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Hillbilly Koran-Burning Pastor Does New Insane Thing For Attention

Florida swamp monster Terry Jones needs money. Or he has run out of sedatives. Or, and we’re going to say this is the most likely one, he is feeling a little hard up these days, because he’s about to get a complimentary body cavity exam from the Secret Service: He put some kind of racist art installation piece on the front lawn of his “Dove World Outreach Center” nut factory that depicts a dummy made up to look like Barack Obama hanging from a noose alongside a sign that reads, “Obama is Killing America.” It’s not a very good caption for this sculpture since Barack Obama seems more like the object rather than the subject of the sculpture, if it were a sentence, but the nation’s illiterate racist contingent will probably get the meaning regardless.

Here is the photo, ugh:

And here is the official Terry Jones statement on this project, reflecting once more a somewhat alarming inability to construct consistent thoughts in English:

That is why we have now chosen the hanging of Hussein Obama to represent how the American people must, in a peaceful way, stand up and reject President Obama, reject his anti-American policies. It is time for us to stand up. It is time, again, for America to become America.

Enjoy your anal probe, Terry! [Addicting Info]

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170 comments

  1. Barb

    Take away his tax exempt status and send some Navy SEALs over. Either he's in the church business or he's in the politics business.

    1. chascates

      That 'stache looks like what the Navy SEALs on those 'SEAL workout videos' have. Some I'm suspicious twice.

    2. miss_grundy

      And do the same thing to the Catholic church while you're at it since it has decided to become a political animal and push the "religious freedom" argument to stop female workers from being able to get birth control through their medical insurance if they work at Catholic institutions.

      1. Butch_Wagstaff

        I know the area in which I grew up could really use the money from tax revenue by taxing all the fuckin' churches there. That might lead to the churches actually helpin' poor folks for a change before they die instead of making empty promises about how they'll have mansions in Heaven after they die.

    1. bumfug

      Neither one – he's in the furniture business and uses his cult members as slave labor. Really. That's what got him thrown out of Germany.
      Edit: Sorry – I thought I'd hit reply to Barb's post above this one. *SAD TROMBONE SOUND*

      1. MittBorg

        Yaknow, I understand that HE's not the type to cut and run, unlike certain other futtmuckers we must never mention by name. But damn, right about now I would forgive him for thinking, "Fuck these people and their mess and their stupid REFUSAL to let anyone fix it. Just fuck 'em. I don't need the gray hairs and the stress."

          1. MittBorg

            I know. Barb says it's because I make so many comments. I thought I was just being polite and responding to everyone who ever said doodah to me. (shrugs)

  2. nounverb911

    Wonkette's rules of etiquette prevent me from saying how I really feel about Terrorist Jones.

  3. Antispandex

    I don't know. The Nuge actually threated the President and he came out of the meeting with the Secret Service all, "Hey, what a bucnh of nice guys". Let's face it, they're pussys.

    1. Guppy

      The Nuge and the Secret Service speak the same language: misogyny. He offered them his wife for the night and that was that.

  4. edgydrifter

    "We're going to peacefully hang him by the neck until he is metaphorically dead, then we will shoot his still-hanging theoretical corpse full of bullets–of love–and then burn whatever is conceptually left of him with flames of patriotism."

    –Terry "Unclear on the Concept" Jones

      1. Lionel[redacted]Esq

        That is the wonderful thing about skullfucking, it makes everything perfect.

  5. nounverb911

    Will Jones be giving the invocation at the republican convention in Tampa this August?

  6. LastGasp

    Yep, hanging an African-American mannequin in front of a church. That's the religious right for ya. I though God was love?

    1. Butch_Wagstaff

      It depends on what kinda church you attend:
      A megachurch: God is money.
      A certain "church" in Kansas that hates homos: God is a hater.
      Racist hillbilly church in Florida (or in many other states in the south): God is a hater.
      One could go on & on….

      1. ChapterUndVerse

        My God is a loving God. His God is the being also known as "the prince of THIS world." He worships that deity with that there Phelps feller.

  7. coolhandnuke

    Maybe this is Jones's not-so-subtle way of saying our President is well hung.
    No, he's just a fucking hate turd.

  8. nounverb911

    Dear Jeebus, please give Terry Jones a Category 5 hurricane for Xmas this year.

    1. miss_grundy

      Hurricane season ends in November. He should have a hurricane hit his "church" around Independence Day……..

  9. OldWhiteLies

    Look at that second pic. All that's missing is the FREE sign crudely scrawled on the lid of some decrepit storage container, leaning up against the whole mess. Yard sale is over – nobody wants your weird racist shit even if it is free.

    Take it to the dump like responsible neighbours.

    1. Wile E. Quixote

      Yeah, unfortunately instead of asking WWJD? he's asking WWJL? (Who Would Jesus Lynch?).

    2. Negropolis

      Jesus told him do this. Just like Jesus told him to troll Dearborn and burn Korans.

      No, he needs to start asking himself "why am I so fucking miserable all the goddamned time?"

    3. NYNYNYjr

      Jesus used to do shit like this all the time. He was a good old boy. Once he got drunk and knocked over some check cashing places…whoo boy. Jesus.

      1. Negropolis

        And, remember when he was a little boy and sneaked away from his parents to go to the temple, and when Mary asked him why he'd scared her he was all like "Bitch, I went to see my real father." right in front of Joseph? That was one bad-ass little boy.

        Jesus so would have got a spanking at my house growing up.

  10. weejee

    Is there too much gator pee or manatee poop in the Florida drinking water that is responsible for all this delusional behavior? Can we hire an alligator to "stand-your-ground" this dolt.

  11. Serolf_Divad

    Next time a Teabagger complains about how we don't arrest Muslim clerics who "preach hatred" just bring this story up. There's a very, very, very good chance that the most this guy gets is a visit from the Secret Service.

    1. glamourdammerung

      Next time a Teabagger complains about how we don't arrest Muslim clerics who "preach hatred" just bring this story up. There's a very, very, very good chance that the most this guy gets is a visit from the Secret Service.

      SPOILER ALERT: They will claim that it is somehow "different".

    1. Bonghits4Jesus

      Jeebus-double-fucking-Christ. Churches should be double-taxed for all the grief they cause sane people.

  12. CapnRadio

    In the sports bar of life, Terry Jones is the busty strumpet in the tube top who claims she's sporting mad cleavage in the name of fashion.

    And racism. In the name of fashion and racism.

    1. tessiee

      "In the sports bar of life, Terry Jones is the busty strumpet in the tube top"

      ???
      I thought LimeyLizzie was the busty strumpet in the tube top?

      1. MittBorg

        While I have nothing but heartfelt admiration for LimeyLizzie's purported Triple-Aitches, I venture to say that gravity would have something to say about them in a tube top.

  13. imissopus

    Pastor Jones doesn't see color. He is using his First Amendment rights to protest Obama's policies. The fact that liberals see an image of a black man being lynched and call it racist is the real racism. It's right there in the Saul Alinsky playbook!

    I mean fer fuck's sake. This guy.

  14. Monsieur_Grumpe

    Mr Jones must be talking to some alternate universe Jeebus. Bizzaro Jeebus maybe?

  15. coolhandnuke

    Jones has used the yardarm before. On Cinco de Mayo, he dresses the "dummy" in migrant wear and adds a sombrero then tells his flock to let out their freedom on this pinata.

  16. Mittens Howell, III

    OK, let's all calm down. Maybe we're taking that stuffed dummy representing the first black President of the United States being hung from a tree out of context.

  17. Mittens Howell, III

    I'm sure Mitt Romney will be pleased to accept this Pastor's endorsement.

  18. chascates

    Man, Jesus would totally flip out if he (a) could see how his followers act and (b) ever existed in the first place.

  19. Rotundo_

    The stupid assholes can't even stage the metaphor correctly: If Barry is killing america, why is he the guy dangling on the noose instead of Uncle Sam? We really need to cut that bottom tier of states off, and put a large minefield between them and the civilized world after we evacuate the sane folks out.

    1. Sassomatic

      New Orleans will just blow up the bridges and live as a tiny nation state. You can still come visit. We need your money.

  20. tessiee

    You really almost have to like, if that is the word I want, when the dumb, mean, violent psychos hold up a huge neon sign telling the rest of the world exactly what they are, so that all the decent people can be warned off.

  21. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Given this country's long history of lynching and presidential assassination, isn't it surprising that we don't have more art celebrating those traditions? And Pastor Jones is doing both with one work. He is a man to be admired.

  22. __kth__

    He thought of the image first, then came up with the dumb-assed caption to rationalize it, obv.

  23. nirrti_rachelle

    I think he meant Osama and Saddam Hussein, not Hussein Obama. Easy mistake.

    'Course I don't know why he used a black mannequin……wearing a suit and tie…..and how Saddam Hussein and Bin Laden are killing America since they're both dead.

    1. flamingpdog

      One of the greatest bumper stickers ever:
      "Jesus Loves You. Everyone Else Thinks You're an Asshole."

  24. SayItWithWookies

    "Blessed are those who incite violence, for they shall inflict post-traumatic stress disorder upon a whole fucking generation and do to critical thinking what they usually reserve for the altar boy." It's one of the hidden beatitudes that Secret Jesus only tells the truly faithful.

  25. ingloriousbytch

    Geroge Zimmerman, Rick Scott and now this asshole. Could Florida BE anymore fucked up?! [/Chandler Bing]

    For real though, how much longer are we going to let these lunatics keep playing at murder talk with no repercussions? I'm so sick of this shit!

  26. Negropolis

    You know what? I'm tired of this shit. This is terrorism, plain and simple. And, we wonder why so many of our little boys and little girls are already tired of life and live hopelessly day to day.

    I agree. It's time for America to become America and start hanging these bastards for treason on the White House lawn…for freedom and such as. TRAITORS, the lot of them.

    I'm so very tired.

    1. glamourdammerung

      I find your statements to be way out of line. We are a civilized nation, not some collection of barbarians (no matter how hard the Republicans try).

      Firing squads are much more dignified.

      1. Dashboard Buddha

        Maybe we don't want these folks to die with dignity. That said, while I don't want to see anyone die (or even hurt), the idea of a traitor doing the hemp fandango does bring a small smile to this face.

    2. PuckStopsHere

      Not too tired for The Bronx at 7pm Saturday night I hope if you are in the area…

  27. Negropolis

    May he find an unceremonious end at the the front-end of an Alligator-American.

    1. flamingpdog

      I kind of see him already as what comes out of the back-end of an Alligator-American.

  28. ElPinche

    Lord knows they try to contain their racism , but then it just bursts out like ..well…i said it before and i'll say it again.. diarrhea.

  29. PubOption

    The links are not working for me, either. Which is unfortunate because I wanted to see if Uncle Sam was holding that rainbow flag.

  30. Callyson

    Just saw Rachel Maddow's show about Dr George Tiller and the fundamentalist monster who murdered him. So fucking sick of these psychos posing as religious people…

  31. elburritodeluxe

    If there's one thing you figure you could expect from a piece of shit like him it's the ability to construct a good gallows, but he can't even manage that!

  32. Dashboard Buddha

    Not to sound like a broken record, but if not for the 24-hour news cycle and the Internet, the only way we'd hear about this rat fuck is if we subscribed to his tatty smudged mimeographed newsletter. But nooo, thanks to the wonder of the ages this criminally insane prick gets an audience.

  33. glasspusher

    There are no hills in Florida, ergo, there can't be hillbillies.

    I got tits bigger than the hills in Florida.

    1. tessiee

      "I got tits bigger than the hills in Florida."

      Wait…
      Are you a strumpet in a tube top?

      1. glasspusher

        Right. The worst kind, a straight white guy.

        I lived in The Sunshine State for 20 months, 10 years ago, which means I got there just in time to witness the debacle of the 2000 election, but wasn't eligible to vote there yet.

        I had nice neighbors- we lived just north of Tampa- but my neighbor across the street, a retired AF Major, turned out to be a child molester and molested my next door neighbor's daughter ( he was another straight molester, didn't go after my son). The child molestor got put away and the guy who was my next door neighbor killed himself over his daughter getting molested.

        His widow said we were "The nicest Democrats they ever knew". So much for Republicans…

        1. MittBorg

          Sheesh. What an awful story.

          Sometimes when I'm feeling particularly obnoxious and self-righteous, I like to pull out stories like this and remind myself that everybody has some terrible suffering in their life that I don't know about, and it's not all about ME.

          Welp. AFAIK, ain't no straight white guys got tits as big as hills, so I guess this means Florida's flatland.

          1. glasspusher

            Thanks. Most of them were good people. You could have a conversation with them and even a good political discussion, so they must be the endangered kind of Republican these days.

            Everybody's got their demons, and the people who don't? Well, boredom and squeaky clean are their own kind of demons, I suppose.

          2. MittBorg

            I think a lot of Americans find political realities very distasteful, and avoid finding out anything, preferring to rail about "the gummint." If they exercised their duties as citizens, they would realize that THEY are the government, as they should be. But that takes thought and work and facing up to some very unwelcome realities, which this nation ditched in favour of escapism and entertainment quite some time ago.

            When I was young, and still thought that life was often unfair to me, someone told me the story about the Buddha and the mustard seed. Apparently, a woman's child died, and in her grief, she went to the Buddha and asked him to bring her child back to life. He considered her request, and agreed. "But first," he said, "you must bring me a handful of mustard seed from a house that has known no sorrow."

            You know how it ends.

  34. Guppy

    It's unspeakable that someone would erect a symbol of capitol punishment on church grounds!

    1. flamingpdog

      Hey, it's just like the "jokes" that Limpballs makes on his radio show, only in this case it's gallows humor.

  35. Sassomatic

    The fact that he wears that beard with ZERO sense of irony just goes to show the religious nut's inability to recognize irony at all.

  36. vodkamuppet

    I end up missing shit like this when a woman decides I'm sponge worthy and let's me get all secksy with her lady places. (that's pretty much OT, I just want everyone to know I'm getting laid)

    On topic though, fuck this guy.

    1. MittBorg

      Oh, hey, wow, it's always good to know these things. This probably means you're not a serial killer or, you know, any of a number of other truly icky people. It also makes me somewhat more likely to attend one of our Editrix' drunkfests.

  37. MittBorg

    Jesus Christ. Unbelievable. Terry Jones, you fucking stupid fuck, it's pretty obvious that you mean America must kill Barack Obama. These people. There are no words for them. They're beyond disgusting. Please, Secret Service, do your job and anally probe this man. Clearly he's hiding weapons of mass destruction somewhere up there.

        1. TribecaMike

          Enemas without end, amen.

          Btw, I think it was last weekend we were chatting about home-grown American music, which inspired me to hang-overly wake up the next morning and pull out my Johnny Cash albums. I'd forgotten I owned so many, and was mumbling out loud about how much they might be worth on e-bay, to which my wife commented, "Sell those and your ass is grass." She's all about John & June. ;-)

          1. MittBorg

            They will be worth a great deal of money someday if they aren't already. Assuming, of course, that we survive the Zombie Apocalypse this maroon seems determined to invoke upon us all.

            I'm totes on her side, tho. I still have a ton of records that I will NEVER give up. Well, at least until that dreaded trip to the nursing home, anyway, or, you know, Zombie Apocalypse.

  38. Biel_ze_Bubba

    Is Terry just a natural, or has he learned from the master?

    "All propaganda has to be popular and has to adapt its spiritual level to the perception of the least intelligent of those towards whom it intends to direct itself."
    -Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf

  39. TribecaMike

    Of course, Jones is a singularly despicable turd in a crowded field of despicable turds, but I have to admit this is the most original meth lab camouflage since the heyday of the Arizona Minutemen. Eat your heart out, Shawna Forde. Oh wait, she was sentenced to the death penalty. Well, excuse me ugly lady.

  40. ChapterUndVerse

    I don't get why this isn't an incitement to violence. Anyone else who threatens the President gets Bad Things Happening To Them.

  41. telecustom1972

    Ironically enough, Jones's freaky "Battle of Little Round-Top" 'stash is a evolutionary adaption that says "Beware, I'm a raving nut bag and most likely will harm you." to the rest of the world.

  42. Troglodeity

    I feel like throwing a metaphorical rock through the symbolic stained glass of this so-called "church."

  43. DahBoner

    "Obama is Killing America

    Whaaaaa?

    I thought he was enslaving White People by making them buy health insurance…

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