RTGolden1 Just to add a fine point, Golden, most translations of Romans 13; 1-7 speak of obedience to"authority," and of authority coming from God. In a democracy, it could be argued, that authority, which comes from God, resides in the people, who delegate it to elected officials subject to, in...
RTGolden1 You seemed to be quoting it with approval, or at least recommending that Reimer piously observe it. I should have known that you were merely employing sarcasm.
StupidHippies So your theory, stupid, is that all those who lose their jobs have only themselves to blame? So that, for example -- and this is a real example involving several people i know very well -- the company you're working for is put out of business because it could not compete wi...
holmantx This is one of those cases in which both majority and dissenters believed they were upholding a strict interpretation of the Constitution.With the wisdom of hindsight it's now clear the majority was doing nothing of the sort. But thanks for the clarification,
holmantx holman -- I hope you're not holding up the Dred Scott decision as a model of Constitutional jurisprudence. It is almost universally acknowledged now to have been a legal and historical disaster, a nasty piece of Constitutional pettifoggery that helped bring about the Civil War
Daniel Once again, Daniel. Really beneath you.
Daniel Really, Daniel? And in order to have a girlfriend he would need.....?
bvckvs Nevertheless, bvckvs, cheese is right. One of the most common mistakes about religion on this and other blogs is to confuse evangelicals with fundamentalists.
RTGolden1"Are you defying the authorities God put in place over you? " Funny, Golden. I thought We elected them. This puts a whole new light on the Constitution.
StupidHippies Said with all the smug assurance of someone who's never needed a little help.