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No Bible for Brennan Swearing In
WS ^ | Mar 8, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER

Posted on 03/08/2013 12:42:31 PM PST by george76

John Brennan was sworn in today at the White House. He was confirmed as the new CIA director yesterday.

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He does not appear to have placed his hand on a Bible, a Torah, a Koran, or other sacred religious text as he said the oath.

(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bible; brennan; cia; islam; johnbrennan; muslim; muslims

1 posted on 03/08/2013 12:42:31 PM PST by george76
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To: george76
They'll have a private ceremony at the WH later where he will be sworn in using this.


2 posted on 03/08/2013 12:44:37 PM PST by South40
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To: george76

To be fair, I’ve been sworn in multiple times in New York State in connection with my employment and never even been offered a bible.


3 posted on 03/08/2013 12:46:30 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: george76

Will he be exempted from lying to Congress because they are infidels?

Serious question.


4 posted on 03/08/2013 12:47:03 PM PST by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: george76

his ‘god’ was standing before him
/sarc


5 posted on 03/08/2013 12:47:42 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: george76
It's the little things that trip them up and give them away.

They're not even trying these days.

It's his military now. With a push of a button, they can make their enemies disappear. No one to answer questions that will never be asked. That's their definition of "no fear".

6 posted on 03/08/2013 12:50:38 PM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: george76

His daughter is attractive.


7 posted on 03/08/2013 12:50:53 PM PST by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz is my adoptive Senator, Rand Paul for President in 2016)
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To: sten; LucyT; jazusamo

Muslim convert Brennan supports using drones to kill Americans on US soil ?


8 posted on 03/08/2013 12:52:05 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76


This is all of the Benghazi and gun running evidence. Yes boss, I'll destroy it.
9 posted on 03/08/2013 12:55:35 PM PST by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: george76
From the article/photo caption...

UPDATE: Empywheel.net notices that this Constitution lacks a Bill of Rights: "That means, when Brennan vowed to protect and defend the Constitution, he was swearing on one that did not include the First, Fourth, Fifth, or Sixth Amendments — or any of the other Amendments now included in our Constitution. The Bill of Rights did not become part of our Constitution until 1791, 4 years after the Constitution that Brennan took his oath on."

10 posted on 03/08/2013 12:55:48 PM PST by Jane Long
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To: george76

Nothing really surprises me much any longer with the turkey we have for a president.


11 posted on 03/08/2013 12:57:06 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: george76

12 posted on 03/08/2013 1:07:37 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: george76

Swearing on a bible is a tradition, a custom. It has no meaning whatsoever. Your oath is what binds you, not the book (or lack of book) your left hand rests on.

“Woe to you, blind guides! You say, ‘If anyone swears by the temple, it means nothing; but if anyone swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound by his oath.’ You blind fools! Which is greater: the gold, or the temple that makes the gold sacred? You also say, ‘If anyone swears by the altar, it means nothing; but if anyone swears by the gift on it, he is bound by his oath.’ You blind men! Which is greater: the gift, or the altar that makes the gift sacred? Therefore, he who swears by the altar swears by it and by everything on it. And he who swears by the temple swears by it and by the one who dwells in it. And he who swears by heaven swears by God’s throne and by the one who sits on it. (Mat 23:16-22)


13 posted on 03/08/2013 1:29:56 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: GBA

14 posted on 03/08/2013 1:43:25 PM PST by bolobaby
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To: bolobaby

lol........... I.E... OBSCURE sTAR tREK LORE...


15 posted on 03/08/2013 1:54:04 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: george76

As a religious person, neither would I: Matthew 5:33-37


16 posted on 03/08/2013 1:54:32 PM PST by Nevermore (...just a typical cracker, clinging to my Constitutional rights...)
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To: bolobaby

I thought about that part of ST myself while reading comments.


17 posted on 03/08/2013 2:05:59 PM PST by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
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To: george76

Figures. An atheistic humanist “promise” (which is no promise at all) from an atheistic humanist administration.

Bork said we were slouching toward Gomorrah. I say we effectively ARE now IN Gomorrah....morally, spiritually and economically.

Pray for God to save His remnant. Or, he may choose to take us along as witnesses to the exiles.


18 posted on 03/08/2013 2:08:11 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: george76

See thread on hippies.

John Brennan is a self-identified hippie. I’ve read the threads stating he is a Muslim convert. But back in the 70s, he called himself a wandering hippie. He wandered around Indonesia of all places. Which reminds me of my father wandering around Indonesia in the 1970s as well. My daddy went on Christian mission trips there, and we had dear friends who were missionaries there.


19 posted on 03/08/2013 2:09:04 PM PST by petitfour
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To: george76

When the democrats decided to remove God or any reference to Our Creator at their 2012 convention. They also demonstrated they are no longer the democratic party of your father’s father. They have become a hyphenated radical unit and should be known as Demo-Coms dedicated to the establishment of a collective idealism using the device of PCP to modify behavior and shed beliefs that they believe would impede remaking their concept of the perfect utopian state. That is hardly democratic because the word democrat idealizes the individual voice.

No bible used because he’s a Demo-Com


20 posted on 03/08/2013 2:09:37 PM PST by mosesdapoet ("It's a sin to tell a lie", in telling others that , got me my nickname .Ex Chi" mechanic"ret)
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To: george76

How about swearing on the U.S. Constitution? Some of us consider it a sacred document.


21 posted on 03/08/2013 2:25:14 PM PST by This I Wonder32460
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To: george76

Maybe he swore on obama’s passport records


22 posted on 03/08/2013 3:09:55 PM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: RedMDer

Yeah, that looks like he’s got his hand on obama’s passport files

Maybe Stanley Ann Dunham’s, too


23 posted on 03/08/2013 3:11:28 PM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

OTOH, Zero took his on a Bible — does that make his words fit his in-office deeds?

Thanks george76.


24 posted on 03/08/2013 3:15:27 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SunkenCiv

How do you know that Obama took his on a Bible? Obama’s real swearing in occurred in private behind closed doors. The only explanation for two swearings in both elections is that he does not consider swearing on the Bible to be binding.


25 posted on 03/08/2013 3:18:41 PM PST by Eva
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To: george76
He swore on the Progressive Book of Ethics, knowing full well each volume is obsolete tha day it goes to print.


26 posted on 03/08/2013 3:54:10 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Eva

Reason #2.


27 posted on 03/08/2013 4:04:25 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: This I Wonder32460

Brennan takes oath on draft Constitution — without Bill of Rights
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/brennan-takes-oath-constitution-without-bill-rights-205110620.html


28 posted on 03/08/2013 4:19:39 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: george76
The Senate Confirmation vote for Brennan

YEAs ---63
Alexander (R-TN)
Baldwin (D-WI)
Baucus (D-MT)
Begich (D-AK)
Bennet (D-CO)
Blumenthal (D-CT)
Brown (D-OH)
Burr (R-NC)
Cantwell (D-WA)
Cardin (D-MD)
Carper (D-DE)
Casey (D-PA)
Coats (R-IN)
Coburn (R-OK)
Collins (R-ME)
Coons (D-DE)
Corker (R-TN)
Cowan (D-MA)
Donnelly (D-IN)
Durbin (D-IL)
Feinstein (D-CA)
Flake (R-AZ)
Franken (D-MN)
Gillibrand (D-NY)
Graham (R-SC)
Hagan (D-NC)
Harkin (D-IA)
Hatch (R-UT)
Heinrich (D-NM)
Heitkamp (D-ND)
Hirono (D-HI)
Johnson (D-SD)
Kaine (D-VA)
King (I-ME)
Kirk (R-IL)
Klobuchar (D-MN)
Landrieu (D-LA)
Levin (D-MI)
Manchin (D-WV)
McCain (R-AZ)
McCaskill (D-MO)
Menendez (D-NJ)
Mikulski (D-MD)
Murkowski (R-AK)
Murphy (D-CT)
Murray (D-WA)
Nelson (D-FL)
Pryor (D-AR)
Reed (D-RI)
Reid (D-NV)
Rockefeller (D-WV)
Rubio (R-FL)
Schatz (D-HI)
Schumer (D-NY)
Shaheen (D-NH)
Stabenow (D-MI)
Tester (D-MT)
Udall (D-CO)
Udall (D-NM)
Warner (D-VA)
Warren (D-MA)
Whitehouse (D-RI)
Wyden (D-OR)
NAYs ---34
Ayotte (R-NH)
Barrasso (R-WY)
Blunt (R-MO)
Boozman (R-AR)
Chambliss (R-GA)
Cochran (R-MS)
Cornyn (R-TX)
Crapo (R-ID)
Cruz (R-TX)
Enzi (R-WY)
Fischer (R-NE)
Grassley (R-IA)
Heller (R-NV)
Hoeven (R-ND)
Inhofe (R-OK)
Isakson (R-GA)
Johanns (R-NE)
Johnson (R-WI)
Leahy (D-VT)
Lee (R-UT)
McConnell (R-KY)
Merkley (D-OR)
Moran (R-KS)
Paul (R-KY)
Portman (R-OH)
Risch (R-ID)
Roberts (R-KS)
Sanders (I-VT)
Scott (R-SC)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shelby (R-AL)
Thune (R-SD)
Toomey (R-PA)
Wicker (R-MS)
Not Voting - 3
Boxer (D-CA)
Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Vitter (R-LA)

29 posted on 03/09/2013 6:26:22 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: jazusamo
"Nothing really surprises me much any longer with the turkey we have for a president."

I agree - but why should we insult turkeys?

Ha....

30 posted on 03/09/2013 8:29:32 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: Texas Fossil
There should be no Republican "yeas" in that list, should there?

Rubio?

Wha...?

31 posted on 03/09/2013 8:37:27 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: hummingbird

It is not just the Senate.

The pattern of RINOs has been apparent in the House for a long time.

Here is some of my work on that:

“Congressional Vote Score Card” (Posted on 09/17/2009)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2341921/posts


32 posted on 03/09/2013 9:46:42 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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