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Who’s ‘godless’ now? Russia says it’s U.S.
Washington Times, by Marc Bennetts

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Posted By:mitzi, 1/29/2014 11:12:01 AM

MOSCOW — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.” More than two decades on, history has come full circle, as the Kremlin and its allies in the Russian Orthodox Church hurl the same allegation at the West. “Many Euro-Atlantic countries have moved away from their roots, including Christian values,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a recent keynote speech. “Policies are being pursued that place on the same level a multi-child family and a same-sex partnership, a faith in God and a belief in

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Back in the 1950s, in Catholic grammar school and high school, we prayed daily for the conversion of Russia. Who would have thought that there would come a day when we would need to pray for the conversion of the United States.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jackson, 1/29/2014 11:49:13 AM     (No. 9710293)

Remember the booing of the Almighty at the Democratic convention? This country is past the tipping point and going straight into the toilet. But hey! Just enjoy your apps and watch the Super Bowl and tweet your pathetic life away...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: judy, 1/29/2014 12:01:08 PM     (No. 9710311)

Godless is correct & it didn´t take long got there. Libs run the media, hollywood, congress, wh, wall street, newspapers, magazines, unions & anything else they can buy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KsGirl101, 1/29/2014 12:21:38 PM     (No. 9710336)

My, how things have changed in 50 years. To think that I agree with a Russian premier when he criticizes the United States.
Completely blows me away even though I know that every word he utters is designed to hurt my country in some way. I still have to agree with him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ribicon, 1/29/2014 12:28:58 PM     (No. 9710348)

Can´t argue with a word of it. Time was, we also had presidents not quite so actively involved in dismantling the nation.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: yuban, 1/29/2014 3:58:52 PM     (No. 9710622)

Amen.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jglas, 1/29/2014 4:26:53 PM     (No. 9710642)

"Religion is the opium of the people" Karl Marx. So in the communist Soviet Union they really did have no religion. The communists didn´t want people to have any higher authority than the state. They still don´t. If you want to bring communism to the United States one of the things you want to do is get rid of religion. That works pretty well for any totalitarian form of government.

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