The Integrity of Congress
There are specific guidelines set forth in the Constitution of the United States that one must meet in order to be qualified to serve in congress, 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the state in which elected.
Among what is not set forth in the constitution is a requirement to be a member of a political party or to have attained maturity or personal integrity. We are constantly bombarded by nonsense and inconsistencies from members of congress. So much so that if you paid close attention you would find they continually flip flop of very important issues and dwell on the unimportant ones far too long. In fact we have often placed too much dependency and reliance on politicians who are no better equipped for the task than we are, yet we have chosen them to represent us.
We have a total of 435 members in the House and 100 members in the Senate who represent American citizens in all manner of decisions that affect us all. Every one of those 535 members of congress is affiliated with one political party or another. There are more than 240 congressional “associations” or groups called Caucuses which are alliances for purely political purposes. Caucuses are based on religion, regional, international, national, race, and many other factors which a member of congress may choose to champion. Most are inclusive while others are exclusive and one must be accepted into the group. These caucuses are controlled by the rules of either the House or the Senate and all are funded by US taxpayers. Not every caucus is beneficial to the interests of the American people. Every member of congress has the opportunity to become a member of at least one caucus.
If you look closely at the goings on in congress today you will see one or two individuals who are attempting to control and direct the actions of the entire congress and like a chain that is only as strong as its weakest link, they are searching out each member in determining which is the weakest in an effort to exploit that weakness.
I’m not going to name names or point fingers but ask that you listen to the rhetoric being spouted by the loudest congressional “teapot”. One needs only to hear the cries to identify the skeleton in their own closet. Cries for impeachment come out from those who can and should be impeached. Calls against sexual impropriety come from those who themselves are sexually improper in their private lives. Shouts against racism are heard from those who are themselves racists. It is obvious that there is no integrity in congressional representatives who challenge the integrity of others.
What is lost in public discourse is the principle of “counsel in private – praise in public” or the biblical principle of saying something nice or don’t say anything at all.
I hear and read that a second civil war is coming to America very soon.
I will go further and say that it is here, today and it is a vocally declared “Uncivil War” being waged upon the people of America in the form of a street brawl without rules, while many Americans are choosing to stay at home hoping it will simply go away.
America needs men and women of integrity willing to standup to the lawlessness spreading across our land and already infested inside the Congress of the United States. Men and women who are willing to step forth and run for political office, not as a career but as a public service to root out the evil in our political system and voters must weigh the man or woman of each political office against what is right biblically and in accordance with the laws established in nature by Almighty God.
This uncivil war is not a Democrat or Republican one. It is a war of rebellion against the God of creation by his created beings. It is not whether God is on your side, but more importantly are you on the side of God? – I am the Real Truckmaster!