Simply unbelievable!I can't believe he actually posted that and signed his name to it.
The Frontiersman is the same "newspaper" that ran the editorial spelling out to Joe McGinnis (then living next door to $P) that Alaskans can use deadly force against intruders. Hint, hint...
Wayne Anthony Ross (known locally as WAR) was $P's pick for Attorney General, when Colberg quit. One of his claims to fame was being overheard (recorded) at a meeting saying, " If I can't rape my wife, who can I rape?" And laughing uproariously. He drives a huge red Hummer with "WAR" as a license plate. Compensation much?
The roots of Dominionism are very deep in AK. They spread underground, insidiously. I knew there was a Fundy problem but was unaware of the bizarre precepts of Dominionism until $P made her splash.
Taking control of the media is one of the 7 Mountains precepts of Dominionism. These people are extremely dangerous and have gotten a foothold while America slept. THAT is why $P must be taken down at all costs.
WOW. That's all I've got: WOW.
Check out this story from The Rachel Maddow Show in which Maddow reveals the whack-job pastors who will be featured at Rick Perry's Day of Prayer and Fasting.
Many of these people have ties to Palin, including the guy who raves about the Japanese Emperor destroying his country's economy by having sex with some demon Sun Goddess.
I didn't read all the comments, but the one's I did read were 100% appalled by the editorial. THAT gives me hope about Alaskans-- because I've always had this skeezy, irrational fear that the only people up that far north are only those who run to hide something scary just like the people in the remote cracks of my dear Texas.
The "editorial" is horrific, but I did enjoy the comments. I spewed soda on my monitor over Burger King God.
If the Bible had been this country's code of law we would still have slavery and women would still be subservient to men. Imagine what things people like him would have done to our society if there was no separation of church and state!
I know, Ginny, it's difficult to say much beyond WOW.
Phanto: that's a very scary thought isn't it? Imagine what would be going on all the time if the founding fathers (any of 'em, all of 'em) thought God's words were on the table.
I'm amazed there aren't more comments to his article. Perhaps people feel it's not worthy of their time and energy.
"I'm amazed there aren't more comments to his article. Perhaps people feel it's not worthy of their time and energy."
That is something I have been trying to portray about much of AK. Unless it affects people DIRECTLY, they ignore it and go on their merry little ways. I know it is also that way in many places in the southeast US.
When it BECOMES something that affects them directly, those people bitch and moan and wail and wring their hands, wondering what happened while they weren't paying attention. There you have the 'tea party' in a NUTshell.
So this guy says that he's never had a woman come to him complaining about her husband forcing himself on her. Somehow that doesn't surprise me.
FrostyAK, a lot of us had heat indexes over 100 degrees today, and we don't have much energy.
Agreed. Not much to say beyond "Wow!" It's amazing anyone would say that in public, much less in print. And a man of the cloth.
I especially enjoyed the comment by the guy who said "I can't speak for all marriages, but my wife likes it when I make the final decision when we disagree."
My one suggestion for more perfect marital happiness is that she save her husband some time and never disagree!
Unbelievable... Talk about the dark ages..
But, thank you for posting this, Laura because this man's thinking needs exposure.
I am loving your book!!! What a fun read!
But I should've waited until the weekend to start reading it because once I started reading it, I didn't want to put it down! Here I was at 1:30 in the morning, on page 116, reading with one eye and resting the other... lol
You did great, Laura!
Incredible, frightening ignorance.
Oh, dear. Do any women actually attend this man's church? If so, why?
Why don't these "Christians" ever write about other things in the Bible? Like sharing - loving your neighbors like yourself - and the concept that souls are neither male/female, or master/slave? If you're going to pick and choose, why not choose something that makes you look less like a sadist?
That's an excellent point, V ictoria. It's never the positive stuff that they feel the need to share.
Thank you Jeff! Brad wrote a wonderful review on the other post as well. I am elated to hear that from at least four people now that they never saw the end coming. Had no idea what this was leading up to.
Ah, music to an author's ears!
Here's the Frontiersman's half-assed editorial to explain why they printed the piece by Hamman.
Ferry fey, it hasn't been exceptionally hot in AK. It has been nice and warm for a few days, however. Beautiful, in fact.
I have to laugh that he thinks it is the heathens who are horrible people. Good god I wish all these nitwits would move somewhere else (preferably outer space). It is horrifying that a woman could not say she was raped because there wasn't a witness.
This is awful to say but until his wife or daughters/granddaughters are raped without a witness he will never change his mind. I'll bet though if his son or grandson was molested without a witness he'd be screaming from the rooftops that the perp should be hung from the nearest tree.
These people really make me sick to my stomach. Every time I think we are finally growing as people someone like this just makes me wonder if we are not going backward in time......
Coincidentally, today, July 22, is the feast day of St. Mary Magdalene, called by St. Augustine "the apostle to the apostles" - she was the first one to see the risen Christ. Her prominence in the recently discovered Gnostic gospels has helped spark a re-examination of her role, and the role of the feminine principle in the early Church. While few contemporary devotees would go so far as Dan Brown, whose novel suggests she and Jesus had children whose descendants are alive today, it is clear that her role has been minimized by patriarchal authority throughout church history. See the Wikipedia article on Mary Magdalene for more.
Thank you for that, Mistah Charley. A true antidote to the pastor's poison.
I wonder why no woman ever complained to him about spousal rape? /sarcasm
I, too, am speechless.
Yeah, and the irony is that these are precisely the folks who reject the idea that humans and apes had a common ancestor!!!!
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