...The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.
That is why hearing that Barack "resigned" from his church is very disappointing. More importantly it makes me think:
- He is going to cave to the right every time they turn up the noise machine.
- He is allowing himself to be made responsible for the words of others.
- He is not going to unite the country nor uphold the constitution especially separation of church and state.
- The only thing that changes is the White House Drapes!
I still cannot get beyond that logic. That I am responsible for what others say or do for that matter. If a buddy of mine I have known for 20 years commits a murder am I responsible? Or if that same buddy yells fire in a movie theater and I am 1000 miles away does that make me responsible?! So how does the fact that Barack knows and has known Reverend Wright and Pastor Pfleger make him responsible for what they say?
It is a shame people can no longer tell the truth in this country. Since the little "dicktater" took over lying has become as American as apple pie and baseball. It's part of New America that started with the Reagan Political Correctness Movement and has become a major reason this country is in the shape it is in. No one can say anything to anyone even if it saves their lives without hurting someone else's feelings or their religious beliefs or some imaginary privilege that they think they have. Pfleger was telling the truth as was Reverend Wright. Hillary never thought for one minute Barack was any threat to her running for President until he won the Iowa primaries then took the next 11 contests. That is when she started using the Rove play book and the almighty race card. But blame it on everyone but Hillary. I guess she will be using this incident against him now that the Florida & Michigan delegate thing didn't work out totally in her favor. The new magic number is 66!
Personally, I wouldn't care what church he went to as long as he kept it to himself, like it says in the Constitution. I would prefer my candidate spend a lot less time in church and in reality tackling the real issues that we are facing as a nation.
Another big problem with him leaving his church is the fact Trinty is the type of church all Christian communities should strive for. I guess when people hear that the church preaches a "liberation" message it freaks them out and the guilt of slavery wells up and they think it is some kind of hateful message when it is in fact a call to liberate your mind.
"Free Your Mind & Your Ass Will Follow...The Kingdom Of Heaven Is With-In!" -George Clinton
I really hope this is not a preview of things to come from Barack. Another thing, since Barack is not a church officer or deacon or anything can't he just not go back to that church?
No Religious Test Shall Ever Be Required!
The New Defenders of Article VI