Once upon a time, Christian Evangelicals were the greatest proponants of keeping the government out of the affairs of their church and vice versa. The principles were that the presence of one would surely taint the other either through unwanted government control over worship or the faithful limiting our nation's liberties. Although reference for God has been shorthand in American political tradition for some kind of shared value system, it wasn't until the various communist scares that we started putting God's name on everything.<br><br>To say that we have never achieved some of our Constitutional values is true, but it is not an excuse to give up on principles that large parts of our country did have.<br><br>-- Cee Bee Double-U
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-- Cee Bee Double-U