The recent kerfuffle being instigated by Roy Speckhardt and the American Humanist Association, the ACLU, and the Freedom From Religion Foundation against Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad for his April proclamation supporting a Bible-reading marathon deserves some attention.
My husband and I live on a farm outside of Shenandoah that is within the Shenandoah School District and I volunteer at a Pregnancy Center to help provide the basic needs of mothers and fathers (who often have unplanned pregnancies), as well as contribute my time to help with local parochial, social justice, and religious arts organizations.
Thanks to Mr. Ackley for pointing out the problem of federal expenditures exceeding its revenue. However, he did what many people, including professional commentators on national news broadcasts, do – he confused “deficit” with “debt.”