Texas megachurch pastor John Hagee wants atheists to get on planes and get out of America … and alternative religions booted out of the military.
By way of background, Hagee is a controversial pastor known for his Christian Zionism. He claims that God personally spoke with him three times and that is why he "unites Christians in support of Israel." Hagee preaches that "if America turns its back on Israel, God will turn His back on America" and has teamed up with people like conservative radio talk show host Glenn Beck to promote an Israel-End Times message. Hagee, who sells teddy bears with audio players embedded them in order to program infants and young children by "saturating them with scripture," has hosted people like Newt Gingrich at his church. Gingrich warned Hagee and his audience that America was on its way to becoming a "secular atheist country, potentially one dominated by radical Islamists."
Not to be outdone by some of his past remarks, such as that Hurricane Katrina was the wrath of God toward gays in New Orleans, that the Catholic Church is "the Great Whore" and that "God sent Hitler to be a 'hunter' of Jews to usher in the establishment of Israel," Hagee has recently focused his attention on atheists, satanists and practitioners of witchcraft.