US government elected officials are not accountable to God. They are accountable to the people who elected them.

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"Miller explained that God called her to public office"

Just what the Antichrist would say.

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Conservative religious people of all stripes always attribute all that's good about the world to their religion and/or god. They do this while being very careful to ignore what religious people, acting in the name of their religion have done to their fellow humans. If religion equaled morality, the Middle East would be the happiest, safest, sanest place on earth rather than the never-ending horror story it is. No theocracy was ever a bastion of human rights and intellectual freedom.

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The belief in God never stopped a Crusader or Jihadi sword from killing innocents.

Never stopped people in Salem from killing a woman accused of witchcraft.

Never stopped an "honor killing".

Never stopped one man from using violence to claim another human being as his property.

Never stopped people from forming and joining the KKK.

Didn't stop the 9/11 bombers.

Didn't stop the violence in North Ireland.

Didn't stop lynchings. Hasn't stopped lynchings anywhere.

Didn't stop folks from separating babies from their families and putting them both in cages.

In fact, in all of those cases I've cited thus far, it has encouraged that behavior and been used to justify that in the minds of believers.

What this country needs more of, what every country needs more of, are leaders who can look at other people who are different than them or in different circumstances than them and ask themselves, "What if that were me? How would I want to be treated or helped?"

Give me a Congress full of those people and we'd have a better America regardless of them being Christians, Jews, Muslim, Satanists, atheists, or polytheistic wiccans.

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Lovely, yet another god-botherer who thinks that the fear of god is the beginning of wisdom [which, frankly, is a load of horse manure!]. My rebuttal to her is both simple and blunt:

𝐼𝑓 𝑖𝑡 𝑡𝑎𝑘𝑒𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡 𝑜𝑓 ℎ𝑒𝑙𝑙 𝑡𝑜 𝑚𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑎 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑎𝑙 𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑜𝑛, 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑛 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑎𝑡 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑚𝑜𝑟𝑎𝑙, 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑎𝑟𝑒 𝑗𝑢𝑠𝑡 𝑎 𝑐𝑜𝑤𝑎𝑟𝑑 𝑤ℎ𝑜 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑝𝑜𝑛𝑑𝑠 𝑤𝑒𝑙𝑙 𝑡𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑟𝑒𝑎𝑡𝑠.

-- Leo Wolf

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6 billion people praying, and precisely zero of them have solved the world's problems. And then they blame everyone else for their poor praying skills. A turnip could do a better job praying than they do.

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Funny, from what I've seen it's the most religious people who tend to be the worst when it comes to breaking laws and ignoring important issues in favor of rage-baiting about picayune details.

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Called to serve? How many Republican Christians said they were called on by God to run for President in 2016? Guess what? They all lost. And look who DID win. The guy who supposedly embodies everything they claim to despise, yet now support as if he were the resurrected Christ.

Republican morality, everyone.

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Kim Davis proves her wrong, there’s a plethora of other “God Fearin’” politicians that weren’t mentioned in the article that prove her wrong. Plus there’s whole religious sects worth of clergy that falsifies her underlying concept of being religious (let’s face it, right wing, conservative, Christian) makes you a better person/politician/leader/whathaveyou than those who aren’t. Not to say being atheist makes you better, look at what some atheist celebrities have done recently, but atheism doesn’t claim superiority the way religion does.

Most of the time religion has no leg to stand on regarding morality.

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According to Christian belief, Hitler is in heaven because he was a fervent believer who sincerely believed he and his fellow Nazis were doing their god's work on Earth. Meanwhile, Anne Frank (who did not embrace Jesusgod) was tortured and murdered and now burns forever in hell.

How fucked up do you have to be to see nothing wrong with any of that?

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"[Miller] said... that the best elected officials are people who “fear God” because they believe they’ll eventually be held accountable for their actions."

This worn-out claim of course begs the question, why then are soooo mannnnyy God-fearing elected officials as corrupt as a three-month-old banana?

The answer is in Christian theology. When Christians claim that people will be rotten if they don't believe that a policeman in the sky threatens to torture them forever if they are naughty, (which by the way reveals that their level of moral development is at the bottom of Lawrence Kohlberg's scale) those same Christians neglect to mention that they're AUTOMATICALLY FORGIVEN for their transgressions as long as they say the magic word "Sorrrryyyy" to that policeman. So their claimed guarantee that God fearers are more moral is made null and void.

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We got them too and with the same results


Known mostly for her opposition to Hellfest a metal festival who harm no one and marrying her first cousin, which is against canon law without a dispense from the pope* 🙄

* Thierry Ardisson, a French host, asked to see it years ago. He is still waiting.

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Time for another Throwback Thursday.

“I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy,” Trump booms from a speakerphone. “He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it

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If they actually followed the tenets of their religion’s namesake, great. Unfortunately, they call themselves Christians while telling others to follow Old Testament laws. Not that they do that, either.

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WHAT AN IGNORANT FOOL! Has she forgotten about god's GRACE? The whole purpose of god and his "grace" is forgiveness of sins. They sin but pay no price -all sins are forgiven but she talks about being held "accountable"???? WTF

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