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Dalai Lama to lead US Senate prayers
yahoo.com ^ | 3/5/2014 | unknown

Posted on 03/06/2014 6:46:32 AM PST by rktman

The Dalai Lama will lead the US Senate in prayer on Thursday as the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader meets leaders of Congress, his office said.

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TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: aclumia; churchandstate; constitution
CHURCH AND STATE! CHURCH AND STATE! Where's that outcry? Maybe I'm too early.
1 posted on 03/06/2014 6:46:32 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

The senate doesn’t have a prayer of doing anything right.


2 posted on 03/06/2014 6:48:20 AM PST by Starboard
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To: rktman

Anything but a Christian prayer is OK.


3 posted on 03/06/2014 6:50:28 AM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: rktman

Let’s just go full-bore stupid, and add some eastern mysticism. As if Christ didn’t work out for this country.


4 posted on 03/06/2014 6:51:49 AM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: rktman

He’s a buddhist. To what or whom does he pray?


5 posted on 03/06/2014 6:52:04 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: rktman

soebarkah’s not inviting him to golf? “Long hitter, the Lama.”


6 posted on 03/06/2014 6:53:12 AM PST by onedoug
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To: tractorman
Anything but a Christian prayer is OK.

The Senate Chaplain opens every session with a prayer, and to date every Senate Chaplain has been Christian. So what kind of prayer do you think they offer?

7 posted on 03/06/2014 6:54:15 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Salvavida
Let's just go full-bore stupid

Yeah, *issing of China when we're stretched too thin to defend Taiwan or those Japanese islands is just about there.

It's like Obama is so dumb that he can't take two separate facts and see how they impact one another.

8 posted on 03/06/2014 6:54:54 AM PST by grania
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To: onedoug

Gunga, gunga-lagunga


9 posted on 03/06/2014 6:56:04 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: rktman

The Congress always has a prayer. Too bad they don’t really listen to it. Although the House Republicans until 2014 had been pretty good. 2014 they have sucked almost as badly as the Democrats.


10 posted on 03/06/2014 6:59:14 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: rktman

Buddhism is not a religion...There is no God as part of it.


11 posted on 03/06/2014 7:00:56 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: DoodleDawg

Probably a generic prayer.


12 posted on 03/06/2014 7:01:05 AM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: beethovenfan

I work with a Buddhist at my day job.I’ll have to ask her and get back to you with her answer.


13 posted on 03/06/2014 7:04:11 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Sacajaweau

Depends on whose definition of religion you use.


14 posted on 03/06/2014 7:10:36 AM PST by martiangohome
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To: rktman
church ...state and google..nonetheless


15 posted on 03/06/2014 7:12:40 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: rktman

Maybe Annie Geller will tackle him and stop him.


16 posted on 03/06/2014 7:24:54 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: DoodleDawg

You are correct, and I don’t have a problem with the Dalai Lama coming and giving some sort of spiritual talk in the senate. I don’t have anything in common with him theologically, but he seems like a good man.

What I want to know is, is the Freedom From Religion nutcase society going to protest this like they do anything Christian. I won’t hold my breath.


17 posted on 03/06/2014 7:27:05 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Sacajaweau

Buddhism is pantheistic and ancestor worship.

There are many gods prayed to and appeased by ritual as well as prayers and ritual for ancestors to help.


18 posted on 03/06/2014 8:25:06 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: rktman
The Dalai Lama's Buddhist teachings include that those who do evil to other people, lie and spread untruth will be punished by being reborn in a lower state. He should warn Harry Reid that he is in danger of being reincarnated as a hyena's dingle berries.
19 posted on 03/06/2014 8:26:24 AM PST by The Great RJ
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To: rktman
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20 posted on 03/06/2014 8:37:46 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

LOL! Thanks for that.


21 posted on 03/06/2014 8:43:25 AM PST by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: DoodleDawg

It’s a classic. Hmm. Lacy Underall.


22 posted on 03/06/2014 9:13:32 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Sacajaweau
Buddhism is not a religion...There is no God as part of it.

Another cult. Atheists with the appearance of spirituality.

23 posted on 03/06/2014 9:34:00 AM PST by aimhigh ( Self defense - a human right.)
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To: onedoug
It’s a classic.

I guess I am too since the movie and I are the same age. My dad loved just about everything Harold Ramis wrote and I don't know how many times I watched "Caddyshack" and "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes" and what have you with him. To this day I'll get texts from him: "Did you know that "Animal House" is on tonight?"

24 posted on 03/06/2014 9:44:41 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: DoodleDawg

Harold Ramis, RIP


25 posted on 03/06/2014 10:01:29 AM PST by onedoug
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