Comment: Ron Paul didn't wear his religion on his sleeve

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Ron Paul didn't wear his religion on his sleeve

When asked about his religion, he would talk about it. Otherwise, it was a personal matter. He almost never brought the subject up on his own...unlike Santorum and Romney.

Ron Paul also almost never justified a political position by quoting chaper and verse from the Bible. To the extent that he used the Bible, he quoted the Golden Rule.

Two hundred years ago, the Founders were careful to keep the subject of God out of the Constitution. The reason was that government is an imperfect, human-created, institution. If governments were divinely created, then they would be perfect. The Founders wanted to be sure that people understood that God was not responsible for any conflicts or messes that resulted from politics.

As a side-note: that is why there were religious leaders and entire churches that opposed the use of the words "In God We Trust" on money. Love of money is the root of all evil, says the Bible, so it is inappropriate to put His name on a dirty thing like money.

Unless you want to wear your religion on your sleeve for all the world to see. I believe there are Bible passages that deal with that...