Crony capitalism, government corruption and a betrayal of trust
Senators who voted YES this week, authorizing a military strike in Syria received 83% more campaign financing from defense contractors than those senators who voted against Obama’s Syrian war agenda.
Overall, political action committees and employees from defense and intelligence firms such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, United Technologies, Honeywell International, and others ponied up $1,006,887 to the 17 members of the…
Saint Thomas More was Chancellor of England, in King Henry VIII’s Court. He died saying, “I am the king’s good servant, but God’s first.”
Beheaded on Tower Hill, London, July 6, 1535, he steadfastly refused to approve Henry VIII’s divorce and remarriage and establishment of the Church of England.
Described as “a man for all seasons,” More was a literary scholar, eminent lawyer, gentleman, father of four children and chancellor of England. An intensely spiritual man, he would not support the king’s divorce from Catherine of Aragon in order to marry Anne Boleyn. Nor would he acknowledge Henry as supreme head of the Church in England, breaking with Rome and denying the pope as head.