Why would it astonish you? This trains been rolling this way for some time now.
Call it the conservative instinct. It can't get *that* bad, I've told myself. This is America!
I've trusted too much in the Constitution to keep things safe. But if there isn't a cultural consensus about religious freedom, especially an elite consensus, religious freedom will fall by the wayside no matter the constitutional precedent.
posted on 10/09/2011 2:16:44 AM PDT
It happened in England, it can happen in Ameerica. England was very Catholic, and she still hasn’t recovered. Wasn’t until 1830 that Catholics could even vote.
posted on 10/09/2011 10:46:00 AM PDT
(Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
To: Dumb_Ox; BenKenobi
"Why, this isn't Spain, my good man! This is England!" -- "Thomas Cromwell," in "A Man for All Seasons".
posted on 10/09/2011 5:13:33 PM PDT
("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies when they become fashions." -- GKC)
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