If allowing churches to engage in partisan political activity is such a good idea, then it deserves an open debate. Instead, its backers "...hope to do this by inserting a provision into a bill that is already before a House-Senate conference committee - thus avoiding public debate or votes in either body."
There's a great fear that if it were subject to serious public debate it would be embarrassing to them, and there's a good chance it would lose.
Other apparently non-taxable entities with considerable clout are corporations, and their tax payments have fallen dramatically since GWB took office. What a surprise, huh?Posted by Linkmeister at September 23, 2004 11:18 AM