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The politics of prayer, addressing political platforms

The Republican Platform mentions prayer twice. The first mention is on page 44-45: We will energetically assert the right of students to engage in voluntary prayer in schools and to have equal access to school facilities for religious purposes. I should note that the Democratic Platform is silent with regard to prayer. A search for […]


Independent health insurance

One thing in this health care debate that has frustrated me to no end is how both Republicans and Democrats make it seem like unless you have a job you cannot have health insurance at all. Well this is kind of true as without the job you can’t pay for insurance, but they make it […]