47 Replies to “Obama Completely Neuters The GOP’s Cries Of A War On Religion”

  1. Very strategic move by PBO, imo. The rule stands, and the Catholic leaders and the GOP have essentially been told to sit down and STFU. From this moment going forward, I’m considering any other opposition on this issue to have the sole purpose of attacking women’s right to make decisions about their own bodies.

  2. Extremely smart move, Mr. President! You’ve managed to draw out all the GOP candidates for being hostile to women’s reproductive rights, and you’ve crafted a perfect way out for the phony outrage of the religious institutions who want to take our taxpayer money, but then do as they please and oppress women as much as they can.

    Well done!

  3. GOP needs to admit that they have came across a smarter contender. They can not outwit our President. He’s a brilliant man who is in office for the people of this country and nothing more. I am very VERY PROUD OF MY PRESIDENT.

  4. It’s interesting that the Catholic Church is so righteous about contraception for the female but hide scores of molestation practices by the priesthood from criminal prosecution and public knowledge. That could be seen as hypocritical. So they avoid law enforcement on one hand and demand their rights on another hand. I’m not at all against the Catholic religion and I am a Christian, I’m just tired of the attack on women by the GOP across the country and these various groups. They’re not looking out for women and the children and they’re not offering any solutions. Who would have thought in the 21st century that these culture wars would be the primary distractions of the country with all the real issues taking place that are effecting our very livelihoods? Thanks for this post. And thanks to our dear President for continuing to look out for us no matter what. Reelect President Obama and get these extremists out of our government and personal lives.

  5. I love that he gives the GOP candidates enough time to get all frothy at the mouth and then yanks the carpet out from under them and moves along…Well done Mr. President.

  6. There’s no one out there who can match the intelligence and service of our President. The GOP candidates are lunatics and self serving!

  7. We need to put a stop to the religious reich’s war on America…. I object highly to their constant barrage upon so many of our rights, because that’s what their bible dictates. VOTE the GOP right out the door!

  8. what’s even more interesting is the fact that 28 states have laws the state if you are a healthcare provider you must provide birth control. Even the great bastion of hate, the state of Georgia legally mandates that any healthcare provider must provide contraception drugs and devices as required

  9. I think Obama has taken on this fight to show everyone what the “extreme Christian” agenda really is, to end contraception as we know it. The right wing is still not happy with this solution, because women still have access to birth control. Someone needs to ask the recently converted Catholic, Newt Gingrich, if he was using contraception while he was banging all those women that were not his wife. Was he really taking the chance of an unwanted pregnancy that would ruin his “credibility” while he was trying to impeach Clinton? Remember, Santorum believes sex is only for procreation, so I guess he won’t be getting any now that his wife is too old to have babies. These people hate women an women’s sexuality. Smaller government fits best in the uterus.

  10. however, brother speaker Boehner has made it very clear that this compromise will not fly. He will not let its stand. He was on TV just a little bit ago saying that this is not going to happen. And I really don’t know what the basis is that he is going to fight this with. I am sure that he is going to slap it into some will Re: taxes or unemployment.

    The entire religious world stands against him now and set up with him and he doesn’t know when to quit. And I’ll bet you five dollars that the candidates are going to make huge fools of themselves this. And I still want to know why the Catholic Church was not upset about the 28 states that already have this law in place. Not once did they mutter even a squeak.

    Obama might’ve lost the Catholics for it an hour or so that he certainly has them back now. And was speaker Boehner going to make a fool of himself it wont be hard to see through

  11. could we please pass a law stating that the Catholic Church must come out of the fourth century? It is unbelievable that we have a religion like this in the 21st-century. Maybe they can ask one their idols or one of their old excommunicated popes

  12. I’m with YOU Rhonda! The 1st sentence of your comment says it ALL!!! It’s just that SIMPLE! love it!!!!!

  13. Of course No-bama is declaring war on religion. Being a Muslim, a socialist and a Kenyan, he is clearly anti-religion.

    And as a Constitutional scholar, No-bama is blatantly violating the the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment. This guy simply does not understand the Constitution.

    We need to end this illegitimate presidency.

  14. they should have to provide birth control if they are going to offer insurance, plain and simple. If the employee chooses to take birth control that is none of the churches fucking business. what the hell do Catholics care anyway, confess your “sins” and you are forgiven anyway, so what difference does it make. NONE. no special rules for anyone. I am so fucking tired of religion.

  15. “We need to end this illegitimate presidency.”

    Yeah..he should be more like the embecile crooks who put this country in a tail spin of debt..or like the embeciles currently running or trying to run for office–fricken joke your GOP leaders. THEY ARE THE LAUGHING STOCK OF THE COUNTRY for being so well ignorant. I feel for you people..but more for us..if YOU MANAGE TO STEAL THIS RACE TOO…BECAUSE THATS THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN WIN…just like BUSH NEVER REALLY WON. HE DID LET AMERICANS DIE THOUGH…WITH HIS IRAQ LIE…such a cowboy. Nothing but nothing this president can do will ever outdo the damage YOUR PRECIOUS BUSH TORTURER (BARBARIC HUMAN BEING THAT HE IS)/GOP president DID TO THIS COUNTRY. NOTHING! But keep trying.

  16. ConHeart-Links to your absurd statements please. Valid links not orlytitz!
    Come Nov. no-bama gonna be Yo Mama! LOL! OBAMA *2012*

  17. The only war involving religion in this country is the evangelical attempt to do what our founding fathers, in their infinite wisdom, refused to do, enslave the American people to a religious ideology. Of course, being a constitutional scholar, you understand that.

  18. So, if the insurance companies are required to offer these medications “free of charge”, who is paying for them? The Tooth Fairy? Of course, premiums will be raised.

  19. What the Bible says about life:
    “After God formed man in Genesis 2:7, He “breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and it was then that the man became a living being”. Although the man was fully formed by God in all respects, he was not a living being until after taking his first breath.

    In Job 33:4, it states: “The spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.”

    Again, to quote Ezekiel 37:5&6, “Thus says the Lord God to these bones: Behold, I will cause breath to enter you, and you shall live. And I will lay sinews upon you, and will cause flesh to come upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and you shall live; and you shall know that I am the Lord.”

    In Exodus 21:22 it states that if a man causes a woman to have a miscarriag­e, he shall be fined; however, if the woman dies then he will be put to death. It should be apparent from this that the aborted fetus is not considered a living human being since the resulting punishment for the abortion is nothing more than a fine; it is not classified by the bible as a capital offense.”

  20. Obama is forcing all insurers to carry and pay for abortion-causing-drugs and sterilization with no opt outs, and for all insurance companies to be forced to carry and cover these services at absolutely no co-pay: meaning we all pay for the abortions, sterilizations not just contraceptives.
    Obama’s ruling violates the U.S. Constitution by violating 1) freedom of religion, 2) freedom to do business free from intrusive government, and 3) freedom of conscience for all who think abortion is murder and do not want to pay for abortion drugs or sterilization.

  21. You must be on drugs right? Do you not keep up with the news? Did you not hear the compromise today? Do you watch Fox?> That might explain it

    BTW, none of the 3 items you mentioned were blocked. The church was not required to give out the drugs themselves. In fact this was already law in 28 states and the “church” never said a word until Obama did something. Catholic educational facilities and universities have been doing it since 2000

    Also sterilization, abortions are not part of the deal. you lie. In fact you have no idea what this whole thing is about judging by what you wrote.

    http://motherjones.com/politics/2012/02/controversial-obama-birth-control-rule-already-law Read and learn

  22. Women have the right to choose whether or not they have children. If ‘God’ gave us free will, we get to exercise that. A man does not have to carry the child, a woman does. Birth is the closest that a woman will ever come to death doors before the inevitable end of her life. Thank you Obama, for making things a little less sexist.

  23. So,will the R’s now do what else the Bishops want and extend unemployment benefits,the dream act,payroll tax cuts,stop cutting benefits that help the poor,etc? Of course not.It’s against their religion.
    Let’s be clear here,this is a war on women,not religion.
    Mr. President,you have proved yourself worthy of a second term once again.
    Obama 2012!

  24. I know the Party of No was salivating at what they thought was a gift from the president. The way he pulled the rug from under these silly fools was masterful. Each and every ignorant, incendiary statement they have made in the quest for the GOP nomination should be used as ammunition. All of them have provided more than enough ammunition for a book on GOP stupidity.

  25. …”So they avoid law enforcement on one hand and demand their rights on another hand…

    As the saying goes, if alter boys could get pregnant, the Catholic Church would be all for birth control.

    And, with that said, the state of Wisconsin has sealed documents filed by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee bankruptcy that have identified at least 8,000 instances of child sex abuse and 100 alleged offenders–75 of them priests–who have not been previously named.

    If this is multiplied by how many diocese across state lines (as in they move their pedophiles around), then the RICO law should be enacted.

  26. …mouth-breather breathtaking.

    But, don’t worry, they’ll open their ugly maws again as you just can’t keep a genuine Hater down…as a wise women once said, “We don’t need more hater’ation, we need more masturbation!”
    (Can I get an amen?)

  27. Ccon-heart, bless your little heart…

    Those who comment here want you to repent…don’t do it comrade, keep the game a’foot!

    BTW, how’s the “learn to talk in tongues” lessons going? I know the CD’s by Reverend Leroy Jones are more expensive than the “Hooked on Phonics” version, but, you gotta do it right or the girls won’t swoon when you wanna’ spoon. Take if from our old friend “Sunny”, the preacher in the movie the “Apostle”…works like a charm!

  28. It was sooo exquisite..He let them put themselves in the rabid rigid dogma over Womens’ Rights box on tape and then showed he was there to do the JOB elected to do for the People…Compromise but get WOMEN COVERED!

    Thank you again, Mr. President!

  29. …”He “breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and it was then that the man became a living being”…”

    So, basically, the bible borrowed the concept of “prana” from every Eastern religions’ mythology known to humankind (the concept of “prana, apana, shuhmana, hari”). And, those who re-wrote bible (after Christ) used the common word (breathe) to describe the concept for the mouth-breathers…of course. Thanks for the research!

  30. “shushmana”, sorry…last night I had more than my 4oz limit once the conversation turned to gender politics..sigh.

  31. I fully agree, once again our president has shown who the smartest kid in class really is.

  32. Ok! LOL! Thanks for the comedy.BTW, you do not have free rights to speech on other peoples property. You do not have the right to post whatever you want on other peoples blogs. And other people who own blogs have the right of free speech to delete what you write.

    Funny how Dems seem to want to live up to the constitution while the republicans tear it down by wanting to legislate your morals and religion. Paul wants to tear parts of it up.

    Have you sought help for your hate of Americans?

  33. LOL, you have no understanding of the constitution at all. You may have the right to free speech but that doesn’t mean it will appear on others property. You do not have the right to put up a billboard with your thoughts on it on someone elses property do you? Same on the internet, in daily life. You may now feel free to look up free speech and discover what it means. And its funny if someone doesn’t agree with you, you call it censorship! Thats hilarious!

    To make this easier for you, if you owned a website and a person started spouting childish stuff on it, you have the right to delete it or prevent the person from writing it

    BTW, the constitution does not give you free speech. No where does it say you gave it. The constitution says Congress will make no laws stopping it.

    You left nothing else to discuss but ramblings that have been heard a thousand times before. None of which are relevant.

  34. To answer that I would ask why the catholic church has been obeying this very law in 28 states and never saying a word? The church tried a set up for Obama and it failed.

    As the mandate never provided for the church itself to have to give out birth control I think it stands a very well.

  35. I have not deleted anything nor have you been blocked. But you are close to it with your childish mouth

    I gave you a link to look at as proof of my assertions. Are you running?

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