Thursday, December 11, 2008

Cutie Pies & Not So Much

Sandy's 13-month old grandson, Jonas, is such a sweet little guy. He usually listens when he's told not to touch something, and he even helps with household chores.

However, sometimes there's a temptation that is just too great to resist.

Our Christmas Tree is now on the endangered species list and is being protected by (ironically) Jonas' baby gate.

But, back to politics. Earlier this week, we commented on how corrupt our elected officials have become. Matt Towery wrote an excellent article today on this very subject. He explains that some of our elected officials have an attitude of entitlement, so when they're approached by lobbyists bearing gifts, the elected official's ego tells him that he is deserving of the gifts. Thus begins that slippery slope of the elected representative being beholden to lobbyists and special interests. Please click on this link to read the entire article.