Dugard Kidnapper Was A Religious Nut

One of the top mainstream media news stories of moment is the saga of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped as a child 18 years ago and just found when Phillip Garrido, her captor, turned himself in. With the assistance of his wife, Garrido kept Dugard locked in a tarp-covered shed in his backyard for two decades. He impregnated her twice and kept their children in the shed as well. It turns out that Garrido has been keeping a blog and it’s every bit as horrifying as you might expect. Apparently he committed his awful crimes for religious reasons; he previously registered a church and on his blog wrote:

The Creator has given me the ability to speak in the tongue of angels in order to provide a wake-up call that will in time include the salvation of the entire world.