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cvoogt

(949 posts)
48. I know and I agree
Sun Dec 22, 2013, 03:40 PM
Dec 2013

What is ironic is that they're surely not very 'conservative' when it comes to conserving our environment. Maybe if we could show that ducks might eventually go extinct or migrate permanently to better climates? Maybe then they'd care enough.

But arguing with/about people this bigoted is sort of a false equivalency. I don't think his unfounded views deserve discussion. They're backed by what? The views of roughly four separate Biblical authors from 2700-1800 years ago, who were writing it to support their own political needs at the time. A kinder view would consider it fairy tales, but that doesn't make it any more worthy of discussion.

I guess my point is we're mostly arguing with ourselves here. The other side will say "I believe what I believe, science and empathy be damned!" (or darned). They also believe A&E overstepped its bounds.. but I thought corporations are people and have first amendment rights too? What about poor A&E? The Republicans are mostly responsible for at-will hiring (right to work) but when it comes home to roost they whine. What it comes down to is this: Republicans tend to be selfish, Dems tend to be more society/community minded. Fighting such bigoted views just reinforces selfish people to think they must be right, since they are causing such a stir. They want to feel like they are persecuted, like their savior. War on Christmas etc. Why give it to them?

Awesome op-ed gollygee Dec 2013 #1
And for the cat lovers: darkangel218 Dec 2013 #2
I have no use for cat haters either. Knowing that is the cherry on top of the catbyte Dec 2013 #20
arrrgh Liberal_in_LA Dec 2013 #59
Some hunters hate cats because roody Dec 2013 #60
knr - I posted this on my Facebook Douglas Carpenter Dec 2013 #3
His point #2 ... dawg Dec 2013 #4
You can say that again! rdharma Dec 2013 #8
Great Picture Stainless Dec 2013 #13
yep, that's about the size of things. BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2013 #21
As an LGBT person, I vote for #3 as the most hateful, ignorant pack of lies. Zorra Dec 2013 #9
I wonder if ol' Phil is so stupid that he actually believes this crap........ rdharma Dec 2013 #16
If it is calculated, he is indisputably an extremely evil person by all standards of our society. Zorra Dec 2013 #19
The party of hate damnedifIknow Dec 2013 #5
+1 CFLDem Dec 2013 #23
You do know the more they uncover this persons SummerSnow Dec 2013 #6
The Nazis,..... no Jesus? rdharma Dec 2013 #7
Wow, that one sends a chill down my spine... mountain grammy Dec 2013 #10
Hitler had a lot in common with Hillbilly Phil Major Nikon Dec 2013 #11
That second paragraph is exactly what the conservative religious right is saying now! mountain grammy Dec 2013 #17
I pledge allegiance to..... WHEN CRABS ROAR Dec 2013 #67
"If it quacks like a Duck, and walks like a Duck..." nt Zorra Dec 2013 #25
Gee that's not Benny the Rat is it? calimary Dec 2013 #34
Nope! That's not Pope Benedict XVI........ BUT THIS IS! rdharma Dec 2013 #36
Good find, rdharma! calimary Dec 2013 #42
That photo is cut. if you find the whole picture you would see that he had both hands up and hrmjustin Dec 2013 #46
How about this one? rdharma Dec 2013 #49
You got me there. hrmjustin Dec 2013 #50
You can't deny that Ratzinger was in the Hitler Jugend. rdharma Dec 2013 #51
I don't argue that. my issue was with the pic. He was not giving the salute there. hrmjustin Dec 2013 #52
However, he was wearing the uniform with the eagle with the swastika. rdharma Dec 2013 #53
No I am not arguing against his being a nazi. That picture was at his ordination to the priesthood w hrmjustin Dec 2013 #55
OK! nt rdharma Dec 2013 #56
Yeah, but... Iggo Dec 2013 #62
pardon? hrmjustin Dec 2013 #63
(I'm on your side.) Iggo Dec 2013 #64
lol, my brain is not working today. hrmjustin Dec 2013 #65
Wow. He had those creepy eyes even as a youth. nt SunSeeker Dec 2013 #72
At that time lillypaddle Dec 2013 #81
people seem to think iamthebandfanman Dec 2013 #77
Ignorance and hatred are a badge of honor with the duck people. mountain grammy Dec 2013 #12
Robertson equates blacks with welfare and "entitlement" Bernardo de La Paz Dec 2013 #14
Seems to me it might be time to put the award-winning TV series "Roots" back on the air. calimary Dec 2013 #39
Yeah, but Phil & Right Wing would say network just shilling for Obama's Third Term. nt Bernardo de La Paz Dec 2013 #57
Well, tough shit on them. "Roots" should be rerun. And soon. calimary Dec 2013 #71
+1. Was rerun, but only on BET. Bernardo de La Paz Dec 2013 #84
White, Fundamentalist Christians - the Master Race n/t Stonepounder Dec 2013 #15
He's not as ignorant as he acts customerserviceguy Dec 2013 #18
That is a very sick man. asjr Dec 2013 #22
Muslims will be shocked to discover that they don't believe in Jesus. Aristus Dec 2013 #24
And it says nothing about the horrendous murder rate HERE IN Nice, White, Christian America. calimary Dec 2013 #40
Whatever school system "educated" him should be ashamed. jwirr Dec 2013 #26
Louisiana schools rank among the worst in the country. SunSeeker Dec 2013 #73
That does not surprise me. History alone is skewed to their view. Science is still teaching jwirr Dec 2013 #86
Lest we forget, the Nazis were Christian. Harry Monroe Dec 2013 #27
The comment section has been hijacked. It needs our help! nt Quixote1818 Dec 2013 #28
Never heard of Duck Dynasty before The Wizard Dec 2013 #29
Mmmmmmm.....DUuuzzzyyyy!!!!!! LongTomH Dec 2013 #43
Juanita Jean has some good comments about Duck D Gothmog Dec 2013 #30
"While the Dixie Chicks are not entitled to the First Amendment, rednecks are." SunSeeker Dec 2013 #74
Hey Phil ... napkinz Dec 2013 #31
and this ... napkinz Dec 2013 #32
"A good woman is "hard to find...You gotta marry these girls when they're 15 or 16..." Zorra Dec 2013 #33
Kick and fucking Rec!...nt SidDithers Dec 2013 #35
I don't understand the hoopla cvoogt Dec 2013 #37
The Republican conservative mindset that he represents is the very reason polluting, Zorra Dec 2013 #44
I know and I agree cvoogt Dec 2013 #48
The more they open their hateful Republican mouths, the more they shoot themselves in the foot, Zorra Dec 2013 #54
Well, we all know what a radical left-wing rag "Business Insider" is! bullwinkle428 Dec 2013 #38
strange fruit Dakota Flint Dec 2013 #41
Project much mr. duck? abakan Dec 2013 #45
I think Phil R. pretty much says out loud, what Republican/TeaParty Rectangle Dec 2013 #47
He talks crap about women also Liberal_in_LA Dec 2013 #58
what you are defending azureblue Dec 2013 #61
I have tried these questions on the Bible thumpers I work with. Fastcars Dec 2013 #69
Well, Jesus never had anything to say about gay people theHandpuppet Dec 2013 #75
and therein lies the rub azureblue Dec 2013 #76
They say that, but then they quote the OT. Enthusiast Dec 2013 #80
The New Testament can do just as well. Lets do Phil the Duck Guy, NT style.... Bluenorthwest Dec 2013 #90
Regarding Robertson's leap of logic connecting bombings and belief in Jesus: bulloney Dec 2013 #66
that guy is becoming the updated version of the confederate flag Skittles Dec 2013 #68
Pitiful grasp of history. AtheistCrusader Dec 2013 #70
hes one of the happiest men in the world.. iamthebandfanman Dec 2013 #78
I sincerely doubt that money can buy happiness for confused, frightened people. Zorra Dec 2013 #89
a few of my extremely religious relatives are like that Lex Dec 2013 #91
What an awful man. /nt mwb970 Dec 2013 #79
How about.... HoosierCowboy Dec 2013 #82
No Jesus huh? Moostache Dec 2013 #83
That guy just gives me the creeps. leftyladyfrommo Dec 2013 #85
When You Defend Phil Robertson, Here's What You're Really Defending The CCC Dec 2013 #87
I'm not boycotting this guy for the simple reason that I have never watched his show anyway. Beacool Dec 2013 #88
Exactly Liberalynn Dec 2013 #93
this ---> napkinz Dec 2013 #92
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