What Are You People Thinking?


This is an open letter to Chris Cuomo, Alisyn Camerota , Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Rachel Madows.

You people control what passes for the “news” these days. In reality it isn’t news at all. It is what, at one time, would have been called editorializing, if the truth be told.  most of us knows that isn’t likely to happen.  Unfortunately, a large part of the U.S. population has been “dumbed down” to the point that they don’t even recognize what you are doing. They think you are actually acting as responsible journalist and reporting the news.

Having been a former professional journalist, it’s easy for me to understand that what you are doing is editorializing every time you go on the air. Let’s just see what the definition for editorializing is: “to set forth one’s position or opinion on some subject in, or as if in, an editorial.” doesn’t that sound very familiar?  It was noted by an independent agency that some 98% of what you report on Donald Trump is all negative.

Your negative “reporting” must be being done with the full support of your employer, perhaps even as a mandate from your employer.  What you fail to realize is that all of your bitching, moaning and criticism will never change the outcome of the election and your negative tone just makes you look bad.  Not Trump, you.

I think it’s entirely likely that Trump will be a two term president and he will be followed by Mike Pence, who will also be a two term president.  What that means, in realistic terms is that, in all likelihood, you will spend a large portion of your career in negative, stupid editorializing, instead of positive journalistic reporting.

I titled this piece, “What Are You People thinking?” perhaps the question should be, “Are you people thinking at all?”

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Questions


Scientist tell us that modern humans (That is people who looked and acted more like us than the earlier six species of humans.) first appeared about 200,000 years ago. God in the person of Jesus Christ chose to reveal himself to humanity only 2,000 years ago. That begs the question, Why did he wait so long?

According to the New King James Bible, John  3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” If this can be relied on to be true, literally tens of thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands of people, who were born and lived in the 198,000 years before Christ were simply ignored by God. Perhaps the bible isn’t completely accurate except in a philosophical way,

That quotation leaves a lot of room for questions. “Whoever believes in him” Does that mean whoever believes the person Jesus lived or whoever believes and practices living according to the principles taught by Jesus? I choose to believe the latter.

Yet another question is, what’s God been up to for the last 2,000 years?  Must humanity wait yet another 198,000 before the return of God as predicted  in the bible? If we’re on our own for long periods of time.  I think time has little meaning to God; it’s only important to us humans.

 

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What’s It Really Worth, And To Who?


Organized religion got its start about 4,000 years ago with the acceptance of “monotheism” by the Jews. That is, they simply recognized the “one God” concept and began ritualistic group practices of worshiping the “one God.” Further, they created the “Priest” ruling class, who wrote the Tora, a document that essentially defined what they could and could not do to remain “holy” in the sight of this God. Thus they had everything they needed to become a true “religion.”  It should be noted that Islam also had its start around the same time and followed a similar pattern of establishing itself.

Fast forward 2,000 years,  God incarnate, in the form of Jesus Christ, choices to make  himself known to the world much to the chagrin of the Jews, who refused to acknowledge him as the one true God, primarily because of the perceived threat he posed to their “Priest” ruling class.  There’s more than a little irony in that the Jews’ “Priests” actually aided in the creation of the  new religion that was in competition with their own.  With the public persecuting of the self-proclaimed “Messiah,” by the Jews he became a much publicized martyr.

The Gentiles pretty much followed the same pattern as the Jews in setting up their religion.  They simply built on what the Jews had already begun. They incorporated the Jews’ Torah into their own “Holy Bible” as the “Old Testament” and added the historical accounts of the life of Jesus and his teaching following his death and resurrection.  Thus their Bible was and is a historical accounting of the totality of the Christian faith, including all of the philosophies of how one must live to be righteous in the sight of God, from both the old and new testament perspective.

The Christian Holy Bible was canonized in 325 A.D. under the auspices of the Roman Emperor Constantine, who created the council of Nicaea for that purpose.  Constantine used the council’s work as a means of gaining political control of the multi-fractured Christian churches. The council choose from literally dozens of  written “Gospels” to include only four in the new testament.  Apparently, those four were deemed to be the most representative historical accounts.

The Christian church is today splintered into literally hundreds of “Denominations” and sub groups, all supposedly in support of the teachings in the Holy Bible, however, in reality they exist to serve the “Priest” class, not the parishioners.  I realize how cynical that sounds, but I am not writing this in service to the self-proclaimed “Holy” men and women. It should be noted that the Jewish faith has also splintered some what, however, not nearly to the extent that the Christian church has.

The Christian bible is, by and large, never viewed as a historical document, although that is precisely what it is. It is seen to be a “holy” document to be worshipped and “studied” as the means by which one may be “saved” and understand the true nature of God. Many today, at the behest of “Holy” men, subscribe to the belief that the words written in the bible are set in stone, i.e. they are not subject to any interpretation.  The ancients who wrote those words were the scholars of their times and knew full well how to use literary devices to make their writing the most effective.  The bible is full of examples of literary devices, parables, imagery, allegories, etc.

I could go on writing in greater detail, but I won’t. I have my thoughts about who profits the most from the points I’ve touched on, I leave it to your good judgment to come to your own conclusions.

 

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Service…


 
I became confused when I heard the word “Service” used
with these agencies:
Internal Revenue ‘Service’
U.S. Postal ‘Service’
Cable TV ‘Service’
Civil ‘Service’
State, City, County & Public ‘Service’
Customer ‘Service’
This is not what I thought ‘Service’ meant.
But today, I overheard two farmers talking, and one of them
said he had hired a bull to Service’ a few cows.
BAM!!! It all came into focus. Now I understand what all
those agencies are doing.
I hope that you are now just as enlightened as I am.

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Ventriloquist….


Ignore the subtitles, this is in English and it will have you laughing as well, and it’s for real. 

 

 Turn the volume up………

You just have to watch this one!


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A Lawyer Story…


One afternoon a lawyer was riding in his limousine when he saw two men along the roadside eating grass.
Disturbed, he ordered his driver to stop and he got out to investigate.
He asked one man, “Why are you eating grass ?” “We don’t have any money for food,” the poor man replied. “We have to eat grass.”

“Well, then, you can come with me to my house and I’ll feed you,” the lawyer said.

“But sir, I have a wife and two children with me. They are over there eating grass under that tree”

“Bring them along,” the lawyer replied.
Turning to the second poor man he stated, “You may come with us, also.”

The other man, in a pitiful voice, then said, “But sir, I also have a wife and six children with me!”

“Bring them all as well,” the lawyer answered.
They all entered the car, which was no easy task, even for a car as large as the limousine.

Once under way, one of the poor fellows turned to the lawyer and said, “Sir, you are too kind. Thank you for taking all of us with you.”
The lawyer replied, “Glad to do it.
You’ll really love my place.
The grass is almost a foot high.”

Did you really think this was going to be a heart-warming story about a lawyer?

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Mathematics: 


This comes  from 2 math teachers with a combined total of 70  yrs. experience.
It has an indisputable  mathematical logic. 
It also made me Laugh Out  Loud.
 

This is a strictly …..  mathematical  viewpoint… and it goes like  this:


What Makes 100%?

What does it mean to give MORE than 100%?

Ever  wonder about those people who say they are giving  more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings  where someone wants you to give over  100%.

How about achieving 103%?

What  makes up 100% in life? 

Here’s a little  mathematical formula that might help you answer  these questions: 

If: 
A B C D E F G H I J  K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

Is  represented as: 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14  15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26. 

Then:  

H-A-R-D-W-O-R-K 
8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11 =  
98%

And  

K-N-O-W-L-E-D-G-E  
11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5 =  
96%  

But ,

A-T-T-I-T-U-D-E  
1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5 =  
100%  

And,  


B-U-L-L-S-H-I-T  

2+21+12+12+19+8+9+20 =  
103%  

AND, look how far ass  kissing  will take you. 

A-S-S-K-I-S-S-I-N-G  
1+19+19+11+9+19+19+9+14+7  = 
118%  

So, one can conclude  with mathematical certainty, that while  Hard  work  and  Knowledge will get you close, and  Attitude  will get you there. Its  the  Bullshit  and  Ass  Kissing that will put you over the  top  

Now you  know why Politicians are where they  are!            

I’ve never seen a better explanation than this formula………….. 
how true it is. 

 

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