Skip to comments.A Return to Triangulation (libertarion vs social right)
Posted on 10/25/2006 11:10:46 AM PDT by Blackirish
As the Republican base fragments and Christian conservatives consider a fast from politics, the polling data point to a mid-term Republican thumping. Less than two weeks from now, Republicans will begin their post-mortem soul searching. And as the corpses of their House and Senate majorities grow cold, so should Karl Roves 2006 campaign strategy.
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You are thinking with the appendage at the wrong end of the spinal column...
The only reason some of them are here is to bash the Christians and that is all they have.
The state initiatives on homosexual monogamy passed with huge majorities... President Bush was re-elected with the largest number of total votes than any other president in U.S. history and Iraq was a major issue... Christians pay the biggest share of taxes in this country that support education...
Who is a small minority, again? Tell me...
I would agree with you on spending... all the more reason to get evolution off of educational welfare...
The only way the Left can win is to destroy the Republican Party from within. They have lost the public argument and cannot win on the issues, they have to have despotic judges do it for them and they have to undermine conservatives in the Republican primary.
I think that a greater number of the people who bash the religious folks here are leftist trolls whose only purpose is to undermine the Republican party. I say this as an unapologetic atheist. I know how the leftist subterfuge works and the one thing they really hate, just like the Islamists do, is Mosaic Law.
Some of them are so myopic and have such a need to do anything contrary to the Christians that what they forget in their own blind, raging ignorance is that Moses wasn't a Christian (this is just one way I spot them).
Cultural Marxism has a goal to feminize males, making them docile and compliant. Marijuana is a chemical warfare agent. Homosexual monogamy is a psychological and biological warfare tactic.
No man may become a law unto himself under the guise of freedom of religion.
Some of these liberal-tarians forget, it is THEY who advocate separation of church and state. Let's cram it right back down their throats...
It was landmark U.S. Supreme Court precedent Reynolds v. United States in 1878 that made separation of church and state a dubiously legitimate point of case law, but more importantly; it confirmed the Constitutionality in statutory regulation of marriage practices.
Now, it ain't so palatable to them, is it? They are the ones here bashing the religious folks, now they want to claim some mercurial, ever changing definition of freedom of religion? I'm not going to live in their hell...
If I cannot yell fire in a crowded theater, I don't think someone should be able to light one with a U.S. flag and call it free speech.
Of course, a lot of these traitors to the United States would also whine if we wanted an Amendment to ban homosexual marriage or flag burning, wouldn't they?
There are doctrinaire, myopic cultural Marxists whose only purpose here on FreeRepublic is their polemic need to do anything contrary to the Christians. You will find most of them on the homosexual issue threads, the evolution threads, drug threads, genetic engineering threads or any other issue involving a perversion of, or attack on the Judaic book of Genesis.
Feminazi and Gaystapo are very close to the reality of the situation.
Some of the Bozos out there can't get past that word God, so they would just piss the entire country away and join the enemies of America; all because they have this polemic need to bash the Christians and do everything in contravention to them. I say screw them and the filthy practices they want to live by. My children are not going to inherit their squalor if I can help it.
Of course, what a lot of the leftists and misguided, myopic liberal-tarians don't want to admit is that Christianity (and they do hate Christians) is just their politically correct proxy for their war against what is written in the book of Genesis.
They will jump up and down and snivel about the Ten Commandments and Christians; but the reminders that Moses was not a Christian, that Genesis, Exodus and Deuteronomy are Jewish literature really sticks in their craw.
It is no coincidence Islamic pagans hate Israel, Jews, Christians and Western Civilization. The entire basis of Western Civilization is Mosaic Law, something both the Neo-Pagan Left and the pagan Islamic thugs cannot abide and wish to destroy.
The very idea that human beings have individual rights not subject to the whims of an earthly monarch, but subject to the laws of Yahweh, is directly from Moses.
Historically, this is proven over and over again with the successive conflicts between the forces of paganism and the Judaic culture. (This includes the idolatry of cultural Marxist paganism.)
A greater number of "atheists" and "pagans" adopt the same hackneyed tenets of a faux Judaic-Christian ideal (golden calf). They also subscribe to the Judaic fetishism of "sin," but will fight to their death in denial of it. Most of them are so wrapped up in their own polemics that they have become nothing more than pathetic anti-Christians with the same false hypocritical philosophy. They just slap a new label on it hoping nobody will notice - - they replace the idea of "avoiding sin" with "morals."
Morality and all of its associated ideals are rooted entirely in the presupposition some higher power defines what is correct for human behavior. Today, "morals" are a religious pagan philosophy of esoteric hobgoblins. Transfiguration is a pantheon of fantasies as the medium of infinitization. Others get derision for having an unwavering Judaic belief in Yahweh or Yeshua, although their critics and enemies will evangelize insertion of phantasmagoric fetishisms into secular law.
Mosaic Law (of which the Ten Commandments is just a part) is the foundation of Western Civilization. Genesis is the primary focus of the Declaration of Independence, from where our Constitutional rights are derived. The Ten Commandments are the foundation of our judicial system.
"...to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them... that all men are created... Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world... with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence..."
HA Ha ha!!
I'll bet the writer doesn't even KNOW any of these kinds of folks!!!
Hard to disagree with this... 8-<
"But those pesky CREATIONISTS will DESTROY the Conservative Movement as well as all of the West's achievements in the last 200 years!!!"
(A systematic investigation of nature does not negotiate with crackpots.)
(You'd think E would've weeded 'em all out by now!)
I jump from #50 to #550 and this thread has been fully highjacked to a C vs E foodfight! ;^)
It is well known and is easily verified if you have the time to research.
My suggestion is to keep your eyes open when public school threads arise.
You will find many professed libertarians who are overly and unusually interested in and preoccupied with making sure control of local schools is dictated from afar by interests who are dominated by liberals.
If I am logged in and notice such a thread, I will ping you and let you see for yourself.
You completely missed or ducked my point. No matter. I know your game.
Been clicking on all the pages. Only zots were some newbs so far. Good thing reason seems to prevail a bit.
Name one: The computer you're sitting in front of, the house you live in, the car you drive, the clothes you wear.... Unless you think that it's possible for all thas stuff to assemble itself by the random action of molecules colliding with each other.
Thanks, but he's completely wrong about that.
As it is, you didn't answer the question. By the first cells, I mean cell 1, 2, 3, and 4 alive on the face of the earth.
You know, the ones in the RNA world.
Did they engage in photosynthesis or not?
I didn't duck the point. I objected to your phraseology. The problem is that you *cannot* devise an experiment to tell the difference between that form of YEC and rigorous materialistic explanations of origins.
Some people prefer the former on faith-based grounds, some prefer the latter out of materialism, atheism, Occam's razor, or "style" ("why go out of your way to invoke a deity...?") It's not a game to me: although your lack of respect indicates it *is* just a game to you.
BTW, what on *Earth* does 2nd semester undergrad p-chem have to do with when photosynthesis first appeared?
Unless you are referring to Prigogine and dissipative systems?