Greg Locke's "Large Rally" Against COVID Restrictions Was a Flop
Lives were arguably saved because he's a failure.
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New York State has sued the Diocese of Buffalo along with former bishops Richard J. Malone and Edward M. Grosz for their decades-long involvement in allegedly covering up child sexual abuse by Catholic priests. The lawsuit follows a two-year investigation into 324 priests and church employees who were accused of abuse, most of whom were protected from ever being publicly named or punished. It’s a reminder that the Spotlight story never really ended.
Greg Locke bellyflopped on delivering a “large rally” in protest of Nashville’s latest COVID-related restrictions. Locke’s own cameraman didn’t showcase the audience for good reason — there weren’t a lot of people to see — but the local news claimed there were 200 attendees at most. While the protest still broke the city’s 8-person gathering limit, it was no super-spreader worship concert like we saw a few weeks ago in the same location.
We’re not teasing Locke for not being able to pull a big crowd. (Well, maybe a little.) Rather, we’re pleasantly surprised that more people seem to be coming around to the severity of the pandemic.
What did I just watch?
A researcher appeared on Egypt’s Al-Hadath Al-Youm TV to offer a dose of reality about why young people are become atheists: Because holy books include a lot of misinformation.
This isn’t news to most of us, I know, but it’s a big deal when it’s spoken on Egyptian television in part because religious leaders have been too stubborn to actually hear this simple explanation.
You would think evangelist Franklin Graham would be fully supportive of a reverend running for Senate. But when that reverend is a Democrat who believes women should control their own bodies, as Georgia candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock does, Graham says he holds a “demonic-driven abortion agenda.”
Of course Graham’s theatrics are for a reason: He wants people to vote for the MAGA Republican duo of Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in the January run-off elections. Both Loeffler and Perdue are both accused of insider trading ahead of the pandemic.
I do love this ad from Warnock, though:
Here are 12 Christian “prophets” who will be eating their own words for Thanksgiving dinner:
Finally, because you deserve nice things, a musician used televangelist Kenneth Copeland’s maniacal laugh video as inspiration… and the end result is kind of amazing.