A Leauki's Writings
Published on November 19, 2009 By Leauki In Republican

This is excellent:

Area Man Passionate Defender Of What He Imagines Constitution To Be

http://www.theonion.com/content/news/area_man_passionate_defender_of

"Right there in the preamble, the authors make their priorities clear: 'one nation under God,'" said Mortensen, attributing to the Constitution a line from the Pledge of Allegiance, which itself did not include any reference to a deity until 1954. "Well, there's a reason they put that right at the top."

"Men like Madison and Jefferson were moved by the ideals of Christianity, and wanted the United States to reflect those values as a Christian nation," continued Mortensen, referring to the "Father of the Constitution," James Madison, considered by many historians to be an atheist, and Thomas Jefferson, an Enlightenment-era thinker who rejected the divinity of Christ and was in France at the time the document was written. "The words on the page speak for themselves."

 


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on Nov 20, 2009

hahaha - gotta love the onion. "According to sources who have read the nation's charter ... " Thanks for that article, I laughed for about 5 minutes straight. It strangely reminded me of several posts I read here

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