Archive for February 4, 2012
Now if we can just get the BLACKS & UNIONS to stop voting as a “block” and start voting their CONSCIENCE we could win this thing. I have been a union member my entire life and I receive 3 very nice pensions, BUT I NEVER ‘drank the “cool-aid” when they tried to tell me back when I was just an apprentice, if I wanted to work I WILL vote Democratic. I NEVER lost a days work unless I wanted to, and I voted Conservative ( Republican ) the entire time……If my dad ever taught me anything it was, “don’t EVER allow your moral and religious beliefs be trumped by your politics”….PM
Last week Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan lashed out at the Obama Administration for forcing religious organizations to go out into the marketplace and buy a product that violates their conscience. New Obama regulations will force Christian organizations to provide free contraceptives, sterilizations and abortion drugs to workers even though this violates Catholic Church teaching. The new rules are so strict that most Catholic institutions will not qualify for an exemption.
Even Pope Benedict warned of the “grave threat” to religious freedom in United States before the Obama Administration approved the new rules.
The topline number in this Pew survey shows that the current breakdown among registered voters is 43/48 GOP/Dem, which is a seven point shift from their 39/51 results in 2008. Now that alone should worry the Democrats, seeing as Pew found that the breakdown in 2010 was 43/47, which was the year where Democrats got shellacked across the country; but the news is if anything worse when you look at the breakdown by religious affiliation. A lot of attention will be on how Jewish support for the GOP went from 20/72 to 29/65 between ’08 and today; but what may be even more important is that that GOP support among white Mainline Protestant and white Catholic voters flipped from 45/45 and 41/49 in 2008 to 51/39 & 49/42 in 2011. How this will translate into likely voters is, of course, anybody’s guess… but if you’ve been wondering why the President is suddenly talking about how neat God is, it’s probably because somebody on his staff is keeping track of Pew.
When Rick Santorum says Barack Obama is the most anti-religion president in history, he now has statistics to back him up.
SOURCE: Gateway Pundit