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    Sun Myung Moon Crowned Messiah By Congressmen - May 5th, '04

    "YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS, ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, KISS COMPLETE FREAKING WACKO'S ASS."

    Sometimes I'm mystified as to why news like this breaks on MetaFilter weeks before I hear a peep about it in the national media. And this one is so incredibly bizarre that it might slide under the radar like an Elvis sighting or a cattle mutilation. So for those of you who don't use MetaFilter as your main news source, here's the short version:

    On Mar. 23 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building U.S. Congressmen Danny Davis of Illinois crowned Reverend Sun Myung Moon the new Messiah.

    No, as a matter of fact I'm not making this up. It's on film. Several other congressmen were also attending the event - Rep. John Sweeney, R-N.Y.; Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.; Rep. Tim Holden, D-Pa.; and Sen.. Norman Coleman, R-Minn. There was a huge crown. Moon got a standing ovation after the coronation. After which Moon gave a long speech, my favorite parts of which are:

    "In one sense, I am a human being living with a physical body like each of you. But in the context of Heaven's providence, I am God's ambassador, sent to earth with His full authority.

    Emperors, kings and presidents who enjoyed opulence and power on earth have [...] declared to all that Reverend Sun Myung Moon is none other than humanity's Savior, Messiah, Returning Lord and True Parent."


    I'm lost. What the hell? Can someone explain to me why our congressmen are kissing this loon's ass? More links here.

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    Comments:

    "They have declared to all Heaven and Earth that Reverend Sun Myung Moon is none other than humanity's Savior, Messiah, Returning Lord and True Parent. This resolution has been announced on every corner of the globe."

    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!
    *brain explodes, making small popping noise*

    I checked the link on that story on MeFi, and then just passed right over it. I just couldn't wrap my brain around the idea that this could be for real, in any sense. Maybe the character in that movie was right ... I can't handle the truth.

    At least not this one.

    Since MetaFilter seems to be poopy today, here's a link to the story.

    Put yourself in their place.

    You are in a Senate meeting hall with the single most notorious living cult leader on the planet. Trumpets are blowing. People in robes and religious regalia are performing weird ceremonies. You give a crown to this cult leader and announce him as the King of Peace. The cult leader then goes into a long speech about how you acknowledge his divine authority and welcome him as the Messiah.

    About this time you notice the cameras.

    "Oh shit", you think. "This will not play well in Peoria."

    "With Moon and his family standing before them in ceremonial Korean dress, selécted church officials played different religious and political leaders, such as Christ, Mohammed, Buddha, President Reagan and Japanese Emperor Hirohito. Each one prostrated himself before Moon, bowing his forehead to the floor three times, Soejima said."

    As a resident of the Windy City, Jon.... trust me... no one gives a rat's keister about anything Danny Davis has to say. He's a whack-job. Completely and utterly. Am I surprised? No.

    Danny Davis - liquor billboards near an inner-city school. Good.

    Danny Davis - sticking his tongue down the back of the trousers of 'Reverend' (allegedly) Sun Myung Moon. Better.

    Danny Davis - Every cracker in this country is gonna pay reparations. Best.
    Posted by The Futile Gourmet at 9:45 AM EST on May 6th, '04

    Dude.......... You elected him. Several times.

    Dude...... did not. The only spot on the ballot where I jump party lines. :-)
    Posted by The Futile Gourmet at 9:53 AM EST on May 6th, '04

    Yes, that's the trouble, sometimes you are a minority when it comes to voting.
    Posted by Giselle at 12:47 PM EST on May 6th, '04

    This loon owns thousands and thousands of voters, that's why. How many people did he marry in that mass ceremony a decade or so ago? Four thousand? And those were just the single ones, dude.

    Regarding Reverend Moon's statements about being a new Messiah: I'm not really not very familiar with the scriptures, but has anyone mentioned "Anti-Christ" yet?
    Posted by Deb in "Very Religious" San Diego at 12:03 AM EST on Jun 23rd, '04

    81 congressmen attended the coronation because Moon's organization owns and operates the Washington Times, voice of America's right wing conservatives.
    Posted by ezwordz at 9:37 AM EST on Jun 23rd, '04

    to the guy mentioning this Moon feller as possible anti-Christ... yep, correct-o-mundo! We've got ourselves an anti-christ having significant power in Washington DC. I've known about Moon for about ten years and knew back then of his "teachings" and his mass weddings. I could see clearly back then as I do now that he is an actual anti-Christ. Whether he is dillusional or he actually knows things and is in cohorts with Satan we cannot tell, but this is the kind of person we were warned about by Jesus and his Apostles.
    Posted by petrugroza at 7:08 AM EST on Jun 27th, '04

    What has happen to thhis country? We have went totally off the edge for nothing more than a few dollars! IF there are true Christians in these places they WILL re-elect their officials!
    Posted by Pastor Darrell Crider at 3:32 PM EST on Jun 27th, '04

    WAKE UP CHURCH AND AMERICA IT'S TIME WE DID SOMETHING ABOUT THIS IDIOT, I KNOW ONE THING FOR SURE THE PUNISHMENT HE'S GOING TO RECIEVE FROM GOD IS FAR GREATER THEN WHAT ANY OF US CAN DO. AND ANOTHER THING WE SHOULD BE REALLY SENDING LETTERS TO THESE IDIOTIC CONGRESSMAN WHO ARE SUPPORTING, MOON, I'M SORRY I CAN NOT AND WILL NOT CALL HIM KING MOON

    sorry i'm a little upset about this whole thing as shown in the above statement, but we really do need to flood the mail and phone lines of these congressmen

    "Congress people and government leaders have always been in little secret societies"

    Ah.... I see.......

    Well, if it's really common for our government officials to have coronations for cult leaders, I guess there's nothing to worry about. Yes. Of course. This is all perfectly normal. i don't know why it seemed odd in the first place. Congressmen bowing to Moonies. Congressmen crowning media moguls. Yes yes. Very normal.

    Breaking News: Rupert Murdoch in a snit - demands own coronation. Film at 11.

    I KNOW THAT ALOT OF PEOPLE MAY NOT BE CHRISTIANS BUT I ALSO KNOW THAT THE BIBLE IS TRUE. IT IS WRITTEN THAT THERE WILL BE FALSE MESSIAHS. SO IF THESE PEOPLE CHOSE TO BELEVE IN SUCH HOG-WASH ALL
    I CAN DO IS PRAY THAT THERE ARE ENOUGH PEOPLE IN THE WORLD TO TEACH OUR CHILDREN THE TRUTH ABOUT THINGS SUCH AS THIS. NO MATTER IF YOU BELEVE IN GOD OR NOT WE MUST NOT PERMIT THIS FOOLISHNESS
    TO GO ON IN AMERICA. THIS DAY AND TIME IT LOOKS LIKE WE WOULD KNOW BETTER!!!!!
    Posted by moonless at 2:01 AM EST on Jul 1st, '04

    THE BIBLE SPEAKS OF THINGS LIKE THIS SO KEEP UP YOUR HOPE AND PRAY THAT GOD WAITS A LITTLE LONG BEFORE HIS RETURN SO OUR LOVE ONES CAN BE SAVED AND ALL OF THESE PEOPLE THAT ARE DOING FOOLISHNESS SUCH AS THIS WILL FIND THERE WAY TO THE TRUE KING (JESUS) BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE
    Posted by CHILD OF THE TRUE KING at 2:21 AM EST on Jul 1st, '04

    Well this is only the beginning to me for the coming of the real Messiah.Soon the will be a ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT.This is spoke about in the Bible.The Bible also says that the anti-chirst will come and bring world peace to all man kind.Dont be fooled by this because this is only a weapon to fool you.There are many signs that have been seen in the Bible that have taken place on earth today.Example. In the Bible it speaks of fire in the sky in New York.ALthough it doesnt say New York but is spoken in differnet words.BEWARE OF THIS MOON FELLOW!
    Posted by Richard at 7:11 PM EST on Jul 4th, '04

    As a former follower of Sun Myung Moon, I can assure you that, although this story appears to be so bizarre that it looks impossible, it is being taken very seriously by Moon and his followers. Although they have tried to give it a harmless gloss for public consumption, they literally believe that the "coronation" represents the people of America accepting Moon "spiritually" as their King. We must not forget that Moon has made many influential friends in Washington because of his ownership of the Washington Times newspaper. These people are reluctant to criticize Moon despite the fact that his behavior is becoming more and more bizarre and he may in fact be fully or partially delusional. (I mean, he claims to have received letters from God and Satan, and to have reformed Hitler and Stalin! Come on!) So if you'd like to find out more about what it's like to be a "Moonie" for more than a decade, please read my memoir, Heartbreak and Rage: Ten Years Under Sun Myung Moon, which is available through Amazon.com. A sample chapter of the book can be read by visiting my website, http://www.moonbook.com

    The disciples,

    Moses, John, Peter, Paul, James are here in the flesh as koreans.
    If you dont believe this, go call the psychic hotline and they will get this information to you. Its also true that "every" celebrity knows this truth as well. you can watch TV and see alot of hints about it. The psychics ability is they can see you literally like "SEE YOU SEE YOU" in your room with each activity that takes place. Bathrooms etc. i know its gay. they are gaylords. they can cure you and even curse you. When they curse, for an example they can make your work out results take longer and take less effective depending on how many people is cursing. They can hear you like the radio. hear voices. its frustrating sometimes. but they even have their own way of sleeping method. the koreans. bleh i hate them. they are like one of the worse people out of all races. I have no clue why God chose this race but it makes no difference. None of the apostles regard them as koreans but as an european race. Koreans are the most annoying in the gaylord section. attitude problems. Dont worry about your personality because including the apostles everyone is a little different and not so great. the gaylords can spot anything your about to think or even put ideas (a woman) etc inside your brain. there is alot of problem even with god. Alot of celebritys are here because they have received jobs from the apostles that goes from heaven and the psychic job is automatic afterwards.
    im put inside a small gaylord section where i cant see them, but can hear voices only, and disguise voices so its only one voice, and they send it in different directions. And bring nasty smells that lasts about 2 seconds. its the most bullshit crap ive been through and this is where i had no respect for koreans. they are different job level givers. For an example: John is 100%, james is 90%, peter is 80%, and im confused afterwards. Mostly everyone has 90% job levels. you can see sun myung moon too. i dont know anything about him, but i dont hate him. but think hes here for god to my knowledge. besides john the apostles i think have a racist attitude.
    you cant hide nothing here thats why. everything is out in the open.
    GOD has got to be a joke in my view. Hell isn't for eternity. Gods a joke whats the feet smell for god? Gods a joke. Whats all this for? in the gaylord section? to have fun?

    btw wtf is all this for? the unification church BS i dont get it? jesus came 2000 years ago which is 4000 years after adams days, why couldn't they be koreans then and why now? i wont get into details. wtf you trying to do now? unify everyone? for what? why did you create these people in the first place? because of woman pain? hmmm? wtf we doing with the mixed woman now?
    Posted by here at 2:29 AM EST on Oct 7th, '04

    Guys, this is bad news indeed, our government accepting Moon in hopes he'll give them all millions of dollars under the table. The New Testament predicted this sort of thing. Don't be surprised or offended. The real Jesus Christ of Nazareth will deal with this phoney when he returns. Reverend Moon is doomed along with all those he deceives.

    Keep looking to the cross of Christ. The Moonies can bury all the crosses in the soil they like but not take the Lord's true cross from our hearts and minds and souls. There is still and always will be power in the blood! Praise God!

    Revelation 12:11 - And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death.

    http://christianprisoners.blogspot.com

    Sikhism started in a similar fashion. Guru Nanak claimed to have a revelation from god that all religions are the same. He tried to unify Islam and Hinduism, next thing you know, Sikhs were soldiers. Why exactly did this happen? Because there was not TRUTH. Without truth, there is no lasting peace, never will there be. The reason why there is no peace is because the world has humans. Another point, why does Rev. Moon seek so earnestly the approval of men? If he read the bible, he would very quickly see a tragic pattern. All who preached the truth were shunned and many were killed. Even Jesus, the Messiah did not have an easy time. My mind is really out of it right now, all I can say is that May God open the eyes of all who are decieved by Rev. Moon, and may they find him. Advice to all who want find truth...Pray and ask God to reveal himself to you, if indeed he exists. Read the bible from cover to cover, and don't worry about understanding everything. Ask God to reveal His truth to you by His Spirit. Last but not least, for Jesus to come back, there has to be alot of profesy fulfilled. The bible is verifiable to a 99.5% margin. It is historically sound, scientific evidence supports it, and alot of professy already has come to pass. eg the professies of Daniel and the statue...well historically, these are the various kingdoms that ruled the world...rome, greece...etc...I don't know if this makes any sense to you.
    Posted by Alias at 8:56 PM EST on Jul 12th, '08




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