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Post time 2010-11-25 11:27:55 |Display all floors
What will be said this week when the White House issues the second Thanksgiving Proclamation of the Age of Obama?

God only knows.



Did Abraham Lincoln just defeat Barack Obama?

Sure, there was that economy thing and ObamaCare and, well… the usual long list that began spicing up Republican poll numbers and the final results on election day.

But the approach of the Thanksgiving holiday reminds that maybe, just maybe, the real answer to the thorough repudiation of the Obama White House can be found in, of all things, two very different presidential proclamations for Thanksgiving.

The first, which was literally the first, was signed by Abraham Lincoln on October 3, 1863.

The second, by now a standard presidential duty of Lincoln's successors, was issued by Barack Obama on November 23, 2009.

The difference? The very notable difference that has been in one form or another telegraphed to the American people by the Obama White House.

http://spectator.org/archives/20 ... dless-thanksgiving/

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Post time 2010-11-25 12:47:13 |Display all floors
President Obama did the right thing last year, not bringing up religion in his Thanksgiving address to the nation. . We are supposed to have separation of church and state in the USA so I see it as inappropriate for the President to bring up his religious beliefs as if everyone in the nation has the same beliefs.  It might piss-off some of the Christian fundamentalist types here but so-be-it.

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Post time 2010-11-25 12:56:40 |Display all floors
Originally posted by kyosan at 2010-11-25 12:47
President Obama did the right thing last year, not bringing up religion in his Thanksgiving address to the nation. . We are supposed to have separation of church and state in the USA so I see it as ...


Secularism does not necessarily go as far as to laicism as practised e.g. in France and eh, Turkey (lol, seriously)

Even though I might always be in for pi$$ing of religious fundamentalist Nutters,
but laicism and the basical concept of secularism should clearly be distinguished from one another.

Laicism necessarily means Secularism,
but not vice versa.
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