Openly Homosexual PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Part of Trump Transition Team

Thiel-compressedConcerns are being raised about those in Trump’s inner circle as the openly homosexual co-founder of PayPal and billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is serving on the Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee.

According to reports, Thiel is sifting through his Silicon Valley network of entrepreneurs as he seeks to build a team of technology experts that will advise the incoming Trump administration on tech issues.

Some have been receptive to the opportunity, and some have declined.

“The chance to influence the government is a huge opportunity,” Jack Abraham, the executive director of the Thiel Fellowship, told the Washington Post this week. “There are people who are repulsed by Trump, and it’s understandable—Silicon Valley is very liberal. But it’s unfortunate [that some people don’t want to contribute] because this is a unique opportunity for smart people to inject ideas.”

Trump had included Thiel’s name in a list of 16 members on the transition team when he announced the committee’s creation on Nov. 11.

“The mission of our team will be clear: put together the most highly qualified group of successful leaders who will be able to implement our change agenda in Washington,” he said. “Together, we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding this nation—specifically jobs, security and opportunity. This team is going to get to work immediately to Make America Great Again.”

Also included on the team are SkyBridge Capital Founder Anthony Scaramucci and Wall Street investment banker Steven Mnuchin, among others.

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As previously reported, Thiel, who also sits on the board of Facebook, spoke at the Republican National Convention in July, telling those gathered that he believes that culture wars that he finds to be petty and trivial have overshadowed more important governmental issues.

“When I was a kid, the great debate was about how to defeat the Soviet Union, and we won. We are [now] told that the great debate is about who gets to use which bathroom. This a distraction from our real problems. Who cares?” he said, as some in the crowd stood and cheered.

As previously reported, PayPal is one of nearly 70 corporations that signed on to a legal brief challenging North Carolina’s “bathroom bill.” The company also canceled its expansion plans in the state out of its objection to the law.

“Of course, every American has a unique identity,” Thiel said in his speech at the convention. “I am proud to be gay. I am proud to be a Republican. But most of all, I am proud to be an American.”

His remark was met with cheers and chants of “USA!”

“I don’t pretend to agree with every plank in our party’s platform. But fake culture wars only distract us from our economic decline,” Thiel said. “And nobody in this race is being honest about it except Donald Trump.”

But Julio Severo of BarbWire expressed concern that Trump had welcomed Thiel onto his transition team to have a part in building the administration.

“Why did Trump choose a notorious anti-Christian homosexualist?” he asked. “Probably, Trump thought only in financial terms. The co-founder of PayPal and board member of Facebook, Thiel had contributed $1.25 million to the Trump campaign.”

Severo noted that not only is Thiel an open homosexual, but he is also a “gay rights” activist.

“Peter Thiel has supported gay rights causes such as the American Foundation for Equal Rights and GOProud. In 2010, he held Homocon 2010 for GOProud,” he outlined. “In 2012, he donated $10,000 to Minnesotans United for All Families, in order to fight legislative efforts by conservative Christians who wanted to ban homosexual ‘marriage’ in Minnesota.”

“The Associated Press reported last October that ‘Donald Trump says he would be a better president for gays than Clinton.’ Thiel insisted Trump will be ‘expansive’ on LGBT rights. Is Thiel a part of this ‘expansive’ strategy?” Severo asked.

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  • TheBottomline4This

    As long as he just does what he is assigned to, that’s fine.

  • Liberal Elitist

    I applaud his courageous stand.

    • johndoe

      Yeah, right.
      If a homosexual breathes, the leftards call it “courageous.”

      You bozos want to be given a medal for existing.

      • Amos Moses

        participation trophies ………….. i breathed today …. where is mine ……

        • Suzan Houchen

          You get a trophy even if you don’t breathe.

          • Amos Moses

            Trophy for planking in dirt …………

        • Palsgraf’s Scale

          Try not breathing. I hear there is an eternal reward for that. I mean, I think its all made up, but *some* people think its worth a gamble.

          • Amos Moses

            then i should get an award for taking a dirt nap ……….

          • Palsgraf’s Scale

            You gotta do it to get the reward!

          • Amos Moses

            nope … i just get one for showing up ………

        • JohnDoe11

          I should get three (3)…one for making snappy/snarky replies to detractors (as long as I remain within the comment guidelines here), the second for being myself, and the third for being here. Pray for one another including the gay people.

    • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      Why is it courageous? I have nothing against Thiel being part of Trump’s transition team.

  • Emmanuel

    Didn’t Trump accept Christ? Doesn’t he have a group of pastors to guide him? I wonder who Trump will listen to.

    • TheBottomline4This

      As far as I know, he isn’t a Christian. Have you a resource that says otherwise?

      • Emmanuel

        Yes, he has Dr. Dobson and other pastors giving him advise. Jerry Farwell Jr. is also involved. Dr. Dobson stated that he prayed with Donald and he accepted Christ. I’m still waiting to see his fruits.

        • TheBottomline4This

          Well, I doubt he is.

          • Emmanuel

            I agree, we need to see the fruits of that dedication

        • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

          While he’s said he is, and that he has asked Christ for forgiveness, I’m not sure that he understands or that he’s born again. I pray for him and his family daily though.

          • Emmanuel

            And we should. He needs prayers. he needs god wisdom to run this country. But, he needs to come to Christ for that wisdom.

          • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            Exactly. He must be born again.

        • JohnDoe11

          And I’m still waiting for proof of evidence if he did become a Christian.

          • Emmanuel

            So am I

        • Puppy

          Dr. Dobson walked back on his claims that Trump was a born again Christian, he claim he wasn’t sure but heard heretic false teacher Paula White brought Trump to Christ. Mrs. White also claims that Jesus isn’t God’s only begotten Son.

          • Emmanuel

            Paula White should not be a pastor.

        • Puppy

          Jerry Farwell Jr is a Wolf in sheep he clearly does not stand with Christ,will answer to God one day for misleading Christians. Trump’s so called pastors are Prosperity preachers they compromise the WORD of God with the goal being to become wealthy live with private jets and mansions while having no concern for the poor.

          Kenneth Copeland, is Satan’s favorite minster inside the Church, he has done HIS BEST to destroy the Gospel of Christ. The Copeland’s claim they can CONTROL the Weather and that GOD is the biggest failure in the Bible. Do yourself a favor, go to Youtube- Search Satan’s Top 10 favourite Kenneth Copeland moments etc

          Once your DONE with that Video- SEARCH Kenneth Copeland “God is the Biggest Failure in the Bible” on Youtube WATCH The videos

      • bowie1

        Trump is a Presbyterian in his belief.

        • JohnDoe11

          That’s the info I gathered about it, Bowie.

      • Liberal Elitist

        If he says he’s a Christian, then he’s a Christian. He’s just not nutty about it.

        • Puppy

          WRONG! JUST BECAUSE you claim to be Christian doesn’t make you one. If I say I’m the president of the United States does it make it true? Living in Christ requires more than just a name-tag. We are known by our fruits, and it’s your daily actions that prove where the heart is!

          • Liberal Elitist

            Anyone can be a Christian. All it takes is saying you’re a Christian. Not everyone can be president of the United States.

          • Puppy

            Being a Christian means you no longer live but Christ lives in you,through the fruit of your actions”,.And he expresses himself to the World through you. To say you’re a Christian is saying you’re Dead, has much more to do than a label. it’s a way of life.

        • Puppy

          Just because you claim to be a christian, doesn’t make you one. If I claimed to be a doctor wearing a lab coat doesn’t make me one. Living in CHRIST requires more than just a name-tag.We are known by our fruits and it’s our daily actions that prove where the heart is..

          STOP Misleading peoples

    • Trump was taught by Norman Vincent Peale, who wrote the book “The power of positive thinking”. It’s the doctrine on how to gain the whole world. It is not the gospel that can save the soul, but the weeds that choke the word and make it unfruitful.

      • Emmanuel


    • Puppy

      Trump never accepted Christ, a False Christ? Yes but NOT The real Christ that you SERVE and believe in. the group of pastors that guile him are prosperity preachers that Compromise the WORD of God to become wealthy multi-millionaires. Kenneth Copeland teaches God is the biggest failure and that Adam and Jesus, look and sound exactly alike,that Satan defeated Jesus on the Cross and took his spirit to Hell..

      Kenneth Copeland- Teachers that Jesus isn’t God’s Son, and We ( As Humans) can become our own God. He has done everything in his power to destroy the Gospel of Christ in America and around the World. he’s the reason millions of Christians are MISLEAD and no longer believe in the same Jesus.

      • Emmanuel

        I agree Puppy. Trump has a group of pharisees guiding him. Trump only serves one god; himself.

        • Puppy

          Exactly that’s why judgement will start at the Church 1 PETER 4:7, If people want an awakening so bad they are about to receive it, once the church decides to challenge Trump on any moral grounds he will retaliate as he always retaliates and it will be like making a deal with the Devil. I feel this election was a test from GOD where the church needed to make a very difficult decision and say” I choose no evil!” And walk away from the choices the world’s political system. years ago, the church used to point at peoples like Trump and Hillary, list their sins,and,warn peoples to stay away from them. not anymore!

          This election many Christians were more concerned validating their egos by affirming their politics under the a guise of religion rather than bearing witness to the truth. As you heard many people said they were not voting FOR Trumo but instead AGAINST Clinton. But by doing so, they failed to examine their own motives and the motives of Trump, so they compromised themselves. God is exposing everyone for their own hypocrisy and pride. We just witness the Dems & Clinton having been exposed for their arrogant sense of entitlement. and up next comes the,Church to show how fall it has fallen. We are going to see a progression of terrible events occurring before our eyes, and I’m sure,there will be great darkness in America. Under this new administration and will see to that.

          • Emmanuel

            Puppy, your gift of wisdom and knowledge is impressive. Blessings and we have to pray.

  • Amos Moses

    Ronald Reagan – “The Great Communicator” ………..

    Bill Clinton – “The Great Fornicator” …………..

    Donald Trump – “The Great Compromiser” …………..

    • JohnDoe11

      Or these, Amos…

      Richard Nixon – “The Great Perpetrator”

      Barrack Obama – “The Great Divider”

      Hillary Clinton (even though she lost the election) – “The Great Deceiver”

      George Washington – “The Great Commander”

      Abraham Lincoln – “The Great Emancipator”

  • johndoe

    God hasn’t changed His attitude toward sexual sin, so developments like these mean nothing, in the eternal scheme of things.

  • awareoftruth

    I hope America continues to be a praying nation. According to Google Trends: “Pray for Trump” was 180% higher than “Pray for Hillary (election night) God knows the plan.

  • Suzan Houchen

    If Trump become expansive minded to LGBT rights—he may see his voters turn on him. America has had enough of this stuff shoved down our throats.

    • Biscuit

      President Trump has no problem with the LGBTQ Americans. He has attended several same sex weddings. His children who have a huge influence on him have many friends that are gay. They were not brainwashed from birth to hate the gays. Sorry.

      • Amos Moses

        it is not hate to tell them the truth about what they are doing …… and what scripture says about what they do ….. but those who are averse to the truth do view it as hate ……. and it is a pejorative ………….

        • Biscuit

          You have to try and understand that this is only your perceived “truth”. You see scripture on homosexuality as the word of God, I see it as the opinions and prejudices of men from antiquity. I agree with the biblical understanding “truth” that Dr. Ehrman has developed over his many years of intense studying. He used to be just like you are now, but then he decided to go where the “truth” would lead him; he used his brain and was not afraid of the “truth”.

          • Amos Moses

            “You have to try and understand that this is only your perceived “truth”. ”

            you have to understand that line of thought is a lie …. there is no such thing as your truth and my truth …… two diametrically opposed ideas cannot both be true …… Bart Error-man is not of any authority over scripture ……….

          • Biscuit

            What a person gets from reading scripture is their own understanding. Your fundamentalist belief prevents you from seeing the many discrepancies and contradictions. When Dr. Ehrman was a fundamentalist he was unable to see them as well. Now it is so clear. Same person, only now his blinders are removed. Since Dr. Ehrman is one of the top biblical scholars in the world, his understanding is significantly better than my understanding and your understanding as well.

          • Amos Moses

            “What a person gets from reading scripture is their own understanding.”

            Nope …. that is ADDING to scripture and is forbidden by no less than 5 scriptures …..

            Deuteronomy 4:2, Deuteronomy 12:32, Proverbs 30:6, Galatians 1:8-9, Revelation 22 18-21

          • Biscuit

            Very strong evidence that I am correct is that there are over 400 Christian denominations and growing. Look at the recent increase in Independent churches. Everybody thinks they have the correct understanding of the scriptures …. their own understanding!

          • Amos Moses

            the “denomination” argument means nothing …. there is one church universal and there are true christians among almost all of them …..

          • Royce E. Van Blaricome

            Biscuit is the epitome of Romans 1:22 and Proverbs 14:12. What’s so great is that we can take great comfort and rest in the fact that he does actually KNOW the Truth and has simply rejected it.

            I often wonder when I see these sort of extreme antagonistic sons of disobedience exercise their sophistry if they haven’t been turned over to a reprobate mind and are simply doing Satan’s bidding now like a puppet having its strings pulled.

          • Amos Moses

            BTW …. that number is VERY low …. and i have heard so many quoted that is really has no meaning …. i have heard 1500, 3000, 3500, 1000 …. and that is just in the last two months …. seems no one can even agree on a number ………… so useless as an indication of anything ………….

          • Biscuit

            I can tell from your double reply that my point was valid.

          • Amos Moses

            LOL! ……… reading the evidence to fit your preconceived notions ……..

      • ShemSilber

        Whether the President-Elect has a problem with LGBTQ-whatever deviants is beside the point. He is not the one who sets the standard for how we ought to live, but our Creator who formed us in our mothers’ wombs, the Master Yahushua (Lord Jesus), whom our Father Yahuwah appointed. (See John 1:1-18; 8:56-58; 1Corinthians 10:4; Colossians 1:16; Hebrews 1:1-2, etc.) Per Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13, He instructed Moses to tell the people that it is confusion for a man to lie with a man and worthy of death. Paul the apostle, in 1Corinthians 6:9-11 says there will be no such practice allowed into Yahuwah’s Kingdom “…and such WERE some of you, but you were WASHED…” They repented and turned from their perversion not under their own power, but through the power of the Master Yahushua, and they will be everliving citizens of the Kingdom of Yahuwah, because the Master has no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that we all turn from our sins and to Him for the atonement that He made, giving His blood as a covering for our sins. As our Creator, His blood is worth more than all mankind’s blood combined, by reason of which He can and does forgive those who turn from sin.

        So, He gave us freedom of choice between life and death, and encourages us to choose life, but He will never force us to do so. That’s up to us, in Yahushua’s Name, omein.

      • TheKingOfRhye

        “President Trump has no problem with the LGBTQ Americans.”

        VP-elect Pence does, though.

        • Biscuit

          Trump trumps Pence. If President Trump runs for a second term, he will probably replace Pence with Chris Christie.

    • Gena B

      Trump has always said he supports gay rights, he just didn’t shout it too much so as to not offend his base and get elected, and it worked.

  • Becky

    “‘The chance to influence the government is a huge opportunity,’ Jack Abraham, the executive director of the Thiel Fellowship, told the Washington Post this week.”

    They’ve certainly been handed that opportunity…thanks to Trump. Will their so-called influence only revolve around “tech issues”? Of course, not. The “anti-Christian homosexualist” didn’t waste any time telling Americans what is and isn’t important…according to his lewd mind, that is…whilst the US becomes more and more depraved.

    For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul? For the Son of Man will come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will reward each according to his works. Matthew 16:26-27

    • Biscuit

      Becky, why did you stop quoting verse 27? “And I assure yo that some of you standing here right now will not die before you see me, the Son of Man, coming in my Kingdom”. I believe all of those people have already died! You really would enjoy life more if you could let go of your hate for people that you do not understand.

      • LadyInChrist♥BlessedBeTheLord

        You are right they are all dead. But John got to see it through visions. In the book of Revelation John got to see it all. So one got to see the all that would take place before the return of Christ. He got to see the return of Christ before he died.

        You also should let go of your hate for Christians that you also do not understand.

        I will keep you in my Prayers.

        • Biscuit

          Wow, what a poor apology for what is actually written in the Bible. I would say that I have more sadness than hate for Christians who use scripture as a weapon against other human beings. I am sad because people like you probably are very good people, you are just so brainwashed that it becomes impossible for you to see what you are doing.

          • LadyInChrist♥BlessedBeTheLord

            You have hate for the Christians not sadness. Through your hate for Christians you do your best to use the Word of God against them. That is sad.If you hate us so much stay away from Christian sites. I will pray for you. And I will pray for the ones you hate so much.

  • Gena B

    Trump is the elected, but for many ‘not their president.’ He has to choose someone to be in the there, and because he has no clue, it’s no wonder you see a hodge podge mess of people he’s inviting to be in his inner circle. I wonder how his ‘base’ feels now? Many of his campaign promises have already flew out the window and he hasn’t even been sworn in yet.

  • the greedy boat

    i wonder what job he is going to give milo?

  • NJ Constitarian

    Perhaps we need to get over this notion the US was established as a blatantly Christian nation. Yes, I would agree some who were Christians helped to establish the country and certain principals in the documents can be traced to Scripture; but our nation is more of a cultural than Biblical Christian one.
    Being said, if the guy has a decent business head then use him for his knowledge. Maybe the Lord will put someone in his path which will be the instrument of his personal repentance while there.

    • Debra Boyd Shaw

      BEST comment! America is way too worried about this sin. Don’t misunderstand me: I do not agree with gay marriage and I am not for it. But I also think its a sin if I go have sex with someone other than my husband.
      The bottom line is that we are all sinners. And boy oh boy,Satan is doing a fine job in causing confusion everywhere you go.
      We are supposed to love each other and help to lead each other away from temptation,not argue and hate until there is total division.
      Jesus said Hate the sin but not the sinner.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Another rich elite white perv. May they never dominate the world. UK and USA need Christianity to be moral.

    • TwoRutRoad

      Sane morality?
      Gathering together to eat flesh and drink blood is neither sane nor moral. Abusing children by terrorizing them with threats of hell for themselves or their loved ones is neither sane nor moral. There is no rational defense of these sickening practices.

  • michael louwe

    To win the 2016 election, Trump, as a moderate-to-liberal Rino, had to pander also to the LGBTQs in order to be able to compete against Hillary, the Great Vote-Panderer. “If u can’t beat them, join them”.
    1COR.5:1-13 only prohibits an LGBTQ from being a Church member or holding office in Church, n not from holding political office.

  • Hans Geiger

    He is proud to be a sinner?. You will keep your pride after this life but it would not be heaven.After here, with a brief moment of lust or then for ever Hell. God told us so clearly.

  • NJ Constitarian

    Yes I agree some founders, such as the ones mentioned here, were indeed Christians and one can see the intent in sources. You assumed I was not familiar with many of whom you have cited above. I indeed am, and think a good bit of them were born again. Perhaps I should rephrase my original idea to say we were founded on Christian principles but to say we are a Christian nation (especially today), I have difficulty with this conclusion. If we are, then we need to repent and seek His guidance.

  • NJ Constitarian

    and I mean no disrespect. I said what I did as a born again follower of the Creator.

  • This is like having a confessed murderer on your transition team. Both are capital crimes to the only One with the authority to designate what is and what is not a capital crime, per Isaiah 33:22 and James 2:12.

    You bet! This is the man that’s going to save America from the precipice of moral depravity and destruction she finds herself precipitously teetering on!?! Christians, are you ready yet to confess you blew it big time when you helped to elect this abomination to the Presidency.

    Get ready to repent because you’ll be complicit in this sin and every other crime against Yahweh and His moral law that Trump commits while in office, per the principle found in 1 Timothy 5:22. And there’ll be no shortage of opportunities to do so.

    “…How is Trump going to save America by swearing allegiance to the same biblically seditious Constitution that is in turn responsible for sending America to her destruction [and while inviting a sodomite to assist in choosing some of its other leaders]?

    “If America is ever going to be saved, Americans must repent of their constitutional idolatry. We must restore government of, by, and for God, based upon His unchanging moral law.11 (You can take it to the bank, if elected, that’s not the Constitution Trump will swear to uphold as the Supreme law of the land.)

    “America [got] precisely whom she deserves in this election. It’s not by chance America has ended up with these two candidates for President. Yahweh is sovereign, and everything goes wrong just right:

    ‘This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest [lowliest, NASB] of men.’ (Daniel 4:17)….”

    Perhaps, this judgment upon America (meaning President Trump) will prove to awaken American Christians to their complicity in their sedition against their Creator.

    For more, see blog article “Constitutional Elections: Dining at the ‘Devil’s Table’.” Click on my picture, then our website. Go to our Blog and click on top entry.

    Then find out how much you REALLY know about the Constitution as compared to the Bible. Take our 10-question Constitution Survey in the sidebar and receive a complimentary copy of a book that EXAMINES the Constitution by the Bible.