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  • Pastor Pleased Ebola 'Could Solve America's Problems With Atheism And Homosexuality'

    Pastor Rick Wiles is actually pleased with the emergence of Ebola as a worldwide epidemic. It could "solve" the problems of the world, he says, like atheism and homosexuality.

    The worldwide Ebola epidemic has already killed more than 900, and people everywhere are nervous and anxious that the deadly virus with no known cure might break out in their country. For most people, certainly those living in America, those are unwarranted fears -- doctors are warning about influenza, not Ebola. 

    But leave it to the religious right to use Americans' fears as a tool to evangelize.

    Take Pastor Rick Wiles, who claims to be a journalist at TruNews, "an internationally recognized source of credible news and information in a world where nothing seems to make sense anymore." 

    “Now this Ebola epidemic can become a global pandemic and that’s another name for plague," Wiles tells his radio audience. "It may be the great attitude adjustment that I believe is coming. Ebola could solve America’s problems with atheism, homosexuality, sexual promiscuity, pornography and abortion.”

    “If Ebola becomes a global plague, you better make sure the blood of Jesus is upon you, you better make sure you've been marked by the angels so that you're protected by God. If not, you may be a candidate to meet the Grim Reaper.”

    Right Wing Watch, which obtained and published the audio of Wiles' comments, notes that Pastor Wiles this week warned "that President Obama may intentionally spread Ebola using an ineffective vaccine, which would lead to Americans being forced into FEMA camps."

    Listen:

    https://soundcloud.com/rightwingwatch/wiles-ebola-can-solve-problem-of-homosexuality-abortion-atheism

     

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    • commented 2014-08-08 13:43:57 -0400
      Be you king or queen or lowly street sweeper. sooner or later we all meet the reaper

    • commented 2014-08-08 09:12:55 -0400
      And I guess that means that the priests, clergy men, and “followers of God”, who rape and hurt young boys will be greeted by the grim reaper!! Shame on your for your supposed knowledge. You should be the #1 candidate for the first injection, and the world will sit back and watch you like a little mouse in a cage. You should “pray” that your ignorance doesn’t put you on the fast track to an untimely end. Unfortunately for you the rest of us can’t see from your point of veiw because most of us can’t stick our heads that far up our a**!!!!!

    • commented 2014-08-08 01:13:45 -0400
      This line of thinking is scary and moronic. It’s people like him that will willingly cause a spread of the infection “to due god’s work.” Let them believe that their fairy tales and imaginary friend will protect them from things like a lethal virus, they will be the first to die from it.

    • commented 2014-08-07 22:40:45 -0400
      Pastor Rick – it would be even more helpful, if you got yourself infected – now that would show you mean what you say. How about it?

    • commented 2014-08-07 21:10:26 -0400
      Somebody should tell this guy that Ebola could just as easily be the world’s answer to religious zealots.

    • commented 2014-08-07 20:33:26 -0400
      He is no better than the British who claimed the Irish Famine was “God’s answer to the Irish problem”

    • commented 2014-08-07 18:13:36 -0400
      Forget the guy’s complete cluelessness regarding Ebola’s mechanism of viral infection …
      … if Hell exists, this callous, self-righteous ass has earned himself an Express Pass.

    • commented 2014-08-07 16:22:19 -0400
      Is this guy nuts or what and what of the nuts who follow him? When the “real plague” hit it didn’t discriminate by color, sexual preference, religion, it just killed. Whole families wiped out and no amount of praying or believing helped anyone. The definition of "stupid’, saying, believing and spreading the same tired rhetoric and expecting it to really become a reality, when clearly, it never has before!

    • commented 2014-08-07 14:04:36 -0400
      This is the reason I no longer believe the bible is the word of God. I have no doubt that people just like this guy had their visions and messages from God that ended up in the bible and are the reason for so much hate and bigotry – and so much war and death for that matter.

    • commented 2014-08-07 14:03:27 -0400
      This Rick Wiles isn’t too bright.
      He clearly doesn’t understand that viruses do not selectively pick and choose their hosts. And since christians far outnumber any other religious group in North America, mathematically speaking, they will be the hardest hit.
      Maybe not such a bad thing after all,,,

    • commented 2014-08-07 13:15:33 -0400
      Here’s a fundamental problem with all of these “Plague for Christ” preachers: They think they will be immune from a disease outbreak if they pray hard enough. They think that the government would intentionally spread a disease that would kill hundreds, if not thousands of people, if released into the American public and that somehow, miraculously, they would be spared. These preachers are crazy with their delusional thinking that disease and war would turn people back to God, or worst yet, that it will somehow only target the people they hate – usually gays, feminists, atheists, pro-choice advocates, and liberals – the people they feel most threatened by because we don’t buy into their bullshit.

      That’s the real issue at its core. “People who disagree with me should just die.” I don’t know why they don’t just say it or why they insist on crouching it in quasi-religious speak that obfuscates their real intentions: Discord, mayhem and hatred – all for Christ.

      These rejects don’t think about the children that would die, or that members of their own congregation that would suffer greatly from such an outbreak. (Maybe they didn’t have enough faith or pray enough, so smeh.). Not to mention that these cowardly dogs would be on the first plane smokin’ to escape the real fallout of an Ebola pandemic. They pray for death and destruction on the heads of those that are different then call any Christian who dies faithless collateral damage. It’s really a win-win situation for them. Damned if you do believe in god, damned if they don’t.

      I despise these types of people. And as a black pro-choice feminist lesbian liberal atheist I would be high on their list for death. But you know what. I don’t wish for their death. I don’t wish “plague” would come to America. I don’t want innocent people to suffer unimaginably or children to die. And do you know why I don’t? Because I’m a better go—-mn human being then these cowardly doomsday preachers will ever f-cking be.

    • commented 2014-08-07 12:42:48 -0400
      Pastor Wiles is INSANE! I almost feel bad for the people who are mentally challenged enough to believe his hateful garbage.

    • commented 2014-08-07 12:12:13 -0400
      He’s an idiot!

    • commented 2014-08-07 11:57:56 -0400
      “It may be the great attitude adjustment that I believe is coming…” – I wonder if he ever questions whether it is his attitude that is in need of adjustment.

    • commented 2014-08-07 11:47:38 -0400
      Does the pastor believe that the four horsemen of the apocalypse, war,famine,death and PESTILENCE are here to help him get rid of the folks he doesn’t like because it goes against his religious zealotry, does he think we are morons and that we can’t see that he is just a SOB who hides behind his “faith” to cover up his nasty bigotry!
      Well I hope his next shit is a porcupine!

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