Obama panders to religious right

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    Sigh.

    I wonder if by expanding participation to smaller groups he's talking about Muslims. ;)

    Obama vows to amend faith-based program - 07/02/2008 - MiamiHerald.com
     
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    perhaps as long as they don't do that fist deal.
     
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    As a friend of mine remarked, " Obama was greeted in some corners as the second coming and now he IS the second coming.... no great news there... and he is simply conducting
    his campaign by creating loaves and fishes for a vast multitude, and they will be kosher and accompanied by Maneschewitz Wine in South Florida and served with Miracle Whip and Wonder Bread in Central Pennsylvania and Ohio...".
     
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    Just more proof that non of us know who Obama is. The man says what ever he thinks the current people he is talking to wants to hear.

    Charles
     
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    Politics as usual. Instead of bitching about the only 2 parties that America thinks they have to choose from we should be demanding something REALLY new. I'm beginning to think Americans love to be political victims and forget who is responsible for putting and keeping these idiots in office.
     
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    Well I have been calling for people to not vote for Either party and instead vote for the lesser party of their choice, or even right in someone, but people just call me an idiot for that IDea.

    I still think it is the only way we will ever see real change.
     
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    Brilliant play... even the conservatives are raving about this. Those that this move bothers are still going to vote for Obama... He could have the best of intentions but if he doesnt get the vote, he doesnt win... Many people still vote with their bible and now hes picked up some of that vote. Hell, maybe hes seen first hand that there are some advantages to having a social aid organization that bandys a little Jesus about...
     
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    What makes it brilliant, exactly? I find it pretty disturbing.
    Obama cites faith as key to change - The Boston Globe
     
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    I think calling YOU an idiot for the idea is a bit strong. It has merit; however, it is not realistic nor practical. The only impact a third party candidate has had in any recent (relatively speaking) election is a negative one for one party or the other. It does not alter the end result, and the cronies in power that be breathe a collective sigh of relief, forget it two seconds later and go about business as usual having learned nothing. They don't care about "why", only the end result.

    Then there's the fact that no matter what "change" is promised, it's nothing but bullshit. A third party candidate has about as much chance of making any real and substantial change as a Washington outsider. The fat, lazy, ineffectual wusses collectively known as Congress would have to be voted out as well, and there just aren't enough third party candidates to effect such a change even if someone could convince the sheeple there is more than just a "D" or an "R" in politics. The status quo will be maintained, "Mr Change" will have the rug pulled out from under his feet by the self-serving and self-perpetuating bureaucracy.
     
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    As I have tried to point out more than once, Obama attends (or attended for over 20 years) a church that does not divorce its politics from its religion. The VERY thing certain fearmongering individuals will start accusing a Republican of if he just says the words "God" or "church."

    Yet, here it is in black and white. The very thing the left has been accusing the right of for years coming out of the lips of their "chosen one" and the nonparticipation in this thread is staggering.
     

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