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Republican or Democrat

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Phillipians121, Sep 19, 2006.

  1. Phillipians121

    Phillipians121 New Member

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    What are most Christians or does it matter where you live?

    Any takers on which one you are? I am a Republican. :wavey:
     
  2. Joseph_Botwinick

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    I am first a Christian, second a Botwinick, and third an American. If I had been alive during WW2, I probably would have been a Democrat. I tend to vote for Republicans today, although this is not always true. I would probably classify myself as a neo con above a political party.

    Joseph Botwinick
     
  3. Not_hard_to_find

    Not_hard_to_find New Member

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    I used to be a Democrat, until my party moved so very far to the left. For many years I've voted Republican. If there were a moderate party, that could be mine.

    How about purple states?
     
  4. El_Guero

    El_Guero New Member

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    I am a Christian . . . Baptist, but a Christian.
     
  5. Salty

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    I am registered as a CONSERVATIVE http://www.cpnys.org/ here in New York. The party was founded back in the '60 to counter the liberal policies of (Republician) Governer Nelson Rockerfellow.

    I am currently running for office this year, but since I decided too late, I will not be listed on the ballot, so it will be a write in campaign for me.

    Salty
     
  6. Terry_Herrington

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    Democrat, usually. Especially this year and in 2008!
     
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    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Pro-Life, Pro-Capitalism, Anti-Socialism, anti-Communism, Anti-Abortion, Anti-Partial Birth Abortion, Pro-American, Pro-Christian, Republican
     
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    I am a Believer in Jesus Christ - a Christian. I vote pro-life. I will never vote for a pro-abortion candidate, not matter what office they're running for.
     
  9. Daisy

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    It depends how you define "Christian" - some seem to include being a Republican in the definition.

    Most Americans are self-indentified as Christian, more in the South and MidWest, less on the coasts and big cities - plus the Northeast has a lot of Jews.

    Neither, Liberal.

    Why do you ask?
     
  10. El_Guero

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    Sounds good.

     
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    But this is where I live . . .

    I have no allegiance for either party . . . I have an allegiance to Jesus Christ.

     
  12. Magnetic Poles

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    Neither. Consider myself to be independent. However, I changed my registration to Democratic to vote in the closed primary system we have here.

    My views are:
    * Socially liberal
    * Fiscally conservative
    * More libertarian in personal decision issues

    So basically, there is no party I know of that truly matches my views.
     
  13. underscoretim

    underscoretim New Member

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    Indy...
    Some Christians do indeed take their republicanism as part of their salvation.
    Also many Christians are single-issue voters and most single-issue voters are grossly uninformed voters. The abortion card is the right's biggest weapon to gain votes.
    It really baffles me how a Christian can get behind big business, war, and blatant disregard for the poor and the old.
     
  14. richard n koustas

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    i am a registered democrat, but havent voted for one in the past 16 or 17 years. i have fun voiting in the primaries -- i always vote for the underdog on the ticket.
     
  15. Daisy

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    A saboteur?
     
  16. richard n koustas

    richard n koustas New Member

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    Who? Me? :cool:
     
  17. Jack Matthews

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    I'm a Christian, an American, and a voter. I am an ex-Republican of the Ronald Reagan variety. My voting priorities have changed a lot in a decade. I have recently decided to prioritize issues and vote for the candidate that comes closest to what I believe about the top three or four most critical and important ones. In the upcoming mid-terms, that is looking more like it will be 70% Democrat, and 30% Libertarian.
     
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    Standard refrain from Christians trying to excuse their support of candidates who support the murder of the innocent and same sex marriage as well as other issues that are anti Christian or anti religion.:rolleyes:
     
  19. Magnetic Poles

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    Carpro,

    Thanks for vividly proving underscoretim's excellent point! :)
     
  20. underscoretim

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    Caprio
    Dont forget the last part of what i said
     
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