Anti-Gay Pastor Can’t Understand a Non-Theocracy

Wellington Boone is an arch-bigot in a hundred different ways. Despite that fact — or rather, because of it — he gets invited to speak at events like the Family Research Council’s Watchmen on the Wall conference. And he says really absurd things like this:

Wellington Boone is the sort of anti-gay pastor who laments that he can no longer call gay people “faggots” and suggests putting all of the “sodomites” on an island to see how long such a society can last, so naturally he was given a speaking slot today at the Family Research Council’s “Watchmen on the Wall” conference, where he declared that acceptance of gay rights is a sign of God’s judgment on this nation.

“How could a U.S. senator or a congressman or a Supreme Court justice make a decision that goes against the created order of God?” Boone asked. Citing a biblical passage in which God promised that five holy men would be able to defeat 10,000 enemies, Boone fumed that American society is being overrun by a small minority of gay activists, which is a sign of God’s judgment.

So the Bible says that a small minority will be able to defeat a much larger force, eh? And somehow that’s a lesson against the battle for gay rights? Thinking is hard, isn’t it? As for that first sentence…yeah, how in the world could a legislator or judge ever allow people to worship other gods, work on the sabbath, have sex before marriage and a million other things the Bible forbids? What’s next, freedom and justice for all? That’s outrageous!

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  • raven

    So the Bible says that a small minority will be able to defeat a much larger force, eh?

    Also according to the bible that failed almost all the time.

    The ancient Israelis were overrun by the Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans. The Romans kicked them out of Jerusalem after their second failed revolt. The xians persecuted them for nearly 2,000 years until the Germans tried to finish them off and killed 5 million of them. Next scheduled is the Holy Final Solution when jesus comes back and kills 7.2 billion people and destroys the earth.

    Even according to the xian magic book, relying on god to save them is going to be a spectacularly losing strategy.

  • reddiaperbaby1942

    “Wellington Boone” sounds like something out of Gilbert and Sullivan: “My name is John Wellington Boone, with the gays I don’t like to commune … “

  • Larry

    Who is preventing him from calling gay people faggots? Obama? I don’t think so. The Supreme Court? Most definitely not.

    I suspect its because when he calls them that, he unleashes a hailstorm of condemnation coupled with unrelenting accusations of bigotry. He just doesn’t have the strength to bear up to that and, as a result, he claims that he is being prevented by some nebulous body.

    I wonder how he feels when he’s called a nigger? Or is that different, somehow?

  • Pierce R. Butler

    Citing a biblical passage in which God promised that five holy men would be able to defeat 10,000 enemies…

    Please cite us the military history in which that occurs, Mr. Boone.

  • eric

    suggests putting all of the “sodomites” on an island to see how long such a society can last

    If he’s going to exile gay men and women of each upcoming generation to the same island, then it will last as long as the parent society will last.

  • whheydt

    Rediarperbaby1942 wins an internet today for the G&S reference. Take good care of it. Modus will be sad about the gap in his collection.

  • reddiaperbaby1942

    Thanks, Whheydt, it’s my first! Though I yield to no-one in my veneration for MO.

  • http://festeringscabofrealityblogspot.com fifthdentist

    “… laments that he can no longer call gay people ‘faggots.'”

    He learned this when he used the word at the gym and received an atomic wedgie from trio of muscular guys who had overheard him.

    His complaints to the management that he was a victim of persecution so far seem to have fallen on deaf ears.

  • moarscienceplz

    re #2:

    I am the very model of a bigot and a hypocrite.

    I love to call folks “faggots”, but of “nigger” I’ll have none of it.

    I’m filled with love of Jesus and to God I pray each single day,

    But I’m sure glad those homo lads

    Will burn in Hell on Judgement day!

  • busterggi

    “Wellington Boone is the sort of anti-gay pastor who laments that he can no longer call gay people “faggots” and suggests putting all of the “sodomites” on an island to see how long such a society can last,”

    So he’s using a variant of the ‘send the blacks back to Africa’ meme?

  • reddiaperbaby1942

    To Busterggi at #10: I think it’s more in line with Hitler’s original idea, prior to the Wannsee meeting, of sending all the Jews to Madagascar. The idea was first suggested by Franz Rademacher, and Eichmann tried to draw up a detailed plan for such a transfer-

    I wonder how that would have worked out! Just think. I could be living on a nice, warm subtropical island right now, with a lot of interesting biodiversity, and with no irritating goyim around.

  • zevonsky72

    Wellington Boone is the sort of anti-gay pastor who laments that he can no longer call gay people “faggots” and suggests putting all of the “sodomites” on an island to see how long such a society can last…

    If one were to put the Duggar family on an island, as a purely biological matter, they could reproduce. So does this mean he endorses incest and molestation as part of God’s plan?

  • jnorris

    … Boone fumed that American society is being overrun by a small minority of gay activists, which is a sign of God’s judgment.

    Well, the gay activists have chariots of iron (automobiles, Judges 1:19) and God’s forces cannot stand against them.

  • lorn

    … “you can repent and change in a divine instant”.

    Mister Wellington Boone, do you have any personal experience of this? Does it work the other way? How often have you felt the need to partake of this divine gift?

  • http://timgueguen.blogspot.com timgueguen

    I think Phoenix Force has come close to beating a force of ten thousand during one of their adventures, but I don’t know if they’re the kind of people God would call holy men.

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

  • https://plus.google.com/107095827599382907783 NS Alito

    News flash: The gays have iron chariots.

    (Judges 1:19)

  • sugarfrosted

    @2 Someone listens to Michael Savage.

  • dan4

    Why would anyone think the FRC is a “hate group” when they invite charmers like WB to speak at their conference?