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They Said What? (September 2020)

Vol. 37 No. 07 September 2020

He’s following the radical left agenda, take away your guns, destroy your 2nd Amendment, no religion, no anything, hurt the bible, hurt God. He’s against God.

President Trump, in an attack on Joe Biden, a lifelong Catholic, in a tweet.

Washington Post, 8-6-20


I’m going to call for three days of fasting and prayer for our state for July 20 through the 22. . . . This will be the spiritual diet and exercise that I, as a Catholic Christian, believe is very important anyway. So we’ll be doing lunch fasting for those three days and certainly praying as well, praying for the people of Louisiana, praying for those who are sick, praying for those who care for those who are sick, and certainly praying for the families of those who have passed on.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, in a press conference.

Newsweek, 7-16-20


I’m not going to argue with you. Jesus is King. . . . Trump is the closest president we’ve had in years to allowing God to still be part of the conversation.

Billionaire rap superstar Kanye West, in an interview conceding that he is running for president as a spoiler to siphon votes from the Democratic challenger and continues to have a relationship with the Trump White House.

Forbes, 8-6-20


It’s fine that we minister to everyone. It’s not OK to have an abortion. It’s not OK to marry the same sex.

Paula White, White House “spiritual adviser” and leader of the government’s “Faith and Opportunity Initiative” program, in a sermon.

Right Wing Watch, 7-20-20


As a country, I would hope that a part of what we’re learning right now is the destructive aspects of loveless, godless leadership. Do not elect people that don’t have God and love in their hearts.

Actor Will Smith, during an interview with CNN’s Angela Rye.

The Friendly Atheist, 7-17-20


The left is going to tell you there’s this separation of church and state, and that’s just nowhere in the Constitution, nowhere in American law. That’s nothing that our founding principles ever, uh, derived whatsoever.

Jenna Ellis, President Trump’s senior campaign legal adviser, during a Zoom event hosted by Asian Pacific Americans for Trump.

The Daily Beast, 7-28-20


Tyranny is built plank by plank. The Jews didn’t one day get called to the edge of the railroad and told to get onto the boxcars.

Pastor Matthew Trewhella of Mercy Seat Christian Church in West Allis, Wis., comparing a potential mask mandate in Brookfield, Wis., to the Holocaust.

Fox 6, 7-23-20


I really do believe that those who are trying to undo this president, those who are trying to destroy me, trying to destroy Michael Flynn, who’s a very good man and great American patriot war hero, I do believe they’re satanic. . . . I don’t believe that any of these people involved in my prosecution are really believers in God.

Roger Stone, political consultant and adviser to Donald Trump who was convicted of obstruction, witness tampering and lying to Congress, in an interview with CBN’s David Brody.

Christian Broadcasting Network, 7-15-20


If aliens are real, salvation through Jesus Christ is the only way they enter heaven.

Texas state Rep. Jonathan Stickland.

Twitter, 7-24-20