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February 22, 2013

Ed Bacon is Relevant

How do I know?

Because he and a bunch of other septuagenarian honkies are dancing, in that special way only septuagenarian honkies can:

And who are these people who are “rising”? Zombie attended one of their rallies so you wouldn’t have to. Have a look.

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I hate it when white people get funky.  shock

[1] Posted by David Fischler on 2-22-2013 at 11:26 AM · [top]


One thing is for sure - Ed Bacon may have just disproved the six degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon theory based solely on Ed’s dancing ability or lack thereof.

And come on - Rising as a descriptive?  Really???

Are these people actually sentient?

[2] Posted by Jackie on 2-22-2013 at 12:33 PM · [top]

This is where a trip down the liturgical dance path wil ultimately end.

[3] Posted by Undergroundpewster on 2-22-2013 at 01:56 PM · [top]

Demeaning and embarrassing.  I hate to see grown people making a spectacle of themselves thinking they’re being cool.  Actually, they are just making themselves a laughing stock.

[4] Posted by evan miller on 2-22-2013 at 03:13 PM · [top]

And such a beautiful church.  What a crying shame.  And what a shameless exhibitionist they have for a rector.  Good grief.

[5] Posted by evan miller on 2-22-2013 at 03:17 PM · [top]

Good Lord, Double G, put up an ipecac warning next time. grin

[6] Posted by Christopher Johnson on 2-22-2013 at 03:36 PM · [top]

Oh my.

Oh my oh my oh my oh my.

. . . All this demonstrates—yet again—is how completely un-self-aware TEC revisionists are.

[7] Posted by Sarah on 2-22-2013 at 03:49 PM · [top]

#5’s comment (“such a beautiful church”) reminds me of:

Matthew 23:27. Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people’s bones and all uncleanness.

I cannot think of any way that this building could be more defiled.

[8] Posted by Ralph on 2-22-2013 at 04:37 PM · [top]

At least the Muslims seem to like Ed, and the ACLU, and the NAACP. And he is a Georgia boy.

Candler School of Theology at Emery 1999 Whiteside Distinguished Preacher
Mercer University 5/1999 Honorary Doctor of Humanities
Church Divinity School of the Pacific 5/2005 Honorary Doctor of Divinity
Pas Human Relations Commission 6/2005 Models of Unity Award (ASC)
Islamic Center of So California 9/11/05 Peace and Compassion Award
Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles 12/2/05 Honorary Canon of the Cathedral of St. Paul
LA County Children & Family Svcs 7/6/06 Svc to and Support of Foster Children
ACLU of Southern California 9/10/06 Religious Freedom Award
Islamic Shura Council 10/2006 Peace Award (ASC & it’s leadership)
Rainbow/PUSH Coalition 10/9/06 Acts of Courage Award
NAACP Pasadena Branch 9/13/07 Faith Award (Unity Builds A Community)
ACLU Pasadena-Foothill Chapter 9/23/07 Standing Up for Civil Liberties Award
Pasadena Magazine 12/2011 named a Pasadena Power Player
THE Magazine 6/21/12 named one of the 50 Most Innovative Men

[9] Posted by via orthodoxy on 2-22-2013 at 05:05 PM · [top]

Hey, I be down with that shizzle in the fizzle, Ol Man Ed. 

Just be sure not to say anything about FGC or Honor Killings - because it’s like totally racist and bigoted against Muslims.

[10] Posted by J Eppinga on 2-22-2013 at 05:21 PM · [top]

Creepy video.

And I see the Giant Puppets of Doom showed up in San Francisco.

[11] Posted by Jim the Puritan on 2-22-2013 at 07:00 PM · [top]

Ralph (#8) wrote: “I cannot think of any way that this building could be more defiled.” 

No, Ralph, but you can be sure that the folks at All Saints, Pasadena, are busy thinking of new ways.

[12] Posted by ToAllTheWorld on 2-22-2013 at 07:48 PM · [top]

Okay…who is Ed Bacon and why does he think we care a wit about him?

[13] Posted by Nikolaus on 2-22-2013 at 08:21 PM · [top]

To be fair, most of them dance better than I do. Sadly, they’re dancing for liberal politics.
One Billion Rising, created by V-Day, created by Eve Ensler, author of the veejayjay monologues.

Good criticism about the group on wikipedia

V-Day has attracted considerable criticism for hijacking the occasion of Valentine’s Day. Critics argue that feminists should not be admonishing people to consider rape, incest and violence on an occasion designed to celebrate love and romance.[6] Feminist Wendy McElroy stated that “V-Day embodies the same double standard and dishonesty that has characterized most feminist pronouncements for decades” and urged people to “take back Valentines Day”.[7] Glenn Sacks criticised V-Day for being misandrist and for causing division between the genders, stating “Valentine’s Day, which in the past symbolized the romantic bonds between men and women, has been turned into a day which further separates them.”[8]

In other words, standard Episcopal efforts to undermine the family in American society.
Can you believe how that guy is crowing about fabulous author and genital fetishist EVE ENSLER! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Yes, EVE ENSLER ! ! ! ! !  ! ! ! Bring your vaginas on Feb 14.

[14] Posted by paradoxymoron on 2-22-2013 at 09:02 PM · [top]

Confession:  I used to go there.  I was married there.  Ed was my rector.

And I am so glad I left.  This church educated me about liberal sanctimony—there’s no becoming modesty, no sense that we approach God with fear and trembling—only that one can’t believe in a God that makes you uncomfortable, or one that passes judgements, or one who doesn’t approve of whatever perversity turns you on.  The only sin is voting Republican.  “God is just like me!  He likes what I like!”

Where do I go to burn that image out of my brain?

[15] Posted by tragic christian on 2-23-2013 at 01:46 AM · [top]

I think StandFirm should add a category like the program Web Soup’s “Things You Can’t Unsee” for TEC videos like this.  Tragic Christian, even Web Soup follows “Things You Can’t Unsee” with their Palate Cleanser that usually involves cute puppies or other similar things.  For now, I suggest you Google “puppy bowl” to see if there are any videos out there for this Animal Planet alternative to the Super Bowl grin

[16] Posted by Daniel on 2-23-2013 at 11:16 AM · [top]

It used to be a nice middle of the road Episcopal parish…
but then IT happened: George Regas and all that followed….
I remembered when they gutted the parish library of all the real Anglican books.
I got some of them at their yard sale.

what saints do all their ‘saints’ invoke? Sad, eh?

[17] Posted by rdrjames on 2-26-2013 at 09:04 PM · [top]

Time to boil my eyes again.

[18] Posted by Ed the Roman on 2-27-2013 at 10:27 PM · [top]

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