Thursday, December 8, 2011

Rick Perry's war on reason

Rick Perry's latest campaign video:

Here's the transcript if you're not able to watch it (I know it's unnerving to watch Perry babble on with that perpetual plastic smile on his face that makes him look like an animatronic. I mean, we know Al Gore was a robot too, but he was more of a sullen "I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave" type of robot, whereas Perry has more of a Disney vibe going on. Walt Disney hated Jews.).

"I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm a Christian, but you don't need to be in the pew every Sunday to know there's something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school.
As President, I'll end Obama's war on religion. And I'll fight against liberal attacks on our religious heritage.

Faith made America strong. It can make her strong again.
I'm Rick Perry and I approve this message."

Gays in the military and Christmas are his arguments? What on earth does one have to do with the other? Oh wait...the bible sort of says in a cryptic kind of way that homosexuality is a sin, so if Obama is going to be all "make that camouflage SPARKLE!" to those who are willing to die for this weird ass country, then he must be attacking religion. Or at least, Christianity. Or at the very least, Rick Perry's bizarre little mind.

Honestly, the next time someone asks me why I feel the need to be an active atheist, I'm just going to point them to this video.


  1. Yeah, I was really surprised to see Perry just throwing away the gay vote.

  2. Damnit! That was supposed to be wrapped in "sarcasm" tags, but blogger must have decided that "sarcasm" was not a valid html tag. Lame.

  3. Just when I thought things can't get any more depraved and warped, we get this. Does he even realize how this makes him look? If it wasn't so sad, it would be funny, but a presidential candidate in the United States of America.

  4. He's giving out a wrong message though (that homosexuals are godless [although some gods and goddesses approve of this but people aren't so big on greek religions anymore) while the Pagan Christmas is all about love.

    Also, I'm supposing he's naturally assuming that "his" kids matter but other [enter any other form of faith here] children are much less important and will have to hear prayers and calls to God that can't help but mention how your skin will be cooked in Hellfire even at school where freedom of thought should be encouraged.

    I can't believe a Christian of his kind would pull the "double-standards" card on America! Since when was religion pure and free of bias?

    And they should seriously stop with the heritage thing. Without deviation from the norm progress is not possible.