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Rick Scarborough: Religious Right Must Prepare For War Against Satan, Comedians

On Saturday, anti-gay extremists Tony Perkins and Rick Scarborough hosted a “Free to Believe Broadcast” that included appearances from Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Marco Rubio and Rick Santorum.

Scarborough joined Perkins the night before the event on Perkins’ radio show, where he declared that conservative Christians must form an “army of faith that will stand up to tyranny” and take back ground from Satan.

After alleging that anti-Christian persecution is on the rise in America, Scarborough said that “we’re living in the age where the church is fair game, Satan is — the comedians, the media and others take no thought about defaming preachers and defaming the church.”

“Satan, like a roaring lion, is coming after the church,” he said.

While Scarborough didn’t mention who in the media is at fault, he has previously criticized the influence of Bill Maher, Rachel Maddow, Lady Gaga, Jerry Seinfeld and even cartoon characters such as Bart Simpson.

Glenn Beck Makes Another Mistake, Issues Another Fake Apology

Last week, Glenn Beck circulated on Twitter and Facebook a fake tweet ostensibly sent by Donald Trump in which Trump supposedly announced that he voted for President Obama’s re-election in 2012.

The tweet was obviously fake.

For one, it didn’t include the blue check mark shown on verified Twitter accounts, including Trump’s, and anyone could have gone back to check on Trump’s tweets from Election Night, when he sent out a flurry of anti-Obama statements, including several tweets calling for a revolution.

Beck, who is not exactly known for his accuracy, said that while he apologizes for sharing the hoax tweet, Trump is still a “perfect progressive” who “voted for Obama in '08,” an assertion for which he cited no evidence except for his own gut feeling.

Then, on his radio show yesterday, Beck repeated the language of the fake 2012 tweet to claim that Trump backed Obama in his first campaign. “He likes to win and he votes for winners,” Beck said of Trump.

During the 2008 campaign, Trump said he was “very strongly” for McCain and endorsed him on “Larry King Live,” donating to McCain’s campaign and hailing his “amazing” and “courageous” choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate. (Trump’s views of McCain have since changed, but his views of Palin have not.)

You can add this to the growing list of Beck’s disingenuous apologies and failure to do basic research.

Sandy Rios: 'White People Everywhere' Terrified Of Criticizing People Of Color

Earlier today, Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation spoke with Sandy Rios, a radio host and governmental affairs director with the American Family Association, about the nomination of Wilhelmina Wright to a federal district court seat in Minnesota.

Von Spakovsky alleged that Senate Republicans have refused to put up a fight against Wright, who is scheduled for a confirmation vote later today, even though, according to von Spakovsky, she is an extremist who hates the U.S. Constitution and thinks America is a racist country.

Rios claimed that Republicans aren’t blocking Wright’s nomination because they are “afraid” to oppose a black nominee. In fact, Rios said that “white people everywhere” are simply terrified of passing judgment on any person of color, which of course explains why no one on the Right has ever criticized President Obama.

“I am saying that a lot of this is coming from this fear now of white politicians, white spokesmen, white senators, white people everywhere, afraid to make any kind of a decision or judgment on someone who has a pigment in their skin, no matter what, because they will be accused of racism no matter what,” Rios said.

She went on to argue that Senate Republicans should “put a halt to confirmations” of judicial nominees altogether “because that has nothing to do with color.” Von Spakovsky agreed, saying that Republicans should oppose any nominee for the federal bench because they will all share President Obama’s “radical left-wing views.”

Falwell Jr.: Donald Trump Like Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King Jr. And Jerry Falwell

Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, asked Donald Trump to speak at the school on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day yesterday “so that Mr. Trump would have the opportunity to recognize and honor Dr. King on MLK day.”

This didn’t seem to register with Trump, who didn’t spend any time discussing the late civil rights leader, outside of saying he would “dedicate” the large crowd to King.

But Falwell Jr. spent plenty of time lavishing praise on Trump, claiming that the business mogul has demonstrated his Christian “fruit” by creating jobs and getting involved in philanthropic work, gushing that “Donald Trump lives a life of loving and helping others, as Jesus taught in the Great Commandment.”

He also compared the GOP presidential frontrunner to Jesus Christ, King and his father, the late televangelist Jerry Falwell, explaining that none of them were “politically incorrect.”

Among the elder Falwell’s “politically incorrect” statements include his support for South Africa’s apartheid government and racial segregation in the U.S., specifically denouncing King in his sermons.

Rand Paul: 'Nobody's Got A Damn Car In Afghanistan'

Yesterday, Rand Paul appeared on “The Simon Conway Show” to rail against left-wing environmentalism that he says “has infected the Pentagon” and driven up military expenditures.

One result of this “green craziness,” he said, was the construction of a natural gas fueling station in Afghanistan, even though, according to the Kentucky senator, “nobody’s got a damn car in Afghanistan.”

However, the money in question actually went towards a larger effort “to bring Afghanistan’s giant Shebergan gas field back into production,” and people in Afghanistan do in fact drive and own cars.

Paul then pivoted to attack his fellow presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz for their stances on military spending, which he said would “bankrupt the country.”

Kim Davis' Lawyer Compares Her To Martin Luther King Jr.

Mathew Staver, the anti-gay activist who represented Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in her failed attempt to prevent her office from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, marked Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by emailing supporters of his organization, Liberty Counsel, a fundraising email that included an excerpt from King’s “Letter from the Birmingham Jail.”

Naturally, Staver, who has previously likened Davis to King and to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, ended his letter by directly comparing Davis to the civil rights leader:

P.S. Dr. King was a highly principled man and firmly held to his convictions until his untimely death.

Today, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis stands as an example to all of us as a person of conviction who was jailed for her principled resistance to an unjust law. Yet, the Lord has restored her in ways she couldn't have imagined!

While no one wants conflict, we have no choice but to resist an unjust law, particularly one that will force us to participate in acts that directly conflict with the Natural and Revealed Law.

Staver isn’t alone in comparing Davis to King.

Back in September, Rick Santorum said that Davis was following in King’s footsteps:

Trump Campaign Picks Radical Anti-Gay End Times Pastor For Rally Invocation

While most people remember Donald Trump’s Wednesday rally in Pensacola, Florida, for a hypnotic performance by the “Freedom Kids” dance troupe, one aspect that should not be overlooked was the invocation delivered by Carl Gallups, an extremist End Times pastor who believes the U.S. is on the verge of annihilation.

While the invocation itself was uncontroversial, the choice of Gallups is a curious one, particularly since Trump has largely avoided social issues in his campaign.

Gallups, like Trump, is a birther who loves Vladimir Putin, and also shares his disdain for Common Core, although Gallups thinks that Common Core will be used to teach pre-schoolers “the mechanics of homosexual sex.”

Gallups has also claimed that the U.S. “is inviting end of days judgment upon itself” because it “celebrates, promotes and legalizes homosexual marriage.” He believes that such judgment “has already begun” because of America’s stances on marriage equality and abortion rights, linking the two issues to turmoil in the stock market.

Gay marriage, Gallups claims, will allow gay people to “enslave” Christians and “may prove to be the final death knell of divine judgment upon our once great nation,” possibly leading to the “total destruction” of society.

Gallups thinks that schools that teach about gay people in history should also teach “the history of the major civilizations that ultimately met their demise concurrent with the rise of rampant sexual promiscuity and deviancy within those cultures, especially embracing and accepting homosexuality.” He calls homosexuality “one of the most dangerous sexual lifestyles on the planet.”

He believes that the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision is transforming America into Nazi Germany and North Korea and may lead to a ban on religion.

But then again, Trump himself has declared that America is a “hellhole” that is “going down fast” — but of course, for different reasons.

'God's On Our Side': Alex Jones Hails Discredited Right Wing Activist James O'Keefe

James O’Keefe, the right-wing activist best known for his discredited attacks against the community service group ACORN, his failed attempt to break into then-Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office and recent laughable effort to manufacture a Hillary Clinton campaign finance scandal, is now directing his attacks at companies involved with Common Core, an academic standards effort with supporters and critics on both sides of the aisle.

Naturally, O’Keefe found a receptive audience in Alex Jones, speaking with the InfoWars broadcaster yesterday about his latest set of “sting” videos.

“We’re in a war,” Jones said, claiming that “the real battle for the republic” is in the homeland because “America is being taken down.”

“God’s on our side,” he told O’Keefe. “There is Providence. George Washington talked about it. But we have to get on the field. But when we get on the field, everything we do turns to gold.” He continued to pour out praise of O’Keefe, praising the activist for trying to stop liberals from taking over the U.S. and turning it into a Third World nation.

O’Keefe, who once likened his group’s activists to SEAL Team Six, said that while he wasn’t comparing himself to military service members, “I do think that people need to risk their lives domestically” to save America. He then insisted that he has been detained several times by the Department of Homeland Security and has gone “through hell doing this work.”

WND Pundit: Trump Can Rally A 'White Army' And The 'White Lives Matter Movement'

Yesterday, WorldNetDaily columnist Ilana Mercer praised Donald Trump for giving voice to members of the “invisible, white army” who are tired of being oppressed by “federal aggression” and immigrants who “have the run of your schools, hospitals, libraries, parks and workplace.”

“Indeed, we members of the informal White Lives Matter movement notice that poor whites in America are very badly off,” she wrote, adding that “this large, mostly white cohort is waiting on the ropes for … Donald Trump.”

WorldNetDaily, of course, is the same far-right, birther outlet that named Trump its “Man of the Year” in 2015. Trump will return the favor by agreeing to speak at an event in March honoring WorldNetDaily’s founder and birther movement leader Joseph Farah.

Omitted at last year’s Fox Business presidential debate Nov. 10 were two loudly whispered secrets. The one was Marco Rubio’s expensing the Republican Party for personal spending. The other: Terrifying data that a large segment of white America was … dying.



Most of us have come across emaciated, gaunt, poor white men and women in our communities; middle-aged, often younger whites standing on the curb, begging for change. Indeed, we members of the informal White Lives Matter movement notice that poor whites in America are very badly off.

But a political whiteout prohibits the candid discussion of their plight. Unless they’re being dubbed throw-away racists, bigots, or has-beens who can’t let go of white privilege – white, working-class America is invisible. It has been so for decades.



If you’re working-class and white, you’re invisible. You have been for decades. You used to be the backbone of the economy. No more. You’re still the backbone of the U.S. military, more likely to die in the service of The State in far-flung countries.

Your love of country is sanctioned provided it is confined to dying in the wars launched by Rome-on-the-Potomac. You may find belonging only by risking your life abroad in the service of strangers, or opening your home to them, stateside. If you survive the combat-to-coffin career path, your love of community will need to encompass a million immigrants, each and every year, who’ll have the run of your schools, hospitals, libraries, parks and workplace. Destined to fight against subsistence farmers in foreign lands, you find yourself harassed on your homesteaded land, at home, never free from federal aggression.

As a share of America’s adult population, Donald Trump’s invisible, white army likely forms less than 48 percent. To them could be added other whites who favor borders and hanker after closely-knit communities and such Burkean peculiarities. I would imagine ranchers Hammond and Bundy are eager to hear from the one candidate who has not called them terrorists.

This large, mostly white cohort is waiting on the ropes for … Donald Trump.

BarbWire Pundit: Obama Is Enslaving People, Unlike The Founding Fathers

Writing this week in BarbWire, Sher Zieve warns that the passage of the omnibus spending bill last month proves that Republicans in Congress have been unwilling to “remove the cancer” destroying the U.S., partly due to the fact that people are afraid “of being called a ‘racist’ if they oppose the country’s enslavement of its citizens with replacement of illegal ones and totalitarian leftist policies.”

Zieve, who has previously written about Obama’s dictatorial, anti-white, Islamic and satanic ambitions, urges readers to try and “pull our country out of the Luciferian Left morass” and to “rededicate this country to the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and … return to the principles upon which this country was founded. For those who graduated high school after the 1960s, those principles do not and never did include slavery or suppression. Remember that the ‘new’ Obama-Principles do.”

With ongoing acts of patent lunacy—or the darker reason…collaboration—the Republican-controlled US Congress refuses to remove the cancer eating away at Washington D.C. just as the Democrats have done for decades. Instead, the aforementioned Congress seems to prefer the ultimate demise-for-lack-of-proper-care that will soon be the cause of death. One of the primary reasons used as an excuse is the now cliché false fear of being called a “racist” if they oppose the country’s enslavement of its citizens with replacement of illegal ones and totalitarian leftist policies.

Note…at some point almost all politicians become leftists in order to enrich themselves and they begin to view their constituencies as “the great unwashed masses” who are beneath them. They, then, begin to use any inane excuse to draw curious eyes away from what they’re really doing. And, at some point it no longer matters on which side they pretend to be, because it’s the side that solely enriches them.

After passing the “Omnibus” bill—which already includes all sorts of snakes and vermin including, but not limited to, fully funding Planned Parenthood, ObamaCare and the resettlement of Syrians “refugees” and other thousands of assorted Muslims into our country—our replacements—Speaker of the House and Boehner clone Paul Ryan patted himself on the back for passing another bill in the House which eliminates ObamaCare and defunds Planned Parenthood. Do you remember when Paul Ryan said that he’d wait to pass the omnibus bill until after a new POTUS is elected…then passed it in the middle of the night ala Harry Reid and the rest of the Marxist Dems? I watched the video (see second Source below) and even Ryan seems to have difficulty not laughing (watch his facial expressions) when he states more of his own rather apparent lies.



Should American citizens become involved in government, organizations such as Planned Parenthood abortuaries and a Bureau of Land Management gone rogue (and for all intents and purposes is now a mercenary institution reporting to the highest bidder) would not be allowed to exist. These—and others oppressive to the people that are now prevalent—would have been stopped in their tracks before their power became so great.

By now, most of us should be—and I believe are—fully awake to the clear and present dangers which face our country and us. More and more citizens are becoming active. Keep it up, grow you numbers and we might actually be able—with courage and lots of work—be able to pull our country out of the Luciferian Left morass. I don’t, however, believe we can do it with the vast majority of those currently in power. Nothing less than a sea change is required.



Another step—and I believe the most important if America USA is to survive in any form at all—is to rededicate this country to the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and to return to the principles upon which this country was founded. For those who graduated high school after the 1960s, those principles do not and never did include slavery or suppression. Remember that the “new” Obama-Principles do.
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