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No Protestant on GOP ticket for first time ever

No Protestant on GOP ticket for first time ever

For the first time in the nation’s political history, the Republican ticket will be absent a Protestant as either the presidential or vice presidential candidate. Mitt Romney is Mormon and Paul Ryan is Catholic. Yet the Protestant, even evangelical heavy Iowa and Nebraska delegates who are filling the convention hall in downtown Tampa seemed unfazed […]

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Help wanted: Messiah at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to save the nation

Help wanted: Messiah at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to save the nation

BILL MAHER: Do you think that they have a messiah complex, because I always heard that Obama was “The One,” you know. REIHAN SALAM: He hasn’t pledged to lower the level of the seas yet. MAHER: Okay, but wait. This is what Ann Romney, I heard Ann Romney say this week. She was interviewed on […]

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Rick Warren’s Obama-Romney ‘Civil Forum’ canceled due to lack of civility

Rick Warren’s Obama-Romney ‘Civil Forum’ canceled due to lack of civility

Pastor Rick Warren has canceled his highly anticipated “Saddleback Civil Forum” with presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, citing a lack of civil discourse between the two campaigns. Warren will hold a forum on religious liberty instead, which may bring attention to the Obama administration’s birth control mandate less than two months before the […]

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From feelings of hopeless to Beyond Hope, Idaho and then back again

From feelings of hopeless to Beyond Hope, Idaho and then back again

By Ben Stein Feelings come and feelings go. And feelings are not facts. I awakened this morning feeling suicidal, a common way for me to wake up. Then I looked out at the lake. Perfect. Gray blue water, fleecy clouds, endless mountains. … I will make this simple: this is the most beautiful drive on […]

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Rubio felt ‘called’ to leave Mormons for Catholic Church

Rubio felt ‘called’ to leave Mormons for Catholic Church

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he felt “called” to leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), or Mormon Church, to join the Catholic Church in a Sunday interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Rubio – who is currently being considered as a vice presidential nominee by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who […]

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If God is dead, America is in trouble

If God is dead, America is in trouble

By Jeffrey Kuhner, Times247.com The younger generation is becoming godless. Increasing numbers of Americans under the age of 30 are skeptical about the existence of God. This will have profound repercussions upon our society, fostering moral disintegration and the eventual death of our Judeo-Christian civilization. Traditional America is dying. In its place, a new liberal […]

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‘God on their side’: Major religions, minus Islam, gravitating toward Republicans

‘God on their side’: Major religions, minus Islam, gravitating toward Republicans

Now that Mitt Romney has officially secured enough delegates with his Texas primary victory to clinch the Republican nomination, Mormons seem like a block of voters the Republicans can count on come November. This isn’t just because Mr. Romney is Mormon. It’s because the Republican Party is now securing support from voters of every major […]

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Rep. Forbes resolution seeks to buttress ‘In God We Trust’ motto

Rep. Forbes resolution seeks to buttress ‘In God We Trust’ motto

Rep Randy Forbes (R.-Va.) has spent four years fighting to have Congress officially support the right to have the national motto “In God We Trust” in government buildings and public schools. Forbes won a big victory [on March 17] when the House Judiciary Committee passed his In God We Trust Resolution, which reaffirms the national […]

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