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Via Think Progress: "When House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his Medicare-ending, safety net-gutting 2012 budget plan last year, he was slammed by faith leaders who denounced his cuts to programs that aid the poor and middle class. Ryan released the 2013 version of that budget yesterday, and he is again facing criticism from a diverse group of faith leaders. Ryan often says it is "morally wrong" not to address America's debt, but faith leaders like Bishop Gene Robinson said the budget Ryan crafted fails basic moral tests...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on how Republicans pretend to care what religious leaders think on issues like contraception but completely ignore them on issues actually in the Bible and spoken about by Jesus (helping the poor and less fortunate).