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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:09 PM
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Jerry Falwell in Critical Condition
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4 minutes ago U.S. National - AP


By BOB LOWRY, Associated Press Writer

LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Rev. Jerry Falwell was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday, battling his second case of viral pneumonia in just five weeks, hospital and church officials said.



Falwell, 71, was admitted to Lynchburg General Hospital shortly before midnight Monday suffering from "respiratory arrest," the hospital said in a statement.


He was put on a ventilator and stabilized but remained in critical condition, the hospital said.


"He's resting comfortably and in stable condition," said Ron Godwin, Falwell's executive assistant. "It's a recurrence of the viral pneumonia."

~snip~
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=519&nci...
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fertilizeonarbusto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:11 PM
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1. *struggling to control my desire to say something mean* n/t
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OldLeftieLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:49 PM
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53. Surrender................
Come over to the Dark Side, where we're already getting out our tubes of Crazy Glue to make sure Jerry's ventilator STAYS IN PLACE................
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fertilizeonarbusto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:54 PM
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57. HAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Make sure it stays in long enough to drain him of all money...
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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:17 PM
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73. I call dibs on pulling his feeding tube!
In bad taste, I know, but there it is.
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saigon68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 01:31 PM
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203. Actually the tube is in the wrong orifice
They located it near where his BRAIN RESIDES
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InformedSource Donating Member (300 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 09:38 PM
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162. One of those faith healer pals of his oughta be able to help n/t
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emanymton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:11 PM
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2. Put Him On Life Support And Leave Him There.
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AlFrankenFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:50 PM
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55. The ultimate irony n/t
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napi21 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:11 PM
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3. So the earlier reports of a heart attack were wrong?
I am well aware that you can die from viral pneumonia too, but it disturbs me that I read an entire day of false reports!
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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:12 PM
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This is actually probably worse
Think about your lungs just...stopping.
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meganmonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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7. Yeah, I am with you on that.
I am disturbed that it took 4 hours or whatever to lock that last one. :eyes:
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:31 PM
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Of course
he has absolutely no heart whatsoever.

A heart attack is therefore entirely impossible.
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daleo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:04 PM
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66. Pneumonia can be dangerous in a 71 year old.
The call it the old people's friend, because it takes away a lot of bedridden people who are suffering. It is hard to say with Fallwell, how it would go.
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VegasWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:18 PM
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106. Especially a fat, obese and ugly 71 year old. n/t
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Straight Shooter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:15 PM
Response to Reply #106
130. You forgot hateful, spiteful, malicious, cruel, and unforgiving.
And those are his better qualities.
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cestpaspossible Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:12 PM
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4. Is it politically incorrect for me to wish him
a slow and painful death?

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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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some might think so. I think it's your business.
I lean towards somewhere between indifference and how you think. others may try to tell you how you should feel as evidenced by the threads all over DU chastising us.
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grumpy old fart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:14 PM
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Yes it is. May I join you?
:evilgrin:
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:14 PM
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11. Yes, but you'll get no rebuke from me
:shrug:
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Kolesar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:30 PM
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34. It's a message board. Just say what you feel about the m*therf*cker
I hope he shits himself then dies in it, right there in front of his family. Same goes for Billy Graham and his racist son who learned to hate Moslems at his father's table.
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katty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:47 PM
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92. Lord, Please Take JerryNow
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saskatoon Donating Member (574 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:57 PM
Response to Reply #92
125. Take him away
Indeed!He has milked the poor pitiful people that beleived in his BS for many years. I watched and marvelled at the interviewers who had him on their shows and who never once questioned what the Bastard was doing, taking the poor people's money and living it up. did you notice how, in the last few times you saw him how gross he was getting, his jowls so full that you could tell he was living the good life with the very best of foods while the little dummies who wanted so much to have something to cling to were contributing to that phoney. If there is a heaven and hell as he espoused then I can imagine which one he would end up in.
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Pachamama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 02:18 PM
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195. Someone will take him, but it won't be the Lord Jesus...more like...
Lucifer.... :evilgrin:

:hi: Jerry! Glad your fat ass is finally here where you belong! :spank:
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saigon68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 01:32 PM
Response to Reply #195
204. HE IS GOING TO VISIT BEEZELBUB
Along with his pal BeezelBush
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Pachamama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 11:59 PM
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216. Beezelbub....
Beezelbub has a lot of his "workers" doing damage to our world doesn't he?

Yeah, BeezelBush and his fellow compadres are the worst....I fear they are only getting started....evil bastards, every single one of them....

:hi: Saigon68! Forgot the name Beezelbub....thanks for the reminder...and thanks for giving that evil occupant of the White House his appropriate name - "BeezelBush"....
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saigon68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-01-05 01:45 AM
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219. They are both creatures from the "Underworld"
Life here (at DU) would be boring without evil to fight, damsels to save, homeless to clothe, unemployed men to encourage, children to feed and industrialists to trash

LOL
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DBoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:32 PM
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38. Yes
I would wish him a swift and painless death.

A very swift and painless death
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patcox2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:43 PM
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88. No, that would be morally incorrect.
Unless you think morality is just a matter of preference and convenience. Watch out for Karma.
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:56 PM
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98. Deleted message
Message removed by moderator. Click here to review the message board rules.
 
cestpaspossible Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:46 PM
Response to Reply #98
111. It's immoral to ask questions about what's politically correct?
That's an interesting viewpoint.
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ewagner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:12 PM
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5. On a ventilator????
pull the plug
pull the plug
pull the plug
pull the plug
pull the plug
pull the plug

:dilemma:
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johnfunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:55 PM
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58. On second thought, DON'T pull it - make him suffer...
... keep him on life support and put a radio tuned to Air America next to the bed!
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Greylyn58 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:42 PM
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123. That would take him out if nothing did!!
Trying to keep the moral hight ground, but it is so hard when discussing him.

:woohoo:

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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:52 PM
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124. hahahahhahaha
now that would be my rapture :D
This past week can't be good for Benny Hinn et al - miracles are as scarce as gas.
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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6. LGH heart center was built through the giving of a really great man
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM by underpants
I don't remember his name (we had a family friend there not too long ago) but he was a completely selfmade man, immigrant who started and owned a tool and dye shop. He and his wife never had any children so they gave huge amounts to the hospital. The wing that Falwell is probably in is named after him.
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skip fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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How will they be able to tell if he becomes a patient in a
permanent vegetative state?
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Tandalayo_Scheisskopf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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8. God, I beseech thee...
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:16 PM by Tandalayo_Scheisskop
Do not let me think such ugly thoughts such as those that knock at the doors to my mentation. Take them from me and let me only wish health and recovery on anyone, even those for whom I feel great disdain and anger, and imbue in me your qualities of mercy.

Amen.

On edit: I really want to process this without debasing myself.

On Edit2: And debasing DU and those with whom I associate.
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skip fox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:16 PM
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12. If I said "you might be pushing it," that would be a statement on
Foulwell, not your religion (for which I wish only the best).
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Tandalayo_Scheisskopf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:18 PM
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15. As religion goes...
It ain't much. In times like this, however, I always look for wise counsel. I figure if there is a God, he or she might well give some pretty wise counsel. ;-)
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warrens Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:48 PM
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51. Jerry loves god
Don't feel bad about wanting the two of them to be together forever.

Actually, I don't dislike Falwell as much as most of the rest of that crowd. From time to time, he'd even admit he fucked up. Of course, he lied a lot, like claiming that he never had much to do with The Clinton Chronicles, when he financed it and flogged it on his POS show non-stop.

But occasionally, he could admit he was wrong and apologize.

Unlike, say, Pat Robertson.
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saskatoon Donating Member (574 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:09 PM
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127. admit he was wrong?
Golly gee, did he really. Oh my goodness, imagine that. The Bastard is/was a Bastard, don't be afraid to say it. he was a CROOK!
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pretzel4gore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:19 PM
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150. he once admitted he...ahem...masturbated
in the 80's, Ron Reagan Jr had a talk show that ran weekly on one of the nets....i recall he had 3 guest, one of them Jerry. I believe another was James Caan(?) (it was long time ago!) anyway, the talk was of xxx, and Ron asked Jerry after Jerry made some preposterous moralistic statement "Jerry, do YOU ever masturbate?" Jerry hemmed and hawed, tried to redirect the conversation (darn, i'd love to see that show again!) but the 2 other guests and Ron, after admitting they masturbated (lol) kept after Jerry...to be truthful, i felt sorry for him! finally he admitted he did....
A more honest, generous spirited society then ours would have steered Jerry away from the fat'n'happy'n'hypocritical life he became comfortable with (if anyone has seen the Tammy Bakker documentary 'the eyes of tammy faye' they'll get some inkling of the heartlessness of falwel and his collaborators) especially their being religious! (supposedly, a truly religious society would guide the falwels away from even wanting to get rich/powwerful, much less using larceny and deceit and outright crimes to do so!)
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foreigncorrespondent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:22 PM
Response to Reply #51
152. A man...
...or woman who preaches that much hatred towards fellow human beings doesn't love God. They don't even do the work of God. They love the devil, and do the devils work.

I for one will be glad that this might be his time to join his maker, the devil!

Heartless bastard doesn't deserve any form of compassion, whatsoever!
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:44 PM
Response to Reply #8
89. You are a noble, noble soul.
I, however, am not.
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Laurab Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 11:27 PM
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172. I second that! n/t
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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9. Dump his ass outside the hospital and see if his God takes care of him
:nuke:
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:13 PM
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10. let's take a higher road folks
thiough that is a painful way to go... if he goes...
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cestpaspossible Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:17 PM
Response to Reply #10
13. In praise of schadenfreude
I gotta take my few pleasures where I can get them.

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onager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:19 PM
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18. A higher road?
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:20 PM by onager
On the broadcast of the Christian television program "The 700 Club," Falwell made the following statement (about the 9/11 attacks):

"I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way, all of them who have tried to secularize America. I point the finger in their face and say 'you helped this happen.'"


Okay, "a higher road..."

Things like this make me wish I believed in Hell.

I hope that will do. It's about all I can muster for this hateful, hypocritical tub of guts.

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QC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:22 PM
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20. Do you really want Jerry Falwell to be your moral compass? n/t
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:25 PM
Response to Reply #18
26. If yuo believe in hell this is NOT a nice way to go
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:27 PM by nadinbrzezinski
this is NOT a peaceful way to go....

And yes if there is a hell he is taking the express elevator to the ninth circle, but ... we should not publicly gloat... what you do in private go for it

Remmeber how the crazies were wishing bill death? Lets not do the same, we are not full of hate, they are...

So I beseech you, take a higher road.
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oneighty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:11 PM
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71. I have been through
what he is going through. It is not pleasant.

Reverend Falwell will be begging "Oh Lord please kill me." Unless he is unresponsive as I was then he will be thinking black and nothing more.

No it is not pleasant.

Good luck Jerry Falwell you will emerge a better man. Maybe.

180
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:37 PM
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138. If you think Rev Jerry has a chance to emerge a better man,...
...then you must be assuming that he has a kernel of goodness left somewhere.

I'm sorry, but evil is evil. Period.

You never hope for evil to have a second chance because it will come back to haunt you.
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DavidMS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 09:01 PM
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160. It doesn't matter
I believe that the human spirt is capable of reform and I hope that he recovers are imerges a better man from the ordeal.

That said, my first though was pure glee at the prospect that Mr. Fawell will finaly cease to embarass the general public of the United States.

I am still human, afterall.
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saskatoon Donating Member (574 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:12 PM
Response to Reply #18
129. Onager
RIGHT ON MAN!
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:27 PM
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28. That's our problem, folks...we've been on that "higher road" while....
...the NeoCons have dug under us and collapsed the road in on us.

It's time to fight fire with fire.

Speaking of fire, I'm hoping that the light Rev Jerry goes toward is the red glare from Hell's depths.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:31 PM
Response to Reply #28
36. No wishing death to somebody is giving them weapons
in cases such as this one you take a higher road and STAY OUT of this family tragedy

Now on to other issues, you are right. When it comes to medical issues, just leave them alone and let the kid do what he will do, even if his son decides to pull the plug... which in cases like this may be necessary, depending on how well they manage to keep the PO2 balance.

Trust me, this is a private issue and should remain private....

So IN THIS CASE take the higher road and don't wish ill to this man.

Truth be told, he has an express elevator waitinf for him, and it is not going up, but rather down... but wishing his earthly demise will just give weapons to the Theo Cons.
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:38 PM
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45. I've gotten very tired of turning the other cheek to these....
...fundie-fascists. If you want to continue to do so, have at it...but don't even start telling me what I can say or what I can think. I am absolutely sick to death of that kind of crap.

We've been getting that trash for far too long from the rightwingers, and now you're trying to tell me the EXACT SAME THING????

Save your lectures for the easily-led.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:48 PM
Response to Reply #45
52. No I said, reread carefully
in medical PERSONAL ISSUES we have to take the high ground when it involves an individual

Now go get to it with things such as the Michigan Bill or the US Congress getting involved in the Shiavo case

You think we need to get involved in Falwell's MEDICAL CONDITION? DO you think we look good by wishing him death? You are just confirming the frame about culture of death.

So this is why you SHOULD NOT get invovled in Falwell's PERSONAL MEDICAL ISSUES...

Now I did not say take the high road in anthing else.. just in wishing this man death, live or what have you.

In this very narrow issue (Falwell's Medical Matters) this is a PERSONAL Matter and we should not butt our noses in there...
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:23 PM
Response to Reply #52
133. I REPEAT, DO NOT TELL ME WHAT TO SAY OR THINK!!........
To HELL with Rev Jerry....and I mean that quite literally!

If you continue to attempt to force your OPINION on others, you'll be no better than the fundie-fascists that have seized control of this country. Is that how YOU want to be perceived?
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onager Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:53 PM
Response to Reply #45
56. I'm with you.
As the old Jewish proverb goes: "If you're going to spit in my face, don't try to tell me it's raining."

I can't believe the sudden sympathy for this odious man. Oh, "and his family?" You mean the same family who profits from the robbery of gullible widows and old folks? The same family who will no doubt continue Falwell's "work?" Do you really think this bunch is going to See The Light and suddenly become Unitarians?

I've said it before, but...

...these Good Liberal Xians will still be trying to hold hands with the right-wing Fundies and sing "Kumbayah," when they're being driven to the very gates of The Falwell Memorial Camp For The Theologically Incorrect.

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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:06 PM
Response to Reply #56
68. You are confusing simpathy
with not wishing the man death.

Another proverb, "don't wish upon others what you don't wish upon yourself."

You may also try to see this strategically... we wish him death, collectively, we are confirming the clap trap about culture of death, and playing right into their hands.

Now have I said, go pray? Hell no... have I said, wish him well? HELL NO

All I have said is... don't play into their hands and wish the man any ill... and it is NONE of our bidness...

This is a very narrow issue... now go get them where it matters and don't pass them the ammo


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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:24 PM
Response to Reply #68
134. Quit preaching...it's very unbecoming.
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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:37 PM
Response to Reply #68
139. Which is why I wish him suffering, and complete recovery.
May he learn his lesson well.

And yes, I do keep that in mind for myself.
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cornermouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:01 PM
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126. God wants to have a talk with Falwell.
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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:35 PM
Response to Reply #36
137. Were there any gays or Wiccans in the towers?
Yet he didn't stay out of that family tragedy, did he? In fact, if I'm right, and there were such people in the towers that day.... he went and blamed some of the victims.

May he suffer horribly and completely recover.

I mean, suffer horribly as in, begging God to take him for several weeks. Then let him get better.

So we can point our fingers at his fat gut and say, "YOU let this happen."

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shanti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:18 PM
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14. HMMMM
i know at least 2 people (family members) in their 70's who are also suffering from pneumonia now. just a coincidence?
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Mithras61 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:27 PM
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29. Unlikely to be a coincidence...
I was hospitalized with double-pneumonia earlier this year, and the Respiratory Therapist and pulmonary doctor both said that they had seen a HUGE rise in the number and severity of pneumonia (both kinds) this year.
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soulcore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:40 PM
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82. you know...
us chemtrail :tinfoilhat:'s have been noticing the phenomena and sinusitis increases for a while now. i most def. do not think it's a coincidence.
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Festivito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:18 PM
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16. I hope he gets what he deserves.
The health care he deserves.
The eternity he deserves.
The kindness, consideration, thoughfulness, and curatives he deserves.

If he survives, I hope he learns what he needs to learn and lives the way he needs to live.
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Runcible Spoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:19 PM
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17. I for one am not wishing him a painful death..
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:19 PM by FarceOfNature
I'm much more interested in the torture and damnation of his immortal soul! :mad:
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Lindsey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:24 PM
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25. This is the guy who made the following comment on Wolf
Blizter in 10/04: (also refering to and including the Iraq citizens - including women, children, and male civilians)"Blow 'em all away in the name of The Lord." I SWEAR to God he said it, I heard it with my own two ears and couldn't believe the HATRED comin' out of that piece of pond scums mouth.
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Runcible Spoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:34 PM
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41. I guess Falwell's "heaven" is full of rich white republican fundamentalist
...but the rest of us know what this place is really called :grr:
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girl gone mad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:46 PM
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112. Congress?
i.e. h, e, double hockey sticks.
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ElectroPrincess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:37 PM
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81. Yes, Lindsey I watched in horror and utter disbelief that a so called
Man of God would ask for anyone to be KILLED (blown away) in the name of Our Savior. This man has not been true to God, himself and his followers.
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NYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:22 PM
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122. I remember Jerry Falwell.
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 06:24 PM by NYC
I missed the quote about blowing away people in the name of Our Savior, but I clearly remember this comment regarding 9/11 and NYC:


"I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People For the American Way, all of them who have tried to secularize America. I point the finger in their face and say 'you helped this happen.'"

...Falwell suggested that the aforementioned groups "have attempted to secularize America, have removed our nation from its relationship with Christ on which it was founded ... (and) that created an environment which possibly has caused God to lift the veil of protection which has allowed no one to attack America on our soil since 1812."*

*Re 1812, the British burned down the White House in 1814 or 1815. As everyone other than Jerry Falwell knows, the White House is "on our soil". A new one was built.
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quaoar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:21 PM
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19. As much as I dislike Falwell and what he stands for
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:21 PM by quaoar
I wish pain and suffering on no man. And thus I will wish him a speedy recovery.
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koopie57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:44 PM
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48. I wish him recovery
but I want him to experience pain so bad he needs some compassionate person to give him aide and comfort (preferably a working mom struggling to make ends meet) and I want him to be scared as hell so he learns how it feels like and I want him to have an out of body experience where he meets his God and his God tells him to shut the hell up. I don't want the fat fu** to recover to the way he has been living, I want him to learn to understand what true compassion really is and to see working moms and dedicated people who don't judge others, but help them, no matter who or how pigheaded or how much damage they have done to this world.
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 03:06 AM
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179. I personally hope
that he has a flatline experience and mouth to mouth has to be performed on him by a gay medic. I mean, after all, he says that gay people can change our orientation just by trying to hard enough anf forcing ourselves to do it with the opposite sex long enough. Maybe he can get what a lot of gay people have gotten. It'd be great if it happened and made the headlines to boot. Oh, that'd be sweet.
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lovuian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:22 PM
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21. Its going to be hard for Jerry to comeback from this one!!!
the longer he is on the ventilator the longer he is not going to be able to resume his politicing for Bush!!!
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expatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:22 PM
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22. I offer my sympathy to his family but can't wish him good health....
Perhaps I am a hypocrite but I can not wish for someone's return to good health when they preach such hate and tyrrany from the pulpit.
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Call me Deacon Blues Donating Member (512 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:22 PM
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23. Matthew 5:43
You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.


I hope he gets better.
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reality based Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:26 PM
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27. Thank you
The comments on this and previous threads on Falwell's illness have been disgusting. I have seen someone die from pneumonia. It's not pretty and should not be wished on anyone.
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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:27 PM
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30. I understand the lesson in the verse.
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:50 PM by Skidmore
It's just too bad that the religious radicals appear never to have heard it, let alone internalized it. I've watched both Falwell and Robertson get on the tube and spew the most vile hate speech without a bat of the eye or an inkling of shame. I'll leave them to their god of greed, power, and vengeance. I'm sure the Deity will find a suitable judgement for them.
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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:27 PM
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31. It is also the liberal thing to do.
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DrZeeLit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:30 PM
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33. Agree. Please let's not be like "them" and you know who I mean. n/t
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fertilizeonarbusto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:36 PM
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43. Lovely sentiment, but
Jesus was God, I'm not. I'll never forgive the fucker for blaming 9/11 on me and mine and we could have been strung up on lampposts more than once by the way he incited his flock against us. No pity here.
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fresnobill314 Donating Member (57 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:02 PM
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64. I'm in total agreement.
That fat bastard has given the LGBT community decades of grief from his hateful remarks. This is one death I'll relish almost as much as "Old Shaky" John Paul Douche.
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depakid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:47 PM
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91. Since the man doesn't live by that credo
I don't think ANYONE owes him those sentiments.
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reality based Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:01 PM
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117. We don't do it for him
but for ourselves.
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johnfunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:42 PM
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155. Falwell has never struck me as a Matthew 5:43 kinda guy...
Let's hope he's enjoying the air conditioning now, 'cause once he slips this moral... er, mortal coil, I think he's gonna have some 'splainin' to do...
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deacon2 Donating Member (396 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 05:17 PM
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212. Fair enough...
but I still say, "Tug the tube for Jesus!"
Amen?
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Sentath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 06:38 PM
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215. If 'better' applies to mind and heart too...
Then all the better ( :
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Algorem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:23 PM
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24. $Moonie$?
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:24 PM by Algorem
...In my last post I speculated that Moon may have dangled unsavoury details of the White House call boy scandal over the head of George HW Bush in order to gain influence. It's certainly true that, just a few years before, Moon was either an embarrassment or a pariah to Republicans and evangelicals alike. (That was when they were merely alike, and not, effectively, one and the same.) In 1978, Jerry Falwell told Esquire that "Reverend Sun Myung Moon is like the plague: he exploits boys and girls, and he should be exported ." Then, in 1994, one of Moon's many front organizations gifted Falwell's Liberty Baptist University $3.5 million, and otherwise forgave tens of millions of dollars in debt. Falwell's college was saved, by Moon, and surprise: Falwell changed his tune....

Who's Your Daddy? Falwell and Moon:
http://rigorousintuition.blogspot.com/2005/02/heavenly-...
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johnfunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:43 PM
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156. Televangetubbie and his real boss, the True Father?
I swear, that pic calls for a caption... anyone?
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Terre Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:29 PM
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32. Well, I hate to be cynical, but
At least I don't have to worry about listening to him comment about Schiavo, or anything else for that matter, on the news shows.
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TomClash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:30 PM
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35. I will pray for him
to my communist, gay-loving, criminal-forgiving, pacifist deity.

Once upon a time, he went by the name of Jesus.
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dean_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:31 PM
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37. So, if he survives...
...is he going to blame this on the gays and abortionists as well?
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:32 PM
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39. A big thumbs up to all the DU'ers taking the high road on this!
And especially to mmonk on the original thread for this topic because this is what it's all about:

Jesus said to love my enemies, it is in that vain that I wish Rev. Falwell a speedy recovery even though I'm pretty sure he would not do the same for me.

Doing for others what we know to be the right thing regardless of how they would treat us. It doesn't take a Christian to do the right thing just the strength of character not only to not allow one's self to be drug down to the level of their enemy, but to also wish him well.
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:34 PM
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136. Every time I see a post like this, I am more and more convinced....
...that a portion of DU's posters are quite delusional. They have convinced themselves that the meek will inherit the earth despite the fact that the fundie-fascists have seized control of the country and intend to run roughshod over anyone that opposes them.

You need to get a grip on reality and realize that we are in a war for political and economic survival.

Time grows short...are you going to continue to turn the other cheek?
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:19 PM
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151. Just because I and others choose
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 08:22 PM by hippywife
not to be disgustingly mean to those who are ill or hurting regardless of who they are, doesn't mean that we are being weak. Many of us are activists in our own right. We choose different tools to address the problems.

You don't need to wish harm and hardship to another human being or group of human beings to be in this battle. It doesn't mean you wish them success, either, and aren't working to see that they don't succeed. It's merely addressing the fact that we are all human and addressing the fact that we each face the spectre of illness.

It does no one any good, particularly one's self, to kick someone when they are down. It only proves that you are no better than that which you profess to despise.
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0007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:33 PM
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40. Paging Benny Hinn - Paging Benny Hinn
We have a man of the cloth down, is that a copy? What's your twenty? 0h I'm sorry, didn't mean to interrupt you and the Naz. When ya get time we need help with this guy named Jerry Falwell! Is that a copy?

Benny Hinn is the man! "Taking the Saving, Healing Power of Jesus Christ to the World." Jerry is one lucky fucking dog to have a buddy like Benny baby!

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thefloyd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:35 PM
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42. I am sorry but the people
in this thread wishing this man death, pain, whatever are seriously sick individuals.
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:46 PM
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:56 PM
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60. Let me help you up on that pedestal
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 03:56 PM by sybylla
Jerry Fallwell deserves no better in his life than he gave to others. I see no one here wishing upon him anything worse than he has wished upon and even had a hand in delivering to others. He was a man who acquired a position in this society in which he could do so much for the world and he squandered it for money, fame and power, caring not who he stepped on as he drew the religiously insane under his wings and defrauded them of their money.

I will gladly help you onto the gleaming white pedestal that lifts you above this fray if that is where you want to be. That is your right. But don't expect that you will have any effect on the fray itself. When you live your life hating and encourage others to hate, this is exactly what you get in return.
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 06:25 AM
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186. "When you live your life hating and encourage others to hate,
Edited on Wed Mar-30-05 06:27 AM by hippywife
this is exactly what you get in return."

Exactly. So where does that cycle end? Apparently not here with responses like that.
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sybylla Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 10:09 AM
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189. People who hate and encourage others to hate
Edited on Wed Mar-30-05 10:09 AM by sybylla
shouldn't be ostracized for their behavior? There's a difference between hate breeding hate and taking satisfaction in the fact that a hate-factory like Jerry Falwell is being shut down.

Apparently that line is too fine a distinction for some.
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 06:09 PM
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196. It is all hate.
Just because you draw the line at a different place doesn't make it anything else than what it is.
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TankLV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 10:57 PM
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170. Fuck you! This evil creature has wished me and my kind harm for a long
time now.

I will give back to him exactly what he has given back to me.

I am not "sick" and fuck you for suggesting that!

How utterly egotistical and self-righteous of you!

THE WORLD IS WORSE OFF FOR THIS SCUM OF THE EARTH HAVING BEEN BORN!

He has DIRECTLY caused misery on countless others!

It is entirely normal for people like me to fight back when threatened with bodily harm - there is nothing noble and honerable about meekly submitting to the crimes of others!

We will not go meekly into the boxcars this time around!

I intend to take as many of them with me as I can!
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 04:04 AM
Response to Reply #170
184. I'm with ya.
Had too much done to me before and still. I can't see just laying down and taking it. That's a sure fire way to certain disaster.
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:40 PM
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192. Egotistical and self -righteous fits.
:applause:
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thefloyd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 12:26 PM
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200. Fuck you as well
and another fuck you
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TankLV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-01-05 12:19 AM
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217. Go to hell where you belong.
Take your misplaced self-righteousness and shove it up your ass.
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thefloyd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-01-05 01:34 AM
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218. yawn
good night and fuck you
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stanwyck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:37 PM
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44. Let's all follow Pat Robertson's lead
and recognize that this is God's will. God's judgment. God's plan for Jerry Falwell.
And we'll forgive Jerry for saying we were the cause of 9-11. And we'll forgive Jerry for saying feminists and homosexuals are damned. And we'll forgive Jerry for demonizing us and ranting against us.
Yes, Pat, as you so often tell us, this is God's will.
Or maybe there just wasn't enough Karma Cleanser in the world to scrub this man clean from his sins of gluttony, pride, and hypocrisy.
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Petrushka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:31 PM
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153. "...we'll forgive Jerry...." ? ? ? ?
Hm-m. Has Jerry repented, yet? In MY book, forgiveness goes hand-in-hand with repentance. So-o-o . . .

Hm-m. Has Jerry repented, yet?

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stanwyck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 09:39 AM
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188. I don't think his tribe
repents. That's for us "other" folks. He's all about the judgment, not the atonement. Your point is valid, it's just not part of the fundie playbook.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:38 PM
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46. Well, fire up the "praygasm machine", and send Jesus a fax
Jerry's a'comin to see y'all :)(or so he thinks :evilgrin: )

The pearly gates will probably be padlocked by the time he tries to muscle his way in :)

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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:54 PM
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95. Snerk. n/t
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stillcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:39 PM
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47. Big Yawn....
i wish him no luck, neither good nor bad, all i wish is that he shut the fuck up.
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nonconformist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:45 PM
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49. Uh... my thoughts are with his family during this trying time
And that's all I have to say about that.
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OldLeftieLawyer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:50 PM
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54. Really?
Mine are with that half-gallon of Edie's Grand Butter Pecan Ice Cream that just materialized in front of me............
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nonconformist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:55 PM
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59. Yum!
Now that you mention it, I do have a gallon of sherbert in the freezer with my name on it...
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Skidmore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:01 PM
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63. Now that's a miracle!
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AuntiBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:41 AM
Response to Reply #54
174. I'm with you Leftie! Double the "Oh, Really?"
And don't forget, there's nothing like something "sweet" just after something salty!

:popcorn: anyone? And how about a :beer:
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Me. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 03:59 PM
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61. Instant Karma
Is how this struck me. I had just read the interview where he compared himself to Mrs. Schiavo, based on his previous illness, and bam there he was, in the hospital. I found it rather stunning.
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biscotti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:00 PM
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62. Lousy hypocrite
Nothing more then a Carnival Barker.
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BikeWriter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:40 PM
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83. Thank you! ;-)
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Catchawave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:50 PM
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94. Sad, but true....
His hate speech towards homosexuals has certainly contributed to dividing our great nation. There's money in homophobia, I tell ya!

While I feel empathy and compassion for all living creatures, I just can't find myself kicking him while he's down.

Thoughts are with his family, until they piss me off too!
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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:04 PM
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65. I think this PROVES that Falwell was responsible for 9/11
hey all you gays and lesbians! looks like your off the hook! :D
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Megahurtz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:06 PM
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67. Don't worry everyone!!!
If Jerry Falwell passes on we still have Pat Robertson!!! :silly:

:puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke: :puke:
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marions ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:10 PM
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69. tinky winky says
Uh-Ohhhhh!
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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:20 PM
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74. LOL!
Uh-Ohhhh!





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ewagner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:41 PM
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85. I hope
that's a picture of his Internist! :evilgrin:
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rainbow4321 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:11 PM
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70. Comes in 3's...Schiavo, Pope, Falwell???
NOT wishing death upon anyone but, damn, this is looking like it could happen..gonna make for even more deathwatch coverage by MSM and then weeks and weeks of post mortum coverage <and no other real news for a very, very long time>
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leftofcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:33 PM
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80. It's the "power of three."
or else the rapture is not far behind.

Left of Cool
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tinfoilinfor2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:13 PM
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72. My beliefs state that I will be forgiven,
AS I forgive others. I don't believe in an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, or we would quickly all be blind and toothless.
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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:22 PM
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75. Go to the light, Jerry.
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 03:15 AM
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180. Run to the light.
Edited on Wed Mar-30-05 03:16 AM by Jamastiene
You'll be safe from gays, feminists, and the ACLU in the light. Maybe God can forgive him, but I won't. He's hasn't fucking asked me to. Dirtbag.
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indepat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:22 PM
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76. Wish Jerry a speedy recovery, but may God have mercy on his soul
when he's called up yonder, for I wonder if he and one or two more of his ilk are the embodiment of the anti-Christ considering their body of works on this earth.
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donheld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:24 PM
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77. There is someone waiting for Mr Falwell
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Dukkha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:27 PM
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108. and here's your new Landlord Jerry


He's VERY anxious to meet you!
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tjwash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:26 PM
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78. I wonder if Jerry is the type of patient that...
...tells the doctor to make sure the blood they give him is from a straight person.
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demo dutch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:30 PM
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79. Gee I'm crushed!
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bleedingheart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:41 PM
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84. Where is Benny Hinn to practice some faith healing....
why rely on medicine when they can rely on the Lord?
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:41 PM
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86. God will know what to do with him.
Shut the gates and make him wait for Satan.
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:56 PM
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97. She sure will. Here's hoping! n/t
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atreides1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:42 PM
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87. Viral Pneumonia
Found some information about Reverend Falwell's affliction.

Viral pneumonia can be caused by one of several viruses, including
influenza, parainfluenza, adenovirus, rhinovirus, herpes simplex
virus, respitory syncytial virus, hantavirus, and cytomegalovirus.

Most cases of viral pneumonia are mild and get better without treatment, but some cases are more serious and require hospitalization. People at risk for more serious viral pneumonia
typically have impaired immune systems and include HIV patients,
transplant patients, young children(especially those with heart
defects), the elderly, and people taking medications such as steroids
to supress their immune systems to treat autoimmune disorders.

All this kind of gives you something to think about, like which category does old Jerry fit in. We can eliminate the young children
with heart defects, but that still leaves the other risk categories.

Just some food for thought.

And let's not forget this is the second time he's had to enter the hospital with viral pneumonia!!!!
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:46 PM
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90. I thought about that.
But I doubt we'll find out for years.
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:48 PM
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93. Unless His Lover(s) Come Forward and Spill the Beans.....
:-)
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:43 PM
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142. Would that be Tinky Winky or SpongeBob?
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:58 PM
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99. So did I.
But I doubt that is something we would ever find out--not with this media.
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zann725 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 04:03 AM
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183. It crossed my mind too. If this ends up tying in with child porn ring....
or Gannon...
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spinbaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:55 PM
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96. I think he qualifies as elderly
He is, after all, 71.
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chiprice Donating Member (1 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:59 PM
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100. falwell
I Hope Frist is his MD
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 04:59 PM
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101. Hmm...
I don't really care when he dies. If this carries him off, fine. If not, that's fine too.

However...

When you get to the afterlife, say hi to Satan for us, Jerry-boy!!! :evilgrin:
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yorgatron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:04 PM
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102. i have a dilemma
do i wish him a long slow painful death?
or would it be better if he went quickly,so as to be in Hell sooner? :evilgrin:
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Dogmudgeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:06 PM
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103. Welll, I'm not gloating
I've "fought" Jerry Falwell for years, but the fate I wished on him was simply one of being politically discredited and forgotten.

In a spiritual context, death is never an easy passage. As much as I wished him ill in his politicking, I wish him well in his illness and possible immanent death.

And if/when he recovers, I'll resume kicking his ass on political issues.

--p!
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dkofos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:11 PM
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104. Oh, the power of prayer
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Behind the Aegis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:15 PM
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105. Yes...Let's all show him compassion.
Let's show him the same kind of compassion he showed to those stricken down by AIDS. Let's show him the same compassion he showed to those beaten to death because they were gay. Let's show him the same kind of compassion he shows to women and the idea that shouldn't be equals or have control over their own bodies.

Yes, let's show him the same compassion he showed others!
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against all enemies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:23 PM
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107. I agree. He had no compassion for others, F him. Hypocrite till the
end. Take the high road, sorry. He and his ilk don't deserve it.
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Dogmudgeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:30 PM
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109. No, we need to show him compassion where he showed us none
Nothing is gained by gloating over the man's problems.

I'm not advocating that we offer him the other cheek -- simply that we treat him with a measure of humanity that the neo-Pharasaic Christians would deny us.

--p!
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Paulie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:35 PM
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110. Lets send him some GET WELL TINKY WINKY dolls
Send him thousands of them....

He'll have to donate them to children, right? :) :) :)
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:39 PM
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140. And SpongeBob and Patrick!! I like the way you think!
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 03:49 AM
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182. And a good book to read.
:D

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geniph Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:53 PM
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113. How come those who are most convinced they're at the right hand of God
are those who fight so hard to stay out of His presence? Ever notice that - the ones who say the loudest that they believe in an eternal reward, life everlasting, are the ones fighting the hardest to keep themselves here in this vale of tears?
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DesEtoiles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:55 PM
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114. Gluttony is one of the 7 deadly sins. To whom it may concern.
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DesEtoiles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:59 PM
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116. Remember that scene in "Ghost" where the black shadows came?
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:40 PM
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141. Yes, I do. I hope they're lurking in his hospital room.
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Rufus T. Firefly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 05:57 PM
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115. Why wish him well?
I'd say wishing him well would be wishing he would be with the god that he says talks to him. Isn't that the reward?
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punpirate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:03 PM
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118. Viral pneumonia, eh?
Geez, if I had to have guessed, I would have thought it would have been a burst blood vessel from screaming about liberal murderers, gays, Islam or those cursed secular humanists... God works in mysterious ways, don't he?
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IntravenousDemilo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:05 PM
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119. Hey, if viral pneumonia is contagious...
...(and since a virus is involved, I'm thinking it might just be), perhaps someone can persuade the Lord of Darkness to stand vigil by the bedside and be coughed on, if he can tear himself away from presiding over the Senate.
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nine30 Donating Member (593 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:06 PM
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120. Dear Lord..and please accept Pat Robertson and Ralph Reed too...
...as your 'most beloved' Children.
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On Par Donating Member (912 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 06:20 PM
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121. Where's Dr. Kevorkian When You Need Him?
Quick, someone check Virgina's states rights...then have Terri Schiavo's dad do a Dr. Kevorkian and pull the plug as he did on his own Mother who was battling pneumonia!
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Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:10 PM
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128. I hope he isn't in any pain
I don't care for the guy, but I don't agree with kicking anyone while they're down. My heart goes to his family.
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Media_Lies_Daily Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:45 PM
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144. For as much evil as this man has spread throughout the world....
...I hope the pain is unbearable. For quite a while.
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:15 PM
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131. there is no ill will i don't wish for him.
he is evil to his dna -- i simply hope he is amply rewarded for his pustular life.
that he ends his days looking like the corpulent shit wallowing pig that he is -- has some satisfaction -- but not enough -- yet.
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bpeale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:18 PM
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132. I'll save you the trouble ...
I hope that sorry old man is going to meet his maker right quick. I can't think of more poetic justice.

Barbara (who just can't stop herself)
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Doremus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:29 PM
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135. I don't wish anyone dead
but when his day comes, I take comfort knowing that he WILL realize the truly evil being he was here on earth.

That's going to be some revelation. :wow:
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Biased Liberal Media Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:53 PM
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145. Hear, hear! n/t
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Vogon_Glory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 07:43 PM
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143. Whole Lot of 'Splainin' To Do At Heaven's Gates
I have seethed as much as most of us has at Preacher Falwell's various pronouncements, posturings, and political antics. I'm still angry about many of them and I'm still disgusted that a supposed Man of God can behave in such an UN-Christian fashion.

If my own nose were a little cleaner, I think I'd delight in the thought of Falwell getting his from his angry, judgmental God. But as someone who falls far short of the mark myself, I hope for divine mercy when I keel over.

Nevertheless, to paraphrase Desi Arnaz's character, I see a certain sinner's soul late of Fall's Church, Virginia having a whole lot of 'splainin' to do about his actions here on Earth. I also forsee a whole lot of rationalizations falling far, far short.
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Locut0s Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:05 PM
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146. I wish ill and death upon no one but Falwell is a horrible human being and
while I don't wish him suffering or death nor will I shed a tear when he goes.
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Frumious B Donating Member (282 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:08 PM
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147. Like Gandalf said...
"Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends."

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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:09 PM
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148. I'll not join others here in wishing him ill
He's a human being. Mistaken, misguided, generally wrong, etc. but still a human being. I don't wish suffering on him.

And since my wishes will have no effect on his fate, it matters not whether I wish him good or ill. My guess is that he'll recover to pontificate erroneously again. If not, it's time, Bro. Jerry, to answer to your Maker for your crimes against His/Her creatures. I do hope, however, that if NOW is "your time to go," that you recognize and acknowledge, before you go how wrong you have been so many times, and how many people you have needlessly hurt, and seek forgiveness and redemption.

In other words, I hope God is more merciful than you have been. Not that you deserve it.

Bake
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NIGHT TRIPPER Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 03:28 AM
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181. AGREE ! - let those of us who are without sin cast the first stone
He's done a great deal of damage in our country. But I still don't want to see him crucified and fed to the lions.
In fact in College, a large group of us used to get food and beer and smokables every Sunday night to jeer at his ridiculous show (must have been at least 10 or more regulars at the apartment every Sunday).
We got a big laugh out of him--almost like watching comedy central.
So at least he gave us that.
Anyway, if it's not his time he won't die--if it is, nothing can stop it.
He's just like us, doing the best he can with what he's got( he just got short changed in the open mind department)-
Too bad when ANYONE gets sick.

The illusion that we are separate is reponsible for nearly as much destruction as the religious right.

(bet that pisses off alot of people!)
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ABaker Donating Member (73 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:15 PM
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149. He will NOT be punished
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 08:15 PM by ABaker
because there is no heaven and no hell. death ends all.
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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:35 PM
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154. I wish him rest and a peacefull passing if it his time, BUT....
The hand that holds a cool towel on his forehead to ease his pain be the hands of a gay man.

The nurse that comes in and quietly reasures him and gives him the much needed pain medicine, be a lesbian.

The man that adjusts his bed and re-orients him in the bed so he is comfortable, and fluffs his pillow, a new immigrant to this country, a Muslim.

The person who brings in the soup for him to drink if he can, and sets the straw in his mouth so he can sip, a young woman working her way though college, the target of vile hate and venom, because she had an abortion.

Yes, I hope he has a peacefull and quiet passing if it is the time.

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The Doctor. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:48 PM
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157. Let us pray for a full recovery....
For the reasons that it is the right thing to do, it would be a shame if he did not have the chance to atone for some of the horrible things he has said, and his entertainment value is immeasurable.

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Wink Donating Member (497 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 02:43 AM
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177. Good Riddance N/T
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TroglodyteScholar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:52 PM
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158. *yawn* (eom)
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Zech Marquis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 08:57 PM
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159. hook his ass up!
I want to seeHIM hooked up to a machine, just to see and feel a fraction of what Rerry S and her husband went trhough...I'm not wishing him to die, just to FEEL the pain of some machine keeping you around and unable to do anything about it.
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 09:30 PM
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161. Since the ultimate philosophical truth is that we're all
going to die, why should I feel sorry for anyone so evil. I have absolutely no sympathy for this awful human being - sorry. He made his bed - let him lie in it.
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despairing optimist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 09:44 PM
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163. Get out the pitchforks, Lucifer. We've got a live one for ya.
Our deepest apologies. You deserve better. But if you can't give him hell, who can?
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greatbubba Donating Member (68 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 09:45 PM
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164. I am happy ...He will finally burn in HELL
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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 10:22 PM
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165. doesn't he want to be on life support?
forever...and forever...and forever...
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mermaid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 10:29 PM
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166. I'm Not EVEN Going To Struggle To Not Say EXACTLY What's On My Mind
I hope the fucker dies. Soon.

In fact, I hope he even beats Terri Schiavo.

world's better off without that bastard Falwell, anyway. couldn't happen to a more deserving bastard.

And to think...he thinks he's going upstairs at the end of his line...methinks he's got the basement apartment.
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mondo joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 10:40 PM
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167. This can't possibly be as painful as he deserves.
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TankLV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 10:43 PM
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168. At first I wished he suffers greatly and dies.
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 11:05 PM by TankLV
Just like he wishes for others.

But then, I won't wish for that, even tho it is taking a great deal of restraint.

I will, however, choose to REJOICE when this evil creature is NO LONGER A PART OF THIS WORLD. The world will indeed be a better place when this evil is gone from us.

I wish for him EXACTLY what he has caused happen to others he hates.

No more, no less.

I pray that soon, many other evil creatures like him are also removed from this world, so that we may live in the peace we are denied as long as these vile creatures live and breath amongst us.
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Obamarama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 10:44 PM
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169. This was the best news I've heard all day!!!!
Edited on Tue Mar-29-05 10:44 PM by KzooDem
The pathetic, little man that is Jerry Falwell deserves to wallow in a state of misery and sickness for a while. Karma. Pennance. Come-uppance. Whatever you want to call it, I think there aren't very many of us feeling too sorry for him.

If this illness claims his sorry ass, it won't be too soon. If it doesn't, stay tuned for a whole lotta Christian right-wing voodoo propoganda claiming he was saved by Jay-sus to continue spewing his ridiculous Lynchburg brand of intolerance disguised as religion.
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agincourt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-05 11:23 PM
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171. More than anything,
I wished I lived in a great nation, where the common response to any news about him would be, "Jerry who?".
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AuntiBush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:43 AM
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175. You know what!?! You just said it "best!"
Profoundly! Thanks.

:thumbsup:
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dArKeR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:19 AM
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173. Not a toon, quote from the beast
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dArKeR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 02:00 AM
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176. Bad for the health of the nation
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Jamastiene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 02:48 AM
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178. This is long, but make me feel better anyhow.
Okay, if you are against hate, you might not want to read this. (long)
Message:
I know many of you have a distinct problem with hate, but I feel the need to express my true feelings about this news. If you feel only mildly supportive of the gay rights issues, like I am sure a select few of you on DU may feel, then you may not want to waste your time reading this. Others may be disgusted with my honest feelings, but you may want to read out of curiosity. Other will know exactly where I am coming from and even feel the same way. With all the alienation people may feel one way or another on this board when it comes to religion, I'll let you know now, this is not an attack against anyone on DU but it is for Falwell and the people who secretly condone raping lesbians and doing the type of violent murderous activities that caused a young man named Matther Shepherd to live 5 days in the desert with head wounds in the freezing cold before living a little longer after he was found and then dying all because some jerk said, keyword said, he made a pass at him.

I'm not conflicted, but I have 2 different feelings about this right now. I know many of you would be horrified at this, but I have to express my true feelings because Falwell sure never holds back his antigay sentiments. I don't represent all gay people or even a majority I am sure, but here goes:

I'm a lesbian who lives in a red state and has been attacked and humiliated to the point that I have self esteem issues so bad that I can no longer carry on a normal conversation with people and have problems looking people in the eye for feeling like I must have been put on this earth with no hope that there is a such thing as a soul mate for me and even with years of therapy and effort, this hasn't changed my situation or helped my ability to have any hope. You can go ahead and believe I have serious mental issues because it's true. You can also assume I have trouble fitting in or feeling empathy for the human species except for some of you on DU who seem to have been in contact directly with fundamentalist Christians for a long period of time. I have been surrounded by the right wing fundies for so long that I no longer believe there could possibly be a God and even if there is, He must truly hate me.

That being said, I can get the the point. Part of me wants to say a loud and triumphant "Halleleujah" because I may have finally reached the point that I can say I outlived this vile disgusting soul raping homophobic woman hating self made son of a bitch of a man. I am glad Larry Flynt said what he said about his cousic long ago in his magazine. Ding Dong Falwell might soon be gone.

The other part of me feels a little differently. If he finally leaves this world, who will I point to when trying to describe, believe it or not, the milder side of homophobia. He may be one of the top homophobes in the country, but we've never heard of him actually killing or assaulting a gay person. Well, that's where I begin to think about what hate speech actually does. Remember Charles Manson? Never actually did the killings, but he's rotting in prison for a reason folks. He had that ability to hypnotize people and control their minds to the point that they would kill for him. That's crucial. Jerry Falwell is the fundie version of Manson. He inspires hatred and he fosters it. He blames 99% of everything in the world that goes wrong on maybe (depending on which set of statistics you believe) 1 to 10% of the population including September 11th. He says just enough that it keeps the majority religion in the country as right wing and hatefulled as possible for the most part. Of course, there are liberal Christians too, truce already. I'm not talking about you right now, I'm talking about those who firmly believe in the Ex Gay idea and what's it called? Exodus, is that it? Those groups who systematically brain wash and mind fuck people into raping themselves essentially. I mean how many of you who are straight think that if you try hard enough, you can make yourselves do the deed with the same sex and never look at the opposite sex again? I didn't think so.

So while I may be hate filled to feel this way about this man, these are my honest feelings. Whatever happens, whether he live or die at this point, I hope he suffers. If I had my sayso in this, he'd suffer not just physically, he'd suffer emotionally to the point of contemplating suicide. I have reached the point where he has had his effect on my mind too. While his followers may condone mind fucking gay people into letting their own brainwashed minds rape themselves, he has instilled in me the type of hate, I, like many of you, would be horrified to feel. And I no longer care. I sure don't have it in me to forgive or wish him the best at this point. I'm not a Christian. I never will be. I never could be. I no longer have what it takes to forgive or forget. I say "good riddance" if Falwell does kick the bucket. All I got left to say to him is "when I get to Hell, pretend you don't know me, you miserable loathsome rotten son of a bitch."
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 04:12 AM
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185. this is the time that separates the men from the boys. if he really
believes in God, then he will be comforted now. If he doesn't, he won't. I am betting that he's afraid.
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 07:39 AM
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187. Aww...
Hugs for your predicament. :hug: :hug: :hug: I wish you lived in a country where you didn't have to suffer like this. Maybe someday we here on DU can help make our country into a place like that.
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marions ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:17 PM
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191. you speak as a victim of abuse
I relate to your comments for a different reason, but I have seen abuse first hand. Victimization creates self-hate in the victim which must be overcome, but it takes time and a supportive environment. Your anger is positive in that it moves beyond denial. People who've never been in a situation of severe abuse (esp when it strikes at the very roots of identity) have a hard time understanding what it feels like--having thoughts such as yours may be entirely justified. Congratulations on getting to the angry stage. A healthy anger spurs action such as writing--who knows who might feel the same and appreciate your words? Also it may contain insights for those who don't grasp how victimization can crush all capacity for compassion in what may have been a very generous and trusting individual prior to the abuse.

The big picture is that we --all Americans-- are victimized when we allow others to be targeted in the way that such groups and minorities have been--by Falwell and his followers. It is not Christian and it is not acceptable. It is brutal exploitation and it is not healthy for our society to allow it to continue. Followers of Falwell need to be praying for their own souls right about now and Falwell needs to be praying the hardest IMO. The rest of us need to be doing whatever we can to counterract this kind of hatemongering, because it will not die with Falwell. Actively supporting legislation for prosecution of hate crimes is a good start. But we need to work against the forces that incite the hate crimes. This is everyone's issue, no matter if you fall into a targeted group or not.

And if that weren't enough, we are now being abused by our own government in other areas to a degree once thought impossible. Many Americans have not come to terms with this yet (denial stage). But to work against any abuse, you have to name it, face it, own it, and consciously decide to reject it. Gotta get angry and define solutions. Might have to redirect some negativity back from whence it came for awhile, using every means short of violence to bring attention to the abuse, to gain support. Do not be afraid of drawing a line in the sand.
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Chicago1 Donating Member (560 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 10:12 AM
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190. Not nice to say BUT.....
I hope his time is here. This world would be ALOT better off WITHOUT him. Get ready Hell...you've got another one on the way who has others right behind him so you'll need ALOT of spots open.


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RT_Fanatic Donating Member (162 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:40 PM
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193. Falwell, hmmmm....
Isn't he the TV preacher who had sex with his mother in an outhouse?
:evilgrin:
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Cornczech Donating Member (128 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 01:42 PM
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194. gonna be VERY hard
to not say, "couldn't happen to a better person".....I wonder if he's worried about meeting his "maker" being as he has been a hypocrite in his "religion" in the name of "politics" his entire " career".......hmmmmmmmmmmm
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cmutt Donating Member (97 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 06:36 PM
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197. I was taught..

..that if you can't say something nice about someone, you shouldn't say anything at all. Now that I've made that comment, I've really got nothing to say about JF.

BTW, that doesn't mean I don't enjoy reading other's commententary.
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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 02:38 PM
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208. That's the attitude that wins republicans elections. n/t
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ABaker Donating Member (73 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 08:00 PM
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198. Repeat: Hell does NOT exist.
nor does heaven
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YellowRubberDuckie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-05 08:01 PM
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199. In your opinion.
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Gloria Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 12:29 PM
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201. Seems to be old news....I heard on AAR yesterday that he was OFF the
respirator and recovering...
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Jimbo S Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 01:11 PM
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202. Falwell = radical cleric
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 01:35 PM
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205. Falwell = Terrorist
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Jimbo S Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 03:19 PM
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210. That one may be over the top...
don't think he's blown anything up or shot anyone. But I would put him on the same page as the religous nuts in the Middle East.
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CO Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 06:24 PM
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214. He's Incited Hatred in Others
I stand by my original post.
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genieroze Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 01:40 PM
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206. If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything.
Well,........................................... eom
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LiberteToujours Donating Member (737 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 02:36 PM
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207. I wish him the same fate he has wished on so many others
Edited on Thu Mar-31-05 02:37 PM by LiberteToujours
It's the least he deserves.
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GliderGuider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 02:49 PM
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209. Yep. Like it says on my favourite bumper sticker...
"It's your hell, you burn in it!"
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BlueIris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 04:26 PM
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211. Instant-karmic pay-back's a bitch. n/t
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Zerex71 Donating Member (692 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-31-05 06:11 PM
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213. I know where he can get a used feeding tube, cheap.
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tedzbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-01-05 01:51 AM
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220. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy...
:nopity:
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