America Only Worth Protecting If We Oppress Gay People

Bryan Fischer took a call from an equally bigoted and ridiculous caller on his radio show, a military veteran who thinks America is no longer worth protecting because — gasp! — we’re actually starting to treat gay people like human beings with equal rights. Naturally, Fischer agreed with him.

“I question sometimes why I spent twenty-two years protecting what I was protecting,” Tom said, “when we’re willing to stand by and let it be washed away or given away by those in power.”

Fischer, of course, was entirely sympathetic, saying that America was once “worth bleeding and dying for because … we stood for Judeo-Christian morality” but now people are rightly asking themselves if America is “turning into a nation that I really wanna risk my life to defend and protect.”

First of all, you weren’t protecting America by fighting in Vietnam, which was nothing remotely like a threat to this country. Seriously, do you think the Vietnamese were going to invade the United States? Secondly, imagine how twisted your morality has to be to think that America is not worth protecting if we don’t oppress gay people enough. You know who agrees with you? Al Qaeda and the Muslim terrorists. They agree completely.

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  • John Pieret

    You know who agrees with you? Al Qaeda and the Muslim terrorists. They agree completely.

    They may not like it when we point it out (see Bradlee Dean’s ridiculous lawsuit) but they know and approve of that.

  • colnago80

    And today, the Government of Vietnam is our good buddy, hoping that Uncle Sam will keep China from aggression against them. Apparently, China is about as popular as AIDS in Vietnam.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27435612

  • lldayo

    I question sometimes why I spent twenty-two years protecting what I was protecting

    I question what it was he thought he was protecting. I guess the Constitution and freedom wasn’t what he was looking to protect.

  • Scr… Archivist

    Maybe this idea will spread among Christian supremacists. Some may leave the military, and others may decide never to join. This would be a good development, since it would reduce Christianity’s power over the U.S. armed forces.

  • Larry

    Assuming this caller was actually in the military (I know, I know, hard to believe somebody would lie about that as an anonymous caller to a radio talk show), and he believes that, as a military man, he was only protecting those like himself, rather than the nation as a whole, I fart in his general direction. There is nothing honorable or admirable about his service.

  • pacal

    Fischer once again manifests his deep and enduring hatred of America which he ardently desires to be replaced by a Biblical Theocracy.

  • cptdoom

    This is especially offensive with the opening of the 9/11 museum this week. I and thousands of other people in DC may well owe our lives to the ragtag bunch of Americans who bonded together on United 93 and stopped the terrorists in their tracks, sacrificing their lives in the process. Prominent among them was Mark Bingham, a gay rugby player who helped the fight back. IMHO America is better for being able to openly embrace people like Mark (and me though I’m no hero) as vital contributers to our national well-being.

  • busterggi

    “worth bleeding and dying for because … we stood for Judeo-Christian morality”

    And despite that Judeo-Christian morality, the US government’s awareness of the ongoing holocaust during WW II was kept from the public because it knew that millions of Americans were anti-semitic and would have sympathized with the NAzis.

  • D. C. Sessions

    Prominent among them was Mark Bingham, a gay rugby player who helped the fight back. IMHO America is better for being able to openly embrace people like Mark

    I agree with you that we would be better off if we could, as a nation, accept Mark without prejudice. However, I suspect it will be a long time before Americans are really ready to give up their bias against rugby.

  • sigurd jorsalfar

    America went into Vietnam to protect it from the pink menace. Sadly America failed, and that’s why Vietnam today is so gay.