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Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'
NewsMax ^ | Friday, July 30, 2004 | Carl Limbacher

Posted on 07/30/2004 4:03:52 PM PDT by counterpunch

Sen. John Kerry revealed a lot about himself in his speech last night at the Democrat convention, such as when he paraphrased fellow Democrat Ron Prescott Reagan: "I don't wear my own faith on my sleeve."

He failed to mention that those Catholic bishops who actually practice the Catholic faith ban him from receiving Holy Communion in their dioceses. But today he's probably regretting how much he exposed about himself when he said, "I don't want to claim that God is on our side."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dncconvention; kerry; kerryandgod; terrorism; traitor
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1 posted on 07/30/2004 4:03:57 PM PDT by counterpunch
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To: counterpunch
I think we know whose side Kerry thinks God is on...


 
 
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2 posted on 07/30/2004 4:04:25 PM PDT by counterpunch (The CouNTeRPuNcH Collection - www.counterpunch.us)
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To: counterpunch

Finally! Kerry speaks truth!


3 posted on 07/30/2004 4:05:35 PM PDT by My2Cents (http://www.conservativesforbush.com)
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To: counterpunch

So Kerry doesn't want to claim that God is on our side. What is more comforting? God is on our side or Satan is rooting against us?


4 posted on 07/30/2004 4:05:53 PM PDT by AngieGOP (I never met a woman who became a stripper because she played with Barbie dolls as a kid.)
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To: counterpunch
Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

Good, because he isn't. You have turned your back upon your Chruch and Him, and you have choisen to murder millions of the most innocent because you really, really, really, want power and glory.... discusting.....

5 posted on 07/30/2004 4:06:33 PM PDT by gilliam
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To: counterpunch
"Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

Rest assured He is not. The Judeo Cristian God does not advocate abortion any time for any reason nor homosexuality nor lazy people drawn to socialism - which is what you are all about. Who does stand with you is the devil.
6 posted on 07/30/2004 4:06:39 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: counterpunch
Perhaps, for once, Kerry actually told the truth for a moment during his whiplashing vacillation. He does not want to claim that God is on his side because Kerry is on the side of the terrorists and God is on the side of His people.
7 posted on 07/30/2004 4:07:09 PM PDT by dufekin (John F. Kerry. Irrational, improvident, backward, seditious.)
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To: counterpunch
A fool asks if God is on his side. The wise man asks himself if he is on God's side.

gitmo

8 posted on 07/30/2004 4:07:26 PM PDT by gitmo (Thanks, Mel. I needed that.)
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To: nmh

Those were just about my words verbatim when he uttered his staement last night.


9 posted on 07/30/2004 4:08:06 PM PDT by StarCMC (It's God's job to forgive Bin Laden, it's our job to arrange the meeting.)
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To: gitmo

That's what Kerry said...quoting Lincoln


10 posted on 07/30/2004 4:08:50 PM PDT by OneTimeLurker
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To: counterpunch

Ouch. That's going to leave a mark (or not, depending on the media....)


11 posted on 07/30/2004 4:10:43 PM PDT by Maigrey (May 19, 2005. Be there or be sith-tory!)
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To: counterpunch
'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

good, 'cause he isn't!

12 posted on 07/30/2004 4:11:33 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army and Supporting Bush/Cheney 2004!)
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To: counterpunch
"I don't want to claim that God is on our side."

No comment.

13 posted on 07/30/2004 4:12:57 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Ense et aratro! "Lady Snuggles of the Lethal Yew" Keeper of the thread killing Mr.Ducky RKBA)
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To: counterpunch

That line gave me the willies.

How can John eFing even mention God in a convention full of folks who either don't believe in God, don't want God ever mentioned or follow a God that wants American wiped off the face of the earth.

To follow up, when John eFing started on the flag, I expected the Dem faithful to set flags ablaze all over the hall.


14 posted on 07/30/2004 4:13:01 PM PDT by sonofatpatcher2 (Love & a .45-- What more could you want, campers? };^)
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To: counterpunch

>Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

Good; he isn't.


15 posted on 07/30/2004 4:14:15 PM PDT by judywillow
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To: counterpunch

I believe God is the source of the faith and goodness of America and am not ashamed we look to Him to always keep us moving in the right direction. America is blessed by the Hand Of Providence.


16 posted on 07/30/2004 4:14:56 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: counterpunch

Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

God: "Kerry who?"


17 posted on 07/30/2004 4:15:08 PM PDT by ShandaLear (John actually picked John before he picked John.)
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To: counterpunch
"I don't want to claim that God is on our side."

That's good because every time you evoke the Ancient of Days it makes my stomach turn.
18 posted on 07/30/2004 4:15:47 PM PDT by Jaysun (Let me take yet another opportunity to tell the "moderates" to shove it ....... then twist it.)
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To: counterpunch


You either belong wholly to the world or wholly to God. -St. John Vianney


19 posted on 07/30/2004 4:16:00 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: counterpunch; hchutch
Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

Translation: "I don't want to find out if God really DOES send lightning."

20 posted on 07/30/2004 4:16:41 PM PDT by Poohbah ("Beware the fury of a patient man." -- John Dryden)
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To: counterpunch
This statement is taken out of context, and when you read the rest of the quote (paraphrased from Lincoln) there really is no hay to made from this.

A proper rebuttal would be something along the lines of "Well, you're not on God's side either."
21 posted on 07/30/2004 4:17:30 PM PDT by eiffel (pioneer of aerodynamics)
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To: counterpunch
Kerry: 'I Don't Want to Claim That God Is on Our Side'

That's because he has the other guy on his side.

22 posted on 07/30/2004 4:18:11 PM PDT by Uncle Meat
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To: gitmo
"The wise man asks himself if he is on God's side"

You got THAT right! Nice homepage BTW.....

23 posted on 07/30/2004 4:18:57 PM PDT by litehaus
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To: counterpunch
"I don't want to claim that God is on our side."

Bacause He ISN'T, and I'M not going to be as presumtuous as Whoopie or Michael Moore and say something that's going to get me ZOTTED!

24 posted on 07/30/2004 4:19:59 PM PDT by Wondervixen (Ask for her by name--Accept no substitutes!)
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Bump for later


25 posted on 07/30/2004 4:20:59 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Psalm 73)
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To: counterpunch
"I don't want to claim that God is on our side."

Fear not, moron...

26 posted on 07/30/2004 4:22:43 PM PDT by Airborne Longhorn
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To: counterpunch

What Kerry actually said: "Gott mit uns."


27 posted on 07/30/2004 4:25:04 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (Defund CPB, NPR and PBS.)
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To: counterpunch

It's hard to argue that God is on the side of the USA...


28 posted on 07/30/2004 4:25:30 PM PDT by Guillermo (Nobody ever sells a good horse)
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To: sonofatpatcher2

Which brings up the thing mentioned previously; did anyone get pictures of the 'Rat delegates tromping on the flags they we're previously waving at Thursdays "love-in"?


29 posted on 07/30/2004 4:25:56 PM PDT by Trunk 71-74
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To: counterpunch

Kerry's statement along with Howard Dean saying the other day that people will someday become tired of voting for Godly principles and turn to the democratic party, can't be any more descriptive as where these people want to take us. Ironic because the very same things they want to accomplish such as inclusiveness and diversity for all walks of life can only be accomplished under a Godly authority.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1180562/posts


30 posted on 07/30/2004 4:27:02 PM PDT by seastay
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To: gilliam
...because you really, really, really, want power and glory.... discusting....."

...and dangerous:

Remember King Harod?:

"Now Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon; but they came to him with one accord, and having made Blastus the king's personal aide their friend, they asked for peace, because their country was supplied with food by the king's country.

So on a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat on his throne and gave an oration to them. And the people kept shouting, "The voice of a god and not of a man!" Then immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And he was eaten by worms and died. But the word of God grew and multiplied."

31 posted on 07/30/2004 4:27:38 PM PDT by KriegerGeist ("Only one life to live and soon it is past, and only what was done for Jesus Christ shall last")
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To: counterpunch
What he said was "I don't want to claim God is on our side -- I want to claim that we're on God's side."

What a putrid POS this clown is. I wonder which "side" of God is out there legislating for partial birth abortion (all the while receiving the Body of His Son during Mass).

32 posted on 07/30/2004 4:28:43 PM PDT by workerbee
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To: eiffel

No, I think the proper rebuttal would be something like "don't you guys call him 'Allah'?"


33 posted on 07/30/2004 4:28:50 PM PDT by counterpunch (The CouNTeRPuNcH Collection - www.counterpunch.us)
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To: counterpunch

The better response to, "I don't want to claim that God is on our side." is to rephrase the position to emphasize, "I want to faithfully claim we are on God's side." and hopefully God will gracefully exclaim, "You are on my side!"


34 posted on 07/30/2004 4:28:52 PM PDT by Cvengr (;^))
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To: counterpunch
"I don't wear my own faith on my sleeve."
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Oh but he did.. He said he has faith... He stressed faith and put it on his platform. Faith in what is the question.
35 posted on 07/30/2004 4:29:54 PM PDT by juzcuz
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To: counterpunch

Hey, John boy. If there is a God, you had better be afraid. Very afraid.


36 posted on 07/30/2004 4:30:39 PM PDT by jackbill
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To: gitmo

Actually that's pretty much what Abe Lincoln said in 1863. Last night Kerry was requoting Lincoln.

(Senator Kerry- you're no Abraham Lincoln!)


37 posted on 07/30/2004 4:30:55 PM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: counterpunch

lol...well put.


38 posted on 07/30/2004 4:31:40 PM PDT by eiffel (pioneer of aerodynamics)
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To: jackbill

Was it Jefferson that said "I tremble in fear when I reflect that God is Just?"


39 posted on 07/30/2004 4:33:18 PM PDT by johnb838 (France is the enemy - France has always been the enemy)
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To: counterpunch
While no one can know the mind of God, I have to imagine that even God was somewhat relieved by this statement.
40 posted on 07/30/2004 4:34:34 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Democrats.. Socialists..Commies..Traitors...Who can tell the difference?)
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To: silverleaf

I knew Abe Lincoln... :)


41 posted on 07/30/2004 4:34:34 PM PDT by johnb838 (France is the enemy - France has always been the enemy)
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To: silverleaf

I took it as another misquote of Bush - some time ago, the President said that he didn't believe that God was neutral in the situation on terror, the gist being that he believed that God was on the side of the just and that we were the just,vs. the evildoers.


42 posted on 07/30/2004 4:34:43 PM PDT by trebb (Ain't God good . . .)
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To: counterpunch
"I don't want to claim that God is on our side."

God doesn't want him to claim it, either.

43 posted on 07/30/2004 4:34:43 PM PDT by mombonn (ˇViva Bush/Cheney!)
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To: counterpunch
"I don't want to claim that God is on our side."

I would rather proclaim that I am on G-D's side.

44 posted on 07/30/2004 4:35:45 PM PDT by Alouette ("Your children like olive trees seated round your table." -- Psalm 128:3)
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To: Wondervixen

Proof that God is on our side is the fact that the Rats nominated Kerry. If one wanted to design a living turkey of a candidate, they'd come up with either Kerry or Dean.

BTW, with a name like that you need to post some of your pictures, at least on your bio page ;>)


45 posted on 07/30/2004 4:37:47 PM PDT by JusPasenThru (Duck the Femocrats.)
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To: counterpunch

It seems a given that John Effing Kerry believes in some sort of god that would not take a side betwixt the child murdering Islamists .... and America.

Some god!

As good as no god at all. Which of course is what he actually believes.

Caveat: It would appear however that God HAS allowed the children of Satan calling themselves Islamists to punish us for our sins. Will we repent?


46 posted on 07/30/2004 4:39:25 PM PDT by mercy
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To: gitmo

Amen.


47 posted on 07/30/2004 4:40:05 PM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: silverleaf
Big difference, Lincoln was speaking from humility, praying that his decisions were right. Kerry comes from the Liberal ARROGANCE that denies judgment of the immorality of their actions...do not dare judge them and do not mention that God could be judging them as well.
But then one day he will have to answer for his hypocrisy, arrogance and lies....tough day!!!
48 posted on 07/30/2004 4:44:21 PM PDT by UltraKonservativen (( YOU CAN'T FIX STUPID ))
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****seems a given that John Effing Kerry believes in some sort of god that would not take a side betwixt the child murdering Islamists .... and America.

Some god!

As good as no god at all. Which of course is what he actually believes.

Caveat: It would appear however that God HAS allowed the children of Satan calling themselves Islamists to punish us for our sins. Will we repent? ****

Perhaps we shall have to go into captivity in Babylon. Or perhaps the "Times of the Gentiles" are drawing to a close.


49 posted on 07/30/2004 4:45:25 PM PDT by mercy
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To: counterpunch

this is taken out of context and just as bad when we do as when they do it.

he said "I dont want to claim that God is on our side, I want to say that we are on God's side" (it is an old quote)

BUT!!!!!!!!!! how many people in the audience don't want God in the classrooms or court houses... etc...

He managed to hit ALL the liberal hot button AND the conservative ones in the SAME SPEACH


50 posted on 07/30/2004 4:47:00 PM PDT by Mr. K
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