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The First Amendment Wall Of Separation Breached

There is no war on Christmas or Christianity. There is a war on the Constitution of the United States and the First Amendment. The City of Ozark, Missouri (located south of Springfield, MO) and the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) … Continue reading

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Religious Wars

On LinkedIn’s Sociology Religious group, Aman Shah of Pakistan asked a simple question: Does local / religious leader play an important role in settling feuds? Well, not as simple as to garner a simple answer as “No.” In fact, it … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

During this week of celebration, allow me to remind you of what the Declaration of Independence does and does not say. We must begin by looking at the language used in 1776 in most, if not all, official documents. By … Continue reading

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A Clear Violation of Georgia and United States Constitutions

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On May 1, a “spontaneous” prayer began in the offices of a Lumpkin County High School coach. According to news reports, it was a started by a student at either 7:30 am or 8:00 am and continued for three to … Continue reading

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Need a Speaker for 2013?

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It’s not JUST a war on women…

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell U.S.  House Speaker John Boehner Senator Roy Blunt Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer MO Senate President Pro Tem Robert N. Mayer MO House Speaker Steven Tilley Ladies, gentlemen and members of each Chamber: It appears that the conservative branches … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to J. Karl Miller

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J. Karl Miller is a friend and fellow columnist on Thursdays for the Columbia Missourian. He is the conservative to my liberal points of view. We have defended each other many a time and have disagreed often. He is a … Continue reading

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God and Religion in Politics?

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How have we failed to move forward in our short history? Just over one-half of a millennium has passed since Columbus’ adventures and still our arguments have not changed. Listen to our politicians today and read what they said 100, … Continue reading

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Church and State Separation

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This last Monday, I was invited to speak to the Secular Student Alliance at the University of Central Missouri. A wonderful group; lots of questions; not many answers. I am always looking for answers. The topic of the discussion was … Continue reading

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A Response to Fr. Richard Patrika

I have an RSS feed on my Android device that locates news articles and columns concerning religion and government. While I was searching for Texas governor Rick Perry’s governors Christian communal, I stumbled upon a letter to the editor from … Continue reading

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