Putin Preaches Godliness to America

The moral disintegration must be pretty bad if a former KGB officer and current leader of what once was a communist regime feels moved to reprimand Euro-Atlantic nations established primarily upon Judeo-Christian values by calling them "godless." Since the fall of communism, religion now plays an important part in Russian life.  Rest assured: communists who've lived through state-established atheism surely recognize the obliteration of religious expression when they see it. That's why it's pretty chilling to hear Vladimir Putin hurling accusations at the West and pointing out that what's going on is identical to what went on when communism was established and religion was completely expunged from the Soviet Union.  Between 1917 and 1937, almost a quarter of a million Christians were executed, and churches that survived destruction were converted into things like museums of atheism. Russian President Putin, who hasn't been shy about expressing his disapproval...(Read Full Post)

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