It’s Going to be a Long Four Years

It was just last week that I noted that the prospect of passing hate crimes legislation was making various Religious Right leaders even crazier than normal and among those I cited as evidence was Gary Cass of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission proclaiming that passage of such legislation would lead to Christians being imprisoned.

It seems that in the intervening days, Cass’s paranoia has not abated … in fact, it seems to actually gotten worse:

When is the last time you saw $10 Million dollars being spent on special programs in schools that taught school-age children about Judeo-Christian values and why they are important in our laws today? Better yet, funded by the Government? Well, I can answer that for you. Never!

But, the Government sure is interested in getting some bills passed that will do just that for certain select minority groups such as homosexuals while putting Christians in prison. $10 Million dollars in funding will be allocated annually for the administration of hate crime prevention including special programs about this in our schools. IF…the most recent David Ray Richardson Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 (H.R. 262) coupled with the David Ray Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 (H.R. 256) are passed!

So, besides the double-standard, why should you be fuming and taking action before you even finish reading this? Because these two bills that are going to be sent to President Barack Obama’s desk will silence Christians from speaking against homosexuality or teaching our children that it is wrong. You would quite literally be committing a Federal crime and convicted. If these bills get passed, not only will Christians be silenced — but, the government is scheduled to swoop in with $10 Million dollars to drive a stake right into the heart of Christians by making sure your children hear and are taught everything against Judeo-Christian beliefsThese two bills CANNOT get to President Obama’s desk! No way Christians! You must act now if you want to continue practicing your Christian faith and teaching it to your children.

And, as if that wasn’t over the top enough, Cass then goes off for some reason against the Anti-Defamation League, calling it one of “the most anti-Christian proponents in the public square today”:

It is quite possible that this “$10 Million dollar giveaway” will go to liberal, anti-Christian groups like the Jewish Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith (ADL). The ADL describes itself as “the world’s leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice, and bigotry.” But that’s not all they do. The ADL is also one of the most anti-Christian proponents in the public square today. Allied with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which has done more harm to Christian liberties in America than any other group, I shutter to think what will happen to our children, our families, our churches, and our freedom of speech at the hands of these two groups and their well-funded regime.

Considering that Barack Obama has been president for exactly two days and right-wing leaders are already going off the deep end, I think it is safe to assume that it is going to be a long four years.