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    The Dumbing Down Of Political Discourse

    Introduction In 1789, George Washington delivered his inaugural address, a seminal moment in American history. This speech, rich in its language and depth, marked not only the commencement of Washington’s presidency but also symbolized the birth of the United States as a sovereign nation. Over two centuries later, the art of presidential oratory has undeniably evolved, adapting to the changing tides of time and society. As an observer of this evolution, one cannot help but notice a significant shift in the complexity and depth of presidential speeches. This observation leads us to an intriguing inquiry: has there been an intentional dumbing down of political discourse in the United States, especially…

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    Excessive Religiosity In America Is A Threat To The Separation Of Church And State

    We establish no religion in this country, we command no worship, we mandate no belief. Nor will we ever. Church and state are, and must remain, separate. All are free to believe or not believe, all are free to practice a faith or not, and those who believe are free and should be free, to speak of and act on their belief. At the same time as our constitution prohibits state religion, establishment of it protects the free exercise of all religions. And walking this fine line requires government to be strictly neutral. Ronald Reagan Religious freedom in America has allowed the nation to become one of the most religiously…