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With 'Lord on their side,' Romney and Republicans may very well prevail
Jewish World Review ^ | 5/31/2012 | Kyle Scott

Posted on 05/31/2012 9:46:22 AM PDT by Former Fetus

) Now that Mitt Romney has officially secured enough delegates with his Texas primary victory to clinch the Republican nomination, Mormons seem like a block of voters the Republicans can count on come November. This isn't just because Mr. Romney is Mormon.

It's because the Republican Party is now securing support from voters of every major religion in the United States, with the exception of Islam.

For nearly three decades Christian Evangelicals have tended to be reliably Republican. (Today, 70 percent of white evangelical Protestants support the GOP.) But now Mormons, Jews, and Catholics are getting on board with the party in increasing numbers. If the GOP is able to consolidate the support of the major religions in the US, Romney and other Republican candidates stand to win big at the polling booth in 2012 and well beyond.

Certainly, voters of a certain religion don't always vote as a bloc, and recent trends indicate that some young Evangelicals are rejecting the "partisan pulpit" and embracing traditionally liberal or Democratic values. But these religious groupings have had historic party allegiances that played out on election day as confirmed by the Pew Research Center Survey in 2009 following the 2008 presidential election.

(Excerpt) Read more at jewishworldreview.com ...


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KEYWORDS: anybodybutobama; christianity; judaism; lds; mormonism
It is encouraging to read that Catholic and Jews are abandoning the democratic party... although I wish the numbers were higher! But we still have 5 months to form an "anybody-but-obama" coalition and bring our country back from the brink!
1 posted on 05/31/2012 9:46:31 AM PDT by Former Fetus
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To: Former Fetus

Catholics and Jews are getting better but have a long way to go. As two groups go— they are not conservative across the board. Jews’ primary concern is US-Israel relationship and religious Catholics are primarily concerned about social isasues—abortion, gay marriage etc. The hierarchy of the RC church is rather quasi-socialist in its outlook. All one has to do is read the stufff coming out of the Conference of Catholic Bishops. They are always publishing stuff.


2 posted on 05/31/2012 9:59:24 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (obama = jimmy carter 100X)
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To: Former Fetus

To most seriously religious Jews, the Mormon church is no weirder than the Christian one. You’ve got to be a fly on the wall to appreciate it. As a Christian I of course disagree.


3 posted on 05/31/2012 9:59:33 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: brooklyn dave

It’s the US conference of Catholic bishops, to be exact. Many countries have such conferences. The more conservative side of the Catholic church voices audible discontent with these conferences, and especially the US one. I’d even heard once that the present pope was thinking about abolishing the USCCB.


4 posted on 05/31/2012 10:02:01 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: Former Fetus
Billy Jeff used to fake it, hauling to church a Bible the size of a phone book.

Bammy, on the other hand, doesn't. He has made it real clear he will roll over any religious people who get in the way of his one world, pro-abortion agenda.

The religion of the Democratic Party is environmentalism and global-warmism. The votes of Catholics and Jews are welcome, so long as they don't expect any respect for their views.

5 posted on 05/31/2012 10:02:53 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: brooklyn dave
Jews’ primary concern is US-Israel relationship...

I would estimate that most American Jews are primarily concerned with advancing big government collectivism and expanding the legal and regulatory sphere.

This is why Jews in America tend to overwhelmingly vote and donate 'Rat.

6 posted on 05/31/2012 10:04:21 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Former Fetus

Bring the country back from the brink of what? Socialism?

How the F do you intend to bring the country back from the brink of socialism by nominating a SOCIALIST and pushing the GOP so far LEFT that it is now a tool of socialists?!

F! why wouldn’t typically left leaning voters go ahead and come on over if your going to make the GOP just another socialist party? WTF do they have to lose?

Better question... WTF do we have to gain?! NOT A GD THING!

F romney
f the “progressives” in the GOP
and F these ABO dumb ass’s that are going to LOSE the war against socialism for us by DESTROYING the ONLY opposition to socialism in this country.

The COMPLETE F’ing IDIOCY of you people is absolutely MIND BLOWING!

Just join the Democratic Socialists of America and GET IT OVER WITH!


7 posted on 05/31/2012 10:07:18 AM PDT by myself6
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To: rogue yam

Leftist voters probably wont have a problem voting for Romney...

Gee... Big F’ing surprise....

Why didn’t we decide to run a socialist DECADES ago?!


8 posted on 05/31/2012 10:11:35 AM PDT by myself6
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To: rogue yam

But thank God we have some very solid Jewish conservative pundits Mark Levin Dennis Prager and a few other


9 posted on 05/31/2012 10:15:45 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (obama = jimmy carter 100X)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

OH How I wish B-16 would abolish that drivel factory.


10 posted on 05/31/2012 10:16:49 AM PDT by brooklyn dave (obama = jimmy carter 100X)
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To: myself6

Bless your heart..
Do you think your numerous Fs are going to convince anyone?


11 posted on 05/31/2012 10:19:57 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: Former Fetus

Just an FYI I found:

According to the exit polls, last election Barack Obama won 47% of white Catholics. He only won 34% of white Protestants.


12 posted on 05/31/2012 10:24:33 AM PDT by RacerX1128 (Cornered in CA)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“To most seriously religious Jews, the Mormon church is no weirder than the Christian one. You’ve got to be a fly on the wall to appreciate it. As a Christian I of course disagree.”

As a Catholic, I find every non-Catholic religion to be extremely weird.

Mormons, Jews and Protestants all indulge in multiple forms of heresy according to established Catholic doctrine. Therefore, to single out the Mormons as the preferred target of ridicule just seems to be fundamentally unfair.


13 posted on 05/31/2012 10:25:55 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: myself6

Better question... WTF do we have to gain?! NOT A GD THING!
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Your taking the Lords name in vain is a sure way to lose friends and certainly keep you from positively influencing your enemies.

It is you I don’t understand. I understand that I can’t always have everything I want. I wanted and still want Michelle Bachman, I’m obviously not going to get my wish this go around. If I would have had my wish and Bachman would have won the nomination, should all of the Romney supporters just stayed home?

Romney is not my first choice. I will be voting for Romney and I won’t even complain about it because he is so head over heels better than Obama that it isn’t even necessary to talk about it. I hope that Romney is better than I expect, but, I expect him to be a lot better than Obama.

Instead of cursing, go out and find out how to support Michelle Bachman or whomever it is that you think would be our best choice.

I can guarantee this though, using The Lords name in vain will not help your cause with Him or many of us.


14 posted on 05/31/2012 10:27:16 AM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: myself6

It cracks me up when these clowns declare God to be on their side when they don’t have the courage to acknowledge what a pathetic liberal piece of garbage Mittens is, let alone his support for inflicting gay “parents” on adopted children.


15 posted on 05/31/2012 10:28:12 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: myself6

Your vocabulary is kind of limited, so I’ll make it simple: are you going to vote for Obama rather than acknowledge that Romney is a capitalist? Let’s face it, staying home is just like voting for Obama.


16 posted on 05/31/2012 10:47:52 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: RacerX1128

I think that religious affiliation doesn’t matter that much when it comes to voting. In other words, I think he picked up a sizeable minority of Catholics not based on their religion, but because they were union members in traditionally democrat, blue collar districts.


17 posted on 05/31/2012 10:48:56 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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To: JAKraig

Amen


18 posted on 05/31/2012 10:49:26 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: JAKraig

Great answer!


19 posted on 05/31/2012 10:54:05 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Former Fetus

Said it before and I’ll say it again: The country can’t be saved until and unless Christians stop supporting what they say they hate.

Romney Republicanism. Leave your principles by the door. You won’t be needing them anymore.


20 posted on 05/31/2012 11:00:48 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (Party like it's 1860.- America's Party - www.SelfGovernment.US)
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To: Former Fetus

Religious leaders and their congregations have to decide whether they want the separation of Church and State (Republican) Party, or the “we will control your doctrine” (Democrat) Party in charge.


21 posted on 05/31/2012 11:01:41 AM PDT by radioone
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To: myself6
The COMPLETE F’ing IDIOCY of you people is absolutely MIND BLOWING!

Just join the Democratic Socialists of America and GET IT OVER WITH!

Meltdown!

22 posted on 05/31/2012 11:07:27 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Former Fetus

I think the content of this article is unsubstantiated tripe! People are confused enough about who they are without injecting spiritual beliefs into the matter. Witness the fact that Obama was elected in the first place and his presumptive replacement’s essential distiction is that’s he’s not overtly, anti-capitalist!


23 posted on 05/31/2012 11:12:38 AM PDT by old school
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To: brooklyn dave
But thank God we have some very solid Jewish conservative pundits Mark Levin Dennis Prager and a few other

There are Jews at the forefront of everything, good or bad.

This has long been noted.

I wish I thought that the conservative, free-market Jews had more influence on America than the collectivist, big-government Jews do but that is not what I see.

Maybe there could be a specific movement by pro-liberty Jews to convert the pro-collectivism ones? That would be cool!

24 posted on 05/31/2012 11:13:14 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: RacerX1128
According to the exit polls, last election Barack Obama won 47% of white Catholics. He only won 34% of white Protestants.

There has long been a collectivist movement disguising itself as Catholicism.

It is time for Catholics to recognize that "liberation theology" is neither.

Socialistic collectivism cannot coexist with individual Godly morality.

Embrace the welfare state and you will wind up having abortion and gay marriage forced on you, just as night follows day.

25 posted on 05/31/2012 11:18:58 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: ichabod1
I think that religious affiliation doesn’t matter that much when it comes to voting.

It absolutely does, Jews have NEVER voted republican in our history, Protestants have only voted democrat 3 times (1932,1936,1964) and Catholics have only voted republican five times, (only voting against a dem incumbent once, 1980), and we all know how Evangelicals vote.

It clearly means a lot.

26 posted on 05/31/2012 11:36:59 AM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: Former Fetus

Why would the Lord choose to be on Romney or Obama’s side? They are both against Him and have committed or condoned acts that are against Him.

One thing I know, if you stand on God’s side, you never have to worry about whether He is on your side or not. I’ll continue to stand on God’s side while both Romney and Obama stand elsewhere.


27 posted on 05/31/2012 11:42:15 AM PDT by Waryone
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To: Former Fetus

Instead of worrying whether the Lord is on HIS side (incredible arrogance), Romney better worry about getting on the Lord’s side, instead. He could start by leaving the Mormon cult, and repenting of his support for sodomites and for the unborn children that are dying in MA, even today, thanks to him.


28 posted on 05/31/2012 11:49:54 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: JAKraig

fine...

I apologize for the “GD” statement...

But that’s all the the only thing you’ll get from me.

Romney is a socialist. You’ll come to understand that sooner or later.


29 posted on 05/31/2012 11:54:03 AM PDT by myself6
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To: Former Fetus

The words I choose to use are based upon the message I intend to get across and my audience AND whether or not I care what the intended audience thinks about what Im telling them.

Your being idiots... Therefore the harsher language. Im not in the business of coddling and being civil to people who are self destructing... And taking me with them... heh... Contempt is what I fell and contempt is what I intended to get across.


30 posted on 05/31/2012 12:00:45 PM PDT by myself6
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To: rogue yam

I call it contempt for idiocy. but whatever...

NO MORE RINOS!
F ROMNEY


31 posted on 05/31/2012 12:02:34 PM PDT by myself6
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