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Freedom of Choice is Always Difficult - To Get It Right!

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Sep 5, 2012 at 19:23

If the observation here promotes the dichotomy of the current American political process in its most virulent form, then a Republican win will indeed be the sign of calumny for the democratic process: correct (notice the use of the word 'right' was averted)?

Romney's supposed bias toward the extreme right notwithstanding, the circumstances of his being anti-women as a democratic defense of wanting complete autocracy for women in the political arena has its drawbacks; for even in democratic circles the prominence of women seem to be a façade in an environment that still seems quite a bit chauvinistic, even for democrats.

As for the separation of church and state, a paradox in its most intimate form, while religion should be definitely left to the practices of the individual, it is wrong to presume that mortal men are alone in their endeavors to define a natural reality they obviously have little or no control over. Saying there is separation of spiritual things from the natural things is like saying daylight savings time actually moves the sun faster over its horizon- an absurdity at best. In being truthful about whether there should be an absolute secular environment in government is not only impractical, but the letters of the founders should be fully understood and not contextually derived for a better way to allow the complete application of the Constitution under the auspices of the Declaration of Independence.

A better relationship of the United States and Israel is for the United States to keep its influences in Israeli politics in its pockets, like the hands that are prone to business in places they do not belong. Israel is a grown country with a better place in history than the United States and has a better promise of the future. While the United States does have its democracy based on Biblical doctrines, its democracy is temporary in the eternal scheme of things and will be lost once the Constitution is declared invalid by future secularist/socialists not wanting to deal with the issues of lost freedom and liberties by a government that is bearing down on its unwitting citizens. As a republic, America was stronger so long ago – diminished to a mere democracy from decades ago, that devastation alluded by some has already taken its toll on that strength.

Know this: Israel will survive where the United States of America, when it discharges its final allegiances to the Almighty God that was in the formation of its principles, disappears into the fallout of world that never liked America all that much (except when screams for help from a formerly stronger America bailed out so many with so many American dollars). Knowing that, do we really want to tick off Bibi when it comes down to who we want to defend in the final analysis?

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