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Our Deviant Society

kgrant Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:01 PM
Right wind politics is sick. It is the politics of authoritarianism and suppression of the voice of the little people. It is the politics of those who would completely disenfranchise the poor by eliminating welfare - just in case some one might be cheating and getting something they are not entitled to. It is the politics of those who would eliminate taxes for the wealthy, and remove all workers protection and rights from work places. It is the politics of bigotry and hatred of minority groups. One thing it certainly is not is the politics of Jesus. Jesus was for caring for the poor and the disenfranchised. Any 'Christians' who do not know that have not studied the Gospels.
Here's one usage of the term gentleman: The gentleman helped the fallen lady to her feet. Here's another, one we might hear from a newscaster or a police spokesman: Tonight we report on the arrest of two gentlemen who raped, sodomized and murdered an 80-year-old woman.

During earlier times, to be called a gentleman meant one was honest, brave, courteous and loyal. Today "gentleman" is used interchangeably in reference to decent people and the scum of the earth.

Much of today's language usage demonstrates a desire to be nonjudgmental. People used to shack up; now they cohabit or are living partners. Few young...