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Ron Paul Opposes ‘In God We Trust’ Resolution
NewsMax ^ | November 2011

Posted on 01/03/2012 4:52:32 PM PST by mnehring

Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a Republican candidate for president, told The Hill Thursday that he opposes the Republican resolution that would reaffirm "In God We Trust" as the country’s motto.

The resolution passed the House easily Wednesday, with only nine "no" votes. Paul was absent for the vote. But he said the bill was superfluous.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: fraudpaul; ingodwetrust; rino; ronpaul

1 posted on 01/03/2012 4:52:38 PM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Yup, just as superfluous as his silly presidential candidacy.


2 posted on 01/03/2012 4:53:53 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (I'm not cut out to suffer fools like this.)
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To: mnehring
It is superfluous. This is what Congress is wasting its time on instead of finding out where Corzine stashed the MF Global money?
3 posted on 01/03/2012 4:55:15 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: mnehring

I actually agree with RP on this one, its a stupid stunt.


4 posted on 01/03/2012 4:55:52 PM PST by Paradox (The rich SHOULD be paying more taxes, and they WOULD, if they could make more money.)
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To: Paradox

Many RP fans hate religion with a passion. Check any libertarian sites.


5 posted on 01/03/2012 4:58:38 PM PST by bigdirty
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To: mnehring

Good! Finally the congress is doing something meaningful.


6 posted on 01/03/2012 5:00:35 PM PST by sagar
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To: Past Your Eyes; mnehring
I'll be in Confession all weekend for what I'm thinking of RP and doing Penance in the Parish for the next year for it.
7 posted on 01/03/2012 5:02:27 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: bigdirty
"Many RP fans hate religion with a passion."

Isn't that funny? So many christian fundamentalists support him. My daughter's in-laws live and breath Ron Paul. I've had to talk her off the ledge a couple of times.

8 posted on 01/03/2012 5:02:44 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: sagar

You think that given $15T in debt, $1.5T in deficits, huge structural problems with medicare, medicaid, and social security..... that THIS is the most meaningful thing Congress could do?


9 posted on 01/03/2012 5:05:03 PM PST by bigdaddy45
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To: Paradox
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Yeah ... kinda "really" stupid, actually ... Dr. Winkie is a real leader ...


Yep ... Dr. Winkie (a legendary Libertarian) often reminds me of that George Washington guy ...

You know, the one kneeling in the frozen, desolate winter snow at Valley Forge ... asking ... oops ...

PRAYING ... for some kind of, let me see, "divine guidance" ...

as his pitiful army was on the verge of abandoning the American Revolution ...

a PRAYER THAYT WAS ANSWERED WITH VICTORY ... "Moron" ...





And then there's the Battle of Midway (1942) ... when an outnumbered and out gunned U.S. Navy "quite miraculously" sunk FOUR Jap aircraft carriers ...


And then ... ahem ... the Battle of the Bulge ... when the U.S. Army was getting the shit kicked out of them ... by superior German forces and tactics ...

when that General Patton guy ... submitted to The Almighty his famous "weather prayer" ... whose glorious blue skies allowed Allied air strikes to save the Infantry's asses ...




Sometimes ... like Newt Gingrich ... I just get REALLY PISSED-OFF at the DARWINIAN IGNORANCE that you "Heads-Up-Your-Rear" Libertarians exhibit ...


Honestly ... "almost" as Billy Grahman and Mother Teresa would say ... You Libertarians are more full of "shiite" than a Christmas Turkey ... with your (very fashionable) anti-religious Bravo Sierra ... (Obama Droppings) ...


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10 posted on 01/03/2012 5:14:53 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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To: bigdaddy45

I’m waiting for congress to take up the discussion on whether we should be allowed to use 2ply or single sheet toilet paper.


11 posted on 01/03/2012 5:15:40 PM PST by VicVega ( GEAUX LSU TIGERS, GEAUX SAINTS)
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To: Patton@Bastogne
when that General Patton guy ... submitted to The Almighty his famous "weather prayer" ... whose glorious blue skies allowed Allied air strikes to save the Infantry's asses ...

Yes, but imagine the expense, printing and distributing 250,000 copies.

What's next, Ike printing a communication extolling a Great Crusade.

We have to get into the Ron Paul mindset.

Or not, my choice.

12 posted on 01/03/2012 5:21:25 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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To: VicVega

Or what kind of light bulbs we should be using. Oh... wait....


13 posted on 01/03/2012 5:27:45 PM PST by bigdaddy45
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To: Patton@Bastogne
We can be a country unto our self. If we leave them alone, they'll leave us alone. Let's just play nice. Doncha know?


14 posted on 01/03/2012 5:30:37 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: bigdaddy45

Don’t flush that toilet 4 times.


15 posted on 01/03/2012 5:31:58 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: mnehring

The sad thing is that, per the Fox News entrance polling, Paul is first choice for Iowa Tea Party members. People need to know everything about this whack job.

Santorum comes in 2nd; I can live with him.


16 posted on 01/03/2012 5:35:45 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Your examples are very compelling... and totally irrelevant to this discussion. These were examples of fervent prayers from believers in the face of a specific calamity. The “In God We Trust” vote was nothing similar. It wasn’t a prayer to a merciful God to intercede on behalf of a grateful nation. It was politicians trying to score political points.


17 posted on 01/03/2012 5:35:45 PM PST by bigdaddy45
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To: Past Your Eyes

Hard to believe this a-hole could stand a chance of winning in Iowa.


18 posted on 01/03/2012 6:12:58 PM PST by Venturer
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To: MayflowerMadam

And anyone can say they are a TEA Party member.....


19 posted on 01/03/2012 7:11:10 PM PST by jch10 (I stand with Herman Cain)
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To: jch10

I heard an ABC radio news reporter saying that 30% were going for Paul in Iowa because they were looking for “a true conservative”!


20 posted on 01/03/2012 7:17:58 PM PST by aruanan
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To: mnehring

Why is Congress spending time on this sort of nonsense? It’s part of our descent to banana republic status, I suppose.


21 posted on 01/03/2012 7:23:49 PM PST by oblomov
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To: Patton@Bastogne

If you weren’t a guy, I would kiss you for that post.

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Patton ordered the Third Army chaplain, Colonel James O’Neill, to compose a suitable prayer: “Almighty and most merciful Father, we humbly beseech Thee, of Thy great goodness, to restrain these immoderate rains with which we have had to contend. Grant us fair weather for Battle. Graciously hearken to us as soldiers who call upon Thee that, armed with Thy power, we may advance from victory to victory and crush the oppression and wickedness of our enemies, and establish Thy justice among men and nations. Amen.”

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I am kind of partial to unapologetically martial prayer.


22 posted on 01/03/2012 7:57:40 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Paradox

Paul is a kook but he’s right it’s a waste of time for Congress to be voting on mottos.

CUT SPENDING should be the motto. ;p


23 posted on 01/03/2012 11:01:12 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Psalm 144

thanks !


24 posted on 01/04/2012 3:34:01 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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