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True Christainity
Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door."

"True Christainity" ? 18.Jan.2015 14:00

Mike Novack

WHY did you say that? Why didn't you say "true Judaism"? (Emma Lazarus wasn't a Christian)

Please try to consider how the followers of other religions, whether Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Pagan, or whatever, when you describe their expressed sentiments or behaviors as showing "true Christianity".

bullsh*t 18.Mar.2016 21:06

mrs x

don't try that baloney with me. I am a true christian, and i know when people are trying to manipulate me to my own downfall.

For instance, that saying is on the Statue of Liberty- a sculpture which is exactly the image of ancient pagan god Apollo. You can see statues online, look just like the "green goddess" but it's appollo. And that poem is not by any American, does not speak for Americans, and is not in any part of our laws or foundations.
I would say that if we really took in all of the world's tired and poor, we would all be very tired and very poor, and in fact it is getting that way. We are simply overpopulated in our cities and our social service system is absolutely overburdened by all the "tired and poor" immigrants, who comprise a huge sector that is sucking off OUR government. SO MUCH SO, THAT OUR OWN LONG TERM CITIZENRY ARE LEFT HOMELESS AND SLEEPING INT HE STREETS ON A COLD WINTER'S DAY.
So knock off the phoney guilt trip about Christianity, because none of that is biblical. We are however, to take care of our own! NOT other countries' poor who btw are sneaking into ours byt he tens of millions, so they can suck off our system which is already broken. They in effect, steal the sustenance and the shelter and low skilled jobs from our own poor!
we have practically killed our country by the millions of legal and illegal immigrants coming each year, it is insane. The colonial times are long over, and there is no excuse and no good reasont o keep on overpopulating our cities with these people who are nothing but competitors for our jobs, low cost housing, and benefits.