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Searching for English/British Basis for American Take on Lost Foundational Values

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Feb 2, 2021 at 16:06

One wonders if there is a sense or need to question if there is a nexus between how America is governed or why, when comparing the governance of America to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, et al; or if the internal questioning of the validity of the Constitutional form of government in America has any higher moral guidance of an immigrant population that elsewhere in the world. It just seems like people are wary now that if American style of governance cannot be counted on to protect and preserve liberty, then where in the world do the governed get an assurance that things will not devolve into the totalitarian autocratic empires of the dark ages; since it appears that is where the world is now headed.
When initially formed, the American government experimented with variant forms of 'democratic' control of the population, eventually instituting the 'republic' form with cross controlled measures that were supposed to be checking the component arms of the government to assure no one cold corrupt the other. We now know that it required honesty and integrity under Divine guidance to work.
That is now gone in America; we the people have been sold out by internal and external forces which have tried for centuries to undercut the people and the final formula, costing hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars, has been achieved. What character of integrity was lost to make that happen?
Some will assess this as a basic 'white supremacist' flaw in character, maybe of English/Anglican/British style ethnicity that led to such defamatory treasonous acts; or which other Caucasian element in the American composite nationality could this be attributed to: from the United Kingdom from which America was derived; or the later German influx (Marx or Engels stuck a tone); the 'expat' Irish or "Aryan," Netherlander and Flemish influences that are instilled deep into the international community and its institutional European Union?
Internally, the non-white insurrectionists certainly caused strife; but are they really the cause? How many 'white' institutionalists backed that activity and said 'nothing to see here?' Was that a British derivative ethnic cause of how America was deluded not giving up liberty? We may never get to find out; because a supremacy of another kind is no longer interested in how it got there and English is no longer the primary language that knows how it happened.

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