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On Newtown, Mourn First, Then Act

Andy544 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 3:57 PM
Now, that would be a very foolish thing for me to do, wouldn't it, Eric. Especially since MY religious freedoms and freedom of speech are protected by the First Amendment. The point of my comment is not to advocate that a bunch of heathen 'bow' their heads to a God they do not believe in. That would be stupid and pointless. My point is, our schools were in a much BETTER place, morally, spiritually, socially, and educationally, when the God of the Bible and His Son Jesus Christ were honored and acknowledged in our schools. The decline of our public schools, in every measureable index, can be traced with geometric precision from 1962, and the Supreme Court's decision.

On Friday, in his moving and heartfelt statement in response to the horrific shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama said, "As a country, we have been through this too many times. ... And we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics."

There's just one problem: In a democracy, politics is a synonym for "democracy." It is through politics that people with strong feelings and strong interests peaceably hash out their disagreements. When politicians say they want to do something regardless of the politics, or that they want...