Pat Robertson Amputates Trump, says ‘He Lives In An Alternate Reality’ Should Not Run Again

Sidney Powell promised us something biblical but Pat Robertson delivered. This is epic. Robertson is the patriarch of evangelical wingnuttia. He’s the equivalent of the Pope and then some. He has the longest running religious show on the airwaves, his 700 Club, which has been going since the 60’s. His words to Donald Trump — […]

(even) Pat Robertson thinks Alabama’s anti-abortion law is “too extreme”

Apparently, Robertson, who usually takes extreme/insane positions (i.e. claiming that you can get AIDS from towels), kept his eyes open when praying on this, (reminded...

Gay Cartoon Rat Signifies ‘War For Our Culture’ Per Ex-Trump Aide, While Pat Robertson Defects To The Liberals

Remember Sebastian Gorka, the Nazi-insignia brandishing former White House aide, and Breitbart alum? He’s got his own RWNJ radio show, and if you tuned in Tuesday, you got to hear about the latest skirmish in the cultural war — a gay rat got married to a gay aardvark, in a cartoon, and it’s the end of life as we know it, to hear Gorka tell it. Washington Post: [Gorka] flew into a rage because the season’s Monday premiere [of Arthur] featured a gay wedding. Arthur’s third-grade teacher, Nigel Ratburn, exchanges vows with a local chocolatier, an aardvark named Patrick. “This is a war for our culture, and that’s why we exist here, on ‘America First,’ on the Salem Radio Network,” Gorka said. Gorka, who briefly served as a spokesman for Trump on national security matters before he left the White House in the summer of 2017, saw something insidious at work. The diversity showcased on “Arthur” fit a pattern of left-wing demagoguery he identified in everything from the revolutionary Reign of Terror in France to the administration of President Barack Obama. The ideology on display — in Mr. Ratburn’s nuptials and the rest — was that, “Civil society doesn’t exist, friendship doesn’t exist, family doesn’t exist,” Gorka maintained. “Only permanent revolution.” Sounds like an existential crisis to me, alright. Nuptials between homosexual anthropomorphic cartoon rodents, inciting rebellion against all that is good and wholesome in life, resulting in complete chaos and the breakdown, nay, the very collapse, of civilization. Okey doke. Meanwhile, back in the world of the lucid, Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher directly contradicted Gorka’s views, when he told MSNBC’s Chuck Todd, “You now have majorities who are for gay marriage. And the polling is fairly clear on, the vast majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned.” RawStory: If Republicans want to make this about a woman’s choice and a woman’s right to choose an abortion, I think Democrats would be silly not to take them on, looking at the numbers.” “And also, and this is really important, for the first time in 2018, Democrats won college-educated voters on the backs of college-educated women, which means the suburbs became more competitive,” added Belcher. “If those suburban white women think for one moment that Republicans are going to be the party that overturns Roe v. Wade, it will be a monumental shift.” That backlash, said Belcher, might even be enough to help Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL), widely considered the most vulnerable incumbent senator going into 2020, to hold his seat. It would indeed be wonderful if Senator Jones is able to hang onto that seat, considering how hotly he fought for it against racist Roy Moore. Alabama is now ground zero in the cultural war, since the passing of the medieval abortion bill, banning abortions even for rape and incest victims. Now are you sitting down? Because incredibly, none other than televangelist, and dispel-er of hurricanes *, Pat Robertson has gone on record saying that the Alabama abortion law is too extreme. Talking Points Memo: “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a law that would give a 99-year prison sentence to those who commit abortions,” he said Wednesday on “The 700 Club.” “There’s no exception for rape or incest. It’s an extreme law and they want to challenge Roe v. Wade, but my humble view […]

About This Whole “Trump Signing Bibles” Controversy.

Scene: A rural Alabama living room  A stuffed opossum, leaking fluff and with one eye missing, stands menacingly in a corner. A couple of easy chairs and a sofa, with a coffee table in front of it are arranged in the main space. Pat Robertson’s “700 Club” oozes from the television. Atop the mantle, in a place of honor normally reserved for a wedding photograph, stands a black, pebble grain covered book. Embossed on the cover, in silver leaf Gothic letters are the words The Holy Bible And scrawled underneath, in black Sharpie is By Donald J Trump Of course Donald Trump signed bibles during his trip to the Alabama tornado disaster zone! What else did you expect him to do? They put them in front of him fer Crissakes! You have Pat Robertson calling him the living incarnation of King Cyrus, and that bubble headed moron Mike Lindell telling C-Pac that God himself plucked Trump from a manger and plunked his overstuffed ass down in the Oval Office. I guess Apparently Matt Schlapp couldn’t get Trump’s DJ with the drums guy from the inauguration for C-PAC this year. Anybody who knows anything about Donald Trump should know by now that the only thing that Trump won’t sign is an alimony check.But blaming the Orange Whip mutt for howling is missing the point. Let me tell you a short story. About 40 years ago, I was a young paramedic for a private ambulance company in my home town of Chicago. One summer day, my partner and I were assigned to Grant Park, as part of a squad of paramedics on hand to provide any necessary medical treatment for Pope John Paul II’s celebratory mass from the Petrillo band shell. A high honor for an Irish Catholic kid from Chicago. And it became an even higher honor when, before the mass, Pope John Paul II showed up at our staging area to personally bless the medics that would be tending to his flock on that hot summer day. You can tell by my vivid memory how clearly that day is etched in my memory, 40 years later. But the one thing that I can’t remember is the Pope, after the mass, sitting at a table in front of a receiving like, signing bibles, or anything else. Look, forget about His Lowness here for a minute. What is the most important thing here is not that Trump signed a bunch of bibles for kids in Alabama. The real tragedy here is the sad, almost pathetic desperation, or lack of veneration, that leads desperate, disillusioned people to take what should be their most prized possession, and hand it over to a craven, avaricious, philandering, heathen poltroon to deface. I wanted to make sure that I had it right, so I looked it up, and the first commandment still reads; You shall not make for yourself any idol, nor bow down to it or worship it. Behold the true nature of the beast, the “Trump base.” Why would anybody be surprised that they would ask a hedonist fakir like Trump to authenticate the words of God when they spend their lives sending checks to opportunistic hack religious hustlers like Pat Robertson, to keep him comfortably ensconced in fancy digs and private jets. We used to think that nothing made a Trump supporter look dumber than when they staggered […]

Pat Robertson Lashes Out At LGBTs, Says Pro-Gay Politicians Should Be ‘Voted Out Of Office’

Evangelical wingnut Pat Robertson got his knickers all in a twist this morning. He was incensed over an appellate court in Philadelphia considering the issue of whether to renew a Catholic adoption agency’s contract with the City of Philadelphia. The agency doesn’t want to place foster children in LGBT homes, which is a violation of Philadelphia’s non-discrimination policy, and so the Catholic agency might lose it’s contract. That hits Robertson right where he lives, because he’s been hoping like hell that he can make his, and Mike Pence’s, “religious liberty” b.s. the law of the land, and send human rights and the LGBT people back to medieval times. So Robertson went on an epic rant. Right Wing Watch: “The incredible thing about the homosexuals is they are willing to destroy lives and destroy the whole fabric of society so long as they and their weird way of doing sex is legitimized,” he said. “That’s what they want and they will take away everything; they will destroy marriage, they will destroy families, they will destroy, in this case, the foster children. They are willing to tear down the entire edifice in order to have the majority of people recognize the way they do sex.” “I think if Christians begin to speak out and insist that if some politician goes along with the gay agenda, that they’re going to be voted out of office,” Robertson added. “Once they get that message, they’ll start saying, ‘We want to listen to the majority of the people in our society.’ Until they do, that small minority is going to be dominating everything we do and every aspect of our lives.” Christians taking over the government is not a new idea to Robertson. He started preaching that particular gospel back in the 80’s. Yuricare Report: “During the 1980’s I began taping and transcribing Pat Robertson’s 700 Club show because of the alarming anti-Christian political philosophy he was endorsing. He began a drum beat for drastic political and cultural changes to this country. Robertson’s guests did something I’d never seen before: they reversed the scriptures and called it immoral for the citizens to help the poor through taxation, which, by the way is expressly required in the Old Testament. The accusation was and is that taxation robbed the rich to help the poor. On April 4, 1985, Billy Graham appeared on the show, and in a startling announcement said, “I’m for evangelicals “… getting control of the Congress, getting control of the bureaucracy, getting control of the executive branch of government. If we leave it to the other side we’re going to be lost.” On September 25, 1985, Tim LaHaye, appeared in a film clip with Phyllis Schlafly on the show. In that clip, he laid out the plan to take over the government of the United States. He said: “Suppose that every Bible believing church—all 110,000—decided to…raise up one person to run for public office and win… If every church in the next ten years did that, we would have more Christians in office than there are positions…there are only 97,000 elective offices.” Robertson and his cronies are serious as a heart attack about stacking the courts with anti-gay judges and electing anti-gay politicians. In his rant on television Monday about the Philadelphia case, he made the point that the gay population is only two percent of the country. Robertson […]

Trump Either Doesn’t Care A Journalist Was Tortured To Death Or He Approves

We are at a horrific crossroads in history, where freedom of speech and dissemination of truth are at stake. A dissident journalist known throughout the Arab world for his commitment to getting out the truth, was horrifically murdered October 2 in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate, by a 15-man security detail that beat, drugged, and tortured […]

Fear Not, Pat Robertson Has Commanded Hurricane Florence To Be Gone

Behold, Hurricane Florence was a category 4 storm a few days ago and that worried televangelist Pat Robertson aplenty, because his Christian Broadcasting Network is right in it’s path. So he decided to take matters into his own hands, and commanded Florence, in the name of Jesus, of course, not to harm his facilities and […]

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