Dr. Bob Jones III comments on the recent confirmation of John Ashcroft
U.S. Attorney General-designate John Ashcroft sought to ease concerns by a Democratic senator about his ideology January 12, 2001 as the Bush transition team prepared to provide Congress with a requested copy of a speech he gave at conservative Bob Jones
The ultra-Left was on trial, not John Ashcroft, during his confirmation hearings. Their members of the Senate Judiciary Committee revealed their disdain for the religious beliefs of John Ashcroft and BJU. Their paranoia over the possibility that someone who lives a life and makes his decisions based on Bible convictions might hold a place of prominence in government was obvious.
They revealed the intolerance of the ultra-Left toward John Ashcroft and BJU because we hold non-negotiable Bible truths. To them, being a true Christian disqualifies one from having serious influence in society. Religious tolerance and pluralism don‚Äôt exist in the world they wish to create.
They revealed that truth and justice are of no importance to them. What is important is the forcing of their new world order agenda upon America at the expense of truth and justice. The blatant lies they told about BJU are...