Blues Brothers Foreign Policy

The Sarah Palin news keep on comin’! This time it’s about the war in Iraq. Yes, we are on a mission from gad (is she pandering to the oldschool-SNL-aficionado-who-still-mourns-the-death-of-Jim-Belushi-and-the-decay-of-Dan Akroyd’s-comedical-talents demographic?):

“Pray for our military men and women who are striving to do what is right. Also, for this country, that our leaders, our national leaders, are sending [U.S. soldiers] out on a task that is from God,” she exhorted the congregants. “That’s what we have to make sure that we’re praying for, that there is a plan and that that plan is God’s plan.”

Not only that, apparently building gas pipelines is also a mission from gad!

Oh, and this is how her Pastor, Ed Kalnins, views political debate:

During the 2004 election season, he praised President Bush’s performance during a debate with Sen. John Kerry, then offered a not-so-subtle message about his personal candidate preferences. “I’m not going tell you who to vote for, but if you vote for this particular person, I question your salvation. I’m sorry.” Kalnins added: “If every Christian will vote righteously, it would be a landslide every time.”

Months after hinting at possible damnation for Kerry supporters, Kalnins bristled at the treatment President Bush was receiving over the federal government’s handling of Hurricane Katrina. “I hate criticisms towards the President,” he said, “because it’s like criticisms towards the pastor — it’s almost like, it’s not going to get you anywhere, you know, except for hell. That’s what it’ll get you.”

Also,

He preaches repeatedly about the “end times” or “last days,” an apocalyptic prophesy held by a small but vocal group of Christian leaders. During his appearance with Palin in June, he declared, “I believe Alaska is one of the refuge states in the last days, and hundreds of thousands of people are going to come to the state to seek refuge and the church has to be ready to minister to them.”

Oh man, remember Jermiah Wright? Good times.

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One Response

  1. Why are people so BATSHIT INSANE?! =(

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