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Another columnist for Matt Barber’s new site BarbWire, Gina Miller, has penned an enraged, incoherent diatribe about gay fascists destroying St. Patrick’s Day, the county, the world, the entire universe. Some of this is pretty funny, including the part where she says God is behind Obama’s pro-gay crusade.

Many of us are watching the dark clouds of evil that are rolling across America, and we are saying it’s the Lord’s judgment on a nation that has spit in His holy face by using the force of law to expel all vestiges of Him and His Truth from the public square. I firmly believe this is true. I also believe that the rapid, head-spinning empowerment of the radical homosexual movement under Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) is part of God’s judgment on this nation. Obama himself is part of God’s judgment. Many times in the Old Testament, we have seen the Lord inspire the enemies of Israel to come against it and defeat it when it turned from the Lord. He has installed wicked rulers to impose brutal tyranny on unrepentant people and nations.

So it’s God’s will? Shouldn’t you stop complaining, then? How can you criticize Obama and simultaneously say that he’s just doing God’s will? This conversation is brought to you by the words “cognitive” and “dissonance.” And boy, brutal tyranny just ain’t what it used to be, is it? I mean, the Christians, they knew how to impose a brutal tyranny. Slavery, genocide, inquisitions, witch hunts. That’s brutal tyranny. A baker having to bake a cake for a gay couple? A minor inconvenience at the most.

This is chilling to the bone. The Lord will not forever contend with a wayward people. While He is very patient, His patience has its limit. To think that America may have reached the end of God’s patience for it is deeply scary. I know that the only thing that might earn America a reprieve from the Lord to stop the inevitable tyranny that is barreling toward us is a massive change of heart by the American people, a sharp turning back toward the Lord in humble repentance and obedience to His Word.

Yes, yes, we know. Hank is going to kick our ass unless we do what he says. Heard it a thousand times, still isn’t remotely scary.

No, it’s not at all the kind of law of America’s foundation. It is a strange law, but not a new one. It’s ancient and has its roots in Hell. The Godless human minions of Satan are aggressively working to use the force of law to mandate perversity all across our land, in all our institutions, government, military and corporations.

Incidentally, Godless Minions of Satan is the name of my Stryper cover band.

Comments

  1. colnago80 says

    As the blog’s resident physics professor, math department chairman, and self appointed arbiter of who is a Christian would proclaim, no true Scotsman.

  2. alanb says

    You scoff now, but when Nebuchadnezzar’s troops start massing on the Canadian border, it will be too late.

  3. says

    So the reasoning here is that, because some people chose not to obey God, he started controlling people to make even more people disobey, in order to hasten the day when he can get so pissed at people for disobeying that he levies some horrific punishment on them.

    That’s… well, actually, that’s completely consistent with the Bible. So… Points to the author for understanding the source material.

  4. A Masked Avenger says

    So it’s God’s will? Shouldn’t you stop complaining, then? How can you criticize Obama and simultaneously say that he’s just doing God’s will?

    Actually, not so much. If “God rules in the kingdoms of men,” yadda yadda, then among other things God is the one who put Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Hirohito, Harry “A-Bomb” Truman, etc. If you believe this, but are also not a sociopath, then you’ve already more or less decided that God’s purposes are inscrutable, and his “higher” ends may indeed justify these actions if he deigned to share them with us, BUT that a decent Christian has no choice meanwhile but to protest. Something like, “It’s inevitable that crimes are done–but woe to the criminal!”

    Most of the members of the White Rose were some flavor of Christian or other. So while it’s true on the one hand that the Nazis did significantly co-opt the church, which gave all the usual “submit to the powers” arguments to pacify the Lutheran masses, there were at the same time German Christians who believed themselves duty-bound to protest.

    I’d say the cognitive dissonance can’t be that much different than the one we feel, as secular progressives, in supporting Obama because we want national health care, expanded social safety nets, improved civil rights, etc., despite the fact that he has also exceeded GW in the arena of claiming unilateral power of life and death over all people of the Earth (including American citizens like Anwar al Awlaki), and who has continued and greatly intensified GW’s program of death from the air, continued torture at Guantanamo of people he admits are innocent, launched undeclared wars in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, etc. In short, we support a mass murderer because he’s “good on social issues.”

  5. Jeremy Shaffer says

    I can just imagine a group of Christians from various countries gathered around in a circle of chairs, talking of the persecution they’ve faced. One mentions that he was beaten on the streets by members of the majority religion because someone simply accused them of blasphemy and another talks of how her home and property were destroyed or taken away for a similar reason. A third explains how attending church is fraught with danger since her religion was outlawed while a fourth considers himself lucky that they were only thrown in jail without a trial for daring to convert to Christianity. Then the last of the group, from the US, complains that they were made to bake a cake.

    The only thing is how to end it. Do I go the funny route and have the others go overboard with outpourings of sympathy or do I acknowledge reality where the Christian from the US gets pissy and claim they are being persecuted for their faith as they walk out in a huff when the others ask what the problem is?

  6. pocketnerd says

    And what constitutes “[spitting] in His holy face by using the force of law to expel all vestiges of Him and His Truth from the public square”? Why, letting gays marry, of course! (Depending on whom you ask, it might be letting gays exist.)

    Phred may be dead, but the Gospel of “God Hates Fags” lives on. Most of its adherents know that they shouldn’t say it out loud — that’s what dogwhistles are for.

  7. colnago80 says

    Re #4

    Actually, not so much. If “God rules in the kingdoms of men,” yadda yadda, then among other things God is the one who put Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Hirohito, Harry “A-Bomb” Truman, etc.

    Conflating President Truman with the likes of Frankenberger, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, etc. is outrageous. Truman ordered the dropping of the nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki for good military reasons. The number of people killed by those bombs pales into insignificance compared to the number who would have died on both sides in an invasion. If Truman was a criminal, then so were Roosevelt and Churchill who ordered the fire bombings of German cities.

  8. says

    The logic behind the book of Revelation is what ultimately drove me to disbelief. For prophecies to come true, someone has to be controlling the characters, but if that’s the case, how can the controller judge the characters? I also questioned the power of prayer, thinking if god is going to do his thing anyway, why pray about it. If a prayer is successfully answered then either god already agreed with you and the prayer was meaningless, or you were able to change his mind… which means god was wrong at first, but god can’t be wrong because he’s perfect. The new action then goes against god’s will, but god did it anyway. ERROR! ERROR! CTRL+ALT+DEL

    Will the antichrist have the free will to not be the antichrist?

    One more thing, can I join your cover band? I play a mean air drum.

  9. raven says

    The logic behind the book of Revelation is what ultimately drove me to disbelief.

    Reading Revelation started me on the way out of xianity too.

    One day I was in church, bored, and 8 years old. I’d been told that the bible was a magic book full of knowledge and wisdom, god’s Truth.

    Revelation was supposed to be a roadmap of future events. Who could resist? A detailed description of the future. I opened up a bible and started reading.

    Ten minutes later, I knew Revelation was an incoherent mess of gibberish. That was the last time I took the bible seriously. I’ve since read it a few times. It’s still an incoherent mess of gibberish.

    It did take me another 4 decades and colliding with the fundies to finish the process.

  10. A Masked Avenger says

    Conflating President Truman with the likes of Frankenberger, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, etc. is outrageous. Truman ordered the dropping of the nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki for good military reasons.

    There’s ample evidence that he did NOT have good military reasons. Japan had already put out feelers on the prospects of surrender, and was known to be willing to surrender as long as they were reassured that Hirohito would not be executed (and in the end he was, in fact, not executed).

    If you pretend that weren’t true, and assume that further pummeling were justified, then it would still be a war crime to bomb a population center, which is why Truman lied in his public announcement, calling Hiroshima a “military base.” It, Nagasaki, the firebombings of Tokyo and Dresden, etc., were crimes against humanity, which were not prosecuted only because the war trials were conducted by the winners, AKA the perpetrators.

    If Truman was a criminal, then so were Roosevelt and Churchill who ordered the fire bombings of German cities.

    Urm, yes. Precisely. See how easy it is to resolve the cognitive dissonance when “your guy” is the one committing crimes against humanity?

  11. says

    Incidentally, Godless Minions of Satan is the name of my Stryper cover band.

    Mine’s Contend with a Wayward People. For the most part, we do country, I reckon.

  12. John Pieret says

    Mine’s Contend with a Wayward People.

    I’m kinda partial to Dark Clouds of Evil Rolling Across America.

  13. Al Dente says

    I just got the latest CD from Spit in His Holy Face. It’s not as good as their classic “Stop the Inevitable Tyranny” album.

  14. Wylann says

    Wait, I think we’re all missing the big picture here.

    A Stryper cover band? That’s several levels of meta (hell) there…..

  15. caseloweraz says

    Jeremy Shafer: The only thing is how to end it. Do I go the funny route and have the others go overboard with outpourings of sympathy or do I acknowledge reality where the Christian from the US gets pissy and claim they are being persecuted for their faith as they walk out in a huff when the others ask what the problem is?

    The way to end this is to have each of the others produce either a cake or a cream pie and shove it into the USA xtian’s face. After which they look at the camera with faces held carefully neutral and say, “Now you’ve seen real persecution.”

  16. matty1 says

    Jeremy Shafer, I think the point is actually made best if you just end it there. With tears streaming down the USains face as he mutters “They…made me bake a cake”

  17. thebookofdave says

    A baker having to bake a cake for a gay couple? A minor inconvenience at the most.

    You make it sound trivial, but where does it ever end? Will we be forced to bake cakes for incest couples next? How about pedophilia, bestial, serial killer, cannibal, or atheist wedding cakes? It’s a slippery slope, Ed, and it all ends in the form of angel food, topped with God’s judgment of Sodom and Gomorrah!

  18. tuibguy says

    @thebookofdave – Obama is ordering FEMA to ready baker’s molds for human-canine weddings.

    I wish these fuckers would rapture already. First, I want to have my choice from a bunch of fancy abandoned cars and opulent homes.

    Second, it’s the only way that I can think of that we don’t have to put up with them any more.

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