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#LoveKeepsOnWinning

I told y’all so.

It’ll never happen here, because we’re all about love and acceptance, and when it does, you Christer scum of the earth will deserve what you have coming.

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55 Comments To "#LoveKeepsOnWinning"

#1 Comment By Moosebreath On February 14, 2018 @ 1:04 pm

sorry had — not will have.

#2 Comment By JonF On February 14, 2018 @ 4:18 pm

Re: Gentiles were not given the Torah and are expected to live according to a set of universal rules that apply to all people (called the Noachides).

The problem us that this is the invention of post-Temple rabbis; there’s no trace of any enumerated “Noachide Laws” in Scripture.

#3 Comment By Siarlys Jenkins On February 14, 2018 @ 8:56 pm

Moosebreath, it was kgasmart who wrote about the Hurricanes, and I don’t see that he was responding to me. Your argument does seem to answer kgasmart pretty well. The Carolina Hurricanes have sponsored a night that seemed good to them, and the minor league baseball team has sponsored nights that seemed good to them, and it probably all had something to do with what each thought would expand or retain their fan base. There was no legal or government intervention to coerce either one.

Do you know what the difference is between Temple Beth Shalom and Starbucks? It matters. — RD

It does indeed, and those who “don’t get it” are either remarkably obtuse (Cf. “The Shawshank Redemption”), or woefully ignorant of the Constitution of the United States of America.

Starbucks is engaged in interstate commerce, a field that is subject to regulation by congress, as intra-state commerce (of which there is darn little these days) is subject to regulation by state legislatures. That regulation is in turn subject to the Fourteenth Amendment, so “equal protection of the laws” is mandatory.

Temple Beth Shalom is engaged in the free exercise of religion, a field that congress (and since the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment, the states as well) are explicitly prohibited from infringing. Also, both levels of government are barred from any Establishment of Religion, so if some uneducated ivory tower yokels envision legislation to prescribe what is acceptable doctrine, they are out of luck.

There has been significant litigation about the civil rights laws. They were upheld because of (1) congress’s power to “regulate interstate commerce” and (2) the powers congress was explicitly granted to enforce certain amendments by appropriate legislation. They were not upheld because judges found these laws to be good and right and wholesome and therefore valid.

#4 Comment By Falea On February 16, 2018 @ 6:27 am

It is amusing to see Rod completely betray his own arguments regarding modern colleges. Hasn’t Rod been telling us over and over again that modern schools are not at all diverse? That in fact their aggressive secular liberalism is like a religion, that its adherents not that different to faith-crazed believers, and that anti-Christianity is a defining characteristic of “elite” secular schools?

Well then, why isn’t he agreeing with all the other posters who are essentially saying – “Rod, you’re absolutely right! This is what we believe and we’d like to police our community the same way Christian colleges police theirs”

Funny to see Rod begging secular colleges to live up to their claims to diversity when he’s been arguing all along they aren’t at all diverse (at least when it comes to Christians).

Which way do you want it, Rod?

#5 Comment By Rob G On February 20, 2018 @ 6:40 am

~~~Well then, why isn’t he agreeing with all the other posters who are essentially saying – “Rod, you’re absolutely right! This is what we believe and we’d like to police our community the same way Christian colleges police theirs”~~~

Sigh. The point is that you can’t bloviate about “tolerance” and “diversity” while running a community like it was a cultural police state. It’s not Rod that wants it both ways.