Monday, February 28, 2011

Newt the Lizard's conversion to Catholicism

I'd think that Newt Gingritch was sincere about his purported "conversion to Catholicism" if he actually embraced Catholic social teaching.

Note that Catholic social teaching holds that citizens have a fundamental right to life and to the necessities of life. In addition, according to Catholic social teaching, every human has the right to what is required to live a full and decent life, things such as employment, health care, and education. Waiting for New the Lizard to agree with the Pope’s teachings on this… 3… 2…. 1…. err. No? Alrighty, then!

- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. Newts conversion was probably based on the Catholic hierarchy's easy acceptance of girl friends for the powerful.

  2. Maybe, but he sure the fuck ain't abiding by any Catholic teachings that *I* learned in Catholic school. For example, Catholicism has this little thing called "purgatory". What that is, is a place you get sent if you accepted Jesus as your Lord but did bad shit while alive. You still get into heaven, but only after you go through as much suffering as it takes to atone for your sins. *Or*, you can atone for your sins while alive, by trying your best to make right what you wronged. Newtie doesn't seem to be listening, instead he's doubling down on the evil "let them eat cake" shit when it comes to Americans who are in the bottom 20%. According to Catholic teachings, this refusal to obey the most fundamental duties of a Catholic means he's going to spend a *long* time in purgatory getting all that hell shit done to him. But of course it's all just a scam anyhow as far as Newtie is concerned, he doesn't *really* believe any of that Catholic shit, he's just interested in gaining brownie points in the Supreme Court lottery (count the number of Supreme Court justices that are Catholic, then Google "Opus Dei").

    - Badtux the Catholic Penguin


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