happy with it.

With him in charge, the USA will sink rapidly, much faster than i thought. It will go down to the ground. And i'll be here laughing at the ppl who put this monkey on the White House again.

Go USA, go for more Vietnams, and one day you gonna get Hiroshima in yer face. It's karma.

Keep your greedy and your hunger for power and money. That will lead you in 20-50 years time to the situation the ex-URSS countries are now.

And we (ROW) will be laughing at you.

As for the ppl who didn't vote for the monkey Bush... good luck. Maybe you can do better next time.
I hope you don't really mean that.
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