Redefining team spirit

  • Article by: Washington Post Editorial
  • Updated: October 24, 2012 - 11:54 AM

Trial likely in case of Texas cheerleaders who refuse to punt on prayer.

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fursideOct. 24, 12 2:11 PM

By all means lets encourage bullying under the pretext of public displays of moral superiority. That is what big public demonstrations of religiosity are about at their core. This divisive vanity is also why Christ said in Mathew 6:6 ESV "But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you." Why do these show off uber religious type try having faith and trust in God instead of battling over their meaningless show which is not about God but their vanity

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owatonnabillOct. 24, 12 5:16 PM

"The dispute is turning national. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation is now looking for a Kountze plaintiff to sue in federal court" ................ Whoa!! So a WISCONSIN-based "freedom from religion" bunch is gonna appear in a TEXAS courtroom to try to squelch these cheerleaders? These cheeseheads are dumber'n a bag of hammers. Owatonnabill bets that the good ole boys down in those there parts are even now loadin' up the Model 94's onto those pickup gun racks. Can anyone spare a ticket?

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pumiceOct. 24, 12 5:48 PM

Re: "Whoa!! So a WISCONSIN-based 'freedom from religion' bunch is gonna appear in a TEXAS courtroom to try to squelch these cheerleaders?" Just yesterday owatonnabill made an impassioned plea that we should all respect Archbishop Nienstedt's right to speak in favor of enshrining discrimination in the state constitution. Such a short half-life has owatonnabill's plea for respecting everyone's right to speak in the public arena....

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hobie2Oct. 25, 12 1:29 AM

"We're also a culture built upon the concept that the original law is God's law, outlined in the Ten Commandments."... I wonder if he knows that there are several versions of the Ten Commandments -- the three major ones that I have seen are the Jewish one, the Catholic one, and a Protestant one, and they are very different. (I assume the Muslims who recognize Moses as a prophet have a version, as well)... Perry ought to go to the colonies state houses and compare the various versions of the Ten Commandments on the various colonies walls - Maryland's in a colony granted to Catholics, Georgia's in a colony granted to Baptists, the Puritan's in Massachusetts, etc. Different.

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FrankLOct. 25, 12 9:36 AM

Even going to Catholic school we never had religious slogans at the games. We might have a quick prayer before the game to ask God to let us do our best, but that was it. However, I am puzzled by one statement that it would offend other religions. What other religions allow for killing, stealing, breaking ones contract, being dis-repectful to others? None that I know of.

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