"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.
Russian jets pound Islamic State in Palmyra (DPA)
from the article: A lack of vision is making Israel a short-term state