Selfish Children

Matthew 20:1-16 “1For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. 3 “About nine in the morning he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace … Continue reading Selfish Children

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The Grind

(I'm loath to write this post, because the well-meaning responses it may illicit will undoubtedly annoy me.  But I write it anyway.) I've been grinding my teeth. I don't even realize I'm doing it.  I grind my teeth when I'm reading, when I'm watching television, when I'm at work.  Probably even when I'm sleeping.  I … Continue reading The Grind

The Rich Are Different Than You and Me

"Americans, while occasionally willing to be serfs, have always been obstinate about being peasantry." ~ The Great Gatsby It feels like this debate over wealth distribution has to be reaching a tipping a point.  Between the Occupy Walls Street Protests, the Republican candidate debates and the release of the report detailing "Trends in the Distribution … Continue reading The Rich Are Different Than You and Me

Class Warfare: Addendum

I wrote this piece a few days back about the so-called "Class Warfare" of Obama's new proposed tax increases. I think it rang true for a lot of people, but there are those who disagree and I think their view is summed up in this opinion piece in the Washington Post by ultra-Conservative, German tool, … Continue reading Class Warfare: Addendum

Class Warfare

"Millionaire tax called 'class warfare' by GOP." I've really tried to avoid broaching politics on this blog throughout most of this stupidity, but it's hard to just completely ignore it.  If you rightly don't care about this whole clusterfuck of inanity because you, again rightly, understand that this whole mess is about the political parties … Continue reading Class Warfare

Quick thoughts on Political happenings…

Fascinating. I'm not much for politics, at least as far as when it comes to the actual machinations of the system.  As can be seen in congress right now, I think our system is too bogged down in "Have to get re-elected" mentalities to effectively accomplish much of anything. A healthy  suspicion of anybody in … Continue reading Quick thoughts on Political happenings…