More Hagee Fun

John Hagee Creatively Interprets the U.S. Great Seal

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Making John Bolton look like Woodrow Wilson:

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Katrina is God’s Punishment for  New Orleans’ sins:

TG: I just want to ask you one question, based on one of your sermons, and this is not about Israel — you said after Hurricane Katrina, that it was an act of God, and you said when you violate God’s will long enough, the judgment of God comes to you. Katrina is an act of God for a society that is becoming Sodom and Gomorrah re-born.

Do you still believe that Katrina is punishment from God for a society that is becoming like Sodom and Gomorrah?

JH: All hurricanes are acts of God, because God controls the heavens. I believe that New Orleans had a level of sin that was offensive to God, and they were recipients of the judgment of God for that.

The newspaper carried the story in our local area, that was not carried nationally, that there was to be a homosexual parade there on the Monday that the Katrina came. And the promise of that parade was that it would was going to reach a level of sexuality never demonstrated before in any of the other gay pride parades.

So I believe that the judgment of God is a very real thing. I know there are people who demur from that, but I believe that the Bible teaches that when you violate the law of God, that God brings punishment sometimes before the Day of Judgment, and I believe that the Hurricane Katrina was, in fact, the judgment of God against the city of New Orleans.

Why would such a loon back McCain?  Bomb, Bomb, Bomb Iran:

 For Hagee’s new project, his influence in washington is probably less important than his influence over his audience. With the clout of his listeners, he can serve Bush administration hawks by firing up grass-roots support for a military strike against Iran. TBN has provided several opportunities for Hagee to promote his book on Praise the Lord, several installments of his own program, and a two-day appearance on Benny Hinn’s show. Through the marketing efforts of Strang Communications, which placed national radio advertising spots for Jerusalem Countdown on The Sean Hannity Show, The O’Reilly Factor, and Janet Parshall’s America, Hagee brought his Armageddon message to a wider conservative audience. His end-times theology is nothing new; countless numbers of self-proclaimed prophets of the end of the world have demanded attention since the beginning of time. The difference now is that TBN’s relentless fund raising — along with advances in digital and satellite broadcasting technology — has permitted worldwide dissemination of his ominous predictions. Through TBN, other religious and conservative media, and the growing mega-churches, Hagee has turned his Bible-thumping not only into a multi-million dollar business, but into a pro-war movement as well.

How crazy is Hagee, so crazy that Bill Donahue of the Catholic League sounds reasonable discussing him

“There are plenty of staunch evangelical leaders who are pro-Israel, but are not anti-Catholic. John Hagee is not one of them. Indeed, for the past few decades, he has waged an unrelenting war against the Catholic Church. For example, he likes calling it ‘The Great Whore,’ an ‘apostate church,’ the ‘anti-Christ,’ and a ‘false cult system.’ To hear the bigot in his own words, click here. Note: he isn’t talking about the Buddhists.

“In Hagee’s latest book, Jerusalem Countdown, he calls Hitler a Catholic who murdered Jews while the Catholic Church did nothing. ‘The sell-out of Catholicism to Hitler began not with the people but with the Vatican itself,’ he writes.

“For the record, Hitler persecuted the Catholic Church and was automatically excommunicated in 1931—two years before he assumed power—when he acted as best man at Joseph Goebbel’s Protestant wedding. Hitler even bragged about his separation from the Church. As for doing nothing about the Holocaust, Sir Martin Gilbert reminds us that Goebbels denounced Pope Pius XII for his 1942 Christmas message criticizing the Nazis (the New York Times lauded the pope for doing so in an editorial for two years in a row). Much to Hagee’s chagrin, Gilbert also says that Pius XII saved three quarters of the Jews in Rome, and that more Jews were saved proportionately in Catholic countries than Protestant countries. Indeed, Israeli diplomat Pinchas Lapide credited the Catholic Church with saving 860,000 Jews. No religion can match that.

One might think Donahue hates the guy more than even Amanda Marcotte and Kathy Griffin even.

 

3 thoughts on “More Hagee Fun

  1. If “Katrina is God’s Punishment for New Orleans’ sins” …

    He missed the neighborhood with all the nudie bars and girls gone wild and went after the folks whom common sense would say are most in need of God’s blessings and our mortal charity.

    And such blasphemy (trying to define God’s Will in human terms) doesn’t explain why Alabama and Mississippi were also hit.

  2. Southwest Mississippi was struck with 130 mph winds during Katrina, 100 + miles to the north of New Orleans. I assure this so called man of God or preacher that he KNOWS nothing about what he speaks of, I live here. I am Southern Baptist with many Catholic Friends and have news for Hagee, there will be Catholics in Heaven. Absolutely sinful to hear him rant so and then endorse McCain for President, with McCain saying that he accepts this endorsement and stands with the same beliefs…………………..It is a pity that we do not have a third party that actually would stand up against tyranny in America, and the supression of the Constitution. That Constitution is what guarantees Hagee the right to say what he does. Don’t get me started !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Yep!!!John Hagee reminds me of a cross between”Principal McVicar”from”Beavis and Butthead”and”Principal Weatherbee”from Archie Comics!!!
    I remember I caught a little of one of his sermons about 15 years ago while Channel Surfing.
    He was talking about the ambush by Somali Warlords of US Army Rangers in Somalia that became popular in the Book and Movie”Blackhawk Down”.
    Anyway,he went on to blame the Rockefellers and The New World Order
    for it!!!
    I really beleive that he oughta team up with Hollywood’s Biggest Consiracy Theorist Oliver(JFK-Just Fulla Krap)Stone and make a movie!!!

    Of course,the same GOP that was on Obama’s Pastor Reverend(And I use that term loosely)Jeremiah Wright for being a Hate Spewing Demagogue
    in the Guise of The Clergy like a pack of wild dogs on a 3legged cat yet were very quiet when it comes to Reverends(Again,I use that term loosely)Pat Robertson;Jerry Falwell and John Hagee!!
    Sorry,But a Hate Spewing Demagouge in the Guise of The Clergy Is Still a Hate Spewing Demagogue whether it’s Jeremiah Wright or Pat Robertson!!!

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