"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
Dr. Adrian Rogers 1931-2005

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

My Town

Life continues on as the midterm elections are put to rest, and with Tuesday's election we see that although new folks were elected, not much really changed. I await action in these times. When Frank and Reid still maintain a seat, I am skeptical...

Like yesterdays election, Alamogordo's water tower continues to line our horizon and although we are in the 21st century we still join with the archaic ways, unable to let go...

Yet the difference is that the water tower here in town brought much to this community, providing water for the sawmill and many jobs in the region. I am doubtful that the old dogs of Congress have done anything for anyone besides themselves in a long time.

Yes, yesterday we saw change but we also saw a clinging to a way of life that benefits only the elite, which translates to politics as usual.

Geepers~ I wonder when I became so cynical?

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