Iceland’s Prime Minister Snubs Mike Pence

Iceland’s leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep ‘prior commitments’ by attending a trade union conference in Sweden.

Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that she’s planned for months to give the keynote speech for the Council of Nordic Trade Unions’ annual meeting in Malmo, Sweden, on Sept. 3 — the day before Pence’s arrival. She has no plans to return the following day for his visit.


Iceland’s Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir is my favorite leader of a foreign country, because she’s a dead ringer for Susan Dey circa 1970 and she’s no fan of the Trump administration.

The beautiful Prime Minister announced that she will skip Mike Pence’s visit to her country, citing a prior commitment to speak at a trade union conference in Sweden the day before the VP’s arrival.

It should be noted that Sweden is only about 1,000 miles from Iceland, but I take it she wouldn’t walk across the street to meet Pence.

Jakobsdottir is a leading crusader for abortion rights, LGBT rights and climate change, it’s not surprising she doesn’t want anything to do with the likes of Mike Pence.

Pence is getting an icy reception in Iceland, maybe the mayor of Reykjavik will deign to meet with the hapless vice president of the United States.

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Memo to Mike Pence: Respect Separation Between Church and State

Vice President Mike Pence shared that he and his wife, Karen, are joining “Christians everywhere in remembering the sacrifice made for us on the Cross.”

Pence tweeted from the Book of Isaiah in the Bible, verse 53:5: “He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on Him, and by His wounds we are healed.”

“. . .I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should “make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,” thus building a wall of separation between Church & State.”

Thomas Jefferson

Christianity may be the predominant religion in America, but the United States is a secular democracy and elected officials should refrain from mentioning God, let alone sermonize in their public utterances.

Declaring that Jesus Christ died for our sins is not an inherently offensive message, and I rejoice when ministers proclaim the Good News to their parishioners.

But when Mike Pence preaches the Gospel in an official capacity it is patently offensive to Muslims, Jews, atheists and everyone, including Christians, who believe that there should be a wall of separation between church and state.  

It is especially jarring to hear Pence proselytize for the evangelical faith when he is the chief enabler and supporter of the most godless person to ever sit in the Oval Office.

Whenever I hear Pence act all sanctimonious I say to myself: STFU! You embrace and gaze adoringly at a man who embodies the spirt of the Antichrist.

There is a special place reserved in hell for the likes of Donald Trump and Mike Pence.

Mike Pence is an Abomination and an Affront to the Almighty

You don`t have to be a political science major, a historian or a particularly insightful individual to deduce that Donald Trump is a vulgar ignoramus who is an unqualified disaster as President of the United States.

Every day Trump perpetuates another outrage against the Constitution, common decency, and the rule of law. While white evangelicals pray that God will bless their Messiah, true Christians are praying that the Almighty will smite the Antichrist.

Mike Pence is the Vice President in no large part due to the recommendation of Paul Manafort, one of the slimiest political insiders in history.

Pence has been at the epicenter of the rise of Donald Trump to the White House almost from the start. The evangelical zealot was active in the Republican National Convention, where he was nominated, through the election campaign and let`s not forget that he was head of the transition, after Trump kicked Chris Christie to the curb. And of course he has been an eyewitness to all of the chaos and corruption of the past sixteen months of the Trump administration.

If anyone is aware of the moral depravity of the Trump administration, it`s Mr. Born Again, Mike Pence. Even though Trump`s behavior is antithetical to the teachings of Jesus Christ, you won`t find a more loyal supporter than Pence.

Pence is biding his time, hoping that when Trump leaves office, that he will be able to scrub off the filth, and run for president.

But even if he is successful, I have one question for the self-righteous creep: For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?

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