Great stuff. Just think of how politicians (mostly republicans) speak of the founding our "christian nation" perhaps putting a spin on "faith based", but faith, not in some imaginary super being, but faith in each of us to strive, think, work and grow together to build a free nation. What happened??.........
"I have recently been examining all the known superstitions of the world, and do not find in our particular superstition [Christianity] one redeeming feature. They are all alike, founded on fables and mythology."--Thomas Jefferson, letter to William Short
"Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned, yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity [of opinion]. What has been the effect of coercion? To make one half the world fools, and the other half hypocrites."--Thomas Jefferson,
I guess no one remembers or brings up the fact that "In God We Trust" and "...one nation under God..etc" where added to our currency and the Pledge of Allegiance respectively in or around the McCarthy era.
There are many who do not see that from the outside looking in, we appear to be another fundamentalist religious state. The downfall of the great American Empire??!! Let's hope we can turn it around.
Back to Bill- he is anti all religion, not necessarily faith. He only speaks of issues that entice his target demographic. He has the right to do that. I find him to be entertaining and thought provoking. I also find Ann Coulter to be entertaining and thought provoking. They both focus on politics and current events. They both make a living as entertainers, riling-up those who oppose to their viewpoints. On one hand good for them (they do not have to work real jobs), on the other hand its really inconsequential.
United we stand, divided we fall. I guess we forgot why we are supposed to be united in the first place.