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Tony Blair Goes Gaga for God

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Posted on Apr 14, 2009
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As Britain’s prime minister, Tony Blair played down his religious passions, but he confesses to the BBC, “I’m really and always have been in a way more interested in religion than politics.”  Now that he’s a free man, Blair is launching something called the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which hopes to bring people of different religions together.

You could always start by not bombing them.

BBC:

Huda Jawad, director of the Muslim charity Forward Thinking, says she has doubts about levels of support from Muslims, given Tony Blair’s foreign policy record while prime minister.

She says that it is difficult to reconcile Blair the prime minister and Blair the leader of a faith foundation.

But Mr Blair says that some of the best response to the foundation has been from the Islamic world.

And he is keen to point out to his critics that whatever early problems he may encounter, this is not a short-term project.

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By shotta, April 16, 2009 at 1:34 pm Link to this comment
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He is headed to the Hague. I can’t believe he is pouncing around being the idiot that he is. Someone please lock him up! It is shameful to see him take up valuable news space. He is so annoying.

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By PRGP, April 15, 2009 at 5:42 am Link to this comment

Just what the world needs, another delusional, religious wingnut.

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By dihey, April 14, 2009 at 8:34 pm Link to this comment

His “maker” is probably not pleased.

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By samosamo, April 14, 2009 at 4:25 pm Link to this comment

“”“confesses to the BBC, “I’m really and always have been in a way more interested in religion than politics.””“”

I can understand that. Religion is where the basics are for controling the masses begins, older than history almost. And ole toni isn’t interested more in religion for his own spiritualness, but for looking for the refined techniques of manipulating the citizenry. So, it appears ole toni is looking for another turn around the prime minister’s seat for more fun and games, an encore. Stayed tuned.

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By truedigger3, April 14, 2009 at 12:42 pm Link to this comment

So, Tonny Blair, the bullshit artist and war criminal
had finally found God. Is that hoping for forgivness
or to continue the charade and bullshit us more??!!

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By Folktruther, April 14, 2009 at 11:21 am Link to this comment

Note that it is fake Progressives like Blair and Obama that have found God now, as a complement to the reactionaries. Both support globalist imperialism and have recruited God to advance it.

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By Tor Hershman, April 14, 2009 at 11:08 am Link to this comment

Mr. Blair(ing) could use a view of my Atheist humor video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m6qC6FCiY0

I hope this doesn’t post twice but my first attempt seems to have failed.

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By Tor Hershman, April 14, 2009 at 11:04 am Link to this comment

Mr. Blair(ing) should watch my wee Atheist humor video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m6qC6FCiY0

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By Thomas Mc, April 14, 2009 at 8:42 am Link to this comment

Con men frequently turn to religion in the end.
It’s the perfect con!

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By C Quil, April 14, 2009 at 8:04 am Link to this comment

Tony the Godly has finally lost the few marbles he had left.

There are dementias that manifest at a fairly young age. Get this guy checked out before he brokers any more “peace” initiatives.

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By skulz fontaine, April 14, 2009 at 7:02 am Link to this comment

So, if the Lap Doggy gets a “plenary indulgence” from El Papa, does that mean he ain’t a war criminal anymore? Hmmm, one could suppose that mass murder and Catholicism go back a long time. Conquest, inquisition, pedophile priests, and Tony Blair. Hmmm, figures!

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By godistwaddle, April 14, 2009 at 3:47 am Link to this comment

“You could start by not bombing them (people.)” Oh, yeah, as if the history of Christianity is anything BUT killing people (unless it’s torturing them to admit their heresy so they can be killed relatively quickly).

This proves Blair’s bloodthirstiness and cruelty.

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By William W. Wexler, April 14, 2009 at 3:27 am Link to this comment

So did The Poodle come by this religion before or after he participated in the murder of 10s of thousands of Iraqis?

Brits should not forget that the bloodstain is not only on American politicians, lazy press, ignorant redneck citizens sick with revenge for 9/11, and of course the Bushies.  It’s on them, too, it’s all over them, going back for decades.  Blair is not the first Brit to lay waste to Iraq.

-Wexler

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