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posted 02 April 2006 08:44 PM      Profile for Transplant     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Uh, oh, there's trouble in Bushland: Conservative Christians losing faith in GOP

Dallas Morning News - There was no clearer sense of the despair among conservative Christians who gathered recently than the row upon row of books with urgent, alarmist titles.

Pagan America. Judicial Tyranny. Liberalism Kills Kids. The Criminalization of Christianity.

In the political culture wars, religious conservatives say they've been electing candidates but not getting the results they want. And leaders worry that they might be about to lose Christian conservatives as a potent political force because of unmet expectations on a host of issues and stumbles by a Republican administration they helped elect.

Conservative "values voters" have been crucial to Republican success, with religious leaders driving huge voter turnout in recent elections. If they lack enthusiasm this fall, experts say, the GOP could lose control of Congress.

"The nation isn't focused today in a way it was on such issues as abortion, marriage, the nature of the family," said the Rev. Laurence White of Houston. "For us, it's not the economy, stupid. It's the morality, stupid." ...

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Gir Draxon
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posted 04 April 2006 03:45 AM      Profile for Gir Draxon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Originally posted by Transplant:

It's the morality, stupid." ...

No, it's the stupid morality.

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