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  •  Your pastor is paraphrasing (2+ / 0-)
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    lirtydies, m00finsan

    a Brazilian archbishop, Dom Hélder Câmara: "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why they're poor, they call me a communist."

    "The great lie of democracy, its essential paradox, is that democracy is first to be sacrificed when its security is at risk." --Ian McDonald

    by Geenius at Wrok on Sun Apr 04, 2010 at 05:18:58 PM PDT

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    •  Yep, I know. (2+ / 0-)
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      lirtydies, m00finsan

      He said that at a rally for the Public Option (oh, so long ago!!), in the midst of the Tea Party Summer of Hell and the Obama Socialist Takeover of Medicine and America.

      It got a mighty ovation.  

      "If you talk about helping the poor, they call you a Christian. If you actually do something to help the poor, they call you a socialist." Pastor Jim Rigby

      by karmacat on Sun Apr 04, 2010 at 05:31:34 PM PDT

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