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Wisconsin church cans Leroy Butler speech over Collins tweet

Postby jjoyce » Wed May 01, 2013 10:19 am

Beloved former Packers safety Leroy Butler, inventor of the Lambeau Leap, tweeted out support for veteran NBA journeyman Jason Collins' coming-out the other day and an unnamed Wisconsin church responded by cancelling a scheduled appearance.

Here's the best part: There was a contract and Butler would have received $8500 for the appearance.

Eighty Five Hundred bucks.
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Postby massimo » Wed May 01, 2013 10:25 am

Not surprised. I learned from Michelle Shocked that "God [doesn't like] [homosexuals]."
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Postby Meade » Wed May 01, 2013 10:34 am

Good thing Butler wasn't in Iran, an Islamist state. They would have executed him.
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Postby O.J. » Wed May 01, 2013 10:39 am

Meade wrote:Good thing Butler wasn't in Iran, an Islamist state. They would have executed him.


Good thing Rebecca Kleefisch isn't Governor, she would recommend the same.
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Postby jjoyce » Wed May 01, 2013 10:46 am

To repeat: $8,500.

For a speaker. One time. A church is paying that. A church that doesn't pay property taxes, presumably.

I mean, dude invented the Lambeau Leap, but still.
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Postby Remember_Me » Wed May 01, 2013 11:52 am

jjoyce wrote:To repeat: $8,500.


I believe that was just to cover his food expenses.
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Re: Wisconsin church cans Leroy Butler speech over Collins t

Postby TheBookPolice » Wed May 01, 2013 12:08 pm

Butler says the speaking fee comes from sponsors, not the church.

http://post.cr/17xOwXt
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Postby Ned Flanders » Wed May 01, 2013 12:36 pm

That Guy Guy from DDAD gest $100K for an appearance.
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Postby Stebben84 » Fri May 03, 2013 2:01 pm

Madison church to host LeRoy Butler

Dirty hippy Madison Episcopals.
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