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Cattledog Donating Member (695 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-20-08 07:40 AM
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4. Well no one is forced to watch.
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  -enough about the Warren selection. It's just a bloody prayer, folks. antifaschits  Dec-20-08 07:34 AM   #0 
  - This will be the biggest TV event since JPII's funeral, & a bigot gets to lead off. It's a BIG deal.  MookieWilson   Dec-20-08 07:36 AM   #1 
  - Well no one is forced to watch.  Cattledog   Dec-20-08 07:40 AM   #4 
  - It's just not an image I want to project or to advertise this guy's personal church/business.  MookieWilson   Dec-20-08 07:42 AM   #6 
  - Aww, your concern is touching. nt  babylonsister   Dec-20-08 09:34 AM   #15 
  - Not the point.  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:04 AM   #56 
  - They'll be watching to see Obama, not Warren.  Phx_Dem   Dec-20-08 09:43 AM   # 
  - Not the point.  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:03 AM   #55 
  - Except that no one ever remembers who does the Invocation.  AZBlue   Dec-20-08 11:25 AM   #32 
  - Not the point.  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:04 AM   #57 
  - Agreed.  bvar22   Dec-20-08 12:20 PM   #37 
  - Actually, no.  boppers   Dec-20-08 08:47 PM   #45 
     - Ah, so I'm not the only one who noticed that.  anigbrowl   Dec-20-08 10:35 PM   #50 
     - Makes sense to me too.  fortyfeetunder   Dec-21-08 06:16 PM   #80 
  - IMO the broohaha over it  JNelson6563   Dec-21-08 10:54 AM   #73 
  - Um, he actually will get 2 minutes near the very end..  snooper2   Dec-22-08 09:43 AM   #86 
  - It may not be a big deal to you, but it is to me and many others  crappyjazz   Dec-20-08 07:38 AM   #2 
  - Good thoughts  peace frog   Dec-20-08 07:39 AM   #3 
  - But I do count on it, because  antifaschits   Dec-20-08 07:41 AM   #5 
  - Good for you  peace frog   Dec-20-08 07:46 AM   #7 
  - Doctrinally, he is not different from Falwell, Dobson, Kennedy, Robertson or any of the usual  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:06 AM   #58 
  - Oh, stop making sense. You're squashing the hysteria. K&R.  K Gardner   Dec-20-08 07:52 AM   #8 
  - Is "hysteria" your term for things with which you disagree that draws a lot of comment?  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:22 AM   #59 
  - How "brilliant" is it to legitimize his homophobic viewpoint?  Solon   Dec-20-08 08:07 AM   #9 
  - Look at all the time spent ...  yowzayowzayowza   Dec-20-08 01:38 PM   #40 
  - Not merely legitimize. Single out for one of the highest governmental honors for a pastor.  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:23 AM   #60 
  - The only thing Warren will be doing at the inauguration is sprinkling magic gawd dust on it  rox63   Dec-20-08 08:37 AM   #10 
  - Exactly!  Cattledog   Dec-20-08 08:45 AM   #11 
  - Then that would be two things wrong with it.  Raineyb   Dec-20-08 10:00 AM   #23 
  - "Just symbolic?" you mean like the flag, the cross, the burning cross, the swastika? Symbolism is  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:32 AM   #63 
  - It's not a prayer. It's a symbol.  pabsungenis   Dec-20-08 08:51 AM   #12 
  - I'm not sure if he's going to change his mind  CitizenPatriot   Dec-20-08 09:07 AM   #13 
  - you said it better than I. Thank you.  antifaschits   Dec-20-08 09:31 AM   #14 
  - you're support is appreciated  CitizenPatriot   Dec-20-08 10:28 AM   #26 
  - "politically he feels some obligation to deal with Obama"  crispini   Dec-20-08 09:43 AM   #17 
     - What will it take to get Prop 8 overturned?  CitizenPatriot   Dec-20-08 10:20 AM   #25 
        - Ok, well, nobody will ever convince me that Warren himself will change his mind.  crispini   Dec-20-08 10:35 AM   #28 
           - I agree with you 100%.  CitizenPatriot   Dec-20-08 10:54 AM   #30 
  - I cannot believe all these pie-in-the-sky posts that say that we're  crispini   Dec-20-08 09:41 AM   #16 
  - How about some tea?  babylonsister   Dec-20-08 09:45 AM   #18 
  - That's a great story. But it's kind of different.  crispini   Dec-20-08 10:01 AM   #24 
     - I'd have to agree with you here  CitizenPatriot   Dec-20-08 10:49 AM   #29 
     - So you "know" fundies but are still pushing a " get along" message?  riderinthestorm   Dec-20-08 09:18 PM   #47 
        - you are wrong  CitizenPatriot   Dec-21-08 09:39 AM   #66 
     - I wish I could recommend a post but yours sums up everything for me. Excellent insight. Thanks! nt  riderinthestorm   Dec-20-08 09:04 PM   #46 
  - It is ridiculous  peace frog   Dec-20-08 09:56 AM   #22 
  - Here we go again  NWHarkness   Dec-20-08 09:46 AM   #19 
  - AMEN! How about discussing a MUCH BIGGER ISSUE on LGBT rights...  slackmaster   Dec-20-08 09:46 AM   #20 
  - Exactly...I posted about this last night.  CitizenPatriot   Dec-20-08 10:30 AM   #27 
  - Neither Warren nor his followers (or their predecessors for the last 1500 years)  leftofthedial   Dec-20-08 09:48 AM   #21 
  - The maneuver is not to turn them around. I agree that won't happen.  IMModerate   Dec-20-08 11:26 AM   #33 
  - A most excellent rant.  IMModerate   Dec-20-08 11:24 AM   #31 
  - how will this "file down his fangs"?  leftofthedial   Dec-20-08 02:49 PM   #42 
     - I think it makes it a little harder for him to be the leader of the opposition.  IMModerate   Dec-21-08 09:29 AM   #62 
  - Rick Warren supports Ken Starr's efforts to invalidate existing gay marriages  IndianaGreen   Dec-20-08 11:28 AM   #34 
  - Indi, would you rather have  antifaschits   Dec-20-08 12:10 PM   #35 
     - You can't have a conversation with people beholden to irrational beliefs  IndianaGreen   Dec-20-08 12:12 PM   #36 
        - Why this is a big deal  Scackmgackm   Dec-20-08 12:30 PM   #38 
           - The irony is that Obama's denomination, United Church of Christ, supports same sex marriage  IndianaGreen   Dec-20-08 03:59 PM   #43 
  - Obama ran his campaign based on change...  Tilion   Dec-20-08 12:33 PM   #39 
  - depends on your perspective.  antifaschits   Dec-20-08 02:03 PM   #41 
     - One does not need to sacrifice principle to reach across the isle  FreeState   Dec-21-08 07:15 PM   #82 
  - Oh, contraire ...  Everybody   Dec-20-08 08:38 PM   #44 
  - you don't understand...  stillcool47   Dec-20-08 09:58 PM   #48 
  - Always nice to see a heterosexual tell us GLBTers how to live and think.  last1standing   Dec-20-08 10:12 PM   #49 
  - Warren will come to terms with his homophobia and realize how cruel that message has been.  Warren Stupidity   Dec-20-08 10:49 PM   #51 
  - I say we just sacrifice a sheep  PurityOfEssence   Dec-20-08 11:12 PM   #52 
  - I like that idea!  antifaschits   Dec-21-08 08:15 AM   #53 
  - Not this one, you won't  McFadden   Dec-21-08 09:23 PM   #84 
  - It's not about the prayer. It's about honoring this particular pastor, And it is a big deal.  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 08:58 AM   #54 
  - no, it is NOT about 'honoring' a pastor  matcom   Dec-21-08 09:26 AM   #61 
  - So, it'd also be fine had the choice  pecwae   Dec-21-08 09:37 AM   #65 
  - Wrong. Giving the invocation at the most historic inauguration in this nation since  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:44 AM   #68 
  - you think a president allowing a pastor to speak on a  jonnyblitz   Dec-21-08 09:48 AM   #69 
  - it is the opposite of that  Two Americas   Dec-21-08 04:09 PM   #79 
  - Rubbish. The whole event is to honor the new president.  IMModerate   Dec-21-08 09:33 AM   #64 
     - Rubbish right back at you. It is not either/or., Ask any clergyman in the nation if he or she  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:49 AM   #70 
     - I see your rubbish, and raise you a landfill.  IMModerate   Dec-21-08 11:35 AM   #74 
     - not true  Two Americas   Dec-21-08 03:52 PM   #78 
        - Gimme a break!  IMModerate   Dec-21-08 09:19 PM   #83 
  - Wrong.  Hepburn   Dec-21-08 09:40 AM   #67 
  - Hepburn, when you're correct, you're correct and you are  No Elephants   Dec-21-08 09:53 AM   #71 
     - Thank you....  Hepburn   Dec-21-08 01:07 PM   #75 
  - If you don't understand the sort of image and symbolism this invitation projects  MadHound   Dec-21-08 10:10 AM   #72 
  - objection  Two Americas   Dec-21-08 01:29 PM   #76 
  - Sorry this is OUR inauguration. This belongs to the nation and we the people are  saracat   Dec-21-08 03:13 PM   #77 
  - one COULD argue? how big of you.  antifaschits   Dec-22-08 07:13 AM   #85 
  - Fuck that. Until I get equality, I will never let go.  dbackjon   Dec-21-08 07:08 PM   #81 
 

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