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Black faith leaders announce campaign goal to strip 25 percent of black vote from Obama
Daily Caller ^ | October 9, 2012 | Caroline May

Posted on 10/09/2012 11:29:48 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Unhappy with President Barack Obama‘s support of same-sex marriage, a group of African-American faith leaders have announced a campaign aimed at stripping 25 percent of the black vote that went to Obama in 2008 (95 percent).

The newly formed nonprofit group, God Said, will begin targeting voters in Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Florida with television and radio advertising, as well as a grassroots campaign to encourage people to consider the gospel when they enter the voting booth.

“The black community is among the most religious in America and we are offended that President Obama has announced his support of same-sex marriage, that the NAACP has blindly supported the secular views of the Democratic Party, and that their national platform plainly supports same-sex marriage,” said Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani of RagingElephants.org, and a God Said founder, in a statement. “I am confident that this message will be well received and acted upon on Election Day.”

The group currently has 22 advisory board members and plans to spend an estimated $1 million on the campaign, a spokesperson told TheDC, adding that its message has support among other faith leaders and congregants, including the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP), which has vociferously protested against Obama’s same-sex marriage stance. Some of the CAAP members are on the God Said board.

“During the 2008 elections, 70 percent of African Americans voted to ban same-sex marriage in California while they also voted for Barack Obama for president,” added Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and black outreach director of the pro-life Priests for Life. “We fully intend to shift 25 percent of the black vote from the 2008 election by charging every voter to examine each candidate and vote for the one that supports their core belief in natural marriage.”

The group claims their goal is to give voice to black supporters of traditional marriage who feel like they are not represented by the Democratic Party or NAACP. To be sure, a vast majority of African Americans identify as Democratic.

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TOPICS: Education; Government; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: 2012election; 2012swingstates; africanamericans; alvedaking; blackchurch; blackpresident; christians; constitution; faith; fl2012; godsaid; nc2012; oh2012; pastors; race; va2012; wi2012
[Aug 28, 2012] Lloyd Marcus: Obama versus Jesus: Black Christians Must Decide "A poll claims that Romney will receive zero percent of the black vote. Well, if the poll proves correct, it means that a vast majority of black voters are ignorant of the truth...or else they're racist.

Black Christians who vote for Obama knowing his crimes against Christianity and biblical principles have chosen to worship the idol of racial loyalty over their discipleship to Jesus Christ. Pure and simple.

"Thou shalt have no other gods before me."-Exodus20:3

Incredibly, some blacks have completely forsaken their Christianity for Obama. A fellow PK(preacher's kid) said her parents recently changed their stance on same-sex marriage in support of their black president. I find this remarkable.

Though I disagree, I have been sympathetic and understanding with black seniors who have suffered dearly, with hearts still bearing scars of racial injustice.

A year or so ago, I hosted the first Black Conservative Press Conference at the National Press Club in D.C. Several prominent black conservatives from numerous black conservative groups/organizations spoke. My brother brought my 84-year-old black dad from Baltimore. That evening, Dad said, "Everything I heard today is true. But, because of racism I suffered in my youth, I can not turn against Obama."

At that time, I respectfully gave my hero, my preacher dad, a pass. Some may criticize me, saying, Lloyd, either you stand for conservatism or you do not. While you may have a valid point, it is in my DNA to respect my parents. How do you respectfully tell your usually character-driven parent that his decision to support Obama, no matter what, is rooted in racism and a refusal to forgive?

But now that Obama has been exposed as the most anti-Christian president in U.S. history, senior black Christians must no longer be given a pass for supporting this man.

At stake...."

1 posted on 10/09/2012 11:29:55 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Excellent news! And very possible considering the kind of pull these pastors have with their flocks.


2 posted on 10/09/2012 11:32:19 AM PDT by albie ("Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." Benjamin Frankli)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

3 posted on 10/09/2012 11:36:07 AM PDT by TSgt ("I've been in business for twenty five years, and I have no idea what you are talking about." - Mitt)
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To: albie

Black Christians who vote for Obama knowing his crimes against Christianity and biblical principles have chosen to worship the idol of racial loyalty over their discipleship to Jesus Christ. Pure and simple.

WOW, all that needs to be said!!!


4 posted on 10/09/2012 11:36:36 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: albie
GodSaid.Org - They've posted a video titled: "Pastors furious with Obama over gay marriage."
5 posted on 10/09/2012 11:37:56 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The government (IRS) and the democrats have turned a blind eye to black churches getting involved with politics as long as they were bashing republicans. For decades.

Now that the tables have turned - I expect to see the government to go after black churches full force


6 posted on 10/09/2012 11:40:58 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Very cool


7 posted on 10/09/2012 11:41:12 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: albie

“stripping 25 percent of the black vote that went to Obama in 2008 (95 percent).

I hope this is true but I”ll believe it when I see it.


8 posted on 10/09/2012 11:42:43 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The other day I heard an audio on The Blaze of a black minister saying that any black who votes Democrat are asking to become slaves again. It was a very eye opening tape! I don’t recall the minister’s name.


9 posted on 10/09/2012 11:42:43 AM PDT by DonkeyBonker (Oppose Senate Amendment S.A. 2575! I need more than 10 rounds in my magazine.)
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To: V_TWIN

Same here. Plus I think that they have gotten to this a little too late in the game. They should have done this 5-6 months ago.


10 posted on 10/09/2012 11:46:06 AM PDT by brooklyn dave ( OBAMA IS A SOCIALIST, PERIOD!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

hallelujah!


11 posted on 10/09/2012 11:46:19 AM PDT by Leep (Forward! To Surfdom)
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To: DonkeyBonker

It was Bishop E.W. Jackson E. W. Jackson - founder of the Chesapeake, Virginia-based Exodus Faith Ministries and the chairman of Ministers Taking a Stand. Look under Rush’s October 3rd broadcast.


12 posted on 10/09/2012 11:46:27 AM PDT by lesko
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

That’s what happens when your first thought out in the woods someplace strange when you hear banjo music is “Goody!”


13 posted on 10/09/2012 11:46:40 AM PDT by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: DonkeyBonker

Check out the video at Link 5.

Obama can not be happy about their frank talk about him, his policies, his pandering to gays for money, his belief that black Americans are his for the taking, etc.


14 posted on 10/09/2012 11:49:44 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: DonkeyBonker

search for EW Jackson


15 posted on 10/09/2012 11:50:32 AM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

they’re prob not crazy about all the booing about putting God back into the platform of the RAT party.

It’s highly doubtful they’ll get 25 percent of the black vote to switch their votes and they’ll never get those of the Obamaphone lady’s ilk.


16 posted on 10/09/2012 11:50:38 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And, how about the murdering of millions of innocents through abortion while they are at it. They need a voice too.


17 posted on 10/09/2012 11:51:46 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

a vast majority of black voters are ignorant of the truth...or else they're racist.

18 posted on 10/09/2012 11:56:14 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
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19 posted on 10/09/2012 11:56:34 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

They won’t strip 10%, this is laughable.


20 posted on 10/09/2012 11:57:26 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: albie; V_TWIN
a campaign aimed at stripping 25 percent of the black vote that went to Obama in 2008 (95 percent).

Since they voted twice, one must shoot for 50% to get the desired effect.

21 posted on 10/09/2012 12:00:05 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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".....2007 in Virginia: Senator Barack Obama, presidential stars in his eyes, speaking to a largely black audience of religious leaders and inciting racial animus........

....ten days before Obama gave that speech, Congress had waived the Stafford Act requirement for Katrina. He was well aware of that fact,too. After all, [Obama] was one of only 14 senators to vote against the waiver. It was part of a bill to fund the war effort in Iraq. That is,to pander to his Bush-deranged, anti-war base, Obama decided that squeezing New O’leans was a price worth paying. Then,he lied about what happened in order to foment racial resentment—an atmosphere that he calculated would help his presidential bid.

Just as he’s doing today."

Obama Unfiltered [fomenting racial resentment]

22 posted on 10/09/2012 12:00:22 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: EEGator; Cincinatus' Wife
They won’t strip 10%, this is laughable.

During my walk today, I saw a rabid 2008 0 bummer gal's car that had a R/R sticker on the back window. She is black in a mixed race marriage.

23 posted on 10/09/2012 12:18:47 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 ("It's better to vote for a Republican you don't know than wind up with a dim you don't like".)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Outlier.


24 posted on 10/09/2012 12:22:30 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: DonkeyBonker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi_KaZ53eDg .. Bishop E.W. Jackson Message to Black Christians
25 posted on 10/09/2012 12:24:00 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: EEGator
They won’t strip 10%, this is laughable.

Even thought I applaud their efforts, I fully expect Obama to get at least 93% of the black vote. However, barring fraud, I cannot imagine the turnout will be as larges as 08.

26 posted on 10/09/2012 12:27:49 PM PDT by sand88
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

PRAISE THE LORD, finally.


27 posted on 10/09/2012 12:42:53 PM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: annieokie

They might stay home but they wont vote R....& I’ll take that.


28 posted on 10/09/2012 12:56:49 PM PDT by Michigander222
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Don’t mock these efforts. I’d bet 10% effective this year and that is all we need!!!


29 posted on 10/09/2012 1:02:40 PM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Kudos to these courageous Christians.


30 posted on 10/09/2012 2:07:43 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: sand88

I agree. I think roughly the same percentage, but with fewer total black votes.


31 posted on 10/09/2012 3:53:14 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: annieokie; All
Black actress tweets back after criticism for Romney support She tweeted, “Vote for Romney. The only choice for your future. team romney… vote romney,” alongside a patriotic photo of herself posing in a red swimsuit in front of the U.S. flag.

The black actress’s political views prompted a backlash from fans online.

One Twitter user ranted, “You’re an unemployed black woman endorsing Mitt Romney. You’re voting against yourself thrice. You poor beautiful idiot.” Another responded, “I guess Clueless star Stacey Dash endorsing Mitt Romney shows that she is indeed clueless.”

Dash responded to her detractors with a simple tweet: “My humble opinion … EVERYONE is entitled to one.”

Dash, who appeared on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight on Tuesday, said she’s concerned about the “state of the country” and wants “the next four years to be different.

Dash also told Morgan that GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan reached out to her and thanked her for her support."

32 posted on 10/10/2012 1:51:52 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: MrDem; All
Barack Obama, Pants on Fire "Now we have hard documented evidence that President Obama will go before an audience and lie to their faces.

Remember the video, released the night before last week's debate, from June 5, 2007? The one where Obama alleged to a black audience that the federal government had not waived the Stafford Act requirements for New Orleans after Katrina like they did for New York after 9/11 or for Florida after Hurricane Andrew? The implication was obviously that this was because the federal government doesn't care as much about New Orleans or its "predominantly black" inhabitants.

Thomas Sowell clears up a bit about the president's then, ahem, "confusion" on this matter in his latest piece at Townhall:

"If you want to know what community organizers do, this is it -- rub people's emotions raw to hype their resentments. And this was Barack Obama in his old community organizer role, a role that should have warned those who thought that he was someone who would bring us together, when he was all too well practiced in the arts of polarizing us apart.

Why is the date of this speech important? Because, less than two weeks earlier, on May 24, 2007, the United States Senate had in fact voted 80-14 to waive the Stafford Act requirement for New Orleans, as it had waived that requirement for New York and Florida. More federal money was spent rebuilding New Orleans than was spent in New York after 9/11 and in Florida after hurricane Andrew, combined.

Truth is not a job requirement for a community organizer. Nor can Barack Obama claim that he wasn't present the day of that Senate vote, as he claimed he wasn't there when Jeremiah Wright unleashed his obscene attacks on America from the pulpit of the church that Obama attended for 20 years.

Unlike Jeremiah Wright's church, the U.S. Senate keeps a record of who was there on a given day. The Congressional Record for May 24, 2007 shows Senator Barack Obama present that day and voting on the bill that waived the Stafford Act requirement. Moreover, he was one of just 14 Senators who voted against -- repeat, AGAINST -- the legislation which included the waiver."

Not only was the Stafford Act waived by Congress two weeks before Barack Obama went all Kanye West in this speech in 2007, but Barack Obama voted against the bill that waived it. ........................"

33 posted on 10/10/2012 2:02:06 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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