I want to start by saying I’m a big fan of the Canadian comedic actor Dave Foley. I first enjoyed his performances in “The Kids In The Hall” then loved him on “News Radio” and because I like their more offbeat humor I especially loved the “Kids In The Hall: Death Comes to Town” miniseries. He’s been in tons more things but those are my favorites. So when I first noticed he had a comedy special on Netflix four years ago called “Relatively Well” I snatched it up and loved it too. I especially enjoyed this bit regarding Atheism that you can see at this YouTube link, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7f2eXQxfHk. Just yesterday I noticed it was on a Roku channel called “Comedy Dynamics” and decided it would be fun to watch it again but guess which part was censored out? Every single syllable about Atheism. More proof positive that Atheists are a misunderstood, mistrusted and marginalized minority. Dave, I hope you’re not to blame that the best bit was cut out of your special!
I just finished binge watching the A&E show, Scientology and the Aftermath by Leah Remini. At first I was fascinated but soon noticed a disturbing trend that they mostly focused on what an awful person David Miscavige is but rarely mentioned the ridiculous core beliefs of Scientology. After watching the seventh episode it became disappointingly clear why they went so easy on the nonsense Scientology preaches. First, I think they didn’t want to turn off their mostly religious viewers because all religions have crazy beliefs and secondly because it turns out Leah discovered the “true religion” of Catholicism. Congratulations Leah on going from the newest cult on the block to one of the oldest. Haven’t you thought for an instant that the things you hate about Scientology have all been true about Christianity and especially Catholicism at one point or another? Instead of using it as a prop I’d encourage you to read the bible sometime to get Jesus’ thoughts on disconnection.
“Think not that I am come to send peace on earth. I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household. He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.”
What’s also especially ironic is how she harped on how expensive Scientology is when I’d like her to remember tithing. Try this experiment, see how long you can attend church without tithing and you’ll find out just how welcome you are.
I’d recommend all thinking people stay away from the show “Scientology and the Aftermath” unless you want to watch a lurid feud between a celebrity and crazy religion. It’s nothing but the “Real Housewives” of religion.
The idiot Trump voters remind me of Daffy Duck shouting “shoot him now! shoot him now!” but instead are shouting “burn it down! burn it down!” but they don’t realize they’re in the house that’s on fire. He’s not even officially the president yet but I’ll consider myself lucky to be alive every day for the next four years. It’ll be absolutely amazing if this orange dumb ass doesn’t get us all killed.
After this election I hope the name Trump becomes synonymous with “loser” and Hillary redefines the phrase “landslide.” We’ll see on election day. I have the day afterwards off from work and if the Orange Menace wins it I plan on drinking whiskey and watching “Idiocracy” all day.
I’m writing this down so it’s dated and officially out there. Both the Republicans and Democrats really want Donald Trump to get all this attention. He’s obviously a distraction. He’s profiting by keeping his name out there and they’re profiting by not having the American public take a close look at them. Everyone will be busy paying attention to the latest dumb thing Donald Trump said and they won’t pay attention to how lousy the candidates are. He’ll back out at the last minute leaving the dumbfounded Republican voters with Jeb. I’m positive it will be Jeb vs. Hillary in 2016. The reason why there are so many Republicans running now is because they are trying to appeal to all those different groups. Republicans have Hispanics, a black guy, a woman and obviously gay Lindsey Graham just so they can point to them and say “look how diverse the Republican party is!” When we all know they aren’t. The Republicans have all those people running now simply so they can seem diverse when they aren’t. In the end, it’ll be a complete bait and switch. It’s a magic trick but instead of ogling the beautiful assistant, we’re watching an orange loudmouth with a comb-over while the people really in power pull a fast one. Also, as much as I love the idea of Bernie Sanders, I fear he too is a distraction. He’s there solely to make the American people think the Democrats are really progressive when they’re not. Bernie Sanders doesn’t stand a snowballs chance in Hell of being elected president. In the end it’s going to be the old money supporting Jeb and Hillary and they are interchangeable to me.
When I heard “Coach” Dave Daubenmire was organizing a rally at a nearby McDonald’s restaurant I couldn’t resist the urge to stop by and see what all the hubbub was. They were a dedicated bunch of about thirty loons, I’ll give ’em that because it was nasty, cold, wet and windy. What has their panties in a bunch this time is the recent appearance in central Ohio of billboards that claim “Jesus is Muslim” and “Muslims love Jesus too” sponsored by a group called “Ask a Muslim.” It’s great “Coach” Dave and his hoard are leaving gays alone for a change and going after Muslims instead. He must have learned his lesson after his homophobia backfired on him recently and decided to go after the relatively powerless Muslim minority. Atheists can get the popcorn and watch while primitive Middle Eastern religions duke it out.
Especially fun were the signs saying “REPENT AMERICA” and “COWARDLY GO FIRST!”
I couldn’t quite make out where the cowardly were going first but wondered if they meant the strip club next door.
The billboard in question is one of those that periodically flashes different signs. In between the ads for Claritin and Monster trucks is the non-offensive message that has “Coach” Dave’s Ohio Taliban up in arms.
I’m sure it’s no coincidence “Coach” Dave chose this particular billboard next to Mcdonald’s because if you’ve ever seen the guy it’s pretty clear gluttony is one of the deadly sins he supports.