It seems there is more talk today regarding ethnic division than ever, principally between Blacks and other ethnicities. Considering that slavery was abolished in 1865, Affirmative Action was started by an executive order in 1961, the civil rights act was enacted in 1964 eliminating segregation, what remains and how long will it take? Why is the rhetoric continuing to increase as though slavery still exists? Is there a profit to be made through the malcontent of continuing protest? Just recently in South Africa, properties owned by Whites were taken over by the Black controlled government. In Congress reparations to decendents of former slaves are being discussed, although President Lincoln made actual offers after the civil war. Is this current debate really a disquised attempt by some people to secure power and money, rather than equality that clearly exists under current law and has for fifty years?
When specific incidents are hyped and recharacterized in the media and used by politicians to garner influence, is it right? Is rioting by destructive thieving mobs protected behavior under the law and Constitution?
There are far more poor Whites than any other ethnicity and this has been true even during the years when slavery was legal and civil rights were not equally permitted. What guarantees of equality exists for other ethnic groups? Analysis of ethnic dispersion compared to representation in many areas of employment have resulted in a quota system effected by the courts. Are racial quotas fair or just, considering they are not laws passed by Congress? Recently, in the Federal Government the greatest number of Equal Employment Opportunity complaints were being filed by white men, who were experiencing discrimination on the basis of Race, Gender, and Age. Affirmative Action is an ethnic preference, approved discrimination, to make up for inequalities in the past, but for how long will it continue?
It is not uncommon for those who hope to gain power or wealth to attack and vilify the so called “Rich”. For many years New England state politicians have been taxing the Rich as a means of furthering their power through class envy and in retaliation against the “injustice” of wealthy people. Is this simply a political power grab by those who actually support socialism? Has socialism ever worked for the betterment of any society? The former USSR and China are not considered desirable places to emulate. The only benefactors are those in power, who preside through tyranny and oppression of freedom for the people.
There is a society where Racism is eliminated. It is not accomplished through law. It does not guarantee equality of individual outcome or position in society. It is not regulated by an invasive police force or through arbitrary court rulings. It comes down as a gift and mercy from above, rather than contrived by flawed men. It is described in scripture, “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God…Here there is no Gentile or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all.” (Colossians 3: 1, 11).
As free and blessed as America is or has been, it is not so by virtue of a righteous and benevolent government, but by a government by, for and of the people, under the grace, mercy, and authority of God Almighty. Our freedoms and responsibilities do not originate, nor are provided, nor guaranteed by government. “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – John Adams. “The only foundation for . . . a republic is to be laid in Religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.”–Benjamin Rush (signer to the Constitution)
May God look with mercy upon this nation and deliver us from ethnic, social and political divisions. Lord Yeshua, save us from secular humanism, socialism, fascism and all their forms that lead to tyranny, misery, captivity and hate. Thank you for your Kingdom were racism and ethnic division is eliminated.