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  1. As we type I read in Arutz 7 that the “histadrut”, the MAPAI-MAPAM huge “workers union”, demand a “unity” government. The pestilent traitors work hand on hand with foreign elements in particular Mr. Obama’s branchas.
    The so called union is the most virulent anti Jewish entity ever set up pretending to be a union. They fleece workers and invest huge sums on enlarging their holdings in industry, land and or course, kibbutzim interests, etc.

  2. @ ArnoldHarris:
    I have no facts to offer regarding Netanyahu’s plans about a coalition but I doubt not that if given half a chance he will “unite” with Livni-Hertzog.
    The country could deal with all of its external enemies under a leadership of worth and that after dismantling the present system, known among the people as the “combina”.
    Your comments are top source for me and others.
    Thank you.

  3. Bear Klein Said:

    Good blog with good writing and thoughts no?

    Certainly a “long post”, with many quotes suited for my particular abilities, to properly discern.

  4. @ yamit82:
    The absence of fixed republican values makes Israeli democracy fatal. At some point, Arabs and leftists will muster enough votes, or rely on renegade conservatives, to repeal the attributes of Jewish state. And there will be no Supreme Court, as there is in the United States, to tell them that some values are above democratic process.


    The ideal is a constitutional Republic. Write constitution which
    fixes some values as foundational, and limits the range of the
    majority’s options.

    The Supreme Court is not a problem if their job is limited
    to interpreting the constitution rather than creating law.

    This was the genius of the early American Republic.


  5. Israel among the many reasons it needs a constitution is so that the people, not the courts, decide what is most important to the State’s identity.

    Israel’s Supreme Court would be reigned in as a natural consequence of a Constitution. Israel’s high court is almost a complete free right now to do whatever it deems correct. With a constitution the Israeli High Court judges would not be free to trample the line between interpreting the law and making it.

    In addition, the Israeli Supreme Court too often wades into matters of security and foreign policy best left to the Government. One purpose of a constitution is to define the role of judicial review: if laws don’t offend the constitution, they are permitted; if they do offend the constitution, they may be judicially reviewed and changed to the extent necessary. As long as the government acts within its sphere of power and within the constitution, Israel’s Supreme Court should not weigh in. Gone will be the days of the Court reviewing the route of the security barrier mile by mile. The High Court has a legitimate role but, but that role would be both limited and restrained.

    The foregoing was very influenced (and paraphrased) by an article I read written by a Canadian lawyer Michael Tweyman, http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/israel-needs-a-constitution/

  6. @ yamit82:
    @ SHmuel HaLevi 2:

    As frequently happens, both of you are quite correct about the rapidly and fatally corrosive effects of democracy upon many an otherwise productive and previously well-governed society.

    It would be interesting to learn the identity of the British speaker on the all but astounding and concise presentation on the video to which we are responding. What he says is as applicable to the USA as it is to the UK and Israel.

    By the way. Do either of you know the current progress, if any, of Netanyahu to assemble a viable governing coalition? Not rumors, but facts, if available.

    Arnold Harris
    Mount Horeb WI

  7. Quotes: Founding Fathers and Presidents

    The jaws of power are always open to devour, and her arm is always stretched out, if possible, to destroy the freedom of thinking, speaking, and writing.
    John Adams

    Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself.
    John Adams

    We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.
    John Adams (The Works of John Adams, ed. C. F. Adams, Boston: Little, Brown Co., 1851, 4:31)

    If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.
    Samuel Adams

    He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of this country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who, so far as his power and influence extend, will not suffer a man to be chosen into any office of power and trust who is not a wise and virtuous man….The sum of all is, if we would most truly enjoy this gift of Heaven, let us become a virtuous people.
    Samuel Adams

    If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.
    Samuel Adams

    Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of free governments.
    Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence

    Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.
    Benjamin Franklin

    Read More http://www.cancertutor.com/quotes_presidents/

  8. Indeed we all have that problem.
    Having identified the problem over a decade ago, our group proposed to dismantle the inbred cadres that use pretend democracy to perpetuate themselves. And their controllers…
    There is no other way to change gears.

  9. Poor societies can be more democratic than wealthy countries. Democracy means unrestrained jurisdiction of citizens. Only the existence of institutions for rule of law distinguishes democracy from all-out ochlocracy, the mob rule. In pure democracy, the majority must be able to tax the productive minority to death. Under the guise of democracy, affluent societies embrace a totally different political order, republicanism, under which a set of values and freedoms is closed to democratic decision-making. In such way, the societies guard their affluence and personal rights from being squandered through democratic process. In every country which is nominally democratic, stability is maintained by the balance between democracy and republicanism, the right to express one’s opinion and the protection against that opinion actually being carried into policy?at least carried too far.

    The absence of fixed republican values makes Israeli democracy fatal. At some point, Arabs and leftists will muster enough votes, or rely on renegade conservatives, to repeal the attributes of Jewish state. And there will be no Supreme Court, as there is in the United States, to tell them that some values are above democratic process.