Subject: re: Wrights Chickens
Bart, you wtote:
> The religious nutjobs say;
> "Katrina was sent to punish the queers in
In a small midwestern conservative town,
there wasn't a place to get a drink
for miles around, so a local entrepreneur saw
an opportunity: He started to build a tavern.
Liking a "dry" town, the local church started
a campaign to block the bar from opening
with petitions and prayers. The businessman was
polite when congregants came to protest
and pray around the construction site, but work
continued on the tavern.
But the night before the grand opening, a lightning
strike hit the bar and it burned to the ground.
The church folks were rather smug in their piousness
after that -- until the bar owner sued the church
on the grounds that the church was ultimately
responsible for the destruction of his building,
either through direct or indirect actions or
The church vehemently denied all responsibility
or any connection
to the building's demise in its reply to the
At the first hearing, the judge held up the paperwork
and took in the
lawyers from both sides of the lawsuit to his
"I don't know how I'm going to decide this,"
the judge said, "but as it appears from the paperwork,
we have a bar owner that believes in the power
of prayer, and an entire church congregation that doesn't."
Let's sue the hell out of Pat Buchannan or Jerry
Falwell or Hagee or that "I'm queer, I'm not queer"
nut job in Colorado!! Katrina was THEIR
FAULT!!! Sorry people, they get what they want
and then deny any part in it...
All hail the noodly one!
mark in waco
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