It has to make you wonder what the powers that be are worried about when it comes to Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn who has announced is candidacy for President.
Why else would The Republic and CBS News be suddenly “revealing” that Scientology was promoting National Sales Tax back in the 1990s.
Wow, what a secret! It was only the subject of a half dozen issues of Freedom Magazines in the late 80s and early 90s.
And of course “journalist” Bruce Bartlett, couldn’t resist trying to trash Scientology as the entire first paragraph of the piece, by denigrating so-called beliefs of the Church.
To put it in the proper perspective, despite GW Bush’s near record-breaking lack of popular support, you will never see an article that says “President Bush, a Fundamentalist Christian, whose adherents actually believe a virgin gave birth to a kid whose parent was God, and that the child grew up to believe he could walk on water, cure lepers and “transform” a single loaf of bread and one fish into a feast for the multitudes, signed a law today authorizing….”
It’s a shame today’s media is so unwilling to coexist more amicably with it’s fellow first amendment right — freedom of religion.