Skip to comments.Obama blunder escalates Catholic holy war
Posted on 02/15/2012 10:06:30 AM PST by cap10mike
President Obama firmly placed one foot into a political quagmire by supporting Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius decision to renege on the conscience exception to Obamacare. This allowed religious organizations to opt out of providing health care coverage for contraception and sterilization. Sebelius decision placed Catholic employers squarely on the horns of a dilemma. They could either violate their religious beliefs or pay a huge fine to HHS. When the president offered a compromise in response to mounting public outcry, instead of backing away from the controversy, he planted his other foot into the muck.
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Not only is that not likely to be repeated, but the long brain-dead Catholic Democrat is finally awaking to the loss freedom posed by an unfettered liberal machine. How many are awake now is the question. It couldn't hurt that there is a good likelihood of a conservative Catholic getting the Republican nomination. Archbishop Dolan and other vocal Bishops are also critical to reversing the damage.
It remains to be seen who will win this one, but my money's on the church. However, a lot of damage has been done by silence. Not only were contraceptive mandates and gay marriage in several states quietly or openly accepted by local Catholic Bishops, but there is the 60-year old ploy obliging churches to election neutrality for keeping their tax exempt status. It's never actually been enforced, and it's probably unconstitutional, but when you accept something for decades, it's pretty hard to reverse it.
As Nancy would say, “you have to pass it to see what’s in it...”
As Nancy would say, you have to pass it to see whats in it...
That was the most astounding thing I ever heard. Only an elitist libtard would expect a bill to be passed before reading it.
It’s started an uproar here in West Palm Beach. Last night at a Republican Club meeting, the County GOP Chairman, a Jew, got up and spoke about this. His parting words were, “Today, we are all Catholics!”
On Wednesday, (Ash Wednesday) a huge demonstration is scheduled. Our Congressman (Allen West) is onboard and has co-sponsored legislation deferring the mandate.
We’re locked and loaded! (and pissed)
We have two new American Catholic Cardinals........a great billy-pulpit to take down theO....play by their rules for a change. Get front and center and use your new celebrity. Wake up. They could start by excommunicating Nancy Pelosi...I would add Joe Biden, but dang if he didn’t try to lobby against this health care mandate.
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