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  • President Barack Obama takes ceremonial oath of office, heralding second term as president

    01/21/2013 12:29:41 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1-21-2013 | AP
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  • The Fourth Commandment: Still Relevant - or - Nailed to the Cross?

    10/24/2009 11:45:30 PM PDT · by jxb7076 · 22 replies · 1,243+ views ^ | 10-24-09 | JXB7076
    Perhaps critical events of the third century may offer a few answers. Secular historical data, backed by biblical writings suggests that up to this point every religious institution honored the Seventh Day Sabbath – except Roman and Hellenistic Pagans. During the mid to latter part of the third century the Christian movement was spreading rapidly across the Roman Empire and Christians began to out number Pagans forcing certain pagan rituals, temples, and synagogues to become obsolete putting them in jeopardy of being destroyed. It was at this critical juncture that The Roman Emperor Constantine The Great, converted from Paganism to...
  • Swordless Sailors

    05/22/2009 3:17:17 PM PDT · by engrpat · 47 replies · 2,491+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5-22-09 | John McCaslin
    SWORDLESS SAILORS Graduating midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis are being told in writing to leave at home or in their vehicles all "ceremonial swords" and anything else "that might be considered a weapon or a threat by screeners" for Friday's outdoor commencement ceremonies featuring an address by President Barack Obama.
  • Board to consider if guns are ceremonial or weapons

    01/06/2005 2:48:18 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 11 replies · 1,212+ views ^ | 1 6 05 | Amanda Millard
    Freedom News Service Black-powdered muskets may no longer ring in the New Year at Rudisill Stadium next New Year’s Day, school officials said Tuesday. The stadium, located at Cherryville High School, has been the site of the end of the night celebration of two groups of Cherryville shooters since 1991. But the groups’ use of the stadium may be violating school system policy. Principal Steve Huffstetler said he would probably not let the final shot from the Cherryville shooters take place on school grounds again. He has been at the school for seven years as principal but was unsure of...