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A Different Kind of History

The_Solandog Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 4:35 PM
Here's one of the Republican party's faux arguments about the Citizen's United case, "corporations have had personhood for centuries" Then why don't corporations fill out the 1040?

"Before there were houses in this land, there were altars." A timelier reminder you could not get, as we confront realities about immigration and secularization in the United States. It's a point made by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose H. Gomez, as he tries to morally educate, animate, and challenge.

Gomez promotes learning the entire story behind our country's founding. "Immigrant missionaries were naming this continent's rivers and mountains and territories for saints, sacraments and articles of the faith," as he put it in a speech to the Napa Institute last summer.

"Catholics founded America's oldest settlement,...