Sunday, January 17, 2010

Rush Limbaugh and Pat Robertson Bound for Hell

Just when you think you've heard the ultimate insensitive comment from Rush Limbaugh, he shows you that you have underestimated his ability to be less than a human being. On a recent radio show, his Rushness said,

" Speaking on his radio show Wednesday, Limbaugh said the earthquake has played into Obama’s hands, allowing the president to look “compassionate” and “humanitarian” while at the same time bolstering his standing in both the “light-skinned and dark-skinned black community in this country.” He added: “We've already donated to Haiti. It’s called the U.S. income tax.”


Conservative columnists on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Show said the following.


“They are deeply insensitive,” said conservative commentator Pat Buchanan on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
Sitting next to Buchanan on set, host Joe Scarborough called Limbaugh’s comments “deplorable.” “The insensitivity is stunning,” said the former Republican congressman.

How can Rush Limbaugh consider himself a Christian when he says so many vile things, and holds his fellow men and women in such contempt. It would be interesting to see him attempting to enter heaven and St. Peter holding an inch thick file of the venomous things he has said during his life. Get into heaven? No way. Bound for a much warmer climate.

While Limbaugh received a modicum of support, nobody of note has stepped up to defend Robertson’s claim that Haiti got hit by an earthquake because it is “cursed.”

Speaking about the disaster during his program “The 700 Club” on the Christian Broadcasting Network, Robertson said that when Haiti was still a French colony its leaders “swore a pact to the devil” to get out from “under the heel of the French.”



“They said, ‘we will serve you if you will get us free from the French.’ True story. And so, the devil said, ‘OK, it’s a deal,’”

No doubt Pat Robertson considers himself a person close to God. Once Robertson shuffles off this mortal coil he is likely to find himself heartily embraced by Satan rather than uplifted into glory and heaven. The man is just plain mean. What he says disqualifies him not only as a Christian, but also as a human being.

2 comments:

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Anonymous said...

while there have been some insensitive things said about recent natural disasters that have occurred, don't you think it's a little "out of bounds" for you to frivolously condem someone to hell?

Granted this is your blog, but saying that Pat Robertson is headed for hell because he said that Haiti sold itself to the devil, leading to freedom from french oppression? Really?

After simply googling this idea, I came upon this :

"The most historically important Vodou ceremony in Haitian history was the Bwa Kayiman or Bois Caïman ceremony of August 1791 that began the Haitian Revolution, in which the spirit Ezili Dantor possessed a priestess and received a black pig as an offering, and all those present pledged themselves to the fight for freedom.[9] This ceremony ultimately resulted in the liberation of the Haitian people from French colonial rule in 1804, and the establishment of the first black people's republic in the history of the world and the second independent nation in the Americas

So maybe Pat Robertson was piggybacking on a fairly well-known topic, not just spouting off whatever comes to mind?

Which then my question for you would be: how will this make him "heartily embraced by satan"? Robertson is "the founder and chairman of The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) Inc., and founder of International Family Entertainment Inc., Regent University, Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, American Center for Law and Justice, The Flying Hospital, Inc. and several other organizations and broadcast entities." (CBN.com)

What was the last great thing you've done to help those in need? Before you go condemning people to hell, you might want to "get the log out of your own eye, before you pick at the speck in anothers." (Matthew 7:5)

You referenced St. Peter standing at heaven's gate? ...Which would lead me to believe maybe you're Catholic? Maybe you have no belief. Regardless, be careful of what you condemn others for- Matthew 7:2 says: "For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you."