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Published:October 16th, 2008 20:38 EST
Sarah Palin Often Invokes God For Political Expediency

Sarah Palin Often Invokes God For Political Expediency

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Thursday that God blessed the nation with oil and gas resources and other forms of energy that should be tapped to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign suppliers. The Alaska governor told supporters at Elon University that she and GOP presidential nominee John McCain will develop new energy sources.

`God has so richly blessed this land, not just with the oil and the gas, but with wind and the hydro, the geothermal and the biomass,` Palin said. `We`ll tap into those.`"

Dinosaurs, the very same creatures that Palin believes co-existed with humans, are the ones who blessed us with oil. We all learned in grade school that oil came from those noble animals, or at least, from the decomposition of their organic materials.

Palin never fails to invoke the name of God for political expediency, it`s very unbecoming for someone who yearns to be the vice-president of a secular nation. If Jehovah blessed America with oil, did Allah bless the Arab nations with oil?

God had nothing to do with the creation of oil, Palin shouldn`t conjure up his name to argue for more drilling. With her god-talk and trashing of Obama, Palin may appeal to the Republican base but she is turning off the independents who may very well decide the outcome of the election.