8 Comments


  1. Doug Bunn

    February 21, 2012 at 12:53 pm

    Franklin Graham doesn’t speak or think for me. His brand of Christianity is not my brand. He is more like Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, & Jim Baker. He is attempting to hijack Christianity like the other narrow minded individuals mentioned.

  2. Julie

    February 21, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    I agree with the previous comment. It doesn’t embarrass me. He just embarrassed and discredited himself.

  3. david esmay

    February 21, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    I think Franklin Graham is an ignorant ass, or at least he sounds like one.

  4. James

    February 21, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    So if you follow Franklin Graham’s logic, if Obama isn’t a Christian because of his family, then Santorum is a Communist since he is only one generation removed from his Italian Communist family. His father came here from Italy and the Italian family are STILL Communists.

    What Graham is trying to say is the fruit doesn’t fall far from the tree. Boy his father Billy never seemed to be that way.

  5. Paulatics

    February 21, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    …and yet, his father is deified in NC. The elder advised several presidents. He’s on the Nixon tapes saying some very un-Christian things about Jews.

  6. Alex

    February 22, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Obama sat in the pews for 20 years listening to the vitriolic rantings of Jeremiah Wright, and said nary a word. What does that say about his religion ?

  7. Jack

    February 22, 2012 at 9:27 am

    Franklin is a modern business man and knows his audience. Because of his name and the history he represents we expect different but we’re not going to get that from him. Evidently his father, publicly, thought different of people but Franklin knows his target audience as well as any ad man.

    Today the church market is asking for validation of its hate toward others. Oh, and let’s not forget that state legislators, throughout the country, need to be validated by the church as to their actions toward people who are poor and other vulnerable populations.

    Franklin is just letting the free market show him the way.

  8. Bubbe

    March 1, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    Just goes to show us – separation of Church and State is a necessity.
    Or, we would be required to worship they way dictators what.
    We must ban together to keep the Inquisition in the past.

Check Also

This Week’s Top Five on NC Policy Watch

1. Free speech policy, controversial conservative academic on ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

The UNC Board of Governors is holding its last meeting of 2017 Friday, where the latest of its many [...]

Just south of Candler off the Pisgah Highway is a lovely piece of property on Little Piney Mountain [...]

Veteran North Carolina education policy expert Kris Nordstrom has authored a new and vitally importa [...]

When Joni Robbins, a section chief in the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, closes bidding next [...]

“All speech is free, but some speech is more free than others.” This seems to be the motto of the cu [...]

Trumpists prepare to raze another vital common good law It’s hard to keep up these days with the flo [...]

The post That’s how ‘Humbug’ is done appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

The solid citizens of Johnston County, N.C. – in a fateful quirk of geography – for several years ha [...]

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more