Televangelist Jim Bakker declared on his television program last week that only a “sick” person would believe that God is blessing America. He suggested that God is punishing America with an uptick in earthquakes due to the legalization of abortion (rather than the fracking process), and that America is now in the time of “sorrows,” noting that “we don’t know the difference between boys and girls, that’s how sick we are.”
“You think grown men should go into girls’ bathrooms?” he asked. “Is that what you all believe? Are you in agreement? This nation is sick, people. I’m not against anybody who is going through a problem or serious situations. But we as Americans, 99 percent of the people do not have to give up their sanity because 1 percent want to be insane.”
Bakker added that God told him that “certain things” will happen in the future but he doesn’t know what exactly.
“It’s coming apart,” he said. “There’s going to be things hit. We’re going to see some major things. God spoke to me 24 hours ago. There’s going to be certain things that are going to be like pre-earthquakes, they’re going to be — a smaller crisis, even part of the grid may go down. I don’t know for sure what it’s all about but I know God is speaking to my heart. The people are warning, he warns them, but they won’t listen, and God says I’m going to have to shake the people to get them to obey me.”
Bakker said God also spoke to him about Donald Trump, but he is holding back on revealing exactly what God told him.
Bakker’s cohost Zach Drew warned that if Democrats win the White House, the Supreme Court will become more liberal, which means “less rights as a Christian for you” and “more rights for the gay community and more abortion.”
Bakker, meanwhile, lamented Sadiq Khan’s election as mayor of London, seeming to imply that Khan supports terrorism: “London, a week or so ago, elected a Muslim mayor for London. I’m not against people. I am against when people have a plan to kill you and me.”
Televangelist Jim Bakker offered yet another extremely vague prophecy while pitching his survival food buckets last week, telling viewers to purchase his $100 “30-Day Fiesta bucket” because God told him that “major events” will occur at some point in the future.
After recounting the Mexican food items in the Fiesta Bucket, which he says “passes the official Mexican test” and “is Mexican food that real-life Mexicans approve of,” Bakker told viewers, “I believe there’s going to be some events take place.”
“I believe there’s going to be major events that’s literally going to, like a shot across the bow, is going to warn us,” he said. “God’s been dealing with me. I’m so unrestful about it because I know things are coming.”
Last week, televangelist Jim Bakker chatted with survivalist Steve Quayle as part of an End-Times-themed program called “The Days of Noah are Almost Upon Us,” and asked Quayle why he believes Donald Trump has been so successful in the GOP presidential contest.
Quayle declared that God is using Trump to reveal the sins of America, and that the Bible may even speak about the business mogul when it mentions the word “trumpet.”
“I believe God is using Donald Trump, whether you like him or hate him, I believe God is using him to trumpet the nature of what America believes and, in essence, we believe a lie,” he said. “‘Trump’ [sic] is in two times in the New Testament, ‘the last trump [sic] of God.’ The thing that’s fascinating for me is that God has used him as a prosecuting attorney to show the political sins of this country.”
Far-right activists are still determined to find the truth about President Obama’s background, although it may not matter in the end since, after all, the gay rights movement is on the verge of ushering in the total destruction of America and possibly the world.
Last year, televangelist Jim Bakker prophesied that all sorts of bad things might happen on September 13 of that year, including typhoons, earthquakes, bombings, a financial collapse and/or an unspecified incident involving Pope Francis.
Since none of those prophesies ended up coming true, Bakker has now started making much vaguer predictions, including one he delivered this week while pitching his famous food buckets.
“I believe it’s time to hear from God and God has been speaking to me,” he said. “I walked out of my garage yesterday and as I’m walking and things happened and when one of those, you might call them crazy things, but God said, ‘A major event is about to take place.’ I knew that I knew that I knew. And every time that God ever speaks to me like that, something happens.”
He then said that once viewers pray and speak to God, they should call his ministry or visit his website to order food buckets because “one day it will be too late.”
Heavin promoted the movie last week on “The Jim Bakker Show,” where he said that Bakker’s program and his movie are needed because the U.S. media is pushing propaganda and lies on the American people … such as what really happened during the attacks on September 11, 2001.
The idea that Building No. 7, that was not even hit by a plane, could freefall from furniture burning at the speed of gravity is nonsensical, but they’ve been able to get away with that version of things because they control the message. I have to admit, I didn’t want to think about it and it wasn’t but a few years ago that I was on my ranch in Australia, just retired, I’m sitting out under a palm tree and I said, ‘Okay, God, I’ve got time now, peel the onion back,’ and that was one of the first areas of information that God revealed to me.
I’m a jet pilot and the plane that flew into the Pentagon apparently had no wings because there’s only a hole and, by the way, the hole is smaller than the fuselage of a 757, it’s about the size of a missile, and the most videoed building in the world had no video of the plane hitting the building, and, by the way, there was no debris, there were no suitcases, there were no engines. What’s preposterous is the idea that that was a plane flying into the building.
Most Americans, it’s getting close, about 50 percent of Americans today, say, ‘Wait a minute, this doesn’t make sense,’ and Donald Trump — whether you love him or hate him, sounds like you love him—has the courage to ask these questions that we get ridiculed for. And, by the way, ridicule is a strategy of the Enemy.
Heavin told Bakker that a secretive and powerful “shadow government” exists in the world “that wants us to die to have a diminished population.”
This shadow government, Heavin said, is “setting us up for disaster,” and he knows this because he has “sensed that people that are in positions of influence” neither care about nor like Americans and support the creation of “a one world government.”
He then won cheers from Bakker’s studio audience when he lashed out at the refugee resettlement program and American immigration policy, which he cited as proof that the government is deliberately attempting to incite unrest.
Heavin, half-jokingly, also suggested that people with pacemakers should wrap themselves in “EMP-proof suits” just in case an EMP strike occurs.
Last week, the televangelist urged viewers to purchase food buckets from his ministry because of the Zika virus.
While we’re not sure how stocking up on freeze-dried sliced potatoes could help someone avoid Zika virus-infected mosquitos, he explained that the virus is a sign that the End Times are near: “The Bible is very clear that there is going to be massive disease that will kill a fourth of the world’s population.”
Bakker, infuriated that the Obama administration is resettling Syrian refugees in the U.S. and failed to build a wall on the southern border, got up from his chair to tell the audience about how immigration has led to a deluge of drugs and crime and that the refugee population is actually a Trojan Horse for ISIS. He also managed to link the issue to voter fraud.
“We’re like sheep being led to the slaughter,” he said.
Bakker then castigated the audience for not realizing the gravity of the situation, explaining that they must all be on drugs…like his wife and co-host, Lori Bakker, was in her youth. “I don’t see how Christians are sitting back,” he said. “It’s like you’re all on drugs. It’s like all the church people have just taken something.”
“Smoke a lot of pot, to dumb you down, just kind of chill,” Lori Bakker interjected.
“Lori knows, too, because she smoked a lot of pot when she was a girl.”
The Oath Keepers, a far-right militia group, is always on the lookout for the coming civil war, which its founder, Stewart Rhodes, believes may soon arrive with armed patriots on one side and liberals, anarchists, gang members and radical Islamists on the other.
On its website, the group posted a message from Brandon Smith, who predicted that the election of Hillary Clinton would trigger an “outright civil war” while a Trump victory would signal a possible left-wing uprising:
I have said it before and I’ll say it again, if Hillary Clinton is chosen by the establishment to take Obama’s place, the result would probably be outright civil war in the U.S. The level of hatred among conservatives for that woman is so stratospheric I cannot see any other outcome. It might not happen immediately, but a solid bet would be conflagration within her first term.
With a Trump win, I could also see at the very least nationwide riots similar in tone to those that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, with the social justice cultists running wild with their goofy slogans and molotov cocktails. These people are a paper tiger however, and are only a threat if they manage to convince a majority of the ethnic American population to follow their lead.
Well, David Kupelian of WorldNetDaily knows who to blame for that: liberals.
According to Kupelian, “the left is such a toxic influence, it is driving people crazy,” literally.
He told radio host Rick Green that the “insane,” “mad” and “hard, atheistic left that has taken over most of our institutions” has pushed patriotic Americans “completely over the edge”: “I’m talking about into drug addiction, into every type of addiction, food addiction, pornography, all the rest of it; into suicide, mental illness, depression.”
1)Putting Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill Will Lead To Slavery
Leave it to InfoWars to come up with the most fearful reaction to the decision to put Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 bill and move Andrew Jackson to the back. The conspiracy theorist network posted this column by Mac Slavo arguing that the move will inevitably lead to the “enslavement” of the masses:
Jackson narrowly succeeded in staving off banker domination of the U.S. during his day.
Of course, Andrew Jackson, who was the United States’ seventh president, was also a complete controversy his entire lifetime. It is no surprise that the same people who took down the Confederate flag from the South on the back of a mass shooting tragedy are now trying to tear down the image of a particularly controversial and intriguing figure from the American past.
Erasing Andrew Jackson from the faces of the fiat funny-money that is passed around by an increasingly ignorant and dependent society (which itself has adopted digital currency as the new norm) will further cut off the past from the masses, and ensure their enslavement.
Jim Bakker continues to findnewandterrifyingwaystopitch his buckets of survival food, warning viewers yesterday that they need to stock up to prepare for the threat of terrorists and criminals coming across the southern border.
The conservative televangelist said that he has “a burden and a calling to get America ready” even as “the politicians are saying, ‘Oh, it’s not about having security on our border, it’s about being friendly.’”
“I don’t mind being friendly to the Mexicans who are picking the crops and they are great bricklayers and great people,” he continued, “but there’s criminals coming in, there’s terrorists coming in, there’s drugs coming that’s killing America’s kids!”
Bakker lamented that he is under attack simply for speaking common sense.
Televangelist Jim Bakker invited Dr. Dennis Lindsay on to his program on Wednesday to discuss Lindsay’s latest discovery in the realm of Creation Science: the truth behind Stonehenge.
Hold on to your hats: Stonehenge, it turns out, was built by giants who were created by Satan.
Lindsay told Bakker that these giants were tools of the devil, who seeks to destroy Israel because “he’s out to destroy God’s creation and his whole plan of redemption and contaminate the human race.”
But Satan wants to “have his own seed and make his own family,” Lindsay explained, and so he created a race of giants who would attack Israel.
“He build his little squatter’s hut up there on the Temple Mount, you know that temple, because he knows what the Bible says about that place,” he said. “I weaved through why and what is the evidence for giant beings on this earth. We all know about Stonehenge, right? That’s just one of hundreds and hundreds of gigantic places around the world that testify that some sort of supernatural power or giants were involved in its construction.”
RWW’s Paranoia-Rama takes a look at five of the week’s most absurd conspiracy theories from the Right.
Donald Trump has been relatively quiet this week following his defeat in the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary but, luckily for us, other right-wing politicians and preachers have stepped in to promote their own bizarre claims.
5) America Has Fallen To Baal Worship
Glenn Beck is very worried that people think he’s “nuts” and is upset that no one respects his role as a prophet. Beck told Sam Rodriguez, one of the Religious Right’s favorite pastors, that anti-Christian persecution in America is heating up and wondered if he will soon “have to make the same kind of choices that [Dietrich] Bonhoeffer did,” referring to the dissident anti-Nazi pastor.
“If people would just look up Baal and Moloch from the Scriptures,” Beck warned, “we are worshiping them right now, we just don’t know it, just in a different way. You used to have to sacrifice your children; it was promoted to have sexual intercourse and, if you got pregnant, you brought the baby to the altar and killed the baby. I mean, it’s the same thing. It was worship the god of finance, the god of war and the god of the earth. I mean, we’re there!”
Speaking of doomsday prophets, televangelist Jim Bakker is out with his own warning about the supposed persecution of Christians in the U.S. Bakker spoke with Family Research Council official Jerry Boykin about how America has lost the freedom of religion to the extent that the government is now seizing businesses from Christians left and right.
“We are losing it one thing at a time,” he said. “We’ve lost prayer, we’ve lost Bible-reading, we’ve lost just about everything so that we can’t even preach the very foundations of the Word of God. I sit on this program and I bring the greatest speakers in the world here. And if they stormed in these doors right now and arrested me, I would not be surprised.”
“The real one percent consists of the open and closeted homosexuals and their allies in positions of power in the major media, academia and the corporate world,” Kincaid warned, and this powerful group is “growing stronger by the day” and becoming even more “determined to expel normal, white heterosexuals from the newsroom.”
“Being white is not a protected class of people,” he said. “White people are the villains, unless they identify as a member of a protected group. That leaves white heterosexuals as people who have to be demoted or dismissed…. Indeed, whiteness is such a cancer in the newsroom that a ‘remedy’ is needed. These white people have to be put in their place. They must be cut down to size.”
The long lines faced by Wisconsin voters in this week’s presidential primary inspired a former aide to a Republican state senator in Wisconsin to write about how a “handful of the GOP Senators were giddy about the ramifications” of the voter ID law “and literally singled out the prospects of suppressing minority and college voters.” These legislators, he said, used “the guise of ‘voter fraud’” to justify their voter suppression measure, even though “[t]here was almost none.”
The aide, Todd Allbaugh, told Chris Hayes yesterday how Republicans were determined to “take people’s constitutional rights away, or at least impede them, in order to hang onto power.”
1) Another Planned Parenthood Debunking
While Planned Parenthood has been the target of right-wing conspiracy theories and smears for decades, things really heated up after David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress released a stream of videos purportedly showing the group selling fetal tissue for a profit.
The accusation became a favorite of conservative activists and Republican politicians, who pushed the false smear that Planned Parenthood committed criminal acts. As it turned out, Daleiden and his colleagues had edited their videos to misrepresent the truth, which was that Planned Parenthood had donated tissue for medical research in compliance with federal law and had only received fees to cover costs like transportation.
A recent report by the Los Angeles Times and the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley, however, found that Daleiden’s new claim that he was just acting as a journalist the whole time doesn’t comport with his actions:
Now, Daleiden, head of the Irvine-based Center for Medical Progress, and his associates contend that they were acting as investigative journalists, seeking to expose illegal conduct. That is one of their defenses in lawsuits brought by Planned Parenthood and other groups, accusing them of fraud and invasion of privacy.
But unpublicized footage and court records show that the activists’ methods were geared more toward political provocation than journalism.
The videos and court records show that Daleiden and his associates — posing as representatives of a fetal tissue brokerage — tried to loosen the tongues of abortion providers with alcohol.
In conversations, they tried to plant phrases such as “fully intact baby” and to elicit statements suggesting that fetuses were alive when their tissue and organs were harvested for use in medical research.
A comparison of raw footage and the videos he released shows that Daleiden edited out material that conflicted with his premise that Planned Parenthood-affiliated clinics profit from the sale of fetal tissue for research purposes.
On Feb. 5, U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco issued an injunction requested by the NAF to keep more than 500 hours of Daleiden’s unreleased footage under seal.
Orrick said the videos Daleiden has made public so far “have not been pieces of journalistic integrity, but misleadingly edited videos and unfounded assertions… of criminal misconduct.”
Daleiden’s “fraud” was so extensive and his videos so misleading that his still-unpublished recordings of private conversations do not warrant 1st Amendment protection as free speech, the judge said. In his order, Orrick used the words “fraud” or “fraudulently” 13 times in referring to Daleiden’s methods.
Televangelist Jim Bakker interviewed the Family Research Council's Jerry Boykin on his television program last week, where the two warned that if Christians don't start standing up for their religious liberty, then all the freedoms in America will soon be lost.
Boykin asserted that the government no longer recognizes "freedom of religion" and will only protect the "freedom of worship," meaning that Christians are allowed to believe in their faith but are prohibited from actually practicing that faith in the public square, just as happened in Nazi Germany.
"In the public square, you can't live your faith," Boykin warned. "And I'm telling you, if America doesn't wake up and start rejecting this idea of freedom of worship versus freedom of religion, we're not going to have any freedom at all, of any kind."
Bakker readily agreed, insisting that it has gotten to the point where people cannot even pray, preach or read the Bible any more ... despite the fact that he happens to host a television show where he prays, preaches and reads the Bible every single day.
"If [the government] stormed in these doors right now and arrested me, I would not be surprised," he declared.
Were this to happen, it would certainly not be Bakker's first experience with getting arrested.
For those of us not fleeing America if Hillary Clinton wins the 2016 election, conservative pundits believe there is not much to look forward to, warning of an impending economic disaster, massacres of Christians and leftist-Islamist insurrections.
Televangelist Jim Bakker yesterday equated the supposed persecution of Christians in America to the violent persecution of Mideast Christians by ISIS terrorists, telling his audience that the U.S. government may soon “mow down” Christians who pray in public spaces.
Bakker said that he himself is a victim of anti-Christian oppression and that people should prepare for massive starvation and beheadings.
“We can’t preach the Bible anymore,” Bakker said, warning that violence against Christians is imminent due to “political correctness.”
Bakker said that such anti-Christian brutality is seen in the War on Christmas, praising Donald Trump for hispledgetosaveChristmas as president. “It’s almost illegal to say ‘Merry Christmas,’” he said.
After guest Rick Wiles, the host of the End Times radio program “Trunews,” urged people to commit civil disobedience in cases where the courts block school-organized prayer, Bakker predicted that Christians will soon be gunned down for praying.
“So what happens if in that graduation most of the parents stand up and recite the Lord’s Prayer?” Wiles asked. “What are they going to do? Is the judge going to come over and arrest you? Let’s get an uprising going.”
Bakker replied: “They would threaten to arrest you, they would threaten to mow you down with a machine gun.”
“So what if they did? They’re going to come in and shoot 500 parents at a high school graduation for saying the Lord’s Prayer?” Wiles responded.
“Not right now,” Bakker said. “But eventually they will if we don’t stop it.”
“We have been taken over!” So said Rick Wiles last week on “The Jim Bakker Show,” warning the studio audience that “we have been taken over” by Muslims.
Wiles, who hosts the End Times radio program “Trunews,” bravely declared that he will stand up and fight the Muslim takeover to his death.
“I am not surrendering this nation to Muslims,” he said while pounding on his desk, as an audience member blew a shofar.
Wiles: We have been taken over. We have been taken over. Bakker: Aren’t you afraid to say that? Wiles: No! They are going to kill us, Jim! My God Jim, they are going to kill us some day! They kill us now or later, when do you want to die? When do you want to die, later or now? Bakker: But the church is denying what you’re saying. I know it’s true. You know it’s true. But the church don’t want to hear that. Wiles: I’ve got a granddaughter, two years old. I am not surrendering this nation to Muslims!
Televangelist Jim Bakker warned last week that public schools are teaching anti-American views to students as part of a nefarious plot to bring down the U.S., which he said explained Bernie Sanders’ popularity among young voters.
Bakker said that Sanders’ support from young people proves that the U.S. is transforming into Nazi Germany.
“One of the most popular politicians right now is a socialist,” Bakker said. “And who is his biggest following? The young people of America, from the colleges. Maybe you understand a little bit what it felt like to live when Hitler was reigning and the church had to sit by and keep watching it and watching until millions, tens of millions — they had to build factories to kill people. All it takes is a couple bombs and all of America will be dead within a year, less than a year, just months.”
“I can’t tolerate this much longer,” he added. “I can’t tolerate it.”
While Donald Trump seems to love Diamond and Silk, two pundits who have made a name for themselves with their pro-Trump videos, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has his suspicions.
Limbaugh worried that the two “black babes” are “stealth Democrats.” He said that they might be encouraging Democrats to register as Republicans in order to vote for Trump in certain closed primaries for the same reason that Limbaugh ran “Operation Chaos,” where he urged listeners to vote in the 2008 Democratic primaries for Hillary Clinton “so she can continue battling Barack Obama and create chaos in the party, thereby aiding the Republicans this November.”
Now, Limbaugh is worried that the two are using his owntactics to sabotage the GOP’s chances in November by helping Trump win the nomination.
2) ‘Society Will Be Destroyed’ Due To Gay Marriage
When the Supreme Court struck down state bans on same-sex marriage last year, we heard numerousright-wingpredictions about the horrible consequences of the decision, with many conservatives declaring that the next president must appoint justices to the Supreme Court who will overturn the ruling.
So it came as a surprise when Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz, said in a recent interview that if his son isn’t elected president, then the Supreme Court will rule in favor of “the destruction of traditional marriage,” which is conservative code for marriage equality.
Such a decision, the elder Cruz said, will destroy the family and therefore “society will be destroyed.”
Since the ruling already took place, we wonder how families and society have survived despite same-sex couples getting married.
1)Trump’s Sandy Hook Truther
Speaking of anti-gay radicals, pastor Carl Gallups recently endorsed Donald Trump, an endorsement the GOP presidential frontrunner called a “great honor.”
Naturally, Gallups denied his own verbatim quotes and insisted, as right-wing conspiracy theorists often do, that he was just asking the question. As he told the far-right conspiracy site WorldNetDaily:
“I can state, right now, that not only have I never said categorically that the Sandy Hook tragedy is a complete fabrication or hoax, right now, I’m denying that it was a hoax,” Gallups said.
“That doesn’t prevent me from asking questions. That doesn’t prevent me from saying, ‘Here’s a part of that whole scenario that is odd.’ When I’m behind that microphone interviewing people, I’m a radio host and an investigative reporter and so I make no apologies for asking those questions.”
“No one will find anywhere in writing or any audio clip taken in context, that I have ever claimed Sandy Hook is a complete hoax from top to bottom,” Gallups told WND. “I have always said, from the beginning, as many people were saying, that there are many things about the case that are strange.”
Gallups recently met with fellow lawman and Trump supporter Joe Arpaio, the Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff. At the meeting, he was sworn in as a “Special Deputy for the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.”
Working with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one of the country’s most vocal birthers, does not help his case that he is not a conspiracy theorist.
Joyner also spent time criticizing the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality ruling during a discussion about the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
After wondering if Scalia’s death was a sign from either God or Satan, Joyner again insisted that while he doesn’t like conspiracy theories, “there’s something really suspicious” about Scalia’s death: “There’s something really fishy about this that needs to be answered.”
“This could fracture our nation and bring about Civil War,” Joyner said of Scalia’s death. “It has that potential. That sounds extreme but, I tell you, you wait and see.”
This led him to declare that the Supreme Court has become an out-of-control force of tyranny and that the five justices who ruled in favor of marriage equality “need to be impeached.”