The history of Christian persecution you might not be familiar with

On Thursday’s Glenn Beck Program, Glenn examined the history of persecution in relation to the rise of Islamic empires, for the two have often gone hand-in-hand. When the Arab Spring first broke out, revolutions brought about dramatic changes in the Middle East. The most significant was in Egypt, where Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhoos seized control. The U.S. government and media wanted us to believe the Brotherhood was a secular group looking to protect the rights of Egyptians, but billions of dollars in U.S. aid later, we now know the Muslim Brotherhood is not who we were told they were.

Following Morsi’s election, the systematic targeting of Christians began. While women and Christians have always struggled for equality in the Arab world, the persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt following Morsi’s election has been unprecedented for modern times. Kidnappings, forced conversions, vandalism, and rape have run rampant throughout the region. Even with Morsi out of power, and the Egyptian Military looking to restore order, the largest concentration of Christians in found in southern Egypt – the part of the country with the weakest Military influence.

Glenn has been talking about the plight of the Coptic Christians for a number of weeks now. He has also talked about similar situations in Libya, Iran, and Syria. Christians in Syria have been steadfast in their warnings that if the rebels rise to power, Christians will be forced from the country. But this is nothing new. Since the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire, Islamists have been searching for a way to enforce Sharia Law and relive that time. We know the importance of understanding history, and how necessary it is to ensure we do not repeat our past mistakes.

Perhaps one of the most egregious and under-reported examples of Christian persecution comes from not all that long ago. These humanitarian crises are not ancient history. A gruesome and all-t0-familiar story played out in September 1955, when the Great Riots of Istanbul occurred. Glenn told the story of the riots, and the devastation it caused for the minority Greek population in the country.

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As Glenn explained, what we saw during the Ottoman empire, what we saw in Istanbul, and what we are seeing now in Egypt and across the Middle East is the Islamic desire for the power and control to create the next great empire. The message is clear: convert or else. The persecution extends beyond Christians to all minority groups – be it Jewish, Atheist, and otherwise. As President Obama talks about the tragedy of the chemical gas attacks on Syrian children, we must remember the tragedy Christian and other minority children across the region currently face.

Buck Sexton, national security editor at TheBlaze, also joined Glenn to discuss the current turmoil in the region and the historical undertones of the chaos we have witnessed recently.

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  • Gristle McThornbody

    Selection bias is a statistical bias in which there is an error in choosing the individuals or groups to take part in a scientific study.

    The Troubles, India, Tripura, Odisha, Uganda, The Lord’s Resistance Army, Anders Breivik, Just War Theory, The Balkans, The Caucuses, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Argentina, Cambodia.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholic_clergy_involvement_with_the_Usta%C5%A1e

    The emperor, Glenn in this case, clearly has no clothes.

  • Draxx

    People can be Barbaric at heart, all of the World’s History is riddled with Death, Persecution, Genocide in a seemingly endless cycle.  We Become Civilized for a Short While (in stellar time), but then something happens and it all disappears again… 

    I guess the best way to put it would be, if you have one or two house cats they are docile, friendly, and lazy; if you end up with a lot of cats (mostly siblings) then at some point they develope a “Pack” mentality and will attack things for food they would normally leave alone.  You get too many people in one place and some of them get a “Pack” mentality and become a group of thugs that prey on people they normally wouldn’t…  How do you stop instinct or natural pecking order type stuff and still allow people to live free?

    I am never going out to look for people to hurt, but I am not ignorant to believe that others would not hurt me if they are given the chance (or take it too).  You never know, you just might drive by some Bored Teens that want to kill for the fun of it (pack mentality)…

  • fire lion

     Why do christians worry about death? arent you all going to heaven? 

  • Anonymous

     You left out Rwanda where the muslims were the ones not killing people

  • Anonymous

    “Here come the barbarians”, yelled out Glenn, “here come the barbarians”

  • HP McLovincraft

    They’re terrified because of the evil stuff that lurks in their hearts. Ain’t No Future in their Frontin’.

  • Anonymous

    OH MY GOD!!! The Muslim Barbarian Communist Nazi Easterners are at the gate… 

  • MarsBarsTru7

    Thank you GB! This is the first time that I’ve seen anyone in the media on any level address these issues to this scope. It has taken over a decade since 9/11 for the history of the religious persecution of Christians at the hands of Muslims to even be addressed in a realistic and broad view, let alone be covered this extensively.

    A fundamental difference between Christianity and Islam is the treatment of non-believers. Christians are compelled to treat all people, Christian or not, with kindness, humility, and love. That’s a core tenet of the religion that is a non-debatable point. On the other hand, Muslims have rigid rules that guide them on how they are to interact with other Muslims, and a completely different set of rules for how they are to treat non-believers. Muslims are compelled by their core tenets to conquer non-believers, forcing them to convert or die, and if any of the non-believers of any land conquered for Islam survive the initial purge of jihad, then they are to be subjugated and Muslims are allowed to rape them, enslave them, brutalize them, kill them, steal from them, and impose a tax on them. And while Muslims are otherwise compelled to be honest among other Muslims, the Qur’an specifically lifts the moral obligation to be honest when a Muslim has dealings with a non-believer in a land dominated by non-believers.

    So, while Christians are compelled to love everyone as they love themselves, and treat everyone accordingly, Muslims are compelled to abide by specific rules in their treatment of other Muslims and to kill, enslave, deceive, and otherwise generally oppress non-believers. There’s a pretty stark contrast there and the history of Islam vs. Christianity reflects these differences.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/sandy.elliott.965 Sandy Elliott

    I’ve always found it interesting that Frank Herbert wrote the Dune Trilogy over 50 years ago with a complete understanding that the Muslim Influence would be a major factor in the future of mankind…I believe that’s where were headed if we don’t stop these 8th century BC barbarians

  • Gristle McThornbody

    Your words are heretical in the eyes of the inquisition.

    Deuteronomy 13:6-10

    6 “If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son or your daughter or the wife you embrace[a] or your friend who is as your own soul entices you secretly, saying, ‘Let us go and serve other gods,’ which neither you nor your fathers have known, 7 some of the gods of the peoples who are around you, whether near you or far off from you, from the one end of the earth to the other, 8 you shall not yield to him or listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him, nor shall you conceal him. 9 But you shall kill him. Your hand shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. 10 You shall stone him to death with stones, because he sought to draw you away from the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. 

    Deuteronomy 17:2-7 2

    “If there is found among you, within any of your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, a man or woman who does what is evil in the sight of the Lord your God, in transgressing his covenant, 3 and has gone and served other gods and worshiped them, or the sun or the moon or any of the host of heaven, which I have forbidden, 4 and it is told you and you hear of it, then you shall inquire diligently, and if it is true and certain that such an abomination has been done in Israel, 5 then you shall bring out to your gates that man or woman who has done this evil thing, and you shall stone that man or woman to death with stones. 6 On the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses the one who is to die shall be put to death; a person shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness. 7 The hand of the witnesses shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall purge[a] the evil[b] from your midst.

  • Anonymous

    LMFAO WHAT A F’in LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSER you are LMFAO!!

  • Anonymous

    this goes for Ni(*$gg)(@$&ers like Obama and holder allowing whites to be killed on a daily basis right right right!!hmmmmm read “white girl bleed a lot” so STFU

  • Anonymous

    The emperor, Obama in this case, clearly has no clothes.

    there ,fixed it for you loser

  • Gristle McThornbody

    You don’t have a soul…

    Have you seen your fat, cunty, white face? You should go to the…oh wait, you can’t. I know you got AIDS from that urban workin’ girl, but I thought you liked AIDS? White girls do bleed a lot…

    WHEN IT’S THAT TIME OF THE MONTH! DEUCES!

    I bet you love black prostitutes. Especially the ones that put little pieces of vegetables in their assholes while they walk the streets so they can just suckle on those motherfuckers waiting for your to roll up in your K-Car after your shift at the fuckface factory.

    You like, no?

  • Anonymous

    Mormonism is also attacking Christianity because it has brought millions of people away from worshiping and believing in the true God. The one that does exist.

  • Guest

     hundreds of years ago – irrelevant in modern times

  • Anonymous

    I believe my last comment got deleted. :-(

    I said that Mormonism is also attacking Christianity because it is driving away millions of people from believing in the true God. The one that dos exist. 

  • Gristle McThornbody

    …well, yeah, man

    The whole goddamn book is irrelevant in modern times.

    Don’t tell me – tell you friends.

  • Guest

     No, that’s just Fine Tapestry and Gristle McThornbody.

  • Guest

     Troll alert – ignore the troll.

  • Anonymous

    If you have to site the overly simplistic and sophomoric Wikipedia web site for easily understood and common general use undergraduate statistical concepts you clearly
    are not studied, or a practitioner, in the field. I’ll put my M.S. Inferential
    Statistics up against your HS Diploma any day, Gristle McThornbody

  • Anonymous

    Beneath all of us on all sides. Please!

  • Anonymous

    Christians are to obey what Christ said, not what God initially told the Jews hundreds of years earlier.  Christ said love your enemies.  Turn the other cheek.  Try reading the New Testament for a change. 

  • Gristle McThornbody

    I’ll just take your word for it.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Why is it that you atheist have to attack something you don’t even believe? Why not pull your head out of your ass and face the fact in this world different people have different beliefs. I know not being a bigot is a new thing for you ass clowns but please try.

  • Stephan Bruno

    Having a black president is the best thing that ever happened to Glenn Beck. 

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Oh look even more bigotry from the jackass.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Because human life is important something you baby killing liberals seem not to understand.

  • Gristle McThornbody
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    I see the liberal trolls are getting happy at the thought of Christians dying look below for proof of this. People are dying but all they seem to give a damn about is attacking Christianity. They don’t give a damn about the people dying. They don’t care that their god Obama is to blame. They have blood on their hands and the only thing the seem they want to do is bath in the blood of more Christians by making light making jokes and ignoring their god Obama’s mistakes.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Not watching your bullshit so go to hell prick.

  • Gristle McThornbody

    I simply felt it would be easier than reading, Sam.

    If you don’t want a serious answer, THE answer, don’t bother asking a serious question.

    Do you not even have the courage to watch a youtube video in fear of being subjugated to my liberal ideologies?

    Stop being a coward.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    I know how this game is played bigot and know for a fact you have no God damn clue at what you are even talking about. Hell anyone bigot like yourself can take Bible verses out of context but without the rest of it including the New Testament which you are blatantly ignoring like a coward like all bigoted atheist are. Now I am done talking to a bigoted asshole.

  • Gristle McThornbody

    You’re just racist. THIS IS RACISM!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Oh look everyone the bigot reverted to what liberals always do when they can’t debate facts they pull the race card. Now let me help you out with your logic. you see when you decide to declare war on Christianity make sure you know what Christianity is first off and second make sure you attack the right part in the Bible that Christians actually follow which is called the New Testament or other wise you look like a big dumb ass which I am sure you are used to. Now keep race baiting because you know nothing of what it means to be a Christian. Have fun at the mental Hospital bigot. Oh their is just one more thing how can I be a racist when I am not fully white to begin with? How can I hate my own genetics dumb ass. Now oh please continue your race baiting it amuses me pea brain.

  • Gristle McThornbody

    Ladies and gentleman, Sam Fisher is a covert member of the New Black Panther Party. He is trying to undermine the Judeo-Christian roots of America and poison capitalism as we all know and love.

    I’ve reported him to the moderators. You all should do the same.

    As for you Sam, I pity your hatred for this great nation. Shame on you!

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Wrong again dumb ass. I was right you got no idea what you are talking about. You see I am not black try again racist. Your racist for defending Genocide.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Wikipedia really moron I guess everything on Wikipedia is true and factual. So tell me how long have you believed aliens where taking you up in their ship to rape you. What it is on wikipedia it must be true.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_abduction

  • http://www.absoluteintensity.com dennis reilly

    sadly, Obama, Emanuel,McCain,Michelle Obama,Biden , Bush etc. don’t really give a damn about Christians

  • HP McLovincraft

    Sam Fisher doesn’t understand the word ‘bigotry’, har de har har.

  • Anonymous

    Not surprising.  It wasn’t too long after Islam came into being that ”convert or die” also came

    about.  True, there were places where concessions were made, but the folks had to ”pay up”

    and they were treated as 2nd class citizens.  Being a Christian in a Muslim country is VERY

    risky.  Almost like playing Russian roulette. 

  • HP McLovincraft

    Sadly you have little understanding about society, the Constitution and make gross assumptions about people you don’t know.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Somebody should not eat berries in the woods no matter how tasty they appear.

  • HP McLovincraft

    truth

  • HP McLovincraft

    Scientology is Mormonism 2.0

  • HP McLovincraft

    notracist fail

  • HP McLovincraft

    I think you mean ‘atheists’. And you need to learn what the word ‘bigot’ actually means.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Oh, look! More pointless blather from the illiterate peanut gallery.

  • HP McLovincraft

    A wacky idea they stole from the Xians.

  • Anonymous

    And Tammy, I can’t believe you would come here to sell your wares.
    Inappropriate at this site.

  • Anonymous

    Oh, Sam.  Snap!

  • Anonymous

    Xians?   You don’t know how to spell very well, do you?  Or do these Xians
    live in a country which I don’t know?

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    She’s an auto spammer. She’s not real.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Understanding the Internet Fail.

    Xians is internets shorthand for Christian.

    x = cross. Get it? 

    It isn’t even sacrelige, you’re just dumb.

  • Guest

    It’s the land of moron where McLovincrap lives. It’s between his ears.

  • Anonymous

    I wish I had more hands so I could give your reply 4 thumbs up! ;-)

  • Elena

    The Inquisition has been pretty well repudiated based upon how God expects us to behave toward one another.

    The Scriptures cited above deal with changing one’s allegiance to God, not about how you treat the sojourner in your lands.  The Canaanites, who are the target of non-interaction, used sex as a worship tool.  Sex is and always has been a very powerful part of human interactions.  If an Israelite were to be buddy-buddy w/a Canaanite, that Canaanite might tempt the Israelite to give up God for Ba’al who is worshiped in sexual conduct as well as other sensual pursuits.  Those pursuits inevitably led to human sacrifice!

    Sexual pursuits in Biblical terms must remain sacred and within the safety of marriage.  Human sacrifice is never permitted and becomes problematic when a father has rashly promised the first thing he sees to be sacrificed to YHVH when he comes back after successful battle.  That first thing he saw was not a goat or cow, but his beloved only daughter.  The near sacrifice of Isaac well before that put an end to Israel every considering human sacrifice as appropriate in worship of YHVH.

  • Elena

    On the Ottomans, History Channel did a 90 min documentary abt them.  It so offended the Turks by mentioning the Armenian genocide, it was never shown again.  On occasion, you can find it posted on YouTube under various names.

  • Anonymous

    Glenn, I read this site for the exchange of ideas, not to engage in name calling and bullying.  This site should be able to be read by all persons, of any age.  When I see the type of language by Mr. Fisher and the direct personal attacts on McThornbody I wonder why he is allowed to post comments.  I too believe in the freedom of speech, but I believe that it should be in the venue of civil discourse.  I strongly suggest that when a person like Fisher is unable to post comments without profanity and personnel attacks that person should be removed from the site.

  • Elena

    Really???  Secular humanism is wholly dependent on Biblical norms of conduct.

    Normative conduct has for thousands of years been governed by the divine-human interaction.  Otherwise, all you are left with is raw instinct like lower animals.  There is no altruism or self-sacrifice w/o God.

  • Elena

    Name calling is such a waste of time and energy.  It gets you nowhere and makes you look foolish.

  • Elena

    Correction.  The “X” in English looks like the “chi” in Greek which begins the title Christ (Christos == roughly XPISTOS w/the S being a sigma).

    X-mas, Xn, Xnty are common abbreviations.

  • Elena

    7th century savages — not 8th.  Barbarians actually had quite a lot more going for them than the Romans or Greeks gave them credit.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Thank you, sir or madame as the case may be! A simple Woop Woop will suffice!

  • HP McLovincraft

    Possibly true, but still: Correct-All the Not-So-Gentle-Laxative Fail.

    You have to keep it simple for this crowd. Low-information. You took it to a couple levels above their awareness. Know your audience. Good effort, nonetheless.

    http://coalitionofliberaltrolls.tumblr.com

  • Anonymous

    Oh, good grief!  I get plenty of robocalls on the phone
    w/out having to see them here!   Can’t get rid of the
    callers, but at least, I can flag these.  Thanks, Joe.

  • Anonymous

    So, my darling, too lazy to write the word Christian?  Or are
    you allowed to write it?  And yes, I knew what the X stood for—
    I’ve seen it used to shorten the word Christmas.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    HP McCrapinthepants is a Satanist.

  • Elena

    Sure, we are heaven bound but not in a rush to get there.  We have work to do here — to love and serve God as faithful witnesses of Christ our Lord.

  • SRM29

    The old testament became obsolete when Jesus died on the cross. 

    Why are you atheists so rude to us? No reason for atheists to act superior just because we believe in something they don’t. 

  • SRM29

    No, Christians do not gleefully await the end times. I don’t want anyone to go to Hell, because it’s an awful place. He talks about the rapture like the left behind are condemned to Hell. No. People can become believers in the end times, it’s just harder.

    He has a point about Islam being destructive, but Christianity is not. Yes, some christians are frauds, but most of us are good people who do good charitable things in this world.  

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Oh look for pointless post from yet another atheist bigot and yes both of you guys are bigots by definition. : a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc. : a bigoted person; especially : a person who hates or refuses to accept the members of a particular group. So yes explain to me why going attacking Christians and Christianity just because one christian brings up Genocide of other Christians and Jews in Arab countries and defending their actions in murdering people is not bigoted? Don’t worry bigots I will wait for that.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    I was on a roll last night.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Allowed? Why are ‘baggers so dang dumb? It’s mind-boggling. Maybe it’s the Xianity that makes them so dull-witted.

    ‘Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because if there be one he must approve of the homage of reason more than that of blindfolded fear.’-Thomas Jefferson, letter to Peter Carr, August 10, 1787

  • HP McLovincraft

    Your pal Mediocre Joe is a dullard who makes doltish assumptions. (see below)

  • HP McLovincraft

    Understanding the term ‘bigot’ fail. Assumptions Fail.

    Who said I was an Atheist? 

    Sam Dullard, Fisher of Dolts.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Mr. Fisher is a dreadful person and his reading comprehension is simply abominable.

  • HP McLovincraft

    System of a Down is part of a great documentary about the Armenian Genocide. It’s pretty funny watching the Republican Congress-people squirming to avoid dealing with the issue. The movie is called ‘Screamers’ and is available for free on Youtube.

  • HP McLovincraft

    You must not read the comments by alleged Xians either here, the Blaze or any other Wrongwing blog then. Or else you have a gross misunderstanding of the term ‘Xian’.

  • HP McLovincraft

    You sound so tough and smart.

  • Anonymous

    This is in answer to your reply to me above, HP.  (Wouldn’t it be nice if all
    comments came with a ”reply”?)  Sorry, but I have more faith in my Christian
    God than I do the deist, Thomas Jefferson who, though a good enough POTUS,
    was a man of his time, following a particular movement/thought.
    As to Joe’s comment, I don’t know about the veracity of it, but your own words
    come across as an unbeliever.  No shame in being an agnostic or atheist—just
    own up to it and don’t go around belittling and pounding on those who do believe.   Unless, of course, that’s how you get your jollies.  

  • HP McLovincraft

    Total agreement here, pal, re: the terrible mismanagement of the Disqus system on Glennbeck.com. I don’t know how the webmaster screwed it up so badly, when so many other disqus network websites seem to work just fine, but I have to manually enter ‘glennbeck’ in place of ‘disqus’ to reply via email. That being said, the comment board interface at the Blaze is even worse and more user unfriendly. My theory is that Glenn Beck doesn’t actually want to encourage discourse so much as promote the brand Glenn Beck. Buy my powdered spit and all that.

    As far as belief goes, publicly I am an agnostic and privately, well that’s private.

    I do like disproving the Glenn Beck/ David Barton nonsense about the Founding Fathers which is the purpose of the aforementioned quote.

    And I do get all sorts of jollies at wrongwing blog comment boards, but kudos to you for a thoughtful and reasonable response! 9 thumbs way up!

  • HP McLovincraft

    It’s funny because you don’t understand stuff and you use ‘guest’ as your username. Way to man up, pal.

  • Anonymous

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  • HP McDoinsmack

    Satanists love to use the term that actually means nothing. Moronic Satanic FAIL.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Exactly what is the ‘term that actually means nothing’?

    Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery Fail.
    Understanding Satanism Fail.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Because you are no one is that bigoted to Christianity and not an atheist or you are one of these black pathers one of the two. And the only idiot that seems not want to understand the word bigot is you. You attack every here for being Christian. If I started to treat Musliems or Jews like you do Christians I am shore you would call me a bigot and rightly so. So tell me why do you support the mass murder of Christians making fun of Christians and their beliefs. how is that not bigoted again failure to answer this question only proves you are a bigot.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Smarter than you. Hell you would make chickens look smart.

  • HP McLovincraft

    You write like a poorly educated third grader. 
    What means: You attack every here for being Christian?
    What means Musliem?
    Learn English.
    FAIL.

  • HP McLovincraft

    I find that hard to believe when I can write in English and you can’t. Womp Womp.

  • HP McDoinsmack

    See what you do to others? You’re a bully and a moron. Were you taught by Satan? I think yes.

  • HP McDoinsmack

    You should keep your hands out of your lap, Womp Womp.

    You’re a pushy small minded idiot. Snap!

  • HP McLovincraft

    Yes, Satan personally taught me. Dullard.

  • HP McDoinsmack

    I know. You just couldn’t wait to praise his name.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Reading Comprehension really isn’t your forte, eh?

    ‘I concur with you strictly in your opinion of the comparative merits of atheism and demonism, and really see nothing but the latter in the being worshipped by many who think themselves Christians.’-Thomas Jefferson, letter to Richard Price, Jan. 8, 1789 (Richard Price had written to TJ on Oct. 26. about the harm done by religion and wrote “Would not Society be better without Such religions? Is Atheism less pernicious than Demonism?”)

  • HP McLovincraft

    That is sooooooo weird how you and Mediocre Joe and all my other fanboys use the same language. 

    Holy Coinkydink, Batman!

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Calling me names is what you’re all about. It’s what you do when you can’t come up with an original thought.

    Post to me if you want to say something about me you moronic dolt. I’m right here. You got your ass handed to you the last time you tried to match wits with me.

    Come on back with somebody’s quotes and thoughts. You don’t seem to have any of your own. Snap! Your BS FAIL.

  • HP McDoinsmack

    Post your BS to guy himself. Show some balls. LMAO

  • HP McDoinsmack

    I don’t give a shit about your Satanism. You have the wrong fella for that. You go dwell in his presence. (GTH)

    No original thought as usual.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Love it! ROM

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    You’re an idiot who picks on people who make posting mistakes.  You bully them, make dreadful comments about them and criticize them.  You think you’re perfect but you’re nothing but a moron.  As you have posted in the past, Satan is your mentor and you seek his advice while posting his word.

    Folks, HP is what’s wrong with this country.  

  • HP McLovincraft

    Do you need me to call you a Waaaa-mbulance?

  • HP McLovincraft

    Which of your Disqus personae would you prefer? You seem to have many.

  • HP McLovincraft

    At least your many personae are consistent concerning how little they understand about comparative religion. 

  • HP McLovincraft

    awwww…..are you feeling bullied? You poor dear. It must be hard being so doltish and pitiful. What a mollycoddle of a man you must be. Maybe if you make up another Disqus profile it will make you feel better.

    Milquetoast Fail.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    I never feel bullied little fella. You idiots don’t have the capability to bully me.

    I shine the light on you morons and with the help of a few friends to give you a taste of your own medicine. The fact that you’ve been chasing me for days now is proof of your inability to be civil. A couple of us have dished it right back at you. You can’t seem to handle it.

    Mollycoddle, great word but it’s irrelevant in this case.

    Folks, once again you see this small minded person attack me for shining the light on him and his fellow cockroaches who are now infesting this site. They are what they are and it’s funny because they don’t feel a need to disguise their hate for people of religion. They make a mockery of the deaths of Christians going on in the world today.
    The pitiful people here are people like HP McLovingcrap who is currently attacking me for exposing his failures in his life.

    There you have it folks. Read his stuff here, His need to say everyone is a failure except himself.

    He is what’s wrong with this country. Look closely so you can recognize people like him.

    I also post to the folks reading all your guff and they see the darkness in your mind.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Hoooooooo boy, them’s a lot of words ta defend yer ‘maginary friends. I’s convinceded.

    or not.

    Mollywhopped Fail.

  • HP McLovincraft

    spam fail.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Folks, here he is again. He’s been exposed to the truth of his reasons for being here. His pitiful attacks on me are laughable. Again he calls my post a “Mollywhopped Fail” He complains about others prose and he uses a word like “Mollywhopped” a fictional word which in the urban Dictionary is a word of violence.

    “I’s convinceded” you should be ashamed little fella after criticizing others here.

    His attempts to shut me up through his moronic tactics of a child will not succeed. He is what he is.

    He will next post another ignorant comment ending with the word “Fail”. He thinks he’s cute but it’s a symptom of his deranged mind. Look, laugh, enjoy yourself as you watch him put his stupidity on display for you. Feel free to quote his grammatical errors the next time he criticizes one of you folk for your typo’s.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Due to bad management by Glennbeck.com via the Disqus interface I couldn’t reply to your 2nd speech, ‘Folks, here he is again…’

    So:

    You may feel free to ignore any and all of my posts.

    Persecution Complex Fail. Understanding Colloquialisms Fail.
    Fail. Fail. Fail. Fail. Fail. Fail.

    (now you can tell your imaginary friends ‘I told ya so’.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    You’re an ignorant boob. I proved it by posting directly to the Folks who will read this garbage of yours.

    I’m sorry but when the time comes that I ignore you, it will be when you’re gone or when everyone treats you like the idiot you are. Promise.

  • HP McLovincraft

    See previous comment about poor Disqus management.

    Crybaby tattles to mommy fail.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    So you are a bigot to C

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    But yet you don’t understand what the word bigot means Womp Womp.

  • HP McLovincraft

    You not read good English.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Sam Fisher not 2 smrt and beeg copy kat. Words hard him no unnerstan.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Fine live in your own little reality like all bigots do. Moron.

  • HP McLovincraft

    English is a language, not a state of reality. No wonder you have such trouble communicating.

  • Anonymous

    SRM, That’s a rather sweeping statement: the old
    testament became obsolete—    I disagree. Would you
    say the Ten Commandments are obsolete?  Remember,
    Jesus quoted much of the Old Testament, he was raised in the Jewish faith, after all.  Doubtful that he would chuck the entire testament.  Much can be found
    there which is still instructive today.  Much is still found
    to be of value today.  Do you know any Christian who has never heard of the 23rd Psalm?  (The Lord is my
    Shepherd)  What may be unnecessary to Christians are the many laws/rules/regulations which were given to the Jews to follow by Moses ie: Mosaic law.  They were for a certain group of people during a particular historic time.  With the advent of Jesus/Christian era, things were changed.  But much of the OT is still read and found inspirational, informative or, even, of historical interest today.

  • HP McLovincraft

    You’re preaching to the wrong crowd. Jesus weeps when he reads their hate filled rants. English weeps at their spelling.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Understanding History Fail. See: pre-Christian societies.

    If we did a good act merely from love of God and a belief that it is pleasing to Him, whence arises the morality of the Atheist? …Their virtue, then, must have had some other foundation than the love of God.-Thomas Jefferson, letter to Thomas Law, June 13, 1814

  • HP McLovincraft

    Theys be comin’ git our guns a take away r rites.

  • HP McLovincraft

    If by ‘roll’ you mean immensely stupid meaningless ranting.

  • HP McLovincraft

    But aborted fetuses are so tasty and crunchy, like soft shell crab. I like to eat them feet first, especially the half-alive (or as I like to call them ‘rare’) ones.
    Hail Satan!

  • HP McLovincraft

    Somebody is in for a rude shock in the next world…

  • HP McLovincraft

    Guest has even less personality than his avatar would suggest. And these dimwits can’t ignore me. Jedi Mind Trick.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Your points are about as sharp as pudding.

  • HP McLovincraft

    I think you meant ‘cite’ not ‘site’(sic).

    Maybe you should just practice your spelling, instead.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Don’t, these folk are none too bright.

  • HP McLovincraft

    you forgot to add #notracist.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Like most of Whine-baby Joe’s fake User names. Call the tattle brigade!

  • Anonymous

    I’m feeling the love, HP!  Thank you.  Totally agree with you on the utter nonsense of having to sign up onto the website EVERY TIME I want to respond to a comment.  Why do they even bother putting a ”respond to reply” on a comment which comes into my inbox when it’s false/bogus?  Now, that’s idiotic!

  • HP McLovincraft

    Glenn should be one of those ‘job creators’ and hire some bloody software engineers. Ye Gods! 

    It really is aggravating.

    High five!

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    What a maroon. You spent all day here posting your ignorant crap! You’re sick.

    Get a life. LMFAO Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Ok I will tone it down a bit sorry for offending you.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    I become  dreadful person after knowing that I am stuck in the same universe as you.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    I should really stop talking to these people they seem to bring the worst out of me. Thanks for coming to my defense tho.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    They’re just TROLLS and Spammers. Flag their posts and move on Sam. You know I always have your back. ;-)

  • HP McLovincraft

    I wish you would learn how to write in English. I think you meant ‘became a’ not ‘become’(sic).

    You could always try suicide as an alternative.

  • HP McLovincraft

    What a jerk to blatantly rip off an old Bugs Bunny joke and then spend all day saying ‘troll farts’ over and over and over and over….also, you have a weird concept of time or else you must read, think and type really slowly.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Yeah tattle, like a crybaby, and then Homoerotic Joe will give you a vigorous back rub. Boyfriends Fail.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    You’re the sicko who spent the day barfing Troll Farts.

  • HP McLovincraft

    You should take a remedial English course. That’s what would help you the most.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Who knew that tattling on people was ‘fighting back’?

    Actually, Jesus was against fighting back and Satan is for fighting back.

    Bible Fail.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Morons’ (sic) right?

    HP Troll farts.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    More HP troll farts.

    FAIL. LMFAO

  • HP McLovincraft

    Silly ‘bagger, you don’t have to reply!

  • HP McLovincraft

    1 moron possessive= moron’s
    1+ morons possessive=morons’

    see: English.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Right! ‘bagger, right? Morons’. (sic)

    HP Troll farts, yawn, Right?

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    No such word, morons’(sic) See English. LMAO

    HP Troll farts, yawn. Right?

  • HP McLovincraft

    More of the fine intellect of Genius Joe. He says ‘Troll Farts’ a lot. It’s what passes for wit around here.

    I thought you were going to sic the webmaster on me for bullying you? 

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    YAWN! You can’t bully me. I’m above it all, it’s those others that I care about.

    Done. :-)

  • HP McLovincraft

    Poor Bullied Sissypants Joe. You aren’t done by a long shot. You can’t help it; I’m in your head now. Why else would you post the same thing over and over?

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Right!

    More HP Troll farts.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Non-English Speaking Joe fail.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Right, morons’ (sic)

    Troll Farts, yawn.

  • HP McLovincraft

    An angry, impotent ‘bagger with nothing to say is a sad beast, best to cull them. Thin the herd.

    I hope you don’t feel bullied.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Right! You can’t bully me, I’m above it all. Morons’ (sic) right?

    Troll farts. Yawn.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Really? Because you seem to cry about me bullying you quite a bit. Remember? You said you were going to tattle to the mods because I’m a big meanie and it makes your vagina hurt?

  • HP McLovincraft

    It’s funny because you don’t understand possessives.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    I never cry about anything on the internet. You’re a bully, plain and simple.

    I don’t “tattle” I inform. Funny little fella, you posted “vagina” ha ha ha ha!

    Sooo many Troll Farts from you tonight HP.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Really? Because even though you said I was a big mean old bully, and you were done, and it is all a big waste of time yet you respond to my every post, albeit in a doltish repetitive way. Like a dwanky.

    You can’t stop. Even if you wanted to and aren’t lying about this fact. Poor Dear.

    I hope Mr. Beck rewards you greatly for your stalwart defense of this barely populated Wrongwing blog.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    You don’t understand that morons’ is not a word, Mr. I know everything about English hypocrite.

    HP Troll farts.

  • Gristle McThornbody

    Let me ask you a question,

    Moses and his lot stumbled through the desert for 40 years until they came across Mount Sinai. It was there where, apparently, your god gave Moses the Ten Commandments.

    Do you mean to tell me that, prior to this, the Israelites were under the impression that killing, stealing, and hurting each other were kosher?

    They wouldn’t have made it to Mount Sinai. 

    If you would like to discuss morality, what’s with all the kid fucking and Catholic concentration camps during WWII?

    I contend that you need to radically reevaluate your reasoning and understand that it is a tremendous disservice to the great human beings of the world to equate moral altruism with some incompetent man in the sky that, apparently, is incapable of projecting his power into the world with ANY measurable evidence in any way shape or form. 

    Also understand that your beliefs are not that of the founding fathers at all.

    We’re all alone and all we have is each other.

    I am so sorry.

  • Gristle McThornbody

    I was being wholly sarcastic.

  • Gristle McThornbody

    I’m honored. 

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    I don’t recall using the term “big mean bully” but if the shoe fits, right? You seem to display quite a lot of importance in this site. You help pay for it with your every post and you spam it every day. You do understand the internets and how it works, right?

    HP spamming Troll Farts.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Well, you understand the internets like you understand English, which is to say not very well.

    This is a free website. Disqus is a free message board.

    Mr. Beck pays for the bandwith, domain registration, etc.

    “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain 

  • HP McLovincraft

    What kind of person would you be if you take this site seriously? Frightening, right?

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Mr. Beck gets his advertising revenue based on the number of hits on the site. You really don’t know shit about how a website operates, do you? I own two.

    Back to using other people words because you actually know shit.

    HP Troll farts are stinking the place up.

  • HP McLovincraft

    “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and that’s really sicko when you come right down to it.”
    Ralph the Malph Emerson

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    You seem to take it seriously Mr. Troll fart. LMAO

  • HP McLovincraft

    It seems like you cry a lot, cry ‘bully’ a lot and threaten to tattle a lot. That’s what crybaby tattletails do. 

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Right! You’re no Ralph W. Emerson. You do need his thought process to keep up though.

    LMAO Man you’re stinking the place up, somebody open a window!

    HP Troll farts. Whew

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    The tears are tears of laughter. The place is cracking up. People here can’t believe your ignorance.

    Like I said, you can’t bully me, I’m above it all little fella. LMAO

    HP Troll farts. Whew.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Understands Websites Fail. Maybe in the 1990′s. I doubt he even gets click-thru revenue. GoldCoinScam isn’t going to pay him for nothing. 

    Also, when you tell lies it makes Jesus sad.

  • HP McLovincraft

    If by seriously you meant hilariously. Get a Clue.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Your reading comprehension is as bad as Sam Fishfart’s. There is no such person as Ralph the Malph Emerson. It’s a mash-up of two quotes, one from a Teevee show.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Yeah, I can tell by your legions of defenders and comrades-in-arms backing you.

    The worst lies are the ones you try to convince yourself of.

    And for being so tough you sure cry ‘bully’ enough and threaten to tattle frequently.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    And I corrected your ignorance to Ralph w. Emerson. You think you put something over but your reading comprehension skill are really lacking. I could teach you but I’d have to charge.

    HP Troll farts.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    I own two websites and I know how to draw revenue from Ad companies.

    Your ignorance is showing.

    More HP Troll farts.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    Right!

    HP Troll skid stains. WALOAO

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    I don’t “tattle” I inform. Your lack of reading comprehension sucks little fella. What a hypocrite you are.

    HP Troll skid marks. Have your momma change your undies.

  • Guest

    Don’t be, you’re an asshole. But if that makes you feel honored, go for it.

  • Anonymous

    I use to think you were one of the more honest media personalities. I know now that you manipulate the facts just like all the others. The “Purple Triangles” were for Jehovah’s Witnesses. The percentage of other religions in that category was incredibly small, only a handful compared to the thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses that stood up to the Nazi’s. This is from the Holocaust Museum in D.C. http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005394.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    No it is become maybe you should learn English before you criticize others. Because you see moron I was not talking in the past but every time I talk to worthless trash like you.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    Learn the difference between past present and future tense than you could attack me all you want about English moron.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Sam’s OP:”No it is become maybe you should learn English before you criticize others. Because you see moron I was not talking in the past but every time I talk to worthless trash like you”

    Why are you so prejudiced against the English language?

  • HP McLovincraft

    Not only do you tattle but you practically begged others to tattle, too! (laughs).
    Word Parsing Fail.
    ROFL
    Rise
    Our 
    Father
    Lucifer
    (cue sinister organ music)

  • HP McLovincraft

    He also puts vaporub on his eyelid so he can weep on cue for the cameras…and he got caught!

    Integrity isn’t really his thing.

  • HP McLovincraft

    Because it bears repeating:”A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and that’s really sicko when you come right down to it.”Ralph the Malph Emerson

    I repeat, there is no such person as Ralph the Malph Emerson.

    You need reading help.

    “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain 

  • HP McLovincraft

    Imaginary websites on an imaginary interweb don’t count.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUrbEIqFl_Q Sam Fisher

    You are a bigot.

  • Guest

    New sock puppet, HP?

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    I notice you were stinking up the place all day today.

    HP Troll farts.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    You made an idiot out of yourself the first time around.

    More HP Troll farts.

  • http://thefriendcenter.com/ Average Joe.

    HP Satanic Troll Farts.