Muskogee minister enters District 2 c...

Muskogee minister enters District 2 congressional race

There are 3 comments on the Sequoyah County Times story from Oct 28, 2011, titled Muskogee minister enters District 2 congressional race. In it, Sequoyah County Times reports that:

Dwayne Thompson, a Northeastern State University and graduate, former sales manager, and current minister, announced last week that he will enter the race for Oklahoma's 2nd District Congressional seat as a Republican.

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Since: Sep 09

Muskogee, OK

#1 Oct 29, 2011
I hope he looks at, Matthew 22:21
Or will he make up the law as he goes along.
Jesus said to follow the rules!!!

Since: Jul 10

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#2 Oct 29, 2011
The Rev. looks to Franklin as the virtuous model for governance:

"The truth lies in what Benjamin Franklin said,‘Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.’”

It's fairly certain that by "virtuous" Franklin did not mean trying to force religion dogma on others.

After all, Ben Franklin fornicated with literally many dozens of women, on several continents. He was particularly fond of French women.

His sexual affairs had absolutely no hindrance on him being one of the most excellent statesmen ever, if anything they enhanced his drive to accomplish many worthy state objectives.

Franklin's philandering was well know at the time and yet he was highly respected as a great leader in national and international politics, and as a businessman, and inventor.

Without Franklins shrew diplomatic skills in negotiating a peace treaty that drew help from France the colonies would not have had means to subsist and this nation would not have evolved.

The Rev. will be just fine as long as he sticks with preaching and stays out of secular politics and elective office.

Zhenjiang, China

#3 Oct 30, 2011

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