I am thankful for the hatred Fred Phelps provided our world. He brought to light injustices and similarities that were otherwise inconsequential or common place. His hatred fueled movements and ran press that brought communities to arms. He was a hostile man that will forever be important in the LGBT movement. He will not be celebrated or mourned; he will simply be gone.
“Because with the recent ruling, cable and phone companies like Verizon and AT&T now have the legal right to block any website, webpage, blog, video, web technology, app, cloud sync technology, or anything else running online through their pipes. Put another way, Comcast or Time Warner Cable can now block Netflix, BitTorrent, or even this article. They can choose to provide better service to some entities and not others, letting some websites load very, very slowly and others load instantly (for a fee!).”—http://www.wired.com/opinion/2014/01/internet-freedom-day-year-net-neutrality/ (via 1984welcomesyou)