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Robertson & Glover should Read Proverbs 17:28

I was not amazed at all when Pat Robertson said: “”They said, we will serve you if you will get us free from the French. True story. And so, the devil said, okay it’s a deal.  Ever since, they have been cursed by one thing after the other.  History, combined with the horrible state of the country, has led countless scholars and religious figures over the centuries to believe the country is cursed.”

Robertson has a track record that should make every Christian (at least those who believe Jesus actually visited the women at the well in John 4) cringe and distance themselves from him and/or his comments.  Most of the time I wish the 700 program would go off the air.

Again, I was not surprised when Danny Glover said, “When we see what we did at the climate summit in Copenhagen, this is the response, this is what happens, you know what I’m sayin?”  So according to Glover, if the politicians had done more to control the climate, this Haitian tragedy would not have occurred.   Yet another intelligent comment from the Hollywood ‘elite.’

Notice though that both should remain quiet and have not, which should make the media comment on both, which they have not.  The media seems to only push the Robertson comments and not the Glover comments.

Telegraphs ARE NOT Telephones

In a current case before a federal court, partners Paul Katami and Jeffrey Zarrillo are claiming domestic partnerships in California are not equivalent to marriages.  Zarrillo asserts, “domestic partnership would relegate me to second-class citizenship, maybe third-class — and that’s not enough.”  One of their lawyers, Theodore Olsen, claims California “has put people into categories.”  This is really funny considering how often government forms asks for the race of the person filing it and he is not complaining about those.

When Thomas Edison filed a patent for the telephone in 1876, he did not call it the telegraph.  Although both sent sounds over a distance, Edison did not even call his invention the talking telegraph.  Why did did he not call the telephone a telegraph?  Because they were not the same thing.

Since the United States Supreme Court has  defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman (Jones v. Hallahan (1973), then anything we as a society call marriage should be a union between a man and a women.   A union between a man and a women is not the same as a union between two people of the same sex.  Since these unions are not the same thing, then these unions should be labeled differently as well.

Is simply calling two different unions by two different terms equivalent to putting people in different categories?  It is indeed putting people in different categories, but all of us are in different categories.  Some are in the category of being women, some are in the category of being men.  Should they all be in the same category?  No, many scientific studies have shown that men a women are indeed different.

This leaves one question:  Is categorizing different people differently wrong?  Last time I checked, I was not answering my cellular telegraph.

Change has to be positive to be good

Change.  This is arguably the word which catapulted President Obama into office.  There is no doubt that things have changed, but this does not mean we are better for it.

For instance, his change of heart regarding discussions on health care. On January 31, 2008, then Senator Obama promised in a debate with Senator Clinton, “That’s what I will do in bringing all parties together, not negotiating behind closed doors, but bringing all parties together, and broadcasting those negotiations on C-SPAN so that the American people can see what the choices are.”

The President has changed his mind.  These negotiations will not be held in the open, but behind the closed doors of Democratic conferences.

Another change is that the President said he would unite the parties and and bring in a new level of bi-partisanship; however, he and the Democratically held congress want less work together and more power for themselves.

Change is only good if it is positive.  The change from this administration has been anything but that.

ACLU doesn’t have a clu

FoxNews.com has quoted an ACLU statement criticizing the United States airplane passenger security policy as reading: “Using national origin or religion as proxies for suspicion is nothing less than racial profiling.”  The problem is, neither national origin nor religion have anything to do with race.

A person can be a white Muslim from Japan or a persian Buddhist from America or a black Christian from Germany.  The three are not related at all.  Race is genetic, religion is application of truth, and nationality is happenstance of birthplace.

Granted the ACLU often wants everyone to have anarchist type liberty no matter what they have done in the past (I am surprised they have not spoken out against all metal detectors and screening devices), but this case (as in many before) they are preaching freedom from a podium of ignorance.