You gotta hand it to Joseph Farah and the Worldnutdaily. When he decides to focus on a story or an event, he can beat that horse until it’s so dead that even flies wouldn’t touch it. Take his 9/11 prayer and fasting rally, which his site is promoting with a new story nearly every day. Never mind that there’s nothing new to report. If some obscure figure says they like the idea — voila — a whole new article. Like this one, which suggests that the event is already producing “miracles.” What miracles, you ask? Good question.
Some supporters are beginning to suggest there may be a connection between recent news events and the prayers and calls for prayers.
Talk-show host Barry Farber, who announced his support for the 9-11-13 National Day of Prayer and Repentance on his nationally syndicated program this week was one of those who made the link.
“You’re reminding me of the lessons I learned – and forgot – during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956,” he told WND’s Joseph Farah, who first made the call for the 9/11 event.
“Everybody in Hungary went to bed on October 22, 1956, thinking they were the only anti-Communists left alive in Hungary. By mid-afternoon the next day, there were no Communists left in Hungary. Ditto for those of us who believe in God, endorse prayer, oppose abortion, despise Benghazi lies. Do you realize the extent of the revolution you might be leading? I forgive you if you don’t. It’s all too huge.”
Did you detect anything remotely coherent in that weird paragraph? I didn’t either.
Farah says he made the call for the 9-11-13 National Day of Prayer and Repentance out of a sense of frustration with politics and the decline in morality in the country. He suspects there is a connection between the revealing of national “sins” and the desire by believers to confess their own sins to God in unity with other believers.“The key to this call is II Chronicles 7:14,” said Farah. “This is the prescription of a Holy God for national healing. He tells believers they are to do four things: humble themselves, pray, seek His face and turn from their wicked ways. In turn, God says He will hear their prayers, forgive their sins and heal their land. Honestly, I believe if believers across America do this, we will see miracles. Could it be they are already occurring? I wouldn’t be surprised.”
Now that’s crack reporting right there. Do they have evidence of any “miracles” occurring? Nope. Do they have any specific claims of any “miracles” occurring? Nope. Do they even have some coherent idea of what a “miracle” would be if it did happen? Nope. But he “wouldn’t be surprised” if there were some, so that’s worth a whole article. Incidentally, there was no byline on the article; apparently no one wanted to actually take credit for it. Imagine an article so utterly devoid of actual news that someone at the Worldnutdaily wouldn’t put their name on it. That’s like finding a song so bad that Justin Bieber wouldn’t sing it.
The 9-11-13 National Day of Prayer has been enthusiastically embraced by thousands around the country, including Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., Chuck Norris, David Barton, Jonathan Cahn, Greg Laurie and even syndicated radio talk-show host Mancow Muller. Recently Farah and a small working group behind the project have decided to give the event a new focus – repentance.
Great idea. Farah should repent for his sins of pushing mindless stupidity and lies on his readers.