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Georgia Still Full of Racist ‘Christians’

“I have black friends, I hired black people. But when it comes to all this stuff you see on TV, when you see blacks and whites together, it makes my blood boil because that’s just not the way a Christian is supposed to live.”

— Councilman Jim Cleveland defending “the mayor of Hoschton, a nearly all-white community 50 miles northeast of Atlanta, [who] allegedly withheld a job candidate from consideration for city administrator because he was black,” the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Mayor Theresa Kenerly told a member of the City Council she pulled the resume of Keith Henry from a packet of four finalists “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”

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Without the Death Penalty, There’d Be No Jesus, or Without Jesus, There’d Be No Death Penalty?

“The greatest man who ever lived died via the death penalty for you and for me… If it wasn’t for Jesus dying via the death penalty, we would all have no hope.”

— Wyoming state Sen. Lynn Hutchings (R), quoted by the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, arguing that without the death penalty Jesus Christ would not have been able to die to resolve the sins of mankind.

Enumerati

Nearly half of Republicans Say God Wanted Trump as President

45%

A new Fox News poll finds that nearly half of Republicans, 45%, believe that God wanted Donald Trump to be president, with another 18% indicating that they weren’t sure. “More than half of white evangelical Protestants — 55% — said that God endorsed Trump. Only 3 in 10 evangelicals said categorically that they didn’t think Trump had God’s explicit support in the election.”

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Bannon: ‘I Was Doing the Lord’s Work’ in Trump White House

“There’s no glamour to the job. I hated every second I was there. The West Wing has bad karma to it. They say, ‘Because you were doing bad stuff!’ But I was doing the Lord’s work.”

— Stephen Bannon, quoted by USA Today, on working in the Trump White House.

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Trump Adviser Says You Don’t Need a Flu Shot If You Have God

“Inoculate yourself with the word of God.”

— Gloria Copeland, a controversial minister on President Trump’s evangelical advisory board, saying flu shots aren’t necessary when you have Jesus, the HuffPost reports. She said the faithful who don’t have the flu can ward off the infection by repeatedly saying, “I’ll never have the flu. I’ll never have the flu.”

News & Comment

God Speaks — Will Bachmann Listen?


A billboard in St. Paul, Minnesota, funded by “The Good Lord Above,” is sending former Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) an answer to the question she posed.

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Moore-Supporting Alabama Pastor Cites ‘War on Men’

“More women are sexual predators than men. Women are chasing young boys up and down the road, but we don’t hear about that because it’s not PC.”

— Franklin Raddish, an Alabama pastor who supports Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) told the Birmingham News that allegations of sexual harassment against Moore are part of a “war on men.”

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Huckabee Says Obama ‘Pretends’ to Be a Christian

I’m less concerned about what faith the person has. I’m more concerned about the authenticity of their faith and how that plays out in their politics … I’m also concerned about a guy that believes he’s a Christian and pretends to be and then says he is, but then does things that makes it very difficult for people to practice their Christian faith.

— Mike Huckabee, telling Newsmax that President Obama “pretends to be” a Christian.

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Huckabee Tortures Another Metaphor

We’re called upon not to be the thermometers that reflect the temperature in the culture. We’re called upon to be thermostats, which can read the temperature and seek to adjust it to where it should be.

— Mike Huckabee, quoted by the Washington Post.

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California Lawmaker Blames Drought on Abortion

Texas was in a long period of drought until Governor Perry signed the fetal pain bill. It rained that night. Now God has his hold on California.

— California Assemblywoman Shannon Grove (R), suggesting her state’s worst drought in 1,200 years may be God’s retribution for laws providing women with access to abortions, the Huffington Post reports.