James David Manning is out with a new warning. The pastor who posted on his Harlem church’s message board thatÂ â€œJesus would stone homos” says now that “white homos are going to take the black womanâ€™s man.” So, Pastor Manning isn’t only homophobic, he’s apparently racist as well.
But Pastor Manning doesn’t stop there.
“I do think that anyone who promotes [homosexuality] as a lifestyle and tries to make it a national and international event and create warfare upon everybody else,” he tells Vocativ‘sÂ Luke Malone,Â “then the appropriate response would be to stone them back to the Stone Age, or stone them back to hell.â€
Manning is the public face of New York City’s ATLAHÂ World Missionary Church. HisÂ â€œJesus would stone homos” sign was recently vandalized. The letters were removed and in their place, someone spray painted another message: “God Is Gay.” The NYPD reportedly spent seven hours at the scene of the crime and isÂ investigating the vandalism as a hate crime. (Presumably, an anti-religion hate crime, not an anti-gay hate crime.)
Malone, in his Vocativ interview, reports that Pastor ManningÂ “hasnâ€™t always been so obsessively focused on the lives of lesbians and gay men. His interest in the gay scourge that, according to Manning, is currently plaguing the U.S., can be traced back to President Obama, who unleashed ‘homo demons’ during his ‘second illegal inaugural address’ by suggesting that they be afforded equal rights under the law.”
â€œIn my estimation, that was an official release of the demonic spirit,â€ he says. â€œBecause homosexuality is a demonic spirit, such as cannibalism or other kindsâ€”even pedophilia is a demonic spiritâ€”and itâ€™s these wicked manifestations that are in our universe that inhabit people and cause them to act in one way or the other. And he released them.â€
Malone writes that Manning “conflates” gays “with pedophiles at several points throughout the interview.
â€œIn the Catholic Church, the homosexual spirit is imminent, it is powerful, but it is also degrading. It seeks out the innocence of young boys and preys upon them where it moves from homosexuality to pedophilia,â€ he says. â€œThat same spirit runs around here in New York City. Itâ€™s on television. Theyâ€™re in movies, theyâ€™re in sportsâ€”thereâ€™s Jason Collins and Michael Sam and a bunch of other people as well. Theyâ€™re just not Catholic and theyâ€™re not priests, but itâ€™s the same identical thing.â€
And then, well, Manning says this:
â€œThe white homo who now lives in the communityâ€”and there are a lot of them that moved up hereâ€”they brought their restaurants, they brought some of their lifestyle, they brought their Starbucks coffee with themâ€¦and like anybody else, they prey on black men, they convert black men,â€ he says. â€œNot only those who live here, but in the office buildings all over New York City and places around America where homosexuals have supervisory positions.â€
Manning continues: â€œJust like in theÂ Jungle FeverÂ movie by Spike Lee, about the black man and the white woman in the office leaving the black woman whoâ€™s up in the hood and the white woman takes her man. The white homos are going to take the black womanâ€™s man.â€
â€œHomosexuals are the most intolerant of all people Iâ€™ve met. Iâ€™ve encountered Ku Klux Klan members who are more tolerant of people opposing their point of view,â€ he says, adding that he supports recent anti-gay legislation in Uganda and Russia. â€œYou talk about inclusiveâ€”including what? Including evil? Why donâ€™t I include Jeffrey Dahmer or John Wayne Gacy as a part of our elder board? Why donâ€™t we let them preach sermons? No, nothing could be more ridiculous.â€
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Acting Speaker McHenry Did Not Have Authority to Evict Pelosi Says Top Rules Committee Democrat
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Kevin McCarthy’s hand-picked temporary successor and acting Speaker, operated outside of carefully crafted House rules when he evicted Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, the former Democratic Majority Leader, from their Capitol Hill offices just hours after Republicans ousted McCarthy as Speaker.
That’s according to the top Democrat on the powerful House Rules Committee, Ranking Member Jim McGovern (D-MA), who previously served as the Chair of the Rules Committee. He says the “Speaker pro tempore” has one job only: help elect a new Speaker of the House.
“I want to clear up some confusion,” McGovern wrote late Wednesday afternoon.
“As an unelected acting Speaker pro tempore, @PatrickMcHenry’s job is to guide the House toward the election of a new Speaker. That’s it.”
“His power is constrained by the plain text of Rule 1, Clause 8 of the Rules of the House,” said McGovern.
Rep. McGovern said he is “alarmed” by McHenry’s order evicting Pelosi and Hoyer.
“Given the plain text of the rule, I don’t think he has that power,” McGovern added.
McGovern further explained, “The rule says he can only exercise as much authority as is ‘necessary and appropriate’ towards the end of electing a Speaker. The Rules Committee narrowly described this rule in 2004: an acting Speaker pro tempore serves ‘for the sole purpose of electing a new Speaker.'”
“These rules were put into place after 9/11 to ensure continuity of government & quick election of a new Speaker in an emergency. Not to provide for a short-term Speaker due to Republican dysfunction,” concluded McGovern, who has served in Congress since 1997.
‘My Job Is Not to Put Pool Noodles Around Hard Corners for Republicans’: AOC Blasts Critics Over McCarthy Vote
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) blasted critics across the political spectrum who are angered House Democrats did not vote to keep Kevin McCarthy as Speaker, after Republicans ousted him on Tuesday.
“Contrary to how McCarthy’s defenders are behaving, men failing up is not a Constitutionally protected right,” Ocasio-Cortez said on social media. “The man made risky decisions and faced the natural consequences of them. I am not his mom, and my job is not to put pool noodles around hard corners for Republicans.”
AOC also blasted 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who is now a former Democrat, after he criticized Democrats on CNN.
“Why did Dems vote along party lines to oust Kevin McCarthy? Not because they thought it was good for the country but because that’s what they were told to do,” Yang said on social media when posting his remarks.
“Yes,” Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez responded, “because strengthening someone who voted to overturn the election, held the entire US economy hostage, launched a baseless impeachment inquiry without a vote, and refuses to honor his word is what is in the best interest of this country.”
“Do some of you hear yourselves?” she asked rhetorically.
Tuesday night she also defended Democrats for not, as some have put it, “saving” McCarthy.
“Does anyone believe for one minute that McCarthy would help elect a Dem speaker ‘for the institution’?” she asked. “McCarthy’s hubris is a theme. He loudly stated he wouldn’t negotiate w/Dems, called virtually none, trashed those who helped w/CR, and then expected Dem votes for free?”
Karine Jean-Pierre Schools Peter Doocy for Asking if White House Is ‘Loving’ GOP House Chaos
In the middle of an interview with U.S Senator John Kennedy, Fox News interrupted the Louisiana Republican for some “breaking news,” as the right wing cable network’s Peter Doocy began to ask White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about the chaos far-right wing Republicans caused by ousting Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday.
“All right. Senator, thank you for joining us. We got a little bit of breaking news here. We got to jump back to the briefing. Our Peter Doocy is questioning the Press Secretary,” John Roberts told viewers as the camera cut to the White House Press Briefing Room.
“Is any part of the West Wing here, just loving the fact that Republicans don’t appear to be able to govern the one part of the government that they actually control?” Doocy asked.
“Nobody’s ‘loving’ anything when it’s when we’re not when we’re not able to deliver for the American people. Nobody’s loving that,” Jean-Pierre replied, as she explained to Doocy what the White House believes is actually important.
“It is important for Congress to work, not for us, but on behalf of the American people. It is important to make sure that we meet the challenges of the American people. That’s what’s important. What we saw, you heard from the President, what we saw on Saturday should have never have happened, but we’re glad that a deal was made. We’re glad that we’re not in a shutdown. But House Republicans should have never gotten us that far.”
Jean-Pierre went on to tell Doocy that since Republicans “are the majority in the House, they can fix this.”
“They’re creating the chaos. That is not helpful to the American people.”
“That’s why you saw the President today talk about student debt relief, and talk about what else he’s doing to make sure that we’re giving a little bit of breathing room to the American people. That’s why you heard from the President yesterday talking about or our announcement, talking about how we’re continuing to beat Big Pharma so we can lower prescription drug costs for the American people. That’s what the President cares about. That’s what he wants to see – what can we continue to do to help Americans as they face really tough challenges? So this is not, we’re not loving it. It is not helpful to any any American across the country.”
Doocy, went on to ask if “anybody in the West Wing has heard anybody talking about the possibility of ‘Speaker Trump.'”
Watch below or at this link.
Fox News cuts off interview with senator for “breaking news,” which is Peter Doocy asking KJP the following questions:
– is the West Wing “loving the fact” that the GOP doesn’t appear able to govern the House?
– are you guys talking about a possible Speaker Trump? pic.twitter.com/Csr2E2CYI5
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