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Bobby Jindal to warn of
´silent war´ on religion

Politico, by James Hohmann

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Posted By:tisHimself, 2/13/2014 11:31:24 PM

n a Thursday night speech at Ronald Reagan’s presidential library, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will warn of a “silent war” on religious liberty in America and urge states to pass laws designed to block overreach by the Obama administration. The 4,500-word address, shared first with POLITICO, touches on several hot-button issues, including same-sex marriage and contraception. Jindal, a potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate trying to woo social conservatives, argues that liberals will use the mantra of anti-discrimination to force people to violate their religious beliefs.

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I´m sure the usual eye rolling and tsk tsking will commence within the status quo big government republicans. In addition to a record of actual accomplishment as governor, this guy has consistently spoken up against the fundamental radicalism of this administration. This is how frontrunners become frontrunners. Not by raising money, dusting off family rolodexes and avoiding stands on anything of substance.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 2/13/2014 11:56:16 PM     (No. 9731769)

I am a huge fan of Gov. Jindal and hope he runs for president. He could end up being the best president we have ever had--and definitely the smartest.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/14/2014 12:07:16 AM     (No. 9731774)

This is such a fine Governor. I am looking forward to his speech.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/14/2014 12:33:22 AM     (No. 9731783)

Count me in. Jindal doesn´t get a lot of attention but he´s easily the most intelligent politician out there today. He would make a great President.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lalo, 2/14/2014 1:25:10 AM     (No. 9731805)

I don´t consider myself to be a social conservative, particularly, but like the above posters I too am crazy about Jindal and grateful he is speaking out on this issue. He may be the next best hope if (if!) there is any truth in the recent allegations against Rand Paul, given the ineligibility issues with Cruz and my once-upon-a-time, Marco Rubio.

I must add though that this site would be so much more pleasant without the constant juvenile or even infantile pseudo-peremptory remarks like that of OP above which continually serve to sour a site that could potentially be one of constructive civil commentary among those of sometimes divergent views but who are basically on the same side and theoretically want that side to prevail -- likely a doomed aspiration for a house so divided against itself, to coin an expression (not). I realize, however, that that comment will probably only inspire further sour snark. Sigh..!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 2/14/2014 1:45:12 AM     (No. 9731817)

Jindal is on to something big with the war on Religion.The issue needs to be addressed and he is a good one to do it. I´ve only heard him speak twice but I won´t forget him. He´s very good.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 2/14/2014 4:20:25 AM     (No. 9731851)

FTA: “It is unmistakable that most of the Obama administration’s attacks on religious liberty are aimed at conservative Christians,” Jindal is to say, “but the fact is that our religious liberties are designed to protect people of all faiths.”

Amen, Bobby!

Jindal is certainly doing a great job in one of my favorite states... And of course he defended Phil, they are from Monroe, LA.

And regarding the ineligibility issue #4, like Rubio, Jindal´s parents had not been naturalized when he was born... So keep him in LA.

As smart as he is, he lacks the wisdom, no-nonsense emails, proven accomplishments against crony capitalists of both parties and quick-wit of Sarah; the wisdom, military experience, toughness and passion of Col. West; and wisdom, intellect and dry humor of Ben Carson...

Pay attention and pray that the next GOP nominee comes from the CPAC meeting next month.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/14/2014 9:14:59 AM     (No. 9732128)

Jindal is very impressive; he´s done a fine job as governor of Louisiana.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/14/2014 10:02:02 AM     (No. 9732197)

Geez, OP. Who doesn´t like Bobby Jindal? I love the guy and I believe most L-Dotters are fans.

But, if I see anyone eye-rolling, I promise to alert you.

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