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Pastor at Obama’s Easter Service: 'Religious Right’ Want Blacks ‘in the Back of the Bus'....
The Blaze ^ | March 31, 2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern

Posted on 03/31/2013 12:49:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The pastor at the Washington, D.C. church where the Obama family celebrated Easter on Sunday said members of the religious right want blacks “in the back of the bus,” women “back in the kitchen” and immigrants “back on their side of the border.”

“It drives me crazy when the captains of the religious right are always calling us back…for blacks to be back in the back of the bus…for women to be back in the kitchen…for immigrants to be back on their side of the border,” Rev. Dr. Luis Leon said in his sermon, according to the White House press pool report.

Reuters reporter Jeff Mason tweeted that Leon also said the religious right wants gays in the closet....

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TOPICS: Current Events; Mainline Protestant; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: bho44; culturalmarxism; easter; ecusa; endlesscampaign; episcopagan; episcopal; gop; homosexualagenda; illegalaliens; immigration; obama; obamaandgod; obamasfault; racecard; racism; religiousleft
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So now David Axelrod is writing sermons?

Full title: Pastor at Obama’s Easter Church Service: ‘Captains of the Religious Right’ Want Blacks ‘in the Back of the Bus,’ Women ‘Back in the Kitchen’

1 posted on 03/31/2013 12:49:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Louie Leon sounds as though he may be a racist bigot. Playing the race card in “church” is about as low as anyone can go.


2 posted on 03/31/2013 12:51:31 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Barry gave the Republicans a free lunch. All the taxpayers got was a lousy tax increase.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They are shameless in their evil speaking, aren’t they. It may end up that the reward of their blasphemies comes like Herod’s reward for not giving God the glory for amplifying his voice to be like His own (Acts 12:21-23).


3 posted on 03/31/2013 12:52:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Actually he’s right about one thing....I would LOVE to see the gays back in the closet and not EVERYWHERE talking about ANAL SEX!!!


4 posted on 03/31/2013 12:53:26 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The religious left want blacks in the garbage cans in the abortion clinics.


5 posted on 03/31/2013 12:54:56 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I assure you...the good Rev. Dr. Luis Leon would not want Spanish speaking only, Catholic “immigrants” living next door to him.


6 posted on 03/31/2013 12:55:40 PM PDT by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: Ann Archy

And what is wrong with illegal aliens going back to their side of the border?


7 posted on 03/31/2013 12:55:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

No kidding. Something that is not really happening cannot drive him crazy.
However his desire to take revenge on the white race could easily drive him nuts.

Of all mornings, his sermon should have been about the forgiveness the black race owes the US.
Instead, his sermon of hate has put a millstone around his neck.


8 posted on 03/31/2013 12:56:49 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not a moment...not a second in these people’s lives goes by without their obsessing about race.


9 posted on 03/31/2013 12:57:40 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

BINGO!! I forgot that one!!


10 posted on 03/31/2013 12:59:01 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is where we remind the misinformed idiots (aka “the general public”) that it was the Democratic Party that used “Jim Crow” laws to prevent blacks from voting, that founded the KKK (who hanged blacks and Republicans) and fought tooth and nail to keep segregation. Remind them that “Bull” Connor was a Democrat who used fire hoses and police dogs against minorities.

They’ve been getting way with lies for too long.


11 posted on 03/31/2013 1:00:33 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Political churches should be taxed ! Black or White etc etc ...


12 posted on 03/31/2013 1:01:02 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Exactly.

Margaret Sanger in her own words:

http://www.dianedew.com/sanger.htm


13 posted on 03/31/2013 1:02:02 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We should all give him a call tomorrow...202-347-8766 x302.
14 posted on 03/31/2013 1:02:04 PM PDT by ARA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I suppose this idiot doesn’t realize he supports a party that keeps many people of color in economic bondage. He can hide behind a bible and the pulpit but this man is a complete moron who spews the same lefty propoganda filth like Rev. Jackson, Rev. Sharpton, and other so-called religious leaders on the left.


15 posted on 03/31/2013 1:02:18 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s why we have a border in the first place. Of course people that created crappy communities where they lived want open borders so they can flee the hell hole their people created, but it makes no sense when Americans and Europeans, people who created better societies back open or soft borders. As a America and Europe get filled with Third World people they will become more Third World. These nations have a right to protect their national identity, culture, and more civilized societies.


16 posted on 03/31/2013 1:02:38 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Probably not the first racist Pastor in DC.


17 posted on 03/31/2013 1:05:38 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And Obama and his ilk want to bring back decadent, pre-Christian, pagan Rome of Caligula and Nero.


18 posted on 03/31/2013 1:09:04 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why Luis is the surrogate irReverand Jeremiah Wright of DC. Americas ‘pollos’ coming home to roost.


19 posted on 03/31/2013 1:14:00 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

such an ignorant, inaccurate, and distorted thing to say, more or less preach...

this pastor needs to be retired (right after Obama’s Chicago “God damn America!” pastor is retired!)

no wonder Christianity is losing so much ground, if this is the kind of shit that’s being preached from pulpits these days....


20 posted on 03/31/2013 1:14:35 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like Obama attended a Hate Church for Easter.


21 posted on 03/31/2013 1:17:49 PM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These types of “pastors” seem to be the only ones that Obama will sit in a pew for. For any minister to give such a sermon on Easter is appalling.


22 posted on 03/31/2013 1:21:52 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

My professor of a government class in college told us that in the beginning, republicans were for civil rights and the democrats were not, then in the middle of the century; without any reason or warning, both parties reversed their positions.


23 posted on 03/31/2013 1:22:34 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“It drives me crazy when the captains of the religious right are always calling us back…..."

Care to name any of those 'captains' and their quotes to substantiate your claims irrRev. Luis?

Separation of church and state is a good thing as the founders set it up--imagine if this idiot and his leftist brand of religion were the official Federal/State recognized church?

24 posted on 03/31/2013 1:23:34 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“It drives me crazy

25 posted on 03/31/2013 1:28:14 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Happy Blessed Easter, All FReepers!)
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To: 17th Miss Regt
The religious left want blacks in the garbage cans in the abortion clinics.

Ouch! That is going to leave a scar, as it should.

26 posted on 03/31/2013 1:32:47 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Want Blacks ‘in the Back of the Bus'....

No, I'd don't care to keep them on the 'back of the bus' quite frankly I just prefer not to be on the bus with the majority of blacks at all. I'd prefer to not be around many blacks. Those who constantly whine about race and how the white man is keeping me down. Pathetic non achievers who look to blame their lot on whitey. I also prefer not to be around the large contingent of violent and criminal 'yutes' aged 13 - 40 those who regularly wreak havoc on communities with unfettered abandon and those of you that ignore it and excuse it. I also don't want to ride with those of you who preach the evil of 'racism' from your race based bully-pulpit, the hypocrites that wage war on 'racism' then use race as a battering ram. All the while ignoring the 'racism' from your own race. I don't know why 'we' are supposed to be concerned for 'blacks at the back of the bus'? They obviously don't give two damns about fixing themselves. In addition how concerned are they for me and my family? How concerned are they about anything but racial grievance?

No, I don't want them at the back of the bus I don't want them on the bus at all.

27 posted on 03/31/2013 1:33:42 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: tflabo

“Care to name any of those ‘captains’ and their quotes to substantiate your claims irrRev. Luis?”

These people need to be aggressively and LOUDLY called out on every one of their outrageous statements and be required to produce ACCURATE quotes in context, or else be called LIARS. The way we conservatives act now is like serving tea and crumpets at a Mob sit-down;)


28 posted on 03/31/2013 1:33:47 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Remove his tax exempt status and he’d shut his mouth on political speech during a religious service


29 posted on 03/31/2013 1:39:35 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: VRW Conspirator

Dems passionately practice the holy sacrament of the deaths and resurrections of 52 million aborted baby sacrifices. Every abortion clinic is a good Friday and Easter combined daily 24/7—with some subsidy tithes, offerings and tributes from Uncle Sham.


30 posted on 03/31/2013 1:40:25 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Take away this church’s 501 (c) (3) status, for getting involved in politics.


31 posted on 03/31/2013 1:42:24 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Blacks = Dimocrat ATM card. Just plug in free stuff and out falls a vote.


32 posted on 03/31/2013 1:42:30 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ugh. Isn’t this the same guy who Laura and George went to hear on Sundays when they were in DC?

DC is just begging for wrath from above with such lies and distortions from someone purported to be “reverend.”


33 posted on 03/31/2013 1:45:29 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well, I certainly hope Obama (if that's his real name) walked out in the middle of that diatribe.

HA! Yeah. Right. He probably wrote the damn thing.

34 posted on 03/31/2013 1:45:37 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Billy Graham and civil rights


March 27, 1956

Dear Mr. President

It was a delight to talk with you last Tuesday in Washington. I have given a great deal of thought to our discussion, particularly as to the race question. Yesterday I received your letter outlining suggestions. Please be assured that I shall keep both your letter and out conversations in confidence.

I feel with you that the Church must take a place of spiritual leadership in this crucial matter that confronts not only the South but the entire nation. You will be interested to know that I am taking immediate steps to call the outstanding leaders of the major Southern denominations together as soon as possible in Atlanta for a conference on this subject. I shall outline to them your suggestions for racial understanding and progress. In addition, I will do all in my power to urge Southern ministers to call upon the people for moderation, charity, compassion and progress toward compliance with the Supreme Court decision. Your own personal suggestions are excellent.

The great denominational conventions will be held during May, and by that time we should have concrete suggestions to present at these assemblies and conventions that will get it before the average minister of the South, urging him to present these viewpoints from his pulpit. In this area I believe we can make a contribution toward better understanding.

Immediately after the election you can take whatever steps you feel are wise and right. In the meantime, it might be well to let the Democratic Party bear the brunt of the debate. Your deeds are speaking for you. You have so wonderfully kept above the controversies that necessarily raged from time to time. I hope particularly before November you are able to stay out of this bitter racial situation that is developing.

I had a long talk yesterday with Governor Hodges of North Carolina and Governor Frank Clement of Tennessee. I have urged then both to consider the racial problem from a spiritual point of view. They are two of our more “moderate” Southern governors.

I talked to Sid Richardson on the phone the other day. In spite of the fact that you vetoed the gas bill, he is still your biggest booster and friend.

Cordially yours,
Billy



March 30, 1956

Dear Billy:

Thank you for your note. I, of course, was completely confident that you would hold confidential any suggestions I made; otherwise I could not have written as I did. My purpose was to “think out aloud” a bit, and, if any of my ideas seemed useful to you, they would automatically become yours to use as you see fit.

I have read with great care what you have to say about the political situation. I think it a great pity that this crucial matter will, almost inescapably it seems, be dragged into the arena of partisan politics. For myself, I shall always, as a matter of conviction and as a champion of real, as opposed to spurious, progress, remain a moderate in this regard.

There are foolish extremists on both sides of the question who will never be won over to a sensible course of action. But we have these with respect to every question that can be raised. So far as any public statements that I may have to make in the future, they will follow the line that I have often expressed before. I shall not, however, make specific suggestions as to what anybody, even the clergy, might do in the circumstances.

With every good wish and warm personal regard,

Sincerely
[Dwight Eisenhower]



June 4, 1956

Dear Mr. President

As soon as possible after our talk in March, I went quietly to work among denominational leaders in the South. I had several private meetings with outstanding religious leaders of both races, encouraging them to take a stronger stand in calling for desegregation and yet demonstrating charity and, above all, patience. I met with excellent and overwhelming response. During the past few weeks I have addressed a number of annual Protestant religious conferences. I have also spoken at Negro universities. On each occasion I laid before them what I consider to be a sensible program for bettering race relations. I believe the Lord is helping us, and if the Supreme Court will go slowly and the extremists on both sides will quiet down, we can have a peaceful social readjustment over the next ten-year period. I am more hopeful now than I was when I talked with you in March.

I asked leaders of the three major denominations in the South to write you their plans, resolutions and statements. I believe they have done so.

I am somewhat disturbed by rumors that Republican strategy will be to go all out in winning the Negro vote in the North regardless of the South’s feelings. Again I would like to caution you about getting involved in this particular problem. At the moment, to an amazing degree, you have the confidence of white and Negro leaders. I would hate to see it jeopardized by even those in the Republican Party with a political ax to grind. Your complete sincerity, honesty, fairness and religious conviction are going to carry you overwhelmingly back to the White House with a greater majority than in 1952. You don’t need to yield to any pressure groups. I agree with Governor Dewey who told a small group of us in the home of Mr. DeWitt Wallace last summer that you would go down in history alongside of Lincoln.

My constant prayer is that God will continue to give you physical strength and wisdom to carry out your tremendous responsibilities.

We started a thirty-day meeting here in Oklahoma City yesterday. In spite of bad weather, we had over 15,000 at the opening service.

Most cordially yours,
Billy Graham


Billy Graham

The Reverend Billy Graham in 1966.

Photo by Warren K. Leffler.

About the photograph


35 posted on 03/31/2013 1:48:14 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

NAME ONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


36 posted on 03/31/2013 1:52:36 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You have to wonder about any church that is preaching politics and racism on Easter Sunday instead of the resurrection of our Lord and Savior.


37 posted on 03/31/2013 1:53:24 PM PDT by nooooo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well then, Blacks, Hispanics, and "gays" had best get together in one place (preferably a Black or Hispanic "church") and get their act together to vanquish the eeee-vil "rednecks."

After all, the three communities get along so well together. /sarc

38 posted on 03/31/2013 1:58:16 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So this pastor with a small p did not understand that today was Easter? That Christ has Risen? He thought he was at an Obama fund raiser? Shame on him. Bet he even calls himself a Christian..........


39 posted on 03/31/2013 1:59:05 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Rusty0604

then in the middle of the century; without any reason or warning, both parties reversed their positions.


Before or after Al Gore Sr filibustered the Civil Rights Act?

Watch and listen to the way they express lies. That’s how we need to speak truth.


40 posted on 03/31/2013 2:02:02 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Louie Leon sounds as though he may be a racist bigot. Playing the race card in “church” is about as low as anyone can go.

After a brief search he's from Cuba and he's another open borders advocate. Anything to denigrate the U.S. is his gospel and the bastard, SOB we have as president lapped it up.

41 posted on 03/31/2013 2:02:57 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron. No, they are both.)
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To: Bratch

There were giants in those days. Why are there not monuments and statues for both those men?


42 posted on 03/31/2013 2:14:09 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: raybbr

Here’s his email... let him know what you think luis.leon@stjohns-dc.org


43 posted on 03/31/2013 2:20:26 PM PDT by polkajello
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To: LibertarianLiz

Amen Brother. Easter is to celebreat Christs Ressurrection form the dead. The proof that he is the Christ.

Any fool preacher that chooses to preach on womens right, homosexual rights and Backs riding the rear of the bus on such a day is not a prophet of God, but a Racist crap stirring POS.


44 posted on 03/31/2013 2:21:37 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

This is why sometimes I’m glad I’m Catholic. The Catholic Church has survived all sorts of politicians and political parties, both good and bad ...and knows how to rise above it all. It’s all separate .. .and should be.

At the end of our lives, who really cares about politics? These preachers are the new court jesters whenever Obama is around.


45 posted on 03/31/2013 2:35:10 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They should lose their tax exemption!


46 posted on 03/31/2013 2:36:51 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It figures that the lying, racist Obamas would attend a church that is preaching this garbage. PATHETIC. Hey Pastor how about all the dead black babies promoted by your Obama and democratic party? How’s that for racism.


47 posted on 03/31/2013 2:47:24 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Without Life nothing else matters.)
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To: AppyPappy
He openly attended a virulently racist “church” for over 20 years, wrote of his distrust and enmity towards whites, and still white folks voted him into office. Twice.
48 posted on 03/31/2013 2:49:10 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Isn’t it great that the Obamas have finally found a church where they feel at home? It must be just like being back at Trinity United again.


49 posted on 03/31/2013 2:51:12 PM PDT by Argus
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To: FreedomGuru

One of his excellency’s speech writers probably wrote the sermon for that numbnut preacher. BTW, if this is an accurate rendition of the “sermon” it is political speech and the place should be taxed as a political unit.


50 posted on 03/31/2013 2:57:52 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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