Encore quote of the moment: George Washington on religious freedom (via Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub)

This is my first time trying a new WordPress “re-blogging” feature; but it’s also a great post, with great relevance to things happening on this blog — in particular, a post that I’ll be posting soon on a GOP candidate for Delaware’s Congressional seat who’s said that “separation of Church and State” is an idea that comes from … Hitler !!! (I think there’s a YouTube on that … stand by for the post.)

Encore quote of the moment:  George Washington on religious freedom August 17, 1790, found U.S. President George Washington traveling the country, in Newport, Rhode Island. Washington met with “the Hebrew Congregation” (Jewish group), and congregation leader (Rabbi?) Moses Seixas presented Washington with an address extolling Washington’s virtues, and the virtues of the new nation. Seixas noted past persecutions of Jews, and signalled a hopeful note: Deprived as we heretofore have been of the invaluable rights of … Read More

via Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub

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