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God and Jerusalem

Rick 2811 Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 7:56 AM
According to Hoyle, and past acknowledgements by Obama, a logical conclusion would be that George Bush is responsible for taking "God and Jerusalem" out of the Democratic platform. Obama's history would show that conclusion very, very logical. About " Obama's lofty words saying the opposite" there is so much proof of that...he constantly says precisely the opposite of his intentions. If softball and others did there job, Obama would at the very least not be in the race now...and perhaps gone much sooner !!

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...