US_CAPITOL.JPG (16343 bytes)We are not like the politicians,

Prison.jpg (6201 bytes)Hebrews 13:3 Remember them that are in bonds,

Colossians 2:21 Touch not; taste not; handle not;

that are dependent on the special interest lobbyists to stay employed! Matthew 6:24 No man can serve two masters: ([See: Rules fail to stop lobbyists' influence - Congressional rules prohibit lawmakers from accepting trips paid for by lobbyists, but they allow trips to be paid for by companies and organizations that lobby on their own behalf. "In many respects, it is a distinction without a difference," said Larry Noble, executive director of the nonprofit Center for Responsive Politics.][See: Lawmakers get away, courtesy of special interests - On a brisk January day in 2004, Rep. Jo Ann Emerson and her husband traded the chill winds of southern Missouri for the warm breezes of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. This wasn't a typical post-holiday getaway. It was an "educational" trip, with a Washington lobby group picking up the $13,000 tab for the Cape Girardeau congresswoman and her labor-lawyer husband, Ron Gladney. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and his wife went to the Grand Cayman Islands. Rep. Kenny Hulshof, R-Columbia, Mo., spoke at conference on Florida's Amelia Island. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr., D-St. Louis, visited Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and other cities in Brazil.])

hard_hat.jpg (4025 bytes)2 Timothy 2:15 a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.