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Despite ‘war on Catholics,’ faculty & staff at Catholic universities gave overwhelmingly to Obama
Campus Reform ^

Posted on 12/03/2012 6:18:49 PM PST by oliverdarcy

Ninety-one percent of faculty and administrators from America’s top Catholic universities who contributed to presidential campaigns in 2012 gave to President Obama, a Campus Reform investigation has revealed.

The strong support for President Obama from Catholic schools came despite Democrats’ controversial health care legislation which could force employers to provide contraception for employees even though it is explicitly forbidden under Catholic doctrine.

(Excerpt) Read more at campusreform.org ...


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KEYWORDS: academia; catholic; catholicvote; donors; fundingtheleft; universities
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1 posted on 12/03/2012 6:18:58 PM PST by oliverdarcy
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To: oliverdarcy

Evil is everywhere and nowhere is immune.


2 posted on 12/03/2012 6:22:52 PM PST by frogjerk (Obama Claus is coming to town!)
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To: cindy-true-supporter

Unbelievable.

Unbelievers.


3 posted on 12/03/2012 6:24:01 PM PST by Albion Wilde (Government canÂ’t redistribute talent, willpower, or intelligence, except through dictatorship.)
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To: oliverdarcy

but, but Notre Dame has an awesome football team. Go Irish. /s


4 posted on 12/03/2012 6:24:11 PM PST by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: oliverdarcy

That’s because they are mostly socialists! The church backed the healthcare law, and amnesty for illegals.


5 posted on 12/03/2012 6:32:17 PM PST by stockpirate (Democrrats stole the election via fraud, we will never have a free election again.)
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To: oliverdarcy

The Democrat party is their religion.

The Catholic Church is just a place to go at Christmas and Easter.


6 posted on 12/03/2012 6:34:13 PM PST by Venturer
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To: oliverdarcy

How can these “Catholics” be so ignorant to basic Church doctrine? How can they be so obtuse?


7 posted on 12/03/2012 6:37:19 PM PST by Ken522
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To: frogjerk

Most of these “Catholic” universities ceased being “Catholic” years ago. They are exactly like most colleges in this country, a cesspool of liberal higher learning. 99% of the professors in colleges, no matter what type of college, are socialist to the core. You also do not have to identify yourself as a “Catholic” to teach at any university in the country. Would make a bet that REAL Catholic universities like Ave Maria and Franciscan University don’t have too many liberal professors like the rest of the “Catholic” in name only colleges. Most of them have dropped their health coverage because of Obamagabe’s HHS mandate.


8 posted on 12/03/2012 6:40:58 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: oliverdarcy

Collectivists supporting TOTALITARIAN ALERT!


9 posted on 12/03/2012 6:41:55 PM PST by PGalt
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To: oliverdarcy

The faculty and staff own the changes coming down the pipeline for their universities. No whining or bitching when they hit.


10 posted on 12/03/2012 6:44:37 PM PST by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: stockpirate

The Catholic Church has always backed universal healthcare, but HAS SUED the Obamagabe administration for trying to make them provide abortion inducing drugs. I guarantee you that the Supreme Court rules in favor of religions liberty.


11 posted on 12/03/2012 6:44:56 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: oliverdarcy
That was unexpected.

< /sarc>

12 posted on 12/03/2012 6:47:42 PM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: oliverdarcy

Well, if those colleges are Notre Dame, Georgetown, Boston College and Providence College, among others, it’s not surprising. They stopped being truly Catholic many years ago, opting for acceptance by those who consider themselves the ‘literati’, and who are almost exclusively liberal.


13 posted on 12/03/2012 6:47:51 PM PST by SuziQ
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To: oliverdarcy

It ties into that social-justice mindset.

Many of the Catholic leaders, though they may have issues with the forced coverage of contraception and abortion under Obamacare, are still “down” with immigration amnesty, wealth redistribution, no death penalty, etc.


14 posted on 12/03/2012 6:47:51 PM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: oliverdarcy
I suppose priests and nuns gotta eat just like the rest of us and will vote for the guy providing their paychecks, but...

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money."
--Matthew 6:24

15 posted on 12/03/2012 6:49:45 PM PST by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: oliverdarcy
Ninety-one percent of faculty and administrators from America’s top Catholic universities who contributed to presidential campaigns in 2012 gave to President Obama, a Campus Reform investigation has revealed.

Were they making a donation, or paying out protection money?

16 posted on 12/03/2012 6:49:59 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: Venturer

Over a billion Catholics worldwide. The Church must be doing
something right. There are more Catholics that all the protestant faiths combined. By the way what are they still protesting?


17 posted on 12/03/2012 6:54:07 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: Venturer

“The Democrat party is their religion.”

And government is their god. Revelation 13:11-12.


18 posted on 12/03/2012 6:54:36 PM PST by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: oliverdarcy
Catholics are members of an authoritarian organization.

Authoritarians are birds of a feather.

Factor in that Catholic educators are as collectivist as their non-Catholic agitprop collaborators on the faculty at non-Catholic education organizations and one arrives at the inescapable conclusion: Catholicism is not an antidote to academentia.”

19 posted on 12/03/2012 7:02:29 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: oliverdarcy

This is a blanket charge without many specifics. Anybody know about this source “campus reform” while it is desperately needed who runs it and its background.


20 posted on 12/03/2012 7:07:48 PM PST by mosesdapoet ("A voice crying in the wilderness make streight for the way of the Lord")
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To: Venturer

You beat me to it. The University is the “church” where the Dem gospel and scripture is heard daily.


21 posted on 12/03/2012 7:07:54 PM PST by matt04
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To: randog
Maybe...but, why not just ignore the parts you don't like and go with the parts you do like? That seems to be the modern approach to most flavors of Christianity, especially with the televangelists.

As near as I can tell from people watching, everyone believes in God and still gets to do whatever they want to, mistakes and all, and still goes to heaven.

Keeps the pews full. Win.

22 posted on 12/03/2012 7:08:25 PM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: oliverdarcy

Are there any Catholic universities left in the United States?


23 posted on 12/03/2012 7:10:18 PM PST by stevem
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To: Albion Wilde

This can’t possibly be true. EVERYONE knows it was the joos who singlehandedly reelected oblama. Just ask them,


24 posted on 12/03/2012 7:14:12 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: stockpirate

Uh, no. They are non-believers. Many of them are not even baptized Catholics but Protestants, Jews, etc. Also, you might want to check into what the Catholic bishops actually thought about Obamacare.

“The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opposed the passage of Obamacare, fearing that it would allow the federal government to dictate to...” http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_023cdd08-cb69-11e1-ba25-001a4bcf887a.html

“While the US Conference of Catholic Bishops have pushed for universal health coverage in the US for almost a century, the USCCB ended up opposing ObamaCare.” http://hotair.com/archives/2012/06/18/catholic-group-that-supported-obamacare-rejects-hhs-mandate-as-unworkable/


25 posted on 12/03/2012 7:29:25 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Venturer

I think you nailed it.

Mass has been E M P T Y for a very long time.


26 posted on 12/03/2012 7:29:38 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: stevem

Ave Maria to name one, and there are pockets of excellence at many of the d line Catholic colleges. For now though, my kids will go to good non-catholic colleges with strong Newman Centers.


27 posted on 12/03/2012 7:30:21 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: oliverdarcy

Pope Face Palm....

28 posted on 12/03/2012 7:42:33 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: oliverdarcy

Isn’t it assuming too much that all of these people are Catholic? Not that there aren’t plenty of Catholics and other religiously affiliated people who ignore the spiritual warfare being conducted by both political parties.


29 posted on 12/03/2012 7:47:41 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Alas Babylon!
The picture made me laugh.
My dad taught us a song when we were young:

"With my hand on myself,
What is this here?"

"This is my sweat boxer -
Yom Yom - a dear..."

30 posted on 12/03/2012 8:07:38 PM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: stevem

Are there any Catholic universities left in the United States?

Yes, and the Cardinal Newman Society identifies those who abide by Catholic beliefs. The rest are just CINO institutions


31 posted on 12/03/2012 8:12:51 PM PST by NotTallTex
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To: oliverdarcy

That’s because, like most ‘jews’, they simply play at being catholic or Christian. I am tired of people not believing in God, but saying that they do. I honestly can’t wait for judgement, just to hear what they will say before the Man.


32 posted on 12/03/2012 8:33:38 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (Only fake Christians vote or are Democrats.)
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To: ABQHispConservative

That’s because the Jesuits are behind the real power brokers....


33 posted on 12/03/2012 8:39:57 PM PST by nevermorelenore
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To: stockpirate

Stockpirate, if you don’t know anything except your own prejudices and presumptions, shut up. The Catholic bishops warned severely against Obamacare when Obama was running in 2008, and blisteringly opposed Obamacare throughout the legislative fight for it.


34 posted on 12/03/2012 8:40:33 PM PST by dangus
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To: oliverdarcy

It is a dilemma. Seems like rationalization overcomes morals and ethics. You have to wonder if there are any more “Saint/Sir Thomas Mores?” You know, people who hold to moral and ethical principles. We have none of that in the leadership of this country, including the Judicial, Executive and Legislative branches of government. My heart goes out to those who live by their beliefs and faith.


35 posted on 12/03/2012 8:42:23 PM PST by Ranger Warrior ("To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: oliverdarcy

God has blinded half the American public. There is no other explanation that explains why people voted for Obama and didn’t really even know why they were doing so. It’s impossible to think they don’t know by now he’s a fraud and an enemy of the American people’s health and pocketbook.


36 posted on 12/03/2012 8:43:57 PM PST by Best and Brightest
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To: Venturer; NKP_Vet

Ouch.

53% of Catholic voters for Obama are hawking the name, calling themselves Catholic, highjacking Catholic themes on social justice and poverty, parading around as wolves among the sheep, disguised as sheep, thick in congress and the senate.

Catholics know they are infiltrated, because Christ’s Church has always been the big enchilada for the enemy, since the Beginning, of the air and roaming around on earth. Where Jesus is really present will always be the target. We know that. :)

I wanna be on the ground the Enemy wants. Bad. That’s one reason I know I’m in the right place.


37 posted on 12/03/2012 9:10:16 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: GladesGuru; NKP_Vet

Whew! What a load of syllables, signifying a load.


38 posted on 12/03/2012 9:32:24 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

The academented create the steaming load. I just describe the sorry situation.

Oh, did you notice that slavery is back in Egypt? And assumption of responsibilities is less and less popular?


39 posted on 12/03/2012 9:46:20 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: NKP_Vet

Wish I shared your optimism. In boxing, they say the first dive’s the hardest, and “Justice” Roberts has already thrown his first fight. Think our new Catholic Hispanic justice will take his place on the side of religion and the Constitution? I don’t. But I guess we can hope.


40 posted on 12/03/2012 9:58:50 PM PST by Mach9
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To: frogjerk

At what point will Catholics admit that their church is pretty much dead in the Western world? I’m not trying to be flippant, but I have NEVER met a genuine Catholic under the age of 50. The Catholics who take things seriously are bound to die out, eventually Catholicism will be like Judaism in the Western world: something with a minute number of serious adherents, but a lot of secular people taking on the name, the cultural trappings, etc., and calling it their “religion.”


41 posted on 12/03/2012 10:30:19 PM PST by LifeComesFirst (http://rw-rebirth.blogspot.com/)
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To: stockpirate
Yes they did until the healthcare law turn on them>I want to see how many Bishops will be arrested for this as they said.Meanwhile all they have to do is drive to the local abortuary and just their presence alone would help children from dying.
42 posted on 12/03/2012 10:47:55 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Venturer

“The Democrat party is their religion. The Catholic Church is just a place to go at Christmas and Easter.”

The Catholic Church is apparently where they go to make a living and feed their families, too. My own giving at my parish has basically stopped since the election; whatever services for the needy provided by the Church are now taken by force from my paycheck, and whatever operating cash my parish needs they raise by renting out my vacant school to the public school system. Financially, the State has replaced the Church in terms of relevance...


43 posted on 12/04/2012 2:24:57 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: randog

“I suppose priests and nuns gotta eat just like the rest of us and will vote for the guy providing their paychecks, but...”

These are almost extinct in Catholic education today; I suspect they are talking about lay employees.


44 posted on 12/04/2012 2:30:56 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: NKP_Vet
Would make a bet that REAL Catholic universities like Ave Maria and Franciscan University don’t have too many liberal professors like the rest of the “Catholic” in name only colleges. Most of them have dropped their health coverage because of Obamagabe’s HHS mandate.

I agree. I wonder how many Black Baptists voted for Omugga?

45 posted on 12/04/2012 2:46:34 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: RitaOK

AMEN.


46 posted on 12/04/2012 3:16:32 AM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: oliverdarcy

Roll Tide is my view. I will NEVER EVER root for Notre Dame again. I sent my ND hat back to Father Jenkins with 30 silver dimes.


47 posted on 12/04/2012 4:58:22 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: kearnyirish2

“Financially, the State has replaced the Church in terms of relevance.”

Which is all the more reason to attend and perpetuate the Faith.

I stopped giving to many of the 2nd. collections, but I try to support the Church.I have noticed the absence of the young members, and a shortage of altar servers. The Church is hurting, and IMO it is a hurt they brought on themselves. Their refusal to discipline Catholic politicians has shown that their rules are only for us peons and not for the Elites in the Church.Their allowance of things like Obama getting an award from Notre Dame , and his speech at Georgetown have hurt the Church.

If the Church cannot discipline their own theological Universities they need to get out of the University business.If the Church cannot control their Nuns they need to close down the offending Convent. If the Church refuses to get homosexuals out of the Priesthood, they need to stop pretending to keep the Faith.

The Church must provide discipline if they wish to survive.


48 posted on 12/04/2012 4:59:13 AM PST by Venturer
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To: oliverdarcy
Roll Tide is my view. I will NEVER EVER root for Notre Dame again. I sent my ND hat back to Father Jenkins with 30 silver dimes.
49 posted on 12/04/2012 4:59:13 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Venturer

That which is already gone can not survive


50 posted on 12/04/2012 5:03:01 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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