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“Religious Freedom” and the Separation of Church and State

Should religions pay taxes? Most of you will probably have the knee-jerk answer “no.” But why? It is not prohibited by the Constitution. Religions receive services from our governments, should they not pay for them as they pay for any other service? 1,016 more words

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Re-reading the First Amendment

The First Amendment to the Constitution is deceptively simple:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances… 507 more words

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Getting to know "them"

W. Lewis Amselem, also known as Diplomad, wrote an excellent analysis of the Obama foreign policy, “Let’s Hear a Big “Yemen!” for Obama’s Foreign Policy!” 120 more words

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Oracles of a Strange God: The Curse of the Heart of Fornication

“O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God!  How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!”  Romans 11:33… 2,527 more words

THE PROS AND CONS OF IT REDUX

THE PROS AND CONS OF IT
Posted by rezinate on July 7, 2012

https://rezinate.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/the-pros-and-cons-of-it/

As it stands Congress is basically in charge of “Indian Policy”-it is they who author legislation and manipulate treaties under what is referred to as the Commerce Clause in the Constitution. 813 more words

Hypocrisy 101

Republicans are screaming that the Obama Administration’s new rules on coal-fired power plants, designed to protect our air and thereby our health and forestall even more climate disruption, are the equivalent of a federal confiscation of private businesses. 92 more words

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All-Star #4 - For America and Democracy!

Chapter One

The various members of the Justice Society head for Washington D.C. in answer to the request for a meeting by the head of the FBI. 816 more words