"We see, in many a land, the proudest dynasties and tyrannies still crushing, with their mountain weight, every free motion of the Consciences and hearts of men. We see, on the other hand, the truest heroism for the right and the greatest devotion to the Truth in hearts that God has touched. We have a work to do, as great as our forefathers and, perhaps, far greater. The enemies of Truth are more numerous and subtle than ever and the needs of the Church are greater than at any preceding time. If we are not debtors to the present, then men were never debtors to their age and their time. Brethren, we are debtors to the hour in which we live. Oh, that we might stamp it with Truth and that God might help us to impress upon its wings some proof that it has not flown by neglected and unheeded." -- C.H. Spurgeon . . . "If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8:31, 32

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

WHAT HAS AMERICA BECOME?

Posted by A.M. Kisly

In a letter written to the editor of a local Michigan newspaper, Ken Huber writes the following thoughts...


Editor,
Has America become the land of the special interest and the home of the double standard?

Let's see: if we lie to the Congress, it's a felony and if the congress lies to us it's just plain politics; if we dislike a black person, we're racist and if a black dislikes whites, it's their 1st Amendment right; the government spends millions to rehabilitate criminals and they do almost nothing for the victims; in public schools you can teach that homosexuality is OK,bu you better not use the word God in the process; you can kill and unborn child, but it's wrong to execute a mass murderer; we don't burn books in America, we now rewrite them; we go rid of the communist and socialist threat by renaming them progressives; we are unable to close our border with Mexico, but have no problem protecting 38th parallel in Korea; if you protest against President Obama's policies you're a terrorist, but if you burned an American flag or George Bush in effigy it was your 1st Amendment right.


You can have pornography on TV or the internet, but you better not put a nativity scene in a public park during Christmas; we have eliminated all criminals in America, they are now called sick people; we can use a human fetus for medical research, but it's wrong to use an animal.


We take money from those who work hard for it and give it to those who don't want to work; we all support the Constitution, but only when it supports our political ideology; we still have freedom of speech, but only if we are being politically correct; parenting has been replaced with Ritalin and video games; the land of opportunity is now the land of hand outs; the similarity between Hurricane Katrina and the gulf oil spill is that neither president did anything to help.


And how do we handle a major crisis today? The government appoints a committee to determine who's at fault, then threatens them, passes a law, raises our taxes; tells us the problem is solved so they can get back to their reelection campaign.


What has happened to the land of the free and home of the brave?

Thank you Mr. Huber for publicly stating what many of us are thinking.....

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I thought this was perfect - well except for the Katrina/ Gulf oil comparison. Obie's long, long delay on the oil spill - and stalling on fixes . . . no comparison.

But the rest was perfect. Loved it.

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