The following is an article that I received as an E-Mail forward. I think it needs to be placed in a permanent spot on the web, so here it is. I did add the blurb at the end.
DID YOU KNOW? As you walk up the steps to the
building which houses the U.S. Supreme Court you can see near the top
of the building a row of the world's law givers and each one is
facing one in the middle who is facing forward with a full
frontal view ... it is Moses and he is holding the
DID YOU KNOW? As you enter the Supreme Court
courtroom, the two huge oak doors have the Ten Commandments engraved
on each lower portion of each door.
DID YOU KNOW? As you sit inside the
courtroom, you can see the wall, right above where the Supreme Court judges
sit, a display of the Ten Commandments!
DID YOU KNOW? There are Bible verses
etched in stone all over the Federal Buildings and Monuments in Washington,
DID YOU KNOW? James Madison, the fourth
president, known as "The Father of Our Constitution" made the following
statement: "We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon
the capacity of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and
all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to
ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of
DID YOU KNOW? Patrick Henry, that
patriot and Founding Father of our country said: "It cannot be
emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was
founded not by religionists but by Christians, not on religions but on the
Gospel of Jesus Christ".
DID YOU KNOW? Every session of Congress
begins with a prayer by a paid preacher, whose salary has been paid by the
taxpayer since 1777.
DID YOU KNOW? Fifty-two of the 55
founders of the Constitution were members of established
orthodox churches in the colonies.
DID YOU KNOW? Thomas Jefferson worried
that the Courts would overstep their authority and instead of interpreting
the law would begin making law as an oligarchy the rule of few over
DID YOU KNOW? The very first Supreme
Court Justice, John Jay, said: "Americans should select and prefer Christians as
How, then, have we gotten to the point that
everything we have done almost 230 years in this country is now suddenly
wrong and unconstitutional?
Lets put it around the world and let
the world see and remember what this great country was built
Chamber, US House of Representatives
It is said that 86% of Americans believe in
God. Therefore,it is very hard to understand why there is such a mess about
having the Ten Commandments on display or "In God We Trust" on our money
and having God in the Pledge of Allegiance.
As long as I, as an average American, sit here
lamenting on the fact that judges and lawyers are chipping away at the
foundations of my country and just depend on email forwards to change things, I
am living in a dream world. Judges and lawyers need to hear from me personally.
I need to voice my displeasure with the power of the ACLU and that ilk. I need
to attend public forums where my Congressmen give me an opportunity to speak
with them personally, and use that forum to urge Congress to draft and pass laws
that will curtail the chipping.
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