Tag: George W. Bush
James A. Haught August 6, 2009.
Print: Council for Secular Humanism
Incredibly, President George W. Bush told French President Jacques Chirac in early 2003 that Iraq must be invaded to thwart Gog and Magog, the Bible’s satanic agents of the Apocalypse.
Clive Hamilton June 2, 2009.
More evidence emerges that Bush’s decision to attack Iraq was at least partially driven by his fanatical religious beliefs. In a 2003 phone call to French president Chirac, Bush explained that the Biblical creatures Gog and Magog were at work in the Mid-East and must be defeated.
Associated Press May 18, 2009.
The Pentagon has stopped putting Biblical quotes on the cover of the daily briefing for the president. Under Bush, the Pentagon briefing had quotes such as “Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground.”
Daniel Stone April 7, 2009.
The latest NEWSWEEK Poll finds shifting American attitudes about religion and faith. Still, the U.S. remains a deeply religious land.