It is an attempt to establish a theocracy to take charge of our politics and our legislation. It is an attempt to make the legislative power of this country subordinate to the church. It is not only to unite Church and State, but it is to put the State in subordination to the dictates of the church.
And another quote.
I expect political hardball on any legislation as important as the health care bill. I just didn’t expect it from the United States Council [sic, it’s “Conference”] of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Who elected them to Congress?
The first quote is from enator Stephen A. Douglas (D., Ill.), on March 14, 1854 in regards to an anti-slavery petition. The second is from Rep Lynn Woolsey (D, Calif.).
Via The Corner
Great quote. Keep referencing history. But I agree with Abraham, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’
For more of the same, see this Ann Telnaes cartoon in yesterday’s online edition of the Washington Post:
Don’t forget to check out the combox. Such unabashed anti-Catholic bigotry has rarely been this openly practiced since the time of the Know-Nothings.
Ha! That was a good one.