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”?
Praise the Lord! Seems like we need to take out everyone of them, with a few exceptions.
Morality is the main (if not only) reason for Laws and government. Without “Justice” a government is totally evil and dysfunctional. Justice is a Virtue. Virtues are a standard of “morality”. Virtue determined what is “good and evil” since the Nicomachean Ethics.
Socrates stated that the only reason for education is to teach Virtue. Justice is the Queen of Virtues-—that is ALL about morality!!!!
Cultural Marxists target Virtues-—destroy it. Machiavelli even stated that without Virtue, you can not have a Free Republic or an effective military.
That is why sodomy is forced into the military by the Satanist zero-—to destroy Virtue—promoting Vice will destroy the military-—they will become like the Nazi homosexual Brownshirts—Brutal immature, evil people will drive out, intimidate the “good”—people who won’t join in their orgies. And they use boys in those orgies-—like Sugar Keynes at Harvard (the darling of the Left who bragged about castrating boys in 3rd world countries and advised his elite friends at Harvard and other elite institutions where to find boys at Eton or whereever for their orgies. This is a sick mind which designed the economic system which collapsed England and is taught in all our universities probably all sodomites.
(Why the push to normalize anal sex in all books and movies/tv (Glee)—”shades of grey”-—and this intimidation of any company that doesn’t go along with their evil agenda-—so little boys will be corrupted by sick concepts that should never occur to them unless they are sexually abused. They want the control over the minds of your little boys-—like Jerry Brown has-—to normalize sodomy in our culture).
It really makes me mad that Lawmakers don’t even realize the Marxist thinking which states “you can’t legislate morality!” We DO IT ALL THE TIME with murder laws (from 10 Commandments).
We built Western CIvilization since Cicero—on ideas of Universal Truths (morality of Natural Law Theory).
FIXED NATURAL LAWS are part of our Constitution. Universal Truths are part of our Supreme Law of the land. The Marxist’s judges are removing God and removing morality from children=-—it is Cultural Marxism to sexualize young children to destroy morality concerning the sex act-—to destroy the culture. Releasing sex from morality-—which homosexual “marriage” does-—there is no Right and Wrong way to use the sex organ-—you remove Natural Laws, Rule of Law , and God.
We will collapse if “homosexual” marriage is normalized for children. We will be sick and warped-—our children who grow up and “see” this which shapes all their worldview-—and normalizes the behavior-—like the little warped boys in harems in Afghanistan.
Evil Marxists, sodomites-—like the Fr. Oko report explains-—they are Fascists/totalitarians/Marxists and they want your little boys to be warped, so they are easy prey when they turn 12. The age of consent will be lowered-—we will have Nero’s lifestyle normalized (he castrated a boy and “married” him). Sick warped people (homosexuals who “think” their “lifestyle” is “normal” are irrational and evil—they are immature-—fixated and addicted to base instincts—controlled by their lust—never Reason/Intellect.
What’s up with FR these days. Seems to be the “sleeper cells” are coming out and nothing is being done to ZOT them.
You CANNOT legislate morality. You can legislate morally, however. As in character does matter and no one, I mean, NO ONE is above the law.
Hey LJ! How are you? This thread is one for the M/A pinglist
Are you proclaiming to be a mind reader? a "teller of the future"? A "medium"?
If your answer is no, they why would you proclaim such a thing?
Splitting hairs. Six of one - half dozen of another. A fine distinction. Same difference.
Point is - we have tons of immoral laws on the books. And our economy reflects our stupid moral choices. Only way out is to revoke immoral laws and replace them with Godly, moral and Constitutional laws.
>>>Whats up with FR these days. Seems to be the sleeper cells are coming out and nothing is being done to ZOT them.>>>
The reason the government can never become “moral” is that the bureaucracy - through and through - is leftist. There is no morality there.
You could have God himself elected president and the bureaucrats would never budge from their lefty agenda.
This is why the most important thing is to starve the “beast government” down to size. Which is why I only vote for those who will put the screws to government - in all its forms. We should only worry about being moral on a personal level - it is clear that a moral politician (which is an oxymoron) can ever reign in this monster we have all had a hand in creating.
Starve the beast - and if Rand Paul is for starving the FedGov, I’m for him.
What's weird is hyperinflating drug profits and channeling those profits into criminal hands, which is all the War on Drugs can be shown to be accomplishing.
Why not repeal laws that promote and encourage these welfare babies?
I'd be stunned to learn that Rand Paul doesn't support that repeal.
Three headed Hydra meets Godzilla:
1) Class Warfare( Alinsky/Lucifer)
2) Race Warfare( see above)
3) Immorality war( see parentheses in #1)
1)( so far) Gun Control via UN, Obama and now congress.
“America needs a, spiritual cleansing of the people .
Will only happen after a national calamity that brings much death, hellfire and brimstone.
Agreed. He says some great things if you don’t listen too closely. That’s why I say he’s right about needing a spiritual cleansing and leave it at that.
we are in the later parts of those steps indeed
Then why is he for homosexual marriage?
I’d settle for just Congress at this point.
"The U.S. welfare system sure creates some crazy disincentives to working your way up the ladder. Benefits stacked upon benefits can mean it is financially better, at least in the short term, to stay at a lower-paying jobs rather than taking a higher paying job and losing those benefits."
He’s trying to bridge the (perhaps) unbridgeable gap between libertarians and traditional-values conservatives. Each one, if taken to its extreme, eliminates the other. Possibly each side must give way for a candidate to harness both sides. But then you could have the result we used to call “falling between two stools”—nobody wins.
He’s not wrong! And part of that would be getting rid of the
politicians who are giving the opposition over to the bad guys!
“Hes trying to bridge the (perhaps) unbridgeable gap between libertarians and traditional-values conservatives.”
Reagan did it.
Bush destroyed that coalition with his spending spree and now Rand Paul is trying to piece it back together.
To take Rand Paul seriously, is to reject him. There is no other course, if you are a serious person.
Sen. Rand Paul clarifies remarks on abortion, confirms he is 100% pro-life
He's not. Can you show us a link that supports your claim?
He can’t, because it’s a lie. The Bushbots are out in full force.
That would be JebBushbots?
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