Franklin Graham said;
“One hundred years ago, political leaders in every community were the pastors. They were the voices that were heard. They were the voices that had the influence. Politicians know that and the government knows that – and they are trying to shut the mouths of especially evangelicals.”
The beautiful blonde in the photo above is my childhood sweetheart, Marilyn Godfrey. We met at Univeristy High School in West Los Angelas in 1962. I was sixteen, and she, fifteen. Two years later, Marilyn’s mother forced me to attend four Billy Graham crusades at the LA Colesum, if I wanted to see my beautiful lover again. When I failed to go down on the field, fall to my kness, and be Saved, Marie Godfrey forbid me to see the love of my life. If I tried, she would have me arrested. I was seventeen.
As a five thousand person choir sang ‘Jesus I Come’ I got up and walked to the rose garden through the Roman arches. I was all alone, one voice against ten thousand. How Marilyn found me, is a miracle. She said this, with tears in her eyes;
“If you are not saved, my mother will never let me see you again!”
Looks and sounds to me the evangelical voice is not oppressed in America, and, the Grahams are full of shit. How dare they piss and moan because their ilk failed to take over my democracy, and rule it in the name of Jesus – in proxy! The voice of the American People – has been heard! God hates liars – especially those who lie in His Name!
I was one voice crying in the wildeness. I was not old enough to vote. I was in love.
Jon ‘The Nazarite Judge’
“We didn’t tell anybody how to vote for a candidate. We told them how to choose candidates – and made that plural – who backed Biblical principles. There are a lot of Republicans, Tea Party people, Democrats that we focused these ads on.
“We wanted people to remember that, as they were going into the voting booth, that there were political decisions, no question, but there also were moral issues,” Graham added. “At every level, we need to think about who we are voting for and encourage Christians, especially, to vote for candidates who support biblical values.”
The move by the Wisconsin group, Graham said, reflected a broader push by the far left.
“They want to shut the mouths of evangelicals. They want to shut the mouths of Christians.
“One hundred years ago, political leaders in every community were the pastors. They were the voices that were heard. They were the voices that had the influence. Politicians know that and the government knows that – and they are trying to shut the mouths of especially evangelicals.