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Initech

(100,371 posts)
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:07 PM Mar 2021

'This Government Is Not God': Marjorie Taylor Green Explains Why She Refused to Honor Those Who Pro

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to award Congressional Gold Medals to the Capitol Police, the D.C. police, and the Smithsonian Institution in recognition of their service in protecting the U.S. Capitol on January 6, when it was attacked and overrun by Trump-loving insurrectionists bent on preventing Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s electoral victory.

Only 12 House members voted against the resolution, all of them Republicans. Among them was right-wing conspiracy theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green of Georgia, who took to Facebook following the vote to explain that she had opposed it because, among other things, the resolution referred to the Capitol as “the temple of our American Democracy,” which she felt was an insult to God.

“There were a few things in this bill that really bothered me and caused me to vote ‘no,'” she said. “Number one: Nancy Pelosi called the Capitol ‘a temple.’ You know, it’s the Democrats that worship government as if government is some kind of God. And the government will never be God, and it can never be God. There’s only one God and he created all things that we know and see and hear and feel and experience in our life. God created creation. This government is not God and this Capitol is not a temple. I will not vote for that. I will not give that a stamp of my approval, and I know for a fact that people back home in my district in Georgia will not give that a stamp of their approval. We do not believe the Capitol is a temple, so therefore I cannot vote for that.”
https://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/this-government-is-not-god-marjorie-taylor-green-explains-why-she-refused-to-honor-those-who-protected-the-u-s-capitol-from-trumps-insurrectionists/


This woman is the word "deplorable" personified.

And no, we don't view the government as a god, you idiot.
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'This Government Is Not God': Marjorie Taylor Green Explains Why She Refused to Honor Those Who Pro (Original Post) Initech Mar 2021 OP
More of her type will be elected in 2022. CrispyQ Mar 2021 #1
Temple is the name of a city in Texas. Insulting God again Walleye Mar 2021 #2
And a university nt Hugh_Lebowski Mar 2021 #4
😆 forgot about that one.And I live near Philly Walleye Mar 2021 #7
And a Shirley lagomorph777 Mar 2021 #11
What about the Temple Of Doom ?? HUAJIAO Mar 2021 #3
It's called an 'analogy' you freaking moron ... (nt) Hugh_Lebowski Mar 2021 #5
Temple of democracy. Not the government.What a moron Walleye Mar 2021 #10
Exactly what I was going to post. Temple to Democracy. But she hates Democracy too. Irish_Dem Mar 2021 #20
So stupid blugbox Mar 2021 #22
She is too dumb to understand what Diamond_Dog Mar 2021 #6
Perjury Traitor Gangreene lagomorph777 Mar 2021 #8
Her husbands a CUCK so clearly she doesnt take seriously her Christian Vows hahaa.. Volaris Mar 2021 #27
I wonder if I called her a stupid ass if she could grasp the metaphor. Goodheart Mar 2021 #9
+1000 Vinnie From Indy Mar 2021 #14
You're right Ms Greene, Government is not God Docreed2003 Mar 2021 #12
These are the same confused imbeciles who will argue America was founded as a Christian nation sop Mar 2021 #13
She's so phucking dumb Claire Oh Nette Mar 2021 #15
She needs busy work. Solly Mack Mar 2021 #16
Of course, nationalistic worship is exactly what the pledge and anthem are for enki23 Mar 2021 #17
No, it's because they want 1/6 disappeared or rewritten as some lark by patriots EleanorR Mar 2021 #18
"This Government Is Not God" And Greene's demented nuttery is not a religion StClone Mar 2021 #19
Isn't it way past time Diamond_Dog Mar 2021 #21
q bert says what? demtenjeep Mar 2021 #23
Temple, Georgia sanatanadharma Mar 2021 #24
Okay, will someone please get her a Webster's dictionary now. sinkingfeeling Mar 2021 #25
Yet you believe trump kacekwl Mar 2021 #26
Trying so desperately to find a reason to vote against anything the Dems do MissMillie Mar 2021 #28

CrispyQ

(36,774 posts)
1. More of her type will be elected in 2022.
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:11 PM
Mar 2021

Especially since "moderate" repubs are retiring instead of staying & fighting for their party.

Walleye

(31,435 posts)
10. Temple of democracy. Not the government.What a moron
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:19 PM
Mar 2021

As Americans we should all believe in democracy anywhere in the world. It’s got nothing to do with who is in the government

Irish_Dem

(50,249 posts)
20. Exactly what I was going to post. Temple to Democracy. But she hates Democracy too.
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:37 PM
Mar 2021

In addition to being stupid.

blugbox

(951 posts)
22. So stupid
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 04:04 PM
Mar 2021

So basically it's our fault for separating church and state and ALSO for making government our God.

Doesn't even matter if it makes sense anymore or not. Blame the Dems.

Goodheart

(5,381 posts)
9. I wonder if I called her a stupid ass if she could grasp the metaphor.
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:19 PM
Mar 2021

Good lord... she is Gohmert-level stupid.

Ms. Greene... some lessons for you:

If I called you an asshole that would be a metaphor.
If I called you a piece of shit that would be a metaphor.
If I called you a moron that would be a literal truth.

Docreed2003

(16,953 posts)
12. You're right Ms Greene, Government is not God
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:26 PM
Mar 2021

So please do us all a solid favor and stop referring to God or using religious excuses as this government functions. No more bashing abortion or LGBTQ rights or any other bull crap from you.

sop

(10,578 posts)
13. These are the same confused imbeciles who will argue America was founded as a Christian nation
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:26 PM
Mar 2021

every time they want their prayers mandated in public schools, their ten commandments displayed in every county courthouse, women's reproductive rights criminalized by their Supreme Court because it's against their "God's will" and all their other christian beliefs codified into law.

Claire Oh Nette

(2,636 posts)
15. She's so phucking dumb
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:29 PM
Mar 2021

The Bay Area has two Water Temples, one on the Peninsula.

She does know that Jewish houses of worship are Temples, right?

Pour her a Shirley Temple. Maybe she'll choke on the cherry.

EleanorR

(2,418 posts)
18. No, it's because they want 1/6 disappeared or rewritten as some lark by patriots
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:30 PM
Mar 2021

The god thing is another inane right-wing talking point parroted to cause alarm in their crazy evangelical base.

StClone

(11,712 posts)
19. "This Government Is Not God" And Greene's demented nuttery is not a religion
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:33 PM
Mar 2021

It is warped, selfish, misguided, mess of anti-this and anti-that crazy which has no place in the world let alone in an elected official's mind making policy.

Diamond_Dog

(32,515 posts)
21. Isn't it way past time
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 03:38 PM
Mar 2021

For Jamie Farr to hit the gong and for the hook to come out and drag this idiot off the stage ...

sanatanadharma

(3,802 posts)
24. Temple, Georgia
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 04:27 PM
Mar 2021

Temple, Georgia is located in northeastern Carroll County, incorporated in 1883.



I guess she is not an advocate of democracy as heaven is certainly not a democracy.
To some Christians, heaven is not even a meritocracy because the elect were pre-chosen.
Jesus said 'render onto Caesar...', but she can't even do that by giving metals to the legions.


sinkingfeeling

(51,659 posts)
25. Okay, will someone please get her a Webster's dictionary now.
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 05:08 PM
Mar 2021

temple noun (1)

tem·​ple |  ˈtem-pəl  

Definition of temple

 (Entry 1 of 7)

1: a building for religious practice: such as

aoften capitalized : either of two successive national sanctuaries in ancient Jerusalem

b: a building for Mormon sacred ordinances

c: the house of worship of Reform and some Conservative Jewish congregations

2: a local lodge of any of various fraternal ordersalso : the building housing it

3: a place devoted to a special purpose

MissMillie

(38,682 posts)
28. Trying so desperately to find a reason to vote against anything the Dems do
Thu Mar 18, 2021, 08:35 PM
Mar 2021

that she sounds incoherent.

(Of course, she's an idiot, so she's likely to sound incoherent anyway)

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