Archive for the ‘laughs’ Category

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Emergent/Evangelical/Fundamentalism explained

February 11, 2008

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Emergent/Evangelical/Fundamentalism explained

February 11, 2008

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Stick it where? Ask Chris Pajak!

January 26, 2008

Chris Pajak as a real knack with words… he loves to tell others how sinful they are and how “emergents” are going to hell amongst the “nicer” things he states… He also writes for Christian Research Net for Ken Silva.

And in a recent “loving” comment on the topic of reductionism at CRN.info Chris Pajak had this to say!

“At the risk of sounding crudely reductionist; put it where the sun don’t shine. This blog is going to criticize others for sweeping generalizations? I pray for the soon return of the King.” ~ Chris Pajak Christian Research Network contributor.

No Chris, you just sound as crude as all those you condemn for not being Christ like…

If you would like to tell Chris how offensive this is… his blog is here

These are the new holiness police…

Beware!

iggy
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Stick it where? Ask Chris Pajak!

January 26, 2008

Chris Pajak as a real knack with words… he loves to tell others how sinful they are and how “emergents” are going to hell amongst the “nicer” things he states… He also writes for Christian Research Net for Ken Silva.

And in a recent “loving” comment on the topic of reductionism at CRN.info Chris Pajak had this to say!

“At the risk of sounding crudely reductionist; put it where the sun don’t shine. This blog is going to criticize others for sweeping generalizations? I pray for the soon return of the King.” ~ Chris Pajak Christian Research Network contributor.

No Chris, you just sound as crude as all those you condemn for not being Christ like…

If you would like to tell Chris how offensive this is… his blog is here

These are the new holiness police…

Beware!

iggy
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2008 List of Banished Words

January 1, 2008

I am so guilty of some of these that it will be hard to overcome using them… Here are some of my favorites.
‘BLANK’ is the new ‘BLANK’ or ‘X’ is the new ‘Y’ – In spite of statements to the contrary, ‘Cold is (NOT) the new hot,’ nor is ’70 the new 50.’ The idea behind such comparisons was originally good, but we’ve all watched them spiral out of reasonable uses into ludicrous ones and it’s now time to banish them from use. Or, to phrase it another way, ‘Originally clever advertising is now the new absurdity!'” – Lawrence Mickel, Coventry, Connecticut.

BLACK FRIDAY – “The day after Thanksgiving that retailers use to keep themselves out of the ‘red’ for the year. (And then followed by “Cyber-Monday.”) This is counter to the start of the Great Depression’s use of the term ‘Black Tuesday,’ which signaled the crash of the stock market that sent the economy into a tailspin. – Carl Marschner, Melvindale, Michigan.
DECIMATE – Word-watchers have been calling for the annihilation of this one for several years.
“Used today in reference to widespread destruction or devastation. If you will not banish this word, I ask that its use be ‘decimated’ (reduced by one-tenth).” – Allan Dregseth, Fargo, North Dakota.
So good luck and Happy New Year. May this one be a blessing to you.
iggy
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2008 List of Banished Words

January 1, 2008

I am so guilty of some of these that it will be hard to overcome using them… Here are some of my favorites.
‘BLANK’ is the new ‘BLANK’ or ‘X’ is the new ‘Y’ – In spite of statements to the contrary, ‘Cold is (NOT) the new hot,’ nor is ’70 the new 50.’ The idea behind such comparisons was originally good, but we’ve all watched them spiral out of reasonable uses into ludicrous ones and it’s now time to banish them from use. Or, to phrase it another way, ‘Originally clever advertising is now the new absurdity!'” – Lawrence Mickel, Coventry, Connecticut.

BLACK FRIDAY – “The day after Thanksgiving that retailers use to keep themselves out of the ‘red’ for the year. (And then followed by “Cyber-Monday.”) This is counter to the start of the Great Depression’s use of the term ‘Black Tuesday,’ which signaled the crash of the stock market that sent the economy into a tailspin. – Carl Marschner, Melvindale, Michigan.
DECIMATE – Word-watchers have been calling for the annihilation of this one for several years.
“Used today in reference to widespread destruction or devastation. If you will not banish this word, I ask that its use be ‘decimated’ (reduced by one-tenth).” – Allan Dregseth, Fargo, North Dakota.
So good luck and Happy New Year. May this one be a blessing to you.
iggy
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What the….HUH? Pat Robbinson and Iggy

November 2, 2007

No, Pat Robertson did not talk about me… in fact I vaguely heard about Ellen DeGeneres having some trouble in some dog adoption thing, but I thought it was some big joke she was playing and did not look to close at it… but I had a weird search that had “Pat Robertson Iggy” and at first thought in some narcissistic stupor I quickly over came, that PR had spoken about me! Did he quote me on the “700 Club”? LOL! (None of that really happened but I just wanted some of my favorite people out there to think that for a moment as they probably already did! LOL!)

Then I read the quote…

“It is God’s will for dogs to grow up in a loving home with a Dad and a Mom and I strongly praise [pet adoption agency] Mutts & Moms for removing Iggy from a harmful lesbian environment,” Robertson said on “The 700 Club” on Friday. (I searched for the best source on the quote and this one had the least comment… believe it or not!)

Now, some were saying that PR was even saying that he was going to get the president to push legislation through to prohibit same couple adoption of most other animals…

“The plain fact is that same sex couples should not be allowed to raise dogs, fish, birds, hamsters, ferrets, lizards, or any other animal. “However, cats are the exception from the rule because “only liberals and pagans would ever want to raise those spawn of Beelzebub.” (This source had more comments that seemed at least funny to me)

I agree about the cats…

Yet… if not offensive enough (if not silly) Pat Robertson who apparently can leg press an impressive 1000 lbs, says Jesus will not come into fat peoples hearts anymore! (I am just trying to see how close people look at the source of these comments)

Now, it seems that it is getting harder and harder to take anything seriously from PR these days. In fact there is not much difference from the “made up quotes” and the real ones… here is some examples collected by John Bill :

Pat on woman’s rights:
“Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.”

Pat on 9/11:
“We have insulted God” with legal abortion and restrictions on religion in public places. “Then we say ‘why does this happen?’ Well, why it’s happening is that God Almighty is lifting his protection from us.”

Pat on the courts:
“The Supreme Court is bringing upon this nation the wrath of God” by ruling in favor of abortion rights and gay rights.

Pat on other churches:
“You say you’re supposed to be nice to the Episcopalians and the Presbyterians and the Methodists and this, that, and the other thing. Nonsense. I don’t have to be nice to the spirit of the Antichrist.”

Pat on gay people:
“Many of those people involved with Adolf Hitler were Satanists, many of them were homosexuals–the two things seem to go together.” -Note: Adolf Hitler was a practicing Catholic.

Pat on other TV channels:
“Popular television is flooded with filth and violence; MTV, VH-1, and pop radio stations are sewers of obscenity, rebellion and violence; pop magazines promote the vilest forms of pornography and a form of materialism, selfishness, and greed that has fallen to the lowest levels in human history.” -Note: Nobody on the Real World-Austin has called for hits on democratically elected leaders.

Pat on private property and banking:
“Modern experience has shown that usury inevitably leads to subservience. And God did not want that for his people but rather intend for them to rule…He directed that every 50 years, all debt would be cancelled, all property would be redistributed, and the cycle would begin again. Notwithstanding the sneers of many in the banking community, it may be that God’s way is the only one open to us – a year of jubilee to straighten us out. -Note: Pat has yet to redistribute his or The 700 Club’s money.

Now, I am not meaning to bash Pat Robertson. I see his quotes are actually reprehensive (oops this should be representative but after some thought I think I like this word better! LOL!) of many people out there on the conservative Christian right… It is not that PR is “all” wrong… in fact within most, (OK some maybe?) of these quotes there is a kernel of truth. It is the thoughtlessness in the delivery that really kind of makes it hard to take the man serious.

Be blessed,
iggy