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Royaras Donating Member (18 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-12-05 12:09 PM
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147. Well, OF COURSE there are other issues...
What a straw-man argument.

However, if you hadn't noticed, there is a culture war afoot in this country, an attempt by those in power to slowly erode our civil liberties apparently to create a one party/one branch of government theocracy. The first and most heinous propaganda being used to do so is the Republican co-opting "moral values" as theirs.

Anyone who does not march in lockstep with them is dismissed as not Christian, as pro-terrorists, etc., etc.

Like it or not, most Americans do not want to think critically about the issues and still retain the naivety to think that TV news is journalism rather than punditry. To allow this kind of gross mis-characterization of someone's values on the basis of holding a different ideology is doing a disservice to all of us who try to live in the Word by doing good acts, as Jesus taught, rather than hating everyone who doesn't believe as you do.

As a side note, in the future, I'd appreciate it if you would refer to me as "ma'am" rather than "Sir." I haven't been knighted nor have I gone through gender reassignment. ;)
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