Obama Invokes God, Conservatives Cry Foul

Feb 2, 2012 Full story: www.reuters.com 1,996

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President Obama emphasized his Christian beliefs at this year's annual National Prayer Breakfast in. D.C. reports Laura MacInnis at Reuters. Citing his faith as his motivation for his support for higher taxes on the wealthy, Obama had this to say:

"But for me as a Christian, it also coincides with Jesus' teaching that 'for unto whom much is given, much shall be required,'"
But conservatives are crying foul. As David Nakamura and Michelle Boorstein of the Washington Post tell us,

Ralph Reed of the Faith and Freedom Coalition said that for the president to tie his tax policy to Jesus’s teachings “is theologically threadbare and straining credulity.”

Former GOP presidential contender Rick Perry has criticized the president for his "war on religion." Then again, it wasn't long ago that Obama was being called out by groups like Americans United for Separation of Church and State for referencing God more often than his predecessor, George W. Bush.

What do you think? Is Obama right to bring God into election year, should he keep faith out of it? Or is he even sincere? Full Story

Since: Feb 11

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#2144 Mar 8, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
Does your nose grow as the tears flow?
Palin, Trump, GingRICH, Bachmann, Perry, Cain, GingRICH again, Frothy Rick, and then, and finally: Romney.

And Romney is your final choice.

WAHHHHHHHHHHHH!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#2145 Mar 8, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Palin, Trump, GingRICH, Bachmann, Perry, Cain, GingRICH again, Frothy Rick, and then, and finally: Romney.
And Romney is your final choice.
WAHHHHHHHHHHHH!
Well... they have to put someone up.

Otherwise they look like they don't know what they're doing (which, btw, they do!)

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#2146 Mar 8, 2012
The Obama needs to release his college records this time around

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#2147 Mar 8, 2012
Vance1 wrote:
The Obama needs to release his college records this time around
Let me know when you find anything in the Constitution that requires the POTUS to release his or her school records.

Of course, you will want to first post us Herman Cain's school records.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#2148 Mar 8, 2012
Vance1 wrote:
The Obama needs to release his college records this time around
I doubt that he will, on the other hand, he has given us three different versions of his birth certificate.

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#2149 Mar 8, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
different versions of his birth certificate.
WAH WAH WAH! MOMMY! No one believes my four year old rants!

WAHHH!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#2150 Mar 8, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
I doubt that he will, on the other hand, he has given us three different versions of his birth certificate.
Assuming you're correct, which one is the phony, son?

I mean, other than you?

Since: Feb 10

Madisonville, KY

#2151 Mar 9, 2012
Vance1 wrote:
The Obama needs to release his college records this time around
Lmao fat chance on that,what about his mothers original occupation,lmao there`s another one,Wonder just were in indonesia she worked? And what did his dad do?,there are lot`s of hidden answers it`s about like were`s waldo puzzle.

Since: Feb 10

Madisonville, KY

#2152 Mar 9, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
I doubt that he will, on the other hand, he has given us three different versions of his birth certificate.
Probably forgot witch litter he was in,lol

Since: Feb 10

Madisonville, KY

#2153 Mar 9, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
WAH WAH WAH! MOMMY! No one believes my four year old rants!
WAHHH!
what are you crying about now cockroach? some one take your crack away? You were stupid enough to elect it,develop a brain cell and learn from your mistake.Oh you won`t get to vote anyway,as soon as your felony conviction goes through.lmao!

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#2154 Mar 9, 2012
VinceP wrote:
as soon as your felony conviction goes through.lmao!
I'm not the drunken jailbird here, Vince and I'm not the one who got kicked out of the service.

And at least *I CAN VOTE* if I want to.
Don Joe

Minneapolis, MN

#2155 Mar 9, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
I doubt that he will, on the other hand, he has given us three different versions of his birth certificate.
So when is Romney, or Santorum going to give us a birth certificate to make sure they can qualify?
Dingo

Sacramento, CA

#2156 Mar 9, 2012
2 reasons:
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1. They are White
2. They said they don't have to and that's good enough for the morons.
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Don Joe wrote:
<quoted text>
So when is Romney, or Santorum going to give us a birth certificate to make sure they can qualify?

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#2157 Mar 9, 2012
Don Joe wrote:
<quoted text>
So when is Romney, or Santorum going to give us a birth certificate to make sure they can qualify?
Would you insist on seeing the original if there was?

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#2158 Mar 9, 2012
Dingo wrote:
2. They said they don't have to and that's good enough for the morons.<quoted text>
Is it good enough for you?

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#2159 Mar 9, 2012
"....if there was a question?"
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#2160 Mar 9, 2012
lol! Even Trump didn't give his real one as he bashed Obama about his.

The stupidity of the right is just so entertaining!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#2161 Mar 9, 2012
Funny. Right wingers don't know a real one when they see it.

I wonder what makes them believe they can spot a fake BC?
Dingo

Sacramento, CA

#2162 Mar 9, 2012
NOPE
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
Is it good enough for you?
Dingo

Sacramento, CA

#2163 Mar 9, 2012
They can't but good ole sheriff joe applejack and donald frump knows a thing or two or 3.
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Remember donald frump sent his crack investigators to Hawaii to look for something, they are still busy being on crack.
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Yeah wrote:
Funny. Right wingers don't know a real one when they see it.
I wonder what makes them believe they can spot a fake BC?

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