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    Supreme Court

    Thinking about our Our Supreme Court
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    > > >Did you know...
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    > > >As you walk up the steps to the Capitol Building in Washington DC which
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    > > >houses the Supreme Court you can see near the top of the building a row
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    > > >the world's law givers and each one is facing an individual in the
    > >middle,
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    > > >who in turn is facing forward with a full frontal view - - it is Moses
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    > > >the Ten Commandments!
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    > > >As you enter the Supreme Court courtroom, each of the two huge oak
    doors
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    > > >have the Ten Commandments engraved on the lower portion of each door.
    As
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    > > >you sit inside the courtroom you will observe above where the Supreme
    > >Court
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    > > >judges sit, a display of the Ten Commandments!
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    > > >There are Bible verses etched in stone on many of the Federal Buildings
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    > > >Monuments throughout Washington, D.C..
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    > > >James Madison, the fourth president, known as "The Father of Our
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    > > >Constitution" made the following statement "We have staked the whole of
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    > > >our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for
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    > > >self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern
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    > > >ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the
    > >Ten
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    > > >Commandments of God."
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    > > >Patrick Henry, that patriot and Founding Father of our country said,
    "It
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    > > >cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation
    was
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    > > >founded not by religionists but by Christians, not on religions but on
    > >the
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    > > >Gospel of Jesus Christ".
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    > > >Every session of Congress begins with a prayer by a paid preacher whose
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    > > >salary has been paid by the taxpayers of the country since 1777.
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    > > >Fifty-two of the 55 founders of the Constitution were members of
    > >established
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    > > >orthodox churches in the colonies.
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    > > >Thomas Jefferson worried the Courts would overstep their authority and
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    > > >instead of interpreting the law would begin making law.
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    > > >How then, have we gotten to the point that everything we have done for
    > >200
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    > > >years in this country is now suddenly wrong and unconstitutional?
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    Another Great Post on how oddly sqewed things are


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    The supreme court does not meet in the Capitol Building, it meets ,in the aptly named, Supreme Court Building.


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