The View From 1776
Atheistic Socialism vs. Classical Toleration
The classical version of toleration was exemplified in John Locke’s 1689 letter on toleration, in which he wrote that it is no business of the sovereign to interfere with any of his subjects’ individual right to believe and to worship as he pleases.
Our sovereign Barack Obama parts company with that ethic, which underlies the Bill of Rights First Amendment. Mr. Obama and his liberal-progressive-socialistic confreres work tirelessly to undermine Judeo-Christian values, promoting a no-limit hedonistic society as the desirable endpoint of personal licentiousness (without personal responsibility.)
Read about Obama’s latest outrage in Michael Gerson’s op-ed article, Obama plays his Catholic allies for fools.