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Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« on: July 26, 2012, 06:42:10 PM »
This quote brought a smile to my face today:

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On Tuesday, Graham leveled deep criticism at the United States. He compared the country to Sodom and Gomorrah, the Biblical cities synonymous with sin.

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"Self-centered indulgence, pride, and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle," Graham writes in the open letter released by his organization this week.

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/07/26/evangelist-billy-graham-defends-chick-fil-a/?hpt=hp_c2

Unfourtantely Billy was unable to be reached on why he refused to use the word Babylon.
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2012, 06:49:55 PM »
The title drew me in  :police:
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2012, 06:51:44 PM »
The title drew me in  :police:

Yeah. False advertising.
But for I am a man not textueel I wol noght telle of textes neuer a deel. (Chaucer, The Manciple's Tale, 1.131)

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2012, 06:56:08 PM »
I'm sure the image would be jarring folks...
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2012, 07:46:54 PM »
Cue the Bob Marley pics!

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2012, 08:02:06 PM »
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2012, 08:22:42 PM »
ROFLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL

Now I have to explain to my boss why I was laughing so hard, cripes.

EDIT: I'm going to go home and clean that up and make it into an avatar.
« Last Edit: July 26, 2012, 08:25:36 PM by Achronos »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2012, 09:24:50 PM »
Is this meant as a birthday present to Gebre?   I think there is a saying about satire being a form of flattery.  I wish him a happy birthday, in any event.

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2012, 09:39:54 PM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2012, 10:46:04 PM »
Is this meant as a birthday present to Gebre?   I think there is a saying about satire being a form of flattery.  I wish him a happy birthday, in any event.

Happy Birthday Gebre!
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2012, 11:39:07 PM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!

Thanks :)

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2012, 11:40:27 PM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!

Thanks :)

Happy birthday Quinault!
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2012, 12:04:58 AM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!

Thanks :)

Happy birthday Quinault!

Thanks!

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2012, 12:28:06 AM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!
Thank you!!!   ;D

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2012, 12:29:59 AM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!
Thank you!!!   ;D

Happy birthday Trevor! I know you remain among the best of us. And I am glad your friends have someone like you around at such a terrible time.
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2012, 12:40:04 AM »
Happy birthday to all y'all.  I love reading your posts.
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #19 on: July 27, 2012, 12:44:01 AM »
Happy Birthday to all!

Now back to Billy Marley.
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2012, 01:50:24 AM »
Happy birthday to Gebre, Quinault, Trevor and Zekarja!


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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2012, 01:50:59 AM »
I need to eat cake now.

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2012, 01:55:19 AM »
Happy birthday to Gebre, Quinault, Trevor and Zekarja!



Seconded! Happy birthday to all y'all!
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #23 on: July 27, 2012, 02:11:19 AM »
Thanks!

I had a nice vegan cake and some lamb tandoori :) (Baby appears to be allergic to eggs, so I have to avoid them while I am his source of food)

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #24 on: July 27, 2012, 05:51:36 PM »
Indeed, happy birthday to Gebre! and also to Quinault and Trevor!

God grant you many years Gebre, Quinault and Trevor!

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #25 on: July 27, 2012, 06:36:50 PM »
Happy birthday to Gebre, Quinault, Trevor and Zekarja!



yay! Happy Birthday Everyone! May God grant you many healthy, joyous and blessed years!

Now pass the cake! :police:
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #26 on: July 28, 2012, 12:06:35 AM »
Happy Birthday and many years to all of you.
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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #27 on: July 28, 2012, 12:25:14 AM »
Happy birthday to you all!  I got you a balloon. You'll have to share. ;)

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Re: Billy Gebre Menfes Kidus Graham
« Reply #28 on: July 28, 2012, 02:15:54 AM »
Thanks for the laugh, and thanks to everyone for the Birthday wishes! :)





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