If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it."
-Stephen Colbert

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Not again, please

I was just reading George McGovern's obituary...in 1972 he ran for the Presidency and lost. He won in Massachusetts and D.C. I voted for him. Do you remember who won that election? Yes, it was Richard Nixon; proving that the American voter is dead wrong, far too many times. If we had elected McGovern we would be a far richer nation. Not necessarily in treasure, but certainly in moral values. But we got 'Tricky Dicky' instead and he made a mockery of the Office of the President. He changed our moral values system alright...oh yes, he did.

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  1. I also voted for McGovern that year. My first vote though was 2004 and it was a good example of how deception was used. I voted for Johnson that time but don't really feel good about a lot he did regarding Vietnam. I also think the nation might be different today if it had turned away from deception. The question now is what will it do to us as a people if we reward lying, hypocrisy and bullying? I really don't know but it's worrisome.

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  2. oops, not 2004 but 1964

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