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A Muslim Case Against Ron Paul

posted by dgilgoff

God-o-Meter hadn’t realized there was a groundswell of Muslim support for Ron Paul, but that is the case, according to Ali Eteraz at altmuslim.com. I have noticed that the amount of fervor that Ron Paul has inspired among Muslims has […]

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More on Ron Paul’s Interview

posted by dgilgoff

Outspokenly against the war and out of step with his party on much else–his support for tying American currency to the gold standard or for abolishing the Department of Education, for example–Ron Paul is typically portrayed as the libertarian bomb […]

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Beliefnet’s Ron Paul Interview

posted by dgilgoff

Here it is, a few days later than promised: God-o-Meter’s sit-down with Ron Paul. GOM has to run, but will have more to say on this later. Suffice it to say that Paul’s rating will go up. One quick nugget: […]

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Anti-War, Pro-Life

posted by dgilgoff

God-o-Meter won’t be able to post its Ron Paul interview till Wednesday, because it needs to post its interview with Barack Obama tomorrow, but it sounds like the Texas congressman may make news tomorrow in Washington with a likely endorsement […]

About that Ron Paul Interview…

posted by dgilgoff

A few days ago, God-o-Meter mentioned it was on its way to interview Ron Paul at his Bob Jones University appearance. That interview fell through, but GOM sat down with Paul yesterday in Charleston for an illuminating chat about the […]

Ron Paul to Speak at Bob Jones University

posted by dgilgoff

Ron Paul, the candidate who recently quoted Sinclair Lewis’s line that “when fascism comes to this country it will be wrapped in the flag, carrying a cross,” is speaking at the fundamentalist Bob Jones University this evening. God-o-Meter will try […]

Ron Paul: Fascism Will Come ‘Carrying a Cross’

posted by dgilgoff

On Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends today, Ron Paul answered a question about whether Mike Huckabee’s new Christmas ad takes religious politicking too far thusly: Well I haven’t thought about it completely but it, you know, reminded me of […]

Paul snags second in Christian activist straw poll

posted by dgilgoff

Yes, God-o-Meter realizes the headline from yesterday’s straw poll among conservative evangelical activists in South Carolina is that Mike Huckabee won. God-o-Meter was more taken, however, by Ron Paul’s commanding second-place finish, collecting 179 votes out of roughly 600 cast—well […]

Paul’s opposition to Iraq partly faith-based

posted by dgilgoff

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 […]

Previous Posts

Closed for the Season
With Election Day finally having come and gone, God-o-Meter is closing up shop till 2012--or at least 2010. Till then, get your faith and politics fix over at Beliefnet editor-in-chief Steve Waldman's blog. 7 ...

posted 4:32:33pm Nov. 19, 2008 | read full post »

On The Religious Left, Great Expectations
The first priorities for Barack Obama's administration will be the economy and a variety of foreign policy issues. But the burgeoning religious left, which worked so hard to get Obama elected, expects some movement on its issues, including a ...

posted 1:49:31pm Nov. 07, 2008 | read full post »

Howard Dean's Vindication
God-o-Meter wrote a piece for today's Roll Call on the vindication of Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean's much-derided 50-State Strategy, which is largely about reaching out to the nation's more religious voters in the red ...

posted 2:01:06pm Nov. 06, 2008 | read full post »

A Post-Election Chat with Ralph Reed
Amid today's talk that Barack Obama has narrowed the God Gap, God-o-Meter checked in with Ralph Reed, who spearheaded religious outreach for George W. Bush's 2000 and 2004 campaigns and who pioneered such outreach for Republicans as executive ...

posted 3:09:07pm Nov. 05, 2008 | read full post »

More Innacurate Faith Storylines From the Media
God-o-Meter is struck by the number of faith-based storylines the news media appear to have gotten dead wrong this year. One was the line that Obama was poised to make big gains among white votes, especially evangelicals, who were undergoing a ...

posted 11:53:20am Nov. 05, 2008 | read full post »

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