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Collimator

(1,639 posts)
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 10:52 AM Jul 2020

Yoho Won't Apologize For 'Loving His God'

Last edited Sun Jul 26, 2020, 01:40 PM - Edit history (1)

“I cannot apologize for my passion or for loving my God, my family, and my country,”


No one is asking you to apologize for loving God, Congressman Yoho.

As a person who claims the mantle of Christianity, you might want to apologize to Jesus.

Matthew 5:22

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.


Those are words from the founding document of Mr. Yoho's religion. Speaking as a cynic of religion, I reserve my judgement for the virtue signalling associated with Mr. Yoho's supposed courage in declaring his faith.

Unlike Stephen the Martyr, you won't suffer a barrage of rocky missiles for declaring your association with the Christian faith, Mr. Yoho. You don't deserve brownie points for loving your family or a Medal of Honor for loving your country.

The majority of the human race feels love for their individual families and every single person you despise in Congress is there because they love their country. They wouldn't be putting in the effort to work along side of you if they didn't.

And--not to take anything away from Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez--but George Floyd undoubtedly loved his family. He left behind a daughter and he called out for his mother with his last breath. Lt. Col Alexander Vindman loves his country. That's why he chose to serve in our military. And that's why he chose to risk his military career to speak Truth to Powder and honor our democracy.

You may have tried to position yourself as a brave stalwart of decency and righteousness when you chose to evoke God, Family and Country in your statement regarding your recent behavior, Mr. Yoho. But the truth is, when you were asked to do something difficult--namely, own up to your words and actions--you betrayed yourself for the hypocritical coward that you are.


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Yoho Won't Apologize For 'Loving His God' (Original Post) Collimator Jul 2020 OP
This belongs on every editorial page. Beakybird Jul 2020 #1
"His God" That sounds so condescending from a Super Christian, implying there are more than one. TheBlackAdder Jul 2020 #47
Well... Mike Nelson Jul 2020 #2
K&R. My response is- rzemanfl Jul 2020 #3
So it was your god who told you to call AOC a "fucking bitch"? Autumn Jul 2020 #4
This Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jul 2020 #27
The Devil made him do it. The Wizard Jul 2020 #33
It was on the third stone of commandments, JustABozoOnThisBus Jul 2020 #45
He sounds like a dangerous lunatic. Polly Hennessey Jul 2020 #5
Hell, he is not even your congressman and you seem to know him. Blue_true Jul 2020 #42
As i've posted elsewhere, In Yahoo's world loving God is a cover for male domination. onetexan Jul 2020 #6
This! Delmette2.0 Jul 2020 #8
These people "love" god like a stalker "loves" their victim. Salviati Jul 2020 #7
Very good abolish. And both make up fantasies about being wanted by the object of their stalking. n Blue_true Jul 2020 #43
Yoho's God supports calling strong women that voice their opinions "fu$king bitches"? Freethinker65 Jul 2020 #9
That's not God. tanyev Jul 2020 #10
You, Mr. Yoho, are a coward through and through. Nothing else to say other than 'man up' and ... SWBTATTReg Jul 2020 #11
God is keeping book on Ted. Sneederbunk Jul 2020 #12
Doesn't the Bible say mountain grammy Jul 2020 #13
Yoho tried for a Red herring AND Attacking a Strawman. A Twofer! ehrnst Jul 2020 #14
OH PLEASE, PUT A MAN ON HIM blakstoneranger Jul 2020 #15
Yahoo is human garbage warmfeet Jul 2020 #16
Oh, FFS! That's "The Otter Defense". Grins Jul 2020 #17
Perfect. That's exactly what it is. paleotn Jul 2020 #40
The Otter Defense: Mariana Jul 2020 #50
Did you see the straw man fishing for the red herring? Botany Jul 2020 #18
Many cowards and frauds hide behind the "God" thing. Yoho is typical of that. Progressive Jones Jul 2020 #19
idol worshipper, idle lickspittle, punk ass loser...ha! this is easy! bringthePaine Jul 2020 #20
You sir, are full of crap. Dios Mio Jul 2020 #21
Even his "god" knows he's an asshole. Joinfortmill Jul 2020 #22
Another 'Moral' Christian. Tommymac Jul 2020 #23
His wiff Dios Mio Jul 2020 #24
This is brilliant matt819 Jul 2020 #25
Won't he be surprised ! packman Jul 2020 #26
God knows a fucking bitch when she sees one. ancianita Jul 2020 #28
Thats the Jesus who died on the cross..... Mustellus Jul 2020 #29
Hate to break it to Yo, but he ain't a fan flibbitygiblets Jul 2020 #30
Lots of the New T are redacted in the GOP version 47of74 Jul 2020 #31
And the Lord sayeth, Call her a fucking bitch for she be uppity. KentuckyWoman Jul 2020 #32
What does that even mean? Is Yoho's god actually poverty? ck4829 Jul 2020 #34
Mammon central scrutinizer Jul 2020 #41
His God Is What The Rest Of Us Call Money n/t DallasNE Jul 2020 #35
The passion that Right Wingers Collimator Jul 2020 #37
Yoho's god lives in his pants. hunter Jul 2020 #36
Way to keep the faith, Tedster. czarjak Jul 2020 #38
God is just a dodge for these people .... paleotn Jul 2020 #39
What part of loving your god covers calling a woman a fucking bitch? Iggo Jul 2020 #44
Yoho's god is named Donald Trump jmowreader Jul 2020 #46
I really love that she riles so many people up n/t TexasBushwhacker Jul 2020 #48
Her direct, often blunt speech is part of her appeal. Collimator Jul 2020 #49

Mike Nelson

(9,949 posts)
2. Well...
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 11:00 AM
Jul 2020

... God did not put those words in his mouth... he should realize they were channeled from a much lower source.

JustABozoOnThisBus

(23,336 posts)
45. It was on the third stone of commandments,
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 06:09 PM
Jul 2020

Thou shalt name thine opposing party's females with insults and disrespect most foul.

Polly Hennessey

(6,792 posts)
5. He sounds like a dangerous lunatic.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 11:15 AM
Jul 2020

God, family, and country is a dead giveaway for defining a miserable, psycho lump of humanity.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
42. Hell, he is not even your congressman and you seem to know him.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 04:58 PM
Jul 2020

Unfortunately, that dangerous lunatic is my congressman. Hopefully, we get better in November, but being in a red district, I am not optimistic.

onetexan

(13,032 posts)
6. As i've posted elsewhere, In Yahoo's world loving God is a cover for male domination.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 11:18 AM
Jul 2020

So in this sick logic demeaning a woman with slurs is OK. There's an expression: "What you're filled with inside will overflow to the outside." This type of misogynist, abusive behavior towards women doesn't just happen. It's nurtured. Men usually mirror their fathers' bad behavior. We've yet to see Yahoo's wife & daughters come out in his defense and i don't doubt during his growing up years he probably witnessed his dad call his mom such pejoratives. It's likely that's the kind of language he subjects his wife & daughters to at home.

Blue_true

(31,261 posts)
43. Very good abolish. And both make up fantasies about being wanted by the object of their stalking. n
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 04:59 PM
Jul 2020

Freethinker65

(10,008 posts)
9. Yoho's God supports calling strong women that voice their opinions "fu$king bitches"?
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 11:29 AM
Jul 2020

My god supports calling Yoho a pandering ignorant misogynistic piece of shit.

SWBTATTReg

(22,093 posts)
11. You, Mr. Yoho, are a coward through and through. Nothing else to say other than 'man up' and ...
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 11:43 AM
Jul 2020

admit you're wrong, and apologize. What an outstanding character trait to pass along to the members of your own family and your voters, who now seen you in the harsh light of reality when you caught red handed.

I seriously think that you need to be thrown out of office, since you seem to have hostility towards quite a few people. Hostility doesn't make bills or get things negotiated to a fair and equable agreement among all players in a conference room and that's one of the main purposes you're there in Washington, DC, to negotiate bills on behalf of all of your voters.

Do the job you were sent to Washington DC for.

Or resign. Show everybody that you can be a man and do the right thing, but unfortunately, I don't think this is going to happen, being that your entire republican party seems to be stuck in "I know I'm wrong but being the d**khead I'm am, I'll never admit I'm wrong!".

mountain grammy

(26,604 posts)
13. Doesn't the Bible say
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:15 PM
Jul 2020

If a woman is smarter than the man, she’s a fucking bitch?

The Word, according to trump.

 

blakstoneranger

(333 posts)
15. OH PLEASE, PUT A MAN ON HIM
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:35 PM
Jul 2020

I'll bet dollars to donuts he's having an affair on his wife and it's probably with a man.

warmfeet

(3,321 posts)
16. Yahoo is human garbage
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:36 PM
Jul 2020

and proved it with his choice of words. He should resign in shame. That won't happen, I get it, but it should happen. Repiggies have no shame. They do what they want, say what they want without anticipation of regret or consequence - they face neither.

Botany

(70,476 posts)
18. Did you see the straw man fishing for the red herring?
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:42 PM
Jul 2020

Talk about trying to change the subject Mr. Yoho. From his calling A.O.C. a fucking bitch to
his belief in a deity as the real subject.




Why did I know he would look like this?

Progressive Jones

(6,011 posts)
19. Many cowards and frauds hide behind the "God" thing. Yoho is typical of that.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:43 PM
Jul 2020

"Love Of God" never impresses me, even when it may seem sincere.

Tommymac

(7,263 posts)
23. Another 'Moral' Christian.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:51 PM
Jul 2020

I am agnostic and it's twisted 'Christians' like him that make me never ever want to become one.

Apologies to those Christians who practice what their founder preached.

matt819

(10,749 posts)
25. This is brilliant
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 12:57 PM
Jul 2020

Not a fan of religion, and I love it people with more knowledge of the scriptures use them to turn on the so-called true believers. Who almost certainly haven't read the bible from cover to cover.

 

47of74

(18,470 posts)
31. Lots of the New T are redacted in the GOP version
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 01:36 PM
Jul 2020

Especially those pesky words in red.

Especially ones like these

Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye. (Matt 7:1-5)

KentuckyWoman

(6,679 posts)
32. And the Lord sayeth, Call her a fucking bitch for she be uppity.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 01:40 PM
Jul 2020

You have to understand Yoko's bible is covered in dust - kinda like his heart.

Collimator

(1,639 posts)
37. The passion that Right Wingers
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 02:01 PM
Jul 2020

display towards money is fascinating given that the Bible they claim to follow specifically states that the love of money is the root of all evil.

Please note: that's the "love of" ,not the substance itself. Other Bible trivia for the uninformed (often those who purport to follow it closely) is that there is no mention of an apple in the story of The Fall and the last book of the Christian Bible is named "Revelation", singular, not "Revelations".

Sorry for pontificating, but those are little peeves of mine.

paleotn

(17,901 posts)
39. God is just a dodge for these people ....
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 03:13 PM
Jul 2020

They don't give shit about god, their families or their country. This group of trash would sell their mothers for power and cash. Don't believe one goddamn thing they say.

Collimator

(1,639 posts)
49. Her direct, often blunt speech is part of her appeal.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 08:28 PM
Jul 2020

Of course, when she does it, she is a "fucking bitch". When Donald Trump does it, he is the God-ordained President.

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