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What’s that? The infamous hate group, WBC (Westboro Baptist Church) was taking donations for Oklahoma Tornado victims? Wait. Are we talking about the same group that tried to picket the funerals of Boston Marathon bomb victimsand the children killed in the Sandy Hook elementary massacre? WBC is now a loving giving tree?

Well no. Not really. Not by choice.

Apparently a designated Oklahoma tornado WBC website, GodHatesOklahoma.com, was hacked by Anonymous this week. The hactivists found a way to direct visitors from the WBC site to a Red Cross donation site, automatically. (I do love this story.)

When people went to visit the new Westboro Baptist Church site, they would see photo of ‘Jesus’ giving the middle finger and a message:

”Westboro Faptist Church — Even Jesus Hates You.” (Faptist being a reference to the word “fap,” Internet slang for “masturbate”).

Photo: Cropped Picture Of ‘Jesus’ Giving Middle Finger

Reports say, below the image read:

‘On the 8th day, God created hackers, and he saw that it was good.’ From the Gospel according to @th3j35t3r Redirecting in 5 seconds…….”

Then visitors were taken to a Red Cross donation site for victims of the storm. The Twitter account referenced, @th3j35t3r, belongs to “Jester,” who is well known as a hacker. As of this writing, I could not open the page, GodHatesOklahoma. It’s reported the Red Cross took in 8k from donations during the Anonymous hacking stunt.

(Update: Saturday visitors got a blank white page. Sunday night visitors are being directed to an interesting business solicitation page in blue. I'm laughing as I type this.)

Though the hacking here is humorous, it can be hard to find humor in Westboro Baptist Church. They are quite an evil gang with a website called ‘GodHatesFags.com,’ and known for ‘preying’ on, and picketing, families of victims who have been killed, often in horrible ways. WBC originated in Kansas, where they are also based. They began receiving media attention when the appeared on CNN, after picketing Matthew Shepard‘s funeral, a boy who died a victim of a tragic gay hate crime. Fred Phelps, is the leader of West Baptist Church. Ironically, there are reports from some who left the group that say Phelps may be homosexual himself.

I’m grateful for Anonymous. They are known by many as being truth seekers. Some find Anonymous tactics too radical. Either way, Anonymous continues to do some good and decent deeds. In the last several months, the 'legion' Anonymous, jumped in to help with several slow-to-solverape cases, a CSPA internet blackout, a Guantanamo Prison Camp protest, and a child porn site hacking. All the while they continue to aggravate Westboro Baptist Chuch as much as possible. I see Anonymous as fascinating — and I have come to ‘expect them.’

Here’s a link to finding several ways to help Oklahoma Tornado Victims.

Cross Posted To Addicting Info

Originally posted to Leslie Salzillo on Sun May 26, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT.

Also republished by Anonymous Dkos.

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