America’s Tricked Voters Are Still Awaiting The Treats…



“Ghoulies ‘an ghosties ‘an long-legged beasties and things that go boomp in the night” at the front door carrying bags, hands out for candy as a bribe to avert mischief…we teach extortion early. And the lesson is now traditional on, of all times, all hallows eve, a rather strange way of anticipating a day commemorating the saints.

America is become culturally schizophrenic, the Constitution, church, independence and restraint on one side; moral relativism, atheism, dependency and license on the other. One society cannot sustain both; America must fall to one side or the other. The present momentum leans away from the Constitutional, religious past toward a Godless, statist future.

The dishonesty of government is now proclaimed, personified in President Obama’s now clearly hollow Obamacare promises; even the liberal media has been forced to take notice. Less thought is devoted to the prior and equal dishonesty; Obamacare is only the latest. The President ran against George Bush, deploring everything Bush did as President but upon election, carried forward and expanded Bush’s agenda. His entire campaign was lies. The Republicans tell us our deficits originate with the Democrats while voting every quarter for the funding that provides the spending. They are liars and hypocrites.

And if we are governed by liars and hypocrites, it is our own, free choice. We are channeling a crowd of long ago, in the courtyard of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. It was customary on one day to pardon and release a criminal. Pilate held two: a thief and a preacher. The thief’s name was Barabbas; the preacher, Jesus Christ. Pilate asked the Jewish crowd whom he should release: the professional criminal or the innocent preacher.
“Give us Barabbas!” screamed the mob. And these days in our voting booths, we are repeating that ancient decision.

About Jack Curtis

Suspicious of government, doubtful of economics, fond of figure skating (but the off-ice part, not so much) Couple of degrees in government, a few medals in figure skating; just reading and suspicion for economics ...
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2 Responses to America’s Tricked Voters Are Still Awaiting The Treats…

  1. James Teague says:

    Being liars, hypocrites, cheats and chest pounders ourselves we would have done the same thing and are now doing so in our time. Yet, the Preacher still calls us to humble ourselves, to follow His Truth, and He will set us free. We have no one else to blame if we continue on our current path. To quote Pogo: “We have met the enemy and he is us!”

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