Blind idiot god-ies
Because their parishoners are stupid.
The attendees of Westboro Baptist apparently believe that our soliders in Iraq are dying because God is mad at America. And why is God mad at America? Because we're too tolerant of homos.
Yep. These people picketed the funeral of this poor man's son. They carried signs with slogans like this: "Thank God for dead soldiers", "Thank God for IEDs" (improvised explosive devices) and, that perennial favorite, "God hates fags". They actually have such a hard on for that last little quip that they've made their official website godhatesfags.com. Yep. Their official website.
These cretins actually believe that we're losing the war in Iraq because the big fella upstairs is pissed at us. According to these rocket scientists, "America is doomed." They've also touted other examples of God's wrathiness at limpwrists and sympathizers: the 2004 tsunami, the present fires in California, AIDs (of course), Katrina, 9/11, etc., etc.
Almost makes me wish I believed in handguns.
Chief distributor of the Kool Aid in this particular instance is one Fred Phelps, founder of the "church" and head crazy man. His reaction to the court's decision? "This will elevate me to something important."
Elevate indeed, you insignificant little turd. From where you're slithering, the only place to go is up, although if there is a heaven or hell, I suspect you'll be heading down. Freddie protested that the case was about "putting a preacher on trial for what he preaches. All it was, was a protestation by the government of the United States against the word of God. They don't want me preaching that God is punishing the country by killing their servicemen."
The arrogance and the ignorance.
This has got me so pissed that I can barely comment coherently on the absolute braindeadedness of this guy and his fellow mindless drones. If your all powerful God REALLY hated gays, wouldn't he just strike them down? To quote the immortal LaTour, "This AIDS thing's not working"? You must be kidding. Get your head out of your ass and realize that the soldiers dying in Iraq have nothing to do with God at all. If asked, I'm sure He would have some reservations about the situation. We're there and people are dying because our elected officials put us there under false pretenses and have continued to stay there long after the situation has become irreparable.
Leave God out of it. And more importantly, leave the families of fallen soldiers out of it. I may not agree with what their dead sons and daughter chose to do with their lives, but I certainly do believe that NOBODY has the right to desecrate their funerals and mock both their families and their memories. Take your bigoted, close minded, empty headed bullshit straight to hell; do not pass Go; do not collect $200.
Playing on the Peace Train as it plows through Westboro Baptist:
Panzerchrist - Soul Collector
(sprechen sie death metal)
Negativland - Escape From Noise
(even though you can't)
Immortal - Battles In The North
(tracking cross the grim wastes)
Dimmu Borgir - Death Cult Armaggedon
(death grunt arias)
Still Stupid - Still Stupid
(in heaven everyone is like you)