Judy, your analysis is, of course, dead on accurate. But, I can't help
but think you take Barry far more seriously than he takes himself. I
always assume he's just joking around when he posts bullshit just to
get a rise out of people.

--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <no_reply@> wrote:
> <snip>
> > And just to stir the waters a bit before I leave
> > ( insert evil laugh here ), has no one but me
> > noticed the relationship of the 'homophobe' thread
> > to the Amma/muslim/cartoon thread?
> > 
> > Essentially, feste *wrote a cartoon*, in words.
> > Segueing from comments about laws forbidding sex
> > with animals, he made a joke (admittedly, not a 
> > terribly good joke) about how cowboys having sex
> > with each other reminded him of cowboys having
> > sex with animals.
> So far, so good.
> > Bam! The shit (literally, in this case, probably
> > stirred up from all the anal sex talk) hits the
> > fan. The first thing that happens is a bunch of
> > people come rushing in to tell the cartoonist
> > what a low-vibe slime he is and to keep his big
> > mouth shut.
> Uh, no, nobody told him to keep his mouth shut.
> (They did tell him what a low-vibe slime he was
> once he had moved from making the bad joke to
> explicitly demonstrating his homophobia, however.)
> > Then these same politically-correct
> > dogma bullies start in on anyone who *defends*
> > the cartoonist's right to express themselves.
> > The defenders are as much 'homophobes' as the
> > cartoonist is.
> Uh, no, the issue of the right to express oneself
> never came up at all.  Nobody was defending the
> right because nobody had attacked it.
> > In other words, I think we've got the Nightly
> > News being acted out here on FFL. The people 
> > calling others 'homophobes' are playing the 
> > Muslims who are trying to suppress the rights
> > of the cartoonists and control what the public
> > has the right to read in its newspapers. 
> > 
> > Argue THAT, suckas...   :-)  :-)  :-)
> It would be hard to argue if that were what had
> happened, but of course it wasn't.  Barry made
> it up out of his very own little pointed head.

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