I'm not sure which is worse;  the arrogance of these people actually thinking that they speaking for God or their belief in a God that can only bully people into submission.

“Because the Japanese people shun God in terms of their faith and follow idol worship, atheism, and materialism, it makes me wonder if this was not God’s warning to them.”

"I think (the disaster) is tembatsu (divine punishment), although I feel sorry for disaster victims," he said.

I guess one of my problem complaints is that if this were a message from God, you'd think he could be more accurate in who it gets delivered to.  I'm not clear on why only the innocent suffer, while the guilty get to pronounce more meaningless platitudes.

I would've also included Glenn Beck, but that just seemed too obvious and too easy a target.