Who says Mormons aren't Christians?

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Editor's note: Dean Obeidallah is an award-winning comedian who has appeared on TV shows such as Comedy Central's "Axis of Evil" special, ABC's "The View," CNN's "What the Week" and HLN's "The Joy Behar Show." He is executive producer of the annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival and the Amman Stand Up Comedy Festival.

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“Duty is a Privilege!”

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#33225 Mar 28, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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If typing hurts a lot, maybe you should think about a touch screen device? I just traded a used but excellent condition Samsung G3 for a first generation 16 gig Apple ipad. The touch typing is incredible. It's only good for games 5.1 or lower so I'm going to sell it and use the $ to add to some for a second generation. Any way my point is the touch typing might not be so painful. Sure hope you feel better :)
Thanks for the advice... I bought a program dragon speak... I haven't installed it yet on Windows 8.... so we will see when I get the momentum to do that... lol :)

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#33226 Mar 28, 2014
Oh touch screens are almost impossible... I bought a Samsung Tab when I bout my Samsung G2 it was a package deal... my son and his wife use the tab bc I can't hold it and touch the screen. So I am still in contract for it and still pay for it... but I figure at least I'm not paying for nothing... and someone is getting use out of it.

My son is deploying to Kuwait soon. I wish I could travel and go see him before he goes... but I am planning to go see him when he comes back (9 mo deployment). I'm scared and happy for him at the same time.

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#33227 Mar 28, 2014
NoMo wrote:
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Really? You are seriously, still confused about this?
Why is this sooo hard for you? I think it's more because you are crazy and an assHole than you actually believe all the complete insanity you type. And what is that...a troll. Stay pathetic.
Her non support of the troops..( get this) in NO way affects their rights. A bunch of bigots should never have the "right" to vote away the rights of their target. That's not a right.
Nomo... life is so short... you need to learn to be less angry you will be way more happy in the end.

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#33228 Mar 28, 2014
sportxmouse wrote:
<quoted text>Nomo... life is so short... you need to learn to be less angry you will be way more happy in the end.
Did you have an epiphany?..a revelation? Yes, Life is so short! Denying the right to love is really cultish!
If I were a member, just "that
would creep me out.

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#33229 Mar 29, 2014
NoMo wrote:
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Did you have an epiphany?..a revelation? Yes, Life is so short! Denying the right to love is really cultish!
If I were a member, just "that
would creep me out.
I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... and I do my best to search and read the gospel...(including the Bible)... and follow as many commandments as I can.

If you don't understand that than that is on you. However, it is apparent you need anger management classes. Life is to short to be angry all the time.

“Good day to you!”

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#33230 Mar 29, 2014
NoMo wrote:
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Really? You are seriously, still confused about this?
Why is this sooo hard for you? I think it's more because you are crazy and an assHole than you actually believe all the complete insanity you type. And what is that...a troll. Stay pathetic.
Her non support of the troops..( get this) in NO way affects their rights. A bunch of bigots should never have the "right" to vote away the rights of their target. That's not a right.
No confusion. You're a bigot that doesn't support polygamy. You have no logical right to cry bigot of others when you wear that definition proudly to suppress marriage yourself. When you are willing to support all forms of marriage that should be legal, then you can logically call names as you do. Till then a confused trolling bigot you'll remain. Understand?
Also, you confused yourself again. I explained I supported opinions and or voting rights. Unconfuse yourself as you seem to think having an opinion has specified limits by your warped thinking.
Also, Pearl's non-supportive stance demoralizes and even depresses those that chose to be soldiers in a military force. Those of Pearl's thinking once demoralized and depressed soldiers in Vietnam and those returning from Vietnam. Soldiers from that war still living will tell an assortment of first hand stories of how some of their buddies couldn't take the "baby killer" names and disrespect and took their lives. Others became total drunks and drug addicts because it seemed to them the US was totally against them and hated them. But it was just a small percentage of Pearl non-supporters who were very vocal that caused so much grief and death to soldiers to have such a negative view of themselves as a soldier. So don't tell me negative input doesn't affect a soldier's right and decision to be a soldier.

“Good day to you!”

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#33231 Mar 29, 2014
sportxmouse wrote:
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Thanks for the advice... I bought a program dragon speak... I haven't installed it yet on Windows 8.... so we will see when I get the momentum to do that... lol :)
Man am I envious...lol. Heard a lot of good reviews of that program if you sync it correctly with your pc. Literally no more typing. Speak and while it writes it also does spelling and grammar correction. Tell me how it goes for you!

“Good day to you!”

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#33232 Mar 29, 2014
NoMo wrote:
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Did you have an epiphany?..a revelation? Yes, Life is so short! Denying the right to love is really cultish!
If I were a member, just "that
would creep me out.
Denying the right to love is really cultish? So you than admit you have your own cult that practices and teaches hypocritical prejudicial bigotry denying the right to love between those adults that would engage in polygamy if it were legalized. What's the name of your cult? You are fully engaged and have been engaged in that very deed you cry foul of those doing as you do and you don't see how creepy that is of you hypocrite?
There are three forms of marriage in human history and you support two and deny one it's place with the other two and you can't see how creepy of a hypocritical prejudicial bigot you are because of that stance? Why am I not surprised...lol.

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#33233 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
<quoted text>No confusion. You're a bigot that doesn't support polygamy. You have no logical right to cry bigot of others when you wear that definition proudly to suppress marriage yourself. When you are willing to support all forms of marriage that should be legal, then you can logically call names as you do. Till then a confused trolling bigot you'll remain. Understand?
Also, you confused yourself again. I explained I supported opinions and or voting rights. Unconfuse yourself as you seem to think having an opinion has specified limits by your warped thinking.
Also, Pearl's non-supportive stance demoralizes and even depresses those that chose to be soldiers in a military force. Those of Pearl's thinking once demoralized and depressed soldiers in Vietnam and those returning from Vietnam. Soldiers from that war still living will tell an assortment of first hand stories of how some of their buddies couldn't take the "baby killer" names and disrespect and took their lives. Others became total drunks and drug addicts because it seemed to them the US was totally against them and hated them. But it was just a small percentage of Pearl non-supporters who were very vocal that caused so much grief and death to soldiers to have such a negative view of themselves as a soldier. So don't tell me negative input doesn't affect a soldier's right and decision to be a soldier.
There you go again with your polygamy conspiracy theory...do you also support polyandry?
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33234 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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No confusion. You're a bigot that doesn't support polygamy. You have no logical right to cry bigot of others when you wear that definition proudly to suppress marriage yourself. When you are willing to support all forms of marriage that should be legal, then you can logically call names as you do. Till then a confused trolling bigot you'll remain. Understand?
Also, you confused yourself again. I explained I supported opinions and or voting rights. Unconfuse yourself as you seem to think having an opinion has specified limits by your warped thinking.
Also, Pearl's non-supportive stance demoralizes and even depresses those that chose to be soldiers in a military force. Those of Pearl's thinking once demoralized and depressed soldiers in Vietnam and those returning from Vietnam. Soldiers from that war still living will tell an assortment of first hand stories of how some of their buddies couldn't take the "baby killer" names and disrespect and took their lives. Others became total drunks and drug addicts because it seemed to them the US was totally against them and hated them. But it was just a small percentage of Pearl non-supporters who were very vocal that caused so much grief and death to soldiers to have such a negative view of themselves as a soldier. So don't tell me negative input doesn't affect a soldier's right and decision to be a soldier.
I don't get to vote on whether or not a person can be a soldier, so my opinion has no bearing on their right to be a soldier. Get it? Now do you think I should have a vote whether or not one can be a soldier? Should I have a vote on what a person can be, as in a soldier? Should I have a vote on what a person is, as in a spouse in a gay marriage?
And if you think my non-support stance demoralizes the military imagine how demoralizing it would be for them if I had a vote on their right to be a soldier. For an answer let's ask a gay person how demoralized they are when it comes to voting their human right to marry.
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33235 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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No confusion. You're a bigot that doesn't support polygamy. You have no logical right to cry bigot of others when you wear that definition proudly to suppress marriage yourself. When you are willing to support all forms of marriage that should be legal, then you can logically call names as you do. Till then a confused trolling bigot you'll remain. Understand?
Also, you confused yourself again. I explained I supported opinions and or voting rights. Unconfuse yourself as you seem to think having an opinion has specified limits by your warped thinking.
Also, Pearl's non-supportive stance demoralizes and even depresses those that chose to be soldiers in a military force. Those of Pearl's thinking once demoralized and depressed soldiers in Vietnam and those returning from Vietnam. Soldiers from that war still living will tell an assortment of first hand stories of how some of their buddies couldn't take the "baby killer" names and disrespect and took their lives. Others became total drunks and drug addicts because it seemed to them the US was totally against them and hated them. But it was just a small percentage of Pearl non-supporters who were very vocal that caused so much grief and death to soldiers to have such a negative view of themselves as a soldier. So don't tell me negative input doesn't affect a soldier's right and decision to be a soldier.
And this claim that Vietnam vets were killing themselves because of "vocal non-supporters" is mostly bullshit. Those guys were victims of that war. You think that maybe being put in the position of having to kill women and children didn't have an affect on them. Some of them were indeed "baby killers", with little choice in the matter. You think think they could handle killing kids fine but being disrespected back home was more than they could tolerate? Nothing can mess with a mans mind like war. Being called baby killers was just stoking the fire that was already there. They were ticking time bombs. I've never known a Vietnam vet that wasn't a mess with lots of issues because of that war. A lot of those guys were destroyed by that war and a lot of them didn't volunteer, they were drafted, they had little or no choice. It's not like the wars of today. Big difference. So I have a different opinion of the drafted soldier. Apples and oranges.
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33236 Mar 29, 2014
sportxmouse wrote:
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I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... and I do my best to search and read the gospel...(including the Bible)... and follow as many commandments as I can.
If you don't understand that than that is on you. However, it is apparent you need anger management classes. Life is to short to be angry all the time.
Yeah Mouse, we get it. You're a Mormon, you're a victim. You're a victim, you're a Mormon. Same thing and the only point of view you are capable of offering. You could just respond to each post with either, "I'm a victim, I'm a Mormon" and save yourself a lot of posting. We will know what your perspective is.
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33237 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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By the way, let me do a quick explanation and see if Nomo catches on to it.
I support your right as a US citizen to decide to not support our US troops just as I support peoples right to vote for or against ssm. It's a US right by our constitution to have an opinion even if other people don't like that opinion. And I support them in having that opinion whether I agree or disagree with their opinion.
Understand Nomo?
Your post is moot.
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33238 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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Interesting statement. Have you wondered why Dana who is pro-military hasn't challenged your position? Probably because he doesn't want to lose your support of his whacko immature posts you have congratulated him of making.
Why don't you support the military and or it's forces? How do you justify living in a country that exists because of the protections the military forces provide yet you don't support them in that action as you don't support the military? Why do you live in the US under the security the military forces provide you with? Seems a bit of a contradiction. Kind of like saying you don't support the car industry but you have no problems driving a car. Kind of like you saying you won't shop at Walmart because according to you they purposefully support slave labor and like to sell slave labor products but that couch you sit on or the fridge you use made in the Philippines or some country with parts made by slave labor, that's okay to you.
Understand your warped hypocrisy that three fingers are pointing back at you about as you point one at others?
It's weird that if I say, I don't support slave labor {oh the horror} and you say, the military uses slave labor, then, you would think it unusual I wouldn't support the military. Wouldn't that be reason enough alone? Actually there are many reasons. But let's start with a minor one that you might grasp. Do you think there are people out in the world that would kill you, for no other reason than because you are an American?{I'm sure you must think that, you're one of the most paranoid people I've ever spoke to} So who made you, as an American, a target? Was it something you personally did? Something the public at large did? No, it was the actions of the U.S. government and military that made so many hate America.
The Iranian coup back in the fifties wasn't about promoting democracy. We were the bad guys. And you know that's not the only time the CIA betrayed our trust, while at the same time instilling a seething hate for us in foreign lands.
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33239 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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You're the one, NOT I, that stated if slave labor is used you are against those that support that slave labor by using the goods produced with slave labor. That's your twisted logic, not mine. And since it's your twisted logic, prove you do as you say others should do. Can you do that? I doubt it.
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Yeah, I guess it kinda makes sense you would claim it's twisted of me to be against slave labor. I guess that means you take the opposing view and wholeheartedly support salve labor?
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33240 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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Um nothing that'll match your sick perverse sense of abnormal logic, that's for sure!
Another example of your perverse logic. I never said stats exist from Canada for gay to minor marriages. I said no such thing existed. But from your perverse twisted reasoning you claim it exists and ask me to find what doesn't actually exist. How many examples do you need to prove your abnormal reasoning you deem logical? Hmmm?
Next. There are no accurate US or Canadian stats for polygamy because polygamy is illegal in both countries. You didn't know that? Really? But I know from web sites that your state has tens of thousands of polygamous marriages happening and most are not driven by religious doctrine and or prophets/leaders. But you live in Utah and know that fact right? Now's the time to sarcastically ask me if I think you're really that stupid that you wouldn't know that fact as you live in Utah.
You are the irrational prejudicial bigoted demented one. You are the one that want's to use hate and disgust and vile thoughts to define marriage to two people only. Your the one that with sheer vile hated and bigoted prejudice wants to redefine marriage with full bigoted prejudiced reasoning like the people you hate and rage about.
You are who you hate. Can you comprehend that fact? Can you?
Well there's an interesting claim. Most polygamous marriages in Utah are not based on religious reasons? That's a fact huh? I'd like to hear more about this one. You say you got this fact from websites? Wanna share those? I'm just finding this hard to believe, course if you've got facts I look forward to seeing them.
pearl

Kaysville, UT

#33241 Mar 29, 2014
No Surprise wrote:
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I am of the opinion after reading that post you make less of your experiences by clouding the experiences with so many questions. The extraordinary happened whether you chalk it up to a supreme being or not. But the possibility of an existence of an afterlife denotes some type structure/organization as it exists here. That just as some have claimed the ability to see that world so many never have, maybe it works the same for them in the same way. That insinuates control is taking place by something or someone as to who can cross that line of this world and that world. Just an opinion mind you.
And I'm of the opinion that you make jump to conclusions from your experiences. The event only seems extraordinary because it's unusual to you or us in general, because we have no proven explanation. And none of that insinuates control by a being deciding who crosses over any "line" realm, sphere or dimension. To think we have an answer when we have so little facts to work with is pompous, ignorant and stupid to say the least.

“Good day to you!”

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#33242 Mar 29, 2014
NoMo wrote:
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There you go again with your polygamy conspiracy theory...do you also support polyandry?
It's not a theory. And yes. If I want to support marriage and state I'm for equality, than I need to be able to support polygyny (polygamy & polyandry) and monogamy among consenting adults. If I want to do as you do and support one and reject one or both others, than I label myself as you have labeled yourself a hypocritical prejudicial bigot proving equality is only as equal as you want it to be.

“Good day to you!”

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#33243 Mar 29, 2014
pearl wrote:
<quoted text> I don't get to vote on whether or not a person can be a soldier, so my opinion has no bearing on their right to be a soldier. Get it? Now do you think I should have a vote whether or not one can be a soldier? Should I have a vote on what a person can be, as in a soldier? Should I have a vote on what a person is, as in a spouse in a gay marriage?
And if you think my non-support stance demoralizes the military imagine how demoralizing it would be for them if I had a vote on their right to be a soldier. For an answer let's ask a gay person how demoralized they are when it comes to voting their human right to marry.
First. not all heteros and gays want to be engaged in marriage and couldn't care if it existed or was done away with tomorrow and everyone just went back to community type union celebrations as it use to be. So a person that votes no on ssm is only hurting a few who want it for an option.
And walking up to a soldier and telling them you don't support what they do and it would be better in your opinion if they stopped being a soldier because you don't like nor support military personnel, you've done as much psychological damage as if you had said the same but to a gay person about ssm rights. So voting isn't the real issue. People and state legislators state by state are voting for ssm that once said no to it.

“Good day to you!”

Since: Oct 08

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#33244 Mar 29, 2014
pearl wrote:
<quoted text>And this claim that Vietnam vets were killing themselves because of "vocal non-supporters" is mostly bullshit.
No it's not BS. Your uninformed opinion is bs. Try reading web stats on Viet vet suicides and causes and get rid of your bs. Just a suggestion.

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