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257. no, because it's not a disallowed behavior
Edited on Sat Aug-13-11 11:54 PM by demwing
Religious bashing is, even though it is as hard as hell to get the mods to enforce it
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  -OK, I admit it. I will openly discriminate against the highly religious in the 2012 elections. backscatter712  Aug-12-11 04:00 PM   #0 
  - Sad? Sound like common sense to me. nt  PassingFair   Aug-12-11 04:01 PM   #1 
  - Could have just as easily said, don't vote Republican.  Kurmudgeon   Aug-12-11 07:16 PM   #48 
  - But that's no fun at all ...  66 dmhlt   Aug-12-11 07:57 PM   #64 
  - Wasn't Obama basing his "belief"in traditional non-gay marriage on his religious beliefs?  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:03 PM   #76 
     - Maybe he was but his actions prove that he has evolved  MadMaddie   Aug-12-11 09:12 PM   #79 
     - So there has been little we could ...  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:27 PM   #86 
        - Highly Religious  aero56   Aug-13-11 09:03 AM   #150 
        - Read the post I was responding to --  defendandprotect   Aug-13-11 07:57 PM   #248 
        - Actually, one of the few things Obama seems to have done right--  Moonwalk   Aug-13-11 10:01 AM   #181 
        - Partially agree --  defendandprotect   Aug-13-11 08:41 PM   #249 
        - How many good people has he nominated only to be stopped  MadMaddie   Aug-13-11 08:48 PM   #250 
     - Personal belief and public policy can be separate n/t  alp227   Aug-13-11 02:01 AM   #112 
        - Possible . . . as is the concept of honest men --  defendandprotect   Aug-13-11 09:00 PM   #251 
  - you won't be a bigot. you are voting against poseurs. these are  roguevalley   Aug-13-11 12:20 PM   #203 
  - This is an intelligent decision....why are you sad about it ?  RagAss   Aug-12-11 04:02 PM   #2 
  - Sad that atheists are considered completely unelectable in the U.S. n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:03 PM   #3 
     - Well actually,,,has any self-proclaimed atheist ever run for President.?  RagAss   Aug-12-11 04:06 PM   #6 
     - IIRC, the atheists who've actually made it just to Congress could be counted on one hand.  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:18 PM   #11 
     - I'd still love to see a candidate say "No, no religion. I don't believe in fairy tales"  RagAss   Aug-12-11 04:35 PM   #18 
        - Me too! n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 05:04 PM   #23 
        - Me Three!!!!  maheanuu   Aug-12-11 08:56 PM   #73 
           - When did we get promoted to 2nd Class status? n/t  BiggJawn   Aug-12-11 11:06 PM   #100 
           - hmm...  chervilant   Aug-13-11 08:21 AM   #141 
        - TJ  PassingFair   Aug-13-11 12:26 PM   #204 
     - Studies have been done asking, "Would you vote for a president who is ______"  jeff47   Aug-12-11 05:02 PM   #22 
     - What studies? Have a link?  RagAss   Aug-12-11 05:15 PM   #28 
        - Here's one. There are many. google is your friend.  riderinthestorm   Aug-12-11 06:30 PM   #44 
           - Thanks but this is an old study...just prior to the "in your face" nutjob revolution of late.  RagAss   Aug-12-11 08:55 PM   #72 
              - the country has gotten...  awoke_in_2003   Aug-12-11 09:45 PM   #91 
              - 2007 Gallup better?  jeff47   Aug-12-11 11:47 PM   #105 
              - I explicitly said that this was only one of many. All polls are in line with the one I posted.  riderinthestorm   Aug-13-11 09:54 AM   #173 
     - polls indicate....  awoke_in_2003   Aug-12-11 09:43 PM   #90 
     - I think in some states a belief in god is required to run at all  CarrieLynne   Aug-13-11 09:54 AM   #174 
     - I do wonder why.  Union Scribe   Aug-12-11 05:59 PM   #32 
        - That's not a slur. You should know what one is before accusing anyone of them.  Zhade   Aug-12-11 06:29 PM   #42 
        - Right. People choose their beliefs, and thus aren't protected from mocking.  Arugula Latte   Aug-12-11 07:49 PM   #63 
           - I don't think that's so. People don't have conscious control over their beliefs.  immoderate   Aug-12-11 09:28 PM   #88 
              - So religion is not an intellectual belief? I agree. nt  fishbulb703   Aug-12-11 11:22 PM   #102 
              - 99% of the time your parents control your religious belief.  obxhead   Aug-13-11 09:50 AM   #170 
        - I have no connection to this site but it expresses my own thoughts very clearly  Fred Engels   Aug-12-11 06:59 PM   #45 
        - Religion is a personal belief system ... your choice ... we are free to challenge all such beliefs!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:06 PM   #77 
        - DU is not a public arena, it is a privately owned, members only forum  demwing   Aug-12-11 09:49 PM   #92 
        - Of course DU is a public arena ...  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 10:04 PM   #93 
        - Well, I see the mindset that drove me away years ago is still active.  BiggJawn   Aug-12-11 11:13 PM   #101 
        - Well this thread still stands, so apparently you're safe  demwing   Aug-13-11 07:41 AM   #131 
           - win for the bigotry!  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 08:09 AM   #137 
           - Apply your teeth to my buttocks. N/T  BiggJawn   Aug-14-11 12:17 AM   #258 
        - Thank you. (But it's not true when it comes to religious intolerance.)  astral   Aug-13-11 08:52 AM   #149 
        - Gays vs. the Religious are Apples and Oranges...  Moonwalk   Aug-13-11 11:35 AM   #195 
           - That is an excellent post.  Luminous Animal   Aug-13-11 03:42 PM   #235 
        - It is still heavily viewed by a wide range of political persuations. nt  humblebum   Aug-13-11 12:43 PM   #211 
        - So would you say the same thing about political beliefs?  Arugula Latte   Aug-13-11 01:39 PM   #214 
           - no, because it's not a disallowed behavior  demwing   Aug-13-11 11:54 PM   #257 
        - Religion is a personal belief system ... your choice ... we are free to challenge all such beliefs!  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 07:55 AM   #134 
        - there is such a thing as reasonable religion and unreasonable religion.  tomp   Aug-13-11 07:09 AM   #130 
           - there is such a thing as reasonable religion  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 08:18 AM   #140 
              - religion is about belief....  tomp   Aug-13-11 03:30 PM   #230 
  - Just a reminder--Ayn Rand was an atheist.  Critters2   Aug-12-11 04:04 PM   #4 
  - Point - I wouldn't vote for her - she's batshit in a different direction.  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:10 PM   #9 
  - If the candidate is a Pentecostal, I wouldn't care how liberal they were  Taverner   Aug-12-11 04:52 PM   #21 
  - OK .. we now have 100's of Catholics in Congress -- and RCC is going EVANGELIST...!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:10 PM   #78 
  - Harry Reid is a pretty pathetic Democrat too. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-12-11 05:11 PM   #27 
  - Only because of the billing issue  izquierdista   Aug-12-11 06:04 PM   #35 
  - Misses the point.  wickerwoman   Aug-12-11 07:37 PM   #56 
  - Reid is a rather poor example of a Democrat -- and how strong is he on ERA, Roe vs Wade?  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:12 PM   #80 
  - and Hitler was a Catholic.  provis99   Aug-13-11 12:59 AM   #109 
  - Assholes come in every stripe, color, creed, and shape,  darkstar3   Aug-13-11 02:20 AM   #115 
  - I would like to have an opportunity to vote for an atheist, but that doesn't mean that  totodeinhere   Aug-13-11 01:42 PM   #216 
  - No "rapture ready" person should ever be considered for that office.  Donnachaidh   Aug-12-11 04:06 PM   #5 
  - I keep picturing Bill Hicks...  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:09 PM   #8 
  - Remember this Pope is taking RCC all the way to Evangelicalism ... !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:14 PM   #81 
  - It's only sad because we actually have those people vying for the Presidency  lunatica   Aug-12-11 04:09 PM   #7 
  - I feel the same way.  MessiahRp   Aug-12-11 04:16 PM   #10 
  - Amen!!! n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:19 PM   #12 
  - Sure, but Obama is just like the GOP ....  JoePhilly   Aug-12-11 04:20 PM   #13 
  - Wasn't his support for  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:15 PM   #82 
  - Hey, at least Obama pays lip service to non-believers and doesn't wear his religion on his sleeve.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 09:47 AM   #169 
  - What is the difference  MrDiaz   Aug-12-11 04:22 PM   #14 
  - A significant bias towards reality, rather than delusion. n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:23 PM   #15 
  - !  muffin1   Aug-12-11 06:14 PM   #37 
  - A significant bias towards reality, rather than delusion.  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 08:30 AM   #144 
  - Extremism.  Wait Wut   Aug-12-11 04:28 PM   #17 
  - The correlation would be someone not voting for another because the  moksha   Aug-12-11 05:08 PM   #25 
  - I won't vote for an extremist Muslim, for the same reason I won't vote for an extremist Christian.  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 05:27 PM   #30 
  - No -- homosexuality isn't a personal choice ... religion is ...  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:18 PM   #84 
     - Religion is a personal choice? Is whether or not you believe in God a personal choice?  astral   Aug-13-11 09:09 AM   #153 
        - Yes, it most certainly IS a personal choice.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 02:26 PM   #222 
        - Do you not understand "Separation of Church & State" ... ?  defendandprotect   Aug-13-11 09:14 PM   #252 
  - As an atheist who eschews religion from the public sphere and, actually,  Luminous Animal   Aug-12-11 05:16 PM   #29 
  - I dunno. What's the difference between the FBI and the Ku Klux Klan?  yardwork   Aug-12-11 06:02 PM   #34 
  - Is there anything about being gay or muslim that disqualifies you from a job?  wickerwoman   Aug-12-11 07:40 PM   #58 
  - im not sure what being gay and global warming  iamthebandfanman   Aug-12-11 07:43 PM   #59 
  - I refuse to discriminate  Horse with no Name   Aug-12-11 04:26 PM   #16 
  - This is an EXCELLENT post! May I copy and spread it around?  Lint Head   Aug-12-11 04:38 PM   #19 
  - By all means! n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 04:40 PM   #20 
  - I don't vote for crazy people of any stripe  hifiguy   Aug-12-11 05:07 PM   #24 
  - Well, you may have a hard time doing that:  dtexdem   Aug-12-11 05:11 PM   #26 
  - That contributes to how fucked up America is.  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 05:51 PM   #31 
  - I say this as a person of faith....  one_voice   Aug-12-11 06:00 PM   #33 
  - Where were you  LWolf   Aug-12-11 06:07 PM   #36 
  - agreed, and thank you  demwing   Aug-13-11 08:14 AM   #139 
  - as long as their practice ends at the end of their nose  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 08:36 AM   #145 
     - It can in this sense:  LWolf   Aug-13-11 09:58 AM   #177 
  - K&R, baby.  muffin1   Aug-12-11 06:15 PM   #38 
  - THIS. People can be religious, I just won't reward their irrationality by voting for them.  Zhade   Aug-12-11 06:25 PM   #39 
  - i don't want to live under their Fascist Theocracy.. link>>  dogmoma56   Aug-12-11 06:30 PM   #43 
  - they are a Cult, if the Xings described werent in it they would call it the Anti-Christ,  dogmoma56   Aug-12-11 06:27 PM   #40 
  - I have always openly discriminated against right-wing assholes!  santamargarita   Aug-12-11 06:29 PM   #41 
  - Amen! again.......Amen! SO well said.  joanbarnes   Aug-12-11 07:09 PM   #46 
  - Thanks  Duck   Aug-12-11 07:10 PM   #47 
  - The time is running out...please read and think.  Duck   Aug-12-11 10:21 PM   #95 
  - I wouldn't vote for them, or shop at their business  cheapdate   Aug-12-11 07:17 PM   #49 
  - Just the opposite for me.  ForgoTheConsequence   Aug-12-11 07:24 PM   #52 
     - I will go to excessive lengths to buy American made products.  cheapdate   Aug-12-11 09:42 PM   #89 
  - I do that in everything in my life. I will not go to a business that advertises  beyurslf   Aug-12-11 07:17 PM   #50 
  - K & R - and here I thought I was the only one, even though I knew I couldn't be.  Raksha   Aug-12-11 07:19 PM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-11 07:25 PM   #53 
  - I limit my comment to Christians because that's really the only type of religion I have experience  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 08:49 AM   #148 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 06:26 PM   #245 
  - Every now and then someone writes about something  Control-Z   Aug-12-11 07:29 PM   #54 
  - Go for it! n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 08:50 PM   #68 
  - Matthew 6:5  MsPithy   Aug-12-11 07:30 PM   #55 
  - I do not believe they are expecially "religious". I believe they see their  annabanana   Aug-12-11 07:40 PM   #57 
  - Yep. They want to impose Christian Sharia and make us all live The Handmaid's Tale. n/t  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 08:51 PM   #69 
  - I laughed at the OP till I snorted.  gauguin57   Aug-12-11 07:45 PM   #60 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-12-11 07:46 PM   #61 
  - This is precisely why Rick Perry scares me to death.  AngryOldDem   Aug-12-11 07:47 PM   #62 
  - Will you vote for a Christian churchgoer who says that he does "a lot of praying"  Nye Bevan   Aug-12-11 08:04 PM   #65 
  - I almost always discriminate against the overtly religious in elections,  kestrel91316   Aug-12-11 08:08 PM   #66 
  - I might make an exception for real Christians and similar believers  Retrograde   Aug-12-11 08:10 PM   #67 
  - Be careful!  Creideiki   Aug-12-11 08:53 PM   #70 
  - Right on.  sarcasmo   Aug-12-11 08:53 PM   #71 
  - I should have added: If you hear God speaking to you in your head,  backscatter712   Aug-12-11 08:57 PM   #74 
  - I guess that makes me prejudiced too  NightWatcher   Aug-13-11 12:17 AM   #108 
  - Contrary to ideals of democracy to support ANY organized patriarchal religion, imo --  defendandprotect   Aug-12-11 09:00 PM   #75 
  - Oral Roberts' son was saying that these people are hiding their  gateley   Aug-12-11 09:16 PM   #83 
  - Wasn't the tea party  crunchie   Aug-12-11 11:54 PM   #106 
     - I'm not sure of the genesis of the Tea Party, but at the very  gateley   Aug-13-11 09:47 PM   #254 
  - A Huge K&R  avebury   Aug-12-11 09:25 PM   #85 
  - K&R. n/t  TriMera   Aug-12-11 09:27 PM   #87 
  - You are not discriminating. They are openly proclaiming themselves to be TOTALLY unfit for office.  on point   Aug-12-11 10:13 PM   #94 
  - the roots of organized power hungry nutball religion, right here: http://youtu.be/HnrfuTUlqVs  certainot   Aug-12-11 10:36 PM   #96 
  - right here:  certainot   Aug-12-11 10:39 PM   #97 
  - I think Obama would violate at least one of your tests. In Feb, 2011  kelly1mm   Aug-12-11 10:53 PM   #98 
  - There's a big part of the problem right there.  The Doctor.   Aug-12-11 10:54 PM   #99 
  - Rotten Brains  domonkos   Aug-12-11 11:24 PM   #103 
  - I'm confused. Is it the highly religious or only those that fit the criteria you list?  lynne   Aug-12-11 11:42 PM   #104 
  - including my pastors  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:04 AM   #151 
  - Like I always say, I am voting for the President of all, not a National Pastor.  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-13-11 12:03 AM   #107 
  - newcomer eh? welcome! n/t  upi402   Aug-13-11 01:00 AM   #110 
  - it seems very clear that you equate personal faith in a deity as being the same as the horrible  Divine Discontent   Aug-13-11 01:54 AM   #111 
  - And the FUNDAMENTALISTS are never you, your friends, or your church, are they?  darkstar3   Aug-13-11 02:24 AM   #116 
  - laughable accusations  Divine Discontent   Aug-13-11 04:10 AM   #119 
     - laughable accusations  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:16 AM   #154 
        - yawn  Divine Discontent   Aug-13-11 05:27 PM   #243 
  - What part of your beliefs ARE grounded in reality?  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 11:33 AM   #194 
  - Fox News wuvs those types of candidates but freaks out over Jeremiah Wright?  alp227   Aug-13-11 02:01 AM   #113 
  - That's how I live my daily life.  Lucian   Aug-13-11 02:05 AM   #114 
  - I don't care what religion someone is, as long as they don't try to change laws based on it or  krabigirl   Aug-13-11 02:26 AM   #117 
  - exactly! I don't think about a person's religion or lack thereof when deciding who to vote for  Divine Discontent   Aug-13-11 04:15 AM   #120 
  - Agreed 100%! But when a person states that their beliefs will guide them in their decisions...  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 11:36 AM   #196 
     - I don't mind someone, if asked in running for office, answers a beliefs question, however, they  Divine Discontent   Aug-13-11 05:32 PM   #244 
  - Honestly, it really should be private,  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:23 AM   #156 
  - It will be a wonderful day when this nation  darkstar3   Aug-13-11 02:28 AM   #118 
  - LOL.... Fly my wicked monkeys!  Veracious   Aug-13-11 04:22 AM   #121 
  - Jesus is cool  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:25 AM   #158 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 06:12 AM   #122 
  - And you've been diagnosed with what exactly?  cordelia   Aug-13-11 06:51 AM   #125 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 06:20 AM   #123 
  - Alerted?  chervilant   Aug-13-11 09:16 AM   #155 
  - It certainly is, especially when the religious display their bigotry so openly.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 11:37 AM   #197 
     - COUGH! Excuse me. Hard to keep a straight face. nt  humblebum   Aug-13-11 03:31 PM   #231 
        - I know, right! I do wonder just HOW you post the things you do with a straight face.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 03:40 PM   #234 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 06:29 AM   #124 
  - how did you arrive at that? not via logic. nt  tomp   Aug-13-11 06:57 AM   #127 
     - interesting definition of logic you have  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-13-11 07:02 AM   #128 
        - "I will discriminate against you because you hold religious beliefs"  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:29 AM   #159 
           - right...this posting slams religious beliefs of about 3 or 4 sects  ProdigalJunkMail   Aug-13-11 10:13 AM   #183 
  - churches that claim to have the one, only, and final word of god....  tomp   Aug-13-11 06:55 AM   #126 
  - Remember this?  Fred Engels   Aug-13-11 07:56 PM   #247 
     - brilliant! thanks. nt  tomp   Aug-14-11 07:30 AM   #260 
  - Amen  Hubert Flottz   Aug-13-11 07:08 AM   #129 
  - Don't smear all religions...........  WranglerRog   Aug-13-11 07:47 AM   #132 
  - Which ones are those?  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 02:28 PM   #223 
  - Your list is on the money.... but...  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 07:49 AM   #133 
  - Prayer as a solution . . .  astral   Aug-13-11 09:33 AM   #161 
  - Yup, religion THRIVES on pain and suffering.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 09:37 AM   #164 
  - If this were a thread about voting third party, it would have been locked immediately  demwing   Aug-13-11 07:57 AM   #135 
  - I agree, however the stand against the hypocrisy of those interjecting  harun   Aug-13-11 08:11 AM   #138 
  - I'll take it a step further - IMO, Dems should embrace the PROGRESSIVE religious  demwing   Aug-13-11 08:23 AM   #143 
  - Many Liberals  polmaven   Aug-13-11 08:42 AM   #146 
  - Many Liberals DO look to oppress religion.  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:35 AM   #162 
  - hmm...  chervilant   Aug-13-11 09:23 AM   #157 
     - There are unseen things you believe in too.  harun   Aug-13-11 09:41 AM   #165 
        - There are unseen things you believe in too.  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:50 AM   #171 
        - Like what, exactly?  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 02:31 PM   #225 
        - hmm...  chervilant   Aug-13-11 07:38 PM   #246 
  - Riiight. Because the religious inthis country are SOOOO persecuted.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 02:30 PM   #224 
  - And it's my opinion that hatetheists shouldn't hold office  demwing   Aug-13-11 08:09 AM   #136 
  - Excellent post.  pintobean   Aug-13-11 08:22 AM   #142 
  - Thank you, demwing...  polmaven   Aug-13-11 08:48 AM   #147 
  - "hatetheists"  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 09:37 AM   #163 
  - You should pull your zipper up  demwing   Aug-13-11 09:55 AM   #175 
  - Even liberal religious sects thrive on pain and suffering.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 09:56 AM   #176 
  - Which is why Rev King was so invested in maintaining the status quo, right?  demwing   Aug-13-11 10:07 AM   #182 
     - He certainly wasn't a radical, and only wanted piecemeal reforms.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 10:24 AM   #185 
        - So you think MLK thrived on the suffering of the people?  demwing   Aug-13-11 10:51 AM   #190 
        - You tell me.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 10:58 AM   #191 
           - Easy - "No. MLK Did NOT 'Thrive' on Pain And Sufferring"  demwing   Aug-13-11 11:45 AM   #198 
              - MLK was a definitely great man who was needed at the time.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 01:27 PM   #213 
                 - MLK was not great "in spite of " his religion, his activism was DEFINED by his faith...  demwing   Aug-13-11 03:22 PM   #229 
                    - Well, to use your analogy...  LAGC   Aug-13-11 03:46 PM   #237 
                       - That's a different debate - what we are talking about right here is whether MLK  demwing   Aug-13-11 04:30 PM   #240 
                          - Well, excuse me for trying to steer the conversation back to the point of the OP, silly me.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 04:45 PM   #241 
                             - You didn't imply anything, you wrote it outright  demwing   Aug-13-11 05:11 PM   #242 
        - Illogical. By that measure every people's movement leader qualifies  Go2Peace   Aug-13-11 12:37 PM   #208 
           - Thanks for the link.  LAGC   Aug-13-11 02:07 PM   #221 
              - Now that would be great.  Go2Peace   Aug-13-11 10:39 PM   #255 
  - An Angry Atheist is Exactly What America Needs!  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-13-11 10:01 AM   #180 
  - This!  Go2Peace   Aug-13-11 12:32 PM   #206 
  - hmm...  chervilant   Aug-13-11 09:09 AM   #152 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 09:29 AM   #160 
  - dumb and bigoted!  AlbertCat   Aug-13-11 10:01 AM   #179 
  - K&R - I don't give a fuck WHAT religion someone is - just don't push it on me.  HopeHoops   Aug-13-11 09:44 AM   #166 
  - Love what backscatter712 says  HelenWheels   Aug-13-11 09:46 AM   #167 
  - Amen.....  babsbunny   Aug-13-11 09:47 AM   #168 
  - I agree 1000%!!!!  CarrieLynne   Aug-13-11 09:51 AM   #172 
  - RAMEN!!!  NoodleyAppendage   Aug-13-11 09:59 AM   #178 
  - I thought the purpose of DU was to help Democrats. This ain't doin' it. nt  humblebum   Aug-13-11 10:18 AM   #184 
  - Agreed, the apologists do NOT help Democrats in any way.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 11:56 AM   #200 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-11 12:40 PM   #210 
     - At least you can recoginze that your own posts are trolling, mindless babble.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 03:43 PM   #236 
  - Smart folks the world over must get a grip and work much, much harder to  ooglymoogly   Aug-13-11 10:34 AM   #186 
  - Even when those zealots are radical atheists. nt  humblebum   Aug-13-11 01:21 PM   #212 
     - Yes, since those "radical athesists" are such a modern threat.  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 03:47 PM   #238 
  - The problem is not the "religious"  azureblue   Aug-13-11 10:36 AM   #187 
  - re: "highly religious"...... Would JFK, RFK or Teddy have passed muster?  hlthe2b   Aug-13-11 10:37 AM   #188 
  - Or Jimmy Carter? n/t  totodeinhere   Aug-13-11 01:47 PM   #218 
  - k+r!!  bobhuntsman   Aug-13-11 10:37 AM   #189 
  - Saying god told you to run for office  Warpy   Aug-13-11 11:03 AM   #192 
  - I'm a proud ATHEIST  penndragon69   Aug-13-11 11:22 AM   #193 
  - What is the difference between "highly" religious and just "regular" religious?  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 11:55 AM   #199 
  - Oh, that's refreshing someone on DU admitting their bias up front. +1  patrice   Aug-13-11 12:05 PM   #201 
  - I am against all tEaVangelIcaLs  RobertSeattle   Aug-13-11 12:20 PM   #202 
  - WITH you on that! They confuse others and themselves; that pretty much fits the definition of evil.  patrice   Aug-13-11 12:39 PM   #209 
  - What are those?  cleanhippie   Aug-13-11 02:34 PM   #226 
  - Many religious are "utterly deceived" blasphemers.They are mistaken about that which they proclaim.  patrice   Aug-13-11 12:28 PM   #205 
  - Dare I say, "Amen!" nt  valerief   Aug-13-11 12:34 PM   #207 
  - I agree with your analysis except that we need to make it clear that we have  totodeinhere   Aug-13-11 01:39 PM   #215 
  - Jimmy Carter?  DissedByBush   Aug-13-11 01:47 PM   #217 
  - Agree and Recommend as the loudly "religious" are just bullies with self-justification.  Fire Walk With Me   Aug-13-11 01:52 PM   #219 
  - I would discriminate against ALL religious  Bonn1997   Aug-13-11 01:59 PM   #220 
  - K&R!  inna   Aug-13-11 02:44 PM   #227 
  - I guess the OP is not voting for Obama. n/t  trud   Aug-13-11 02:57 PM   #228 
  - I'm assuming you were not a supporter of Jimmy Carter, Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton  bluestateguy   Aug-13-11 03:36 PM   #232 
  - Me too  housewolf   Aug-13-11 03:37 PM   #233 
  - The "highly religious" do tend to put the kibosh on the Enlightenment. (nt)  KansDem   Aug-13-11 04:11 PM   #239 
  - Agree...and wanted to rec but it was started  marlakay   Aug-13-11 09:18 PM   #253 
  - And I'll do the same as the O/P N/T  tonekat   Aug-13-11 10:49 PM   #256 
  - You mean highly Christian religious? Yea, you kinda do.  Zax2me   Aug-14-11 03:26 AM   #259 
 

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