Imagine a statement being made in support of the use of reason to solve the problems that face humanity. Imagine that the statement reads as follows: “Whereas the application of reason has proven to offer hope for human survival upon Earth, improving conditions within the
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 as passed by the House of Friday preserves spending on extravagant weapons program that the Pentagon says it doesn’t want. It keeps open redundant military bases that are not strategically necessary. The money to pay for this wasteful military spending is being taken from older Americans, by reducing their health care benefits.
Declaring for everybody that “In God We Trust” just isn’t respectful, and it doesn’t recognize the reality that the idea of God is simply irrelevant for millions of Americans.