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On Trump's bible signing session
The local meteorologists from Montgomery started warning the area just east of where I live to take shelter immediately. As the storms battered our region we heard the tornado sirens, made phone calls, checked on loved ones and neighbors, and made sure people were okay.
Drumpf is just a man. Why would people give him their Bibles? Why would he sign them? It isn’t his place; it’s near sacrilegious.
First of all, Trump is not just a man - he is the fucking president of the fucking United States. He may not be everyone's president, but he has the official position, nevertheless. Also, he has a strong back in the pious pseudo-Christians of the Southern states. To sign Bibles in a catastrophe-stricken region is seen as a believing president who is close to his people, and those who believe in God Almighty as well.
One, involves Jesus being asked about whether a tower falling on people and killing them was because of their sins in Luke 13:1-5. With great seriousness Jesus answers, “Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them: do you think that they were worse offenders than all the others who lived in Jerusalem? No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”
Jesus is a coldly calculating bastard, damn! Reminds me of the Taggart train that went off the rails, killing all the passengers in it. In the outcome, Ms. Rand mentioned that all of those were fine with others being exploited and the state oppressing the people for the collective good.
Whether the words of Jesus have any meaning for you or not, we can all recognize that inherent in disasters—be they hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, the cry of the poor, or the migrant family fleeing violence—there is a call to turn to one another, see the humanity in those suffering, love our neighbors, and help the most vulnerable among us. This mercy and kindness is foundational. For people of faith. For President Drumpf. For all of us.
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On Trump and Those Alabama Bibles
Beside this, the article reminded me of a song I found years ago when I was listening to Hank Williams III. Check it out, yet you might only be able to listen to the song on a laptop or computer, it might be disabled for mobile devices. Still, try it out, it may have changed hitherto.