342,651: The number of signatures on the most popular petition on the White House web site, a petition to impose government regulation on the Westboro Baptist Church because many Americans find the church to be hateful.
114,184: The number of signatures on the second most popular petition on the White House web site, a petition [...]
I missed it earlier this summer when Comic-Con was on, but Evolving in Kansas tipped me off to a royal mocking of Fred Phelps and his “God Hates Fags” schtick:
Good on ‘em. Aggressively nutsy religion deserves to be lampooned. Hee.
Oh, there’s been a big international hue and cry about Florida Terry Jones declaring he would burn a Quran on September 11 before declaring he wouldn’t. Islamic and Christian and Buddhist leaders from around the world and government leaders from the President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense and White House Press Secretary all the [...]