- Apr 12, 2008
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.....and would like to force you to also follow those teachings.....
Oldtimer said:a religious zealot crackpot tromping off on his "mission from God"
Oldtimer said:I don't think either of us are Liberal- but we are more Libertarian...We don't think the government should be sticking their noses in peoples bedrooms, nor telling someone who they can or cannot live their life with, nor telling us what religion or religious beliefs we should be following...
President Barack Obama on Thursday tied his proposal to raise taxes on wealthy Americans to his faith, telling leaders gathered for the National Prayer Breakfast that Jesus’s teachings have shaped that conclusion.
The rich should pay more not only because “I actually think that is going to make economic sense, but for me as a Christian, it also coincides with Jesus’s teaching that ‘for unto whom much is given, much shall be required,’” Obama said at the Washington Hilton, delivering remarks at an annual event that every president has attended since Dwight D. Eisenhower.
“We can all benefit from turning to our Creator, listening to him,” Obama said. “Avoiding phony religiosity. … This is especially important right now when we’re facing some big challenges as a nation.”
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