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Wednesday, March 02, 2005

On the road again...

Spent the day driving to and from San Jose from Fresno, CA. Had some meetings. Saw some friends. Listened to Rush. I was outraged at the Supreme Court's decision in the Missouri case of Christopher Simmons! Check out Rush's comments, the published court record, and some of Justice Scalia's dissenting comments as posted on National Review.

It's politics as usual in what is fast becoming, at least at the media and legislative level, a post-Christian America. Forget how most of America believes - even if it is not a "saving faith." The vast majority of American's are far more conservative, and yet the media elite and certain members of the state and federal goverment seem to forget who they represent. Or maybe they don't.

Which is why Ted Kennedy can rant on about the credit card companies wanting more money - and how that is wrong - while voting to raise our taxes.

So, Senator, let me get this straight... it's OK for the government - the largest "corporation" in America, to continue to take my money without asking me. I think that's called stealing. In fact, I think there's one of the Ten Commandments that deals with that. And while you might not be able to read them many places if the Supreme Court has their way, Senator, as the Religion and Ethics Newsweekly points out:

The Ten Commandments are currently on display in government buildings all over the United States and in Washington -- on the new Ronald Reagan Building; in the main reading room of the Library of Congress. They're on the U.S. Supreme Court itself.
If you've forgotten some of the basic beliefs that our country was founded on, if you have forgotten what the Declaration of Independence or the Consitution says, before you stick your hand back into my wallet, I would encourage you to leave your office and take a stroll around our nation's capital. Visit the the Library of Congress and read again these fine documents and then remember what you pledged when you took your oath of office.

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