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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-01-11 08:16 PM
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GOP Nominee For KY-GOV Slams Dem For Participating In Hindu ‘Idolatry’
GOP Nominee For KY-GOV Slams Dem For Participating In Hindu ‘Idolatry’

Gov. Steve Beshear (D-KY) is heavily favored to win re-election in a vote next Tuesday, with leads of roughly 2-1 in all the publicly released polls. Now his Republican opponent, state Senate President David Williams, is launching an attack against Beshear on a new front: Beshear participated in a Hindu religious ceremony!

This past Friday, Beshear attended a groundbreaking ceremony in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, for a new factory run by FlexFilm, a company based in India that makes materials for packaging, printing, insulation and other purposes. The plant represents a $180 million investment, and is expected to create 250 jobs in Kentucky.

As the local newspaper the News-Enterprise reports, the groundbreaking included a Hindu ceremony, the bhoomi poojan:

For more than an hour, guests observed the traditional Indian blessing through a haze created by burning incense and a ceremonial fire. A handful of participants, including Beshear and Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker, sat cross legged and shoeless on cushions while a priest chanted Hindu prayers.

At the end of the ground blessing, participants shoveled the newly blessed earth into a hole in the center of the pit.


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PDJane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-01-11 08:31 PM
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1. Our God, their God......
tolerance, baby, tolerance.
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no_hypocrisy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-01-11 08:32 PM
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2. Hey, Dave!
Edited on Tue Nov-01-11 08:34 PM by no_hypocrisy
NAMASTE!

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