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On Thanksgiving eve, Obama issues special Hajj message to world's Muslims
Los Angeles Times ^ | November 25, 2009

Posted on 11/26/2009 4:51:28 AM PST by Zakeet

Michelle and I would like to send our best wishes to all those performing Hajj this year, and to Muslims in America and around the world who are celebrating Eid-ul-Adha. The rituals of Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha both serve as reminders of the shared Abrahamic roots of three of the world’s major religions.

During Hajj, the world’s largest and most diverse gathering, three million Muslims from all walks of life – including thousands of American Muslims – will stand in prayer on Mount Arafat. The following day, Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid-ul-Adha and distribute food to the less fortunate to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son out of obedience to God.

This year, I am pleased that the Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Saudi Health Ministry to prevent and limit the spread of H1N1 during Hajj. Cooperating on combating H1N1 is one of the ways we are implementing my administration's commitment to partnership in areas of mutual interest.

On behalf of the American people, we would like to extend our greetings during this Hajj season – Eid Mubarak.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Philosophy; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: hajj; islam; islamobama; obamabinbiden; religionofpeace; sodomhusseinobama; thanksgiving
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There wasn't enough room in the title to add a Barf Your Turkey Alert, not that one is especially necessary for an article such as this

1 posted on 11/26/2009 4:51:30 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

He pardoned a Turkey, though.

He definitely did that.

(Pandering to PETA, eh?)


2 posted on 11/26/2009 4:53:38 AM PST by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: Zakeet

Trying to remember....did he do this on the National Day of Prayer also?


3 posted on 11/26/2009 4:54:07 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Zakeet

This is a joke, right? On Thanksgiving?


4 posted on 11/26/2009 4:54:07 AM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: Zakeet

ping


5 posted on 11/26/2009 4:54:43 AM PST by Ulysse (a)
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To: Zakeet

On behalf of the American people, you don’t speak for us!

On behalf of the American people we wish all at the Hajj
a very MERRY CHRISTMAS!


6 posted on 11/26/2009 4:55:00 AM PST by ronnie raygun (Leaders who refuse to lead will be lead by the people)
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To: Zakeet

“The rituals of Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha both serve as reminders of the shared Abrahamic roots of three of the world’s major religions.”

What an arrogant idiot obama is. That’s his “reality”, not ours.


7 posted on 11/26/2009 4:55:25 AM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: Zakeet
Hijacking Thanksgiving at the White House


8 posted on 11/26/2009 4:57:05 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Zakeet
"On behalf of the American people, we would like to extend our greetings during this Hajj season"

You DO NOT speak for me!

9 posted on 11/26/2009 4:57:39 AM PST by NoGrayZone (Illegals are called illegal for a reason.)
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To: Bluebird Singing

The downfall of the arrogant is their arrogance ...


10 posted on 11/26/2009 4:58:31 AM PST by Tarpon (To destroy the people's liberties, you poison their morals ...)
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0bama is a muslim. There is no other logical conclusion tbat can be derived from his behavior this past year. And our military men and women, as well as our people, are the worse for it. People are dying.

“I have been to all 57 states. One more to go.”


11 posted on 11/26/2009 4:58:38 AM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: Bluebird Singing

Can there still be any doubt where this scum’s loyalties lie?


12 posted on 11/26/2009 4:59:22 AM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: Zakeet

America wishes you a happy Hajj and may all your jihads be merry!


13 posted on 11/26/2009 5:00:45 AM PST by StandUpChuck
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To: Zakeet

14 posted on 11/26/2009 5:02:21 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: Diogenesis

The New Yorker mag cover hit the nail on the head didn’t it?


15 posted on 11/26/2009 5:07:10 AM PST by MissDairyGoodnessVT (=^..^= =^..^= =^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^==^..^=)
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To: MissDairyGoodnessVT
Exactly. As did this cover.


16 posted on 11/26/2009 5:09:14 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Zakeet
This year, I am pleased that the Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Saudi Health Ministry to prevent and limit the spread of H1N1 during Hajj. Cooperating on combating H1N1 is one of the ways we are implementing my administration's commitment to partnership in areas of mutual interest.

So, that is where the H1N1 vaccines went?!

17 posted on 11/26/2009 5:11:52 AM PST by Jaidyn
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To: Zakeet

Allah is not the God of Abraham. Islam does not have Abrahamic roots.


18 posted on 11/26/2009 5:13:14 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Zakeet
Somebody help me out here, please...

Did Obama issue a SpecialThank You Message to The Troops ??

Did I miss it?

19 posted on 11/26/2009 5:14:06 AM PST by onemiddleamerican (FUBO - and all your terrorist buddies, too!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Well they ARE famous for hijacking. ;)


20 posted on 11/26/2009 5:16:41 AM PST by allmendream (Wealth is EARNED not distributed, so how could it be RE-distributed?)
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To: onemiddleamerican

No doubt in my mind where Obama’s religious sympathies lie.

Almost a year since he was sen in a Christian Church.

Now dont get me wrong ,I think that is fine. He doesn’t belong in a Christian Church anyway.


21 posted on 11/26/2009 5:19:56 AM PST by Venturer
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To: onemiddleamerican

No doubt in my mind where Obama’s religious sympathies lie.

Almost a year since he was seen in a Christian Church.

Now dont get me wrong ,I think that is fine. He doesn’t belong in a Christian Church anyway.


22 posted on 11/26/2009 5:20:03 AM PST by Venturer
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To: onemiddleamerican

No doubt in my mind where Obama’s religious sympathies lie.

Almost a year since he was seen in a Christian Church.

Now dont get me wrong ,I think that is fine. He doesn’t belong in a Christian Church anyway.


23 posted on 11/26/2009 5:20:14 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Zakeet

It really makes one want to puke!!! Thanks to the majority of ignorant American voters, we’ve allowed our country to be high-jacked by a bunch of Chi-town Marxist thugs.


24 posted on 11/26/2009 5:20:25 AM PST by kenmcg (THE)
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To: Zakeet

25 posted on 11/26/2009 5:22:16 AM PST by MajorThomas (Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.)
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To: Past Your Eyes

LOL! That’s a keeper. :)


26 posted on 11/26/2009 5:22:52 AM PST by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: Zakeet

May Piss be upon Mohammads Head

May Piss be upon ObamaRamaDingDong the long legged MacDaddy Dung Pile


27 posted on 11/26/2009 5:24:29 AM PST by PoloSec ( Enjoy Freedom of Speech While You Still Can...We could all be imprisoned soon)
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To: Zakeet; dennisw; Yehuda
During Hajj, the world’s largest and most diverse gathering

??!

28 posted on 11/26/2009 5:28:10 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Zakeet

I wonder how long FDR would have lasted if he had sent such a message to Hitler. ;0)


29 posted on 11/26/2009 5:29:12 AM PST by seemoAR
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To: Zakeet
Heard that his Kenyan granny, who by the way just had electricity run to her hut, was invited to the Hajj by none other than King Abdullah himself! (suppose that “bow” was worth something any how) This muzzie usurper speaks for fewer and fewer Americans each day. It would seem that he himself believes that he will only be a one term president and has committed himself to doing the greatest harm possible to this fine nation in his alloted time frame. The only group he hasn't lost yet are blacks. Short of that he's dropping like a rock but just does not care. He's got an appetite for destruction.
30 posted on 11/26/2009 5:29:41 AM PST by RU88 (Bow to no man)
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To: Zakeet

Mount Arafat???


31 posted on 11/26/2009 5:34:49 AM PST by Movemout ( if you were to launch a heat seeking suppository over the capitol, which asshole would it strike?)
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To: Zakeet
The following day, Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid-ul-Adha and distribute food to the less fortunate to commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son out of obedience to God.

The next day they will return to their regularly scheduled tasks of distributing beheadings, bullets, and explosions to the INFIDELS!

How's that pardon for Maj. Hasan working out, bro?

No cheers, unfortunately.

32 posted on 11/26/2009 5:39:04 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: FES0844

“Trying to remember....did he do this on the National Day of Prayer also?”

Of course, He chanted the lord’s prayer from the National Cathedral . It was not covered by Fox and Friends so I did not have the opportunity to puke up my breakfast of Bacon and eggs fried in Lard with a side dish of “skins” washed down by a quart of lumpy “buttermilk”.


33 posted on 11/26/2009 5:40:33 AM PST by primatreat (O"wee weed on the small Christian community again.)
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To: Zakeet


Obama issues special message to these people!
34 posted on 11/26/2009 5:40:37 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Obama, Hitler, Stalin: Who are 3 people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.)
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I think that Obama's said far more to the world's muslims by his "dithering" on Afghanistan, HIS decision to try the murderous terrorists in civilian courts (giving them the world stage), his earlier statements, and of course, his supplicant bow to the saudi leader.

Mark

35 posted on 11/26/2009 5:45:44 AM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Venturer

“Almost a year since he was sen in a Christian Church”

Actually, there was a thread here a couple of months ago that said that he has attended a small chapel that apparently is on the grounds at Camp David.

Mercifully, the military pastor of that chapel is a CONSERVATIVE Christian. The previous thread included some comments that we should all pray that our Lord of miracles somehow touch O’s evil heart.

Anything is possible.


36 posted on 11/26/2009 5:46:37 AM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: Zakeet

How dare he speak on behalf of the America people! I wish we could drop a nuke in the middle of Mecca!


37 posted on 11/26/2009 5:48:57 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Zakeet

No mention of the special message that Muslims are obligated to give to those in dar al-harb’ (the land of war): convert, submit or die.


38 posted on 11/26/2009 5:54:08 AM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: Zakeet

December 19, 2007

I send holiday greetings to all Muslims celebrating Eid al-Adha.

During Eid al-Adha, Muslims around the world reflect on Abraham’s unwavering faith and his trust in God when asked to sacrifice his son. These four days are a time for Muslims to honor Abraham’s obedience by celebrating with family and friends and showing gratitude for the many blessings bestowed by God. This holiday also helps ensure the important values of compassion and devotion are passed on to future generations.

America is a land of many beliefs, and our society is enriched by our Muslim citizens. The kindness, generosity, and goodwill displayed by American Muslims during this special occasion and throughout the year have contributed to the strength and vitality of our Nation. May all those observing Eid al-Adha find love and warmth during this joyous holiday.

Laura and I send our best wishes for a memorable celebration.

GEORGE W. BUSH


39 posted on 11/26/2009 6:04:12 AM PST by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: Zakeet
On behalf of the American people

FUBO

40 posted on 11/26/2009 6:06:12 AM PST by tnlibertarian
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To: MajorThomas

The news last night said Lincoln started Thanksgiving. I kid you not.


41 posted on 11/26/2009 6:11:13 AM PST by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: Zakeet

Did he say “Muslims strike home”?


42 posted on 11/26/2009 6:13:57 AM PST by Poe White Trash (Wake up!)
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To: Zakeet; lilycicero
There wasn't enough room in the title to add a Barf Your Turkey Alert, not that one is especially necessary for an article such as this

Sometimes a pic is all you need....
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43 posted on 11/26/2009 6:29:25 AM PST by Girlene (Happy Thanksgiving)
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To: combat_boots

To the poor: food for you, next; food for you; a bullet for you two; a simetar for you and you; food for you; a bullet for you; a hanging for you; a kidnapping for you. Well, a busy, busy day all in all.


44 posted on 11/26/2009 6:29:45 AM PST by healy61
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To: Zakeet

He wasn’t speaking on behalf of me.


45 posted on 11/26/2009 6:36:37 AM PST by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin'-the cure is Palin.)
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To: Venturer

That did bear repeating. :)


46 posted on 11/26/2009 6:41:29 AM PST by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin'-the cure is Palin.)
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To: Zakeet
I'm sorry, Islam does not share the same ethical (or theological) basis as Judaism or Christianity. Where are the 10 Commandments in Islam? Where is the Golden Rule in Islam?

Islam is explicitly set up to treat people differently, not as equals under God. Supposedly, Muslims are equal under God, but infidels are there to be converted, taxed, oppressed or killed. In the end, infidels are to be eliminated. That is the goal of Islam.

47 posted on 11/26/2009 6:56:10 AM PST by Jabba the Nutt (Are they insane, stupid or just evil?)
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To: AndrewB

At least President Bush had the good sense to send the greeting personally from him and Laura - not on behalf of the nation.


48 posted on 11/26/2009 7:16:14 AM PST by indubitably
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To: Zakeet

“...three million Muslims from all walks of life – including thousands of American Muslims – will stand in prayer on Mount Arafat.”

Three words:

Target Rich Environment.


49 posted on 11/26/2009 7:23:27 AM PST by PJammers (I can't help it... It's my idiom!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Allah is not the God of Abraham. Islam does not have Abrahamic roots.

I agree, if the God of Abraham was Allah then muslims would not be muslims, they would be Jews. Mohammad the pedophile is a pi** poor prophet and anyone who would follow such a vile creature has to be insane.

50 posted on 11/26/2009 7:32:45 AM PST by calex59
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