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Obama's Lawless Presidency Close To Totalitarianism
IBD Editorials ^ | June 18, 2012 | Editor

Posted on 06/18/2012 4:40:48 PM PDT by Kaslin

The Obama Record

The Obama Record: The chief executive who swore to faithfully execute the nation's laws picks those he'll ignore and makes up others through regulation and executive order. He sees no need for a Congress or Constitution.

Maybe it's because Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts stumbled a bit in leading President Obama through the oath of office that the president doesn't feel bound by it.

But through the awkwardness these words were heard: "I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

It would not take Obama long to make clear he meant his interpretation of the Constitution, not the Supreme Court's, a principle established in Marbury v. Madison, the 1802 case that formed the basis for the exercise of judicial review in the U.S. under Article III of the Constitution.

In his State of the Union address a year later on Jan. 27, 2010, he shamefully scolded the justices on national television for "having reversed a century of law" in the Citizens United ruling in which the court was protecting the freedom of political speech enshrined more than two centuries ago in the First Amendment. We agree with Justice Samuel Alito's eloquent rebuff of the president, in which he was seen mouthing the words "Not true."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; commie; dictator; ibd; ibdtreason; imperialist; lawlessone; obama; obamaoutofcontrol; pharoah; renegade; totalitarianism; treason; worldisgoingbonkers
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1 posted on 06/18/2012 4:40:53 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I say again, start singing the song “The Day The Music Died”......it fits today.


2 posted on 06/18/2012 4:43:59 PM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: Kaslin
I, Barack Hussein Obama, do solemnly swear (or affirm)

There's nothing unusual about this. He's not a citizen, so how are you gonna' make it stick? Face it, we haven't had a president since George W. This guy can't be held to an oath that he's not qualified to make.

3 posted on 06/18/2012 4:45:41 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Kaslin

I hate to keep repeating myself, but we ARE in the midst of a Marxist takeover. We conservatives put too much value in a victorious battle every now and again, while we continue to lose the war. It is the culture that matters more than number of “republicans” in the legislature at any given point that matters, and the culture ain’t doin’ well.


4 posted on 06/18/2012 4:45:43 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: RC2
"I say again, start singing the song “The Day The Music Died”......it fits today."

And keep re-reading Atlas Shrugged for the same reason.

5 posted on 06/18/2012 4:47:14 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: RC2

Better yet............go hear and listen to the words. Ring a bell? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAsV5-Hv-7U


6 posted on 06/18/2012 4:47:49 PM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: Kaslin

I think we’re already there. The first egregious trigger event in my mind was him declaring Congress to be in recess, when they were still in official session, and making a number of illegal recess appointments. Were there worse before that? There probably were. I just can’t remember.


7 posted on 06/18/2012 4:58:12 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Kaslin; All
Now we need the GOPe to come to the understanding that this is in fact happening & that a whole lot of work is gonna need to get done for the people who have been deliberately mis-educated & lied to by statist & who have had a free ride from the Republican party elites .

Sadly their are still to many members of the Republican party that view being in favor of the status quo is more important than any doubts about the survival of the Constitutional Republic.

Sadly these Republicans will gladly look the other way as Obama turns this nation into a dictatorship where the rights of the citizen are to be ignored whenever the political class thinks it is to its advantage.

Thank GOD for the TEA PARTY & the Libertarians as they are the folks that are actually doing the heavy lifting in this fight.

8 posted on 06/18/2012 5:01:13 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: RC2
Oh great, now I have American Pie as an "earworm", all night. LOL.
9 posted on 06/18/2012 5:03:47 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Kaslin

pretty strong words....”totalitarian” in a major newspaper.


10 posted on 06/18/2012 5:05:47 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (they have no god but caesar)
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To: Kaslin

Zer0 is a DICKtater.


11 posted on 06/18/2012 5:08:57 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: carriage_hill

Great song. One of the best to be in your mind. Hard to get out huh?


12 posted on 06/18/2012 5:09:38 PM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: Kaslin

If I were Obama, I’d be laughing and flipping everyone the bird.

No one’s lifted a finger to stop him.

What are you going to do when he steals the election?

That’s right: nothing.

Now go pay your taxes - your government needs the money. :)


13 posted on 06/18/2012 5:09:58 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: carriage_hill

I still remember that. What I don’t remember is the Republicans doing anything about it.

Aren’t those appointment still holding. Isn’t the Department that was formed still getting funds?

Cant remember for the life of me what the Republicans did about it.
I think Boehner picked his nose and Mitch McConnell scratched his ass.


14 posted on 06/18/2012 5:13:42 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: RC2
I have Mark Levin streaming thread on at ½ volume (pictures and ashtray vibrating) and am humming Sugarloaf's 'Green-Eyed Lady' as loud as I can. LOL.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc1PHk9FhIk

15 posted on 06/18/2012 5:14:40 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Nebr FAL owner

The GOP-E is the right side of the Democrat party.

They won’t say anything.


16 posted on 06/18/2012 5:15:07 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Kaslin

Where in the hell are the REPUBLICANS? This man has lost faith with the people and the Constitution. The republicans need to stand up and bring charges against him or get to the hell out of the way. He has given this country to foreigners. This is despotic and tyrannical. He has usurped the authority given to the Congress by fiat. Congress stays quiet. Where in the hell are the representatives of the people? This is not representative government. This is authoritarianism and violates the Constitution. If we have no Constitution then society breaks down and anarchy will reign. He has crossed the Rubricon. He is despicable. He is selling the future of our children for an almighty vote. Their future is certainly in peril. How far will we the people allow this to go forward. This is dangerous. Now, the strong man...the person who controls our military rules our lives with hubris and contempt. This is not freedom. Simply put it is tyrany.


17 posted on 06/18/2012 5:15:24 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter (Ia)
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To: Tzimisce
If I were Obama, I’d be laughing and flipping everyone the bird.

I am just curious if you realize that he is already doing that?

And btw you can shove your sarcasm where the sun does not shine :)

18 posted on 06/18/2012 5:15:30 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Venturer

They did squat. Weeper-of-The-House Boner and SFB McConnell punted, and all’s still in-place. 0bummer’s still laughing at them.


19 posted on 06/18/2012 5:16:59 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: RC2

Sorry, I do like the song, but had been playing it today in 5.1 surround, so I was tired of it. I need to empty my head to get to sleep. (;^{O)


20 posted on 06/18/2012 5:22:27 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Kaslin

And once again, I catch more hell from the people here than the President does and I’m not the one seizing your freedom.

Another day in Obamaland. :)


21 posted on 06/18/2012 5:22:49 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Texas Songwriter; Kaslin
Where in the hell are the REPUBLICANS?

Ever hear of 'good cop; bad cop?'

22 posted on 06/18/2012 5:22:56 PM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Nachum; markomalley; Clairity; Carlucci; grey_whiskers; meyer; WL-law; Para-Ord.45; ...

Dictator ping


23 posted on 06/18/2012 5:29:42 PM PDT by raptor22 (Join me on Twitter @gerfingerpoken)
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To: laweeks
“This guy can't be held to an oath that he's not qualified to make.”


Reminds me of the saying that Muslims can lie if it justifies Islam or beats the Infidels.
(I think it is something like that.)

24 posted on 06/18/2012 5:32:17 PM PDT by hummingbird (Breitbart and Spartacus: here, there, everywhere.)
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To: laweeks

Blame Congress and the Supremes for Bambi still being allowed to taking showers in the White Hut.


25 posted on 06/18/2012 5:38:19 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: laweeks
He's not a citizen

We really do not know if he's here legally. Ive seen nothing to show that he is. The fact that he fabricated a birth certificate suggests to me that he's not. It takes cojones to come out with a fake document like he did. Something's odd there.

We cannot be taken seriously about Immigration Laws when there's doubt about the man in the White House. How can we allow a possible "illegal" to live in the White House and not allow them to live in El Paso?

I'm not saying Obama's an illegal immigrant. I'm just saying he has yet to provide proof to satisfy the US Constitution that he is eligible to be President.

There are two possible reasons:

1) He's not eligible and he does not want us to know.

OR

2) He is eligible but he wants to prove to the American People that what the US Constitution says no longer matters.

26 posted on 06/18/2012 5:40:36 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: hummingbird
“This guy can't be held to an oath that he's not qualified to make.”

Reminds me of the saying that Muslims can lie if it justifies Islam or beats the Infidels.

(I think it is something like that.)

Taqiyya

meaning religious dissimulation, adherents may conceal their religion when they are under threat, persecution, or compulsion. Taqiyya was developed to protect Shi'ites who were usually in minority and under pressure.ey are under those risks

27 posted on 06/18/2012 5:42:05 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks
I should add that it's because of number two...

2) He is eligible but he wants to prove to the American People that what the US Constitution says no longer matters.

That every real conservative should be a "Birther".

28 posted on 06/18/2012 5:44:08 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: laweeks

Well, Obama’s not a Muslim. George Snuffleupagus told Obama so.


29 posted on 06/18/2012 5:46:21 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: the invisib1e hand
pretty strong words....”totalitarian” in a major newspaper.

And we don't even have to mention Godwin's Law to realize what is happening.

30 posted on 06/18/2012 5:48:51 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: carriage_hill; Nachum
The first egregious trigger event in my mind was him declaring Congress to be in recess, when they were still in official session, and making a number of illegal recess appointments. Were there worse before that? There probably were. I just can’t remember.

Contact Nachum. He can fill you in on all the sordid details.

31 posted on 06/18/2012 5:49:18 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: tsowellfan
Well, Obama’s not a Muslim. George Snuffleupagus told Obama so.

I well remember that . . . the idiot said he himself was a muslim . . . said it twice . . . and this pathetic Clinton hack had to correct the jackwagon.

32 posted on 06/18/2012 5:52:31 PM PDT by laweeks
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33 posted on 06/18/2012 5:54:18 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Kaslin
Last paragraph of the article:Assuming we can have an election free of fraud from nobama and his thugs.
34 posted on 06/18/2012 5:54:54 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Nachum; houeto

Do you remember any major dictatorial events prior to 0bummer’s illegal USCong recess app’ts?

Ref my #7 post:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2896728/posts?page=7#7

Thanks, houeto.


36 posted on 06/18/2012 6:02:30 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Islander7; Texas Songwriter; Kaslin

The GOP is the lib-dem’s away jersey.


37 posted on 06/18/2012 6:05:37 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs & most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: gorush
I hate to keep repeating myself, but we ARE in the midst of a Marxist takeover.

Right after the election I had this for a tag line and it did not generate one comment;

We just had a bloodless Coup d'état, do we care?

Oh well.......

38 posted on 06/18/2012 6:06:29 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period.)
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To: Nebr FAL owner
Now we need the GOPe to come to the understanding that this is in fact happening

You surely don't think that they don't already know?

39 posted on 06/18/2012 6:08:57 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period.)
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To: upchuck

Excellent point


40 posted on 06/18/2012 6:11:20 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin
The oath of office required for representatives of "the People" was intended to be sacred and binding, because that oath is a vow before the "Sovereign" of the Universe, and its violation carries penalities both human and Divine. President George Washington described it in this manner:

"Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths?"

For an amazing history lesson and sermon by the Rev. Benjamin W. Arnett, readers might want to visit the Library of Congress and read the entire text of his Centennial Thanksgiving Sermon, paying special note to the excerpts below which discuss and describe the nature of the oath:

From the Library of Congress: African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P.Murray Collection, 1818-1907

Centennial Thanksgiving sermon,: delivered by Rev. B.W. Arnett, B.D., at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Urbana, Ohio

CENTENNIAL THANKSGIVING SERMON

Excerpt from P. 31, in which he is discussing the Declaration of Independence:

"We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America in General Congress assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the World for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the name, and by the authority of the good people of these colonies, solemnly publish and declare: That these United Colonies are and of right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is, and ought to be, totally dissolved; and that, as Free and Independent States, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this declaration, and in a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor." - JOHN HANCOCK.

Arnett continues:

"And the names of the whole Congress followed. You see that there is Divinity in this immortal document. Can we find in the "Articles of Confederation" anything to support the position that the founders of this government intended that it should be a nation for God, and that his religion should have a place in this land. It says: "Whereas it hath pleased the Great Governor of the World to incline the hearts of the legislatures we respectively represent in Congress, to approve of and to authorize us to ratify the said Articles of Confederation and perpetual union." Thus we find this assembly thanking the Governor of the world for inclining the hearts of men. Who can move the hearts of men but God? But we find them in reverence bowing to the Governor of men.

"We now call your attention to the Constitution of the Nation and let us examine that instrument in the light of the men who formed it, and we will see that this was intended to be a Nation founded in Righteousness and Justice. What does the instrument say on this subject:

"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."

"Article VI says: "The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall be required as a Qualification to any office or public trust under the United States."

On Page 37, Rev. Arnett described the nature of "oaths and affirmations" as follows:

"Oaths and affirmations are appeals to God, by him who makes them, that what he has said, or what he shall say, is the truth. It is the most solemn form under which one can assert or pronounce anything, and its violation is a crime of the darkest hue; one which God has declared he will punish; one that is made infamous and punishable by fine and imprisonment, by the laws of the land. Thus Christian obligation is required of every officer of the general Government, who fills any position of trust, honor or emolument. Many reports are required in the form and shape of affidavits."

41 posted on 06/18/2012 6:14:18 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: loveliberty2

Thanks for another great post, especially after some disgusting and hateful post by some freepers


42 posted on 06/18/2012 6:19:48 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: houeto; carriage_hill

‘Were there worse before that? There probably were. I just can’t remember.’

That is exactly what happened to me after the Clinton administration. There were so many scandals I could not keep up with them all and I could not remember. And THAT is why I started to keep this record:

http://www.nachumlist.com/

There is a record, for those who wish to take the time, to walk through every ethical violation since he began his administration. Also sorted out are the specific ethic violations and scandals for purposes of research. The hottest now of which is the Gunwalker scandal which could well be his undoing- if anything could be.

I call it ‘Gunrunner-Gate’

http://www.nachumlist.com/gunrunner.htm

Beyond that, it is up to the reader to make of this information what they will. I hope it is useful, and I hope it is passed around. Better yet, I hope it is copied and read.

N


43 posted on 06/18/2012 6:19:57 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Kaslin

IBD stopped short of telling the truth.

Obama is a liberal fascist, a nationalist socialist of the first water. He must be removed from office by election OR by force majeur, if necessary.

Good Read:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


44 posted on 06/18/2012 6:23:09 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: carriage_hill
carriage_hill, please go to nachumlist.com. He has done the yoeman's work keeping up with this criminal.

Caution: You will see more than you ever hoped to NOT see!

45 posted on 06/18/2012 6:28:47 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Kaslin
close is a relative term... they'd need to create a new term of distance to measure how close he is since the angstrom is already taken
46 posted on 06/18/2012 6:46:18 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: itsahoot
Right after the election I had this for a tag line and it did not generate one comment;

We just had a bloodless Coup d'état, do we care?

This is a very very interesting forum for many different and unique reasons.

Just because it did not generate, much less garner comments does not mean that it went unnoticed. I, for one, remember it well. I am sure that there are many others.

I felt so let down by my countrymen that I didn't even care to post. Everything people do here gets noticed, just not always openly appreciated FRiend.

-houeto.

47 posted on 06/18/2012 7:03:00 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Kaslin; Chode

Meanwhile, despite the bad economy, gun sales in America continue at year-on-year double digit increases...


48 posted on 06/18/2012 7:11:30 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Kaslin; loveliberty2
Thanks for another great post, especially after some disgusting and hateful post by some freepers

Wholeheartedly agree. Thank you loveliberty2 for that fantastic post.

49 posted on 06/18/2012 7:13:04 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: carriage_hill
Yes, almost immediately BHO left the United States to fly over to Cairo Egypt where he swore a real oath to allah and the Moslem Brotherhood. By Sharia Law, at birth any child of a moslem is a moslem. The whole world knows this and laughs at the people of the United States. Also every moslem is commanded to immediately murder any moslem that coverts to any other faith. There are no exceptions; Sharia law is quite clear on the issues of apostasy and heretics.

Nod, nod, wink, wink; if BHO wasn't a practicing moslem, US Secret Service or not, BHO would have been torn limb from limb by that crowd. I now rest my case.

50 posted on 06/18/2012 7:18:08 PM PDT by STD ([You must help] people in the communityÂ…feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless)
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