Sat
Oct 20 2007
10:30:pm
By: gime_shltr  shortURL

Excess has a funny way of flowing upstream as the blame does the opposite and flows downstream....
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For a really good understanding of this, read the actual lawsuit here: Link

One can only scratch their head and wonder......

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influence ...ecclesiastical establishments had on Civil Socity?

Ah. It just goes to show James Madison was right. In his famous Memorial and Remonstrance he wrote:

What influence in fact have ecclesiastical establishments had on Civil Society? In some instances they have been seen to erect a spiritual tyranny on the ruins of the Civil authority; in many instances they have been seen upholding the thrones of political tyranny: in no instance have they been seen the guardians of the liberties of the people.

I added the emphasis above.
The fill text of Madison's 1785 Remonstrance can be found here:

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