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  -"Senate opened with a Hindu prayer placing false god on a level with Jesus!" 3 arrests. Bluebear  Jul-12-07 11:07 AM   #0 
  - Disgusting! How dare these a**holes !  sinkingfeeling   Jul-12-07 11:09 AM   #1 
  - 'This would never have been allowed by our Founding Fathers.'  Bluebear   Jul-12-07 11:10 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-12-07 11:15 AM   #6 
  - They sure don't know history.  knitter4democracy   Jul-12-07 11:16 AM   #8 
  - If these people think the founding fathers were a bunch of Fundies  YOY   Jul-12-07 11:18 AM   #17 
  - No, they have NOT cracked that one book. Ever.  mikeytherat   Jul-12-07 12:01 PM   #48 
     - They seem to know choice bits of Leviticus by heart  YOY   Jul-12-07 12:08 PM   #55 
        - talk about "cafeteria Catholics"  zbdent   Jul-12-07 12:17 PM   #59 
           - I HIGHLY doubt they were Catholics (or Mormons, or any other sane branch of Protestantism)  YOY   Jul-12-07 12:27 PM   #63 
              - Don't expect them to be Catholic, per se, but  zbdent   Jul-12-07 07:40 PM   #100 
  - Yes, but I'm sure handling snakes and faith healing WOULD have been allowed  derby378   Jul-12-07 02:43 PM   #76 
  - Here Are "The Forged Origins of the New Testament"  KAT119   Jul-12-07 01:13 PM   #73 
  - Isn't this one of those........  speakclearly   Jul-12-07 02:40 PM   #75 
     - I meant disgusting that they should claim their faith is the only one allowed.  sinkingfeeling   Jul-12-07 02:43 PM   #77 
  - Help clear this up - Who was arrested?  liberal N proud   Jul-12-07 11:14 AM   #3 
  - The Jesus Camp folk were the ones who were arrested. n/t  quiet.american   Jul-12-07 11:17 AM   #15 
  - The three who intererupted  Az   Jul-12-07 11:17 AM   #16 
  - The Hindu prayer was the official Invocation for the Day.  annabanana   Jul-12-07 04:01 PM   #91 
  - another sad day for democracy  ixion   Jul-12-07 11:14 AM   #4 
  - Removed From The Chamber, Yes. Jail, No.  ProfessorGAC   Jul-12-07 11:16 AM   #9 
  - They have been arresting Code Pinkers too  proud2Blib   Jul-12-07 11:23 AM   #24 
  - I Think That's Wrong Too  ProfessorGAC   Jul-12-07 11:37 AM   #31 
     - I agree  proud2Blib   Jul-12-07 11:38 AM   #33 
  - If they broke the law, arrest them. No special exceptions for them.  The Stranger   Jul-12-07 01:08 PM   #71 
  - Which people?  IChing   Jul-12-07 11:17 AM   #14 
  - They were arrested for disrupting  trashcanistanista   Jul-12-07 11:19 AM   #19 
  - Let me guess all were Republicans  IChing   Jul-12-07 11:22 AM   #22 
  - I doubt these fundie nuts will be in jail long  Madspirit   Jul-12-07 12:04 PM   #51 
  - I Am At A Loss.  emanymton   Jul-12-07 11:14 AM   #5 
  - Good. Those fanatics should have been tossed out.  quiet.american   Jul-12-07 11:16 AM   #7 
  - "Your Food and personal belongings are in the other room"  BlueJazz   Jul-12-07 11:16 AM   #10 
  - What the hell is religion doing in the Senate anyway?  Bandit   Jul-12-07 11:17 AM   #11 
  - ...and most importantly!  Madspirit   Jul-12-07 12:05 PM   #54 
  - way I see it until they toss out the congressional chaplains  zonmoy   Jul-12-07 02:50 PM   #81 
  - Seems to me there should be NO prayers in the Senate to any god.  Nikki Stone1   Jul-12-07 11:17 AM   #12 
  - Exactly!  Sentinel Chicken   Jul-12-07 11:44 AM   #36 
  - thank-you!  robinlynne   Jul-12-07 06:54 PM   #98 
  - Gee, three in the audience were arrested for disturbing the senate with hateful, fundy vitriol?  mainegreen   Jul-12-07 11:17 AM   #13 
  - Can they prove their claim to "false Hindu god"?  hobbit709   Jul-12-07 11:18 AM   #18 
  - Since when is Jesus the One True God?  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-12-07 11:20 AM   #20 
  - dances of the dwarf of ignorance? Did not know that. thanks.  antifaschits   Jul-12-07 11:26 AM   #26 
  - Shiva Nataraj  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-12-07 11:29 AM   #27 
     - I like the extra hands.  MilesColtrane   Jul-12-07 12:41 PM   #66 
        - LOL  conscious evolution   Jul-12-07 05:28 PM   #94 
  - A particularly lovely prayer. Thank you for sharing it with us.  havocmom   Jul-12-07 11:37 AM   #32 
     - You are welcome n/t  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-12-07 11:40 AM   #34 
  - Sounds to me like the three KNEW this was going to happen and showed up  Norquist Nemesis   Jul-12-07 11:20 AM   #21 
  - This event was pre-publicized in fundie AFA newsletter  varun   Jul-12-07 11:25 AM   #25 
  - Forgive me, but until I see a "Lions 7 Christians 0" scoreboard  WolverineDG   Jul-12-07 03:58 PM   #89 
  - They were arrested for disrupting the hearing  proud2Blib   Jul-12-07 11:22 AM   #23 
  - As always  Az   Jul-12-07 11:35 AM   #28 
  - Some fundie xians WANT to be 'persecuted, like Christ'  havocmom   Jul-12-07 11:35 AM   #29 
  - I would bet they were quite when a Jewish pray opened the  wakeme2008   Jul-12-07 11:36 AM   #30 
  - Quite what?  YOY   Jul-12-07 11:42 AM   #35 
     - Me thinks quite=quiet + typo n/t  Az   Jul-12-07 11:45 AM   #37 
        - Aye Az, I think you'rre right!  YOY   Jul-12-07 11:48 AM   #39 
           - Rrrrrr  Az   Jul-12-07 11:49 AM   #41 
              - With the Loofie Av, I thought you'd appreciate it!  YOY   Jul-12-07 11:52 AM   #43 
                 - Count yourself amongst the few  Az   Jul-12-07 12:00 PM   #46 
                    - I was unemployed for a 1/2 year a year ago  YOY   Jul-12-07 12:05 PM   #52 
                       - Ooooohhhh  Az   Jul-12-07 12:13 PM   #57 
                          - Japanese version better? How?  YOY   Jul-12-07 12:16 PM   #58 
                             - Lots  Az   Jul-12-07 12:21 PM   #61 
  - What, exactly, was the prayer? Was there something said or just the tradition it came from? eom  Maeve   Jul-12-07 11:47 AM   #38 
  - It was just a traditional Hindu prayer  Az   Jul-12-07 11:48 AM   #40 
     - I get that--I just wanted the words  Maeve   Jul-12-07 11:52 AM   #44 
     - Link to video  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-12-07 06:02 PM   #96 
        - Thank you. They interupted before he spoke  Maeve   Jul-12-07 06:12 PM   #97 
     - Not Judeo just Christian  wakeme2008   Jul-12-07 12:19 PM   #60 
  - Small minded hate mongers  HughMoran   Jul-12-07 11:50 AM   #42 
  - This is not a church sanctuary; these people have no concept of separation of church and state.  The Cleaner   Jul-12-07 11:54 AM   #45 
  - I wonder if those numbnuts realize Hinduism predates Christianity...  Vickers   Jul-12-07 12:01 PM   #47 
  - An interesting visual demonstration of that  Az   Jul-12-07 12:02 PM   #49 
  - Thanks... very interesting map!. . .n/t  annabanana   Jul-12-07 04:09 PM   #92 
  - IIRC Christianity and Hinduism in it's modern form originated at around the same time.  Odin2005   Jul-12-07 03:47 PM   #85 
  - k&r...n/t  Madspirit   Jul-12-07 12:02 PM   #50 
  - WHY was the Senate opened with a Hindu prayer?  Rosemary2205   Jul-12-07 12:05 PM   #53 
  - It is a long standing tradition to open the senate with a prayer  Az   Jul-12-07 12:11 PM   #56 
     - Maybe it's time to stop that practice altogether.  WinkyDink   Jul-12-07 12:41 PM   #65 
  - Maybe there should be some sort of  lady of texas   Jul-12-07 12:25 PM   #62 
  - And of course their Jay-zus is blond,  Golden Raisin   Jul-12-07 12:40 PM   #64 
  - You mean like this?  Az   Jul-12-07 12:43 PM   #67 
     - More like this:  YOY   Jul-12-07 01:09 PM   #72 
     - Wow  Pastiche423   Jul-12-07 07:41 PM   #101 
  - As much as I disagree with them,  DutchLiberal   Jul-12-07 12:53 PM   #68 
  - I think it was the disruption factor  Az   Jul-12-07 12:55 PM   #69 
     - You're right about that.  DutchLiberal   Jul-12-07 12:57 PM   #70 
  - So it was the "Thou shalt have no other gods before me" women who were arrested?  Blue in Portland   Jul-12-07 02:25 PM   #74 
  - I wonder how viceral a reaction there would be to Secular Humanists  Az   Jul-12-07 02:44 PM   #78 
  - "Someone better tell FEMA to gear up.........we are turning our back on God letting this happen!"  Bluebear   Jul-12-07 02:46 PM   #79 
  - Religious Yahoos  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-12-07 02:49 PM   #80 
  - ...terrorists.  Buck Turgidson   Jul-12-07 02:55 PM   #82 
     - .  Husb2Sparkly   Jul-12-07 03:27 PM   #83 
  - Good  IronLionZion   Jul-12-07 03:30 PM   #84 
  - Jesus isn't God  WolverineDG   Jul-12-07 03:53 PM   #86 
  - what idiots  GTRMAN   Jul-12-07 03:54 PM   #87 
  - Poor persecuted christians.  BlooInBloo   Jul-12-07 03:56 PM   #88 
  - I wish the CSpan cameras had caught it.... These nutbags need some airtime  annabanana   Jul-12-07 03:58 PM   #90 
  - TPM has video  Gormy Cuss   Jul-12-07 05:49 PM   #95 
  - Digging this up will help to increase exposure....  BlooInBloo   Jul-12-07 06:57 PM   #99 
  - A little message for the fundies ...  eppur_se_muova   Jul-12-07 04:48 PM   #93 
 

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