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April 8, 2010

What’s a church without a political message?

Upper West Side, NYC:

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Posted by Karol at 10:45 PM |
Comments

Yeah, torture’s just a political issue, like the proper role of a state government, or how high to set taxes.

THERE COULDN’T POSSIBLY BE A MORAL DIMENSION TO CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, RIGHT? AND THOSE COULDN’T POSSIBLY MATTER EXTRA TO A GROUP FOUNDED ON PRINCIPLES OF MERCY AND FORGIVENESS — A GROUP WHOSE SAVIOR WAS LITERALLY TORTURED TO DEATH.

Posted by: Someone Who's Still Sane at April 8, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Hmmmm….Someone who is still sane would not scream on peoples’ blogs ALL IN CAPITAL LETTERS…

Posted by: Tatyana at April 8, 2010 at 11:29 pm

LOL.

I can’t access the “peace and social justice” page on their website for some reason. I’m always suspicious of an institution that advertises its commitment to “social justice,” which is usually a euphemism for expropriating other people’s wealth and/or property.

Posted by: Gerard at April 8, 2010 at 11:53 pm

Oh, here we go:

Peace and Social Justice

I’m all for debt forgiveness. If there’s one thing endemically corrupt, tinhorn dictatorships in third world countries need, it’s access to credit.

Posted by: Gerard at April 8, 2010 at 11:57 pm

Yeah, whenever you hear “social justice” someone’s reaching for your wallet.

Posted by: Eric at April 9, 2010 at 6:53 am

You want torture? Just try sitting through one of his sermons.

Posted by: Oschisms at April 9, 2010 at 12:24 pm

You’re a Presbyterian?

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Posted by: Michael Thomas at April 9, 2010 at 7:06 pm

The first commenter is completely correct, and as much as you want to deny it or smugly dismiss it with a smarmy one-liner, denunciation of torture is not just “a political message”, it’s a humanist message. In fact, it kind of used to be universally used to be viewed as one.

But I suppose that would boggle your mind if you were a sociopathic piece of trash, which, by looking at your blogroll, is exactly what you are.

Posted by: A Human (Unlike Yourself) at April 18, 2010 at 8:47 am

Why couldn’t it be:

No to Pedophilia ?

I can’t wait for Obama’s free health care, clearly some people need treatment.

Posted by: Dan Dee Man at April 26, 2010 at 1:58 pm
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