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  •  No, I didn't... (0+ / 0-)

    "Did you know that Karl Rove is an atheist?"

    ...but it doesn't surprise me. His motivations are power and greed...

    •  indeed (0+ / 0-)

      and he has been Bush's chief political operative for his entire political career. So when people assume Bush's religious belief's are behind his actions, its important to step back a minute and say -- exactly what beliefs are we talking about here?

      I have seen people claim that Bush is a Tim LaHaye style premillentialist about to blow up the world. I have also heard him prominently described as postmillenial reconstrucionist -- or close to it. It can't be both, and the evidence is sketchy for either position.  I suspect that it is neither. But I can't prove it.

      •  I have no illusions that Bush is even religious (0+ / 0-)

        IMO, it has NO meaning for him...

        Religion is nothing but a tool...a means to an end for Bush, Cheney, Rove and the rest of this failed Administration.

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