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Saturday, June 6, 2015

CHRISTIANITY UNDER ATTACK? ONLY IN THE EYES OF THE WING-NUT




Bill Maher is getting tired of conservatives and Wing-Nuts complaining about Christians being persecuted in America, despite Christians being a significant majority of the American population.

He ran through a series of quotes from 2016 candidates and conservative pundits decrying Christian persecution or attacks against the right. Bill O’Reilly said a few weeks ago that it’s open season on Christians and white men in America; Maher sarcastically pointed to “all those recent videos of police shooting unarmed white clergymen” as evidence.

VIDEO COURTESY OF HBO




And what set Maher off the most about these cries of Christian persecution is that he’s the only one they can really argue is doing it, and doesn’t want the credit going to anyone else for his efforts.

Maher demanded to know where the persecution is coming from. Maher went through a whole list of people and institutions the right claims is persecuting Christians and, one by one, said it’s just not happening.





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