A DANGEROUS PROPOSITION
The next time you get into a discussion about some politician or prominent clergyman making any suggestion or statement that lends itself to a further melding of church and state, you will have some ammunition to sling at anyone who agrees with the notion.
Thom Hartmann will give you this ammo:
Before you read his essay, though, take a peek at a page to which he links. It gives some graphic historical evidence of just what can happen when the bonds between church and state are obliterated.