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Obama Says A Baby Is A Punishment
From the ashes will rise a new Ronald Reagan..
McCain lost. McCain is the OPPOSITE of a conservative.
Sheesh. I’m a libertarian, and even I think he’s an arrogant, self-absorbed, egotistical unprincipled leftist sellout.
He lost because he’s just basically, not likable.
It’s got nothing whatsoever, to do with right or left.
Or state vs. individual, for those of the fellow libertarian persuasion. :)
Anyone else, waiting for “maverick” John McCain to start acting like a maverick, just once.
What a crock! What is it with all these defeatist, first Newt Gingrich with his third-party crap and now this. Nice little tactic by the rats. Demoralize us. The socialists and communists never win through democratic means, why should we expect this is another attempt to side-step the people. They know damn well we are the overwhelming majority, all we need is a proven leader and all their power is gone.
You have to put leather on your prayers, and what I mean is, you have to put faith in motion with your feet...take action.
We are in dire straits in this country, and until we resolve to get physical, then nothing will ever be accomplished. And yes, violence may be in order.
Pray that it's not.
Conceding defeat is unacceptable.
all these battles have not been lost because of the ballot. They have been lost because of activist judges usurping the will of the people. Voiding legitimate, certified elections and votes by the people is unconstitutional.
I disagree with the pretense of the article. We are not defeated. We have to enforce the rule of constitutional law.
When politicians fail to uphold their oath of office to “protect and defend the constitution of the US” we the people have the full right to take matters into our own hands.
The only reason why the battles about abortion and gay marriage have been lost (for now) is because we have let judges make laws and that is not their constitutional job description. Laws can only be made by the legislative branch. When people understand the laws they can find the solutions.
Well, when you have pastors like Rick Warren joining up with the homosexuals..., what do you expect?
We may have suffered some tactical defeats, but the war is His, and we will be with Him for all eternity!
HE IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED!!!
Will we ever see that “US religious Left concedes defeat” headline?
“We are right now in the most discouraging period of that long conflict. Humanly speaking, we can say we have lost all those battles.
And when you see these things begin to take place “look up for thy redemption draweth nigh” (paraphrased)
Why would we ever be discouraged!
The religious right is anything but dead - and along with most everyone else in the nation on the conservative side, a great many of its members are mobilizing and gearing up for a protracted fight. This thing has only began a scant five months ago... and this ‘change’ certainly isn’t what the 0 wanted to see.
The problem with many of the ‘churched’ has been an apathy - they ‘aren’t of this world’ - but, despite that sort of detachment that more prosperous times sort of ‘fed’ - they’re waking up in large numbers (it should be greater than it is, though.) Unfortunately, they’re late to the party - but fortunately, once aroused they’ve proven to be very effective at changing things in local districts where it is needed most. That sort of success - feeding the hopper that leads to higher office - is vital to real change.
More than half of the participants in the upcoming tea parties will be those that realize that they can not stay on the sidelines any longer. There have been a lot of new leaders popping out of the woodwork, getting involved for the first time. Hopefully, this is only the beginning salvo... I think most of them now realize, they can ill afford to ‘fade back into the pews.’
It ain’t over ‘till it’s over, and it ain’t over yet.
Apply this logic to the National Rifle Association. It has had a mixed record in actually changing laws in this country. We now have an administration in power that is aggressively hostile to the Second Amendment, perhaps comparable to its hostility to the first amendment which protects Evangelical churches. The states are mounting an attack on the right to bear arms by taxing ammunition etc.. Does this state of affairs which demonstrates that the NRA did not achieve all it might have hoped in the last 20 years in terms of broadening our liberty expressed in the Second Amendment-even though it won the DC case and had other success-persuade you that the NRA should withdraw from its political activities and concentrate on conducting gun safety courses?
Does The Telegraph say that American Jews should withdraw from lobbying because AIPAC, may arguably be at the historical nadir of its influence over American policy concerning Israel with this administration?
As one of the most radical newspapers in England, it is not surprising that The Telegraph might have missed some considerations which guide evangelicals. First, as biblically oriented folks, evangelicals take seriously the prediction of Jesus and expect to be persecuted in this world and assume that the political winds will always be in their face. Second, I believe The Telegraph misapprehends the lesson that evangelicals take when they make this statement:
We are awash in evil and the battle is still to be waged. We are right now in the most discouraging period of that long conflict. Humanly speaking, we can say we have lost all those battles. (Emphasis supplied)
Evangelicals have even a longer time horizon than do even the Chinese. They expect to lose these battles, "humanly speaking." Protestants have been around since Martin Luther and Christians have been around for a couple of thousand years. The Telegraph has a 24-hour deadline schedule.
Finally, I think The Telegraph conflates the Christians battle for salvation with the telegraph's battle for salvation on earth. The telegraph has its own worldview and his own version of temporal salvation which flatly conflicts with American evangelicals. The newspaper would like Christians to cease their Christian outreach in the sense of giving alms in the broader sense. They think that the worldly outreach of the Church is the animating factor rather than the natural results of its faith. They have it backwards.
Evangelicals, of whom I am one, are about as well organized as a Chinese fire drill. If any one person of the cloth said he speaks for me I would resent his presumption. Nevertheless, I have no doubt that American evangelicals will faithfully continue to pick up their cross and follow.
I disagree with this campaign. School is an atheism class, a Government-is-our-saviour class. The time for prayer is before stepping through the doors. The government owns the schools, the doctrine preached there, and will not tolerate a free market competition of ideas. This particular battle was lost the moment the schools took $ from Uncle Sam. Forty years of flogging a dead horse hasn't changed anything and has wasted a lot of time and resources.
Well, what do you expect from the Telegraph (UK)?
They gloat whenever there is evidence of loss of faith. Misery loves company.
Even THEY are blaming president Bush. Absurdity has taken over!
I don’t think so. The ‘religious right’ is right after all.
Some folks don’t sing this part........
“O! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved homes and the wars desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heavn-rescued land,
Praise the power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just.
And this be our motto In God is our trust;
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
Oer the land of the free, and the home of the brave.”