6. You must also pay your taxes. The authorities are God's servants, and it is their duty to take care of these matters. 7. Pay all that you owe, whether it is taxes and fees or respect and honor.
Romans 13:6-7 (emphasis added)
Or else, you know, that angry old bearded white man in heaven that RepubliKKKans presume to follow might just send you to Hell.
Oh synchronicity, thou doth maketh me laugh out loud.
As a bored human getting by on pittance but with cable modem, food, beer, and a roof over my head, life gets a trifle boring since having to slash my entertainment budget to pay off the winter heating bill. so the tendency runs towards signing up for every darn newsletter I can, including daily bible verses from 2 different sources, Sojourners and Bible Gateway.
Golly, guess it a sin to feel pride this verse today says I'm right with my socialism and they wrong with their desire to abolish all vestiges of a progressive tax system.
I'll ask for forgiveness Sunday but gloat for now.
Oh yes, the last sentence says respect this President's authority.
So teabaggers, pay your taxes, damn youse!!!