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Thou shalt not kill?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Perry White, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-drake16aug16,1,787901.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california&ctrack=1&cset=true (via Wonkette)

    Wiley S. Drake, a Buena Park pastor and a former national leader of the Southern Baptist Convention, called on his followers to pray for the deaths of two leaders of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

    The request was in response to the liberal group's urging the IRS on Tuesday to investigate Drake's church's nonprofit status because Drake endorsed former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for president on church letterhead and during a church-affiliated Internet radio show.

    Drake said Wednesday he was "simply doing what God told me to do" by targeting Americans United officials Joe Conn and Jeremy Leaming, whom he calls the "enemies of God."

    "God says to pray imprecatory prayer against people who attack God's church," he said. "The Bible says that if anybody attacks God's people, David said this is what will happen to them. . . . Children will become orphans and wives will become widows."
    Drake is a long-time Orange County evangelical preacher who frequently captures the spotlight.

    In the 1990s, he protested "Gay Day" at Disneyland and a 2 Live Crew concert as obscene. He also fought Buena Park city officials who tried to stop him from sheltering homeless people on church grounds.

    At least he's nice to homeless people...
  2. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Well, if he started firebombing places that serve catfish and shrimp, at least he'd be consistent within his Old Testament worldview.

    "And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you: They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination. Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales in the waters, that shall be an abomination unto you."
  3. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    FWIW, Jesus was for the separation of church and state.

    These American talibanists don't care much for Jesus, though, I reckon.
  4. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Another "Christian" who has not a flipping clue what Christ actually taught.
  6. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Good thing targeted prayer doesn't work.
  7. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

  8. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member


    And the Phelpsters take a swipe at old Eire.
  9. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Wow. I wasn't ready for the Notre Dame-Lucky Charms banner at the top.
  10. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Not since Thomas Nast has such Celtophobia been spewed thusly.

    Actually the above sentence isn't strictly true, but it was fun to type.
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