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The Fleeting Nature of Democracy

A friend of mine just forwarded me an email about the nature of democracy which seems to have been circulating around the WebSphere for some time. 532 more words

Other Food For Thought

Corinth’s Problems & Church Discipline

What were the main problems in Corinth?

 1. Divisions – Contentions based upon ownership of Different Teachers:

now I beseech you, brethren, through the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, they all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you but that ye be perfect fit together in the same mind and in the same judgment… 7,568 more words

Brent's - Biblical Doctrine

Is Corrective Democracy Our Saving Grace?

Can We Correct Democracy?, as The Freeman’s Tom W. Bell poses, is one of the most pertinent questions facing modern democratic nations, which I will begrudgingly label the United States. 971 more words

How to Destroy America

In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. 359 more words

Why democracy is always temporary

Interesting thoughts from Alexander Tyler in 1787: “A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. 132 more words


Chain Email: A Scary Obituary...and a "To Do" List

Another chain email is making the rounds AGAIN.  Seems it originated in 2000 and included statistics ostensibly for Bush and Gore but has recently been altered to reflect the presidential contest between Obama and McCain. 796 more words

Restoration Of Our Constitutional Republic

And So It Goes | Eyes on Washington.com


And So It Goes

By admin ~ June 23rd, 2011 @ 10:53

By Aaron Cantor USAF (ret) ©

A friend and fellow blogger sent me an interesting article which I will include here. 196 more words