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Posted on 08/21/2012 11:29:20 AM PDT by ColdOne
In an interview with the Washington National Cathedral magazine, President Obama discussed how his faith influenced his politics saying that at the end of the day 'God is in control.'
First and foremost, my Christian faith gives me a perspective and security that I dont think I would have otherwise: that I am loved. That, at the end of the day, God is in control," Obama said.
Obama also tied faith in God to his belief in a compassionate role for government.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Christian faith? OK, let’s see the baptismal certificate, communion and confirmation papers. Such BS!!!
If Obama is a Christian, he sure doesn’t produce the fruit that Christians are supposed to be producing. You can’t on the one hand say that Jesus is your Lord, then on the other hand be in favor putting a baby that has survived an abortion in a utility closet to die.
“my Christian faith”
You are not a Christian. Period.
Barack Obama Mocks And Makes Fun Of The Bible (video 2:09)
Nice words ... some of them typical Obama platitudes. The problem is that I don’t believe a word this psychopathic liar says.
Compassion in collectivism is a facade and propaganda.
Underneath, unblinking, soulless cruelty.
I don't have any of those. Do you think that means I am not a Christian?
I was baptized as an adult, holding my infant daughter, following her baptism.
A true believing Christian cannot support the practice of abortion. Obama supports the act of partial birth abortion.
The Bible states that the practice of homosexuality is counted among sin. Obama supports homosexuality.
You shall know the tree by the fruit it bears. Obama is simply trying to leverage Chritianity for his own personal ambition. In so doing he mocks God.
Well, I have all my papers, including the Bible I received from the Church on the day of my confirmation.
By the way, just what Christian denomination is he? Catholic, Protestant?? Still BS no matter how you slice it.
READ THE LINK
He was much more candid (and VERY wishy-washy) in 2008
November 11, 2008
Obama’s Fascinating Interview with Cathleen Falsani
Have you always been a Christian?
I was raised more by my mother and my mother was Christian
The guy is a weasel.
0bama is an apostate of humanity.
Which famouse US President once said: “When push comes to shove, I will side with the Muslims”
Can anyone guess?
George Washington declared, "Government, like fire, is a dangerous servant and fearful master." America's Founders were passionate about liberty for individuals, and they recognized that what we refer to as "government" is just some individual, or individuals coercively exercising their power and will over other individuals. Understanding human nature, they saw all the dangers in that, and structured a "People's" Constitution to severely limit any grants of power to folks who might use chicanery and "compassion" as an excuse for imposing tyranny on a free Republic.
Now, using a commonly friendly word like "shared" to describe a government policy of force and coercion is despicable on its face, but that is what the current Administration is doing. Then, again, isn't that descriptive of how all totalitarian regimes initially present themselves in order to gain power?
In the course of his research for "Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile" (Harper Collins), Joseph Pearch traveled to Moscow to interview the writer. The excerpt below is from that interview:
Solzhenitsyn: "In different places over the years I have had to prove that socialism, which to many western thinkers is a sort of kingdom of justice, was in fact full of coercion, of bureaucratic greed and corruption and avarice, and consistent within itself that socialism cannot be implemented without the aid of coercion. Communist propaganda would sometimes include statements such as "we include almost all the commandments of the Gospel in our ideology". The difference is that the Gospel asks all this to be achieved through love, through self-limitation, but socialism only uses coercion." Solzhenitsyn
Even the current President, at the National Prayer Breakfast this year, attempted to tie his policy of forced "sharing" to Jesus's appeal for voluntary charity.
Coercive "taking" power, when wielded against the citizenry by either the government alone (taxing), or in combination with another power (unions), is destructive of freedom and prosperity.
In the early days of America's experiment in liberty, its Founders warned of oppressive taxation by those elected to represent the people. Under their "People's" Constitution, the people were left free, and the government was limited.
While Europe struggled with oppressive government intervention, the genius Founders of America recognized enduring truths about human nature, the human tendency to abuse power, and the possibilities of liberty for individuals. Richard Frothingham's 1872 "History of the Rise of the Republic of the United States," Page 14, contained the following footnote item on the condition of citizens of France:
"Footnote 1. M. de Champagny (Dublin Review, April, 1868) says of France, 'We were and are unable to go from Paris to Neuilly; or dine more than twenty together; or have in our portmanteau three copies of the same tract; or lend a book to a friend: or put a patch of mortar on our own house, if it stands in the street; or kill a partridge; or plant a tree near the road-side; or take coal out of our own land: or teach three or four children to read, . .. without permission from the civil government.'"
Clearly the government of France at that 1868 date laid an oppressive regulatory and tax burden on citizens, robbing them of their Creator-endowed liberty and enjoyment thereof. Frothingham observed that such coercive power constituted "a noble form robbed of its lifegiving spirit."
Thomas Jefferson warned Americans:
"To preserve [the] independence [of the people,] we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude. If we run into such debts as that we must be taxed in our meat and in our drink, in our necessaries and our comforts, in our labors and our amusements, for our callings and our creeds, as the people of England are, our people, like them, must come to labor sixteen hours in the twenty-four, give the earnings of fifteen of these to the government for their debts and daily expenses, and the sixteenth being insufficient to afford us bread, we must live, as they now do, on oatmeal and potatoes, have no time to think, no means of calling the mismanagers to account, but be glad to obtain subsistence by hiring ourselves to rivet their chains on the necks of our fellow-sufferers." --Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Kercheval, 1816. ME 15:39
Note Jefferson's very last thought here. He declares that when government taxing and debt have reached certain levels, in order for individuals to survive, then their chosen "employment" becomes "hiring ourselves to rivet their (the government's) chains on the necks of our fellow-sufferers." Might that account for why it is government employment levels which have risen at such great rates in the past few years?
Inasmuch as government creates no wealth and has no money, the pay for every job in government must first come out of the pockets of hardworking citizens in the private sector or be borrowed (to be paid back eventually from the pockets of future generations).
There's nothing very compassionate or benevolent in such a policy!
Who put this claptrap on obama’s teleprompter, anyway? And why is he given this stuff to an ultra-liberal Episcopalian magazine?
If obama is such a Christian, why is he handing over control of much of the world to the muslim Brotherhood?
And remember obama’s two “greatest” quotes:
“You didn’t build that!”
“Take the pain pill!”
Bath-House Barry talks TAQIYYA about his “faith”.
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