Skip to comments.After saying Obama on ‘similar path’ as Hitler/Stalin, Illinois bishop hit with IRS complaint
Posted on 04/21/2012 4:43:36 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
PEORIA, Illinois After a fiery homily last weekend urging the faithful to oppose [Alleged] President Obamas radical pro-abortion and extreme secularist agenda at the ballot box in November, Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria has been hit with an IRS complaint from a national secularist lobby group.
At a gathering of Catholic men on Saturday, the Illinois prelate had slammed Obamas mandate forcing religious employers to cover contraceptives, sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs. The unprecedented attack on religious freedom, he said, signaled that the president seems intent on following a similar path as past dictators such as Hitler, Stalin, and Otto von Bismarck.
This fall, every practicing Catholic must vote, and must vote their Catholic consciences, or by the following fall our Catholic schools, our Catholic hospitals, our Catholic Newman Centers, all our public ministries - only excepting our church buildings could easily be shut down, he said.
On Thursday, the Washington-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State claimed the homily violated federal law by taking sides in a political campaign.
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Not one use of the word "is" in that diatribe, no wonder people are confused about the meaning.
The income tax is not about revenue and that was known at the time the amendment was being debated.
"A hand from Washington will be stretched out and placed upon every man's business; the eye of the Federal inspector will be in every man's counting house . . . The law will of necessity have inquisitorial features, it will provide penalties, it will create complicated machinery. Under it men will be hailed into courts distant from their homes. Heavy fines imposed by distant and unfamiliar tribunals will constantly menace the tax payer. An army of Federal inspectors, spies and detectives will descend upon the state . . . Who of us who have had knowledge of the doings of the Federal officials in the Internal Revenue service can be blind to what will follow?"
Virginia House Speaker Richard E. Byrd, 1910, predicting what would happen if a federal income tax became law.
Average people understand there is a difference between a Roman Catholic bishop saying something like this and a Protestant minister, even if he serves a big church or is a prominent televangelist.
I’m very happy with the way the Roman Catholics are getting angry.
The good Bishop is right, according to some of the best analysis available:
Every preacher in America should be joining together against obama. They’re not. They’re cowards. They run and hide from evil. Do they have no faith in the God they preach about?
Shoot, they won’t even clean up their own house.
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