The Lady Speaks

Oh, The Weather Outside Is Frightful

Yes, we did get walloped by this giant snowstorm hitting the eastern US, and yes, the snow continues to fall. I have no idea how much we’ve gotten so far.

Somewhere between 9 and 12 inches, I’d guesstimate, with still  more to come. According to weather reports, we’re supposed to have somewhere between 18 and 30 inches by midnight.

 

What fun.

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February 14, 2007 Posted by | America, Pennsylvania, Weather | 7 Comments

Good ‘Christians’?

Yesterday the netroots was alive and agape at the news that Amanda Marcotte of Pandagon and Melissa McEwan of Shakespeare’s Sister had resigned their positions with the Edwards campaign.

Why? In part, because both felt they were taking attention from John Edwards’ campaign and message. But also because of threats on their lives (and bodies) by the so-called ‘Christians.’

These Christianists, angry at Amanda and Melissa for perceived insults and intolerance against their religion, as well as the profanity used by both, have responded in ways that defile their own religion, their own beliefs, the teachings of their own Church and their Lord.

Here’s a sample of the ‘Christian love” Amanda received:

Problem with women like you, you just need a good fucking from a real man! Living in Texas myself, I know you haven’t found that real Texan yet. But once your liberal pro feminist ass gets a real good fucking, you might see the light. Until then, enjoy your battery operated toys b/c most real men wouldn’t want to give you the fucking you deserve b/c the shit that would come out of you ears.

Such a good Catholic Christian, isn’t he? Just filled with the love of Christ! I had to pull out my Bible, because I didn’t remember the part where Jesus grabbed the woman who said curse words and said, Continue reading

February 14, 2007 Posted by | America, Blogs, Christianity, Politics, Religion, War On Women, Whacko Nut Cases | 2 Comments