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Obama vows a new beginning with Islam
The South African News Times ^ | September 11, 2010

Posted on 09/10/2010 10:50:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

United States President Barack Obama pleaded with Americans at a White House news conference on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, to not allow themselves to be divided by religion following a backlash sparked by a Florida preacher who had planned a Koran burning ceremony on Saturday, 11 September 2010 to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Obama reminded his people who their “true enemies were, naming Al-Qaeda and terrorists”, in a bid to protect American Muslims.

Pastor Terry Jones from Gainesville in Florida says he wants clarity on whether a planned New York mosque will be moved from near Ground Zero or not, that had been his condition for halting the ceremony but no one would commit.

His son says Pastor Jones will not now go ahead with the Koran burning event. The pastor flew to New York late on Friday, hoping to discuss the mosque.

"We have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other," Obama said at a White House news conference on the eve of the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. "We are one nation under God and we may call that God different names, but we remain one nation," he said. "Our enemies are Al-Qaeda and their allies who are trying to kill us."

AFP reports that the president again condemned a threat by Jones to burn Korans on Saturday, which is now on hold, as "un-American" and warned people should not "play games" with the security of US troops abroad as such actions would place their lives in danger.

Obama also reiterated the constitutional right of American Muslims to build a cultural center that includes a mosque near the "Ground Zero" site in New York.

"If you could build a church on a site, you could build a synagogue on a site, if you could build a Hindu temple on a site, then you should be able to build a mosque on a site."

Obama also pointedly referred to "my Christian faith" as he addressed his people, in an obvious swipe at conservatives who have often claimed he is a closet Muslim.

"We have got millions of Muslim Americans, our fellow citizens, in this country, they're going to school with our kids, they're our neighbors, they're our friends, they're our co-workers." "When we start acting as if their religion is somehow offensive, what are we saying to them?"

He also hailed the bravery of US Muslim soldiers in Afghanistan. "We don't differentiate between them and us. It's just us."

The president vowed a "new beginning" with Islam.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911; groundzeromosque; imamobama; islam; islamobama; koran; mosque; muslims; newyork; obama; obamabinbiden; sodomhusseinobama; stealthjihad; suicidemosque
"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction." ~Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. The Audacity of Hope
1 posted on 09/10/2010 10:50:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“but we remain one nation”

For the time being...


2 posted on 09/10/2010 10:58:20 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To all readers...

There is NO ONE more capable to vow a new beginning with Islam!

.....ever wonder why zero is popular with the muslims?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2585916/posts?page=27#27


3 posted on 09/10/2010 10:59:31 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Having seen video of the event, he seemed very unsure of himself when he said, “my Christian faith”. I really don't think it was a comfortable thing for him to say.

Another thing I noticed during a wide shot FOX did was a massive teleprompter. A teleprompter at a press conference?

4 posted on 09/10/2010 11:02:10 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ok, I don't get it; Obama is saying that although its legal, we should be sensitive how on how our symbolic activities might disrespectful to others feelings, yet at the same time when it comes to the twin towers, obama is not practicing what he is preaching, it may be legal, building a Muslim victory shrine at the world trade center , it just not right, so how can he lecutre the about resepticing others and then he himself trashes the memories of our fallen loved ones! Why is nobody pointing out this blatant hypocrisy!
5 posted on 09/10/2010 11:03:01 PM PDT by seastay
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
why doesn't he want a new beginning with Christians?
6 posted on 09/10/2010 11:03:29 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: NavyCanDo

Rush was talking about the teleprompter today. Obama had canned answers about the economy on it. Obama is a bumbling idiot and I don’t believe he’s a Christian.


7 posted on 09/10/2010 11:06:10 PM PDT by Vicki (Washington State where anyone can vote .... illegals, non-residents, dead people, dogs, felons)
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To: dalebert

Bing!Bing!Bing!

Yes! Folks we have a winner!

You sir! You won the Kewpie Doll!


8 posted on 09/10/2010 11:08:55 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: dalebert
why doesn't he want a new beginning with Christians?

Beginning what, persecutions?

9 posted on 09/10/2010 11:09:09 PM PDT by kittycatonline.com
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To: Vicki

Press conference teleprompter. That was classic!

He gets asked a clear question, “Is the Muslim cultural center near Ground Zero APPROPRIATE?”

And he says “yes they have a right.”

But... burning the Koran. He didn’t say “He has a right but it’s not appropriate.”

He said, “Sadly there’s nothing I can do to stop him.”

Where’s the ACLU?

Aren’t they for, what’s it called.....

hmmmmm....

Oh, yeah.

FREE SPEECH!!!!


10 posted on 09/10/2010 11:16:03 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like the old beginning, from the 17th century Cossacks:

Mehmed IV to the Zaporozhye Cossacks:
“As the Sultan; son of Muhammad; brother of the Sun and Moon; grandson and viceroy of God; ruler of the kingdoms of Macedonia, Babylon, Jerusalem, Upper and Lower Egypt; emperor of emperors; sovereign of sovereigns; extraordinary knight, never defeated; steadfast guardian of the tomb of Jesus Christ; trustee chosen by God himself; the hope and comfort of Muslims; confounder and great defender of Christians—I command you, the Zaporozhye Cossacks, to submit to me voluntarily and without any resistance, and to desist from troubling me with your attacks.
—Turkish Sultan Mehmed IV”

Zaporozhye Cossacks’ reply (edited):
“Thou art a turkish imp, the damned devil’s brother and friend, and a secretary to Lucifer himself. What the devil kind of knight art thou that cannot slay a hedgehog with your naked arse? The devil sh*ts, and your army eats. Thou a son of a b*tch wilt not ever make subjects of Christian sons; we have no fear of your army, by land and by sea we will battle with thee, f**k thy mother.

Thou art the Babylonian scullion, Macedonian wheelwright, brewer of Jerusalem, goat-f**ker of Alexandria, swineherd of Greater and Lesser Egypt, Armenian pig, Podolian villain, catamite of Tartary, hangman of Kamyanets, and fool of all the world and underworld, a fool before our God, a grandson of the Serpent, and the crick in our d*ck. Pig’s snout, mare’s arse, slaughterhouse cur, unchristened brow, screw thine own mother!

So the Zaporozhians declare, you lowlife. Thou wilt not even be herding Christian pigs. Now we shall conclude, for we don’t know the date and don’t have a calendar; the moon’s in the sky, the year in the book, the day’s the same over here as it is over there; for this kiss our arse!

Koshovyi Otaman Ivan Sirko, with the whole Zaporozhian Host”

Personally, I think a raiding party of Cossacks would be of more worth than the entire United States State Department, the TOTUS, and the TOTUS’ hermaphroditic minion, knob polisher and community bloviator.


11 posted on 09/10/2010 11:46:19 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Somewhere in France, 1788.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barack Hussein Obama (rhymes with Osama) can lie to the pinheads in the MSM all he wants. I’m not buying his lies. He is a Muslim whether he wants to admit it or not.


12 posted on 09/10/2010 11:48:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Algore is a politician and a con artist. He is NOT a scientist.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“If you could build a church on a site, you could build a synagogue on a site, if you could build a Hindu temple on a site, then you should be able to build a mosque on a site.”

BUT THE JEWS AND THE INDIANS DID NOT ATTACK US AND KILL/MURDER 3000 AMERICANS YOU FOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 09/11/2010 2:09:57 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: NavyCanDo

“my Christian faith”

Taqiyya.

obama lies and he, and his muslim friends around the world, know exactly why he’s saying it.

The Arrogant One has no place lecturing America on how we should think about Islam. His loyalties belong elsewhere.


14 posted on 09/11/2010 3:16:53 AM PDT by Bluebird Singing
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They set small fires across this nation hoping one will be productive. “the president pleaded with Americans” nuff said!


15 posted on 09/11/2010 3:49:02 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (We are our founding fathers keepers)
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To: seastay

These are a MUST SEE.

Three Things About Islam

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib9rofXQl6w&feature=player_embedded

Of Mosques and Men: Reflections on the Ground Zero Mosque

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxFzFIDbKpg


16 posted on 09/11/2010 5:01:48 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: Psalm 144

“Now we shall conclude, for we don’t know the date and don’t have a calendar; the moon’s in the sky, the year in the book, the day’s the same over here as it is over there; for this kiss our arse!”

That’s a great reply. The dhimmis and politically correct morons would have strokes if any politician today said that.


17 posted on 09/11/2010 7:09:08 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First, they will have to change the Koran which advocates
violence and death to infidels.


19 posted on 09/11/2010 9:04:54 AM PDT by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is asked to become the Caliph of all of Islam and we need to ask where his allegiance lies?


20 posted on 09/11/2010 9:40:21 AM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: All

This tells you all you need to know:

BILLIONS FOR JIHAD!

Obamas 2009 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Pandemic Flu was revised and passed by the full committee.
It gives billions http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/2009/05/1...
of U.S. taxpayer dollars to countries and entities that support Sharia law and/or harbor, hide and support those who want to destroy the U.S. and our allies.
Read the summary from David Obeys office that was quietly released last week with nary a word from any media.

$3.6 billion, matching the request, to expand and improve capabilities of the Afghan security forces

$400 million, as requested, to build the counterinsurgency capabilities of the Pakistani security forces

Afghanistan:$1.52 billion,$86 million above the request

West Bank and Gaza:$665 million in bilateral economic, humanitarian, and security assistance for the West Bank and Gaza

Jordan:$250 million,$250 million above the request, including $100 million for economic and $150 million for security assistance

Egypt:$360 million,$310 million above the request, including $50 million for economic assistance,$50 million for border security, and $260 million for security assistance

Pakistan:$1.9 billion,$591 million above the request

Iraq:$968 million,$336 million above the request

Oversight:$20 million,$13 million above the request, to expand oversight capacity of the State Department, USAID, and the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan to review programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
Lebanon:$74 million

International Food Assistance:$500 million,$200 million above the request, for PL 480 international food assistance to alleviate suffering during the global economic crisis

Refugee Assistance:$343 million,$50 million above the request, including humanitarian assistance for Gaza. Funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency programs in the West Bank and Gaza is limited to $119 million (Note: Gaza = Hamas)

Disaster Assistance:$200 million to avert famines and provide life-saving assistance during natural disasters and for internally displaced people around the world, including Somalia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, the Middle East and South Asia

Peacekeeping:$837 million for United Nations
peacekeeping operations, including an expanded mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a new mission in Chad and the Central African Republic

Department of Justice:$17 million, matching the request, for counter-terrorism activities and to provide training and assistance for the Iraqi criminal justice system
Obama gives your tax dollars to rebuild Muslim mosques around the world
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/... #

ACCORDING TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION WILL GIVE AWAY NEARLY $6 MILLION OF AMERICAN TAX DOLLARS TO RESTORE 63 HISTORIC AND CULTURAL SITES, INCLUDING ISLAMIC MOSQUES AND MINARETS, IN 55 NATIONS. See the State Department document here.
http://exchanges.state.gov/media/pdfs/office-...

And THAT’S just the tip of the iceberg.
THIS will blow your mind!!

http://gbk.eads.usaidallnet.gov/
They should have 2010 up, but they don’t. That’s where you’ll find Obama’s largesse towards Muslim countries really go off the charts.
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http://www.foreignassistance.gov/DataView.aspx

charts:

http://gbk.eads.usaidallnet.gov/data/fast-facts.html

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The cost of U.S. military intervention in Libya has cost American taxpayers an estimated $896 million through July 31, the Pentagon said today.

The price tag includes the amounts for daily military operations, munitions used in the operation and humanitarian assistance for the Libyan people.

The U.S. has also promised $25 million in non-lethal aid to the Libyan Transitional National Council, half of which the Defense Department has already on MRE’s (military lingo for Meals, Ready to Eat).
http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2011/08/us-military-intervention-in-libya-cost-at-least-896-million-.html

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21 posted on 11/17/2011 11:52:23 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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