Twitter Digest: October 31, 2011

  1. Twitter Digest: October 29, 2011 http://t.co/FJ5JSB11..... October 29, 2011 @ 08:40

  2. @ayakhalil You never answered my question that I saw: Are you not one with God? Are you not asking, seeking, & knocking to be? I am. October 29, 2011 @ 08:56

  3. @ayakhalil You didn't answer: "Why would God need a human as a partner?" Then why would God need humans as prophets? October 29, 2011 @ 08:59

  4. @ayakhalil "Why would God need a human as a partner?" Who came up with "partner"? Jesus said "Son." Why did God choose a Son? Why not? October 29, 2011 @ 09:01

  5. @UwAyySS "...he that hath seen me hath seen the Father...." What does that mean to you? October 29, 2011 @ 09:03

  6. No ans: @danyeeeezy "to not believe Jesus is God is not to have disbelief in him." Do you believe he didn't call God his Father? @ayakhalil October 29, 2011 @ 09:08

  7. No ans: @hoyagirl02 Are you insinuating that someone is encumbered by my Christianity? If so, who and how so? @ayakhalil October 29, 2011 @ 09:11

  8. No answer: @ayakhalil Exactly what is the closest grouping to your vision of Islam: Sunni, Shia, Sufi, ...? October 29, 2011 @ 09:12

  9. No answer: @ayakhalil Jesus called himself THE Son of God. If that Son of God, Jesus, is not divine, tell me why not? October 29, 2011 @ 09:15

  10. No answer: @ayakhalil Why would he tell people to baptize in his own name if he were not divine? October 29, 2011 @ 09:15

  11. No reply: @ayakhalil "Jesus saith unto him, ...he that hath seen me hath seen the Father...." October 29, 2011 @ 09:16

  12. No ans: @ayakhalil "All things that the Father hath are mine." Could someone not divine claim it and it be true? Could Mohammed? Did he? October 29, 2011 @ 09:16

  13. No answer: @ayakhalil "no compulsion in religion" Is Qur'anic Islam non-coercive? October 29, 2011 @ 09:19

  14. LOL, the evilest institution on the planet, the Pentagon, is leading the charge for homosexuality. It fits. It's so Poetic. October 29, 2011 @ 09:52

  15. The Pentagon is being swamped by homosexual fascists. October 29, 2011 @ 10:02

  16. @FallenAngelBKR251 "he should be put to the chair"? You are a complete idiot! Y (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 29, 2011 @ 11:04

  17. Pro-Homosexual Fascist calls for execution of teenage boy for "bullying"; Mother Calls Homosexual Son's Beating Hate... http://t.co/XgI1tWOt..... October 29, 2011 @ 12:07

  18. If I hadn't cut my eyebrows they'd be to my knees. So, what's male "eyebrow grooming in Afghanistan"? It's like girls plucking. That's what. October 29, 2011 @ 12:22

  19. Call for an investigation into the State Department's sham review of the Keystone XL #tarsand pipeline . #tarscandal October 30, 2011 @ 06:39

  20. @FallenAngelBKR251 "he should be put to the chair"? You are a complete idiot! Y (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 30, 2011 @ 08:22

  21. @MessageRadio Your player loaded, but even clicking the play button and others resulted in nothing further. October 30, 2011 @ 09:32

  22. @ircpresident "What's the point? I'm pro free religion secular state based on This verse." Your word isn't Egyptian law. @ayakhalil @jpsok October 30, 2011 @ 09:40

  23. @ircpresident Figure it out. I'm advocating freedom of religion in all states -- getting Muslims to say it publicly. Okay? @ayakhalil @jpsok October 30, 2011 @ 09:43

  24. @ircpresident I'm not talking "tolerance." I'm talking laws allowing: conversions, no coercion, free religious speech. @ayakhalil @jpsok October 30, 2011 @ 09:45

  25. @hoyagirl02 "you are attempting to curtail other peoples' religioius practices" I employ non-coercive persuasion for religious freedom. October 30, 2011 @ 09:57

  26. @hoyagirl02 "Christianity and prejudice are not synonomous" It's time you wake up. Jesus didn't open the gates of Heaven to the Pharisees. October 30, 2011 @ 10:03

  27. @hoyagirl02 "gee, so sorry I didn't tweet you right back at 4am" You read too much in. It wasn't an accusation or indication of impatience. October 30, 2011 @ 10:12

  28. @ayakhalil "I will not lump all Christians are violent. U do same re Islam" Jesus was a pacifist. Islam isn't pacifistic. @cheshirecat0025 October 30, 2011 @ 10:18

  29. @ayakhalil If you mean (I think you do) that historically Muslims have often only reacted violently to violence, I agree. @cheshirecat0025 October 30, 2011 @ 10:22

  30. @ayakhalil Repeating that there is "no compulsion in religion" does not speak to inconsistencies. Is worldly Islam non-coercive, yes or no? October 30, 2011 @ 10:25

  31. @ayakhalil "I love God. I believe he is One." Well, that's good, but are you not one with God? Do you understand the question & term: "one"? October 30, 2011 @ 10:27

  32. @ayakhalil Do think that by saying you are one with God that you diminish God? I'm not asking you if you think you're perfectly Godly yet. October 30, 2011 @ 10:29

  33. @ayakhalil It is a question of joining in spirit still knowing your shortcomings that you are working on overcoming with God's assistance. October 30, 2011 @ 10:30

  34. @ayakhalil "a God is different than humans. God creates things, judges, owns." Yet Jesus said God shares all with him. Is that meaningless? October 30, 2011 @ 10:31

  35. @ayakhalil "why does God need a son?" Jesus was sent by God as God's son to do what Jesus did, which is the greatest message ever. Why ask? October 30, 2011 @ 10:35

  36. @ayakhalil "And how can he have a son?" God can't have a son? God can't have trillions of sons? God creates the cosmos but can't have a son? October 30, 2011 @ 10:37

  37. @ayakhalil You don't think God can raise up sons to Abraham from rocks? You think your fleshly parents created you? Come on. October 30, 2011 @ 10:39

  38. @ayakhalil "chill out"? That's should be reserved for people who are upset/heated/angry. Ha! I was very cool, calm, & collected, thank you. October 30, 2011 @ 10:42

  39. @ayakhalil "I won't continue to argue w u if Jesus is Gods son" Don't you love the truth? "he that hath seen me hath seen the Father" October 30, 2011 @ 10:48

  40. @ayakhalil "he that hath seen me hath seen the Father" You said Jesus never said he is God. Why don't you just admit you didn't know he had? October 30, 2011 @ 10:49

  41. @ayakhalil "Muhammad...said he was sent...to convey message of One God." If God didn't need a son, why did he need Mohammed? Be consistent. October 30, 2011 @ 10:53

  42. @ayakhalil "none good but one, God" "I and my Father are one." Why do you not believe me but call me good when you know only God is good? October 30, 2011 @ 10:58

  43. @ayakhalil "whats the purest bible I can rea that's not been changed?" You can study the handful known the issues. That's what I did. October 30, 2011 @ 11:03

  44. @ayakhalil Comparing the oldest codices, even the Dead Sea Scrolls, with just the King James, there're very few differences. They're cited. October 30, 2011 @ 11:08

  45. @ayakhalil Thank you. That's generous of you, but I'd prefer online for ease of citing, etc. October 30, 2011 @ 11:10

  46. @hoyagirl02 "Best of luck with all of your ignorance, fear, and hate" You view freedom of religion that way? You haven't shown me anything. October 30, 2011 @ 11:12

  47. @ayakhalil I know your link http://t.co/3sh2csMP..... wasn't directed at me, but he said to fight. Jesus said not to. @cheshirecat0025 October 30, 2011 @ 11:18

  48. @TodBrown23 "if he thought he was the son of god or a prophet of god i would call him crazy" Why? October 30, 2011 @ 11:19

  49. @Lamiya_K "same goes for the freedom to convert from Christianity-> Islam. It depends on the person's choice." That's right! @ayakhalil October 30, 2011 @ 11:20

  50. @Lamiya_K We arrived at a public agreement promoting freedom of religion (conversion). Now, make "sharia" everywhere reflect it. @ayakhalil October 30, 2011 @ 11:22

  51. @arizagalengd3 Why? October 30, 2011 @ 11:28

  52. @ayakhalil @Lamiya_K @hoyagirl02 @ircpresident @danyeeeezy @Lordoopsh @ABajooka @TodBrown23 @cheshirecat002... (cont) . October 30, 2011 @ 11:47

  53. Just in case you got cut off: @cheshirecat0025 @rdowli @UwAyySS @kroabot @jpsok . October 30, 2011 @ 11:50

  54. @Hangshai Personal attack, my foot. You suggested I was in favor of NATO bombin (@YouTube http://t.co/WLXZkOpe.....) October 30, 2011 @ 11:57

  55. @FallenAngelBKR251 "'The chair' was figurative." All the people who read it tho (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 30, 2011 @ 12:11

  56. @whedonfreak976 "the parents should face charges" Oh sure, a single mom outweig (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 30, 2011 @ 12:20

  57. #ows There's no statute of limitations for crimes against humanity. Huge Wall Street control fraud remains a crime against humanity. October 31, 2011 @ 03:37

  58. #ows Under their rules, failure to prosecute the Wall Street control fraudsters is a crime against humanity by the Bush & Obama admins. October 31, 2011 @ 03:42

  59. #Brazil #Uruguay #Chile #Argentina Amnesties only at the conclusion of the judicial process. Agreed, and real repentance is the whole of it. October 31, 2011 @ 04:09

  60. #Libya was mishandled by Qaddaffi, NATO, the UN & Security Council, Russia, China, the EU, and NTC but first & foremost by Qaddaffi. October 31, 2011 @ 04:41

  61. #Republicans #TeaParty wake up! Among other things, tax cuts for the rich & deregulations facilitated the problems. They won't fix them. October 31, 2011 @ 04:54

  62. Rick Perry: "What I care about is them having the dollars to invest in their companies." S&P cos. have about $800 B in cash & equivalents. October 31, 2011 @ 04:58

  63. S&P cos. have about $800 B in cash & equivalents. So, where are the jobs, in building mega-mansions, huge yachts, & giant private jets? October 31, 2011 @ 05:00

  64. #TeaParty The stimulus spending was too little too late but better than nothing. We still need much more now and targeted to Main Street! October 31, 2011 @ 05:02

  65. #TeaParty #ows Reducing environmental regulations will only serve to increase pollution and cost humanity much more. October 31, 2011 @ 05:04

  66. #TeaParty where are your members standing up to banksters? There're a few Ron-Paul types, but what's wrong with the rest of you? #ows October 31, 2011 @ 05:06

  67. #TeaParty you're voting for Herman Cain: unrepentant former deputy chairman, board of directors, Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City? #ows October 31, 2011 @ 05:10

  68. #TeaParty Voting for Herman Cain (unrepentant former deputy chairman, board of directors, Federal Reserve, Kansas City) is insane. #ows October 31, 2011 @ 05:12

  69. #Reality Deniers are backpedaling: 1st they denied it. Now it's how much is man-made, & AGW is a minor problem & too expensive to fix. Ha! October 31, 2011 @ 05:28

  70. Cameron: "that a younger son should become monarch instead of an elder daughter...is at odds with...modern countries." Monarchy is passé. October 31, 2011 @ 05:36

  71. The Brits are going to maybe have a popish king or queen again someday? Why have a king or queen at all, tourism? Make it all museums. October 31, 2011 @ 05:40

  72. If you see the word "beaver" in no particular context and think of women's genitals and not the animal, who have a problem to work on. October 31, 2011 @ 05:44

  73. Canadian Conservative Senator Nicole Eaton called beavers dentally defective rats. Uh, beavers are great for the ecosystem. Save us! October 31, 2011 @ 05:46

  74. #TeaParty Want protests to stop? Prosecute the criminals. Fix illegalities that cause the gross economic inequalities/excesses. #ows October 31, 2011 @ 05:55

  75. People who joined the military to fight or support imperial wars of aggression (Afghanistan, Iraq, etc.) shouldn't get favored treatment. October 31, 2011 @ 06:01

  76. Bill Maher broadcast that rebels sodomized Qaddaffi with a stick & it's problematic. Surprised? Vengeance: dehumanizing torture then death. October 31, 2011 @ 06:17

  77. #Environment Is blue-green algae (Great Lake & ocean algae blooms) good for nothing? Can it be economically vacuumed & used productively? October 31, 2011 @ 06:37

  78. Fascists don't like this answer: Mormon church ward says no "cross-gender" costumes...anyone who didn't like the rule didn't have to come. October 31, 2011 @ 06:48

  79. Anti- #ows lies that socialist kitchen refuses to feed the poor. Fascists will lie about anything to get a headline against anti-fascism. October 31, 2011 @ 06:53

  80. #ows #TeaParty Herman Cain let campaign manager smoke in campaign ad: Tobacco-state votes, CATO-type money/support, & to Hell with health. October 31, 2011 @ 07:01

  81. Can they execute Hank Skinner if they haven't DNA-tested "evidence"? If they kill him & he turns out innocent, how will they escape Hell? October 31, 2011 @ 07:49

  82. @ircpresident "pro religion Jewish state? Pathetic loser" You are speaking to whom & in response specifically to what? @ayakhalil @jpsok October 31, 2011 @ 08:10

  83. @TodBrown23 How's it clear Jesus wasn't the son of God. You didn't know I'm Christian from everything I've been writing you've commented on? October 31, 2011 @ 08:14

  84. @whedonfreak976 If you commit a crime even if your parents raised you not to, your parents should still be punished. Is that your position? October 31, 2011 @ 08:17

  85. @whedonfreak976 Your position was blanket, not where a parent is proven to have encouraged beating others solely for being homosexual. October 31, 2011 @ 08:20

  86. @Genefeur The banksters ARE the Federal Reserve and own politicians. @DavidGBoo October 31, 2011 @ 08:22

  87. @whedonfreak976 If you hold only parents accountable who've encouraged beating homosexuals, that's not the mother I described & you know it. October 31, 2011 @ 08:26

  88. @whedonfreak976 A parent teaching illegality that is then done by the offspring (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 08:35

  89. @mikethehammertackett You have a foul mouth, and you are not nearly as bright a (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 10:02

  90. @whedonfreak976 & @mikethehammertackett

    Why are there two users acting as if (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 10:12


  91. @whedonfreak976

    Look, kid, and you are just a kid, you are not the only one (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 10:29


  92. @TodBrown23 You gave it some effort & weren't "uncivil" about it. I don't say there's proof for you, but I've had experiences. Blessings. October 31, 2011 @ 10:35

  93. @whedonfreak976

    This is my last comment to you.

    My YouTube comments are (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 11:03


  94. @FangoFan68 No, it was not a "snotty smart ass remark." Yours was though. Try (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 11:16

  95. @FangoFan68 Oh brother (pun intended). Look, I have nerves for lots of types of (@YouTube http://t.co/zohOvdj4.....) October 31, 2011 @ 11:36

  96. @ayakhalil @ircpresident "pro religion Jewish state? Pathetic loser" meaning freedom of religion shouldn't allow for it? It doesn't. @jpsok October 31, 2011 @ 11:46

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