Obama Responds to Secular Petitions

The White House has responded to two petitions on its We The People website that got enough votes to force such a response. One would remove the phrase “under God” from the pledge of allegiance and another would remove “In God We Trust” from our currency. Josh Dubois, Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, wrote the response:
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Cops Love Lawbreaking Cops

The behavior of hundreds of police officers in New York City demonstrates more powerfully than anything else the fact that law enforcement personnel — with some exceptions, I’m sure — really do believe that they should be above the law rather than subject to it. Try not to be appalled while you read this NYT article:
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The Second Coming of Bill Buckingham

Some of you will remember Bill Buckingham, the hapless school board member from Dover, PA who consistently embarrassed himself and weakened the legal defense for the Dover school board by referring to intelligent design as creationism and openly saying things at school board meetings like, “Two thousand years ago someone died on a cross. Can’t someone take a stand for him?” It looks like Mt. Vernon, Ohio may have a budding Buckingham clone soon.
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