Banana Republic - United Kingdom

Written by Birmingham UK Com


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Now we hear that Parliament has threatened Birmingham withrepparttar prospect of international observers to monitor its elections. The UK facesrepparttar 105749 prospect of unsafe elections as fears of ballot-rigging on May 5th increase. Birmingham is not alone. There are ten major enquiries into vote rigging currently in progress. In Blackburn, council candidate Mohammed Hussain has been warned that he can expect a prison sentence. There are investigations in Manchester and Oldham. In Cheshire a Mayor has been arrested in a separate vote-rigging incident. Further investigations continue in Bradford, Burnley and Derby.

Have things really got this bad that we can't even trustrepparttar 105750 voting process? Think Banana Republic - think Zimbabwee - think United Kingdom.

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Recently the UK has been likened to that of a Banana Republic over its postal voting fraud in the city of Birmingham...


Why Christian and atheist libertarians get along

Written by Kenn Gividen


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The inherent problem with atheists atrepparttar helm of government can be seen by recounting life underrepparttar 105748 rule of French atheist Maximilien Robespierre. More than a century after Queen Elizabeth executed Catholics, and 200 years after Bloody Mary was being bloody, Robespierre was sending thousands torepparttar 105749 guillotine. The atheistic government of Joseph Stalin killed millions and Pol Potís Khmer Rouge slaughtered hundreds of thousands.

Protestants, Catholics, Muslims and atheists have one thing in common: When any sectarian group controls government, people die. Yet that wasrepparttar 105750 norm of world history untilrepparttar 105751 17th century.

A place atrepparttar 105752 table

Perhapsrepparttar 105753 most momentous day in American history was February 5, 1631 when a free-thinking British preacher named Roger Williams alit from a ship in Bostonís harbor. Williams purchased land fromrepparttar 105754 Indians and founded a community that became Rhode Island. Unlikerepparttar 105755 other colonies, Rhode Island separated civil and ecclesiastical governments. No sect would control government. Rather, all would have a place atrepparttar 105756 table.

Williamsí philosophy of religious liberty was perceived to be an invitation to disaster. Butrepparttar 105757 anticipated quarreling amongrepparttar 105758 sects never materialized. In fact,repparttar 105759 arrangement resulted in religious harmony. No religious institution felt threatened by any other, for all were free to believe (or not believe) as they pleased. There was no reason to burn your neighbors atrepparttar 105760 stake for having too many holes in their sleeves.

And that takes us back torepparttar 105761 original question.

Why do Libertarians ó Christians, atheists and other sectarians ó manage to get along? The answer is simple. Like Williams, we understandrepparttar 105762 principle of inclusion. Everyone has a place atrepparttar 105763 table. And so, I can relishrepparttar 105764 thought of beingrepparttar 105765 most religious guy inrepparttar 105766 Libertarian Party without fear of Charlie sending me torepparttar 105767 gulag. Erstwhile, my Christian friends will continue to call merepparttar 105768 most libertarian guy inrepparttar 105769 Baptist church.

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