No, really. True story. Could this be Jack Chick's lawyer? (Ht: Dave Pierre of The Media Report):
In the sedate and sober world of bankruptcy law, one lawyer's memorandum sticks out like a sore loser.
"Across the country the court systems and particularly the Bankruptcy Court in Minnesota, are composed of a bunch of ignoramus, bigoted Catholic beasts that carry the sword of the church," the Nov. 25 filing said.
It went on to call one bankruptcy judge "a Catholic Knight Witch Hunter," said one trustee was "a priest's boy" and claimed another trustee is a "Jesuitess."
It got worse from there.
Hastings lawyer Rebekah Nett also called U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Nancy Dreher and other court personnel "dirty Catholics." Then she expressed concerns over what might transpire at a hearing docketed for next week, writing, "Catholic deeds throughout the history have been bloody and murderous."
People who spend their time writing and reading legal documents were stunned.
Read the entire November 30th article on the Pioneer Press (Twin Cities, MN) website. The lawyer, Rebekah Nett, claims that the, uh, opinions expressed in the memorandum were those of her client. She also let it be know that Judge Dreher had "yelled" at her over the, um, historically dubious statements. That's the least she could do, methinks.
Honestly, I think the description, "Catholic Knight Witch Hunter", is pretty nifty, although it is a bit unclear if it refers to a Catholic who hunts knight witches, or a Catholic knight who hunts witches. Some clarification is in order. And for the record, I also am opposed to dirty Catholics, which is why my children take baths on a regular basis and they don't believe a word that issues forth from the mouth or office of Nancy Pelosi.
The reference to a "Jesuitess" is a nice historical touch; apparently there was a Jesuitess order—female Jesuits!—that was suppressed in 1633 by Pope Urban (only to reemerge alive and well nearly 400 years later—in Minnesota!). No word yet if Dan Brown will attempt to write a novel titled, The Jesuitess Plot. Actually, there's no word yet if Dan Brown will ever attempt to write. Period.