A Few Quotes for Your Consideration

Senator Trent Lott December 5, 2002 at Senator Strom Thurmondís 100th birthday party  "I want to say this about my state: When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years."

Romans 6:3-6 (KJV) Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? {4} Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. {5} For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection: {6} Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Ephesians 4:20-22 (KJV) But ye have not so learned Christ; {21} If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus: {22} That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

Colossians  3:9 (KJV) Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

Matthew 12:34 (KJV)  O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Mark 7:20-23 (KJV)  And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. {21} For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, {22} Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: {23} All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.                                


Senator Thurmond ran for President in 1948 on a segregationist platform.  Under Senator Thurmond's view of America, African Americans would have been allowed to vote only after paying a "Poll Tax," be prohibited from marrying outside of their race and generally denied rights freely received by others...  

                                                                      

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