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ladjf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 10:36 AM
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5. Good post.
Since the Protestant Reformation, the political powers of the various denominations have been reduced. Philosophies based on objective reasoning came to the fore. However, the ebb and flow
of human thought has turned back to the point where religion has again become a prime political
enabler, particularly the Evangelistic sects in the United States and to a lessor degree, the U.K.
Without going into reasons, it is apparent that religion and racism have contributed to the rise of
Republicanism in America with disastrous results of the American people and for other Countries that have been effected by them.

Ironically, those who are afflicted by religious and racial fervor are continuing to elect officials who answer to the needs of the International Corporations rather than to the very factions that put them into office. In the process, all suffer from bad government except those who are racking in the money.

The Democratic Party lost it's Southern power base when it passed the civil rights legislation. The White racists simply shifted to the Republican Party giving them total control of all of the Southern states, a situation that has continued up to the present with little hope that there will be much change there even though the demographics are slowly moving toward a more balance voting constituency. The "Bible Belt" = the "Ignorance Belt" = "Robots for Republicans".

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