The only way to get the Republican party to stop their religious posturing and work with the Democrats to solve some serious problems is to purge the party of the extremists on the religious right. 132 more words
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So Russia’s top oil exec is saying that the price may drop to $60 a barrel by the middle of next year, and currently it stands at $73. 268 more words
That all persons and religious societies who acknowledge that there is one God, and a future state of rewards and punishments, and that God is publicly to be worshipped, shall be freely tolerated. 913 more words
January 13, 2013
“Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God… I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ‘make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,’ thus building a wall of separation between church and State.” Thomas Jefferson’s almost infamous statement of support for the ‘establishment clause’ of the United States Constitution is perhaps the most frequently cited by opponents of laws which are primarily religious in motivation. 1,584 more words
Event at Hunter College: "American Education and the Separation of Church and State: Fact vs. Fiction"
This January, University of Virginia Press will release “Patriotism and Piety: Federalist Politics and Religious Struggle in the New American Nation” by Jonathan J. 269 more words