Time Magazine can pick some real winners thru history. I got this today from my Worthy News devotional email, kinda scary to think about very long....
"Since 1927, Time Magazine has announced its "Man of the year award", and this years winner is President Barack Obama for the 2nd time. The magazine's tradition of naming a "Man of the year" has occasionally provoked significant controversy. In 1938, just before World War 2, Time named Adolf Hitler, "Man of the Year" just about one year before he plunged the world into a war which killed more than 60 million human beings, including 6 million Jews who were systematically exterminated by his regime. Then, in 1939 and again 1942, Joseph Stalin was named 'Man of the Year', under whose rule nearly 700,000 people were executed in 1937 and 1938, and during whose reign of terror millions more lost their lives. In 1979, Time named Ayatollah Khomeini, the Iranian Islamic revivalist as its "Man of the year", although later that year the American Embassy was overrun and 52 Americans were held hostage for 444 days. The Islamic revolution which began in 1979 continues to bring chaos to the world today as Iran presses relentlessly toward acquiring nuclear weapons while at the same time calling for the elimination of the State of Israel."
Remember the battle of Athens, TN!
"Work as if you were to live 100 Years, Pray as if you were to die To-morrow." --Benjamin Franklin