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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:18 AM
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Joe Lieberman reaches a new low.....if that's possible
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 10:24 AM by marmar
from ThinkProgress:



Lieberman Compares Hagee To Moses, Says Bloggers Would Have Attacked Him Too

Yesterday, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) spoke at the controversial pastor John Hagees Christians United For Israel Washington-Israel Summit. Liebermans close political ally, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), finally rejected Hagees endorsement in May. Lieberman, however, says he still has the utmost respect for the pastor, who once said that Hurricane Katrina was punishment to New Orleans for hosting a gay pride parade.

In his address last night, Lieberman used the tone of a biblical sermon. He blasted bloggers, reaffirmed his bond with Hagee, and compared the pastor to biblical figures. The Hartford Courant reports:

In response to what he termed the pretty aggressive campaign, Lieberman said in his speech, The bond I feel with Pastor John Hagee and each and every one of you is much stronger than that and so I am proud to stand with you here tonight.

Lieberman again drew a parallel between Hagee and biblical figures, this time saying biblical heroes, unlike the demigods of Greek mythology, are humans great humans, but with human failings. Lieberman said that Moses had his shortcomings, too.

Dear friends, I can only imagine what the bloggers of today would have had to say about Moses and Miriam.


In justifying his decision to speak to Christians United, Lieberman claimed that Hagee has expressed his regrets about each of the most controversial statements he has made. In fact, though Hagee pledged a greater level of compassion and respect for my Catholic brothers and sisters in Christ, and apologized to Jews, he has never expressed regret over his comments about Katrina.

So according to Lieberman, endorsing John McCain and making offensive comments = parting the Red Sea.


http://thinkprogress.org/2008/07/23/lieberman-hagee /

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tannybogus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:28 AM
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1. As we say down here...
Lieberman would have to climb a ladder to

look a snake in the eye.

:crazy:
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rudy23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:29 AM
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2. Shitting on Katrina survivors once again.
First he goes back on Katrina investigations
Then goes and kisses the ass of the preacher who said that New Orleans had it coming.
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Overseas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:33 AM
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3. When's Joe up for re-election? Hope this is saved for campaign material. /nt
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bigscott Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:44 AM
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4. 2012
fucking asshole douche bag of a Senator
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RethugAssKicker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:04 AM
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5. Loserman is the lowest of the lows
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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:38 AM
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6. parting the Red Sea? Hardly
Exodus 32: 27 "And (Moses) said to them, 'Thus says the Lord God of Israel: 'Let every man put his sword on his side, and go in and out from entrance to entrance throughout the camp and let every man kill his brother, every man his companion, and every man his neighbor.'' So the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses. And about 3,000 men of the people fell that day."

Exodus 2: 12 "So (Moses) looked this way and that way, and when he saw no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand."

"Lieberman said that Moses had his shortcomings, too."
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:43 AM
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7. Oh yes, because Moses was an antisemite who wanted to save the Jews temporarily...
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 11:44 AM by LeftishBrit
just so that they could all be converted to some other religion, or otherwise killed off. :sarcasm: REALLY, Hagee is no friend to anyone, least of all the Jews; and Lieberman has got a screw or two loose.

And as to Hagee's remarks about Katrina - damn him to hell!
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GreatCaesarsGhost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:15 PM
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8. bloggers of today - moses, you got a link to those commandments?
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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:18 PM
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9. I think LIEberman has decided not to run for re-election and it just
going for asshole of the term. I doubt he will have his chairmanships back after what he is pulling now.
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burythehatchet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:27 PM
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10. a teenie tiny little gnome
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:29 PM
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11. Did he tell himself to move over?
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libnnc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:30 PM
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12. Hey Joe, Hegee and his crew want to see you roast on a spit with Lucifer tending the coals.
You're either fucktard-ignorant or greedy as hell. How much money have they given you?


Either way, you're a stinking scumbag.
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:47 PM
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13. ditfuckingto!
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