Comment: Maeve -- I agree 100% with your first paragraph

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Maeve -- I agree 100% with your first paragraph

It took however nearly 100 years (after 1790 convention) to establish a "truly" (and even then it was never "truly") secular centralized gov't.

A gov't that bows to unionized voting gangs is no better than one that is bullied by organized religion.

What made America free from the evils of European religious subjugation was the utter dependence on "civility" far far removed from the comforts and regiments of a millennial old AND the freedom from foreign invasion (those two huge oceans have granted us more freedom then guns and butter).