In the sermon, at about the 1:15 mark in the video, Robertson says that men who have sex with men, and women who have sex with women, will receive the "due penalty for their perversions." He goes on to say that they are full of "murder, envy, strife, hatred. They are insolent, arrogant, god-haters. They are heartless. They are faithless. They are senseless. They are ruthless. They invent ways of doing evil."
In a replay of an incident last month in Texas, drivers in a southeastern Pennsylvania town were forced off a local street and into a parking lot so a federal contractor -- aided by local police -- could quiz them about their road habits and ask for a cheek swab to test. The checkpoint, in downtown Reading, was voluntary and was defended by police chief William Heim. "In the grand scheme of things, I think it's a pretty innocuous and minor issue," Heim said. The police chief of Fort Worth apologized after an earlier test in that city. "We realize this survey caused many of our citizens frustration and we apologize for our participation," chief Jeffrey Halstead said. read more
Lately, I must admit that my hostility towards your political ilk has ramped up, pretty dramatically. No, it's not because we, at this point in my life, have a half-black president in the White House, and I'm some closet racist who is becoming increasingly frustrated at the prospects of the White Man's power slipping through my fingers. I know that thought keeps you warm at night, but I can assure you that it is a comfortable fiction of which you should probably divest yourself. read more