*ADDENDUM: Just thought I would edit this baby to get it back to the top of the list in lieu of today's open thread. (And I hope no one has a problem with that.) Have a great Saturday.
It's been a long week watching the development of one depressing trend after another.
From Stockton's court approval to seek bankruptcy protection, exposing more glaringly just how unions have lined their pockets with taxpayer money...(I mean, really, Stockton has a population of 300,000 and their public pension debt is $900,000,000.?), to O'Reilly's rebuke of Christians for losing the same-sex marriage debate because of their "bible-thumping," it is becoming more difficult to see any light at the end of the tunnel.
Now, the brilliant Dems in Sacramento are putting together legislation to lower the standards of medical care (allowing non-doctors to do what only doctors should be allowed to do) to compensate for the doctor shortage that will be compounded when OCare goes into full effect.
And then the sane among us are being forced to discuss the very real can of worms being opened as we gleefully (no pun intended) speed toward recognizing homosexual "marriages." Incest, bestiality, pedophilia -- soon to be classified as new categories of sexual orientation that must be protected against discrimination.
Getting really weary of it all, I am reminded of some scriptures in Matthew where Jesus was warning us of conditions that would impact believers before his return: "And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall grow cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved."
So, I'm heading into the weekend guarding my heart against letting my love grow cold. This song will help:
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