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Veterans Counter-Protest Westboro Baptist Church


“We Are THE WALL” vs. the Westboro Baptist Church at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day 2012.

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Date: 11/17/12 01:21 PM

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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:24 pm
    Link: Veterans Counter-Protest Westboro Baptist Church - `We Are THE WALL` vs. the Westboro Baptist Church at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day 2012.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm
    AWESOME
    Sometimes I think these westboro feckers are more fecked up than the mad muslims
    MUCH RESPECT for the American troops and all for doing that, still cant get into my head what these bible thumpers are all about, apart from real life trollers
    great post whodat
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm
    Good. F*ck `em. At Arlington on Veteran`s Day too. Wankers.
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    Kegomatix Male 18-29
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm
    Hah... Religion.
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    Modwain Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:50 pm
    never been a big fan of military as such, but i have the utmost respect for soldiers. its a good thing that people are standing up against the verbal abuse aimed at anyone, including the soldiers.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:51 pm
    davymid
    Seconded
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm
    I love this because it really shows just how ignorant these people are. This is the right way to counter-protest these f*cking hatemongers. You don`t have to stoop to their level and fight hatred with hatred, all you have to do is use your brain and ask the right questions to which they have no intelligent answers. Then you record it all, post it online and show the world just how dumb these people really are! A Marine I served with was at this and told me about the video, I wish I would have known about it because I definitely would have made the 4 hour drive to be a part of this. Watching them pack up and retreat with their tails between their legs at the end was a very satisfying finish to this video.
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    Modwain Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 2:03 pm
    true. i always like it that people assume that they know what god (or any diety for that matter) demand of their people other then what the god (or any other diety) demanded in known scripture.

    I especially love that christians added the mortal sins, of amongst with is pride for it is pride to even think you may know what gods stance is on anything. For does it not also say in the bible that you are allouwed to ask for forgiveness and that you have the right of free choise. and in all fairness, we know that a lot of rules were added by men, so basicly, we but need to adhere to teh ten comandments, for we assume that they are not written by man, but fiven by god.

    hell, i still believe that common law is teh way to go and that predates the bible and the birth of JC by rather a bit.. but thats just me.
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    November 17, 2012 at 2:18 pm
    Good let those idiots know we`re not going to take their hatred lying down.

    "You hit me sir"
    Okay dude now you`re just pushing it, take your victory and go.
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    mcssls Female 70 & Over
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    November 17, 2012 at 3:39 pm
    find those westboro wastes of flesh in church during a service, block all doors and windows and burn it down.
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    Andrew155 Male 18-29
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    November 17, 2012 at 3:44 pm
    The strange thing is that I can actually understand Muslim fundamentalism and other fanatical movements. I understand the reasoning. This, however, I just don`t get the logic behind.

    One thing is certain, they will burn in hell for eternity.

    If law and order were to ever break down, these are the first people I would kill.
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    TuffGhost88 Male 18-29
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    November 17, 2012 at 3:57 pm
    It`s too bad the filmmaker can`t spell..
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 4:16 pm
    Sometimes I think these westboro feckers are more fecked up than the mad muslims

    I`m sure they are, but they are also far, far less dangerous to civilisation.

    The WBC are unintentionally doing good. Not in their own actions, but in the actions they provoke in others. They unify people (against them) and they inspire good in other people in response to the foulness of the WBC.

    They also show a positive image of the USA. Again, not in themselves but in the way they are handled by other Americans and by the authorities in the USA. They serve as a strong example of the USA living up to some noble ideals - freedom of speech (for them) and peaceful protest (against them). Note how even those who stand against the WBC spoke up in favour of the WBC`s freedom of speech, vile though it is. *That`s* the key test of freedom of speech - freedom of speech you find grossly offensive.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 4:24 pm
    I`m curious...have any Christian groups counter-protested the WBC *for religious reasons*? The WBC is an extremely bad example of Christianity. A case could be made to denounce them as heretics. They`re certainly very far away indeed from the teachings of Jesus. They prate bad interpretations of bad mistranslations of a handful of carefully bible verses and fail to understand even those. There`s no theology behind their ravings. Any halfway competent Christian cleric would be able to run rings around them.
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    BostonKaiser Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm
    Great post, whodat. The more their ignorance is exposed, the better.
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    nubblins Female 18-29
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    November 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm
    As much as I find WBC to be despicable, I think it`s more stupid to engage with them. Stop giving them what they want: attention.
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    USAF27 Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 5:18 pm
    Great post Whodat! I ride with the Patriot Guard keeping these "people" away from the family of the deceased in a dignified manner. So far no WBC at any funerals for service members....from an OIF/OEF Veteran & IBEW, Local 134 Union Brother.
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    danagamer Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 5:44 pm
    Wow, mama Phelps really got fat!
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    Magickrat Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 5:54 pm
    How long do you think I`d be in jail for if I cracked one of those Westboro idiots over the head with a pipe? Might just be worth the three-hots-and-a-cot for a year or so...
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    alpensepp Male 70 & Over
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    November 17, 2012 at 6:17 pm
    5:30, poor boy.
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    Xprez Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 6:21 pm
    The dumbest thing I`ve ever seen. I`ve read about this group quite a few times. I`m a Christian and a veteran. Everything these people do is counter-intuitive and hypocritical. If God were to hate anyone (which he`s not supposed to) it would be the Westboro Baptist Church for doing things like this in his name.
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 6:21 pm
    I had the honor of getting to go to Arlington National Cemetery. That has to be one of the most surreal places I have ever been. Great post whodat
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    November 17, 2012 at 6:56 pm
    These guys have the correct idea: Let the WBC speak, but no one should be required to LISEN to them! Or even see them...

    Thanks @WhoDat!
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    Karimento Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 7:07 pm
    That looks intimidating. What if Westboro Baptist Church escalates to become a homeland terrorism group?
    They keep pushing their limits and most people are fed up with what they are saying and someday they just have enough and want to make their message heard way too loudly.

    Or maybe i have way too wild imagination.
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    Laran Male 40-49
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    November 17, 2012 at 7:44 pm
    get the local farmers to drive past them spraying manure.
    they will soon get the point.
    especially if it happens to them every time they surface.
    bit of a cleanup but well worth it.
    perhaps super-soakers filled with piss.
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    Roland Male 30-39
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    November 17, 2012 at 10:23 pm
    Thank you veterans!
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    mitthar Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2012 at 3:51 am
    all i have to say is this:

    i gave 5 years of my life to the military so that people like the Westboro could do their protests. (i also did it so every other American could sleep soundly in their own beds)

    i am NOT supporting them, i stand apposed to them. the three lines that i think would get then to shut up the fastest:

    "ye without sin, cast the first stone" John 8:7
    "all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" Romans 3:23
    "You shall not judge, lest you be judged" Matthew 7:1

    use their own words to fight them.
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    elbat Female 18-29
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    November 18, 2012 at 5:04 am
    in any country you may live in, veterans should be respected.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    November 18, 2012 at 11:46 am
    Good to know that everyone who saw the video got something out of it. I was surprised that when I read through the comments everyone is on the same page. I never thought I`d see the day where everyone on IAB was in agreement about the content of a post and no one is arguing about it, hahaha!
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    Kegomatix Male 18-29
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    November 18, 2012 at 12:12 pm
    Yea, shocking. No arguments in this thread... I thought for sure it would have erupted. Then again, MacGuffin never posted anything.. *oops*
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    dm2754 Male 40-49
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    November 19, 2012 at 6:13 am
    Remember vets you fought for their freedom to Protest.
    Why to go church for standing up for your beliefs
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    November 19, 2012 at 7:24 am
    I`ll see your First Amendment and raise you the second.
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
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    November 19, 2012 at 7:36 am
    It`s going to be hilarious when Fred Phelps croaks and thousands of people make pilgrimages just to piss on his grave.

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    Mikeoxsbiggg Male 30-39
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    November 19, 2012 at 8:55 am
    That ginger`s lack of soul is amplified by the trash coming out of his mouth.
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    kangoala Male 18-29
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    November 19, 2012 at 11:56 am
    Surely there`s a case for Child Protective Services to step in and do something about the crazy level of brainwashing going on in that group...
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    Izroth Female 30-39
    154 posts
    November 19, 2012 at 2:08 pm
    Awesome!!! @BoredFrank
    I think the whole family will fall apart when he dies.
    Have you read how he treated his children, he basically beat them into submission. The son, Nate, that was beat the most wrote a book, he is no longer associated with the family and in fact he speaks out against them.
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    Pudgenello Female 18-29
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    November 22, 2012 at 7:17 pm
    Dumb Christians lol reading a book that`s thousands of years old and applying it to every part of your life is stupid you wouldnt trust a hundred year old medical book would you? And some of those Christians are fat, I thought gluttony was a sin lol

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