Rick Santorum spoke at a prayer gathering this past weekend and made one of the most bizarre statements I’ve ever heard about the founding fathers and religion. He actually claims that when the Declaration of Independence says that we have an unalienable right to the pursuit of happiness, they only meant that we have the right to do God’s will.
And when they said pursuit of happiness, go back and read the dictionary definition of happiness in the time of our founders. What will you find? You will find that our founders understood as the people of that time did that true happiness comes from doing what you ought to do, doing what God has called you to do, and that’s what they meant — to use the freedom God has given you to do what you ought to do, to pursue God’s will.
And black is white. Up is down. Peace is war.
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