Anne Perry''s book Shoulder The Sky and others of her over 60 books are understated litanies of the suffering of World War I, written without preaching or opining. They serve as a mirror for the atrocities of present wars. Perry lives on the Eastern coast of Scotland.
When political candidates talk about faith being their guiding principle in their decision making process one has to wonder. We hear all manner of confessions from every candidate currently running be it President Obama or Newt Gingrich. Each candidate could be portrayed as a person adhering to a spiritual faith or as a religious individual in their own right. Also, every candidate has parts of their life, including political decisions they have made and stances they have taken that could be called up as being in opposition to morals derived from any religion they claim to practice.
The minority of a minority have seriously damaged the public interest for personal enrichment. The community itself is culpable for not resisting its plundering.and choosing representatives that defend its interests. Didn't speculators relieve the community of unimaginable billions? Should our highest representatives wrestle for their trust?