Bradlee Dean Tosses a Word Salad

Bradlee Dean is, to say the least, not the brightest bulb in the sign. Clear thinking is not a gift his fictitious god has blessed him with, nor is good writing. In his latest Worldnetdaily column, this paragraph fairly leaps off the page for being particularly incoherent:

America seems to have forgotten the price God has paid on her behalf by shedding His grace upon us through His Son Jesus Christ to establish our given freedoms. Instead of America responding to Law, Judgment, Righteousness and Truth, it seems apparent that God’s voice is no longer a permissible objective in the course America is now taking.

Now that is some world class religio-babble. Jesus died for the freedom of Americans? That doesn’t seem like the usual Christian position. I thought he was alleged to have died for our sins. And if that were the case, wouldn’t you think that somewhere in the intervening 1700 years there would have been at least one example of a Christian country that had anything like freedom?

And that last sentence…A permissible objective? How could “God’s voice” be an “objective”? This is very Sarah Palin-like, as though he’s playing a game of Madlibs and just throwing together a bunch of phrases while struggling to make complete sentences out of them.

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  • colnago80

    Jesus died for the freedom of Americans?

    This statement is totally preposterous on its face. The USA did not exist in 28CE. The existence of the Western Hemisphere was totally unknown in 28CE. Dean is a complete moron.

  • tubi

    The existence of the Western Hemisphere was totally unknown in 28CE.

    Not to God.

  • joeina2

    Or the indigenous.

    Haven’t you read the book of Mormon? Good lord.

  • vicvanity

    Sorry Brad , but god didn’t make any real sacrifice , he was slightly inconvenienced .

  • marcus

    Ed,”Bradlee Dean is, to say the least, not the brightest bulb in the sign..”

    Unless the sign says, “I am a fucking dumbass.”

  • alanb

    An off topic reminder that TODAY is the start of the 2nd Great American Revolution when millions of Patriots show up in Washington to take back our Country in Operation American Spring. You know it’s absolutely real this time because of a quote in Yesterday’s Washington Times:

    Col. Riley said … that more than 1 million militia members have already mobilized for the event — and that projections of 10 million to attend aren’t pie in the sky.

    And if that’s not enough to convince you, here’s a picture taken earlier of brave Patriots already on their way.

  • Taz

    God’s voice

    I.e., Bradlee Dean.

  • Alverant

    Christianity had dominion over Europe for over 1000 years and yet they produced nothing like the USA. Instead they had religious oppression and divinely appointed Kings. So naturally christians today say the USA was founded on christian values. /s

  • colnago80

    Re Joeina2 @ #3

    Good point. I should have amended that comment to state that the existence of the Western Hemisphere was totally unknown to anyone in the Eastern Hemisphere in 28CE.

  • colnago80

    Re Joeina2 @ #3

    Yeah, but Mormons aren’t considered Christians.

  • dingojack

    Alanb – leave those Chelsea Pensioners alone!

    HERE is a picture of the patriots off to Washington.

    Dingo

  • http://timgueguen.blogspot.com timgueguen

    I can imagine what would happen in a Beverly Hillbillies episode where they encountered Operation American Spring fanboys. The Clampetts would think the OAS lot were the bad guys, and cause havoc to their plans in the usual cluelsss Clampett way. The episode would end with them meeting the President(shown only from behind, of course) and Jethro asking to be made a Double Naught Spy to keep something like this from happening again.

  • dugglebogey

    When did the message of “Love your neighbor as you love yourself” become “judge everyone else as though you were a total dick?”

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

    I remember, back during the War, when we took God’s Voice in Operation Impermissible Objective. Lost a lot of good men that day. Probably should’ve taken maps or something.

  • Artor

    Colnago80, you missed again. The Chinese were well aware of the West in 28CE, having been trading over the Silk Road for centuries at that point.

  • colnago80

    Re Artor @ #15

    The article linked to below on the Silk Road says nothing about the Western Hemisphere, unless you are claiming that China is in the Western Hemisphere. By Western Hemisphere, I mean what are now known as North and South America.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silk_road

  • dingojack

    SLC – ” the existence of the Western Hemisphere was totally unknown to anyone in the Eastern Hemisphere in 28CE.”

    Sure about that?

    Dingo

  • dingojack

    Presumably ‘the Western Hemisphere would be the half of the Earth’s surface (a hemisphere) extending from 90 W to 90 E in longitude.

    😉 Dingo

  • caseloweraz

    Bradlee Dean: America seems to have forgotten the price God has paid on her behalf by shedding His grace upon us…

    Indeed, his god has been shedding all over the planet lately.

    Ed Brayton: How could “God’s voice” be an “objective”?

    It could be an objective for impressionists — like learning to imitate the way Bill Cosby talks.

    And, although there is no recording of God’s actual voice, Bradlee Dean and his ilk seem to have the Old Testament message down pat.

  • colnago80

    Re dingojack @ #18

    To us denizens of North and South America, we refer to the Western Hemisphere as North and South America. The rest of the major land areas of the earth are considered part of the Eastern Hemisphere. The latter includes OZ. I suppose that, technically, you are correct. However, if if will make you happy, I will further amend my statement to say that nobody in Palestine in 28CE knew of the existence of North and South America. At least there is no record of such knowledge, and certainly there is no indication of such knowledge in the Christian and Hebrew Scriptures.

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.rhetts Chris Rhetts

    Come on Ed, cut the poor guy a little slack. Sure he’s incoherent at times, but how do you explain that he claims an imposing intellect like Michelle Bachmann as a close friend and supporter? Ha! Gotcha there!

  • dingojack

    I’m not arguing with you, just yanking your chain.

    :) Dingo

    ——–

    Charley Bowdre: Sorry, John. It just struck me funny.

    John Tunstall: And to William, both of you.

    Charley Bowdre: Apologies, Billy. We was just hacking on you.

    “Dirty Steve” Stephens: Yeah, we was just hacking on you.

    Richard Brewer: Rumor has it you killed a man, Billy. You don’t seem like the killing sort.

    “Dirty Steve” Stephens: Yeah, Billy. What’d you kill him for?

    William H. Bonney: He was hacking on me.

  • Trebuchet

    @AlanB:

    And if that’s not enough to convince you, here’s a picture taken earlier of brave Patriots already on their way.

    Dingo beat me to it, but those guys are obviously British. Which, to the American right, means they’re all atheist-socialist-Muslims. And communists. Why, even their coats are red!

  • Larry

    It isn’t god’s voice that is being being made an impermissible objective (WTF?). Nobody has ever heard it. Its his Greek chorus fan club that is cause.

  • Michael Heath

    Bradlee Dean writes:

    America seems to have forgotten the price cost God has paid on her behalf by shedding His grace upon us through His Son Jesus Christ to establish our given freedoms.[Heath emphasized]

    Well, we now observe that Mr. Dean’s also ignorant regarding accounting. Of course that’s also true of the Bible’s authors and editors, in spite of their inspiration supposedly coming from the big guy.

    Their collective ignorance isn’t demonstrated merely for conflating price and cost like a devout libertarian, but also for another reason. The effective cost Jesus pays for his “grace”, based on the Bible’s own framing, approaches zero.

    I’ve yet to encounter even one Christian who demonstrates an accurate understanding regarding eternity.

  • thebookofdave

    America seems to have forgotten the price God has paid on her behalf by shedding His grace upon us through His Son Jesus Christ to establish our given freedoms. Instead of America responding to Law, Judgment, Righteousness and Truth, it seems apparent that God’s voice is no longer a permissible objective in the course America is now taking.

    Makes perfect sense to me. Bradlee Dean is reminding us that free will is the most precious gift ever granted to mankind, which Americans are squandering on selfish pursuits like helping our fellows meet basic survival needs and remain productive members of society. It’s all part of his larger point that Americans are losing sight of the purpose of individual liberty: a means of finding creative ways to follow God’s Laws. And that failure to obey courts tyranny and makes baby Jesus weep. Because Benghazi.