Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Mike Huckabee: "Stimulus Bill is Anti-Religious"

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Mike Huckabee: "Stimulus Bill is Anti-Religious"

Much has been said about the stimulus bill that many feel will dramatically move us further toward socialism and saddle our children and grand children with a debt they can't pay.

The "pork" in the bill continues to be documented and those who best know these things are saying the bill does very little in the short run, but is a set up for the future---say about 3 or 4 years from now.

But Mike Huckabee says it is anti-religious and, "you would think the ACLU drafted the bill."

He posted an email on his blog yesterday that says, "The dust is settling on the "bipartisan" stimulus bill and one thing is clear: It is anti-religious."

He points out a provision in both the House and Senate versions banning higher education funds in the bill from being used on a "school or department of divinity."

He says, "For all the talk about bipartisanship, this Congress is blatantly liberal."

Indeed, Mr. Huckabee.

He notes that Emily's List, radical environmental groups and others like them are all seated at the decision making table these days and there may not be a lot conservatives can do in the near term, but he is advocating mobilization to defeat those, "masquerading as conservative Democrats."

I would add, there are some "masquerading" Republicans that should also be defeated by conservatives.

He says, "We cannot afford to sit round one out, because if we do, they will only become more emboldened and their grab for power more audacious and damaging to our country and our freedoms."

Well said.

This is not a time to be silent.

Gary Randall
Faith & Freedom

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