[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

A Visitor From The Past

Two terrorists taken out

College to look into how its wasp mascot (yes, the insect) is related to systemic oppression

White couple arrested after gun pulled on black family

Police Departments Asked "Live PD" To Cut Footage That Made Cops Look Bad

The Old America Is Dead. Where Do We Go from Here?

The World Through the Eyes of a Globalist ((Twilight Zone 2020))

Now Even The COMMON COLD Is Being Counted As A Positive COVID-19 Result, CDC Says

Trump: Planned BLM mural in NYC a “symbol of hate” that would “denigrate” Fifth Avenue

The Teenage Girl Gang That Seduced and Killed Nazis

Camera off Mask off (the dickhead)

11 Redacted Seconds of Video of Fatal 2014 Drug Bust Undermine Florida Cops' Official Story

Revival with Miracles Breaks Out in Spot Where George Floyd Died in Police Custody

Tens of thousands of coronavirus tests have been double-counted, officials admit

Rand Paul Slams Fauci For Failed ‘Central Planning’ Approach To Pandemic Response

Car Owners Will be Forced To Breathe Into A Breathalyzer To Start Their Vehicles

Fauci’s Remdesivir Costs $9 Per Dose, Will Be Sold at $3,000 per Treatment — China Company Linked to Soros Will Also Mass Produce the Drug

Golden State Killer: former police officer pleads guilty to string of murders

HospiTal LefT Quadriplegic WiTh COVID-19 ... To Die - Because He Lacked --- “QualiTy of Life”

John Bolton – Traitor to Common Decency

Fox Analyst Apologises For Saying It Takes ‘Courage’ To Stand For National Anthem

Chief Federal Judge in Los Angeles Resigns After Using ‘Racist’ Term “Street Smart”

Couple Points Guns at Defund Police Protesters Outside Home in St Louis

Mask Of The Beast And Deadly Distancing

RETRO=RICKY Plays Amiga games.

SANNITY ... JusT joined --- Parler !

Drugs and Ammo

Rand Paul Tries (Again!) To Make It Harder for Police To Take Your Stuff

“This is Not Seattle – We’re Not Putting Up with This Lawlessness Here” – Oklahoma Judge Charges Protesters with Terrorism, Rioting and Assault

California Legislature Votes To Remove Anti-Discrimination Language From State Constitution

Maria Elvira Salazar on Twitter (Candidate for congress in Florida)

"Not Peace, but a Sword" (Sermon on Matthew 10:34-42)

Abortion is a diabolical weapon of mind control.

Global Goal: Unite for Our Future Concert (NWO propaganda programming)

Masks-for-all for COVID-19 not based on sound data

‘He Should Wear Cuffs’: Netizens React to Dick Cheney’s Advice on Wearing Masks

Journalist Scorches California Officials for Excessive Lockdowns in Epic Speech

Woman Assaulted at BLM Protest For Holding “Police Lives Matter” Sign

Marxists Show Up to Christian Prayer Rally at St. Louis Statue, Demand Removal of Statue of Catholic Saint (VIDEOS)

Simpsonville man sues Greenville County Sheriff’s Office after getting shot by deputy inside own home

Video: Washington Sheriff On Governor’s Mask Law – “Don’t Be A Sheep”

Maskless man faces charge of assaulting a public servant after altercation with judge who wrote mask order

Good source for an "Asp" type collapsible baton?

Tucker Carlson: Trump could well lose the election - he must defend America's institutions

AGW Dating, Part II

List of 269 companies supporting Antifa, Black Lives Matter, the lines have been drawn

The Real Reason for the Face Diaper Mandates

Kansas State Student Flooded With Death Threats Over George Floyd Joke, School Launches Investigation Into HIM

Black Lives Matter Hate Hoaxer Shaun King Not Really Black?

Biden: 120 Million Dead from COVID-19

Status: Not Logged In; Sign In

See other Religion Articles

Title: Could Religion Change The Presidential Election?
Source: PU.com
URL Source: http://patriotupdate.com/articles/c ... ange-the-presidential-election
Published: Mar 8, 2012
Author: David L. Goetsch
Post Date: 2012-03-08 06:56:28 by CZ82
Keywords: None
Views: 1926
Comments: 5

Could Religion Change The Presidential Election?

Written on March 7, 2012 by David L. Goetsch

The last time religion was an issue in a presidential election was when John Kennedy sought the office. That might change in the 2012 election. Consider the current scenario. The Republican candidates include a Mormon and two Catholics. The incumbent, President Obama, is hard to pin down on religion but seems to adopt the religion of his audience—including Islam. Will religion become an issue in the 2012 presidential race? Interestingly, it probably will but only because the liberal media will try to make it an issue.

Writing for the The Washington Times Wesley Pruden had this to say about religion in the current presidential election: “The pundits are parsing religion again…Bill Keller, executive editor of the New York Times, thinks the nation is in peril because several Republican candidates…are men …of faith. It’s not easy for liberals like Mr. Keller to live in a corrupt, rotten society like ours, where every four years right-thinking citizens who read the New York Times, vacation on Martha’s Vineyard and eat their organic peas have to take a primer on what the crazy church folk, with whom they are doomed to share the planet, believe is important.”

While it is true that the views of conservatives often drive liberals to distraction, it is the views of Christian conservatives that transform otherwise meek and mild members of the left into snarling attack dogs—so stand by. Expect the anti-Christian rhetoric to fly and the volume to increase as the presidential campaign heats up. Few things frighten liberals more than the prospect of a president who looks to the Holy Bible for moral guidance and who, Heaven forbid, prays.

No individual personified the attitude of the left toward religion more than the late atheist, Christopher Hitchens. Hitchens referred to the Christian beliefs of one Republican candidate as “…idiotic religious rhetoric.” The thing that Americans need to understand about Hitchens and other anti-religion liberals is that they are just as religious as the most dedicated Christians. The difference is that they worship at the altar of secular humanism instead of the throne of Christ. Whereas Christians worship Christ and subscribe to the Holy Bible, secular humanists worship man and subscribe to The Humanist Manifesto. To secular humanists man is god—a convenient belief system for people who wish to be their own judge of what is right and wrong.

Because the left is likely to invest so much energy in attacking religion during the 2012 election campaign, it is important for Americans to understand what liberals are really saying with their over-the-top attacks on Christianity. Liberals are not really against religion, just the Christian religion. Even Christopher Hitchens, who opposed all religions including Islam, reserved his most venomous attacks for Christianity. What liberals really mean when they attack religion in general and Christianity specifically is that they want the world to subscribe to their religion—secular humanism.

Conservatives should expect the anti-religion rhetoric of the left to be in full blossom once the primaries are over and the presidential election begins. Consequently, they should be prepared to challenge liberals who attack religion by pointing out that they are just as religious as the most committed Christians. The difference is in that they worship man instead of God.

Post Comment   Private Reply   Ignore Thread  

TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

#1. To: CZ82 (#0)

Liberals are secular satanists - divergists !

Christians are secular humanists - pluralists !

If you ... don't use exclamation points --- you should't be typeing ! Commas - semicolons - question marks are for girlie boys !

BorisY  posted on  2012-03-08   9:42:14 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#2. To: CZ82 (#0) (Edited)

Hellz yes!

Tax EVERY institution at 20%....;}

Talk about squeelin' pigs!

mcgowanjm  posted on  2012-03-08   10:10:27 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#3. To: mcgowanjm (#2)

Hellz yes!

Tax EVERY institution at 20%....;}

Talk about squeelin' pigs!

Since they receive the same services the rest of us are taxed for I see no problem with them paying up.


Rek  posted on  2012-03-08   11:51:51 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#4. To: Rek (#3)

Since they receive the same services the rest of us are taxed for I see no problem with them paying up.

GOOD! ;}

Further, and more importantly, since they seem to think that they're now equal citizens in the eyes of the law and can criticize with the best of us.....;}

mcgowanjm  posted on  2012-03-08   12:24:58 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#5. To: All (#4)

Crickets from jesus lovers....;}

mcgowanjm  posted on  2012-03-08   12:25:20 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

Please report web page problems, questions and comments to webmaster@libertysflame.com