via Addicting Info
“A week after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan claimed his Catholic faith inspired his House-passed budget plan and told an interviewer that his fiscal views were informed by Catholic social teaching, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops reiterated their demand that the federal budget protect the poor, stating, [the GOP measure] “fails to meet these moral criteria.”
The “faith” that Republicans like Ryan are trying to put into people has nothing to do with religion or God. It has to do with deceiving them into believing they are voting faith-filled and godly men into government positions when the reality is just the opposite.
The new VP nominee seems to believe that he can camouflage his odious legislation under the façade of perceived superior moral standards of religion and when confronted about its immorality, fall back on separation of Church and State excuses. He can’t have it both ways. His Ryan Budget doesn’t meet the litmus test of morality, in or outside the realm of religion.”
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