Evidence of a Narrowing God Gap

mindthegap.jpgSpiritual Politics’ Mark Silk took a close look at the new Survey USA poll from Virginia, which gives Obama an eye-popping ten-point lead, and discerned a narrowing of the God Gap–including the white God gap:

Since SUSA’s late June Virginia poll, in which Obama led by only two points (49-47), the numbers for occasional attenders and those who say they almost never attend have hardly changed at all. (Obama lost one point off his margin with the occasionals, gained one with the almost nevers.) Virtually the entire change has come from a shift among regular attenders, who constitute half of Virginia’s likely voters. In June, McCain was leading among them 55-42. Now Obama’s better than even, 49-47.

God-o-Meter wrote last week that the God Gap remained more or less unchanged, despite Obama’s rise in national polls. As Obama breaks away from McCain in certain states, though, that appears to be changing.


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posted October 7, 2008 at 3:08 pm

God-O-meter becomes MEANINGLESS at the stage where you do not penalize UN-GODLY, un-Christlike talk.
In Sarah Palin and McCain rallies, people shout “kill him”, “terrorist” to Barack Obama and she and John McCain are fuelling it. No one… I repeat, NO ONE is ready to be President of the United States if they cannot stand up to hate, bigotry, racism or if they let it go as long as it benefits them politically. The world doesn’t want another holocaust or another slavery.
If you didn’t know Sarah Palin, you would NEVER identify her as a “child of God” after listening to all the things she has said lately about Barack Obama.
God-O-meter better penalize UNGODLY talk as well as reward GOD talk

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posted October 7, 2008 at 4:00 pm

AS Sarah Palin continues to spew her vile upon Obama with her anti-Christ-like Rhetoric, more and more true believers will see that she is fueled by a deep hate and does not have the welfare of the American people in mind.
She should as a Evangelical Christian who comes from a charasmatic background know that those who lie, who spread false rumours and those who use the name of Christ to justify their wrong doing, are sinners.
The American independent voters who are also believers in the second Great Commandment will be the first to move over to the Obama side of the street, for they know that is with Love we will overcome Evil, not with hate.

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posted October 7, 2008 at 7:11 pm

Oh…so it seems that now that we have OBama in the race, it’s okay to forget about God and country and it’s politically correct to hate people because they do believe in a God this country was founded on? Well, it’s too bad, I’m not going to ever burn my Bible and it is the word of God. Also I am not ashamed of being Caucasion and never will be. I didn’t own any slaves, and I never raised my kids to hate others because of the color of thier skin, the way they looked or even the way the acted mostly. In my eyes it’s the OBama supporters who are the haters here. I can say that because I am a Democrat, always supported the Democratic party until this year. We’ve come too far guys. I won’t support socialism especailly when the likes of Barney Frank et al are at the top of the ladder.

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posted October 8, 2008 at 12:00 pm

Birdie57 writes:

it seems that now that we have OBama in the race, it’s okay to forget about God and country and it’s politically correct to hate people because they do believe in a God this country was founded on?

Where is your evidence for it being OK to hate people because they believe in God? Not on this blog, I hope.

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Lisa Venable

posted October 9, 2008 at 10:57 pm

I’ll bet GOD would rally for the candidate with a healthy grasp of compassion and the desire to bring people together. The kind of person that seeks to find balance through collaboration and relationship building. Someone who attempts to understand what people need rather than judge them through punitive policies will better serve society. Our world needs those willing to build up, not destroy.
I think if God were President, we would not even have debates filled with judgmental attacks on people’s viewpoints. We would be invited to listen to one another, go beyond our left and right philosophical minds and seek real solutions beyond our imaginations. As the great poet Rumi once said; “Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.” I think I’ll vote for God.
Lisa Venable
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