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.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Opus 2021-137: Crumbling Foundations

Why were the Founders superior to any following generation?  Very few of them were professional politicians.

If you have a copy of the Declaration of Independence take a look at the signatures at the end.  A quick glance shows only one, Samuel Adams, as listing themselves as politicians.  I will concede that there are a lot of lawyers but there is also a good cross section of the types of work that people did in those days.  If you did it to congress today the occupation would be almost 100% “politician”.  Most were lawyers at one point but if you look at how long it has been since they have practiced law then you realize that they are politicians.

I would love to see some serious turnover in congress.  I am not in favor of formal term limits.  I believe the purging should come from the voters booth not laws with loopholes.  Are there people out there who could rise to the level of the Founders?  Probably but they are not willing to go through the attacks and danger of running against the machine of what we call the Deep State.  If I had to recommend anything it would be what I have stated so many times:  Vote the suckers out.  When in doubt, throw them out.  In fact, unless you can make a really strong case to keep someone in office they should be rotated regularly.

2022 is coming.  Elections matter.

homo unius libri


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    1. Does that mean you still don't have a lot of confidence in your most vocal senator?

      Grace and peace


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