A dollar given is a dollar received
A dollar donated is 80 cents received
A dollar paid in state tax is 50 cents received.
A dollar paid in federal taxes is 25 cents received.
Congressman Paul Ryan, as few do, fully understands the combined application of the principles of subsidiarity and solidarity - the key to USA's past success. Subsidiarity is the opposite of entitlement. Solidarity is "e pluribus unum" and "In God We Trust"
We've got your back Paul. "Progressives" are never going to love you. They hate the country and the religious and moral values that keep it worth saving.
Am I to suspect this is way past politics? I'd call it spiritual warfare, just as Bombastic Barry is waging against Jews and Christians and the Catholic Church and its myriad institutions in particular.
Jerry is a retired engineer with strong experience in environmental innovation which he still applies today with 2 clean water and energy saving technologies. His life avocation in writing and study of philosophical and biblical themes as they apply to the body politic's spiritual warfare. He survived stage 4 Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2006; now in excellent health. A graduate of the University of Illinois (1958, Industrial Engineering), Jerry had post graduate studies at both the University of San Francisco and the University of Santa Clara in California between 1961 and 1963 (Logic, Marketing). As co Founder and seminar presenter he was awarded a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Valley Christian University operating under California private-post secondary statutes for mid career student, VCU was the pioneer external degree school for mid career students. Its course structures were picked up by several well known Christian colleges. Hosted local broadcast radio and TV shows, "Religion on the Line" and "The News Firm" (jointly with wife, Joanne), respectively. Jerry has published several books that are available at Amazon. Jerry is available to speak as a visiting lecturer at the high school, college or community organization level. Jerry is married 55 years to Joanne Dean Todd – 3 children, 8 grandchildren.