Oh to be a fly on the wall at the White House today, Just to hear what a Nazi pope, and the grandson of a Nazi supporter have to say to each other. Some excerpts from the land of make-believe, wherein the guy playing the role of the president of a nation that often takes on the name of an entire continent (in vain) says to the guy playing the role of the spiritual head of the largest cult on the planet,
Here in America you'll find a nation of prayer. Each day millions of our citizens approach our Maker on bended knee, seeking His grace and giving thanks for the many blessings He bestows upon us.
Here in America you'll find a nation of compassion. Americans believe that the measure of a free society is how we treat the weakest and most vulnerable among us. So each day citizens across America answer the universal call to feed the hungry and comfort the sick and care for the infirm. Each day across the world the United States is working to eradicate disease, alleviate poverty, promote peace and bring the light of hope to places still mired in the darkness of tyranny and despair.
Is he talking about those mayonnaise jars with the photocopied pics of people dying of spina bifida and so forth that you see on gas station counters, at least around here? Those 'give us your spare change, and perhaps my husband can live another six months' appeals? Millions of people must approach those every day, I suppose, countrywide, as they go to buy their lottery tickets on their way to bend their knee before our Maker. They always seem to die, those people in the pictures. But, you know, each of us is loved, each of us is necessary.
Here's some compassion for ya, Dallas VA hospital closes pysch ward after 4th vet suicide.
The Dallas Morning News reports that city’s VA Medical Center officially closed its psychiatric wing after the fourth mentally-ill veteran committed suicide this year. The hospital was rated the nation’s worst VA facility in a 1995 study, though a spokeswoman said that “more than $250,000 has been spent during the last six months to eliminate suicide risks” there. In November, CBS reported that “at least 6,256 US veterans committed suicide in 2005 — an average of 17 a day.”
So, lets crush some children's testicals, sexually abuse some alter boys, OR gouge some eyes out for GOD and FREEDOM!