Pastor Who Sang For Roy Moore Has Federal Conviction For Blocking 2012 Child Molestation Probe Of His Son

Well well, now.

The Birmingham News reports:

One of the ministers who serves a Theodore church where Roy Moore spoke Wednesday night was federally convicted of trying to block an investigation involving claims his son molested children in Honduras.

Rev. Bill Atkinson led the music portion of the Moore event at the Magnolia Springs Baptist Church, where the U.S. Senate candidate spoke for over 20 minutes and was interrupted twice by people in the audience.

In 2012, Atkinson was found guilty of obstruction and conspiracy for ordering two of his children to destroy a hard drive of a digital video recorder, which held evidence that incriminated his son for child molestation.

At the time, William James “Will” Atkinson IV was in a Honduras jail awaiting trial on charges that he molested children at an orphanage the Atkinson family owned. Those allegations came to light when his younger brother, Jonathan Atkinson, set up a secret surveillance system in Will’s office after some of the children said they had been touched inappropriately.

From November 2012:

Struggling to find the right balance between punishing a crime and recognizing the much-praised life of the man who committed it, a federal judge today imprisoned a Theodore nursery farmer for two months and fined him $25,000 for engineering a cover-up.

U.S. District Judge Kristi DuBose determined that Bill Atkinson, 58, faced at least four years and three months under advisory sentencing guidelines on the obstruction charge. The guidelines were based on the severity of the underlying offense, which involved child molestation allegations against Atkinson’s eldest son, William “Will” Atkinson IV.

But DuBose said after a 1½-hour hearing that imposing that sentence would amount to punishing the defendant for the crimes of his son.

  • JWC

    you just can’t write this shit fast enough

    • Paula

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    • MT YVR

      I know multiple authors who have whole sets of stories under the heading “I write for a living but no one would believe this actually happened and it did”.

    • RaygunsGoZap

      What if I told you he sang “Jesus Loves The Little Children”?

  • Max_1

    Pedo’s of a feather flock together…

  • clay

    Felon! How very dare he involve himself in Alabama electoral politics!

    /s

    • David Walker

      What was really wonderful was when the Democrats came to register him to vote, just like all the other felons. Hilarity ensued.

  • BartmanLA

    Are you surprised that Moore surrounds himself with like minded and acting people??? As long as backwards thinking conservatives keep excusing his molesting a CHILD and are willing to vote for him the people of Alabama will never had moral or ethical representation!

  • Boreal
  • Gustav2

    It is a cult.

    • Cuberly Deux

      Yep, that it is.

  • Bluto

    just what the fucking fuck!

  • Max_1

    O/T: Like we didn’t know this already…

    https://twitter.com/thehill/status/936337819731218437

    • Treant

      …and that’s just the President and staff. You should see the rats in the kitchen!

      • Max_1

        That’s just the Presidential quarters…
        … You should see his cabinets!

        • Snarkaholic

          You should see his drawe-uh…never mind!

      • Snarkaholic

        Before or after they’re sauced/plated?

        • Treant

          Some the one. Some the other.

      • Joseph Miceli

        Trump: “If I’ve told Kellyanne once, I’ve told her a thousand times: Keep Your legs closed!”

        • Treant

          I thought that was the portal to Hell?

          • Joseph Miceli

            Hmmm. I THOUGHT I saw Phyllis Schlafly getting sucked into there.

    • AmeriCanadian

      Let me guess…since January 20, 2017?

    • safari

      Delouse Donald

    • clay

      and that’s AFTER the duct and wall work this year?

    • Dreaming Vertebrate

      Urine-soaked mattresses are a magnet for bedbugs and other vermin.
      It’s a chronic problem at most Trump-managed properties.

      • Joseph Miceli

        Do the bed bugs speak Russian?

    • canoebum

      They came in with the boxes of Quarter-pounders, fries and apple pies.

    • Miji

      So, much like the restaurant and cafe in Trump Tower. Hint: don’t sit near the potted plants (not that anyone would be caught dead there anymore).

    • David Walker

      I assume this will be blamed on the help. Or President Obama. Perhaps, though, the eggs were planted by the Russia media guy taking pictures of the fucking moron giving secrets to the Russian suits…THAT’s what was in his camera case, carefully sealed. As for the vermin, that was an attempt by the WH chef to make the hamburgers taste more like Big Macs. With the right spices, they can also be made to taste like KFC chicken. And topped with ketchup…the possibilities are endless.

    • Uncle Mark

      Yet…no mention of the (listening) bugs from Drumpf’s Russian friends infesting the place yet?

    • Ian

      Well, of course, with all the ratfucking going on.

    • ColdCountry

      What a dump!

  • Treant

    I…

    I…

    I’m getting to the point where I just can’t. I’m now writing off the entire state of Alabama, right-wing pastors, and the entire Republican part of the Senate pre-emptively as child fuckers, child fucker enablers, or child-fucking-neutral in terms of doing shit about it.

    It’s a defensive measure. I may rethink it later, but broad spectrum is the only way to protect myself right now…

    • AmeriCanadian

      I used to have a goal of visiting all 50 states before I turned 50. I stopped with states like Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas. I just couldn’t. And I won’t. Ever.

      • Treant

        Yeah, I have an ever-expanding better-dead list. Nowadays I’m saving time and chucking entire states on it.

        • MT YVR

          I adore a lot of y’all, but darlin. I haven’t set foot on USA soil since he went into office and I won’t until long after he leaves.

          I worry about y’all. I do.

          Just… don’t get any of the crazy on me.

      • canoebum

        You could probably cut that list down to 6-8 and still see most all of the good stuff.

      • SkokieGuy [ChicagoAdjacentGuy]

        Visit states where it is legal to discriminate? Where you can be refused a hotel room, a meal or health care? Thank you – but no.

        • David Walker

          Some of us get to live in said states, and this one ain’t even Alabama. And of course there’s no possibility to change it because the honorable xn gets to block an proposal from getting to the floor for debate.

          • SkokieGuy [ChicagoAdjacentGuy]

            We can hope that since the pendulum is swinging so violently toward hate and discrimination, that it will swing back hard toward freedom, equality and compassion for others. Look at how the ugly Prop 8 battle caused people to support equality.

          • Joseph Miceli

            I think this wave of firings over sexual harassment has a LOT to do with this last election and also with the way Hillary was abused.

      • jerry

        I have 9 that I’ve never been to…this summer I’ll probably hit the 5 left in the northeast corner (CT, RI, VT, NH, ME). But fuck ND and MS, I really don’t want to ever visit them. Otherwise, there’s AK and HI.

  • Tom Mears

    No, it would punish a man who destroyed evidence of a very serious crime in an attemp to thwart justice.

  • JoeMyGod

    And right after this guy sang, Roy Moore accused LGBTs of being behind the molestation accusations. Seriously.

    • clay

      Now I wonder if Jonathan Atkinson is gay and has been disowned by his pastor father, while Will the IV is in a Honduran prison (but “forgiven”)?

    • Butch1

      One has to have a scapegoat to pin your own sins upon to divert the attention away from YOU to others.

  • Max_1
  • A film of Roy Moore wearing a silver lame see through bra and screwing an underage two-headed billygoat inside of a satanic pentagram could emerge surrounded by 17 decapitated roosters sacrificed in front of a giant photo of former Alabama Governor Lurleen Wallace – surrounded by upside down crucifixes holding the likenesses of Melania Trump — and it would not hurt his poll numbers. This is Alabama politics and he is a White Republican and Trump likes him. Nothing else matters it seems.

    • Treant

      I do like the way you think. Red or brown roosters?

    • Mrs. Councillor Nugent

      Gold lame!

    • Snarkaholic

      Don’t worry…a billygoat is male, so it would be homerseckshooal acktivitee!
      He’d be out in a trice!

    • SkokieGuy [ChicagoAdjacentGuy]

      Can we leak an Ancestry.com report that indicates he is half black? Maybe that will do it. And as Sarah Huckabee helpfully explained “It doesn’t have to be real…”

    • Stogiebear

      You might want to cut back on the caffeine tomorrow.

  • Mrs. Councillor Nugent

    Are the numerals the IQ score?

  • Natty Enquirer

    Whodathunkit? “Holier than thou” turns out to be everything more than thou.

  • another_steve

    Well there’s horror and there’s my Maine Coon.

    Look at her.

    How can you not love that?

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9b751e18ee292fc5d96c3299ffcf299431c9d68424597a88c071ab3528aeabe5.png

    • Bluto

      awwww, I want to grab your pussy.

      • another_steve

        Lol.

        In 21st Century America, that qualifies you to be President of the United States.

    • safari

      I want to nuzzle her belly.

    • AmeriCanadian

      Any Maine Coon I’ve ever encountered was big (and by big I mean long). I think it becomes a case of “you’d better love me…or else!”

      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9269c6c65d7620e5b6ff9e3b0fff7accd23c52c6c23dcf1a48ec9f743543e5d1.jpg

      • The_Wretched

        And keep it overfed so it doesn’t decide your shoulder looks like lunch.

      • another_steve

        Lol. The babies can be enormous.

        A genetic thing.

      • AlternativeQuacks

        Some friends I knew in the 90s had a Manx cat and a fairly big dog (I think it was a setter) and the cat used to beat up the dog.

    • Treant

      Squeeee!

      I always wondered what my Sage was bred from; he was decidedly mostly Domestic Short Hair, but most cats can’t reach my waist easily when on their back legs. That cat was huge and even the vet said so.

      • another_steve

        Remembering my dear friend, Ed, here. My dear friend who was caregiver for an enormously obese cat.

        I used to try to lift the cat, to love it.

        I couldn’t.

        It was too heavy.

    • safari

      Do you brush her often?

      • another_steve

        Yes, but not before she upchucks hairballs on the beautiful antique arm chair my dear mama left me.

    • Snarkaholic

      She has the face of an angel!

    • bkmn

      She’s lovely

      • another_steve

        Thank you. She’s adopted.

        Man and I only adopt cats from animal shelters.

        • Ninja0980

          My parents do the same with their pets.
          SPCA or bust.

        • bkmn

          Our current guy was a freebie off of Craigslist, his old family had to get rid of him due to kids with allergies/asthma. That was mama’s story anyway.

          • another_steve

            Understood.

            We once were caregivers for a Siamese that my man’s cousin’s young daughter was allergic to. Physically allergic to.

            Happens.

          • bkmn

            I think the mom just wanted to get rid of the cat. I recently connected with the mom’s daughter via email to share pics of him and she was really happy I did as she needed something to feel good about since she was scared about starting college.

        • Prost Seattle

          Mine is from a dumpster. Little scamp knows how to play my heart straight game for snacks

          • another_steve

            They go straight for the heart, PS.

            This is why the ancient Egyptians elevated them to deity status.

        • Todd Allis

          I have never made it to a shelter. They come to me as people move to uncattable places or friends of friends find them at gas stations. Kitten Thor approached me at a park with a feral cat population.

          • another_steve

            Not surprised at all, Todd.

            The cats are hyper-perceptive beings.

            They’re attracted to quality.

    • PickyPecker

      Lovely. What’s her slave name?

      • another_steve

        I call her “Cat.”

        I don’t like to assign anthropomorphic names to the animals I care-give for.

    • vorpal

      Here’s our sweet little girl, who doesn’t have much time left.
      All of you please pick up your kitties and obnoxiously hug them in honour of our girl, Rapunzel, whose liver is fast failing. She was an angel that came into my life when I needed her the most and now it’s my turn to repay the love and compassion that she so generously imbued me with.
      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0a89f7a540b7afce9155467c91a9b67cab3a70b2ad706aef2a36535b483486d1.jpg

      • another_steve

        Love to you and her, vorpal.

        How old is she?

        • vorpal

          She’s still a pretty young girl… we got her in Sept 2007 when she was just shy of a year old. I instantly bonded with her and she has been my girl ever since, and made it quite clear that I am her favourite.

          She came to us in an incredibly difficult time, just after I nearly successfully euthanized myself because my Crohn’s was so bad that I had been suffering indescribably for four years, and she gave me the love and strength to go on.

          Now it’s my step up and take my turn to take care of her, and give her as much love and strength as I can to help her last days be beautiful ones of comfort and compassion instead of ones of fear and pain.

          • another_steve

            Infinite love to you and to her.

            You know I love you and love cats, vorpal.

            Please keep me informed.

          • vorpal

            Absolutely. You know I can hardly go a comment section without mentioning one of them!

          • gaycuckhubby

            She is adorable. Hugs to the both of you, vorpal

          • vorpal

            Thanks, gaycuckhubby, for that and for all your wonderful posts here. I always enjoy reading them.

          • another_steve

            So we sustain one another, human and non-human alike, to the final day.

            Love her, vorpal.

            And when it’s done, feel no remorse.

      • vorpal

        She no longer has the strength to climb on the piano when I get home from work to headbutt me and purr lovingly in my ear, but she still had the sweetness to perch near me at night and look at me with enough love to send me sobbing with sadness and joy.

        • ColdCountry

          What a beautiful girl! I’m so sorry you’re losing her. It just sucks to lose such a wonderful companion. {{{hugs}}}

      • AmeriCanadian

        She’s adorbs! I feel your pain. So sorry you have to go through losing a loved one!

      • Todd Allis

        Sweet friend, you saved our Vorpal. May your last days be good. You will be remembered.

        • bzrd

          and
          Sweet Dreams

      • Robincho

        The goddamndest shame of all goddamned shames is that the lifespans of humans and canines/felines are not more correlative. Can you imagine having your boyhood dog or cat still with you at your current age? Let them live longer or let us live shorter. Either way’d be just fine with me…

      • Marides48

        I had a cat like that & her name was Smudge.

    • Todd Allis

      *melts*

    • Robincho

      Roy’d be surprazzed that they’s coons in Maine. How’d they evah excape that far?…

    • Raising_Rlyeh

      Aww, look at her secretly plotting your demise. So cute.

  • Frostbite

    Sounds good to me, vote him into the GOP! /s

  • R W C

    Jesus loves the little children
    All the children of the world
    Red, brown, yellow
    Black and white
    They are *salacious* in His sight.
    Jesus loves the little children
    Of the world.

  • Cuberly Deux

    Moore the pedo and pedo-enabler magnet.

    • The_Wretched

      Hint: it’s their brand of religion.

      • Cuberly Deux

        Yep, the hysterical need to be “forgiven” cuz they engage in messed up shit.

  • safari
  • Republicans, “Christians” = Child rapists. Got it.

  • Nic Peterson

    What’s that old saying about the company you keep?

    • clay

      It makes Roy Moore Jesus?
      That it should be whiter than the driven snow?
      There’s three of them?

  • bkmn

    And that is what we know….so far….

    • The_Wretched

      I’m sure there’s more/moore.

  • Nic Peterson

    Duggar!

    • Treant

      Duggar. Duggar Duggar. Duggar Duggar, Duggar Duggar Duggar Duggar Duggar.

      Duggar Duggar Duggar?

      • clay

        Batman!

        • Treant

          Nice try, but you say “GOOSE!” and run. 😛

          • clay

            Duggar goosing people is a bit on the nose.

          • Treant

            It was her vagina and she was wearing underwear so it’s OK or something.

          • MT YVR

            Stand still and I’m sure someone will goose you.

            Edit: also… greygoose? 😛

  • MBear

    Most pedophiles are christians and churches are notorious hubs for child pornography, molestation, and child sex slave rings

    • Treant

      I hear they make pizza, too.

      • MBear

        But not all pizza makers/eaters are pedophiles. Only those who work/eat at papa johns and dominoes

  • Boreal
  • Sam_Handwich
    • The_Wretched

      Full list all the Reps please.

      • Cuberly Deux

        Exactly, cough em up!

    • Treant

      “Yes, Massa,” was taken a bit too literally in that office, apparently.

    • Cuberly Deux

      “staffers”? Plural?

      WTF?

    • AlternativeQuacks

      Massa’s old news. That was 4 congresses ago.

    • Ninja0980

      Not a surprise given he had to resign.
      How about current people?

  • To the credulous these people are good, godly christians who are above the law. Unless society actually does something to stop them, they are largely above the law. In other words, quite voting for these fuckheads. JFC

  • Paula

    Oh boy, these repubs are some real fun motherfuckers. Family values, all the way!
    Pretty sick definition of family values, if you ask me.

    • The_Wretched

      the people of the ironic wrappers. Totally wrapped up in ‘we’re the family values people’, yep, totally not. Trumpanzee ‘we’re the patriots’, yep, totally not. It’s not even subtle anymore.

  • gaycuckhubby

    Kudos to the younger son!

    • canoebum

      He probably realized he was next.

  • Treant

    Any updates on the tax bill? I’m waiting for Flake, et al, to ejaculate all over it before they deny sending it back to committee.

    • AmeriCanadian

      You always paint the most pleasant pictures. 😉

      • Treant

        Please, girl, you know they have to shoot a load all over it so it smells like them and instantly becomes a sacred being. Then they can send it off to the full Senate where Collins will happily jump right on that bill.

    • clay

      Voting to return it to Committee.

      Parliamentarian causing / has to break up arguments on the floor.

      Joint Committee on Taxation analysis said that economic growth from the tax cut will offset only $407 billion of the $1.5 trillion cost over the next decade. In fact, NO model finds tax reform will generate even +0.4% annual growth (let alone the GOP’s claimed +0.8%) OR cost less than $1 trillion.

      Dow Futures are down 30 points.

      • AmeriCanadian

        So much for the party that claims to be against deficit spending.

      • Treant

        So you’re saying it’ll pass and the economy is set for a Black Friday circa tomorrow. 🙂

        I expect massive grandstanding at the evening vote. Just for the sake of grandstanding.

        • clay

          And the Dems will be blamed for not slashing SSI, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, AIDE, etc. enough to counteract the loss of revenue.

          PLUS! it would jack up interest rates, slamming on the breaks on business and housing expansion AND at a time that mortgage interest deductions would be lost, so NO new home construction AND another wave of foreclosures.

    • Jefe5084

      so much useless anointing of things.

  • NZArtist

    1) Religious people are a danger to your children. All that crap about the gays was just to divert you from looking at their misdeeds.
    2) Politicians are a danger to your childrend. All that crap abot the gays was just to divert you from looking at their misdeeds.
    Therefore: Remove special rights and privileges from both politicians and religious people. Keep them out of schools and playgrounds. Keep children away from them. Make them unable to get jobs, or medical care. Show these fuckers for the evil perverts they all are. Give *them* 2000 years of discrimination and torment.
    *THEY* are the danger to society.

    • Boreal

      This is why I am not just an atheist but also an anti-theist.

    • MT YVR

      “This is a politician free zone for the next three blocks.”
      “Please know where your local ministers are at all times. Do not leave children unattended around them. If you see a thing, report a thing.”

  • justme

    We have the bestest Fake Christians…

    • NZArtist

      Those are the real christians. That is what it means to be christian.
      By their deeds shall you know them.

  • bkmn

    “The TIllerson is getting canned” may have been a ploy by the WH to try to send a message to him to get on board with Trump’s agenda.

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/those-publications-need-to-clean-this-up

    • Treant

      Unfortunately, Tillerson started singing, “Edelweiss” while happily packing his desk. The news that this was a ploy met with dejection and a few tears.

      Honestly. Who would want to stay?

    • I was kind of hoping that Tom Cotton might step down from the Senate first before finding out this was all a ploy.

      • bkmn

        That would have been a nice Xmas present for everyone

  • PickyPecker

    OT: Just dropped from PMJ. Something fun and not what you see everyday. Enjoy a nice distraction.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xywNeumntoE

    • PickyPecker

      From comments section on YouTube: John Black says

      For everyone who saying this is a bit much, I think that this is in homage to an era of Music where people would use gimmicks like this in order to get people to watch their performance. In fact, the exact response that you’re giving it is the response that was wanted. It’s an old trick that’s been in the music business since music was invented and it’s fun to see that it still works.

    • easygoingmister

      She. Is. Awesome.
      Thanks for the share!

  • bkmn

    Treasury Dept. Inspector General trying to find out why budget reports/analysis have not been released to the public. Story coming soon on bloomberg

    • Treant

      Just an “accident,” I’m sure. Nothing to see here. Move it along.

      $1 trillion more in debt was the upshot, and that I’ll believe. I’m glad they leaked that much past the orange dictator.

      • bkmn

        And the $1T is using the GOP formula that tax cuts leads to economic growth, so the real impact will be much more.

        • Treant

          And the GOP is arguing that it’s incorrect because…reasons…even though they’re using the GOP math as supplied by the GOP.

          It’ll actually end in kajillions in growth! Kajilions, I tell you!

      • BobSF_94117

        Only one? Surely they can do better.

  • Lazycrockett
    • Treant

      I’m glad Flake, Corker, and whassisname finally circle-jerked their loads onto that bill. Nobody wanted to see that shit and we all knew they’d finish eventually.

      • Lazycrockett

        Johnson from Wi.

  • Yalma Cuder-Zicci

    OT: So, does this mean Brett Talley will be a federal judge now? Or does the full senate get to vote on it?

    https://www.mediaite.com/trump/trump-judicial-nom-who-defended-the-first-kkk-in-message-board-post-gets-senate-approval/

    • Ninja0980

      He will be a judge.

  • Adam Stevens

    This is what christians are.

  • Ninja0980

    But remember, LGBT people are the threat to children right?

    • Natty Enquirer

      Because they are not forgiven by their invisible friend.

      • clay

        This this thread occurring at the same time as a Senate vote, I confused that with the “invisible hand”. Oh well, it’s hard to tell if their Christian for the relationships, or Christian for the worldly rewards, anyway.

  • JoeMyGod
    • clay

      Next, there will be calls for Jonathan to be prosecuted for producing and distributing child porn. All that time and trouble, and no mention of calling legal authorities, or even the family pulling the guy out of the orphanage.

  • Boreal
  • Sam_Handwich
    • Treant

      I’d ask if that’s a good thing or a bad thing, but WTF. They’re voting yes either way.

  • MikeBx2
  • vorpal
  • Cuberly Deux

    OT: Recently been curious about Breitbart, in particular Steve Bannon and what makes him tick. So last night I went to youtube and lo and behold one of the atheist video blogs I follow had an episode where they watched Torchbearer, the movie Steve Bannon directed and co-wrote, starring Phil Robertson. It’s also co-produced by Citizens United, yep that one. Hugo and Jake do a great job of breaking down the crazy historical inaccuracy and more importantly the propaganda elements.

    Thankfully Hugo and Jake make it somewhat entertaining but you still get a heaping helping of the disturbing white nationalism. I know it may not be everyone’s cup of tea but it is interesting to wade into Bannonism, in all of it’s simpleton tropes. Dangerous shit.

    If interested this is the first episode of two.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDSUenjSq8U

  • gaycuckhubby

    OT… can anyone tell me whats happening with the Senate Tax Bill? It looks like their voting on parts of it right now but a few Republicans havent voted yet and the rumors are that the remaining votes miggt not be there for passage?

    • Lazycrockett

      It got tossed by to the finance committee.

    • Treant

      It was to send it back to committee. That failed.

      There’s some jiggery-pokery with the triggers, but I’m not sure where that stands just yet.

      They’ll probably have first vote on it tonight under cover of darkness. The text isn’t final, the numbers haven’t been released, and there’s no Treasury analysis yet, but they’re gonna vote on it. DiFi is pissed but, typically, not really doing much about it that I can see.

    • clay

      Parliamentarian interrupted/caused floor discussions and struck out the trigger mechanism (not allowed in a “budget reconciliation”–it’s new law), so now the older deficit hawks want an automatic tax increase at a certain year, maybe 350 billion (which would still only close half the hole, at the most), but amount, year, and which taxes would get hiked are undetermined.

      • Treant

        …and they’re still going to vote on it tonight.

        • clay

          Then they don’t “need” Roy Moore. But they still want him, anyway.

          • Treant

            As support erodes in 2018, they’re going to need that 52nd vote.

          • LeeCMH

            Yes they will and the more railroading this kind of legislation the Republicans do, the more the tRump supporters will be faced with voting their hatred or voting for their own livelihood.

          • BJORN RAGNVALDR

            They’ll vote their hatred. Every. Time. They will blame the damn libruls with all evidence pointing to rethuglicans.

  • gaycuckhubby
    • David Walker

      I can’t even pretend shock anymore.

  • Jack

    Nice family. From 2012 “Seven months ago, Jonathan Atkinson was a loyal member of a close-knit Theodore family that lived and worked together on a property dominated by the family’s nursery business.
    Today, the 21-year-old said he finds himself cut off from that family and fighting to re-establish a Honduran orphanage torn apart by allegations of sexual abuse against his older brother.”

  • LeeCMH

    Hmmm.

    Child molester Josh Duggar’s sister and husband are doing missionary work, I think, in Honduras.

    Connection?

    • ted-

      Are you implying he’s going to molest kids again?!

      • LeeCMH

        I had a specific implication in mind.

        Could there be an infestation of child molesters among the so-called Christian missionaries in third world countries, specifically here, Honduras?

        • ted-

          I feel so scared for those people. Helpless and preyed upon.

  • Gianni

    Well, there you go. The Rev. Atkinson is sympathetic to such charges against a fellow dyed-in-the-wool Christian. Roy Moore has such an atrocious public record to begin with, it’s stupefying that anyone would seriously consider him for a higher public office. Add these gross claims against him by so many women and you have a glaring picture of right-wing brains – they’ll still vote him into the Senate, because he’s REPUBLICANT!

  • Jefe5084

    I had never heard of a “Theodore Church.” I guess it’s in the town of Theodore, AL?

    Yes, we know what goes on in those churches–domestic and foreign with these good, white, racist, delusional christians who are there to be saviors and spread their evil life outlook to more non-whites. As if most Hondurans in the campo don’t have enough issues to deal with. Thanks to us, they have a horrible, corrupt, oppressive government that supports the rich and military. Just like we have been giving ourselves over the decades.

  • Greg B.

    So wait… wouldn’t the younger son be guilty of producing and distributing child porn? I mean, setting up a hidden camera with the intent of recording them in engaging in sexual activity -might be overlooked if the intent was to catch someone committing a crime. And, the capture of that crime on video, even though it depicts a minor engaged in sex, might also be overlooked. But transporting it, duplicating it, and distributing it seems to cross some lines.

    • boatboy_srq

      Depends on the age of consent in Honduras, and on the age of the kids.

      • Greg B.

        Age of consent in Honduras doesn’t matter once the video is in the U.S.

        • boatboy_srq

          In the US the charge would have been possession and/or production of child porn. The trial was for abuse – which puts the action in Honduran courts.

  • GanymedeRenard

    Color me flabbergasted.

  • Pip

    Birds of a feather…

  • boatboy_srq

    This is why adoption is not an answer to abortion (besides the obvious reason that it’s a woman’s choice to have a child and not an Xtian requirement).

  • Jean-Marc in Canada

    Je suis en choque….maintenant donne moi une bouteille de vin

  • Clive Johnson

    Sexual abuse is, I’m afraid, probably horrifyingly pervasive and entrenched within conservative Christian communities.

  • JCF
  • Anne Of Green Bagels

    pedophiles of a feather…

  • Avias

    “But DuBose said after a 1½-hour hearing that imposing that sentence would amount to punishing the defendant for the crimes of his son.”

    …No, it would amount to punishing him for *aiding and abetting* the crimes of his son. Which is what he did.

    Why is this woman a judge?

  • Did he ask the boy’s mother first? A good christian would have.

  • narutomania

    Pedophiles of a feather flock together.

  • Robert Conner
  • dcurlee

    But this is nothing compared to the holiday Starbucks cup 😜 These people are the biggest hypocrites Must be sad to live those so called Christian lives and have all those skeletons

  • Kevin Andrews

    More from the Missionary of Hate, the Cannibal Cults of Jeebus of the Pedophile Inc. Hard to tell who is worse; the Catholic Priests or the Evangelical Missionary of Hate.
    Sure Jeebus said “love thy neighbor” but that didn’t mean predatory sexual acts. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/be3f7dce7da7066b580370de72187248b4d349d6a19718b73fedf79ec8d34aff.png

  • Helen Damnation™

    Um, can someone tell me what exactly a “nursery farmer” is?