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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-25-07 12:34 AM
Response to Reply #7
13. Obama has actually taken a stand
Both against the phony right wingers AND for a place for all religions and non-believers as well.

"we once were, we're no longer just a Christian nation; we are also a Jewish nation, a Muslim nation, a Buddhist nation, a Hindu nation, and a nation of non-believers. We should acknowledge this and realize that when we're formulating policies from the state house to the Senate floor to the White House, we've got to work to translate our reasoning into values that are accessible to every one of our citizens, not just members of our own faith community."
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  -OBAMA in 2004: "We pray to an awesome God in blue states and wndycty  Sep-25-07 12:01 AM   #0 
  - That speech was fantastic  southlandshari   Sep-25-07 12:11 AM   #1 
  - C-Span will run it now and then.  Old Crusoe   Sep-25-07 12:33 AM   #12 
  - You can watch it @  Sapphire Blue   Sep-25-07 01:05 AM   #15 
     - Thank you for the link!  southlandshari   Sep-25-07 01:14 AM   #16 
  - I like Obama, but unity can be overrated  bluestateguy   Sep-25-07 12:13 AM   #2 
  - People just want any excuse to trash him, wndy.  illinoisprogressive   Sep-25-07 12:25 AM   #3 
  - I'm a non-believer and I LOVE me some Obama  thecatburgler   Sep-25-07 12:25 AM   #4 
  - Here here!  wndycty   Sep-25-07 12:29 AM   #5 
  - I am not religious myself but,  illinoisprogressive   Sep-25-07 12:29 AM   #6 
     - As an African American I concur  wndycty   Sep-25-07 12:30 AM   #8 
  - One thing Clinton and Obama agree upon: there just isn't enough religion in the mix  PurityOfEssence   Sep-25-07 12:29 AM   #7 
  - That is what you say, but you do know at some point he will campaign in Black churches. . .  wndycty   Sep-25-07 12:31 AM   #10 
  - Obama has actually taken a stand  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 12:34 AM   #13 
  - Thank you. Obama acknowledged non-believers in a major speech.  thecatburgler   Sep-25-07 01:17 AM   #17 
     - Interview with a right wing fundie  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 01:54 AM   #18 
     - Edwards: "You don't have to believe in God to be moral."  PurityOfEssence   Sep-25-07 10:25 AM   #27 
        - Answer this, what will your reaction be if Edwards campaigns at reaches out to Black churches  wndycty   Sep-25-07 10:39 AM   #28 
        - Gladly. My reaction would depend on the context, frequency and content  PurityOfEssence   Sep-25-07 01:20 PM   #35 
           - Well lets archive this thread and see how Edwards behaves in Black churches  wndycty   Sep-25-07 02:21 PM   #36 
           - "from a crowd of 1,800 at Brookland Baptist Church"  wndycty   Sep-26-07 02:31 PM   #44 
        - Good for Edwards, I didn't see that part of the LOGO forum  thecatburgler   Sep-25-07 11:25 AM   #31 
  - THANK YOU  Skittles   Sep-25-07 04:10 AM   #20 
  - The speech in Boston did put Senator Obama on a lot of people's political  Old Crusoe   Sep-25-07 12:31 AM   #9 
  - the only one who challenges the radical right  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 12:31 AM   #11 
  - Reaction to the faith tour in Carolina ought to be withheld until it  Old Crusoe   Sep-25-07 12:44 AM   #14 
  - K&R  DeepModem Mom   Sep-25-07 02:22 AM   #19 
  - I thought he said a totally awesome God  Enrique   Sep-25-07 05:34 AM   #21 
  - He said "awesome". In your mind, you naturally heard "totally awesome"...  jefferson_dem   Sep-25-07 06:03 AM   #22 
  - He didn't - he is not responsible for anyone else's snarky memory  karynnj   Sep-25-07 06:45 AM   #23 
     - Yes but some DUers don't want to rise about the ugliness. . .  wndycty   Sep-25-07 08:14 AM   #24 
  - People who bash Obama's unity message forget that the MAJORITY is on OUR side.  Odin2005   Sep-25-07 08:30 AM   #25 
  - This speach turned me off to Obama big time  DinoBoy   Sep-25-07 09:15 AM   #26 
  - Democrats are religious, however they do not wear it on their sleeves.  Ethelk2044   Sep-25-07 11:03 AM   #29 
  - He does the exact opposite  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 11:22 AM   #30 
  - And this has what to do with his "Awesome God" speech?  DinoBoy   Sep-25-07 10:13 PM   #42 
  - Huh?!?!?  Hard_Work   Sep-25-07 12:14 PM   #32 
  - Maybe It's Because  Forrest Greene   Sep-25-07 12:28 PM   #33 
  - I much prefer REALITY-BASED rhetoric.  CTD   Sep-25-07 12:57 PM   #34 
  - Pandering to a group who will NEVER vote for you  depakid   Sep-25-07 02:37 PM   #37 
  - Very narrow minded of you, a significant part of the faith vote is the African American church  wndycty   Sep-25-07 03:02 PM   #38 
     - Now, lets be honest here  depakid   Sep-25-07 03:32 PM   #39 
        - Oh the horror. . .  wndycty   Sep-25-07 03:50 PM   #40 
           - All I said was that it was pandering to people  depakid   Sep-25-07 04:03 PM   #41 
  - That was a great speech!  Sparkly   Sep-25-07 10:15 PM   #43 

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