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Servant Becomes Cardinal

Friday, January 30th, 2009
Posted in Education by Joel Gross

In a truly heartwarming story of rags to riches, a servant to Julius III was made a cardinal for doing great services to the peoples of Earth: he had once cared for the new Pope’s pet monkey.

Once again, this is why you do not want governmental power placed in the hands of unelected, unaccountable officials.‚  I feel like I may start to annoy my readers with my constant hammering in of the principles of small government, separation of church and state, and freedom for the people.‚  I don’t really care though, because I don’t want to get burnt at the stake for being a “werewolf” or have my governor be some high school buddy of the President or have the Mayor of Seattle get first rights to my newly married wife.‚  If I hammer to the point of annoying some folks, that’s okay.