Good As You: Westboro Roundup

12/18/2012

Libby Phelps on her family's CT plans: 'It's just sad all around'

"It's just sad all around. I wish that [Westboro Baptist Church] wouldn't picket the CT shooting, however I still think the First Amendment guarantees their right to protest. The government shouldn't be deciding which views are acceptable and which ones...

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09/13/2012

Fred Phelps' first passion: Organic gardening?!

There's a typo in the surname, but it's definitely the same one: God Hates Pesticides.

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07/18/2012

Chick-Fil-a finds a supporter; probably not one they want

I have confirmed (with the author herself) that these comments are in fact from Westboro Baptist's Shirley Phelps Roper: Chick-fil-A president slams gay marriage [Yahoo! News] (Shirley's comments have since been deleted) Finally, we learn that Westboro does have a...

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06/30/2011

WBC at FBI: Rhetoric is off-the rails -- but was it right to welcome the train?

Last fall, I saw that Westboro Baptist Church's Megan Phelps (daughter of Shirley, granddaughter of Fred) had posted some really odd photos of various church members leading classes at the Quantico Marine base: [Megan Phelps -- Twitpic] They even got...

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06/23/2011

Fire, brimstone and Kindle: Westboro expat to pen memoir

Personally, I thought fleeing members Libby Phelps or Josh Phelps-Roper would make it to market first. Though it seems it's non-blood relative Lauren Drain, whose family joined Westboro's "f*g-hating" world sometime in the late '90s, who will inaugurate the Phelps...

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04/05/2011

Video: Sometimes the Phelps' signs splinter

Josh Phelps-Roper left around 2003. Libby Phelps in 2009. Now in 2011, both are sharing their firsthand experiences within Westboro Baptist Church: * *SEE ALSO: Libby sharing her story with Louis Theroux, as part of his followup documentary, Americas Most...

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04/01/2011

Video: 'America's Most Hated' sequel (and we don't mean 'Police Academy Umpteen')

Back in 2007, BBC documentarian Louis Theroux got all kinds of attention for his "Most Hated Family in America" special. So on Sunday, BBC Two will air a followup: America's Most Hated Family in Crisis [BBC Two] According to press...

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03/23/2011

Video: 'No it's basically everyone living but them'

Terse Verse #3 -- Fred Phelps [YT]

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03/06/2011

Video: S-in-Hell

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03/02/2011

8-1: Supreme Court sides with Westboro, free speech

A Kansas church that attracted nationwide attention for its angry, anti-gay protests at the funerals of U.S. military members has won its appeal at the Supreme Court, an issue testing the competing constitutional limits of free speech and privacy. [CNN]...

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01/24/2011

Video: Oh look, more pics of WBC members holding signs. How different.

It's one thing to cover Westboro Baptist's antics. But at this stage in the game, aren't there more than enough photos of the family in circulation to invalidate any need for dedicated photo shoots? According to @WBCSteve, the shoot is...

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12/28/2010

Does this mean Shirley will finally stop pitching me every song parody WBC records?

What do this site and writer, conservative pundit Ann Coulter, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and the entirety of Kansas media have in common? Well, for one thing: We are just five of the outlets/personalities that Westboro Baptist...

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12/22/2010

Video: Shirley vs. Sen.

We actually agree with Shirley on the 1st Amendment grounds pertaining to Westboro's SCOTUS case (Snyder v. Phelps). But the outgoing Senator Specter (D-PA) certainly has his heart in the right place: Hate Speech Debate: Specter V. Westboro: MyFoxPHILLY.com Shirley...

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11/18/2010

If Westboro seems like a joke, here's the kicker(s)

How the rest of us kick off the Christmas season: How two members of Westboro Baptist Church's aggressively anti-gay Phelps family do it: Hmm..the form's not terrible, especially in the case of Jael (on the left). But I don't know...

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11/05/2010

The comedy is that it's serious

Westboro Baptist's latest song parody, this time covering Jason Mraz's "The Remedy", includes the following charming passage: I heard two fags talking on the radio It was Anderson Cooper and Rachel Maddow Uncovering the ways to plan the next fag...

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10/12/2010

The only thing Dov Hikind's Westboro aggression does for LGBT rights: It temporarily stops him from comparing gays to incest

Dear New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind: Before you start physically shoving the notoriously anti-gay, anti-Jewish, anti-[insert most anything] protestors from Westboro Baptist Church... (H/t: Joe.My.God) ...why don't you first take a look in the mirror and ask what you yourself...

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10/07/2010

Shirley's SCOTUS notes: Loved the women, not so much Alito or America

From: Shirley L Phelps-Roper [email protected]> Date: October 7, 2010 6:53:01 AM EDT Subject: Re: SCOTUS. BP To: Good As You [email protected]> Hi: I am floating home on a cloud of euphoria. We got to tell the conscience of Doomed america...

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10/06/2010

Preparatory notes on a potential Westboro win

Since the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments today in the case of Snyder vs. Phelps, it's important to go ahead and prepare ourselves for the very good chance that Westboro Baptist Church will prevail. Because to be honest: They...

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09/28/2010

Morning tuneage: Westboro wants us to tone our glutes. Or something.

The latest from the Phelps Family Singers: (click to play audio clip) God, save The Queen:

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09/07/2010

*A palate cleanser:

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09/02/2010

2010: The year of the anti-gay vans

The NOM Summer Bus Tour might be over. But don't think you're done with anti-gay road trips, kiddies. Because come early fall, another group will gas up a big wrapped vehicle for the purposes of slighting certain kinds of people:...

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08/12/2010

Video: Westboro issues 'God v. Gaga' Top 10 list; oddly, 'disco stick' doen't make list

A bad romance, indeed.

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08/02/2010

Check out of Bellevue: Westboro takes mi$$ion straight to bank

Ready to gag? Well check this out. It's a check that the city of Bellevue, Nebraska, was forced to cut to Westboro Baptist Church's notorious Phelps family, stemming from an improperly enforced flag desecration law: Megan Phelps: Bellevue, NE (of...

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06/07/2010

Video: 'We'd sing lullabyes about people going to hell'

Raised to Hate: Kids of Westboro Baptist Church [ABC]

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06/02/2010

Has it been two decades already?

Brainstorm: Use Westboro's two decade sign collection to plug the hole! Just don't enter it through the rear. *** **We've been there for five of them: G-A-Y: Westboro Archive

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05/06/2010

Video: Putting the strange in estrangement

Hating The Haters [Nightline] *** *RELATED: Picket and choose it: When it comes to their own, why does Westboro stay home? [G-A-Y] **SEE ALSO: Jame Hipps interviews Shirley Phelps-Roper: gayagenda.com Takes on Westboro Baptist Church

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04/28/2010

Picket and choose it: When it comes to their own, why does Westboro stay home?

To this writer, Westboro Baptist Church's ultimate hypocrisy has been the fact that they have members of their own flock who have flittered away, yet they never see a need to protest any of those estranged loved ones. Shirley Phelps-Roper...

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04/09/2010

Pot calls WBC black, calls Blacks much worse

We can't determine whether this is more in the hilarious or sad or surreal category: The Ku Klux Klan has distanced itself from Westboro Baptist Church, saying it "absolutely repudiates" the church's activities. God Hates Fags church too extreme for...

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04/07/2010

On Westboro: Our blood wants to boil but our minds have to chill

Yesterday on "The View," the Whoopster took an understandably fed up stance when addressing Westboro Baptist Church: Later in the show, guest Joe Scarborough weighed in with similar thoughts: And while Whoopi and Joe's hearts are in the right place,...

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04/05/2010

Video: Hate is not inNate

Nate Phelps drops in on this here site every so often to leave nuggets of insight regarding the man who birthed him and his siblings. Now Nate seems to be on somewhat of a media tour, proudly embracing his role...

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03/08/2010

Video: Big night for Mo'Nique, unique anti-'mos

Clearly someone prefers the beautiful artistry of the Tony Awards: But hey, it's nice that Steve Drain recognizes our marriages to be "fait accompli." We can take the pictures of two gold statues schtooping, just as long as these folks...

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01/12/2010

Audio: All [gays] will earn freedom to marry? Surely, says Shirley

Awesome! Shirley Phelps-Roper just predicted that marriage equality is inevitable, with the debate at this point being "merely a formality." We tuned everything else out, so let us know if she says anything else interesting: Westboro Baptist Church - Shirley...

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12/31/2009

Audio: 'Poker' turned into Craps

@LadyGaga "Poker Face" parody by WBC is done! Lyrics: http://tiny.cc/LGL2 Music: sound bite LadyGaga "Poker Face" parody by Westboro Baptist Church That's not much fun, this beat is sick. So lame being decried by this disco schtick

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11/16/2009

Video: Phelps-ocrisy

A month ago, this writer had a spirited exchange with Westboro Baptist's Sara Phelps (who frankly I did not enjoy at all) and Jael Phelps (who's actually kind of fun, as far as Phelpses go) on the subjects of the...

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11/11/2009

God hates gays, yet loves calling Barack Obama a murderer?!

Is Westboro Baptist Church's newest sign actionable? We fully support this kooky clan's right to protest. Always have. But flat-out calling our sitting president a murderer? Is that not a new, unexplored line, even for the Phelpses? And doesn't it...

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09/05/2009

Audio: Libby-eration

We don't know how it's possible that this revelatory interview from a March episode of Kansas City's "Church of Lazlo Show" has managed to go unnoticed by this and every other LGBT media outlet for the past five months. But...

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08/31/2009

Video: Adam Lambert meet Madam Lambaste

You may remember Megan Phelps-Roper from her recent appearance on this site, where she "explained" why her own mother's out-of-wedlock birth wasn't worthy of expulsion because, basically, it happened before the church knew any better (riiiiiiiiiight). Now see Megan 'explain"...

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08/27/2009

John, Paul, George, and Lawsuit

♫Hey Westboro, don't make a parody. Your sad song is not better. We'll send you a letter if you start, And we'll sue you if you don't make it better. Hey Phelps, we're a major media company. You're homemade 'Jude'?...

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08/07/2009

If you wanted to be a Westboro rebel, then you should've been a Baby Boomer

Earlier this week, after reading an article about one of Westboro Baptist's young charges, Jacob Phelps, this writer sent an email to WBC doyenne Shirley Phelps-Roper to see how her family would react if one of their flock came out...

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07/13/2009

Audio: It's got a good beat but you can't fully retch to it

On Friday, Westboro Baptist's Shirley Phelps-Roper left some comments on this site, alerting us to some new parody songs that she and her proudly anti-gay family were working on. And while she promised us that the forthcoming "Beat It" parody...

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07/07/2009

Clearly they prefer Lisa Lampanelli

Good news, Don Rickles: You don't have to plan a set for your Aug. 3 show. Westboro Baptist Church has just written the jokes for you: Anti-gay, anti-Semitic, and anti-the voice of Mr. Potato Head from Toy Story. Sheesh, is...

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07/02/2009

They who'd picket on Uranus vs. he who walked on moon

Well you knew this one was coming: We always knew they were Jermaine fans. No word if they'll also hit up Billy Mays' memorial. Though something tells us that God was too big a fan of the Hercules Hook and...

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06/09/2009

Fred: The Dance Mix

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05/04/2009

Video: 'The problem is all inside your head we say to them'

And now the latest from Asscraziness and Garfunkel (aka Westboro Baptist Church): Stay tuned for their highly anticipated B-side, "And here's to you, Mrs Robison, Jesus thinks you're a filthy hussy." Though personally, we think society would be much better...

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04/27/2009

Audio: Fred challah-ing new hate

Many have joked about it. But now the Westboro Baptist Church is quite literally saying that "God Hates Figs." Oh, except in WBC's view, "figs" doesn't mean fruit. No, no -- figs mean "Jews." And as you will hear in...

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04/24/2009

They very well may call AIDS 'cool.' But Kool-Aid drinking doesn't seem on WBC's agenda

Since many people are speculating that Westboro Baptist Church is about to go all Jonestown/Heaven's Gate on us, we took the liberty of writing WBC's doyenne of dastardly dogma, Shirley Phelps-Roper. This is what she has to say: So from...

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04/14/2009

Gee, WBC -- don't take your disdain for Peeps out on the rest of us!

Is it just us, or is Westboro Baptist starting to become unpleasant?

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04/10/2009

See B.S. news

SHIRLEY: Good evening and welcome to WBC News. Fred's off tonight, nursing a wicked case of self-imposed moral superiority. I'm Shirley. Our top story tonight... SHIRLEY: And now here's Margie with all your "hating gays and liberals as sport" headlines....

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04/02/2009

MI: Phelps-centric lawsuit gets less 'f*g hatey' plaintiff

In the past, we've expressed our apprehensions about the laws that the state and federal laws that have been used to limit Westboro Baptist Church's funeral protests. Now the ACLU of Michigan is taking those same sort of constitutional concerns...

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03/30/2009

But I don't eat meat. Can you make my bitch burger veggie?

Here's the latest headline from Westboro Baptist Church: "Stem Cell Supper"? Oh why must Westboro's ideas always be so embryonic? Though this does totally explain why we just saw Rachael Ray at Whole Foods asking the promiscuous cashier how well...

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