Lemme see. Instead of the “Good Samaritan” they have the “Selfish Samaritan”. Why would he let any of those Syrian refugees seek refuge in our country?
They have Saint Ronnie. And the Golden Rule (“he who has the gold, makes the rules”). With the preemptive war in Iraq, they have “do unto others before they can do unto you”.
The Bible has over 300 verses where Jesus speaks about the poor and social justice. Here are just a few:
But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.
Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.
Those values disappeared when “compassionate conservatism” was replaced with fear