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MLK Jr Close Relative will not vote/support Obama!!!
Freeper Exclusive | October 31, 2008 | Vanity

Posted on 10/31/2008 11:13:45 AM PDT by topher

Who would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., vote for in this election? Would it be Obama?

The niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., in telling her grandparents about abortion, found out how strongly they objected to her two abortions.

Her web page seems to speak for the King family by its name: www.KingForAmerica.com She also has authored a book about her father (A. D. King) and her uncle Martin (MLK Jr.), namely Sons of Thunder.

In a sense, Dr. Alveda King made it clear her position to Democratic politicians in Denver during the Democratic Convention. She was speaker at a prayer vigil at an abortion clinic that Archbishop Chaput of Denver attended. (For more on this story, see Archdiocese of Denver to hold prayer vigil at largest abortion facility in U.S.

The parents of Martin Luther King, Jr., were strongly opposed to abortion. They could not support a strongly pro-abortion candidate for president -- even if that person is the first African-American candidate of a major party (Democrat or Republican).

Dr. Alveda King, like Martin Luther King, Jr., is a pastor and an activist for just causes. Just as MLK, Jr., has fought for Civil Rights, Alveda has fought for the rights of the unborn.

Alveda refers to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as "Uncle Martin".

An interesting question is who Martin Luther King (III) will vote for this election. He is a man of integrity like his father Martin Luther King, Jr., or is he like the wishy-washy politicians that will prostitute themselves to get something they want.

If Martin Luther King III decides to vote for Obama, he may saddened his departed father and grandparents by such a vote.

Such a vote for Obamais for the continued killing of African-American children -- at a rate much than those of white or Hispanic children.

Abortion among African-Americans is 40%. For people of other races it is only 30%.

One this account, Congressman John Lewis of Georgia has betrayed the African Americans of the United States. He has been a staunch supporter of abortion -- even though he fought for Civil Rights in the 1960's.

This is hypocracy for Congressman John Lewis.

Will Martin Luther King (III) follow the hypocracy of Congressman John Lewis of Atlanta or will he follow in the work of his cousin Alveda King.

Maybe the major media should ask Dr. Alveda King and Martin Luther King (III) where they stand in terms of who they vote for president.

Will vote based on race and against principles? Or will they vote based on principles and not vote for Obama?

At the time of the Democratic Convention in August, Dr. Alveda King and Archbishop Chaput of Denver were part of a prayer rally outside an abortion clinic at the time of the Democratic National Convention. They were sending a clear message to pro-abortion politicians that abortion is wrong!!!


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; alvedaking; obama; prolife
I pray that this thread will be allowed great visibility. Many Americans would question voting for Obama knowing how a close relative of Martin Luther King, Jr., would vote.
1 posted on 10/31/2008 11:13:45 AM PDT by topher
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To: topher

National Black Republican Association
Featured Commentary

WARNING! A vote for Obama is a vote for Socialism.
“An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.” - Confucious

Obama and the law by Thomas Sowell is an article that exposes the type of courts and laws that Barack Obama wants for us. As Thomas Sowell writes “Do we really want judges who decide cases based on who you are, rather than on the facts and the law?”

Obama: Fundamental Change? Count on It by David Limbaugh provides a scary account of how Obama’s promised changes could lead to entrusting this man with unprecedented power, giving him a license to operate with minimum scrutiny and an opposition party effectively impotent to oppose his radical blueprint for America.

Obama and “The Left” by Thomas Sowell is an article that explores how some people who see the fraud in what Obama is saying are amazed that others do not. Sowell explains how Obama knows what con men have long known, that their job is not to convince skeptics but to enable the gullible to continue to believe what they want to believe.

Democrats Denounced Gen. Colin Powell as a “House Negro”. Before Gen Colin Powell adopted the Democratic Party’s socialist policies and endorsed Sen. Barack Obama, the Democrats denigrated him as a “House Negro.”
http://www.nbra.info/


2 posted on 10/31/2008 11:15:10 AM PDT by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!Jesus is Lord!)
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To: Admin Moderator; Jim Robinson; John Robinson; JustAmy
I am pleading with you to keep this as breaking.

Maybe the major news services will pick up the story...

When I worked at Priests for Life, I helped Dr. Alveda King with her laptop. Christian ministers are not necessarily "computer wizzes, and their time is better spent saving souls (and not laptops).

So please keep this on Breaking/Front Page...

3 posted on 10/31/2008 11:16:30 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

I came across this great article the other day, and submit it for the perusal of all who might find it of interest. It is entitled: “Why Martin Luther King was Republican.” It was written a few years ago.

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=16500


4 posted on 10/31/2008 11:17:21 AM PDT by keats5 ("I hope for his sake, Joe Biden got that VP thing in writing."- Rudy)
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To: topher
Red Rover, Red Rover -- let Fox News come over...

Red Rover, Red Rover -- let Michelle Malkin come over...

5 posted on 10/31/2008 11:17:44 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

Here’s a whole lot more on Dr. Alveda King, she is an amazing woman.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alvedaking/index?tab=articles


6 posted on 10/31/2008 11:19:31 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: topher

NBRA Martin Luther King Was A Republican
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkUJEDYBnBQ


7 posted on 10/31/2008 11:19:32 AM PDT by polymuser (God bless and keep America.)
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To: keats5
Another reason to keep this thread breaking...

I was unaware of this...

In Archbishop Chaput's recent book, he spoke of the courage of people like MLK, Jr. and how that is needed within the Christian Church.

I guess Martin Luther King was aware of how the first Republican president (Lincoln) had worked with African Americans and was responsible (with others) of ending slavery...

8 posted on 10/31/2008 11:20:27 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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Is this a useful closing subject for McCain?

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9 posted on 10/31/2008 11:21:57 AM PDT by polymuser (God bless and keep America.)
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To: topher
I'm afraid that Ms. King will be very much in the minority in her family. While most Blacks do not know it (and therefore what Ms. King cannot tell them) is that MLKJr. was not a "born-again chr*stian" at all but a preacher of the secular "social gospel." Alveda King is a "born-again chr*stian" which is why she differs with the rest of the family, but so far as I know the rest of the King family is solidly behind the entire leftist program, from abortion to homosexual "marriage."

The attempt to rehabilitate MLKJr. after his death and make him a conservative is, to my mind, a mistake (though understandable since it took Dr. King to do what should have been done decades earlier by Republicans). Just as white Fundamentalists have a need to see the Founding Fathers as "born-again" "spirit-filled" Baptists, so American Black Fundamentalists insist on believing the same thing about King. Unfortunately, while the deism and rationalism of the Founding Fathers has been exposed time and time again, the fact that both liberals and conservatives want the political support of Fundamentalist Blacks insures that his own liberal approach to religion remains a taboo subject.

Thank G-d for Alveda King, but she is very much isolated in her family, unfortunately.

10 posted on 10/31/2008 11:23:57 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Shofekh dam ha'adam, ba'adam damo yishafekh; ki betzelem 'Eloqim `asah 'et-ha'adam.)
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To: topher
I've often thought MLK would be in total disagreement over all Obama stands for.
11 posted on 10/31/2008 11:25:51 AM PDT by angelsonmyside
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To: topher

PING


12 posted on 10/31/2008 11:27:24 AM PDT by AmericanSamurai
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To: Zionist Conspirator
From my personal dealings with Alveda, the parents of Martin Luther King Jr. were solidly against abortion.

Dr. Alveda King is a Democrat and Liberal. That is clear if you visit your website...

Since she is part of various pro-life groups (Silent No More Awareness and Priests for Life), she would be a hypocrite if she even considered voting for Obama.

The head of Priests for Life, Father Frank Pavone, had as his heroes Mohatma Ghandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

So clearly, without the pro-life question, he would probably lean more to the left than where he stands now...

13 posted on 10/31/2008 11:31:32 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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http://209.157.64.200/focus/f-news/2113399/posts?page=1

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=16500


14 posted on 10/31/2008 11:33:20 AM PDT by polymuser (God bless and keep America.)
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To: polymuser
In a sense this all about voting for someone just because he is black (African American -- which is term Alveda would want me to use).

There are many liberals ignoring all other questions about Obama and voting for him JUST because he is black...

Of course, there are those who will vote against him because he is black.

But it gets down to should one vote for someone based on ethnicity. His cousin Odinga in Kenya was done on that basis -- and that resulted in ethnic Civil War, aka the machete thugs...

15 posted on 10/31/2008 11:34:27 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

This is a special person.


16 posted on 10/31/2008 11:38:37 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Cowardice is forever!)
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To: topher

bttt!!!!!!!!!!!


17 posted on 10/31/2008 11:39:18 AM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: topher

bttt!!!!!!!!!!!


18 posted on 10/31/2008 11:39:18 AM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: topher

bttt!!!!!!!!!!!


19 posted on 10/31/2008 11:39:19 AM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: angelsonmyside
If what Archbishop Chaput wrote about him makes Martin Luther King, Jr., as a person of convictions and of courage, then I would definitely agree with you.

For the same reason MLK Jr. went to Birmingham and was put in jail, he would oppose Obama.

That is why Thomas More is so important in history.

He was a person of conviction. If King Henry VIII could get him to acknowledge his divorce, then the King did not need the Vatican support.

Thomas More never caved in, and was brutally killed for his conviction. And King Henry VIII was forced to found the Church of England.

20 posted on 10/31/2008 11:39:27 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

bttt!!!!!!! Keep this post in the limelight!!! Agree this thread deserves great visibility!!!


21 posted on 10/31/2008 11:40:42 AM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: CaliforniaCon

sorry.............my PC freaked out and I inadvertently triple sent the “bttt” message. :(


22 posted on 10/31/2008 11:41:45 AM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: topher
From my personal dealings with Alveda, the parents of Martin Luther King Jr. were solidly against abortion.

Yes. His parents. Not him. His parents were Fundamentalists. He was not. I doubt very seriously that MLKJr. would have been any more pro-life than his widow and children turned out to be.

Dr. Alveda King is a Democrat and Liberal. That is clear if you visit your website...

She's also a born-again chr*stian.

The head of Priests for Life, Father Frank Pavone, had as his heroes Mohatma Ghandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

So clearly, without the pro-life question, he would probably lean more to the left than where he stands now...

A party that espoused economic liberalism and social/moral conservatism would be unbeatable. Our two parties insist on halving this program.

23 posted on 10/31/2008 11:45:18 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Shofekh dam ha'adam, ba'adam damo yishafekh; ki betzelem 'Eloqim `asah 'et-ha'adam.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator
Considering the Iranian Nuclear threat to Israel, the enemy of your enemy is your friend. Otherwords, those opposed to Obama based on pro-life convictions will aid Israel...

I hope we can agree that Obama will be bad for the USA and Israel, as well as many unborn babies.

That is why Gianna Jessen so strongly opposes Obama through Born Alive Truth.org

24 posted on 10/31/2008 11:51:25 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2112412/posts

She has already endorsed the ticket.


25 posted on 10/31/2008 11:54:14 AM PDT by onlylewis (libs want a two class system, one rich one poor)
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To: topher
Considering the Iranian Nuclear threat to Israel, the enemy of your enemy is your friend. Otherwords, those opposed to Obama based on pro-life convictions will aid Israel...

I was in no sense condemning Ms. King. I merely stated my belief that she is atypical of the thoroughly liberal King family (due to her born again status) and remarked it is a shame that MLKJr's religious beliefs cannot be discussed in the same way as Thomas Jefferson's.

26 posted on 10/31/2008 11:59:39 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Shofekh dam ha'adam, ba'adam damo yishafekh; ki betzelem 'Eloqim `asah 'et-ha'adam.)
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To: topher

MLK was a Republican. I heard him speak years ago in Chicago - there’s no way he would back Obama.


27 posted on 10/31/2008 12:23:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (Ayers book: Prairie Fire was dedicated cop killers and Sirhan Sirhan - ( assassin of RFK))
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To: topher

MLK was a Republican.

And MLK was a friend of Robert Kennedy.

Robert Kennedy was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.

Obama’s friend - Bill Ayers - the friend who helped Obama kick off his political carreer in the living room of his house - dedicated a book he wrote to Sirhan Sirhan.

The book was also dedicated to every cop killer in the country at the time the book was published.

MLK believed in non-violence. The Chicago civil rights movement didn’t even attend MLK’s speech in ‘64. They already thought they were better than MLK.

I don’t think he would have like Rev. Wright or Obama.


28 posted on 10/31/2008 12:29:59 PM PDT by GOPJ (Ayers book: Prairie Fire was dedicated cop killers and Sirhan Sirhan - ( assassin of RFK))
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To: onlylewis
I did not hear that... Thanks

In a sense, this thread is an attempt to stir controversy -- in favor of McCain-Palin...

The Philadelphia article just confirms what I am saying...

It leaves unanswered, however, where Martin Luther King III stands. By not taking a strong stand and the correct stand, he will dishonor his father...

That is also part of the controversy of this thread -- where does Martin Luther King III stand and what does he stand for...

This thread is also about not voting for someone because you are white and the person is white, and not voting for someone because you are black and the person is black...

It raises that issue in my mind...

29 posted on 10/31/2008 1:05:30 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: AmericanSamurai
Welcome to Freerepublic!!!

We have some strange terms that are based on typos...

For example, in a Breaking News thread, someone meant to type serious. They typed series by accident and it is used as humor in threads.

By the same token, someone was trying to emphasis that something really had huge implications, but they typed hugh by accident...

So you might see these and think they are mistakes...

They are more terms that Freepers use...

We may be a bad example for spelling for children...

30 posted on 10/31/2008 1:10:00 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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Wow!!!

On my way home after posting this from the Public Library (its there, use it), I had an overflight of F-16's.

They must have been the Thunderbirds...

This thread may fail to get as many votes away from Obama and for McCain as I may like, but it was a great blessing to have an overflight of F-16's making tight low turns (200 feet or less!!!

I am impressed!!!

31 posted on 10/31/2008 1:16:20 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher
This weekend we have the:

Sertoma Cajun Air Festival

They were doing some marketing by buzzing the city -- from North to South... Low level passes -- very low level passes...

32 posted on 10/31/2008 4:38:09 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: Salvation; cpforlife.org; Coleus; narses
Ping

Could you use your ping lists for this thread...

It is somewhat old news, but maybe people will sent this out as emails: "Martin Luther King, Jr. close relative will not vote/support Obama but supports/votes McCain/Palin"...

Maybe if people realize a close relative of Martin Luther King, Jr., will not vote/support Obama, it might change some votes...

There is also the article where Dr. Alveda King comes out in favor of McCain/Palin...

There is the Freerepublic article:

Alveda King, Niece of Martin Luther King Jr, endorses McCain-Palin

That goes to the Philadelphia Inquirer article Black Leaders Support McCain

Excerpt from that article is:

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But the most recognizable name is Dr. Alveda King, director of African-American Outreach, Gospel of Life Ministries, a niece of Dr. Martin Luther King.

"I am very excited about the McCain-Palin ticket, simply because they support the values that mean the most to me," Ms. King said. "It is a plus to me that Sarah Palin is a woman because I've been elected to office as a wife and mother. I've been appointed to office as a woman and at the time I was a mother and became a grandmother."

Ms. King said her experience taught her she could both be a good mother and still serve the public. This is something she has in common with Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska, McCain's running mate.

However, the most important reason she is backing the McCain-Palin ticket is its commitment to the pro-life cause.


33 posted on 10/31/2008 4:59:30 PM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher; informavoracious; larose; RJR_fan; Prospero; Conservative Vermont Vet; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of interest.

Obama Says A Baby Is A Punishment

Obama: “If they make a mistake, I don’t want them punished with a baby.”

34 posted on 10/31/2008 5:05:35 PM PDT by narses (http://www.theobamadisaster.com/)
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To: fatima
ping --

If news of Alveda King supporting McCain-Palin and not being able to support Obama/Biden reaches people, then it might turn more votes -- especially in swing states...

35 posted on 11/01/2008 7:31:10 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

Thanks topher,will do.


36 posted on 11/01/2008 8:37:42 AM PDT by fatima (I'm going to cling to my Religion,gun,bitterness while being called a redneck racist and vote in Pa.)
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To: fatima
This one is too close... Anyway to get votes will help...

And if riots start, Alveda King might help relax the African-American community...

37 posted on 11/01/2008 8:49:57 AM PDT by topher (Let us return to old-fashioned morality - morality that has stood the test of time...)
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To: topher

God willing it will not come to that.


38 posted on 11/01/2008 9:10:17 AM PDT by fatima (I'm going to cling to my Religion,gun,bitterness while being called a redneck racist and vote in Pa.)
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