Drudge attacking and demonizing Santorum

Drudge’s big headline is “SANTORUM’S SATAN WARNING” where he links to his own write up of a 2008 speech where Santorum talked about Satan attacking America:

“Satan has his sights on the United States of America!” Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has declared.

“Satan is attacking the great institutions of America, using those great vices of pride, vanity, and sensuality as the root to attack all of the strong plants that has so deeply rooted in the American tradition.”

The former senator from Pennsylvania warned in 2008 how politics and government are falling to Satan.

“This is a spiritual war. And the Father of Lies has his sights on what you would think the Father of Lies would have his sights on: a good, decent, powerful, influential country – the United States of America. If you were Satan, who would you attack in this day and age?”

“He attacks all of us and he attacks all of our institutions.”

Santorum made the provocative comments to students at Ave Maria University in Florida.

The White House contender described how Satan is even taking hold of some religions.

“We look at the shape of mainline Protestantism in this country and it is in shambles, it is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it.”

First of all, why in the world does this deserve the headline treatment? The other week when Romney played the class warfare card and said he only wanted to focus on the middle class, I don’t think it even got mentioned at Drudge. But a 2008 speech where a Catholic, a Christian, talks about Satan attacking America and its institutions deserves headline treatment? C’mon. This is an all out attack on Santorum that I would expect from the left. Drudge’s headline might as well be ‘SANTORUM IS A CHRISTIAN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!’.

As to what some see as the only controversial portion, where Santorum states, “We look at the shape of mainline Protestantism in this country and it is in shambles, it is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it.”, I’m not even sure I understand exactly what Santorum means by mainline Protestantism. I know that within the protestant church there is a lot of liberalism that is not based on the Bible. Heck, even the Presbyterian denomination is split into a more conservative PCA vs a more liberal PC-USA. And there are other protestant churches that don’t even hold up the Bible as an absolute. Truth is only relative and the main sentiment is compassion for all.



If that is what Santorum is talking about, I might be inclined to agree with him. Satan absolutely has liberalized our institutions, including the church.

But again, demonizing Santorum for all of this is nothing more than demonizing him for his faith. So maybe Drudge isn’t a Christian, but does he respect those who are?

Also, the left picked this up last week and was touting it first. Just google it. And my guess is Drudge is now getting it from them. Way to go Drudge.

Here’s the clip that Drudge links:

This is not a political war at all. This is not a cultural war. This is a spiritual war. And the Father of Lies has his sights on what you would think the Father of Lies would have his sights on: a good, decent, powerful, influential country – the United States of America. If you were Satan, who would you attack in this day and age. There is no one else to go after other than the United States and that has been the case now for almost two hundred years, once America’s preeminence was sown by our great Founding Fathers.

He didn’t have much success in the early days. Our foundation was very strong, in fact, is very strong. But over time, that great, acidic quality of time corrodes even the strongest foundations. And Satan has done so by attacking the great institutions of America, using those great vices of pride, vanity, and sensuality as the root to attack all of the strong plants that has so deeply rooted in the American tradition.

He was successful. He attacks all of us and he attacks all of our institutions. The place where he was, in my mind, the most successful and first successful was in academia. He understood pride of smart people. He attacked them at their weakest, that they were, in fact, smarter than everybody else and could come up with something new and different. Pursue new truths, deny the existence of truth, play with it because they’re smart. And so academia, a long time ago, fell.

And you say “what could be the impact of academia falling?” Well, I would have the argument that the other structures that I’m going to talk about here had root of their destruction because of academia. Because what academia does is educate the elites in our society, educates the leaders in our society, particularly at the college level. And they were the first to fall.

And so what we saw this domino effect, once the colleges fell and those who were being education in our institutions, the next was the church. Now you’d say, ‘wait, the Catholic Church’? No. We all know that this country was founded on a Judeo-Christian ethic but the Judeo-Christian ethic was a Protestant Judeo-Christian ethic, sure the Catholics had some influence, but this was a Protestant country and the Protestant ethic, mainstream, mainline Protestantism, and of course we look at the shape of mainline Protestantism in this country and it is in shambles, it is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it. So they attacked mainline Protestantism, they attacked the Church, and what better way to go after smart people who also believe they’re pious to use both vanity and pride to also go after the Church.

After that, you start destroying the Church and you start destroying academia, the culture is where their next success was and I need not even go into the state of the popular culture today. Whether its sensuality of vanity of the famous in America, they are peacocks on display and they have taken their poor behavior and made it fashionable. The corruption of culture, the corruption of manners, the corruption of decency is now on display whether it’s the NBA or whether it’s a rock concert or whether it’s on a movie set.

The fourth, and this was harder, now I know you’re going to challenge me on this one, but politics and government was the next to fall. You say, ‘you would think they would be the first to fall, as fallible as we are in politics,’ but people in political life get elected by ordinary folks from lots of places all over the country where the foundations of this country are still strong. So while we may certainly have had examples, the body politic held up fairly well up until the last couple of decades, but it is falling too.

Comment Policy: Please read our comment policy before making a comment. In short, please be respectful of others and do not engage in personal attacks. Otherwise we will revoke your comment privileges.

218 thoughts on “Drudge attacking and demonizing Santorum

  1. You can call it “faith” but that doesn’t hide that it’s stupid and insane. Adult human persons whose model of reality is that shouldn’t hold positions of power where their decisons can affect you or I or my son.

    You believe that Lucifer/Beelzebub/Satan are actual beings? That the Devil was one of Yahweh’s archangels who was cast into Hell but allowed to do evil to human beings? That Satan commands an army of demons who inflict misery on us, including demonic possession which is the cause of mental debilities, but which can be exorcised by rituals performed by guys wearing pimp suits? You really think that Gabriel and Michael command armies of “good” angels that oppose Satan’s demons?

    Because Rick Santorum believes those things. That makes him willfully stupid and stark-raving nuts. That means he shouldn’t be making any decisions that can affect me or my kid. If that model of reality is one that isn’t obviously absurd to you, then you are far gone too.

    1. You seem to have a lot of faith in your unsubstantiated opinion.

      That has to be difficult for you, since you seem so opposed to the concept.

      I recommend a dose of reason.

    2. O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing. (Matthew 23:37)

      Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on him. (John 3:36)

      Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done. Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. (Revelation 20:11-15)

  2. Since there was nothing offensive or untrue in what Santorum is saying, why is this considered a hit-piece on Santorum?

    I heard portions of this a week ago, so it isn’t like Drudge broke the story.

      1. And sane adults also voted for the worst President in history, mostly believing he was some sort of savior.

  3. I guess I am lost as to what the terrible thing is here, warranting front page headlights on Drudge. Nothing I heard Santorum say bothered me.

  4. Right on! This could certainly be potential attacks for Rick, but I choose to see this in a positive light. I would say this speech shows the American people that Rick DOES know and understand what is going on in our country, and he’s not shy from speaking the truth. That’s a definite plus to me.

    1. It also says he knows a lot about his faith and religion with I doubt many other so called “Christians” on Capital Hill can say.

  5. Matt Drudge and Ann Coulter are both pathetic in this regard. They are lukewarm Conservatives making millions off of the rest of us. It is time for Sean, Mark, Rush et al. to speak out and denounce them both. Unless they do, Matt and Ann will never change their despicable behavior.

    P.S. It is truly sad when CNN has more fairly-worded headlines concerning Newt and Santorum than DrudgeReport these days! Conservatives were supposed to read “Rules for Radicals” to see what the left is up to; not to implement the left’s tactics against their own!

    1. Nah. We’re doing it right here. The word of mouth is out. Ann and Matt are the kinds of conservatives that eat their own.

  6. TheFix tweeted this earlier today

    TheFix How important is Romney campaign manager Matt Rhoades’ connection to Matt Drudge in this race? ANSWER: Very.

    1. Mitt Romney leads the Drudge primary:

      Frustrated rivals think they know the secret: a low-profile, hard-driving Republican operative named Matt Rhoades, who is Romney’s campaign manager. Rhoades met Drudge, as POLITICO Editor-in-Chief John F. Harris and co-author Mark Halperin reported in their book “The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008,” when he became research director of the Republican National Committee and was introduced by his predecessor on a special trip to Miami. Rhoades has since been seen as a pipeline to the reclusive Drudge, who now has two veteran Washington reporters working on the site as well.

      “No one has displaced Matt Rhoades in the Republican firmament as the go-to Drudge guy,” said a top GOP operative who, like others, spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid angering the powerful online entrepreneur.

      This is no academic question for the likes of Newt Gingrich, Tim Pawlenty, Jon Huntsman and Michele Bachmann — all elbowing for the cascading attention Drudge can bring.

      “It’s no secret that Matt Drudge has a high-level friend inside the Romney camp, but his favoritism puts him noticeably out of step with other conservative media,” said an aide to one of Romney’s Republican rivals. “Sometimes it’s bias by exclusion, like when conservatives universally slam Romney for his RomneyCare speech and Drudge gives him a pass.

      “He’s been tough on all of Romney’s rivals,” grumbled another candidate’s aide.

  7. Why didn’t Drudge make this about Romney’s Mormonism? He could have had the headline:

    ROMNEY BELIEVES: JESUS AND SATAN BROTHERS!
    (animated siren below)

  8. Just listen to this speech by President Reagan, and imagine if it was Rick Santorum giving the speech instead. Reagan talks about C.S.Lewis and “old Screwtape” (which is the devil), and talks a lot about the need for God vs. totalitarianism.

    What would the Drudge headline be if Santorum gave a speech mentioning “old Screwtape”??? What would the headline be if he gave this speech word for word, talking about Iran today?

    I think that puts it all in perspective.

    1. Dittos and Maybe…

      Thanks for the url xjesterx,

      Evil Empire – Read the full speech here –
      >> http:// <> millercenter. <> org/scripps/archive/speeches/detail/3409

      Maybe Santorum should simply quote from this Reagan speech where Reagan mentions, at 2min. –

      >> http:// <> youtu. <> be/do0x-Egc6oA

      “… with regard to the physical and the soul about what was truly important.

      “Yes, let us pray, for the salvation of all of those who live in that totalitarian darkness.

      “Pray that they will discover the joy of knowing God.

      “But, until they do, let us be aware that while they preach the supremacy of the state, declare it’s omnipotence over individual man and predict it’s eventual domination of all people’s on the earth, they are the focus of evil in the modern world.”

      Art

      1. Hey, pretty cool…Rush just played this video. Glad to know I think at least a little bit like El Rushbo!!!!

    2. Also think of if Santorum called possibly Iran but nonetheless, Godless and an Evil Empire as Reagan did to the Soviets. What would people say now? “You can’t call them that! Thats mean and provocative!”

  9. God talk, huh…

    Ok.

    When Yahuah (… some prefer Yahueh, some prefer Yahweh), the God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob (renamed Israel) and Joseph and Moses and David and Solomon and the son of Yahuah, Yahusha (Iesou … Jesus), is brought into the conversation in a positive way as Rick Santorum and Glenn Beck and Rabbi Daniel Lapin and Kylie Bisutti, the former Victoria’s Secret model, are doing with honest and honorable intent…

    … look for the pillar of fire and the pillar of cloud… to show the way to freedom.

    And, when the dust settles…

    Lift Up Jesus ONLY and Jesus Will Lift You Up…
    See You At The Resurrection

    Art

  10. anyone who is put off by drudge report needs to stop visiting that site. I took it off my book mark as well as National Review Online when it became obvious they were supporting a RINO.

  11. I think where Rick made his mistake in this was as a Catholic he should have not mentioned nor attacked other denominations. If he wanted to criticize he should have done so with Catholicism. As a Catholic myself I know there is much within my own denomination which is amiss without pointing the finger at someone else. The rest of what he said is true; the nation is on a fast track to hell in a handbasket if we don’t get some godly leadership soon.

  12. Well, Santorum is telling the truth…whether people want to admit it or not, we ARE in a spiritual battle. Look at where we are now vis a vis God…people of faith are constantly attacked; progressives are on a nonstop fight to eliminate God altogether; obama and his acolytes support the murder of unborn children under the guise of women’s rights and the Constitution; they seek to destroy our freedoms…the list goes on and on but yes we are in a struggle and that struggle occurs on many levels.

  13. Drudge’s attack on Newt was intentional, systematic, malicious and thorough.

    Every adjective, headline and photo was negative, ugly, mean. Pure spite.

    It was a vicious smear courtesy of Romney. True Alinsky job.

    Now he’s after Rick Santorum. Drudge is in the Romney camp.

    Here are some of the Drudge Media connections:

    Clear Channel / Premiere Broadcasting Networks is owned by Bain.

    Drudge’s former radio show was syndicated through Premiere Broadcasting Networks, but that went off the air in 2007.

    Drudge still fills in as a guest host on Clear Channel syndicated shows at times.

    There doesn’t seem to be a (known) direct ownership link to his web site, however.

    Other Drudge connections:

    Breitbart works with Drudge. They are very close friends.

    Two Washington Times ‘journalists’ Joseph Curl and Charlie Hurt work for Drudge too now.

    Story of Drudge/Romney axis – http://www.damndirtyrino.com/2011/10/04/the-drudge-romney-axis/

    It’s all in the family. Watch all these names to see how they push Romney and either slam and smear or withhold any good news and views of Rick and Newt.

    Same with the MSM – they only give true conservatives air time so they can gather enough fuel to attack and destroy them.

  14. This speech makes me respect Rick Santorum even more.

    Now I know he is a man of God, has spiritual insight and means business.

  15. HE WAS SPEAKING AT A CATHOLIC SCHOOL TO CATHOLICS

    Do you not believe in GOD? if you do you MUST believe in satan.

    He was not giving a political speech.He was talking to a group of catholics about his faith and his beliefs.

    using his faith as a political weapon, shame on you.

    BTW Newt aint got a prayer. He’s catholic too. He’ll be next

    1. I started a few weeks ago when it became obvious with the Newt attacks that Drudge is just more of the same, trying to brain wash with headlines. Not a reliable news source anymore, I’ve moved on

  16. WWWWOOOOOOWWWWWW!!!!! He’s dead on!!! Folks, I know many of you don’t know what to think about this speech the next POTUS made, but I can tell you he is exaxtly right. If the people don’t line up behind this then it tells me alot about them and it’s also the reason why the country is the way it is. It’s time to make a choice. You can’t middle of the road this thing anymore. Everyone wants to live their lives and be left alone, but I’m here to tell you, it’s not going to happen that way. You don’t want a personal relationship with Jesus Christ because you don’t want to be religious. A personal relationship with Christ is where religion dies. It’s freedom from sin and religious legalism. Jesus Christ was not just another man. He is God in the flesh. God conceived Himself into flesh by the Holy Ghost. He took the penalty for our sins so we can stand before God innocent and not have to burn in Hell forever. The wages of sins is death. Praise Him for what He has done for you. I fully support everything Rick Santorum said here and if the people of this country don’t pull their heads out of their rear ends and wake up and defend America at the ballot box…..well, then have it your way. It won’t matter much then anyway because it will all be over soon. You who don’t want to be religious remember this time when some ignorant muslim holds an old butcher knife to your throat and tells you to convert to Islam or your’re dead. You don’t want religion pushed on you?? Just wait. The time is coming when you will have to choose. This country has to stop turning its back on Christ in order to survive. Repent and be born again. This is what Satan is trying to stop because he knows it’s the only way to escape his grip. Please humble yourselves and take on a repentant heart. This is the only way.

    1. right on!! Great statement…let’s hope our beloved country starts to awaken to the traps and snares laid out by the enemy and his complicit stooges

  17. Well good for Drudge. Maybe he can “drudge” up some more dirt, get it? Last poll I saw from Rassmussen was that Santorum was only two points behind Obama in a daily poll.

    Sad that even trusted conservative sites have now joined in the smear campaign against anyone but Romney. How much are you getting paid Matt? Douche.

  18. I agree completely. Satan is a real, live, evil, fallen angel. Not make believe. I believe in him as a real entity, just as I believe in Jesus Christ as the real Son of God.

    We aren’t there yet, but in my America, you’re allowed to say things like that without being dragged off to the loony bin.

  19. I removed Drudge from my bookmarks and off my iPad after his attack on Gingrich. I use BadBlue and memeorandum for my news links, and of course, Instapundit, which would almost be enough on its own for news. (BadBlue is more general than memeorandum, which is specifically politics in its focus.)

    1. I hope all Christians believe that Satan is real. After all he is in the bible and the root of all sin.

      Whats the quote? “The greatest trick the devil ever played was to get you to not believe in him.” (something like that)

  20. Distractions & more distractions and Santorum has agreed to play.
    Where was all this outcry when they were spending 17 million dollars trashing Newt Gingrich. Santorum has invited these attacks by being so Pharisaical early in the campaign. He came across like the most righteous & pure candidate in the pack. (In my opinion, however, the most unforgiving).
    Now his campaign is more like he is running for pope than president. He needs to step away from these arguments and start presenting his out view for this country.

    The biggest problem I am having is telling the good guys from the bad guys. This is like playing a game of touch football, and everyone is wearing the same jersey.

    The establishment must be defeated before we defeat Obama. Who cares what Drudge thinks. What goes up will come down. 12 months from now Drudge will be a memory if they stay with their biased reporting. Romney will be a has been. The key to winning the election for the people is to make sure that the vote counting is not compromised by corrupt unions, voting places, etc.

    I think Santorum & Newt have the right heart to make changes, I just happen to think Newt is better prepared to do it now.

    Santorum needs to step away from reacting to every news story. His press secretary needs to step up.

  21. Something has happened to Drudge. My go-to news source, for years now, has thrown the brakes on, and seem’s to be running scared. If you notice, he will not call Janet Napolitano, “Big Sis” anymore. She complained, he complied. There are so many news stories dealing with Obama that he is not covering. Right Scoop’s article isn’t about Sen. Santorum, it’s about Drudge!
    BTW- Santorum, he’s 100% correct.

  22. Drudge is at it again. Remember when he attacked Newt and everyone said he was a Romney bot and then he denied it. All the pundits came out of the woodwork to defend him and say he was just being impartial and it was only because Newt was sending out so many commercials. Now we have Drudge doing the same thing to Santorum but the silence is deafening about Romney.
    Drudge is obviously an extension of the Romney campaign and is a glaring hypocrite. I will no longer visit his site.

  23. Do you want to know why this is such a big deal to secular elites? Because they have already bought into the Richard Dawkins-esk mantra that religion is outdated.

    “A depressingly large number of intelligent and educated people, having outgrown religious faith themselves, still vaguely presume without thinking about it that religious faith is somehow good for other people, good for society, good for public order, good for instilling morals, good for the common people even if we chaps don’t need it.”

    By listening to Dawkins speak one would think they were listening to Stalin!

    Atheists seek to expunge morality from the public square all the while they are unable to define for us HOW MORALITY even exists in the first place in an supposed amoral, material only universe! While they attempt to remove Christianity they simultaneously seek to smuggle Christian ethics into their own worldview. Otherwise, the universe would be just as Dawkins defines it, having “no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but pitiless indifference.”

    Secular radicals have already concluded that God does not exist and hence the reason behind their push to secularize America. They call the Constitution “outdated”. Why is it outdated? Because it upholds a Judeo/Christian ethic that they find obsolete.

    But even as they seek to undermine Christianity in America they prove it true over and over again — “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?”

    1. stage9:

      Don’t blame the “elites”. Santorum’s comments demonstrate a massive misunderstanding of Jesus’ message and the New Testament.

      That notion … this sort of “nationalistic Christianity” is dangerous talk … it’s the thinking of Old World Catholics and “non-bible believing” Christians.

      Jesus and all writings of the New Testament made it clear that Christianity is a doctrine of the individual … a doctrine that concerns itself with saving “individual” souls and has nothing … not one bloody thing to do with state institutions. Furthermore, it has little to do with even “church” institutions because the theology of the New Testament is the theology of personal faith … not corporatism of any sort other than the local church family.

      Church institutions have through history been used for evil as much as for good … the Holy Roman Empire, for example, was a cesspool of evil.

      Jesus and the Saints of the New Testament gave absolutely no care for government, country, or any nationalist organizations including trans-national churches. They cared only for the Kingdom of Heaven which was abides in individuals. In fact, they didn’t ever even conceive of “countries” or any government institutions being blessed in any way shape or form by god. All that kind of thinking came later with the Holy Roman and Orthodox churches when they tried sought political power via the church.

      Santorum’s thinking is uniquely Old World Catholic and all bible believing Christians had better step back and do a double take.

      As such, Santorum not only steps well outside the bounds of presidential behavior; but puts himself into a sort of Holy Roman Empire mindset where the very institutions of government and church are somehow ordained by god and therefore a target of Satan.

      Jesus … and all the Saints of the New Testament would cringe.

      1. I disagree with you friend. The Bible is replete with examples of God blessing the nation of Israel so long as both the people and the leaders honored God. It was the moment they turned to other gods when He bestowed His judgment.

        Besides, no one is advocating for a theocracy, which is the single most distorted viewpoint ever put forth regarding faith in the public square.

        The founders didn’t want a theocracy. As much as ANYONE they remembered what a government run church was capable of, HOWEVER, they also knew that so long as the people of this nation and its leaders remained faithful to God, He would bless whatever they put their hand to. They knew that the moment America abandoned God; God would abandon them.

        Why did they have such strong faith? Because they had just fought a bloody war on their own lands and amongst their own homes putting their dependence on God to the test. After the war they enshrined their beliefs in a Declaration, insisting that the God who they had trusted during the hard times would also be the God who would guide them forward in forming a new nation.

        I fail to understand how this is “unbiblical”. It can’t BE anymore Biblical!

        1. There is a world of difference between the New and Old Testaments.

          Jesus created a new set of standards in the New Testament, a new law, and did away with the old going so far as to reject the Ten Commandments.

          The Kingdom of heaven became that of the individual heart, whereas the Old Testament kingdom was that of the Children of Israel.

          Jesus brought the ability to experience redemption for all, something that was completely foreign to the Old Testament other than to be prophesied as a future event. Jesus’ kingdom exists only within individuals … the Old Testament kingdom was a socio/political/religious institution.

          Santorum’s thinking is dangerous and, in fact, grossly misunderstanding of scripture. But, it is very Catholic.

          1. I disagree. And by the way, I’m devoutly evangelical! (And I don’t mean easy-believism)

            I totally understand your reasoning in regard to the Catholic Church, but Christ’s death on the cross in NO way dissolves governments. After all, it was the Apostle Paul who told us that we were to obey the government over us, while he disobeyed the government over him by preaching a Gospel that was outlawed! The Apostle Peter was arrested for preaching the same Gospel!

            We are to obey the government so long as the government doesn’t force us to ignore our conscience before God.

            And some would argue further that Jesus didn’t come to UPROOT THE LAW, but to fulfill it.

            The Old Testament laws are categorized in three groups: the civil, the priestly, and the moral. The civil laws must be understood in the context of a theocracy. Though the Jewish nation in the Old Testament was often headed by a king, it was a theocratic system with the Scriptures as a guide to the nation. Those laws that fall under this category are not applicable today because we are not under a theocracy.

            The priestly laws dealing with the Levitical and Aaronic priesthoods were representative of the future and true High Priest, Jesus, who offered Himself as a sacrifice on the cross. Since Jesus fulfilled the priestly laws, they are no longer necessary to be followed and are not applicable now.

            The moral laws, on the other hand, are not abolished because the moral laws are based upon the character of God. Since God’s holy character does not change, the moral laws do not change either. Therefore, the moral laws are still in effect.

            In the New Testament we do not see a reestablishment of the civil or priestly laws, but we do see a reestablishment of the moral law.

            1. I didn’t say it dissolves governments. It concerns itself almost exclusively with the Kingdom of Heaven, which in no way shape or form is government … or even “church” for that matter.

              1. I agree with you that God deals with individuals and that too often we get too caught up in this world instead of focusing on the bigger picture. However, as citizens of the United States we ought to also be concerned about the spiritual condition of our nation as well. Why wouldn’t Satan to destroy America? We have the freedom to worship God, we have done more than any other nation to spread the gospel around the world, and we are an ally of the state of Israel.

                If you’re going to vote for Newt instead well, he’s a catholic as well and a adulterer to boot.

                1. If you are concerned about the spiritual state of your nation, then do as Jesus tells you to do, go into the highways and biways and convert them one at a time … as individuals and into the Kingdom of Heaven.

                  The concepts introduced in the New Testament are the most unique and lovely of any religion because they completely circumvent the state … Christians need to reacquaint themselves with the unique concepts found only in the NT.

                  Your comment about Satan is simply a supposition and not based on New Testament doctrine. As such, it should have no part in the public profile of a presidential candidate … Santorum is not running to be the Pastor in Chief.

                  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not suggesting individuals not pursue this kind of thinking; but too much of it, in my opinion, is dangerous and leads to Christian Nationalistic thinking … which is way out there and dangerous. No Christian Theocratic state ever came to any good … and early Americans came to America precisely to escape them.

                2. Then don’t talk about Satan attacking state institutions as Santorum did … you see the trap that talk leads to …

                3. No I don’t see that trap. Look at all the evil being done in the world by other Governments. You don’t think Satan was behind Nazism and Communism? you don’t think Satan is currently behind the Islamic movements in the Middle East which aim to destroy Christians and Jews? Again, Why wouldn’t Satan want to destroy America? I am not promoting Christian Nationalism, and neither is Santorum. This is about good verses evil and recognizing the source of that evil.

                  This Santorum controversy is about more than just who will be the President. This is about whether it is still relevant for individuals to discuss their religious beliefs in the public arena. That is why I am so fired up, and thats we should all behind on this.

    2. It takes much more faith to be an atheist than to be a Christian.

      Atheism: Belief that nothing created everything out of nothing for no particular reason.

      Atheist: “I know beyond all possible doubt that which is unknowable based on a total lack of evidence in support of my position.”

      It’s taken us about ten generations to go from being a God-fearing, subsequently outrageously blessed superpower to a lawless, biblically illiterate nation of lost, empty, self-concerned brats. Our poor children! We’re too busy with our cell phones texting to even interact with them, let alone teach them right from wrong! We’ve allowed the public school system to remove God, replace Him with “Mother Earth,” indoctrinate our children to believe evolution is truth, tolerate abomination, question parental authority or teach them the opposite of God’s laws. I believe God’s hand of protection and blessing was lifted from us on 9/11. We turned from Him long before that. Since we’ve murdered millions of innocents, promoted deviancy and betrayed Israel, He’s begun to pour judgment on us ~ Katrina, tornado swarms, floods, forest fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, an oil spill, drought, e. coli outbreaks, terrorist attacks… There are two fascinating books that link the dates of these natural catastrophes within hours of our engaging in one of the above national sins. ‘Eye to Eye’ by William Koenig and ‘As America Has Done to Israel’ by John McTernan. Jack Chick also has a tract called, “Somebody Angry?”

      The only One who can help us out of this is God so Mr. Santorum is probably the best candidate. Only a revival would fix our problems with millions getting saved and I don’t think we have that much time left. If you’re not, I solemnly beg you to be reconciled to God through faith in Jesus. The Bible says you must be born again spiritually to enter the kingdom of heaven. God says we’re all sinners who deserve punishment in hell forever because all of us break His laws every day. God is holy and there can be no sin in heaven. If you don’t see this, please ask God to show it to you and ask Him to reveal Jesus to your heart. God sent Jesus to earth to bear the punishment you and I deserve because He was the only acceptable, sinless Substitute. The second you ask Jesus to save you, all your sins are forgiven, God gives you a new, clean heart, (you’re born again) and you have eternal life! All you have to do is accept this free gift. Just ask Him, humbly and sincerely. I’ll be praying for you. Please do it. The consequences of putting it off or deciding not to do it are too awful to even contemplate! Yes, there is a devil and a hell. Jesus talked more about hell than He did heaven. Eternity is forever.

    1. Indeed … right out there with Chavez and Alinsky. Sounds just as ridiculous and
      about as un-presidential as you can get.

      It’s one thing to be spouting this stuff as a clergyman preaching to the choir, or a blogger engaging in polemics, but it’s entirely another and incredibly dangerous talk coming from someone who wants to lead a country that believes in separation of church and state and is full to the top with people who do not believe this crap. The president represents them all.

      I so hate to see Obama get a second term, but if this the best the GOP has, the Big-O is in like Flynn on an easy win.

      Go Newt!

      1. Authorative and doctrinaire Islam with their beheadings, bombings, murderings, and mysogeny and child molestation, and their desire to nuke Israel from the face of the earth, to subsume and take over Europe and to destroy America as their “Great Satan”… the operative strategy being to destroy America. All sounds pretty “devilish” to me. Maybe Santorum is on to something!

        1. He’s using all encompassing language that includes just about anybody who disagrees with a Catholic view of the world.

          1. He is speaking the truth and any Christian who doesn’t have his head in the sand knows it. I am not Catholic but truth is truth.

  24. Any Christian who actually was raised believing the Bible and who then went to a secular university knows Santorum was right.

    Anyone who reads the theologians from even a century ago (let alone the historic creeds and confessions of the church such as the Westminster Confession of Faith) and compares them to what is passed off as gospel today knows Santorum was right.

    I hope and pray that Santorum survives the two front war from the left and the establisment Republicans. May God grant him – and his family – grace and favor.

    1. I was raised a bible believing Baptist. Taught Sunday school … went to pray meeting and converted many people to JC.

      But, I find Santy’s statements dangerous when coming from someone who wants to be the president of America.

      He even suggests that America is the only country Satan would want to attack … like WTF? That’s the kind of crazy you get from Muslims … not thinking “bible believing” Christians.

      Even Saint Paul would do a double take on this one I’m afraid. Like what … the USA is the only country on the planet that “Satan” would target … it’s some sort of sacred island touched by god …

      I can’t wait to see Santy try to “splain” his way out of this … he’ll dig deeper and deeper and turn off more and more “Christians”.

  25. No matter who says what it still looks bad to those who aren’t Christian. There are plenty of those these days and especially when the media makes them look like crazy people. They’ve attached a stigma to it now. Pretty disgusting.

    Santorum was absolutely correct in what he said. It always been Satan from the beginning. Folks think it couldn’t be true. No one gives the devil enough credit for what he does. As the Bible says, he is the author of confusion. That should explain why we are so damn confused as to what the hell is going on anymore.

  26. Santorum’s mention of protestantism is probably a reference to what was going on at the time. The ordination of women and homosexuals was kicking into high gear and causing faith traditions, like the Anglicans and Baptists, to split.

    1. Can’t help to say this… but Protestantism’s slide is fairly recent… within the last hundred years or more. Catholicism’s heresy’s are from the beginning… but they’re perceived as mainstream.

      Funny how that works as well.

      1. I can but won’t debate you on who is more heretical and when did they become heretical. I will say you are incorrect on your assessments of Catholicism and Protestantism.

        The idea of the Middle Ages being the Dark Ages is a caricature and a myth. Western civilization made significant progress in those times.

    2. Don’t know if that was the case or not with Santorums remarks but it’s mind boggling to think how the liberal agenda has insinuated itself into some churches as you referenced in your comment. It seems there’s no where to hide anymore from the creeping liberal influence into every corner of society. It’s not going to be easy rooting them out.

    1. Kinda like Iowa being a very important primary. Then when Santorum takes it… Iowa’s just an unimportant flyover state. Funny how that works!

    1. As for this woman, I don’t care what any poll says.

      I’ve heard nothing from Rick in regards to what his “plans” are about Obamacare, foreign policy, our military greatness, job creation, social security, unemployment benefits, welfare…..I can go on and on.

      The only thing I’ve heard from Santorum are contraception, his neanderthal views on prenatal care and his sexist views on women….especially those in the military.
      Oh, and I forgot, I’ve heard what a religious, christian guy he is….ad nauseum.

      IOW….The christian, the Proud Army Mom, the conservative, the woman, and the nurse in me, will never support Santorum

      1. that’s okay, we can see you make your judgement from lame stream media lefty headlines about Santorum. Doesn’t seem you understand the context we was talking about those issues, you’ve just accepted the liberal narrative on Santorum.

        Santorum wants to repeal Obamacare, lower taxes, cut the federal government, balance the budget, and entitlement reform (SS and Medicare).

        1. No, I heard what he had to say for myself and I find his sexism a tad insulting.
          Santorum has made many quips in the past…he meant them.

          He tells women they should stay home and take care of their families instead of working, he tells female military jet pilots they shouldn’t be in combat because of their “emotions”, he says that prenatal testing shouldn’t be done because it encourages abortions….tell me, do I lie that he said those things?…because I can dig up the quotes/links if you like.

          Let’s talk about the things he “hasn’t said”….like what his plans are for jobs, drilling, foreign policy/military exceptionalism, social security, welfare, unemployment, czars, crony capitalism, Obamacare, education, deficit spending….and on, and on.
          We can’t talk/debate about it because he doesn’t talk about any of those things…he has no plans.

          1. I’ve heard Santorum talk about every one of those things, more than once…

            While I may not think he has the boldest of all possible tax plans, I think he’s basically right on every point.

            BTW, he specifically said that certain types of pre-natal testing are used as a basis to promote abortions, and should therefore not be mandated under any government scheme, such as Obamacare.

            1. How about prenatal testing being available so the parents have all the information they need to make sound decisions? Who is Santorum or the government to hold back that kind of information?

              1. Is there something hard to understand about ‘should not be mandated’?

                He said specifically that his only concern was that coverage of these things should not be mandated by government such that everyone is paying for it with tax dollars, and that he has statistical and experiential evidence to support his conclusion regarding Obama’s motivation for mandating it.

                1. Listen….prenatal testing is only ordered when something wrong is suspected, or is genetics called for. Wouldn’t you want to know???…even if you didn’t, it still should be offered.
                  The parents are responsible for that fetus’ life, they need all info available to prepare. Who is Rick or you or the government to keep that away from them?

                  Of course everyone is paying for it with tax dollars. We’re also paying for cardiac testing, diabetic testing, cancer screening, well baby check ups and on and on….what’s your point?

                  Holding back potential information on a person’s or your child’s health is wrong, pure and simple.

                2. Wrong again. It has been pointed out that the test is relied upon by medical doctors as a basis for suggesting, often strongly, an abortion.

                  The overall picture is easy to understand, unless perhaps a person’s emotional committment to abortion gets in the way. Santorum doesn’t believe that the cost of insurance to everyone should increase in order to have universal coverage of this test, the morality of the typical employment of which many would question on religious grounds, mandated by bureaucrats in Washington…

                3. “Suggesting strongly”…seriously?!? You’re actually in the room when abortion was strongly suggested?
                  I want proof of your allegation.

                  Being in the room of many pt/physician consultations I “strongly” disagree. Amniocentesis is done because something is wrong or potentially is wrong with the fetus. Trust me when I say this, that insurance companies don’t pay for any procedures unless the MD crosses all the t’s and dots all the i’s.

                  The testing needs to be done to find out exactly what the problems are and how extensive they are. You then know where you stand and then you can discuss ALL the options….abortion being one of them…that is available to you.

                  Now, are you saying that since abortion is one of the procedures that a woman might choose, you will let those women who wouldn’t make such a decision suffer?

                4. Though you’re attempting not to, you’re basically confirming my position.

                  And, no–I don’t see a pregnant woman and her husband as suffering because I don’t want to pay for an amniocentesis via my tax dollars.

                  Liberals see suffering everywhere–except by babies who are aborted, killed, of course–and want everybody heavily taxed so they can redistribute our money to those they select as the politically correct ‘sufferers’.

                  I find I often have a very different view of what suffering is, who is actually suffering, and who should pay for it…

                5. What are you saying?…..That no woman should ever have an amnio?….that only women with insurance or is wealthy enough to pay for it, can have them?

                6. I’m saying that, just as has been the case from the founding of the Republic up until the present time, the Federal government should not mandate that anyone with religious or other objections, pay for or is otherwise forced to be complicit in anybody’s amniocentesis, and the corollary practice of aborting babies.

                  I’m saying that the longstanding status quo in this regard should, for good reason, be maintianed. If someone wants to pay for an amniocentesis, or insurance coverage for the same–fine, just leave me out of it for God’s sake. Abortion, whether subsequent to an amniocentesis or not, should be outlawed.

                  But a liberal would pretend not to understand that…

          2. As far as prenatal testing he was talking a specific type of testing that encourages abortions. Government shouldn’t force it, if someone wants it they could make that choice. I think he might have been wrong on his view of women in the military, I think maybe he worries something bad can happen to them. And about women should stay home and take care of their families instead of working, I would like to see that quote, I never heard him say anything like that except when discussing radical feminism shaming women that choose to take care of their families instead of working.

            The other issues you obviously haven’t researched what Santorum wants to do. You say you haven’t heard them because he hasn’t talked about but he has talked about them. It seems you have a biased opinion of him because you support someone else and that’s fine but stop trying to smear him with pathetic lefty narratives.

            1. I don’t see the government or physicians “forcing” any woman to have any prenatal testing to encourage abortions……I think Rick’s stance on this is ludicris.
              I think physicians would find his stance insulting and as an RN, so do I.

              What little research I’ve done on Rick’s platforms and plans only led me to vague generalities and I have to say at this point in the game, I’m tired of hearing it. I want plans and solutions.
              I thought Newt’s speech at CPAC was impressive….loaded with plans and solutions. I’ve not heard anything like that from Rick.

              Since I’ll only vote for Mitt as a last resort, I’m down between Newt and Rick and I gotta say IMHO, Newt clinched for me with that speech.

              Besides, just only several weeks ago Rick was down in !% land among the candidates….what’s changed? Rick hasn’t changed…it’s just the # of candidates that has changed.
              Just because you’re the last man standing, doesn’t make you the right one.

              1. wow you’re in the minority of women that would vote for Newt, that’s good, I actually like him. I was actually supporting him when he was challenging Romney, but since he’s slipped in the polls and Rick has the hot hand challenging Romney in a very key state, I gotta roll with him. If Santorum can ‘severely’ damage Romney’s frontrunner status as most electable candidate, that give a better shot at either Rick or Newt winning the nominaiton. If Romney wins the nomination, conservatives lose, in more ways then most people even realize.

          3. ITA: TENCOLE, Santorum needs to get off this subject of his faith and “answer the question’s with a swift responce and move-on” The more he feeds into his past statement’s and remarks, gives the Media more ammo– dumb”””””! Santorum needs to start focusing on what his message is, and what his plan’s are to get America back on track from A to Z, every issue’s foreign and domestic. What are they? Talk about that……… Honestly, I don’t think Santorum can, because he doesn’t have a clear path to start with.

            The attacks on Santorum, are no different then what Cain, Perry, Newt and Sarah have endured.

            Funny, when Newt was whining about all the attacks from Romney/ media, Newt was smeared for-it. So now Santorum’s in the hot seat and he gets sympathy– interesting.

  27. I have often wondered why Drudge leaves the headlines demonizing Rick Santorum, Herman Cain, or Newt Gingrinch posted all day and sometimes into the next day. I mean is he trying to manke these people less relevant? It appears that any stupid thing that they find on Rick or other Conservatives it is highlighted. I wonder if Drudge is working with Ann Coulter and the other Republican establishment.

  28. Well, I think this speech just marked the death knell for Santorum as the nominee.

    The more Santorum talks and the more he is vetted, we find out how in the 19th century this guy lives. I am a Catholic, and only the radical of Catholics preach this crap! Santorum is the new Jerry Falwell!

    The most dangerous President ever is sitting in the Oval Office. America is drowning in debt. The economy sucks. People are unemployed. Iran and America’s enemies are sabre rattling.

    In the most critical election in US history, Santorum is now THE BEST?

    God help America because I think Republican voters have lost their marbles, right along with Santorum!

    1. and only the radical of Catholics preach this crap!

      And only the lukewarm, liberal, cafeteria Catholics and social club Protestants, who have decided for themselves which parts of the Bible to ‘accept’ and which parts to reject take any exception to a fellow Christian speaking the truth.

    2. It’s the Romney media relations department, aka Drudge Report, that has brought this topic front and center. Blame them.

      Do you think the idea of Satan working against this world is 19th century?

      The next time you are asked to respond to the Renunciation of Sin and Profession of Faith in mass, ask yourself what it means to say “I do.”

      Do you reject Satan?

      Reply: [I do.]

      And all his works?

      Reply: [I do.]

      And all his empty promises?

      Reply: [I do.]

      1. I’m kinda with St Paul on this like Romans 1… guess that makes me a first century Christian world view guy.

    3. What exactly is “radical” Catholic about this? When I was young we always prayed the Prayer to Saint Michael at the end of Mass. Now in my parish we have begun to say it before the Mass begins.

      Saint Michael the Archangel,
      defend us in battle.
      Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
      May God rebuke him, we humbly pray;
      and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host –
      by the Divine Power of God –
      cast into hell, satan and all the evil spirits,
      who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls.
      Amen.

      This is exactly what Santorum is saying. The devil through his wickedness and snares traps us.

      Would you rather have someone as President who doesn’t know what the ultimate source of evil is or someone who does? Would you rather have someone in office who is willing to speak the truth or someone who lies?

      Maybe you have forgotten, but at the Easter Sunday liturgies, Catholics renew their Baptismal Promises and it begins this way:

      RENEWAL OF BAPTISMAL PROMISES

      Cel: Dear friends, through the paschal mystery we have been buried with Christ in baptism, so that we may rise with him to a new life. Now that we have completed our Lenten observance, let us renew the promises we made in baptism when we rejected Satan and his works, and promised to serve God faithfully in his holy Catholic Church. And so:

      Cel: Do you reject sin, so as to live in the freedom of God’s children?

      All: I do.

      Cel: Do you reject the glamour of evil, and refuse to be mastered by sin?

      All: I do.

      Cel: Do you reject Satan, father of sin and prince of darkness?

      There is nothing “radical” in what Santorum says here. Whereas Santorum finds a spiritual source for America’s problems (out of a loving concern), obama sat in a church that condemned America, applauded her tragedies, and cursed her future.

      Now that’s radical!

      One more point that must not be overlooked: this speech was given in 2008. It is not a campaign speech. Santorum’s remarks were made as a private citizen and to the students at Ave Maria University in Florida. You may disagree with part or all of what Santorum is saying, but this is a subject which would be appropriate to students of a Catholic university.

      1. But you don’t BELIEVE the stuff you say, do you??? Crazy talk!!!

        (Not a Catholic, but I’m with you there.)

        [edit] Actually, to pray that and not believe it. Is that blasphemy? It might not be that bad, but it’s something. Hypocrisy, perhaps?

    4. Sparky – you are dead wrong to say as a catholic only the radical catholics say this crap! This is a teaching of the church – that Satan exist – so because you are an enlightened catholic doesn’t change the reality that evil exist and that Lucifer caused a third of the angels to fall from heaven. This is biblical folks – end of story.

    5. 19th Century? Heck, I’m ancient – I keep my foundations in a faith that goes back 2,000 years and more. I don’t care which way the wind blows or that newfangled 19th Century either.

      As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

    6. Sparky. You seem very strong in your convictions. I didn’t see a single thing wrong with what Rick Santorum said. In fact it made me a more solid Santorum supporter. Another thing that makes me support him more is the way people attack him. Alot of the country’s problems that you mentioned are the result of the problems Rick talked about. The stuff being taught in universities that there is no absolute truth and that we all have our own truth that is right for us is the garbage that is disolving the fabric that made this country great. As long as this silly filth continues, America will continue to decline. If people would have been thinking straight, Obama would not have has a chance in hell of being elected, but here we are. How? The people voted him in.

  29. I have read in more than one place that Romney owns the company that owns Drudge, in one way or another. It sure makes sense. Seems there is virtually no one that the Romney mob can’t get to.

      1. They also own Clear Channel Communications. They handle several conservative talkshows including Rush and Hannity.

  30. drudge has a spot on his web page to send comments and news tips…..(lower right)

    Maybe if a few of us told him how disgusting we feel his attacks on newt and rick are, he’d back off his love-fest with romney!

  31. Sorry guys, this is not the kind of talk you want coming from a presidential hopeful.

    He sounds like the Muslims do … Satan against us … Satan against the USA … in fact, anyone who opposes our basic views is an instrument of Satan.

    The DNC can’t believe their luck … neither can Satan … LOL.

    Go Newt.

    1. Others posted above that he was speaking at a Catholic school. An appropriate topic in the appropriate venue. He didn’t burst into this in the middle of a debate.

    2. If Rick’s remarks 4 years ago give fuel to the DNC, it will be because of the lack of values of the people voting. I’m a conservative and Rick’s speech threngthens me very strongly behind him. His speech shouldn’t drive anyone away, it should make people ralley behind him. If they don’t, it’s not Rick’s fault, it’s theirs.

  32. Remember folks when he was lambasting Newt? Anyone surprised that he is attacking Santorum?
    You all know that we were all going to be persecuted because of our love for God – to the point that those who called us friend are nothing but fakes.

    You should all thank Ann Coulter for this. Her and Matt are pretty tight, and Ann’s friendship with Maher. It’s truly amazing.

    May I recommend everyone to read this piece from Ann Barnhardt and how the Catholic Church has been infiltrated? We Catholics know this and now the schism has started. Please read ON CARDINAL DOLAN (AND IT AIN’T GOOD) (scroll down to the title) http://barnhardt.biz/

    She has other writings that are worthwhile reading.

    Be strong and never lose faith in Our Lord.

    1. I suggest folks go to REALCATHOLICTV . com to learn more. They have a great free youtube channel too.

      BTW I think your totally right about CULTer and Matt. I also think Matt knows some of the rombo folks too so it makes sense they are going to use what influence they have to get mittens the nom.

      I have not been on Drudge since the smear job on Newt. They’ve lost all cred with me. I go to BadBlue now. I love it.

      Marklevin is going off on conserv bloggers right now, lol .

      Just what I said in my comment earlier. He was speaking at a Catholic institution to catholics about his faith. How is that now a political issue? I agree Mark.

  33. Drudge is done. The site has been questionable for a few weeks now but this is really to damn much. Favorites, select, delete.

  34. He speaks of good vs evil , at a CATHOLIC school. He was NOT running for POTUS at the time , just a catholic ex-senator who loves his faith and country.

    Is DRUDGE now making fun of Christians ?
    BTW Maria news has a great site: http://marianews.com/wordpress/ I love it. It has more Santourm stuff too.

    Its not like he was at cocktail party and broke into spontaneous preaching,he was there to speak about something . Whats the big deal .

    *I think the devils got a hold of alot of folk these days, coughdrudgecough.

        1. Notre Dame is heterodox – it recently put forth a nomination to their school board a woman who has a history of supporting Demoncrats and supporting Emilys list and was a supporter of abortion. They got outted on it. Shocking bunch of leftwing shysters.

          By the way…the Catholic church has been completely infiltrated by the same left wing mafia that preach social justice as a means to destroying catholic belief and practice.

    1. I completely agree. He’s an orthodox Catholic, not a Sebelius or a Biden Catholic or a Pelousy Catholic but one that actually believes what his faith teaches like errrr do not butcher babies in the womb !!!

  35. Drudge is no longer one of my go to sites. It is obvious that he has lost his touch. Instapundit is much better now. When was the last time you saw a scoop on Drudge. Just saying. This site and Instapundit and WND give a broad base of what is going on. Then the links to other sites from these pretty much keep me informed. The others are just repetition. I do watch GBTV as well, only the 5 to 7 show. I do not have the Plus. The show started out slow but has really been worth the money recently. Still have some problems with the Blaze but going back a little at a time. But try not to read the comments because they are just too vile at times. Thanks scoop for the work you do and to the people on this site for being polite to all.

  36. You won’t see a headline screaming that Romney wears “holy undergarments” in keeping w/ Mormon tradition. Won’t happen. MSM will do so if he wins the primary but not until then.

    1. Romney wears “holy undergarments”

      You’d think that with a quarter of a billion dollars, Romney could buy some underwear without holes…

      (Sorry. I just couldn’t resist… Your point is a good one.)

  37. Thank you for focusing on this. Drudge can do what he wants. Endorse who he wants. I could care less.

    Drudge’s secret is in headlines. He could counter the State Media by highlighting their omissions and hypocrisy. Now he is reflecting State Media – manipulating opinion disguised as conservative news.

    How can we take Drudge now for anything more than a shill for the State Media and political establishment.

  38. why in the world does this deserve the headline treatment?

    You can’t be too surprised. You saw what Drudge did to Newt. You had to know this was coming. It’s one thing to prefer The Flipper as a candidate, but Drudge, Coulter, and others are willing to lie and spin every bit as much as The Flipper, himself, has been doing.

    By exposed himself as grotesquely biased with headlined lies about Newt, Drudge demonstrated what we should expect from him regarding any opposition to The Flipper, and has rendered himself useless to conservatives.

      1. Levin is a great explainer; he uses logic, he reasons, he delves deeply and then synthesizes brilliantly and succinctly. I do not believe he for a moment is blind to or naive about the snotty little Matt Drudge of the snotty little Drudge Report aka Romney Central. I used to be a big fan of Coulter and would go to Drudge maybe 15-20 times a day. But I’m done with both. No more Coulter books and no more visiting Drudge.

  39. First of all I am not a Rick supporter but going for Newt. Santorums statements are exactly right on. I believe God has taken his blessings away from America. He cannot be pleased with a nation that slaughters millions of babies, promotes the homosexual lifestyle, adultry & fornacation to name a few. Satan is busy “Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
    I decided awhile ago the Drudge is a romney lover-Look at wshat he did to Newt with his headlines-Get use to it Santorum supporters It is only just beginning

    1. Yep, Santorum hasn’t hit the fire that Newt did. I have never seen anything like it. Drudge, Ann and Beck were the biggest disappointments in that they had the trust of many conservatives and didn’t just smear but outright lied.

  40. Drudge has lost all credibility with me. His headlines for the past week have targeted Santorum with sensationalized headlines.

    I would like to propose one day in which NO conservatives click on Drudge as many of us have done out of habit for way too many years. How about NO DRUDGE WEDNESDAYS beginning tomorrow. When his click rate takes a dive, he might get the message: We’re mad as Hell and we’re not going to take it anymore!

  41. Try to imagine how little I care about what Drudge says … or his buddy Ann, or Rove or any Romney attack RINO

    When he started destroying Newt I quit his site and to be honest, I don’t miss it. There are other news sites on the internet.

  42. And yeah, you can go ahead and be mad. I don’t care anymore. I’m so sick of being treated like a second class Christian by Catholics who point to the decision of a church board as indicative of how we all think, and then turn around and call ME a bigot when I question the Scriptural basis for denying Priests the right to marry even though I asked respectfully.

    Rant done, I guess. But it ticks me off.

    1. The enemy of our enemy is our friend.

      I used to be a Catholic and then became born again and left. I question much of that religion too… but as long as we are all united against this clear and present evil, we shall prevail.

          1. And there’s the reactionary assumption that I’m anti-Catholic. See, I don’t have a problem with all Catholics. But when I see Catholics who get all up on my cases like I’m inferior cuz I don’t pray to dead folk, when they say Protestantism isn’t part of Christianity in their worldview, THEN I have a problem.

            1. Not trying to stir the pudding or be “reactionary” but every comment you’ve made slams Catholics. You obviously have some issues with that religion.

              If you don’t like Santorum, fine. If religion is the show-stopper for you… I’m not going to argue with you anymore. I’m sorry you’re so angry.

              1. Funny, they seem to have no problem slamming others. If they wanna bring out ridiculous generalizations and assumptions about my beliefs, then they have no room to cry if others do it, Santorum included.

                P.S. The man I was fervently praying would run for President was Catholic. Please, PLEASE keep fishing. This amuses me.

            2. I don’t know ANY catholics who say this, none, zero, nada. If they do then they are factually wrong ! Period.

        1. Danny, do not get discouraged. Rick didn’t say a single thing that wasn’t true. He didn’t hurt anyone by saying it. All of the things he talked about have to be nipped in the bud because these things are most of this country’s problems.

    2. I have big problems with the Catholic Church as well. However I don’t think Santorum was attacking Protestantism. He correctly stated that America was, at the beginning, a Protestant Country, and that it was the Protestant ethic that resulted in the goodness and decency of our Country. As to Protestant Churches being destroyed by Satan, you can’t deny that this is fact. Look at the sorry state of the Methodist and Episcopal churches.

      1. The Episcopal church that split as a result? Because, y’know, Protestant churches kinda deal with this stuff rather than sit in silence hoping the next leader isn’t corrupt. Kind of the point.

        And given the Catholic history of corruption… yeah, I’m not ceding moral authority here. They have their issues, we have ours, I’m not saying they’re not Christian, and yet THEY say we’re not quite often in my experience.

    3. Danny, you accused the Catholic Church of cannibalism, and called yourself a Christian. Now just what do you think Jesus did at the Last Super when, taking bread, He said, “Take this and eat it – this is My Body,” and likewise with the cup? Do you know that from the earliest records, Christians believed that this was really the Body and Blood of Christ? Ignatius of Antioch (d.107), taught by John the apostle, Justin the Martyr, (ca.160). Why does Paul say (1Cor. 11) that those who eat or drink unworthily are guilty of the blood of Christ. You may not agree, but Catholics have a solid scriptural basis as well as authentic tradition for their belief. And as for a scriptural basis for celibacy, try 1 Cor.:7, 33

      1. Yessir, and right after that, 7:36. It was in no way sinful nor was it adivsed to be forbidden; the opposite is true.

        Secondly, there’s something called “symbolism”. I’d suggest looking into that.

    4. Danny, I’m a Catholic. I am a Catholic Christian. Catholic means universal and was first used/written down and spoken about by Ignatius of Antioch (martyred for the faith in AD110). I think that maybe the first written usage that we have of the word. I am a Christian brother to so many of my Protestant friends I’ve lost count. Catholicism DOES NOT hold that Protestants are not Christians. Whoever told you that is just wrong. A Christian is someone who accepts Jesus, accepts he was the Son of God, accepts the Word of God, accepts baptism, believes in the Resurrection, confesses a Trinitarian Godhead (problem for Mormons there folks) and I think that might be it.

      There is a Scriptural basis for not allowing priests to marry. If you want to discuss that with me then thats fine. But it really comes down to a Church law. In the Medieval church some Bishops/priests were fathering children and yep you guessed it bequeathing their Bishopric/parish to their kids. That was an abuse, an absolute NO – NO and so the Church introduced the ruling on priestly celibacy. By the way just so you know I have known Anglican/Episcopalian clergy that have been accepted into the church – wives/kids and all and their vows held so that they become priests.

      But please don’t make this about Catholics vs Protestants when that is precisely what Drudge (I hate to say that), the lame stream media and Obama and his leftist swine want you to do and think.

      By the way, I like Rick but am a bigger fan of Newt but I will take Rick if he is the nominee.

      1. I’m NOT making it about Catholicism vs Protestantism. I’m expressing a great deal of frustration, however, with an organization who has faced their own healthy portions of corruption taking issue with a much broader philosophy as if each subset were one entity as they are. And you know what? When these church groups made their choices, what happened? They split. Left. Formed their own.

        I’m just tired of Catholics acting as if “Protestantism” is a Church in and of itself when it is, in fact, a philosophical branch of Christianity.

  43. So…. Protestantism is being destroyed by Satan, according to the man whose church believes they engage in cannibalism at communion and who pray to dead Saints, neither of which is structurally sound. And that’s the tip of the iceberg.

    I’m sorry, but that’s throwing stones in glass houses right there Rick. You ALMOST had me until you threw in that little dig.

    1. No. Rick’s right. There are new professor’s being planted in universities and church’s to water down the Truth of the Gospel. They’re saying that there are many ways to be saved or to get to God and that Jesus is not the only way. It’s called the emergent church and it’s a sign of the end times. Oprah Winfrey is one of these people. Rick Warren is involved is some kind of globalist one world religion creation. I’m telling you all, if you appease Islam you will regret it because when they get strong enough they will try to dominate and there won’t be anything tolerant about it. They sit over there in their Islamic countries, isloated, not allowing anyone to come in and tell them the truth. But then they want to be accepted in the name of tolerance. Watch out.

  44. I appreciate you bringing attention to this, in any thread I can I’ve been calling out Drudge for this crap. 1. Its a 2008 speech, which I guess that means all speeches for all candidates from 2008 are fair game. 2. As you pointed out, why is THIS A HEADLINE LIKE OMG NEWSFLASH CLICK ON ME CAUSE IM DRUDGE!!!! He is a Christian, probably referencing all the gay “pastors” being allowed in some churches and such 3. I know Mark Levin likes Drudge, but I’ve had it with this guy. He did the same thing with Palin in 2008.

    4. Finally, i find it truly HILARIOUS when people who call themselves Jews or Christians think someone who uses the name Satan in public is somehow a kook. What do you really believe in then? I think they are pretty much athiest or agnostic, while playing Christian.

    1. Could they both be undercover RINO plants in the conservative fields, lurking until now to influence us?

      Who do they think we are…a bunch of mindless, programmable droids like them?

  45. I see today’s polls have Romney up over Santorum in Michigan and Arizona now. Is anyone else besides me disgusted with the fact that Romney is buying himself a presidency with dirty politics and negative ads? I’m frustrated with the citizens of these states for allowing themselves to be so misinformed and gullible. Don’t they know what’s at stake??????

    I hate to use the word hate, but I’m really starting to hate Romney, whereas before I merely disliked him immensely. And that goes for Drudge too — they will never see my IP address in their stats!!

    1. Where did you see that? I could’ve sword Fox reported that Santorum was up by double-digits over Romney, and it was this very morning.

          1. I dont have a lot of confidence in some of the polls on RCP. I usually go there to see what Gallup/Rassmussen has come out with. This morning there were a couple of polls that has Mitt leading Rick in Arizona and Michigan.

          2. Real Clear Politics has articles and headlines from all over the political spectrum from the New York Times to NewMax. Look at the originator of the poll to judge whether it’s believable. I don’t put to much faith in them no matter where they originate.

        1. The headline on RCP is that Romney has regained the lead in Michigan. When you click on the data, you get a different story. Santorum leads in every poll except for the one with the smallest sampling and a tie in the one with the largest sampling. His average is a PLUS 3.2. So where does that headline come from? Is RCP selling out to Romney money also?

          1. Oh man! I never thought of RCP being in the tank for Romney, but with that recap on the home page, now we have to wonder!

    2. If Romney wins the GOP nomination, I will vote for him because Maobama is really THAT bad.

      But Romney is so much like the old boss, it’s astounding. Romney is despicable and does not deserve the nomination.

      And once again, any American who buys into the smear campaigns needs to hand in their voting card… people in this country have GOT TO WAKE UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      1. What’s that??? ANOTHER election where true-blue Conservatives are asked to hold their noses and vote for the Party guy? Say it ain’t so!

        When does it stop?

        1. You said it my friend.

          2016 is when it’ll stop because one way or another, Maobama will be gone and the Tea Party will be massive, organized, and strong enough to kick the Dems and Reps to the curb. We’re made as hell and we’re not going to take it anymore.

    3. These polls shouldn’t even be close. It tells alot on the people when they don’t have a decisive conviction on the matter, especially after the three years that we just came through. Obama shouldn’t be running for president again, he should be in jail for treason right along with the people around him that are tearing this country to pieces. The race shouldn’t be close. It should be such an embarrasing blow out that a socialist would become very discouraged and the media would undergo a major restructuring. It’s up to the people as it should be, but we have to understand what freedom is and be willing to think for ourselves no matter what some heathen media says and stand up for values that make and keep this country strong. Don’t forget America.

    4. I’ve been disgusted since Iowa. Romney’s dirty work against Newt was the only thing that let Santorum in the door and won Florida.

    5. I and my friends have all sent in our early ballots for Santorum here in AZ. We are out here, and we are fighting to get Santorum in the lead!

      1. I know the polls are tightening due to Romney smear attacks in Michigan but I didn’t think Santorum was too worried about AZ, kind of like FL. I saw that he was within two or three points there though the other night. If he is able to take both MI and AZ that would be awesome and a good blow to the Romney camp.

  46. Drudge is heavily infested, er invested, with Romney for some reason. Why? “Enquiring minds” want to know. It’s as if he gets a huge bonus if Romney wins the primary or something.

    There is a new “developing” story on Drudge now that says this: “Obama Super PAC to run ads in MI — Against Romney… Developing…”

    So far there is no accompanying content.

    Way to go Scoop!

      1. Right on! Right on! Right on!

        Drudge news on elections cannot be trusted. He is clearly in the tank for Mittens.

        I pulled the Drudge app off my phone today.

    1. Ann Coulter is Matt Drudge’s girlfriend. We all know Ann Coulter is supporting Romney at any cost.

  47. IMHO

    Ruh roh Santorum is getting targeted, he must be perceived as a threat.

    Go Santorum! You opened up Pandora’s Box on the Religious Freedom issue in America. Why don’t we just settle this here and now. It’s time.

    If you look at the big picture, this is about another chunk of Freedom the Obama Admin. (with MSM help) is trying to take away from us. In the end, he won’t win.

    1. Obama and Sebelius opened the box on religious freedom, on purpose, to change the subject from O’s dismal failure.

      O’ opened the box on theology too as he tried to give biblical backing to his desire to raise taxes on the rich, who though they already pay both their taxes and the taxes of the bottom 51%, they still aren’t paying “their fair share”. What share do the bottom 49% pay? Zippidy!

      O’ must have a special Marxist definition of the word fair.

        1. I wish we had a flat tax on all income. 10%. No deductions. No exemptions. Just a dime for every dollar taken in. No deductions for the cost of reinvestment to avoid being taxed. You couldn’t have a simpler tax code and no one would have an excuse for not paying their share.

          1. Agreed. I’d be happy with 15% and tolerate up to 20%.

            The Left won’t go for that. They think that 10% of a poor person’s dollar is more than 10% of a rich person’s dollar. Their Marxist ways are showing through and won’t let it happen…all in the name of “fairness and equality”.

        2. Spot on indeed! This could be potential attacks for Rick, but I choose to see this in a positive light. I would say this speech shows the American people that Rick DOES know and understand what is going on in our country, and he’s not shy from speaking the truth. That’s a definite plus to me.

      1. It makes me sick when he tries to use the Holy Word of God to back up his political agenda. Really, really sick. Beware when you do that, I say, you will not mock God.

        [edit] by the way, I make an effort that my political agenda lines up with the Bible, not the other way around. I will quote the Bible in political discourse because it informs every area of my life…not as a way to manipulate.

      2. I think it may just be that they’re really not as clever as they think and they opened the wrong box. They made a real bad choice that will bite them big time. GOOD.

  48. This is the truth. A lot of churches, including mine, are making some changes to religious doctrine. All Santorium is doing is challenging people to think. What is wrong with that?

    1. Drudge is obviously in Romney’s corner. He was very unfair to Newt Gingrich a short while back as well.

      This sick attack on Christians just makes me want to be more faithful to the religion. The most sickening part is that our children have been trained in our public school systems and TV/Hollywood that Christianity is bad. I think it is important to believe in a creator, a higher being if you will, that gives us our unalienable rights as opposed to believing Government gives me my rights. I honestly think it is time for everyone to get their butts back to church and remember what is important, Family, Good morals and values, Peace, Love, Forgiveness. Everything we have in this nation is built upon the Christian Faith. Why do we let them trash such a kind and loving God?

Comments are closed.