Posts Tagged by Barack Obama
|September 13, 2012||Posted by Anthony under Blog, General, human rights, morality, Obama, original sin, politics, Secular Humanism|
The recent turn of events in the Middle East has me thinking that we may be seeing the Obama term complete it’s mimicry of Carter’s presidency. The Iranian hostage crisis fleshed out the numerous ways in which Carter was deficient. It was all part of a package, you see; the floundering economy, the diminished standing…
|October 31, 2008||Posted by Anthony under abortion, Blog, General|
Over the last week or so I have had several opportunities to tell people about Barack Obama’s opposition to the Born Alive legislation in Illinois which would have required medical assistance to babies that survive the abortion procedure. Without exception, each of these individuals was unaware of the issue.
It would be one thing if people were aware of this but dismissed it or factored it in- or even the unthinkable: they approve of it- but to not even be aware? This I think is the fault of the ‘average American’ and the Media.
|October 28, 2008||Posted by Anthony under abortion, Blog, General|
In my email box I have a letter from a Christian pastor saying that he is voting pro-life, which means he is voting for Obama, on the grounds that protecting the environment is protecting everyone’s life. McCain, of course, is on the global warming band wagon, so on its face the comment seems unnerving. In light of what abortion is and the scale of which it occurs in our country, though, complaining about the environment while the abortion issue is on the table seems to me like complaining about the pollution made by the furnaces of one of Hitler’s death camps as it incinerates tens of thousands of Jews a day. I guess what I’m saying is that I agree that the environment is important, but set against the deaths of millions of people a year before they’ve even had a chance to take their first breath… well, first things first, is all I’m saying.
|October 16, 2008||Posted by Anthony under abortion, Blog, General|
Because I believe that the unborn are really persons abortion is a huge issue for me. I am generally sympathetic to some pro-choicers… some of them lack the imagination required to treat as a human person something that doesn’t quite look like a human. I still vehemently reject the position but I’m sympathetic. But what…
|September 16, 2008||Posted by Anthony under abortion, Blog, General|
For these reasons and more, I am a proud one issue voter. I am under no illusions about the other things I have to tolerate that I don’t like nor am I unaware that political candidates may decide to take advantage of this, opposing abortion with their lips but never acting. That is still better than voting for someone who with both lips and action perpetuate the American Holocaust.