It’s Time to Start Calling Evangelicals What They Are: The American Taliban
JC Weatherby

Wow, I’m not sure where to begin. First, I think you might want to take a road trip to Azzcrackistan or the border tribal areas of Pakistan to get a real idea of what the Taliban are all about. Me thinks your analogy is a tad off the mark. Second, nowhere in the Constitution will you find the phrase, “separation of church and state.” That would be found in a letter from Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptist Congregation. Lastly, I don’t think “establishment of religion” means what you think it means. When the nation was founded, many states had “established religions,” such as the Congregational Church in MA, CT, and NH. Ultimately all of the State established religions were stricken down due to legislative action, not by court action. The point was that established churches were a local/state matter, not a federal matter. That is why the language reads, “ Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” This was a power reserved exclusively to the States.

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