Matthew 10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."
"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." - W. C. Fields
I didn't say he called anyone whitey or cracker. He called his grandmother a "typical white person" You might not find that insulting or racist, but I do. I also found his comment about the cops acting stupidly, as racist, since he admitted he didn't have the facts. He has done more to divide the races than any other president with his comments.
Catawa is my favorite bleeding heart liberal.
What happened to the thread in breaking news? Where's my post saying Obama deserved it? I was like the 3rd post.
The courts did allow a small point award to a minority, but recent rulings ahve lower if not eliminated even that. Which is why there have not been any major gains for minorties or major loses for white males. It is largely a perception thing, often a misperception.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.