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Homosexuality Caused the Earthquake

Jim Burroway

August 24th, 2011

Rabbi Yehuda Levin asks and answers the question that was on everyone’s lips:

An email went out in my community just a few hours ago: How long will it take Rabbi Yehuda Levin to tie this earthquake in with homosexual marriage? I’d like to answer that tonight: not very long at all. I’m happy to see that people, even if some of them are scoffers, are starting to see the connection.

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Last year, Levin predicted natural disasters would occur after New York City instituted domestic partnerships and Congress was preparing to consider repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Later that year, Levin provided a script for New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino to read during a media event at a Brooklyn Orthodox community center calling gay people “perverts who seek to target our children and destroy their lives.” Paladino dutifully read it, but was forced to apologize later amid outcry from Democrats and many fellow Republicans.

Update: WorldNetDaily’s Joseph Farah jumps in. He doesn’t name homosexuality specifically, but he does say the earthquake, which caused hundreds of dollars in damage, was a message from God.

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Bernie
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

Wow, Cindy Jacobs ain’t got nothin on this Rabbi.

Regan DuCasse
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

How do people THIS mentally ill get to hold court anywhere? I mean…SRSLY!

Sometimes I’m confronted by this in person, but rarely. But online, it’s an eye opener the extent to which people will stick to a point, even if they start looking stupid or insane.
For example, Townhall has as six gay bashing articles in about four days. The comment threads have the usual suspects. But a new person, but with the same mentality is posting now.
She’s asserting the ignorant things she thinks she knows about gay people, of course. But then she fires up about AIDS.

So I mention my background as a longtime volunteer for AIDS Project LA and the Black Women’s Health Study, and contributor to AIDS Lifecycle and the ongoing education that entails with new info on new infections or medical breakthroughs.
So I asked this person where she got HER information.
Now she’s saying that I’m contributing to the spread of the disease.

That’s right up there with a few years ago, after mentioning working for the police, it was said that I was aiding and abetting pedophiles because of my support for gay people.

When these same people talk about discrimination because of public health issues regarding HIV/AIDS…
One can fire back at the costs of childbearing, and prenatal care and welfare for which gay people pay into the tax base for as well.
To say nothing of the fact that heteros get STD’s and AIDS too. You can mention the fact that AMFAR, AIDS Lifecycle and other AIDS charities raise multi millions in private funds for medical research and support for the infected, so that the public isn’t compelled to, but they don’t even engage that part of the discussion.
They just repeat and repeat their same claims…as if in an echo chamber.

There was an article recently in there that was more moderate and spoke to why there are changes in attitude towards gay people. More acceptance, less hostility and more support of equality. The reason was of course, that with much more visibility and open discussion and interaction, people are realizing for themselves that gay people aren’t the boogeymen, but in fact, people who can be loved and cared for and it’s good for everyone.

Well, the usual gang went even more ballistic than they typically do.
It would be funny to watch them implode, except for the terrible murder of 19 year old Marcellus Andrews last week. Or the ongoing difficulties of bi national gay couples.

These people ARE insane and stupid, but they are dead serious about it, and demand everyone else be just like them, disregarding the better angels.
They prefer to insult, rather than even admit that there ARE people who are smarter, more experienced and educated than they are.
It has interesting anthropological implications too.
That in the face of people who are smarter, more thoughtful and experienced, someone thinks that an opinion, however ridiculous, has more value depending on who the subject is.

Ben in Atlanta
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

To me that just means that the gay community is powered by the very same omnipotence as everyone else.

Y’all better start acting right. We’re going to get you. What more evidence do you need that God doesn’t take sides.

John Ozed
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

The Wicked Messenger:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDnqM36CEcU

KZ
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

We are also to blame for this awful drought in Texas. I’ve gotten good at keeping rain from The Lone Star State with my gay sorcery.

Chip
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

I brought this up to Jeremy Hooper when he posted this on his blog: the embedded video doesn’t work anymore…

“This video has been removed as a violation of YouTube’s policy prohibiting hate speech.”

jOHN
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

Earthquakes…droughts…9/11…Iraq…tsunami’s…bird flu…

I guess it is true…we are everywhere

BlackDog
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

I just wonder why if ya’ll can’t get married and don’t get every little thing you want if you are so powerful that a God who has been NOT answering most other people’s prayers for thousands is being forced to react to you?

Oh, that’s right, expecting the anti-gay/conservative/religious nut mentality to make sense is getting more impossible by the day.

Been my experience that if someone starts talking like their percieved opponents are all-powerful, that says a lot more about THEM and how incompetent they are than anything else.

Ryan
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

BEHOLD THE MILDLY ANNOYING WRATH OF GOD ALMIGHTY!

Rob in San Diego
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

I’m pretty sure that GOD was punishing all the prostitutes, adulterers, and pedophile priests in the area, not to mention little 10 year old Billy who stole a candy bar yesterday morning.

Bruce in VA
August 24th, 2011 | LINK

As I stated in the previous article on the subject, Lousia County VA isn’t exactly known for its rampant homosexual debauchery. I’m pretty sure the closest thing they have is late-night hunting trips when things can get a little lonely, you know?

dave
August 25th, 2011 | LINK

How can you take him seriously? He sounds like Woody Allen.

andrew
August 25th, 2011 | LINK

Youtube has pulled this as hate speech. Interesting how censorship cuts both ways. Mind you, I’m of two minds here. I wouldn’t be pleased if youtube were foisting this on the public. On the other hand, it does allow some individuals to duck responsibility for their own words.

Christopher
August 25th, 2011 | LINK

Meanwhile, here in Canada, land of Gay Marriage, the weather is fine, the ground is firm and the dollar is rising…

Richard Rush
August 25th, 2011 | LINK

It should be noted that the epicenter of the quake was in Virginia, the home of Pat Robertson’s empire. But let’s not focus on that. I want to talk about Iowa.

Iowa legalized gay marriage in April, 2009, and what happened? Iowa’s corn crop set a record in 2009! And now in 2011 Iowa is on track to equal that record!!

http://www.muscatinejournal.com/news/state-and-regional/iowa/article_3694d4e5-f3da-5636-8108-41b532dd61a2.html

God is obviously smiling on Iowa by providing just the right mix of sunshine, rain, and temperature.

MattNYC
August 25th, 2011 | LINK

Regan, dear, please preserve your sanity and stop visiting Townhall. You’re just making David Horowitz feel important by adding to the hits. Just visit Media Matters or liberal sites where someone else reads this sh*t and just provides snippets of the crazy/hate.

Priya Lynn
August 26th, 2011 | LINK

I admire Regan for going into the belly of the beast and speaking the truth. I think its a good thing for the equality movement.

Regan DuCasse
August 26th, 2011 | LINK

Matt, brother…I appreciate your concern. Here’s why I do it, and some of our other friends. In fact, Rob Tisinai who is a contributor now, busted someone on a mission of libel and it was a thing of beauty that a knight showed up.
Rob and I have met each other, and visit and wow…he’s Sir Percival alright!

Anyway, I do it to make sure I know exactly what’s being said and getting a consensus, then I can go after the bigger guns in the situation.
The fat egos of the columnists, doesn’t prepare them to be outclassed in everything they claim expertise in.

And it helps me understand how I’ll be responded to, to what extent and in what way.
And what to do about it. It’s good exercise.
Your point is well taken. I’ll get tired of it, when I get tired of laughing at the sheer cowardice and lily livered mentality out there.
There is no reason to have compassion for cowardice.

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