So Boehner says Obama “owns” this governmental shutdown. Obama, Reid, Pelosi and Boehner have sucked the air out of the concept of political discourse; the walls of the concept are in danger of implosion.
“Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector and he was rich. And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not because of the crowd, for he was of short stature.
This is a continuation of thoughts engendered by Philip Atkinson’s “A Study of Our Decline” (2007).
Atkinson says: “A communal mind is not an obscure idea but a tangible influence that affects us every day
I once heard someone say, “The truth is irrelevant. What matters is what you believe.”
This statement attests to the power of belief.
Years ago a man wrote a book called The Peter Principle. The Peter Principle states the members of an organization where promotion is based on achievement, success, and merit will eventually be promoted beyond their level of ability.