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Old 06-22-2019, 08:22 AM
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A two-fer for a rugby snowflake and the PeeWee Kiwi - another day, more grift


Bigoted Snowflake wants money, just 'cause:

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/...#disqus_thread

... and is being promoted by a grifter (Turdball Ray Comfort, yet again) for more self promotion to attempt gathering fame off of the spoils.

I can't keep up with this shit...
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Old 06-22-2019, 10:36 AM
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Wow; that's a helluva thing.

I was thinking it from the start of the article and then, aye, right towards the end the author points it out nice and clear:
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I wonder if his donors have read the disclaimer on Folauís GoFundMe page:
In making this contribution I acknowledge that my contributions are made freely as a gift on the basis previously affirmed and that there will be no obligations on Israel Folau to do anything for me in recognition of the gift or to apply the funds in any particular way with respect to his legal action, and that I hold no expectation to receive anything in return for my contribution.
Heís not even obligated to spend the money for legal funds. This is just a gift for being a self-imagined Christian martyr.
Yeah... I suspected that was gonna be the case.

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Old 06-22-2019, 11:08 AM
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Just imagine if he gets hold of the Evangelicals for Trump mailing list. He'll rake in billions.
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Old 06-22-2019, 04:24 PM
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Just imagine if he gets hold of the Evangelicals for Trump mailing list. He'll rake in billions.

Maybe not. Lot of Evangelicals don't consider Mormons to be Christians.
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Anyone know how much this douchebag has made on his gritting page?
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:07 PM
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I just want to make it clear that Folau is an Aussie.oh and a millionaire in his own right.

And he's raised more than 500 000 dollars on his GoFundMe page. Bigotry sells apparently.
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:20 PM
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Maybe not. Lot of Evangelicals don't consider Mormons to be Christians.
I was Googling to see how public his Mormonism is, and it seems he's not Mormon at all--anymore. Wikipedia says he converted from Mormonism to Assemblies of God in 2011. While in the past the AGs were treated like a cult for having "tongue talking," that seems have died down, and the organization itself has become more mainstream.

And, well, the prosperity preachers tend to be of the "tongue talking" variety, too. As are the faith healers.
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Old 06-22-2019, 06:24 PM
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Maybe not. Lot of Evangelicals don't consider Mormons to be Christians.
Mormon converted to Evangelical. And I read somewhere that he started the gofundme thingy very late at night here in Aus when most people would have been zzzzz-ing, so it's speculated that the first hours of donations were indeed from Evangelicals from other parts of the world, US included.

And yeah, he is copping a shitload of backlash from all directions. Arsehole.
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...not a Kiwi.
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...not a Kiwi.
I think the OP means Ray Comfort. Yeh, I'd never heard of him before either.
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Aaaaaaand gofundme has finally shut down his appeal page after much public outcry.

Good times.

Bastard.
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Huh, who would have thought Israel hadn't read the terms and conditions?
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They did better than just shut down his page:

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GoFundMe said the page violated its rules. All donations will be refunded.
Tough to read that without smiling.

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