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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-27-10 04:42 PM
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12. I wonder how many people are ready to get up and walk out of the church?
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  -100 pastors will bait the IRS with politicking from the pulpit next Sunday charlie  Sep-27-10 03:46 PM   #0 
  - "This is about a pastor's right of free speech" - fine, just not at taxpayer's expense.  closeupready   Sep-27-10 03:49 PM   #1 
  - Pulpit freedom is already available. Just drop your special tax status.  Jim__   Sep-27-10 03:51 PM   #2 
  - +++  struggle4progress   Sep-27-10 04:18 PM   #6 
  - Quietly send them a tax bill. The IRS need not make a big deal out of it  Politicub   Sep-27-10 03:54 PM   #3 
  - What I want to know is  cyr330   Sep-27-10 04:15 PM   #4 
  - I wonder how many people are ready to get up and walk out of the church?  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-27-10 04:42 PM   #12 
     - I'm not sure. . . .  cyr330   Sep-27-10 04:47 PM   #13 
  - Funny how it's only conservative ministers who want to do this  TlalocW   Sep-27-10 04:15 PM   #5 
  - Well, not really  skepticscott   Sep-27-10 09:56 PM   #31 
  - Gee... I wonder  kenfrequed   Sep-27-10 04:28 PM   #7 
  - We all should go to churches this Sunday and walk out if they talk politics  liberal N proud   Sep-27-10 04:33 PM   #8 
  - The IRS should make an example out of the worst offender they can find  bluestateguy   Sep-27-10 04:36 PM   #9 
  - Well, they have  skepticscott   Sep-27-10 07:13 PM   #27 
  - This is why Blasphemy Day is so important.  ZombieHorde   Sep-27-10 04:37 PM   #10 
  - Do you think the FBI is ready to raid the church offices?  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-27-10 04:41 PM   #11 
  - Fine; then we can also get the gov't OUT of subsidizing religion via tax-exemptions etc.  snot   Sep-27-10 04:54 PM   #14 
  - If their tax free status is not pulled then all the Democrats  Bitwit1234   Sep-27-10 04:56 PM   #15 
  - On the other hand  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 05:14 PM   #16 
  - The tax laws only prohibit  skepticscott   Sep-27-10 05:24 PM   #19 
  - Well, I guess we're going to find out  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 05:45 PM   #22 
     - The only thing that Scalia hates more  skepticscott   Sep-27-10 07:10 PM   #26 
        - There's already a constitutional right to free speech  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 09:17 PM   #28 
           - The law doesn't take away their right to free speech  skepticscott   Sep-27-10 09:53 PM   #29 
              - What other constitutional rights are surrendered  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 09:54 PM   #30 
                 - None  skepticscott   Sep-27-10 10:02 PM   #32 
                    - True  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 10:07 PM   #33 
  - It's funny how you so often stand up for the right (using bogus facts).  Tesha   Sep-27-10 05:25 PM   #20 
  - Don't get me wrong  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 05:48 PM   #23 
     - As I said, the law (as interpreted by the courts)...  Tesha   Sep-27-10 06:39 PM   #25 
  - Generic "civil rights" advocacy is not exactly the same thing  Curmudgeoness   Sep-27-10 05:31 PM   #21 
     - On your last sentence  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-10 05:49 PM   #24 
  - A pastor has a right to free speech...  Deep13   Sep-27-10 05:20 PM   #17 
  - then pay some Damn taxes!  Froward69   Sep-27-10 05:23 PM   #18 
  - 501 (c) 3 requirements  jemelanson   Sep-28-10 12:27 AM   #34 
  - The real problem develops when the government attempts to  humblebum   Sep-28-10 09:43 AM   #36 
  - em, And do it retroactively,,,,how long have these churches been around?  Evoman   Sep-28-10 04:12 AM   #35 

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