In IRS Protest, Pastors Back Candidates

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    Keep religion out of politiks.
     
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    I don't think that pastors should endorse candidates. So many followers think this is like God Speaking...

    I have a friend who in 2000 voted for Bush because she saw her Pastor had a Bush sign in his front yard.... of course she slaps herself now for it :lol:
     
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    Let pastors, rabbis and imams flap their gums all they want. But tax the churches. If we taxed synagogues alone, we could erase the national debt in five years.
     
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    Good. I hope they take away their tax exempt status.
     
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    Your friend is an idiot, but we knew that because idiots usually befriend idiots.

    Pastors can endorse whoever they want, however loudly they want. Celebrities endorse candidates everyday, and it persuades young people to think it's the "hip" thing to support whatever candidate their favorite celebrity supports. If people are persuaded to vote simply because someone else votes for a certain candidate, it's their own stupidity. Unfortunately, it's one of the problems this country is so fucked now, and will continue to be fucked.
     
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    i agree, they actually have a much higher calling
    but why are you guys asking for this now?
    the dems have been using churches for YEARS
     
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    No, actually they can't. Celebrities don't have tax-free status. Churches do. Hence the difference.

    Its amusing that you call someone an idiot while simultaneously stating obvious untruths about the tax code.
     
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    he's only wrong about pastors being able to freely endorse
    the rest he is dead on about
     

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