|Re: Fred Phelps Fax Machine Antics|
|Fred Atkinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Thu, 05 Apr 2007 17:28:41 -0400
> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: It is a pity. IMO, Reverend Phelps is|
> an embarassment to everyone who claims to be a Christian. Of course,
> that's probably okay with him; he feels his church and himself are the
> only 'real Christians' anyway. They took the name 'Westboro Baptist'
> in the early 1950's when another Baptist organization in town called
> 'Eastside Baptist' (where Fred was also affiliated as a member)
> decided to 'expand their outreach' in another area of town, so
> logic dictated moving to a western area and thus the name "Westboro"
> was chosen, and Fred was selected to operate the new branch. I
> think Eastside held the mortgage originally on the Westboro property
> but that was many, many years ago, and Eastside has long since
> disavowed Fred and his bunch.
Well, it depends upon how you look at it. Are you embarrassed by The
They are disgraceful, that's true. But I'm not letting it embarrass
They just don't get it, do they?
And yes, I am a member of a Baptist church.
> And yes, telephone harassment is against the law. PAT]
That's a fact.
[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I am an Episcopalian and we generally
And why I feel embarassed for Fred Phelps? Because so many, probably
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