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Lucky 13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-01-08 08:34 PM
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27. Religious brainwashing.
They are unreachable.
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  -So I finally broke down and called my Fundie parents to see what they thought of Palin. Lucky 13  Oct-01-08 07:45 PM   #0 
  - You have my sympathy. nt  Snotcicles   Oct-01-08 07:47 PM   #1 
  - She's an expert on energy because she takes oil dividends  DS1   Oct-01-08 07:48 PM   #2 
  - Should have asked about the Alaska Valdez if they thought she was an expert.  Historic NY   Oct-01-08 07:49 PM   #3 
  - you 'could' be adopted....  islandmkl   Oct-01-08 07:49 PM   #4 
  - if only.  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 08:33 PM   #26 
  - How can they have high IQs and believe in such fairytales?  ClarkUSA   Oct-01-08 07:49 PM   #5 
  - Religious brainwashing.  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 08:34 PM   #27 
  - Sometimes you can't erase the programming....  yourout   Oct-01-08 07:49 PM   #6 
  - Here's a hug.  babylonsister   Oct-01-08 07:49 PM   #7 
  - thx  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 08:34 PM   #29 
  - How the hell do we know she's an energy expert? Because the liars say so? I say she's  OmmmSweetOmmm   Oct-01-08 07:50 PM   #8 
  - I just went to TPM and watched that clip of Couric asking about other Supreme Court  NRaleighLiberal   Oct-01-08 07:50 PM   #9 
  - If you don't mind me asking about how old were your parents during the LSD craze of the 1960's?  NNN0LHI   Oct-01-08 07:50 PM   #10 
  - HA!  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 08:19 PM   #23 
  - About the same age as me I was born in 55 so they were very likely Acid Heads in their youth  NNN0LHI   Oct-01-08 08:36 PM   #31 
     - Hey! I was born in 54!  glinda   Oct-01-08 09:03 PM   #40 
  - With all due respect...  FatDave   Oct-01-08 09:47 PM   #48 
     - And that would certainly include me.  nathan hale   Oct-02-08 05:34 AM   #60 
  - Truly sorry for you.  crim son   Oct-01-08 07:51 PM   #11 
  - OK, well, you've got your answer, don't you!  CTyankee   Oct-01-08 07:52 PM   #12 
  - I don't think it's racism, it's religious brainwashing.  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 09:12 PM   #42 
     - The main reason I left Texas for good as a college student was  CTyankee   Oct-02-08 07:51 AM   #61 
     - Racism is a basis of this cult.  roody   Oct-02-08 11:16 PM   #65 
     - so, let me get this straight:  SemperEadem   Oct-02-08 11:24 PM   #67 
     - just so you know  SemperEadem   Oct-02-08 11:28 PM   #68 
  - if you get a chance  barbtries   Oct-01-08 07:58 PM   #13 
  - How sad for them and it's even more sad for you. I feel your pain.  sarcasmo   Oct-01-08 08:00 PM   #14 
  - Obviously all they care about is the religious part of it  marlakay   Oct-01-08 08:00 PM   #15 
  - With all due respect,  SheilaT   Oct-01-08 08:00 PM   #16 
  - My dad has an Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 08:30 PM   #24 
     - My impression is a lot of engineers are fundies, as opposed to scientists...  IMModerate   Oct-01-08 08:48 PM   #35 
     - Damn.  babylonsister   Oct-01-08 08:53 PM   #38 
     - But, but,  SheilaT   Oct-02-08 11:05 PM   #62 
  - So sorry. I had the opposite experience with my fundy father, and for that  Fuzz   Oct-01-08 08:01 PM   #17 
  - Hate to sound crass, but IQs mean shit if you throw them in the garbage in favor of religious dogma.  Selatius   Oct-01-08 08:03 PM   #18 
  - Agreed. It's like being in a cult.  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 08:31 PM   #25 
  - I'm so sorry ....  mikita   Oct-01-08 08:04 PM   #19 
  - That's too bad. It must be very difficult for you.  yardwork   Oct-01-08 08:05 PM   #20 
  - I feel for you. My parents: Racist bigots who loved Goldwater.  rgbecker   Oct-01-08 08:05 PM   #21 
  - We must be related. Surely there couldn't be too many families  JenniferZ   Oct-01-08 08:11 PM   #22 
  - Guess your folks are comfortable with adultering fornicators like Palin. n/t  progressivebydesign   Oct-01-08 08:34 PM   #28 
  - they shouldn't believe in the two of every animal and the forty days  hfojvt   Oct-01-08 08:35 PM   #30 
  - My sympathies  Prophet 451   Oct-01-08 08:41 PM   #32 
  - They are not alone - Was told by a 60 year-old Veteran she is the only one he would vote for!  1776Forever   Oct-01-08 08:42 PM   #33 
  - I'm so sorry.  Gregorian   Oct-01-08 08:47 PM   #34 
  - just tell them to remember to vote on november 5th.  unblock   Oct-01-08 08:51 PM   #36 
  - This expert on energy shit I just don't get.  morillon   Oct-01-08 08:51 PM   #37 
  - But she can see an oil well from her house so she must be an expert!  MN Against Bush   Oct-01-08 08:59 PM   #39 
  - Interesting logic - to trust a Christian who doesn't mind lying continually.  Waiting For Everyman   Oct-01-08 09:05 PM   #41 
  - I see this Palinmania as the last refuge of fundies  Canuckistanian   Oct-01-08 09:20 PM   #43 
  - It is amazing how intelligence is suspended! Unfrigging believable!  marew   Oct-01-08 09:27 PM   #44 
  - Look at it this way....  A HERETIC I AM   Oct-01-08 09:29 PM   #45 
  - I'm a lesbian studying evolutionary biology.... so yeah.  Lucky 13   Oct-01-08 09:42 PM   #46 
     - Hah! Yeah, that's pretty far from the tree in multiple respects. Unfortunately for me,  codjh9   Oct-01-08 10:07 PM   #51 
  - She's an expert on energy because  LiberalAndProud   Oct-01-08 09:46 PM   #47 
  - them back and ask them if they were better off 8 years ago?  Imagevision   Oct-01-08 09:50 PM   #49 
  - Imagevision, that may NOT be the deal breaker. I am way better off than I was eight years ago--if  bertman   Oct-01-08 11:22 PM   #53 
  - I laughed out loud at the first statement your dad made. Again, you are to be commended  codjh9   Oct-01-08 09:51 PM   #50 
  - ::facepalm::  sakabatou   Oct-01-08 10:12 PM   #52 
  - Here ya go:  Swamp Rat   Oct-01-08 11:24 PM   #54 
  - The silver lining in this cloud  Jim Lane   Oct-02-08 04:35 AM   #55 
  - Do you think Palin will bring her African Pentecostal Pastor to the debate?  B Calm   Oct-02-08 05:04 AM   #56 
  - Kick  OakCliffDem   Oct-02-08 05:04 AM   #57 
  - How do they feel about that learning on the job stuff * is doing?  Skidmore   Oct-02-08 05:12 AM   #58 
  - "They believe that the rapture and apocalypse will occur in their lifetime."  beac   Oct-02-08 05:18 AM   #59 
  - It's a cult. My family is the same. Bummer.  roody   Oct-02-08 11:13 PM   #63 
  - "She really knows about oil and gas" That is such a condi answer.  ColbertWatcher   Oct-02-08 11:15 PM   #64 
  - ask your dad if he's for affirmative action  SemperEadem   Oct-02-08 11:18 PM   #66 
  - People that are somewhat like her are going to support her  LatteLibertine   Oct-02-08 11:42 PM   #69 
  - I'm sorry to hear this..  Liberalatus   Oct-03-08 12:25 AM   #70 

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