Hat Tip: Rachel Maddow

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  1. #1 NewEnglandBob
    July 6, 2010

    Republicans continue to lie, obfuscate and dissemble while fucking over the majority of people.

  2. #2 Rich Wilson
    July 6, 2010

    Commerce between master and slave is despotism. Nothing is written more certainly in the book of faith than that these people are to be free.

    I just had that debate over at http://www.stoptheaclu.com/2010/06/29/atheist-billboard-in-charlotte-nc-vandalized/

    I’d just say if all the American slaves were Israelites, then yes, Deuteronomy 24:7 says their owners should be put to death. Other forms of slavery aren’t quite so clear however (Exodus 21)

  3. #3 Deen
    July 6, 2010

    No wonder the US government never gets anything done if representatives get to waste their time this way.

  4. #4 Equisetum
    July 6, 2010

    Is that a congressional session or a sermon?

    I can’t watch the whole thing. I need Rachel’s commentary and inevitable laughter as accompaniment, or I’ll lose my mind listening to this asshole.

  5. #5 GordonOKC
    July 6, 2010

    According to “Liars for Jesus” by Chris Rodda “Franklin made the following note at the end of his handwritten copy of his speech: ‘The convention except three or four persons, thought prayers unncessary.’”