Friday, August 03, 2012
Also, I get so many spam comments, moderation is a must. God bless!
"Were Christians trying to ban the businesses of those who support gay marriage? Am I missing something?"
Have you missed the fact that for years, Christians (even if by Christians I mean Focus on the Family, AFA, etc) have championed boycotts of any number of businesses who support gay marriage? Does Disney World ring a bell? So while they weren't doing so by eating chicken yesterday, Evangelical Christians in America are VERY experienced when it comes to boycotts.
Sorry, but posts like Turner's that begin with a false premise like this one aren't very promising. I see what he did there, and I've been around the block enough times to see through it:
First, make the Chick-fil-A hoo-ha the responsibility and bugbear of "the Church", even though it was the CEO of a private corporation that was asked for his views and gave them honestly, and the people engaging in the support of Chick-fil-A were far, far more diverse than mere church members. That's called bait and switch: using an unrelated controversy to attack an institution that Turner, Rachel Evans, and his "liberal evangelical" cohorts don't like very much. Pretty transparent, and totally fail.
It goes downhill from there, you see, and actual public intellectuals-- whether the Christian or the non-Christian sort-- will probably glaze over while reading Turner's screed if they proceed past the lede.
As for the latest post from an "anonymous," there is a different between a boycott and government banning or harassing a business. And I've said that already.
Read for comprehension.
Have a nice evening.
But I've already said that.
The anonymous lib-proggies posting here about your moderation of comments are only doing projection. Go to any lib-proggie blog and you will find few if any disagreeing comments. I know one commenter over at Standfirm that has commented that almost all of his comments to lib-proggie blogs are moderated to the trash can, null-bucket or wherever they go when deleted.
This is what they do when they cannot argue, they accuse you of deleting their substantative comments (of which there are really none).
Lib-proggies, grow up, get a brain, learn rational thought. Once you do that you maybe will be able to at least debate the issue instead of making false accusations. Naw, it will never happen; something like that just doesn't "feel" right.
Excellent article...here is my 2 cents