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The Wasted Life Of Fred Phelps

And what shall we say now that the monster has died? His estranged sons Mark and Nate told the world just a few days ago that their 84-year-old father, Fred Phelps, was in the care of a hospice and “on the edge of death.” Thursday morning, he went over the edge. The senior Phelps, of course, was […]

March 24, 2014

Fred Phelps, Westboro Baptist’s Anti-Gay Preacher, Dies At 84

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times Fred Phelps, a publicity-hungry Kansas pastor who picketed hundreds of military funerals because he believed America was too sympathetic to gays, died early Thursday in Topeka, Kansas. He was 84. His daughter, Margie Phelps, confirmed his death to the Associated Press but did not give the cause. With his small […]

March 20, 2014