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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-20-10 12:43 PM
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15. too bad George W. Bush was a methodist
Sam Brownback too, before he switched to some type of flagellating Catholicism.
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  -Tea Party Nation Founder: Let's Get Rid Of The 'Socialist' Methodist Church meegbear  Dec-20-10 12:30 PM   #0 
  - Just how does he propose to get rid of the Methodist Church?  drm604   Dec-20-10 12:32 PM   #1 
  - I'm sure he can find something in the constitution to allow him  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-20-10 12:35 PM   #6 
  - maybe genocide  fascisthunter   Dec-20-10 12:39 PM   #11 
  - with enough money from wealthy right wingers  DBoon   Dec-20-10 12:46 PM   #21 
  - They've been attempting to do this for years now  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 01:09 PM   #31 
  - State-sponsored religion  toddwv   Dec-21-10 12:43 PM   #119 
  - Asshate.  Hell Hath No Fury   Dec-20-10 12:33 PM   #2 
  - Yes. More Methodists, and more Unitarians.  BrklynLiberal   Dec-20-10 12:35 PM   #7 
     - And more Presbyterians, as long as they're liberal ones  woodsprite   Dec-20-10 01:02 PM   #26 
     - And more Congregationalists...  geardaddy   Dec-20-10 01:05 PM   #28 
     - I'd add mainline Anglican churches to that mix too...  mwooldri   Dec-20-10 03:34 PM   #51 
  - Well, I'm amused.  aquart   Dec-20-10 12:33 PM   # 
  - By their works you shall know them.  Pathwalker   Dec-20-10 12:33 PM   #3 
  - Truly an ass hole....  WCGreen   Dec-20-10 12:34 PM   #5 
  - On some issues. The Methodists are AWFUL about glbt issues.  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:07 PM   #64 
     - The Methodists I know, knew were from a different era.  Pathwalker   Dec-20-10 06:29 PM   #67 
     - ALL the Methodists I know are Conservative Evangelicals--  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:32 PM   #68 
        - I guess our experiences cancel each other out, then.  Pathwalker   Dec-20-10 06:42 PM   #71 
        - Talk to glbt Methodists about their experiences.  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:56 PM   #75 
        - I'm not a Methodist. I am not a member of ANY religion.  Pathwalker   Dec-20-10 07:06 PM   #80 
        - I'm gay and was raised as a Methodist  cordelia   Dec-20-10 07:20 PM   #84 
        - delete - dupe  cordelia   Dec-20-10 07:25 PM   #87 
        - I'm not a Christian  Island Blue   Dec-21-10 06:04 AM   #109 
        - You didn't notice the UMC television commercials that welcome GLBT couples? I did.  Maru Kitteh   Dec-20-10 07:21 PM   #85 
           - I didn't because the UMC has never produced such commercials.  Critters2   Dec-20-10 08:35 PM   #92 
     - Aren't *most* churches awful on glbt issues? nt  DaveinJapan   Dec-20-10 07:24 PM   #86 
     - Most, but not all. The UMC likes to give people the impression that it is  Critters2   Dec-20-10 08:46 PM   #95 
        - Methodists are nothing like Baptists  BrightKnight   Dec-21-10 02:48 AM   #106 
     - Not all Methodists are this way - check this out from the front of our church's website:  mikeytherat   Dec-21-10 05:37 AM   #108 
  - Why are total schmucks like that even getting time on the media????  BrklynLiberal   Dec-20-10 12:34 PM   #4 
  - to lend creedence to their eliminationist rhetoric  DBoon   Dec-20-10 12:47 PM   #22 
  - Maroon. nt  bemildred   Dec-20-10 12:35 PM   #8 
  - These People Have no Tolerance for Anything Different from Themselves  fascisthunter   Dec-20-10 12:39 PM   #9 
  - I have a DREAM -  HughBeaumont   Dec-20-10 12:39 PM   #10 
  - What a fucking idiot.  Zoeisright   Dec-20-10 12:40 PM   #12 
  - Is it just me or are there way to many people like this in the U.S?  FrancisTreptoe   Dec-20-10 12:41 PM   #13 
  - Not just you.  HughBeaumont   Dec-20-10 01:07 PM   #30 
  - actually they are pissed because we have better food.....  madrchsod   Dec-20-10 01:16 PM   #36 
     - "...pissed because we have better food..."  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 01:49 PM   #43 
  - the majority of people do`t wear their religion on their sleeve  madrchsod   Dec-20-10 01:14 PM   #35 
  - How very Christian of him.  Dulcinea   Dec-20-10 12:43 PM   #14 
  - too bad George W. Bush was a methodist  hfojvt   Dec-20-10 12:43 PM   #15 
  - And Dick Cheney. Yeah. What a bunch of liberals. nt  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:22 PM   #66 
  - Next they'll want to allow Samaritans as immigrants! nt  jobycom   Dec-20-10 12:44 PM   #16 
  - I've said it before and I'll say it again.  Ganja Ninja   Dec-20-10 12:44 PM   #17 
  - Astroturfed Laissez Fare Klan rallies and radical anti-western civilization terrorist organizations.  TheKentuckian   Dec-20-10 01:09 PM   #32 
  - Wow, I'm an atheist, but this guy just got me to like the Methodist church!  GOPBasher   Dec-20-10 12:44 PM   #18 
  - Not just Methodists. Many people who identify themselves  Crystal Clarity   Dec-20-10 01:19 PM   #38 
     - Oh I knew that there are plenty of liberal Christians, but I just didn't know that the Methodist  GOPBasher   Dec-20-10 02:02 PM   #46 
        - Actually I didn't either  Crystal Clarity   Dec-20-10 04:53 PM   #52 
        - You wouldn't be welcome if you're gay. That's the official policy. nt  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:04 PM   #62 
        - If that is the case, then you are right  Crystal Clarity   Dec-20-10 06:59 PM   #78 
        - Please provide a link to this lie you keep repeating? We have gay and transgendered who are  Maru Kitteh   Dec-20-10 07:28 PM   #88 
        - Here's your official policy, from the UMC Book of Discipline  Critters2   Dec-20-10 08:41 PM   #93 
        - From the UMC Book of Discipline  Critters2   Dec-20-10 08:44 PM   #94 
           - If they reconcile with the Episcopal Church the rule might change.  BrightKnight   Dec-21-10 02:57 AM   #107 
        - There might be a big difference between "official policy" and the effective practice of  GOPBasher   Dec-21-10 06:52 AM   #111 
        - Thank you!  GOPBasher   Dec-21-10 06:46 AM   #110 
        - It isn't. This guy is an asshat, which probably means he's wrong. nt  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:04 PM   #61 
  - What a hate filled monster.  harun   Dec-20-10 12:45 PM   #19 
  - That guy would like TOTALLY hate Jesus. n/t  Vickers   Dec-20-10 12:46 PM   #20 
  - in that case...  smiley   Dec-20-10 12:47 PM   #23 
  - Jesus Loves You, Judson Phillips ...  Kennah   Dec-20-10 12:58 PM   #24 
  - Response of the Day!  StandingInLeftField   Dec-20-10 01:57 PM   #45 
  - This article  polmaven   Dec-20-10 12:59 PM   #25 
  - shove it up your ass jud...  madrchsod   Dec-20-10 01:03 PM   #27 
  - Since I'm a Methodist, I wonder if this'll buy me some DU street cred.  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 01:06 PM   #29 
  - Well that frees him up to join Westboro Baptist  Stevenmarc   Dec-20-10 01:10 PM   #33 
  - Yes, I think he would fit in nicely  raouldukelives   Dec-20-10 01:57 PM   #44 
     - The UMC thinks God hates fags, too. Or at least doesn't want them to be married, or ordained,  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:33 PM   #69 
        - Our UMC congregation has gay and transgender lay leaders.  Maru Kitteh   Dec-20-10 07:33 PM   #90 
           - The official position of the United Methodist Church  Critters2   Dec-20-10 08:34 PM   #91 
  - Wait'll he hears about the  blondeatlast   Dec-20-10 01:10 PM   #34 
  - I don't think he likes Catholics either.  eilen   Dec-21-10 09:14 AM   #115 
  - The teaklan/baggers/party/nuts do not believe in democracy.  Dawson Leery   Dec-20-10 01:16 PM   #37 
  - Good.  ljm2002   Dec-20-10 01:21 PM   #39 
  - Tee-hee. My wife is a United Methodist and a Marxist.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-20-10 01:22 PM   #40 
  - so many bigots keeping making my case!  democracy1st   Dec-20-10 01:28 PM   #41 
  - I missed the days when the fundies were fighting amongst themselves instead of the rest of us.  Erose999   Dec-20-10 01:35 PM   #42 
  - This eliminationist language is classic  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-20-10 02:02 PM   #47 
  - first you eliminate church/state separation  DBoon   Dec-20-10 02:16 PM   #50 
  - It is people like Obergruppenfhrer Judson Phillips ...  Kennah   Dec-20-10 02:05 PM   #48 
  - get rid of it? So if you don't agree with others you just "get rid of them" now?  LaurenG   Dec-20-10 02:06 PM   #49 
  - He is the leader of the republican base, no surprise there.  AlinPA   Dec-20-10 05:31 PM   #53 
  - Careful there, Judson.  MilesColtrane   Dec-20-10 05:36 PM   #54 
  - HA!! I love it!!  Sparkly   Dec-20-10 05:48 PM   #55 
  - Of the few self-professed Christians known to me personally,  Tsiyu   Dec-20-10 05:57 PM   #56 
  - Hell, the Bible tells me Jesus was a Socialist.  Sparkly   Dec-20-10 06:01 PM   #57 
  - Exactly  Tsiyu   Dec-20-10 06:50 PM   #72 
  - Yeah, and some Methodists actually read it. - n/t  BrightKnight   Dec-21-10 12:10 AM   #102 
  - The United Methodist position on glbt issues is exactly the same as that  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:01 PM   #58 
     - Well I've seen them hire and serve glbt people  Tsiyu   Dec-20-10 06:54 PM   #73 
        - Their church's positions are voted on by the lay membership.  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:58 PM   #76 
           - you've got a point  Tsiyu   Dec-20-10 09:58 PM   #96 
  - I'm confused. Many of the least tolerant people I know are Methodist.  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:03 PM   #59 
  - Oh, please don't burst my bubble.  Sparkly   Dec-20-10 06:06 PM   #63 
     - I'll let the United Methodist Church speak for itself--  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:21 PM   #65 
        - Most Methodists In my churches could be called liberal. -- the rest of the quote:  BrightKnight   Dec-20-10 11:46 PM   #100 
        - I really don't know what Methodist....  AnneD   Dec-21-10 09:53 AM   #116 
  - So they don't believe in separation of church and state in this way either.  JVS   Dec-20-10 06:03 PM   #60 
  - Methodists believe in separation of church and state:  BrightKnight   Dec-20-10 11:55 PM   #101 
     - I know methodists do. I was commenting on the conservatives' frequent claim that...  JVS   Dec-21-10 12:17 AM   #104 
  - The fact that this moran says the United Methodist Church is liberal doesn't make it so.  Critters2   Dec-20-10 06:35 PM   #70 
  - Oh yeah! You know how those socialists are so pro-illegal immigration!  Rex   Dec-20-10 06:55 PM   #74 
  - What the hell?  ellie   Dec-20-10 06:58 PM   #77 
  - I'm an atheist, but I think I'll donate to the Methodist church in this pricks name n/t  AndrewP   Dec-20-10 07:01 PM   #79 
  - If he said the Repugs were too liberal, would you donate to them, too? nt  Critters2   Dec-20-10 07:09 PM   #81 
     - Oh, don't take it literally.  AndrewP   Dec-20-10 07:10 PM   #82 
  - I just don't get people filled with so much hate  prolesunited   Dec-20-10 07:15 PM   #83 
  - He looks constipated  AC_Mem   Dec-20-10 07:32 PM   #89 
  - Good...let these Fucking Cretins eat each other alive !  RagAss   Dec-20-10 10:03 PM   #97 
  - I grew up in a very liberal Methodist church but, after moving away and joining a different  Atticus   Dec-20-10 10:06 PM   #98 
  - He will have to defeat the Salvation Army with their "RED Kettles."  BrightKnight   Dec-20-10 11:09 PM   #99 
  - Good luck, fuckwad.  Iggo   Dec-21-10 12:14 AM   #103 
  - Finally someone who makes Rick Santorum sound like a genius  Monk06   Dec-21-10 01:10 AM   #105 
  - Those "small government" types seem to want the biggest government. n/t  deacon   Dec-21-10 08:26 AM   #112 
  - They should rename their movement to the hate party  VeryConfused   Dec-21-10 08:33 AM   #113 
  - If the Tea Party was really in charge, you'd see one purge like this after another.  Marr   Dec-21-10 08:45 AM   #114 
  - The good news is this should alienate a few more members  Nikia   Dec-21-10 10:36 AM   #117 
  - what a pathetic dick. nt  femrap   Dec-21-10 12:41 PM   #118 
  - Keith Ellison is the first Muslim elected to Congress  geardaddy   Dec-21-10 04:02 PM   #120 
 

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