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Posted by: anybody ( )
Date: August 05, 2018 07:43AM

Here we go again...

"A pastor with ties to Republican Senator Ted Cruz has claimed that God created the deadly wildfires in California to punish the state for accepting gay people.

Kevin Swanson has a history of making anti-LGBT statements. Last year, he claimed that Hurricane Harvey was a ‘punishment’ from God for Texas rejecting an anti-trans law and that public schools will turn kids into “transgender communists.”

And in 2016, he said that Girl Scouts leaders should be drowned for being too pro-gay."

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Posted by: babyloncansuckit ( )
Date: August 05, 2018 10:04AM

Pastors say ridiculous things because their congregations believe ridiculous things. I suppose there was a lot of agreement.

I’ll bet TBMs are a little embarrassed that their leaders didn’t say it first.

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Posted by: anybody ( )
Date: August 05, 2018 10:53AM

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Posted by: Happy_Heretic ( )
Date: August 05, 2018 10:08AM

Why Pastor Kevin... what an asshole god you have.

HH =)

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Posted by: Dave the Atheist ( )
Date: August 05, 2018 10:24AM

Gays are one step above Atheists on their hatred list.

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Posted by: anybody ( )
Date: August 05, 2018 10:57AM

Kevin Swanson saying the Bible mandates the execution of gay people, willing to go to jail for his beliefs:

I thought this was the gospel of Jesus Christ:

"King Of Kings" Sermon On The Mount

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/05/2018 11:01AM by anybody.

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Posted by: catnip ( )
Date: August 11, 2018 12:38AM

I can't help but wonder - does he actually listen to the tripe coming from his mouth? Would Bible Jesus really have taught that kind of divisive rubbish? I'd have pegged him as a classier guy than that.

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Posted by: ificouldhietokolob ( )
Date: August 06, 2018 05:34PM

Can we just declare this guy insane, and lock him up in some asylum? I mean, after watching this...

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Posted by: saucie ( )
Date: August 06, 2018 06:44PM

* sigh * Every summer during fire season, the feeble minded

homophobes blame the Gays and Lesbians. Its really boring

and ignorant. It's like seasonal hatred...

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/06/2018 06:48PM by saucie.

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Posted by: kentish ( )
Date: August 06, 2018 06:53PM

IMV it is all part of the United States as God's favored country syndrome. So many seem to be of the notion that somehow the US has become the "chosen people" or at least hold a special place in God's affections over and above other nations. There has been an advance of gay rights in many countries while at the same time there has been numerous natural disasters that no one there seems to connect to the national condition, real or imagined.

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Posted by: SusieQ#1 ( )
Date: August 06, 2018 06:56PM

Wow. So many gays does it take to start a fire?

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Posted by: pollythinks ( )
Date: August 06, 2018 07:04PM

Posted by: SusieQ#1:
Wow. So many gays does it take to start a fire?

Good shot, SusieQ#1.

I wonder if his parishioners are as dumb as he is?

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Posted by: GNPE1 ( )
Date: August 06, 2018 08:25PM

NOT too late for the GAs to chime in & claim the fires are the fault of:

Coffee & Tea Drinkers

Wankers (male & female)

Smokers & other tobacco users

Porn Viewers



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Posted by: Paintingnotloggedin ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 01:10PM

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Posted by: Done & Done ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 03:32PM

Gays are hot! What can you do?

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Posted by: krwoolf ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 06:19PM

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, my TBM dad asked me if I thought God did this to punish all the sinful people there. I remember thinking "why would you want to believe in a being that harms people?"

Not to mention the fact that mosly lower income people were affected.

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Posted by: ificouldhietokolob ( )
Date: August 08, 2018 09:03PM

The notion that the magical, invisible, imaginary all-powerful man in the sky hates the same people you hate is quite compelling to some people.

So they run with it. Pretending they KNOW what the magical, invisible, imaginary all-powerful man in the sky hates.

And then others agree with them...

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Posted by: Elder What's-his-face ( )
Date: August 09, 2018 12:04PM

Kevin's god sounds terribly inefficient to destroy all that stuff just to go after a small number of folks who survived it anyway. And if Kevin's hero was trying to get "the gays" then why isn't San Francisco engulfed in holy fire?

Look at Sodom and Gomorrah! Did everything get destroyed except S&G? No, everything else was saved because the "sinners" were concentrated at the target site. Yeah, sorry Kevin, but your god is a complete amateur compared to the one in your bible.

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Posted by: namarod ( )
Date: August 10, 2018 06:33PM

I grew up in Redding, California. I consider it my hometown. It breaks my heart to see so much of this beautiful area destroyed and ravaged by these horrendous wildfires. Firefighters and civilians have lost their lives. It's really offensive when a self-righteous asshole, who claims he's a Pastor of God, uses hateful religious rhetoric to somehow blame these wildfires on God's wrath against LGBT's. If there is a Hell of fire and brimstone, it's reserved for douche-bags like this idiot!

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