Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

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Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:32 pm

Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says (Reuters)
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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Grammatron » Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:41 pm

"Republicans hold rallies, Democrats hold funerals"

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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Skeeve » Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:10 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says (Reuters)
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:06 pm

They made a mega show of the funeral, instead of keeping it in the family. Which gave the pastor an undreamt of platform, and he couldn't resist.

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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Skeeve » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:27 pm

Witness wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:06 pm
They made a mega show of the funeral, instead of keeping it in the family. Which gave the pastor an undreamt of platform, and he couldn't resist.

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You talking about this?

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Someone asked me if the McCain funeral was over yet. . . .

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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:48 am

Skeeve wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:27 pm
Witness wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:06 pm
They made a mega show of the funeral, instead of keeping it in the family. Which gave the pastor an undreamt of platform, and he couldn't resist.

Caro vero infirma.
You talking about this?

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Actually there were two different pastor controversies at the same funeral. That's the one who groped Ariana Grande onstage. The other one was, you know, supposed to give a eulogy for Aretha Franklin but instead gave some sort of Cosby-talk about how Black Folks Need to Shape Up, including criticizing black single mothers (Aretha was a single mother; she had her first child at the age of just 14!). It might have been a fine speech for a Sunday morning sermon, but this was not the occasion. It's a funeral. You're supposed to talk about the person who passed, not all this other nonsense.
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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Doctor X » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:17 am

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It might have been a fine speech for a Sunday morning sermon, but this was not the occasion. It's a funeral. You're supposed to talk about the person who passed, not all this other nonsense.
Why do you hate the Late Sen. McCain's family, Anax?

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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:35 am

Doctor X wrote:
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:17 am
Anaxagoras wrote:
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:48 am
It might have been a fine speech for a Sunday morning sermon, but this was not the occasion. It's a funeral. You're supposed to talk about the person who passed, not all this other nonsense.
Why do you hate the Late Sen. McCain's family, Anax?

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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:44 am

When I heard that McCain died, I sort of knew instantly that a lot of people were going to use it as an opportunity to bash Trump. It's just too tempting. Totally predictable. McCain the war hero vs. Trump the draft-dodging chicken-hawk who had the chutzpah to criticize McCain for being a POW. It made me a little queasy to know this would happen even before it happened. But human beings are nothing if not predictable.
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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by Doctor X » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:34 am

Yup.

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Post by Pyrrho » Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:25 pm

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Re: Aretha Franklin's eulogy was 'offensive and distasteful,' family says

Post by corplinx » Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:44 pm

If they will crawl on top of a pile of fresh corpses to ask for a lower capacity magazine for a weapon that wasn't used to kill the people they are parading on, why is anyone supposed that they hijack a funeral where corpse has actually cooled?

I mean seriously, the extreme activists have no shame. We get it. Film at 11.