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"Christianity" isn't a religion. Catholicism, Lutheranism, Jain, and many other organizations are religions, and they have churches or temples, but there is no "Church of Christianity." Belief in God or Jesus Christ isn't a religion. It is a social tradition from which a set of social mores provides a basis for a social contract and so order may prevail and structure may guide a societies progress. There is no social contract for our society to universally outlaw homicide, theft, assault, for example, except it is found in the Judeo-Christian tradition. It isn't so in other social traditions. In the Moslem social tradition, for example, ther is no universal prohibition against homicide, rape, assault, etc. Those prohibitions only apply to other Moslems. If a person is not from the tradition, he is not protected. The Founding Fathers were referring to specific religions with the establishment clasue. THey did not mean to segregate either faith in God, or Judeo Christianity generally from the lawful bases of the social contract.
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Place Your Bets

Jay520 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 12:34 PM
Wait a minute. You want to bet on the Bears? Because if you want to bet on Dallas, no one is going to take the bet, except a fool. That's the problem. Fools will lose their money and their families and they will pay the price. It doesn't work. .
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A Dash to the Right

Jay520 Wrote: Dec 03, 2014 12:29 PM
Can't we just make her Queen of the United States and be done with all this election BS?
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The Real Lessons of Ferguson

Jay520 Wrote: Nov 26, 2014 12:08 PM
Blacks have benefited disproportionately from the high standard of proof required for criminal prosecution. Many guilty have gotten off free. Now they want to deny the same standard to a man - a policeman - because he is white. Do they want criminals or policemen in their neighborhoods? Many Blacks seem still to live on the plantation. They're slaves of the politicians. They're paid with government money and not required to work, but they still live on the plantation. Freedom means taking responsibly for one's actions and making one's own way. Sometimes, many Blacks as a group don't seem to be up to it.
Gov. Walker is a great man. I'm very proud to be one of his constituents. He's the bravest politician in America. I just hope he'll be the nominee in 2016.
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Criminalizing Dissent Via Lawfare

Jay520 Wrote: Oct 23, 2014 11:52 AM
Hitler was a leftist.
... plain soda water, which is all I like to drink so I stopped going there.
I like McDonald's. Fewer calories from fat would be nice, but other than that, they feed a large number of people for a reasonable price. I agree about the sauce, I don't like it. It makes me sick. I agree about the breakfast times and the eggs aren't good, but other than that, you're asking for more menu, not less with longer breakfast hours. My biggest gripe lately is that they won't sell you plain soda water.
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Criminalizing Innocent Christian Behavior

Jay520 Wrote: Oct 21, 2014 2:11 PM
Technically, the marriage is between and performed by the wedded. The minister is in the position of being one necessary witness.
Whoa! First of all, they aren't justifying cultural change by saying "I'm offended." They're saying somebody else MIGHT be offended. Secondly, the perception of offense is entirely self-serving. No one cares if I'm offended, by pornography, by abortion, by anti-Catholicism or anti-Christianity, or anti Caucasian content or by excessive presentation and intimation of sexual intimacy on television readily view able by children, my children, any children. Or teaching of sexual techniques and medical alternatives by non-doctors in school. You bet I'm offended. When am I going to be accommodated?
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Who's Afraid of 'Rocky Mountain Heist'?

Jay520 Wrote: Oct 17, 2014 11:00 AM
This is outrageous! Everyone know that "Freedom of Speech" just means that you can make and show pornography.
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