Westboro Baptist Church Pickets Joel Osteen

Perhaps this should be a wingnut on wingnut crime post? For once, I’m almost kind of a little bit sympathetic to the Westboro Baptist Church for picketing Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch. Osteen is a loathsome con man and deserves to be picketed, but not for the reasons the WBC did it.

A different message booming from loudspeakers outside Lakewood Church caught the church’s faithful off-guard as they strolled into services Sunday morning.

Pastors from Christ Fellowship in North Carolina spouted their message. Westboro Baptist Church followers held their highly charged and offensive signs nearby, too.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s Equal Rights Ordinance was once again under fire as was her now recently reversed decision to subpoena Houston pastors.

“It’s a disgusting law that they passed, that’s only pushed by homosexuals,” said the pastor at Christ Fellowship. “The homo-tyrant mayor who’s persecuted Christians.”

Westboro picketed at churches across the area and attacked everything from homosexuality to Lakewood’s well-known pastor, Joel Osteen.

Osteen should be attacked. He’s a con man getting incredibly rich be peddling bullshit to the credulous. But for the WBC, he’s just not anti-gay enough for them.

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  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    “It’s a disgusting law that they passed, that’s only pushed by homosexuals,”

    I got pushed by homosexuals once. “Higher!”, I kept yelling. “Higher!”. Man, swings are awesome.

     

    “The homo-tyrant mayor who’s persecuted Christians.”

    I remember when Godzilla fought the Homo-Tyrant…

  • jnorris

    “I remember when Godzilla fought the Homo-Tyrant…”

    Yeah, Godzilla would fight the Homo-Tyrant, but Atheistzilla would use meaningful dialog and hugs.

  • dingojack

    Will there be a counter-picket? (Breakout the extra-extra-large family box of popcorn boys, this is gonna be a long one).

    :) Dingo

  • birgerjohansson

    “this is gonna be a long one”

    150 years ago, this would have been solved quicky, by arson and mob violence.

  • marcozandrini

    I love it when Xtians have an incestial fight.

  • dingojack

    birgerjohansson – Remember: the ‘people’ we are talking about are edjits – don’t discount either outcome (or both). :(

    Dingo

  • bmiller

    For a different prespective on Osteen….the fantastic Ruthless Reviews is actually being kind!

    http://www.ruthlessreviews.com/25211/day-joel-osteen-best-thing-tv/