[LMB] OT: Links of kids doing amazing things & other
jeffshultz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 00:37:55 GMT 2011
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 11:32:01AM +1100, Gwynne Powell wrote:
>> I had to google the Phelps clan. What a nasty, hate-filled bunch of people. How
>> sad to be defined by hatred. Since he's so keen to see natural disasters as signs
>> of God's disapproval, does the Cape Cod weather mean that God was telling him
>> to shut up?
> Don't be so sure that hatred is the main core; it may simply be a mask
> for greed. Charlie Stross has an interesting essay suggesting that
> the Phelps' modus operandi is to make a living by saying things so
> outrageous that people attack/interfere with them and can then be
> sued for interfering with them....
I have heard, but am not sure of the veracity of the statement, that
most of Phelps church consists of the extended Phelps family.... and
most of them are lawyers, just waiting to sue for being assaulted.
A railfan approaches a grade crossing hoping that there will be a train.
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