Awesome reply Jim! That's exactly what they had in mind. Most were Masons and knew very well the importance of not including any doctrine into the Constitution. Besides that, they were fighting for religious freedoms. Some slipped later into the puritan attitude of self-righteousness but overall we've managed to keep it basically neutral, at least in the public eye. In my opinion most politicians are like stray dogs, they'll eat anything you throw out to stay alive. Whoever they're in front of at the time is what they stand for. Very few will bite the hands that feed them. The ones that do soon become road kill.
Come on KB throw me a bone, if that was the debate it looks pretty onesided doesnt it? The speeches are the most telling in my opinion, what you would write down in a letter may be different than what you would tell a crowd.
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