Skip to comments.Ron Paul picks up major evangelical endorsement heading into South Carolina
Posted on 01/13/2012 6:25:26 PM PST by jmc813
Ron Paul picked up a major endorsement from an evangelical leader when Dr. James Linzey, president and founder of the Military Bible Association, endorsed the candidate.
Lizney, who served as a military chaplain for over 24 years and retired with an honorable discharge, has hosted Operation Freedom, a television program in Europe. Before founding the Military bible Association, he travelled the world as an evangelist.
In a statement to Congressman Paul declaring his endorsement, Lizney said, Having thoroughly examined your political philosophy and finding that your platform is 100% in line with the Constitution of the United States of America, and examining your political record to find that you have consistently upheld the Constitution and thereby faithfully represented your constituency, and studying your statement of faith to find that your faith and religious experience is 100% compatible with Evangelical Christianity and Orthodox Christianity, I hereby endorse you for the Office of the President of the United States of America. I wish you Godspeed!"
He went on to say that while Texas governor, Rick Perry, was also an evangelical, the deciding factor for his endorsement was fidelity to the Constitution. The tell-tale sign of being qualified for the presidency is not faith, but loyalty to the Constitution which defends the open expression of faith. Ron Paul seems to be the candidate most loyal to the Constitution according to the records.
The endorsement could be a crucial one for Paul going into the South Carolina primary.
Some in the Christian community have taken issue with Paul's refusal to commit to reinstating the militarys ban on homosexuals serving openly.
Lizney says if evangelicals truly want ot make faith an issue in the campaign they should consider Pauls personal testimony on his website where Paul says, Let me be very clear here: I have accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Savior, and I endeavor every day to follow Him in all I do and in every position I advocate."
Lizney said while he would support Romney if he eventually wins the nomination, he believes Paul is the better candidate because, while Romney may be an excellent debater, Paul argues from the standpoint of the Constitution.
LOL A bigot endorsing another bigot, well we can safely say that Paul not only has the druggies, tax breakers , occupy flea ridden smellies but now he has on board all the bigots like the NAZI party.
And to think there are still a few people thinking they should vote for him and his bigoted views.
Time the GOP got rid of him and said we do not want to equate ourselves with the likes of David Duke, , Occupy lot, Nazi party and the bigots towards Jews
Some info on James F. Linzey:
Is Ron Paul an atheist?
FYI Paul haters, just heard S.C. Senator Jim Dememt (sp) all but endorse Ron Paul on Hanity (sp). Spent most of his face time on Fox praising Paul.
These Paul hating ###### do not care who they smear.
FU, Rience Priebus!
You Will NOT get your precious Romney.
“Time the GOP got rid of him and said we do not want to equate ourselves with the likes of David Duke, , Occupy lot, Nazi party and the bigots towards Jews”
Aw Shucks! And I thought the GOP ‘embraced’ such fun. Get rid of that and you may just discourage ‘independent’/democrats from voting in the GOP primary.
—>>FYI Paul haters, just heard S.C. Senator Jim Dememt (sp) all but endorse Ron Paul on Hanity (sp). Spent most of his face time on Fox praising Paul.
Not a hater. Paul is out there on some of his ideas (like Israel) Jim Demint supported Romney before so don’t see him helping Newt. ( Too much ego and insider games going on these days with all of these players ) IMO, Jim should get behind Newt or Rick.
I'll bet the Stormfront crowd knows all about him. Call it a hunch.
Petty clear Demint (thanks for the correct spelling) is trying to bring the party together. My guess is he think Romney is the one, but he wants the Paul voters to buy into the GOP. Not an easy task but bless him for trying.
I’m so tired of this guy. And I’m not happy with the people who pander to him.
So true: "But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come...evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived." (I Timothy 3)
They certainly know about Ron Paul. They're pitching his bumper stickers and he swept their Presidential poll.
But that's just what Stormfront has to say about Paul. He's entirely rational. Like when someone walked up to him at a book-signing and asked him about a recent Bilderberger Group meeting:
"Did you hear about that recent . . . uh . . . Bilderberg Group meeting in . . . what was it? . . . uh . . . Chantilly, Virginia?"
Ron Paul: "Yeah, recently there was one and there was [sic] some some reports on it. I didn't read a whole lot about it but they certainly were there."
"Man. What do you think they're doing there? Seriously. What do you think they're doing there?"
Ron Paul: "Well, they probably get together and talk about how they're going to control the banking systems of the world and natural resources. And we get together and we talk about how we're going to get our freedom back! So we have our own things to talk about too."
Sometimes I forget the sarcasm tag.
I have never been to stormfront, I doubt Paul has either but you scoutmaster seem to know all about it, curious, what is up with that?
xzins, have you ever heard of this guy?
Who? Hardly a "major endorsement." Maybe someone introduced him as a major, and the press wasn't paying close enough attention.
info on the man at post 22, seems like a good guy.
Someone needs to knock Mitt out.
So why the “all but”?
Why not endorse him outright?
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