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Unread 10th February 2012, 07:45 PM
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Obama "accommodation" reactions...

As expected, President Obama came out and said something that sounds wonderful and conciliatory and that seems reasonable to people who are eager to reconcile with the president and give themselves permission to vote for him again in November. And with that, Obama will have done the thing he needs to do, here...

Obama "accommodation" reactions...
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Unread 10th February 2012, 07:49 PM
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Don't be fooled. This accommodating compromise is no compromise at all...
So the bottom line, religious institutions must still buy plans that cover contraception, abortafacients, and sterilization, but the insurance companies must pay for it. Bottom line, they still cannot buy a plan without it. Nothing changes. Compromise in the Obama generation.
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Obama is attempting to paint the Church into a corner.
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Some comments on the first web are so - thinking of a polite term for CF... um, ignorant.
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Matthew Chapter 7

7 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."

One of President Obama's top aides, David Axelrod, declared: ďthe era of cheap gasoline is over.Ē Under President Obama, gas prices have increased about $2.00 per gallon on average.


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Originally Posted by eastcoast_bsc View Post
Obama is attempting to paint the Church into a corner.
You nailed it.
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7 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."

One of President Obama's top aides, David Axelrod, declared: ďthe era of cheap gasoline is over.Ē Under President Obama, gas prices have increased about $2.00 per gallon on average.


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Unread 10th February 2012, 08:36 PM
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Obama's policy shift isn't an olive branch. It's a smallpox blanket. It looks like this fight is far from over...
The announced HHS “compromise” requiring insurance companies, rather than religious institutions, to pay for abortion, contraception, and sterilization, may be a step in the right direction, but it still has huge problems that need addressing. The Church will still be footing the bill. Pro-life insurance companies will be outlawed.
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HHS and “Products of Conception”...


Wise as serpents, innocent as doves: U.S. bishops layed groundwork for battle seven months in advance...

United we stand...
This week in my own parish I discovered an untapped reserve of energy, enthusiasm and determination among my people. The drill that unleashed this gusher was our Bishop's letter standing firm against the unjust HHS mandate by the Obama administration. As our Bishops stood united the entire Church united behind them.
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HHS and ďProducts of ConceptionĒ...


Wise as serpents, innocent as doves: U.S. bishops layed groundwork for battle seven months in advance...

United we stand...
This week in my own parish I discovered an untapped reserve of energy, enthusiasm and determination among my people. The drill that unleashed this gusher was our Bishop's letter standing firm against the unjust HHS mandate by the Obama administration. As our Bishops stood united the entire Church united behind them.
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Obama's Mandate 'Accomodation' Prompts Criticism


EWTN CEO/Register publisher, Catholic League, Family Research Council and Becket Fund for Religious Liberty respond to Feb. 10 news.

Read more: http://www.ncregister.com/#ixzz1m2Bdz29l
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I don't think that many people are looking for "permission" to vote for Obama in November.

I would need a lot more than "permission" to vote for any of the Republican candidates.

I'd probably need several hypnosis sessions (although I've heard that hypnosis will only do what you want anyway, so they might not work....)

Brainwashing techniques? I'm not sure exactly what they are....

I would definitely need primal scream therapy or something stronger than that to vote for Romney, who represents the investment banking firms who have ruined our economy and caused traumatic disruptions to our lives and the lives of so many of our friends and family members.

I would not consent to a lobotomy...there are enough conservatives out there already who seem to have had them.

But no, I don't need "permission" to study and reflect and pray and vote for a candidate I won't need hypnosis, brainwashing, primal scream therapy, or a lobotomy to choose.
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