"By these letters the king permitted the Jews who were in every city to gather together and protect their lives—to destroy, kill, and annihilate all the forces of any people or province that would assault them, both little children and women, and to plunder their possessions, on one day in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month of Adar. A copy of the document was to be issued as a decree in every province and published for all people, so that the Jews would be ready on that day to avenge themselves on their enemies. "
Esther 8:11- 13
No comment necessary (but we'll have a few anyway!):
- "I'm not sure there's a need for one size fits all on this issue."
- Translation: I'd like the elected legislature to abdicate its jurisdiction to progressive university administrators.
- Branch's words on this topic would ring a lot less hollow if his record defending conservative regents (a.k.a Perry appointees) from progressive university administrators wasn't so pathetic.
- When you're to the left of Seliger....