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Substance Abuse?

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008 3:48 AM

The Christian Science Monitor reports that the United Nations General Assembly is convening for a dialogue on interfaith relations, which sounds sensible except for the part where Saudi's King Abdullah is quietly campaigning for a global law on blasphemy, which would empower religious leaders to criminalize speech and activity they deem insulting to their faith.

There's a reason our founding fathers had the wisdom to keep state and church separate. They didn't want tyrants hiding behind a crown to make decisions about faith and how the people should or should not worship.

It's a lesson we need to re-learn before we become like the Saudis and suppress faiths other than the state-approved one.

There's nothing like a Caribbean cruise to close out eight years of disastrous domestic and foreign policies.

But that's what GOP luminaries like former presidential candidates Mitt Romney and former Fred Thompson are doing, hitting the high seas and high times with several hundred policy analysts and subscribers to the National Review, which is sponsoring the shindig.

All you Joe Sixpacks out there who can afford throwing $3,000 away on a luxury cruise in this economy, raise your hand.

And a Boot to the Head to CNN's Wolf Blitzer, who let Sarah Palin run with the 'serious questions about Barack Obama's association with Bill Ayers' line again.

If there's proof, let's have it. Surely, some civic-minded soul would have come forward by now? No? Photos? No? A secret bomb-making workshop in Ayers' basement? No?

No proof = no substance.

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Bindyree aka Brin - 2008-11-13 15:48:56
The state already suppresses unapproved marriage; I will not be surprised when religion is next.