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Thursday, October 11, 2018

I just could not let the recent back-to-back letters using Christ and God references in support of Kavanaugh and the Republicans slide by. 

As for Kavanaugh, he flatly stated that the devil's triangle he referred to is a drinking game. It is not, it is a three-way sex act. He said that boofing was farting, when it is actually ingesting alcohol or other substances rectally for a better buzz (you read that right), otherwise he expects us to believe he was asking in his yearbook "Have you farted yet?” That would not make any sense.  He lied about being of legal drinking age those early years. What else did he about lie?

Being a Christ follower, those letters deserved a rebuttal for Trump and the Republicans who support him, who are all about lowering their taxes so they can hoard more wealth, which betrays the Christ teachings: "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's," not to mention "Store up your riches which are in Heaven," "Woe be unto the rich, for they already have their reward," "It will be easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to get into Heaven," "To whom much is given, much shall be required," "What ye do unto these, the least of my brethren, ye do unto me," and of course, "You cannot serve God and mammon" (wealth).

The only thing they seem to serve is mammon, in fact our president* is mammon incarnate. 

Republican ideology betrays Christ's teachings so much, you could say it is “antichrist” in the most neutral sense of that word.

Robert W. Tyson

Winterville

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