Chris Ortiz over at The Chalcedon Foundation had some thoughts on Voting this Season.
Original post found HERE: How Then Shall We Vote?
How then shall we vote? Well, before I attempt to answer that “not-so-complex” question, allow me a moment to state first what I believe should be our larger concern.
What’s foremost is our acknowledgment that we’re engaged in a long-term battle that can be summarized in two steps: 1) save the country, and 2) save the country. No, you did not read that wrong. I stated the two ideas in the same phraseology. In other words, we have a short-term goal–relatively speaking–of working somewhat within the political process to both restore and preserve the original character of our nation. Under this rubric are such items as restoring a Constitutional Republic, ending federalism, a return to sound money, routing out the nefarious elements, putting an end to the state-sponsored murder of children, etc. Secondly, and contemporaneously, we are to seek the salvation of men. In short, save the country, so that we can continue to save men.
What this demonstrates is that we should be looking far beyond the 2008 presidential election. In fact, as I’ve written previously, the most important work we can do is to continue to educate friends, family, and the general public to the rising tyranny in this once-free America. We must share with them the Biblical ideals for how a society should be governed and that only a civil order based squarely upon God’s laws can truly prosper in security, well-being, and character… Read rest of post here.