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Brownback’s life permeated
by his strong personal faith

Wichita Eagle [KS], by Brent D Wistrom

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Posted By:wildcat1, 12/31/2012 9:39:33 PM

TOPEKA — Some call him “Pastor Sam.” He occasionally evokes a preacher’s tone while citing lengthy Bible passages to a crowd of worshippers. And he openly embraces the Lord in the Capitol, praying with lawmakers, priests and ordinary Kansans. Through his bold promotion of Christianity and faith-based programs, Gov. Sam Brownback has brought religion into the public sphere more than any governor in generations. It has heartened some, while drawing criticism from others who see it as a threat to the separation of church and state.

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Gov. Brownback enrages the left, the mediots and ungodly people. He catches hell for just about everything good he does. Read some of the comments after the article. I think he has done a good job with just a few misteps along the way. The old media has trashed him on everything except his stance on wind energy. (he´s for it)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/1/2013 6:41:50 AM     (No. 9092684)

It´s freedom of expression and if people don´t like it they can vote him out.Somebody has to stand up for God in this degenerate society.

The left hates moral judgements and that´s why Obama is so popular with them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Roll Tide, 1/1/2013 2:20:34 PM     (No. 9093349)

I lived for five years in Pittsburg, Kansas. When Brownback was first running for office (about 17 years ago or so), he made the effort to come to Pittsburg State University´s Homecoming Parade. Getting to Pittsburg takes a bit of effort, as it is in the very southeast corner of the state. The fact that he actually CAME to our small town for the event meant a LOT to the town. That he had gone to the trouble to come down there for a relatively small event told us something about the kind of man he is. I remember being SO impressed with his "working the crowd" as no other politician I´d ever seen--or have seen since, whether in person or on television. He stopped and talked with as many people as he could. In his time with each person, he stayed for more than a cursory, "Hello, I´m Sam Brownback and I´d appreciate your vote...." I don´t think he even said anything about his running for office. He just introduced himself by name and asked us about ourselves. He was so genuine; really wanted to get to know more about his (possibly)future constituants. He certainly would have gotten my vote (except that I was registered to vote in another state and would never have voted in two states, which was and is incredibly simple). A wonderful man in all regards. I´ve never been so impressed with a politician. He didn´t come across as a "politician" in any regard.

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