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"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God"

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We are gearing up for political mud slinging in the U.S.   More than stating platforms, we will hear tearing down of the opponent and lots of contention in every direction.   I dislike this sort of thing.  It helps no one, and it creates discord, even among family members and friends.  My political philosophy is a simple one, based on just a few paragraphs by someone I put all my trust in.   Matthew 26:52 sums up my thoughts on gun control....Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword".  Matthew 5:38;39“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also."
These are not my words, but the words of Jesus, whom I trust. 
This same Jesus, the one that I follow his teachings said in Matthew 19:21 Jesus answered, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possess…