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These are Con Men

Postby Racer-X » June 15th 2017, 6:40pm

Kenneth Copeland and Jesse Duplantis, defending their private jets.

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Re: These are Con Men

Postby biglove » June 15th 2017, 6:56pm

Copeland is a real scumbag. Right up there with Creflo Dollar.

Duplantis is at least personable; but, I am no fan of his either.

Unless something has changed, Duplantis does not charge the churches he visits for his time, fuel, meals and lodging; nor does he demand a flat fee. He, at least in the past, accepted whatever the church gave him. I can respect that a bit more vs those that charge massive speaking fees.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby TemerityB » June 15th 2017, 7:07pm

I cannot, for the life of me, believe, in the year of 2017, that people fall for whatever someone days, lock stock and barrel, simply because they're on television. From politicians to fake religious leaders to watch hucksters, it's the same old song and dance.

Are these guys scumbags? Utterly and completely; a special spot in hell should be reserved just for them. Yet ... I honestly think if someone sets up any sort of web or TV thing and her or she just stands there and says "plastic is delicious" over and over again, about 15,000 lunkheads will have a batting helmet for breakfast the next morning.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby Tzimisces » June 15th 2017, 8:35pm

If it wouldn't have freaked everyone out, I think Jesus would've entered Jerusalem on a Gulfstream g650. But he went with the donkey. Probably a good choice.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby bedlam » June 16th 2017, 2:07am

Tzimisces wrote:If it wouldn't have freaked everyone out, I think Jesus would've entered Jerusalem on a Gulfstream g650. But he went with the donkey. Probably a good choice.

The whole Jesus industry shits me. So much money, time and talent wasted on complete BS.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby Thunder1 » June 16th 2017, 3:14am

Tzimisces wrote:If it wouldn't have freaked everyone out, I think Jesus would've entered Jerusalem on a Gulfstream g650. But he went with the donkey. Probably a good choice.


Now out in the alleys of Heaven

There's a funky feeling angel strumming chords.
While the preachers sit and get stoned in their Buicks,
Jesus Christ rolls by in his Ford.
And the clouds are like the feathers of sparrows
A thousand different colors of grey.
It's the hustle of the paradise bar room,
And the glory of hanging out in space,
It's the glory of hanging out in space.

In the alleys of Austin and Heaven
The song they're playing is the same.
The jam sessions sound like the gutters,
As the muddy licks and sticks roll down the drain.
And the drainpipe she rolls out to the river,
And the Pedernales flows out to the sea,
And the sea waters rise up to Heaven,
And rain down on the alleys of Austin,
And you
And me
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby AJC » June 16th 2017, 3:31am

"Jesus Industry"

I like that.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby Wasp » June 16th 2017, 6:03am

Disgusting. Justifying extravagant opulence in the name of Jesus. Taking money from many very poor people. Would make great politicians...oh wait we had one already. No more please.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby NorthCountry » June 16th 2017, 7:28am

Hitchens said and I'm paraphrasing here, "You can say and do the most wicked and immoral things if you just get yourself called Reverend." Its to bad there isn't a hell for these people to go to.
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby bobbee » June 16th 2017, 10:39am

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Re: These are Con Men

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » June 16th 2017, 6:30pm

Whenever I see things like that, I listen to Imagine, just to hear Lennon singing "...imagine world with no religion..."

Various Copelands and others of that kind remind me of a certain scene from Monty Python's Life of Brian...
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Re: These are Con Men

Postby svaglic » June 16th 2017, 7:16pm

Little old men and women being milked for 5 and 10 dollar checks adds up. So sad.
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