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Ted Cruz: 'I'm a Christian first, American second.'

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His Christianity is probably the last thing Ted Cruz ever thought would give him problems. However, a new ad produced by Americans United for Values attacks him for being, get this, a "false prophet." Among other slings and arrows hurled, the ad slams Cruz for not tithing - donating 10 percent of his income to charity - something many Christians believe is a sacred obligation. Cruz, it seems, has donated only about one percent of his income - which came to around $1 million annually - to charity between 2006 and 2010.

In response to the ad and other attacks on his Christianity as well as his conservatism, Cruz responded:

"I'm a Christian first, American second, conservative third and Republican four... I'll tell ya, there are a whole lot of people in this country that feel exactly the same way."

The politics of this aside, I want to highlight here something we might call Christian Privilege. Could you imagine, for example, a Jewish candidate for president saying that he or she was a Jew first and an American second? Now imagine the sheer outrage if a Muslim American of any prominence whatsoever declared that he or she was Muslim first and American second. People's heads would explode.

http://churchandstate.org.uk/2019/12/ted-cruz-im-a-christian-first-american-second-imagine-if-muslim-or-jewish-politician-said-that/



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...because this Christian, conservative, Republican, gun-owning Vice-President is even worse...

Charlie



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Vice presidents can be impeached too.



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