Current Topics
Trump's Trumpet
by rporter314
1 second ago
Campaign 2016
by rporter314
17 minutes 46 seconds ago
Were the 1950s the Golden Age of Science Fiction Cinema?
by pondering_it_all
Today at 01:35 PM
The men who live as dogs: 'We're just the same as any person on the high street'
by Golem
Today at 11:44 AM
The Secret History Of Isis
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 09:41 PM
Saudi Arabia
by matthew
Yesterday at 09:20 PM
Let's check in on the cattle abusers, deadbeat grazers, wildlife squatter Bundys
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 07:20 PM
Miscellaneous humor thread
by Golem
Yesterday at 01:36 PM
Round Table for May, 2016
by HalBrown
05/24/16 06:56 PM
Restaurant owner found guilty of death by chicken tikka masala
by pondering_it_all
05/24/16 06:20 PM
Political Re-Alignment
by jgw
05/24/16 03:44 PM
Foster v. Chatman
by pdx rick
05/24/16 12:34 PM
Blogger beware: Postings can lead to lawsuits
by Jeffery J. Haas
05/24/16 11:55 AM
Fast-growing U.S. movement armed with guns and the Constitution sees dire threat
by pdx rick
05/23/16 04:06 PM
Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible
by pondering_it_all
05/23/16 03:56 AM
Forum Stats
6151 Members
56 Forums
15252 Topics
261711 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 01:08 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#270512 - 05/07/14 02:48 PM U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


veteran

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 11611
Loc: Whittier, California
Christian activists briefly disrupted a Hindu invocation in the U.S Senate on Thursday, marring a historic first for the chamber and showing that fundamentalism is present and shouting in the U.S too.

Invited by the Senate to offer Hindu prayers in place of the usual Christian invocation, Rajan Zed, a Hindu priest from Reno, Nevada, had just stepped up to the podium for the landmark occasion when three protesters, said to belong to the Christian Right anti-abortion group Operation Save America, interrupted him by loudly asking for God's forgiveness for allowing the ''false prayer'' of a Hindu in the Senate chamber.



I think they should be true to their values, rise up, scream that there is a rag wearing infidel in their midst, and have the Bundy militia drag the poor guy off the stage at gunpoint.
After all, isn't he attacking their free-dumb? tinfoilhat

Fundamentalism is a MENTAL ILLNESS.
_________________________
"Anti-intellectualism has long been the "anti-semitism" of the businessman."
---Arthur Schlesinger

Top
#270515 - 05/07/14 05:23 PM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: Jeffery J. Haas]
Phil Hoskins Offline
Administrator
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/07/04
Posts: 20901
Loc: West Hollywood, CA
Originally Posted By: Jeffery J. Haas

Fundamentalism is a MENTAL ILLNESS.
Amen
_________________________
Life is a banquet -- and most poor suckers are starving to death -- Auntie Mame
You are born naked and everything else is drag - RuPaul

Top
#270517 - 05/07/14 07:32 PM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: Phil Hoskins]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 38176
Loc: Portland, Oregon

Originally Posted By: Jeffery J. Haas
Fundamentalism is a MENTAL ILLNESS.

Originally Posted By: Phil Hoskins
Amen

Jeff, have you been reading my posts at Greta's Place? I tell the Wingnuts that every, single, day at least twice !! crazy

For realz. cool
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#270519 - 05/07/14 08:11 PM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: pdx rick]
logtroll Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 7629
Loc: New Mexico (not old Mexico)
Originally Posted By: california rick

I tell the Wingnuts that every, single, day at least twice !! crazy

For realz. cool
It's tough when you are a genius but look like Snoopy...
_________________________
"You can't fix a problem until you know what the problem is." Logtroll

Top
#270520 - 05/07/14 08:57 PM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: Jeffery J. Haas]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 38176
Loc: Portland, Oregon

Gromit, I look like Gromit. I was going to link an example of me calling the Wingnuts out, but the entire 8:03 05/07/2014 a.m. Thread is missing. That's not like Greta to exhibit censorship. But, it did get wild and wooly this morning before work.
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#270549 - 05/08/14 08:08 PM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: pdx rick]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


veteran

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 11611
Loc: Whittier, California
Originally Posted By: california rick

Jeff, have you been reading my posts at Greta's Place? I tell the Wingnuts that every, single, day at least twice !! crazy

For realz. cool


Nope, I wandered over there once but never went back, it was too depressing!
_________________________
"Anti-intellectualism has long been the "anti-semitism" of the businessman."
---Arthur Schlesinger

Top

Who's Online
0 registered (), 22 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
aqopi, PhillipEscavy, kongcheng, Kennethben, Andrewbelo
6151 Registered Users
A2