Friday, February 24, 2017
Pat Buchanan: Is Secession a Solution to Cultural War?
At VDare by Pat Buchanan --
Let California be California; let red state America be red state America.
As the culture war is about irreconcilable beliefs about God and man, right and wrong, good and evil, and is at root a religious war, it will be with us so long as men are free to act on their beliefs.
Yet, given the divisions among us, deeper and wider than ever, it is an open question as to how, and how long, we will endure as one people.
After World War II, our judicial dictatorship began a purge of public manifestations of the “Christian nation” that Harry Truman said we were.
In 2009, Barack Obama retorted, “We do not consider ourselves to be a Christian nation.”[The President’s News Conference With President Abdullah Gul of Turkey in Ankara, Turkey, April 6, 2009] Secularism had been enthroned as our established religion, with only the most feeble of protests.