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DNC: God doesn't belong in a Godless Party's Platform
WND ^ | Sep 7 2012 | Patrick Buchanan

Posted on 09/07/2012 8:06:27 AM PDT by scottjewell

Pat Buchanan: It's incongruous to have abortion, 'gay' marriage alongside the Creator

The authors of the Democratic platform have inadvertently revealed to the world the sea change that has taken place in that party we once knew.

For the first time – and in the longest Democratic platform in history, 26,000 words – there was not a single mention of God, the Creator, whom Thomas Jefferson himself, father of the party, proclaimed to be the author of our right to life and liberty.

The convention had approved the new platform, but when a firestorm erupted, a panicked Barack Obama hastily ordered “God” reinstated.

But when the amendment was offered to the convention by its chairman, Antonio Villaraigosa, the idea of restoring the name of God to the platform was hooted, jeered and booed by half the delegates on the floor, who three times howled, “No!”

The omission of God is being called an oversight. But the viral reaction to returning God, even when Obama asked that it be done, testifies that this was no accident. God was deleted deliberately.

This process has been under way for a decade. In the 2004 platform, there were seven references to God. In 2008, one.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dnc; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 09/07/2012 8:06:29 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

I am still waiting for obama to say, “denied God, what do you mean I was there”.


2 posted on 09/07/2012 8:09:15 AM PDT by just me (Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. (John Adams)
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To: scottjewell

A culture that embraces decadence cannot prosper.


3 posted on 09/07/2012 8:09:55 AM PDT by allendale
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To: scottjewell

It is unfair to say that the DNC is godless. They have their gods and BO is their current prophet.

4 posted on 09/07/2012 8:12:52 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: just me

It was laughable to hear Obama say that, like Lincoln, he has known the experience of being driven to knees in prayer. Against the backdrop of this convention objecting to any mention of God, it was a strange statement from the president.

Ditto, his quoting scripture in his speech. His audience doesn’t believe in God, and has no knowledge of the Scripture in the first place.


5 posted on 09/07/2012 8:12:59 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: scottjewell

The democRAT party is now officially the party of devil spawn.


6 posted on 09/07/2012 8:14:41 AM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: scottjewell

I think that a number of ads can be made of the film clips of the convention voting against putting mention of God in the platform.

What are we supposed to think? If we go with the cover story that God was omitted by accident somehow, what are we to conclude when there were so many opposed to restoring mention of God to the platform?????


7 posted on 09/07/2012 8:16:49 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Ditto, his quoting scripture in his speech. His audience doesn’t believe in God, and has no knowledge of the Scripture in the first place.

You're probably right! Did he identify it as scripture? If not, I'm sure the majority of the audience missed that fact!

One of our prominent local pastors once told a story about sitting on an airplane next to a 20-something year old lady, and he tried to share an illustration from the parable of the prodigal. She didn't know anything about it.

I once heard Ed whatshisname from MSNBC refer to the book of Lecitivus. What an ignoramus! He couldn't even be bothered to look it up apparently!

8 posted on 09/07/2012 8:17:59 AM PDT by djrakowski
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To: scottjewell

EXCERPT FROM PSALM 50

But God says to the wicked:
“Why bother reciting my decrees
and pretending to obey my covenant?
17 For you refuse my discipline
and treat my words like trash.
18 When you see thieves, you approve of them,
and you spend your time with adulterers.
19 Your mouth is filled with wickedness,
and your tongue is full of lies.
20 You sit around and slander your brother—
your own mother’s son.
21 While you did all this, I remained silent,
and you thought I didn’t care.
But now I will rebuke you,
listing all my charges against you.
22 Repent, all of you who forget me,
or I will tear you apart,
and no one will help you.
23 But giving thanks is a sacrifice that truly honors me.
If you keep to my path,
I will reveal to you the salvation of God.”


9 posted on 09/07/2012 8:18:05 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I wonder what the response would have been had they asked if allah should be included?


10 posted on 09/07/2012 8:18:52 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: scottjewell

11 posted on 09/07/2012 8:20:47 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: scottjewell
I need some clarification on the voting. Was the re-inclusion of God in the platform combined with the re-inclusion of Jerusalem as the capital, or were those two separate votes?
12 posted on 09/07/2012 8:25:01 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: allendale
A culture that embraces decadence cannot prosper.

And a president and political party who embrace Marxism cannot tolerate the Holy Name in the public square because reference to God might also bring to mind those pesky commandments given to us by our Creator (Thou Shalt Not Steal, Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness), which are the bulwark of the Judeo-Christian economic principles upon which our formerly successful economy was built.

13 posted on 09/07/2012 8:27:28 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: scottjewell

The RNC needs an ad asking Democrats if their godless party has abandoned them!


14 posted on 09/07/2012 8:27:37 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: scottjewell

Just read a partial transcript of 0bama’s speech last night. At the end he stated:

“But, we keep our eyes fixed on that destined horizon, knowing that PROVIDENCE is with us...”

Any takers on a historical figure who didn’t refer to God when talking about his destiny, but instead used the term “Providence?”


15 posted on 09/07/2012 8:30:00 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: scottjewell

This is the worst political disaster in over a hundred years, and the Republicans and conservatives need to jump all over it in any way they can.

It could result in the Democrats losing a dozen *more* seats in the House than they would have otherwise. It might even sway senate races.

Congressman Colonel Allen West was right out of the chute with a campaign ad about this, but this needs to be taken national.

It needs to be everywhere that the Democrats reject God and are the party of atheism. If a candidate is a Democrat after this, and *stays* a Democrat, they are an atheist!

This could destroy the Democrats for a generation. But the public must know about it, and how bad it is.

Because it is awful. Horrible. It’s almost hard to describe how bad this is, or at least can be, politically.

Even preachers, reverends, priests and rabbis who embrace the Democrats must now be confronted with this, and told, “Either you are a Democrat, or you believe in God. Which is it?”

And if they remain a Democrat, they are no longer a holy man, but a fake.


16 posted on 09/07/2012 8:32:07 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: scottjewell
To me this was the MOST disturbing picture from the DNC convention:

This man is a hardcore MUSLIM and his party is the DNC

AND these are the haters of Israel and Christians in the middle east:

AND THESE EVIL FOLKS are the future of SHARIA in AMERICA! We must got rid of them...THEY need to go back to their MUSLIM roots in the middle east! Godless and Jewish hater BASTARDS! I despise MUSLIMS! They refuse to assimilation in America, but are using our Laws to bring about a Muslim transformation in America with their EVIL SATANIC KORAN and Sharia! Don't underestimation the STUPID AMERICAN FOLK!

17 posted on 09/07/2012 8:37:58 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: henkster

I am unaware of any in particular; however, “Providnece” has historically implied the guidance of the Deity. I would wager Obama was trying to have it both ways in leaving out “God” but inferencing Him.


18 posted on 09/07/2012 8:38:16 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Vigilanteman

Great pic, says it all.


19 posted on 09/07/2012 8:39:13 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Yes, it was very telling and actually completely revealing.


20 posted on 09/07/2012 8:40:12 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Look at transcripts of Adolf Hitler’s statements in various conferences, particularly during the last year of the war and after the failed assassination attempt of July 20, 1944. He never makes reference to God, but always talks of how “Providence” was guiding his destiny.

It’s really, really creepy that 0bama would use the same term.


21 posted on 09/07/2012 8:40:56 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: scottjewell
If you look at EVERY EFFORT to remove God from out lives it is ALWAYS from Democraps, 100% of the time

And these are the same shameless lying hypocrites who say his name in public speeches pretending they believe in Him.

22 posted on 09/07/2012 8:45:24 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: henkster

Yes, and very telling. Similar mindsets will use similar phraseology.


23 posted on 09/07/2012 8:46:11 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Servant of the Cross

She was prophetic.


24 posted on 09/07/2012 8:47:05 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Millions of Democrats are themselves offended when God is included, because for them, the God of the Old and New testaments is an impediment to the progressive march of mankind.

The theology of the Marsist world view is atheism

25 posted on 09/07/2012 8:47:18 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: Nevadan

VIDEO @ LINK: CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Facing unhappy pro-Israel groups amid a Republican-led outcry, Democrats gathered Wednesday at their presidential nominating convention made 11th-hour changes to the party platform to reinstate a reference to God and a declaration that “undivided” Jerusalem is Israel’s capital.

There was widespread booing on the floor of the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte as Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa led delegates in three voice votes that sounded, at best, equally divided on whether to restore language from the party’s 2008 document.

Observers said the boos were directed at Villaraigosa’s decision to skip a formal ballot and declare the platform amended.

“Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel. The parties have agreed that Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations. It should remain an undivided city accessible to people of all faiths,” the amended document read.

The vote also returned this language to the platform: “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.”

Republicans raised a hue and cry over the Democrats’ decision to no longer include the words “God-given” after David Brody of CBN News reported its absence (while also noting that the platform included a section on the importance of faith).

President Barack Obama’s position—which echoes that of President George W. Bush—is that the status of Jerusalem is among the so-called “final status” issues that must be resolved by Israel and the Palestinians. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of their future state.
An American law declares that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and calls for the United States Embassy there to leave Tel Aviv, where it is now. But it includes a presidential waiver authority, and Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama have all used that to forestall the change.

VIDEO AT LINK

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/democrats-reinstate-god-jerusalem-israel-capital-party-platform-223437220—election.html


26 posted on 09/07/2012 8:50:14 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

They would have been better off leaving it the way it was instead of “re-instating God” to the protests of their delegates.

This maneuver just exposed them even further.


27 posted on 09/07/2012 8:50:50 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: scottjewell
For the first time – and in the longest Democratic platform in history, 26,000 words – there was not a single mention of God, the Creator, whom Thomas Jefferson himself, father of the party, proclaimed to be the author of our right to life and liberty.

The convention had approved the new platform, but when a firestorm erupted, a panicked Barack Obama hastily ordered “God” reinstated.

But when the amendment was offered to the convention by its chairman, Antonio Villaraigosa, the idea of restoring the name of God to the platform was hooted, jeered and booed by half the delegates on the floor, who three times howled, “No!”

The omission of God is being called an oversight. But the viral reaction to returning God, even when Obama asked that it be done, testifies that this was no accident. God was deleted deliberately.

"...These two world views [Christian theism vs naturalist, impersonal matter or energy shaped by impersonal chance] stand as totals in complete antithesis to each other in content and also in their natural results--including sociological and governmental results, and specifically including law.
It is not that these two world views are different only in how they understand the nature of reality and existence. They also inevitably produce totally different results. The operative word here is inevitably. It is not just that they happen to produce different results, but it is absolutely inevitable that they will bring forth different results..."
- Francis Schaeffer, A Christian Manifesto (1981), page 2.

28 posted on 09/07/2012 8:52:14 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (At the end of the day, you have to worship the god who can set you on fire.)
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To: MrB

Exactly! It only called more attention onto the issue for all the world to see and remember.


29 posted on 09/07/2012 8:52:23 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: stars & stripes forever

AMEN!!


30 posted on 09/07/2012 8:53:58 AM PDT by 100American (Knowledge is knowing how, Wisdom is knowing when)
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To: Alex Murphy

“It is not just that they happen to produce different results, but it is absolutely inevitable that they will bring forth different results...”

Excellent quotes, thanks kindly for them.

And THIS is what is at the crux of the gay marriage issue, and why RINOs who say, “but what’s really the big issue?” are disastrously wrong: It is not incidental that the 2 views are different; they are two irreconcilable roads.


31 posted on 09/07/2012 8:55:18 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Especially when it became so obviously apparent that they were putting it back in over the objections of the majority, and were going to do it no matter how their delegates voted (picture of the teleprompter with the 2/3 majority wording written on it before the vote was taken).


32 posted on 09/07/2012 8:56:17 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: MrB

Yes, indeed; noticed that as well. A moment of panic and testing times when the mask dropped: It cannot be erased.


33 posted on 09/07/2012 9:00:10 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
even when Obama asked that it be done,

That is the real crux of the situation

Obama has to be royally po-ed that this gives the GOP a great ad
34 posted on 09/07/2012 9:00:19 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: Vigilanteman

Ya forgot Castro


35 posted on 09/07/2012 9:01:24 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: scottjewell

I heard the voice vote. I say God lost.

Did they mention Jefferson in the platform? If they did, they should have left him out too.


36 posted on 09/07/2012 9:03:54 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: scottjewell
Observers said the boos were directed at Villaraigosa’s decision to skip a formal ballot and declare the platform amended.

Same difference--they wanted the vote taken to prove the NOs prevailed
37 posted on 09/07/2012 9:05:59 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: Southside_Chicago_Republican

Yes, the voice vote said it all. Do not know if there were any perfunctory Jeffersonian references, as I watched intermittently.


38 posted on 09/07/2012 9:06:53 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Southside_Chicago_Republican

Indeed, I’d say the voice vote was 55-45 or 60-40 against God.

It was nowhere near “2/3 approval”.


39 posted on 09/07/2012 9:09:03 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: scottjewell
This Video of the DNC vote on the motion to put GOD back in the platform should be played again and again and again. Clearly more than 1/2 of the delegates were opposed to the motion and then after the chairman passed it anyway, they BOOED.
40 posted on 09/07/2012 9:10:43 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: scottjewell
If you look at EVERY EFFORT to remove God from our lives it is ALWAYS from Democraps, 100% of the time

And yet these are the same shameless lying hypocrites who say his name in public speeches pretending they believe in Him, while at the same time removing His name from their party platform...

41 posted on 09/07/2012 9:15:09 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: Baynative

Were they yelling NO or BARABAS, one and the same.


42 posted on 09/07/2012 9:37:22 AM PDT by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: Mr. K

All too true. Indisputable.


43 posted on 09/07/2012 9:41:55 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Do you really think God, El-Shaddai, Elohim, Jehovah, The Most High, The eternal immutable, transcendant, unchangeable, Omnipotent, Omnipresent Creator of the Universe with a breath of His Word cares whether a bunch of decadent democrats vote Him out of their platform?


44 posted on 09/07/2012 9:43:03 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment
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To: 2nd Amendment

No, he wouldn’t.


45 posted on 09/07/2012 9:50:13 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Baynative

Thanks for that link: Yes, all there to be seen and heard.


46 posted on 09/07/2012 10:07:27 AM PDT by scottjewell
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