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Ruling honestly, taxes and Thanksgiving

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Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:33 am, Thu Nov 24, 2011.

When those who rule, rule honestly, the people are happy. But when evil or those who know not honesty rule, the people cry and many blame others.

When in power, those receiving gifts become evil and let greed rule. Many want what others have, and those in power freely promise them what they desire to receive their vote. Nothing is free except taxes.

Gold value goes up. Money values go down. Is more government the solution?

And on another note — the word "holiday" comes from the word "holy day." Holy means one speaking to the Father of us all, and he speaking to us. Happy Thanksgiving Day. We have much to be thankful for.

Oskar Johanson

Lodi

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2 comments:

  • Joanne Bobin posted at 12:10 pm on Thu, Nov 24, 2011.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Very appropriate, Mr. Baumbach, since a variety of other religion's "holy days" occur around Christmas also.

    I'm way too old to change or care if Merry Christmas offends anyone.

    Not because we are supposedly a Christian nation, but a capitalistic nation and "Christmas" now seems to revolve around capitalistic activities.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 9:06 am on Thu, Nov 24, 2011.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405


    according to Wikipedia....he word holiday derived from the notion of "Holy Day",

    The word holiday comes from the Old English word hāligdæg. The word originally referred only to special religious days

    Now when I hear anti-Christmas people say, happy holiday instead of Merry Christmas... I will reply, " Happy Holy day" to you as well.

     

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