Monday, January 18, 2016

The wolf at Liberty University.

Image result for bible images "Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves."

That is from the book of Matthew from Donald trump's favorite book, the bible.

But if I were some of these evangelicals who are falling over Donald trump I would heed the words of that scripture.

Because, well.... "Trump, a longtime casino proprietor who left the first of his three wives for his then-mistress, was not known for talking publicly about his religious life."

Nothing says Christian like dumping your wife for your mistress.

I saw clips of trump giving a speech at Liberty University today, and all I can say is now I understand how some of these mega churches survive. Clearly the man is a "false prophet", and he lying to the faithful for political gain, but they couldn't see past their hatred for Hillary and the evil democrats to notice it.

The Donald got so comfortable running his fake Christian routine on the faithful that he even started quoting scriptures at one point.

But then....

"After vowing to protect Christians across the globe, Trump read a verse from Second Corinthians — one of the books in the New Testament. But Trump flubbed the name, pronouncing it "Two Corinthians," as it's often written in text."

"Two" and not second, Donald? Folks, raise your hands if you have ever heard a Christian refer to a book in the bible as something like "Two" and not Second. And here I thought the bible was his "favorite book."

Still, to me, that was not the worst part of his speech. Him invoking the name of Dr. King had that beat. It was disgraceful, and the way he did it was particularly egregious.

"Trump said little about Martin Luther King Jr., whose holiday happened to fall on the same day as the school's first convocation of the semester. Instead, he ambled through a PG-13 version of his usual stump speech, at times asking the crowd whether he could say certain things and claiming record attendance. "We're dedicating the record to the late, great Martin Luther King," he said."

The Donald is the opposite of everything Dr, King ever stood for. If he wasn't so blinded by his ego he would have seen just how absurd and farcical him dedicating the size of one of his crowds to a man who gave his life for peace and tolerance--- on the day that we celebrate his legacy--- truly was.

*Pic from patheos.com










 





77 comments:

Anonymous said...

My favorite book is Being A Gay Black Man In Philadelphia, by Field Negro.

I read it every Martin Luther King Day.

Anonymous said...

Everyone please say a prayer for the families of Justin and Crystal Moore of Henderson, NC. They were just brutally executed for no reason in their car by one Rhy'Heem Wilson, another criminal black thug with a gun. (What is it with you blacks and guns? Is it because you're insecure about your dicks or something?)

#EndBlackGunViolence

#BoatsToAfrica

Anonymous said...

Brother Field, don't you think you are being a little hard on Trump? I mean, he has never said anything offensive about us. In fact, he mentioned that Blacks love him. Fyi, I'm one who loves Trump and will be voting for him.

As far as his quote from the bible, I have used 'two' Corinthians most of my life. You obviously have not been to enough black churches. Hell, I thought Trump was just trying to get down with our folks.

Please, lay off Trump, he's a good man.

Martin Luther Ming the Merciless said...

Still, to me, that was not the worst part of his speech.

At least he didn't plagiarize it, like Martin Luther King did.

PilotX said...

Dr. King day usually brings the hooded cowards out. This blog is no different.

Martin Luther Ming the Merciless said...

"Trump, a longtime casino proprietor who left the first of his three wives for his then-mistress, was not known for talking publicly about his religious life."

At least he doesn't have a predilection for slapping whores around, like the "Reverend" Martin Luther King did.

PilotX said...

The Donald's version of Christianity is no different than that practiced by those in his audience. For example, the young lady in Kentucky who was defending marriage when she herself had been married what 4 times and was pregnant with another man's baby while married. This is the woman Mike Huckabee defended. It seems the the more religious, the more gun nutty, the more racist is tied to a lack of travel and a lack of IQ. Sadly this country has a lot of this to offer.

Anonymous said...

Who is this PilotX who doesn't know his ass from a hole in the ground?

PilotX said...

Speaking of Christian colleges, it looks like the sista who is a professor at Wheaton College has some support. Several alumni have vowed to end their financial support if they continue their attemp to fire her. Gotta dig that. Happy MLK day!

Faith_and_Fairness said...

Thanks, Pilot: Hope you enjoyed an enlightening MLK Day :-)

Faith_and_Fairness said...

@PilotX: That is great news about the support being offered to professor Larycia Hawkins. Hopefully, the Wheaton College administration will reinstate Professor Hawkins.

Anonymous said...

Blogger PilotX said...
Speaking of Christian colleges, it looks like the sista who is a professor at Wheaton College has some support. Several alumni have vowed to end their financial support if they continue their attemp to fire her. Gotta dig that. Happy MLK day!

8:25 PM
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Link please. She should be fired because she went against Christianity. They can't have a Professor who is against their religion. The Prof should have known better. Where did she get her degree from, Wal-Mart?

Doltry said...

Why are (straight) white men also so obsessed with penis?

Faith_and_Fairness said...

Uhhh, no, Anon... Professor Hawkins did not go against Christianity.

800 Wheaton College Grads Threaten to Stop Financial Support If 'Same God' Prof. Isn't Reinstated

http://m.christianpost.com/news/wheaton-college-800-alumni-threaten-stop-financial-support-larycia-hawkins-same-god-professor-not-reinstated-155247/?m=1

Faith_and_Fairness said...

Professor Hawkins is currently suspended. The petition calling for her reinstatement was only after learning of college administrators' plans to initiate termination.

Anonymous said...

Professor Hawkins claimed that Christians and Muslims worship the same God and that is not so. Where did she get that bs from? She cannot be allowed to remain at a Christian College like Wheaton with that kind of screwed up head about Christianity and Islam. They are NOT compatible religions. Any fool knows that.

Anonymous said...

Christianity is for retards. Blacks, for instance ... they love it!

We have always been at war with Eastasia said...

Faith_and_Fairness said...
Uhhh, no, Anon... Professor Hawkins did not go against Christianity.
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I made the point last week on this blog that Professor Hawkins violated the theological precepts of her employer by making a categorically false statement about a fundamental tenet of Christianity. She said Christians and Muslims worship the same God, which is not true. Christianity and Islam have quite different conceptions of God. She also chose to do this at her place of employment, a Christian college, on the start of Advent, a very important day in the Christian calendar.

She is entitled to her own theological opinions, but she is a professor at a Christian College and is supposed to support the institution's theological interpretations. Being an attention seeking social justice warrior, she decided to make this announcement wearing a hijab and encouraging all the other women at the school to follow her lead. For Christmas.

She has also refused to engage in any dialogue with the college, preferring to bask in the adoration of people hostile to Christianity while pursuing legal action against her former employer.

The only correlation between Christianity and Islam is that both are monotheistic. Conceptions of right and wrong, and of grace and redemption are decidedly different. In fact, the professor's statement could be sufficient grounds in many Muslim circles to merit an "honor killing" for insulting Islam. Salvation by grace through faith in Christ alone is totally foreign and anathema to Muslims.

The professor is either willfully ignorant or intellectually dishonest. Respecting those of a different worldview is different from syncretism. The latter respects neither God of the Bible nor Allah of the Qur'an.

James Bold said...

"That is from the book of Matthew from Donald trump's favorite book, the bible."

What does a Muslim care for The Book, let alone The People of The Book, besides making them submit and pay the dhimmi taxes?

"Nothing says Christian like dumping your wife for your mistress."

Nothing says Muslim like getting another wife to spite your existing wives.

"The Donald is the opposite of everything Dr, King ever stood for."

Michael Scott King was a serial-philandering plagiarist who liked to abuse White whores.  Donald Trump does none of those things.  I'm for him.

Anonymous said...

@10:21pm: Thanks for you comment which is very accurate. Professor Hawkins obviously does not know much about Christianity let alone Islam. I wouldn't be surprised if there won't be some push back from the Muslim community as well.

What the Prof said insults Islam. Their God is nothing like the Christian God. How stupid of her!

Finally, I am surprised that Faith supports her....must be an atheist or just plain ignorant.

Of course, this is FN. There's a lot of ignorance here: from the blogger to FN folks like Faith, PX, Lilac to Negroes across the pond in the UK. It's a damn shame what this blog has been doing to the black race.

Things are so messed up here I am going to group therapy trying to get my black pride back as a bm. This stuff is really messed up.

Anonymous said...

What ever happened to Faith n Fairness? Why did she suddenly go silent?

Faith_and_Fairness said...

No worries, Anon: Crafting replies take time :-) And respectfully disagree with the narrative saying Prof. Hawkins deliberately set out to undermine the tenets of Christianity. Pointing out a common theme showcasing what makes a people of faith is exactly what Jesus would have done.

Shame the message of faith and compassion that Prof. Hawkins especially imparted the season of Advent has been met with enormous misundetstanding.

When learning of Prof. Hawkins' Facebook posting, I immediately thought of a song I learned in my elementary Catholic school called "One God" -- "So many children calling to Him by many a different name. One Father, loving each the same. Many the ways all of us pray to One God..."

Grade school was 40 years ago. Amazing that I recall most of the lyrics without google. If time permits, google or youtube "One God."

No one is denying the fundamental differences amongst the world's religions. With expertise in political science, Prof. Hawkins is well versed in these ideological perspectives. Yet with the extreme discourse finding its way to Advent celebrations, Prof. Hawkins embarked on furthering a spiritual message that truly unites people of faith, despite differences in doctrine.

Moreover, it's my belief agnostics and atheists, in their own special way, unite us in the human spirit that promotes the greater good.

Nasreen Iqbal said...

That's when having an adviser to run his speeches by ahead of time would come in handy.

PilotX said...

Thoughtful and well reasoned response Faith. My guess is the knuckledragger response will be "Islam bad grunt grunt".

PilotX said...

Let's see, James Bold an avowed racist who relishes the idea of a race war and constantly insults people of color is supporting Trump. Why am I not surprised James Bold supports the gop candidate. Not all Republicans are racist but all racists.....

Yisheng said...

At least MLK didn't wife his mistress (Marla Maples).

PilotX said...

Wow, three states have MLK/Robert E. Lee day. Guess which political party controls these states. Not all Republicans are racist but all racists.......

The Ministry of Truth said...

So Trump goes over like gangbusters at someplace like Liberty University, regardless of his failure to live what most would call a devout lifestyle?

Breaking news: "Bear Accused of Woodland Defecation."

There is a certain flavor of self-righteous white evangelical Christianity that is in direct conflict with basically everything in the New Testament. In my view, they're about the worst, most hypocritical sort of Christians imaginable: prosperity pimps, bigots, warmongers. (If you believe Jesus directed his flock to kick the undeserving poor as hard as possible, or that war should always be the first resort in any international conflict, you just might be reading your Bible wrong.)

This brand of Christianity exists solely to make its adherents feel superior to everyone else, because they're God's bestest, bestest friends! And it's the brand of Christianity practiced by exactly the sort of people who attend Liberty U.

So, yes, of course they like Trump.

Whitey's Conspiracy said...

Trump wouldn't know Jesus from cheeses if they were sitting in front of him.

PilotX said...

You forgot Hey-zeus carries an M-16, hates immigrants and votes Republican.

PilotX said...

Looks like Trump won't be banned from entering the UK afterall.

The Ministry of Truth said...

"You forgot Hey-zeus carries an M-16, hates immigrants and votes Republican."

Repent and reload.

Ethan Holbrook said...

Fuck all you motherfuckers.

field negro said...

"My favorite book is Being A Gay Black Man In Philadelphia, by Field Negro."

I don't know why, you are clearly not my type.

Anon@7;29 PM, I am not a praying man, but if I was I would say a prayer for James Craig Anderson as well.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2948853/Jail-three-racist-white-teens-drove-Jackson-specifically-beat-run-black-man-truck.html




Brian said...

I have heard it used both ways. 2nd Corinthians and 2 Corinthians. Usually 2nd is used when the full title is use as in Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians where as 2 Corinthians is a short form.

@Faith_and_Fairness In all fairness, there is one fundamental difference between the God Christians worship and the God Muslims worship. Christians believe in the Holy Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost (or Holy Spirit) whereas Muslims believe that Jesus was a prophet. Christians believe that Jesus is God as Jesus said himslef in John 10:30 "I and my Father are One."

ThatDeborahGirl said...

I heard that clip in passing this morning as I was leaving the house and, without hearing much else, I thought Trump was literally referring to "two Corinthians," as in two people from Corinth.

I couldn't believe that Trump could know much about the bible. Reading this post is making me laugh very hard at him and his supporters. I hear him referred to add an ignorant buffoon quite often, and he has earned it.

Anonymous said...

Trump is going to be the next President.

Sheldon said...

The Ministry of Truth said...
This brand of Christianity exists solely to make its adherents feel superior to everyone else, because they're God's bestest, bestest friends!
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I think you have them confused with Judaism. The Jews are God's chosen people.

We have always been at war with Eastasia said...

Faith_and_Fairness said...
"No one is denying the fundamental differences amongst the world's religions. With expertise in political science, Prof. Hawkins is well versed in these ideological perspectives.Yet with the extreme discourse finding its way to Advent celebrations, Prof. Hawkins embarked on furthering a spiritual message that truly unites people of faith, despite differences in doctrine."
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No, she was not seeking to further understanding or bring glory to God, she was trying to get glory for herself from the world. If she any "expertise" at all, she would know how wrong the statement she made was, therefore one can only conclude she intentionally said something incorrect and inflammatory to provoke the reaction she got.

Muslims have no interest in any middle ground with Christians. It is a fundamental tenet of Islam that all knowledge is contained in, and only in, the Qur'an. Any attempt to say otherwise veers dangerously close to a charge of apostasy.

lilacpr2000 said...

I believe, and have always believed that 'I' (meaning me/myself) and my Father are 'one' also. I believe the earth and everything on it are one with Almighty God.

As I understand it Islam believes in an Almighty,Omnipotent God, with Muhammad being His Prophet.

Christianity believes in an Almighty,Omnipotent God, with Jesus being His prophet.

Same thing, different language.

My thoughts are, and I may be wrong and I'm only assuming now, because I have not heard or seen (no TV :) the good professor express herself on the matter, that this is what she sought to educate her students on.

The rigidity fundamentalists, all fundamentalists of all religions practice and obey those tenets, is what has caused the situation.

If I reverse the situation in my mind, I can imagine that in an Islamic madrassah, or in an Orthodox Jewish shul the same exact thing would occur.

But to me, the question then is, if those basic tenets are watered down and altered, then that's a slippery slope also...





lilacpr2000 said...

The Ministry of Truth said...

This brand of Christianity exists solely to make its adherents feel superior to everyone else, because they're God's bestest, bestest friends! And it's the brand of Christianity practiced by exactly the sort of people who attend Liberty U.

12:26 AM
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Wow! The entire post was filled with 'Truth' ;)

But this in particular describes some of my friends to a T!

Instead of seeking God's help for enlightenment,understanding and love!

Anonymous said...

@lilac:

If someone asked you to sacrifice your child, and you refused, would you be a "fundamentalist"?

The Ministry of Truth said...

"I heard that clip in passing this morning as I was leaving the house and, without hearing much else, I thought Trump was literally referring to 'two Corinthians,' as in two people from Corinth."

Like in an offensive joke? "Two Corinthians walk into a bar ..."

That's more Trump's style. And heck, he's already pissed off so many other ethnic groups, so why not the Corinthians?

Bill said...


Good thing Hillary has the Black vote locked up.

Friends of Hillary are trying hard to find new slave labor for American corporations.

A Gateway to West Africa
...
Competitive, well- educated labor force
Minimum wage of US$0.23 per hour
...
BlackIvy LLC

http://originafrica.org/documents/Origin%20Africa%202015/Presentations/4B/Jean-Louise_Black%20Ivy%20Group.pdf

Hillary's friend
Cheryl Mills is founder and chief executive officer of the BlackIvy Group, a company that grows and builds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
https://www.clintonfoundation.org/about/board-directors

$0.23 an hour is a selling point to those that want to take advantage of people.

The Ministry of Truth said...

"Muslims have no interest in any middle ground with Christians. It is a fundamental tenet of Islam that all knowledge is contained in, and only in, the Qur'an. Any attempt to say otherwise veers dangerously close to a charge of apostasy."

Ha ha, yeah, sure. And you are aware of this because of your extensive Koran scholarship and your many Muslim friends? There's no way it could possibly be, you know, just something you picked up on your favorite "counterjihad" (aka Islamophobe) website?

Bill said...


How to treat the homeless in Birmingham.

On bitterly cold night, Birmingham's homeless warming station used for Sanders rally
...
...
Boutwell Auditorium, typically used as a warming station in such situations, was not available Monday night because presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders spoke to a crowd of thousands. Factoring in wind chill, it was expected to feel more like 15 degrees on the streets of Birmingham.

Last week, the auditorium housed about 300 people a night when it served as a warming station for three nights.

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2016/01/on_coldest_night_of_2016_birmi.html?hootPostID=873d761e6f4372d42e6221bb911883fd

Pictures of the people in the shelter, and surprisingly, none of them looked like Bernie.

PilotX said...

Iowa governor wants Cruz defeated. Interesting.

lilacpr2000 said...

Anonymous said...

@lilac:

If someone asked you to sacrifice your child, and you refused, would you be a "fundamentalist"?

11:17 AM
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"Someone"? or God? Because in the Bible it was God who spoke to him and asked him for that ultimate sacrifice.

And the argument/topic/debate here is not if the Bible is right,correct,good etc.

Because one can argue that Mrs.Yates and all those many others that "heard voices telling them to kill their children" were influenced by the Bible, but again, that is another subject/topic for another discussion, and an interesting one it would be! :)but not the one at hand today.

lilacpr2000 said...

The Ministry of Truth said...


Like in an offensive joke? "Two Corinthians walk into a bar ...

12:56 PM
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Hahaha! I like that! Let's make one up! x*D

Ace Freely said...

Hillary's Emails Contain Documents Classified Even More Highly Than Top Secret:

EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton's emails on her unsecured, homebrew server contained intelligence from the U.S. government's most secretive and highly classified programs, according to an unclassified letter from a top inspector general to senior lawmakers.

Fox News exclusively obtained the text of the unclassified letter, sent Jan. 14 from Intelligence Community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III. It laid out the findings of a recent comprehensive review by intelligence agencies that identified "several dozen" additional classified emails -- including specific intelligence known as "special access programs" (SAP).

That indicates a level of classification beyond even “top secret,” the label previously given to two emails found on her server, and brings even more scrutiny to the presidential candidate’s handling of the government’s closely held secrets.

"To date, I have received two sworn declarations from one [intelligence community] element. These declarations cover several dozen emails containing classified information determined by the IC element to be at the confidential, secret, and top secret/sap levels," said the IG letter to lawmakers with oversight of the intelligence community and State Department. "According to the declarant, these documents contain information derived from classified IC element sources."


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/01/19/inspector-general-clinton-emails-had-intel-from-most-secretive-classified-programs.html

She had one goal: Keeping her emails secret from Republicans, citizens, and the inevitable prosecutors.

Keeping America's secrets secret didn't even make the list.

Now there is incontrovertible evidence that she lied about what was on her server.

With the Inspector General releasing this kind of information, it will cause a great amount of embarrassment and outrage when Loretta Lynch, as planned, refuses to seek an indictment against Hillary.

Anonymous said...

PilotX said...
"Iowa governor wants Cruz defeated. Interesting."

Because Cruz has taken a principled stand on agricultural subsidies that benefit Iowa corn farmers.

The Ministry of Truth said...

"With the Inspector General releasing this kind of information, it will cause a great amount of embarrassment and outrage when Loretta Lynch, as planned, refuses to seek an indictment against Hillary."

It will cause a great deal of outrage with conspiracy-mongering right-wing bloggers (who are perpetually outraged in any event).

For everyone else, it will cause a great deal of yawning.

Your BFF said...


-Bill
-Josh
-James Bold
-Yisheng
-lilac
-Lance Cockstrong
-Ministry of Truth

What do these people all have in common?

They are all pieces of shit who deserve to get their asses thoroughly beaten.

We have always been at war with Eastasia said...

The Ministry of Truth said...
"And you are aware of this because of your extensive Koran scholarship and your many Muslim friends?"

I have studied Islam. I have also been to Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia.

I have worked with Muslims for years

I am certainly not an expert, but I know a good bit more about Islam than most non-Muslims do.

Many progressives seem to have very little understanding even of Christianity.

Those who have no religion are bound to be forever mystified by the motives of those who are religiously driven.

Bernard Lewis from 1976:

To the modern Western mind, it is not conceivable that men would fight and die in such numbers over mere differences of religion; there have to be some other "genuine" reasons underneath the religious veil..This is reflected in the present inability, political, journalistic, and scholarly alike, to recognize the importance of the factor of religion in the current affairs of the Muslim world and in the consequent recourse to the language of left-wing and right-wing, progressive and conservative, and the rest of the Western terminology...

You may not be interested in Islam, but Islam is interested in you.

The Ministry of Truth said...

"Because Cruz has taken a principled stand on agricultural subsidies that benefit Iowa corn farmers."

The word "principled" should never, ever appear in the same sentence with disgusting, quintessentially unprincipled weasel Ted Cruz. On nearly any issue, you can find him doing constant backflips to advance himself personally, because Ted Cruz believes in absolutely nothing beyond his divine right to rule over everyone else.

The other GOP candidates are beginning to nail him on this, but Ted hopes no one will notice.

Anonymous said...

The Ministry of Truth said...
"The word "principled" should never, ever appear in the same sentence with disgusting, quintessentially unprincipled weasel Ted Cruz"


What is unprincipled with opposing corn subsidies in Iowa?

Ace Freely said...

The Ministry of Truth said...
"It will cause a great deal of outrage with conspiracy-mongering right-wing bloggers (who are perpetually outraged in any event)."

It doesn't bother you that the Secretary of State recklessly endangered American security by illegally keeping the highest level of classified information on an unsecured server, then denied it, then wiped the server, then lied about what was on it?

Are you not the least bit curious as to why she asked for specific documents to be sent to her so she could have them resident on her private server?

And the fact that some of that information involved people and countries who made large donations to the Clinton foundation doesn't induce the slightest twinge of "outrage" at all?

Are you really that much of a partisan zombie?

The Ministry of Truth said...

"What is unprincipled with opposing corn subsidies in Iowa?"

Nothing, but Cruz no longer opposes them, because it's inconvenient to do so. Five minutes from now, who knows what he'll believe?

Cruz Was Against Ethanol Before He Was for It

To be clear, every politician reverses himself occasionally, or fails to deliver on some campaign promise. It's the nature of politics. But if you never hold any consistent positions, voters really have no idea what you'd do in office and therefore have no reason to vote for you.

And that's Ted Cruz. Ironically, he holds himself out as some kind of rock-ribbed conservative "true believer," but he's the very opposite: a malignant narcissist only interested in power.

lilacpr2000 said...

Your BFF said...


-Bill
-Josh
-James Bold
-Yisheng
-lilac
-Lance Cockstrong
-Ministry of Truth

What do these people all have in common?

They are all pieces of shit who deserve to get their asses thoroughly beaten.

2:48 PM
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YAAAY! We're famous!!!! God I love to see my name in print!!! I looooooooovvvvvveeeeee it!

Anonymous said...

In the first 14 days of the New Year, 12 people have been killed in Memphis. Four of the victims were 18 years old or younger.

Aleshia Moody, Yadarius Joyner and Keante Love are all students at MLK Prep. They have spoken with FOX13 several times about their thoughts of Memphis."Memphis is a dangerous city," Joyner said.

These students said they knew two of the 12 homicide victims.

"You can't just walk down the street anymore,” Joyner said. “You never know what the person across the street is thinking or what they got planned"


Why are black people in 2016 so murderous?

Lance Cockstrong said...

The city of Detroit (also Black-run) decides to stop selling water to Flint before the Karegnondi pipeline is ready. The Flint city council votes 7-1 to get water from the Flint river.

Don’t believe the hype.

"Later that evening, the Flint City Council, which was under a state-appointed emergency manager, voted 7-1 in favor of a switch in the source of its water supply from the City of Detroit to a new Karegnondi Water Authority …"

"According to the paper,[governor’s spokesperson] Wurfel asserted that the city was forced to find another source of water after the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department terminated Flint's contract to continue purchasing water under the terms of its expired contract.
Maybe the Snyder administration is operating under the theory that a lie repeated often enough is eventually accepted as fact.
But here’s the truth:
Flint did have a choice. It absolutely could have kept using Detroit water until construction of the Karegondi pipeline, which will bring water from Lake Huron to Genesee County, is completed next year.
Instead, in a decision based purely on cost, the Flint emergency manager appointed by Snyder chose to leave the Detroit system early and begin relying on the Flint River in April 2014.
How do we know that?
Because of a letter the ACLU of Michigan obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.
On March 7, 2014, then-Emergency Darnell Earley (pictured below) wrote to the DWSD, saying:

“Thank you for the correspondence … which provides Flint with the option of continuing to purchase water from DWSD following the termination of the current contract …”
Thanks, but no thanks.
“… the City of Flint has actively pursued using the Flint River as a temporary water source while the KWA pipeline is being constructed,” wrote Earley. “We expect the Flint Water Treatment Plant will be fully operational and capable of treating Flint River water…”"


"After a public outcry, Snyder and the Legislature approved partial funding for Flint to reconnect to DWSD while it awaits the completion of the KWA. That reconnection to Detroit-supplied water happened Oct. 16. " so much for being ‘kicked off’

http:// Flint water mystery: How was decision made?
FLINT WATER AND THE NO-BLAME GAME

And adding insult to injury:
Should Flint residents pay for lead-poisoned water?

PilotX said...

Sarah Palin is about to endorse her male counterpart. I hope he nomainates her as his running mate but I'm not sure even America can handle that level of stupid. Who am I kidding, it's a Republican dream team. The ultimate Voltron of stupid.

Voltron said...

"I'm not sure even America can handle that level of stupid."

You mean the country that elected an incompetent, race-baiting community organizer who hates America as its President, twice?

Nothing is too stupid for this country.

Anonymous said...

Hilarious. I mention YET ANOTHER black-on-white hate crime, this one just days old, and Sister Feeled brings up the 5 year-old story of James Craig Anderson.

Nigga, you trippin'.

Lance Cockstrong said...

"2 Corinthians walk into a bar ..."

Now there's a caption in search of a picture ... Field, maybe you should try Caption Saturday in reverse this weekend!

Lance Cockstrong said...

Hell, why didn't Squeaky just blow his little Trumpet right there on National TV!

field negro said...

Ace, did u say FOX NEWS?Sorry, u lostme at hello.

Anon@7:05, I think it's past bed- check time. You might want to get back in the asylum before they miss you.

field negro said...
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Anonymous said...

field negro said...
Ace, did u say FOX NEWS?Sorry, u lostme at hello.


the field negro is willfully ignorant, and proud of it

The DNC said...

>the field negro is willfully ignorant, and proud of it<

We count on that kind of attitude for our existence.

Anonymous said...

Dear Brother Field, I don't know if you remember me but years ago, I use to comment here. During those years I was healthy and full of energy. However, I got sick and lost a leg, and a kidney. Still, I refused to give up even though my state said I could commit assisted suicide if I so desired.

Instead, I have chosen to live and go out of this world kicking and screaming. I was notified today that the blood tests indicate that my one and only kidney is on the blink and that if I don't get a kidney from somewhere before President's Day in February, I could hang it up. Which is the reason I am writing you asap.

Brother Field, would you be willing to help a brother out and donate a kidney?

Potato Rodriguez said...

I know I guy with three kidneys who is looking to get rid of one. He's a boxer and having an extra kidney is a liability. If you are interested, let me know.

Anonymous said...

You are making fun of a man with one kidney on the blink. May you rot in hell.

The Purple Cow said...

I had a steak and kidney pie a couple of days ago. It wasn't very good.

Faith_and_Fairness said...

Finally a chance to reply to Brian's post @8:31am, citing the Holy Trinity as a fundamental difference between Christianity and Islam.

Yet equally compelling amongst the many sects such as Oneness Pentecostalism and Jehovah Witness is not all Christians believe in the Holy Trinity.

With the several sources I've come across regarding Prof. Larycia Hawkins, her theological statement that she presented to Wheaton College illustrates an unwavering dedication to furthering the gospel with enormous balance and conviction.

This link -- http://www.jrdkirk.com/2016/01/07/the-same-god-larycia-hawkins-statement-for-wheaton/ -- includes Prof. Hawkins theological statement. Only snag is quality issues with full text display on mobile devices.

Should Wheaton College move forward with employment termination, think one significant lesson, in this age of social media, is first ensuring the employer is fully aware of any potential conflicts, as is with the case of "The Same God."

PilotX said...

"You mean the country that elected an incompetent, race-baiting community organizer who hates America as its President, twice?"

And obviously much better than a hillbilly from Alaska who can't hold a job or a guy who wears magic underwear. Those are instances in which the sane kept the clowns from taking over. Nice try though. Maybe your type will try to elect a reality tv star with a small animal on his head.

Jose Gomez, Jr. said...

Viva Trump!