AFA’s Tim Wildmon Calls America “The Twilight Zone” For Supporting Gay Equality

Tim Wildmon of the American Family Association and WorldNetDaily editor Joseph Farah are ready to move to Appalachia to avoid living under a second Obama term and the prospect of full equality for LGBT people: In a recent radio chat, the two bemoaned the election results, and then moved on to UPS’ decision to stop donating to the Boy Scouts of America until the group stops banning gay members.

Wildmon (right)—who never met a boycott he didn’t like—is considering a “pressure campaign” against UPS, while Farah pleads with reactionaries to figure out how to stop progress dead in its tracks. Right Wing Watch has a transcript:

Wildmon: Have you heard about the Boy Scouts and UPS?

Farah: I saw that and it’s just astonishing. It’s harder to get packages delivered…

Wildmon: I know, pretty soon we’re going to have to move to the mountains and live off the land. It really is and that’s why we here at the American Family Association, we don’t call for boycotts very often despite our reputation, and when we do we’re serious about it and we’ve exhausted every means of appeal to a particular company, like we have done with Home Depot and their sponsorship of gay pride parades.

At the same time it doesn’t hurt to inform people about what these corporations do. If you don’t call for a boycott but just let people know, because if they do business with these companies… If you do any business with UPS, just tell your driver or your local office, ‘hey guys, you realize what you did? I will have to consider how much business I see with you because of this,’ and that moves up the food chain.

Farah: Tim, I want you to think back to twenty years ago and try to imagine that we would have corporations essentially declaring war on the Boy Scouts of America.

Wildmon: We live in the Twilight Zone.

Farah: Try to imagine going back twenty years and [imagine if] you’d have a real powerful movement for same-sex marriage. And it’s actually winning now on ballot initiatives in several states, this is how rapidly the culture is deteriorating. It’s not happening in a vacuum—it’s happening because there are people and forces, powerful forces that are making it happen and we have to figure out how to reverse this or stop this real fast.

Wildmon: That’s exactly right.

You ask us, it all started when we let the women-folk vote.

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  • 2eo

    Corporations are walking away from them. The times are changing and the wheels are turning.

    You’re losing at an astonishing rate, America doesn’t need your Anti-American hate anymore, people should be free in their own countries.

    We [all] don’t need these anti moral none intellectual cretins dictating to us anymore.

    Your times has passed, it wasn’t fun knowing you and we are better as a species with you all gone.

  • the other Greg

    Yeah, living off the land up in the mountains is tough. Without a fixed address it’s so much “harder to get packages delivered”!

    They don’t seem to have been too effective with that Home Depot boycott either: “Home Depot reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue Tuesday and raised its guidance for the current quarter, citing signs of a housing recovery. … which lifted sales 4.6% to $18 billion, and operating earnings up 23% to $1.1 billion.” (CNN)

  • Christopher

    These hateful comments only serve to degrade those who thrust them into an ever changing America. Their voice is becoming less profound with each passing year, causing them to scream louder and diverge into the delusional rhetoric they reside within today. Another great article from Demons in America points out why it’s important to keep shining the light on these monsters.


  • Mark Jenkins

    A Word to the AFA- PLEASE DO walk away from the newly civilized world and try to live off the land- It’s high time that all “your kind” should experience some of the ostracism we’ve had to endure all our lives. Unfortunatley, though- I can hear all the animals in the forest saying “There goes the neighborhood!”

  • Billysees

    Can I put some religion in here right about now?

    One of those guys said, “…this is how rapidly the culture is deteriorating…”

    But wait a minute folks, that’s not correct is it?

    I recall that a VIP once said, “I will never leave you or forsake you”.

    And also, “The Holy Spirit will guide you and lead you into the future and into what you should believe and do with your lives”.

    And I read, “Man’s ways are of the Lord…..”

    It seems to me that these comments from the Book are more valuable sounding than the stuff they said…..Don’t you?

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