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Herman Cain for President!

Discussion in 'American Politics' started by Zadok7000, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. whatbogsends

    whatbogsends Senior Veteran

    Considering that the conservatives here and the GOP have tried to place their stake as the party of morality, one would think that the Christian voting base of the GOP would be appalled by this (as opposed to those liberal heathen who were tolerant of Clinton).

    Gay marriage? That's sacrilegious and goes against everything the Bible teaches us. I won't support anyone who is pro-gay marriage.

    Adultery? I know the Bible says adultery is bad, but maybe its not really that bad when a GOP candidate does it. That guy still gets my vote.
  2. Harpuia

    Harpuia 2003-2012

    No, it's the M.O. of the Religious Right.

    They are chosen, so they can do whatever they feel like outside of abominations (such as gay marriage). Then and only then is their "status" threatened. Until then, they can do as they please without any consequence from the Religious Righties.

    But someone not chosen ("the liberals") has to be darn near perfect, and even that isn't enough, or they will be sent to the slaughter for just sneezing the wrong way.

    Source: My life up until about 4 years ago, and a load of TBN shows.
  3. HBGary

    HBGary Active Member

    The truth is now considered mud? You have an interesting take on adultery.

    So? The republicans are the party of family values, and they did not really vote for Clinton and despised him for his adultery. Now the party of family values dismisses Gingrich's past discretions. Oh, I forgot Gingrich apologized so the republicans have forgiven and forgotten.
  4. NightHawkeye

    NightHawkeye Work-in-progress Supporter

    Both parties lay claim to high moral ground ... albeit in slightly different ways.

    Ahh ... so your post here is simply an attempt to suppress Christian support of any GOP candidates. Thanks for clarifying. ;)

    I kinda think the people you are appealing to are the "self-righteous". Not sure that's a real large voting block. Good luck with your appeals.

    Like I said, both parties lay claim to the high moral ground ...

    The Bible says many things ... consider this ...
    John 8:5-11 Now Moses in the law commanded us, that such should be stoned: but what sayest thou? This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not. So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground. And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst. When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee? She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

    Just like with Democrat politicians, Republican office seekers are real people ... having real faults. Caveat emptor.

  5. whatbogsends

    whatbogsends Senior Veteran

    Both parties are hypocritical. THe GOP are hypocrites regarding morality. The Democrats are hypocritical in their alleged support for the poor.

    Thanks for incorrectly asserting my position. Read many minds lately?

    My post was an attempt to show the clear hypocrisy shown by the conservative posters in this forum and the GOP base as a whole. If a group of people (in this case, conservative Christians) claim to support X, then showing that they do not actually support X shows their hypocrisy.

    Don't worry, i'm not attempting to change the minds of the conservatives around here. They seem pretty set in their ways. However, for those who are undecided, it's good for them to have a clear picture of what is going on.

    Keep repeating that. One party and their supporters make that claim repeatedly, as part of it's foundation. The other party may occasionally claim to have the higher moral ground, but you are putting forth a false equivalency.

    Right, because you and the other conservatives on these forums aren't throwing handfuls of stones on a daily basis. Wasn't someone just speaking about self-righteousness just a minute ago?
  6. SharonL

    SharonL Senior Veteran

    I am so tired of seeing one party tear the other party down - this is getting to be the norm for anything now.

    Why can't we look at the situation and make our judgement on is it right or wrong, rather than is it D or R.

    On both sides, is it wise to see our leaders doing something wrong and look the other way because they are either D or R. Right and wrong are not parties - they are moral issues. Why can't we just vote out the person who is doing wrong and still work together for the good of all. Everything is swept under the rug to keep the party from looking bad until we now have no moral obligation to our next generation on what we are leaving them, so long as either party wins. How very sad.
  7. tulc

    tulc loves "SO'S YER MOM!! posts!

    I'm pretty sure the stuff coming out about Mr. Cain is being leaked by members of his own Party. :wave:

    I agree! :thumbsup:

    Well...this isn't exactly a NEW thing in politics is it? I think what's different about now is a 24/7 news cycle that tries to raise ratings by screaming and beating drums to make situations more alarming then they actually are. :sigh:
    tulc(IHNSHO) ;)
  8. WalksWithChrist

    WalksWithChrist Seeking God's Will

    I hope one day things will work like this.
  9. Aeneas

    Aeneas Well-Known Member

  10. WalksWithChrist

    WalksWithChrist Seeking God's Will

    I'm betting he dropped out due to supporters pulling out their money. It's hard to run on fumes. But I could be wrong.

    This whole situation with him and the accusations is bizarre to me.
  11. RedDead1981

    RedDead1981 Prayer is beautiful when it's sincere

  12. TerranceL

    TerranceL Sarcasm is kind of an art isn't it?

    <insert comments about how a black man was run out of his campaign by the racist media, then claim later that democrats love to play the race card.>