Current Topics
Reader Rant Roundtable for January, 2017
by pdx rick
Today at 06:20 AM
Trump Forum
by rporter314
Today at 04:52 AM
WhiteHouse.gov: All LGBT references removed
by Jeffery J. Haas
Yesterday at 08:52 PM
Populism: Exclusive vs Inclusive Groups
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 06:50 PM
"Let the Record Show"
by Ujest Shurly
Yesterday at 05:28 PM
Women taking it to the street
by Ujest Shurly
Yesterday at 05:10 PM
SNL's Putin Congratulates America on Trump’s Inauguration – ‘We Did It'
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 10:22 AM
Trump Admin suspends reduction of FHA insurance premium rates
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 05:08 AM
intelligence, manning and snowden
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 04:30 AM
rump signs sweeping order that could gut Obamacare
by jgw
01/21/17 09:27 PM
Change? Hypocrisy thrives in Washington
by Jeffery J. Haas
01/21/17 05:49 AM
A resilient economy
by logtroll
01/20/17 11:43 PM
Length of Inaugural Addresses
by Golem
01/20/17 07:47 PM
Small Honor: Tiny Moth Named for Trump
by logtroll
01/20/17 01:17 PM
Unconventional approach to energy production
by pondering_it_all
01/19/17 08:38 PM
Forum Stats
6206 Members
57 Forums
15705 Topics
271804 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 05:08 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#270512 - 05/07/14 06:48 PM U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 12311
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.
_________________________
"Liberty is so important to "libertarians" that they think actually getting to exercise liberty should be a privilege that is overwhelmingly rationed in favor of the rich.
Recognizing this ought to tell us what we are dealing with."
---Piers Stephens

Top
#270515 - 05/07/14 09:23 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: 21090
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 11:32 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: 39695
Loc: Puget Sound, WA

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 - 05/08/14 12:11 AM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: pdx rick]
logtroll Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/26/10
Posts: 8334
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 - 05/08/14 12:57 AM 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: 39695
Loc: Puget Sound, WA

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 - 05/09/14 12:08 AM Re: U.S. Senate Prayer by Hindu Chaplain Interrupted by Christian Patriots [Re: pdx rick]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 12311
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!
_________________________
"Liberty is so important to "libertarians" that they think actually getting to exercise liberty should be a privilege that is overwhelmingly rationed in favor of the rich.
Recognizing this ought to tell us what we are dealing with."
---Piers Stephens

Top

Who's Online
0 registered (), 26 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Curmudgeonvt, yloge, joebialek123, DulkreeSon, FordrernSon
6206 Registered Users
A2