Quotes of the day

posted at 10:50 pm on March 1, 2011 by Allahpundit

“A coalition of progressive Christian leaders has taken out a full-page ad that asks ‘What would Jesus cut?’ in Monday’s edition of Politico, the opening salvo in what the leaders say will be a broader campaign to prevent cuts for the poor and international aid programs amid the budget battle raging in Washington.

“‘They’re talking about cutting bed nets for malaria and leaving every piece of military spending untouched,’ said the Rev. Jim Wallis, who leads the Christian group Sojourners, referring to Republican spending proposals for the rest of this year.

“‘Are we saying that every piece of military equipment is more important than bed nets, children’s health and nutrition for low-income families?’ said Wallis, whose group paid for Monday’s ad. ‘If so they should be ashamed of themselves.’”

***
“There is no doubt we must get our fiscal house in order. It’s not optional. But the fact is that the money spent on U.S. anti-poverty programs makes a great deal more difference to low-income families than it would to reducing the deficit. The amounts add up to a drop in a sea of red budget ink. But for millions of low-income Americans, they mean the difference between running out of food before the end of the month, and eating well enough to do one’s best at school or work…

“When Jesus talked about how God will judge nations, he said God will focus on what we did or did not do for the neediest among us. Taking care of ‘the least of these’ should be among our nation’s top priorities. It should not be among the first of our responsibilities in line for cuts.

“I urge Congress not to attempt to balance the budget at the expense of vulnerable people. It won’t solve the problem, and it’s not what Jesus would do.”

***
“Even though the 533 billion dollar military budget is the elephant in the room and the gushing, bleeding wound of America’s deficit … it has been the sacred cow. But folks are beginning to whisper. I’m not sure about sacred cows making good hamburgers, but I do know that military money could make some good schools. And the Bible I read gives a powerful image of beating ‘swords into plowshares’ — taking things that have brought death and converting them into things that bring life. It seems the world may be poised and ready for that kind of conversion.

“So it’s not a bad moral gauge — What Would Jesus Do? Who Would Jesus Bomb? What Would Jesus Cut? The Jesus who loved the poor, challenged the rich, made friends with enemies, and healed the sick. So let’s ask it – WWJC? And let’s hope the politicians who claim to follow the Christ who carried good news for the poor will ask this little question as the debate goes on.”

***
“What these ‘progressive’ Christian leaders are doing is committing the same error that some on the so-called Religious Right did, which is to pretend that Scripture can be reduced to a governing blueprint. (In this instance, we’re asked to imagine Jesus as a liberal, big-spending director of the Office of Management and Budget.) The temptation of politically active people of faith is to simplistically connect dots, insisting that certain biblical principles self-evidently translate into particular public policies…

“The Christian ethicist Paul Ramsey wrote, ‘Identification of Christian social ethics with specific partisan proposals that clearly are not the only ones that may be characterized as Christian and as morally acceptable comes close to the original New Testament meaning of heresy.’

“That is what Wallis & Company are engaging in. To argue that their form of liberalism has the imprimatur of Jesus — and to argue the necessary corollary, which is that those who want to return spending levels to their pre-stimulus levels are being unfaithful to the commands of their Lord — is arrogant and harmful. It reduces faith to a political weapon. In their partisan zeal, these Christian leaders are discrediting the very faith they insist they are defending.”

***
“Yes, this debt is a mortal threat to our country. It is also a moral threat. It is immoral to bind our children to as leeching and destructive a force as debt. It is immoral to rob our children’s future and make them beholden to China. No society is worthy that treats its children so shabbily.”


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“What would Obama do?”
It is written.

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 10:52 PM

A coalition of progressive Christian leaders

Oh goog grief. I hope people are starting to understand “progressive” Christianity is nothing more than anti-Christianity.

darwin on March 1, 2011 at 10:52 PM

goog?

darwin on March 1, 2011 at 10:53 PM

First!

bluelightbrigade on March 1, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Wallis was on with Medved this afternoon and said that his older son considered Dorothy Day to be one of his heroes.

Dorothy Day?!!!

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Jesus would pop a cap in Obama’s azz.

Geochelone on March 1, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Jesus would want his followers to donate more money to charities.

So shut up and give more of your money, instead of filtering it through the governments hands.

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Comments directed at AP in 5..4..3..2….

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

SIXTH-or something.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

How about this, all the agnostics can do the cutting without the hassle of trying to figure out if Jesus would do it nor not. Problem solved.

WWJC. What Would Jimi Croon.

Bishop on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

First!

bluelightbrigade on March 1, 2011 at 10:53 PM

I’m not worthy…

Oh wait..

/

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Jesus would wonder why so many Pastors & Priests wear fancy threads, robes of silk, have goblets made of gold, and live in castles.

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 10:55 PM

Jim Wallis … Marxist extraordinare and flase prophet.

darwin on March 1, 2011 at 10:55 PM

“What would Jesus cut?”, you ask?

He’d cut through the crap, that’s what he’d cut!

“Progressive Christians” = Sadducees = Non-believers in believers’ garb.

“Are you not in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God?” – Mark 12:24

bluelightbrigade on March 1, 2011 at 10:56 PM

apparently separation between church and state is only directed towards conservative…

ridiculous…defending our country is way low on their priority list

cmsinaz on March 1, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

:)

I got a little excited…lol

bluelightbrigade on March 1, 2011 at 10:56 PM

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 10:55 PM

amen

cmsinaz on March 1, 2011 at 10:56 PM

“What would Jesus cut?”

Jesus would cut….. many Pastors salaries.
Jesus would cut….. Funding to huge fancy church buildings.

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 10:58 PM

True ‘social justice’ is me use my time and resources out of my love for God to a charity of MY choosing-it is NOT the government taking what I’ve earned and putting it toward a cause of ITS choosing!

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 10:58 PM

Progressive Christianity: Lucifer was really misunderstood and if only God had some social programs that would have caught him in early angelhood he might have turned out differently.

But we like him just the way he is … *wink wink*

darwin on March 1, 2011 at 11:01 PM

What would Jesus cut? He would cut bodies in half. He would burn everyone who used his name for their pursuits of power.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:01 PM

Jesus would not have banned DDT based on junk enviornmental propaganda…

Just sayin’.

Seven Percent Solution on March 1, 2011 at 11:01 PM

Who the hell cares – He’s not supplying the money!

OldEnglish on March 1, 2011 at 11:01 PM

“A coalition of progressive Christian leaders has taken out a full-page ad that asks ‘What would Jesus cut?’…”

HMWJT? How Much Would Jesus Tax?
HMWWJS? How Much What Would Jesus Seize?
HMWJS? How Much Would Jesus Spend?
WCWJGT? What Church Would Jesus Go To?
WCWTJO? What Church Would Throw Jesus Out?
WLWJT? What Lies Would Jesus Tell?
HMTDJTSTGATFSTGTSE? How Man Times Did Jesus Tell Someone To Go And Take From Someone To Give To Someone Else? (answer-like, uh, zero)
HMTDJTSPTGAGTTPOOYOM? How Many Times Did Jesus Tell People To Go And Give To The Poor Out Of You Own Money? (Answer-Lots)
HSDYTWA? How Stupid Do You Think We Are?

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:01 PM

I wonder what Jesus would think of churches being tax-exempt. ‘Render unto Caesar is for thee, not for, um, mine?’ Or, for that matter, a system that inculcates and promotes poverty by actively funding it, morally christened by religious leaders who should be leading the charge against such self-defeating measures?

The only thing worse than poverty is a government that actively promotes it by funding the effect rather than deterring the cause.

elcapt on March 1, 2011 at 11:02 PM

“A coalition of progressive Christian leaders has taken out a full-page ad that asks ‘What would Jesus cut?’

If they were real Christians, they would Leave to Caesar what is Caesars and actually be pushing for government expenditures to be cut enough to leave the people enough money to donate more to their cause. Thus, these are not even remotely Christians, they just dress up and play Christians on the weekend.

astonerii on March 1, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Forced charity, isn’t really charity.

Bigbullets on March 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM

Who would Jesus crack across the skull with a sign equating a state governor to Hitler and then kick the person in the face after they fell to the ground?

That’s what I want to know.

Bishop on March 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM

Separation of Church for thee but not for me.

CWforFreedom on March 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM

But the fact is that the money spent on U.S. anti-poverty programs makes a great deal more difference to low-income families than it would to reducing the deficit.

unfathomable, the logic that goes on in their minds

cmsinaz on March 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM

“‘Are we saying that every piece of military equipment is more important than bed nets, children’s health and nutrition for low-income families?’ said Wallis, whose group paid for Monday’s ad. ‘If so they should be ashamed of themselves.’”

How about making is so you don’t need bed nets by allowing production and use of DDT you anti-progress, liberal, wolf in sheep’s clothing, heretical, marxist dolt?

Fact check for you Skippy, if you cut the entire $533B military budget, that doesn’t cover 1/3 of the budget DEFICIT this year. … and that’s the one thing that the federal government is empowered to do. I don’t see sending bed nets to third world countries as falling anywhere in the Constitutional powers of the federal government. Is it a good thing for private citizens to donate? Absolutely. Stealing from other citizens in order to send it to third world countries? Not so much.

AZfederalist on March 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM

Forced charity, isn’t really charity.

Bigbullets on March 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM

A concept that escapes the liberals mind. Too full propaganda I suppose.

darwin on March 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM

Watch as the libs just sit back and let religion be used. Hypocrites.

CWforFreedom on March 1, 2011 at 11:05 PM

I am sick of hearing this crap! My husband died a little over a year ago. I have 3 kids and no job. Yes, my children receive ss payments for a total of 1000 dollars a month. Our house payment is $600 and through serious saving, budgeting & creative ways we manage to live on the rest with supplements from his life insurance. We would be considered well below the poverty level and yet I am not running out of food at the end of the month my kids are getting plenty to eat and we do this without government help. I do not want to hear about the “poor”. I have a hard time feeling sorry for people with big screens 2 cars and all access cable!

hboulware on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Jesus would wonder why the merchants have set up shop in his church, his temple.

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

“Progressive Christian Leaders” is an oxymoron.

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Progressive Christian leaders? Next….

joejm65 on March 1, 2011 at 11:07 PM

What Would Jesus Cut?

Jesus didn’t get involved in affairs of government. He was more concerned with spreading the gospel of individual salvation.

darwin on March 1, 2011 at 11:08 PM

“‘They’re talking about cutting bed nets for malaria and leaving every piece of military spending untouched,’ said the Rev. Jim Wallis COMMUNIST, who leads the Christian MARXIST group Sojourners, referring to Republican spending proposals for the rest of this year.

The Pappy Plan:

1. SEAL THE FREAKING BORDER!!!

2. 10% ACROSS THE BOARD FEDERAL SPENDING CUTS.
(and given the GAO report and the Fox investigation HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS are being wasted every year by the Feds).

And please I don’t need Rick Warren or this Wallis dude using “JESUS” to further their own political agenda. Will the Marxiststream Media rant and rave about Wallis and how HE should stay out of politics like they do Pat Robertson or any Evangelical?

Besides to the Left and Wallis…….OBAMA IS JESUS!

PappyD61 on March 1, 2011 at 11:08 PM

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

my thoughts exactly

cmsinaz on March 1, 2011 at 11:08 PM

hboulware on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

You are my hero. God Bless you and your family. I grew up poor, but we never went without a meal, we had a home, and we had clothes for school. Stay strong. Your strength will be passed on to your children. Thank you for sharing.

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM

WWJC=Render unto Barry

Christien on March 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM

These are the same kind of religious people who would crucify Jesus if he came back as He did before. They profess godliness, but deny His power.
How many poor could have been fed with the money they spent on this ad?

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM

hboulware on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

God Bless you. You are surely an inspiration to your family, your children and to me.

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Folks should spend less time worrying about what Jesus would cut and spend more time worrying about what happens next time JC appears. Priorities…

joejm65 on March 1, 2011 at 11:10 PM

Jesus would want his followers to donate more money to charities.

So shut up and give more of your money, instead of filtering it through the governments hands.

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 10:54 PM

Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s

V-rod on March 1, 2011 at 11:10 PM

The best thing that could happen for the poor, and unfortunate would be a vigorous and prosperous economy where people can find good meaningfull work at decent wages. Where opportunity is everywhere you look, where honest men can engage in honest trades and transactions.

It is under the democrats who manipulate the market place through restraint of trade, through government interference, where economic decisions are made for political reasons. Where well connected politicians and their friends profit by steering government spending into their own pockets, where the poor suffer the most, where money is worth less every day. Where a measure of a man’s success is how well connected he is to political power. It is under the democrats where the poor are enslaved, where the poor stay poor, and the rich fat cat politicians get richer.

Jesus reminds us that we should treat others the way we would like to be treated ourselves, and most of us don’t like to be stolen from, nor enslaved. Most of us are not greedy, and willingly trade what we have in surplus for that which we have the least.

Skandia Recluse on March 1, 2011 at 11:10 PM

Christianity is not about coercion or force by government. It is about individual & voluntary acceptance of responsibility. Help your neighbor, which Christians do everyday. When gov’t tries to take the place of Jesus, neighbors look at each other and say, “oh, they are getting gov’t assistance; they don’t need our help” and they then turn away.

Connie on March 1, 2011 at 11:10 PM

What would Jesus say?

I doubt he’d be interested in politics. That old render to Caesar thing. No kingdom on Earth and all that.

But, if he did say anything, it’d be along the lines of respecting human dignity. And making whole classes of people slaves of the state, well, that doesn’t do much to improve on human dignity.

A job. No, not the Biblical book, but the j-o-b that defines us many times as to who we are, and allows us the dignity to earn and save and spend as we see fit. That’s the sort of thing that makes good ground for all to thrive.

But, when the State makes its citizens subordinate to the State, as all too many “progressives” have been allowed to do over the last century, the ability for all citizens to have access to a real job, to enhance their creativity and skills, to provide for their families, well, that becomes secondary to the whims of the state.

This Administration as no other in my lifetime has made it a matter of dogma that we, the People, are to be subordinate to the whims of the State. Look at the legislation of the previous Congress, look at the ways this Administration has put a stranglehold on its citizens, and you will see all sorts of possibilities as to what Jesus would say.

And Jesus wept.

And the so-called progressive “christians,” these statists with a Roman collar, who espouse these statist ideas, who would make us believe that the State is the answer to all our problems…well, there is a special place in one of the inner rings of Hell for them.

Taking from those who have to give to those without. Taking, mind you, not simply asking or appealing to our sense of self, our sense of decency, but taking, amounts to slavery of the most insidious kind.

At some point, we, the People, have to say enough is enough.

Hard to hire someone to work for you when the State has already commandeered your ability to earn a profit…or prevent your employees the ability to earn a profit.

coldwarrior on March 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Walter E Williams, hosting for Rush yesterday had a perfect analogy:

Say I see a poor woman sleeping on a grate, she’s cold, hungry, homeless, and in need of medical attention. Now, say I pull a gun, walk up to you and say, “Give me $200 right now!” and then take that money and use it to buy her some food, provide a place to stay, and pay for some medical attention. Would I be arrested for robbery? Absolutely! So why is it OK for the government to do the exact same thing? i.e., taking by force from one citizen in order to give that money to another citizen?

Folks, it’s not charitable nor magnanimous when you are using other peoples’ money. Whether the government does it, or an individual a’ la’ Robin Hood does it, it is still theft.

You feel strongly about helping the poor, or those in a third world country? Great! That’s what Christ would have you do. Note, the words there, “have you do”, not “have you make others pay for”.

AZfederalist on March 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM

These are the same kind of religious people who would crucify Jesus if he came back as He did before. They profess godliness, but deny His power.
How many poor could have been fed with the money they spent on this ad?

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM

THREAD WINNER Jelly Toast!!!!

PappyD61 on March 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM

If Wallis’s shabby Marxist arguments had any effect on O’Bozo’s thinking, he’d be dramatically filmed traipsing in and out of church every Sunday. Instead…

Jaibones on March 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM

“Progressive Christian Leaders” is an oxymoron.

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

You beat me to it.

INC on March 1, 2011 at 11:13 PM

One wonders how many bed nets this bozo could have bought with the money spent on this ad?

mizzoujgrad on March 1, 2011 at 11:14 PM

OT: This one is troubling me….My People…?

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Speaking of Robin Hood, I happened to see http://twitter.com/#!/RobinHoodNYC being followed by Bloomberg’s office. Anyone know anything about it?

Connie on March 1, 2011 at 11:15 PM

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:14 PM

For that alone, Holder should be required to resign immediately.

coldwarrior on March 1, 2011 at 11:16 PM

hboulware on March 1, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Bless you. Stay strong and if more people acted in accordance with the example you have set, well, we wouldn’t have half the problems we have now; all at the hands of the entitlement mentality.

Geochelone on March 1, 2011 at 11:16 PM

Thank You. My point is that it’s ridiculous to say you are helping the poor. Your not you are enabling them to do nothing. I get so angry at all the whining and moaning. How about shut up and do something that would help? You know, like what the actual Jesus would do and not what you in your delusional rantings want to presume he would do? Call me crazy but I’m fairly sure he didn’t mean forced charity. I think a better role model for “progressive Christians” would be Robin Hood.

hboulware on March 1, 2011 at 11:18 PM

WWJC?
MSNBC

redridinghood on March 1, 2011 at 11:21 PM

hboulware on March 1, 2011 at 11:18 PM

I hear ya. I came out of the projects and if it were up to these people I’d still be there.

Eren on March 1, 2011 at 11:21 PM

Go read the story of the good Samaritan.
Luke 10:25-37 http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+10%3A25-37&version=NLT

The good Samaritan took care of the stranger himself. He cared for his wounds himself. He carried him on his own donkey. He took him to the Inn and paid the bill himself. He never demanded that the Inn keeper give him a freebie.

He gave the Inn keeper all the money the Inn Keeper needed and even said if there were more expenses he would cover the costs. He didn’t try to make the Inn Keeper feel guilty. He paid the man. He didn’t grab people rich people off the street and demand they hand over their money to cover the costs. He did all the work himself and he paid all the expenses himself and when Jesus was done with the story he said “Go and do likewise.” That was not a suggestion. Jesus didn’t say, “Maybe this is something you could do if you are wealthy, but if you are poor, don’t bother.” He didn’t say… I realize some of you are poor, so maybe you could petition the Romans to tax rich people and have them pay for for services like this…. No.. He just said “Go and do likewise!”

Progressive Christian leaders who probably haven’t read a Bible in years.

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:21 PM

Jesus entered the Union Temple and began to drive out all the people buying and selling children futures for their own personal gain. He knocked over the tables of the union money changers bosses and the chairs of those collecting union dues.

That’s what Jesus would do. And Jesus built my Hot Rod!

Kini on March 1, 2011 at 11:21 PM

Let me know what Jefferson would do and I’ll go with that.

AshleyTKing on March 1, 2011 at 11:22 PM

OT: This one is troubling me….My People…?

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Saw it earlier today. Crickets at HA.

Knucklehead on March 1, 2011 at 11:23 PM

For that alone, Holder should be required to resign immediately.

coldwarrior on March 1, 2011 at 11:16 PM

I just can’t believe that he said that a Congressional hearing…did I read this correctly? Doesn’t he represent the people of America? How can he continue?

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:25 PM

AZfederalist on March 1, 2011 at 11:12 PM

I love Walter Williams!

Say I see a poor woman sleeping on a grate, she’s cold, hungry, homeless, and in need of medical attention. Now, say I pull a gun, walk up to you and say, “Give me $200 right now!” and then take that money and use it to buy her some food, provide a place to stay, and pay for some medical attention. Would I be arrested for robbery? Absolutely! So why is it OK for the government to do the exact same thing? i.e., taking by force from one citizen in order to give that money to another citizen?

And I would ask this? Would you call the robber a generous godly man? I guess “Progressive Christian Leaders” would.

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:26 PM

Saw it earlier today. Crickets at HA.

Knucklehead on March 1, 2011 at 11:23 PM

I am just blown away that this has not been on every blog…I know the LSM won’t report it, but sheesh.

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:26 PM

Didn’t Ed Morissey’s wife get 4 transplants on welfare? Good thing they didnt live in Arizona.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

AP is rubbing lotion over his hands while laughing a little maniacal laugh over in the corner…

Meanwhile, “progressive” Christian is an oxymoron…

Gohawgs on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

Knucklehead on March 1, 2011 at 11:23 PM

Glad to see your father is doing better..Continued thoughts and prayers!..:)

Dire Straits on March 1, 2011 at 11:28 PM

Didn’t Ed Morissey’s wife get 4 transplants on welfare? Good thing they didnt live in Arizona.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

That comment was WAY out of line!

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:29 PM

WWSC? Who Will Shrestha Cut?

Christien on March 1, 2011 at 11:30 PM

That comment was WAY out of line!

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:29 PM

I don’t know what to make of it. Even a sarc tag wouldn’t fix it.

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 11:32 PM

How many poor could have been fed with the money they spent on this ad?

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Amen.

Vince on March 1, 2011 at 11:33 PM

Instead of wasting money on bed-nets to prevent malaria, let’s restart the DDT factory and put an end to the disease.

slickwillie2001 on March 1, 2011 at 11:33 PM

SAY WHAT? Progressive Christians?
Hello, idiots.
Hey I wonder which is more ridiculous, a poll, more or less.

A Progressive Christian or

A Pro Choice Catholic.

ORconservative on March 1, 2011 at 11:34 PM

I don’t know what to make of it. Even a sarc tag wouldn’t fix it.

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 11:32 PM

But a banning would. That was sick.

Connie on March 1, 2011 at 11:34 PM

OH! Let’s add one more.

Holder and His People’s Justice Department.

ORconservative on March 1, 2011 at 11:35 PM

Glad to see your father is doing better..Continued thoughts and prayers!..:)

Dire Straits on March 1, 2011 at 11:28 PM

Thanks and keep those prayers coming. I think I may be able to get good nights sleep tonight and will be praying that my Dad keeps his hands to himself.

Knucklehead on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

Didn’t Ed Morissey’s wife get 4 transplants on welfare? Good thing they didnt live in Arizona.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

I just hit the ignore button on this one.

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

That comment was WAY out of line!

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:29 PM

I don’t know what to make of it. Even a sarc tag wouldn’t fix it.

Electrongod on March 1, 2011 at 11:32 PM

from what I’ve heard of/read by Mrs. Morissey, she’s a smart,kind-hearted ,conservative woman who just happens to not be able to see.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

It must be getting late, I’m finding this comical.

ORconservative on March 1, 2011 at 11:37 PM

Forced charity, isn’t really charity.

Bigbullets on March 1, 2011 at 11:03 PM

THIS.

Massively expanding government in the name of forced charity is not Christlike.

It’s demagoguery and it’s sickening.

Charity by definition is given freely, not coerced at the point of a government mandate.

powerpro on March 1, 2011 at 11:38 PM

Thanks and keep those prayers coming. I think I may be able to get good nights sleep tonight and will be praying that my Dad keeps his hands to himself.

Knucklehead on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

Will do….:):)

Dire Straits on March 1, 2011 at 11:38 PM

Didn’t Ed Morissey’s wife get 4 transplants on welfare? Good thing they didnt live in Arizona.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

A fine demonstration of leftest hatred.
I hope you get help son, or else your bile will consume you.

Kini on March 1, 2011 at 11:39 PM

WWJC or D or whatever.

How about not spend more than you take in.

ORconservative on March 1, 2011 at 11:39 PM

Thanks and keep those prayers coming. I think I may be able to get good nights sleep tonight and will be praying that my Dad keeps his hands to himself.

Knucklehead on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

Tell him that he’s behaving like an alta kucker. That’s Yiddish for a pain-in-the butt dirty old man. LoL
*smirk*

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:39 PM

Didn’t Ed Morissey’s wife get 4 transplants on welfare? Good thing they didnt live in Arizona.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

Looks like you came to the wrong place to try to make some friends goon…

… May the “Law of Unintended Consequences” strike you when you least expect it, along with Allah’s “Ban Hammer”!

Seven Percent Solution on March 1, 2011 at 11:39 PM

I just hit the ignore button on this one.

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

There’s an ignore button?
*Aspie moment*

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:40 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:36 PM

hello alt..:)

Dire Straits on March 1, 2011 at 11:41 PM

hello alt..:)

Dire Straits on March 1, 2011 at 11:41 PM

I’m going to start giving ya’ll Yiddish lessons.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:42 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:40 PM

LOL….mental note to ignore until AP hammers it.

d1carter on March 1, 2011 at 11:42 PM

Now, this could be considered a charitable act…

Gohawgs on March 1, 2011 at 11:44 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on March 1, 2011 at 11:29 PM

Just wondering where everyone talking about Robin Hood stands. Let the sick die or let them get treated.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:44 PM

He would remind them of the story of the Parable of the Talents(money).

Matt 25:14-30- he rewarded the man who took his 5 talents and went out and made more.

He took the talent from the guy who buried it, gave it to the one who worked the hardest, and threw the now penniless guy out on the street. But more importantly he didn’t chastise the guy who made the most for not helping the guy who had the least ie give the guy a pep talk, show him how to make money, equalize the portions first and then go out and make money etc etc.

It also shows that Jesus had no problem with earning interest.

journeyintothewhirlwind on March 1, 2011 at 11:45 PM

Just wondering where everyone talking about Robin Hood stands. Let the sick die or let them get treated.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Are these the only two options on your world?

powerpro on March 1, 2011 at 11:46 PM

Didn’t Ed Morissey’s wife get 4 transplants on welfare? Good thing they didnt live in Arizona.

PrezHussein on March 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM

How do you sleep at night, with your head so far up your keester?

portlandon on March 1, 2011 at 11:46 PM

Good we’ve worked through the futility of applying religious doctrine through public policy in the Republican Party…….now it’s time for the Democrats to waste their energy on the same futile religious postering.

rickyricardo on March 1, 2011 at 11:46 PM

I love Walter Williams!

JellyToast on March 1, 2011 at 11:26 PM

Walter E Williams is just a great person all around. He has a great sense of humor and is not afraid to laugh at himself. He was just hilarious in past years when he would talk about how he bought Mrs. Williams gifts or how lucky Mrs. Williams was to have him as a husband. Unfortunately, she passed away a couple of years ago. He hosted for Rush around Christmas time the year it happened and you could tell he was not his old self. The following year though, the spark was back and he appears to have been able to recover and rebuild his life. Guy is sharp as a tack.

AZfederalist on March 1, 2011 at 11:46 PM

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