Today's topic at my blog "Resurgence" on BigThink.com:


Patriot Is Spelled B-L-O-O-M-B-E-R-G

“On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of first responders heroically rushed to the scene and saved tens of thousands of lives. More than 400 of those first responders did not make it out alive. In rushing into those burning buildings, not one of them asked, ‘What God do you pray to? What beliefs do you hold?’”

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, August 3rd speech at Governors Island



There is nothing like a rich guy who listens to his conscience once in awhile. At that point, he is probably the most unfettered of human beings, beholden to no one but himself and his principles and beliefs. Last week, New York City Mayor For Life Michael Bloomberg finally demonstrated why he needed to change the existing laws so he could be elected mayor for a third term when he stood up for one of the very things that the nation’s earliest settlers were looking for when they came to America – the freedom to choose their religion.

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