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5 Reasons America Is Not -- And Has Never Been -- a Christian Nation

5 Reasons America Is Not -- And Has Never Been -- a Christian Nation

5 Reasons America Is Not -- And Has Never Been -- a Christian Nation

By Rob Boston

June 25, 2012 "Information Clearing House" -- "The United States is a Christian nation.” If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard this statement at a religious Right meeting or in the media, I wouldn’t be rich—but I’d probably have enough to buy a really cool iPad. The assertion is widely believed by followers of the religious Right and often repeated—and, too often, it seeps into the beliefs of the rest of the population as well. But like other myths that are widely accepted (you use only 10 percent of your brain, vitamin C helps you get over a cold, and the like), it lacks a factual basis.

Your Tax Dollars at War   : Information Clearing House

Your Tax Dollars at War   : Information Clearing House
Your Tax Dollars at War

"The most enormous war machine the world has ever known"

US radio host Dennis Bernstein and investigative reporter Dave Lindorff illustrate just how much US tax money goes towards the country's war chest

"People have to realize that 53 cents of every dollar that they are paying into taxes is going to the military to an astonishing figure there is an enormous, enormous amount of money being blown on war an killing and destruction."......