The Republic of Botswana is a multi-party constitutional democracy. The analytical and historical distinction between public and private law has emerged predominantly in the legal systems of continental Europe 7 As a result, German-language legal literature has produced extensive discussion on the precise nature of the distinction between public law and private law. 18 Several theories have evolved, which are neither exhaustive nor mutually exclusive or separate. A republic is similar to a representative democracy except it has a written constitution of basic rights that protect the minority from being completely unrepresented or abused by the majority. Handicapped American multinationals by denying them tax deferral, placing them at an enormous competitive disadvantage against corporations based anywhere else. Since we moved to Bend in 2006 , I have often wondered if or when passenger train service would resume in the region. Until that day arrives (if ever), we’ll just have to use our imaginations to consider what it must have been like for people arriving at the Oregon Trunk Railroad Depot in Bend, Oregon in the first half of the 20th century. Following World War I, these powers sought to reshape the world order in their designs, with Woodrow Wilson proclaiming a right to national self determinationâ€ which shaped the formation of nation-states throughout the Middle East, which until the war was dominated by the Ottoman Empire. I have to correct my typo’s from my previous post: It should be “more than 100 million murders by socialist governments”. These governments include the socialist paradises of the former USSR, China, The National Socialist’s of Germany or Nazi’s in the 1930’s-45, Cuba, Cambodia, and others. 1 Joane Nagel. American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Politics and the Resurgences of Identityâ€ American Sociological Review, Vol.60 No.6 (Dec. 1995):.947-965. 9. You have to be very careful what you post to your social media accounts. You must understand that your social media activity can be used against you in a court of law, even traffic court, divorce court, and other civil courts. Law enforcement and government organizations have technology that allows them to identify IP addresses, locations, coordinates, times, dates, and more. If you post from a coffee shop on the corner of 9th and Main, they can find out. Nothing is private on your social media, and all activity is permanently logged forever. This is wrong. When I challenge someone who makes a racist or sexist joke, it may be truth that they want to be an abusive jerk but is that the kind of society we want to create? It seems to me that the anti-political correctness folks want to downplay how language creates inequalities in the society. They want to deny how language shapes the way people see each other. You can be mean all you want but is that helpful, justified, or loving? Actually, I would say Satan is in some of the hate speech people use and defend by denying the power of language. God is love. And we are all children of God. Love God and love your neighbor as yourself. That is the simplicity of Christianity. If is not love, it is not of God.