Friday, December 20, 2013

A Duck Rant...


Well, I just have to put my two cents worth into the huge controversy stirred up by Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty.

These are two quotes from GQ Magazine on Phil's take on homosexuality and sin:

“It seems like, to me, a vagina—as a man—would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me. I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical.”


“Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there. Bestiality, sleeping around with this woman and that woman and that woman and those men,” he says. Then he paraphrases Corinthians: “Don’t be deceived. Neither the adulterers, the idolaters, the male prostitutes, the homosexual offenders, the greedy, the drunkards, the slanderers, the swindlers—they won’t inherit the kingdom of God. Don’t deceive yourself. It’s not right.”

Definitely not "politically correct"... definitely not for those with "delicate sensibilities".   Nopers!   But, I'm so impressed that finally a Christian has the balls to state his beliefs because of his faith, even though being an honest Christian these days is about as popular as the squirrel meat Phil Robertson loves so much.  

The GQ reporter asked the controversial question, "What, in your mind, is sinful?"

Why are so many offended?  What did people expect he'd say?  Phil Robertson is Christian.  He isn't gonna say God gives the sin of homosexuality a pass anymore than any sin.  And...

why, oh why, is the media mainly raging about Phil's so-called homophobic reaction to the question when he also, stated that adulterers, prostitutes, the greedy, drunkards, slanders or swindlers don't get a pass either?  What??  Are the drunks too drunk to care or the swindlers too busy stealing?

Come on people, for those of us who are Christian... it is all sin, we are all sinners!  And...

NO, he did not say that homosexuals are likely to practise bestiality, even though some folks in social media have accused him of it - read the quote guys!  And...

another thing, why is it whenever a Christian states something a tad "unpopular" we're accused of being intolerant, judgemental, bigoted, ignorant or fanatical?  Who is really being judged???

Also, shame on GQ for asking a question that they knew (no matter how politically correct Phil might have answered) was gonna start a media firestorm...are you that desperate for sales??  And..

Shame on A&E for lacking courage to stand by one of their top money-making shows when they knew these were Christian folks when they hired them.  I hope the Robertson family ditches A&E and another more courageous network picks Duck Dynasty up...Oprah are you listenin'...

I could say so much more, but... Nuff said...except...one more thing...

Not impressed ET Canada, with the implication that Phil is just an ignorant, old, backwoods character that is best ignored.  You may be surprised what we Christians can get up to when fired up!

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