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ELECTION: Democrats show their disdain for God

Letter by F.W. Conard, Fox Island on Sep. 11, 2012 at 11:14 am | 14 Comments »
September 11, 2012 11:14 am

Events at the Democratic National Convention show that party leaders and their followers have only disdain for God and for Israel.

First they ran a video at the beginning of the convention proclaiming that “Government is the only thing we all belong to,” when it’s really quite the opposite.

The Democrats’ platform committee removed a long-standing reference to “God-given potential” and to support for the Jewish capital in Jerusalem. After public outcry, party leaders scrambled to get a vote from the floor to amend the platform and restore this language.

After three voice votes and no clear “winner,” the convention chair ruled in favor of the amendment, restoring mention of God in their platform, leading to a disgraceful chorus of boos and jeers from the ranks. Booing God? Really?

This is how radical the Democratic Party has become. Merely mentioning God sparks a floor fight during their convention. Their belief in a secular humanist, godless society is telling, and shows how radical and out of touch the Democrats are in an America wherein most Americans believe in a God (that is not the federal government).

Barack Obama has assaulted the conscience and convictions of religious liberty, insisting that his government-run health system force churches, colleges, hospitals and businesses to bow to the “god” of federal government

With all this, plus a failed stimulus, crushing debt, higher gas and food prices, stagnant economy, threat of double-dip recession and 23 million unemployed, you can see why we need a new president.

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