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Then Let's Try This for Simplicity

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Nov 13, 2012 at 14:48

……"There is nothing about lavish spending that is fundamental or a necessary part of the American Way of Life….;"

truer words such as these are farther and fewer to be found outside of the Biblical purview that once was a guiding principle in the American experience. Indeed, there are many Biblical observations that led to the same inexorable conclusion – that life dependent upon riches is a life wasted upon the self.

The peculiarity of the American electoral processes actually defies description as to why it seems disjointed in these modern times; and a reason why a central electoral process was not implemented early on. In the old days, the states evidently had a real problem with the interference of other states in states issues. States with lesser populations did not believe they could be equal with the more populous ones. Therefore, the processes of one state are separated from another.

Under Divine providence, the Constitution and the voting provisions were initiated, only to be prodded and bartered over the years for reasons of political partisanship, a circumstance all-to-common today. In their individual processes they could deal with the issues with each peculiar jurisdiction; howbeit they could do so under the guiding principles of the founder intent. This was swept away by the Supreme Court. This is why it is so dysfunctional today.

And as a final note, the early founding fathers looked upon Divine providence as that coming from a Heavenly Father, in the masculine, for a reason. It is, after all, how the LORD refers to Himself as Himself. If I am going to bring Almighty God into it, I will at least honor Him at His WORD, since it appears too few politicians and many of those of the electorate are willing to do so – and that is a real problem for America..

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