Skip to comments.America knows the price of everything but the value of nothing
Posted on 12/29/2011 9:34:49 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
In recent days, in the midst of people of different faiths celebrating the religious High Holidays of Christmas and Hanukkah, there have been extraordinarily brutal mob frenzies over the chance to buy assorted products.
People have been beaten and killed in the pursuit of the most insignificant of material items.
I have heard many different explanations.
Of course, I prefer my own.
We The People have let the individual down. We The People have allowed the lives of the everyday citizen of America to become valueless.
The beauty of the American experiment is that as equals, we could live completely different lives and feel utter contempt for what someone else believed, but should anyone cause another American citizen harm, or threaten their life, the community of Americans came together for swift justice, and with a jury system made up of free Americans, celebrated the most sacred of duties: the execution.
We The People would not pledge allegiance to a king, despot or dictator; nor would we be used to fight their wars.
Being an American meant we had been born into the compact of the signers of our Declaration of Independence before us.
In a sense, we had all pledged our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor to protect our people and country.
Removing those that wronged us was evidence to the world that, as free people, we would not stand alone, and we would not be wronged. The loss of one American was equal to the loss of any foreign king or despot, and more.
Taking a mans horse, putting him at risk, or killing another was a cause for death. Not a hidden death, in the middle of the night behind closed doors
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Thanks to the altruism and collectivism of libtards that is the result of their assault on reason,objectivity, rational self interest, and objective values.
The title you chose is a perfect message in itself!
Hanukah is a high holiday?!? Since when?
Now Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah...
Do you know what a high day is, Biblically speaking?
Please enlighten me as to the Jewish meaning of a high day as applied to Hanukah.
Cause it’s a minor holiday, inflated so that kids don’t feel left out in December.
I can't argue that. But actually any Jewish holiday can be a high day depending on how it falls on the calendar.
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