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Palin Believes God and Witch Fighter Made Her Governor

It often seems that Sarah Palin thinks that she’s living in the 1600s in Salem, Massachusetts, not in the 21st century. According to a statement that she made this June at the Wasilla Assembly of God church in which she grew up, Palin seems to believe in two political ideas that, for most people, lost credibility after the year 1800:

1. Secret covens of witches are to blame for political problems
2. God chooses the people who will become the leaders of nations

irregular times writerPastor Thomas Muthee’s claim to fame is that he used his supernatural power to banish witches from the town of Kiambu, in Kenya. It was upon the basis of this anti-witch crusade that Muthee came to preach at Sarah Palin’s church in Wasilla in 2005, as Palin was preparing to campaign for Governor of Alaska, and then again in 2008.

When Muthee first visited Alaska, Sarah Palin, hearing of Muthee’s witch-fighting prowess, asked Muthee to pray over her to give her the power to become Governor of Alaska. To this day, Palin believes that Muthee’s ability to gain the favor of God is what enabled her to become Governor of Alaska. It wasn’t the voters, you see. Palin believes that, because of the supernatural powers of Muthee, God himself appointed her to be Governor.

Listen to Sarah Palin’s own words from just a few weeks ago, in text and in the video below, in which she credits Muthee and God for giving the governorship of Alaska to her.

“We forgot to talk about Pastor Muthee. As I was mayor, and Pastor Muthee was here, and he was praying over me, you know he speaks, and he’s so bold. He’s praying, ‘Lord, make a way. Lord, make a way.’

I’m thinking this guy is really bold. He doesn’t know what I’m going to do. He doesn’t know what my plans are, and he’s praying not, ‘Oh Lord, if it be your will, may she become Governor.’ No. He just prayed for it. ‘Lord, make a way and let her do this next step,’ and that’s exactly what happened. So, again very, very powerful coming from this church, so that was awesome about Pastor Muthee.”

Does Sarah Palin believe now that she has been appointed by God to become Vice President? If Sarah Palin thinks that it’s God who puts people in positions of political leadership, why would she even try to be accountable to the voters?

A particularly sinister reminder about the violence of Sarah Palin’s archaic beliefs about political power comes with the news that, where Thomas Muthee comes from, anti-witch crusades still sometimes take on the murderous form that famously occurred long ago in Salem, Massachusetts. “In May, at least 11 people alleged to be witches were burnt to death in Kenya. Those who masterminded this heinous act said they had ‘evidence’ that they were witches.”

They burn witches. It’s kind of like that that lake of fire that Palin’s Wasilla Assembly of God church is looking forward to so much.

15 comments to Palin Believes God and Witch Fighter Made Her Governor

  • Mordaci

    I’m praying for you

  • I’m sacrificing a chicken for you, Mordaci.

    With some yummy Teriyaki sauce.

  • Laura

    Holy freaking cow! This is worse than even the “task from God” business.

    I’ll grant you that I don’t see her saying herself that she believes in witches, but she definitely talks about how great the guy is who DOES believe in witches. He prayed over her and made her governor.

    And, again, while she herself doesn’t talk about the “last days” and how Alaska will be a refuge, she is not disagreeing at all and does nod her head a few times.

    Pass this link along to everyone you know! They want this one in the White House and give her the key to the codes??!! God save us from his followers!

  • DARK ENERGY

    An interesting PDF providing some details about Thomas Muthee’s strange activities in Kenya…

    http://igitur-archive.library.uu.nl/dissertations/2008-0710-200706/holvast.pdf

    Did the woman who Mr. Muthee accused of practicing witchcraft leave Kiambu because she was afraid for her life? I don’t know but I think I can’t help but suspect that the woman might have felt threatened enough to flee after police, perhaps acting on behalf of Muthee, killed her snake. And, what on Earth is a person running for vice president of the United States doing having prayer sessions with witch finders?

    I’m surprised that the media hasn’t started asking questions about Sarah Palin’s relationship with the odd Mr. Muthee. Perhaps I shouldn’t be.

    DE

  • Darebrit

    Witch finding is always preceded by witch hunts. And that sets off warning bells in the 50’s section of my memory.

    McCarthy hunted Communists under every bed and was the cause of libraries being purged of Communist and other ‘Un-American’ works of literature.

    Ms.Palin has already indicated her desire to purge her local library of books that were at odds with her “Christian” beliefs. What if she is actually elected, would her thought police pounce on irregulartimes?

    And this is the person that the republicans want in the heart-beat spot.

    Question authority and watch very carefully those who would preume to protect us from ourselves.

  • Darebrit

    Witch finding is always preceded by witch hunts. And that sets off warning bells in the 50’s section of my memory.

    McCarthy hunted Communists under every bed and was the cause of libraries being purged of Communist and other ‘Un-American’ works of literature.

    Ms.Palin has already indicated her desire to purge her local library of books that were at odds with her “Christian” beliefs. What if she is actually elected, would her thought police pounce on irregulartimes?

    And this is the person that the republicans want in the heart-beat spot.

    Question authority and watch very carefully those who would presume to protect us from ourselves.

  • Bob

    But somehow the liberals don’t have a problem with Muslims saying they feel God callingthem to kill people. Gee I wonder why…..

  • Jim

    You clearly haven’t been reading Irregular Times thoroughly.

  • Bob, we have confronted Islamic threats of violence. We’ve been the target of them several times.

    How about you? Are you okay with Sarah Palin’s ideology of persecution and torture?

    Yes? Gee I wonder why….

  • GrannyO

    This Wasilla AOG video (Master’s Commission) is pretty typical of the many I have seen that were produced by and for Evangelical churches. The productions are intended to appeal to energetic young people who have been weaned on movies and video games with similar looks and sounds. The End Times talk is just something to bait the hook and get kids into Bible studies and churches. 90% of America’s Evangelicals will see nothing disturbing or unusual about this. The other 10% will wince slightly, as I did, and think , “Gosh, more of that…”

    More troubling is the uncritical way Palin seems to be willing to pander to anybody at all in order to get where she wants to go. She does not seem to have a very high regard for truth.

  • Dragun

    For BOB:

    So yeah, I’m a liberal and I have a problem with Muslims saying they feel God calling them to kill people. So you’re wrong, sorry.

    P.S. Voting for McCain are we??

  • you might like to see my video, “Pray Away the Gay….Pray for us Sarah!”

  • Sandi

    oops, the link didn’t work, “PRAY AWAY THE GAY”….pray for us Sarah!

  • Laura

    Sure, Bob. I just LOVE it when Muslim extremists want to kill me, that’s much more acceptable.

    Can you please try hard to same something that actually makes sense now?

  • Tabitha

    isn’t it odd that Obama had to answer to the media and rightwing nuts about Rev. Wright…(and yes, I think Wright is WRONG!) however, NO ONE batted a well groomed eyelash at Caribou Barbie about her pastor, who believes he can hunt down witches all in the name of Jesus….
    I dunno, her pastor and Wright sound quite a bit the same….EXTREME, STUPID, and terribly misguided…
    now pass me the chicken bones and magic crystals, before I put a spell on ya’all!!
    good lord.

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