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Rangel Gets Damn Spiritual

Oct. 28, 2014

“The things we believe in are spiritual damn things,” thundered Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY), speaking on the subject of poverty and government assistance. “Now I don’t know where the hell the spiritual leaders are going to be,” Rangel said, “but I haven’t heard their voices when it comes to shelter. That has to be a part of Matthews 25th [sic] in terms of how do you treat the less of my brothers and sisters.” He added, “I haven’t heard the church on homelessness, but I have to believe that God didn’t intend for some people to live in luxury and other people to live in squalor.” The Bible also never instructs Christians to use the power of government to take from one person in order to give to another. That’s still good old-fashioned stealing. More…

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