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charlyvi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-08-05 12:35 PM
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23. I thought that too.
Then I thought about their hypocrisy. Did they say he was wrong based on principle, or did they say he was wrong because he got caught? Were they thinking of their IRS exemptions or their flocks? Would they be backing him up if there were no public outrage? Maybe I'm just a cynic.
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  -NC pastor now saying it was all a "misunderstanding" charlyvi  May-08-05 12:00 PM   #0 
  - The Pastor is Scared of Losing His Tax Exemption  CO Liberal   May-08-05 12:02 PM   #1 
  - Yep. And Chandler blinked first. n/t  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:02 PM   #2 
  - What part of "A VOTE" to boot these people out was a misunderstanding  DearAbby   May-08-05 12:09 PM   #7 
     - He's lying to retain the church's tax exemption  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:11 PM   #8 
     - Reading The End Of The Article It Is Clear He Still Has Plenty Of Support  DistressedAmerican   May-09-05 05:45 AM   #149 
  - He's scared of losing his job  democracyindanger   May-08-05 12:19 PM   #12 
  - Oh, I think this guy's on borrowed time.  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:24 PM   #16 
  - I think he did enough to lose it already. nt  benburch   May-08-05 02:32 PM   #62 
  - I hope so.  charlyvi   May-08-05 02:36 PM   #63 
     - "this guy's getting it from both left and right."  Tesla   May-08-05 04:32 PM   #80 
     - I don't feel sorry for him one bit  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 05:31 PM   #92 
        - Whoa , FreedomAngel82  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:39 PM   #99 
           - I hope so too  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 05:59 PM   #112 
              - Dunno. But I'd have a really hard time  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:02 PM   #116 
  - Or if church members keep quiting on him,  Jawja   May-08-05 08:50 PM   #143 
  - next "excuse"...please....  radfringe   May-09-05 05:50 AM   #150 
  - Is that what he told the IRS agents who knocked on the church office doors  whistle   May-08-05 12:04 PM   #3 
  - That's probably what his attorney told them  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:05 PM   #4 
     - Great, I would like to see the MSM coverage of that confrontation  whistle   May-08-05 12:24 PM   #17 
     - But I thought Bushbots didn't support  DoYouEverWonder   May-08-05 01:21 PM   #37 
        - LOL!  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:37 PM   #46 
        - Now this would be a comment to send EN MASSE to the NYT  FizzFuzz   May-08-05 03:44 PM   #78 
  - So now it has come to this.  DanCa   May-08-05 12:07 PM   #5 
  - I'd bet this church either gets a new pastor  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:08 PM   #6 
  - That's the point - There are no "Blue Churches"  Canuckistanian   May-08-05 07:58 PM   #139 
     - There certainly are blue churches  LostinVA   May-09-05 07:38 AM   #153 
     - LostinVA  jukes   May-09-05 08:07 AM   #157 
     - Ever been in an all-black church?  theboss   May-09-05 08:31 AM   #158 
  - heartening to see the public recoil at this kind of behavior. its the only  faithnotgreed   May-08-05 12:15 PM   #9 
  - Well, maybe this guy  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:22 PM   #14 
     - Exactly  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 05:58 PM   #111 
        - One lady, I think it was the Treasurer  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:06 PM   #118 
  - I don't know why he's backpedaling now, Repukes have stepped up  goodboy   May-08-05 12:16 PM   #10 
  - Maybe this preacher  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:19 PM   #13 
  - I continue to hope, even as I've seen my hopes dashed away like  goodboy   May-08-05 12:29 PM   #19 
  - I think the mainstream is beginning to wake up,  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:33 PM   #22 
     - you know when andrew sullivan is piping up about all kinds of things  faithnotgreed   May-08-05 12:36 PM   #24 
     - Uh huh.  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:38 PM   #26 
     - yes.. he detests the religious hard right/ fundamentalists  faithnotgreed   May-08-05 12:57 PM   #28 
        - I think he agrees with shrub in principle  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:02 PM   #29 
           - You're giving Randy Andy too much credit...  misanthrope   May-08-05 01:11 PM   #30 
           - Oh, I don't give him credit at all....  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:16 PM   #33 
           - I don't think...  misanthrope   May-08-05 06:06 PM   #119 
              - I don't think ANY conservative republican from the old school  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:15 PM   #126 
           - but as opposed to those "other" conservative pundits at least he  faithnotgreed   May-08-05 01:19 PM   #36 
              - Righto.  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:25 PM   #42 
                 - Maybe he can help  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:08 PM   #120 
                    - Remember, FreedomAngel82,  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:10 PM   #123 
           - exactly... couldnt have said it better. and its encouraging that he  faithnotgreed   May-08-05 01:13 PM   #31 
              - I agree with the cycle's  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:10 PM   #122 
     - I agree  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:05 PM   #117 
        - thats me too freedomangel  faithnotgreed   May-09-05 12:13 PM   #159 
     - I think the MSM will wake up someday, but they haven't yet. Otherwise  goodboy   May-08-05 12:36 PM   #25 
        - I have little hope for the mainstream media.  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:41 PM   #27 
  - I think so  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:02 PM   #115 
  - economics... 100 person congregation... minus 30 - makes it hard  salin   May-08-05 05:27 PM   #89 
  - Oh how the prideful fall!  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:41 PM   #100 
  - Plainly going against the Constiution  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:01 PM   #113 
  - Walter Jones is an embarrassment to North Carolina  LostinVA   May-09-05 07:39 AM   #155 
  - Gee, a fundie nutcase who's also a liar.  Zenlitened   May-08-05 12:18 PM   #11 
  - LOL! It's true. n/t  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:22 PM   #15 
  - After Giving the Whole Town a Bad Name, He Backs Off  AndyTiedye   May-08-05 12:26 PM   #18 
  - I guess he forgot the Bible verse that says....  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:29 PM   #20 
  - Wow a deacon?!  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:12 PM   #124 
  - This part is encouraging  Kipepeo   May-08-05 12:32 PM   #21 
  - I thought that too.  charlyvi   May-08-05 12:35 PM   #23 
  - LOL  Kipepeo   May-08-05 01:15 PM   #32 
  - True.  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:19 PM   #35 
  - According to this one pastor  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:15 PM   #125 
  - I've been a Southern Baptist all my life. . .  Shopaholic   May-08-05 05:27 PM   #88 
     - This church kind of sounds dysfunctional  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:42 PM   #102 
     - Our preacher was voted out  Kipepeo   May-08-05 07:38 PM   #137 
     - Agreed  Kipepeo   May-08-05 07:50 PM   #138 
  - The Devil made him do it!  Hubert Flottz   May-08-05 01:16 PM   #34 
  - Yep. There seems to be a full blown struggle within  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:22 PM   #38 
  - Hubert Flottz, you're priceless!  Lars39   May-08-05 01:24 PM   #40 
  - I love a good circus!  Hubert Flottz   May-08-05 02:15 PM   #59 
     - LOL  Lars39   May-08-05 05:43 PM   #104 
  - Hubert Flottz!! How are you?  Bunny   May-08-05 01:31 PM   #44 
  - Hi Bunny!!!  Hubert Flottz   May-08-05 02:28 PM   #61 
  - The one guy does have a right to be mad and I would be too  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:19 PM   #127 
     - I think pastors/priests sometime get confused.  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:27 PM   #130 
        - I think pastors/priests sometimes go over to the other side  reality based   May-08-05 08:26 PM   #140 
  - Read this report from DUer who was in this church today!  cry baby   May-08-05 01:23 PM   #39 
  - I wonder if he can spell "hypocrite" I'll help.  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:34 PM   #45 
  - Very creative, charlyvi!  cry baby   May-08-05 01:40 PM   #48 
  - Why am I not surprised?  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:23 PM   #129 
  - We need to send the Hell Fire Mobile to this jerk  DoYouEverWonder   May-08-05 01:25 PM   #41 
  - Bwahahahaha!  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:28 PM   #43 
  - I am the Lord Thy God, thou shalt not  fishnfla   May-08-05 01:38 PM   #47 
  - Hahahahahahaha  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   May-08-05 01:50 PM   #49 
  - Liar? or Hypocrite?  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:54 PM   #50 
     - I vote Liar, even though...  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   May-08-05 02:04 PM   #55 
        - Yep.  charlyvi   May-08-05 02:11 PM   #56 
        - LOL - perfect!  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   May-08-05 02:25 PM   #60 
        - And the guy on Olbermann's show  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 06:39 PM   #132 
  - Sure it was. And this whole Iraq thing is just a nuisance.  CornField   May-08-05 01:55 PM   #51 
  - Yeah. After all, MJ is on trial!!  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:58 PM   #53 
  - Boy the GOP "Misspeaks" and "misunderstands" a lot.  Bluebear   May-08-05 01:57 PM   #52 
  - And we usually "misunderestimate" them too. n/t  charlyvi   May-08-05 01:59 PM   #54 
  - I expected he would receive the "requisite" thug" phone call to  bush_is_wacko   May-08-05 02:12 PM   #57 
  - I was wondering that.  charlyvi   May-08-05 02:14 PM   #58 
  - thanks for the update  SheepyMcSheepster   May-08-05 03:03 PM   #64 
  - You're welcome Sheepy n/t  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:09 PM   #65 
  - He's through.  enigmatic   May-08-05 03:15 PM   #66 
  - Or be appointed to run shrub's faith based initiatives.  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:17 PM   #67 
  - I'm glad the ousted members are standing up for themselves  Kipepeo   May-08-05 03:26 PM   #68 
  - Nothing's more stubborn  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:29 PM   #69 
  - It is actually the pattern of fundamentalists. Is what happens in places  applegrove   May-08-05 03:31 PM   #70 
  - Kind of like a fundie Frankenstein.  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:40 PM   #74 
     - Exactly. Except the powers that be in the WH would get a kick out  applegrove   May-08-05 04:37 PM   #81 
        - Rove probably hasn't been inside a church  charlyvi   May-08-05 04:53 PM   #82 
           - Unfortunately, by being devout and projecting their love of Jesus onto  applegrove   May-08-05 05:05 PM   #83 
  - He's bearing false witness  wicket   May-08-05 03:32 PM   #71 
  - You forgot hypocrite.  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:40 PM   #76 
  - Why did the people go back? Screw him. Form a new church!  Roland99   May-08-05 03:35 PM   #72 
  - Many are lifetime members  Kipepeo   May-08-05 03:40 PM   #75 
     - Right on Kipepeo.  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:42 PM   #77 
     - Ah...good point.  Roland99   May-08-05 03:49 PM   #79 
  - A Bushevik AND a Liar. A perfect example of Bushevik AntiChristianity  tom_paine   May-08-05 03:36 PM   #73 
  - We love everyone..  margaritamama   May-08-05 05:20 PM   #84 
  - Yep. It's bad enough when we are hypocrites without  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:23 PM   #86 
     - It seems to me  margaritamama   May-08-05 05:41 PM   #101 
  - Oh good grief!!  FreedomAngel82   May-08-05 05:22 PM   #85 
  - That's not the worst of it.  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:28 PM   #90 
     - No links, but he did say that, and he was one of the ones who left  blondeatlast   May-08-05 05:32 PM   #95 
  - The only thing he's misunderstanding  thecorster   May-08-05 05:26 PM   #87 
  - It's called CYA.  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:32 PM   #96 
  - Then APOLOGIZE, formally, to every citizen in the nation.  blondeatlast   May-08-05 05:30 PM   #91 
  - He needs to apologize to God n/t  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:32 PM   #94 
     - He'll apologize like a madman at some point, off of this mortal coil.  blondeatlast   May-08-05 05:35 PM   #97 
  - Asheville C-T: "pastor says nobody ousted for political beliefs"  G_j   May-08-05 05:31 PM   #93 
  - You Know. I've always respected clergymen  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:36 PM   #98 
  - a liar, coward and an idiot!  G_j   May-08-05 05:46 PM   #108 
     - Yep. I hope their lawyers have them.  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:51 PM   #110 
  - This update - starts to make a more clear pic of what happened.  salin   May-08-05 05:42 PM   #103 
  - He's trying to ...  Pepperbelly   May-08-05 05:46 PM   #106 
  - Read the whole article... idiot preacher - put it to a vote to be a  salin   May-08-05 06:01 PM   #114 
     - What the hell is a "political church"  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:09 PM   #121 
        - My guess is that his ego thought that if he could declare that he headed  salin   May-08-05 06:53 PM   #135 
           - This guy sounds like he needs to go the  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:55 PM   #136 
           - That's my guess too!  Hubert Flottz   May-08-05 08:36 PM   #142 
  - It doesn't. It was purely politics.  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:46 PM   #107 
  - Ousted worshippers stand their ground on Mother's Day  G_j   May-09-05 07:42 AM   #156 
  - Isn't it a sin to lie?  sonicx   May-08-05 05:45 PM   #105 
  - Only if you're a Democrat. n/t  charlyvi   May-08-05 05:49 PM   #109 
  - not if it's to save your butt or help a member of the Bush family  FLDem5   May-09-05 07:39 AM   #154 
  - Kinda like the gov.'s wife b. spears deaththreat was a 'figure of speech  Shallah   May-08-05 06:20 PM   #128 
  - Actually,  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:38 PM   #131 
  - Idiot Preacher Man becomes known Worldwide as the Idiot he is!  GoldenOldie   May-08-05 06:40 PM   #133 
     - I read an article, sorry no link, about Falwell's  charlyvi   May-08-05 06:50 PM   #134 
  - A pastor that lies. Now don't that beat all.  cat_girl25   May-08-05 08:31 PM   #141 
  - The key to beating Bush lies with his evangelical followers...  EVDebs   May-08-05 08:54 PM   #144 
  - He's just waiting for HB 235 to pass which will then give clergy  KaliTracy   May-08-05 08:55 PM   #145 
  - This is NOT the way it happened. See what a DU member who was THERE  Nothing Without Hope   May-09-05 02:57 AM   #146 
  - HA!!! Now why could I have predicted that? n/t  Raksha   May-09-05 03:17 AM   #147 
  - Do not try to understand Church People. They cannot be explained.  TWiley   May-09-05 04:57 AM   #148 
  - I heard there is a shortage of military chaplains in Iraq.  B Calm   May-09-05 06:10 AM   #151 
     - Get yer ass to Eye-rack, Charlie Chan!  bunkerbuster1   May-09-05 07:27 AM   #152 
 

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