Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

This blog will be written from an orthodox Christian point of view. There may be some topic that is out of bounds, but at present I don't know what it will be. Politics is a part of life. Theology and philosophy are disciplines that we all participate in even if we don't think so. The Bible has a lot to say about economics. How about self defense? Is war ethical? Think of all the things that someone tells you we should not touch and let's give it a try. Everything that is a part of life should be an expression of worship.

Keep it courteous and be kind to those less blessed than you, but by all means don't worry about agreeing. We learn more when we get backed into a corner.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Opus 2013-138: Headlines: Flight Delays

The Obama administration continues to play politics with the lives of American citizens.   The Drudge headline took me to a report on massive delays that were expected at the airports.

The FAA has furloughed a number of air-traffic-controllers.  This is causing delays that lasted three hours at some places.  Note it does not say, “were expected to delay.”  It says they were delayed.  The article clearly states that the delays are because of the sequester. 
“The furloughs are part of the federal government’s sequester. The FAA was told to slash $600 million from their budget.”
It isn’t just the delays that should worry us.  Fewer controllers mean more chance for mistakes and accidents.  Accidents mean lives.  This is politics of the worst sort but it is what we have come to expect of our president and his minions. 

I would assume that the air-traffic-controllers are paid for out of taxes and fees received from the airlines and passengers.  It seems like a simple in/out process.  How would the sequester effect something like this? 

While this is going on the parties at the White House continue.  The presidential vacations continue.  The flow of pork continues. 

If you voted for these people all I can say is that I hope you have a trip planned and you get the full three hour treatment.

homo unius libri


  1. You'll be glad to know that we'll continue fund things like studies on the love-life of left-footed cockroaches!

    1. It figures that it would be "left" footed. The liberals can't even avoid bias in their choice of insects.

      Or I guess I could point out that not all politicians are left footed.

      Grace and peace.


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