25 Jun 2007 1 Comment
"But somehow, somewhere along the way, faith stopped being used to bring us together and faith started being used to drive us apart. Faith got hijacked, partly because of the so-called leaders of the Christian Right, all too eager to exploit what divides us," the Democratic presidential candidate said in a 30-minute speech before a national meeting of the United Church of Christ.
"At every opportunity, they've told evangelical Christians that Democrats disrespect their values and dislike their church, while suggesting to the rest of the country that religious Americans care only about issues like abortion and gay marriage, school prayer and intelligent design," he said.
"There was even a time when the Christian Coalition determined that its No. 1 legislative priority was tax cuts for the rich," Mr. Obama said. "I don't know what Bible they're reading, but it doesn't jibe with my version."
22 Jun 2007 Leave a comment
He stops counting quite a bit to answer his phone, play with his dog or talk to his wife, who I hear all the time but never seems to wander on screen. Still, he manages to get through AT LEAST twenty thousand per day, which by my math would mean he will be done some day (too many zeros for me, sorry).
Did I mention this was in streaming video?