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Immoral Beyond Redemption

Kim D Wrote: Jun 06, 2012 11:38 AM
The money that the government has spent on the war on poverty over the last 40 years is almost equal to the national debt. It follows that if helping the poor had been left to legitimate charities the federal budget would have been balanced and the country would be debt free. KimDillon
Benjamin Franklin, statesman and signer of our Declaration of Independence, said: "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." John Adams, another signer, echoed a similar statement: "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." Are today's Americans virtuous and moral, or have we become corrupt and vicious? Let's think it through with a few questions.

Suppose I saw an elderly woman painfully huddled on a heating grate in the dead of winter. She's hungry and in...