‘I Just Don’t Think That’s in the Lord’s Plan for This World’
Pat Robertson, the man who agreed gay people caused the 9/11 attacks to happen has an entirely different feeling about nuclear war with North Korea. Many Americans since Tuesday night have been distressed over a tweet President Donald Trump posted that taunts Kim Jong-un over the size of their respective nuclear launch buttons. Trump insisted his is “much bigger,” even though he doesn’t even have nuclear button at all.
“I don’t think we’re going to have a nuclear war,” the televangelist told his “700 Club” viewers Wednesday. “I don’t think that God almighty is going to allow that to happen to this world.”
“I think there are too many important things to be done, spiritually,” Robertson, who suggested in 2012 God told him Barack Obama would lose re-election,Â insisted. “I just don’t think that’s in the Lord’s plan for this world.”
Robertson says God’s just not going to allow a nuclear war, and “if he has to take out Kim Jong-un in order to accomplish that, that’s what’ll happen.”
The octogenarian preacher recently lamented that “terrific people” are being ruined by sexual misconduct allegations. He also blamed the Texas church massacre, which left 26 people dead, on antidepressants, and the Las Vegas massacre thatÂ left 58 people dead and over 500 injured on a “profound disrespect for our president.”
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Trump Campaign Blames Democrats for Ex-Campaign Manager Parscale’s Reported Self-Harm Threat
The Trump campaign is blaming “Democrats and disgruntled RINOs” for the reported self-harm threat of its former campaign manager Brad Parscale.
“The disgusting, personal attacks from Democrats and disgruntled RINOs have gone too far, and they should be ashamed of themselves for what they’ve done to this man and his family,” said Trump campaign’s communications director Tim Murtaugh.
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) September 28, 2020
Parscale, according to multiple reports, barricaded himself in the Florida home he and his wife live in. She called police saying he had access to multiple weapons and was threatening self harm.
A SWAT team was able to intervene and take him to a hospital.
Notice the difference in statements from the Trump campaign and the Biden campaign:
— Rumpole of the Bayou (@RumpoleBayou) September 28, 2020
Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Brad Parscale Hospitalized After SWAT Team Finds Him Armed and Threatening Self-Harm: Reports
Parscale’s wife called police to say that he “had guns and was threatening to harm himself, Fort Lauderdale police said Sunday night.”
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis told the paper he received a text “saying that there was a SWAT team standoff at Parscale’s home.”
“It was indicated to me that he had weapons,” Trantalis said.
“Politics aside, this fellow obviously suffers from emotional distress,” said Trantalis also said. ” … I’m glad he didn’t do any harm to himself or others I commend our SWAT team for being able to negotiate a peaceful ending to this.”
Local10.com offers additional details, including that he “had access to multiple firearms” and had barricaded himself inside the home.
“Fort Lauderdale Police responded to a home in reference to an armed male attempting suicide Sunday afternoon. When officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with the wife of the man who told them her husband was armed, had access to multiple firearms inside the house and was threatening to harm himself. She had placed the 911 call, according to police.”
The story is being confirmed by ABC News and other outlets.
.@ABC News has confirmed President Trump’s former 2020 campaign manager, and current campaign senior advisor, Brad Parscale, was taken into custody this evening by Fort Lauderale Police after allegedly threatening to harm himself at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
— John Santucci (@Santucci) September 28, 2020
After losing his job as Trump’s campaign manager in July Parscale had posted this tweet:
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
— Brad Parscale (@parscale) July 16, 2020
NYT Bombshell: Trump Paid Just $750 in Federal Income Taxes in 2016 – and Nothing in 10 Out of the Previous 15 Years
Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, the same year he told his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, during a presidential debate not paying taxes “makes me smart.”
— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) September 27, 2016
The New York Times reported the bombshell news Sunday evening, adding that in 2017 Trump against paid just $750.
“He had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made,” the Times adds, noting it has obtained the president’s tax returns for the past two decades.
Today, Trump’s “finances are under stress, beset by losses and hundreds of millions of dollars in debt coming due that he has personally guaranteed. Also hanging over him is a decade-long audit battle with the Internal Revenue Service over the legitimacy of a $72.9 million tax refund that he claimed, and received, after declaring huge losses. An adverse ruling could cost him more than $100 million.”
The Times suggests Trump appears to be a con man.
“The tax returns that Mr. Trump has long fought to keep private tell a story fundamentally different from the one he has sold to the American public. His reports to the I.R.S. portray a businessman who takes in hundreds of millions of dollars a year yet racks up chronic losses that he aggressively employs to avoid paying taxes. Now, with his financial challenges mounting, the records show that he depends more and more on making money from businesses that put him in potential and often direct conflict of interest with his job as president.”
Read the entire report at The New York Times.
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