Posts Tagged ‘state religion’

Christine O’Donnell Amends the Constitution

October 24, 2010

Christine O'Donnell Amends the Constitution

“Where in the Constitution is separation of church and state?”
Christine O’Donnell to Chris Coons, Delaware senatorial debate, October 19, 2010.

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof ….”
Amendment I, Constitution of the United States of America

“…I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States ….”
— United States Senate Oath of Office

Can you swear to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States” when you don’t know what’s in it?

“The good news is that the First Amendment also lets O’Donnell make a fool of herself.”
–John Kelso, Austin American-Statesman.


Religious New Year

September 7, 2010

Religious New Year

Millions of devout Americans celebrate the Religious New Year this week.

Not Rosh Hashanah. Not Enkutatash. Not Bestu Varas. Not Fashion Week.

It’s NFL Kickoff Week.

 “This then is the sporting equivalent of Holy Week, the start of another season.” — Michael Wilbon.

 “Football: America’s national religion,” Chad Gibbs, Washington Post blog.


 Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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