How many patriotic Americans, proudly singing “God Bless America,” know that the song was written by a man who did not believe in God? Or that it was intended as an anti-war anthem?
Given that America is a Christian nation founded solely on Judeo-Christian principles (a false claim that Christians would have you believe), U.S. presidents have always ended their State of the Union speeches with “God bless America,” right? Wrong. As noted by Robert Schlesinger, opinion editor of U.S. News and World Report (and son of historian […]