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XanaDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-21-11 08:32 AM
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10 Great Things About America That Drive Conservatives and the Religious Right Insane
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Religious Right groups and their frequent allies in the Tea Party talk a good line about respecting American values, but much would change if they had their way. They seek not to restore our country to some Golden Age (that never existed anyway) but to recreate it in their own fundamentalist image.

1. Our history debunks Religious Right mythology: American history stands as a rebuke to the Religious Right. Americas founders established a secular government with freedom of religion and its necessary corollary, separation of church and state, built into the First Amendment. A Christian nation was not what the founders sought. How do we know this? They said so. Think about it: If an officially Christian nation had been the intent of the founders, the Constitution would prominently include that concept. It doesnt.
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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-21-11 09:38 AM
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1. K & R !!!
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XanaDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-21-11 10:28 AM
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