James Inhofe, the senior Senator from Oklahoma, is a backwards, ultra-religious anti-science dummy who has made a speech in public, complete with photo presentation, declaring that there are not any gays in his family. He also often bases his political decisions on freaking Bible scripture.
No. 7, I believe very strongly that we ought to support Israel; that it has a right to the land. This is the most important reason: Because God said so. As I said a minute ago, look it up in the book of Genesis. It is right up there on the desk.
In Genesis 13:14-17, the Bible says:
The Lord said to Abram, "Lift up now your eyes, and look from the place where you are northward, and southward, and eastward and westward: for all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your seed forever. ….. Arise, walk through the land in the length of it and in the breadth of it; for I will give it to thee."
That is God talking.
The Bible says that Abram removed his tent and came and dwelt in the plain of Mamre, which is in Hebron, and built there an altar before the Lord. Hebron is in the West Bank. It is at this place where God appeared to Abram and said, "I am giving you this land," the West Bank.
One of his pet issues is the denial of global warming, and he had the floor when Al Gore appeared to testify… but wouldn't shut the fuck up and let Gore answer questions. Barbara Boxer and her gavel put him in his place.