Oklahoma Tea Party Candidate Supports Stoning Gay People to Death

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scottpic Would Scott Esk stone with a smile on his face? |

You can’t make this crap up.  The Tea Party faction of American politics is primarily batshit crazy.  They are often called the “American Taliban“.  The term seems quite appropos…

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Given how savagely anti-gay the mainstream Oklahoma Republican party is, it’s no surprise that the state’s Tea Partiers are so rabidly hateful that they come across more as dark satire than as serious bigots. To wit: This week, an Oklahoma magazinediscovered that last summer, Tea Party state house candidate Scott Esk endorsed stoning gay people to death: “I think we would be totally in the right to do it,” he said in a Facebook post. Esk went on to add nuance to his position:

That [stoning gay people to death] goes against some parts of libertarianism, I realize, and I’m largely libertarian, but ignoring as a…

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Posted on 06/11/2014, in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. I think I got this list from BB7 Xena..

    This is how the far right would have us believe describes the most Extreme of the Muslim faith

    Oppose equal rights for homosexuals.

    Don’t trust the United States government.

    Believe abortion is murder.

    Want a nation based on theocracy.

    Believe women should be subservient to men.

    Think our education system should be based on religion instead of science.

    Want to oppress the religious freedoms for every religion besides theirs.

    Oppose access to contraceptives.

    Aren’t opposed to a violent overthrow of the federal government.

    If President Obama really wanted to spread Islamic law in America, he’d be a Republican.

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  2. Oh snap! that video was AWESOME!

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    • Here is the video linked above by Xena:

      “The Newsroom – Tea Party is the American Taliban” – – ->

      Published on Youbube on Aug 27, 2012
      “For a fictional show (based on actual events), this is the truest news story you have ever seen.”

      From Episode 10 of “The Newsroom” by Aaron Sorkin.

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  3. Scott Esk is advocating the hate crime of KILLING a segment of our citizens. Surely, there must be a way to legally prevent him from running for office.

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    • But, but, but, they want their country back.

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      • Their all White country where no one ever had pre marital sex, only had sex to pro-create, attended a (and only) Christian church EVERY TIME the doors were open, where women were kept silent and barefoot and where no one ever got divorced. You know, like how it was back in 17 NEVER

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        • mindyme,

          You know, like how it was back in 17 NEVER

          Oh right. That was before Noah, right? 🙂

          How on Earth can anyone who says they are Christian believe that one God created some of mankind, but that others evolved from apes? That is actually what they believe when holding to White superior ideology.

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  5. yeseventhistoowillpass

    Wow… Has this country come to this. Stoning people

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