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Re: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: as the Soviet Union went, will the USA go?

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  • Charles Barden
    Anyone that thinks any man-made system will survive, even through Bible interpretation, is deluded. I agree. Christ first, always! Charles ... From: Ic
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      Anyone that thinks any man-made system will survive, even through Bible interpretation, is deluded.  I agree.  Christ first, always!

      Charles
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ic Neltococayotl" <puritanpresbyterian@...>
      To: covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 1:28:26 PM (GMT-0500) America/New_York
      Subject: [Covenanted Reformation] Re: as the Soviet Union went, will the USA go?


      Parnell,

      I take issue with this! China is the Communist, liberty killing
      country. No way the USA, the land of liberty and freedom can have a
      higher incarceration rate than that godless country!

      Besides, our God fearing Republicans have stated that the USA is on
      God's side, no way it will fall!

      NOT!

      I don't drink that Kool Aid. I agree with you, this nation, if it
      continues its path, will fall. Then again which nation does not fall?
      It is time that Christians become Christians first and stop toting the
      Republican (or if there are any-Democartic) line. Christ first and
      always.

      Your post reminds me of the following lines which are so close to
      today's reality:

      "Ain't it funny how the factory doors close
      Round the time that the school doors close
      Round the time that the doors of the jail cells
      Open up to greet you like the reaper"

      Happily disconnected from the ("Christian" Republican) Matrix for a few
      years,

      Edgar

      --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "puritanone"
      <joseph.mccarter@...> wrote:
      >
      > During our lifetimes we witnessed the fall of the Soviet Union.
      > Wearied by the war in Afghanistan, economic bankruptcy, etc., she
      > collapsed and fell. The Soviet Union is no more, having splintered
      > into various nations.
      >
      > So is it far-fetched to believe the USA may be headed for a similar
      fall?
      >
      > Can the USA continue to have such a high incarceration rate, given her
      > economic decline? Wikipedia: "The United States has the highest
      > incarceration rate in the world. It is home to a little less than 5%
      > of the world's population, but holds 25% of the world's prisoners.[4]
      > According to a U.S. Justice Department Report, as of this year, over
      > 7.2 million people are in prison, on probation, or on parole. That
      > means 1 in every 32 Americans are in the system.[5][6] According to
      > the International Center of Prison Studies at King's College London,
      > out of that 7.2 million 2.3 million are behind bars. China is in a far
      > second place with 1.6 million, although China's population is over 4
      > times that of America.Would it not be just of God to bring her down?"
      > But what would happen if many of these prisoners were released?
      >
      >
      >
      > My **guess** regarding the USA:
      >
      > http://www.puritans.net/news/concern102708.htm
      >
      > - Parnell McCarter
      >

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