Generally when your side isn't the one doing the picking, those other guys are all unqualified.
If you could have read some of the comments I've read on conservative blogs/sites over Obama's selections for Cabinet and other positions, they were very similar to Cohen's.
When your side isn't doing the picking, all of those picks are going to look bad.
Just my guess, but I can't imagine this is much of an issue in practice (counselors wanting to refuse services due to someone's sexual orientation). I could be wrong, but it seems to be highly specific legislation with likely minimal real impact.
Point being, to me, the whole purpose of the legislation seems to be that the legislators want to be able to put a figurative stick in the eye of the LGBTQ community. Basically, it's an appeal to their base for some of these politicians, so they can go back and proclaim how they supported the anti-gay bill.
Personally, I don't understand this movement at all. I know the whole argument is that it's about religious freedom, and particularly in the South, we're talking Christianity. With that in mind, let's follow them down this rabbit hole.
1) The argument is that homosexuality is a sin. For sake of argument, let's say that's a fact, and at least for those who believe this way, that's exactly what they believe to be true.
2) However, Christianity would tell you that sin is sin, no matter what sin it is.
3) Christianity would also tell you that all of us our sinners.
So, with all that in mind, would a Christian really want to have legislation that allowed them to discriminate based on specific sins? Keep in mind Item No. 2 I just listed.
If you wanted legislation that allowed you to discriminate against sinners in general, since all sin is sin, then based on Item No. 3, wouldn't you refuse to serve EVERYONE and thus go out of business?
Point being, the "Christians" that implement laws of this nature based on their religious belief have clearly never read Matthew 7:1-5...
Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, Let me take the speck out of your eye, when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye.
I like it CL. I've said all along that I'm fairly certain that Trump has paid for an abortion or ten in his lifetime. When you're wealthy and sleep around, sometimes things have to be "taken care of," so to speak.
The Republicans now support Russia. The Democrats now turn their backs on Israel. The Union states supported a Republican candidate. Much of Wall Street was stumping for a Democrat.
It's been upside down world lately.
I love your approach to internetting.
Agree on blaming 2016. 2016 was awesome. The Cubs won the World Series. Check and mate.
Agree. It's a strange day to me when the union workers are voting for the Republican candidate, but we saw a lot of that in this past election.
Maybe it's a generational thing. Maybe it's just social media's existence giving everyone a voice, but there seem to be a lot of know-it-alls out there who think they can talk down to people who don't agree with their way of thinking.
The ability to have a healthy disagreement is becoming less and less common.
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