Saturday, April 05, 2008

‘Hey, Lord, please tone down your luminosity; we’re having a problem with contrast. You’re causing the picture to flare.’”

via josie

The Christian Coalition, the people at its helm and its followers are similar to the topic of health insurance to me, in that they both very quickly make me so frustrated and f-ing angry i want to cry.

so when i can sort of laugh at something at their expense, i will, thank you very much.

"Bill Sizemore, a reporter for The Virginian-Pilot, probably knows as much as anyone about Pat Robertson and his multi-million dollar empire, having covered him for years and regularly breaking stories on everything from his outrageous statements to his murky business dealings. "
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"But perhaps the most interesting anecdote comes from Gerry Straub, a former “700 Club” producer, who explained how Robertson and his supporters believe that CBN had been chosen by God to “usher in the coming of my Son” and, as such, put in place a plan to televise Christ’s imminent return to earth: "

Read about the televising of the apocalypse.

5 Comments:

Blogger heighlo. said...

i passed by the compound of oral roberts university/studios of 700 club everyday for 3 years on my busride to Jr. High. Luckily the bus was wrapped in protective coating so none of it seeped inside the bus.

5:48 PM  
Blogger Tommy said...

There are few people scarier than Pat Robertson. As Max Von Sydow said in Woody Allen's "Hannah and Her Sisters", "If Jesus did come back, and saw what was being done in his name, he'd never stop throwing up."

7:13 PM  
Anonymous Josie said...

I knew you'd get a kick out of that. :)

I attended 2 years at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA, home of Jerry Falwell. Between that and a year at B.Y.U. and 15 years as a Mormon, it's small wonder I have an overdeveloped sense of irony.

10:55 AM  
Blogger ablebody said...

benny hinn's mega-temple was being built in my hometown. a towering, unfinished wall that faced I-4 near downtown was painted with huge letters "GOD IS NOT IMPRESSED."
what was impressive, however, was how someone scaled this wall and painted those words.

2:15 PM  
Blogger Overdroid said...

TV=Jesus

7:27 PM  

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