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Watch: David Pakman Interviews Shirley Phelps-Roper


David Pakman interviews the Westboro Baptist Church's Shirley Phelps-Roper about the threats from hacker group Anonymous, which Anonymous said over the weekend were made up by the WBC.

Pam Spaulding notes that the conversation turned to claims made by her estranged brother Nate that the children of the Fred Phelps were abused, SPR lashes out:

"Phelps-Roper indicated that hitting children is part of 'teaching children exactly like their creator told them to do it,' causing Pakman to ask later in the interview whether police involvement was appropriate."


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Anonymous Hacker Group Suggests Westboro Baptist Church Made Up Threat Claims for Publicity


The hacker group Anonymous has written a letter (written by more than 20 Anons, at the same time, and none of them were inbred family members. Unlike that other, shitty "Press Release") refuting claims it's going after Westboro Baptist Church, and accused the group of making up claims of an attack for their own publicity.

Read the letter posted on its website, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Westboro Baptist Church Responds to Takedown Threat from Hacker Group Anonymous: 'Bring It!'


This week, the hacker group Anonymous, which has successfully disabled sites associated to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak  as well as sites like Visa in the name of Wikleaks founder Julian Assange, and the Church of Scientology, issued an ultimatum to the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church.

Wbc Said Anonymous in an open letter:

We, the collective super-consciousness known as ANONYMOUS - the Voice of Free Speech & the Advocate of the People - have long heard you issue your venomous statements of hatred, and we have witnessed your flagrant and absurd displays of inimitable bigotry and intolerant fanaticism. We have always regarded you and your ilk as an assembly of graceless sociopaths and maniacal chauvinists & religious zealots, however benign, who act out for the sake of attention & in the name of religion.

Being such aggressive proponents for the Freedom of Speech & Freedom of Information as we are, we have hitherto allowed you to continue preaching your benighted gospel of hatred and your theatrical exhibitions of, not only your fascist views, but your utter lack of Christ-like attributes.

They added:

ANONYMOUS cannot abide this behavior any longer. The time for us to be idle spectators in your inhumane treatment of fellow Man has reached its apex, and we shall now be moved to action. Thus, we give you a warning: Cease & desist your protest campaign in the year 2011, return to your homes in Kansas, & close your public Web sites. 

 Should you ignore this warning, you will meet with the vicious retaliatory arm of ANONYMOUS: We will target your public Websites, and the propaganda & detestable doctrine that you promote will be eradicated; the damage incurred will be irreversible, and neither your institution nor your congregation will ever be able to fully recover. It is in your best interest to comply now, while the option to do so is still being offered, because we will not relent until you cease the conduction & promotion of all your bigoted operations & doctrines.

The warning has been given. What happens from here shall be determined by you.

Read the full letter from Anonymous here.

Yesterday, the Westboro Baptist Church took up the gauntlet, telling Anonymous, "Bring It!"

Check out thei full flyer, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Bartering Hate: Westboro Baptist Church Trades Picket of 9-Year-Old's Funeral for Time on Radio Stations

Westboro Baptist Church won't be picketing the funeral of 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green — they've bartered their hate for time on two radio stations:

Phelps-roper Shirley Phelps-Roper said radio stations in Phoenix and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, offered to give the Topeka church airtime to discuss its views in exchange for its members not picketing the girl's funeral.

Phelps-Roper said she and three other church members would be in Tucson for  Friday's funeral of U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who also was slain on  Saturday.

She said the Arizona law, which prohibits protests at or near funeral sites, would be of little consequence to herself or other picketers, who planned to be at least 1,000 feet from the church where Roll's funeral will take place.

Said Phelps-Roper: "Until our testimony is complete...there's not any power -- no law, no human -- in this country that's going to be able to shut us up."


Westboro's Shirley Phelps-Roper Loves Supreme Court's Women


Shirley Phelps-Roper and her anti-gay comrades from the Westboro Baptist Church appeared before the Supreme Court yesterday.

While it will be a bit until the Justices weigh in on whether Roper and her pals from the Westboro Baptist Church have a right to picket dead soldiers' funerals, Phelps-Roper has already penned a summary of her experience, a summary she sent to the gay blog Good As You.

Basically, Phelps-Roper loved the female Justices, but wasn't so hot on the men:

Alito was a serious disappointment. I don't know why I would expect him to man up and tell a squally rebel to drink a frosty mug of shut the hell up and AVERT your eyes.

On the other hand, the three women were lions of proper and simple First Amendment Law. When a nation is cursed of God, everything becomes so complicated and there [i]s no MAN among the people, so I find that dynamic to be altogether perfect.

Ah, well, let's see what Phelps-Roper thinks of these judicial women after they reach a verdict.

Shirley Phelps-Roper: We Burned a Quran, and Nobody Cared!

The Westboro Baptist Church's Shirley Phelps-Roper is speaking out about Pastor Terry Jones and his plans to burn Qurans on 9/11. She's angry, but not for the reasons everyone else is:

Phelps-roper Her irritation Wednesday was not that the Rev. Terry Jones and his Dove World Outreach Center's planned bonfire would offend Muslims worldwide and probably increase the danger to American soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq.

It's that in 2008 she and her father's Topeka flock set fire to a Quran in plain view on a Washington, D.C., street and nobody seemed to care.

"We did it a long time before this guy," Phelps-Roper said by telephone from a street corner in downtown Chicago, scene of the latest Westboro picket — against Jews this time, not gays.

The difference could be that in 2008 many news media outlets had decided to ignore the group's routine of spewing hatred at funerals of fallen American soldiers.

So when Fred Phelps, calling Muhammad a "pedophilic gigolo," went online and invited people to attend the burning, most stayed away.

Wonder if she's going to be bridesmaid at the wedding?


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