This is a good example of the difference between what the Bible teaches as “looking after the needy” and what liberals think it should be. When you rely on others to do your “looking after” for you, you you give nothing of yourself in the process – you only pay others to do what you should be doing on your own. And it only means something if you are not forced into it. God doesn’t force us to love Him – He allows us to come to that ourselves. Otherwise it wouldn’t count.
On multiple occasions, Barack Obama has scolded conservatives and Christians for not following the “biblical” injunction to be “our brother’s keeper” by supporting his big government programs. We will get to the part about big government programs in a moment, but, for the time being, we will note that while the phrase “our brother’s keeper” is in the Bible, it is not an injunction. There are many other verses which command us to help those in need, but this is not one of them. At the same time, if this is the standard Obama wishes to judge people by, then he himself must be called to account.
The following story is related by Dinesh D’souza:
A few days ago I received a call from a man I recently met named George. He was a bit flustered, and soon informed me that his young son was sick with a chest…
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