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Protecting vulnerable

June 30, 2013

Ret. Pastor Elwood Rieke, Fargo While immigration reform is a political issue, it is so much more than “just” a political issue. It is one of the gravest moral issues of our time! The nearly 11....

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disgusted

Jul-02-13 1:56 PM

I was wondering if he shows that much compassion for all the poor born here. If he considers them the least among us? Why the illegals and not all the poor born and raised here?

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disgusted

Jul-02-13 1:55 PM

Geez, I love how you put words in my mouth. Illegal immigrants are breking the law. I believe in following the law. First thing is shut the d a m n border. Second, send them back from whence they came when they hit the ER for medical care. Third, No food stamps, welfare ect for anyone here illegally. Fourth, If they want to be here, they need to jump through ALLLL the hoops we put in place for them. People come here LEGALLY all the time. IS it fair to them to 'pardon' the criminal immigrant? NO! The pastor did not say say anything about the illegals. He made a broad stroke comment about people being in dire living conditions being forced to be here. Funny how those dire straits changed when our economy changed. the bill that John and Heidi supported does NOTHING to fix the illegal immigrant system. It is a stupid repeat of Reagan's. Why don't you take in a couple dozen illegals, feed, clothe and house them at YOUR expense? that is what the pastor is asking us to do.

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icart68

Jul-02-13 1:03 PM

May "YOUR GOD" bless you the way you bless your neighbors!!!!!!

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disgusted

Jul-02-13 11:20 AM

Have I said I was Christian? You again assume because I am conservative that I am also Christian. But, helping thy neighbor means you, personally, assist someone in need. It does not mean show them the nearest welfare door and wash your hands of them.

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icart68

Jul-02-13 8:14 AM

OK then...Answer this.. WWYJD What would YOUR Jesus do???

All you right-dingers are the FIRST to "say" your christian...BUT you are the FIRST to condemn the poor, the sick, the downtrodden, the oppressed, so it just makes me wonder...hhmmm???

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disgusted

Jul-02-13 6:16 AM

Being right doesn't mean being popular.

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icart68

Jul-01-13 11:10 PM

Ahhh...YA...Usually, that's what that means

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locomotive

Jul-01-13 10:50 PM

Sorry - forgot to include my (sarcasm) tag on the last post...

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locomotive

Jul-01-13 10:50 PM

So agrees/disagrees on MDN determine who or what is right?

I didn't know it could be so simple.

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icart68

Jul-01-13 9:52 PM

Ahhh..Ya...OK Disgusted...."I'm" the hypocrite here..

btw...Why don't you check out YOUR agree/disagrees to see whose right...

Just saying

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icart68

Jul-01-13 9:50 PM

Ahhh..Ya...OK Disgusted...."I'm" the hypocrite here..

btw...Why don't you check out YOUR agree/disagrees to see whose right...

Just saying

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disgusted

Jul-01-13 9:29 AM

I am glad to see that you understand that you are a hypocrite. There is hope for you yet. and btw, if you were implying that I am a hypocrite; just know that I have never lived off the government dole, neither has my husband nor our three daughters.

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disgusted

Jul-01-13 7:33 AM

You again proved my point. Yes, women are weak, helpless thangs that can not survive, much less thrive without the government hand feeding them. (sarcasm) I strongly believe in a person's strength, ingenuity and determination, to be independent and self-reliant. You don't believe in individuals. Your are the crippler.

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icart68

Jul-01-13 12:14 AM

From Digusted...QUOTE

Jun-04-13 8:00 AM

and btw, I can tell you that many of the live births are used to get onto the government food chain, so that part of your argument is completely off track. Women know how to use and abuse our system. Dependency is never a good thing.

Really "HELPING" the poor now ain't 'cha, especially with THOSE remarks!!! hhhmmmmm????

Definition of hypocrisy: 1.The false claim to or pretense of having admirable principles, beliefs, or feelings

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disgusted

Jun-30-13 10:01 PM

Thank you, Locomotive.

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disgusted

Jun-30-13 10:00 PM

icart, you know nothing of what I do for the truly poor in America. Unlike liberals who tout all their CARING for the poor, my husband and I actually give a helping hand up. We do not give them the 'pity poor you' sob story and tell them they can't do better. So sorry~

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locomotive

Jun-30-13 6:42 PM

"Breaking the law for freebies from our government is the wrong incentive for anyone to come to America. shut down the border, stop the freebies and there will be fewer illegals."

Spot on, disgusted.

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icart68

Jun-30-13 7:58 AM

"I wonder,Pastor Rieke, if you are as compassionate toward the lowly poor legal Americans?" hhhmmm?? Are you, digusted??? Because I've heard NOTHING from you but your complaints about the "lowly poor legal Americans"

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disgusted

Jun-30-13 6:21 AM

This is a repeat of the disaster illegal immigration bill of Reagan's. UNTIL the border is shut down, they will continue to come. I have long been a proponent of sending the non-working living off the dole American born in exchange for the illegal immigrants from the south who understand work. Illegals from Russia, etc should be sent to prison. But, illegal is illegal. Breaking the law for freebies from our government is the wrong incentive for anyone to come to America. shut down the border, stop the freebies and there will be fewer illegals. I wonder,Pastor Rieke, if you are as compassionate toward the lowly poor legal Americans?

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