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Pastor at McCain Event Declares Holy Christian War Against Other Religions, Warns God Not to Fuck Up the Election

OK, so he didn’t call God a “slut.” But the Reverend Arnold Conrad came that close in a Saturday rally in Davenport Iowa for John McCain. Delivering the official Christian invocation at the presidential campaign event, Conrad declared:

I would also add, Lord, that your reputation is involved in all that happens between now and November, because there are millions of people around this world praying to their god – whether it’s Hindu, Buddha, Allah – that his opponent wins, for a variety of reasons.

And Lord, I pray that you would guard your own reputation, because they’re going to think that their god is bigger than you, if that happens. So I pray that you would step forward and honor your own name in all that happens between now and Election Day.

Oh, Lord, we just commit this time to you.

You hear that, God? Don’t fuck it up! Don’t let the Hindus and the Buddhists and the Muslims win. McCain for Yahweh!

11 comments to Pastor at McCain Event Declares Holy Christian War Against Other Religions, Warns God Not to Fuck Up the Election

  • Laura

    He says, “they’re going to think that their god is bigger than you.” Is that like, “My dad’s bigger than your dad, nah nah na nah nah?” Not only a childish statement, but it also reflects his childish, narrow view of the world as a whole. Just like McPain, and just like the Bush administration for the past eight years. It’s scary on so many levels as well.

    Yet again, watching this makes me embarrassed to be a U.S. citizen. I didn’t think it was possible for me to detest anyone more than W. McPain has proved me wrong on that count.

  • HareTrinity

    “God, do as I say.”

    You may not be aware, but this is how people work, and we need you to obey us, if you value your reputation.”

    It’s the most blatantly God-degrading comment ever. Shouldn’t there be outrage?

  • HareTrinity

    And oops, messed up on the punctuation there. Sorry, it’s early.

  • tom

    i’m amazed that some so-called religious people are so simple minded and confer that same unthinking “faith” or acceptance of WHAT THEY SAY as being spiritual or godly in some way. This is a HUGE problem, since it fosters anti-science and a whole lot of crap that people with religious titles (think Muthee here) spew forth as TRUTH! How absurd!

  • Darebrit

    Ignorance is the basis of all prozletiysing. If you cannot read or are semi-literate, it is your responsibility to listen to those whom god has appointed over you to teach you the true way.

    And if that teaching sounds remarkable and scary, Just trust me to help you understand. Faith gives us the ability to believe anything. I say that I speak on God’s behalf and what I say is true, you must have faith that I speak the truth because God told me to say these things to you.

    If you do not have faith that my words are the words of God, you will be punished and burned forever.

    So you see; it is not faith in God that makes us believe in him, it is FEAR.

    Oh, and by-the-way. There is only one God but I have lots of names. Choose one from the list and automatically believers in the others are wrong..

    Fun isn’t it?

    Love, God, Rham, Allah, Yaweh, Krishna, Garuda, Buddah……

  • Elle

    So who says God is a guy?

    Typical patriarchal misogynistic thinking. Way before there were organized religions the Lady and the Lord were worshipped equally. The act of creation takes both you know.

  • Bob

    It’s just like a Democrat to twist words. He never through out the F*** word like you were so quick to. No to say that it’s right to call God out to honor his name. It’s us that should be honoring Him. Keep up the nice language it makes you look like an idiot.

  • Jim

    So as long as you don’t say “Fuck,” it’s all right? Hm. That’s fucked up.

  • This may be the only prayer I’ve ever heard in my entire life where the supplicant tries to tell the deity to whom they’re praying what to do. Very odd, highly arrogant and self-centered.

  • Ralph

    Suppose we grant just for the sake of argument that:

    1. God is omniscient and therefore knows that if Obama wins the election people will think that Buddha, Allah, and the Hindu gods are greater than him.

    2. God is omnipotent and therefore capable of preventing Obama from winning the election.

    Wouldn’t it then logically follow that if Obama wins the election, God’s will is that people think Buddha, Allah, and the Hindu gods are greater than him?

    And wouldn’t it then be Reverend Conrad’s duty, out of deference to the will of God, to hold Buddha, Allah, and the Hindu gods in higher esteem than God?

  • darebrit

    Ralph; That is way too slick.

    Next you will be asking the religeous nuts to think for themselves.

    The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

    No that is just God snorting up heavenly pizza while the angels are laughing to bust.

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