The trench warfare continuesMay 4, 2012 @ 9:38 am (Updated: 7:39 am - 5/6/12 )
A listener sent me a video of Dan Savage, who started the anti bullying "It Gets Better"campaign, delivering a blunt speech to high school journalists at a convention in Seattle that the Bible's teaching on homosexuality is BS:
"We can learn to ignore the bull**** in the Bible about gay people," said Savage.
Just as we ignore all that slavery stuff:
"The shortest book in the new testament is a letter from Paul to a Christian slave owner about owning his Christian slave," said Savage.
Those footsteps you heard were Christian students walking out. And Savage ridiculed them:
"How pansy-*** some people react when you push back," said Savage.
Conservatives circulated the video as evidence that an opponent of gay bullying engaging in anti Christian bullying.
So...Savage's supporters quickly pointed to a video of a conservative North Carolina pastor by the name of Sean Harris:
Who recently shared a few parenting tips with his flock:
"Dads, the second you see your son dropping the limp wrist, you walk over there and crack that wrist," said Harris. "And when your daughter starts acting to butch, you rein her in. You can play sports, but sometimes you're going to act like a girl, and walk like a girl, talk like a girl, and smell like a girl. That means you're going to be beautiful, you're going to be attractive, you're going to dress yourself up."
You see what's going on. On this issue, like so many others, every body's trying to rise above the noise. And when everyone tries to rise above the noise -- the result is louder noise.
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