Are you against drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, seizing family farms for risky oil pipelines, or opening more offshore real estate to operations like Deepwater Horizon? Do you think there are better ways to get energy than by tearing up the land and sea and endangering all who live there? Well, then you are a Satanist, or at very least some kind of spooky heathen. Focus on the Family’s James Dobson and I just thought you would like to know.
Here’s the explanation, from Dobson’s interview with Muslim whisperer Michael Youssef.
Dobson: I have great difficulty understanding why, here in the United States, 300 million people have more or less acquiesced to the refusal to drill our own oil and we remain silent when that’s really the core of the finances behind this anger and threat against our country.
Youssef: Well, I just think there are people who don’t really love America. Let’s just be blunt about it. I think that America is not primary in their thinking. I think sometimes as an immigrant who loves this country so deeply and I look and I see how people who were born in this country not only take it for granted but they literally don’t care about it and they don’t care about the exceptionalism, they don’t care about its future. And therefore the policies are reflected, so many of those people are behind the scenes, we don’t see them but they are the policymakers, they write the policy.
Dobson: Are we going to wait until the blow away a city, or two, or three, or four? It just seems to me that there’s something Satanic about this.
Youssef: You have another religion also at play here, so it’s not just Islam. We have a very fanatic religious people who worship Mother Earth, the environmentalists. They are as militant about their religion and protecting their goddess – and I’m not exaggerating – and therefore, to them, the environment and planet earth is the most important thing to defend. They are not going to allow anything to happen to their goddess – Gaia, the Mother Earth – and therefore, again, this is back in the policy area, all those who are running the EPA and all those folks, they are motivated by a powerful religion called earth worship.
The fact that we don’t love America is old news — after all, as the poet said, “if you love something, destroy it for a few years’ worth of Hummer fuel.” The Satan worship/Earth worship thing is a new one on me, though. But, you know, I’m convinced — after all, who knows more about obsessive, cultish religious lunacy than James Dobson and his friends? Guess I’d better find a goat and get sacrificin’.
Clarification: James Dobson is the founder of Focus on the Family, but is no longer president or chair of the organization.