Sunday, October 12, 2008

Separation of Church and State?

"As governor, Palin at times bonds church and state" By GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press Writer:
WASILLA, Alaska - The camera closes in on Sarah Palin speaking to young missionaries, vowing from the pulpit to do her part to implement God's will from the governor's office.

What she didn't tell worshippers gathered at theWasilla Assembly of God church in her hometown was that her appearance that day came courtesy of Alaskan taxpayers, who picked up the $639.50 tab for her airplane tickets and per diem fees. . . .
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2 comments:

FranIAm said...

Disturbing beyond imagining... I can't even speak I feel so angry.

klady said...

Me, too. I'm afraid I haven't hit rock bottom yet in the anger department. I haven't been able to let it all go yet, but I take my hat off to Sharon at Seeking Spirit who has decided to take a break from it all. I'm just... well, I cannot rest knowing how much water is flowing under the dam, so to speak, about what happens if people do not stand up and take notice. But how to take notice without being consumed by anger -- that's the challenge for me, at least.