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Sen. John Kerry: 'Take Up God's Work as Our Own' (MAJOR Barf Alert!!!)
NewsMax ^ | 19 September 2006

Posted on 09/19/2006 3:44:22 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher

Democratic Sen. John Kerry on Monday urged people of faith to work cooperatively on problems such as poverty, global warming and reducing the number of abortions - "godly tasks" that transcend the nation's culture wars.

In a speech laced with anecdotes of his own journey of faith, Kerry, a Roman Catholic, told students in a speech at Pepperdine University that "we can take up God's work as our own.

"Shame on us if we use our faith to divide and alienate people from one another, or if we draft God into partisan service," Kerry said. "As God gives us the ability to see, let us take up the tasks associated with loving our neighbors as ourselves."

Even with the nation riven over reproductive rights, Kerry said a shared goal should be reducing the high number of abortions. The first step, he said, it to accept the responsibility of making abortion rare.

"Even as a supporter of Roe v. Wade, I am compelled to acknowledge that the language both sides use on this subject can be unfortunately misleading and unconstructive. . . . Everyone is worse off for it," the Massachusetts senator said.

The 2004 Democratic nominee is a potential candidate for the party nod in the next presidential election.

Kerry's remarks were among his most extensive ever on religion. He alluded to the 2004 election, saying his past reticence to openly discuss his faith allowed others to "draw the caricature for me. I will never let that happen again."

In the election, a national debate over religion and politics was touched off after St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke said he would deny the Eucharist to Kerry, who supports abortion rights.

Anti-abortion advocates pressured more bishops to follow Burke's lead. Kerry supporters accused Catholic leaders of trying to help re-elect President Bush, a Methodist whose position on abortion is more in line with Catholic teaching.

Exit polls in 2004 showed Kerry losing Protestants by a wide margin; Bush won the backing of six in 10. Among Catholics, Bush also prevailed although narrowly, 52 percent to 47 percent.

Kerry said although he was raised Catholic, it wasn't until years after the Vietnam War that he came to a deeper understanding about his faith.

"For 12 years I wandered in the wilderness, went through a divorce and struggled with questions about my direction. Then suddenly and movingly, I had a revelation about the connection between the work I was doing as a public servant and my formative teachings. Indeed, the scriptures provided a firmer guide about values applied to life," he said.


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F'n Kerry can try to 'hide' behind God as much as he likes but we still see the baby-killer he is!

Somebody should tell him God does, too!!!!!

1 posted on 09/19/2006 3:44:24 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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Religion is now OK, as political leeches now see a purpose for it.

God surely laughs last.

2 posted on 09/19/2006 3:46:34 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand ("It's only pain, darling.")
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"Even as a supporter of Roe v. Wade, I am compelled to acknowledge that the language both sides use on this subject can be unfortunately misleading and unconstructive. . . . Everyone is worse off for it," the Massachusetts senator said.

He is for abortion, but is against the rhetoric surrounding it. This guy is just plain weird.

3 posted on 09/19/2006 3:49:11 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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"For 12 years I wandered in the wilderness, went through a divorce and struggled with questions about my direction. Then suddenly and movingly, I had a revelation about the connection between the work I was doing as a public servant and my formative teachings. Indeed, the scriptures provided a firmer guide about values applied to life," he said.

It would be difficult to find a bigger hypocrite in public life than Kerry. He uses religion when it might benefit him, and completely ignores it when it suits him.

4 posted on 09/19/2006 3:49:38 AM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they captured or killed.)
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For 12 years I wandered in the wilderness, went through a divorce and struggled with questions about my direction. Then suddenly and movingly, I had a revelation about the connection between the work I was doing as a public servant and my formative teachings.

In other words, he discovered that it was easier to marry money than work for it.

5 posted on 09/19/2006 3:53:21 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (Democrats are guilty of whatever they scream the loudest about.)
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Kill the babies....just not a whole lot of them.

That's the same rhetoric that Hillary used.

I expect Kerry to do "The Marcy Park Walk" shortly.

Hillary is knocking out any possible opponent one by one.

Daschle, Liberman have already done "The Walk". Dean's an idiot. I expect him to be replaced by Bubba.....very shortly.

6 posted on 09/19/2006 3:58:21 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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Then suddenly and movingly

If you have to tell people it is moving, it isn't.

7 posted on 09/19/2006 4:00:26 AM PDT by FarmerW
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To: Fresh Wind

Winner! LOL!


8 posted on 09/19/2006 4:02:44 AM PDT by Solamente (Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out...)
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Puke!


9 posted on 09/19/2006 4:03:02 AM PDT by DB ()
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"As God gives us the ability to see, let us take up the tasks associated with loving our neighbors as ourselves."

Fine idea! Why don't you start with "Sell what you have and give the proceeds to the poor"?

(For those who don't recall, questioned about a year with no charitable giving reported, he argued that he had two kids in college. He didn't mention the $8,000 motorcycle he needed.)

10 posted on 09/19/2006 4:03:20 AM PDT by maryz
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"Shame on us if we use our faith to divide and alienate people from one another, or if we draft God into partisan service," Kerry said. "As God gives us the ability to see, let us take up the tasks associated with loving our neighbors as ourselves."

Shame on you, John Kerry, for drafting God into partisan service.


11 posted on 09/19/2006 4:03:36 AM PDT by Bluebird Singing
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He wouldn't know God's work if it hit him right between the eyes. He probably thought Mother Teresa was a hooker.


12 posted on 09/19/2006 4:04:14 AM PDT by BlessedBeGod (Benedict XVI = Terminator IV)
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LOL!

John "Fredo" Kerry, is nothing more
than an olympian hypocrite!


13 posted on 09/19/2006 4:05:15 AM PDT by NickatNite2003
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As God gives us the ability to see, let us take up the tasks associated with loving our neighbors as ourselves."


"And heaven knows, nobody loves themselves as much as I".

14 posted on 09/19/2006 4:09:46 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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An evil demon in the form of an evil man (kerry) talks of GOD and HIS works. Someone put some garlic around that boys neck... or a rope! ;-)

LLS


15 posted on 09/19/2006 4:11:56 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Preserve America... kill terrorists... destroy dims!)
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Instead of doing his job, being a US Senator, Kerry just flits around the country displaying his illness of political Turrets Syndrome to anyone that still cares to listen to his robotic outbursts of nonsensical idiocy.


16 posted on 09/19/2006 4:14:09 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Don't worry, everything will be OK. Or maybe it won't.)
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To: Loyal Buckeye

""Even as a supporter of Roe v. Wade, I am compelled to acknowledge that the language both sides use on this subject can be unfortunately misleading and unconstructive. . . . Everyone is worse off for it," the Massachusetts senator said."

john kerry: "Abortion is ok even though it's murder, because its cool and hip in my world... and it saved me from many a child support check".

LLS


17 posted on 09/19/2006 4:14:55 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Preserve America... kill terrorists... destroy dims!)
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Even with the nation riven over reproductive rights, Kerry said a shared goal should be reducing the high number of abortions. The first step, he said, it to accept the responsibility of making abortion rare.

Look at the absolute insane irresponsible way liberals look at the world. They always are willing to accept people should NOT be responsible or held accountable for making wrong choices. Rather as a "collective" we should ALL share the burdon of someones bad actions.

The "shared goal" should be teaching individuals to be responsible enough to accept the consequences of their own actions. To have some common decent values and morals.

18 posted on 09/19/2006 4:14:59 AM PDT by sirchtruth (No one has the RIGHT not to be offended...)
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One Entry found for:

Liar
Hypocrite
Fraud
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Shallow
TRAITOR

KerrySenate

19 posted on 09/19/2006 4:25:25 AM PDT by seasoned traditionalist (ALL MUSLIMS ARE NOT TERRORISTS, BUT ALL TERRORISTS WHO WANT TO DESTROY OUR COUNTRY, ARE MUSLIMS)
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New epithet, The Right Reverend John Effin' Kerry, Col. (USN) Ret.


20 posted on 09/19/2006 4:31:49 AM PDT by dhuffman@awod.com (The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense.)
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