Or so claims facebook and twitter today anyway, though they might not be the most reliable news sources. Just as interesting is the news that Phelps was apparently thrown out of the WBC last year .. strange. Wonder if he had a change of heart? I think that even if he did it would be difficult to forgive him for the things that he has done and the pain that he has caused to so many people
I heard a bird cry, sharp and free. My name is Jordan.
When I first saw the news, I missed the part about him having been kicked out of his own 'church'. I pondered that perhaps it might fade away without him. The revelation that he already was no longer part of it now seems to put a damper on that hope.
We are famous for "Stockholm syndrome": "Q: Hey, what's up with Matt? His Dad is on social security, his mom got laid off, his sister's kids get free school lunches, he collects federal financial aid for college, and he only makes minimum wage working at Walmarts. Yet he keeps talking about how we need to cut taxes for the wealthy and quit spending so much on social programs. A: Yeah, he thinks he's going to be a millionaire soon. He's got Economic Stockholm Syndrome." (Urban Dictionary)