Originally Posted by joko104
Here's an irony for you. The liberal left is the first to cry out Separation of Church and State. They are the first to castigate religious beliefs of our leaders and to remove all religion from public life, especially Christianity. But their social welfare programs actually mirror much of Christian teaching regarding charity, looking out for one's brother/neighbor, etc. The difference is that the Bible says it is an individual duty and it has to be voluntary to be of any merit. You can't impose it on anyone, yet that is exactly what the liberals do. By not adhering to it personally, with their own wealth and property, and imposing it on the people, without their voluntary contribution, they completely pervert the idea.