Christianity without Christ Is Just I(n)anity–Which Is Just as Forced as, but Much Less Self-Indulgently So, than What Texas Congressman Pete Sessions Recently Said
Asked to explain his opposition to extending unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed, Texas Congressman Pete Sessions asserted: “I believe it is immoral for this country to have as a policy extending long-term unemployments [sic] to people rather than us working on creation of jobs. A job is the most important attribute, I believe, in a free enterprise system.”
If you did not know anything about Pete Sessions before reading that two-sentence quotation, it might be enough in itself to convince you that this guy is a horse’s ass.
It’s not simply that he opposes the extension of unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed. That is a policy matter that is open to debate. It is, instead, that he tries to couch his opposition to the legislation in moral terms that are so garbled that they suggest very pointedly that he himself has so little understanding of his…
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