The following is taken from today’s opinion page of a local newspaper.
Does it strike anyone, other than me, as odd, misdirected and contradictory?
Maybe I'm just overwhelmed.
The Obama administration has sued
Now, despite the people’s overwhelming objections, the president supports the construction of an Islamic mosque next to the hallowed national site of Ground Zero, the very symbol of anti-American Islamic terrorism.
Yes, the mosque has the legal right to build near Ground Zero.
But it flies in the face of the most basic teaching of humankind:
When the Pharisees asked Jesus what is the greatest commandment, he replied:
”Love the Lord your God with all your heart
and with all your soul and with all your mind.
This is the first and greatest commandment.
And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself.”
Contrary to what the