Skip to comments.Obama says his policies are extension of his faith
Posted on 02/02/2012 8:05:09 PM PST by DogByte6REREdited on 02/02/2012 8:17:16 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Obama says his policies are extension of his faith
WASHINGTON (AP) Blending politics and religion, President Barack Obama said his Christian faith is a driving force behind his economic policies, from Wall Street reform to his calls for the wealthy to pay higher taxes.
Obama's remarks Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast were his most explicit account of how his personal religious beliefs factor into his decision-making on the nation's pressing problems. The comments came amid election-year criticism from Catholic groups and some Republicans that the president is waging a war on religion following his decision to require church-affiliated institutions to cover free birth control for employees.
Speaking to more than 3,000 people at the annual breakfast, Obama said "faith and values" should play as much as role in tackling the nation's challenges as sound decision-making and smart policies.
He said, for example, that his own call for fairness in the tax code a central tenet of his State of the Union address and his 2012 campaign is both economically sound and consistent with the teachings of Jesus. [snip]
Faith in who or what?
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Faith in who or what?
So... He IS indeed the ‘AntiChrist’ after all..... lol
barrys faith to Satan, yes, I can believe it.
I don't think that was the Holy Spirit talking to ya.
Looks like he’s convinced that GOPe and MSM will deliver Romney to him.
Obama is a murtad fitri, since his dad was a Muslim, and Obama studied the Koran in Indonesia.
I bet he’s photographed going to church in DC< carrying a Bible!
While I cannot claim to read minds, nor divine the true spirit in another’s heart, I think this could have used a “(Baaarf Alert!)” after the title.
Someone tell him he’s free to re-distribute his own growing wealth...
You hit the nail on the head — liberation theology - aka Black ethnocentric Marxism.
No Shiite, Sherlock.
Yeah, an extension of his faith in marxist socialism. No kidding. We’ve been saying that since before he was elected. No surprising those of us who knew what you were Barry.
re: “Obama said he believed in a “biblical call” to care for the poor and to follow “the responsibility we’re given in Proverbs to ‘Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.’”
Except the Biblical call to care for the poor was a responsibility put upon the church and the Christian believers, and even here, it was to be given freely, not by coerecion by the government. In fact, it is outside the role of the government.
I have to vomit when he says he has to follow “the responsibility we’re given in Proverbs to ‘Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.’ - yeah, right - like the unborn children he advocates for murdering??
What a fraud and liar he is. How blatant and arrogant. God help us - yet on the other hand, if our nation does not repent of it’s own decadance, killing of the unborn, and rebellion against God and His Word - how can we expect to escape His judgment as a people. God would have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah if He allows us to go unscathed. I remember the quotation on Thomas Jefferson’s statue in the Jefferson Memorial that says, “I tremble for my nation, when I remember that God is just.”
they are. he’s an atheist.
Talked to some guys at my watering hole today that actually watched him. Overall they said, what did he say? Goblity Gook. They had no clue. I didn’t see it.
No faith, morally bankrupt. That about sums it up.
Probably refers to his policy of not eating pulled pork.
Doesn’t the First Amendment prohibit the establishment of religion, specifically in this case whatever exactly it is that constitutes Obama’s “faith?”
True Marxists believe that all religions are bogus philosophies, and only natural and scientific laws are true.
They hold their “class warfare” false doctrine to be undeniable, like the law of gravity.
That is why they keep forcing it upon society, even though it continues to epically fail.
So, it’s OK for a Marxist to blend in their faith with politics, but not a conservative. Hypocracy anyone?
He may have a religious faith but it isn’t a Bible based Christian faith. There are a lot of religions in the world including Islam (Muslim) which is his. He couldn’t name four books of the Bible.
Policies an extension of his faith? How can that be? His faith is not supposed to include pork. His policies dote on it.
Policies an extension of his faith? No wonder his policies are so confusing.
Faith and mac daddy were never meant to be used in the same sentence
So The One has finally admitted his faith...
Sure and that is why he covered the symbols for Jesus at George Town in 2009- Obama is a fraud and a liar
Perhaps the better question is: If churches get threatened with loss of tax-free status for talking politics (because of the "separation of church and state), why does no one call Obama for bringing Jesus into politics? Not only does he blaspheme Jesus, but but he breaks the Left's cardinal rule.
Yes, his proposed economic policies are an extension of his faith.
The infidels call it “jizyah”
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