Statist Republicans

For a look at just how statist today’s religious right has become, check out this interview with former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson. Despite his protest, Gerson’s description of “compassionate conservatism” sounds like a neocon version of Jim Wallis. Gerson doesn’t even give lip service to small government, and seems totally oblivious to the notion that true compassion is demonstrated by voluntary giving our own time and money to the less fortunate. The idea that government “charity” is harmful to the recipient also escapes his notice.
Read the rest: Norman Singleton on: Rendering Unto Caesar

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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