Garrow: Christians Facing ‘Full-Blown Persecution’

Jim Garrow, the con man who claims Obama tried to nuke South Carolina and will soon be talking to aliens, went on David Barton’s radio show and struck the martyr pose. Christians are facing “full-blown persecution” and the government will soon be shutting down churches that won’t perform gay marriages.

If you are an Evangelical Christian, it’s a full-blown persecution like we have not seen in America. We now are beginning to wear a badge of honor that we do not want to wear and that kind of persecution that we find in the rest of the world, we’re now experiencing it here and it has enormous implications for the future.

I don’t know what’s ahead; I’m not going to try and predict the future but I know where it could potentially go and that would be where the government leans on churches so severely, so strongly, not only ripping away their tax exemption which, I assume, many churches could not survive that and the loss of buildings when you don’t hire practicing homosexual pastors or you don’t perform homosexual weddings and the church is forced officially underground. That could be where we head.

I’d love to hear him offer some plausible pathway to that dystopic future, but I’m sure it would just be a bunch of screaming about Obama being a Kenyan Muslim communist fascist reptilian.

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  • http://www.gregory-gadow.net Gregory in Seattle

    I dearly wish I could sent him back to Rome, circa 305 CE when Diocletian was emperor, to show him what REAL persecution looks like. Or at the very least, ship him off to Saudi Arabia, North Korea, China or Iran.

  • http://atheist-faq.com Jasper of Maine

    Yes, they’ll be shutting down churches that don’t perform gay marriages via the myriad of legislative amendments that exempt religious institutions from having to do that.

  • Jackie wishes she could hibernate

    Who would want to be married in their tacky churches by a minister that hates them anyway?

    …and since when do people need to go to a church to get married? I didn’t.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    I’d love to hear him offer some plausible pathway to that dystopic future…

    Look at Nazi Germany. The first step is mild criticism of one’s beliefs, yadda yadda, gas chambers.

  • raven

    Jim Garrow Reveals Obama’s Secret Plan To Use Aliens And …

    www. rightwingwatch. org/…/jim-garrow-reveals-obamas-secret-plan-use-…‎

    Dec 30, 2013 – Jim Garrow today appeared on Erik Rush’s radio show to promote the … Secret Plan To Use Aliens And Canadians To Plot Against America.

    This is the guy who a week and a half ago claimed Obama was going to use UFO aliens and Candadians to destroy the USA.

    1. IMO, Garrow is just a conperson, making wild statements for a few bucks.

    2. Why is he even in the USA. Guys a Canadian for Cthulhu’s sake. I’m surprised they let him cross the border. If he was a Moslem and said what he says, my guess is he would be on the next plane out of here.

    3. Maybe the NSA and FBI are just giving him a mile of rope and letting him run. There is no way he isn’t on their watch list.

  • Ellie

    Haven’t the Obamacare DNA Aliens from Kenya whisked him away yet?

  • dingojack

    It’s not the real Garrow! It’s a Lizardman in a Grey chameleon suit. The Real Garrow is sharing a cell with Ted Nugent (whilst enjoying hourly poetry-readings) on the Vogon Home world.

    True story (pass it on)

    Dingo

  • http://howlandbolton.com richardelguru

    “full-blown persecution like we have not seen in America”

    I remember something vaguely about what those Puritan chappies did to other denominations in America’s past…

  • dingojack

    ““… full-blown persecution like we have not seen in America…”*

    * Those of the less than lily-white persuasion need not apply (they already got theirs).

    @@

    Dingo

  • sinned34

    Obama was going to use UFO aliens and Candadians to destroy the USA.

    This year, the NHL has scheduled a half-dozen outdoor hockey games, where we Canadians can better communicate with our alien overlords. Ever see the hand signals refs use in hockey? Those aren’t merely a way to signal to the timekeeper an infraction for high-sticking, interference, or cross-checking. They’re also a secret code shared by the invading alien hordes, the UN, and the illuminati.

    Also, we have a set of secret Canadian code words that the US intelligence agency has yet to decipher:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0EsYiNA76Q&noredirect=1

    America is doomed. Doomed, I tells ya!

  • lofgren

    I’m confused. An earlier post on this very blog says that the Christians are now winning thanks to the Duckman. They need to make up their minds.

  • sigurd jorsalfar

    Ed, I think you are confusing Jim Garrow with Jim Garlow, which is understandable given that their names differ by one letter, they both claim to be doctors, and both are nuts.

    But the link you provide is to a appearance by Garlow, who is an American based in California. Garrow is the Canadian nut based in Guelph, Ontario.

  • John Pieret

    If you are an Evangelical Christian, it’s a full-blown persecution

    Really, guys! Must you launder your Freudian lingerie in public?

  • tsig

    And use a little more paper on the assy wassy.

  • a_ray_in_dilbert_space

    At some point you just have to wonder whether some of these guys are left-wing plants just to see how wound up they can get the paranoid old white guys.

  • busterggi

    Considering the massive federal executions of evangelical Christians and the confiscation of their & their church’s property that have happened over the past six years he may be right.

    On some planet.

  • jnorris

    Christians are facing “full-blown persecution” and the government will soon be shutting down churches that won’t perform gay marriages.

    Ed, please check to see if I’m still on the EAC (not that it exists) emailing list. I did not get the report detailing how Pres Obama took all the Evangel-Christians’ guns.

  • smrnda

    I can’t believe anybody is stupid enough to believe that churches are in any danger of being shut down owing to the gay marriage business. Churches can choose or refuse to marry anybody they want, always have had this right and nobody has pushed for anything else. Many churches (as far as I can tell) won’t marry anyone who isn’t a member in good standing, and won’t perform the marriage unless you attend ‘counseling’ sessions where people who have no useful input offer patronizing and vacuously obvious advice. Seriously, try getting married in a Catholic church if you’re not a Catholic.

  • cptdoom

    it’s a full-blown persecution like we have not seen in America

    There are some dead “witches” in Salem that might dispute that. Oh, wait, that was persecution by Christians, so it was ok.

  • http://thebronzeblog.wordpress.com/ Bronze Dog

    At some point you just have to wonder whether some of these guys are left-wing plants just to see how wound up they can get the paranoid old white guys.

    It worked on Conservapedia.

  • Michael Heath

    smrnda writes:

    [Heath – Part 1] I can’t believe anybody is stupid enough to believe that churches are in any danger of being shut down owing to the gay marriage business.

    smrnda writes:

    [Heath – Part 2] Churches can choose or refuse to marry anybody they want, always have had this right and nobody has pushed for anything else. Many churches (as far as I can tell) won’t marry anyone who isn’t a member in good standing, and won’t perform the marriage unless you attend ‘counseling’ sessions where people who have no useful input offer patronizing and vacuously obvious advice. Seriously, try getting married in a Catholic church if you’re not a Catholic.

    I think your defectively conflating two different populations, classes of people (Part 1) and individuals (Part 2).

    Part 1 – I think Jim Garrow’s concern that the government subsidy of Christian bigotry towards certain classes of people may someday end; e.g., non-whites, females, gays. Churches are now protected from discriminating against protected classes of people; where gays are not a fully protected class – yet. However, I’m already on-board with ending tax subsidizes for non-profits who discriminate against protected classes. I think the more people come on-board with equality of gays, the more people will become less tolerant of government subsidizing the operation of entities that formally discriminate against protected classes.

    A government doesn’t violate a church’s religious freedom by ending tax subsidies if they discriminate against protected classes. The government is certainly failing to protect the rights of people when churches discriminate against these classes; especially gay children and all female girls in nearly all conservative Christian denominations -both groups being captive given their under their bigoted parents’ control.

    Your part 2 is in regards to individuals and their standing within the church. That’s a separate issue not relevant here to what Mr. Garrow’s arguing, which is his (justifiable) fear that taxpayers will become increasing intolerant of financing bigotry.

  • http://www.pandasthumb.org Area Man

    We now are beginning to wear a badge of honor that we do not want to wear…

    Then I’ve got some friendly advice for you. Stop making up utter bullshit, and you won’t have anything to feel persecuted about.

  • leonardschneider

    “… full-blown persecution like we have not seen in America…”

    Yeeeaahhh. I’m sure it wouldn’t be too hard to track down some elderly Japanese-Americans who could fill him in on the concept of institutionalized persecution in this country.

    Somebody give this guy a piss test. I’m only used to seeing this level of paranoia in amphetamine addicts.