Friday, April 23, 2010


What an oversight! Last month I posted a piece in which I argued that if, as the religious right insists, we are a Christian nation it would be nice if we started acting like one by feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, caring for the sick and (Gasp!) loving our enemies.

I just realized that I left out the most important characteristic of a Christian nation, and that is to follow Christ’s example by driving the moneychangers out of the temple of democracy.

Then I remembered—we worship Calvin, not Christ. And to Calvin wealth is a sign of God’s favor and grace. Maybe Golden Sachs’ Lloyd Blankenfeld is right when he says he’s doing God’s work.


Naomi said...

Golden Sachs? Good

Golden Sacks? Better

Golden Socks? Jury is still out

Probably the biggest theft ring in the history of the world. We might find that their "haul" exceeds that of all thefts, combined, in the history of the world. After all, they were involved in the EpicFail that brought on the Great Depression! And in every other Fail from then til now...

Case Wagenvoord said...

You left out Golden Sucks.

Naomi said...

You are right, Case. Musta been my struggle over Golden Sex v Golden Sects that distracted me.