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Or, and give me some rope here, I could chuckle at the prospect of someone

completely missing the point of my post. If it is indeed a WWJD discussion you are looking to have, I'm not going to be a great dance partner due to the simple fact that I feel nearly every time religion is used as a scale for current events it is a reductionist exercise that leads only to proclamations and judgments levied by those who are of questionable moral authority to do so. Hence we come full circle back to my original post of Matthew 7:1-4 (or James 4:12 if you prefer a more direct statement about your "who am I to judge").

The Bible is a bit like silly putty, it can be stretched and molded to fit nearly any cause or even a crusade, but sometimes it can also be fashioned into a weapon to beat another down. Ample evidence of this surrounding other topics such as abortion, sexual orientation, gender, etc.

If you would have framed this discussion void of the theological aspect, I likely wouldn't have replied at all. I don't see what Abbot and DeSantis are currently doing in a favorable light and the Biden administration's utter disregard for the border does not constitute adequate justification. That said, I'm not going to use a minefield like the Bible to try and back that up as I'd probably just get a smartass like myself using it against me if I did.

(In response to this post by TD Elvis)

Posted: 09/21/2022 at 6:14PM


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  Lame. -- TheRealBunsbuggy 09/22/2022 1:00PM
  Matthew 25:31-46 his final words on the subject. ** -- aggieram76 09/21/2022 10:44PM
  Jesus didn’t respond well to self-righteousness -- BuffsIn2022 09/21/2022 2:38PM
  Hypocrite, eh? LOL. OK. ** -- TD Elvis 09/21/2022 4:23PM
  That is to every one of us, TD ** -- BuffsIn2022 09/21/2022 5:02PM
  Matthew 7:1-4 comes to mind, but 7:5 will do. ** -- CObserver 09/21/2022 2:49PM
  I'll just let you all continue to speak for God -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 1:00PM
  Deep down, I think we all are NIMBY -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 1:37PM
  I have.....3 of em. -- le alpe d huez 09/21/2022 1:57PM
  Me too. ** -- 60s Rammie 09/21/2022 6:39PM
  Not one of us deserves salvation. Not one -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 10:29AM
  Animals? -- Prairieman 09/21/2022 1:10PM
  Nothing -- Prairieman 09/21/2022 1:45PM
  Sounded to me like you were advocating -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 1:22PM
  Difference? -- Prairieman 09/21/2022 3:46PM
  Take Martha Vineyard Dems, for example LOL ** -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 3:56PM
  BOOM. Jesus would agree with this post. ** -- Ramfucious 09/21/2022 12:22PM
  Obviously you don't much about the Bible. ** -- babybull 09/21/2022 11:52AM
  And judging, don't forget judging ** -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 1:25PM
  Well. Said. ** -- TD Elvis 09/21/2022 11:40AM
  Your RN persona HAS to be an act, doesn't it? ** -- Ramfucious 09/21/2022 12:24PM
  BLM -- Prairieman 09/21/2022 3:57PM
  Gotta start somewhere. -- CSU98 09/21/2022 12:02PM
  Joel Osteen has 17,000 SF -- JoninAZ 09/21/2022 11:36AM
  Biden's policies result in -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 10:33AM
  Ask those that are speaking for Jesus ** -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 1:28PM
  Again, ask those speaking for Jesus -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 1:38PM
  St Paul told me to -- Pokebball 09/21/2022 2:50PM
  Right. Damn biden. ** -- Ramfucious 09/21/2022 12:25PM
  Nope! ** -- babybull 09/21/2022 11:53AM
  Correct ** -- Hopsblues 09/21/2022 1:24PM

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