Friday, December 07, 2007

PZ says it better than I did

"We are not in the forefront of civilized nations. As the Religious Right has risen ascendant, we have launched a pre-emptive, unjust war against Iraq; our government threatens another crusade against Iran; we have endorsed torture; we have compromised our own civil liberties; we have seen science belittled and diminished in favor of theocratic ideology; our educational system is being starved to death; the gulf between the rich and poor has steadily widened; and the selfishness of the wealthy has led to the erosion of our essential infrastructure. We have become a banana republic in mentality with the largest armory in the world."

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