Like many senior citizens, I have been bewildered by the rapid degeneration of our American society. A half-century ago, we were a decent people and a benevolent force in global affairs. Even then, we had to contend with drugs, violence, pornography, and the materialism engendered by prosperity, but we somehow managed to keep these malignancies at sub-critical levels. But by 1990, even though the threat of Communism seemed to be fading away, we had become aware that something was seriously wrong. Consider Michelle´s famous "Pollyanna" monolog in TV´s "Knots Landing": People SHOULD be nice. Nice should be the norm.
Government sponsored murder of unborn children is much, much more evil than slavery - especially considering that the US made a decision to legalize and then pay for abortion. We never were forced by the Government to pay to buy slaves.
the latest example of moral decay is the abortionists co-opting the FDA on the abortion pill. Their job is to evaluate safety of a product,not redefine the age of consent down to 15 years old,that was none of their business.
This is a huge victory for the left who didn´t earn it through the political process.The abortionists have been trying to get around parental consent for years.
As a child of the 60´s, I have seen the rapid decay in our culture. That is the time the anti-God movement got a foothold in this country. Moral relativism replaced the God of the Bible. We were no longer constrained by the teaching of an "outdated" book. The clarion cry was, "If it feels good, do it". We are reaping the consequences of that thinking. This country has denied the authority of God and we are seeing that played out today. I fear the country of my childhood is only a story to tell my grandchildren. What story will they tell?
I couldn´t agree more with the writer. Should we really be surprised that a nation which tolerates the murder of tens of millions of pre-born innocents looks to people like Bubba, PIAPS and Obama for leadership?
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Fiesta del sol, 5/8/2013 8:37:40 AM (No. 9316178)
He had me at ´Knots Landing.´ But this article is spot on. How can any society that kills 30 million babies survive? Ronald Reagan always claimed that the Soviet Union would collapse because of it´s moral decay. With URL dead baby body count, how can we say we´re any better?
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