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ladywnch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-21-10 12:51 PM
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105. where is Pat Robertson telling us that this God's retribution on the Gulf (again)
for some imaginary offense.
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  -Louisiana lawmakers propose prayer to stop oil disaster Hugabear  Jun-20-10 09:44 AM   #0 
  - *facepalm*  ixion   Jun-20-10 09:46 AM   #1 
  - I wonder if God will be able to hear them over  Jamastiene   Jun-21-10 07:46 AM   #95 
     - This may be slightly off topic ...  SusanaMontana41   Jun-21-10 01:43 PM   #107 
  - Freedom of religion, not from it. And I would piss on a sparkplug if it would help (nt)  The Straight Story   Jun-20-10 09:47 AM   #2 
  - "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion"  Hugabear   Jun-20-10 09:52 AM   #4 
  - Just curious, but does this actually come under the heading of establishing a law?  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 10:56 AM   #18 
     - I would rather government stay completely out of religion altogether  Hugabear   Jun-20-10 10:59 AM   #19 
     - There's so much work to do and this is what they spend thier time on?  papadog   Jun-20-10 11:06 AM   #21 
     - Yes; this is all they are spending their time on.  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 11:27 AM   #25 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-20-10 11:41 AM   #29 
           - Nice try. n/t  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 11:43 AM   #30 
     - As a lifelong supporter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 11:24 AM   #23 
     - And Barry lynn, of AU, seems to agree with you  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 11:33 AM   #27 
     - Here is a link to a thought-provoking article on the constitutionality  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 11:38 AM   #28 
     - IMO no it doesnt apply since its not a law.  cstanleytech   Jun-20-10 08:28 PM   #71 
  - WRONG WRONG WRONG. freedom of *AND* FROM.  jonnyblitz   Jun-20-10 11:04 AM   #20 
  - You are free from it; the proclamation is VOLUNTARY  Adsos Letter   Jun-20-10 11:26 AM   #24 
     - No, nobody is free from it...  Iowa   Jun-20-10 04:04 PM   #55 
     - Taxes paid for that proclamatioon. Even apart from that, all these proclamations make it very hard  No Elephants   Jun-21-10 07:44 AM   #94 
        - I'm glad you read my post #27  Adsos Letter   Jun-21-10 10:09 PM   #115 
  - The latter would help more  bongbong   Jun-20-10 01:33 PM   #42 
  - Okay, I'll call.  boppers   Jun-21-10 12:46 AM   #87 
  - Completely, totally FUCKING WRONG.  Zhade   Jun-21-10 12:36 AM   #83 
  - Well, you could do that and put it on Pay Per View  Jamastiene   Jun-21-10 07:46 AM   #96 
  - As a friend noted yesterday  MountainLaurel   Jun-20-10 09:48 AM   #3 
  - Why? Do they think God doesn't know about this already?  theHandpuppet   Jun-20-10 09:59 AM   #5 
  - BAD BAD BAD...You are violating the most important tenet of religion...  SkyDaddy7   Jun-20-10 10:06 AM   #6 
     - If god wanted to punish America for a "Muslim" President then why didn't happen in DC?  papadog   Jun-20-10 10:10 AM   #8 
     - He works in mysterious ways  izquierdista   Jun-20-10 10:48 AM   #13 
     - LOL, Oh no, God is Gerge W Bush.  papadog   Jun-20-10 11:08 AM   #22 
     - BLASPHEMY! Hellfire and Brimstone for you!  Jamastiene   Jun-21-10 07:53 AM   #98 
     - I was goofing around!  SkyDaddy7   Jun-20-10 03:56 PM   #53 
     - And God will stop that oil leak when he's damn good and  smirkymonkey   Jun-21-10 04:26 PM   #109 
     - The Oil will make it to DC. N/T  Devil_Fish   Jun-22-10 06:55 PM   #118 
     - when things are going good...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 02:18 PM   #47 
     - That god sure gets cut a lot of slack.  Arugula Latte   Jun-21-10 05:20 PM   #110 
     - NO NO NO, you got it wrong.  Jamastiene   Jun-21-10 07:51 AM   #97 
  - This MUST mean God Hates Rednecks  papadog   Jun-20-10 10:08 AM   #7 
  - How about a prayer of praise and thanks to nature for her abundance?  Dover   Jun-20-10 10:11 AM   #9 
  - Amen to that Dover.  Desertrose   Jun-20-10 10:52 AM   #16 
  - A 'good friend' said it so beautifully -  Dover   Jun-20-10 11:36 PM   #76 
     - We need to open our hearts to ... the oily pollution of our Mother Ocean?  Thor_MN   Jun-21-10 07:24 PM   #113 
  - You mean like the abundance of oil spurting from the bottom of the gulf  papadog   Jun-20-10 11:56 AM   #32 
  - the heart pumps blood...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 02:19 PM   #48 
  - Keep telling yourself that.  Desertrose   Jun-20-10 02:36 PM   #52 
     - I will...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 08:00 PM   #70 
     - Love and heart wisdom is neither sentimental nor religious....n/t  Dover   Jun-20-10 11:48 PM   #77 
        - emotions originate in the brain...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 11:50 PM   #78 
           - Ideas are indeed poppycock. The heart has a wisdom of it's own that does not involve emotion.  Dover   Jun-20-10 11:55 PM   #79 
           - no, the brain has wisdom...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 11:58 PM   #80 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-21-10 12:04 AM   #82 
           - lol! ....n/t  Dover   Jun-21-10 06:57 AM   #90 
           - As soon as you can tell me how the heart thinks,  darkstar3   Jun-29-10 11:55 AM   #123 
           - You may want to talk to people who have had heart transplants.  No Elephants   Jun-21-10 07:54 AM   #99 
     - Seriously. If you don't understand that the heart is a blood pump  FiveGoodMen   Jun-22-10 04:24 PM   #116 
  - An engine that runs on hearts? Morbidly delightful. nt  ZombieHorde   Jun-21-10 12:53 AM   #89 
     - *snicker*  Soylent Brice   Jun-21-10 07:41 AM   #92 
  - I wanna help god  Po_d Mainiac   Jun-20-10 10:12 AM   #10 
  - I just happen to know his secret  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 02:20 PM   #50 
  - It's just another right wing gotcha setup....  Still Sensible   Jun-20-10 10:29 AM   #11 
  - Straight from Futurama  Xipe Totec   Jun-20-10 10:43 AM   #12 
  - LMAO  Soylent Brice   Jun-21-10 07:44 AM   #93 
  - Straight from The Simpsons:  mikeytherat   Jun-21-10 08:12 AM   #100 
     - LOL! Also a good one!  Xipe Totec   Jun-21-10 10:13 AM   #102 
  - We already had churches holding prayer services on the beach  IndianaGreen   Jun-20-10 10:49 AM   #14 
  - *facebludgeon*  sakabatou   Jun-20-10 10:50 AM   #15 
  - Dance to the rain god!  Odin2005   Jun-20-10 10:54 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-20-10 11:33 AM   #26 
  - They clearly ignore the bible when it's politically convenient to do so:  kestrel91316   Jun-20-10 11:48 AM   #31 
  - From JFK's inaugural address:  LibDemAlways   Jun-20-10 12:05 PM   #33 
  - These prayers have a good chance of working since their  JDPriestly   Jun-20-10 12:27 PM   #34 
  - They should pray instead of campaigning.  Ian David   Jun-20-10 12:31 PM   #35 
  - I can hear it now...  Hubert Flottz   Jun-20-10 12:33 PM   #36 
  - Yawn. Once again hoping a fairy tale god will help. I think I'll pray to Santa Claus.  felinetta   Jun-20-10 12:39 PM   #37 
  - Might as well bay at the moon, for all the good it'll do you.  ooglymoogly   Jun-20-10 01:00 PM   #38 
  - O My.  NOLALady   Jun-20-10 01:07 PM   #39 
  - Yep - FLAGRANT violation of the First Amendment --  kath   Jun-20-10 01:18 PM   #40 
  - Hubby suggested that the Leg add a back-up plan to the resolution: if God doesn't come through in 6  kath   Jun-20-10 01:24 PM   #41 
  - I wish it could work. I have a feeling many there are already praying.  Curmudgeoness   Jun-20-10 01:34 PM   #43 
  - ...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-20-10 02:00 PM   #44 
  - Not sure if it is your post or Kestrel's .31 that is the best ...  Nihil   Jun-21-10 10:15 AM   #103 
  - The whole rest of the world must think we are a bunch of fucking morons.  pattmarty   Jun-20-10 02:00 PM   #45 
  - Yes. For putting your faith in big business and little science, instead of faith in your Creator.  Joe Chi Minh   Jun-20-10 04:09 PM   #56 
     - You mean, the ancient Mesopotamian gods?  DavidDvorkin   Jun-20-10 04:18 PM   #58 
     - Well, goldurn it! I thunk it were Yahweh.  Joe Chi Minh   Jun-20-10 04:41 PM   #60 
        - He probably started out as one of them  DavidDvorkin   Jun-20-10 05:01 PM   #62 
           - That'd be it.  Joe Chi Minh   Jun-20-10 05:13 PM   #64 
     - What the fuck happened to this country?  pattmarty   Jun-20-10 05:51 PM   #68 
     - Tell you what, you sell your computer right now and pray for god to give you a new one.  trotsky   Jun-21-10 03:23 PM   #108 
     - You mean, the Rapture?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-28-10 10:37 AM   #119 
     - And where does that idea come from?  darkstar3   Jun-29-10 11:45 AM   #121 
  - "Dear God: we fucked up your planet. We want YOU to fix it now. Amen."  Hugabear   Jun-20-10 02:01 PM   #46 
  - +1. nt  Lorien   Jun-21-10 01:08 PM   #106 
  - My uncle always used to say,  salguine   Jun-20-10 02:19 PM   #49 
  - I read this stuff and the 1st thing that comes to mind is  katsy   Jun-20-10 02:27 PM   #51 
  - I remember when some prominent goomers tried to pray down the cost of gasoline.  ozymandius   Jun-20-10 03:56 PM   #54 
  - It makes people who feel powerless feel useful, so it's not all bad.  truthisfreedom   Jun-20-10 04:16 PM   #57 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-20-10 04:19 PM   #59 
  - It's delusional self-deception. That's NEVER "not all bad".  Zhade   Jun-21-10 12:43 AM   #84 
  - Prayer in place of action is harmful.  Arugula Latte   Jun-21-10 05:25 PM   #111 
  - superstitious idiots....  mike_c   Jun-20-10 04:50 PM   #61 
  - Might as well bring out the VooDoo practitioners as well  ooglymoogly   Jun-20-10 05:05 PM   #63 
  - wrong place  ooglymoogly   Jun-20-10 10:21 PM   #73 
  - ...  Zhade   Jun-21-10 12:45 AM   #86 
  - I really resent that they are taking the opportunity to push "prayer" over action.  glinda   Jun-20-10 05:31 PM   #65 
  - I suggest throwing Big Oil Repugs into a volcano  AllTooEasy   Jun-20-10 05:42 PM   #66 
  - And this is the prayer they need to say  jmowreader   Jun-20-10 05:46 PM   #67 
  - I am not a believer, but I don't have a problem with this.  End Of The Road   Jun-20-10 06:52 PM   #69 
  - You've got to be kidding me.  Zhade   Jun-21-10 12:47 AM   #88 
  - Eh. . . It couldn't hurt. . . . . n/t  annabanana   Jun-20-10 08:33 PM   #72 
  - I'm not a churchgoer either but imo, prayer has it all over  DFLforever   Jun-20-10 10:22 PM   #74 
  - Oh God hear my prayer....From Big Oil  ooglymoogly   Jun-20-10 10:25 PM   #75 
  - Why would God help us deal when we obviously need tough love?  GoddessOfGuinness   Jun-21-10 12:00 AM   #81 
  - I am ashamed of my fellow DUers.  Socal31   Jun-21-10 12:44 AM   #85 
  - sounds like "Pray For A Cure For Cancer"  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Jun-21-10 07:32 AM   #91 
  - Well, that settles it. It is an "environmental emergency."  mikeytherat   Jun-21-10 09:12 AM   #101 
  - 'Cause he's done such a good job with hurricanes?  Courtesy Flush   Jun-21-10 11:58 AM   #104 
  - where is Pat Robertson telling us that this God's retribution on the Gulf (again)  ladywnch   Jun-21-10 12:51 PM   #105 
  - doesn't the lord help those who help themselves? get off your knees and DO something FFS n/t  Scout   Jun-21-10 06:30 PM   #112 
  - ....  and-justice-for-all   Jun-21-10 09:19 PM   #114 
  - Great, if it dosn't work can we please end the debate and just accept that god does not exist or if  Devil_Fish   Jun-22-10 06:49 PM   #117 
  - Isn't the prayer group the ones that died on The Poseidon Adventure  SunnySong   Jun-28-10 11:38 AM   #120 
  - The only thing you can do if you refuse to actually *do* anything. Pray to the 'god' of Big Oil.(nt)  w4rma   Jun-29-10 11:49 AM   #122 

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