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Old 12-31-2012, 01:45 AM   #31
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After years of reading his posts on here, I just wish that the original poster would admit that being christian right and libertarian are two distinctly opposite things, and would choose a side. Can't have it both ways - sorry. I think that's the major reason I cannot take any of his posts seriously. I'd welcome the opportunity for him to prove me wrong, though.
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Old 12-31-2012, 01:51 AM   #32
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yeah, christianity is still the dominant religion in america. more people than ever are identifying themselves as atheist or not religious, but we're still a christian country. it sucks because though i'm a christian, i hate how some let it rule everything. it isn't the be-all and end-all of everything, especially for those who aren't christian.

and i completely agree with what bvs said about the christian right and persecution. that's exactly how they operate. i get so tired of this victim act when they don't even realise how easy they have it. they have the white house by the balls for some dumb reason (e.g. tell me again why exactly churches don't pay taxes?), yet all these guys act like they're being persecuted by the big bad media, government, whoever they want to play victim for today. so tired of it.
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and i completely agree with what bvs said about the christian right and persecution. that's exactly how they operate. i get so tired of this victim act when they don't even realise how easy they have it. they have the white house by the balls for some dumb reason (e.g. tell me again why exactly churches don't pay taxes?).


All religions and religious organizations are taxed excempt in the
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:43 PM   #34
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i umm...wow. okay. i hope you're joking.
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Which is why they should stop behaving like PACs.

Thank goodness their power has been on the wane since 2003 and we all realize that the Bush presidency was the worst thing that's happened to this country in all of our lifetimes.
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This is from Iron's post above. This picture says a little more about the situation than these "articles" he's posting. To me this says that religious persecution is a problem all around, so why the focus on Christians? This also tells me that the majority of the abuse comes from the people moreso than the governments. But it doesn't really bother with talking about the religious groups persecuting groups of people based on their sexuality, race, or anything non-related to religious association.

So let's not play martyr, let's get upset about persecution in general, let's get upset by the persecution that's happening in our own backyards, our own churches, our own countries. Where are those articles?
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and i completely agree with what bvs said about the christian right and persecution. that's exactly how they operate. i get so tired of this victim act when they don't even realise how easy they have it. they have the white house by the balls for some dumb reason (e.g. tell me again why exactly churches don't pay taxes?), yet all these guys act like they're being persecuted by the big bad media, government, whoever they want to play victim for today. so tired of it.
I have always asked myself whether persecuted Christians, or any other religious group that has been persecuted throughout history, would prefer religious freedom instead of financial freedom in the long run. Many of their so-called victim acts mainly protect their beliefs, traditions and overall culture, but they also protect their own economic interests, which brings the analysis of the negative correlation existent between religion and wealth.
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Many of their so-called victim acts mainly protect their beliefs, traditions and overall culture, but they also protect their own economic interests, which brings the analysis of the negative correlation existent between religion and wealth.
I'd ask for you to elaborate, but we all know your history...
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Isn't anyone (not just Christians) who doesn't support "militant Islam", a threat to "militant Islam"? They are radical and irrational bigots. Fundies. If Christians have been targeted by militant Islamic groups in the Middle East, than once the Christians have been wiped out, atheists, Baha'is and the rest will be next.
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It's not like it's easy for them right now. As said before, it's not that Christians are singled out and persecuted.
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After years of reading his posts on here, I just wish that the original poster would admit that being christian right and libertarian are two distinctly opposite things, and would choose a side. Can't have it both ways - sorry. I think that's the major reason I cannot take any of his posts seriously. I'd welcome the opportunity for him to prove me wrong, though.

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One: you missed her point and didn't answer her post.
Two: I think we all wish you would use your own words.
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One: you missed her point and didn't answer her post.
Two: I think we all wish you would use your own words.


"After years of reading his posts on here, I just wish that the original poster would admit that being christian right and libertarian are two distinctly opposite things, and would choose a side. Can't have it both ways - sorry. I think that's the major reason I cannot take any of his posts seriously. I'd welcome the opportunity for him to prove me wrong, though"


'One: you missed her point and didn't answer her post."

Did I have a direct question?

"Two: I think we all wish you would use your own words"

My own words? Did you take time to read the link I posted?

I'm amazed at how the subject of the conversation is always so easily
diverted.

My own words by the way
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