Re: Defenders of "under god" are ... mislead or misleading (pick
bcs1 at spamcop.net
Fri Sep 30 22:18:41 EDT 2005
"Bcs1" <bcs1 at spamcop.net> wrote in message
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> "Eponym" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote in message
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>> "David Dean" <ozchzhq02 at sneakemail.com> wrote in message
>> news:ozchzhq02-240738.12160930092005 at frylock.local...
>>> In article <dhjb2d$pqj$1 at news.spamcop.net>,
>>> "Miss Betsy" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> wrote:
>>>> It is not something to be ashamed of that our ancestors based our
>>>> law (including the Constitution) on the 10 commandments.
>>> How is US law based on the ten commandments? Where does the ten
>>> commandments even approach the Constitution. (I agree that it isn't
>>> something to be /ashamed/ of for any other country, but it is forbidden
>>> by our Constitution.)
>> It isn't, which is obvious by the fact that even the really simple ones
>> aren't mentioned, i.e., Thou shalt not kill. Not one of the 10
>> commandments or anything even approximating one is mentioned. I think
>> some people either haven't read the Constitution or want to wish it into
>> something it isn't.
grrrr should have read
> quite the opposite
> are you forgetting it's a crime to kill someone
> or a crime to steal?
> the MAIN thing was "US law", not SO MUCH the constitution which leads even
> more to one of the points I've made several times in several threads about
> they are the basis of our laws, and as mentioned in a previous post of
> mine, and eluded to/mentioned elsewhere a good rule of thumb to live by.
and while not verbatim the underlying meanings of most of them are there...
with the exception of the golden idol thingy... besides we have "American
Idol" to cover that don't we?
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