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The point is to use a symbol of something that holds a deep personal meaning to the person being sworn in, not to pay homage to the Christian bible. What good would it do for a Muslim to swear on the bible?
Exactly. That's why when I'm sworn in as POTUS I'll use this:



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If it is in our institution and customs to allow other books than the Bible and the book to which he swears upon does not promote violence to those who believe differently than I have no problem with him using his own book, if the above is true.
But it's OK that the Bible promotes violence?

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I think it'd be appropriate to require them to not only swear their oath on this, but to also read it:

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^^^^ That's a great book. Someone recently noted that it was dry, but I found it fascinating. That makes me a nerd, doesn't it? Oh well........
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It makes you well-read, and better for it.
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But still a worthless turd, right?
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But still a worthless turd, right?
Not if you are a true redhead. There is a special consideration for a well read red head. Jim
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But still a worthless turd, right?
You've got a special something...a turdless worth beyond measure.
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; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.



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It is as clear as the meaning of the 2nd Amendment as far as I am concerned.

Give him a Koran.
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Not if you are a true redhead. There is a special consideration for a well read red head. Jim
Phew! Lucky me--I really didn't want to be a worthless turd.

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