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  1. NaasPreacher (C4K)

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    A week ago I had no idea what to do in November. I knew that there was no way on God's green earth I could support anything about Sen Obama.

    I was not 'comfortable' with Sen McCain.

    I am still not totally at ease with Sen McCain, but Gov Palin has swung my vote. Unless something dramatic happens between now and November my absentee ballot will go back to Alabama marked for McCain and Palin.
     
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    Praise the Lord my brother and sister, it is a brave vote that you are making, and a vote that will change the course of this nation, Change like we've never before seen.:godisgood:

    Pastor Paul:type:
     
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    Well I don't know that Alabama, or North Carolina for that matter, were ever in much question but I am with you C4K. When McCain turned on Bob Jones University back in 2000 I felt personally betrayed and promised myself I would never support him again, but I have gone back on that promise now. Palin has not only swung my vote back to the Republican ticket but she has got me more excited about a canidate for President then I had been in a long time.
     
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    Well, like NCT said, Alabama was not on doubt, but I can vote with a lot more confidence than I have in years.
     
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    Well, Roger, like you, I've never been "comfortable" with McCain. But this isn't the primaries anymore. What other viable choice do we really have? I had decided before last night, but I feel a whole lot better about my decision now! :applause:
     
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    Palin's speech was great and I was impressed. From someone that is considering voting Libertarian, I'll wait until after the debates before I firm up my decision.

    In XC
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    I was somewhat impressed as well. She is an interesting figure who made a lot of good points. However, it's too bad that she also seems to have drunk the neocon kool-aid. I'm still either voting for Barr or Baldwin.

    (She does seem to be right about one thing in particular--she does seem to have more executive experience than Barack "Zeus/Apollo/Messiah" Obama. :laugh: )
     
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    Palin just may be what it takes for me to vote McCain. I will, however, continue to support local and state politicians running as "Ron Paul Republicans". The republican party is the vehicle he has used for his revolutionary message, and since the rhetoric of the GOP is they do stand for smaller gov't, I think it's a good vote.
     
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    Roger, welcome to the team!

    Like you, I was very uncomfortable with McCain. I do not appreciate his stand on certain issues. I had even complained bitterly to the RNC fundraisers every time they called us and said I was not planning to vote for McCain, just going to just sit this one out.

    Then I saw the Saddleback QA and when he said that he believes life begins at conception, that resonated with me and I decided I would vote for him, but had given up hope as far as him ever winning this election.

    Last Friday, when Sarah Palin was announced, I got more excited over an election than I have been in years after I checked her out, who she is, what she believes, etc. A ray of hope.

    Now after last night, I feel more than hope, I feel confident that this is a winning team for all the right reasons (which I won't go into here or probably ever on this board, keeping it personal). At any rate,

    WELCOME ABOARD!!!! :applause:
     
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    McCain~Palin have earned my vote. God Bless America again, while we humbly pray for the forgiveness of our national sin. 40,000,000 innocent deaths sense 1973, it is time for the blood shed to stop! The Saddleback interviews sealed it for me and Sara Palin was the icing on the cake. :godisgood:
     
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    I'm not surprised.

    For a Bible believing Christian, there is really no other choice.
     
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    As I posted on another board:
    I had even considered myself as a write-in just so I could say I voted, but, as noted above, I feel pretty good now.

    At any rate, remember in '00 when the polls on Tues night declared Bush the winner? Next morning I woke up to the news that perhaps Gore was the one, and I was lower than a snake's belly.

    I was going to cardiac rehab at the time and one of the "trainers" made the comment that "--God is still in charge--" and from that time on I have been OK with whatever! 'Course I have my druthers, but it ain't gonna eat at me like it did back then.

    MARANATHA!!!!
     
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    I still don't know what to do in Nov. I have no reason to believe anything McCain says, he has flip flopped on everything at some point or another. I will admit his VP pick is a plus BUT the fact remains that a VP just doesn't do that much and the fact that she is willing to be associated with a half liberal McCain raises flags to me. At any rate I am still unsure what to do. Obama is certainly out of the question. I might just write in
     
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    A McCain/Palin win now leaves us in the position of having a Palin/?? Presidential ticket either in 2012 or 2016.

    I think a Sarah Palin/J.C. Watts ticket in the future would be great!:thumbs:
     
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    Unless one considers Chuck Baldwin of the Constitution Party. (I'm a "Bible believing Christian" and that's who I like the best.) At least he's not a warmonger like McCain. I mean, honestly, would Jesus sing "Bomb, bomb, bomb...bomb, bomb Iran"?

    You know--WWJD, and all that? :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    Well, since Iran is full of radical Muslims who hate the thought of Jesus being the Son of God, I imagine many of them will be on the receiving end of what will take place in the final war of Rev. 19:11-21 as Jesus treads the winepress (unless there is a radical great awakening of Christianity in Iran between now and then). However, the Scripture does not say anything about Jesus singing as He wages this war.
     
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    Please don't tell me you're equating the actions and policies of a nonChristian government with the kingdom and judgement of Christ.

    The majority of our secularized nation is not Christian either--would you be okay with a foreign government using the logic, "Well Christ is going to judge those God-haters anyway", to "bomb, bomb, bomb...bomb the USA" and "let God sort'em out"???

    In short, it's just as likely that Christ would sing "bomb, bomb Iran" as He "would bomb, bomb USA". It's also just as likely that Christ will judge BOTH nations. BOTH nations needs to repent, and pushing for an unnecessary war with the other is not in keeping with repentence.
     
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    My main issues for this election are our monetary system, which is in shambles and our foreign policy, which has been the root of the hatred of the US in the Middle East and will continue to be until changes are made.

    In XC
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    J.C. Watts was who I thought would be a great VP pick this go round. Although I did think he probably wasn't well known enough.

    I've changed my mind. Palin is FABULOUS ;)

    I wasn't happy with McCain by himself. He has shown himself to be very gracious however in the last few weeks and I do appreciate that. Palin is what swung me (like others) from a vote against someone to a vote for someone.
     
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    A very good point you make. :thumbs:

    The selection of Governor Palin will increase the enthusiasm of a lot of folks who were going to vote for Senator McCain anyway.

    If Senator Obama had picked Senator Clinton it would have increased the enthusiasm of a lot of folks who were going to vote for him anyway.

    The bottom line is, while a few votes may be swayed by a VP pick, an unenthusiastic vote counts for just as as much as an enthusiastic vote. A vote against someone counts just as much as a vote for someone.
     
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