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Waiving Freedom

badgerpat Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 10:27 AM
Irrelevant liberal spammer under a new name.
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 12:43 PM
no,it's an OLD TH-registered name.
Chuck3645 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 10:56 AM
I agree with you there. It does reflect the culture of the people. However, we've seen in the last four years, more than ever, that the Constitution is under attack from many who are trying to circumvent the Constitution and the will of the people to put in place what they feel should be our culture.
dan17 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 10:51 AM
Chuck,
You are saying the same thing as I, more or less. However, the Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, is the deciding factor. And those laws reflect the mores and culture of the people.

Chuck3645 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 10:39 AM
Wrong, government is there to protect the people under the guidance of God. Christian values are to assist in the governance of the people. Christian values drive the people to be ethical, charitable, responsible, and lawful. The government is there to ensure the people have the right to live by their values and not submit the people to a central set of values.
dan17 Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 10:32 AM
Like it or not, social issues influence economic issues. A peoples culture and mores directly and indirectly influence the ethics of everyday life, and that includes business. Most Americans call themselves Christians. That fact alone makes it obvious that Christian values play an important role in our society, and hence our Government.
Among the objections to ObamaCare, one that has not gotten as much attention as it should is the president's power to waive the law for any company, union or other enterprise he chooses.

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution provides for "equal protection of the laws" for all Americans. To have a law that can cost an organization millions of dollars a year either apply or not apply, depending on the whim or political interest of the President of the United States, is to make a mockery of the rule of law.

How secure is any freedom when there is this kind of...