Fischer: Paris Massacre May Have Been God’s Punishment

Bryan Fischer joins Bill Donohue and other Christian totalitarians in suggesting that the staff at Charlie Hebdo who were murdered had it coming because they were being blasphemous. In fact, he goes even further in suggesting that perhaps God sent those Muslim terrorists to punish them for taking his name in vain.

Given that the magazine, in addition to mocking Islam and Muhammad, also had a long record of running satirical articles and cartoons about Christianity and Jesus, Fischer raised the possibility that this attack was punishment for the magazine’s repeated violation of the commandment that “you shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.”

“They made a career out of taking the name of God, the God of the Bible, the father of the Lord Jesus,” said Fischer, who has made the case in the past that instituting anti-blasphemy laws in America was entirely feasible.

Noting that Exodus 20 states that “the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain,” Fischer theorized that just as God regularly sent “idolators” to attack Israel as a “rod of correction” in order to “discipline his own people” for their transgressions, so too had God used these radical Muslim attackers as retribution for against Charlie Hebdo for its anti-Christian blasphemy.

Fischer regularly claims that Muslims should be thrown out of the United States, but how exactly does he differ from those reactionary Muslim terrorists in this regard? He believes the exact same thing those terrorists believe, that they can and should murder those who commit blasphemy, in the name of God.

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  • John Pieret

    He believes the exact same thing those terrorists believe, that they can and should murder those who commit blasphemy

    Now (as Modus would say) you’re just being silly. Fischer doesn’t want to kill blasphemers. He wants his most holy, just and merciful God to send Muslins bad people to kill blasphemers.

  • tsig

    God contracted out a hit on the journalists?

  • http://www.thelosersleague.com theschwa

    Fisher should be worried. Many of the cartoons I saw were mocking the Pope and the Eucharist. So, it appears it was Catholic God who sent those Muslims to kill. Maybe they will be sicced on the protestants next?

  • Larry Kearney

    They just can’t help themselves, can they? Its like Tourette’s Syndrome for religious dickwads. They’re simply unable to keep from associating current events with some sort of retribution by their psychotic, murderous, god. A god who can evidently move people around like pawns on a chessboard.

  • Loqi

    …how exactly does he differ from those reactionary Muslim terrorists in this regard?

    Easy. Fischer worships the white guy god, not some deity cooked up in a barbaric Middle Eastern desert.

  • wreck

    Our god is an awesome sociopath.

  • tbp1

    #4:

    A god who can evidently move people around like pawns on a chessboard.

    But who never bothers telling anyone what he’s doing or why. And who frequently punishes people completely unrelated to the alleged offense (sending Katrina to New Orleans as punishment for ceding territory in Israel, as I heard suggested).

    I’ve used this comparison before, but when I was a kid, and my parents punished me for something, they told me exactly what I had done wrong, and what the punishment was going to be. They weren’t perfect, but they were good people, trying hard to be good parents, and usually their punishment fit the crime pretty well.

    They certainly didn’t burn down some random stranger’s house without telling anyone and expect me to figure out it was because I had sneaked out after curfew.

  • http://artk.typepad.com ArtK

    They certainly didn’t burn down some random stranger’s house without telling anyone and expect me to figure out it was because I had sneaked out after curfew.

    Clearly your parents didn’t really love you that much. [/sarcasm]

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

    *ring ring*

    “Hello?”

    The woods are lovely, dark, and deep, but I have promises to keep…

     

    John Pieret “Now (as Modus would say) you’re just being silly…”

    Now you’re just being ridiculous.

  • dingojack

    Bryan Fischer: “idol of idiot worshippers”.

    Dingo

  • U Frood

    What’s wrong with the Angel of Death? Can’t he manage the job any more? Why does God have to employ Muslims to get anything done these days?

  • LightningRose

    Hey Bryan! That’s one feeble-ass god you’ve got there if it requires a couple of psychotic jihadis to do it’s smiting.

  • D. C. Sessions

    But if we kick all of the Muslims out of the USA (as BF wants us to) who will handle the hit jobs for his Sky Capo?

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    …how exactly does he differ from those reactionary Muslim terrorists in this regard?

    He doesn’t. He explicitly agreed with the terrorists that they, and not any of those other less-militant Muslims, represent the true will of God. You can’t possibly differ any less from the terrorists.

  • Mobius

    …God sent those Muslim terrorists…

    So what happened to freewill? And Fischer’s Holy Spirit can apparently convince them to commit murder but can’t convince them to become Christian? Does Fischer even think these things through?

    Don’t answer that.

  • theguy

    I must point out that the Paris attackers later held hostages at a kosher supermarket. Adolf Fischsticks is basically saying that his “God” sent anti-Semitic religious fuckwads to murder people for blasphemy. This means that Fischstick’s “God” is an anti-Semitic piece of shit, unworthy of worship, but entirely worthy of being mocked and spat upon.

  • Synfandel

    So, if the gunmen had survived, I guess they would have had an iron-clad “I was just the unwilling tool of God’s punishment” defense.

  • Synfandel

    “Adolf Fischsticks”?! That made me do a double-take. You seemed to be channeling colnago80.

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    Actually, that’s a lot more imaginative than anything the Likudnik Chickenhawk has ever had to offer.

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

    theguy “I must point out that the Paris attackers later held hostages at a kosher supermarket.”

    Well, duh. It’s the only place that’s halal. And who doesn’t feel like a nosh after a nice jihad?

  • anubisprime

    So Yahweh is sub contracting out now?…How does that work then?

  • Synfandel

    So Yahweh is sub contracting out now?…How does that work then?

    I bet Blackwater bids on all the contracts.

  • anubisprime

    Synfandel @ 22

    I bet Blackwater bids on all the contracts

    Well in Blighty the nearest we have to Blackwater is G4s…so far they have only managed to lose a few prisoners here and there, some to death and some to incompetence, they are certainly due for an upgrade in ambition.

    I am sure the Brit government would vouch for them!