"The United States can afford its dark Christian right and remain a democracy." I hate to break it to you, but the U.S. is not a democracy. It has some minimal degree of openness to democratic influence, but it is not a democracy--now more than ever. Zionist influence is partly to blame for our political problem in the U.S., but only partly of course.
UN: At least 1,332 Iraqis killed by violence in July (AP)
from the article: A lack of vision is making Israel a short-term state