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Old 17th November 2019, 08:19 PM   #1
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Israel Folau is at it again

In his most recent sermon given at The Truth of Jesus Christ Church in Kenthurst, north west of Sydney, Israel linked the devastating bush fires in NSW and Queensland to same-sex marriage and abortion legislation. Quoting from Isiah 24, he doubled down on the “hell awaits gay people" theme.

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“Look how rapid these bushfires, these droughts, all these things have come in a short period of time, do you think it’s a coincidence? God is speaking to you guys — Australia, you need to repent and take these laws and turn it back into what is right by God.”

He said “God is speaking to us”, urging the congregation to repent and turn away from their sins, comparing the current world to Sodom and Gomorrah — Old Testament cities which were destroyed by God for the sin of its inhabitants.
https://www.foxsports.com.au/rugby/w...xQL8-dXyiBXOww

Needless to say, the current crop of Lib/NP politicans (including Scott Morrison) are in a stampede to distance themselves from these views.

No doubt we will see the usual "Folau should not be allowed to say this" but it shows that Folau is not just some rugby star who fell out of favour with Rugby Australia.
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Old 17th November 2019, 08:27 PM   #2
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Sounds reasonable. Kind of makes logical sense given we all know trans people cause volcanos and that.

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All this happened since he moved from the purity of Melbourne Storm to the corrupt, hellish abomination of Rugby Union (his stint in AFL generated no controversy at all, so this is now officially Purgatory).
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Old 17th November 2019, 11:10 PM   #4
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I think he is thinking to small.

Let's face it, we are all thinking it.

Did people having gay sex cause god to set off the Big Bang?
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Old 17th November 2019, 11:12 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by lionking View Post
All this happened since he moved from the purity of Melbourne Storm to the corrupt, hellish abomination of Rugby Union (his stint in AFL generated no controversy at all, so this is now officially Purgatory).
Lol
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Old 17th November 2019, 11:37 PM   #6
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Scott Morrison's response:
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“They were appalling comments and he is a free citizen, he can say whatever he likes. But that doesn’t mean he can’t have regard to the grievous offence this would have caused to people whose homes have been burnt down,” said the prime minister.
And his mate, Alan Jones:
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“Israel is a lovely human being, I know him well. But, Israel, button up,” Jones said on his 2GB radio program.

“These comments don’t help.”
https://www.foxsports.com.au/rugby/i...b71a46684e7eb5
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Old 18th November 2019, 12:29 AM   #7
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A rubber room case... and he could share it with prince Andrew .
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Old 18th November 2019, 12:43 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by curious cat View Post
A rubber room case... and he could share it with prince Andrew .
They can share it together on a hot day with Andy eating pizza and not being able to sweet.
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Old 18th November 2019, 12:54 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
I think he is thinking to small.

Let's face it, we are all thinking it.

Did people having gay sex cause god to set off the Big Bang?
People having gay thoughts set off the big finger-bang. It might have progressed into the big bang, but it was dark and God was watching.
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Old 18th November 2019, 01:02 PM   #10
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It has nothing to do with God. The same genetic mutation that causes gaiety also grants us assorted superpowers. A pyrokinetic gay (colloquially called a "flamer") set those fires. Shapeshifting gays ("bears") maul unwary campers. There are gays with photon-based powers ("twinks") and gays with electricity-based powers ("powerbottoms") and some, the most desirable of all, have all the superpowers ("versatiles"). Modern allies make a mistake when they say there's nothing to fear from the gays, because everyone should fear us very much indeed. Mwah hah hah, hah hah, hah!
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Old 18th November 2019, 01:04 PM   #11
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In other news, reports make him and him alone sole responsible for Male Pattern Baldness, and hangnails. Bastard!
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Old 18th November 2019, 01:11 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
In other news, reports make him and him alone sole responsible for Male Pattern Baldness, and hangnails. Bastard!
It took a few hundred posts, but this one is good.
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Old 18th November 2019, 03:25 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by lionking View Post
All this happened since he moved from the purity of Melbourne Storm to the corrupt, hellish abomination of Rugby Union (his stint in AFL generated no controversy at all, so this is now officially Purgatory).
He just needs some domestic violence on his cv to get an NFL contract.
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Old 18th November 2019, 03:55 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
It has nothing to do with God. The same genetic mutation that causes gaiety also grants us assorted superpowers. A pyrokinetic gay (colloquially called a "flamer") set those fires. Shapeshifting gays ("bears") maul unwary campers. There are gays with photon-based powers ("twinks") and gays with electricity-based powers ("powerbottoms") and some, the most desirable of all, have all the superpowers ("versatiles"). Modern allies make a mistake when they say there's nothing to fear from the gays, because everyone should fear us very much indeed. Mwah hah hah, hah hah, hah!
That's an idea that makes me want to pull out my old Champions rulebook and build a team of super-heroes. Or villains. Or both.
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Old 18th November 2019, 11:58 PM   #15
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He's free to say whatever hateful tripe he wants in his own time. But the rest of us are free to call him a disgusting bigot when he does so.
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Old 4th December 2019, 12:47 PM   #16
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Folau reportedly walks away with 8 million and an apology from Rugby Australia.

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/spor...stralia-report

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Israel Folau to receive $8 million in settlement with Rugby Australia - report

Former Wallabies star Israel Folau has reportedly received an AU$8 million (NZ$8.39 million) settlement from Rugby Australia over his contract termination.

Rugby Australia, Israel Folau agree terms in confidential settlementPlay Video02:12

Folau received the huge payout after he originally sought $14 million in compensation for what he believed was wrongful termination by Rugby Australia, who sacked the fullback for a code of conduct breach on social media.

Folau's breach stemmed from an Instagram post earlier this year in which he said "Hell awaits" groups of people, including homosexuals and drunks.

Folau and Rugby Australia engaged in mediation this week and after a 12-hour meeting on Monday and follow-up lengthy phone calls after, the two parties announced yesterday they had reached an agreement after settling for a confidential amount.


The Daily Telegraph reports that sum is $8 million.

The figure is much higher than many pundits expected with former Wallaby and Australian media personality Peter FitzSimons saying in a recent Sydney Morning Herald column he expected nothing higher than "$200,000 to $300,000".
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Old 4th December 2019, 03:05 PM   #17
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SO the US does not have monopoly of professional atheletes making total Alpha Hotels of themselves.
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