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Catholic Group: "Pray for Paul Ryan's Change of Heart"

JayneCobb Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:33 AM
"The difference between liberal charity and conservative charity is simply that liberal charity is done so in a forcible manner with other people's money whereas conservative charity is voluntarily done with their own money." There is also a matter of degree. The force the liberals use results in much larger charity than what people would willingly give. http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=42 Total giving to charitable organizations was $298.42 billion in 2011 (about 2% of GDP). This is an increase of 4% from 2010. That's all charities.
RT250 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:51 AM
Anyone who thinks that the differences between "liberal" charity and "conservative" charity are simple is already thinking in pretty simplistic ways.
Normal Frank Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:43 AM
JayneCobb--let's not forget that there are many more people in need as a result of Obama's failed economic policies.

Holding that aside, are you arguing for the charitable deduction on Federal Income Taxes, or the notion that Bigger Government=Larger charity.
RT250 Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:52 AM
Normal, own what you say. Exactly which of Obama's economic policies have resulted in putting more people in need?

I mean the policies Obama himself put in place after he was elected.
Normal Frank Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 10:58 AM
OK. How many businesses are hiring with any (or all) of these anti-business policies pending or in the process of being implemented:

1. Obamacare
2. Higher Taxes
3. More Regulatory burdes through executive fiat

It’s the ultimate in Catholic double standards: a website called www.PrayForPaulsChangeOfHeart.org launched this week, calling for Catholics to pray that he abandons his Path to Prosperity budget in favor of something more in line with the Church’s social justice teachings. If you click around, you can also find a page with one sentence requesting prayers for Vice President Joe Biden, noted adamant supporter of the pro-choice cause. (It says nothing of Kathleen Sebelius, whose Mass attendance doesn’t exactly jive with her record of eschewing established Catholic doctrine.)

In condemning Ryan’s budget, the site pulls from the U.S....