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Sat Dec 19, 2015, 04:16 PM

 

A Christian Can Not Be Republican - No Democrat Will Say It

Christ had one main message. Take care of the poor.

Republicans want to exploit the poor for the benefit of the wealthy and powerful.

No Democratic Politician has the balls to say it.

There, I said it.

Republican = Not Christian

You can babble about Jeezuz all you want, but if you are voting for Republicans, you are working against everything he taught.

Period.

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Reply A Christian Can Not Be Republican - No Democrat Will Say It (Original post)
Yallow Dec 2015 OP
skepticscott Dec 2015 #1
Htom Sirveaux Dec 2015 #2
uriel1972 Dec 2015 #9
Yallow Dec 2015 #3
Agnosticsherbet Dec 2015 #4
Act_of_Reparation Dec 2015 #5
Mariana Dec 2015 #6
whitefordmd Dec 2015 #7
classykaren Dec 2015 #8
Iggo Dec 2015 #10

Response to Yallow (Original post)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 04:21 PM

1. Sorry, No True Scotsman is a bullshit argument

 

And Jeebus had a lot of messages, and your declaration that helping the poor is the "one main message" is also cherry-picked nonsense. Jeebus did not even found Xstianity or say what they qualifications for it were in any case. And no one follows every one of his dictates, so by your logic, NO ONE is a True Christian.

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 04:25 PM

2. Typical response is:

"Jesus never said to use the government to take care of the poor" which is wrong on several levels:

1. The Hebrew Bible has multiple laws meant to take care of the poor, so ancient Jewish people did have a concept of government aid to the needy.

2. That doesn't seem to stop Republicans when they want to use the government to enforce their religion on others.

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Response to Htom Sirveaux (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 25, 2015, 02:31 PM

9. and it has laws about stoning rape victims to death...

not to mention the differently gendered.
Or are still cherry-picking this week?

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 04:26 PM

3. I Disagree With Your Assessment

 

Sorry.

If you are not helping the poor, you are not serving Jesus.

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Sat Dec 19, 2015, 04:32 PM

4. Christian doctrine varries so much that the Klu Klux Klan, the crusaders, the Inquisition,

witch burners in Salem, Pope Pius XII who reigned during the Holocaust, and many others are or were Christians.

Republicans can be Christians, and I am a Democrat.

Of course, I am not Christian, so I don't try to shoehorn all Christians into something good and wonderful. There are good Republicans, I know some. There are Christian Republicans. I know some.

There are many faith based assholes who are Republicans. It varies form individual to individual.

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 02:51 AM

5. Right.

We've heard it all before. No one who has ever done anything bad has ever been a "real" Christian.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 04:17 AM

6. Exactly. There's no such thing as a rotten Christian.

The only Christians that exist are the ones who behave exactly as the OP wants them to. Everyone else is a non-Christian, no matter how sincerely they believe they're interpreting that stupid book correctly.

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Sun Dec 20, 2015, 09:43 AM

7. Crucify him

For telling people to take care of the poor?

Unlikely.

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Fri Dec 25, 2015, 12:45 PM

8. I agree

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Response to Yallow (Original post)

Fri Dec 25, 2015, 07:51 PM

10. Pass the haggis.

Mm, yum.

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