Skip to comments.Obama's 9/11 Proclamation Void of 'God'
Posted on 09/11/2012 2:08:50 PM PDT by NYer
U.S. President Barack Obama (C), U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey attend an event commemorating the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, at the site of the attack on the Pentagon near Washington, September 11, 2012 Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/obamas-9-11-proclamation-void-of-god-81451/#0zOVkGSRT502Y1ge.99
President Obama's annual proclamation Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012 that recognizes the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 was void of any mention of "God" or prayer, but did call for Americans to observe a moment of silence and encouraged them to volunteer by assisting men and women in uniform.
"From volunteering with a faith-based organization, to collecting food and clothing for those in need, to preparing care packages for our men and women in uniform, there are many ways to bring service into our everyday lives – and each of us can do something," read a portion of his proclamation.
The absence of "God" in the proclamation comes on the heels of the Democratic National Convention fiasco in which "God" and "Jerusalem" were left out of the party's final draft of their platform, but was amended the following day by a controversial floor voice vote. Tapes of the floor seemed to indicate a majority of delegates voted "no." A two-thirds majority of voting delegates is required to amend the platform.
However, various news accounts said it was President Obama who demanded that "God" and a reference to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel be inserted back into the document that outlines the party's ideals and objectives.
Notably, last week, Obama declared Sept. 7-9 as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance.
GOP nominee Mitt Romney also issued a statement in honor of the 11th anniversary of the tragic events, saying that America would never forget the loved ones that were lost defending our freedom.
"Today we again extend our most profound gratitude to our brave troops who have gone into battle, some never to return, so that we may live in peace," said Romney, a Mormon, in a written statement. "On this most somber day, those who would attack us should know that we are united, one nation under God, in our determination to stop them and to stand tall for peace and freedom at home and across the world."
President Obama did include a reference from the Bible in his remarks at the Pentagon Tuesday morning that read, "Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good."
Although not included in the president's remarks, the verse is from the NIV version of Romans 12:21 that is part of a letter the Apostle Paul wrote to the Romans, telling Christians to bless those who persecute them and not to repay evil for evil, while also warning that God will ultimately avenge anyone who persecutes Christians.
Both Obama and Romney have agreed to suspend campaign advertising in honor of the victims of 9/11.
Allow me to attempt to feign surprise. Ahhh, no can’t even fake it.
Obama’s moment of silence was for the martyred terrorists.
Obama is void of God.
He did use the words “I” and “me” several times. Perhaps for him, that’s the same thing.
He didn’t want to offend the islamopigs.
When this muslim first went to Notre Dame and Georgetown to give a commencement speeche, his goons went in first and had all the pictures of Jesus, statures of Jesus or Mary, and anything else to do with Christianity, COVERED UP! Muslims don’t like to be reminded of the REAL SAVIOR. The Obummer-loving media didn’t even both covering the story. His hatred of all things Christian started many years ago.
“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”
No, Kenyan ahole. You overcome evil by killing it first.
Hurry, get the LA mayor to hold a sham vote three times and then declare that the Liberal Messiah’s proclamation amended to include a reference to God.
“God” is what the attackers did it in the name of.
He (and liberals) will first destroy the sight and sound of the Judeo-Christian God and Jesus and then they’ll fill the void with an authorian value system from a god that looks and sounds like Allah.
God and Allah—not the same and Obama knows it.
The 'Allah' of Islam is no god. Don't fall into the trap of equivalency or be confused about that.
“And dont let anyone waste a single breath on September 11 today or in the future talking about tragedy or disaster. It was an attack. It was murder. Let us at least agree to remember that, always, as we live in the future given to us the heroes of 9/11, whether they fell in New York on that fearsome day, or upon foreign shores in the years that followed. They would understand how eleven years of healing made our wounds a bit less painful. They would also understand that some of us, maybe most of us, who lived through 9/11 will never make it to September 12, in any year to come, without a few tears. Not all of those tears flow from sorrow.”
It is NOT Patriots Day nor is it a Day of Service. It is “a day that will live in infamy” to American citizens all across this land, Obama. (Muslim sympathizers and blame America firsters excluded)
“Some presidents do this sort of thing well, while others (rolls eyes) do not.” - Peter Jennings on 9-11-2001.
Fine, a pox on you Oblabber mouth, your wookie wife, your kids, your dog and your pResidency!