Consider the 8th of the Ten Commandments: “You shall not steal.” Note the period after the word “steal.” This admonition does not read, “You shall not steal unless the other guy has more than you do” or “You shall not steal unless you’re absolutely positive you can spend it better than the guy who earned it.” Nor does it say, “You shall not steal but it’s OK to hire someone else, like a politician, to do it for you.”
–Lawrence W Reed
It always annoys me when politicians who are obviously ignorant about the Bible and what it actually says try to enlist Jesus Christ as cheerleader for their gang of useful idiots. Any attempt to link Marxist/Socialist programs to religion always flabbergasts me. I Just finished reading a great article. It’s #42 in a series called Cliches of Progressivism. It concisely deflates progressive myths regarding Christ and the welfare state. Click on the image below to read the full text.