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If the name Robert Jeffress sounds vaguely familiar, it should. He’s the Southern Baptist pastor who is very popular in the Bible belt and among the religious right, but his views are so extreme that even Tim Tebow bowed out of a speaking gig at Jeffress’ First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas last year. Tebow was then pummeled by anti-gay hate groups and the religious right, only to be defended by Christians nationwide, who finally, for once, put religious bullies at the American Family Association in their place.

Pastor Jeffress certainly recovered from the Tebow trampling, and yesterday made the rounds while speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters convention.

Jeffress, who has been described as being anti-gay, anti-Islam, anti-Obama, anti-choice, and even anti-Catholic, was in rare form.

Right Wing Watch captured some of Pastor Jeffress’ comments, reporting that Jeffress warned “that churches that don’t embrace right-wing politics are going to ‘surrender the control and the direction of this country to the godless, immoral infidels who hate God.'”

(Memo to the religious right: you haven’t actually had control of this country for over a decade.)

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“During the press conference,” RWW adds, “Paul Stanley of the Christian Post asked Jeffress about pastor John MacArthur, a conservative megachurch pastor who at times has criticized the Religious Right.”

Jeffress responded that MacArthur’s views would have silenced pastors protesting Nazism: “It’s that kind of thinking among German pastors that allowed for the Holocaust. I would ask anybody who would use that reasoning: ‘Then you would’ve stayed quiet while Adolf Hitler was slaughtering the Jewish people, six million of them?’”

Jeffress also predicted that soon all same-sex marriage bans will fall and as a result, the government will implement “hate speech” laws that would take away the free speech rights of gay rights opponents and put people in jail.

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First they came for… the majority of the citizens of the country who are Christian? I’m pretty sure that’s not what pastor Martin Niemöller intended.

Jeffress also spoke about yesterday’s Texas ruling that found the Lone Star State’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

“As an American,” Jeffress told a reporter, RWW notes, “I also realize that no nation can survive that condones what God has condemned. And God has condemned homosexuality, just like he does adultery or per-marital sex, as being wrong and, as a nation, we cannot be blessed by God if we’re rejecting God.”

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Hat tip: The Raw Story

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JUSTICE

Trump Confidant Roger Stone Sentenced to 40 Months After Judge Spends Hours Ensuring President Has No Room to Interfere

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Judge: Stone’s Obstruction of House Intel Russia Probe ‘Led to an Inaccurate, Incomplete and Incorrect Report’

Trump confidant and former campaign advisor Roger Stone has been sentenced to serve 40 months in jail after Judge Amy Berman Jackson passed judgment on actions of the self described “dirty trickster,” “mendacious windbag,” and political fixer. Stone was convicted last year of lying to Congress, obstructing Congress, and witness tampering.

Judge Jackson spent three hours examining both the defense and the prosecution’s arguments and requests and went over each of the seven felony counts for which Stone was convicted. She clearly explained her reasoning in a precise manner, as reporters in the court revealed. She has left President Trump with zero room to cry her sentence is unfair.

Politico’s Darren Samuelsohn reports out a this damning bombshell:

Judge Jackson appears to have ignored Attorney General Barr’s efforts to get a reduced sentence for Stone. As Mother Jones’ Dan Friedman reports, the DOJ’s attorney has backed off Barr’s revised recommendation of a reduced sentence entirely:

She also dismissed Barr’s claim that the threat Stone made to Randy Credico should not be considered since he said it did not bother him. Federal guidelines allow for an “enhancement” to the sentence to be added for the threat.

Politico Senior Legal Affairs Contributor Josh Gerstein reports “Jackson says she’s applying the enhancement. She doesn’t seem to think it is a close call.”

 

Judge Jackson also made clear Stone will pay for his post-sentencing actions:

Stone’s attorneys asked for leniency.

Stone is just one of many Trump associates who have been convicted in connection with the Mueller investigation, as the Washington Post noted, including former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos..

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DEEP FAKE BUT NOT VERY DEEP

‘Propaganda’: Bloomberg Destroyed for Posting ‘Deep Fake’ ‘Hoax’ Clip of His Debate Performance to Make Him Look Better

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‘In a Climate of Wildfire Misinformation, This Is Super Irresponsible’

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg‘s performance at Wednesday night’s Democratic debate was by most accounts at best terrible, but that didn’t stop the campaign from pushing out a fake, doctored, and highly-edited clip suggesting the other candidates on stage were silenced by a claim he made.

“I’m the only one here I think that’s ever started a business,” Bloomberg said during the debate, as this actual clip shows.

But in the Bloomberg clip, his remarks are followed by 20 seconds of very uncomfortable presidential candidates being stunned into silence – including actual crickets chirping – by his attack.

Related: ‘The Most Expensive Night in Vegas I’ve Ever Seen,’ ‘Titanic,’ ‘Disaster’: Bloomberg’s Debate Performance Panned

The responses to Bloomberg’s fake video came quickly:

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CORRUPTION

Watch: Roger Stone Greeted With Shouts of ‘Traitor’ as He Enters DC Courthouse for Sentencing

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Trump confidant and former campaign advisor Roger Stone arrived at a D.C. courthouse minutes before 9 AM, greeted by repeated shouts of “traitor!” as he walked to the door.

Stone is expected to be sentenced by Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who has been targeted with criticism and harassment by President Donald Trump and his MAGA supporters.

Last week all four federal prosecutors quit the case after Attorney General Bill Barr intervened to reduce their sentencing recommendation, just hours after Trump posted an angry tweet.

Stone was convicted on all seven felony counts, including witness tampering and lying to Congress.

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