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Government: America´s New God
American Thinker, by Lloyd Marcus

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/13/2013 10:18:14 AM

I was around nine years old when Dad took me to see the movie The Ten Commandments, starring Charlton Heston, at the Town Theater in downtown Baltimore. It was a big deal for us because the theater had just begun admitting blacks. Etched in my brain is the scene when Moses came down from the mountain to witness the Israelites engrossed in an orgy of self-indulgence, celebrating the new god they created, a golden calf. They had abandoned God to worship a man-made false god. I chastised fellow black Christians for worshiping a false god

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: columba, 1/13/2013 11:43:53 AM     (No. 9114136)

The concept of the article is correct; however, even in the headline, the word god should not be capitalized.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart, 1/13/2013 12:03:17 PM     (No. 9114168)

This guy will be branded as a turn-skin.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Burger, 1/13/2013 2:35:54 PM     (No. 9114437)

I have long noted to myself that the Democrats fascination with government amounts to true belief. Democrats worship government, there is tithing (taxes), Saints (Democrats) Sinners (Republicans), sacrifice (Abortion) and a path to redemption, (Big government). It is all there.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 1/13/2013 3:08:14 PM     (No. 9114479)

Remember when Hollywood actually was, ´´HOLLYWOOD?!´´ When everyone & all ages loved the movies? When the movies actually reflected authentic life in America and encouraged the best in human nature instead of the worst? When the ethical & moral principles of equal respect for others which have secured our freedom throughout American history was accurately portrayed? Hollywood films tackled every possible reality & subject imaginable in the decades both before and following WWII, until the mid ´60 when increasingly films instead took a politically left turn and began to instead prostalize moviegoers with leftist propaganda which attempted to blur good with evil, truth with lies and civility with radicalized protesting activists.

...Apparently today´s statist dem pols and RINOS have danced with lefty hollyweird/alphabet media FAR too long as it is now difficult to tell them apart. The resulting statist, BIG Governmental,´Golden Calf,´ idol concept presents an apt allegory.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/13/2013 9:09:19 PM     (No. 9114820)

Good article by Lloyd Marcus. This is on so many minds these days. The sermon our preacher delivered this morning touched on this subject. He even read Paul Harvey´s "If I were the Devil".

Here it is, if you have seen or heard it:

http://www.americanthinker.com/video/2012/08/paul_harvey_if_i_were_the_devil.html

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/13/2013 9:10:54 PM     (No. 9114823)

Should be haven´t seen or heard it.

But, you may like to see it again too!

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