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It seems some people aren't real keen on this whole democracy thing.  Or maybe they believe that we should follow Egypt's lead.  In any case, Televangelist Rick Joyner apparently can't wait for the next Presidential election, because ... well, I'll let Mr. Joyner have the floor:

“The balance of powers in the legislative and judicial branches were supposed to balance and keep in check, hold in check, the potential tyranny from the executive branch overstepping their bounds,” Joyner explained. “The people are not always right, it depends on what people they are. And another thing the founders warned about is this thing will only work for a moral and a religious people. You remove morality, you remove the religious influence, and it cannot work.” [...]

“That’s why I appeal to the Lord: Don’t let us be totally destroyed, please raise up those who will save us. And as I’ve been telling friends for a long time, no election is going to get the right person in there because the system is so broken.”

Joyner added that the “only hope is a military takeover, martial law.”

“And that the most crucial element of that is who to the martial [sic] is going to be,” he said. “I believe there are noble leaders in our military that love the republic and love everything we stand for. And they could seize the government.”

What? Ted Cruz and his pack of House Republican Teahadis haven't saved us from "Tyranny" by shutting down the government?  Some people are never satisfied I guess.  Still, Mr. Joyner, that's no reason to get down on your knees and beg God  - and unnamed members of the US Armed Forces - to come to the rescue just to get rid of one non-white American President.  I don't know you personally Mr. Joyner, but I'd be careful for what you pray/wish/call for if I were you.  Military coups don't usually work out that well, even for the people who initially supported them.  Just sayin' ...

Originally posted to Steven D on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 01:39 PM PDT.

Also republished by Street Prophets .

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