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They Said What (November 2021)

Vol. 38 No. 09 November 2021

I’m willing to go as far as it takes to do what needs to happen. I mean, God’s called me, he’ll sustain me and he’s surrounding me with his people. So, I feel very good.

Mesa County (Colo.) Clerk Tina Peters, the county’s chief elections official, who has been accused of sneaking someone into the county elections offices to copy the hard drives of Dominion Voting Systems machines. Those copies later surfaced online and in the hands of election deniers. The local district attorney, state prosecutors and the FBI are investigating whether criminal charges are warranted for the “unprecedented security breach.”

Washington Post, 9-26-21 


I think that it’s really time for all of us to look at the actions of our leaders and see if they line up with the word of God, see if they’re biblical and if they really are following through on those actions that God’s called us to do to protect people, to serve people, and to really minister to them.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, speaking to “Real America’s Voice” personality David Brody.

Salon.com, 9-18-21


God did answer our prayers. He made the smartest men and women, the scientists, the doctors, the researchers — he made them come up with a vaccine. That is from God to us and we must say, thank you, God. Thank you. And . . . All of you, yes, I know you’re vaccinated, you’re the smart ones, but you know there’s people out there who aren’t listening to God and what God wants.

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, speaking at a service at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn.

Governor.ny.gov, 9-26-21


Look back into the Old Testament. Look at David, look at Daniel, look at Esther. Look at all these people who influenced the governments of their day to uphold Christian principles.

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn, mentioning three Jewish figures from the bible who predate Christianity.

Salon.com, 10-4-21


Nobody has done more for Christianity or for evangelicals or for religion itself than I have.

Former President Trump, in an interview on the show “FlashPoint” on The Victory Channel, a Christian TV network.

Business Insider, 10-3-21


As for this not being a Christian nation, yes, it is! If you don’t like it, I’ll buy your plane, train or automobile ticket right up out of here.

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, speaking at a “Salt & Light Conference.”

The Friendly Atheist, 9-30-21


It’s really easy to go into the library and look around a little bit and find a filthy book that should not even be in a public library. These books are absolutely appalling.

Susan Sisti, pastor of Open Door Church in conservative Gillette, Wyo., where residents have complained to police that some books about sex, LGBTQ issues and having a baby are obscene.

Religion News Service, 10-4-21