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It’s the Values, Stupid!

Robert1824 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:36 AM
How can any intelligent, thinking persond efend that abomination, the religious right ? This is the American Taliban. No, not violent like the Taliban- not violent YET, but just as ignorant, backward and barbaric . It's not Christians or Christianity per se that are objectionable, but appallingly ignorant, abysmally stupid, fanatical,intolerant ,narrow-mnded and self-righteous idiots calling themselves Christians .People who want to turn America into an evangelical Christian theocracy little better than the Islamic theocracies of the middle east .
Bill1895 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 3:14 PM
Poor Robert, some people object to his perversions.
badgerpat Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 11:01 AM
Go take a nap, Robert. You're hallucinating.
wmou Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:43 AM
Theocracies are one of the worst forms of socialism. Almost nobody wants one and the majority of Christians would take up arms to stop one.

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It's too early to know whether Mitt Romney will realize his dream of becoming the first Mormon president, but he has already made history by achieving a new pluralism in the Republican Party and encouraging a more inclusive focus for the religious right.

I saw that change first hand as a featured speaker at a Battleground States Talkers Tour event in Cleveland last Thursday night. The boisterous, overflow crowd of 1,700 included a prominent portion of evangelical Christians who nonetheless cheered lustily at every mention of a Mormon named...

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