Skip to comments.Catholic Church Lobbying Called Improper
Posted on 12/03/2011 10:17:40 AM PST by John Semmens
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) denounced efforts by the Catholic Church to persuade the Department of Health and Human Services to rescind new regulations that will force Catholics to engage in activities that violate their faith. The regulations would require all Americans to purchase coverage for serviceslike abortionthat are banned by Catholic tenets. The regulations also require all health service providers to offer these services regardless of any personal, religious, or ethical objections.
The Churchs attempt to meddle with affairs of state is offensive to our system of government, Pelosi contended. We dont live in a theocracy. In America, we have separation of church and state. Its not their job to criticize our laws. Didnt Jesus instruct his followers to render unto Caesar? Why isnt the Church hierarchy obeying this divine guidance?
Besides, what theyre asking for is special treatment, Pelosi went on. We cant have different rules for Catholics than for everyone else. The law has to apply to all. There can be no exceptions.
In addition to assailing the substance of the Churchs lobbying effort Pelosi also found fault with the method.
They dont even know how to play the game, Pelosi laughed. All they have to offer is an argument. Where are the campaign donations, the sweetheart deals, and insider information? I mean, what do we in government have to gain for giving them what they ask? If they cant make it worth our while why should we listen?
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ALMOST got me! (lol)
Dang, you’re good!
Nazi Pelosi sez:
No different rules for Catholics than everyone else???
Then, how about the Muzzies?
Almost got me too! :-0)
The sad thing is that it sounded true about her.
Yet Democrats using Black churches for campaign rallies is OK and tax exempt entities funded by George Soros can lobby all they want. Pelosi is a total hypocrite.
On the more serious side, Princess Pelosi doesn’t seem to have any problems with the churches lobbying FOR illegal immigration and “da enviomen”. She’s a hypocrite. And a RICH one at that. It’s easy to become rich when you have so much access to other people’s money. Pelosi can KMA.
Almost fooled me as well, I was ready to post somthing like “Pelosi is Catholic like Hitler was Catholic and with the same evil designs on religious freedom of expression.”
Actually, that still applies, come to think of it.
Good satire always has a strong ingredient of truth to it. We already know what Pelosi thinks of Catholics exercising freedom of conscience.
So exemptions issued for ObambiCare aren’t really exemptions, you idiot princess?
Good one John.
One of the best! I admit I was among those “taken in” at first and was very relieved when I saw it was one of yours! Well done!
This is the VERY FUNCTION of the Church in society; to be salt and light.
Pelosi is a satanic idiot.
How I wish she could read this! Another biting one, John.
Brilliant as usual, John! (I really do wish Pelosi could read it!)
A good Sunday chuckle John. Thanks for the post, and the ping.
It’s Sunday somewhere LOL. I’m so tired. Been up and down ladders, and scaffolding all day installing insulation in the roof of the atrium room. SHEESH! I’m beat.
Sadly, it doesn't sound like satire to me. Sounds like something Princess Nancy would say.
Bravo, and thanks John Semmens!
Nicely done, Mr. Semmens.
By the way, has ‘AdminModerator’ insulted you recently?
‘They dont even know how to play the game, Pelosi laughed. All they have to offer is an argument. Where are the campaign donations, the sweetheart deals, and insider information? I mean, what do we in government have to gain for giving them what they ask? If they cant make it worth our while why should we listen?’
Sounds like something she would say in reality.
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