Re: Before you begin reading...
In fact, isn't it also true this applied to all the amendments in the original "Bill of Rights?" It's my understanding that the application of the restrictions in the "Bill of Rights" to the states didn't begin until the 1920s with the "Gitlow" case which involved a freedom of speech issue.
Incidentally, I just ordered this book, along with Deep Economy
, so I do expect to participate in the discussion. I'm going to be away from my desk for about a week or so. By then the book should have arrived, and I'll get started reading it.
"Godlessness is not about denying the existence of nonsensical beings. It is the starting point for living life without them."
Godless in America by George A. Ricker