Mar 212014
Fred Phelps' death is not the end of the story — UPDATE

I could not help but feel a dark cloud lift when the news broke that Fred Phelps had finally died. I’m not particularly proud of that first reaction: one of relief and even something akin to happiness. I didn’t dance around the house right away, but after the news sank in, I admit I did pull up “Ding Dong, the wicked witch is dead,” by the munchkins.

Why would my reaction be considered hateful or negative? I think it was extremely human and natural, if not a bit disrespectful. Like I care if Fred knows I have zero respect for him?

I never imagined that Fred would die like this: alone in a hospice, rejected by much of his family, excommunicated from the cult/church he founded. I expected one of two different stories when his obituary was published.

Westboro Baptist Church: whining for attention

 Posted by on December 26, 2012 at 2:02 pm
Dec 262012
Westboro Baptist Church: whining for attention

Once again, the crazy attention whores at Westboro Baptist Church are threatening to do more than just picket funerals. On their website,, this morning was the following message: “WBC has suffered unrelieved reproach for warning you. Now, we will happily assist in the administration of the universal outpouring of God’s wrath, which shall imminently […more]

Topeka Kansas: the next Jonestown?

 Posted by on April 24, 2009 at 9:58 am
Apr 242009
Topeka Kansas: the next Jonestown?

~ Amazing stories keep coming from Gossip Boy, an online gay publication based in Oklahoma City. His latest post reveals hints that the infamous Westboro Baptist Church Phelps clan, known for picketing funerals and carrying signs proclaiming “God Hates Fags”, may be ready to commit a Jim Jones-like farewell party. If you’re like me, you […more]