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Sessions Quoting Scripture to Us?

AG Jeffrey B. Sessions: “‘I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained them for the purpose of order,’ he said. ‘Orderly and lawful processes are good in themselves and protect the weak and lawful.’” I […]

Religion and Tax–not an easy issue

by Linda Beale Religion and Tax–not an easy issue The Atlantic magazine has an article in the May 3 2016 issue asking “Should Courts Get to Define Religion?” The article deals with a Catholic shrine in Attleboro Massachusetts, Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette, that covers almost 200 acres of land and includes what are […]

In Response to Kathleen Parker’s Praise of Jeb Bush’s Ugly Christian-Crusade Sleight of Hand

I just updated a post of mine from Monday titled “Jeb Bush Accuses Sheldon Adelson of Lacking Moral Fiber.  Or of Being a Closet Christian. (Not sure which, but it’s one or the other.)”, in refutation of Kathleen Parker’s assist to Bush in his bizarre, sleight-of-hand Christian Crusade. Bush’s speech was a deeply ugly religious […]