Today, inBaltimore, Maryland.
I thank very much Greg Carpenter, a former prisoner who is now a mentor, a leader in this program. And he’s — I appreciate his heart.
Where Did They Get That Idea?
There was the notion that somehow that there needed to be a clear separation of church and state, and therefore, we shouldn’t be using taxpayers’ money to help programs that were helping to meet important national goals.
When We Begin The Work
When we begin the work we didn’t settle for just opening an office in the White House; we opened 11 offices for faith-based and community initiatives throughout the federal government.
Those Distribute The Money
But most of the money — or all the money, for that matter — is appropriated to different Cabinet officers and their secretariats, and then those distribute the money.
Forgot The Main Tenet
That’s, after all, one of the key tenets of faith: Love a neighbor like you’d be — like to love — be loved yourself.
What He Got Him
And he started — got him a new job.
Addiction is hard to overcome. As you might remember, I drank too much at one time in my life.