I am confused


The author of this post, Bill, seems to me to be one of those flag carrying, Trump supporting Christians who I try my utmost generally to avoid. What leaves me kinda confused is this

All lives matter

except if you are Soleimani then your assassination removes you from those whose lives matter or any protections of being a member of the human race. But then matters of national or international policy are above the ken of this humble blog.

For Bill who wants to bring skeptics to god, how does he reconcile

Vengeance is mine, says the Lord

and his support for the drone assassinations and bombings that Trump’s admin does or threatens to do.

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As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

39 thoughts on “I am confused

  1. renudepride says:

    In my humble opinion, the current occupant of the White House and his supporters make no sense whatsoever. Their arguments are based upon their own bigoted opinions and not on facts. They should all be ignored. Naked hugs!

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    • makagutu says:

      i generally avoid them but in order that Brian does not say I live in an echo chamber, I have to go out of my comfort zone to see what happens there

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      • renudepride says:

        Probably a good idea but we live in different circumstances. I, unfortunately live in a country where I am surrounded by those idiots!

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      • basenjibrian says:

        Pshaw, Maka. Even I would not expect you to enter the deep dark swamp of Trumpland.

        I might point out, though, that by definition, being an American President means one must revel in the bloody death of anointed enemies. The Peace Prize President, arguably, caused as much, if not more, bloody chaos as Trump. Libya…indeed all of North Africa…has devolved into a hellscape (not that Kadaffi was a nice guy, but…) thanks to the tender mercies of Nobel Laureate President Barrack Obama.

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  2. john zande says:

    Evangelical is a synonym for Confusion.

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  3. jim- says:

    Is common sense theologian even a phrase? Conservatism is god in action by divine command. Their freedom is paramount to mine.

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  4. Like most conservative Christians, they are sure that no lives matter except their own. Same with their god that says to murder all non-christians.

    I posted this on lil’ trumpies website. Of course it’ll likely not see the light of day:

    “All lives matter. Babies killed in the womb in America thanks to the Washington Swamp’s devalue system, matter. The thousands of Iranians and people of Iraq who have been killed by the Iranian regime also matter. It is time for Americans to vote these devils out of office in the upcoming election. We must not take lightly our responsibility to promote the value of all Americans at the polls. Keep draining the swamp!”

    so, one more Trump Christian who wants to claim that all lives matter but doesn’t give a damn about immigrants, or the sick who will lose their preexisting illness coverage, or women who can die of pregancy and who support no sex ed so no one knows the dangers.

    As usual Christian hypocrisy knows no bounds. Such the pious concern for Iranians but no problem when Trump threatened to bomb their cultural sites. You don’t care when Trump lies to miners and screws over farmers. You don’t care that manufacturing jobs have tanked thanks to Trump’s incompetence with trade. You don’t care taht his tax “Cut” failed to help the poor and made the rich richer. You also don’t care that Trump has admitted that he has been lying about Soleimani planning any attacks.

    So how did it work out when you believed Trump’s lie that he had *proof* that Obama wasn’t a citizen? Oh darn, another lie you sucked up.

    Happily, your values aren’t mine and American values aren’t the values of conservative Christians who want a theocracy. They also aren’t the values of a Christian whose bible says not to follow liars, adulterers, cheats, and those who say they don’t need forgiveness from this god. Always good to see you ignoring the bible as is convenient.

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    • makagutu says:

      All lives matter must only mean, American lives matter and no one else. The sick? They are unlucky. Immigrants? Why are they coming to America. The poor? They are not working hard or maybe they are not true Americans.

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  5. Nan says:

    I commented on the post he wrote before this one (Are the Iranians Victims?) and it’s still awaiting approval. And I didn’t even say anything nasty or ugly. Just asked some pointed questions. But that gets them every time, right?

    I wouldn’t hold my breath, Vel, on your comment being allowed to see the light of day. But then again, he may surprise us … !

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  6. nannus says:

    I am a big fan of Trump, but not that one in the White House, of course, but the snooker player (Judd Trump) :-). Unfortunately, he was just kicked out of the Masters, see https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/2386429/posts/2552927393 😦
    The White House phenomenon (WHP) should be ignored as much as possible. The media are making a big mistake to give him so much attention. He is a narcissist and draws his strength from attention. Everything he does has the main purpose for him to be the center of attention. The media should not put his picture anywhere and should rather talk about the “White House” and the “US government” instead. They should avoid his name. When the name is used, it should, of course, refer to the snooker player. They should concentrate on other politicians, especially from his surrounding, while ignoring him.

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  7. jilldennison says:

    One of my biggest issues with those holier-than-thou evangelicals is that they scream loud and often about the evils of a woman having an abortion, even want to control whether those of us who are NOT Christian should be allowed to have control over our own bodies, for they say that all life is sacred. And yet … 99% of those same people support the death penalty. I have trouble reconciling this … but apparently they don’t.

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