The Biblical Prophecy Argument For American Military Action Against Syria

Yesterday I pointed out 5 misguided arguments for American military action against Syria, but there’s a 6th much less publicized argument in favor of war in Syria. And it’s the most ridiculous reason of all. There are more than a few Christians who believe American military action in Syria, more specially the ancient city of Damascus, will lead to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

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Republicans Behaving Badly: Tennessee Representative Uses Bible To Justify Starvation

Rep. Stephen FincherIn the never-ending chronicles of Republicans behaving badly, Tennessee Representative Stephen Fincher uses a Bible quote as his shield. I guess in Fincher’s warped mind he is absolved of any guilt because he is only carrying out the wishes of God. I mean, it’s printed in the Bible. It’s supposed to be the word of God. And it’s REALLY old! And it’s written in English no less!

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That’s What The Bible Says

Many religious zealots absolve their bigotry, misogyny, and homophobia by uttering the phrase “that’s what the Bible says.” It is supposed to seal the deal. It’s the word of God. End of story. “Hey, it is not me talking, it is God.”

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Representative Barton: Biblical ‘Great Flood’ An Example Of Climate Change

Not wanting fellow Republican James Inhofe to take the lead on ‘batshit crazy things elected officials say,’ on Wednesday, Republican Congressman Joe Barton (TX) said the “Great Flood” from the Bible is an example of climate change not caused by man. Essentially he’s saying — not all climate change is created equal. Or maybe it’s — this ain’t your father’s climate change. Either way, this climate change thing is still up for debate according to Barton. Man-made? Natural occurrence? God? — Who knows?

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