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Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson
Knew Exactly What He Was Doing

The Federalist, by Mollie Hemingway

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Posted By:MissMolly, 12/20/2013 4:19:38 AM

The A&E channel says Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the wildly popular reality TV show “Duck Dynasty,” is off the show after saying homosexuality is sinful. (Snip)In any case, Douglas LeBlanc — a veteran journalist with Louisiana roots — offers his perspective and predictions on the matter: Phil Robertson knew exactly what he was doing in making his remarks to GQ. His making them as he did indicates that (a) he’s grown weary of accommodating A&E’s programmers and is happy to see a separation, (b) he doesn’t give the slightest damn what big-city yuppies will think of him, or both.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grace1798, 12/20/2013 4:37:51 AM     (No. 9661132)

I tried, unsuccessfully to post Romans Chapter 1, but it would not go through. I believe Leviticus 20:13 and Romans chapter 1 says it all in addition to 1 Corinthians 6 that Phil quoted. They can stand up against men and laws and even change them, BUT WHEN they stand before God....there will be no excuse that will save them. When you make it to the Great White Throne Judgment, it´s too late. Best to get saved and turn from sin while you have breath.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 12/20/2013 6:33:55 AM     (No. 9661180)

My first thought when I heard about it was "crazy like a fox". Phil has grown weary of fighting A&E about showing who this family really is. A&E doesn´t like him saying prayers or the "J" word. Phil´s purpose from day one was to have a platform to reach this nation with truth.

I did something that I have never done this year - I read through the entire Bible in one year. If you do that, you will not be even a little bit confused about what God thinks about lying, homosexuality, or idol worship. You also will understand how much He loves those people who stand firmly and quote him. When I look at Phil I get a visual reminder of Isaiah, Ezekiel and John the Baptist.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judge, 12/20/2013 6:45:29 AM     (No. 9661190)

Quite frankly, I am sick to death of homosexuals and lesbians and being afraid to speak my mind when it comes to this militant group

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lilo, 12/20/2013 6:51:34 AM     (No. 9661195)

Writer of this article needs to buy a clue. Write not of what you know not.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 12/20/2013 7:25:45 AM     (No. 9661230)

#4, did you READ the article? It seemed to me that the writer of the article was on the mark.

FTA: "Some people hold the doctrinal view that homosexuality, adultery and swindling are sinful. Others hold the doctrinal view that homosexuality, adultery and swindling are not sinful. If you’re talking about whether something is or is not a sin, you’re talking doctrine. In this regard, it’s not just Phil Robertson who is talking about his personal doctrinal views. Some self-awareness is in order."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/20/2013 8:04:26 AM     (No. 9661288)

Diogenes, I think you need to bring you lamp over here...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1, 12/20/2013 8:05:13 AM     (No. 9661291)

Phil has always been the reluctant participant in the series, in my opinion.
Brother Si, and Miss Kay, love the cameras, and the attention, as do other participants, in varying degrees.
So I suspect he is quietly amused and relieved by the actions of A and E.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/20/2013 8:10:39 AM     (No. 9661306)

From the beginning, I believed Phil Robertson knowingly created a controversy. He is too smart to have accidentally wandered into a liberal writer´s trap. He phrased his words carefully, deliberately and with intent to make a point.

I also believe the Robertsons, particularly Phil and Jase are tired of the constant spotlight, the cameras and mikes following them around and the national celebrity. Remember "Duck Dynasty" is between seasons right now and maybe Phil Robertson thinks four seasons is enough.

I wish the family well.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: saguni, 12/20/2013 2:42:33 PM     (No. 9662006)

I do think we have come to a bridge way, way, way, way too far. Except I think it is those with the pro-pervert agenda that a pushing our society to the brink, making it impossible for Christians who really believe what the Bible says to honestly state their beliefs.

In the articles I´ve read, Phil stated this was his personal beliefs, that all humans are made in god´s image and as such are to be loved, and that he has not and would not discriminate because they are "different from me."

IF anyone should offer an apology, it is the publications that allowed a misquote to be repeated and the activists who know it was a misquote, but demand an apology anyway. And, particularly, those pro-perverts with the ego to think they have the right to silence anyone for having the temerity to disagree with them in public.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/20/2013 4:20:57 PM     (No. 9662129)

FTA: Our country might tolerate twerking Mileys, gay Rudolphs pitching Obamacare and polygamy. But this? This summary of St. Paul’s words was a bridge way, way, way, way too far. Christians who really believe what the Bible says about homosexuality? Not fine at all. Or perhaps it was the crudeness with which Robertson spoke... .

I just mentioned on another thread that one of the things Obama did after becoming POTUS was to appoint a Public Schools Czar who had plans to teach/indoctrinate school children with graphic sexual information about homosexual acts such as ´fisting´. Sex "educators" use fruits and vegetables to replicate body parts to teach children how to apply condoms. Phil Robertson is considered crude and "outrages" and "offends" homosexuals by using the proper names for human body parts. Does anyone with a functioning brain really believe that???

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/20/2013 4:23:14 PM     (No. 9662134)

That last comment about crudeness, in #10, was directed at the "outraged" and "offended" - not the author of this piece.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/20/2013 4:30:51 PM     (No. 9662139)

Also, in #10, change ´to replicate´ to ´instead of actual´. Through editing now. ha.

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