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Progressive_In_NC Donating Member (448 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-17-10 10:35 AM
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62. That's the number one tenant of the bible....widows, children, abandoned women and the poor
If you aren't taking care of those groups, you aren't even trying to be a Christian church. The text is as plain as day.
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  -Hung by his own petard...Beck is circling the drain RIGHT NOW Boxerfan  Jul-16-10 11:53 AM   #0 
  - hmm, makes me wonder what he's saying??  NotThisTime   Jul-16-10 11:54 AM   #1 
  - say what you will, Mormons take care of the poor. they tend to be  roguevalley   Jul-16-10 04:54 PM   #35 
  - That's what puzzles me  Canuckistanian   Jul-16-10 08:52 PM   #42 
  - The LDS church is not as generous to the poor as you might think AND they only help LDS poor  Hamlette   Jul-16-10 09:37 PM   #45 
     - You are correct.  aquart   Jul-17-10 11:25 AM   #67 
  - mormons take care of THEIR poor, with plenty of strings.  Raster   Jul-16-10 09:51 PM   #46 
  - Being self sufficient and taking care of the poor are two separate things.  rhett o rick   Jul-16-10 10:17 PM   #48 
  - That's true, but they sit with every family and get every dime of their gross pay  AnArmyVeteran   Jul-16-10 11:36 PM   #50 
  - selective care  donquijoterocket   Jul-17-10 11:12 AM   #65 
  - Settle down. Nothing is going to happen to Beck  johncoby2   Jul-17-10 02:30 AM   #53 
  - Really??? This is good. Heck, even my brother's church  DevonRex   Jul-16-10 11:55 AM   #2 
  - That's the number one tenant of the bible....widows, children, abandoned women and the poor  Progressive_In_NC   Jul-17-10 10:35 AM   #62 
  - Tenet.  aquart   Jul-17-10 11:26 AM   #68 
     - that's what I get for typing so fast... thanks.....NT  Progressive_In_NC   Jul-17-10 06:44 PM   #76 
  - Yes. It's a control thing.  JDPriestly   Jul-17-10 10:49 AM   #64 
  - I agree. The one thing that makes me feel a tiny bit better about  DevonRex   Jul-17-10 05:03 PM   #72 
  - This is spot on  prolesunited   Jul-17-10 07:44 PM   #78 
  - For all the church bashing around here there are a lot of them (even fundy ones) that do good works.  SunnySong   Jul-19-10 08:23 AM   #84 
  - Faithful America's ad is at this link...  babylonsister   Jul-16-10 11:56 AM   #3 
  - Thanks for the link...  Boxerfan   Jul-16-10 12:05 PM   #6 
  - There's a mental institution somewhere that needs a resident  livetohike   Jul-16-10 11:59 AM   #4 
  - And they would welcome him...why?  Cetacea   Jul-19-10 08:25 AM   #85 
  - Isn't Beck NOT a Christian?  Renew Deal   Jul-16-10 12:02 PM   #5 
  - Do his followers THINK???? n/t  activa8tr   Jul-16-10 12:11 PM   #11 
  - hahahahaha! You said "his followers think"! (nt)  Posteritatis   Jul-16-10 12:32 PM   #17 
  - He's a Mormon. They believe in the divinity of Jesus, so... Christians.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-16-10 01:03 PM   #22 
     - By your lights, maybe.  Bette Noir   Jul-17-10 10:27 AM   #60 
     - Catholics believe Protestants aren't Christians...  MellowDem   Jul-17-10 07:24 PM   #77 
        - ???  reformist2   Jul-19-10 08:10 AM   #83 
        - I was wrong...  MellowDem   Jul-19-10 10:58 AM   #88 
        - That is incorrect--Pretestants are Christians, but not "in communion" with the Catholic Church  Maeve   Jul-19-10 08:42 AM   #86 
           - You are correct...  MellowDem   Jul-19-10 10:55 AM   #87 
  - Excellent  elleng   Jul-16-10 12:05 PM   #7 
  - Beck is Mormom aka LDS. His followers aren't as aware of this as they should be  Erose999   Jul-16-10 12:59 PM   #19 
  - that IS excellent!  tex-wyo-dem   Jul-16-10 10:17 PM   #47 
  - Love it!  Spazito   Jul-16-10 12:06 PM   #8 
  - Evidently, Beck does not have any reading comprehension to speak of  Missy Vixen   Jul-16-10 12:07 PM   #9 
  - oph yeah-lets not forget yesterdays golden moment  Boxerfan   Jul-16-10 12:07 PM   #10 
  - You can expect a "Jimmy Swaggart moment" coming from Beck in the near future  Uncle Joe   Jul-16-10 12:17 PM   #12 
  - "...all the sincerity of a crying crocodile stoned on Vics Vapo Rub." Beck in a nutshell.  blondeatlast   Jul-16-10 02:24 PM   #31 
  - The crying and acting like a televangelist will be nothing new. I mean he's alread got himself a  Erose999   Jul-17-10 06:09 PM   #75 
  - I've seen this movie before too  DefenseLawyer   Jul-16-10 12:19 PM   #13 
  - That should be hoisted by his own petard. But I love it. Beck is a Mormon, does not use the Bible.  thereismore   Jul-16-10 12:25 PM   #14 
  - Actually they do. They just tack on an additional book -- the Book of Mormon.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-16-10 01:05 PM   #23 
     - I know, but the New Testament is just a token. They do not study it. That's what I meant. nt  thereismore   Jul-16-10 08:38 PM   #41 
     - And something about the planet gorp and looking into hats?  Raschel   Jul-17-10 11:48 AM   #70 
  - Poor misunderstood baby.  lpbk2713   Jul-16-10 12:27 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-16-10 01:49 PM   #26 
     - I always heard BecKKK looks up to GW Bush.  lpbk2713   Jul-16-10 01:56 PM   #28 
        - He is one of the very few people  quaker bill   Jul-17-10 05:46 PM   #73 
  - Hopefully he'll start doing a Mel Gibson impression, screaming and f-bombing  kenny blankenship   Jul-16-10 12:30 PM   #16 
  - As he loses ad $$$ I'm thinking he will go full-on televangelist and just beg people to send $$$ nt  Erose999   Jul-16-10 01:02 PM   #21 
  - Beck won't go quietly.  madamesilverspurs   Jul-16-10 12:53 PM   #18 
  - I'd LOVE to hear him scream and moan  Canuckistanian   Jul-16-10 08:55 PM   #43 
  - Why can't his watchers figure out that if he is  EC   Jul-16-10 01:00 PM   #20 
  - White supremacy has been misrepresenting the bible for  Solomon   Jul-16-10 02:26 PM   #32 
  - probly because he HELPS them  BlancheSplanchnik   Jul-16-10 02:51 PM   #33 
  - Beck is a disgusting human being... he will say and do whatever for money  fascisthunter   Jul-16-10 01:07 PM   #24 
  - I'm waiting for the day when he blows his brains out in front of a live audience.  Ganja Ninja   Jul-16-10 01:39 PM   #25 
  - Daffy Duck has already done that act.  immoderate   Jul-16-10 05:07 PM   #36 
  - You know O'Reilly and Hannity are praying for that ... nt  JoePhilly   Jul-16-10 05:21 PM   #38 
  - The music is all ready  Mopar151   Jul-18-10 04:30 PM   #80 
  - Inasmuch as a petard is a kind of bomb, how is one hung (or hanged) by one? nt  Obamanaut   Jul-16-10 01:50 PM   #27 
  - Hoist by his own petard  DefenseLawyer   Jul-16-10 02:17 PM   #29 
     - Hey, it's all good. LOL  Solomon   Jul-16-10 03:12 PM   #34 
  - The only thing Beck don't have yet, is...  Hubert Flottz   Jul-16-10 02:22 PM   #30 
  - No he's got that too... ever seen the merch section of his site?  Erose999   Jul-19-10 06:57 AM   #81 
  - Just Tell Folks it's The Mormon Hour Hosted by Glen Beck  David Zephyr   Jul-16-10 05:07 PM   #37 
  - Oh GOODY! I hope this is Glenn's 'McCarthy' moment!  Rex   Jul-16-10 05:30 PM   #39 
  - No Doubt in My Mind....This Guy is On Our Side....Our Secret Agent !  RagAss   Jul-16-10 06:27 PM   #40 
  - I've actually heard Alex Jones espouse this theory.  Turborama   Jul-17-10 12:16 AM   #52 
     - They are both equally bad, and both use the same RW conspiracy website World News Daily as  Erose999   Jul-19-10 07:07 AM   #82 
  - Perhaps we could arrange some snake handlers  Mopar151   Jul-16-10 09:03 PM   #44 
  - I welcome any news of that psycho's downward spiral. Thumbs up. nt  quiet.american   Jul-16-10 11:24 PM   #49 
  - LOL! Anything that exposes Glenn Blech for what he is  NYC Liberal   Jul-16-10 11:43 PM   #51 
  - People sure love a freak show.  gtar100   Jul-17-10 03:08 AM   #54 
  - Don't underestimate funded fascists. What sounds crazy to you and I, may make sense to his followers  readmoreoften   Jul-17-10 03:38 AM   #55 
  - So some xtian heads will denounce him from their pulpit;  greiner3   Jul-17-10 08:06 AM   #56 
  - They won't denounce him  Joe Bacon   Jul-17-10 10:01 AM   #57 
  - It's hanged, not hung. And you can't be hanged with a petard. You really butchered that one!  Dave From Canada   Jul-17-10 10:17 AM   #58 
  - Hoisting one to you for precision  pinboy3niner   Jul-17-10 10:30 AM   #61 
  - Perhaps publicizing Beck's Mormonism would be a good thing  Sheepshank   Jul-17-10 10:19 AM   #59 
  - Beck is probably trying to get out of tithing his 10% and seeing it go to the poor  Hamlette   Jul-17-10 10:48 AM   #63 
  - yah, most christians consider mormons  iamthebandfanman   Jul-17-10 11:18 AM   #66 
  - Rapid City teabaggers are  frogmarch   Jul-17-10 11:35 AM   #69 
  - FYI  guardian   Jul-17-10 03:35 PM   #71 
  - So according to Glenn, helping the poor is a bad thing? WTF?  Initech   Jul-17-10 05:53 PM   #74 
  - Beck is a Circus Performer.. nothing more.. nothing less....  lib2DaBone   Jul-17-10 08:07 PM   #79 

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