On MARCH 15, 1984, the Senate voted down voluntary prayer in public schools. "I am deeply disappointed that, although
a majority of the Senate voted for it, the school prayer amendment fell short." On September 25, 1982, Ronald Reagan said:
"Unfortunately, in the last two decades we've experienced an onslaught of such twisted logic that if Alice were visiting America,
she might think she'd never left Wonderland. We're told that it somehow violates the rights of others to permit students in
school who desire to pray to do so. Clearly this infringes on the freedom of those
who choose to pray, the freedom taken for granted since the time of our Founding Fathers." Reagan continued:
"To prevent those who believe in God from expressing their faith is an outrage...The
relentless drive to eliminate God from our schools...should be stopped." Ronald Reagan said February
25, 1984: "Sometimes I can't help but feel the First Amendment is being turned on its head." Reagan told the Alabama Legislature,
March 15, 1982: "The First Amendment was not written to protect the people of this
country from religious values; it was written to protect religious values from government tyranny."
In the book, Obama acknowledges that he used cocaine as a high school student but rejected heroin. "Pot had helped, and
booze; maybe a little blow(a slang word for cocaine) when you could afford it. Not smack(a
slang word for heroine), though," he says.
In an interview during his Senate race two years ago, Obama said he admitted using drugs because he thought it was important
for "young people who are already in circumstances that are far more difficult than mine to know that you can make mistakes
and still recover.
As one who has never ever thank God been able to afford it, I can only say,
" throw the bum out of the senate. It says right on the senator application, have you ever used narcotics? How did he