Imagine for a moment if a Christian fundamentalist pastor publicly threatened a Democratic Party governor about to sign a legitimately passed bill into law with a long-term campaign of public harassment for doing so. Now imagine if that pastor extended that threat to include appearances at the governor´s home and at his children´s sporting events, and that Republican and conservative elected officials on hand during the pastor´s announcement voiced no objection to the pastor´s threats. All of that would be news, right? Well, Detroit pastor Charles E. Williams II, described here as "Pastor, Historic King Solomon Baptist Church
The lunatic left harrassed Governor Walker & our republican legislators for over a year. Other than conservative talk radio & websites it went largely unreported so it continued without public outcry. Can´t condemn stuff you know nothing about !
Then one day a lefty union hack had a couple eggs thrown at his house. This story made front page headlines, above the fold, complete with pictures & outrage over the behavior of conservatives.
I´m still bruised & battered over what our state went through. The hypocrisy from the left, the double standards, the lies, the misinformation & the free pass from the press has just about turned me off of all things political.
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J F Ackerman, 12/16/2012 10:27:04 AM (No. 9069005)
The brutal fact is that Democrats have declared everyone who can´t be bullied by them to be enemies of their state. We, who believe in our Constitution and the rule of law, are their enemy and they have given themselves permission to destroy us by any means possible. Since 1967 we have been in a Second American Civil War- and we´ve just lost a huge battle in that war. The Orcs are coming for us and you better be prepared.
This last paragraph sums up the ´non-coverage´ by our press very well:
~~But when a reasonably prominent far-left pastor threatens a long-term campaign of harassment against a sitting governor and his family, there´s nothing but stone silence. The only reasonable conclusion is that the press doesn´t want the nation to know about the chronic incivility, threats, or even the violence routinely carried out by the left against Republicans and conservatives. The non-exposure only encourages more of the same. It would appear that the press wouldn´t mind seeing that result at all.~~
This kind of dangerous nonsense is why we moved out of Ann Arbor to a small town in the same county. It is also why I won´t substitute teach in A2 or points East either.
I´m so tired of unions, progressives,and Affirmative Action people who think they are owed something and who care less about the good of the state, city, county or country. They are power hungry and anyone who threatens to take that power away, they will have no compunction about doing great harm to that person.
Rick Snyder was not my preferred candidate for Governor, but his signing the bill has certainly elevated him in my approval.
I´ve been attending a different church this year. Last week, the pastor preached on the importance of accepting change. Interesting timing. Today he managed to include the exhortation "Forward!" in his sermon. At that point, several families got up and walked out.
The mainstream media is the greatest enemy America has ever faced and the hapless Republicans won´t even consider saying it aloud. I´m ready for the Tea Party to become a real party. The Pubs certainly don´t speak for us anymore. They´re all addicted to keeping their 178 thou and perks, regardless of how much they have to grovel. I predict race wars are coming, too. There comes a point... and we are there.
Re-read No. 13´s last line & let it sink in. The only thing I will add is - Ain´ no pastor anywhere gwine preach ta me until he reads & understands the tenth commandment: Thou shalt not COVET. Until he understands that, he ain´ be no real preacher.
Is there a school of theology somewhere that taught this guy and Jeremiah Wright all this garbage?
Previous poster, I hope you were one of the families who got up and left. This needs to be done if we are to get a handle on these ministers who are using lies about God to promote their personal hate.
No minister of God will make threats about a person´s child or threaten to make a scene in his church. He is as much as a reverend as Jesse (gettin´ some action under sheets not in my own home) Jackson.
A few years ago ads promoted --send 10 dollars and receive legal registration as a minister all that´s necessary is to maintain a a spot in your home place a Bible on something designated as an altar and begin your church and pay no property taxes . My brother decided to check out the con and applied then was shocked to receive a legal license. That license even allowed him to claim his home as an official tax free location. He took it to the court house and was told so it´s legal enough and no official classes necessary to qualify. He tucked it away to show real ministers what their competition had become. Now any more questions about certain people have acquired this religious designation.
If I am the republican governor and somebody threatens my family here is what I say, "if any harm comes to my family I will reign down such an incredible pile of crap on your head you will beg for mercy, so help me God".
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