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Posted on Oct 19, 2006
David Kuo

Stephen Colbert interviews David Kuo, whose new book, “Tempting Faith,” exposes the Bush administration’s cynical exploitation of religion.

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By Kevin Voges, October 25, 2006 at 12:17 am Link to this comment
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I don’t have a problem with people talking to God. The problems only start when God talks back.

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By ahigherpoewr, October 22, 2006 at 4:51 am Link to this comment
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if any “normal” person, sat in the rose garden and talked to Jesus, the men with the white coats would carry Him/her away to the funny farm. Mean time, back at the ranch, Bush sits and talks to his lord Jesus, and takes advice from him. It is no wonder, we are in the toilet. This is where religion has brought us to. The congergations are called sheep for a reason. They can be herded, and controlled. All they need is a leader, even if, his IQ is 91, and dysfunctional.

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By jem, October 21, 2006 at 11:15 pm Link to this comment
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No kidding! Remember how our forefathers came to America after learning the hard lessons of what happens when there is no separation between Church and State? Alas it appears that our “leader” and the Republican party have violated this ideal and gotten downright dirty in trying to appeal to voters! Sickening really but what is even more sickening is how half of America fell for this dirty trick. Now if the minister at my Church started talking about politics that would be the last time I would attend to hear him/her speak. But sadly so many people are like sheep and they do not question they just follow the lead sheep while the little yappy sheep dogs nip at their heels….

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By Octopibingo, October 21, 2006 at 8:38 pm Link to this comment
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It brings up an interesting debate. I have no doubt that the Civil War was every much a spiritual battle, as Lincoln himself thought, as a physical one. Justice and grace go hand in hand. The war was punishment for slavery, but it was also the instrument for its irradication. Slavery was the punishment for Africans worshipping false gods and idols, but it was also the instrument to bring them to Christ. Fredrick Douglas agreed with that very idea.

It would be interesting to hear intelligent debate on the subject, though I doubt it’s possible within such a forum as this.

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By Cat, October 20, 2006 at 4:24 am Link to this comment
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What??? The Iraq invasion was not Jesus’ idea? He is kidding surely? Christ did not endorse killing a few hundred thousand people for spurious reasons? If Bush thinks Jesus is talking to him he needs to get his ears checked. To see if there is anything between them mainly.

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