Nation hasn't been perfect

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Some preachers, male and female, on television put on a show when they preach. Creflo Dollar is making Christians think they can sin and get away with it.

Matthew Hagee has been critical of people on entitlements. He should not do this because he has received part of his money from such people’s donations. Hagee has talked about young people, but he doesn’t realize he is still a young person himself, and he has a long way to go before he gets old.

Hagee, Truth in Action Ministry, CBN News, Pat Robertson of The 700 Club, Jack Van Impe, Hal Lindsey all have been prejudiced against President Obama.

The United States was not so Christian and perfect when it was created because the United States had the slave trade, and slavery for almost 100 years after it was created and segregation for almost 200 years. It took the Civil War to end slavery. Lynching used to be a part of life in the United States. So there have been worse times in the United States than what is going on today.

A lot of racism has ended in the United States, but there still are many racists left. Our present problems did not start with President Obama.

One more word about entitlements: There are almost 1 million military veterans who deserve disability entitlements but cannot get them. There are millions of civilians who deserve disability entitlements but cannot get them. I know of cases.

The United States is a great country, but it has never been perfect.

I have been an official Christian for almost 53 years.

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RunningMan
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RunningMan 07/27/13 - 05:49 am
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Many Good Points

Work in progress from the very beginning. It will never be perfect. We can only hope God will forgive our sins.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/27/13 - 06:04 am
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Tell us something we don't know

One more word about entitlements: There are almost 1 million military veterans who deserve disability entitlements but cannot get them. There are millions of civilians who deserve disability entitlements but cannot get them

MANY are getting benefits & they DON'T DESERVE THEM.

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pearlthesquirrel 07/27/13 - 07:30 am
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I forgot
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...to mention Joel Osteen, Mike Murdock, Joyce Meyers, Peter Popoff, Todd Koontz, Benny Hinn, Paula White, Kenneth Copeland, Randy White, Eddie Long, Joseph Prince, Keith Moore, Kirk Cameron, Ray Comfort, and Prophet Manasseh Jordan, and hundreds more - you know, all those other hucksters and charlatans! Don't forget to sew your $79 seed......oh wait, it's not $79, with inflation that should be $139.......and all your prayers will be answered. Frauds..... one and all.

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chascushman 07/27/13 - 07:47 am
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" There are millions of
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" There are millions of civilians who deserve disability entitlements but cannot get them"
I do not believe that for one minute!

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chascushman 07/27/13 - 07:49 am
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"Our present problems did not
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"Our present problems did not start with President Obama."
You are correct but he has done more to separate blacks and whites than any person in history.

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RMSHEFF 07/27/13 - 08:03 am
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There is a all time record

There is a all time record number of Americans on disability, food stamps, subsidized housing, medicaid and many other welfare programs. Record unemployment and underemployment with millions receiving unemployment checks for 2 years. This is not a sign of success but a sign of failure. President Obama views these facts as a good thing. My Bible tells me, if a person can get a job but chooses to collect federal benefits instead this is stealing but then again what do I know, I have only been an "official" Christian for 21 years.

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deestafford 07/27/13 - 08:44 am
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Doctor Thomas Sowell, one of the most brilliant economists

this country has ever produced and a prolific writer, has written that every country seems to have a native racial group that does not keep up economically and socially with the other groups, both native and immigrant, and use racism as an excuse for it lagging behind. These racial "blamers" are various ethnic groups. Apparently, the blacks are that ethnic group for the US.

Out of these groups "leaders" always emerge who lead the charge of blaming other ethnic groups. This is a tactic the Nazis used against the Jews to turn attention away from the real problems and stir up hatred.

It's a shame more blacks don't read history and learn that slavery was in Africa before the white man ever set foot there. Slavery existed in Indian countries of North, Central, and South America before the white man ever came. It still exists in the Middle East and Africa.

Out of the approximately 24 million blacks brought to the New World as slaves less than half of them came to North America.

The bottom line is the current blacks who are not successful, are unsatisfied with their life and see their situation as a result of slavery are so ignorant and uninformed. Their lot in life is their fault because blacks from other countries come here and become very successful and fulfilled.

As far as any criticism of obama is because of his race that could not be further from the truth. The criticism of him has to do with his leftist, statist, socialist, marxist policies and ideology. How can one say people against him are racists when many of us were for Herman Cain whom the leftists and the liberal media (excuse me for repeating myself) destroyed with lies.

If blacks look in the mirror they will seen the source of their problems and also the solution solver.

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dahreese 07/27/13 - 09:33 am
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"Official Christians" need to
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"Official Christians" need to hang their heads.

In the parable of the "Good Samaritan" a man has been beaten by robbers. A priest (an "Official Christian") intentionally passes him by. A Levite (a church elder)passes him by. A Samaritan (a non-believer) someone hated by the Jews, takes his time and wealth and helps the man be restore to health.

"Official Christians" seem to think that they are the good Samaritan.

My understanding of the intent of "God's grace", and preached by "Official Christians" is not just to receive it, but to share it.

The reality is we are all the man in the ditch.

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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 09:41 am
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President Obama hAs done
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President Obama hAs done more to seperate blacks and whites then Anyone in history, okay I will bite please explain.

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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 09:43 am
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Oh wait a second ,this from
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Oh wait a second ,this from the guy that listens to Glen Beck. Please

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allhans 07/27/13 - 09:51 am
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I think the writer is saying

I think the writer is saying white ministers are against Obama?

corgimom
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corgimom 07/27/13 - 09:52 am
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Is there an "unofficial"

Is there an "unofficial" Christian?

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Darby 07/27/13 - 09:55 am
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"A lot of racism has ended in the United

States, but there still are many racists left."

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Not really, what we have an over abundance of in this country are race hustlers.

They will be with us for as long as it's profitable.

"Our present problems did not start with President Obama."
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No, Obama just took five years to exacerbate, agitate and inflame the problem.
Without the constant fanning of the flames of "alleged" racism, this county would be a comparative shinning beacon of tolerance and opportunity for the entire world.

Race baiting and race hustling is a major economic force in the United States.

It won't end until all are treated equally and blacks (poor blacks) stop getting the message (real or perceived) that they need to be dependent wards of the government.

corgimom
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corgimom 07/27/13 - 09:54 am
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"This is not a sign of

"This is not a sign of success but a sign of failure."

No it's not, its a sign of the natural economic cycle of the United States. There is no failure at all.

There are too many people that think that a nation is always supposed to be prosperous, that we are always supposed to get good pay raises, that we are constantly able to raise our standard of living.

And the US has never been that way, and never will. There isn't any "failure" at all.

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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 09:57 am
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No a poster said that,
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No a poster said that, President Obama thinks it's a good thing to people on food stamps and we'd fare, Really, I guess you did not see his Morehouse speech .

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dahreese 07/27/13 - 10:09 am
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"Race baiting and race
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"Race baiting and race hustling is a major economic force in the United States."

We "Official Christians" are certainly seeing it here, today,, aren't we?

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In the parable of the "Good Samaritan" a man has been beaten by robbers. A priest (an "Official Christian") intentionally passes him by. A Levite (a church elder)passes him by. A Samaritan (a non-believer) someone hated by the Jews, takes his time and wealth and helps the man be restore to health.

The reality is we are all the man in the ditch.

And "we'd" better hope the "God" we claim to believe in understands that.

Right?

owensjef3
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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 10:13 am
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Herman Cain wax took out by
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Herman Cain wax took out by his fellow conservatives, in true Jinm Crow style.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 07/27/13 - 10:18 am
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Not Necessarily

dahreese posted:

. . . A Samaritan (a non-believer) . . .

Nowhere in the parable did our Lord Jesus say the Samaritan was a non-believer.

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RMSHEFF 07/27/13 - 10:21 am
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dahreese

Americans are the most charitable people on the planet. The example of good Samaritan is a perfect picture of what Christians are to do. This is an example of "individual" "personal" responsibility to provide to those around you what they need to survive. I hope you are doing this in your life and are not assuming this is the job of the Federal government. The government dose a very poor job of providing what the needy truly need. The government's one size fits all charity only serves to trap people in a system with little hope of escape after all how can a "government" really care about the individual and his specific needs of a person. This can only happen through individuals helping other individuals. Sadly, in our society most of the people receiving federal aid are very far from being "the man that was beaten by robbers and near death". America is a wealthy country where our "poor" would be considered wealthy in most of the rest of the world. The average person on welfare and other government assistance is over weight, has a home with A C, a flat screen TV, cell phone and a car, hardly the man in the parable of good Samaritan.

I have witnessed many times in my life the federal government sending money to those that are on drugs or alcoholics only to be used to fuel their addiction. What love is this!

RMSHEFF
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RMSHEFF 07/27/13 - 10:27 am
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darhreese

One more fun fact. Studies have shown that those that are conservative give FAR more to charity than Liberals. The liberals like to be charitable with other peoples money. Just look at the difference between Romney's charity and President Obama in terms of both time and money. The liberal tend to be "official" christians.

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Humble Angela 07/27/13 - 10:44 am
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"Oh wait a second ,this from
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"Oh wait a second ,this from the guy that listens to Glen Beck. "

OK owensfef....I'll bite....Tell us what is wrong with Glen Beck.....please use facts that you can back up with proof....not the name calling you used yesterday.

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fedex227 07/27/13 - 10:45 am
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Fun fact
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The U.S. ranks 5th in the world when it comes to charitable countries. Number one? Australia. Go figure.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/27/13 - 10:46 am
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"Herman Cain wax took out by
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"Herman Cain wax took out by his fellow conservatives, in true Jinm Crow style."

Does anyone have any idea what the heck this is supposed to mean?

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/27/13 - 10:48 am
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Ranked 5th? Really?
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Ranked 5th? Really? Well....I'll say we are ranked 1st, but I will provide a link to prove it..........not just say it and hope people believe.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/19/world-giving-index-us-ran_n_115...

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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 10:48 am
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No you answer my question
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No you answer my question about the President dividing blacks and whites more than anyone in history first then I will get to beck comparing the President to Hitler

dahreese
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dahreese 07/27/13 - 10:52 am
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"Nowhere in the parable did
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"Nowhere in the parable did our Lord Jesus say the Samaritan was a non-believer."

Not in direct words, no.

But it is implied. The Samaritan was a man of racial impurity and religious heresy. Not someone a "pure" Jew would want to associate with.

The intent of Jesus parable is that those who claim to be believers put more into their self-justification than they do into actual practice.

Jesus threw the Jews a loop with this one.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/27/13 - 10:51 am
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Well, it WAS the President
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Well, it WAS the President who came out on several local issues that he had no business coming out on, stating that they were about race....such as Trayvon Martin. How about him saying that the police acted stupidly when they arrested a man that they saw breaking into a house?

Now your turn, owensjef.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 07/27/13 - 10:52 am
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When you get to Beck
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When you get to Beck comparing Obama to Hitler.....don't forget to try to actually refute the things he said....not just demean him for making the comparison.

owensjef3
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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 10:58 am
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When Herman Cain got up in
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When Herman Cain got up in the poles all of a sudden pictures of him having affairs with white women emerged. It's hard typing on a cell

owensjef3
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owensjef3 07/27/13 - 11:00 am
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Are you serious, read a
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Are you serious, read a history book.

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