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The Obstructionists are whining about being Obstructed ~ Pure Hypocrisy

Monday, June 5th, 2017

It’s amazing the twisted world of Trump Republicans, after over 500 filibusters by Republicans against the real president Barack Obama, Trump now is whining that the Democrats aren’t falling over to summit to his will.  Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) took to the Senate floor Thursday to mark a milestone of sorts: eight years of obstructing and insulting the nation’s first black president.

If Republicans could obstruct everything that President Obama put on the table, shouldn’t Trump Republicans avoid whining that Trump is being obstructed?  The truth is that the Democrats are not obstructing, they are doing their jobs.  That is something which the Republicans who constantly obstructed a legitimate president cannot say with all honesty.

The Love of Money

Monday, February 13th, 2012

   I can recall a time in my early teens when we often would go to bed with the doors left unlocked and not of thought in the world about it. Today people can have five locks on their doors and still feel unsafe. I remember thinking when I got my first debit card how I would no longer have to worry about losing money because of getting stuck with a counterfeit bill. Now we are faced with hackers getting into our bank accounts through those same debit cards and clean us out. People work their whole lives, saving and scraping so they might have a retirement with dignity only to find that the CEO of the company that they work for has left the country with all the pension funds. The problem is that our society has truly become a me society.  One is left wondering why?

  When greed and selfishness become the norm, we must stop and reevaluate the reasons why. We do not have to look far to find our answer, the airways are filled with get rich quick schemes, the media is full of messages tell about taking care of number one, and we hear politicians playing on peoples fears and greed telling them,” it’s your money!” Then somebody asked,”Why has America seen such a moral decay?” This simple, it’s because of the love of money.

  On my way to work there is a big sign over the freeway announcing the size of the Powerball lottery drawing. Saturday’s lottery was up to $350 million, and though all that is so tempting I find myself asking how would that change me? I find myself coming to the answer that I would not want such wealth; I have decided to be happy with what the good Lord has given me and trust Him for all my needs.

  Someone said to me but if you were to win that $350 million would you really want to see a third of it go to taxes and I responded that they were looking at it wrong. Instead of looking at the amount of taxation they should be looking at what they have after taxation and realizing how blessed they are. The trouble is that people fall so in love with money, power and all their possession that they lose track of what matters. One of the biggest lies that is perpetrated today is the saying,”He who dies with the most toys, wins.”  For me, success or winning will be to leave this world a little better than I found it. If upon my passing people can say that their lives are better because of my life, then that in deed will be a successful life.

This video documents what the Bible says about the wealthy and taxation.  Some are quick to claim the title of Christianity while ignoring that the very God that they claim to serve condemns their love of money.