Does Trump’s CIA Director Want To Start A Holy War?

This threat to America is from people who deeply believe that Islam is the way and the light and the only answer. These folks believe that it is religiously driven for them to wipe Christians from the face of the earth…. They abhor Christians, and will continue to press against us until we make sure that we pray and stand and fight and make sure that we know that Jesus Christ our savior is truly the only solution for our world. – Mike Pompeo, Trump’s pick for CIA Director

The above quote was part of a speech Representative Mike Pompeo, (R-Kansas) gave to a church group in Wichita, Kansas, in 2014.

While Pompeo did not come out and directly advocate declaring war on Islam, there were several embedded “dog whistles,” (Conveniently denoted in boldface.) to get the message across. Such as: “It is religiously driven for them to wipe Christians from the face of the earth,” “make sure that we pray and stand and fight” and “Jesus Christ our savior is truly the only solution for our world.

That last one is especially troubling. Allow me to translate down the audio spectrum: “Christianity should rule the world or we’re in deep doo-doo.”

Don’t think that the Wichita speech was a “one off.” Last year, he addressed the Summit Church in his home district. This particular church  specializes in Satanism and paranormal activity. In that speech, he called the fight against radical Islam “the kind of struggle this country has not faced since its great wars.

So, who the hell is Mike Pompeo? For starters, he’s a former army captain that thinks he knows more about military matters than the Pentagon, State Department and Obama. He’s currently been nominated to head the CIA by Donald Trump.

You might remember him as part of the Benghazi witch hunt, looking for Hillary Clinton’s “smoking gun.” (Or at least, her broomstick.) Mike never found the gun, but he still managed to shoot himself in the foot.

As you might guess, being elected in Kansas, Mike flies with his right wing only. He pushes a number of fantasies cherished by troglodytes.

As bad as these things may be, they don’t have a lot to do with his proposed position at the CIA. But, these do:

“Why would you spy on friends? Because it’s a place where you find people who are trying to do enormous harm to America.”

  • He also thinks the N.S.A. needs to spy on American citizens. (Can you say “Big Brother is Watching?”)
  • He’s a torture fanboy. Despite the fact that torture hardly ever results in actionable intelligence. Not to mention that it’s against national and international laws.
  • He’s “skeptical” about global climate change. (See “fossil fuels” comment above.) This despite the fact that the Department of Defense asserts that climate change will affect the Pentagon’s ability to “defend the nation” and “poses immediate risks to U.S. national security.”
  • As you may have noticed, he’s an Islamophobe. Not a good position to hold when trying to deal with the ongoing series of Middle East Crises. (Not to mention, it destroys the myth of American impartiality when it comes to negotiations.)
  • Pompeo belongs to a group, (Member’s Bible Study) who’s illustrious members, past and present, include Jeff Sessions, Michele Bachmann, Steve King, Louie Gohmert and Mike Pence. The group is lead by Ralph Drollinger, an anti-LGBT clergyman who has called Catholicism the “world’s largest false religion.”

Referring to Pence, Sessions, and Pompeo, Dollinger stated,

Suddenly these men who have been discipled by the Church are in prominent positions of authority to change the course of America in ways that are biblical.

(Yeah, the “Revelations” part of the bible!)

Stay tuned!

Featured Image credit: Gage Skidmore

 

 

2015: The Year In Dumb Wing-Nut Prophecies And Predictions

J-Hagee-628x356Well, despite the predictions of various dire disasters for 2015, we’ve somehow managed to survive. Most of the catastrophes were supposed to happen because Big Daddy was pissed about marriage equality or the Iran deal or something. And, of course, some of them were going to be brought on by our Islamic, foreign-born presidential pretender.

The first prediction of note came in January, courtesy of “Judge” Jeanine Pirro, one of the few Bullshit Mtn bimbos with an I.Q. bigger than her breast size. (She useta was a district attorney.) There are times, however, when she seems to have undergone I.Q. reduction surgery.

On the 11th of the month, the “Judge” predicted that the Big O was going to inflict Sharia Law on the unsuspecting citizens of ‘Murica.

And make no mistake – as sure as I’m talking to you – there will be efforts to limit our First Amendment – our free speech – to comply with Sharia blasphemy laws which call for death to those who slander the prophet Mohammad.4243bd7c914c026192e00c7e032ff30f

I’ve never been too sure what was so upsetting about Sharia Law to this country’s religious wing-nuts. It’s almost exactly the same as Evangelical Law and the majority of the Religious Wrong is all for that. Both are based on Old Testament religious laws. After all, Jews, Christians & Muslims are all “Children of the Book.”

In April, a Texas Megachurch Pastor, John Hagee stated that since there were four blood moons plus a solar eclipse this year, that would herald the apocalypse or the rapture or the 2nd coming.

God sends plant Earth a signal that something big is about to happen! He’s controlling the Sun and the moon right now to send our generation a signal, but the question is, are we getting it?

No, the man in the moon isn’t hemorrhaging the red stuff. A blood moon is called that because in a total eclipse, the moon turns red as it passes through earth’s shadow. Btw, in scientific terms four blood moons in a year is called a “lunar tetrad”. The fact that there are four total eclipses this year is unusual but not unique. You can go 300 years without one, or as in the next 300 years, have 17 of them. (Eight in this century.)

Later in the month, he amended that to say that it meant the world would face an economic crisis in the fall.

Strangest thing, but that didn’t happen either. Maybe Big Daddy was too busy on Kolob to get around to screwing with the economic system, or maybe he forgot to leave himself a note in his daytimer.

As you may recall, back in the spring, SCOTUS (aka “The Not-So Supreme Court”) was trying to decide if the LGBT Community had the same rights, marriage-wise, as the “Straights.” This evoked all sorts of warnings of impending gloom and doom.

However, my favorite nuttycism emanated from End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles. Claiming the Holy Ghost was speaking through him, he said there was fire in the future. The Sacred Spook wasn’t sure if it was rioting, war or a fireball from space, but it was something.

America will be brought to its knees, there will be pain and suffering at a level we’ve never seen in this country. The word that I hear in my spirit is ‘fire.’ I do not know if it refers to riots or looting or war on American soil or a fireball from space. I simply know that a sweeping, consuming fire will come across the United States of America and this country will be charred and burned.

This one has me a bit puzzled. Darwin knows, there are uncounted trillions of fireballs in space. (We call them “stars.”) But B.D. couldn’t spare even one to make Rick an honest man? Even after his sent the spook to spread the warning? Of course it could just be a case of Rick’s tinfoil receptor being mis-tuned and he was picking up an alien version of the Star Wars saga. In any case, we’re still here, so the matrix is still up and running.

Which brings us to (drum roll, please)@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

JADE HELM 15

This event spawned so many predictions, prophesies and conspiracy theories, you’d need a tome to list them all. The following are just a brief sampling:

Jade Helm 15 came and went and turned out to be exactly what the military said it was going to be: A military war game to enhance military capability in modern warfare. Texas is still Texas. “Real ‘Muricans” are still roaming free. Walmart is still screwing its workers. And, not a Chinese warrior or space alien in sight. (1,500 mph mag-lev trains would have been nice though.)

Must have been a hell of a sale on tinfoil, somewhere!

Oh, and before I forget. Although Jade Helm may have been a bust, tinfoil-toupee wise, that didn’t deter Rick (Fireball From The Sky) Wiles from predicting that Jade Helm 16 (If that’s what the next war game will be called.) will…. well, I’ll let him tell you.

I believe that they would level the state of Texas, I believe they would use an EMP against Texas…Write that down for the record, this is a warning from the Holy Spirit.

Kinda makes me wonder if the spirits he communicates with are gaseous or liquid?

By this time, fall rolled around and True Believers braced themselves for the prophesied calamities. Religious Wrong fixture Jonathan Cahn, predicted that September 13th would be America’s “DAY OF JUDGEMENT!” Stock market crash and all!

Jim Bakker, back from his extended vacation at the Iron Bar Resort, agreed about September 13’s crash. Well, either that or a typhoon, a bombing, or an earthquake. He knew this because Big Daddy laid it on the line for him. (No mere Sacred Spook, but the HIM, himself.)

Once again, nuttin’ happened! Cahn then claimed that any disaster that happened between September 2015 and September 2016 would validate his predictions.

Rick Wiles added to the pile by stating that the good(?) Pastor Hagee had been right about predicting the economic collapse. Ricky predicted that between September 13 and October 9, the stock market would drop 30%. Pastor Hagee, not to be upstaged, elevated that to 50%.

Cahn pooped up again, stating that Big D. was soooo pissed off over SCOTUS’s gay rights ruling and the White House’s LGBT Pride Month celebration with rainbow lights, that his was going to sic Hurricane Joaquin on Washington D.C.

Ricky chimed in by adding the sinful city of New York to the target list. (I guess “Spookie” had his ear again.) Hurricane Joaquin didn’t hit either one!

These were just a few of the year’s ravings about impending doom. However, I’m not writing a book and by this point, I think you’ve got the point.

And, just think. There’s a brand new year for them to prophecy about.

Stay tuned! (And, make sure you’re stocked up on popcorn.)

Bristol Palin Trashes A Movie That’s Mean(?) To Mama Grizzly

Bristol-PalinI’d say Bristol, the “Palin Pouter,” is back, except that she never seems to leave. (Runs in the family, as you’ve probably noticed.) The serial unwed fornicator’s latest boo hoo is about a film, “The Armor of Light.” The pity party princess is particularly peeved as she proceeds to proclaim the plot picks on a Palin. (Mama Palin, to be precise.)

The half-term (Some would say “half-wit”, others would say that’s giving her too much credit.) governor is in one scene in which she comes out four-square against warning shots. (After all, ammo is expensive and after birth, human life is cheap.)

She continues with a not very successful attempt to question Reverend Schenek’s conservative bona fides:

The pastor says he caters to the conservatives and Tea Party activists as the camera pans over some photos of the pastor with famous conservatives – including what looks like the Pastor Saeed prayer vigil with Ted Cruz and one of my mom and dad with (apparently) the pastor and perhaps his wife.  It looks like it was taken in Alaska.Screen-Shot-2015-10-19-at-2.29.36-PM-e1445286706159

She says she asked mama about the pic, but mama don’t remember nothin’ about it. (Probably a PhotoShop job, I guess.)

The pastor says he doesn’t want to be labeled as a “liberal,” though he spouts leftist talking points from the first moments of the movie.

(Of course, anything that Regressives disagree with is automatically a “leftist talking point.”)

In fact, Reverend Schenek is active in the pro-life movement to the point that he was hit with a $25,000 judgment for contempt of court when he and 5 pro-life leaders were arrested following prayer vigils and demonstrations surrounding the 1992 Democratic National Convention. In 1995, Schenck organized the first National Memorial for the Preborn and their Mothers and Fathers, a religious service in opposition to abortion. He’s also the elected chairman of the board of directors for the Evangelical Church Alliance. (Sounds like a conservative to me!)

The film (which won’t be released until October 30th) is about Reverend Schenek asking, in Bristol’s not very humble opinion, “the most inane question “Can Christians be pro-life and pro-guns?” She also complains that the movie doesn’t push the anti-abortion angle near enough and then decides that’s because the film’s producer must be an pro-abortionist. (Without providing an iota of proof for her allegation.)

She goes on to complain that Reverend Schanek “says not to get your spiritual counsel from Fox News or the NRA, but from trusted spiritual authorities.” She explains that the bible says good things about being armed. (Of course, the bible also says good things about slavery, but she doesn’t bring that up.)

She does take a page out of the Ben Carson version of the Holocaust: “this is what happens when good people do nothing.” Actually, they did do something in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (Didn’t work out any better.)

She explains how important guns are to “many other families just like us...We use those guns to FILL OUR FREEZER. To live off the land!” (Most people just go to the grocery store.)

We use those guns to PROTECT ourselves, like many, many other people….This pastor must have had a pretty sheltered life not needing, or knowing the importance of guns in many American homes. I think Christians have a DUTY to carry and protect the innocent.

According to a National Institutes of Health study,

A statistically significant association exists between gun availability and the rates of unintentional firearm deaths, homicides, and suicides. The elevated rates of suicide and homicide among children living in states with more guns is not entirely explained by a state’s poverty, education, or urbanization and is driven by lethal firearm violence, not by lethal non-firearm violence.

And finally, remembering that she is a money-loving Palin, she puts in a plug for mama’s new book.

If you want to know what the Bible REALLY says about topics like this, buy my Mom’s new devotional instead of watching this new film.

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