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Originally posted by The All Seeing I
I'm frankly sick and tired of the political preachers across this country telling me as a citizen that if I want to be a moral person [*snip*] And I am even more angry as a legislator who must endure the threats of every religious group who thinks it has some God-granted right to control my vote on every roll call in the Senate. I am warning them today: I will fight them every step of the way if they try to dictate their moral convictions to all Americans in the name of 'conservatism.'"
We should have separation of church and state but unfortunately church has found a way to influence the state... through the Republican Party.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.
Considering all the mess our fellow anti-progressive pro-war brothers and sisters have roped us into
As i had stated, the mind and heart of the "true" conservative has been drastically altered/twisted over time... and i have stated the cause of this mutation.
It would be a tremendous waste of time and effort for me to school you on something i think you should already be well informed about.
Conservatism is a term used to describe political philosophies that favour tradition, where tradition refers to various religious, cultural, or nationally defined beliefs and customs. I
I think you guys have ATS's slogan flipped, unless it's been change recently ... it's not "deny facts" or to "deny truth"... it's to "deny ignorance"
Let me once again spell it out for you, in yet another way... the Christian Coalition and AIPAC have hijacked the GOP and everything they stand for. Their influence is so pervasive they have the Democrats spooked into giving a song and dance to this demographic of politically active bible belt conservatives and zionists.
So for those who pride themselves as "conservatives" and aren't doped up on jesus juice lol... tune in "Sunday at 7pm at Columbia University, moderated by Pacifica Radio’s Amy Goodman.