On today's "Faith and Freedom" radio program, Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver declared that Christians must vote for Donald Trump in November because Hillary Clinton will destroy America.
Staver likened this election to seeking to hire a contractor to build a house, where one builder "may not be able to get it to the actual completion to where you want it to be, but at least they can put a few more bricks in the wall" while the other choice "will put dynamite around the partially constructed house and hit the button and explode it and just completely destroy it."
Trump, Staver said, may not get conservative Christians precisely where they want to go but at least he "is not gonna push the destruct button and literally destroy" America and "bury you by destroying the republic."
"Vote for the person who can at least put a few more bricks in the construction instead of blowing up the house," he said.
Glenn Beck is among those being sued by the father of Ahmed Mohamed, who was arrested last year for bringing a homemade clock to school. Gee, who could have seen that coming?
Joseph Farah reacts to last night's debate: "I hate to say it, because I truly believe the election of Donald Trump is profoundly important for the future of the country, but Hillary cleaned his clock in the Great Debate."
Rick Joyner sees things differently and says that Trump won: "Another factor seems to be that Trump is right when he said that his temperament is an asset. There is such a growing revulsion to political correctness, and the constant embarrassment and retreat of America on almost every front, that people are seeing the need for a strong, decisive leader that really loves America."
Dutch Sheets is organizing a pre-election "Appeal To Heaven" prayer conference because "America's narcissistic independence from her Creator has left us spiritually and morally bankrupt."
Finally, Rudy Giuliani says that Hillary Clinton is "too stupid to be president."
On a recent episode of his "Pray In Jesus Name" show, Gordon Klingenschmitt reacted to the news that the Army will pay for gender reassignment surgery for Chelsea Manning, who is currently in prison for leaking classified information, by declaring that providing this surgery violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on imposing cruel or unusual punishments.
After predictably declaring that Manning is possessed by a "demonic spirit of lying," Klingenschmitt asserted that providing her with the surgery amounts to "government castration of prisoners."
"Oh my gosh," he said, "I thought that was cruel and unusual punishment prohibited by the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. So when the ACLU says he has a constitutional right to this castration, no! The Constitution says the opposite, that your not allowed to treat prisoners with cruel and unusual treatment. That's clearly a violation ... of his constitutional rights."
"This man is not only confused," Klingenschmitt said, "now the Obama administration has joined the demonic spirit in the deception and now they're violating his constitutional rights by castrating him."
During his appearance on Dana Loesch's program last night, Glenn Beck revealed that his experience campaigning for God's chosen candidate, Ted Cruz, during the Republican primaries and his betrayal when Cruz endorsed Trump has dissuaded him from his plans to run for office.
Beck said that he will never again endorse a candidate. He also revealed that he told his wife last year that he was thinking of retiring from radio and television and running for office in a future election.
"I want to pray on it," Beck said he told his wife, "because maybe in 2020, 2024, maybe I'll run for something ... Not necessarily for president, I don't know, but I want to prepare myself to be worthy enough to run."
But after what he has seen, Beck said that he wants nothing to do with politics because "it's an absolute cesspool."
Glenn Beck appeared on Dana Loesch's program, which airs on his TheBlaze television network, last night to discuss his outrage and disappointment in Ted Cruz for endorsing Donald Trump. He speculated that "the smarmiest of the smarmy" within the Texas GOP had threatened to destroy Cruz's political career and derail his bid for re-election in 2016 if he didn't endorse Trump, which caused Cruz to cave because he lost faith in divine providence.
"I think he had a moment of doubt, not of the people, of the protection of divine providence," Beck theorized.
Beck said that if he lost his entire company and wound up in jail, he would trust that divine providence would ensure that he still had a voice because even "Nelson Mandela had a voice because he was in jail."
"If you really know your principles and you say, 'I believe in the protection of divine providence, whatever is supposed to happen and get His message out, He will get it out,'" Beck said, "I believe in that. What Ted did was, I think, is what all of them do, 'I've got to be there so I've to to triangulate, this will work and this won't work and I don't see a way of that working.'"
"Well, I don't see a way that any of this works. I believe that will work," Beck said, pointing to heaven.
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Anti-choice activists in Florida have "launched a ballot initiative to amend the state's constitution to punish abortion as capital murder."
Scott Morefield insists that "there is not one single shred of evidence that Donald Trump is a racist."
Bradlee Dean is outraged that people are enjoying football "while their country is being assailed from every front, both from without and from within."
Alex McFarland says that what "the Left - and I suspect Hillary - really find deplorable in their heart of hearts, really, is God."
Cliff Kincaid wonders why the new National Museum of African American History and Culture doesn't have a display on "Bill Cosby’s history as a sexual predator."
Finally, Larry Tomczak approvingly quotes Lance Wallnau likening Donald Trump to Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill: "In their period of time, neither Winston Churchill nor Abraham Lincoln was the darling of revivalists or evangelicals."
On his "Pray In Jesus Name" program today, Colorado state Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt responded to Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" comment by declaring that she is un-Christian and possessed by a "demonic, evil spirit of hatred."
"She's talking about you, the viewer of this program," Klingenschmitt declared. "If you believe the Bible, Hillary deplores you! Now, those are just the facts; let's discern the spirits, let's take a moment and say what is it inside of Hillary that makes her deplore us? She's labeling an entire category of people as we're deplorable, does that mean she deplores us? Does that say something about what's inside of her, not what's inside of us?"
"What is inside of her but the spirit of hatred?" he continued. "This demonic, evil spirit of hatred and deploring is not inside of us, it's inside of her toward us. And her behavior, her hatred makes her a very hateful woman, a very deploring woman. Do you see it inside of her? Can you look inside of her and say, 'That must be a Christian woman who loves Jesus, who loves the Bible and even loves her enemies'? ... No, she deplores us. By her own confession now, she is manifesting the spirit of hatred and that makes her anti-Christian."
Klingenschmitt closed out the segment by praying that God will deliver Clinton "from this demonic spirit of hatred."
On Friday, Ted Cruz officially endorsed Donald Trump and the news did not sit well with Glenn Beck, who had campaigned for Cruz during the Republican primaries on the grounds that he had been anointed by God to save America, and who has vowed never to support Trump.
Cruz appeared on Beck's radio show today to try and justify his decision and it did not go well for Cruz.
Beck grilled the Texas senator on what could have changed about Trump to convince him that he can now support the man he once called an utterly amoral pathological liar. Cruz defended himself almost entirely by citing Trump's latest promise to appoint conservatives to the Supreme Court, which Beck wasn't buying because Trump first made that promise months ago and yet Cruz still refused to endorse Trump when he spoke at the Republican National Convention in July.
"I'm asking you for new information," Beck said. "Why now?"
Upon returning from a commercial break, Beck unloaded on Cruz and his disingenuous justification for endorsing Trump, declaring that Cruz had said things during their interview that Beck personally knows to be untrue.
"For the very first time, I heard Ted Cruz calculate and when that happened, the whole thing fell apart for me," Beck said, declaring that he blames himself for thinking that Cruz was a man of principle instead of just another politician.
Eventually, Beck's fury got the better of him as he worked himself up into a bellowing frenzy.
"We have become PETA. Shame on all of us," Beck fumed over being repeatedly told by Cruz that this election represents a "binary choice" between Hillary Clinton and Trump, outraged that on every issue, the only thing that seems to matter now is that you agree with the people on your side. "Why not, if you won't vote for Hillary or you won't vote for Trump, why not just cover me in a bucket of blood?"
"Why not just shame me in the public square?" Beck thundered. "There is no difference between the two teams any more ... Which one is for the idea that all men are created equal? That all men have a right to pursue their own happiness and make their own goddamn decisions? Which one? Which one? I contend neither of them and so we will just soak each other in buckets of blood. We'll be a happy little bumper-sticker community that shames one another to make sure you walk in goosestep with all the other Hillary supporters or walk in goosestep with all the other Trump supporters."