I’ve. had. enough. of. the. crazy.
People, and I’m talking conservatives here, are acting like foaming at the mouth, head-spinning all the way around, pea-soup spitting socialist progressives because Rick Santorum has announced, unashamed, that he is a Catholic who believes in God and Satan. Unreal. The only thing I can imagine is that we’ve been so indoctrinated, so thoroughly divested of our Judeo-Christian heritage that we literally can’t appreciate, much less accept, someone else’s viewpoint . . . even if it’s one we claim to share. You know. In private. Off the radar. Out of sight of any who might be “offended” by our belief in God. Tucked away in some quiet place where no one will find out.
Since when, please, has it become shameful to believe in God? In the Bible? In Satan?
Oh, I know, it’s been a long long time coming. God’s been pushed and bullied from the public sphere for many years. We know this. We claim to be against it. So why are so many conservatives–who claim to be Christians–joining in on that destruction of sincere Judeo-Christian faith?
Secular social engineering is the only thing that I can think of, and God knows it’s been rampant for decades.
So let’s see if we can determine who is (and is not) a victim of leftists’ secular social engineering:
1. Do you believe that Nativity scenes and Christmas trees should be banned from public property (town squares, etc.)?
2. Do you believe that the word “God” is offensive, be it sung in song, mentioned in prayer, or said at a graduation ceremony?
3. Do you believe that the Judeo-Christian God should be removed from the public sphere (no 10 Commandments in court houses, no crosses in military cemeteries)?
4. If you answered “yes,” to any of the above, stop now. You’re hopelessly ensnared by secular social engineering. If you answered “no,” to all of the above, do you then believe that there is no place for God in our socio-cultural construct?
5. Do you believe that a moral society is a better society? (flipside: Do you believe that an amoral society can be functional and positive?)
6. Do you believe that there should be laws and that said laws should address murder, robbery, etc.?
7. Does a belief in the Bible (and therefore in God and Satan) negate a person’s viability for public office? (and if “yes,” wouldn’t that mean that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, JFK, Ronald Reagan, et al. should never have held public office, much less the presidency?)
8. Are you offended or otherwise made uncomfortable by the words “God bless America”?
9. Did you silently cheer when BO stated that “America is not a Christian nation”? (related: do you silently cringe when BO babbles about the Bible and our Christian “duty” to embrace higher taxes? And not for the higher taxes, but for the fact an American president is mentioning God?)
10. Do you believe in God?
11. Do you believe in Satan? (if “no,” and you answered “yes” to #10, how do you reconcile a “no” here and a “yes” above?)
12. Do you believe that Christians have a right to believe in the Bible, and therefore in God and Satan?
13. Where do you think the Founders stood on the role of God and the Bible in public life? (hint: they said it was foundational and that without it, we’d perish as a republic)
14. If you’re raging against Rick Santorum for his comments about God and Satan, have you asked yourself why? Where that comes from?