Skip to comments.Rand Paul Says America Needs A "Spiritual Cleansing"
Posted on 04/10/2013 8:16:17 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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But his example of passing a law preventing people from having kids before marriage misses the obvious.
Why not repeal laws that promote and encourage these welfare babies?
Make no mistake: You CAN legislate morality. The question is - whose morality?
For the last 40 years we've had a code of legal morals and ethics that are dead set on the destruction of the family and of America. And as a natual result - our economy is down the tubes.
But I also think we need a D.C. Cleansing as well...
A spiritual cleansing is exactly what we need.
In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, Senator Rand Paul says America should be led by moral and religious leaders but, “their overriding message is to fix the country's economy not to fix the country's moral nature." Paul also says that a winning candidate can be a social conservative, “but if that's the only issue you do estrange some people.”
The Brody File spent a couple days with Rand Paul and his family down in Kentucky. Rand Paul’s wife (Kelley Paul) sat for the interview as well at their home in Bowling Green Kentucky.
The national profile on him (including an interview with his wife) will air on The 700 Club Thursday. We are releasing some clips ahead of the interview. We will also release more clips on Thursday. Much of this material is NOT in the final 700 Club piece.
Also, watch our Brody File show this week where we devote the entire thirty minutes to our Rand Paul coverage. Watch here.
Senator Rand Paul (On whether social issues need to minimized within the GOP): “I think sort of the in-between is that it doesn't mean you can't elect or won't elect people who are socially conservative but if that's the only issue you do estrange some people but what I’m saying is that you need a candidate who does believe in your issues, who doesn’t try to be something they’re not but also recognizes that what brings the country together and what people are trying to figure out is how do I get my brother a job? How do I get my sister a job? How do I get the economy growing? It is important though that a country and a civilization have moral underpinnings but I think if it's only about that then I think you need to be finding who the next Billy Graham is and we need both."
Senator Rand Paul: "You want moral and religious people I think to be your leaders but their overriding message is to fix the country's economy not to fix the country's moral nature."
Tyrant Kim Un Hussein must be very pleased that his efforts to FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA are progressing so easily.
Reality tends to enforce “natural law”.
Take away the laws and policies that alleviate consequences for immoral behavior, and you’ll have less of that behavior.
In the end Rand Paul’s beliefs will be exactly like his old man’s. The old man was for sodomite “marriage” and the old man voted to legitimize sodomy in the Armed Forces. I guarantee you if Rand Paul had been in the senate during the repeal vote of DADT he would have voted to lift the ban on sodomites openly serving in the US Armed Forces. He tries to fool people into believing he’s a traditional conservative. He’s not, he’s a libertarian exactly like the old man. And he has the weird libertarian views like legalizing drugs and never starting a war and letting people do what they feel like doing. If they want to “marry” their dog that’s OK with him. Don’t be fooled by this Ron Paul clone.
RE: A “Spiritual Cleansing”
THE ACLU cries as usual — “Separation of Church and State”.
But he’s also right. There are serious limits on what the government can do to promote spiritual health. In fact, I really don’t want them to try. The best it can do is absence of harm. Just get out of the way. The most obvious example is to stop subsidizing spritual rot; do away with welfare and the artificial unlimited demand for illegitimate children. There is no surprise that the result will be an unlimited supply of them.
In the end, the government is only a reflection of the spiritual state of the nation. It is a creation of the people that want it. People will have to have their spiritual re-awakening on a personal level, and won’t do it because the goverment passed a law requiring it. Like Prohibition and drugs; people will do what they want, and laws won’t stop them. Only when people don’t want to do illegal drugs, and don’t want to have illegitimate children, will they stop doing or having them.
The Eight Steps in the Evolution of Democracy (Professor
Alexander Tyler, 1787)
These eight steps were written in 1787 by Professor Alexander Tyler.
The United States was in the planning process of a young and fragile Democracy.
So, this Professor took a look at the past and tried to map out the evolution of a Democracy.
He determined a time line for these eight steps and an estimate of how long the process would take, 200 years.
* From bondage to spiritual faith;
* From spiritual faith to great courage;
* From courage to liberty;
* From liberty to abundance;
* From abundance to complacency;
* From complacency to apathy;
* From apathy to dependence;
* From dependence back into bondage.
That worries me. You may be right. Just last month he introduced a Life Begins at Conception Bill before the Senate. But before the ink was even dry, he went on to explain there are "thousands of exceptions". If Paul wants to be taken seriously - he must reject and denounce liberaltarianism.
He is right. We should start with government itself, and mainstream TV networks that promote degeneration which it has become.
Gee, I wonder which step America is on right now?
Hogwash. The government has created monetary support systems to eliminate financial responsibility for bad choices. Single mom's have dozens of government support programs. Gays spreading Aids have scores of government support programs. When self destructive behavior is allowed to reap the natural consequences, repentance is more likely to occur.
An enema is what we need.
Read the rest of the post before commenting, please.
Great post. Your reply exemplifies why I say you CAN legislate morality.
It’s just way past time we turned around the moral direction our county is headed in and repeal these destructive laws.
Amen! The “sex culture” is fully alive and in ALL our faces, especially targeting our youth.
Thanks to billy, the youngsters do not see oral sex as sex.
Remember those wrist bands the young ones used to wear, which indicated “how far they went”?
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