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Wait, wait: what did I see?

Thanks to Fr. Curtis for posting all this fascinating SCOTUS hearing of an LCMS case. But back up a minte; just looky here at something he put up with only a little parenthetical note:

JUSTICE ["Follow the Money"] GINSBURG: Well, it was certainly for some purposes, I mean, if every teacher who teaches religion and math and a lot of other things said, I'm a minister and I'm entitled to the parsonage allowance on my income tax return, certainly that's something that a government agent would review.

See there? I knew it! I have been warning them for years that this whole commissioned minister business was nothing but a subterfuge. The tax man cometh!
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