jjorsett: You phrase it as though he never left.
jigger: Also, this graph is obligatory in this thread.[www.intellectualtakeout.org image 586x398]
EmmaLou: NewportBarGuy: I shudder to think what it would be without the social safety net.I imagine something like a 3rd world cesspool, where the elderly peddle dying flowers to tourists and people who live in cobbled-together shanties bathe in filthy rivers.After spending the last month in Sri Lanka, it's horrifying what happens to the poor when there is nothing to catch them when they're down.
jigger: What did he say the government should do about it? Force everyone to tithe?
jigger: sarajlewis83: Catholic Paul Ryan and others of his ilk would be best served by looking into their own Bibles: the parable of the Good Samaritan and the story of the sheep and goats in Matthew 25 are excellent places to start. For all his 3 years of ministry, Jesus didn't say much at all concerning same-sex relationships, but He sure talked about those poors, and how all Christians are ordered to relate to them, quite a bit.What did he say the government should do about it? Force everyone to tithe?
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