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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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To: Aussie Dasher
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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To: Aussie Dasher
"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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To: Aussie Dasher
"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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To: Aussie Dasher
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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To: Peach
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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To: Fresh Wind
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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To: Aussie Dasher

Puke!


9 posted on 09/19/2006 4:03:02 AM PDT by DB ()
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To: Aussie Dasher
"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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To: Aussie Dasher

"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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To: Aussie Dasher

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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To: Aussie Dasher

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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To: Aussie Dasher
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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To: Aussie Dasher

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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To: Aussie Dasher

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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To: Aussie Dasher
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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To: Aussie Dasher
mwol_hdr_home_red

One Entry found for:

Liar
Hypocrite
Fraud
Self-serving
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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To: Aussie Dasher

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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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.

It's no problem to rip a child from it's mother's womb..just don't say it that way.


21 posted on 09/19/2006 4:41:09 AM PDT by ladiesview61
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To: Aussie Dasher

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

Don't forget, he has a special ministry to rich women.


22 posted on 09/19/2006 4:46:39 AM PDT by freedomfiter2
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To: Aussie Dasher

"For 12 years I wandered in the wilderness"


"I had a dream where God wanted me to marry a rich woman and run for POTUS"


23 posted on 09/19/2006 5:01:54 AM PDT by wolfcreek (You can spit in our tacos and you can rape our dogs but, you can't take away our freedom!)
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To: Peach
The Clintons are the grand masters of putting on the religious dress, JFKerry is a mere intern.
24 posted on 09/19/2006 5:05:52 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Just mythoughts

Yeah, but the Kennedys were (are) the pioneers!


25 posted on 09/19/2006 5:08:08 AM PDT by Aussie Dasher (The Great Ronald Reagan & John Paul II - Heaven's Dream Team!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

L O L !!!


26 posted on 09/19/2006 5:08:44 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Aussie Dasher
the scriptures provided a firmer guide about values applied to life," he said.

Which scriptures would they be John? Tell us. Quote them. Share them with us. This charlatan hasn't touched a Bible since he moved the Gideon out of the way to use the side table in a hotel suite.

27 posted on 09/19/2006 5:17:45 AM PDT by N. Theknow ((Kennedys - Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat - But they know what's best.))
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To: Peach
It would be difficult to find a bigger hypocrite in public life than Kerry.

Truer words were never spoken, Peach. I saw him recently on CNN and had to change the channel. I can't even stand to hear him speak--it's even worse, for me, than listening to Bill Clinton. And probably Hillary, too. :)

Though I don't think I could put this to the test, LOL. Not without some kind of IV anti-heartburn drip. :)

28 posted on 09/19/2006 5:21:56 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (Thy Will Be Done.)
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To: Peach

It would be hard to find a bigger hypocrite than John Kerry.
Does Al Gore come to mind?


29 posted on 09/19/2006 5:42:31 AM PDT by buck61
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To: Aussie Dasher
Kerry, a Roman Catholic

I wonder what he has to say about the Pope's comments...
30 posted on 09/19/2006 5:45:52 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Straddling the fence again?

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31 posted on 09/19/2006 5:48:41 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Aussie Dasher
It's so much easier to take someone seriously if they walk the walk:

Kerry's returns from 1995 and earlier, before his marriage to Heinz, have sometimes attracted criticism over the issue of charitable giving. In 1995, according to published reports, Kerry reported a taxable income of $126,179, and charitable contributions of $0. In 1994, he reported income of $127,884, and charitable donations of $2,039. In 1993, he reported income of $130,345, and contributions of $175. In 1992, he reported income of $127,646, and contributions of $820. In 1991, he reported income of $113,857, and contributions of $0.

32 posted on 09/19/2006 5:51:30 AM PDT by randita
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To: Aussie Dasher

Apparently, God wants everyone to marry exceedingly rich widows and speak fluid French (and limp English)?


33 posted on 09/19/2006 5:54:28 AM PDT by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: Sacajaweau
>"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."

Not enough money in DNC fundraising for BullyJeff. Besides Bj pushing up daisys would bring a 4 pt sympathy boost for the Beast.

I say look for der Schlikemeister to do the real Ft Marcy near election day.

34 posted on 09/19/2006 5:56:35 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (If a monkey bangs away at a typewriter twice a week for ten years it could write an M. Dowd column.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Does "Honor my purple hearts" come before or after "Thou shalt not commit global warming?"


35 posted on 09/19/2006 6:03:38 AM PDT by sergeantdave (Consider that nearly half the people you pass on the street meet Lenin's definition of useful idiot)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Too funny, but right.


36 posted on 09/19/2006 6:03:47 AM PDT by tillacum
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Indeed, the scriptures provided a firmer guide about values applied to life," he said.

Like "Its easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needl than a rich man to enter the kingdom of God?" Funny how he only seems to be attracted to those making 6 figures and more. Must be those "Godly Values".....and other sh!t he's full of!

37 posted on 09/19/2006 8:38:41 AM PDT by Bommer
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Link to AP version of article in Forbes, in case you want something more "mainstream" than NewsMax:

http://www.forbes.com/business/manufacturing/feeds/ap/2006/09/18/ap3025926.html


38 posted on 09/19/2006 10:44:46 AM PDT by Salman
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To: N. Theknow

"Which scriptures would they be John?"

The gospel according to St. Jean Francois l'Kerree, the Gigolo:

Do unto others, and then RUN like he!!


39 posted on 09/19/2006 10:55:46 AM PDT by Polyxene (For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel - Martin Luther)
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