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Friday, July 1
WHY WOULD YA SAY 'HALLELUJAH' / IF IT MEANT NOTHIN' TO YA?
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I don't like Billy Graham. It's not because he's a guy who shoves the "Word" down America's throat, or because I'm not affiliated with the Christian religion, or because he spits when he speaks, or because I don't like old people.
It's simply because he's a freakin' hypocrite. Hypothetical God knows that I don't like dems hyp'crits.
"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour." Exodus 20:16
Well, that's what The Bible says of, like, lying. Look on that page -- it's full of Bible passages that Apostles 1-12 have covered on lying, dishonesty, misrepresentation, and so forth.
Christians like Graham will argue the Bible to be the ultimatum to, well, everything, right? Plus, Graham has been spreading the "Word" for over 50 years, so that must show his consistent faith to the Christian religion, right?
Well, in the Oval Office, during Nixon's term, these words rung off the walls that were soon to be covered in Clinton's semen:
[BBC News - Link]"You must not let them know." In other words, "Continue to create a faux front of your tolerance to the slimy, Jewish, media hog hands. Smile and pretend you love them, even when you think they're ruining the very way of our American lives!"
In the taped conversation, Mr Graham said the Jewish "stranglehold" on the media "has got to be broken or this country's going down the drain".
"You believe that?" Nixon replies.
"Oh boy. So do I. I can't ever say that but I believe it," Nixon says.
"If you get elected a second time, then we might be able to do something," Mr Graham replies.
Later in the conversation, when Nixon raises the subject of Jewish influence in Hollywood, Mr Graham says:
"A lot of Jews are great friends of mine. They swarm around me and are friendly to me, because they know that I am friendly to Israel and so forth, but they don't know how I really feel about what they're doing to this country, and I have no power and no way to handle them."
Nixon, who became friends with Mr Graham in the 1950s during his time as vice president in the Eisenhower administration, then advises: "You must not let them know."
Besides creating a mask of friendship toward Jews (lying, essentially), he's implying that Jewish execs are ruining the country. That, my friends, is racism at its purest.
While Graham insists that he can't "remember" of the conversation, he pushes an apology.
I ain't buying it. Lies of that magnitude do not just happen "once" and become "forgotten."
I just hope people who think this man is the extension of God know that this man is just a man -- like all of us: We piss, we are occasionally fucked up, we eat, and sometimes some of us make crude racist comments in the President's oval office.
He's full of shit, and you very well know it. "I forgot..." What a stupid "I'M SO FRAIL!!!!" excuse.
For this (and many other reasons -- don't get me started), I loathe Billy Graham. I loathe Billy Graham with every fiber of my fucking being.