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It’s quite interesting reading these two posts back to back.

Dr. Dobson Has Just Hand Obama Victory

What We Need Around Here is a Good Steak Knife

The first is antagonistic towards Dobson but reflects a latent faith in Obama’s religious liberalism, while the latter is somewhat antagonistic towards Dobson but instead offers a third way that many folks don’t consider.  Yet another example that there isn’t only right and left.

Few Americans would invite an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service, but that’s exactly what Minnesota pastor Gus Booth wanted when he stood behind his pulpit and told his congregation God wanted them to vote Republican.
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My first reaction to these lines were “Good for him” as I read the first half and “Oh that moron.” when I reached the end. Humans are partially political beings, but they are more than that. I think that when we get too wrapped up in partisan politics we are saying that God’s platform aligns with a current party platform. In reality, both sides have their shortcomings. One side might have glaring faults to orthodox Christians, but the other side might have blind spots that partisan Christians open themselves up to. I wish pastor’s like this would preach right and wrong not right and left.