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Ken Christensen attempts to run everything through the lens of Biblical Christ-like thinking. Many will see that as being conservative, yet the irony is that Jesus Christ was not perceived as conservative in his day. Just the opposite! He ate with people he wasn’t supposed to eat with, he talked to women–including women who were shunned by Jewish society, and perhaps at that time even society itself.
Then, as if trying to think like this wasn’t enough, Ken is a firm believer that government in the United States has ceased to be “Of, by, and for the people”, and that the people have forgotten the role of government. Government is trying to be the solution to everything. People keep on electing representatives that promise more than they can ever hope to deliver, ending up costing us more than we can imagine, and then shifting the responsibility for their largess back to the very people who elected them in the first place. In the long term this is not sustainable.
Want lower taxes? Demand less government! We are not “the land of the free”, we are dependent upon, if not slaves of the government!
So we need to make some tough choices, regardless of the choices that are made in Washington D.C., on our behalf.
Originally written on or before, March 23, 2009
Modified ever so slightly, December 2, 2013