(We were really hoping for snakes – promoted by Colorado Pols)
Palin, a devout Pentacostal (known most famously for speaking in tongues and exorcism), attended the same church since she was 12 years old until 2002. The church’s pastor says fun things like this.
Pastor Kalnins has also preached that critics of President Bush will be banished to hell; questioned whether people who voted for Sen. John Kerry in 2004 would be accepted to heaven; charged that the 9/11 terrorist attacks and war in Iraq were part of a war “contending for your faith;” and said that Jesus “operated from that position of war mode.”
She gave the graduation speech for its commission (?) students 3 months ago
Her speech in June provides as much insight into her policy leanings as anything uncovered since she was asked to be John McCain’s running mate.
Speaking before the Pentecostal church, Palin painted the current war in Iraq as a messianic affair in which the United States could act out the will of the Lord.
I am terrified by any person who sees foriegn policy in “left behind” terms.