- 2008-05-23 [Talk|Index] It's Two-for-One-Day in the Rejecting Rabid Reverends Department § “For months, John McCain has faced questions about his associations with radical religious televangelists like John Hagee and Rod Parsley. And for months, McCain refused to disassociate himself from the extremists, even going so far as to defend the hate-filled rhetoric. McCain said Hagee had been â€œtaken out of contextâ€) and repeatedly say he was â€œhonoredâ€ and â€œgladâ€ to have their support. .. Yesterday, after the latest revelations that Hagee believed Hitler was fulfilling Godâ€™s will, McCain gave up.” As with Obama's pastor Jeremiah Wright, these guys are in some ways just echoing what many people believe. Their conclusions are perhaps more outrageous, but not clearly on a different order of magnitude. If this leads to a trend against religious endorsement of presidential candidates, though, that would certainly be a good thing.
- 2008-05-21 [Talk|Index] McCain Backer Hagee Said Hitler Was Fulfilling God's Will § “John Hagee, the controversial evangelical leader and endorser of Sen. John McCain, argued in a late 1990s sermon that the Nazis had operated on God's behalf to chase the Jews from Europe and shepherd them to Palestine. According to the Reverend, Adolph Hitler was a "hunter," sent by God, who was tasked with expediting God's will of having the Jews re-establish a state of Israel.”
- 2008-05-08 [Talk|Index] Terrifying religious insanity § “Watch this heartwarming display of inter-faith unity, in which crazy Jewish nationalists and crazy Christian fundamentalists overcome their differences and get in bed together over their common religious insanity. Featuring Tom DeLay, John Hagee, and Joe Lieberman.” Includes many believers stating passionately that they are looking forward to Armageddon. (In one scene, Lieberman praises Rick Santorum, in the audience.)