Paul’s opposition to Iraq partly faith-based

It turns out that even in his religion, Ron Paul is an iconoclast. Raised a Lutheran but currently attending a Baptist church, the anti-abortion, anti-profanity (he once chided an aide for using the term “red-light district” in the presence of a woman) Paul says his conservative religious faith jibes with his strident anti-Iraq stance. “I was annoyed by the evangelicals’ being so supportive of pre-emptive war, which seems to contradict everything that I was taught as a Christian,” he tells The New York Times Magazine. “The religion is based on somebody who’s referred to as the Prince of Peace.”


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Matthew Benjamin

posted October 2, 2007 at 1:18 pm

Yes, Ron Paul is the only republican, it seems these days, who remembers the teachings of Christ.

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posted October 9, 2007 at 7:43 am

Ron Paul is the only person who can take our country back to fiscal responsibility and toward Peace in the world as apposed to world domination and nuclear war.

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posted November 4, 2007 at 8:06 pm

I am dismayed as to the scant coverage Ron Paul has received from the msm. He has won almost every straw poll taken, and is imho the last hope for America to pull itself out of the morass that Iraq is, and the globalist agenda that is being set for all of North America via stealth. Regarding globalism, if there was ever a more anti -Christian, anti – God agenda, I would like to hear of it. Globalism truly reeks of pure evil, it is a pathetic attempt by the control freaks, by that I refer to the bildeberg ilk – i.e. the Rockefellers, Rothschilds etc. (who are the current master puppeteers) to reverse God’s dispersion of mankind at the tower of Babel. Anyway, I really do hope Paul wins the republican nomination and goes on to be President, beyond that, God will intervene when that time comes.

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Katheryn Weatherford

posted November 19, 2007 at 6:44 pm

Fellow Christians…PRAY HARD! I know God is in control here. Ron Paul is not a polititian. He is man of God who does not ‘use’ religion as a means to draw a certian appretiation, but this is actually who the man is! If you are a Christian, I beg of you, vote for Ron Paul and pray hard with me that globalization and big government….and ultimately the end can be post-poned atleast for our childrens generation. Let us pray that our nation returns to God, by means of a godly leader. Let us pray for more time.

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Arrow Debreu

posted December 18, 2007 at 2:12 am

Ron Paul doesn’t use religion as a weapon, unlike, say Huckabee. With RP we’d have freedom, with Huckabee, a dictatorial theocracy.

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