By Scott Tibbs, June 17, 2010
Two weeks ago, I got smacked by a nasty cold. It started out as a sore throat and expanded from there. As usually happens, I got stuffed up and could not breathe out of my nose. To suppress my symptoms until I fought off the infection, I purchased some nasal decongestant containing pseudoephedrine as the main ingredient. Because the symptoms were not going away as I approached the end of my box, I purchased another box.
Both times, I was treated like a criminal.
Pseudophedrine is used by methamphetamine dealers and addicts to make the drug. Because of this, the federal government has mandated that products containing certain doses of pseudoephedrine cannot be sold over-the-counter in the traditional manner. To purchase the decongestant, you have to show a photo ID and your information will be recorded. If you purchase too much, you will be visited by the police.
I've ranted about this before, so I will not repeat the complaints I have previously posted. The point I want to emphasize here is something my pastor has said many times: when you abolish God's moral law, you replace it with an infinite number of man's petty laws.
Today on South College Avenue, the "doctor" at Planned Parenthood will murder several babies by dismemberment for profit. A society that has not discarded God's moral law would not allow this to take place and would send the police to arrest the "doctor" for the crime of murder. Planned Parenthood's "clinic" would be closed. But in our society, the government has decided that murdering your child is a "constitutional right" and refuses to interfere. Instead, the government actively protects this "right."
But while the "right" to kill your child is protected, you may not purchase cold medicine without having your name placed into a database mandated by the federal government. You can have your child murdered, but you better be wearing a seat belt on the way to the abortuary, because not doing so is dangerous. The government warns us against consuming too much sugar and cooking with trans fats.
Do I really need to comment about how completely perverse this is?