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Saturday, August 19, 2006

Setting the Record Straight, Part 2

In Setting the Record Straight I wrote that one of liberals’ bedrock doctrines is flat wrong.  The liberal assertion that the founders were atheistic, or at best deistic, products of the French so-called Enlightenment runs head on into the brick wall of historical evidence.  Edward A. Kole supplies all the necessary bricks in his compilation below.

Mr. Koles’s evidence also torpedoes the liberal contention that the First amendment aimed, as some liberals put it, to guarantee our nation “freedom from religion.”