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Josh Duggar’s new job: Spreading homophobia and intolerance, FRC style

Thursday, June 20, 2013

So, if you haven’t heard the news, Josh Duggar of the TLC reality series “19 Kids and Counting” is now the Executive Director of the Family Research Center’s Action Arm.

According to the Family Research Center (FRC), Josh “will bring his pro-life and pro-family passions to the political arena where he will help expand FRCA’s reach as a premier conservative advocacy group.”

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Josh Duggar and wife Anna, with two of their three children.

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In plain speak, Josh Duggar is going to help spread hate, discrimination, homophobia, ignorance, and intolerance — FRC style.

Quite honestly, all you really need to know about Josh Duggar is that he served as a surrogate for Rick Santorum during the 2012 Republican presidential primary – that bit of information should tell you all you really need to know about Josh, what he believes and what he will bring to the table in his new role in the political arena.

The Family Research Center is such a hate-filled, anti-gay organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2010 labeled it a “hate group” for its “dissemination of false and demonizing propaganda about gays and lesbians.”

Now, I will admit to being a reality television addict – however, I can also say that I never watched an episode of the Duggars and their Quiverfull life.

I find the whole “Quiverfull” thing just wrong on so many levels.

This idea that you should have as many children as the Lord chooses to bless you with, and that artificial or chemical birth control are equated with abortion, are ideas which are just too much for me to even begin to understand.

Josh Duggar is going to follow in the Quiverfull life and have as many children as the Lord chooses to bless him with. He will raise them in a home where the Father is the head of the household and his wife will be submissive to him.

(It was hard for me to type that last sentence, let alone try and understand a life that is lived in such a way.)

And this is the man who is going to help the FRC in “…taking our grassroots outreach to the next level and engaging more young people to care about the values so vital to our success as a nation.”

And those values would be what? Men in charge, women being submissive, intolerance, hatred, ignorance, lies, discrimination, and all the other hateful, anti-gay rhetoric that flows from the Family Research Center.

Ever vigilant, my friends – we must be ever vigilant.

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  1. Another reason for me to hate that show.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:43pm
  2. Not surprised.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:44pm
  3. hear hear!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:44pm
  4. Not even a little suprised

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:45pm
  5. Glad to know he has one less “source’ to use for citations…Exodus is CLOSED.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:45pm
  6. Not surprised

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:45pm
  7. What an asshole…. anyone who populates like they do has to have something wrong with them… they’ll be marrying their own cousins next. He is still a no body. I tell you, religion makes bigots and jerks out of millions that’s where this narrow minded crap is first born, churches and preachers. Somebody slap him!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:45pm
  8. This family continues to give me the creeps.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:46pm
  9. I´m going to smash his fucking face -.-

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:48pm
  10. I just want to tell everyone that Not all the people from Arkansas are like that! I’m very accepting, have gay friends and I believe in equal rights for all!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:49pm
  11. what an idiot. share equal love not hate. i dont know why ppl hate gays and lesbians and bis. we are all the same just love differently.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:50pm
  12. Wooow what an asshole

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:51pm
  13. what a jerk…this is why we can’t have nice things -_-

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:52pm
  14. Sigh……a little tolerance would go a long way

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:53pm
  15. horrifying

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:54pm
  16. He better be careful…the odds are one of his siblings is gay…..

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:55pm
  17. 19 kids odds are at lest 2 or 3 are going to be gay …..then what…….

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:55pm
  18. Oh of course…apple doen’t fall far from the homophobe tree.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:55pm
  19. and his seed don’t forget the seed :P

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:55pm
  20. It’s ok! God’ll get him!!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:55pm
  21. I never watched the show—could care less about 1 more bigot

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:56pm
  22. As I look through the comments on here, there are only negative ones. When I look at these posts, with the exception of a few, the general gist is “who cares, we’ll just hate him back.” Does that make us any better?

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:56pm
  23. Eff the Duggars, they’re gross.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:57pm
  24. Hope 1 of either his children or siblings turn out 2b gay. Lmao!!!!!!!!!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:59pm
  25. So what about non Christians. They’re forced to loose their rights men women or lgbt because of ignorant Christians on a campaign for segregation discrimination and unconstitutional hate against minorities?!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00pm
  26. This family’s show should be in the horror category at the Emmy’s LOL

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00pm
  27. Well….I hope he realizes he needs to ask for forgiveness for being SO JUDGMENTAL.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00pm
  28. I thought that too Adam. I bet they will stop the show when a couple of the kids defect fromt he family in search of a normal life!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:00pm
  29. With the number of kids they have there is more than a good statistical chance that one or more will be LGBT themselves. Wonder how they will reconcile that revelation when it arises.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:01pm
  30. The Duggar’s have so many kids. There are likely to be at least 2 LGBT in that family.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:01pm
  31. i wonder what he would do if one or more kids were gay or would they be the closet

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:02pm
  32. Hope TLC cuts their show do to their anti lgbt American discrimination views on lgbt&women’s rights.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:02pm
  33. I agree with Andrew. Why all the hate?? Everyone wants equality and tolerance, but instead of offering compassion and education you all run to the same ignorance that the homophobes do. How can we say that we are deserving of equality and the same respect that they deny us when we sink to their level??

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:03pm
  34. I met this family while living in Arkansas.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:03pm
  35. in a family like the duggars what on earth would happen if 1 of the kids were 2 come out!!!!!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:04pm
  36. Nows He A Total Douche

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:09pm
  37. 19 kids n counting…enough said.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:09pm
  38. I bet anything that one of those kids will be gay i wouldn’t be surprised in the slightest,plus the Southern Poverty Law Center labeled them a hate group. Soo how he joins and doesn’t get a visit from Child Protective Services is honestly beyond me.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:10pm
  39. Sucky thing is I’m 19 and live with my parents and my mom is always watching the show.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:10pm
  40. The only good thing this tribe knows how to do is procreate. That’s all. They bring absolutely nothing to the table and are exploiting their children and wife’s uterus for publicity and personal gain.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:13pm
  41. (Sigh) I never got the point of there show I hope TLC cancels there show and really with 19 kids one or more of them has to be lgbt I mean come on.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:15pm
  42. I thought their show sucked anyway.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:16pm
  43. Then they’ll end up having to open up their own eyes for the love of their child. At least you can hope…

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:17pm
  44. Maybe it’s something that needs to be brought to their attention

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:18pm
  45. Well yeah cause their family is some sort of cult.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:24pm
  46. This show needs to be canceled immediately.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:24pm
  47. whats the difference they reproduce like rabbits LOL

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:24pm
  48. well i pray for them..yes gays do pray…

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:26pm
  49. Actually, statistically they are…but for their own sanity I hope not. They would be tortured and shunned.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:27pm
  50. I despise those people. The woman ought to just get a zipper put in so they can remove the latest spawn.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:27pm
  51. I think breeding like animals is disgusting. Get over yourselves Duggars. There will be a few of your siblings swinging the gay bat.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:27pm
  52. Wdird as family to begine with

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:30pm
  53. Fuck that guy and his family.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:33pm
  54. I think having all these children is irresponsible. I hope they are not getting any government assistance. I can’t imagine what his tax return look like. People watch the dumbest things today on TV.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:33pm
  55. This family gives me the creeps! The mom must be so loose after all those kids that the babies just fall out of her vagina lol

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:35pm
  56. Okay – I USED to like this family, but this is reason to make me HATE it, now. Their children are gonna grow up hearing the wrong crap. All I can say is shame, shame, shame. #duggarsareevil.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:39pm
  57. I stopped watching that show long ago. Michelle seems like such a sweet, warm person, trapped by that crazy power driven man

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:39pm
  58. Doin it The Duggar way!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:40pm
  59. How proud they all must be – wonder if any of the 19 are locked in the closet????

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:42pm
  60. wonder what he do if one of his kids where to turn out gay >..<

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:44pm
  61. And the Duggers are raising a Quiverfull of hate mongers. EGADS!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:44pm
  62. Well, people, we can really be that surprised about this…I’m certainly not.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:48pm
  63. Josh Buggar

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:51pm
  64. Ohh, to be the kids of those two….would suck!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:51pm
  65. knows a family who had 18 kids..

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2:54pm
  66. I’m sure one or a couple of his kids will be born gay & then what? I can sit back & watch :)

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:00pm
  67. and people complain about minorities having too many kids…

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:09pm
  68. Really, TLC? SMH !

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:12pm
  69. Fundies gonna….fund…

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:16pm
  70. i find it much better for me to ignore people who breed until the woman’s uterus falls out

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:18pm
  71. This family is the main reason Ive lost hope for this world. All they’ve done is 19+ kids that are going to grow up ignorant dorks who think their hot stuff.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:19pm
  72. That is a very good point. I didn’t like them before this though, now i can just be like : see they do suck!, to everyone who didn’t believe me before.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:21pm
  73. so sad that these hateful, ignorant parents spawned this huge brood of idiots and have taught them to be just as ignorant and hateful!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:22pm
  74. Josh, what do care about how people live their lives? It ain’t like some one is gonna jump your fat ass bones! Punk

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:22pm
  75. someone should start a petition telling TLC to cut the duggars show for this.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:33pm
  76. I bet half of those 19 kids aren’t his. You can tell by the turnstile in the bedroom. I bet his 2-4 oldest bat for the other team.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:35pm
  77. No big surprise…. during their initial whore show for money they went on and on about how much they loved kirk shit face cameron and look up to him….not to mention their idiot father Jim Bob

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:44pm
  78. LOSER!!!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 3:55pm
  79. is that a surprise???

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:01pm
  80. they should both be shot, it disgusts me……..

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:08pm
  81. funny, i always thought he was gay

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:08pm
  82. The odds that one of his children are gay… Poor kids

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:15pm
  83. I pray none of them are gay…pray for the children..

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:26pm
  84. The Family Research Center is a Hate Group.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:27pm
  85. It’s sad, but although a lot of people know that having a “quiverfull” of children is impractical, according to family members who live in the same part of Arkansas, there are a lot of people who support the idea. Scary

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:31pm
  86. 19, human kind is a virus on this planet and they have 19 kids! Someone that stupid should not have anyone listening to them in the first place.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:33pm
  87. How horrible! God teaches acceptance of all, not to hate anyone. This sickens me……

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4:36pm
  88. Well they just lost me as a viewer!!!! Might have to rethink all of the TLC line up..

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 5:14pm
  89. Words cant describe my anger.. Who does this clown think he is?!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 5:14pm
  90. Maybe he’s still in the closet!!!!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 5:27pm
  91. stupid family

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:47pm
  92. There is no way in HELL with 19 Duggar Kids ..and now 3 More Duggar Grandchildren ..they wont have at Least 5 LGBT KIDS…Jim Bob is the Leader of Being a Gay Example..he is soooo Foofi Fem..ick..and the way they all kiss…is Nasty..we all know…THE ONES THAT SCREAM THE LOUDEST….A R E….. :D

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:51pm
  93. My first question is what qualifies him, at the age of 25, to be an “Executive Director”? He was a used car salesman with, AFAIK, no college education. Disgusting what “celebrity” status will get you.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7:23pm
  94. not watching this show any more

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7:25pm
  95. Two words, “breeding” “fetish” come to mind when I hear the name Duggar. Enough said.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7:36pm
  96. breeders!

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7:42pm
  97. Oh like we give a flying fuck. This family has been given everything because the wife just gets bred popping out kids left and right. I guess if you have a million fucking kids you get a house built for you and everything you want and need plus a tv show. GROSS GROSS FAMILY RIGHT HEARE BRAINWASHING THEIR KIDS TO HATE REMINDS ME OF THE WESTBORO FAMILY FUCKIGN CUNTS

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:17pm
  98. How bout stop ignorance, Hate and all that goes with it…but this is to be expected from Josh…he doesnt kow anything else ….sad but true…

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:31pm
  99. another Fred Phelps in the making

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:05pm
  100. douche.

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:28pm
  101. he have to many kids to do that see whats happen never fails he will deal with his gay kids one day not one more mark the day

    Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11:53pm
  102. a hole

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:52am
  103. You’re calling me an a-hole?

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:23am
  104. Prick

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11:26am
  105. what is he covering up? He protests way too much for a man secure in his masculinity and orientation.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:08pm
  106. who cares about this guy or his family really. my grandfather was one of 18 kids, he didn’t get a reality show because his parents had more respect…ok, maybe there wasn’t any back then, but really he’s a nothing; stop reporting on him.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:08pm
  107. Josh Duggar is a waste of fresh air…what a piece of (shit) religious intolerance!!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:08pm
  108. Why not live with the most hated family? “West boro baptist church”

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:09pm
  109. fuck him!!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:09pm
  110. Horrible! That show is disgusting anyways…

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:09pm
  111. wasn’t there molestation charges surrounding josh and his brother? or what he did to his brother?

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:11pm
  112. bigot, and ur offending my 1st adment rights

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:14pm
  113. ugh not more of them, I am so tired of all this. I wouldn’t have a problem with their beliefs if they didn’t try to force them on others. Why should other people have to live their lives based on the bible if they don’t believe in it. How is that separation of Church and state! How is that freedom of and from religion? Tell me people? Or should we all go back and become puritans?

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:14pm
  114. He’s probably the gay son of the family …usual outcome in religious families…the loudest is the most guilty!!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:15pm
  115. he needs to learn to keep his dick in his pants…..making money off those poor kids……

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:18pm
  116. It’s disappointing, but not surprising. It’s really disappointing that the Duggars are raising 19 little ignorant, intolerant homophobes, and Josh will raise God knows how many more.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:19pm
  117. What a fucking over producing pig

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:19pm
  118. i dont know why anybody cares about this family. why do they need their own show?? maybe someone should tell these morons to stop reproducing and contributing to overpopulation….hillybilly morons is what these people are…its so disgusting. ignorance, bigotry and hate all rolled into one package

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:21pm
  119. I’m sick of the Duggars and their 50 million little brats. No one should have that many freaking kids. I’m going to go spread my intolerance for having too many damn kids and preaching about shit I don’t wanna hear on TV.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:21pm
  120. It’s a shame. He’s a cutie.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:23pm
  121. dick

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:25pm
  122. all i gotta say about it is.. fuck this guy!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:29pm
  123. Homophobes are just sad bitter jealous people cause they ain’t as FABULOUS as we are! lol

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:32pm
  124. It’s a shame their kids gotta be raised by such trash.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:38pm
  125. I think we should send a letter to TLC regarding this. pressure them on to canceling the show.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:44pm
  126. This whole idea of “ignore it and it will go away” seems very strange. Along that line of logic, if I ignore the fleas on my dog, will they simply “go away” or cease to exist?

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:48pm
  127. if the show wasnt for the purpose of spreading hate to another group then we wouldnt have to voice our justification through faith. its not us spreadin hate back its sayin enough is enough. it was illegal for blacks and whites to marry at a point in time. when it was legal it took em 13 yrs later to have all of thier rights and brain washin stop from the bible. they used terms of seperation and etc. just picked out not handed to you. could of sworn after noahs ark god said rainbow was a sign of no more genocide. reason for everything

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:48pm
  128. … ATT: Erin Johnson!?!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:50pm
  129. BOOOOO they suck :P

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:51pm
  130. Pretty soon he may need a 2X6 strapped to his ass to enter that vaginal cavity.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:53pm
  131. David Stevens

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:00pm
  132. What are they doing to that Duggar woman’s poor body?!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:09pm
  133. Conservative = shameful. How can these people function with such a heavy burden of hypocrisy.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:12pm
  134. Great. Another idiot on a soap box!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:20pm
  135. There are gay Duggars. I guarantee it.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:22pm
  136. that’s pitiful

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:24pm
  137. Everyone needs a hobby

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 9:36pm
  138. Josh you should not judge people, I hate to hurt your feelings! Keep your hate to yourself.

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:00pm
  139. He’s coming to my home…..

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:26pm
  140. Idiot! Raising his kd to be a hater!

    Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:44pm
  141. Those aren’t passions. Those are derangements.

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 2:57am
  142. 19 bigot’s and counting. Just what the world needs. Errr

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 8:17am
  143. hopefully not all of the kids will become as hateful as their parents. It would be interesting if one of them was gay. I wonder if they would be brave enough to tell their parents?

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 8:27am
  144. This is news?

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:15am
  145. breeding MORONS

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:17am
  146. Because the Duggars are bastions of upright values.

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:21am
  147. I can’t even act surprised.

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:21am
  148. Best comment ever. /thread

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:24am
  149. Yeah,yeah,yeah, join the pack, sugar.

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:29am
  150. both them babys are blonde haired, mom an dad are not, gues the post man really does ring twice,

    Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 1:46pm