Origins of political left, right can be discovered in Bible

October 13, 2013 

I have often wondered why it is that conservatives are called the right and liberals are the left.

A verse from the Bible says "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left."

Ecclesiastes 10:2 N IV. These sayest the Lord, amen.

Can't get any simpler than that.

Now a spelling lesson. Last four letters in "American" is "ican," the last four letters in Republican is "ican," the last four letters in Democrats is "rats." End of lesson. Test to follow November 2014. And remember, November is to be set aside for rodent removal month.

Betty Bailey


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