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Pastor Who Warns Of Homosexual Plot To Sodomize Kids Wins GOP Congressional Primary

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Southern Baptist Pastor Jody Hice, who claims there is a homosexual plot to sodomize children and says the First Amendment does not apply to Islam, just won his GOP primary race, for a seat in the U.S. Congress.

Tea Party Republican Pastor Jody Hice last night won the Georgia 10th district GOP primary. Today he is officially the Republican nominee for a seat in the U.S. Congress. Hice says that gay people have a secret plot to seduce and sodomize America’s sons, thinks same-sex marriage is akin to bestiality and incest, and compares abortion to the genocide waged by Adolph Hitler.

Hice is hoping to replace Georgia Congressman Paul Broun — and Broun has endorsed Hice. Rep. Broun, you’ll remember, became famous for claiming “evolution and embryology and the Big Bang Theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of Hell.”

Pastor Hice says people make the choice to be gay, based on “tendencies,” and compares those tendencies to a tendency to be alcoholic, violent, a drug addict, and a liar. Hice also lambasts those who are opposed to harmful “ex-gay” therapy, saying that as a society, by banning it, “we are enslaving and entrapping potentially hundreds of thousands of individuals in a lifestyle that in reality they are not.”

Hice also says that “you can’t even speak against a person who is a cross-dresser or a man who wants to believe himself to be a woman,” “if we speak against… or look cross-eyed even” at a transgender person, “we are guilty of a hate crime.”

The Atlanta, Georgia pastor is also one of the founding members of Pulpit Freedom Sunday, which seeks to eliminate IRS restrictions on religious organizations, including pastors, and allow them to endorse candidates without losing their tax-exempt status.

Hice also blames the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, where 20 first graders and six adults were slain, on “kicking God out of the public square,” and he’s accused the ACLU of of “moral terrorism.”

And Hice, given that a Democrat in Georgia stands little chance of being elected today, will likely become the next U.S. Congressman for the Georgia 10th district.

 

Hat tip: Right Wing Watch, MSNBC

 

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Former Trump White House Legal Advisor Who Testified at J6 Hearing Subpoenaed by Federal Grand Jury

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Attorney and former senior advisor to then-President Donald Trump, Eric Herschmann, has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury, after his explosive primetime testimony before the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack last month.

“A federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6 attack has subpoenaed Trump White House lawyer Eric Herschmann for documents and testimony, according to a person familiar with the matter,” Politico reports.

Herschmann, who also defended Trump as part of the first Senate impeachment trial, famously attended the “craziest meeting of the Trump presidency,” a post-election Oval Office meeting during which he allegedly told conspiracy theory promoter and Trump loyalist Patrick Byrne, “Do you even know who the fuck I am, you idiot?”

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In February of 2021, less than one month after the January 6 insurrection, Axios reported on that meeting, adding this exchange between Herschmann and Trump’s “Kraken” attorney Sidney Powell:

“Powell, fixing on Trump, continued to elaborate on a fantastical election narrative involving Venezuela, Iran, China and others. She named a county in Georgia where she claimed she could prove that [voting machine manufacturer] Dominion had illegally flipped the vote,” Axios reported. “Herschmann interrupted to point out that Trump had actually won the Georgia county in question: ‘So your theory is that Dominion intentionally flipped the votes so we could win that county?'”

Herschmann, who is also becoming known for his colorful language, says he told coup memo author and far right attorney John Eastman to “Get a great f’ing criminal defense lawyer,” on January 7, 2021, one day after the insurrection.

“He started to ask me about something dealing with Georgia, preserving something, potentially for appeal,” Herschmann says in his testimony to the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack, NBC News reported. “And I said to him, are you out of your f’ing mind? Right? I said I only want to hear two words coming out of your mouth from now on, ‘orderly transition.’”

“Now I’m going to give you the best free legal advice you’re ever getting in your life: Get a great f’ing criminal defense lawyer. You’re gonna need it.”

During the first impeachment hearing, Herschmann argued that Trump should not be convicted by the Senate, claiming he was no threat to the nation because his approval rating was high.

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‘This One Is Different’: Trump Allies Increasingly Concerned About ‘Deeply Serious’ Scandal

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MSNBC’s Jonathan Lemire revealed that Donald Trump’s allies are increasingly concerned about the investigation into his handling of highly sensitive government documents.

The FBI executed a search warrant last week at Mar-A-Lago and seized 11 sets of classified materials, and Lemire said the former president’s allies are starting to worry that this scandal won’t easily be brushed aside.

“Well, as someone put it to me recently, there are few things the government doesn’t have a sense of humor about,” Lemire said. “National security, classified documents, one of them. This is something that is, indeed, going to be followed through to the very end by the Department of Justice, with a charging decision over the horizon at some point. First part of the question, the Biden administration is keeping their distance. They want to act independently, we have no influence, they’re not talking about it. President [Joe] Biden on a well-timed vacation to avoid reporters’ questions on the matter.”

“In Trump world, there is growing concern,” he continued. “Some people I’ve talked to over the last week who sort of play this down. ‘Look, Donald Trump got in trouble before, he always seems to get out of it. This will be — people are talking about him again. Look, we’re raising all this money. This could be good for Republicans, we have something to rally around,’ as the political momentum turned against them. You’re hearing some of that.”

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But Trump’s inner circle is less confident that he can weather this political storm.

“To those close to the former president, some worry this is different,” Lemire said. “This is not a political scandal he can try to shake off. This is a different matter, one with real serious consequences. We have seen from Republicans in the first two days after the search, incredible, incendiary rhetoric against the FBI, against the federal government, condemning what happened. There has been word from those close to Trump saying, ‘Hey, this one might be serious, let’s not totally go on the offensive yet. Let’s let this play out a little while longer.'”

“There is registering some concern in Trump world, that this one is different and deeply serious,” Lemire added.

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Trump Could Face 20 Years Behind Bars for ‘Serious Felonies’ at Mar-a-Lago: Legal Analyst

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A legal analyst for ABC News pointed out that former President Donald Trump is potentially facing 20 years in prison for “serious felonies” after the search of his Mar-a-Lago home.

Dan Abrams told ABC host Jonathan Karl that the Department of Justice could indict Trump for multiple crimes after finding classified documents during the search.

“They’re very serious,” Abrams said of the charges. “And the one that’s being talked about most is this espionage act because it has the word espionage in it. But the truth is that when it comes to potential criminal sentences, the obstruction of justice statute is the one with the most potential prison time.”

“There you’re talking about up to 20 years behind bars,” he added. “So these are not sort of minor crimes we’re talking about here. We’re talking about the potential for serious felonies with regard to all three of the crimes being investigated.”

But Abrams threw cold water on the idea that a Trump prosecution would be easy.

“The fundamental question is going to be intentionality,” he opined. “How much do they believe that they did this on purpose? Were they intentionally ignoring subpoenas? Were they literally destroying documents?”

Watch the video below from ABC.

 

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