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To: meadsjn

The top measure for who is a conservative voter and who is a liberal voter, is church attendance, you can layoff your liberal, anti-American, anti-conservative message.


42 posted on 12/30/2010 2:34:46 AM PST by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: ansel12
The top measure for who is a conservative voter and who is a liberal voter, is church attendance, you can layoff your liberal, anti-American, anti-conservative message.

You are wrong. Church attendance is not a reliable predictor of who will vote conservative and who will vote liberal. The 10% of people who have no religious beliefs at all do not constitute 50% of the vote, and never will.

Across this country, people attend a wide variety of churches and many of these church-attending people do vote for Democrats; many of them do vote for people like Pelosi, Reid, and even Obama; many of them do vote for pro-abortion candidates of any stripe; many of them do vote for stealth and outright communist candidates; etc., etc.

Some of these church-attending people might vote exactly like you do, but it won't be a vast majority, or a slim majority, or even a large minority. You can post your little graphs from 2008 again, but they won't show anything significant except that Obama won in 2008, and that 90% of the people who voted for him are church-attending people or people with some kind of religious belief that most likely is different from yours.

You can jump up and down, and stomp your feet, and declare that up is down, and yellow is purple, but it won't change the facts. And guess what -- you don't get to decide whether someone else's religion or religious beliefs meets the Constitutional guarantee of:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

Frothy emotionional appeal from any religious perspective does not win court cases, or elections, or legislative policy battles. Logical, reasoned arguments, based on our US Constitution and the rule of law, do not always win either, but the successes on this basis far outnumber the cases and elections won by rabble-rousing mobs of irrational protesters of any sort.

I expect you will try to twist what I've said forty ways from Sunday, but facts are facts.

78 posted on 12/30/2010 11:53:17 AM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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