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Democratic convention: God is thrown out, then brought back in
Telegraph - UK ^ | September 6, 2012 | Janet Daley

Posted on 09/06/2012 12:32:20 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

..............Following the sensationally damaging news coverage, PresidentObama ordered the reinstatement of both God and Israel's capital city to their tradtional places. This was not (contrary to what the BBC/Guardian axis would be bound to imply) simply to appease the "Jewish lobby"(on Jerusalem) or the Christian fundamentalist vote(on God). On the latter issue, there is a great deal of serious misunderstanding in Britain. The recognition of religion and its importance is not incidental to American political history and it has nothing to do with EvangelicalChristian pressure:it was a fundamental tenet of the Declaration ofIndependence that the basic human rights of "life,liberty and the pursuit of happiness" were God-given universal liberties which no ruler could be permitted to infringe. The American revolution was NOT like the French one in this respect. The anti-clerical French uprising was designed to remove the power and influence of the Church altogether from civic life in order to install a secular state.The orginal settlers in the American colonies were not fleeing from religion: they were fleeing from authoritarian countries which would not give them the right to practise their own religion in peace. The official motto of the UnitedStates government is "In God we trust", and every president takes the oath of office with his hand on the Bible.

So in removing the phrase "God-given" from their promise to help people "make the most of their potential", the Democrats were flying in the face of the founding fathers' explicit principle. Which, as it happens is the basis for the doctrine of American exceptionalism: its moral mission in the world being to deliver those God-given universal rights to all people. So, is that what this was about? Was the Democratic National Committee intending to make precisely the point that the US is now opting out of that role?.............

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democraticparty; dnc; dncconvention; dncplatform; god; godandjerusalem; godjerusalem; obamabiden2012

1 posted on 09/06/2012 12:32:27 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

except for Ellison which was on the Koran!


2 posted on 09/06/2012 12:35:10 PM PDT by red irish (Gods Children in the womb are to be loved too!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

except for Ellison which was on the Koran!


3 posted on 09/06/2012 12:40:52 PM PDT by red irish (Gods Children in the womb are to be loved too!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Wasn’t this a Monty Python routine?


4 posted on 09/06/2012 12:41:25 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This shouldn’t be that big of a deal. I doubt if God was planning to be there anyway. After all, it is the ‘RAT convention/freak show and is packed with nothing but a bunch of God-hating, sick freaks.


5 posted on 09/06/2012 12:43:54 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (On 5 September 2012 A.D., the communist Democrats tried to kill God and failed.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

http://youtu.be/S2xciqPuqfc


6 posted on 09/06/2012 12:47:43 PM PDT by smith288 (Peace at all costs gives you tyranny free of charge)
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To: AZLiberty

If it were, I could see a skit where God comes knocking on the DNC door, asking would they please take Him OUT again if they don’t mind? And going on about how He’s against all the stuff in their platform:

God: “Well, you do believe in killing babies then?”
DNC: “Oh, yes”.
God: “Right, that won’t do. And you believe the climate is changing without My say-so?”

Etc..it would be a gas.


7 posted on 09/06/2012 12:50:42 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: smith288

Thank you for the link.

When I first watched it I thought of Judas denying Jesus.


8 posted on 09/06/2012 12:51:03 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I’m hardly religious, but if you throw out God, then how do you take an oath in a court room?


9 posted on 09/06/2012 12:51:12 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Journalist missed the full story.

The "nays" had it all three times.

my favorite comment: “I recorded the volume on my audio software for neys and yays and the ney’s were slightly louder in all 3 “shouts”."

My husband, an audio engineer, actually did that from my iPad. The NO’s won.

THREAD



VIDEO---CNN: Jerusalem Language Deleted To Reflect Obama Policy

Obama knew of the omission of God and Jerusalem from the platform before the convention

Wasserman Schultz calls Jerusalem omission from platform 'technical error'

Axelrod blames ‘other’ Democrats for platform mess

GOP AD [Allen West video]: 'THREE TIMES THEY SAID NO TO GOD'...

Democratic Party Theology Explained: There is a God and They Hate Him

10 posted on 09/06/2012 12:55:06 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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.....then how do you take an oath in a court room?

Like Clinton? The Dems loved how he'd lie his way through everything - praised his ability to lie to our faces.

11 posted on 09/06/2012 12:55:58 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

,,,,, who needs God when they got the messiah ???


12 posted on 09/06/2012 12:56:16 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

West has already produced a stunning video using this debacle to good advantage


13 posted on 09/06/2012 1:01:53 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Democratic convention: God is thrown out, then brought back in

Pardon me, but there is absolutely nothing Democratic about the Democrat Convention.

14 posted on 09/06/2012 1:18:37 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rush played sound bites today from the DNC voting on the motion to “allow” God back in their precious platform. The “no’s” clearly were louder than the “yes’s”; and the guy taking the vote had to call for the vote THREE times. The “no’s” clearly won; but evidently their messiah had decreed it had to be changed because his original move to remove it had been an EPIC FAIL!! Sheesh is all I can say. The vote was on the term “God given”, as in gifts and talents.


15 posted on 09/06/2012 1:19:41 PM PDT by Twinkie (Obamanation - where everything is free; except US!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them,...


16 posted on 09/06/2012 1:26:03 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: doug from upland

How dare you quote the Declaration of Independence!! Liberals will be displeased!!! (sarcasm)

That weird dude on MSNBC, “Toure” (why does he go by one name only), said he was offended that Paul Ryan says our rights come from nature and God. Toure said that our rights come from laws such as the civil rights laws, because, according to Toure, these laws give us our rights.

And as a good liberal, Toure can’t say he just disagrees with Ryan, he had to say that he was “offended” by Paul Ryan. Apparently we’re supposed to be shocked and awed when a liberal indicates being offended by something.


17 posted on 09/06/2012 1:32:10 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: doug from upland

Glad you are back! I read that you were ill. Many prayed for your recovery.


18 posted on 09/06/2012 1:32:55 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Thanks. Don’t ever get kidney stones. LOL


19 posted on 09/06/2012 1:34:44 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

http://www.christianpost.com/news/house-vote-to-reaffirm-in-god-we-trust-as-national-motto-59976/

“It also mentions how last November, whether it was intentional or not, President Barack Obama incorrectly told a worldwide audience that America’s motto is E pluribus unum (Out of Many, One) as part of a speech addressing the U.S. and its relationship with the Muslim world.”

Yeah, Barry. IN GOD WE TRUST has no meaning to you.


20 posted on 09/06/2012 1:37:49 PM PDT by doug from upland (I don't like RINOs, but I love my country more than I hate Romney...Muslim marxist, get out!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“Amen I say to thee, before the cock crows thou shalt deny Me three times.”


21 posted on 09/06/2012 1:44:14 PM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“he was offended that Paul Ryan says our rights come from nature and God. Toure said that our rights come from laws such as the civil rights laws, because, according to Toure, these laws give us our rights.”

Toure is ignorant of the Lockean theory of government, Natural Rights, and the philosophy that our founding rests upon.

Maybe Clarence Thomas should give him a visit to educate him.


22 posted on 09/06/2012 2:07:42 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; pookie18

GODs Watching


23 posted on 09/06/2012 2:23:09 PM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Yeah, first they had the threefold "No, we DON'T want to say that" vote, and then Clinton spoke.

Or as somebody remarked, in Biblical terms,

"They denied Him three times; and then the cock crowed."

24 posted on 09/06/2012 3:02:15 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("You can observe a lot just by watchin'." - Yogi Berra)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Said another FReeper (forgot the name, sorry!):

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

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

25 posted on 09/06/2012 3:04:53 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("You can observe a lot just by watchin'." - Yogi Berra)
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To: WOSG
Toure is ignorant of the Lockean theory of government, Natural Rights, and the philosophy that our founding rests upon.

Maybe Clarence Thomas should give him a visit to educate him.

Methinks that would just be a waste of Justice Thomas' time, as Toure's 'ignorance' is deliberate...

the infowarrior

26 posted on 09/06/2012 8:55:58 PM PDT by infowarrior
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