You don’t REALLY believe this was originally a Christian nation, do you? This is a post I wrote back in May 2012…

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A lot of Christian’s are under the mistaken belief that our nation was founded by men who were Christians (versus (c)hristians), and that the principles were based upon Christianity.  There is a difference between Christ and Deity, and that difference is crucial to understanding what the motivations were of the founding fathers.

In a Treaty of Peace and Friendship, signed at Tripoli November 4, 1796 (3 Ramada I, A. H. 1211), and at Algiers January 3, 1797 (4 Rajab, A. H.1211) which was ratified by the United States June 10, 1797 (21 years after our “Independence Day”), we can see written the following statement:

ARTICLE 11.
As the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion,(my emphasis) ­as it has in itself no character of enmity
against the laws, religion or tranquility of Musselmen,­and as the said States never have entered…

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