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A Scirroco of Truth Necessary in the American Political Arena to Clear Out the Stagnation of Political Diffidence

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), May 27, 2008 at 16:33

As much as it may seem by some perspective that what this reader wrote before has some if any redeeming value, it is by other perspectives still a biased observation. And just as the response to which this is written comes from a varied and integrated background, so too does the experience of this reader reach across multiple religious influences. My nationality is American, but my ethnicity is, to borrow an old phrase, European of no particularly distinguished lineage. I am a grandson of an immigrant and the great (and great etc) grandchild of defenders of the American republic back to and before the flag of Betsy Ross.

That having been said, and as one may discern from reading other observations to others of a countering opinion, a single event of faith caused the beginning of a fascinating journey through this mortal life, that if this reader had been given the opportunity to plan it otherwise, it would have been over before it started. Instead, life for this reader rises and falls on the relationship started with Yeshua HaMashiach, Jesus Christ decades ago, and the spiritual aspect of that life are deeply and irrevocably immersed in the Holy Bible. While my assertion of being a disciple of Jesus Christ is in no way affected by being American, by being an American with a decidedly Biblical perspective puts me at odds philosophically and spiritually with many who would see America destroyed, either just before or after Israel.

A mindset, any mindset that does not hold to the promises and affirmation that is accorded to Israel by the Holy Bible for the protection of the Jewish nation is in jeopardy of the judgments that are promised. This includes any attempts by American policymakers to continue on the destructive path to separate promised parts of Israel from her whole. Amongst any other political bartering to obtain the American presidency, this above the economy, national security or policies about immigration, must be considered paramount, or wish farewell to the American way of life.

Deciding whether Mr. Obama is Muslim or Christian and how its affects his perspective on the integrity of Israel's sovereignty are what lie at the bottom of the distrust many have for the views of his religious persuasions, and not for his position of issues of neo-conservativism or liberalism. Hence, the burgeoning circumstances of the Middle East are determining whether America rises and/or falls based on her alliance with Israel, and it is that with which the next president (whether Misters McCain, Obama or Ms. Clinton) must contend to keep America intact.

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