We are a group of Franciscan intercessors, who have returned to the first century roots of the church, living in the wilderness of New Mexico, whose lives are dedicated and offered to God to intercede for our country.
NOTE: Underground tunnels appear to have been sealed off beforehand.
Republicans who voted to impeach the president were Reps. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), John Katko (R-N.Y.), Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.), Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.), Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio), Tom Rice (R-S.C.), David Valadao (R-Calif.), and Peter Meijer (R-Mich.)
There is much debate in my circles about how to respond to the the current crisis in democracy and our social fabric. I’m sensing some patterns among independent approaches being promoted separately. In this post, I attempt an initial overview of these and the necessity to validate all of them, especially from the perspective of broader and narrower visions of social change, and the gifts and limitations they bring.
Part 3 of a Trilogy
In Book 8 of The Republic, Plato’s protagonist Socrates observes astutely that “the ruin of oligarchy is the ruin of democracy. The same disease magnified and intensified by liberty overmasters democracy- the truth being that the excessive increase of anything often causes a reaction in the opposite direction and this is the case not only in the seasons and in vegetable and animal life, but above all in forms of government”.
See Also: Matt Ehret @ Phi Beta Iota
For those who may think Trump has been defeated – has even conceded defeat – in the U. S. presidential election of November 3, 2020, neither assertion is true. President Trump and his family departed the White House after the counting of electoral votes on January 6-7 and have been in secure military facilities since that time, except for his recent visit to the wall along the southern border.