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    • Lady Bea Goode
    • 14.11.12 | 17:03 (IST)

    The natural government is monarchy. Just look at the family governments. In America you have Bush, Kennedy, and thousands of little duchies in the state and local governments. Israel should copy the rule of David.

    from the article: The winter of Israel's descent from democracy
    First published 04:16 14.11.12 | Last updated 04:16 14.11.12
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