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DNC Almighty Nightmare In Charlotte: Now Dems Put God And Jerusalem Language Back Into The Platform
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Posted on 09/05/2012 3:01:30 PM PDT by NYer

This has become a disaster for the Democrats and a boon to the Romney campaign. The DNC has now added God back into their platform language after originally taking it out. They have also added language back in that says Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. When they tried to change the language on the convention floor, there were boos! Oy-gevalt.

Despite the corrections by the Democrats, the Romney campaign can now argue that the Democrats don't know what they believe on two very important topics. They can also argue that the Democrats only did this because of the pushback. That’s true. The Brody File first pointed it out and the media followed, making this a story that the DNC wants to make go away. The problem is it’s not going away. Expect the Romney campaign to push this until Election Day. These last second changes really just make the issue worse and make the Democrat Party look bad.

In a way it’s unfortunate for the party because speakers at the DNC have been talking about God from the stage and there have been plenty of faith-filled events down here in Charlotte. But party officials should have known this would get scrutinized. The issue is either political malpractice or something far worse.

Here is video of the adoption of the new language. Listen to the boos.
... SEE VIDEO AT LINK ...

Here’s more info from Associated Press:

Democrats have changed their convention platform to add a mention of God and declare that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

The move came after criticism from Republicans.

Many in the audience booed after the convention chairman, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, ruled that the amendments had been approved despite the fact that a large group of delegates objected.

He called for a vote three times before ruling.

The party reinstated language from the 2008 platform that said "we need a government that stands up for the hopes, values and interests of working people and gives everyone willing to work hard the chance to make the most of their God-given potential."

The platform also now includes what advisers said was Obama's personal views on Jerusalem.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: backpeddling; charlotte; god; jerusalem; retreat
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1 posted on 09/05/2012 3:01:33 PM PDT by NYer
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To: NYer

The DNC DID NOT vote to restore God. That would require 2/3 vote. It was 50/50 at best. The DNC chair lied. Video http://tinyurl.com/9mrpgj3


2 posted on 09/05/2012 3:03:43 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: NYer

That guy wearing the Arab t-shirt was pretty mad.


3 posted on 09/05/2012 3:04:10 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: NYer

Godless Commies gotta obfuscate.


4 posted on 09/05/2012 3:04:19 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: NYer

TOO LATE!

The Godless Party HAS SPOKEN!

5 posted on 09/05/2012 3:04:21 PM PDT by moovova (Hope-ium...Time to kick the habit.)
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To: NYer

This just in...

Demokrats screw up a one car funeral.

Film at 11.

What a Loser Convention!!


6 posted on 09/05/2012 3:04:31 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: NYer

The far left media will pretend that video of the delegates BOOING never happened, too late media, its trending worldwide on twitter, everyone will see it now


7 posted on 09/05/2012 3:04:43 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: icwhatudo
Exactly. It's a head fake.
8 posted on 09/05/2012 3:06:00 PM PDT by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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To: GRRRRR

It was so funny today seeing Bob Beckel say how this was the best DNC Convention EVER..then this happens..Thanks Bobby LOL


9 posted on 09/05/2012 3:06:05 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: NYer



10 posted on 09/05/2012 3:06:15 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“The Whole World’s Watching...”


11 posted on 09/05/2012 3:06:57 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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And so all the material is available for two very strong campiagn adverts with not a lot of effort in production.


12 posted on 09/05/2012 3:07:24 PM PDT by llevrok (2012 : This is a civil war, not an election)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I suppose he will deny it happened. I don’t watch that show and his is one BIG reason why.


13 posted on 09/05/2012 3:08:39 PM PDT by funfan
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To: NYer

The fact that the NO’s were so so loud is quite telling. Wake up America!!!!!


14 posted on 09/05/2012 3:09:54 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: NYer

Pure gold for Romney.


15 posted on 09/05/2012 3:09:58 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: MarineBrat

It’s the will of Allah.


16 posted on 09/05/2012 3:10:03 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: llevrok

If this video is not run as is...the GOP are idiots.

This totally destroys any momentum from Michelle’s speech last night. Even Begala is on CNN saying “I can’t defend that”


17 posted on 09/05/2012 3:10:07 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: NYer
moonbat Pictures, Images and Photos

Democrat delegates are NOT happy.

18 posted on 09/05/2012 3:10:14 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: NYer
This is nothing more than a distraction orchestrated buy the DNC to keep the Media and the GOP from talking about the Economy.
Yes God is important. But He will have the last laugh.

19 posted on 09/05/2012 3:10:28 PM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: NYer
mention of God and declare that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel

one can hold their breath longer than these two proclamations will last

20 posted on 09/05/2012 3:10:50 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: NYer

Democrat Hokey Pokey.

You put the Great God in
You take the Great God out
You put the Great God in
You shake it all about.

You do the hokey pokey
and you turn yourself around.
That’s what it’s all about.


21 posted on 09/05/2012 3:10:58 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: NYer

This is one of the ways in which our Lord brings His rebuke on those who earn it. This is only the beginning of their woes.


22 posted on 09/05/2012 3:12:16 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: NYer

This is going to leave a mark!

A BFD MARK as Biden would say!


23 posted on 09/05/2012 3:12:29 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: icwhatudo

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


24 posted on 09/05/2012 3:12:36 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: bronxville

I have no doubt Romney will take advantage of this!


25 posted on 09/05/2012 3:13:21 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: NYer

Wow, this thing is just falling to pieces on ‘em. I have to laugh at it..


26 posted on 09/05/2012 3:14:54 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: tobyhill

“G*d damn America!” is still in their platform somewhere.


27 posted on 09/05/2012 3:15:14 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: F15Eagle; NYer
While in no way attempting to diminish the pain and suffering that the hurricane caused last week ( and fortunately loss of life was very minimal) I was struck by the thought that it was somehow biblical, and omen of sorts, in that Obama had unleashed himself upon this country four years ago, proclaiming that his nomination ordained that the "oceans would stop rising.."

Well, now for Plan B

I remember, when I heard him say that, I was very scared..realizing that we'd just elected a narcissistic megalomaniac to the WH.

28 posted on 09/05/2012 3:15:14 PM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three are a Congress".....John Adams)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Is there a short YouTube video of this?

They are booing put God back into the text?


29 posted on 09/05/2012 3:15:27 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: NYer
Putting Villiagrosa in charge was a big mistake.

The guy is incompetent.

30 posted on 09/05/2012 3:17:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: NYer
VIDEO OF THIS AT LINK
31 posted on 09/05/2012 3:18:08 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (John Roberts did more to endanger the lives of Americans than all 9/11 hijackers combined.)
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To: NYer

Sorry, they cannot believe in God and push abortionism/homosexualism/plantationism at the same time. The Democrat party is the party of corruption and evil.


32 posted on 09/05/2012 3:19:07 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: NYer
I love it. First they raise a golden-calf 0bama image outside the convention center, then they equate 0bama to Jesus on a calendar, then they flush the very word "God" from their platform.

And it gets better. Then they restore the frightening theocratic phrase "God-given" into the platform text, looking fearfully heavenward as if some atheistic equivalent to Zeus is going to strike the convention center with a secular thunderbolt. Then when people start to laugh at them they scream it's because of racism. Watch it happen.

I can hardly wait for the gay marriage plank.

33 posted on 09/05/2012 3:20:56 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: ken5050

I think with Obama “normalizing” gay marriage, repealing DADT, fighting against DOMA and doubling-down on knockin’ off innocent babies, I am believing the nation is indeed experiencing more difficulty at the hands of God.

And I’ve never said that, nor wanted to say that.

Obama is indeed, an omen of sorts, I’d say.

I would guess he’s been on a golf course a lot more than inside a church the past four years. Am I wrong?

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


34 posted on 09/05/2012 3:21:07 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: NYer

Somebody should ask Little Dickie Durbin what he thinks about this latest move by the DNC! /sarc


35 posted on 09/05/2012 3:21:07 PM PDT by mellow velo (Oxymorons: jumbo shrimp, rap music, liberal think-tank)
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To: NYer

If they boo this, what happens when Cardinal Dolan tries to give the benediction tomorrow night? Will he be able to be heard over the booing?


36 posted on 09/05/2012 3:21:29 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: NYer
They are not happy about this over at the DUmp.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014219601

37 posted on 09/05/2012 3:21:34 PM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: NYer; All

It’s actually very ironic as I think they all forgot Cardinal Dolan was invited to pray to GOD at the end of the convention. So it was all for nothing. What idiots. :)


38 posted on 09/05/2012 3:22:45 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: All

Sorry the French-dubbed one was the one I found first.

Here is the English original version

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2h9HuqmWC8&feature=related


39 posted on 09/05/2012 3:22:58 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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Headline: 'Democrats Vote to Restore God to Platform'

"Awful nice of you to think of Me..."

40 posted on 09/05/2012 3:23:45 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne - "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: NYer

WHAT HAS BEEN SEEN CANNOT BE UNSEEN!!


41 posted on 09/05/2012 3:28:49 PM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jim ... despite the platitudes, spin and scripted speeches last night, actions speak louder than words.

"You Didn't Build That!" set the scene for this year's election. Slips of the tongue by Biden, eradicating "God" from the DNC platform, eliminating any reference to Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel ....

The simple truth is that they underestimated the intelligence of the American voter. Using a dead Ted Kennedy to slam Romney or bringing in former president Clinton to uphold a democratic presidency with Obama at the helm, won't work. This latest attempt to backpedal on the intentional elimination of two key points from their platform, is far too little and much too late. It is the death knell for the Obama campaign.

42 posted on 09/05/2012 3:28:49 PM PDT by NYer (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? - St. Augustine)
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To: NYer

It was voted down.

Organizers “deemed” it back in against the wishes of the crazy delegates


43 posted on 09/05/2012 3:31:08 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Snickering Hound
The Grate-est Show On Earth !!!

The 2012 DNC Circus In Charlotte NC - Don't Miss It !!!!

Fun For all !!! - Three Ring Bigtop!!! - Nonstop Action !!! - World's Scariest Sideshows!!!


44 posted on 09/05/2012 3:32:15 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Drew68

Thanks, it’s fun watching their meltdown. Do you post there...I’m about to have some fun with them. :)


45 posted on 09/05/2012 3:35:39 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: F15Eagle

Yes they boo’d.

One reason is that it did NOT pass. It was deemed!


46 posted on 09/05/2012 3:36:45 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

“One reason is that it did NOT pass. It was deemed!”

Like they planned to do with the healthcare law. At least they’re consistent.


47 posted on 09/05/2012 3:40:10 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: NYer

God will be sooooo happy and honored that the mighty dhimmicrats deign Him to be worthy of membership in the party.


48 posted on 09/05/2012 3:43:12 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as good as those who enforce it.)
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To: GeronL

Not just the delegates are crazy. I’d say anyone attending there is insane: delegates, news-types, organizers, candidates...Everyone there has an obviously misshapen head.


49 posted on 09/05/2012 3:43:41 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: F15Eagle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cncbOEoQbOg&feature=youtube_gdata_player


50 posted on 09/05/2012 3:45:34 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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