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Barack Obama’s open mockery of the Sign of the Cross
Canada Free Press ^ | 11-22-12 | Judi McLeod

Posted on 11/22/2012 6:32:26 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic

‘Father Barack Obama‘ mocked the Sign of the Cross at the White House yesterday.

It was an open mockery of the Christian prayer that is accompanied by the immortal words used by peasants and kings over the centuries: “In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit”.

Obama, who is left-handed, made the sign of the cross with his left hand, which out of respect for the centuries-long Christian practice, no one ever does.

Obama’s left-handed sign of the cross was made over a gobbling turkey during the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation Ceremony, that takes place at the White House every year shortly before Thanksgiving, having been resurrected by George H.W. Bush in 1989.

Obama departed from the usual “presidential pardon” granting the turkey a “special dispensation” in words as he twice made his left-handed Sign of the Cross.

There were lots of giggles from the two Obama daughters and lots of gobbling from the turkey recorded during the ceremony now on YouTube.

Clearly using his left hand for all to see, Obama made the Sign of the Cross backwards.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: catholics; pardon; turkey
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1 posted on 11/22/2012 6:32:31 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic; narses

Ping


2 posted on 11/22/2012 6:33:18 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

FUBO


3 posted on 11/22/2012 6:34:31 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He knew exactly what he was doing.


4 posted on 11/22/2012 6:35:08 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“We are all Catholics now”

—Albert Moller.


5 posted on 11/22/2012 6:36:10 PM PST by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
....the manifestation of a mocking spirit...

jmho...

6 posted on 11/22/2012 6:40:22 PM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The jackass is a Muslim, what did we expect.


7 posted on 11/22/2012 6:45:19 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Logical me
“The jackass is a Muslim, what did we expect.”

To him it was a property check!

Spectacles, testicles, wallet and watch!

8 posted on 11/22/2012 6:48:11 PM PST by dalereed
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Jesus doesn’t think He’s Barack Obama.


9 posted on 11/22/2012 6:49:48 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
"Obama, who is left-handed, made the sign of the cross with his left hand, which out of respect for the centuries-long Christian practice, no one ever does. "

Any "American" president would know this!

10 posted on 11/22/2012 6:51:47 PM PST by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He is left haded. Sinister...


11 posted on 11/22/2012 6:51:51 PM PST by Figment
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He is left handed. Sinister...


12 posted on 11/22/2012 6:52:41 PM PST by Figment
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To: Logical me

In the Muslim culture, the left hand is the butt wiping hand.

Therefore anything you do with the left hand is an insult.

He was sending a shoutout to his Islamic buddies.


13 posted on 11/22/2012 6:57:34 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No wonder they had the Euthanize the poor Bird.


14 posted on 11/22/2012 6:59:03 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (As the Chinese say, erections have consequences...)
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To: Figment

Speaking on behalf of the ancient Latin understanderers of FR... very cute.


15 posted on 11/22/2012 7:00:48 PM PST by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: Figment

As much as I dislike zero, I actually think he was trying to be funny by giving the turkey its last rites. And, yes, he is left-handed.

I know he has been on the Catholics with his obamacare, but this time, I don’t see anything sinister about what he did. I could be wrong, of course, and if I am - then I’ll be the first to say so.


16 posted on 11/22/2012 7:01:07 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: jivin gene
He knew exactly what he was doing.

He gets by with lots of things "no one ever does."

17 posted on 11/22/2012 7:04:25 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: Catsrus

Yeah, IMO, you be OK. I couldna ever get the paganism that exalts cat holics.


18 posted on 11/22/2012 7:05:54 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Obama is torn between the crescent moon and the upside-down cross.


19 posted on 11/22/2012 7:07:28 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: afraidfortherepublic

dont muslims have a particular disregard for the use of the left hand? this anti-Christian knew exactly what he was doing


20 posted on 11/22/2012 7:18:11 PM PST by Nifster
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To: Figment

To a Muslim, anything done with the left hand is an insult.
Obama was up to his same old snarky tricks as when he goes into his studious expression and gives everyone the “Bird” with his middle finger.

Total low rent.


21 posted on 11/22/2012 7:18:47 PM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

just a muslim having fun


22 posted on 11/22/2012 7:21:24 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I’m a left handed Catholic and I am not particularly insulted. There are a lot more reasons to be p*ssed off at him than that. But then I think people made way too much of the stupid gag at the tomb of the unknown. For crying out loud, lighten up. What he did was stupid. He should apologize. He won’t. End of story.


23 posted on 11/22/2012 7:24:13 PM PST by Mercat
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To: BwanaNdege

“Total low rent.”

But “he won”, you know. He got re-elected - purely “on principle”.


24 posted on 11/22/2012 7:25:39 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: BwanaNdege

There is a more disturbing trend. He manifests a trend of arrogant illegitimate behavior such that he isn’t held accountable for his actions and he seems to enjoy it. The high he gains from these little insults won’t last at the same innocuous level, but he will further degenerate into seeking more heinous activity in order to satiate his same lust for arrogant criminality.


25 posted on 11/22/2012 7:27:41 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Blasphemy, pure and simple.


26 posted on 11/22/2012 7:32:31 PM PST by Venturer
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I feel bad for the two daughters being stuck with such dipwads for parents.


27 posted on 11/22/2012 7:40:31 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: afraidfortherepublic

What else would the Antichrist do?


28 posted on 11/22/2012 7:40:57 PM PST by Argus
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To: Logical me

Muslims believe that the left hand should only be used for “unclean acts.”

Obama making the Sign of the Cross using his left hand...

Not saying anything specific, but it’s interesting...

Mark


29 posted on 11/22/2012 7:49:05 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Concealed Messages—The Importance of Hand Signs to the Illuminati
And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads...
— Revelation 13:16

On the Other Hand...

There is a great symbolic difference between the use of the left and right hands. The right hand is said to be the hand of blessing, a good and positive influence, and those who use it in the occult world are known as those on the “right-handed path.” This is considered “white magic.”

Those on the left-handed path, however, are practitioners of “black magic.” Full-fledged Satanists are typically of the left-handed path, though, in reality, it does not matter to the devil which hand is used!

The left hand is ever considered the sinister hand. It is associated with words like diabolical, witchlike, clever, deceptive, sly, cunning, evil, wrong, backward, and perverse. The evil eye is said to be the left eye. Some early Christians (for example, the writer of the apocryphic Gospel of Nicodemus) taught that of the two thieves crucified next to Jesus, the one at his left side rejected truth and was consigned to hell.


30 posted on 11/22/2012 7:53:48 PM PST by STD (“Cogito, ergo armatum sum)
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To: Catsrus

Sorry, but everything ObamaHUSSEIN does is heavily scripted!
Nothing is done that hasn’t been cleared by his Superiors!
The Chinese use their left hand to wipe their asses as well as many other cultures! Obama knows exactly how perverted and insulting he was to Christians when he used the left handed reverse cross! Everyone of his Muslim Brotherhood Associates Loved watching Obama trash Christians yesterday as he does every day! How will he react if someone happens to burn his Quran?


31 posted on 11/22/2012 7:59:33 PM PST by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Clearly using his left hand for all to see, Obama made the Sign of the Cross backwards.

&&&
Well, of course — demonic.


32 posted on 11/22/2012 8:00:37 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Catsrus

If that is the case, Obunghole’s idea of funny is scummy. Like pretty much everything else the um-American a-hole does.


33 posted on 11/22/2012 8:01:24 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: Kickass Conservative
No wonder they had the Euthanize the poor Bird.

The bird that was euthanized was from a previous year.

http://www.examiner.com/article/peace-is-dead-turkey-pardoned-by-obama-2011-is-euthanized

34 posted on 11/22/2012 8:04:28 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Obama’s culture wipe their poop with a bare left hand as in China and then wash the hand whenever they get a chance! So they always use their right hand for signs of respect and eating!
Obama is disgusting and Treasonous!


35 posted on 11/22/2012 8:04:46 PM PST by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: Catsrus; All

I believe we will be seeing much more of this sort of F.U. sort of mockery as he does not need to be reelected.


36 posted on 11/22/2012 8:08:58 PM PST by marktwain
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To: afraidfortherepublic

all those Catholics who wouldn’t vote for a Mormon will regret it!


37 posted on 11/22/2012 8:10:13 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment,a Matter of Fact,Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I think the man is just an ignorant fool.


38 posted on 11/22/2012 8:10:26 PM PST by Catmom
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To: jivin gene

99.99999% of the time Obama has no idea what he is doing , he thinks he is doing something good ,but he always gets it completely wrong


39 posted on 11/22/2012 8:11:24 PM PST by molson209
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To: Cvengr
There is a more disturbing trend. He manifests a trend of arrogant illegitimate behavior such that he isn’t held accountable for his actions and he seems to enjoy it. The high he gains from these little insults won’t last at the same innocuous level, but he will further degenerate into seeking more heinous activity in order to satiate his same lust for arrogant criminality.

Well stated. It is what I expect. I think he has a need to mock his opponents, to show his power over them by making these gestures. I suspect that underneath it all he is very angry for how he was treated as a child.

I am not a psychologist, this is simply my personal opinion.

40 posted on 11/22/2012 8:13:17 PM PST by marktwain
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To: jospehm20

I don’t think its funny either and is most definitely an insult to Catholics. However, we must remember, we are dealing with an arrogant, child in the WH, who thinks he is eye candy, amusing and God only knows what else goes on in that narcissistic mind of his.


41 posted on 11/22/2012 8:14:09 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: smoothsailing

“I feel bad for the two daughters being stuck with such dipwads for parents.”

Me, too! They seem like such sweet little girls, especially the younger one. I only hope they grow up to be bigger people than their folks.


42 posted on 11/22/2012 8:16:34 PM PST by Catmom
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To: Catmom; smoothsailing
Your comment on the presidential daughters.

They seem like such sweet little girls, especially the younger one. I only hope they grow up to be bigger people than their folks.

I am encouraged by your kind comment. I have only two children and they are daughters. Always sort of take a defensive attitude towards famous peoples kids.

Drifting off topic here, but I remember Doris Day and her song "Whatever will be, will be". We can hope for the best.

43 posted on 11/22/2012 8:53:11 PM PST by Peter Libra
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To: Catmom

There are WAY bigger fish to fry than this!


44 posted on 11/22/2012 8:54:35 PM PST by bicyclerepair ( >-> Zombies eat brains. >-> 50% of FL is safe.)
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To: bicyclerepair

Is there anything Islamic about what Obama did?


45 posted on 11/22/2012 9:06:23 PM PST by CT
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Do we really need to take offense at every perceived slight from this clown?

Don't attribute to conspiratorial evil what can more easily explained by ignorance, stupidity, and a pathetic sense of humor.

There are plenty of legitimate transgressions of his to focus on which won't give ammo to those that already think the Right suffers from "ODS".

46 posted on 11/22/2012 9:10:39 PM PST by Washi (Look on the bright side: the world is scheduled to end on Dec. 21st.)
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To: All

To those saying “No big deal” imagine the media hoopla had GWB or if Sarah Palin had done the same - we would be hearing how “stupid” they are for days, then polls asking if they are too stupid to be in office.

So it is a “big deal” because of the double-standards exhibited by the media - gaffes by the left are covered up, while gaffes by those on the right are covered 24/7

Which is how we end up with good people like Sarah Palin being demonized, and Marxist criminals like Commander Zero in the White House.

It is a “Big deal”

Never forget, Perception equals reality.


47 posted on 11/22/2012 9:16:40 PM PST by Rodney Dangerfield ("Hate standing in line at the Post Office? - wait until ObamaCare is implemented.")
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To: Logical me

Any muslim would know the left hand is considered unclean.


48 posted on 11/22/2012 9:26:28 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

To be clear, “all those Catholics” are apostate Catholics.

It’s increasingly hard to hear these Marxists cover up their Marxism by claiming to be “Catholic”, and somehow it works with the complicit media, who is delighted.


49 posted on 11/22/2012 9:26:43 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
No matter how you see this as a president he came across as being in a teenager mode (giggling, laughing); not presidential. He constantly tells us to be tolerant of Islam and the Muslim community though during most opportunities he either makes these disrespectful gestures and or uses words to insult. He knew what he was doing/either it was childish or sinister. He should never make any innuendos towards any group for anyone to ponder his motives to begin with.
50 posted on 11/22/2012 9:33:54 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. .Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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