Today Pat Robertson said that the entire country of Haiti deserved to be crushed by the earthquake that hit them because they had made a “pact with the devil.” This is a man that in the 1990’s had extensive business dealings with former Liberian president Charles Taylor who is currently on trial for crimes against humanity. Taylor gave Robertson the right to mine diamonds in Liberia.
Robertson lied to his 700 club followers, calling the “Operation Blessing” flights that he used to transport mining equipment to Liberia humanitarian relief to Rwanda genocide victims. Charles Taylor is on trial this week for war crimes and crimes against humanity. At the time of his business dealings with Robertson, this despot was harboring Al Qaeda terrorists.
Pat Robertson, this paragon of Christianity, is one of the foremost reasons I am glad to be an atheist. Since atheists aren’t putting themselves up on pedestals, claiming moral superiority to any other groups (although some may be claiming “mental” superiority), we don’t have to worry about being embarrassed when one has such obvious moral failings. I’m thinking that Marion Gordon Robertson might as well just change his nickname from Pat to Douchebag and move along.
The other Christians that make me so happy to be an atheist are the members of the Westboro Baptist Church, which is mostly just Fred Phelps and his family. This bunch of inbred losers think that it’s a wonderful pastime to show up at funerals of soldiers with signs that say “Thank God for Dead Soldiers.” When they’re not huffing paint or denigrating our brave armed services, they’re protesting anything they think is “gay” because apparently “God hates fags.” I’m still not clear on what that has to do with soldiers killed in the line of duty, but that’s probably where the huffing and reduced gene pool come in.
If anybody thinks that the “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” signs sound like a threat on the lives of soldiers and their families, I would suggest going to their website (godhatesfags.com what else?) and checking out their scheduled protests in order to “protect” yourselves.
Now I would never advocate violence against any of these mouthbreathers, but should they show up in your community with signs advocating the death of US soldiers, anyone would understand how that might be viewed as a terrorist threat which would call for protection by any means necessary. You can decide what those means are. Since I don’t believe in God, I could care less who some family of retarded baboons claim he hates.
As for my Christian friends and followers, you have my deepest sympathies this week. I really am sorry that there are people out there making fools out of themselves and giving your faith a bad name. Those believers that have good hearts and loving attitudes, that do not condemn or try to force their beliefs on others, have got to be shuddering at the antics of these loudmouthed idiots.