The American Family Association's Political Director is sickeningly certain that her version of religious mythology should supersede civil rights.

July 15, 2015

Sandy Rios, just a few days after the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling, took to the airwaves to warn of the dire consequences of displaying the rainbow.

...the Obama administration’s decision to light up the White House in rainbow colors in celebration of the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision was “an unbelievable affront to God” that will have “consequences.” According to Rios, God will lift His hand of protection from America in response to the court’s ruling and the celebratory rainbow images, thereby increasing the threat of terror attacks on the United States.

She appeared on Alan Colmes weekly Versus segment that airs on Alan tried to coax Sandy to elaborate on her comments regarding the rainbow lights on the White House leading to increased terrorism threats. She claimed she never said such a thing, of course forgetting that we have recording devices these days.

'If a nation wants to live and behave or if people want to do things that are immoral and are against 'His' principles and 'His' precepts, he doesn't force them, you know, he says, you can have it... If you ignore 'His' boundaries, he removes 'His' protections.

This would all be fine and dandy if the

'God that we serve changed his mind (about those gay people), but He hasn't.'

She is very sure of that, which is anathema to me, as I've never been certain of things based on hearsay and centuries-old writings of nomadic desert dwellers. That level of faith and certitude is truly mind-blowing.

Alan attempts to explain that the Court ruled on marriage equality based on the Constitution which it was designed from. Colmes says, on that basis, there's no precedent in the Constitution on straight marriage. Sandy isn't interested in reality, she wants the Biblical Marriage that's over two millennia old, never mind that there was all sorts of rape, slavery and polygamy in her bible.

She was just beside herself with grief about the people who are being fined for their refusal to provide services without discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation. She thinks the bible provides justification, and legitimately moral justification at that, to practice discrimination regardless of what American law dictates.

'People should have the right to express their personal views without fear of punishment from the government.'

Colmes asks her about her comment that Satan she made on her radio show in May.

'Do you really think that Satan is the father of liberals?'

Rios, now doubling down on paranoia and crazy,

'Saul Alinsky is the godfather of the Hard Left. His book, Rules for Radicals, '

and Alan adds,

"It was a great book, I read it."

And back and forth it went, saying how the book was dedicated to Lucifer, except Alan tries futilely to explain that Alinsky was being ironic! She refused to accept that reality, as she does quite a bit throughout this segment.

Alan tried to speed things up and asked her about her comment that Satan is the father of liberals. He asked,

'I'm a liberal, is Satan my dad?'

Rios cried,

'I hope not Alan, only you can answer that.'

Any Liberal reading this may be shocked to learn that all that we believe is controlled by the Dark Lord (no, not Dick Cheney, the other guy). Alan ended what had to be an interview filled with moments where he may have wanted to burst out laughing, but he simply allowed her enough rope to hang herself and make her look as ridiculous as the rest of the Klown Kar.

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