Skip to comments.Israel: An LED Light Unto the Nations: Save America, no nation celebrates entrepreneurship more
Posted on 03/14/2014 6:38:42 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Israel has many awe-inspiring qualities. Its people are tenacious and brave. Its history is unmatched in depth and significance. And its society reflects the values upon which Western civilization is built. But discussions of the Jewish State tend to surround its battle for survival – this is a mistake. We should remember that there is a great deal more to this country and that we have all benefited from its existence.
Israel is a democracy, a strong ally of the United States, and the Middle East’s one true oasis of religious liberty. I saw all of these qualities during my recent trip there with Christians United for Israel. But I saw one more that my generation in particular has embraced.
I have studied entrepreneurship throughout the world and, save America, no nation celebrates that spirit more than Israel -- and the world is better for it. From advancements in medicine to the technology behind instant messaging services and cell phones, Israel has improved the quality of life for billions -- many of whom may not even know it. Israel is credited with creating one of the first SanDisk portable storage devices. They are responsible for an invention called the MobileEye that detects pedestrians and keeps my family members safer on the road. In the medical field, one specific company Given Imaging, has created a variety of patient-friendly mechanisms
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Nice thought but its not that true anymore. People would rather collect a government check than be independent and start their own business.
The dead weight drag of government taxation and regulation is very discouraging to business formation. I'm speaking from experience.
That's true for some but for the most part they are doing exactly what the Ruling Class wants them to do. For others, the government has made it more difficult and less profitable to own a business.
America has to turn back to God. Without such a turn, without repentance, our society will continue to crumble.