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Why do Anti-religious Progressives give Obama a pass?



i'm not religious, but i'm no longer anti-religion (i was in my foolish youth). but there is a large contingent of progressives who are 100% anti-religion, and go as far as to call religious people stupid/ignorant/whatever

for example, on this board this weekend Rex said the following:

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A Jesus subscription comes with a free issue of stupid.


so why is Obama, an avowed Christian, not criticized as being stupid by progressives?







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so why is Obama, an avowed Christian, not criticized as being stupid by progressives?


Because they believe he is lying about his beliefs to get elected and, since they believe ANYTHING is allowable in order to achieve their goals, it's all good.

Liberals do not give one single frick about lying. Liberals don't even consider lying bad. They only consider it bad if it hurts THEIR cause.

Lying in itself is not a bad thing at all for a liberal.






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so why is Obama, an avowed Christian, not criticized as being stupid by progressives?


They think he's faking it....which is probably accurate.






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so why is Obama, an avowed Christian, not criticized as being stupid by progressives?


As I'm not a progressive, I may not be your target audience...though I'm fairly certain I'd be described as anti-religious.

As far as Obama is concerned, I'd suggest it's because most of them think he's actually an atheist in disguise...so in essence they give him a pass for being a liar (pretending to be a Christian to get elected) because they agree with his political stances.

FWIW, I tend to think he's likely an atheist as well and is wearing a mask. Since I do not agree with most of his political stances, I do not give him a pass on this lie.






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They think he's faking it....which is probably accurate.


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but i'm no longer anti-religion (i was in my foolish youth). but there is a large contingent of progressives who are 100% anti-religion, and go as far as to call religious people stupid/ignorant/whatever


Been to Reddit a few times have we?

But seriously, its a hard question to answer. IMO they dont bash him because there seems to be, atleast to some extent, a trend where many if not most of anti-religion folks are democrats. Therefore, they feel they are obliged to put their so called "values" aside and support Obama.

Sadly though, calling himself Christian will gain him a foothold, however so small, in certain circles of Christians in this country.

In terms of that little excuse for Paris Hiltons dog, Rex, pity is all I hold him and his.



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I Pushed Dodd-Frank And Health Care Reform Because Of Christ - Obama






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They think he's faking it....which is probably accurate.

i agree. i just want them to admit it

i think it is a statement on a few things.

1. their acceptance of lies/manipulation
2. their always-changing sets of ideals
3. the fact that even a progressive in a society consistently moving left, requires a Christian as president






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Liberals do not give one single frick about lying. Liberals don't even consider lying bad. They only consider it bad if it hurts THEIR cause.




This is a bipartisan disease. Not a liberal one. See G.W.B. + WMDs + Iraq circa 2003 for further proof of said bipartisan disease.

And in my experience, anti-religious progressives don't bag on religious folk 100% of the time who keep thier faith and don't broadcast it like it IS thier political platform.

Also most progressives are so socially liberal that using faith to deny others certain privilages will be met with backlash. Its simple logic and now I'm starting to feel I just got baited into answering a loaded question....

Just saw
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i agree. i just want them to admit it

Yep...loaded question



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They think he's faking it....which is probably accurate.


I've always believed Obama to be a stealth atheist. It really doesn't bother me but I always laughed at those that called him a Muslim. Obama sat in Rev. Wrights church not because he believed it but because it was a political tool or a means to an end.






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using faith to deny others certain privilages will be met with backlash.

progressives do this, though

just a different "higher power" (whatever group decides what is progressive and not) and the faith that it's a better belief

Again, a perfect example in this thread

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“Freedom of speech and artistic expression are critically important,” the petition reads,” “but this isn’t about free speech. This is hate speech.”






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so why is Obama, an avowed Christian, not criticized as being stupid by progressives?


Because Obama is NOT a Christian. He's only Christian for political expediency and most people know this. It's like he wasn't for gay marriage when everyone knew he was for it. The dude's a walking talking lie.






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so why is Obama, an avowed Christian, not criticized as being stupid by progressives?


All politicians are devoted Christians. Didn't you know that?






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I've always believed Obama to be a stealth atheist. It really doesn't bother me but I always laughed at those that called him a Muslim. Obama sat in Rev. Wrights church not because he believed it but because it was a political tool or a means to an end.


Another +1






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Because Obama is just bad regardless of religion, and libs like Rex are just bad at assessing people's real character, which is why he supports such a terrible president.





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progressives do this, though


The anti-religious progressives don't use thier own "religion" as leverage.

They may use thier own belief system, as system of non-belief if you will, to acquire more liberties. But I find it more that the religious right are the ones who feel they lose liberties when liberties they do not want to see granted to others are obtained by that party. When it reality, there is no opression of said liberty (aka gay marriage), they are choosing to feel that way.

I've had a religious conservative tell me to my face he would feel oppressed by the state of Louisiana if it ever adopted same sex marriage.



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All politicians are devoted Christians

All politicians seeking election and criminals seeking parole are devoted Christians.






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The dude's a walking talking lie.


AKA, A Politician.






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All politicians seeking election and criminals seeking parole are devoted Christians.








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They may use thier own belief system, as system of non-belief if you will, to acquire more liberties.

but only "liberties" or actions that fall in line with their faith-based beliefs. if you exercise your liberties and oppose those views, they jump to eliminate your liberties. look at the example of the thread i posted

if you oppose gay marriage, you may not do so b/c that's not "free speech" that is protected, it's "hate speech that should be illegal

that's denying rights to people unless they fall in line with the progressive faith.






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