Land predicted the economy is "going to be a huge issue" in the upcoming election. "There are those of us who have been hammering away at the fact that you cannot separate the social issues from the economic issues," he said. "We’re spending 700 billion dollars a year in means-tested welfare programs trying to make up for absent fathers, and the states are spending another 200 billion dollars a year trying to make up for absent fathers."As usual, Richard Land is pointing fingers everywhere but where they should be directed. Land has no one better than himself to blame for much of the government's deficit spending that is dragging down our economy. He was the head cheerleader for President Bush's unwarranted preventive war to deprive Iraq of its non-existent weapons of mass destruction. Debt is still piling up from Bush's unfunded wars -- debt that is projected to cost between $3.7 and $4.4 trillion dollars. While both elected and religious leaders around the world were condemning the Bush administration's war with Iraq as unjust, Land was inventing rationales for military action. A number of those absent fathers and absent mothers that Land is complaining about are absent because they died serving their country in Iraq.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Associated Baptist Press is reporting that James Robison and Richard Land are doing their best to revive interest in the culture wars issues that are the bread and butter of the religious right, but they know that economic issues are likely to be paramount in this election. That's why Richard Land is quoted as saying things like:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 3:07 PM