Msg # 328 Date: 01 Jun 91 08:09:10 To: All Subj: National Day of Prayer proclaimed _ i kne

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Msg # 328 Date: 01 Jun 91 08:09:10 From: Christopher Baker To: All Subj: National Day of Prayer proclaimed ____________________________________________________________________________ i knew this was somewhere in the house but couldn't find it. it is the ultimate insult to the Constitution in George Bush's continuing and valiant attempt to 'Christianize' your government. Federal Register: Vol. 56, No. 24, Tuesday, February 5, 1991 Title 3-- Proclamation 6243 of February 1, 1991 The President For a National Day of Prayer, February 3, 1991 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation [this odious As one Nation under God, we Americans are deeply mindful phrase was placed of both our dependence on the Almighty and our into the Pledge of obligations as a people He has richly blessed. From our Allegiance in 1954 very beginnings as a Nation, we have relied upon God's to 'fight godless strength and guidance in war and peace. Entrusted with communism'. it is the holy gift of freedom and allowed to prosper in a constantly re- great light, we have a responsibility to serve as a peated in hopes beacon to the world--to use our strength and resources that it will seem to help those suffering in the darkness of tyranny and inevitable.] repression. [thanks, George?] Today the United States is engaged in a great struggle to uphold the principles of national sovereignty and international order and to defend the lives and liberty [by getting them of innocent people. It is an armed struggle we made every killed?] possible effort to avoid through extraordinary diplomatic efforts to resolve the matter peacefully, yet--given no choice by a ruthless dictator who would wield political and economic hegemony over other nations through force and terror--it is a just struggle we wage with conviction [that helps?] and resolve. Our cause is moral and just. However confident of our purpose, however determined to [by taking up the prevail, we Americans continue to yearn for peace and for sword?] the safety of our service men and women in the Persian Gulf. With these great hopes in mind, I ask all Americans to unite in humble and contrite prayer to Almighty God. May it please our Heavenly Father to look upon this [which we ain't Nation, judging not our worthiness but our need, and to got here?] grant us His continued strength and guidance. May He watch over and support the courageous members of our Armed Forces, their loving families, as well as the forces of those nations that have joined the coalition to liberate Kuwait and to deter further Iraqi aggression. Today, as we turn our hearts toward Heaven, let us also pray especially for those brave and selfless military [lucky them? the personnel who have earned their final rest in the arms of ulitmate reward of God. Let us ask Him to strengthen and console their the death cult families, and let us remember all those innocent worshippers?] civilians, wherever they may be, who have been afflicted by this conflict. [nice selective "All this being done, in sincerity and truth," as quoting of an President Lincoln once wrote, "Let us then rest humbly in atheist who con- the hope authorized by the Divine teachings, that the sidered things united cry of the Nation will be heard on high, and 'Christian' a answered..." by Almighty God, our refuge and strength, "scheme"?] our rock and our salvation. NOW THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in [a complete and me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do total perversion hereby proclaim February 3, 1991, as a National Day of of both the spirit Prayer. I ask that Americans gather in homes and places and the letter of of worship to pray for members of Operation Desert Storm; the Constitution for their families; and for all those innocent persons, which contains not wherever they may be, who suffer as a result of the a single word conflict in the Persian Gulf. I ask that prayer be made about any 'god'?] for American military commanders in the region and for the forces of other nations that have joined in the [redundant, too?] coalition to liberate Kuwait. I also urge the American people and their elected representatives to give thanks [wants to subvert to God for His mercy and goodness and humbly to ask for the rest of the His continued help and guidance in all our endeavors. Let government, too?] us pray this day, and every day hereafter, for peace. And may God keep this country as one great Nation under Him [that's his plan?] forever. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 1st [whose 'lord'?] day of February, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-one, and in the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and fifteenth. [signed] George Bush muffins frosted? hair standing up on the back of your neck? did YOU vote for this chucklehead? for shame! wake up before it's too late. [sigh] TTFN. Chris --- D'Bridge B1046/00R * Origin: Rights On! - Free of Religion! - Titusville_FL_USA (1:374/14)

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