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On Bernie's relgion, or lack of it (Original Post) Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 OP
All I ask of any candidate is real leadership and vision. guillaumeb Jan 2016 #1
Heh... gcomeau Jan 2016 #2
Man, if the "party of Lincoln" paid any attention to what he was actually about...! Bernin4U Jan 2016 #5
haha! Indeed. Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #6
I'm an atheist. And I love the way he looks at religion. CharlotteVale Jan 2016 #3
Ditto (eom) mak3cats Jan 2016 #9
yes-- I think it helps! Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #10
I think he gave an awesome answer, there. Warren DeMontague Jan 2016 #4
agree Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #7
Separation of Church and State. The way it should be. leftcoastmountains Jan 2016 #8
Your religion is what you do and who you are. Stevepol Jan 2016 #11
Better to walk the walk than talk the talk n/t TexasBushwhacker Jan 2016 #12


(5,764 posts)
2. Heh...
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 04:03 PM
Jan 2016
"Only three presidents, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, have been unaffiliated with a specific religious tradition, according to the Pew Research Center for Religion and Public Life. "

Clearly voters should be wary of any candidate who finds themselves in the same company as Jefferson and Lincoln on any issue...


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3. I'm an atheist. And I love the way he looks at religion.
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 04:11 PM
Jan 2016

Most politicians use religion in such a fake, hypocritical, smarmy way, to divide people. Bernie uses his views to unite everyone.

Warren DeMontague

(80,708 posts)
4. I think he gave an awesome answer, there.
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 05:08 PM
Jan 2016

Every time he gets pressed with stupid or meaningless questions - and demanding a Presidential candidate pay lip service to some undefined concept of a Deity without any intellectual exploration of what that even means, is absolutely stupid- they just give him more opportunity to explain shit brilliantly like that.


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11. Your religion is what you do and who you are.
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 10:32 PM
Jan 2016

On that score, Bernie gets high marks. "As you do it to the least of these, you do it unto me." He's a lot closer to Christ's teaching than the religious Taliban that support the Repubs and the Pharisees that support Hillary.

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