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Intolerant atheists go after Gov. Walker’s religious tweet
allemwest.com ^ | March 20. 2014 | Allen West

Posted on 03/21/2014 7:33:47 AM PDT by don-o

Well, here we go again, the oh so very tolerant secular humanist liberal progressives are showing their ignorance of America’s Judeo-Christian faith heritage. As reported in The Christian Post, “A Wisconsin-based atheist organization has demanded that Governor Scott Walker remove a posting on his Twitter feed that is religious in nature. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) stated Tuesday that they took exception to Walker’s official account, including a tweet posted Sunday that simply read, “Philippians 4:13.” As rendered by the New King James Version, Philippians 4:13 states, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: allenwest; atheismandstate; culturewar; twitter; walker; waronchristianity; waronreligion; wi; wisconsin

1 posted on 03/21/2014 7:33:47 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

They should have thought about that particular tweet before attacking. “I can do ALL things...” including survive vicious attacks by petty people.


2 posted on 03/21/2014 7:36:31 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: don-o

allen not allem


3 posted on 03/21/2014 7:37:26 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

The left teach tolerance but no one is more intolerant than the left.

Yeah, I know we’re talking atheists but they’re really in the same camp.


4 posted on 03/21/2014 7:38:52 AM PDT by boycott
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To: don-o

Atheists claim to be anti-religion, but never have problems with what Muslims do...


5 posted on 03/21/2014 7:39:01 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: don-o

He should tweet a religious tweet every day - and watch their heads explode.


6 posted on 03/21/2014 7:41:18 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: PGR88

Or a passage from the Koran every day. Show what hypocrites they are themselves.


7 posted on 03/21/2014 7:48:06 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: don-o

Walker could simply ignore them, he could backtrack, or he could double down. He should double down. While ignoring it is the usual Republican “high road” tactic, that isn’t effective. Double down.


8 posted on 03/21/2014 7:51:07 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: don-o

Not only does the atheists’ position sound like a clear violation of every part of the First Amendment other than the peaceable assembly and petitioning the government clauses, it sounds very much like imposing a religious test for holding public office to me.


9 posted on 03/21/2014 7:53:23 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: PGR88
He should tweet a religious tweet every day - and watch their heads explode.

Yes he should. By doing that, without saying a word, he would be telling them to get a life.

10 posted on 03/21/2014 7:54:02 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: don-o

Atheists got have faith in something, it seems.


11 posted on 03/21/2014 7:54:30 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: don-o
The First Amendment (both the religious freedom and the freedom of speech aspects) only applies to “progressives”.
12 posted on 03/21/2014 7:55:00 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: don-o

Is this a “government owned” twitter account or a personal one? Is it just called “State governor”?


13 posted on 03/21/2014 7:56:28 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: don-o

I think Walker is trolling them. He had to know it would cause a reaction. Might be a shrewd political move in addition to simply repeating a verse that we could all stand to remember.


14 posted on 03/21/2014 7:58:47 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: don-o

Excuse me, but Walker is allowed to have his religious perspective. He isn’t forcing anyone to agree with him. Period.


15 posted on 03/21/2014 8:00:58 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Mark17
Yes he should. By doing that, without saying a word, he would be telling them to get a life.

And if they continued their shrill opposition, they would look increasingly like fools and extremists in the publics' eye.

16 posted on 03/21/2014 8:06:33 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Dixie Yooper

The trouble with getting atheists to condemn what the Islamic Jihadists do in the name of their “religion” (in reality not a religion at all, but a very intense ideology that clothes itself in “religious” trappings) is that the atheists are scared of the bearded men with burning eyes.

It is OK to challenge and disparage those who speak softly and with their hands raised to the heavens, calling for grace and forgiveness for the unbelieving. The Muslims tolerate no disagreement from those whom they consider “unbelievers”, giving them only the third of three choices.

Because for the True Believer Muslim, there are only three states for humans to be found in, the first being the Noble Islamic Gentleman, anointed by Allah. The second rank, the Dhimmi, are permitted to pay a tax called jizya, for which they may be able to practice their personal beliefs in private, but they are forbidden to proselytize others. The entire female gender falls into this category, with an exception being made so long as they are part of the household of a Noble Islamic Gentleman, in which instance they are not subject to jizya.

Then the kufir, the “infidels” or “unbelievers”, fit only for a life as a slave or eunuch, with the least disobedience making them subject to the immediate slaughter by the Noble Islamic Gentleman, on almost any whim.

Most atheists would fit into this last category. Darned straight they should be unwilling to make any challenge to the Muslims.


17 posted on 03/21/2014 8:23:31 AM PDT by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: don-o

The World Hates the Disciples
18 “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. 19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you. 20 Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’[a] If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also. 21 They will treat you this way because of my name, for they do not know the one who sent me. 22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin. 23 Whoever hates me hates my Father as well. 24 If I had not done among them the works no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin. As it is, they have seen, and yet they have hated both me and my Father. 25 But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: ‘They hated me without reason.’

John 15:18-25


18 posted on 03/21/2014 8:24:47 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: knittnmom

Call the intolerant “Haters”. Over and over and over.

For they are.


19 posted on 03/21/2014 8:29:02 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: don-o

“atheist organization has demanded”

The best answer, but one he lacks the stones to deliver, would be “FU atheist a-holes.”


20 posted on 03/21/2014 8:35:48 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Chickensoup

“Call the intolerant “Haters”. Over and over and over. For they are.”

Yes, they are. Still, I do not like the notion that a person can be pigeon-holed based solely on the fact that he hates something.

There are lots of things that are hateful and should be hated. All leftist thought, child molesting, forcing people into prostitution, mayonnaise—the list is long.

Leftists hate the good; we hate evil. Their hatred is not on the same moral plane as ours, and we shouldn’t agree that it is. Not even if people will hate us for saying so.


21 posted on 03/21/2014 8:41:11 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: dsc

Yes, they are. Still, I do not like the notion that a person can be pigeon-holed based solely on the fact that he hates something.

There are lots of things that are hateful and should be hated. All leftist thought, child molesting, forcing people into prostitution, mayonnaise—the list is long.

Leftists hate the good; we hate evil. Their hatred is not on the same moral plane as ours, and we shouldn’t agree that it is. Not even if people will hate us for saying so.
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Not so hot with marketing, are you?


22 posted on 03/21/2014 8:47:30 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: PGR88
And if they continued their shrill opposition, they would look increasingly like fools and extremists in the publics' eye.

You are correct sir.

23 posted on 03/21/2014 9:01:32 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Ping


24 posted on 03/21/2014 9:04:07 AM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: dsc

“The best answer, but one he lacks the stones to deliver, would be “FU atheist a-holes.” -—”

A response of such a nature would be utterly out of character for Gov. Walker. He will not join his critics in the gutter. And that requires bigger “stones” than would responding in kind.


25 posted on 03/21/2014 9:20:16 AM PDT by Elsiejay (in)
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To: don-o

Hate and fear. Hate and fear ..


26 posted on 03/21/2014 9:56:32 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: oprahstheantichrist; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; ...

Atheists target Scott Walker for religious tweet. Sigh!

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.

*Scott Walker is a minister’s son.


27 posted on 03/21/2014 1:37:47 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic; All

And I LOVE that he has a God-Centered Marriage! And his kids are well-behaved and respectful, not surley and smugg and ‘entitled’ like the current crop in the White House. :)


28 posted on 03/21/2014 3:02:10 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

His kids are super. I’ve had dinner with those kids, from time to time (at Republican events), since they were really little. They were always well behaved, even when they were little tykes and it was getting late in the evening. Now, the oldest is in college and he even “friended” me on Facebook!


29 posted on 03/21/2014 3:26:14 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Elsiejay

I agree with you. That would not show the respect his office deserves.
He would be a superb president because of his character, his strength, and his demeanor.


30 posted on 03/21/2014 4:03:50 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert (She accomplished nothing: should have stayed at home and baked cookies)
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To: don-o

Nothing wrong with that biblical quotation.


31 posted on 03/21/2014 6:32:11 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Elsiejay

“And that requires bigger “stones” than would responding in kind.”

That entire line of thinking is self-defeating.


32 posted on 03/22/2014 8:23:07 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Chickensoup

“Not so hot with marketing, are you?”

Perhaps not, but I wasn’t engaging in marketing.


33 posted on 03/22/2014 2:06:28 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: dsc

Perhaps not, but I wasn’t engaging in marketing.

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When you are selling your ideas to the public, you are engaged in marketing. If you don’t understand this, you lose.


34 posted on 03/22/2014 3:27:37 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Chickensoup

“When you are selling your ideas to the public, you are engaged in marketing. If you don’t understand this, you lose.”

I’m not selling. My intent is to say true things in conversations with others who share that intent.

If simple declarative sentences will not suffice, then I’m not in it.


35 posted on 03/22/2014 5:57:26 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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