8/11/10 – Religious zealots like Tony Alamo should not be allowed to indoctrinate from jail ***COMMENTS***

Daily 49er (California State University Long Beach)
By Gerry Wachovsky
August 11, 2010

Religious zealots should not be allowed to indoctrinate from jail

Religious propaganda inundates us daily, even in the most unlikely of places. Say that you just got done working out with your friend at the gym and you are walking to your car, when on your windshield you see what can’t be anything but a brochure inviting you to find Jesus and take him into your heart, from your friend Tony Alamo.

This happened to me the other day and it got me thinking about the fine line between insanity and normalcy in America.

Tony Alamo has probably always been crazy. Currently known as prisoner ID number 00305-112, Alamo is serving a 175 year sentence in Tucson, Arizona, for rape, sexual assault and contributing to the delinquency of minors. But his leaflets and tracts, distributed by his followers on car windshields, wouldn’t have you know that.

The only thing that’s strange about his pamphlets, besides the drivel that they’re filled with, is the picture of Tony Alamo that graces the cover of them: a picture taken in 1986, showing the Pentecostal crazy-man clad in a set of aviator sunglasses and a dapper looking suit. You instantly know that this guy is just another religious nut, because someone who is speaking the true word of Jesus Christ can’t possibly look like he just stepped out of a Frankie Goes To Hollywood music video, right? Of course not, that would be crazy!

But this article isn’t about Alamo alone. When you think about it, most religious leaders have some of Alamo in them. Maybe they don’t have the law-breaking or child sexual abuse things in common, but they do have similarities.

Take, for instance, a quote from the Alamo brochure that was left on my car:
“You’ve just completed the first step in a series of five steps which are necessary to receive salvation. Your second step is to deny yourself and take up your cross daily and follow Jesus for the purpose of mortifying your own flesh, that is, for putting to death your own will, your soulful self, and the world with all your lusts.”

This isn’t too different from most of the religious psycho-babble heard on the Trinity Broadcasting Network daily. This also isn’t too different from the sermons disseminated to congregations daily across the United States and the world, from self-titled prophets who think they are doing the “Lord’s” work.

Why isn’t this looked at by society as pure and unbridled insanity? People who believe in the resurrection, a higher power, or any other form of religious dogma are basically in line with Tony Alamo and his insane beliefs.

And the funny thing is that people who believe in such nonsense as divine intervention would just as quickly turn around and tell you that Tony Alamo is crazy. If that isn’t the pot calling the kettle black, I don’t know what is.

But that’s what dogmatic religion does to people. It breeds insanity, while at the same time instilling righteousness, telling people that they are the chosen ones yet they are still better than everyone else and will be rewarded with an eternal afterlife, blah, blah, blah.
Probably the funniest thing about all this is Alamo’s continuous high praise of himself. At the end of one article written by Alamo in the brochure, entitled “God Said That Arabs Are Wild Men, Lawless, Crazy!!!,” Alamo signs off by saying, “Tony Alamo is probably the greatest patriot this country has ever known.”

One thing is certain: Alamo has definitely figured out how to continue to indoctrinate people into passing out his leaflets and other writings from the comfort of his own jail cell. And that’s the problem. A convicted rapist and child molester can continue to sell his brand of bullshit and call himself “just another one of the prophets that went to jail for the Gospel,” all from behind bars.

What’s wrong with that picture?

Gerry Wachovsky is a graduate student and columnist for the Summer 49er and is probably the greatest patriot this country has ever known.

COMMENTS left on the Daily 49er

This is Character Assassination The Devils and his followers Always been Crazy and what is their numbers in hell 666, You Can tell a man of god they talk about him every single day, because he must be e doing something right and he is i read all his tracts and he Tony Alamo is definite a man of God!!!!!!!!

GerryWachovsky in reply to ALLEXUS8
Thanks for adding that to the discussion

Letter from Nikki Farr’s (FALSE ACCUSER)
June 2010

I’d like to say that I’m very sorry to hear about Tony’s incarceration, though I’m certain it will be short-lived. I know that things can change in a moment’s time, just like in the days of old.

And even though the enemies’ of God, and of the church, feel themselves victorious and triumphant, just as did Dathan and Abiram against Moses, and Haman, the Jews enemy, who was hanged on the gallows he built for Mordecai, and the king of Assyria against Hezekiah and Israel, and many other examples in the Bible of the wicked rising up against God’s anointed it only serves to seal their own fate.

I’d like to add that during the 30 years I was at the church, I, with great interest and encouragement, observed Tony (and Sue, while she was alive), and what I saw was a man and his wife, struggle to feed, clothe, provide shelter, medical and dental, and the rest of life’s necessities, along with teaching new converts the Gospel and how to win others to Christ, and at the same time mold them into becoming productive, contributing members of society on a day by day basis, 365 days a year, year after year, to thousands of people, many who turned out to be extremely ungrateful.

Countless times, I saw Tony stay up day and night, working fervently around the clock, tending to the needs of both, people in the church, and out; people from around the world, believers, and non-believers alike. Whether it was for counseling, health issues, marital problems, financial or spiritual matters, he was vigilant and tireless about addressing people’s problems and concerns. He was devoted, and determined, as a watchman on the wall, being spent to the fullest, ministering to souls; while at the same time, carefully and compassionately tending to the needs of his wife who was ill with cancer.

I’m not deterred by what the corrupt news media, or bitter, small-minded people who left the church have to say.

Slander and persecution against Tony and the church is nothing new. I’ve been reading these same types of articles about Tony, and the church, for the past 3 decades. The only thing different are the dates and the players; different reporters, different accusers; but the same, or similar accusations.

However, I agree with the Psalmist David (the apple of the Lord’s eye), who in reference to King Saul, said, “for who can stretch forth his hand against the LORD’S anointed, and be guiltless?” (I Samuel 26:9).


Tony Alamo is INNOCENT.

Greg Szymanski’s radio interview with John Peeler
A former government agent who refused to target Pastor Alamo
April 29, 2010…

New Evidence
that Pastor Alamo Is Innocent…

False Allegations

Conspiracy in the United States

Nation Without Pity

This Is A Very Brief History of Tony Alamo’s Persecutions

Government Subversion Against Tony Alamo


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GerryWachovsky in reply to guest
You see, folks? This is a perfect example of what I’m talking about.


Michaelcyee in reply to guest
You’re going to have to show me another non-official source (read: NOT from Tony Alamo’s official website) to even convince me to click the link. And you’re going to have to tone down your name calling and other poisonous rhetoric (e.g. “small minded” and “corrupt bitter media”) to actually persuade people of your viewpoint.


guest in reply to Michaelcyee
Then don’t. People don’t want to hear the truth. They only want to hear the lies, slander and the juicier the story the more they believe and by your comment here I can see that it works. Propaganda and slander always works on the majority that only want to hear lies, especially if it can deter people away from a true Christian work.
Satan does a very good job with his deception.
I believe it was Hitler that said if you tell a lie long enough and strong enough the people will believe.
What does Jesus say?
Joh 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Joh 15:19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Gal 4:29 But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Joh 15:20 Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.
I want to know both sides of this story. I have seen far too many times and history repeats itself the persecution of true born again Christians. While they have taken God out of schools and govt. buildings, court houses etc. It’s for sure they are trying to destroy true Christians that are preaching the Gospel. The Roman Catholic church murdered millions in their genocides, inquisitions and crusades, including the Jewish holocaust. They haven’t stopped. History is repeating itself today. This is religious persecution and the people in American are so deceived they don’t even see it. Especially those that call themselves Christians but aren’t.


Breez1111 in reply to guest
Terry Farr…..Shame on you! Every time there is an article about Tony You post this exact comment all over the internet, Copy, Paste, Copy Paste…Everyone knows your story….example…( Aren’t you the same TERRY FARR that was a federal fugitive for nearly 2 decades &
Wanted on child abuse charges for beating 11 year old Justin Miller bloody over 140 times w/ a large wooden board while the boy was held down by 4 large men. Later you bragged to others about how you “beat the devil out of the boy at Toni’s orders….
You are full of delusion & totally without natural affection. You have the blatant audacity to continue to put Tony on a throne when you’re 15 year old daughter Nikki, your own flesh and blood was rapped & physically and mentally abused by Tony Alamo your Idol…Got news for you, Tony won’t be there defending you when the Angel of Death comes for you…as you used to say….It won’t be Long….


unhoodwinked 2 days ago
I was there for 21 miserable years, brainwashed into thinking I would burn in hell, if I were ever to leave, and get a life ! I witnessed tony alamo getting loonier and loonier by the day. As far as preaching Jesus, that was a thing of the past. he preached that little girls were ready for marriage at ages like 7,8,9,10. somewhere along the road, he sold out to satan and became nothing but a sex-crazed pedophile. Those who stick up fo him are on a “sympathy trip for the devil” so glad to know he’s incarcerated, finally.

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  1. Tyler Lee Hill Says:

    I know Tony Alamo’s case personally I know most of the people who were and are involved with it. They will all tell you, the ones who are thankfully out and on their own living a “true life,” that Tony is a sick man who is doing some really messed up things. Thankfully the man is behind bars for the rest of his life and if your waiting to see if he can live through his sentence because he calls him self a “prophet of god,” well your wasting your time. The man is nothing more than a sick pedophile who enjoys beating the weak, taking away peoples lives, their kids, their money, and anything a person can hold dear. This man is an absolute insane nut case and he and his ministry will and must be shut down for good!

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