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Stella Anton
Stella Anton

Please have some sense of humor. I know THEY didn't, this is a very tasteless joke, but you cannot ask people to be apologetic about their jokes. Are we gonna go after Fox News like muslim extremists going after some fuckin' Mohammed caricature?

Stephanie Celeste Chateau
Stephanie Celeste Chateau
  • Stella Anton

Maybe some of it was meant to be jokes but most of it was presented as NEWS and factual when it was not. There are dozens of inaccuries, misreprentations, and bigoted remarks in only 3 min. time. If you don't understand what the problem is please read this article. http://semrys.blogspot.com/2013/02/fox-news-anti-wiccan-diatribe-insulted.html

Stella Anton
Stella Anton
  • Stella Anton

Yes, exactly. The fact that they were presented as facts is what was supposed to be funny about them. Seriously, are we gonna turn into fucking consequential self-important fanatics now? Give the poor silly christians a break!

Stephanie Celeste Chateau
Stephanie Celeste Chateau
  • Stella Anton

No. It wasn't. If it was SNL, South Park, One of the political comedy shows it'd be a different story. This is a disgrace to the news industry and journalism.

Stephanie Celeste Chateau
Stephanie Celeste Chateau
  • Stella Anton

Stella Anton You do realize Fox News is not like the Onion or something right? You might watch it and think it's satyrical but these guys claim to be a legit station with legit journalists that throw around these opinions and flat out lies as facts.

Stella Anton
Stella Anton
  • Stella Anton

You do have a point here.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore

he says he's not a bigot...then depicts his target as bigots do: brilliant. they may not check their facts but they do check before the show to make sure the female's body is exploited well enough for ratings: we all know how fair and balanced that depiction is. she can't even get the job unless she is willing to agree to this exploitation while the men are covered head to toe: with very tight ties that might be choking off bloodflow to those massive brains up there. but the Stepherd wife...

he says he's not a bigot...then depicts his target as bigots do: brilliant. they may not check their facts but they do check before the show to make sure the female's body is exploited well enough for ratings: we all know how fair and balanced that depiction is. she can't even get the job unless she is willing to agree to this exploitation while the men are covered head to toe: with very tight ties that might be choking off bloodflow to those massive brains up there. but the Stepherd wife will still agree to whatever she's told to support with skirts so high she CAN'T loosen the tight grip on her folded legs or else.....but all is fair, unbiased and equal in fox county: not that other news nets are much better. but we are talking Fox hypocricy now: and let's face it this depiction of womanhood is the only thing that is PC in the media....so there goes more BS for the fan. and they are on NATIVE AMERICAN land taken through genocide: oh that's right....it's PC to denie it was genocide and still degrade their Pagan-style beliefs on their stolen land. calling it genocide is the only thing that ruffles any political feathers. they attack these religions then claim they as hristians are being attacked by a meer book noting pagan holidays with all other holidays. WTF.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

* Christians...my c did not show up from the keyboard.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

oh and i want a list of all twice divorced people at FOX NEWS...O'Rielly doesn't count since he can do any sexual thing he wants to a worker, on the phone at home too and read his playboy mags on the planes and his wife simply stays with him even after a do-not-talk order in an agreement to settle ouit of court or he'll attack his victim: and yet he made her sign a do-not-tell-what-i-did agreement to spare her that male hypocricy that is so PC and popular in court on sexual matters....but...

oh and i want a list of all twice divorced people at FOX NEWS...O'Rielly doesn't count since he can do any sexual thing he wants to a worker, on the phone at home too and read his playboy mags on the planes and his wife simply stays with him even after a do-not-talk order in an agreement to settle ouit of court or he'll attack his victim: and yet he made her sign a do-not-tell-what-i-did agreement to spare her that male hypocricy that is so PC and popular in court on sexual matters....but why the gagging of her: because he did way worse than the already pathetic acts we know of: some marriage.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

ps oh and AS CHRISTIANS THEMSELVES OFTEN COMPLAINED ABOUT....most kids /adults who played the game he mentioned....were CHRISTANS. So are most Harry Potter fans only they tend not to be the bigoted kind.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

and as Columbo would say : one more thing....the last time i checked no Wiccans tortured millions of people, burned them or drowned them to death so men could marry again and get another dowrey, killed and slaughtered millions: including a genocide as bad as anything Hitler did but on NATIVE AMERICAN ....and unlike the Natzi their CHRISTIAN genocidal killers won the war on them: and so they the NATIVE AMERICAN FIRST NATIONS GENOCIDE IS NOT PC....but Christians did this to arox 20 million...

and as Columbo would say : one more thing....the last time i checked no Wiccans tortured millions of people, burned them or drowned them to death so men could marry again and get another dowrey, killed and slaughtered millions: including a genocide as bad as anything Hitler did but on NATIVE AMERICAN ....and unlike the Natzi their CHRISTIAN genocidal killers won the war on them: and so they the NATIVE AMERICAN FIRST NATIONS GENOCIDE IS NOT PC....but Christians did this to arox 20 million human beings and most of the wild animals and forrests too....so besides the political popularity of their attack why else are they safely and like cowards of bias and power, ignoring all this and making a peacful group of Wiccans out to be the boogie man, the destroyer of all Christians, the ultimate genocidal demons out to sla7ughter all Christians: sounds awfully over the top....about some teeny nobody women with no power and nothing but losers....as they decribed these HUMAN BEINGS...in their pro-life, anti-biased, fair and balanced, non- bigoted way. i think their is little bloodflow to the woman's heart also...as with bloodflow to the men;s heads. given how tight her legs have to be to not expose her .....in that exploitive clothing she is required to wear.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

i think it's important to add that i have spoken up when CNN and MSNBC are clearly wrong in my view and i even helped Christian friends who gently asked me to sign about fb removing a very offensive page attacking Jesus...do mainly to the behavior of some followers and not that of C hrist himself: i signed: although i sympathized with many of the reasons that someone put up the page i felt it was best if taken down: fb can decide of it's own free will to take down pages that meerly attack...

i think it's important to add that i have spoken up when CNN and MSNBC are clearly wrong in my view and i even helped Christian friends who gently asked me to sign about fb removing a very offensive page attacking Jesus...do mainly to the behavior of some followers and not that of C hrist himself: i signed: although i sympathized with many of the reasons that someone put up the page i felt it was best if taken down: fb can decide of it's own free will to take down pages that meerly attack all Christians or Pgans etc : i felt that this piece by FOX news was so wrong as to be insulting to common facts not just common deciency. calling yourself fair and balanced means you live up to it or you get called out on it in the name of both.

Krys Barnard
Krys Barnard

This is RIDICULOUS. I am 22, married, and spend a majority of my life homeschooling my 2 year old PAGAN CHILD and volunteering. I have had people threaten to kill me for being Pagan, I've lost jobs because I was Pagan, I've waited Drs offices with an appointment and watched walk ins that showed p HOURS after me get seen BEFORE me when I made the mistake of wearing my pentacle T shirt. To this day in some countries PEOPLE ARE MURDERED AND BURNED AT STAKES FOR WITCHCRAFT- yet Fox News thinks...

This is RIDICULOUS. I am 22, married, and spend a majority of my life homeschooling my 2 year old PAGAN CHILD and volunteering. I have had people threaten to kill me for being Pagan, I've lost jobs because I was Pagan, I've waited Drs offices with an appointment and watched walk ins that showed p HOURS after me get seen BEFORE me when I made the mistake of wearing my pentacle T shirt. To this day in some countries PEOPLE ARE MURDERED AND BURNED AT STAKES FOR WITCHCRAFT- yet Fox News thinks the religion is a joke? As if we don't get enough hell from the rest of the world.

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Krys Barnard

It is sad that so many people are like that but you know what I know your strong and better than than they are and don't be shame who you are wear that pentacle wear it proudly why cause that who you are so don't those get you down be strong cause there so many like your self out there so bless be and merry meet :)

Krys Barnard
Krys Barnard
  • Krys Barnard

Thanks so much for your encouraging words :) It really helps because living in the bible belt of NC can be a real downer. I will always wear my pentacle proudly!

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Krys Barnard

I know that feeling I have good friend that live out in fayetteville NC and she told stories lol i from colorado my self and if you want need friend you can add me if you want if not it ok :)

Krys Barnard
Krys Barnard
  • Krys Barnard

Ill deff add you :) I could write a book with the crazy stories lol Add request sent :)

Steven Allen Gibson
Steven Allen Gibson
  • Krys Barnard

I live by no denomanation. as you know. But every one desirves respect. To find God any way they can. Even Pegans lol .. I have lots of Pegan friends. And they show more love for others than most christians do..... ONE LOVE

Meg Schettler
Meg Schettler

This is hilarious. The sheer amount of disrespect in this video is laughable. They don't even know what they're talking about! It's friggin' hilarious! This could have ruined my night, sure, and I still think they were wrong and need to apologize, but you know what? This has made my night. Tonight I will laugh at how ridiculously idiotic these sad people are, I'll try and schedule another day to weep for it. But tonight I'm laughing at them xD.

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Meg Schettler

LOL just them want blab about something to start a social media up roar and with you to laughing at this cause this plane dumb LOL

Mickey McGrath
Mickey McGrath
  • Meg Schettler

Good for you to put a positive spin on it :-)

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Meg Schettler

Thank you your the first person to comment back to me I been trying for wail to see if anyone really read other people comment on these thing so once again Thank you :)

Meg Schettler
Meg Schettler
  • Meg Schettler

I'm not going to waste my time being angry when I have better things to do xD

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Meg Schettler

What a load of gibberish that comes sprouting from the mouths of you people who call yourselves pagan and wiccans. The Devil is your master and he is whispering lies into your ears and he will take you to his domain and just to keep you occupied the devil has demons who will rape you for eternity, you see, he likes wiccans and pagans. Take a good dose of soothing butt ointment with you. Cheers.

Jo Morris
Jo Morris

I heard NOTHING negative about Wiccans or pagan's that Fox news said. But, I will tell you this, God said we are NOT to practice any type of paganism...any type. This can be dangerous in more ways than one. Believe me when I say, God has a very good reason for people to stay away from such things.

Ed Swiger
Ed Swiger
  • Jo Morris

So by all means, continue to partake in the blood sacrifice demanded by your god at the altar....what's that? You don't have a blood sacrifice? Oh, that's right...you call it communion so as not to scare the sheeple. (look up transubstantiation if you need to)

Sarah Walls
Sarah Walls
  • Jo Morris

Oh do behave, you Christians have adopted most of our Pagan holidays anyway, as paganism was a recognised religion a very long time before Christianity was even thought of.

Jo Morris
Jo Morris
  • Jo Morris

Sarah, you are right about that. Holloween, easter, christmas are all pagan and God said not to practice them. We as a nation have gotten away from Gods true holy days [ they are in Lev ]. I for one have been doing his holy days now for 45 years and counting. I don't do the pagan days. My mom was a witch and practiced it for many years and she wanted to get me into it, but I had a gut feeling it was wrong and down through the years I found out why. All of this can be most dangerous. I truly know it can be and I know why.

Sarah Walls
Sarah Walls
  • Jo Morris

It is only dangerous if you decide to make it so, if you have experienced danger through other pagans then they were obviously following a different path than most other pagans i know. And i fully believe that your Christian beliefs are archaic and do as i say or you will be punished nonsense. I was raised Christian by Catholic and Church of England beliefs so i know what I AM talking about. All this hate that is associated with the Christian faith is why i turned my back on it and chose to...

It is only dangerous if you decide to make it so, if you have experienced danger through other pagans then they were obviously following a different path than most other pagans i know. And i fully believe that your Christian beliefs are archaic and do as i say or you will be punished nonsense. I was raised Christian by Catholic and Church of England beliefs so i know what I AM talking about. All this hate that is associated with the Christian faith is why i turned my back on it and chose to follow a path that made much more sense and didn't HATE or PREJUDICE anyone or anything.

Jo Morris
Jo Morris
  • Jo Morris

Sarah, by what your saying, I see you have been listening to others and not learning things for yourself. You have to study Gods word and find the answers, not just listen to what others have to say,and if you do, you need to study to see if what they have to say is true or not...even God tells us to do that. And ALL paginism is connected to satan...All paganism. There is a lot more here I have not said about such practices and my own experiences because it would more than likely scare the...

Sarah, by what your saying, I see you have been listening to others and not learning things for yourself. You have to study Gods word and find the answers, not just listen to what others have to say,and if you do, you need to study to see if what they have to say is true or not...even God tells us to do that. And ALL paginism is connected to satan...All paganism. There is a lot more here I have not said about such practices and my own experiences because it would more than likely scare the H... out of you. I will tell you this though and there is a way for you to find out if I'm right or wrong...most all of those that practice this stuff, satan already has his hand on them. Now, if you don't believe me, try giving up, either your thoughts that its okay or if you are practicing any of this, trying giving it up and begin just reading your bible and see what happens...and it will either happen right away or later, but you'll see what I mean.

Hannah Delval
Hannah Delval

This is disgusting. I find them idiotic ill informed and basically all they have done is embarrass themselves. I'm 24 engaged I don't play d and d etc. So sort your stereotypes out.

Mike Rasschaert
Mike Rasschaert
  • Hannah Delval

Hannah, its Fox news afterall. Its the cradle of being misinformed and acting moronic.

Hannah Delval
Hannah Delval
  • Hannah Delval

Rasschaert Mike well my fiancée (Who isnt pagen) Heard this in the background and did ask who were those chuckle heads lol

Ella Jensen
Ella Jensen
  • Hannah Delval

Wiccans have TONS of holidays? Eight, last time I counted.

Mike Rasschaert
Mike Rasschaert
  • Hannah Delval

basicly, what you see is, are 3 dumbasses talking about something they don't know nothing about.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Hannah Delval

You are so sick in the head that it is only by Satan's help that you can stand and talk this rubbish. What a load of gibberish that comes sprouting from the mouths of you people who call yourselves pagan and wiccans. The Devil is your master and he is whispering lies into your ears and just to keep you occupied the devil has demons who will rape you for eternity, you see, he likes wiccans and pagans. Take a good dose of soothing butt ointment with you. Cheers.

Kylie Welch
Kylie Welch

You know what's really sad? I'm a Christian who doesn't follow the beliefs and ideals of Pagans or Wiccans, but I know that what was said was wrong. Somehow, its a break of tradition for other religions to have their holidays be recognized? I thought we lived in America, where free religion was encouraged. Making fun of Wiccans and saying durogatory things about their lifestyle and holidays is pathetic. No matter what anyone's religion, this should not be tolerated.

Vivid Rife
Vivid Rife
  • Kylie Welch

Thank you Kylie. My husband and I both thank you. The world needs more accepting people like you.

Debbie Barker
Debbie Barker
  • Kylie Welch

there needs to be more "Christians" like you Kylie! I don't profress to be a Christian because of the stigmatism behind it....I do however profess my belief in Jesus being my Lord and Savior.....it is a shame when anyone is judged based on what "religion" they profess...when in reality ALL religions have ALOT of simularities it just takes being open minded to see that we are not that different set here with one thing in common to choose our own path as it was originally designed....

Megan Paushel
Megan Paushel
  • Kylie Welch

There needs to be more people like Kylie and Debbie here. Even though I am not of a christian faith, I do still believe in Jesus. I've studied many religions and find Druidism something I fall into, it's more of communing with earth but that doesn't make us satan worshippers like I saw someone state. We need more accepting people out there.. everyone has their choice in religion and should not face this kind of treatment, specially on TV.

Joy Roberts
Joy Roberts
  • Kylie Welch

I would like to count you, Kylie, as one of the few "true" Christians out there who actually follow the teachings of Christ. He never would have mocked or treated a group of people in this manner.

Erin Talbert
Erin Talbert
  • Kylie Welch

I can't handle Fox News. I know most news stations are biased, but the fact that they let them keep babbling on with facts that obviously aren't true is appalling. I don't subscribe to really an religion, but I think everyone should be free to practice what they wish. Almost every Wiccan/Pagan I've met have been kind and really relaxed. I just can't handle intolerance due to ignorance. Educate yourself before you make an ass of yourself, Fox News "Reporters".

Dawn Rizza-Hunt
Dawn Rizza-Hunt

I don't sign petitions...but I am horrified about this. No other faith would be so berated and made fun of like this on national tv. How can this be tollerated. Please,every one, let the world know we are not a joke. I am a contributing member of the community and my small business has created jobs and smiles across the country. This has me outraged.

Deirdre Hebert
Deirdre Hebert
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

No petition by Pagans will have any effect on Fox. Sad, but that's the truth. They don't care one single bit.

Rebecca LaForce
Rebecca LaForce
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

Dawn, Thank you for bringing this back to my attention! I agree whole heartedly and ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

Tahlia Bubbadingles Deegan
Tahlia Bubbadingles Deegan
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

Whats really getting to me is that were the only ones they singled out. Did they talk about anyone else's holidays..at all...no.

Danielle Martin
Danielle Martin
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

What's the story here? The causes link just says they were hateful. I want details! :P

Cynthia Newton Rodier
Cynthia Newton Rodier
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

These reporters are ignorant and irresponsible. They are also about to have their asses handed to them, I'm sure!

John Hagaman
John Hagaman
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

sorry dawn but christianity and judism have been made fun of for years so maybe we can all agree its time to stop comparing others religion to ours have a great day

Ragnbjorg Frida Donarsdottir
Ragnbjorg Frida Donarsdottir
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

that is not true Deirdre they are counting on us to sit by and think like you are now. WRONG! STAND UP AND FIGHT AGAINST IGNORANCE. dont matter what pagan tradition you ascribe to...STAND UP AND SOUND THE HORN!! If enough of us stand up and say "enough is enough we demand respect" we will be heard.

Natalie Lunsford
Natalie Lunsford
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

Then sign the petition Dawn, if this is truly how you feel. Our voice will be stronger if you join in with us!

Ed Ireland
Ed Ireland
  • Dawn Rizza-Hunt

Love ya Dawn and good to see you lending a voice on this. Hoping to see you and the Bear soon.

Brian Higman
Brian Higman

1..No because its an Online Petition... 2.. News agencies have been offending people of all makes and sizes since broadcasting began. Expect offenses and learn how to deal with lifes adversities... it makes our walks much easier!

Desiree'and JD Riches
Desiree'and JD Riches
  • Brian Higman

Maybe they should just pray... LOL

Brian Higman
Brian Higman
  • Brian Higman

Yes ..Pray..but to who ...? ... whom? ...ummm what? ummm? &?(

Allen Reeves
Allen Reeves
  • Brian Higman

Well, seeing as many of us believe our Gods to not "care" about events like this, we wouldn't sit back on our asses and "pray" for it to get better. This is why we speak out; an online petition being only one form of our protest to misinformation. It's easy to say "offense happens, deal with it," and ignore the repercussions that will - and have - come of this report, but that's not something that we as a community can do so easily, nor is it something that we would want to do. If we sit...

Well, seeing as many of us believe our Gods to not "care" about events like this, we wouldn't sit back on our asses and "pray" for it to get better. This is why we speak out; an online petition being only one form of our protest to misinformation. It's easy to say "offense happens, deal with it," and ignore the repercussions that will - and have - come of this report, but that's not something that we as a community can do so easily, nor is it something that we would want to do. If we sit back and meekly "turn the other cheek," then we truly will become abuse victims.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Brian Higman

You are so sick in the head that it is only by Satan's help that you can stand and talk this rubbish. What a load of gibberish that comes sprouting from the mouths of you people who call yourselves pagan and wiccans. The Devil is your master and he is whispering lies into your ears and just to keep you occupied the devil has demons who will rape you for eternity, you see, he likes wiccans and pagans. Take a good dose of soothing butt ointment with you. Cheers.

Pashy Emerson
Pashy Emerson

My god. I know that people have made fun of Fox News for being a bit arrogant in the past, but this takes the cake. Religion is not something to be laughed at, no matter what creed one follows. :/

Megan Paushel
Megan Paushel
  • Pashy Emerson

I warned ya about before ;3 It's not "Fox News" it's "Faux News" =P

Aimée Jo Beaudoin
Aimée Jo Beaudoin
  • Pashy Emerson

My feelings are kinda mixed on this for a few reasons:

One, I'm not a big fan of petitions requesting someone to back-track on their statements -- I think not tuning in to a show that you don't like is a more effective course of action. All you'll get from a petition-educed apology is a hollow one.

Two, while I do like Fox News, the morning show Fox and Friends is just a little variety hour, and while I sometimes watch it for fun, it's not something I take amazingly seriously -- that's...

My feelings are kinda mixed on this for a few reasons:

One, I'm not a big fan of petitions requesting someone to back-track on their statements -- I think not tuning in to a show that you don't like is a more effective course of action. All you'll get from a petition-educed apology is a hollow one.

Two, while I do like Fox News, the morning show Fox and Friends is just a little variety hour, and while I sometimes watch it for fun, it's not something I take amazingly seriously -- that's what the business and opinion shows later on are for.

Three, they make a valid point about Christians being bashed to death over saying "Merry Christmas". It's not like I'm going to burn in their perceived hell because they say it to me in an honest expression of their joy.

However, that all being said, the dude on the far left was just fucking rude. I have NEVER heard of a pagan or Wiccan whine about not getting a holiday off, so the whole thing is just stupid to begin with -- it's not like they MUST take the day off because the moon is full. They're not werewolves. There was NO need for him to belittle people for celebrating Samhain -- considering he's a few weeks away from celebrating a pink bunny gifting chocolate to his kids...

Pashy Emerson
Pashy Emerson
  • Pashy Emerson

Well, Aimee, here's the thing:

Morning talk show or not, they could have at least been more professional, especially when identifying themselves as journalists. They, in the very least, can apologise or state the fact they have been better informed about the people in which they were outright and blatantly picking on. The attitude they took, seriously, shocked me, even for Fox News.

As for Christians being bashed over saying Merry Christmas, no, it's the other way around (at least...

Well, Aimee, here's the thing:

Morning talk show or not, they could have at least been more professional, especially when identifying themselves as journalists. They, in the very least, can apologise or state the fact they have been better informed about the people in which they were outright and blatantly picking on. The attitude they took, seriously, shocked me, even for Fox News.

As for Christians being bashed over saying Merry Christmas, no, it's the other way around (at least here). You say "happy holidays" here, and you got people cramming Bibles down your throat. I have never seen somebody get attacked for saying "Merry Christmas." It's the safest way to say happy holidays in my area. Either way, however, it's not a valid point in their discussion about anything.

The only thing they did was bring out the fact that this college is recognising Pagan and Wiccan holidays, and they took the chance to spill out their under-educated and biased views to pick on people they do not understand.

Megan Paushel
Megan Paushel
  • Pashy Emerson

Atleast they finally did apologize and they had someone actually represent, with true facts and information, on the show. Not the first time "Fox" made a "mistake" had to backpedal and apologize for. Just shows how that network is run and I will never watch nor read their news. I know most news networks will be biased or what have it but Fox has to be by far the worst.

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