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Did Reverend Al Not Realize Bachmann Was Quoting Scripture?
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 11/08/2011 7:44:02 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

It's one thing for your average, secular liberal not to know the New Testament. But for the Reverend Al Sharpton not to know better?

On his MSNBC show this evening, Sharpton showed Michelle Bachmann, after making the case for self-reliance, saying "if anyone will not work, neither shall they eat." Even this NewsBuster, who is anything but expert in the area, realized that Bachman was quoting Scripture to the effect that people who are unwilling--not unable--to work don't deserve support. But Sharpton incredibly claimed Bachmann meant that "if you don't have work, you should starve."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alsharpton; bachmann; biblicallyignorant; michelebachmann; michellebachmann; msm; scripture

1 posted on 11/08/2011 7:44:06 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Could Sharpton possibly not have known Bachmann was quoting Scripture? Reverend Al ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 11/08/2011 7:45:03 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Of course “Rev.” Al didn’t know she was quoting Scripture. As Michael Savage calls him the “reverend” who nobody knows where he went to Divinity School.


3 posted on 11/08/2011 7:47:28 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Sharpton is simply stupid.


4 posted on 11/08/2011 7:47:37 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Rev Al is not really a Rev, and in my opinion he’s not even a Christian. He’s a street hustler who worships the almighty buck.


5 posted on 11/08/2011 7:48:25 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (I won't vote for Romney. I won't vote for Perry.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

He probably didn’t. The “Reverend” belongs to the Church of Al Sharpton.


6 posted on 11/08/2011 7:49:20 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
It's the black theology of hate whitie that al adheres to.
7 posted on 11/08/2011 7:49:29 PM PST by guitarplayer1953 (Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to GOD! Thomas Jefferson)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
For Rev. Al, it doesn't matter where it came from, but how he can spin it to make Bachmann look bad.

Heck, if any of the GOP candidates walked on water, Rev Al would complain that they couldn't swim.

8 posted on 11/08/2011 7:49:29 PM PST by kosciusko51
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To: achilles2000

I am happy this irrelevant network gave Al a show. I have never watched it and could not even tell you what channel that network is on. However, Al has provided some great laughs and I am confident he will continue to do so.

All we can do is laugh..... I can’t believe Fox had this guy on all the time as a serious commentator.


9 posted on 11/08/2011 7:52:08 PM PST by volunbeer (Keep the dope, we'll make the change in 2012!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The fact that he’s a phony reverend who never attended seminary school might have something do with his ignorance. But we do know that he is a rabble-rousing instigator and a demagogue with blood on his hands.


10 posted on 11/08/2011 7:56:24 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Sharpton was addressing what he thought Bachmann meant. (If one wanted to be super picky, one could point out that the original biblical passage appears in a discussion of church government.)
11 posted on 11/08/2011 7:56:39 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (ya don't tug on Superman's cape/ya don't spit into the wind--and ya don't speak well of Mitt to Jim!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

wait a second. he’s supposed to be an actual reverend? seriously?? I thought that was an ‘honorary’ title given to outspoken blacks the left wants to cloak in a shroud of religion to be more acceptable to the right leaning Christians

I’m trying to think of any actual religious leaders that would incite a mob to violence... well, that wasn’t muslim


12 posted on 11/08/2011 7:57:16 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: guitarplayer1953
That's true, and it probably wouldn't be hard to maneuver Sharpton into a statement that whitey should be starved because he hasn't done enough for the darkey.
13 posted on 11/08/2011 7:58:07 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (ya don't tug on Superman's cape/ya don't spit into the wind--and ya don't speak well of Mitt to Jim!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

RESIST WE MOOOCH!


14 posted on 11/08/2011 8:00:43 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: sten

From Wikipedia:

Sharpton was licensed and ordained a Pentecostal minister by Bishop F.D. Washington at the age of nine[73] or ten.[74] After Bishop Washington’s death in the late 1980s, Sharpton became a Baptist. He was re-baptized as a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in 1994 by the Reverend William Jones[28] and became a Baptist minister.[73][75]

During 2007, Sharpton participated in a public debate with Christopher Hitchens, who is an atheist, and Sharpton defended his religious faith and his belief in the existence of God.[76][77]


15 posted on 11/08/2011 8:02:04 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (ya don't tug on Superman's cape/ya don't spit into the wind--and ya don't speak well of Mitt to Jim!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Al is an idiot. Always has been.

Ever since the first pilgrims came to the US they learned that socialism does not work in less than one year.


16 posted on 11/08/2011 8:04:31 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: ClearCase_guy

The Reverend must have one of the mail-order ministries degrees.


17 posted on 11/08/2011 8:05:11 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Watching pMSNBC... resist we much.


18 posted on 11/08/2011 8:06:53 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (Hope & Change - I'm out of hope, and change is all I have left every week | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: ReformationFan
Sharpton never went to divinity school, he was "ordained" as a child by some preacher-perv on the down low.
19 posted on 11/08/2011 8:13:59 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

And I was getting ready to ask!

The ¨down low¨. Now, that´s really good.


20 posted on 11/08/2011 8:23:26 PM PST by onedoug (lf)
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To: ReformationFan

Psalms 111:9-10 Holy and Reverend is Gods Name. Reverend translates to awesome from the Hebrew.


21 posted on 11/08/2011 8:28:48 PM PST by Warrior Nurse (Cain is the Harriet Tubman of our time leading blacks off the Democratic plantation to freedom)
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To: Warrior Nurse

Amen. So obviously this word does not describe anything about Al Sharpton in the least.


22 posted on 11/08/2011 8:31:47 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

C’mon, give Al a break. It’s very difficult to hear with your head shoved that far up your arse.


23 posted on 11/08/2011 8:39:29 PM PST by Dick Bachert (And we all move a step closer to the One World Utopia -- where all but a few will be slaves.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If that two bit lying sack of filth is a “reverend” then I’m the reincarnation of The Buddha.


24 posted on 11/08/2011 8:43:08 PM PST by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That’s because this man wouldn’t know a Bible if it hit him in face! That this disgusting creature is referred to as a “Reverend” is sickening!!


25 posted on 11/08/2011 8:43:58 PM PST by Sister_T ("Calling ILLEGAL aliens "immigrants" is like calling shoplifters 'customers'!"-UCFRoadWarrior ><>)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Why does anyone care what Sharpton says?


26 posted on 11/08/2011 8:46:18 PM PST by Elsiejay (I)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Sharptongue was ordained when he was 8 so how would he know?


27 posted on 11/08/2011 8:57:11 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: luvbach1

Correction: He was 9.


28 posted on 11/08/2011 8:58:26 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: ReformationFan

Sharpton graduated from the “Divine School” run by cross-dresser actor “Divine” of John Waters fame - Pink Flamingoes, Hair Spray, Female Troubles.

Okay, I’m pulling your chain but Sharpton is nothing but a con artist with a clerical title. He started out as a teenage evangelical-type child preacher (and at 16, spoke before a Communist Party USA front supporting Angela Davis (see: www.keywiki.org, Angela Davis Defense Organizations)

He is a con artist re Tawana Brawley, an extortionist re businesses; and an accessory before the fact to the murder of a Korean grocer in NYC.

He was also tied up with a bunch of marxists (Leonora? Fulani and Fred Newman) in NY, possibly called the New Alliance.

Also, he has been a big supporter of the Stalinist Workers World Party and its fronts ANSWER and IAC.

He is the perfect con artist and MSNBC is his latest sugar-daddy sucker.

PS: He isn’t as educated as he has led you to believe. He’s just a good con artist like Jesse and Obama.


29 posted on 11/08/2011 9:11:57 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The “Rev. Sharpton” knows about “coveting your neighbor’s wife”, but the Bible? Naw...


30 posted on 11/08/2011 10:28:35 PM PST by OldArmy52 (Obama, the most corrupt and incompetent President since Carter.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Al Sharpton has never read the Bible.

If he did, he would be a Conservative.


31 posted on 11/08/2011 11:58:27 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
She was quoting 2 Thessalonians 3:10. The word of God also teach that a man must work by the sweat of his brow Gen 3:19 which is something most liberals and Al Sharpton know nothing about.
32 posted on 11/09/2011 2:00:34 AM PST by Warrior Nurse (Cain is the Harriet Tubman of our time leading blacks off the Democratic plantation to freedom)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Hey, Sharpton! Take it up with God if you don't like it!!

And here's a piece of news for you: He still loves you even though you continually make a complete fool of yourself in public. You could respond to His love by beginning to study His Word. I can almost guarantee that you'll turn to conservatism after studying His Word and coming to know Him intimately.

33 posted on 11/10/2011 3:29:05 PM PST by ru4liberty
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