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Martin Eden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:39 PM
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12. Here's what Al Franken had to say about Christian values:
During the 2000 campaign George Bush ran for president by saying repeatedly, and I quote, by far the vast majority of my tax cut goes to those at the bottom. Of course, nothing could be further from the truth.

In fact, the president continues to ask for and sign tax cuts that go primarily to those at the top. By the way, until George W. Bush, our country had never cut taxes during a time of war.

As a result, our deficits grow and the cuts in Medicaid, Pell Grants, food stamps, low-income housing subsidies, community block grants are targeted at the poorest in our society.

George W. Bush famously said that Jesus was his favorite political philosopher. Frankly, I dont get it.

Im Jewish. Thank you. Im not an expert on the New Testament. But I know that if you cut out all the passages where Jesus talks about helping the poor, helping the least among us, if you literally took a pair of scissors and cut out all those passages, youd have the perfect box to smuggle Rush Limbaughs drugs in.

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