We’re in the midst of another crazy political season…which is the perfect time to share some of history’s greatest thoughts on politicians and their practices. Here are the Top 10 quotes about the folks we elect to represent us:
The American Revolution produced story after story of personal sacrifice for our nation’s independence. It also produced one of the most notoriously selfish betrayals in history. At the time, many people were surprised by Benedict Arnold’s traitorous deceit, General Washington included.
But if they’d known more about him, they might not have been surprised at all.
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You’ve heard the expression “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” right? Well, it seems it’s not as simple as that. Sometimes, what happens in Vegas can land you in prison.
Just ask Pastor Kevin McAuliffe.
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By 1872, Henry Ward Beecher was one of the most popular and respected clergymen in the nation. For 25 years he had been the pastor of the large and successful Plymouth Congregational Church in Brooklyn.
But his relationship with one woman would change all that.
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In 1515, Martin Luther’s entire doctrine on the Christian faith changed. Before long, his new theology would put him at great odds with the established Roman Catholic Church. When he openly rejected the teaching and tradition of the church, his fervor was met with little more than a yawn.
But when Luther’s doctrine impacted the pope’s pocketbook, all hell broke loose.