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The ACLU’s Sounds of Silence

Greg22 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 5:13 PM
The first Bible printed in the United States was authorized and funded by the US Congress. The "People's House" the Rotunda of the Congressional Building was used for church services for nearly 100 years after our founding. Old separation of church and state himself, Thomas Jefferson attended while he was President and authorized the Marine Corp Band to attend and play Worship music. Those Founding Fathers violated that separation of chuch and state clause right from the beginning. Shame on them, didn't they understand what they meant in the First Amendment? The Congress shall make no law establishing religion has been changed to no government official or employee can exhibit any behavior that suggests religious intent or preference

In George Orwell’s futuristic novel 1984, a tyrannical government masks its activities through the use of Newspeak — saying or doing something opposite of what the word means.

The operative slogans are: War Is Peace; Freedom Is Slavery, and Ignorance Is Strength.

A current variant comes to mind, courtesy of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Florida branch, which is threatening to sue the Miami-Dade government for voting to replace a moment of silence before County Commission meetings with a prayer.

In other words, the ACLU, self-proclaimed defender of the constitutional freedom of speech, prefers silence, which the formerly...