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Obama hails Diwali -- ´Saal Mubarak´
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 11/14/2012 9:16:29 AM

President Obama's remarks on Diwali:- Today, here at home and across the globe, Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists will celebrate the holiday of Diwali — the festival of lights. Diwali is a time for gathering with family and friends, often marked with good food and dancing. It is also a time for prayer and reflection about those less fortunate. It is a testament to the compassion of these communities that so many of them have helped those that have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Many who observe this holiday will light the Diya, or lamp, which symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance.
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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/14/2012 9:30:22 AM     (No. 9013451)

Just for the record......

These are wonderful people and not to be confused with Mooslims.

....and yes, yes there are some wonderful followers of Islam but they are being eliminated and overtaken and spoken for by their more rabid brethren.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/14/2012 9:36:31 AM     (No. 9013465)

Siding with the victims of Islam for a change... But let us not be fooled.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Michaelus, 11/14/2012 9:58:24 AM     (No. 9013516)

Anyone ever seen how all that reflection on the "less fortunate" works out in an actual Hindu place like India? Or are all the harijans the way they are because of Bain Capital and the Catholic church?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: STLstudent, 11/14/2012 10:08:12 AM     (No. 9013547)

Oh puke. Is there any reality in this man? Does he know anything about Hindu culture? No, he does not. This is mere superficial political claptrap.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/14/2012 10:08:34 AM     (No. 9013548)

Yeah, tell a brahmin his kid is dating a dalit, see how ´enlightened´ the conversation becomes....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Douglas DC, 11/14/2012 10:12:00 AM     (No. 9013562)

FTA: "Many who observe this holiday will light the Diya, or lamp, which symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance."
what no Goat sacrifice?No guns fired into the air? No bombing of synagogues ?





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Reply 7 - Posted by: The Architect, 11/14/2012 11:02:01 AM     (No. 9013743)

FTA - "Many who observe this holiday will light the Diya, or lamp, which symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance."

After the last election, I want to go out and light a lamp to push away the darkness and ignorance of the American Electorate and the fools in Congress that let the regime get away with all their crimes.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: HoneymoonGal, 11/14/2012 11:50:03 AM     (No. 9013870)

All I know is that I have to work extra this week so they can have the time off. I am not complaining, it´s just that the Americans don´t get a single holiday off where I work. Only the Indians and they are basically worthless, but cheap. I will be working my third Thanksgiving in a row and yes, I am thankful to have a job, even if it pays me 30% of my former salary and I am losing my house that I faithfully paid on for over 13 years due to this "huge recovery" (according to the First Wookie).

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