|Issue: 60 Page No: 3 Updated: 01/03/2011 05:30 PM|
"Where you live in the world should not determine whether you live."
"Exxon Mobil Corporation reported a $69.7 million compensation package and $98 million pension payout to former CEO and chairman Lee R. Raymond, to which Mel Fugate of SMU's School of Business asked, 'Is this more evidence of big oil taking an enormous windfall and retaining all the riches?'"
"Their companies didn't even grow as fast as the economy, yet they have this mountainous compensation.... We're lost in an ethical morass here."
"Taxpayers with incomes greater than $1 million per year receive tax cuts of $42,000, while families with incomes of $50,000 per year would average a $46 tax cut."
"Our commitment to Jesus Christ compels us to solve the global warming crisis."
"The SBC is rank with nepotism, cronyism, favoritism and a network of political spoils distribution that would make Old Warren [U.S. President Harding] blush with shame."
"Baptists need no 'spiritual masters'—either from the right or left—to tell them what to believe in their churches or universities."
"Evidence continues to emerge of widespread torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment of detainees held in U.S. custody in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, Iraq, and other locations."
"I have a commitment to worship the Prince of Peace, not the prince of pre-emptive war."
"She's not a social or political commentator. She's a drag queen impersonating a fascist."
"So the man who in 1995 maintained that the way to treat drug users was to 'send them up the river' gets the chance to benefit from a public program he never would have supported for others."
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The Christian Ethics Today Foundation. Summer 2006 (Issue 60 Page 3)