Report laments seminary's legacy of slavery, racism
A report just released on the legacy of slavery and racism at a major Southern Baptist seminary is raising some eyebrows.
Senator Susan Collins, and others, tell us that Roe v. Wade is "settled law" and therefore now intrinsically part of American life. To overturn it, they say, would create intolerable disruptions. I reject this bogus idea.
Sorry, it's not my idea of good representation to tell constituents that their lives will be improved if the U.S. becomes more like the failed, problematic, socialist places that many of them, and their forebears, left to come here.
Free speech is not about equality – it's about the pursuit of truth. But when politics is the aim rather than truth, objective law protecting free expression gets flushed.
When 36 percent of historically black Protestants identify as conservative ... and 27 percent say government assistance to the poor does more harm than good ... yet 88 percent of blacks are voting for Democrats – something is amiss.
Freedom is not free, nor is it easy. The alternative to freedom is tyranny.
Granted, Donald Trump isn't always careful with his rhetoric. But policy and principles are what we should be looking at, not rhetoric – and accusations of "racism" only divert us from moving forward as a nation.
Rather than obsessing about what particular politician to praise or excoriate for certain economic results, our discussion should be about policies – not about personalities.
Those who voted for Donald Trump wanted something completely different – and Trump isn't disappointing them. But what's causing doubters to sit up is that he's accomplishing it in a big way.
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