This should really come as no surprise to anyone...

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  1. Bullypulpit
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    <center><h1><a href=http://www.interventionmag.com/cms/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=748&POSTNUKESID=d17cd10b1bd7c0d83b7235795b60f0cb>“Bush’s childishly literal notion of what is truthful has set the tone for his entire administration.”</a></h1></center>

    <blockquote>...“religious sensitivities should not be excluded from the sphere of public reason.” However, the problem that arises “is when religious belief is put in a realm that protects it from the usual rule of scrutiny…[when] further inquiry is cut off with an appeal to faith.” Even the most religious minded apply standards of reason in everyday decisions. For example, we don’t want our police making decisions based on faith; or our physicians to become “faith-healers;” or our investment advisers appealing to God first and foremost in their decisions on our retirement portfolios. Yet this is the kind of “voodoo” logic that Bush implies by his carefully chosen moralistic words.

    At this point Singer asks if there is any underlying ethic the president holds. He concludes there is not, that Bush “offers no broad ethical principles” to guide him, that his constantly shifting positions are ethically contradictory. Bush cannot be defined as having either an “individual rights ethic,” a “utilitarian ethic,” or a “Christian ethic.” Rather, says Singer, Bush appears to be driven by what Bob Woodward called “a secular faith in his instincts.”...</blockquote>

    Talk about your moral relativism.
     
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    Somehow, I'm thinking Peter Singer's interpretation of Bush's ethics is not going to be reliable...
     
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    I guess your posting this in the anti-American thread shows that you are not just anti-Bush..... If that were the case, why not just post it in the General USA chat?
     
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    God nothing but crap from this guy....
     
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    who's peter singer? :scratch:
     
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    Yeah...That's Dubbyuh for yuh.
     
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    Didja follow the link?...Or is that just yer knee jerk response?
     
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    Nah, It's just where the anti-Bush stuff eventually winds up. Seems that most folks here equate loathing and disgust with Dubbyuh with loathing and disgust for the US...And that's just not the case.
     
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    Not one anti-Bush thread that was started elsewhere has ever been moved here before. Seems you are the only one who has decided that loathing for GWB should have been placed in this forum.
     
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    DITTO
     

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