The American Politician: Yes, We Are Corrupt

This topic isn’t written about nearly enough — how the heck to members of Congress go into office middle class and come out of Congress multi-millionaires? Here is Bradley Dean writing at Patriot Update:

You can’t get rich in politics unless you are a crook. — President Harry S. Truman

The first president of the United States, George Washington, warned long ago concerning those who represent the American people that “few men have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder.”

As we take a look at what is happening in the arena of politics today, we can see that his warnings have been largely ignored by the people that he was addressing.

Today, Americans are betrayed on a daily basis by corrupt politicians, and that with a kiss (Luke 22:48).

To prove the point, have you ever wondered about the politicians who are to serve “We the people” enter office with little to nothing and before you know it, they have garnered great wealth? As a matter of fact, 268 of the 534 members are millionaires. One has to ask the question, who are they working for, especially knowing that their salaries do not match their accumulated wealth.

How is it that America has experienced so much un-godly and un-constitutional change (Proverbs 24:21) over the last 50 years in this country? Yet, we wonder why America is being turned into hell (Psalm 9:17).

Perhaps it is because there have been senators in this government that have been serving themselves, as well as special interests groups that have literally been conspiring against the American people for years such as Robert C. Byrd (D-WV). Don’t forget about Daniel K. Inouye who served 49 years, Storm Thurmond 47 years, Edward Kennedy 46 years, Patrick J. Leahy 42 years, and the list goes on and on.

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