January 10 Thursday
221.5 (lost 6 pounds in 3 days)
Cindy to the store for supplies and then to the Cutting Crew where Kelly cut her hair, which was getting long. Actually, Kelly didn't take enough off---in my opinion. Still looks good, though.
I finished cleaning out the shower drain, which clogs up about twice a year, mostly from my hair, which is longer than the average bear's. Ha.
I keep seeing in the media that our president and his minions are aiming to confiscate and control Americans' right to own arms. I loathe government. Our leaders are an arrogant, Godless bunch. May they burn in hell. What a shame we citizens must suffer loss of liberty while they live exhorbitant, spoiled lifestyles. Is there a George Washington or John Hancock still walking among us today?....you know---a leader for our times to help us rise up against this ever increasing yoke of government control?
We have kicked God from our schools and our public places and our government. We have legalized the murder of millions of little babies in the name of "choice". We have forced religious entities to pay for contraception against their core mission statements. We have encouraged and glorified homosexuality and raised it to a level equal to marriage between woman and man. We have banned free speech in the name of political correctness. We have disproportionately taxed the achievers in our society and rewarded those who profit from sloth. We have given monies to foreign nations of ill moral standing to entice their favor. We have maimed and killed scores of thousands of our youth in questionable wars that have no prospect of finality.I could go on and on. Thomas Jefferson said:
--- "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government"
--- "The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it"
--- "The policy of the American government is to leave their citizens free, neither restraining or aiding them in their pursuits"
--- "When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty"
--- "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"
--- "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them"
And finally, my favorite:
--- "The tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of its patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure"