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Obama cuts prayer-day service
Washington Timnes ^ | 5/5/2009 | Julia Duin

Posted on 05/05/2009 8:35:29 PM PDT by Nachum

President Obama is distancing himself from the National Day of Prayer by nixing a formal early morning service and not attending a large Catholic prayer breakfast the following morning.

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1 posted on 05/05/2009 8:35:29 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: SumProVita; HardStarboard; BradyLS; Ernest_at_the_Beach; dervish; Twotone; Free ThinkerNY; ...

The List, ping


2 posted on 05/05/2009 8:36:07 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

The wheat is separating ITSELF from the chaff.


3 posted on 05/05/2009 8:36:34 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Nachum
"President Obama is distancing himself from the National Day of Prayer"


4 posted on 05/05/2009 8:38:14 PM PDT by avacado
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To: Nachum
Dang it. I got that backwards.

The chaff is separating ITSELF from the wheat.

Mods? A little help?

5 posted on 05/05/2009 8:40:00 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Nachum
LOL, and who are the geniuses praying for him?

Not me!

6 posted on 05/05/2009 8:40:13 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Nachum

Soetoro doesn’t think prayer is necessary for him since he considers himself god.


7 posted on 05/05/2009 8:40:15 PM PDT by SandWMan (Even if you can't legislate morality, you can legislate morally.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Don’t worry, we get the meaning.


8 posted on 05/05/2009 8:41:14 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: SandWMan

or muslim


9 posted on 05/05/2009 8:41:20 PM PDT by bushwon (Wonder if our founding fathers would even recognize the USA?!)
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To: Nachum
Bow to the East!


10 posted on 05/05/2009 8:41:43 PM PDT by evad (Did Aaron do it?)
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To: Nachum
"That's the way the president will publicly observe National Prayer Day -- privately he'll pray as he does every day," he said.

It's always all about him. He just doesn't get it that he represents the whole country now. Amateur Hour assclown.

11 posted on 05/05/2009 8:41:43 PM PDT by TigersEye (Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: Nachum

President Washington declared a National Day of Prayer after the Whiskey Rebellion, as did President John Adams when France threatened war, and President Madison during the War of 1812.

President Tyler declared a Day of Prayer when President Harrison died, and as did President Taylor during a cholera epidemic.

President Buchanan proclaimed a Day of Prayer to avert civil strife, as did Lincoln during the Civil War.

President Andrew Johnson proclaimed a Day of Prayer when Lincoln was shot, as did President Wilson during World War I.

In 1952, President Truman made the National Day of Prayer an annual event, stating: “In times of national crisis when we are striving to strengthen the foundations of peace…we stand in special need of Divine support.”

President Reagan made it the first Thursday in May, saying: “Americans in every generation have turned to their Maker in prayer…We have acknowledged both our dependence on Almighty God and the help He offers us as individuals and as a Nation…Now, Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States…do…proclaim MAY 5, 1988, as a National Day of Prayer. I call upon the citizens of our great Nation to gather together on that day in homes and places of worship to pray.”

—American Minute


13 posted on 05/05/2009 8:41:50 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

Color me surprised - not.


14 posted on 05/05/2009 8:41:56 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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To: Nachum

Well of course he is, Muslims don’t go to church.


15 posted on 05/05/2009 8:42:00 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Nachum

Why would a Muslim attend a Christian Prayer Day, or Catholic Prayer Breakfast?


16 posted on 05/05/2009 8:42:04 PM PDT by LiteKeeper (When do the impeachment proceedings begin?)
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To: Texas Eagle

You might actually have been right the first time. Can’t you just see what’s goin’ on up there by the Pearly Gates?

“I didn’t invite this guy, he doesn’t have the right stuff” “Well, don’t look at me, I didn’t invite him!”


17 posted on 05/05/2009 8:43:25 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Nachum

I’m so tired of this zero pandering to the atheists.


18 posted on 05/05/2009 8:43:40 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: Nachum
Wait till he skips the Washington Press Club Dinner...
19 posted on 05/05/2009 8:43:43 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Nachum

Don’t worry folks, I’m sure he will reinstate the National Day of Prayer, complete with Prayer Rugs and arrows pointing to Mecca everything.


20 posted on 05/05/2009 8:44:00 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: Americas last, best hope for survival.)
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To: TigersEye
privately he'll pray as he does every day," ...

Five times.

21 posted on 05/05/2009 8:45:08 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Nachum

Making a “new America”

(*%*&$^%*&)&&(&^*!@!*(&)(*&!^@!^)


22 posted on 05/05/2009 8:45:11 PM PDT by bannie
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To: Nachum

MY Father-in-law is a Baptist minister and proclaimed Obama the Anti-Christ back during the Dem primaries... every day the Annointed One seems to be proving him true.


23 posted on 05/05/2009 8:45:22 PM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: Nachum

More “change.”


24 posted on 05/05/2009 8:45:41 PM PDT by AmericanGirlRising (I Timothy 2:2)
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To: Victoria Delsoul
... and who are the geniuses praying for him?

Well, they may pray for him, but they're not saying for what :)

25 posted on 05/05/2009 8:45:57 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Maybe he did it because there are no prayer rugs at the NDOP.


26 posted on 05/05/2009 8:46:54 PM PDT by gitmo (History books will read that Lincoln freed the slaves and Obama enslaved the free.)
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To: Cicero

ping


27 posted on 05/05/2009 8:46:58 PM PDT by ocr1
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To: TigersEye
"That's the way the president will publicly observe National Prayer Day -- privately he'll pray as he does every day,"
Yep. Five Times, towards Mecca.
28 posted on 05/05/2009 8:47:25 PM PDT by Blogger (It is in the religion of ignorance that tyranny begins. - Ben Franklin)
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To: commish
MY Father-in-law is a Baptist minister

Apparently not one of those who supported the faux messiah.

29 posted on 05/05/2009 8:47:32 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Good point, lol!!


30 posted on 05/05/2009 8:47:57 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Nachum

The idea of seeing the man in prayer makes me more than a little nauseous, to be honest. In fact, I think I need to go wash my hands compulsively for an hour or so.


31 posted on 05/05/2009 8:48:00 PM PDT by Prospero (non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
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To: Nachum
B. Hussein doesn't need a "Prayer Breakfast"...

He already prays six times a day.

32 posted on 05/05/2009 8:48:22 PM PDT by Gritty (A quarter of Britain's Muslims say they support violent jihad - Poll)
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To: Cicero

Thank you Cicero.


33 posted on 05/05/2009 8:48:48 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Blogger
Yep. Five Times, towards Mecca.

Which he thinks is in Hawaii at the foot of Big Bud Candy Mountain.

34 posted on 05/05/2009 8:50:37 PM PDT by TigersEye (Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: Victoria Delsoul

The geniuses praying for him are those that read God’s Word and take it to heart. The Bible instructs us to pray for our leaders and those in authority. Nowhere does it say pray for the leaders we like or happen to agree with.

God’s ways are not our ways. We are to obey. We can pray that our current leadership finds the Truth, that they act justly, etc.... But whether to pray for Obama or not is not left as an option to the practicing Christian.


35 posted on 05/05/2009 8:52:26 PM PDT by Mom MD (Jesus is the Light of the world!)
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To: Prospero

The idea of seeing the man in prayer makes me more than a little nauseous, to be honest. In fact, I think I need to go wash my hands compulsively for an hour or so.
____________________________________________—

Me too. I can’t even stand seeing his face. And his voice....

He has no soul.


36 posted on 05/05/2009 8:52:51 PM PDT by unkus
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To: evad

Dang I was going to say something similar, but ya beat me, and with a far better example. :)


37 posted on 05/05/2009 8:53:42 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (Please pray for our troops.... http://www.americasupportsyou.mil/)
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To: Nachum
I think Ben Franklin's opinion on prayer in governance might bear repeating:

In this situation of this Assembly, groping as it were in the dark to find political truth, and scarce able to distinguish it when presented to us, how has it happened, Sir, that we have not hitherto once thought of humbly applying to the Father of lights to illuminate our understandings? In the beginning of the Contest with G. Britain, when we were sensible of danger we had daily prayer in this room for the divine protection.-Our prayers, Sir, were heard, & they were graciously answered. All of us who were engaged in the struggle must have observed frequent instances of a superintending providence in our favor. To that kind providence we owe this happy opportunity of consulting in peace on the means of establishing our future national felicity. And have we now forgotten that powerful friend? or do we imagine that we no longer need his assistance?

I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth that God Governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that "except the Lord build the House they labour in vain that build it." I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better, than the Builders of Babel: We shall be divided by our little partial local interests; our projects will be confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and bye word down to future ages. And what is worse, mankind may hereafter from this unfortunate instance, despair of establishing Governments by Human wisdom and leave it to chance, war and conquest.

I therefore beg leave to move-that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessings on our deliberations, be held in this Assembly every morning before we proceed to business, and that one or more of the Clergy of this City be requested to officiate in that Service

38 posted on 05/05/2009 8:55:43 PM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: Mom MD

A very very hard thing to do right now...


39 posted on 05/05/2009 8:56:50 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (Please pray for our troops.... http://www.americasupportsyou.mil/)
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To: Victoria Delsoul

I will pray for him. That does NOT mean I will pray for God to grant him success in his agenda. I mean I will pray that he may rule well...which is almost the complete opposite in this case.


40 posted on 05/05/2009 8:58:29 PM PDT by AndyTheBear
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41 posted on 05/05/2009 9:00:13 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Mom MD; AndyTheBear
If I pray for my enemies, I pray for them to fail. I don't pray for them to succeed.

My post is reference to those who pray for his success. You are free to pray for anyone you want.

42 posted on 05/05/2009 9:01:29 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: unkus
He has no soul.

All people, no matter how evil have a soul. And we ought not dare condemn any in our hearts. Next to God's standard we are all pretty evil.

We should oppose his agenda by all means. But though I sympathize, we must ought not dare to condemn someone's very soul in our hearts.

43 posted on 05/05/2009 9:03:04 PM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: Nachum

Well, we aren’t a Christian nation, according to Zero.

Besides, why waste an opportunity to diss Shirley Dobson?

Per the article, Robert Gibbs said that the President will pray privately, like he does every does.

Five times, no doubt.

Some national leader we got this time.

The uneasiness about him has given way to the inability to dismiss any longer the fact that this man hates this country and its Christian heritage and its “values”.

We have anti American President, and he proves it more, day by day.

A day to choose is coming. America or Zero. Which will America choose?

I pray it makes the right choice.


44 posted on 05/05/2009 9:05:34 PM PDT by exit82 (The Obama Cabinet: There was more brainpower on Gilligan's Island.)
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To: AndyTheBear
I mean I will pray that he may rule well

Rule?? Is he King Obama now?

I guess you are right, he acts like one. He has control of the Senate and the House, so he can do whatever he wants.

45 posted on 05/05/2009 9:06:33 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Nachum

To his and our demise......


46 posted on 05/05/2009 9:08:28 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Life is but a big granola bar.)
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To: Nachum
President Obama is distancing himself from the National Day of Prayer by nixing a formal early morning service and not attending a large Catholic prayer breakfast the following morning

Is that chap at Notre Dame still insisting on having Duh 0 speak at commencement and get an honorary degree???

47 posted on 05/05/2009 9:18:26 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Nachum

Why does this not surprise me in the least? It also won’t shock those faithful Christian leaders who consider the National Day of Prayer so very important. I think most of them were kind of expecting this anyway...


48 posted on 05/05/2009 9:18:49 PM PDT by plushaye (May God save Canada and America from evil.)
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**not attending a large Catholic prayer breakfast the following morning.**

Any thoughts?


49 posted on 05/05/2009 9:20:17 PM PDT by Salvation ( †With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation

He’s a flaming hypocrite to accept Notre Dame’s invitation but refuse to attend a prayer breakfast.

It just reinforces the impression that Christianity to Zero is like a Crucifix to Dracula. Except at ND of course which apparently has lost it’s Christian character.


50 posted on 05/05/2009 9:22:20 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Proud Citizen of the Gator Nation)
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