11398[Death To Religion] Re: A Strategy of 'Subversive Rationalization' for a post-Ab
- Apr 4, 2008--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Richard Godwin" <meta@...> wrote:
>Him or another Clinton (and probably the loser between those two being
> ==(they do look set to kick the Republicans out of power at their
> next election and have a populous that is fed up with the
> I suspect you would be proven wrong. Undoubtedly Obama will be the
> Democrat candidate.
the vice president).
> Judging by his spiritual advisor, I suspect he, leader of theI suspect not. He is religious to be sure but he does seem to realise
> Democratics, will then be the theocrats,
that religion should be kept out of government and that laws should
not be made unless they serve a secular purpose.
> while McCain does not favor religion, although he does use allHard to say, he's attempt at becoming presidential candidate in 2000
> sources for election support, such as the Evangelicals who are a
> very large voting group.
was destroyed because he didn't pander to the nut cases but he sure
seems to be doing a lot of pandering to them now. Should he get in
it'll probably be just like another term of Bush.
There is also Congress which should become majority democrat.
> The special privilege I have for a long time hoped to be correctedThat's the big one that we need to see corrected (though I wouldn't
> is the tax exempt status for the all sorts of religious
> organization. Churches should pay taxes just like the rest of us.
> After all it is a well-established fact they are businesses in the
> common definition of money makers.
have a problem with religious organisations which provide charity that
isn't intended to convert people nor restricted to only their members
getting tax exemptions) although there are others that I'd like to do
away with (about the only one I'd keep would be exemptions from voting).
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