June is bustin’ out all over – with fundie fury aimed at Obama

THE election of a gay-friendly President was bound to set US fundies on edge.

Barack Obama annoys the fundies - again!

Barack Obama annoys the fundies - again!

But what really sent them into swivel-eyed, foam-flecked fury was Barack Obama’s proclamation that June should be designated LGBT Month to celebrate America’s lesbian, bi-sexual, gay and transgendered community.

Among the many Christian fundamentalists who regard this as nothing short of sacrilege is the Rev Michael Bresciani, an alleged “expert” on the “Second Coming” of Jesus Christ. Gay-friendly he ain’t!

Writing in Christian Voice magazine, Bresciani points out:

June 6 is D-Day, June 14 is Flag Day and this year we celebrate Fathers Day on June 21. These observances have long been a deep and revered part of American culture …

June has traditionally been a month of honoring fathers, soldiers and patriots. Now, thanks to the social engineering of Barack Obama, we have a whole month to celebrate lesbians, bi-sexuals, gays and transgenders. In America, there will be about 290 million people who will likely not be rushing out to observe this month long celebration.

Barack Obama proclaimed June as LBGT month, saying he has partnered with the gay community to ‘advance a wide range if initiatives’. He plans to enhance hate crimes, repeal ‘don’t ask – don’t tell’ in the military and advance the right for gays to adopt.

We can’t say we didn’t see it coming, but choosing the month of June is almost a slap in the face to millions of Americans who choose to remember the fathers, warriors and patriots who have given so much to make the country what it is. Nothing could seem more like a futile attempt to mix oil and water. This is indeed social engineering, but it is not very sociable.

He rants on:

Will someone eventually explain to the President that there are yet millions of Americans who think the gay lifestyle is a perfect perversion of both the laws of God and of nature? They don’t mind the freedom that gays have under the first and the fourteenth amendment to have their own lifestyle. It’s America. But they are not even close to helping them celebrate it.

There is a great deal more of this numpty’s gibbering drivel, but I just can’t be asked to cut and paste the rest of it. If you’re masochistic enough to want to read the whole of Bresciani’s rant, click here.  And if you’re on blood pressure medication, be sure swallow a double dose before you visit CV, which – though ever inch as barmy – has no discernible connection with Stephen “Birdshit” Green’s Christian Voice.

15 responses to “June is bustin’ out all over – with fundie fury aimed at Obama”

  1. barriejohn says:

    So gay people can`t be "fathers, soldiers and patriots" then? The implications of this bigot`s statements are obvious!

  2. Har Davids says:

    As far as I'm concerned, a whole month dedicated to LBGT is overdone, as I wear glasses and nobody dedicates even a day to us four-eyes, but it's a nice gesture as it also allows fundies to blow of some steam.

  3. valdemar says:

    Wonderful that this guy mentions D-Day first, without any apparent awareness that the Nazis rounded up and murdered homosexuals, and that (by any reasonable assessment) thousands of Allied troops who hit the beach at Normandy must have been gay. Jaw-dropping imbecility.

  4. XI-XI says:

    Nevermind that June is the anniversary of Stonewall, a glaring omission from that ridiculous rant.

  5. Tim_Danaher says:

    Damn! Barriejohn beat me to it!!!!

  6. barriejohn says:

    The man does indeed espouse fascist views. If homosexuals are not "warriors and patriots", then they must, by implication, be cowards and traitors!

  7. Fr33think3r says:

    I also wear glasses so I take your point. As far as I'm conserned lets have a LGBT month or day. On that month or day we can celebrate the many LGBT Americans that are also freethinkers.

  8. William Harwood says:

    Occupations that are particularly attractrive to gays, since they provide access to lots and lots of men without women, include the priesthood, the boy scouts, and the military. While the statistics do not apply to conscripts, volunteer armies tend to be overwhelmingly gay. If America purged its armed forces of all gays, there would not be enough fighting men left to defend against an invasion from Grand Fenwick.

  9. Gay Pride has only been celebrated for 40 years–give the guy a chance to catch up, would you?

    (Sarcasm, of course…)

  10. barriejohn says:

    Hence, The Gay Hussar, no doubt!

  11. Buffy says:

    Where have these morons been? June has been Pride Month for decades. Obama has nothing to do with it and that "proclamation" was likely written by a jr. level staffer. Obama doesn't give a toot about us and only throws a few crumbs our way whenever he feels he absolutely must to avoid all of the LGBT supporters deserting the Democratic party completely.

  12. Buffy says:

    He also forgets that plenty of gay people want to be "warriors and patriots" but our military bans them from doing so (though many still serve anyway).

  13. Buffy says:

    Typical us vs. them mentality. Everything is put into very distinct categories, and the categories have explicit rules. Fundies are quite rigid and dogmatic in their thinking. Things like ambiguity and novelty make their heads explode.

  14. Mr Gronk says:

    "Never leave your comrade's behind".