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God and Jerusalem

0_BAMANATION Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 10:00 PM
Frequency ... on "why Christians waited for 6 million Jews to be killed in the holocaust before they decided to do something about it". The death camps were predominantly in Eastern not western Europe. Most were in Poland. Hitler's roundup and mas murder of Jews began in 1943... not 1939 or 1941. Intelligence then was not what it is today. Besides, realistically, what could Christians and the United States do at that time even had they known, with certainty, of the rumors concerning concentration camps being death camps. Even among Nazis only the top tier knew of the real purpose and intent of concentration camps being for extermination not 'encampment'.

Who would have thought that God and Jerusalem would become controversial issues at this year's Democratic National Convention?

Previous Democratic Party platforms had mentioned God and referred to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. After both were initially missing from this year's platform, someone apparently realized that this was likely to raise questions about Democrats that they could ill afford to have raised in an election year.

So the convention faced a vote on whether to restore God and Jerusalem to their party's platform. Rather than risk a roll-call vote from the delegates, the chair called for a voice...