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Published on May 18, 2007 By Sean Conners aka SConn1 In History

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on May 19, 2007
  
on May 19, 2007
Considering there were 56 signers of the Declaration don't you think it odd they only included basically Jefferson and Franklin in this presentation? This video, while I agree with many of the quoted material, is very biased towards only two of the founders which just so happen to be the LEAST religious of the 56.

I mean one of the quotes by Jefferson was to educate and inform the people. We have turned our history that was once based on God to one now based on economics and you can see this clearly by studying the history books starting with the 1930's (after the depression).

Here's some more quotes to consider:

The Bible is the best of all books, for it is the word of God and teaches us the
way to be happy in this world and in the next. Continue therefore to read it and
to regulate your life by its precepts."
-- John Jay, 1784

Without religion, I believe that learning does real mischief
to the morals and principles of mankind."

Benjamin Rush, letter to John Armstrong, 1783

"My prayer to God is that He would preserve the Constitution
and the Union throughout all generations."

-- President James Buchanan, message to Congress, Dec. 3, 1860

"I believe the Bible is the best gift God has given to man. All the good Saviour gave to the world was communicated through this Book. But for this Book we could not know right from wrong. All things most desirable for man's welfare, here and hereafter, are to be found portrayed in it."
-- President Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 5, 1864

"I have examined all religions, as well as my narrow sphere, my straightened means, and my busy life, would allow; and the result is that the Bible is the best Book in the world."
-- President John Adams, letter to Thomas Jefferson, Dec. 25, 1813

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor… we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations…"
-- George Washington, Oct. 3, 1789

"No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the Invisible Hand
which conducts the affairs of men more than those of the United States."

-- President George Washington, first inaugural address, April 30, 1789

That book, Sir, is the Rock upon which our republic rests."
-- President Andrew Jackson, referring to the Bible, June 8, 1845

"Upon this government more than any other has, in the providence of God, been cast the special guardianship of the great principle of adherence to written constitutions. If it fail here, all hope in regard to it will be extinguished."
-- President Andrew Jackson, Dec. 8, 1829

I've got tons more. It's very clear that the founding fathers even Jefferson and Franklin believed that there was a God behind our great nation. They did not believe in the separation of church and state the same way that we are espousing today. The words maybe similar but the meaning is totally different. Much like the word gay was used back then compared to today. Same word, totally diff meaning.

The evidence is overwhelming that the Founders were religious people who wanted a religious country that enshrined liberty for all its citizens, including those of different religions and those of no faith. But our educational institutions, especially the universities, are populated almost exclusively by secular individuals and books who seek to cast America’s past and present
in their image."
-- Dennis Prager








on Jun 06, 2007
they only included basically Jefferson and Franklin in this presentation?


and washington, and madison etc...
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