This week in bitter clingers clinging bitterly…
You remember that time that there Obamer feller said:
“And they fell through the Clinton Administration, and the Bush Administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. And it’s not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”
Well we have this:
The gay lobby’s power is limited. The A&E television network late Friday afternoon, facing a backlash and threatened boycott, reversed its decision to suspendDuck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson. The Robertson family offered no immediate comment.
Last week the Robertson family acknowledged that some of its patriarch’s comments were coarse, but “his beliefs are grounded” in the Bible and he “is a Godly man.”
Robertson had paraphrased 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, where Paul asks, “[D]o you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.”
Robertson had also given a natural law criticism of gay anal sex. Some homosexuals also expressed offense that Robertson referred to them as “sinners”—and some may have been unaware that Christians understand that all of us sin.
And then there is this:
Conservatives and gun activists are in high dudgeon over a sign outside country singer Toby Keith’s new Virginia bar and grill that says “No Guns Permitted.”
According to Washington, DC’s WTOP, the sign has provoked an explosion of outrage online. Many gun rights advocates took to Twitter and other social media to denounce Keith as a “gun hating liberal,” a “fake,” and a “Republican In Name Only” or “RINO.”
“So if ‘no guns are allowed’ I guess that means that police officers that are ‘on duty’ aren’t allowed in for lunch or dinner??” asked Facebook user Connie Hollar Wright on the restaurant’s Facebook page. “Who are you guys callin [sic] when you need help???? Good luck with that!”
“Toby is a gun hating liberal. What a fake,” wrote another.
“Won’t go into a Killing zone,” said another commenter with a “Duck Dynasty” avatar, “which is what gun free zones are.”
And also this too:
Utah officials say it will cost some $2 million to hire outside counsel to fight a federal judge’s ruling striking down the state’s voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
Attorney General Sean Reyes, who was named Monday to replace his embattled predecessor John Swallow, met with the state House GOP leadership on Friday to lay out his case for bringing in outside legal help.
Reyes said he wants the additional attorneys to seek a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court of U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby’s Dec. 20 ruling and to bolster the state’s appeal to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
“We need the best we can get,” House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, told KSL-TV. “He (Reyes) is coming into this, frankly, in the middle.”
Reyes is set to be sworn into office on Monday.
After hearing the projected cost, Lockhart said the House Republican majority leadership “felt comfortable telling him, ‘Move forward with what you think is in the best interest of the state.'”
The poor we will always have with us, but the God-drunk Bible-bangin’ gun-totin’ homo-haters are the ones who get all the headlines…