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Robert O'Brien Nominee: Dr. E. Calvin Beisner

Robert O'Brien Nominee: Dr. E. Calvin Beisner September 2, 2011

I’d never heard of Dr. E. Calvin Beisner until reading this article. He’s the founder of an anti-environmental Christian think tank. And he says the people protesting the Keystone XL pipeline at the White House are making the baby Jesus cry:

In addition, according to Beisner, the religious protestors are acting contrary to the religion they profess.

“They profess to believe the Bible,” he points out. “Well, the Bible tells them that they’re supposed to obey the governing authorities unless those governing authorities either require them to do what God forbids or forbids them to do what God requires — and that has not happened. So they are actually disobeying scripture by doing this.”

How convenient. God disapproves of protests against things he’s for. I bet he’s all for protests against reproductive rights, gay rights and anything else he disagrees with — though neither of those things requires anyone to do anything that their God allegedly forbids.


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