Left: White Privilege — Tea Party Protesters?
Right: Black Privilege — Looters in Ferguson, Missouri?
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In the 60’s, Blacks were so effective in using sit-ins to oppose segregation that the image of lunch-counter discrimination has become emblematic of civil rights injustices in general.
The lunch counter at the Woolworth’s Store on Granby Street [in Norfolk, VA],
where 38 young African-Americans held a peaceful sit-in demonstration to
protest the segregated lunch counter. Several have school books with them
while others are dressed in ROTC uniforms from Norfolk Virginia State
College. The demonstration began at 5:30 pm and ended at 6:10 pm when
they left peacefully. (Date: 2/12/1960).
Norfolk Historical Images. Copyright Virginian-Pilot.
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In the 21st century, gay activists are eager to use that imagery to justify demands upon Christian businesses to endorse their lifestyle. Refusing to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple or refusing to take photos at a gay wedding is thus maligned as being no different from the turning away of blacks from the all-white businesses of yesteryear.
The purpose of this post is to point out the difference.
The Supreme Court sided with Hobby Lobby against ObamaCare.
When the central government intrudes into an extra-constitutional arena of life (health care) and thereby infringes on the Bill of Rights, the central government has to retreat.
I’ve sat through a lot of “the Great Courses.” Normally I only go through most of the courses once. A few, I sit through twice. Rarely do I ever go through a course more than twice. “Questions of Values” is one of the rare ones.
Dark Reading’s article on the Frost and Sullivan report above confuses “identity diversity” with “cognitive diversity.”
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It’s only a few weeks until election day and both presidential candidates are focusing on that small percentage of people who — for whatever reason — have not yet made up their minds.
Romney photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore;
Obama photo per http://change.gov/about/copyright_policy.
The 2012 Presidential election is almost here and many pastors are challenging the IRS stance on churches engaging in politics. Most people think restrictions on the involvement of churches in politics are tied to lofty principles.
Well…. Maybe not.