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PAT ROBERTSON’S COLONIAL EXPLOITS IN AFRICA

English: Paparazzo Presents a photo of televan...

English: Paparazzo Presents a photo of televangelist Pat Robertson taken during his February 12, 2006 Operation Blessing visit to Victory Fellowship Church in Metairie, Louisiana. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Two weeks ago, televangelist Pat Robertson was caught profit-lying about African Americans, and endorsing the idea of a forthcoming race war. Well, it seems Pat has a good idea what black bodies should be used for: mining gold and diamonds for his Operation Blessing! For those unfamiliar, Robertson was a supporter of Liberian dictator Charles Taylor, and vocally defended the man who was found guilty of a number of human rights violations. There have been a number investigations into Robertson’s Freedom Gold, which had deals with Taylor. Robertson admitted several years ago on his own 700 Club that he did indeed have financial interests in Liberia, his foray into neocolonialism was for the greater good: he just wanted to be able to broadcast and minister to more people around the world through private means (even if this meant, oh supporting a murderous dictator and just a little earning money under false pretenses [that’s both lying and stealing for those keeping count of the 10 Commandments at home].

Last week, and probably in the near future, there is going to be a documentary shown for world audiences to see: Mission Congo, exposing Robertson’s lies in the 1990’s, lying and stealing money from folks, claiming that the funds would be aiding Operation Blessing and refugees in Rwanda, but instead, the monies were used to finance Pat Robertson’s diamond mining expeditions. Robertson has been investigated by the state of Virginia, and was discovered to be a fraud, but the attorney general decided to look over this imperialist “blemish.”

These neocolonial activities overseas as well as Robertson’s habit of coming up with ponzi schemes lead me to doubt the sincerity of Robertson’s promoting placing the Ten Commandments in public schools and state courts. Why should we agree to a public policy of publicly endorsing religious precepts Pat Robertson chooses not to follow? #IJS

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@FocusFamily 's Jim Daly on Dominionism

Focus on the Family

Focus on the Family (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I found this gem of a quote from a Huffington Post story on Focus on the Family:

“Worshiping the “idol of political power,” Daly confessed, was “one of the errors that we’ve made, to be forthright and honest. … Christian leadership has become about the victory, and that’s led to us becoming the predator and the world our prey. That’s not a Christian doctrine. I’m very concerned about the politicization of the faith.” “

For more of this heartwarming story, see Tom Krattenmaker’s A Progressive’s Confessional Journey to Focus On The Family

Excellent piece.

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Stupid Christian Pet Tricks: Pacifism Is for Sissies

Real (Fascist) Men of Genius proudly presents, God Really Wants You to Murder Those Folks and Reward You For Being a Killer Guy.

Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association, says that in order to fight manly wars, we must reward people with medals for killing enemies rather than saving human life (So much for that sanctity of life stuff).  Not only does he abuse the Christus Victor atonement theology to desecrate the Cross of Christ, he continues to confuse (in US American conservative evangelical fashion) the value of Jesus’s sacrifice (the Son of God) with mere mortals.  Does not the Gospel and tradition teach Jesus’ uniqueness in terms of his life and sacrifice, and that there is nothing anyone can do to reach His equality with God? I do not know about you, but Bryan Fischer. you are a heretic. Period.

By the way, I heard bears are Satanic. What say ye?

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