Democracy in IRAQ?

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  1. Ps104_33

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    In Texas, a U.S. District judge decreed that any student uttering the word "Jesus" at his school's graduation would be arrested and locked up. "And make no mistake," announced Judge Samuel B. Kent, "the court is going to have a United States marshal in attendance at the graduation. If any student offends this court, that student will be summarily arrested and will face up to six months incarceration in the Galveston County Jail for contempt of court."

    In Missouri, when fourth-grader Raymond Raines bowed his head in prayer before his lunch in the cafeteria of Waring Elementary School in St. Louis, his teacher allegedly ordered him out of his seat, in full view of other students present, and sent him to the principal’s office. After his third such prayer "offense," little Raymond was segregated from his classmates, ridiculed for his religious beliefs, and given one week's detention.

    In New York, kindergartner Kayla Broadus recited the familiar and beloved prayer – "God is great, God is good. Thank you, God, for my food" – while holding hands with two students seated next to her at her snack table at her Saratoga Springs school early last year. But she was silenced and scolded by her teacher, who reported the infraction to the school’s lawyer, Gregg T. Johnson, who concluded that Kayla’s behavior was indeed a violation of the "separation of church and state."
    "The constitutional separation of church and state" – a reference to the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights – is a phrase Americans hear literally every day from the news media, from legal organizations, from politicians and pundits, and especially from zealous attorneys and judges.

    "Separation of church and state" was used by the ACLU to demand that a banner proclaiming "God bless America," erected outside a school shortly after Sept. 11, 2001, to honor the 3,000 murdered Americans, must be taken down.

    "Separation of church and state" was used to deny a little, handicapped girl the right to read her Bible on the bus on the long trip to school.

    "Separation of church and state" was used to take Justice Roy Moore's 10 Commandments monument out of the Alabama Judicial Building, and it is being used right now to challenge the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.

    And we, the United States of America, are going to install a democratic government in Iraq. What a joke.
     
  2. LadyEagle

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    Amen.

    And the people in Iraq probably won't know what to do with a "democracy" if they get one.

    The majority believe in a religion/political system that is diametrically opposed to democracy and freedom. [​IMG]
     
  3. Johnv

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    Ps, did you write this, or is it a commentary from a publication? Just curious. I didn't see a link, and the mods are cracking down a bit on copyright material (rightly so).
     
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    Do you have documentation for these incidents?

    I do not doubt that they have happened, just need to see sources.
     
  5. Jamal5000

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    Gosh...

    ...I'm speechless.

    The United States gets darker, eerier, and scarier with each passing year... [​IMG]
     
  6. Ps104_33

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    Yea John I made all this up. I dont have anything better to do. I dont think Joseph Farah will mind. If not he can sue me ok? ;)
     
  7. Joseph_Botwinick

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    Who is Joseph Farrah? Would you please post a link to your source so that we may read it for ourselves and judge for ourselves the credibility of the source?

    Thanks,

    Joseph Botwinick
     
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