Right on Gerard, these politicians are so feckless and such self centered narcissists they're not worth the blood of one mother's son. In the words of the old commie , Pete Seegar: "If you love your Uncle Sam bring them home, bring them home..."
Wow, lucky bastards, those Israelites! The King was only taking a TENTH of everything that was theirs!
Can we have us an Israelite king, prety please? I shall gladly trade my "ass" for this lightening of my American burden.