Talk:Andrew Schlafly

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Urgh[edit]

Seriously, did you have to put that smile in the main page?. I cannot look straight at it --Panzerfaust (talk) 19:05, 15 May 2017 (UTC)

New Nickname[edit]

"Assfly"? Meh. "A Scat Fly"? Yeah. C'mon people, let's do it. — Unsigned, by: CTB33391 / talk / contribs

But he isn't into scat? — Dysk (contribs) 13:00, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
...Scat as in he's complete shit. It's forced but I guess it works. — Unsigned, by: CTB33391 / talk / contribs
It's not completely awful I guess. — Dysk (contribs) 09:50, 8 March 2019 (UTC)

Why is this guy so dishonest? And why does he try to cut and change the meaning of the Bible?

He is a wingnut[edit]

It should be mentioned in the intro that he is a wingnut - citation not required. — Unsigned, by: 183.83.137.243 / talk

Roman Catholic?[edit]

Andrew Schafly's parents are Roman Catholic. Was he raised RC himself? Conservapedia isn't a Christian conservative wiki (which would not preclude RCC beliefs), it's an Evangelical Christian wiki (and an extremist one at that, it's not a mainstream Evangelical website). Several articles espouse Evangelical theology which is completely at odds with RC theology and the article on Pope Francis is... less than deferential to say the least. This begs the question, is Andy RC? If so, what is he up to? Is he merely engaging in a commercial enterprise to sell to Evangelicals? 78.18.98.28 (talk) 14:20, 12 April 2021 (UTC)

Andy is nominally Catholic, but more importantly, he's also batshit insane, and worships his mother and his own personal Republican Jesus, and in that order, too. As long as you remember that he sees everything through a political lens, and that his political spectrum = God > "conservatives" (like him & mom) > everyone else, then you can stop worrying about trying to make sense of what he says and does, and just enjoy pointing & laughing at the craziness. Helena Bonham Carter (talk) 18:06, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
You're right, I'm probably wasting my time speculating. I just find it interesting that the Schaflys are an élite, Eastern seaboard, well-educated, very wealthy sort of family and they're Roman Catholic. They're a far cry from your average lower middle-class Midwestern or Southern Evangelical Protestant. I think that Conservapedia is mostly written to appeal to Evangelicals for political reasons more than anything else. Roman Catholics in general tend to be socially conservative but quite left-wing in terms of economic policy and they are also less inclined to get involved in extremist politics like the Tea Party (at least in the USA). It's possible that he wrote Conservapedia as an Evangelical wiki just to get cozy with them so he can file plenty of lucrative frivolous lawsuits on their behalf. --78.18.98.28 (talk) 16:38, 13 April 2021 (UTC)
That unfortunately isn't true anymore -- this Wiki kind of touches on it in the traditionalist Catholicism article, but there's a large wing of the American Catholic church that behaves more like evangelicals in many ways (namely an embrace of libertarianism or pro-big-money policies, and an overemphasis on anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ, and even flat out racist viewpoints). This wing is probably more visible than ever due to the loud grumbling regarding Pope Francis from that lot. To be honest, some of the figures from this side are worthy of articles. For instance, according to this article, for instance, one of the prominent figures in this category Carlo Maria ViganòWikipedia, who made nutty complaints about COVID-19 quarantines and even Black Lives Matter protests. Sounds like a piece of work. The far-right Catholic (not officially, but in that influence sphere) LifeSiteNewsWikipedia also has been converging with the general alt-right/fundie bullshit in promoting the atypical Trump era right wing conspiracies (one only has to browse their COVID-19 articles to see that). It wasn't always this way, but it is now. PanGalacticGargleBlaster (talk) 18:21, 13 April 2021 (UTC)

Why is Andrew Schlafly so stupid[edit]

Seriously why does he even exist,(is it for the non existent “God”)— Unsigned, by: 61.3.251.66 / talk