Charlie123 Wrote:
Apr 02, 2013 9:13 PM
MUST read Chuck's EXPANDED version of same article at Here's a sample of EXTRA: "As I wrote in my New York Times bestseller, “Black Belt Patriotism,” skeptics are quick to point to Thomas Jefferson, who is generally hailed as the chief of church-state separation. But proof that Jefferson was not trying to rid government of religious (specifically Christian) influence comes from the fact that he endorsed using government buildings for church meetings, signed a treaty with the Kaskaskia Indians that allotted federal money to support the building of a Catholic church and to pay the salary of the church’s priests, and repeatedly renewed legislation that gave land..."