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Anonymous9982 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 8:17 AM
Mat 5:44 "But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, Mat 5:45 so that you may [be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Mat 5:46 "For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? Mat 5:47 "If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? Mat 5:48 "Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
For foreigners, the only thing nuttier than watching the way we elect our Presidents is watching the way we inaugurate them.

For a nation that wears its egalitarianism not just as a badge of honor, but (as we saw this past November) almost as a requirement for office, the pomp and circumstance involved in a modern U.S. Presidential inauguration would have moved Louis XIV to modesty.

Both parties face the same issue: Looking for the balance between demonstrating a public outpouring of interest, if not affection, for the person preparing to take the oath of office without giving your political opponents...

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