Reading Eugene’s blog, Paradoxy, last night, it struck with its stark clarity. I only hope that people who say they care about the welfare of the USA will read it.
With a handful of exceptions, the biblical authors spend far more time addressing economic matters than they do discussing sexual ethics. Those who view the Bible as authoritative would do well to rediscover that fact and to readjust their priorities accordingly.
It’s sadly ironic that the Christianists who speak so loudly about saving America have given a group of cynical politicians free reign to sell our country out from beneath us, all for a little lip service to “family values.” Esau at least got a full stomach in exchange for his birthright.
He has lots of good stuff about the US national debt being held by foreign sources with some very real possible grave consequences. He writes about how many conservatives falsely proclaim that the gay agenda and a departure from traditional social mores hastens our demise. Actually the cause has to do with the reckless abandon of traditional economic values.
His post is called Downfall, Part 1, which makes me wonder about the next part. Paris Hilton? The Dairy Industry? Plastic Products?