"The Founding Fathers in their wisdom wrote in the Constitution that we had to worry about foreign interference," Schumer warned on the Senate floor. "It’s happening now in a way that it has never happened before."
The first federal disaster relief act was the Congressional Act of 1803, “A Bill For the relief of the sufferers by fire, in the town of Portsmouth.”
"We see the left creating these spiritual ghettos where we are forced into...trying to quarantine faith so it's more easily controllable."
Some may argue that evangelicals lack any humanity, because if they did they would not be driven by inhumanity toward anything not Christian
Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's Ark theme park
Ted Cruz's father says public education is a communist plot, but for the Founding Fathers, it was America's hope for the future
Over the past 7 years, Republicans have shown interest in eliminating parts of the Constitution that prevent them from ruling like dictators
If these evangelicals in the Republican ranks had even the slightest clue how fortunate they are to live in a secular society they might rein in the perpetual sniping that their religious rights are being abridged by a secular government.
David Barton who invents fact like nobody else, claims conservatives like him don't open their mouths unless they know all the facts
Ben Carson claims the Founding Fathers would have rejected a Muslim president, but their words show him to be a liar
Ben Carson repeatedly used a quote he attributed to Thomas Jefferson to justify his gun position. Unfortunately for Carson, Jefferson said no such thing.
Americans should take time today to reflect on just how far the nation has drifted from the Founders' "we the people" sentiment.
Today, more so than at any time in the nation's history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the nation's laws on the Christian religion to discriminate against Americans who do not fall into the mold of a religious Republican.
Now, every Republican and related conservative is under the illusion that providing for the general welfare means providing for the fossil fuel industry, corporations, the wealthy, Christian clergy, and financial sector's general welfare, but that is not what the Founding Fathers or the first four American presidents believed; neither does President Barack Obama.
Koch and Vatican surrogate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a judicial sermon at Colorado Christian University and informed 400 faithful Christians that the separation of church and state "doesn't mean the government cannot favor religion over non-religion."
The United States Air Force, itself sworn to "support and defend the Constitution," cannot abide by, support, or defend either the First Amendment or Article VI and rejected an atheist airman's attempt to reenlist to serve and defend his country unless he swears a religious oath.
Americans who value their freedoms, religious or otherwise, would do well to avoid the pitfalls of staying silent for fear of offending extremists because that silence has produced precisely what is plaguing this nation.
Republicans claim to be the defenders of the Constitution; this while wishing to do away with every amendment save the Second and the Tenth- narrowing Republican goals to guns and secession.
There are those who say the mood of the nation toward gays and women's rights are changing for the better, yet the far right is forging ahead to restrict their rights.
Whether bible-loving opponents of same-sex marriage like it or not, marriage is not a religious institution.