The mini drama plays out every day in thousands of households around the world. “Mom, can I go to the mall, play, see my friends, watch a movie? You fill in the blank. Mother responds, “Sure, but first clean up your room.”
Five or ten minutes later, “Mom, can I go now, my friends are waiting?” This time the Mother’s response is in the form of a question. “Have you cleaned up your room?” The answer comes back, “I’m almost done.” The mother patiently replies, “Finish cleaning up your room.” Continue reading
“A fraud perpetuated on the American people.” What an irony that Senator David Perdue pointedly addressed his fellow Senators with these words on June 6, the same day that we remembered D-Day 73 years ago.
On June 6, 1944, the United States launched the most massive military undertaking in world history. It required an unshakable resolve, monumental planning, impeccable execution, and passionate prayer. It was a time of crisis for our nation and, with God’s care, we rose to meet the crisis.
73 years later our nation is in the midst of another crisis that is even more ominous. It is a crisis that is more sinister and threatening than even the threat of terrorism. Like a cancer on our nation, it is steadily and tenaciously destroying us from the inside.
For 14 minutes, Senator Perdue presented common sense truth to the Senate. This was not an address filled with partisan flamboyancy. It was not an address in the late night hours to an empty room simply to have footage for campaign commercial.
It was a call for the Senate to simply do its job. It was a call to seriously address a national debt that has grown to nearly 20 trillion dollars. It was a call to have an honest budget process. You can watch his message in less time than it takes for a coffee break.
If you feel that you do not have time to watch it, then I’ll give you the reader’s digest version below. But you need to watch this speech.
This is not a politician pontificating. It is a plain spoken American exhorting his colleagues to stop serving themselves and serve the American people. Continue reading