Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Bye-Bye Bigot.

    A few people have emailed me today asking how I felt about the death of Jerry Falwell.  And, all I can say is that I'm honestly relieved.  Any time a hate-spewing bigot dies, I think the world becomes a much better, shinier place.  The death of Jerry Falwell silences a non-stop fountain of pseudo-Christian hatred. 

    Unfortunately, as is the case in these situations, it's only a matter of time before another, more vitriolic, "Christian" arrives to take their late-leader's place.  However, for now, I think America, and the world, just became a slightly kinder, more-tolerant place. 

    Anyway, to give the corpulent sow the send-off I believe he deserves, let's take a look at some of Jerry's Greatest Hits, and remember when hate was all the rage:

“Grown men should not be having sex with prostitutes unless they are married to them”
    Yes.  It's the wisdom of teh lawd, mah chillin'... 
“I had a student ask me, "Could the savior you believe in save Osama bin Laden?" Of course, we know the blood of Jesus Christ can save him, and then he must be executed”
    Can I get a witness? 
“Christians, like slaves and soldiers, ask no questions”
    The above goes a long way in explaining just how seriously he took his brainwashed, hate-filled followers. 
“AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals; it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals”
    Yes.  It's such good pseudo-Christian compassion to turn up your noses at the sick and dying out of sheer ignorance and intolerance.  "Moral Majority" my ass.
“The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country”
    Oy.  Given the timbre of the above quotes, I'm pretty damn glad these sorts of Christians don't have their own country.  It'd just be a smoldering hole in the ground.  Then again...  hmm... 
“If you're not a born-again Christian, you're a failure as a human being”
    Wow.  So, it's like a really exclusive club or something, huh?
“Textbooks are Soviet propaganda”
    Only the red ones, right?  RIGHT? 
“(re: 9/11 attacks) "...throwing God out of the public square, out of the schools, the abortionists have got to bear some burden for this because God will not be mocked and when we destroy 40 million little innocent babies, we make God mad...I really believe that the pagans and the abortionists and the feminists and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People for the American Way, all of them who try to secularize America...I point the thing in their face and say you helped this happen."”
    Yep.  Nuttier than a box of squirrel turds. 
“[homosexuals are] brute beasts...part of a vile and satanic system [that] will be utterly annihilated, and there will be a celebration in heaven.”
    I don't think I like this place called "heaven."  But, Jerry sure makes me want to believe in a place called Hell. 
“It appears that America's anti-Biblical feminist movement is at last dying, thank God, and is possibly being replaced by a Christ-centered men's movement which may become the foundation for a desperately needed national spiritual awakening”
    In other words, Jerry wants his damn pie.  Get in the kitchen women. 
    These quotes were culled from here.  There are many wonderful sites out there devoted to displaying the recently deceased Jerry Falwell's love for his fellow human being. 



  1. I've never heard of the guy but judging by those quotes he wasn't prejudiced - he hated everybody equally. B.

  2. ugh, thanks for the enlightenment. what an asshole! i mean really....
    im disgusted
    i hate religion
    and im only getting back in the kitchen to fix MYSELF something to eat, if the man's around, maybe i'll throw him a crumb.
    dont get me started. errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    people are so stupid and mean and yet they think christ would behave like them!?!
    hell no!

  3. Uh...(clears throat..) Dan? have you had any great sandwiches lately?...(polite smile)...you know,.. those Wisconsin doosies!

  4. Hello,
    I couldn't agree with you more on this one. I'm sorry for his loved ones, but he was a very hateful man. In all the interviews I saw him on and articles I have read or quotes, he rarely had anything nice to say. Such a waste of life to live that way. But that's all over now isn't it?
    Thanks for the great entry!


  5. I'm religious, (Catholic) but I never followed or shared his views of life.  The things he has said I found very offensive.  It saddens me that someone carried so much hatred, and said it all in the name of Christ.  Oh well; he has his own judgement day to deal with now.  Take care -  Julie :)  

  6. I'm definitely not getting into the religion argument here, I already had that one in my own journal recently........All I can say is you have to wonder about how braindead and ignorant some people need to be to actually follow this line of thinking. (Hugs) Indigo


            Great entry as you have spoken your mind and very well I must say. Bigots are just what they have always been to hate the color of a human beings skin. Also to teach their own children to grow up the same way as for instance watch Ruby Ridge as you can see the out come of that all died but two a whole family children as well. I am religious a great beleiver that their is a better place then the world of such hatred. I was also married to a American Indian for eighteen years the love of my life but racist and bigots made our lifes hard as we rose above them as the true family we were. My children and Grandchildren eagerly learned their own Indian heritage which amazes them for I am a white woman with opinions of my own as my husband passed then it was left to me to leave my children with a voice of their own and they sure have one also. I have read some of the threads about the Jew haters so ignorance comes in all ways so I don't read articles that may offend others. D you are a great writer who speaks out your journal is a top number one for me as I enjoy having a cup of coffee from my own kitchen not wearing a apron but at my own choice just so I can read what you have written today. Wonderful job.                  

                                                                      Patty Ann

  8. And you guys gave him media time? He would have been burnt on the good old cross, on prime time TV here in the UK, then we would boogie on down!
    Gaz ;-)

  9. Yes... a so called Christian hypocrite... there are so MANY.  And, so few that actually WALK the WALK not just talk the talk.  

    be well,