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My Take: Culture war overtakes budget battle
An antiabortion ran in several publications on Thursday.
April 8th, 2011
09:15 AM ET

My Take: Culture war overtakes budget battle

Editor's Note: Stephen Prothero, a Boston University religion scholar and author of "God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World," is a regular CNN Belief Blog contributor.

By Stephen Prothero, Special to CNN

Anyone who still believes that the Tea Party is about economics is not paying attention to what Tea Party partisans are drinking.

When it comes to money, the difference between the budgets that Democrats and Republicans want are miniscule - a few billion or so in a budget that will eventually come in at roughly $3.8 trillion. So why is this tiny difference worth shutting down the government? Because this game of chicken is not about money.

The old Religious Right put its cultural agenda front and center. It staked its identity on resisting the sexual libertinism of the 1960s. So it opposed abortion and homosexuality and stem-cell research.

Tea Party partisans have the same cultural agenda, but this incarnation of the Religious Right proceeds by stealth, in this case with riders to a budget bill - riders they know no Democratic president or Senate can ever accept.

So the current stalemate isn’t about the money. It’s about the determination of Republicans to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, National Public Radio and the Environmental Protection Agency - efforts that have absolutely nothing to do with the deficit.

Of all these hot button issues, the hottest concerns Planned Parenthood, a network of approximately 800 women’s health centers.  Some of these centers (fewer than half) offer abortion services, but none actually uses federal funds to perform abortions, since using those funds for that purpose is already illegal.

All told, Planned Parenthood receives $330 million annually from the federal government. Assuming a budget of $3.8 trillion, cutting Planned Parenthood loose would reduce the federal budget by a whopping .0087%. To put that figure in perspective, A proportionate cut in the annual budget of the median American household would save each family a whopping 45 cents per year.

So we are not talking real money here. The ad that ran yesterday in Politico, Roll Call, The Hill and other publications calling for the "privatization" of Planned Parenthood and attacking its founder Margaret Sanger has nothing to do with money. It has everything to do with an effort to revive the culture wars - to return to the bedroom politics of the old Religious Right.

I have no objection to cutting the budget. I am not sure this is the time to do it, given how precarious the economy is. And I do find it hard to take budget cutters seriously when they refuse to consider raising revenues, since when my household budget comes under strain I always try both to cut back on spending and to find a little more income.

But that is not my complaint here. My complaint is that the people the American people have sent to the Capitol to pass a budget are not focusing on that task. They are not following the money to be budgeted for 2011. They are following a script written by social conservatives in the early 1980s.

As the Bible says, there is a time and a place for everything: "For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven" (Ecclesiastes 3:1).

Regardless of what you think about the abortion question, you have to admit that this is not the time to revisit that question. It is not the time to debate Planned Parenthood. And it is not the time for an 11th-hour effort to prohibit the District of Columbia from using Medicaid funds to pay for abortions—something all states are permitted to do.

So please don't tell me that the Tea Party is focused like a laser beam on lowering taxes and cutting the budget. And if the government shuts down tonight, please don’t tell me it’s about the money. It’s not the economy, stupid.

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Stephen Prothero.

- CNN Belief Blog contributor

Filed under: Abortion • Culture wars • Economy • Opinion • Politics • Tea Party • United States

soundoff (274 Responses)
  1. Aileen Pey

    What Steve doesn't get in this biased assessment of who is involved in cutting the budget is that its a game played by both sides and its about government waste. Will the Planned paretnhood support be eliiminated when and if the the heallth care reform kicks in? Unlikely. It will just join the ranks of hundreds of duplicate programs and ineffiiciencies that waste tens of billions.. You want to see the bias of liberals? Let summon push for $300 million support for Frankilin Graham to feed starving children because they would be afraid that he might share his religion with them. They'd do a 180 and claim that the funds despite any mechanisms would end up supporting religion .

    April 9, 2011 at 8:13 am |
  2. Reality

    http://pagingdrgupta.blogs.cnn.com/2011/02/20/yes-oral-se-x-is-se-x-and-it-can-boost-cancer-risk/?npt=NP1 (remove the hyphens in se-x if want to access the reference)

    "Yes, oral se-x is se-x, and it can boost cancer risk-

    Here's a crucial message for teens: Oral se-x carries many of the same risks as va-ginal se-x, including human papilloma virus, or HPV. And HPV may now be overtaking tobacco as the leading cause of oral cancers in America in people under age 50.

    "Adolescents don’t think oral se-x is something to worry about," said Bonnie Halpern-Felsher professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. "They view it as a way to have intimacy without having 'se-x.'"

    Obviously, prom-iscuous couples, Planned Parenthood, parents and educational system have failed miserably on many fronts.

    April 9, 2011 at 8:11 am |
    • Stand back o ye of stupid faith

      Yes, just like your parents failed by having YOU.

      April 9, 2011 at 10:15 am |
    • HotAirAce

      Planned Parenthood has probably done better than believers in preventing abortion. If believers adhered to their stated values, abortions would be significantly decreased. And we shouldn't forget that a likely big reason there's a need for planned parenthood is that parents and the educational system do a lousy job of educating children in this area. If parents and schools did a better job, or in some/many cases schools were allowed to even teach in this area, the need for Planned Parent hood would decrease significantly. But let's continue to blame the symptom and not the cause.

      April 9, 2011 at 11:32 pm |
  3. Jerry G

    I agree with your article. This budget mess is nothing more than a war on the lower income people of our nation. Every country does it. You have a large deficit, blame those not from your country first. After you have used that up, blame the lower income folks. You are poor and it cost us way to much to keep your kids while you work, cost us too much money to provide you with a health clinic, cost us too much money to make sure your low wages are supplemented with food stamps or rent vouchers. Those with the most are the first to condemn and take from those with less. Whether you believe in God or not ,( I do) this is a moral issue that should concern all.

    April 9, 2011 at 8:01 am |
  4. joe wilson

    this stephen guy is a total retard. plain and simple. obviously a facked up socialist that sucks the teet of government. i'm perfectly fine watching the bottom 99% of society wallow in their filth. as long as they keep showing up to work in the morning i don't give a deyum what they whine about.
    he is a fetus eater.

    April 9, 2011 at 3:44 am |
  5. joe wilson

    this stephen guy is a total retard. plain and simple. obviously a facked up socialist that sucks the teet of government. i'm perfectly fine watching the bottom 99% of society wallow in their filth. as long as they keep showing up to work in the morning i don't give a deyum what they whine about.
    that man is a bad man.

    April 9, 2011 at 3:43 am |
  6. joe wilson

    this stephen guy is a total retard. plain and simple. obviously a facked up socialist that sucks the teet of government. i'm perfectly fine watching the bottom 99% of society wallow in their filth. as long as they keep showing up to work in the morning i don't give a deyum what they whine about. how horrible.

    April 9, 2011 at 3:43 am |
  7. joe wilson

    this stephen guy is a total retard. plain and simple. obviously a facked up socialist that sucks the teet of government. i'm perfectly fine watching the bottom 99% of society wallow in their filth. as long as they keep showing up to work in the morning i don't give a deyum what they whine about. good grief.

    April 9, 2011 at 1:29 am |
  8. joe wilson

    this stephen guy is a total retard. plain and simple. obviously a facked up socialist that sucks the teet of government. i'm perfectly fine watching the bottom 99% of society wallow in their filth. as long as they keep showing up to work in the morning i don't give a deyum what they whine about. this is garbage.

    April 9, 2011 at 1:24 am |
  9. HotAirAce

    Once again, if the right wing and/or believers really wanted to do something about abortion, their cult's members would adhere to their stated values – no law changes required. Merely doing what they seem to want everyone to do would reduce abortions by 70%. Why aren't believer's faith and conviction strong enough to decrease abortion by 70%? Any chance it is because your beliefs are bullish!t and you are a bunch of hypocrites?

    April 9, 2011 at 12:58 am |
    • HeavenSent

      HotAir, blame it on those behind the scenes that yank the power over those that run the media blinded by the sins of pride, greed, envy, not to mention hate Jesus.

      Amen.

      April 9, 2011 at 9:24 am |
    • Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son

      Way to deflect, HS. How dishonest you are.

      April 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm |
    • HotAirAce

      @HeavenScent

      So, "those behind the scenes" with no personal relationship with your cult's members have more power over them than your god and saviour who supposedly does? Seems to me you or your religion is full of sh!t, or both are -! probably the latter.

      April 9, 2011 at 11:23 pm |
  10. jmb2fly

    Mr. Prothero, you failed to mention the fact that Planned Parenthood has been caught helping pimps break the law with underage girls brought illegally into the country. The evidence is considerable that the problems are not isolated incidents.......And you like them so much why? And where do we start cutting spending? In my household, every little bit counts Mr. Prothero!

    April 9, 2011 at 12:00 am |
    • Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son

      Gee, so ANY program where there are elements of wrongdoing should be cut from the budget? Hmmmm. Let's see, maybe we should start by cutting defense spending, since some of our service members were caught murdering civilians and posing for photos with their mutilated corpses? How's that strike you?

      April 9, 2011 at 2:08 pm |
  11. Graty Slapchop

    Bet you didn't know Margaret Sanger was a Democrat. 🙂

    April 8, 2011 at 11:42 pm |
    • Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son

      Bet you didn't know I couldn't care less what she was. I don't care that Wagner and Carl Orff were anti-semitic, either. I still listen to their music and enjoy it thoroughly.

      April 9, 2011 at 2:00 pm |
  12. HR

    Keep Planned Parenthood out of my pocket book! I oppose abortion. So where is MY CHOICE when it comes to funding abortion through Planned Parenthood?

    April 8, 2011 at 11:38 pm |
    • anon

      1. funds appropriated to planned parenthood are not used for abortion – that is illegal
      2. you don't have a choice... I thought the Iraq war was immoral, yet my tax dollars still went towards it... sucks, doesn't it?

      April 9, 2011 at 12:39 am |
    • jamyang

      HR, you do have a choice. You can vote for whomever you choose and hope they will represent your views. But in America, where hardly anyone agrees about anything, the elected representative has to make choices for us, and they won't always be what you want. That is called the Republic of the United States. That is how it works.

      April 9, 2011 at 8:58 am |
    • Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son

      I don't want to pay for your child's education, HR. Why should I have to? If I don't own a car, why should I pay taxes that go toward the building and maintenance of highways?

      You bozo, figure it out. You don't get a line-item veto. You don't get to decide where or how your taxes are spent, only who gets elected to make those decisions. Go back and repeat civics class, and this time, try to remain conscious. Idiot.

      April 9, 2011 at 1:58 pm |
  13. Reality

    Apparently, an agreement was reached tonight. Hopefully, the agreement included the following:

    Suggestions on how to reduce the budget deficit (all suggestions are welcomed and make sure you forward yours to your congressional representatives)

    1. An added two dollar health insurance tax (or higher) on a pack of cigarettes. Ditto taxes on alcoholic beverages, the higher the alcohol content, the higher the tax. Ditto for any product shown to be unhealthy (e.g. guns, high caloric/fatty foods??)

    2. Physicals akin to those required for life insurance- the overly obese will pay signficantly more Medicare and universal health insurance (unless the obesity is caused by a medical condition).

    3. No universal health care coverage for drivers driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or using cell phones while driving.

    4. No universal health coverage for drug addicts or for those having self-inflicted STDs.

    5. No universal health coverage for abortions unless the life of the mother is at significant risk and judged to be so by at least two doctors.

    6. No universal health coverage for euthanasia.

    7. No foreign aid given to countries who abort females simply because they are female.

    8. No more foreign aid for Israel or Egypt. Israeli banks have over a trillion dollars in assets and Egypt will probably end up an Islamic theocracy.

    9. Start taxing all non-profit groups to include the Republican, Democratic and Tea Parties. Many non-profits are simply fronts for the "non-profit" managers'/president's stock and bond portfolios e.g. the ACLU has an investment portfolio of over $250 million. Capital gains, dividends and interest on these portfolios should be taxed.

    April 8, 2011 at 11:34 pm |
    • Mark from Middle River

      Don't worry Reality, I am sure they will have money in it for your klan robe dry cleaning.

      April 9, 2011 at 8:08 am |
    • UncleM

      And starting taxing churches

      April 9, 2011 at 8:30 am |
    • HeavenSent

      Reality, I accidentally hit the abuse button on your post. I meant to hit the reply button.

      My answer is, cut government work week by 1/3 at first, then eventually to 1/2 while alternating shifts. This way, government employees still make money, can pay their bills, but have less hours to work. Government has been top heavy for too long, and they know it. Raising taxes is killing the tax payers. This is the only way we get out of the circle of greed that this country has been blinded with for too many years now. Time that everyone tighten their belts.

      Amen.

      April 9, 2011 at 9:18 am |
    • Stand back o ye of stupid faith

      Who the F is going to have a "self-inflicted STD"? And why would you withhold health insurance from anybody?

      Drug addiction is a health issue, as are STDs, euthanasia, abortion, and quite a few other things you appear to view as non-health issues.
      Why are you so against what people do with their own bodies? And why would you deny people health coverage as some sort of "punitive" measure if you weren't some sort of Catholic sadist?
      You prefer people to be born into as much suffering as possible, don't you? Catholic POS. You deserve euthanasia if anyone does. You want to invade other people? Then we all get to invade YOU. I find you guilty and sentence you to death.
      How does that grab your socks? I will take what YOU do and turn it on YOU and see how YOU like it, since you seem completely unable to have any sympathy or empathy with your fellow human beings.
      Catholic POS.

      April 9, 2011 at 10:13 am |
    • Reality

      From the Gutt-macher Inst-itute:

      FIRST-YEAR CON-TRACEPTIVE FAILURE RATES

      Percentage of women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy

      Method........... Typical

      Pill (combined) 8.7

      Tubal ste-rilization 0.7

      Male con-dom 17.4

      Vase-ctomy 0.2

      Periodic abstinence 25.3

      Calendar 9.0

      Ovu-lation Method 3.0

      Sympto-thermal 2.0

      Post-ovulation 1.0

      No method 85.0"

      (Abstinence) 0

      (Mastu-rbation) 0

      The failure of the Pill as noted above results in one million unplanned pregnancies every year because women basically fail to take it once a day as prescribed. Is there a literacy problem that Planned Parenthood fails to recognize?

      The failure of the male con-dom results in another one million unplanned pregnancies every year basically because many men, as per Gutt-macher, fail to use them even though they have them in their pockets or billfolds. Maybe we should have Planned Parenthood in our bedrooms to ensure proper use of their condoms?

      Said failure to use con-doms also results in what would call self-inflicted S-TDs.

      Then there are these additional facts:

      from the CDC-2006

      "Se-xually transmitted diseases (S-TDs) remain a major public health challenge in the United States. While substantial progress has been made in preventing, diagnosing, and treating certain S-TDs in recent years, CDC estimates that approximately 19 million new infections occur each year, almost half of them among young people ages 15 to 24.1 In addition to the physical and psychological consequences of S-TDs, these diseases also exact a tremendous economic toll. Direct medical costs as-sociated with S-TDs in the United States are estimated at up to $14.7 billion annually in 2006 dollars."

      Conclusion: currently, a perfect birth control/disease-prevention barrier system does not exist. Time to develop one. In the meantime, mono-mas-turbation or mutual mas-turbation for heterose-xuals are highly recommended for those at risk. Abstinence is the another best-solution but obviously the se-x drive typically vitiates this option although being biological would it not be able to develop a drug to temporarily eliminate said drive?-------

      April 9, 2011 at 12:41 pm |
  14. Stand back o ye of stupid faith

    Keep your God-cursed religion out of my GOVERNMENT!
    If I was going postal, the first ones in line would be the religious right-wing fascists who are all about telling me what I can and can't do with MY OWN BODY!!!!
    You want violence? You want to take away my rights because of your religious beliefs? Then you deserve no rights, not even the right to live. You want to mess with me, you're gonna need a bigger stick. This is MY BODY.

    April 8, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
    • Reality

      Stand back o ye of stupid faith,

      What about that other heart-beating body you created? Does said body have less rights than the plants, animals and bugs on the endangered species' lists?

      April 8, 2011 at 11:41 pm |
    • HS1969

      Sieg Heil! If you're hunting fascists, start by looking in the mirror.

      April 8, 2011 at 11:45 pm |
    • Kay

      Abortion is a money making industry and many in the medical profession know the real truth. Ask yourself if you think the people, who are profiting millions of dollars from this procedure, would like to see it declared illegal? Of COURSE they wouldn’t! For it to be declared illegal would cramp some people’s style – it would put some people out of business – their livelihoods would be gone. You do the math… how many abortions are performed in this country and what is the cost for each abortion? It is a HUGE industry. Too many large corporations have too much interest vested in seeing that abortion continues.

      It is ironic to me how organizations such as Planned Parenthood, which wouldn’t even exist if it weren’t for the abortion industry, stand up and pontificate about how women would be hurt, they talk about abortions with dirty hangers in dark alleys as though they really cared about these women. They do not care about anything except the money. I would be very interested to see how many would still be willing to participate in the bloodbath if we removed the “incentive” from the industry – making it illegal to money to exchange hands for the “service” OR to profit ANYTHING from it. Maybe the real truth would come out then.

      I want you to think about Enron, and other corporations like them, and individuals like Bernie Madoff, who have schemed and lied and manipulated and ruined the lives of those who trusted them. That is HUMAN NATURE. Don’t allow yourself to be deluded for one second into thinking that those making a living off of killing unborn children are any different. Like anyone who wants to hold onto something at all costs, they have schemed and lied and manipulated… and they will continue to do so to preserve their own way of life.

      Who has more to lose or more to gain from abortion being kept legal or being declared illegal? If abortion were to be declared illegal today, what would the “right-wingers” gain? Another law? Oh, goody, goody… and what would it profit ‘conservatives’? How would that put money in their pockets? NOW, what about those profiting from abortions? What would they lose? Millions and millions and millions of dollars. Hmmmm… okay, so the liberals would have you believe that I, and others like me, just want to control your body – all the while, they are just raking in the profits while they’re assuring you of how much they care about your rights? I’m sure that these people are just impartial, paragons of virtue with your best interests at heart. Please… do you really buy that garbage once you think about it??? It is ridiculous. But, like any lie, it has been repeated so long and so often that an entire generation of women simply accept it as the truth.

      Why don’t we try a dose of the real truth? The truth is this – I, and people like me could really care less about “controlling” your body or anyone else’s body. REALLY. We have enough going on in our own lives, our own stresses, trials and issues. However, we aren’t going to turn a blind eye to people murdering babies – no matter whose babies they are.

      April 9, 2011 at 2:02 am |
    • HeavenSent

      That's the thing with you non-believers. You truly believe life on earth is all there is, therefore, no hereafter with no eternity for any of you. You do this to yourselves. Jesus just obliges you of your wishes because you never loved Him nor read or comprehended His letter (the Bible) he wrote to all of us. Your egos are your downfall as was in the beginning with the sin of pride that blinded satan, so will continue to the end to blind those that follow him.

      Amen.

      April 9, 2011 at 9:04 am |
    • Stand back o ye of stupid faith

      Reality: "What about that other heart-beating body you created? Does said body have less rights than the plants, animals and bugs on the endangered species' lists?"
      ***
      What the hell are you talking about?????? Who said I created some "heart-beating body"? I sure didn't.
      And why are you talking like I'm some sort of PETA psycho? I'm not.

      I think you are suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia. Your posts are getting pretty strange.
      Women lose eggs and men lose sperm all the time. Do you think these things are already separate human lives or something?
      You don't appear to understand what life is and how it works. Your awareness is stunted and I don't know how to help you get past that. Maybe you should see a doctor or just quit trying to justify VIOLATING MY PRIVACY AND RIGHTS TO SELF-DETERMINATION like the crazy you are.
      And that goes for your little friends, too. Stay the hell out of my life and my government. Religion has no place here or there.

      April 9, 2011 at 9:42 am |
  15. prayfast2

    I am appalled at the audacity of the this proposed shutdown with the members of the Tea Party standing with signs shut it down. How is the budget ever going the funded with thousannaires trying to foot the bill for this country when billionaires, and millionaires basically have the protection of never having to pay their fair share of taxes.

    The reason why there is a deficit now is not because of the services being funded by the gov't it is because of the greed, of the mega companies and mega millionaires who bleed this country dry. The oil companies are basically exempt 5 years of them paying their taxes would put a major plug in the bucket. Stopping the tax breaks for the rich would put another big plug.

    I have to pay my taxes let everyone pay according to their income not their ability to avoid paying

    April 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm |
  16. Adeline

    This is Morality War, not Culture War.

    April 8, 2011 at 10:16 pm |
    • jamyang

      Sorry Adeline, it is most decidedly not a morality war. We might all agree that abortion is morally wrong, or we may not. Or we may agree that it is morally wrong but don't intend to prevent people from making immoral choices. The law already prohibits use of Federal funds to perform abortions, so it is not your taxes. You nor I have the right to impose our moral standards on others. I could believe this argument if the antiabortionists took a similarly moral stance against childhood povery and sickness, which they appear not to do. I don't see any preachers assassinating parents who don't feed their kids, like I see them assassinating abortion doctors.

      April 9, 2011 at 8:51 am |
  17. prayfast2

    I have to pay my taxes and a large percent about 28% . Why should the man who own the neighbor grocery pay and not the man who owns a world grocery.

    April 8, 2011 at 10:06 pm |
  18. Henry Miller

    "I have no objection to cutting the budget. I am not sure this is the time to do it, given how precarious the economy is."

    That's a little like saying, "We've got $1.98 left in the chequeing account, but I'm not sure now is the time to stop spending."

    "And I do find it hard to take budget cutters seriously when they refuse to consider raising revenues, since when my household budget comes under strain I always try both to cut back on spending and to find a little more income."

    Raise revenues how? 64% of American voters think they're already over-taxed, and considering the monumental inequity that almost half of all Americans pay no federal taxes at all while 5% of all Americans pay 90% of all the federal individual incomes tax paid, they're absolutely right.

    America has become a nation composed of a vast number of freeloaders and a far smaller number of victims of the greed of those freeloaders.

    But, yes, there is a culture war going on–between those who think it's okay to rob the small minority of Peters in order to hand out freebies to a bunch of freeloading Pauls.

    April 8, 2011 at 10:06 pm |
    • Tony Cheval

      If you can't see the inherent contradiction in your post, I can't help you.

      April 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm |
    • jamyang

      "Raise revenues how? 64% of American voters think they're already over-taxed, and considering the monumental inequity that almost half of all Americans pay no federal taxes at all "

      If almost half pay no federal taxes, then how can they think they are overtaxed?? Illogical.

      Nobody likes abortion. We tolerate it and wish people made better choices. We don't shut down government over it.

      We need to keep religious out of government at all levels. There are many religions and they don't all agree. In the US system, the rights of minorities are protected, even if we don't like them.

      April 9, 2011 at 8:45 am |
  19. Kayt

    I know that abortion is a problem. I know not everyone agrees on it. But with the few babies you save by shutting down planned parenthood (of course not making abortion illegal and thus still available to those who can get it from their gyno), you kill tons of others who cannot get tested for cervical cancer or will contract HIV because they couldn't get free condoms or their partner unable to get tested for STDs. You save a couple unborn babies, and kill a bunch more already living. Is that really any better?

    April 8, 2011 at 10:05 pm |
  20. Nppa1234

    Also please no details religion is a gov't and is to be separate. Do you understand why we have a separation of church and state. You are allowed to practice it just not allowed a say.

    April 8, 2011 at 10:05 pm |
    • HS1969

      >>a separation of church and state. You are allowed to practice it just not allowed a say.<<

      One of the greatist misconceptions going. An oak tree born from an acorn that has NOTHING to do with having "not allowed a say."
      Try pointing us to where the "seperation of church and state" is explained, betcha can't do it.

      April 8, 2011 at 11:41 pm |
    • Adeline

      America's separation of state and church is becoming separation of state and conscience. Or separation of state and morality.

      April 9, 2011 at 2:46 am |
    • Some sources

      S1969, here are some excellent sources by Founding Fathers on the matter of the separation of church and state.

      James Madison, principal author of the U. S. Const itution, drafted the first ten amendments of the Bill of Rights: http://candst.tripod.com/tnppage/qmadison.htm

      Thomas Jefferson, principal author of the Declaration of Independance, third president of the United States:
      http://www.vahistorical.org/sva2003/vsrf.htm
      http://www.usconst itution.net/jeffwall.html You must take out the space in const itution on this link

      April 9, 2011 at 7:37 pm |
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