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[*] Post 333963 posted on 1-5-2008 at 20:31 Reply With Quote
POW as a chaplain



I'd never heard this about John McCain
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Another story I heard over dinner with the Days involved Mr. McCain serving as one of the three chaplains for his fellow prisoners. At one point, after being shuttled among different prisons, Mr. Day had found himself as the most senior officer at the Hanoi Hilton. So he tapped Mr. McCain to help administer religious services to the other prisoners.

Today, Mr. Day, a very active 83, still vividly recalls Mr. McCain's sermons. "He remembered the Episcopal liturgy," Mr. Day says, "and sounded like a bona fide preacher." One of Mr. McCain's first sermons took as its text Luke 20:25 and Matthew 22:21, "render unto Caesar what is Caesar's and unto God what is God's." Mr. McCain said he and his fellow prisoners shouldn't ask God to free them, but to help them become the best people they could be while serving as POWs. It was Caesar who put them in prison and Caesar who would get them out. Their task was to act with honor.
from http://www.townhall.com, written by Amanda Carpenter
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[*] Post 333965 posted on 1-5-2008 at 20:34 Reply With Quote


*YAWN*

This is a stealth approach to circumventing the Presidential Campaign Discussion thread, IMHO.

You should be giving a jolly good birching for this.

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[*] Post 334079 posted on 2-5-2008 at 17:09 Reply With Quote


But instead of a birching, will you accept this instead?

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