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Reality Has Yet to Set In-Explaining the Inexplicable

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Aug 18, 2011 at 17:15

One might think that the questions posed here could be explained in some rational form of logic; or at least in some way that could unravel a mystery that the once respected country of the United States can no longer command the same respect as it once did after the two world wars in which America came to Europe and displayed the courage necessary to obtain freedom on behalf of those oppressed by a vacuum of freedom-but will not be ready to assist Israel when it is needed the most. Here's a potential clue: the freedom enjoyed under the Constitutional provisions formed two hundred years ago is not the freedom sought out today. Why is that? We'll come back to that.

The world we live in today is one that has been in circles about what constitutes being a society that observes the human rights of its citizens. The underlying problem is that not all who are in charge agree that the citizens know well enough to be allowed liberties such as that once provided in the United States decades ago, now glossed over for the replacement mentality of the 'government' good versus the common good of the people – in short, some form of socialism. Think it not so here in America: someone has been listening but not hearing what is being offered to the American public in healthcare et al in a progressive form of democracy.

Some will say there is delusion afoot, and for good reason. All the while there is the talk of maintaining the principles of the American Constitution, those very principles are being screened and placed in some closet of history while rules that violate the Constitution are enforced instead. How is that possible? It is really not that hard to do anymore with the politics happening today.

Now, part of that alleged delusion is the support of freedoms in other countries, that America purportedly supports the activities of freedom in other countries that say they seek democracy. But here's the difference; that the democracy of the kind they say is American in style is not what is offered elsewhere, because America is technically a republic.

Now, in that vein, Israel does not have the same style of democracy, but this does not appear to be of any concern to Jewish Americans. In discussion overheard with Jewish Americans, there is a difference of opinions regarding what to do depending upon whether one was born here or over there and emigrated here. Typically, the preference of the Jewish population over here is that of a liberal mindset, which evidently means that support of Israel requires concessions to obtain peace, something the enemies of Israel apparently count on. The key word is compromise and how to take advantage of it.

You ask how and why? The answer is to wait and see. Israel has been fighting with here antagonists for decades and time will eventually elapse in the memories of those who fight today as to what is necessary to keep Israel alive. It is the same lapse that occurred in 1973, but this time there will be more to it as we find that there is no one in the American Executive Administration that will be willing to help in the same way as during the Yom Kippur hostilities. A remaining question might be: of the Jewish expatriates remaining here when Israel is forced into a corner, how many will come to realize that they had it all wrong in the first place and find they cannot do anything about it when the chips are down?

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