Whaddya Think?

Whaddya Think?

There are 4 comments on the The Beaumont Enterprise story from May 8, 2013, titled Whaddya Think?. In it, The Beaumont Enterprise reports that:

English: Vice President Dick Cheney bids farewell to Vice President-elect Joe Biden Thursday, November 13, 2008, following their nearly hour-long visit at the Vice President's Residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. " Vice President Joe Biden has a commandment for pastors, rabbis and nuns: He wants them to tell their flocks that ... (more)

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FormerParatroope r

Dalton, GA

#1 May 8, 2013
There are a few problems here. The Government cannot tell clergy what to preach, nor to delve into political ideology. Violation of the 1st Amendment.
Another issue is framing it as a religious moral argument. The Bible and the Talmud do not support disarming people. They both support self defense as a duty and responsibility. Of the other religions, I am not sure of thier scriptures, but it is doubtful any would differ much in this respect.
Churches who preach politics are supposed to lose thier tax exempt status, something that was pushed in the past when it was feared right wing rhetoric was being put out by pastors.
Roice

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#2 May 9, 2013
I'm sure the church is going to be quick to obey Biden's "commandment" after all the abortions and such. Oh, and wasn't there some 230+ year law about government staying separated from religion??? What do I know....I'm just a stupid, blood-thirsty, anti-Obama, gun nut with a small sex organ.
Who

Huntsville, AL

#3 May 9, 2013
Roice wrote:
....I'm just a stupid, blood-thirsty, anti-Obama, gun nut with a small sex organ.
am I to argue?
Roice

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#4 May 9, 2013
You are no one.......have I answered your questio?

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