Wednesday, September 15, 2010

U.S. Constitution: "No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust"

NOTE:  Carol Paladino is judging president Obama's faith.  Now, shall we examine Carol Paladino's life and faith? One can already see the results materializing that come when church-state separation deteriorates and is no longer absolute:  A litmus test ensues.  Self-righteousness, hypocrisy, judging the faith and experience of others become the order of the day.  Next comes intolerance, persecution and punishment of dissent.

Last night Carl Paladino, the conservative Tea Party-backed businessman, won the New York GOP's gubernatorial nod by a convincing margin.
Back in August, PFAW Blog reported on Carl Paladino smearing Barack Obama's Christian faith:

Right-wing leaders continue to feed into the increasingly-held belief that Obama is not a committed Christian.
The Republican Party has not shied away from feeding into the massive misinformation campaign about Obama’s Christian faith. Glenn Beck, who earlier described the President’s religion as “it's not Muslim, it's not Christian,” claimed on Fox News Sunday that “people aren't recognizing his version of Christianity.”
Now, Carl Paladino, a Republican candidate for governor of New York, flat-out claims in an interview with Capital Tonight that Obama is dishonest about being a Christian, and is deceitful about his faith for political purposes:

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