Child TV Star Kirk Cameron Makes Astoundingly Tone-Deaf Statement About Hurricanes

Former child-actor-turned-evangelist Kirk Cameron shared a video on Facebook explaining his interpretation of the meaning of hurricanes. 

As he stood in an Orlando airport preparing to flee Hurricane Irma, Cameron had this to say:

This is a spectacular display of God’s immense power. And when he puts his power on display, it’s never without reason. There’s a purpose. And we may not always understand what that purpose is, but we know it’s not random. And we know that weather is sent to cause us to respond to God in humility, awe, and repentance. 

Another possibility is that God wants us to pay attention to climate change.

Here’s Cameron’s video, which he made while avoiding God’s message of “humility, awe and repentance”:

The death toll for Hurricane Harvey currently stands at seventy, while Hurricane Irma is predicted to cause massive devastation in Florida. Irma has already slammed the Caribbean, reducing some areas to rubble. 

H/T: Huffington Post, Twitter

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Side-By-Side Satellite Images Of Hurricanes Katrina And Harvey Emerge Online

As Hurricane Harvey continues to batter the eastern coast of Texas, people are comparing it to Hurricane Katrina, which devastated a large swath of the Gulf Coast in 2005.

MSNBC tweeted a photo Friday afternoon, before the hurricane hit Texas, featuring a side-by-side comparison of the two storms:

After the tweet, the eye of the storm became more fully defined, and was upgraded from a category 3 to a category 4. Katrina started as a category 5 before being downgraded to a 3.

And we will never forget the devastation Katrina caused:

Good Morning America had an expert explain the similarities between the two hurricanes:

As of Saturday afternoon, Harvey had been downgraded to a tropical storm, but the worst may be yet to come. While the hurricane is already blamed for at least one death, the expected torrential downpours and subsequent flooding are set to create widespread havoc for much of inland Texas over the next several days. 

Twitter made sure everyone knew the potential danger Harvey posed:

As Katrina was for the Bush presidency, Harvey may be a defining moment for President Trump. The nation waits to see how he responds, and what kind of toll Harvey takes. 

H/T: Twitter, ABC News, YouTube

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