Bush's References to God Defended by Speechwriter (washingtonpost.com)
My problem, per se, is not with faith in the White House, or faith in the halls of Congress, or faith at all. My problem is with the co-opting of the language of faith, hi-jacking faith to do the business of, well, business.
The unnecessary national dependence on oil (and consequently on foreign oil), the need to prop up or create middle-eastern oil producing nations to serve that dependence, the indebtedness to special interests, the outsourcing of jobs, the curtailment of civil liberties, and--of course--the hostility to Gays, Lesbians, war dissenters, and anything "un-American;" all of this is defended, rationalized, and perpetuated using the language of faith.
What would Jesus do indeed?