Are you encouraged by the prospects for Armageddon over this one? On a side note, I'm thinking it's totally insane in a country like Israel, not to run their power generation predominately on solar power and wind, but hey, they seem to be as enamored with the fossil fuel industry as our politicians are. Greed will be the end of us all, it's looking like.
Did he order Sessions to not recuse himself??? Did he threaten him???? Trump could fire the DAG, or order the special-counsel regulations repealed and fire Mueller himself. Did he do that??? There is no law prohibiting meeting with the Russians even before he got elected. Trump openly stated he believes our intelligence. You were just not listening! He went to Helsinki to develop a working relationship with Russia. You progressives think he should have taken the opportunity to tell Putin he is a lying, murderous SOB? Will you just be real for a minute and think where that would have taken us???
Religions were invented, originally, to explain natural events we had no explanations for, the ultimate, original, god of the gaps. It didn't take long for some men to see that it gave them power over other men. As Jefferson once said, in relation to the Christian religion, "In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own." From Constantine on, the deal was that we give you the mantel of divine blessing of your rule, and you let us exploit the people as we see fit. As for the scales of justice, in this country, those scales, the laws that tip them one way or the other, are based on old English common law, to which it still defaults, in cases where no law adequately covers a case. That law is basically Saxon common law, and precedes the arrival of Christianity in Europe by a few hundred years, as Jefferson so ably researched when the Anglican church claimed it was based on Christianity, sorry. I would not argue that it is not degrading of my ancestors, that they practiced religion, but then, they knew no better, didn't have the sources and techniques to judge it on, we do, either, so it's like many other things they were ignorant about, and not exactly an insult to their intelligence. Hell, for over 1500 years, they couldn't even possess a copy of the writings it was based on, for fear of death. The truth is that there are two paths to power in this world. Politics is one, and you know what the other is. The scales of religion, it's worth to men, on the historical evidence, tips more toward the negative, in my opinion, yes.