The Democrat Party dislikes traditional Christians. Watch them try to split Evangelicals from their Roman Catholic and Orthodox allies. Evangelicals are the frequent punch line to mainstream cultural jokes, so that some people feel uncomfortable associating with them. This soft bigotry is the one hope of the Democrat Party. Can they get Roman Catholic and Orthodox leaders to break with their allies from Evangelical churches by sneering at Evangelicals? Look for more stories trying to show how some traditionally religious people are not like “those narrow minded Evangelicals.”It will not work, but should lead to a great deal of folly from Howard Dean who is a never ending source of amusement. Here is a news story from the weekend.As usual my comments are in italics.Dean Says Democrats Will Make Schiavo Case An Election Issue: “Dean Says Democrats Will Make Schiavo Case An Election IssueThe Los Angeles Times ^ | April 16, 2005 | Michael FinneganDemocratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said Friday that his party would wield the Terri Schiavo case against Republicans in the 2006 and 2008 elections, but for now needed to stay focused battling President Bush on Social Security.Having done everything he could to make sure she was dead, DNC Chairman Dean plans to go on “using” Terri Schiavo. However, she can be kept in reserve while Dean makes sure that Social Security funds are kept out of the hands of the people who earned them and kept in his hands.‘We’re going to use Terri Schiavo later on,’ Dean said of the brain-damaged Floridian who died last month after her feeding tube was removed amid a swarm of political controversy.I am so glad they have stopped for now. Perhaps that will allow her grieving parents time to look forward to and prepare for ads exploiting their daughter’s death. Note that the Times desbribes the moral outrage around the Schaivo death as “political.” In the world of LA Times, all controversy is about politics.Dean, who has called congressional intervention in the Schiavo case ‘political grandstanding,’ singled out House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) for his leading role in the matter.Trying to save Terri’s life against all pollster’s advice is grandstanding. Exploiting her death years later is what Howard Dean offers as an alternative. Oh and did he forget to mention Tom DeLay? Last presidential race no Democrat could speak for long without the word “Vietnam” creeping into their sentences. Democrats evidently believe repeating a word or term is a substitute for argument. . . a sort of Leftist form of Buddhism. Tom DeLay is the new Vietnam. ‘This is going to be an issue in 2006, and it’s going to be an issue in 2008,’ Dean told about 200 people at a gay rights group’s breakfast in West Hollywood, ‘because we’re going to have an ad with a picture of Tom DeLay saying, ‘Do you want this guy to decide whether you die or not? Or is that going to be up to your loved ones?’ ‘Reaching out to Red State America, Dean told a gay rights breakfast in West Hollywood, a group it takes courage to speak in front of for a Democrat, that parents should have no rights. Tom Delay (Did I mention Tom Delay?) is what the Democrats think a parent is.Dean, a practicing physician until he became governor of Vermont in 1991, added: ‘The issue is: Are we going to live in a theocracy where the highest powers tell us what to do? Or are we going to be allowed to consult our own high powers when we make very difficult decisions?’Dean believes any religious motivation in passing a law or in trying to help a person is a theocracy. He evidently believes religious people should never pass laws with religious motivations. It is no wonder Dean and the Democrats do not support traditional marriage. It is a wonder that any of our laws, most passed by people with religious motives, pass muster. Actually, Dean could explain this. He would just refer to his higher power, himself, and find those he agrees with. Unlike those theocrats who wrote that some rights come from our Creator and cannot be taken away by government or individuals, men such as Jefferson and Washington, Howard Dean thinks such ideas “difficult” and wants time to consult his inner Howard about them. Before Schiavo’s death, the Republican-controlled Congress passed legislation giving her parents the right to take action in federal court to have her feeding tube reinserted, but no judge intervened. Schiavo’s husband had fought for years to withdraw the tube, arguing that she would not have wanted her life extended.”Democrats are out there fighting hard to call you a theocrat, remove religion from public view, and to exploit the tragic death of a young woman. . . in fact view her death as a major accomplishment on the part of the Party. If youa are a traditional Catholic, Evangelical, or Orthodox Christian can you vote for the Party of Howard Dean?
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