Who do you support for U.S. Senate in...
just curious

Reidsville, GA

#7481 Apr 23, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>
You have written many foolish things on here, but you take the cake when you keep trying to claim that Jesus would be a liberal. To trivialize Jesus in terms of what political bent He would take is insulting. But to look at the positions that a "liberal" would take and to then claim that Jesus would be in agreement is to do nothing but illustrate your ignorance of the Gospel. Make all the arguments you want to support the liberal agenda you are so enamored with, but out of respect for the Christian faith, kindly leave Jesus out of your arguments.
You are correct again!! Jesus would starve the poor on a daily basis, preferring not to help them since they were so lazy, just like a certain group wants to do today. He had no compassion for others who did not have the tools to prosper on their own, and was strictly for what was good for him, just like a certain group does today. He had no problem when bankers (moneychangers) overcharged the citizens of the time, they deserved to be taken advantage of and making rules to prevent that is bad, the same as a certain group does today. The group is mainly southern based and consider themselves to be religious. How can that be when our Savior was so liberal on social issues, and he surely had DARK skin like a certain hated leader does today, oh my.

Which reincarnation of the Gospel do you prefer? Which Christian faith do you follow, are you a member of the largest Christian faith in the world, Catholic? Or one of the smaller Christian faiths like Evangelical.

Just curious, whatever you believe is a personal issue and really no one else’s business. I am sure you will at least agree with that.
prove it

Reidsville, GA

#7482 Apr 23, 2013
Bored wrote:
Libtards for Obama go to trail.
"The trial is underway for a former Democratic official and a Board of Elections worker who are accused of being part of a plot that has raised questions over whether President Obama's campaign -- when he was a candidate in 2008 -- submitted enough legitimate signatures to have legally qualified for the presidential primary ballot.
The two face charges of orchestrating an illegal scheme to fake the petitions that enabled then-candidates Obama, and Hillary Clinton, to qualify for the race in Indiana."
"Two former Board of Elections officials have already pleaded guilty to charges related to the scheme and could testify against Morgan and Blythe."
""That's not my signature," Charity Rorie, a mother of four, told Fox News when showed the Obama petition with her name and signature. She said it "absolutely" was a fake."
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/22/tr...
I don't know why anyone is wasting time on this scheme. We all know he has a fake birth certificate and was born in Africa. Donald Trump can prove it!!
Scott

United States

#7483 Apr 23, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, that was a really loud fart in church.
Course the peacemakers are nothing more than appeasers when the bloodlust is running high.
And the instructions to give your cloak and shirt only apply to individual requests and are not symbolic of, nor equal to, indirect aide to the poor, the sick, the unforunate, the widows, the orphans, the stranger.
And driving out the money changers from the temple is not a lesson in the dangers of entangling commercial interests with the real work of the church.
We all know that conservatives give more to charity, that the rich have their rewards on earth, and the pious never declare that their political posturing is on firm grounding because the Bible says so.
After eating an entire bull, a mountain lion felt so good he started roaring.
He kept it up until a hunter came along and shot him.
The moral: When you're full of bull, keep your mouth shut.

~Will Rogers~
Informed Opinion

Sunapee, NH

#7484 Apr 23, 2013
domino wrote:
<quoted text>You have totally lost your mind. Jesus is against abortions and he certainly is against homosexuals. read your Bible!
You see that's just it.

I have read the Bible.

Jesus's words - not mine:

Peacemaking, not War Making:

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.[Matthew 5:9]
Resist
not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.[Matthew 5:39]

I say unto you, Love your
enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despite-fully use you, and persecute
you; [Matthew 5:44]

Crime and Punishment:

If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to cast a stone at her.[John 8:7]

Do not judge, lest
you too be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged and with the measure you use, it will be measured to
you.[Matthew 7:1 & 2.]

Justice:

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.[Matthew 5:6]

Blessed are the
merciful: for they shall obtain mercy [Matthew 5:7]

But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your
trespasses.[Matthew 6:15]

Corporate Greed and the Religion of Wealth:

In the temple courts [Jesus] found men selling cattle, sheep and doves and other
sitting at tables exchanging money. So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle;
he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.[John 2:14 & 15.]

Watch out! Be on your guard against
all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.[Luke 12.15.]

Truly, I say unto you, it will
be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.[Matthew 19:23]

Paying Taxes & Separation of Church & State:

Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the
things that are God's.[Matthew 22:21]

Community: Love your neighbor as yourself..[Matthew 22:39]

So in everything, do to others as you would have them do to you.
[Matthew 7:12.]

If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.
[Matthew 19:21]

Equality & Social Programs:

But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed,
because they cannot repay you. You will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.[Luke 14:13 &14.]

Public Prayer & Displays of Faith:

And when thou pray, thou shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in
the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
But thou, when thou pray, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret…
[Matthew 6:6 & 7]

Strict Enforcement of Religious Laws:

If any of you has a son or a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take
hold of it and lift it out?[Matthew 12:11]

The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.[Mark 2:27.]
Informed Opinion

Sunapee, NH

#7485 Apr 23, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, and he would be appalled at the direction the party he helped organize has taken. He would be horrified by the growth of the federal government that the Democratic party has encouraged and continues to promote. He was a staunch believer in limited government and believed that government activities should be limited to those activities that are NECESSARY (not "desired") and that the government ALONE could do. He would look at all the aid programs as a threat to the self reliance that all people should strive for. I'm not saying he would be a Republican either, in all likelihood - he would be a Libertarian, but most assuredly NOT a Democrat.
Limited government - hey, we're on the same team.

No government telling a woman what to do with her own uterus.

No government telling people they can't grow a plant in their back hard and smoke it if they want.

No government making Muslim kids listen to Christian preaching and prayers in schools - and vice versa.

No government telling Joan she can't sleep with, or marry Mary.

No government telling me I have to subsidize churches and synagogues and temple and mosques.

No government bombing, invading and occupying sovereign countries half a world away.

No government making me subsidize Exxon-Mobil, Goldman Sachs, or Halliburton.

Damn - I was always right !

A traditional conservative is actually a liberal socialist commie in today's crazy world.
Informed Opinion

Sunapee, NH

#7486 Apr 23, 2013
Aggie23 wrote:
<quoted text>You have written many foolish things on here, but you take the cake when you keep trying to claim that Jesus would be a liberal. To trivialize Jesus in terms of what political bent He would take is insulting. But to look at the positions that a "liberal" would take and to then claim that Jesus would be in agreement is to do nothing but illustrate your ignorance of the Gospel. Make all the arguments you want to support the liberal agenda you are so enamored with, but out of respect for the Christian faith, kindly leave Jesus out of your arguments.
Ever actually read the New Testament ?

Here's your obligations according to Jesus - His words - not mine.

Then I, the King, shall say to those at my right, "Come, blessed of my Father, into the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world.
For I was hungry and you fed me; I was thirsty and you gave me water;
I was a stranger and you invited me into your homes; naked and you clothed me; sick and in prison, and you visited me."
Then these righteous ones will reply, "Sir, when did we ever see you hungry and feed you? Or thirsty and give you anything to drink? Or a stranger, and help you? Or naked, and clothe you? When did we ever see you sick or in prison, and visit you?"
And I, the King, will tell them, "When you did it to these my brothers you were doing it to me!"

Then I will turn to those on my left and say, "Away with you, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his demons.

For I was hungry and you wouldn't feed me; thirsty, and you wouldn't give me anything to drink; a stranger, and you refused me hospitality; naked, and you wouldn't clothe me; sick, and in prison, and you didn't visit me."

Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we ever see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and not help you?"

And I will answer, "When you refused to help the least of these my brothers, you were refusing help to me." And they shall go away into eternal punishment; but the righteous into everlasting life."

Now that's a Social Security loving, Medicare loving, Medicaid loving, Food Stamp loving, Free School Lunch loving, card carrying ACLU bleeding heart leeeeeberal if there ever was one.
Informed Opinion

Sunapee, NH

#7487 Apr 23, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>Well, that was a really loud fart in church.

Course the peacemakers are nothing more than appeasers when the bloodlust is running high.

And the instructions to give your cloak and shirt only apply to individual requests and are not symbolic of, nor equal to, indirect aide to the poor, the sick, the unforunate, the widows, the orphans, the stranger.

And driving out the money changers from the temple is not a lesson in the dangers of entangling commercial interests with the real work of the church.

We all know that conservatives give more to charity, that the rich have their rewards on earth, and the pious never declare that their political posturing is on firm grounding because the Bible says so.
Great post.

As usual, Right Wingers hate facts when it slaps them in the face like their momma used to when they belched at the dining room table.

They have to get all fired up, because unless you have the IQ of a small rodent, you can't read the New Testament without learning Jesus was a bleeding heart "Libtard" ( as Right Wingers claim liberals to be).

It's intellectually impossible to be a follower of Christ and not be a leeeeeeberal.

It's like claiming to be a fish and hating water.
Oh my

Blairsville, GA

#7488 Apr 23, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we ever see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and not help you?"
But Lord, we gave them boots with straps, they were free to pull themselves up. Why am I to blame that they are stuck in the muck and mire, the rising tide will lift all upward to thy greater glory.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#7489 Apr 23, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
Ever actually read the New Testament ?
Here's your obligations according to Jesus - His words - not mine.
Then I, the King, shall say to those at my right, "Come, blessed of my Father, into the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world.
For I was hungry and you fed me; I was thirsty and you gave me water;
I was a stranger and you invited me into your homes; naked and you clothed me; sick and in prison, and you visited me."
Then these righteous ones will reply, "Sir, when did we ever see you hungry and feed you? Or thirsty and give you anything to drink? Or a stranger, and help you? Or naked, and clothe you? When did we ever see you sick or in prison, and visit you?"
And I, the King, will tell them, "When you did it to these my brothers you were doing it to me!"
Then I will turn to those on my left and say, "Away with you, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his demons.
For I was hungry and you wouldn't feed me; thirsty, and you wouldn't give me anything to drink; a stranger, and you refused me hospitality; naked, and you wouldn't clothe me; sick, and in prison, and you didn't visit me."
Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we ever see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and not help you?"
And I will answer, "When you refused to help the least of these my brothers, you were refusing help to me." And they shall go away into eternal punishment; but the righteous into everlasting life."
Now that's a Social Security loving, Medicare loving, Medicaid loving, Food Stamp loving, Free School Lunch loving, card carrying ACLU bleeding heart leeeeeberal if there ever was one.
And all these are the tenets we are to live by as individuals. There is no virtue in reaching into another's pocket to make you feel better or superior. Especially when the programs that are financed in that way do nothing to actually help the recipients, they only serve to keep those people trapped in a system that neither encourages them to improve their lives or to achieve independence. The welfare reform that Republicans forced Clinton into (that he now claims credit for) actually helped people get off the rolls and into self sufficiency. But Obama ended that success story. 40 years and $15 trillion later and the poverty statistics have not changed. But study after study shows that conservatives and Republicans do far more to follow Jesus' instructions to care for the poor and the needy by contributing THEIR OWN money to help them, not by following the Liberal model of forcing others to contribute to failed programs that do nothing but allow the Liberals to falsely claim that they actually care more.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#7490 Apr 23, 2013
Bored wrote:
"Economics? Disagree with welfare, and you're full of hate and intolerance towards the poor. Social issues? Disagree with the left on abortion or gay marriage, and you don't like women or gays. Foreign policy? Disagree on foreign policy, and you hate Muslims, Palestinians, and the poor in less fortunate countries. Second Amendment? If you support gun rights, then you have a cold and callous view towards the victims of gun violence. Affirmative action? If you disagree with affirmative action, then you're a racist. Unions? Disagree with them, and you despise working-class Americans."
The new frantic stage of the libtards.
+1 Great post.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#7491 Apr 23, 2013
Bored wrote:
"The left has brainwashed thousands of people across the country into seeking out chances to be offended. Meanwhile, these same people who act hysterically offended by a differing political view will pay $90 to attend a comedy show, laughing the hardest of anyone at the comedian's racist, misogynist, and obscene jokes."
Libtards showing their prejudices.
As I have pointed out before, liberals live by a double standard. It's wrong UNLESS it applies to THEM.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#7492 Apr 23, 2013
Bored wrote:
Libtards for Obama go to trail.
"The trial is underway for a former Democratic official and a Board of Elections worker who are accused of being part of a plot that has raised questions over whether President Obama's campaign -- when he was a candidate in 2008 -- submitted enough legitimate signatures to have legally qualified for the presidential primary ballot.
The two face charges of orchestrating an illegal scheme to fake the petitions that enabled then-candidates Obama, and Hillary Clinton, to qualify for the race in Indiana."
"Two former Board of Elections officials have already pleaded guilty to charges related to the scheme and could testify against Morgan and Blythe."
""That's not my signature," Charity Rorie, a mother of four, told Fox News when showed the Obama petition with her name and signature. She said it "absolutely" was a fake."
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/22/tr...
These people were needed because the New Black Panthers were already busy. They were standing outside voting precincts intimidating voters.

“Liberals are closet raaacists!”

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#7493 Apr 23, 2013
prove it wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't know why anyone is wasting time on this scheme. We all know he has a fake birth certificate and was born in Africa. Donald Trump can prove it!!
If a conservative even had a HINT of this crap in his background, you libs would be going insane. It's that old liberal double standard. With Obama's very questionalbe past, if he had been white, he wouldn't have even been ASKED to speak at the DNC much less gotten the nomination later. You know it and so does everyone else. He has been given a blanket pass because he is black. No other reason. Social experiement.
Scott

United States

#7494 Apr 23, 2013
This is my favorite part of Informed's post above:

Jesus said:
Then I will turn to those on the LEFT and say, "Away with you, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his demons

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#7495 Apr 23, 2013
OMTE wrote:
<quoted text>I voted for Obama and have never viewed him as my God. I am also leaning more and more towards socialism the older I get. I think we are our brothers keeper. I feel it's our place to do for others that are to ignorant to do for themselves. Everyone is not blessed with the proper upbringing that it requires to do for themselves. To turn our back on them or to look down on them is not the American and certainly not the Christian thing to do.
Just how long should we care for these unfortunate people. I Assume that most can use a shovel and a pick or have any ability to do something but sit on their butts with their hands out. So Just how long would Jesus keep feeding them without them learning how to fish to feed themselves?
It isn't that conservatives aren't compassionate. It is because we see that in most cases we are being taken for a sucker, and our tax dollars and donations are being abused by lazy people. I have no problem helping the down and out. But to just throw money to people that know how to vote for the man that will give them the most benefits for the rest of their lives is wrong. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
If you want to work hard and take away from your family to give to others that are sitting on their butt doing dope, drinking beer and having sex all the time to get bigger welfare checks than go for it. I don't.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#7496 Apr 23, 2013
Bored wrote:
<quoted text>
I suppose you dont care for the 4th amendment either.
"Shocking Footage: Americans Ordered Out Of Homes At Gunpoint By SWAT teams"
"The video, shot by a resident from their own house across the street, shows police barking orders at men and women as they order them at gunpoint to identify themselves, put their hands on their heads, and get out of their own home. They are then ordered to run down the street to be further frisked by police as scores of armed militarized cops look on."
http://www.infowars.com/shocking-footage-amer...
I mentioned what I thought of this martial law that was perpetrated on America in a original post "What The Media Won't Tell You". No one seemed interested as usual as they would rather have so called security over their Constitutional rights. The news media and the government propaganda machine has people so scared that they are willing to give up all their rights just to capture a 19 year old terrorist kid. The government just declared martial law to catch one man. The government just shut down a huge American city. Doesn't anyone but you and me understand the implications of this? The government just declared martial law and got away with it!

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#7497 Apr 23, 2013
just curious wrote:
<quoted text>
You are correct again!! Jesus would starve the poor on a daily basis, preferring not to help them since they were so lazy, just like a certain group wants to do today. He had no compassion for others who did not have the tools to prosper on their own, and was strictly for what was good for him, just like a certain group does today. He had no problem when bankers (moneychangers) overcharged the citizens of the time, they deserved to be taken advantage of and making rules to prevent that is bad, the same as a certain group does today. The group is mainly southern based and consider themselves to be religious. How can that be when our Savior was so liberal on social issues, and he surely had DARK skin like a certain hated leader does today, oh my.
Which reincarnation of the Gospel do you prefer? Which Christian faith do you follow, are you a member of the largest Christian faith in the world, Catholic? Or one of the smaller Christian faiths like Evangelical.
Just curious, whatever you believe is a personal issue and really no one else’s business. I am sure you will at least agree with that.
Your full of Bull.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#7498 Apr 23, 2013
prove it wrote:
<quoted text>
I don't know why anyone is wasting time on this scheme. We all know he has a fake birth certificate and was born in Africa. Donald Trump can prove it!!
What a sorry excuse for a reply. You have no legitimate reply so you resort to pure garbage. Why bother to waste our time?

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#7499 Apr 23, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
You see that's just it.
I have read the Bible.
Jesus's words - not mine:
Peacemaking, not War Making:
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.[Matthew 5:9]
Resist
not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.[Matthew 5:39]
I say unto you, Love your
enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despite-fully use you, and persecute
you; [Matthew 5:44]
Crime and Punishment:
If any one of you is without sin, let him be the first to cast a stone at her.[John 8:7]
Do not judge, lest
you too be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged and with the measure you use, it will be measured to
you.[Matthew 7:1 & 2.]
Justice:
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.[Matthew 5:6]
Blessed are the
merciful: for they shall obtain mercy [Matthew 5:7]
But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your
trespasses.[Matthew 6:15]
Corporate Greed and the Religion of Wealth:
In the temple courts [Jesus] found men selling cattle, sheep and doves and other
sitting at tables exchanging money. So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle;
he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables.[John 2:14 & 15.]
Watch out! Be on your guard against
all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.[Luke 12.15.]
Truly, I say unto you, it will
be hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven.[Matthew 19:23]
Paying Taxes & Separation of Church & State:
Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the
things that are God's.[Matthew 22:21]
Community: Love your neighbor as yourself..[Matthew 22:39]
So in everything, do to others as you would have them do to you.
[Matthew 7:12.]
If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.
[Matthew 19:21]
Equality & Social Programs:
But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed,
because they cannot repay you. You will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.[Luke 14:13 &14.]
Public Prayer & Displays of Faith:
And when thou pray, thou shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in
the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
But thou, when thou pray, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret…
[Matthew 6:6 & 7]
Strict Enforcement of Religious Laws:
If any of you has a son or a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take
hold of it and lift it out?[Matthew 12:11]
The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.[Mark 2:27.]
Are you that poor disturbed person that also calls himself, The Great Revealer?

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#7500 Apr 23, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
Ever actually read the New Testament ?
Here's your obligations according to Jesus - His words - not mine.
Then I, the King, shall say to those at my right, "Come, blessed of my Father, into the Kingdom prepared for you from the founding of the world.
For I was hungry and you fed me; I was thirsty and you gave me water;
I was a stranger and you invited me into your homes; naked and you clothed me; sick and in prison, and you visited me."
Then these righteous ones will reply, "Sir, when did we ever see you hungry and feed you? Or thirsty and give you anything to drink? Or a stranger, and help you? Or naked, and clothe you? When did we ever see you sick or in prison, and visit you?"
And I, the King, will tell them, "When you did it to these my brothers you were doing it to me!"
Then I will turn to those on my left and say, "Away with you, you cursed ones, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his demons.
For I was hungry and you wouldn't feed me; thirsty, and you wouldn't give me anything to drink; a stranger, and you refused me hospitality; naked, and you wouldn't clothe me; sick, and in prison, and you didn't visit me."
Then they will reply, "Lord, when did we ever see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and not help you?"
And I will answer, "When you refused to help the least of these my brothers, you were refusing help to me." And they shall go away into eternal punishment; but the righteous into everlasting life."
Now that's a Social Security loving, Medicare loving, Medicaid loving, Food Stamp loving, Free School Lunch loving, card carrying ACLU bleeding heart leeeeeberal if there ever was one.
Did you ever think about reading the New Testament and actually understanding what it says instead of just picking phrases out and editing them to suit your warped thinking? There are whole stories being told from the beginning to the end, which are meant to be taken in as something meaningful and as common sense lessons to be learned. Not to pick out parts of it here and there.

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