Posts Tagged ‘Romney’

Worshipping Princes Romney and Obama

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Whatever happened to American Christians’ concerns over Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith? Like concerns about Romney’s conservatism and pro-life record, theological issues have been brushed aside in anticipation of November’s election. According to Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council, ‘growing enthusiasm’ for Romney’s campaign has much to do with the Obama administration’s support for same-sex Read more

Forget the Mormon moment; it’s about Catholics

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Forget the Mormon moment. The religious group that seems to be figuring most prominently in the presidential election right now is the Roman Catholic Church. With Mitt Romney’s recent choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as running mate, this campaign is the first in which Catholics are on both major party tickets. Vice President Joe Read more

Badass nun says Paul Ryan is a bad Catholic

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Who’s the better Catholic: Paul Ryan or Sister Simone Campbell, who recently led a rollicking group of nuns on a cross-country tour to protest Ryan’s budget bill? We think Jesus would choose Sister Simone. Her platform is simple: unlike Romney and his running mate, nuns know what real-life Americans go through because they actually work Read more

Little comfort for gun victims as wannabe-presidents shoot for goals

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Before the dead had even been carried from the cinema in Colorado on Friday afternoon a CBS broadcaster said in a solemn radio editorial:¬†”We’ll eventually find out who James Holmes is, but he’s not a terrorist, we’re told, and thousands of other showings were peaceful, so really we have to start seeing these things as Read more

Religion may tip election between Obama and Romney

Monday, June 4th, 2012

In a neck-and-neck race for the presidency, unique and unpredictable religious issues may produce subtle but significant shifts that could play a role in deciding the election between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Most important are evangelical Christians, one of the most powerful and reliable voting blocs in the Republican party. Many Read more

Poll: Too much religion in politics

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

A new survey by the Pew Research Centre says nearly 40% Americans say politicians talk too much about religious faith. The survey indicated people are of the view the import of religion in politics is a reasonably recent occurrence, with Democrats and independents being the main culprits. However, according to a Washington Post-ABC poll released last Read more