Just Another Day

Spent a few moments this morning, and throughout most of the day, thinking about the events that unfolded on this day ten years ago. Where I was. What I was doing. What I thought and felt those first few seconds as I watched the now unforgettable images (we all know what they were) on the television screen.

Disbelief…

The stark realization of the truth…

Sadness.

Sadness because I knew (as sure as I know human nature) what was to come. Continue reading “Just Another Day”

Funeral Party Crashers Crash Wrong Party

Military Funeral Protestors Choose Wrong Funeral!

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f you want to know what happens when you pursue a foolish cause and compound it by fooling with the wrong people in the wrong town, then just ask the members of Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, KS.
They found out first hand when they decided to crash the funeral of Army Sgt. Jason James McCluskey, of nearby McAlester, to protest what they say is America’s un-godly tolerance of homosexuality. After finishing their picket sign wielding “God Hates America” protest they found themselves in the precarious position of having to face off with a crowd of over 1,000 Anti-protestor protestors and required the protective services of more than two dozen law-enforcement officers – state troopers, sheriff’s deputies and local police as they hobbled their way out of town!  

 I don’t know if God hates America, but I know someone in McAlester, KS didn’t like the tires on their mini-van.

 Bet the word Exodus has a brand new meaning for them now!