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God and Jerusalem

rita182 Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 9:38 PM
It's called "Stream of Consciousness" writing, something that seems to be taught by default in our rapidly failing school systems. Sentence structure, punctuation, paragraphs and spacing are considered outmoded concepts, so they aren't taught anymore. Children are allowed to put down whatever wanders through their little heads; this is "creative" and "authentic". It is also inane and extremely hard to read. Welcome to the 21st century!

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...