A human being with unalienable rights endowed by our Creator is a terrible thing to waste.
Or treat as fodder for political manipulation based on skin color.
To be put in its place should it get uppity.
But that doesn't stop the Washington steamroller from trying, usually with great success.
But not always, as in the recent case of Sen. Barbara Boxer vs. Mr. Harry Alford, president of the National Black Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Boxer "was given a stern face-to-face reprimand . . . for trying to pit one black group against another instead of addressing issues on their merits. It’s about time," writes Joseph Klein at Newsreal.
The rarity of a Mr. Alford's backbone in Washington indicates that America is long overdue for a huge dose of uppityness: "Red and yellow, black and white, they're all are precious in His site."
The Steamroller, of course, despises the fact of the preciousness of the individual in the eyes of our Creator.
The Streamroller religiously, yea, cultishly, demands that it decides who and what is precious, who and what has rights, and who and what benefits from "spreading the wealth around."
You say you want a "human right"?
Show me the money.
Show me the power.
Show me the votes.
And maybe next week my friends and I and the powers-that-be can create a human right for your group. Welcome to the club of god.
But the Creator's way, and the Founders' way, is a bit different from the current secular status quo.
So precious are human beings created in the image of God that British tyranny was shown the door ca. 1776. And tyrannical American slave-owners had to be undergo a significant attitude adjustment back in the 1860s.
One wonders how patriots of humanity and freedom and dignity under God from yesterday might respond to the challenges of today.
My understanding is that this is just the sort of thing making the rounds at those Tea Parties.
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