Boerne-Flores settlement -Reply
JMHACLJ at AOL.COM
Sat Aug 23 08:40:27 PDT 1997
In a message dated 97-08-22 12:44:20 EDT, Sandy wrote:
<< Do they feel it necessary to have informed views on any of the major
issues facing the polity, to vote, or, dare I say it, to serve in the armed
forces? Rick's notion is a "Hobbist" notion of citizenship, called obeying
the law (including, again by stipulation, the Ten Commandments), but it is
not an "activist" notion of citizenship. >>
A mighty subversive lot, eh?
How about asking whether they have the "right" informed views? How about
asking whether the government has the sense to recognize that their concept
of "armed forces" (all women, all men, men in charge, women in charge,
gender-blind or whatever) is the better one?
Do the correspondents on this list have the courage to admit that Operation
Rescue is just an activist form of citizenship?
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