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Former US Navy chaplain: Gay soldiers ruin the military by ‘taking breaks to change their diapers’

  • That There Other David

    Utterly Loony Tunes. How is anyone supposed to respond to that level of craziness?

    • Alcam

      Send him an invite to join UKIP as soon as possible?

      So move along people, nothing to see. Another religious nutter shoots his mouth off. As long as he is not in a position of influence, I vote we just ignore his ilk and reserve our bile and energies to where it matters. And so endeth the lesson… ;-)

  • DCBrighton

    He was subject to some discussion in the latest edition of the really fantastic podcast Cognitive Dissonance Podcast

  • Truth

    What a poisonous piece of excrement this man is. Of ALL self-haters and potential closet-gays, THIS one takes the prize. His obsession with homosexuality is obvious and the self-hatred simply oozes from his lips. He needs some serious counselling to come to terms with his obvious inner-loathing. As for his deeply offensive delusion that gay people are somehow not as brave as other soldiers … Alexander The Great was gay – so was emperor Hadrian – neither of whom were exactly shrinking violets. Of course, the battlefields of history are STREWN with the heroic exploits of god-bothering priests … erm …. not.

    • Rehan

      Don’t forget Frederick the Great of Prussia. And Field-Marshal Montgomery is thought to have been a repressed homosexual. (Alexander the Great and Hadrian were, technically at least, bisexual though arguably their most important relationships were same-sex.)

    • Rehan

      Incidentally, Truth, you know I don’t agree with you that all homophobia stems from closetedness, but I don’t even have to watch this film to agree with you as far as this specimen is concerned!

  • OK – once he’s done judging us for the “sin” of loving the same sex,
    here are some sins condemned by none other than The Word of God himself:


    DEUTERONOMY 7:3 No marriage shall be sanctioned of people of different races.

    DEUTERONOMY 13:13-17 A town that allows the practice of more than one religion mustbe burned to the ground and its citizens slaughtered.

    DEUTERONOMY 21:18-21 “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother… then all the men
    of the city shall stone him to death with stones.”

    DEUTERONOMY 22:13-21 A woman not a virgin on her wedding night must be executed.

    DEUTERONOMY 22:22 If a married person has sex with someone else’s husband or wife, both adulterers be stoned to death.

    DEUTERONOMY 22:28-29 A virgin who is raped must marry her rapist.

    DEUTERONOMY25:11-12 If a man gets into a fight with another man and his wife seeks to rescue her husband by grabbing the enemy’s genitals, her hand shall
    be cut off and no pity shall be shown her.

    EXODUS 4:11 “The LORD said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Or who makes him mute or deaf, or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the LORD?”

    EZEKIEL 18:5-6 No marriage shall be sanctioned in which the wedding ceremony shall occur during the women’s menstrual cycle.

    KINGS 11:2 No marriage shall be sanctioned of people of different races.

    LEVITICUS 11:6-8 Outlaws the playing of football (touching the skin of a dead pig).

    LEVITICUS 11:9-12 Eating shellfish or pork strictly forbidden.

    LEVITICUS 18:19 A married couple who have sexual intercourse during a woman’s period shall both be executed.

    LEVITICUS 19:19 May not wear polyester cotton shirts (wearing garments of mixed fabrics forbidden)

    LEVITICUS 20:9 “Anyone who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.”

    LEVITICUS 20:18 No marraige shall be sanctioned in which the wedding ceremony shall occur during the women’s menstrual cycle.

    21:17-21 “Speak to Aaron, saying, ‘No man of your offspring throughout
    their generations who has a defect shall approach to offer the food of
    his God. | ‘For no one who has a defect shall approach: a blind man, or a
    lame man, or he who has a disfigured face, or any deformed limb, | or a
    man who has a broken foot or broken hand, | or a hunchback or a dwarf,
    or one who has a defect in his eye or eczema or scabs or crushed
    testicles. | ‘No man among the descendants of Aaron the priest who has a
    defect is to come near to offer the LORD’S offerings by fire; since he
    has a defect, he shall not come near to offer the food of his God.”

    25:45 Says it’s OK for a foreigner in your country to sell you their
    child, and equally OK for you to buy them and treat them as chattel.

    26:14-30 “Then if you walk contrary to me …you shall eat the flesh of
    your sons, and you shall eat the flesh of your daughters.”

    NUMBERS 15:32,35 Anyone who picks up sticks on the Sabbath must be killed.

    NUMBERS 25:6-8 No marriage shall be sanctioned of people of different races.

    PROVERBS 19:2 “…and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.” (running and therefore all athletic sports are a sin)


    COLOSSIANS 3:22 “Slaves, obey your human masters in everything; don’t work only while being watched, in order to please men, but work wholeheartedly,
    fearing the Lord.”

    CORINTHIANS 6:14-17 No marriage shall be sanctioned between Christians & non-Christians.

    CORINTHIANS 14:34 Women should be silent in the churches, for they are not
    permitted to speak, but should be submissive, as the law also says.

    JOHN 1:9-11 No marriage shall be sanctioned between Christians & non-Christians.0

    MARK 10:1-12 Divorce is strictly forbidden in both Testaments, as is remarriage of anyone who has been divorced

    MARK 12:18-27 If a man dies childless, his widow is ordered to have
    intercourse with each of his brothers in turn until she bears her
    deceased husband a male heir.”

    MATTHEW 5:28 No marriage shall be sanctioned for any man who has had sexual thoughts of any woman other than his intended.

    MATTHEW 5:32 No marriage will be sanctioned between people who have been divorced.

    TIMOTHY 2:12 “But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence”

    TIMOTHY 5:5-15 No marriage shall be sanctioned involving a widow (unless it is
    to her brother-in-law). All women whose husbands have passed away
    shall refrain from intimacy & pleasure for the remainder of their

    Jesus said the Old Testament must be obeyed – every word of it:

    1) “For truly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, not an iota,
    not a dot, will pass the law until all is accomplished. Whoever then
    relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches men so,
    shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but he who does them and
    teaches them shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew
    5:18-19 RSV) Clearly the Old Testament is to be abided by until the
    end of human existence itself. None other then Jesus said so.
    2) All of the vicious Old Testament laws will be binding forever. “It is
    easier for Heaven and Earth to pass away than for the smallest part of
    the letter of the law to become invalid.” (Luke 16:17 NAB)
    3) Jesus strongly approves of the law and the prophets. He hasn’t the
    slightest objection to the cruelties of the Old Testament. “Do not
    think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come
    not to abolish but to fulfill. Amen, I say to you, until heaven and
    earth pass away, not the smallest part or the smallest part of a letter
    will pass from the law, until all things have taken place.” (Matthew
    5:17 NAB)

    4) “Know this first of all, that there is no prophecy of scripture that is a matter of
    personal interpretation, for no prophecy ever came through human will;
    but rather human beings moved by the holy Spirit spoke under the
    influence of God.” (2 Peter 20-21 NAB)

    • Truth

      Thanks for that. VERY enlightening and further proof – as if it were needed – of the selective nature of these vile religious homophobes. This reinforces what I believe is really going on. Religion teaches people (especially those who’ve experienced same-sex desires) to self-loath. How can they express that self-loathing? They can’t say, ‘I’m a closet gay and I hate myself’. So, they turn the hatred outwards and attack homosexuality. The bigger the self-loather – the bigger the closet case and they use the bible as a ‘crutch’ to reinforce the hatred. Truly heterosexual people are NEVER homophobic. It’s only ever those with ‘doubts’ about their own sexuality who get hot under the collar and vent their spleens ……

  • Ray123

    He should set up home with David Silvester. A match made in heaven

  • Jones

    I think he needs to change the diaper over his mouth because it just got full.

  • Tim Hanafin

    More hate-filled lies in the name of god. The Internet really gives these looney toon nutters a platform, but at least they can be challenged (and ridiculed)

  • rumbelow

    Homophobic extremist chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt has obviously lost control of his potty mouth as well as his mind, physically he looks like he’s lost control of his weight and fitness too all these things make him unfit to serve as a military chaplain

  • Denis

    HAHAHAHAHA!! I’ve not read anything so funny for ages. What an utter plonker!!

  • Dawna Tracey-Armstrong

    How about Matthew 7:1 – “Judge not, lest ye be judged.” (and the rest of the chapter).

    Leviticus 20:10 “‘If a man commits adultery with another man’s wife—with the wife of his neighbor—both the adulterer and the adulteress are to be put to death.

    Leviticus 19: 15 “‘Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly. 16 “‘Do not go about spreading slander among your people. “‘Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor’s life. I am the Lord.
    27 “‘Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.
    28 “‘Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord.
    The Old Testament is full of examples that were written because they were CULTURAL norms, not because they were must-dos to avoid being a sinner.

  • David

    What a load of tish.

  • jlvnv

    How can one even respond to such nonsense?
    The man is beyond demented.

  • David Greensmith

    Do they have a bag containing slips of paper with random phrases written on them that they rummage around in, blindfold, before reading what comes out?

  • David Greensmith

    I’ll be more time is wasted in the military with religious soldiers and their shaman reciting their magic spells.

  • Mary Welsh

    this fool needs to be removed of his commission and pension for sure immediately

  • Colin Cass

    Talking of Crap!

  • DT

    This guy has to much power, and probably he’s the first one on his sexually traumatizing children. Most gay people just want to do their job for their country and take a bullet for the soldier next to them. Only to find out his college is straight and They also have a problem with gay people breaking moral. What a shame on all ignorant people.

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