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Evangelicals suppport Obama

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Obama Wins Unlikely Allies in Immigration

At a time when the prospects for immigration overhaul seem most dim, supporters have unleashed a secret weapon: a group of influential evangelical Christian leaders.

Normally on the opposite side of political issues backed by the Obama White House, these leaders are aligning with the president to support an overhaul that would include some path to legalization for illegal immigrants already here.

How's that for politics making strange bedfellows?
 

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The thread title is perhaps a bit deceptive.

A far more accurate title would be "Some evangelicals support Obama's Immigration Reform."
 

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The thread title is perhaps a bit deceptive.

A far more accurate title would be "Some evangelicals support Obama's Immigration Reform."

Probably would, but the title did get your attention, didn't it?
 

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So not only do the bible thumpers support military socialism they advocate amnesty. Why am I not surprised? Of course no immigration debate isnt complete without a comment from Cold War relic and bigot Pat Buchanan

“Mexicans not only come from another culture, but millions are of another race. History and experience teach us that different races are far more difficult to assimilate,” former Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan wrote in a 2002 book, “Death of the West.” “The 60 million Americans who claim German ancestry are fully assimilated, while millions from Africa and Asia are still not full participants in American society.”

Buchanan said in an interview that he sees some truth in what the evangelicals are saying about the traditional religious culture of Latinos but believes the religious leaders are overlooking the generation gap between immigrants raised abroad and those coming of age in the U.S.

“The trouble is the assimilation is taking place to the secular culture among the young,” Buchanan said. “The young are being assimilated into gangs. The illegitimacy rate, which is around 28% for white Americans and 40% for all Americans, is past 50% for Hispanics.”

Churches eye immigration's upside - Josh Gerstein and Ben Smith - POLITICO.com
 

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Probably would, but the title did get your attention, didn't it?

Yes, it did.


It also taught me not to take the title of a thread seriously if you are the OP. You might want to think about that.
 

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It's a misguided sympathy, and it only comes from some Christians, hardly all.
 
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