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invocation

in vuh kay shuhn

  • n  a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
  • n  an incantation used in conjuring or summoning a devil
  • n  calling up a spirit or devil
  • n  the act of appealing for help

  • In CNN debate, Obama and Clinton let it all fly -- invocation by Him of her days as a corporate lawyer on the board of Wal-Mart, invocation by Her of Obama's ties to the indicted .
  • Obama's choice of Rick Warren to deliver the invocation has been controversial and for good reason.
  • This ideological evanescence ensured that the left would be furious when Barack Obama asked Warren to offer the invocation at his Inauguration and that the right would be .
News & Articles

  • Club News
    NARFE BEDFORD — NARFE Chapter 578 met at noon on May 22 at Golden Corral in Bedford. The invocation/blessing was given by Jane Holtsclaw. President Barbara Terry welcomed mem ...
    June 17, 2013 - Bedford Times-Mail
  • Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
    I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Mitchell). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation.
    June 14, 2013 - The Chattanoogan
  • Ready for July 4th
    The city of Colbert will observe its Independence Day Celebration on July 4 in the downtown area. The festival begins with a parade at 9 a.m. with the theme "United We Stand." The grand marshal this year is Bennie Tuggle and Citizens of the Year are Danny and Kathy Anthony. The Master of Ceremonies of the parade is Roscoe PuCannon. At the end of the parade, an invocation will be given. Barbecue ...
    June 14, 2013 - Athens Banner-Herald
Quotes

  • Joe Solmonese in New York Times
    Let me get right to the point. Your invitation to Reverend Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at your inauguration is a genuine blow to LGBT Americans,wrote Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, in a letter to Mr. Obama today.
  • Rick Warren in Washington Times
    Tomorrow when I pray the invocation for my friend, Dr. King and a whole host of witnesses will be shouting,said the Rev. Rick Warren, who will give the inaugural invocation.
  • Craig Levein in Sportinglife.co.za
    The invocation of executive privilege on the three questions dwelling on a bribery scandal is clearly unjustified and void. Public office is a public trust and not a shield to cover up wrongdoing. Petitioner must answer the three questions asked by... Antonio Carpio http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Carpio&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG1BqgPOCC1do5tEeEV4oLMvbgS-Q Inquirer.net http://www.google.com/url?q=http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/nation/view/20080327-126645/Carpio-Neri-talked-of-bribery&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNELQbEcTX_FN_r4iEbdODOlB2wqsw Mar 26, 2008 53556 70518 invoice Levein added: I wonder if the referee (Brian Winter) will refund our fans for coming down here and whether each of our players will invoice him for their bonus. It's the understatement of the year to say I'm disappointed for the sending-off changed...

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