As we all know, this coming Monday, September 7, 2015, is Labor Day. We continue to pray that we can save our country. The tragic fact is that our federal government under Obama is out of control. Worse, we cannot count on the political parties to right our ship of state, because they are themselves helping to sink it.
We will be hearing from our future leaders over the holiday and one question you need to ask yourself when listening to their campaign speeches – will this person help us right our ship of state? Our leaders have lost their moral courage and when listening to these speeches – can you ask yourself – is this the man or woman who would have the moral courage to stand up for our country against our enemy (the Democratic Socialist Muslim Party and ISIS)?
We now know the politicians as people who will only tell us what they think we want to hear to be elected. We will have to dig into the weeds and elect a business man not someone who is a politician. The enemy keeps telling us these business men have no experience as a politician and that is good. This same enemy did not tell us when we elected Obama – that he would not uphold the rule of law, he would not fight for open and honest government, and he would not demand the highest ethics and full accountability from our nation’s officials!
But we have plenty of time to listen to all of them and then sort out the wheat from the weeds:
THE PARABLE OF THE WEEDS – “And he said to them the, “An enemy has done this!’ The slaves said to him, ‘Do you want us, then, to go and gather them up?’ “But he said, ‘No; for while you are gathering up the tares, you may uproot the wheat with them. ‘Allow both to grow together until the harvest; and in the time of the harvest I will say to the reapers, “First gather up the tares and bind them in bundles to burn them up; but gather the wheat into my barn.”
The First Labor Day
The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. The Central Labor Union held its second Labor Day holiday just a year later, on September 5, 1883.
In 1884 the first Monday in September was selected as the holiday, as originally proposed, and the Central Labor Union urged similar organizations in other cities to follow the example of New York and celebrate a “workingmen’s holiday” on that date. The idea spread with the growth of labor organizations, and in 1885 Labor Day was celebrated in many industrial centers of the country.
A Nationwide Holiday
The form that the observance and celebration of Labor Day should take was outlined in the first proposal of the holiday — a street parade to exhibit to the public “the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations” of the community, followed by a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families. This became the pattern for the celebrations of Labor Day. Speeches by prominent men and women were introduced later, as more emphasis was placed upon the economic and civic significance of the holiday. Still later, by a resolution of the American Federation of Labor convention of 1909, the Sunday preceding Labor Day was adopted as Labor Sunday and dedicated to the spiritual and educational aspects of the labor movement.
The character of the Labor Day celebration has undergone a change in recent years, especially in large industrial centers where mass displays and huge parades have proved a problem. This change, however, is more a shift in emphasis and medium of expression. Labor Day addresses by leading union officials, industrialists, educators, clerics and government officials are given wide coverage in newspapers, radio, and television.
The vital force of labor added materially to the highest standard of living and the greatest production the world has ever known and has brought us closer to the realization of our traditional ideals of economic and political democracy. It is appropriate, therefore, that the nation pay tribute on Labor Day to the creator of so much of the nation’s strength, freedom, and leadership — the American worker.
We all pray that our labor forces will be returned back to our country after the election in 2016 because this present Obama administration has exploded the size, power, and reach of government and Americans have come to learn that its lawlessness and unprecedented advance into socialism is fundamentally and inherently corrupt and are deliberately working to lower the standards of our country for control purposes.