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    the uncomfortable part. But the anger doesn't strike with force unless the religion interferes with public policy setting -- as it unfortunately does way too much already in our country. But my point was that in ceremonies such as this, I'm a bit uneasy with it but can deal with it. For many Americans, their faith is their stress reliever, their hope, their comfort, and a part of their identity. As long as it doesn't interfere with anyone else's life or rights, I'm ok with a few prayers sprinkled in the big pomp and circumstance public events.

    "We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American eagle in order to feather their own nests." FDR, 1/6/41

    by Kim from Pgh PA on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 12:53:22 PM PST

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