Quote of the Day

“I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.” ~ Stephen Roberts

I Don't Smoke…

…but I have other health issues I’m not exactly paying as much attention to as I should, and after seeing this, it’s time to start because this is exactly how I feel about my man.

Thank You, JC Penney

Right on cue, One Million Moms, the Harpy Division of the hate group American Family Association, is foaming at the mouth because of JC Penney’s Father’s Day Sale Flyer.

And they are very, very, disturbed:

“One Million Moms (OMM) is disturbed that JC Penney’s (JCP) is continuing down the same path of promoting sin in their advertisements. In JCP’s June catalog, there is another homosexual ad, but this time with two dads celebrating Father’s Day. The advertising booklet began arriving in mailboxes yesterday. If their marketing department follows the same plan they did in May, this mailer will be available to view on their website on June 1.

“The ad shows two men on the floor playing and hugging their two children at home. It reads, ‘First Pals – What makes Dad so cool? He’s the swim coach, tent maker, best friend, bike fixer and hug giver – all rolled into one. Or two. Real-life dads Todd Koch and Cooper Smith with their children Claire and Mason.’

“It is obvious that JCP would rather take sides than remain neutral in the culture war. JCP will hear from the other side so they need to hear from us as well. Our persistence will pay off! One day we will answer for our actions or lack of them. We must remain diligent and stand up for Biblical values and truth. Scripture says multiple times that homosexuality is wrong, and God will not tolerate this sinful nature.

“OMM will continue to avoid shopping at JCP until they take a neutral stand. If you receive their advertising booklets or catalogs in the mail, OMM recommends you write “REFUSED…RETURN TO SENDER” on your JCPenney catalog and try sending them back. If they receive an onslaught of their returned magazines, they will take notice. Also, you may email, call, or use their contact form on their website to unsubscribe from their mailers so you will no longer have these delivered to your home. If you have a store credit card, you can close your account, if you have not already done so, to help get the message across that you have no plans to shop with them in the future. Be sure to tell them why you are unsubscribing and canceling your credit card.”

Poor babies. They don’t even know you can’t return Third Class mail. And seriously, how many of the One Dozen Shrews shop at JCP anyway?

If they keep boycotting every company that embraces marriage equality, pretty soon they won’t be able to set foot outside their homes.

But wait…isn’t staying at home supposed to be their place according to their Big Book O’Bullshit?

Being the godless deviant that I am, I used their own complaint form to tell them what I thought about their little temper tantrum. Feel free to do the same yourself.

Hello Moms,

Thanks for drawing my attention to the new JC Penney Catalog that shows a HO-MO-SEXUAL family WITH CHILDREN! Oh my LORD!  When I saw it I was flabbergasted! I was like: OMG! I have to tell EVERYONE I know about this! But first I got right on the phone and called the local JC Penny Store, emailed their corporate marketing department (again, thanks for the link, you’re so helpful!) and THANKED THEM for EMBRACING EQUALITY. Not only that, I sent your helpful links to all my friends on Facebook and Twitter and Reddit and Foursquared and my e-mail list and told them that they all need to contact Penney’s and commend them as well.  And on Saturday we’re planning a big gay SHOP AT PENNEY’S party at our mall.

With any luck Penny’s stock will soar just like Starbuck’s did when you boycotted them.

Keep up the good work!  I hear that your other boycotts have been so successful in increasing profits for the businesses that you Target (get it? Target?) that they’re all like PLEASE BOYCOTT US MOMMIES! PLEASE? PLEASE? I love it.

BTW, did you know that the companies who design and build the computer hardware and software you’re using also embrace EQUALITY? How soon can we expect a statement that you’ve destroyed all your computers and have gone back to using a tools more suited to your Bronze Age mentality, like stone tablets and smoke signals?

I do have one other question for you: what’s it like to live a life so consumed with hate for your fellow human beings that you’re blinded to anything else?  And don’t give me that “hate the sin but love the sinner” bullshit. Based on recent public statements by some of your fellow “Christians,” it’s clear you don’t just want to prevent gays from participating in the full rights and responsibilities of United States citizens; you want us dead.

Hitler had the same idea about the Jews.

“Oh, but that was different…”

No it wasn’t. It was HATE, pure and simple. And you and your cronies are the face of it in these early years of the 21st Century. Think about that.

Today in Christian Love

A Seneca, Kansas pastor is now openly calling for the genocide of sexual minorities. No more “hate the sin, but love the sinner” bullshit. It’s what I’ve been saying for quite some time: they want us dead.

“They should be put to death. That’s what happened in Israel. That’s why homosexuality wouldn’t have grown in Israel. It tends to limit conversions. It tends to limit people coming out of the closet. — ‘Oh, so you’re saying we should go out and start killing them, no?’ — I’m saying the government should. They won’t but they should. [You say], ‘oh, I can’t believe you you’re horrible. You’re a backwards neanderthal of a person.’ Is that what you’re calling scripture? Is God a neanderthal backwards.. in his morality. Is it his word or not? If it’s his word, he commanded it. It’s his idea, not mine. And I’m not ashamed of it.”

Isn’t it great how he says “they won’t, but they should,” all pouty like? As if he’s talking about the dang government for taxing his smokes and not, oh, you know—genocide.

Never mind that Israel, practically speaking, is far more accepting of homosexuality (gays serving openly in the Israeli military has been the standard for years) than the U.S. Of course, these homo-obsessed whack jobs never let facts stand in the way of their hate before, so why should they start now?

What follows are a small collection of comments left at the site where I found this piece of filth, because they more than adequately sum up my feelings without having to add a single word:

So, this is their way of reacting when the tide is clearly turning against them. “Well, we’re not winning this social war, so we’ll just have to kill the queers and end this once and for all.”

In a small way, I am sort of (happy isn’t the correct word)… relieved that they aren’t BSing around their true feelings. Simply straight up saying, I hate you and I wish you dead. Obviously, it’s horrific, it’s ridiculous, it’s alarming, but I’d rather have everyone see these fundamentalists for who they are, so we can identify these bigots as the inhumane ignorant garbage they are.

So any gay person in a “Stand you Ground” gun law state can shoot and kill such preachers because based on their own statements and behavior cause the gay person to fear for their life, right?

I sure do hope that shirt IS NOT polyester-and-cotton or he’s going to go to HELL for mixing fabrics. I also hope he doesn’t eat lobster or shrimp…shellfish is a no-no! And I’m sure his God loves the fact that he wants government to kill gays; he’s such a Christ-stain!

Yet more proof that anti-gay Christians are criminally insane, because they want to murder another human being just because he or she is different. The hive mind or the mob mentality is starting up like when the mad man Dictator Hitler stirred up the Catholic Nazi German people to murder Jews and Homosexuals so they could take over the world. It is plain to see that these mad men Christians are now the ones, who like Hitler, are stirring up the America Christians like Hitler stirred up his Nazi Catholics to take over Europe by murdering anybody who tried to stop them.

The United States is a signatory to an international treaty banning the promotion of genocide. This man can say this without legal consequence because there is no clear and present danger of his ideas being adopted. However, if the day should come that some state makes being gay a capital crime, I will personally hunt down every one of the priests, preachers, imams, and assorted other vermin who demanded this and offer them a choice of having their brains blown out or flying to the Hague for trial.

And his church is tax-exempt, why? He is calling for the slaughter of gay people to fulfill some concocted biblical mandate, but enjoys the privileges of tax-exempt status. And why would a secular government follow the mandate of religious book? This is not a theocracy. Sigh.

He left something out. The Bible demands death for:

  • People who don’t listen to priests (Deuteronomy 17:12)
  • Sorceresses (Exodus 22:17), fortunetellers (Leviticus 20:27), and false prophets (Deuteronomy 13:1-5, Deuteronomy 18:20-22, Zechariah 13:3)
  • Men who lie with other men as with a woman (Leviticus 20:13)
  • People who work on the Sabbath (Exodus 31:12-15)
  • Striking (Exodus 21:15) or cursing (Leviticus 20:9) your parents
  • Adultery and fornication (Leviticus 20:10, Leviticus 21:9, Deuteronomy 22:20-21)
  • Blasphemy (Leviticus 24:10-16)

Someone needs to go rape his daughter then remind him that she now has to marry her rapist. God says so.

FTFA: “‘Oh, I can’t believe you you’re horrible. You’re a backwards neanderthal of a person.’ Is that what you’re calling scripture?” Yes, you bloody idiot, that’s EXACTLY what I’m saying. I’m saying that your book of fairy tales was “written” by a bunch of semi-literate nomadic goat herders whose “moral” code has about as much to do with modern society as their bronze-age tools have to do with rocketry. Anybody stupid enough to follow its diktats should be kept away from sharp objects, and prevented from leaving the house when it’s raining out so they don’t drown from gawping wide-eyed and mouth agape at the water falling from the sky. I’m saying that your religion is a mental illness, AT BEST, and is a poison in the body politic. In short: go DIAF.

Loves It

Oh, how I wish they’d made more of these films. It was one reboot from a 60s TV series that actually worked; no doubt due to the incredible acting talent they had assembled.

Taking the Opportunity…

…on this, the anniversary of having personally completed one more orbit about the sun, to announce: Life is weird.

As if you hadn’t figured that out on your own already.

While my life bears absolutely no resemblance to what I imagined it would be when I was younger, I’m not complaining, because along with the unexpected unpleasant stuff, sometimes it also brings insanely wonderful things I could never have imagined—like my Ben.