"Where in the Constitution is the separation of church and state?" Christine O’Donnell asked in a radio debate this morning to the laughter of the studio audience.
So here we have the Sarah Palin backed Tea Party candidate for the US
Senate in the state of Delaware having never read or heard of the first amendment to the US
constitution. Christine O’Donnell: "Where in the Constitution is the Separation of Church and State?"
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to
assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
The first part of that is specifically called "the establishment clause" of the 1st Amendment. But in the "not a witch" defense I must say she is only repeating what the Evangelical Christian theocrats have pounded into her empty noggin over the past 30 or so years.
It was Jefferson who coined the phrase "Separation of Church and State" in 1802. We recently got even with the stupid SOB here in Texas by removing him form our text book list of important enlightenment philosophers. We here in Dumbutt are the leaders in the Endarkment. The Dark ages, the good ole days…
As we have learned over the past year, these Tea Party nitwits screeching about the constitution and waving their Bibles around are not big on actually reading what they preach, or reading anything at all it for that matter. What they do is LISTEN to Right-wing talk radio and WATCH Republican Fox News. Neither of which are NEWS in any sense of the word.
Sure its nice to think that O’Donnell is 19 points behind Coons 59%. It’s not so nice realizing that means that 40% of the people in Delaware are batshit crazy.
Oh I know, you may ask what about Nevada where 47% of the people are backing Sharron Angel who can’t tell the difference between an Hispanic and an Asian. Well to you I say, give the people of Nevada a break, they are mostly drunk and hanging around in whore houses.