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That's one campaign promise. Just kinda ironic since he sign a bill that allow government funding.--KDP3 (talk) 14:51, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
Can I get an Amen? "Amen!" Can I get a Hallelujah? "Hallelujah!" Can I get fifty million dollars? Er... Come back next week. --Brian McNeil / talk 16:54, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
- Boooo! Since all religious based charities are simply used as a method of spreading the religion in question (often by passive aggressive methods, such as those used by Christians in India (going to a poor area, setting up a hospital, and saying that only Christians will be treated of deadly diseases, so the Hindus either have to convert or die), or Muslims... everywhere), I think that NO government funding should be given to such organizations. Gopher65talk 16:29, 7 February 2009 (UTC)
- You know it's not true. Why would you say such a hateful thing? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 04:02, 17 February 2009 (UTC)
- Actually, I know it is true. A simple google search will bring up hundreds of stories about this topic for you. There is a reason why small Hindu communities occasionally go crazy and massacre all the Christian missionaries in their area. It's cause the Christians are forcibly converting them. Just like Muslims do! Gotta love those two religions, huh? Gopher65talk 01:12, 27 February 2009 (UTC)
- Come on guys! Whatever you may think, there's a long tradition of Prayer Breakfasts in the White House and I think Obama is doing the right thing in continuing them (and going back to the original, less divisive, name). What you think about American religion and its faults re attitudes to other religions, appeals for money, etc, has little to do with this initiative. The President is showing again that he's a shrewd operator! – 18.104.22.168 19:23, 8 April 2009 (UTC)
Faith-based programs work 
Now, there are some of those people who claim that such programs crack the wall that separates the church and the sate, but it is not so. These faith-based programs aren't in any way establishing a religion, or favoring one specific religion over an other. Their idea is to work, and they do work. To simply argue that somehow the separation of church is cracked from this, without reasonable--22.214.171.124 04:00, 17 February 2009 (UTC) content, isn't mature enough.