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We are not a christian nation....

We are not a Christian nation-

This is the Fourth of July, and I was reading the news when I came across a cartoon called "Hawk's Eye View." In the cartoon a couple sits in a graveyard watching fireworks amongst the graves of our founding fathers. The woman states "no-that's not fireworks-that's the framers of the Constitution raising a ruckus because fundamental Christians-and Texas textbooks-are at it again twisting the facts-rewriting history-"

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Added by Stuart F. James on July 4, 2010 at 10:33am — No Comments

We are not a christian nation....

We are not a Christian nation-

This is the Fourth of July, and I was reading the news when I came across a cartoon called "Hawk's Eye View." In the cartoon a couple sits in a graveyard watching fireworks amongst the graves of our founding fathers. The woman states "no-that's not fireworks-that's the framers of the Constitution raising a ruckus because fundamental Christians-and Texas textbooks-are at it again twisting the facts-rewriting history-"

They are…

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Added by Stuart F. James on July 4, 2010 at 10:33am — 1 Comment

Stepping Into It...

If you want to run for Congress, you need to know your facts, your voters, and your message. A candidate can be a front-runner in one moment and a loser in the next. Campaigns are grueling; the people, and the press, scrutinize everything you say or do...a candidate does not have much room for mistakes.



Robin Smith is running for the congressional seat being vacated by Zach Wamp, (R) Congressman from the Third Congressional District in… Continue

Added by Stuart F. James on July 26, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Iowa Supreme Court makes landmark ruling on gay marriage

Key passage:



A statute inconsistent with the Iowa Constitution must be declared

void, even though it may be supported by strong and deep-seated traditional

beliefs and popular opinion. Iowa Const. art. XII, § 1 (providing any law

inconsistent with the constitution is void). As Chief Justice John Marshall

wrote over two centuries ago, “It is a proposition too plain to be contested,

that the constitution controls any legislative act repugnant to it . . .…
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Added by Ben Vos on April 3, 2009 at 12:28pm — 2 Comments

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