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Santorum Warns Christians: German Jews Just Before Hitler Weren’t Scared Either

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Rick Santorum’s fear-mongering and hate-mongering stopped getting him elected long ago. Now he’s using them to push his latest “Christian” film.

Rick Santorum has a message for all Christians in America: Jews in Germany weren’t scared either, just before Hitler came to power and killed them.

Sound harsh?

It is.

Santorum is pushing his studio’s latest “Christian” film, “One Generation Away,” produced by EchoLight Studios, which he runs, and American Family Studios, which is part of the anti-gay hate group, American Family Association.

In an interview with the Christian Post (video above), Santorum ramps up the fear mongering and lies, even (falsely) claiming that anti-gay hate groups have been labeled hate groups merely “because they’re Christian.” Of course, that’s false. The Southern Poverty Law Center has always been clear about groups listed on its hate group pages: they’re there because they repeatedly spread lies about groups of people.

The failed GOP presidential candidate and former Senator also falsely accuses civil rights groups like the ACLU and the SPLC of “trying to erase any kind of god or Christianity in particular from the public square.”

Santorum also claims government is preventing Americans from being free. “You can’t say or do certain things that may be ‘offensive’ to some people, you can’t have any kind of bible instruction in your schools… They’re going to tell you what your values should be.”

False – unless that “offensive” act is discriminating against certain groups of people, mostly minority communities, or participating in a hate crime, like beating up a 17-year old student, after luring him to a park, because he’s gay.

Warning that “it starts with a gradual erosion,” Santorum says “religious persecution” is something that “grows over time.”

Then, boom.

LOOK: ‘This Is A War’ Rick Santorum Says About Liberals, Christian Persecution, And His New Film

“Germany, prior to the Nazis, was a very Christian country.”

“The idea that you could have this type of religious persecution take place over a period of 10 years,” was “unfathomable,” he says, pointing to Christians and Jews “being not just persecuted but put to death” during the Holocaust.

“You wonder sometimes, why didn’t the Jews see this, and move?”

“Same thing here,” he warns Christians, saying people think it’s “impossible for that to happen in America. Maybe it is – but maybe it isn’t.”

“If we continue down this path, things are not going to get better,” Santorum continues, “and the chance of something really bad beginning to happen, where your faith is really constrained, or your lives are really in danger becomes a possibility down the road.”

“I think you’re seeing evidence where the government is intolerant of certain biblical teachings,” he warns. “You have Catholic Charities in Boston, who refused to do gay adoptions,” Santorum says, noting they “got out of that gay adoption business so they could keep everything else going.” In truth, they got out of the adoption business altogether, rather than let gay people adopt.

Santorum labels government contracts “privileges,” but doesn’t stop to consider the definition: “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.” Discriminating against gay people is a choice, and discriminating should mean you don’t get “privileges,” because you haven’t earned them. Government contracts are not a right, they’re a privilege. He says these rules are “real threats,” which is false.

Santorum says the “call” of his movie is to warn that pastors, like he says has happened in Canada, could be arrested for “hate speech.”

He says that will happen “if we don’t defend our liberties.”

 

Image: Screenshot via Christian Post
Hat tip: Right Wing Watch

 

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Buttigieg Blasts Trump Allies’ Homophobia: ‘I’m Not Going to Be Lectured on Family Values From the Likes of Rush Limbaugh’

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg responded to two top Trump allies’ anti-gay hate this week by proudly defending his husband and his marriage.

“I’m not going to be lectured on family values from the likes of Rush Limbaugh or anybody who supports Donald J. Trump as the moral as well as the political leader of the United States,” the former South Bend, Indiana mayor told Fox News Sunday, after laughing them off.

“I am in a faithful, loving, committed marriage. I’m proud of my marriage. And I’m proud of my husband,” Buttigieg declared. “America has moved on and we should have a politics of belonging, that welcomes everybody – that’s what the American people are for.”

“I’m saddened for what the Republican Party has become if they embrace that kind of homophobic rhetoric.”

Fox News’ Chris Wallace played video of Limbaugh calling Buttigieg, “A gay guy 37-years old [who] loves kissing his husband on debate stages,” and asking, “Can you see Trump have fun with that?”

He also showed a clip of former Trump White House official Sebastian Gorka, who has been tied to a Nazi-linked group, saying: “Why is a homosexual man lecturing us on the sanctity of life in the womb. Just a little curious there – strange!”

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Bill Barr Ouster Demanded by Over 1100 Ex-Justice Dept Officials in Scathing Letter

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According to a report from the New York Times, over 1,100 former federal prosecutors and Justice Department officials have signed on to a letter calling for Attorney General Bill Barr to step down.

The report states the letter insists, “Each of us strongly condemns President Trump’s and Attorney General Barr’s interference in the fair administration of justice,” adding those actions “require Mr. Barr to resign.”

The Times notes that signers of the letter come from across the political spectrum, adding, “Protect Democracy, a nonprofit legal group, gathered the signatures from Justice Department alumni and said it would collect more.”

Pointing out that the impetus for the letter is related to Barr’s interference in the Roger Stone case that led to prosecutors who handled it resigning en masse, the Times also reports that the signees, “Also urged current government employees to report any signs of unethical behavior at the Justice Department to the agency’s inspector general and to Congress.”

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Internet Disgusted After Trump Retweets Gross Video of Texas Mayor in Bathroom: ‘I Think You Have Hit a New Low’

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For some reason Donald Trump decided on Saturday to retweet a video of a Texas mayor who was unaware he was still wearing a hot mic when he went to the bathroom, which stunned even Trump’s regular critics on Twitter.

Trump pushed out the tweet with the video that stated, “THIS IS HILARIOUS. Mayor of Georgetown in the US excused himself to go & use the washroom in the middle of a meeting & forgot to switch off his mic on his tie & this is what happened.”

Not everyone agreed, with one commenter pointing out the putative Leader of the Free World “… has too much time on his hands.”

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