"If you love wealth more than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the
animating contest of freedom, depart from us in peace. We ask not your counsel
nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains rest
lightly upon you and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."
Samuel Adams, (1722-1803)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Christine O’Donnell Shocks Delaware By Not Knowing First Amendment
Staying true to her background as a character from a 1990s teevee show, Christine O’Donnell was in her state today talking about teaching creationism in schools, because she wants children to have the math and science skills to get jobs in that emerging Jesus Science industry.
Chris Coons was here too, doing the old “exasperated bald-guy foil” routine. Suddenly, Coons said something about creationism not belonging in public schools, and O’Donnell asked him, “Where in the Constitution is the separation of church and state?” This was not the debate’s quiz-show round; O’Donnell actually had no idea such a thing was in the Constitution. Isn’t that one of the manuals you have to read before you can apply for this job? READ MORE »