Anyone Blaming Hurricane Sandy on Gays

By D'Anne Witkowski

Creep of the Week

Gays should have seen it coming, frankly. It was only a matter of time before it happened. I'm not talking about the hurricane itself, but the inevitable parade of idiots claiming that Hurricane Sandy never would have happened if it weren't for all of those homos in New York taunting God with their gayness.

It takes a certain kind of person to make a natural disaster into an anti-gay event, but my guess is that a lot of these folks need something to blame this kind of destruction on since global warming isn't "real" and certainly God wouldn't do shit like this for no reason, right?

Obviously the Westboro Baptist Church of Idiots praised God for the storm. No surprise there. Every time something terrible happens to the United States, whether it's a storm or a soldier dying, these loons say, "God made that happen to you for loving fags so much."

But I think the Westboro Baptist Klan gets too much attention for this kind of thing, really, stealing the spotlight making it seem as if such anti-gay animosity is limited to them. In reality, there are many other anti-gay fanatics preaching some of the same crazy shit under the guise of religion.

Take Rabbi Noson Leiter of Torah Jews for Decency, who said on Oct. 30, "We believe the Great Flood in the time of Noah was triggered by the recognition of same-gender marriages" and that he and other "leading" rabbis "believe that there are messages in this particular storm for us." A message such as: "The Lord will not bring another flood to destroy the entire world but He could punish particular areas with a flood, and if we look at the same-gender marriage recognition movement that's occurring, that certainly is a message for us to learn," he said. "We, not just the bad people but the good people, we have to learn that the Lord does watch what we do and if we don't shape up He will deliver divine justice."

And where else would the Lord deliver such justice than in Lower Manhattan, "one of the national centers of homosexuality," according to Leiter. He also, and I shit you not, pointed to the fact that a double rainbow appeared in the sky after the storm hit as "evidence."

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Leiter's comments "as offensive as they are ignorant."

Then there's Kevin Swanson of Generations with Vision Ministry in Colorado who said, "The two worst storms, material-wise, in the history of America has happened in just the last five years and here's the interesting thing about this storm, it hit New York City," which he describes, along with New Orleans and San Francisco, as "the top three most pro-homosexual, pro-liberal cities in America."

He continued, "There is a God in the heavens and in the past, sins like homosexuality ... have really irritated Him."

Right wing preacher John McTernan declared on his blog, "Hurricane Sandy hit New York six-days after the state highest court sealed homosexual 'marriage.' The nation is paying an incredible price making sin an ordinance. This is not the end but the beginning unless the church acts to repent and cry out for an outpouring of God's Holy Spirit. There is not much time left. America has turned its back on God and is now offending His holiness."

And when God gets upset, He throws a hissy fit and destroys stuff, much like a toddler. Either somebody needs to call Super Deity Nanny, or these so called "believers" are full of hot air.

MI Marriage Trial

Michigan Same Sex Couples Demand Respect And Equal Treatment

Michigan Leaders React To Feds Recognition Of Marriages

MI Marriage: Schuette Asks For Full Appeals Court Review

The Stay Delayed Allows 315 Couples To Wed In State

Gay Marriage Defines Schuette's Reelection Campaign

Snyder Says Schuette Going Against Trend

Sixth Circuit Continues Stay

Michigan Marriage Ban Struck Down

Michigan Makes History With First Marriages

Elected Officials, Advocates Petition Schuette To Drop Marriage Aappeal

Pictures from Ingham County - Getting Married

Pictures from Oakland County Clerk's Office - Part 1

Pictures from the Oakland County Clerk's office - Part 2

Pictures from the Oakland County Clerk's Office - Part 3

Pictures from Washtenaw County

White Nationalist Group Files Brief Supporting AG's Appeal In Marriage Ruling

Discredited Witness Part Of Right-Wing Cabal

Schauer Celebrates Overturn Of Michigan Marriage Ban

Equality Michigan Circulating Petition to Drop Appeal

Why Are Governor Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette Wasting Michigan Taxpayer Dollars On A Costly Appeal?

Michigan Marriage Ban Co-Author Goes 'Moral'

BTL's Wedding Expo: Like Pride in April

Snyder Says Marriages Invalid

Elected Officials, Advocates Petition Schuette To Drop Marriage Appeal

Request To Remove Stay Based On Process And Substance

Schuette Lies To Satisfy Political Base

DOCUMENTS: The decision, the stay, and more

BREAKING: Holder Asked To Recognize Michigan Marriages

Michigan Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

BREAKING: Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Issues Temporary Stay On Michigan Case

BREAKING: Same-Sex Couples Across Michigan Get Hitched

BREAKING: Judge Friedman Declares Michigan's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Judge Could Rule Late Today In Mich. Marriage Ban

Michigan Marriage Trial: And Now We Wait

Editor's Viewpoint: Our Long Journey To Justice

Federal Marriage Case Decisions Outside Michigan In Circuit Court of Appeals

Peers Distance Themselves As Regnerus Takes The Stand

Marriage Supporters, Protestors Brave Cold At Courthouse

Highlights From Michigan Same-Sex Marriage Hearing

Brown Says Schuette Instructed Clerks To Defy Court

Michigan Marriage Equality Trial Begins Second Week

Marriage Equality Trial Opens : Science v. Fear

Michigan Marriage Center Prepares State For The Possibility!

Michigan Marriage Case Begins

A Trial Full of Experts: Incredible and Not So Credible, In Hazel Park Case

like us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on google+