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Obama greets Muslims on Eid ul Azha
The Pakistan Times ^ | November 17, 2010, Zil Hajj 10, 1431 AH | 'Pakistan Times' US Bureau

Posted on 11/16/2010 12:10:09 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

WASHINGTON (US): U.S. President Barack Obama has extended greetings to Muslims around the world on the occasion of Eid ul Azha, as millions of people performed the annual Hajj and followed the tradition of animal sacrifice set by Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS).

Following is the text of President Obama’s message as released by the White House;

“Michelle and I extend our greetings for a happy Eid-ul-Azha to Muslims worldwide and wish safe travels to those performing Hajj. This year, nearly three million pilgrims from more than 160 countries-including the United States-have gathered in Mecca and neighboring sites to perform the Hajj rituals and stand together in prayer.

“On Eid, Muslims around the world will commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, and distribute food to those less fortunate-a reminder of the shared values and the common roots of three of the world’s major religions.

“On behalf of the American people, we extend our best wishes during this Hajj season “Eid Mubarak and Hajj Mabrour.”


TOPICS: Current Events; Islam; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: eid; islam; moslems; muslims; obama; obamaonreligion; proislamist
For a "mainstream Christian" he sure knows a lot about Islam and it's history.
1 posted on 11/16/2010 12:10:12 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“For a “mainstream Christian” he sure knows a lot about Islam and it’s history.”

He’s a lot more comfortable talking to them than he is talking to us ...


2 posted on 11/16/2010 12:12:08 PM PST by jessduntno (In the news: Arab assassins. Wind mills. Pirates. Dengue. Cholera. Typhoid. Hookworm. Cripes ...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A good job for Obama would be Ambassador to Yemen.


3 posted on 11/16/2010 12:12:50 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: screaminsunshine

Maybe, he could play Atlas with that big square rock the Muslims worship.


4 posted on 11/16/2010 12:16:53 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, what are you hiding? Release your Birth Certificate!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
On behalf of the American people, we extend our best wishes during this Hajj season...

How nice - reminds me of the libs meltdown during W's administration.

OBAMA DOESN'T SPEAK FOR ME

Especially to a radical religion whose only goal is to convert, enslave, or kill those that disagree with them.

Makes me want to spit up my lunch.

5 posted on 11/16/2010 12:17:49 PM PST by NorCoGOP (OBAMA: Living proof that hope is not a plan.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Imam Obamah celebrates & acknowledges muslim holy days but not Christmas?
6 posted on 11/16/2010 12:19:18 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s a closet Muslim.

I wish them all roast pork, beers, dancing, music, warm puppies and girls in bikinis.


7 posted on 11/16/2010 12:19:35 PM PST by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

8 posted on 11/16/2010 12:20:05 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic......Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I have a greeting for him. It's “Eid me.”
9 posted on 11/16/2010 12:20:56 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But he has no clue about having a “Christmas Wishing Tree”

yes... he is a convert to christianity all right....

Just curious- what is the penalty fo leaving Islam?


10 posted on 11/16/2010 12:21:53 PM PST by Mr. K (physically unable to see typos until I click 'post')
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To: FreeAtlanta

They remind me of the VooDoo ceremonies in Haiti.


11 posted on 11/16/2010 12:24:03 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did he slit a goat’s throat in the Rose Garden? No one would be surprised...


12 posted on 11/16/2010 12:25:29 PM PST by kittymyrib
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To: FreeAtlanta

“Maybe, he could play Atlas with that big square rock the Muslims worship.”

It’s a little rock inside a silver vagina inside a big square.

Seriously.


13 posted on 11/16/2010 12:27:55 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did he end it with “Next year in Mecca?”


14 posted on 11/16/2010 12:28:49 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: Mr. K
"Just curious- what is the penalty fo leaving Islam?"

Uhmmmm .... death, IIRC.

15 posted on 11/16/2010 12:29:24 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama thought he was the right person to represent us to the muslim world, based on his history of having lived in the muslim world, having a great sympathy and understanding for that world.

The reality is quite the opposite. His sympathy and understanding of that world could have stood us in good stead if he actually understood this world as well. But he doesn’t. His understanding of western culture is infected and distorted by his marxism. He doesn’t understand us at all; he doesn’t have any grasp of what it is about us that makes us what we are.

So while he does have the ability to reach out with sincere affection toward the muslim world on his own behalf he is not able to represent us to them; he can’t explain us to them, and he lacks the ability to persuade them to see us as we wish to be seen, because he himself does not see us that way. He can’t explain why we are a force for good historically because he doesn’t believe we are. He can’t explain why liberty is an ultimate good because he doesn’t believe it is. He can’t explain how liberty and prosperity are linked because he doesn’t believe they are.

So it turns out that the guy who thought he was the best able to be our bridge to the muslim world is in fact incapable of it. The one thing he ought to be able to do he can’t. It isn’t in him.


16 posted on 11/16/2010 12:29:27 PM PST by marron
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“and followed the tradition of animal sacrifice”

Oh my. What does PETA have to say about all this?


17 posted on 11/16/2010 12:31:26 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“On Eid, Muslims around the world will commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael

He tactfully did not complete the sentence that would outrage Christians and Jews

18 posted on 11/16/2010 12:34:56 PM PST by RnMomof7 (Gal 4:16 asks "Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Enabling, promoting, honoring, apologizing for, excusing, expanding and thanking islam.

That is what Obama does. A lot.

Over and over and over again.


19 posted on 11/16/2010 12:38:00 PM PST 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: marron

Very insightful post


20 posted on 11/16/2010 12:38:50 PM PST by RnMomof7 (Gal 4:16 asks "Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?")
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To: RnMomof7

Obama knows mad mo twisted that story into a fairy tale.

However, idiot liberal American churches read from the koran to “honor” it; so ignorant they don’t understand its direct and clear contradictions to the Bible.

But then, they don’t care about that either.


21 posted on 11/16/2010 12:43:01 PM PST 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: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve been wondering where the hell my cat went...


22 posted on 11/16/2010 12:51:26 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Who will rid me of this pest?

ML/NJ

23 posted on 11/16/2010 12:52:09 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if Pres. Bush did this?


24 posted on 11/16/2010 12:56:50 PM PST by ktw (kakatte koi)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
For a "mainstream Christian" he sure knows a lot about Islam and it's history.

He should. He is a communists black Muslim with all his formal training on the black and Muslim culture. He has the attitude of a Muslim and that is no doubt.

25 posted on 11/16/2010 1:04:33 PM PST by Logical me
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; wagglebee
“On Eid, Muslims around the world will commemorate Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son

But he DIDN'T sacrifice his son.

Meanwhile Obama ignores the message of Easter and Christmas, when God sacrificed His Son for our sins.

26 posted on 11/16/2010 1:07:57 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: ktw
I wonder if Pres. Bush did this?

Not with the appreciation of Islamists that Obama holds.

27 posted on 11/16/2010 1:08:47 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: ZULU

He’s as ‘in the closet’ as Barney Frank.


28 posted on 11/16/2010 1:13:18 PM PST by AliVeritas (Pray. For all the latest, check out: http://directorblue.blogspot.com/)
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To: a fool in paradise; 2ndDivisionVet
And the Muhammadens believe that Abraham was going to sacrifice Ishmael, NOT Isaac.

Zero is not only bowing down to Muhammaden beliefs, he is embracing a belief that Christians and Jews (e.g. the overwhelming majority of Americans) know to be totally false.

29 posted on 11/16/2010 1:13:20 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Jewbacca

Sounds like Obama.


30 posted on 11/16/2010 1:15:22 PM PST by AliVeritas (Pray. For all the latest, check out: http://directorblue.blogspot.com/)
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To: ZULU
I wish them all roast pork, beers, dancing, music, warm puppies and girls in bikinis.

Noooooooo! You've got it all wrong; they don't deserve those finer things of life!

Maybe change out the "roast pork" for a bucket of pork fat, the "warm puppies" for angry Rots that only attack their owner, and "girls in bikinis" means mobidly obese women in bikinis.

31 posted on 11/16/2010 1:16:02 PM PST by SeafoodGumbo
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To: SeafoodGumbo

That’s even better - all to the tune of some skull-numbing Rap music.


32 posted on 11/16/2010 1:19:02 PM PST by ZULU (No nation which tried to tolerate Islam escaped Islamization.)
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To: WayneS

Performing Hajj.....
Isn’t that when three million muslims gather in Mecca and trample on each other?


33 posted on 11/16/2010 1:19:54 PM PST by Maumee (wtw)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee, and not a word on the dead and hostages (not even investigations), re: all the Christians slaughtered in Iraq (or S. Lebanon, Egypt, Indonesia, in Africa, etc.).


34 posted on 11/16/2010 1:20:11 PM PST by AliVeritas (Pray. For all the latest, check out: http://directorblue.blogspot.com/)
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To: Maumee

Yes. I think that’s normally a part of the ‘Day 2 Festivities”.


35 posted on 11/16/2010 1:21:59 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: SeafoodGumbo

36 posted on 11/16/2010 1:27:07 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. ~Mencken)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee did Obama sacrifice a goat at the White House in celebration?


37 posted on 11/16/2010 1:38:15 PM PST by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: ktw

Dont think so, but Bush did wish Christians a Happy Easter every year

I haven’t yet found a WH statement about Easter from obama, except to announce the Easter egg roll


38 posted on 11/16/2010 1:49:30 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


39 posted on 11/16/2010 2:01:44 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: a fool in paradise

The islamic version has Abraham prepared to sacrifice Ishamel, not Isaac.

That is the “tradition” that muslims are taught.


40 posted on 11/16/2010 2:05:12 PM PST 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: Mr. K
But he has no clue about having a “Christmas Wishing Tree”

How about enlightening the Christians who have no clue about having one?

41 posted on 11/16/2010 2:11:18 PM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: ZULU
He’s a closet Muslim.

That would mean recognizing a god other than himself.

42 posted on 11/16/2010 2:13:33 PM PST by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“...as millions of people performed the annual Hajj and followed the tradition of animal sacrifice set by Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim........”

Paganism. There’s history of this, so we cannot call it prehistoric, but...........

This guy in the WH, and his Wookie are celebrating Paganism!

How’d we get here!!!?


43 posted on 11/16/2010 6:28:59 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
My greeting: "ESAD, Muzzies."

On a lighter note, you all could renounce Islam and learn to love your neighbor as yourself.

Try it, you'll like it. It ain't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.

44 posted on 11/16/2010 6:33:39 PM PST by stboz
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To: RnMomof7

“He tactfully did not complete the sentence that would outrage Christians and Jews “...

You mean, ‘Allihu Akbar!’, or whatever the heii it is that they shout as they hack at throats?


45 posted on 11/16/2010 11:13:44 PM PST by bitt ( Charles Krauthammer: "There's desperation, and then there's reptilian desperation, ..")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
By contrast, here is his "Easter greeting" to Christians. Except for one lonely sentence referring to his (supposed) personal religious practice, you would never know that Easter had anything to do with Jesus or with an event called "the resurrection" or anything like that. It's long on platitudes and short on specifics having to do with any concrete set of religious beliefs.
46 posted on 11/17/2010 8:44:39 PM PST by Campion
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m not extending any wishes for the Muslims.The douchebag president does not speak for me!


47 posted on 11/19/2010 10:57:40 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.)
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