Obama: Christian Faith Guides Tax Policy

At National Prayer Breakfast, President says "I am my brother's keeper."
2:07 | 02/02/12

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If I'm willing to give something up and somebody who's been extraordinarily blessed. Give up. Some of the tax breaks that I enjoy. I actually think that's gonna make economic sense but for me as a Christian. It also coincides -- Jesus is teaching that. Front to whom much is given. Much shall be required. -- -- us Islamic belief that those who. And -- have an obligation to use those blessings to help others -- the Jewish doctrine of moderation. In consideration for others. When I talk about giving every American a fair shot -- opportunity it's because I believe. That when -- young person can afford a college education or someone. Who's been unemployed suddenly have -- chance to retrain for a job and regain that sense of dignity and pride in contributing to the community as well as supporting their families that helps us all prosper.

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