Religion is ruining this country. There, I said it.
For a deeper understanding of my motivation for saying so, check out the motherfucking Pledge Protection Act the House assholes just passed.
For a very insighful explanation of why this act is so very very bad, written in a scholarly and non-so-angry-I-can-hardly-type-anything-but-fuck way:
The Lunacy of the Pledge Protection Act