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marym625

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Fri Jan 23, 2015, 12:42 PM Jan 2015

Do you have a problem with the POTUS saying "God bless" [View all]

Last edited Fri Jan 23, 2015, 01:38 PM - Edit history (1)

Do you have a problem with the POTUS saying "God bless" after the State of the Union address, or any other speech?

(To the admins of DU Lounge, please let me know if I am violating any TOS and I will self delete. Not sure where this could go and still be seen by many.


19 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
Yes, I take issue with it.
3 (16%)
No, he should say it.
1 (5%)
I don't care one way or the other
13 (68%)
No.
2 (11%)
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If it gets locked, re-post it in the Religion group. It's a pretty active group and it's on topic. Tobin S. Jan 2015 #1
Thank you marym625 Jan 2015 #3
It's a meaningless convention at this point. Smarmie Doofus Jan 2015 #2
This is why I'm asking marym625 Jan 2015 #4
meaningless but done to salve a certain group rurallib Jan 2015 #31
How about "No" without adding he should say it? rug Jan 2015 #5
done. marym625 Jan 2015 #8
Thanks. rug Jan 2015 #17
No problem. We aim to please :) marym625 Jan 2015 #19
I see it as a gesture, like wearing the flag pin in his lapel. Arkansas Granny Jan 2015 #6
That is probably the case. Tobin S. Jan 2015 #7
Could be. marym625 Jan 2015 #9
No. This is where I take issue with fellow agnostics/atheists. Ykcutnek Jan 2015 #10
Thanks for the input marym625 Jan 2015 #11
Rather than "God bless America" he should say: El Supremo Jan 2015 #12
Okay. marym625 Jan 2015 #13
I Don't Care Wolf Frankula Jan 2015 #14
Oh he pissed me off saying that! marym625 Jan 2015 #15
You Had a Problem With Red Skelton Wolf Frankula Jan 2015 #52
I was kidding marym625 Jan 2015 #55
It's idiotic, but he has to do it. Like wearing a flag pin. progressoid Jan 2015 #16
I agree marym625 Jan 2015 #18
At 33 votes, I'm surprised at the answers marym625 Jan 2015 #20
I think it's an indication of how regressive and reactionary we 20score Jan 2015 #21
I agree with everything you said marym625 Jan 2015 #22
meh trof Jan 2015 #23
Thank you marym625 Jan 2015 #24
I take issue with it. The issue is only in my mind. I don't expect the populace to concur. BlueJazz Jan 2015 #25
Same here. marym625 Jan 2015 #26
It bugs me, but if he didn't I'm sure Fox would make a big issue of it. Arugula Latte Jan 2015 #27
I am sure that they would marym625 Jan 2015 #28
Yeah, I agree with you. Arugula Latte Jan 2015 #46
I suspect that there are very many marym625 Jan 2015 #48
I don't know where I stand on this. F4lconF16 Jan 2015 #29
yes, it is definitely pushing religion on us. marym625 Jan 2015 #30
You are quite right: F4lconF16 Jan 2015 #32
That decision blew me away marym625 Jan 2015 #33
Me too. nt F4lconF16 Jan 2015 #34
As an Atheist... pipi_k Jan 2015 #35
Ha! marym625 Jan 2015 #37
What they don't know... pipi_k Jan 2015 #45
I hope God blesses this land... hrmjustin Jan 2015 #36
Haha! marym625 Jan 2015 #38
Meh. DeSwiss Jan 2015 #39
But none of those words are in the Constitution marym625 Jan 2015 #40
Well..... DeSwiss Jan 2015 #43
Oh this should be its own post marym625 Jan 2015 #44
i do NOT have a problem with President say"God bless" after any other speech trueblue2007 Jan 2015 #41
got it! marym625 Jan 2015 #42
its like the Flying Nun olddots Jan 2015 #47
Haha! marym625 Jan 2015 #49
I don't care for it, but I put up with it. DFW Jan 2015 #50
Great answer marym625 Jan 2015 #53
This message was self-deleted by its author guyton Jan 2015 #51
That would be so much fun! marym625 Jan 2015 #54
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