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Djinn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-13-04 05:52 PM
Response to Reply #51
55. that's what I was wondering
the seperation of church and state was to enable people to worship how/who they wished and to avoid an emergence of a "state" religion - taxing wealth isn't interfering...unless I've slipped into freepville without noticing.
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  -It is time to look at religious tax exemptions. yellowdog  Oct-12-04 09:29 PM   #0 
  - Agree 100%. When did the Catholic Church get involved? Last I  FloridaPat   Oct-12-04 09:31 PM   #1 
  - People need to start standing up in Catholic churches and asking  nothingshocksmeanymore   Oct-12-04 09:33 PM   #2 
  - I have not heard of any of the pro-choice  yellowdog   Oct-12-04 09:37 PM   #5 
     - I might have to go to church this sunday  nothingshocksmeanymore   Oct-12-04 09:58 PM   #8 
     - Amen, Brother  MadameJ   Oct-13-04 07:53 AM   #45 
  - agreed  BigDaddyCaine   Oct-12-04 09:33 PM   #3 
  - the catholic church is  BayCityProgressive   Oct-12-04 09:33 PM   #4 
  - PAT doesn't have to do it.  fudge stripe cookays   Oct-12-04 09:41 PM   #6 
  - Can you be more specific?  jdjkkse   Oct-12-04 11:28 PM   #23 
     - If you know a specific church is involved,  fudge stripe cookays   Oct-13-04 07:59 AM   #47 
        - Thanks so much.  jdjkkse   Oct-13-04 11:44 PM   #63 
  - They have always been that...  mitchum   Oct-12-04 11:12 PM   #15 
     - Quoting Voltaire is not a winning strategy for Democrats...  T Town Jake   Oct-12-04 11:21 PM   #20 
        - Well, it wasn't even a winning strategy for Voltaire himself...  mitchum   Oct-12-04 11:42 PM   #26 
        - Touche.  T Town Jake   Oct-12-04 11:54 PM   #29 
        - Voltaire  MadameJ   Oct-13-04 07:56 AM   #46 
  - I have been thinking this all day !!!  4morewars   Oct-12-04 09:42 PM   #7 
  - KICK.  calimary   Oct-12-04 11:13 PM   #18 
  - If people abort their babies then Catholic priests can't finger their kids  nothingshocksmeanymore   Oct-12-04 09:59 PM   #9 
  - Ouch !  4morewars   Oct-12-04 10:52 PM   #11 
  - LOL!!!  mitchum   Oct-12-04 11:12 PM   #16 
  - Haven't both candidates stumped for votes by speaking at churches? n/t  Carson   Oct-12-04 10:29 PM   #10 
  - I am sick of these pulpit-dwelling WELFARE QUEENS shifting their...  mitchum   Oct-12-04 11:06 PM   #12 
  - My thinking on taxation of ministers...  Dob Bole   Oct-12-04 11:07 PM   #13 
  - Or perhaps "minister" shouldn't be an occupation  mitchum   Oct-12-04 11:15 PM   #19 
     - We live in a capitalist economy...  Dob Bole   Oct-12-04 11:22 PM   #21 
     - Rabbis  MadameJ   Oct-13-04 08:02 AM   #48 
        - And I recall that Jesus also told his disciples to return...  mitchum   Oct-13-04 10:31 AM   #52 
  - shouldn't be tax exempt regardless  Djinn   Oct-12-04 11:11 PM   #14 
  - Sorry but in this country we have a separation of church and state  Cheswick   Oct-13-04 06:12 AM   #34 
     - goes both ways?  lazarus   Oct-13-04 10:17 AM   #51 
        - that's what I was wondering  Djinn   Oct-13-04 05:52 PM   #55 
  - YES. WE. DO.  calimary   Oct-12-04 11:12 PM   #17 
  - Lets do it !!!  4morewars   Oct-12-04 11:26 PM   #22 
  - I would really like to be a part of an organized effort to do a  jdjkkse   Oct-12-04 11:31 PM   #24 
     - Look at all the support I've gotten already !  4morewars   Oct-12-04 11:45 PM   #27 
  - What about the churches on the left?  quaker bill   Oct-13-04 06:29 AM   #37 
  - Reply  Selatius   Oct-12-04 11:40 PM   #25 
  - Jesus also threw the money lenders out of the temple  4morewars   Oct-12-04 11:47 PM   #28 
  - Here's the problem: almost everyone, if they stop and think about it, has  DemBones DemBones   Oct-13-04 12:33 AM   #30 
  - You don't have to pay taxes to have a say about what goes on here.  sysoprock   Oct-13-04 12:41 AM   #31 
  - churches should not be tax exempt  leftofthedial   Oct-13-04 12:55 AM   #32 
  - here's a tax plan.........  mrbill   Oct-13-04 05:20 AM   #33 
  - wrong  Cheswick   Oct-13-04 06:19 AM   #35 
     - i like the seperation too, try this on for size......  mrbill   Oct-13-04 06:34 AM   #38 
     - taxation does not threated separation of church and state  leftofthedial   Oct-13-04 10:11 AM   #50 
  - Doesn't the IRS pay 10% of the recovered taxes  JellyBean1   Oct-13-04 06:26 AM   #36 
  - so what the heck do you do when politics and religion  ProdigalJunkMail   Oct-13-04 06:43 AM   #39 
  - I respectfully disagree.  H2O Man   Oct-13-04 06:49 AM   #40 
  - well said...  ProdigalJunkMail   Oct-13-04 06:55 AM   #41 
  - Thank you.  H2O Man   Oct-13-04 07:04 AM   #42 
  - not quite  Djinn   Oct-13-04 09:02 PM   #56 
     - well, if you want to go that route  ProdigalJunkMail   Oct-13-04 09:07 PM   #57 
     - why not  Djinn   Oct-13-04 09:16 PM   #58 
        - there's your key...NON CHARITY related work  ProdigalJunkMail   Oct-13-04 09:31 PM   #59 
           - legitimately serving needs  Djinn   Oct-13-04 10:39 PM   #60 
     - you are confusing  H2O Man   Oct-13-04 11:34 PM   #62 
        - no I'm not  Djinn   Oct-14-04 12:12 AM   #64 
  - Very true about the purpose being to keep the state out of the church  JellyBean1   Oct-13-04 07:14 AM   #43 
     - Great points!  H2O Man   Oct-13-04 07:47 AM   #44 
  - There are other opinions within the Church  Bridget Burke   Oct-13-04 08:22 AM   #49 
  - Slippery Slope  One_Life_To_Give   Oct-13-04 10:34 AM   #53 
  - Shall we concentrate on Priests who molest babies?  in_cog_ni_to   Oct-13-04 10:39 AM   #54 
  - 3 of abortions  jhain   Oct-13-04 10:54 PM   #61 
 

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