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Tue Aug 28, 2012, 06:24 PM

What if Jesus had been a Republican?

Posted inside another thread, already, but it deserves its own:

http://www.alternet.org/belief/what-if-jesus-had-been-republican?paging=off

My favorite of the three:

(excerpt)

The Rich and Therefore Blessed Young Man

1. As Jesus was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to him and knelt before him, and asked, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” 2. And Jesus said to him, “What have you done so far?” 3. And he said to Him, “Well I was born into a wealthy family, got into a good school in Galilee because my parents donated a few thousand talents for a building with a nice reed roof, and now I have a high-paying job in the Roman treasury managing risk.” 4. Looking at him, Jesus felt an admiration for him, and said to him, “Blessed are you! For you are not far from being independently wealthy.” And the man was happy. Then Jesus said, “But there is one thing you lack: A bigger house in a gated community in Tiberias. Buy that and you will have a treasure indeed. And make sure you get a stone countertop for the kitchen. Those are really nice.” The disciples were amazed...

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baldguy Aug 2012 #1

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Tue Aug 28, 2012, 07:01 PM

1. The Gospel of Supply Side Jesus

 



From the Honorable Alan Franken, Junior Senator from the Great State of Minnesota.

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