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Ann Coulter: IF YOU CAN FIND A BETTER DEAL, TAKE IT! (Hume [and God] Drive Liberals Crazy!)
AnnCoulter.Com ^ | January 6, 2010 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 01/06/2010 2:56:37 PM PST by Syncro

IF YOU CAN FIND A BETTER DEAL, TAKE IT!
January 6, 2010


Someone mentioned Christianity on television recently and liberals reacted with their usual howls of rage and blinking incomprehension.
On a Fox News panel discussing Tiger Woods, Brit Hume said, perfectly accurately:

"The extent to which he can recover, it seems to me, depends on his faith. He is said to be a Buddhist. I don't think that faith offers the kind of forgiveness and redemption that is offered by the Christian faith. So, my message to Tiger would be, 'Tiger, turn to the Christian faith and you can make a total recovery and be a great example to the world."

Hume's words, being 100 percent factually correct, sent liberals into a tizzy of sputtering rage, once again illustrating liberals' copious ignorance of Christianity. (Also illustrating the words of the Bible: "How is it you do not understand me when I speak? It is because you cannot bear to listen to my words." John 8:43.)

In The Washington Post, Tom Shales demanded that Hume apologize, saying he had "dissed about half a billion Buddhists on the planet."

Is Buddhism about forgiveness? Because, if so, Buddhists had better start demanding corrections from every book, magazine article and blog posting ever written on the subject, which claims Buddhists don't believe in God, but try to become their own gods.

I can't imagine that anyone thinks Tiger's problem was that he didn't sufficiently think of himself as a god, especially after that final putt in the Arnold Palmer Invitational last year.

In light of Shales' warning Hume about "what people are saying" about him, I hope Hume's a Christian, but that's not apparent from his inarguable description of Christianity. Of course, given the reaction to his remarks, apparently one has to be a regular New Testament scholar to have so much as a passing familiarity with the basic concept of Christianity.

On MSNBC, David Shuster invoked the "separation of church and television" (a phrase that also doesn't appear in the Constitution), bitterly complaining that Hume had brought up Christianity "out-of-the-blue" on "a political talk show."

Why on earth would Hume mention religion while discussing a public figure who had fallen from grace and was in need of redemption and forgiveness? Boy, talk about coming out of left field!

What religion -- what topic -- induces this sort of babbling idiocy? (If liberals really want to keep people from hearing about God, they should give Him his own show on MSNBC.)

Most perplexing was columnist Dan Savage's indignant accusation that Hume was claiming that Christianity "offers the best deal -- it gives you the get-out-of-adultery-free card that other religions just can't."

In fact, that's exactly what Christianity does. It's the best deal in the universe. (I know it seems strange that a self-described atheist and "radical sex advice columnist faggot" like Savage would miss the central point of Christianity, but there it is.)

God sent his only son to get the crap beaten out of him, die for our sins and rise from the dead. If you believe that, you're in. Your sins are washed away from you -- sins even worse than adultery! -- because of the cross.
"He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross." Colossians 2:14.

Surely you remember the cross, liberals -- the symbol banned by ACLU lawsuits from public property throughout the land?

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Christianity is simultaneously the easiest religion in the world and the hardest religion in the world.

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1 posted on 01/06/2010 2:56:40 PM PST by Syncro
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To: Syncro

2 posted on 01/06/2010 2:58:02 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro
If liberals really want to keep people from hearing about God, they should give Him his own show on MSNBC

LOLOLOL!

3 posted on 01/06/2010 2:59:17 PM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: Syncro

Honestly I was afraid for Brit when he said that. I knew there would be trouble.


4 posted on 01/06/2010 2:59:40 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: RonDog

bttt


5 posted on 01/06/2010 2:59:44 PM PST by Guenevere (....)
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To: Syncro
One of the best parts:

And no more caring what the world thinks of you -- because, as Jesus warned in a prophecy constantly fulfilled by liberals: The world will hate you.

And this:

With Christianity, your sins are forgiven, the slate is wiped clean and your eternal life is guaranteed through nothing you did yourself, even though you don't deserve it. It's the best deal in the universe.

6 posted on 01/06/2010 3:02:07 PM PST by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: Syncro
Wow.

Ann quotes from the Bible more times in this ONE column than many SERMONS that I've heard over the years do.

You'd almost think that she'e trying to "convert people to Christianity" -- or something! :o)

7 posted on 01/06/2010 3:03:20 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro
[Hume]"sent liberals into a tizzy of sputtering" rage

Did the same Libs, think this was funny?

8 posted on 01/06/2010 3:03:46 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: RonDog
Still my favorite AC quote...

"We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war." - Ann Coulter

9 posted on 01/06/2010 3:07:01 PM PST by jessduntno ("Speak endlessly and carry a small stick..." - B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Syncro

Well written. It is part of the liberals’ goal in politics and media ...... to get rid of God at all junctions. We need people like Brit standing up for what is right and not be ashamed of it.


10 posted on 01/06/2010 3:07:37 PM PST by Jackknife (Chuck Norris grinds his coffee with his teeth, and boils his water with his rage)
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To: Anti-Bubba182
But of course there'd be trouble: Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted. 2 Timothy 3:12
11 posted on 01/06/2010 3:09:47 PM PST by Ahithophel
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First, she told us WHAT to do:

Now, with this column, she shows us HOW to do it!

Seriously, Ann makes the case for salvation here much better than many CHURCHES do.
Way to go, Ann!
12 posted on 01/06/2010 3:10:16 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog; jellybean; NEWSHOUND

Anns Right ON column is up!


13 posted on 01/06/2010 3:11:22 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: jessduntno
Great minds think alike!
See my post at #12.

14 posted on 01/06/2010 3:11:41 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog; All
Wow, my ping was a little late LOL!

I clicked preview and went to put dinner on the fire

Great posts Rondog!

15 posted on 01/06/2010 3:14:04 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro

Slacker! :o)


16 posted on 01/06/2010 3:17:19 PM PST by RonDog
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To: jessduntno
"We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war." - Ann Coulter

I wore a t shirt with that quote at a Cindy Sheehan rally in Communist Massachusetts. You can see the reaction of the so-called peaceniks to my Ann Coulter t shirt here: Peaceniks Unhinged

Ann Coulter expresses her reaction to my stunt: Talkshow with Ann Coulter The t shirt


is supposed to be real popular, but I haven't seen anyone besides myself wearing it.

17 posted on 01/06/2010 3:18:33 PM PST by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: Syncro
(If liberals really want to keep people from hearing about God, they should give Him his own show on MSNBC.)

D'OH! Way to go, Ann!

18 posted on 01/06/2010 3:19:53 PM PST by rabidralph ("Precedenting" is a lot tougher than community organizing.)
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To: Syncro
So politicians, teachers, scientists, and now newspeople (even retired ones) are not allowed to mention Jesus.

Pretty soon priests will be ostracized for mentioning the forbidden Word.

19 posted on 01/06/2010 3:21:16 PM PST by Siena Dreaming
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To: Anti-Bubba182
Yes you're right.

He was a little awkward with his wording.

" ...(A)ll hell breaks loose.” wasn't received very well, although it is true in the context.

Would have been better if he said there is power in the Name of Jesus.

Better the way he did it, brings on the dialogue.

20 posted on 01/06/2010 3:22:33 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro
Speaking of "gaining new converts" -- here's a nice "back-handed" compliment for Ann...
...recently posted by a lefty who apparently felt the need to qualify her respect for Ann's ideas on single motherhood -- with a childish off-color ad hominem preface, to placate his unGodly peer group.
No matter.

This lefty blogger now seems to now be THOROUGHLY convinced that Ann is right:

...Well so what if people get divorced you might think. If it wasn’t meant to be...

Well according to Ann Coulter it is a big deal.

Now you may think “Oh, Ann Coulter is a right-wing psycho-b****!” but she is well researched and makes good points.

In her book, Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America, she comes down hard on single mothers. Sure they work hard, sometimes having more than one job, and raising the kids all by themselves.

But if they would’ve put that kind of effort in saving their marriage, maybe they wouldn’t have to have two jobs, and their kids would have a father...

GOOD JOB, Ann!

Winning over the opposition -- one epithet at a time. :o)

21 posted on 01/06/2010 3:28:49 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro

Ann Coulter, not to be confused with the Reverends Jackson or Sharpton.

And all God’s people said...AMEN!


22 posted on 01/06/2010 3:29:30 PM PST by Typelouder (Sherrod Brown: No Mammograms til 50, pap smears every 3rd year, Abortions?...When do you want it?)
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To: Syncro

If the basic tenets of Buddhism don’t include forgiveness or belief in a God then so be it. In other words, if Hume made a correct statement, then any Buddhist has nothing to be ashamed of and should appreciate the free publicity. They should stand up to their beliefs, not feel inferior to some other denomiation’s beliefs.


23 posted on 01/06/2010 3:32:39 PM PST by frposty (I'm a simpleton)
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To: Syncro
A reminder:

Ann Coulter call those defending the Constitution CRANKS! And...She used the KKK to make her point.

24 posted on 01/06/2010 3:34:53 PM PST by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid!)
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To: wintertime
Welcome Cranker!

If I remember correctly, there were about 150 million people in KKK marches, right?

Thanks for the bump, and the every so slightly (sarc) skewed statements.

25 posted on 01/06/2010 3:40:00 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: frposty; Federalist Patriot
For those who have not yet seen Brit's comments, here is a link to one of the first threads posted here about this:
Fox News' Brit Hume Urges Tiger Woods to "Turn to the Christian Faith" - Video 1/3/10

 
01/03/2010 10:54:26 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 37 replies · 912+ views
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 3, 2010 | Brian

Here is video of Fox News' Brit Hume today on Fox News Sunday, where he urged Tiger Woods to "turn to the Christian faith" to put his life back together.

Hume said he understands Woods is a Buddhist - which he said he does not think offers the kind of forgiveness and redemption Woods needs.

"My message to Tiger would be, 'Tiger, turn to the Christian faith and you can make a total recovery and be a great example to the world."

You have to admire Brit Hume for not being afraid to share his own faith and to say...


26 posted on 01/06/2010 3:43:23 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro
Birther bump!
Now, if we could only convert Ann to the gospel of the Missiing Long Form...

27 posted on 01/06/2010 3:46:16 PM PST by RonDog
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To: Syncro

Awesome article. It hit every nail on the head.


28 posted on 01/06/2010 3:47:26 PM PST by rae4palin (islam is of the devil)
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To: Syncro
If I remember correctly, there were about 150 million people in KKK marches, right?
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Reminder:

Ann was clearly referring to current KKK marches.

But...You are actually closer to the mark. Polls show that 51% of Republicans and 30% of the general population do not believe that Obama was born in the U.S. If the number of people who question Obama’s eligibility were add to those numbers the percentages would be higher.

Ann called a **LOT** of people CRANKS. I suppose she is just sooooooo much smarter than they are.

Just a reminder. That's all.

29 posted on 01/06/2010 3:48:56 PM PST by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid!)
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To: Irish Rose

I thought this passage was eloquent and so true—after saying that Christianity is the easiest religion in the world, she goes on:

“In a boiling rage, liberals constantly accuse Christians of being “judgmental.” No, we’re relieved.

“Christianity is also the hardest religion in the world because, if you believe Christ died for your sins and rose from the dead, you have no choice but to give your life entirely over to Him. No more sexual promiscuity, no lying, no cheating, no stealing, no killing inconvenient old people or unborn babies — no doing what all the other kids do.

“And no more caring what the world thinks of you — because, as Jesus warned in a prophecy constantly fulfilled by liberals: The world will hate you.”


30 posted on 01/06/2010 3:49:23 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: RonDog

31 posted on 01/06/2010 3:57:02 PM PST by onyx
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To: RonDog

bttt


32 posted on 01/06/2010 4:02:03 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: frposty

Don’t worry.We have a group of FREEPERS who are Buddhists
and I assure you that we have the highest degree of respect for Christianity. And whether we have publicity or not doesn’t matter at all.

If anything, Buddhists believe in liberty and freedom.Wiithout it there could be no religious practise.That is why Buddism is here in America, The practitioners fled tyranny in Asia, hardly more than a generation ago. For that safe haven, we are very grateful.


33 posted on 01/06/2010 4:03:22 PM PST by Candor7 ((The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision , truth (.Member NRA))
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To: onyx
Thanks, Shorty! :o)
I heard about your recent "shrinkage..."

Will your change in height be PERMANENT?


34 posted on 01/06/2010 4:04:22 PM PST by RonDog
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To: RonDog

Oh yeah, I can’t stand up completely straight anymore...lol.


35 posted on 01/06/2010 4:10:28 PM PST by onyx
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To: Syncro

I think Tiger is actually a Booty-ist.


36 posted on 01/06/2010 4:20:31 PM PST by Blado (Hear Bambi talk about his "Holy Koodan" youtube.com/watch?v=tCAffMSWSzY)
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To: Blado

God will bless Hume for speaking the truth and enduring the wrath of the non-believers. Satan will use those of the world against Hume but Christ will prevail in the end. With all of this publicity, some hearts will be convicted to search the truth for the way to salvation and eternal life.


37 posted on 01/06/2010 5:15:06 PM PST by Proud of Texas
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To: Anti-Bubba182
It's time to make trouble like this. If at my point in life, I pick up a picket sign and march down Pennsylvania Ave on 9/12, then Hume can say anything he pleases. If the TV hosts don't like it, they don't have to have him on.

Has Tom Shales ever asked a Muslim to apologize for something that he said?

Not bloody likely.

38 posted on 01/06/2010 5:59:16 PM PST by Mamzelle (Who is Kenneth Gladney? (Don't forget to bring your cameras))
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To: wintertime
I suppose she is just sooooooo much smarter than they are.

Good call yes, you are correct.

What gets me is that no one has investigated the fact that there was a technical glitch when Hawaii (one of Obamas birthplaces) was admitted to the Union in 1959, making it legally not a part of the USA.

It's going to take some digging, but it will be a slam dunk when you dig up the documentation.

Good luck!

39 posted on 01/06/2010 6:01:04 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Stepan12
I saw the video before, cool!

Good job.

Too bad they didn't give you time on the Carr show to mention Free Republic.

40 posted on 01/06/2010 6:13:50 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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To: Syncro; carlo3b; stanz; gakrak; massfreeper; hosepipe; Donald Rumsfeld Fan; MadLibDisease; fffff; ..
Preach it Sister!

With Christianity, your sins are forgiven, the slate is wiped clean and your eternal life is guaranteed through nothing you did yourself, even though you don't deserve it. It's the best deal in the universe.

Let me know if you'd like to be added to the Ann Coulter ping list.

41 posted on 01/06/2010 9:03:07 PM PST by jellybean ( Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: Syncro

What an awesome column!!! No wonder I love this woman, she is right and unafraid to say so. May many souls be won to Christ through your bold proclaimation of the Gospel today. God bless you, sister in the Lord!!!


42 posted on 01/06/2010 10:34:50 PM PST by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: Anti-Bubba182
I knew there would be trouble.

It's a good kind of trouble, though. "If God be for me, who can be against me.", right?!

43 posted on 01/06/2010 10:36:42 PM PST by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: Syncro

I Love Ann.


44 posted on 01/06/2010 10:48:16 PM PST by happygrl (Hope and Change or Rope and Chains?)
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To: Syncro
IMHO, she's always at her best when she's testifying of her faith in Christ.
45 posted on 01/07/2010 4:19:27 AM PST by blues_guitarist (Snipers wanted . . . heh, heh, heh! . . . . . . black & humble . . .)
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To: RonDog; Salvation

Yes, wow. What a great witness to our Christian faith. This could be on a Religion thread. Bookmark.


46 posted on 01/07/2010 5:03:59 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Syncro
Why on earth would Hume mention religion while discussing a public figure who had fallen from grace and was in need of redemption and forgiveness? Boy, talk about coming out of left field!

Naturally, leftists are assuming the only god to turn to is GOVERNMENT. That'll work (eyes rolling).

47 posted on 01/07/2010 7:12:10 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: jellybean
"With Christianity, your sins are forgiven, the slate is wiped clean and your eternal life is guaranteed through nothing you did yourself, even though you don't deserve it. It's the best deal in the universe!"

OOOOOO-Rah! Ann nails it!

One additional point....a christian can keep this "circle of forgiveness" going "ad infinitum"...after all, God is "All forgiving" so all the christian has to do is just keep asking for forgiveness, and their "trip to heaven" is assured.

Of course, there is always the thorny problem of whether God is more "just" than "forgiving", or more "forgiving" than "just".

But it's only a problem for christians.

48 posted on 01/07/2010 7:46:23 AM PST by Logic n' Reason (Keep your friends close......keep your enemies closer!)
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To: wintertime
Ann called a **LOT** of people CRANKS. I suppose she is just sooooooo much smarter than they are.

Yes, we know you hate Ann. Any comments about this article or are you here simply to cause trouble?

I happen to believe it's her best article ever.

49 posted on 01/07/2010 7:46:57 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: All
Humes response to the criticism

50 posted on 01/07/2010 10:29:01 AM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming this Spring! March 27th to April 15th 2010, GIANT Rally in DC!)
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