Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue
"I have opponents in this race who do not want to change the Constitution, but I believe it's a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living god. And that's what we need to do -- to amend the Constitution so it's in God's standards rather than try to change God's standards so it lines up with some contemporary view of how we treat each other and how we treat the family." ~ Mike Huckabee
If McCain's campaign falls apart again, as it easily could, the fanatical Mike Huckabee becomes the Republican's main squeeze. How scary is that? And now that Nader has limped into the race again (do you believe this guy?) which will cost Obama a few votes, the threat of a Huck actually making it into the White House cannot be ignored.
On top of all this, the Catholic Church has come out and condemned the Dems for their pro-abortion stance and said that a vote for Obama is a vote for the devil. They compare the Dems to The Nazis. They seem to have forgotten that 5 of the 7 justices who voted for Roe vs Wade were appointed by Republican administrations.
"In our country we have, for the most part, allowed the party of death and the court system it has produced to eliminate, since 1973, upwards of 40 million of our fellow citizens without allowing them to see the light of day," wrote Rockford, Ill., Bishop Thomas Doran in 2006.
"No doubt, we shall soon outstrip the Nazis in doing (sic) human beings to death." He continued, "We know . . . that adherents of one political party would place us squarely on the road to suicide as a people."
If that statement is not ridiculous and obscene then it is also not ridiculous and obscene to believe that one reason the church is so saddened by the loss of these little citizens, is because it reduces the potential pool of fresh meat for their perverted and abusive priests. And if the church is so willing to get directly involved in national politics, why aren't they paying national taxes?
I agree with Huck on one thing. I think the Constitution needs to be changed. I think it ought to clearly define and mandate the separation of church and state. I think that part of that mandate should include federal penalties and loss of tax exempt status in any instance where the church or its clergy takes a public stance on any political issue, whether it affects the church or not, or supports any candidate or any party. And yes, that would mean that a pastor, priest, reverend or clergy of any kind could not hold any political office including President.
The founding fathers included the separation clause in the Constitution not just to protect the church from interference from the state. The intention was to also protect the state from the church and it is time to start doing exactly that.cross posted from World Gone Mad