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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 09:28 PM
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Jacques Chirac confirms it: Bush is a Christian Dominionist nutjob
via AlterNet:



Bush's Shocking Biblical Prophecy Emerges: God Wants to "Erase" Mid-East Enemies "Before a New Age Begins"

By Clive Hamilton, CounterPunch. Posted May 25, 2009.

Bush explained to French Pres. Chirac that the Biblical creatures Gog and Magog were at work in the Mid-East and must be defeated.



The revelation this month in GQ Magazine that Donald Rumsfeld as Defense Secretary embellished top-secret wartime memos with quotations from the Bible prompts a question. Why did he believe he could influence President Bush by that means?

The answer may lie in an alarming story about George Bush's Christian millenarian beliefs that has yet to come to light.

In 2003 while lobbying leaders to put together the Coalition of the Willing, President Bush spoke to France's President Jacques Chirac. Bush wove a story about how the Biblical creatures Gog and Magog were at work in the Middle East and how they must be defeated.

In Genesis and Ezekiel Gog and Magog are forces of the Apocalypse who are prophesied to come out of the north and destroy Israel unless stopped. The Book of Revelation took up the Old Testament prophesy:

"And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them."


Bush believed the time had now come for that battle, telling Chirac:

"This confrontation is willed by God, who wants to use this conflict to erase his people's enemies before a New Age begins".


The story of the conversation emerged only because the Elyse Palace, baffled by Bush's words, sought advice from Thomas Romer, a professor of theology at the University of Lausanne. Four years later, Romer gave an account in the September 2007 issue of the university's review, Allez savoir. The article apparently went unnoticed, although it was referred to in a French newspaper. .......(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.alternet.org/politics/140221/bush\'s_shockin... /




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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 09:32 PM
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1. Well if it helps John Paul II did call Bush
the anti-christ... bear in mind, in Catholic belief there can and have been MANY anti-christ...

I believe John Paul was actually closer to the truth... actually.
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Wednesdays Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 09:45 PM
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2. K&R
:kick:
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:14 PM
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3. Too much booze and coke
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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:18 PM
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4. GHW Bush's Skull and Bones nickname was "Magog"...
(snip)

The name Magog is traditionally assigned to the incoming Bonesman deemed to have had the most sexual experience, and Gog goes to the new member with the least sexual experience. William Howard Taft and Robert Taft were Magogs.

So, interestingly, was George Bush.

George W. was not assigned a name but invited to choose one. According to one report, nothing came to mind, so he was given the name Temporary, which, it is said, he never bothered to replace; Temporary is how Bush's fellow Bonesmen know him today. (In recent interviews I asked a number of Bush's Bonesmen classmates about the name and elicited no denials.)

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200005/bush-skull-bones

:P
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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:20 PM
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5. I wonder if Chirac asked Bush what's the Pentagon's plan for Gog and Magog
Edited on Tue May-26-09 11:21 PM by MrScorpio
A non-NATO military partner should be kept in the loop.
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OHDEM Donating Member (802 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:24 PM
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6. Is that a joke?
Sorry if I'm thick, but I find that unbelievable!
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OKIsItJustMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:27 PM
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7. The "Left Behind" series was supposedly quite popular in the Bush White House
Edited on Tue May-26-09 11:34 PM by OKIsItJustMe
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Trocadero Donating Member (892 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:36 PM
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10. oh - I didn't realize there was a coloring book version
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JHB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:47 PM
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11. It certainly was merchandised enough that there may be one...
...and if not, there was the comic-book version, and the movie...
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progressoid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:31 PM
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8. That's redundant.
ALL Dominionists are nutjobs
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Trocadero Donating Member (892 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 11:32 PM
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9. this scares the shit out of me
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-27-09 05:05 AM
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12. Once a person embraces these
end times beliefs they never let it go.
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