Sunday, May 08, 2005

George Bush is not Jesus

Well if we haven't convinced you already of just how reactionary and thoughtless the religious right is being...

Pastor Kicks Parishioners out of Small Baptist Church for not Supporting President Bush (CNN)

WAYNESVILLE, North Carolina (AP) -- A pastor who led a charge to kick out nine church members who refused to support President Bush was the talk of the town Saturday in this mountain hamlet, withousted congregants considering hiring a lawyer...

Members of the congregation said Chandler told them during last year's presidential campaign that anyone who planned to vote for Democratic nominee John Kerry needed to leave the church.

At least the unspoken mentality pervasive in 'conservative' congregations across the country is finally being drawn out into the public discourse; hopefully its hypocrisy will soon be brought to light.

Thanks to ats54 for the heads up on the article.


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