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Unequally yoked...

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Submitted by Neal S Bishop a Bible Ministry (United States), Oct 4, 2006 at 11:31

The United States has voluntarily yoked iteself with teams of countries that at best only tolerate us and what makes us unique among the world's governments...and that is, that our government was founded on the concept of God being the giver and supplier of all rights...and that the goverment is formed by the people and for the people, to protect the people from the government it elects to govern, and from any outside government who would have designs to cause us to act in our own defense.

We are mired down with those countries in the UN who do not have the mandate of its own peoples, but who have enough influence collectively, to cause us to spend uncorrupted dollars earned by its citiizens, to pay the salaries of corrupted individuals, to speak and harrangue against us. This has also begun to happen in the NATO organization, and all of the other treaties that we have become involved with over the past couple of decades.

Our particular type of democracy screams out for cooperation among its individual citizens, even when there are seemingly unsurmountable disagreements between them. Proof of our overall success is economy and the strengths of individuals coming together because of the common understanding that we are free to cooperate to meet our common goals and we are not coerced by a government who exists for by and for its own perpetuation.

To think that we should further yoke ourselves to Mexico and other Central and South American countries, along with the several other Asian nations you mentioned is to step into the existing lion's den that has been populated by even more hungry lions and jackels...

There really is no treaty when all of the work and all of the costs become the burden of one nation. And that goes triple for the proposed "North American Union" that is being talked about as we speak.

Trade agreements between countries should be based on commerce principles, not social engineering concepts. Political treates, must be based on mutual respect and protection...not on commerce and not on social engineering. All of this sfuff that is going on with treaties and agreements is nothing short of the shuffling down of power and rulership. "From each according to "its" abilty, to each according to "its" need" is still the rallying cry of masses of people and their governments who refuse to elevate the purpose of governments to uplift its citizenship by granting that God has created all men with unalienable rights, that among them are LIFE - LIBERTY - AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS. Until each government exists for the sole pupose protecting these concepts for the people, we should not enter any formal agreements with them...unless we like being held back by being yoked with unequal partners.

Neal S Bishop
a Bible Ministry

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