Big God, Small Government

Jim DeMint (R-SC) has a few words about how America should be in relation to the size of its government.

1st Amendment, United States Constitution: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

(Bold emphasis mine).

It is in no way surprising that Mr. DeMint doesn’t get the point of the country. The United States is not, in any way, a Christian Nation and I wish those people who believed it would learn their history a little better.

The First Amendment was put in place to prevent a dictatorial theocracy from coming into power. It was placed there to protect the pilgrims coming from England from being ruled by the Church.

Our Founders put it in place to protect us from the Church and its many failings because they knew, and had seen with their own eyes, the corrupt nature of a theocratic government.

We can see this danger today in the Middle East with Islāmic controlled governments. Do we really want to go this way as a country? I know I don’t want to live in a theocracy. I prefer freedom, not only of expression and speech, but of thought, as well.

In a Christian Nation, free thought would be curtailed, along with free speech, expression, and the press. I will work to prevent that from ever happening here by opposing any candidate, Republican, Democrat, Centrist, or Tea, that supports and proposes a theocracy based on the hate rhetoric of Christianity (or any other religion too, for that matter).

About WonderGoon

WonderGoon is seeking enlightenment and questions everything.
This entry was posted in Christianity, General, Islam, Personal, Philosophy, Politics, PostADay2011, PostAWeek2011, Religion, Science, Social Observations and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

What do you have to add to the discussion?

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.