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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-28-06 10:58 AM
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3. Taking the oath on what one deems sacred seems more helpful
bush/cheney put their mitts on bibles. No problem betraying their oaths shows how they REALLY feel about their much touted faith.

Maybe they should have put their hands on their investment portfolios. Seems that is all they hold sacred.

Bibles only have power over believers. Bibles do not assure any sort of dedication or honesty. If the oath taker is a lying rat, a bible is just a prop.

Let a person swear an oath on what they deem holy. Couldn't hurt, might help.

As a historical question, anybody know if ALL members of Congress have used a New Testament Bible for their oaths, or have some Jewish members used Old Testaments for their oaths? Precedents?

WWDD? (What would deists do?) ;)
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