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NEOLIBERAL SENATE DEMS FIGHT DIPLOMACY WITH NORTH KOREA

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Let me set the record straight.

Do I believe that Trump is a war hawk? Of course I do. He's bombing eight different countries, killing more civilians than Obama, legitimizing the regimes in Saudi Arabia, Russia and Israel, and giving support to the "moderate" jihadist rebels in Syria, who are hell-bent on overthrowing the secular, anti-jihadist, government in Syria (which is fighting ISIS). The very idea that he should be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize is truly offensive and insulting to Peace Prize laureates, and anyone who thinks otherwise is a truly pathetic human being.

However, do I believe that diplomacy with North Korea, regardless of what party said diplomat is from, is a step in the right direction? I really do. Credit where credit is due, Trump is indeed acting presidential for once, and I do support his attempts to denuclearize and pacify North Korea. Why? Because I am principled in my support for peace, and I'm not a partisan hack.

We all know who the hac…

BIBLE PASSAGE CITED BY AG ALSO USED TO JUSTIFY SLAVERY AND NAZI REGIME

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We've already established how wrong it was for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to cite Bible verse Romans 13 to try to justify separating families. Here's a bonus: that particular verse has been used to defend other horrendous policies throughout history.
According to American history professor John Fea from Messiah College, in the 1840's and 1850's, Romans 13 was used to defend - drumroll, please - slavery.
"(It) is invoked by defenders of the South or defenders of slavery to ward off abolitionists who believed that slavery is wrong," Fea told The Washington Post. "I mean, this is the same argument that Southern slaveholders and the advocates of a Southern way of life made.”
But wait. That's not all.
Apparently, Romans 13 was used to justify - of all things - the Nazi regime.
According to the Reverend Rob Saler, executive director for the Center for Pastoral Excellence at Indianapolis' Christian Theological Seminary, Romans 13 was used by Lutherans in…

AG JEFF SESSIONS ATTEMPTS TO USE THE BIBLE TO JUSTIFY SEPARATING FAMILIES

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On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a horrific ass of himself by trying to use the Bible to defend the separation of families illegally crossing the border.

"I would cite you to the apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13," Sessions said at a speech in Fort Wayne, Indiana, "to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained the government for his purposes."

This is so wrong for three reasons.
First, we cannot cite the Bible for any legal matter. Period. We are strictly a secular nation, free from any religious influence in our government
Second, hypothetically, even if we were the theocratic state that the Republicans long for so much, how the hell can we use Romans 13 to justify the separation of children from their mothers?
Third, let's just say that we lived in this dominionist theocracy and we weren't talking about separating families, but instead about illegal immigration itself. For a book that's incredibly social…