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Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by MR NHB, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. MR NHB Brown Belt

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    I joined in counter-protesting the WBC tonight in Portland for their attack on the Trail Blazers accepting gay marriage. It was a massacre....the church folks got run out of town after 15 mins, and the counter-protest crowd was hilarious. We completely covered them up with banners and they snuck away as the crowd grew. Anybody else ever fought the WBC in your city?

    http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2015/01/westboro_baptist_church_picket.html
     
  2. Afro Samurai Blue Belt

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    Nice! Thank god we don't have people like that where I am from
     
  3. 7437 Banned Banned

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    I remember at Matthew Shepards funeral they showed up. Didnt actually protest cause it dropped to like -20 degrees that day.
     
  4. LionExMachina There are No Pacts between Lions and Sherdogs. Banned

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    Thank you TS. You are a decent man for not tolerating the bleating of mindless hate. You took the time to actually do something about it.

    Peace and Be Well. I mean that.
     
  5. Bukowski82 Buckle up belt

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    This.

    Good job, TS.
     
  6. Chomsky Honk Black Belt

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    TS is a cool guy
     
  7. kuromusha Silver Belt

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    I would expect no less from a city like Portland. One of the GOAT American cities for sure.
     
  8. INTERL0PER Brown Belt

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    Nice work.

    Fighting the good fight.

    Fuck those WBC assholes.
     
  9. odog A cat trapped in a dog's body

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    My first thought was: is he from B.C.

    Check.
     
  10. Matt M It is happening again....

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    I've never quite understood what the WBC hope to achieve by these poorly attended protests.
    If there was actually a point to it and there was any chance of actually achieving something, then I'd at least understand why they were doing it.
     
  11. DizzyYeahYeah Red Belt

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    The reason the WBC is a thing, is because people pay attention to them.

    Don't feed the trolls.
     
  12. SherdogGoat Platinum & Braco Belt Banned

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    Reason is to piss people off to a point where they would lose their shit and attack them and then WBC can sue them and get some money.
     
  13. Zanatos333 Purple Belt

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    If everyone just agreed to ignore these people would they just go away?
     
  14. Tankeray Primordial Covenant

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    good stuff TS, nice work
     
  15. Kiddo716 Cubic Zirconia Belt

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    and lawsuits. i hear they are extremely litigious and that's how they make money.
     
  16. Todd Gack Dutch

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    Agreed.

    But It would be tough to ignore them at a funeral with all their banners and chanting.
     
  17. punkmother calf cruncher fan

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    waste of their time to even hit the blazer game, they have zero chance to gain a foothold in the bigger pacnw cities like portland and seattle.
     
  18. The Diplomat Peace Among Worlds

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    The comments on that page are interesting. (meaning typical.)
     
  19. Killswitch91 Brown Belt

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    The family that runs it is loaded with lawyers.

    The moment you touch them, they're suing you for everything you own. It's a sickening, easy money maker, playing on people's emotions at funerals for their loved ones.
     
  20. Nonsense Silver Belt

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    Portland's an awesome city. I feel a kind of kinship with Portland.
     

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