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Obama: Americans ‘reject denigration of any religion — including Islam’
The Washington Times ^ | September 15, 2012 | David Eldridge

Posted on 09/15/2012 2:53:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Edited on 09/15/2012 2:59:47 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

President Obama paid tribute to the four Americans slain this week in Libya and again tried to tamp down anti-American anger around the globe in his weekly radio address on Saturday.

“I have made it clear that the United States has a profound respect for people of all faiths. We stand for religious freedom. And we reject the denigration of any religion — including Islam,” the president said in the prerecorded remarks.


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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Islam; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: catholics; islam; muslims; obama
Did he break into a giggle while saying that? Or doesn't he consider Christianity and Judaism to be religions?
1 posted on 09/15/2012 2:53:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Bet this was a news bulletin for the religious bodies that object to the government’s edict that they must obey government rather than God in the matters of contraception and abortion coverage in their employee health plans.

He is such a liar.


2 posted on 09/15/2012 2:56:49 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Really?

Did he come out publically against Maher's Religulous?

Has he made any public comment ever about specific instances of people denigrating other religions besides Islam?

3 posted on 09/15/2012 2:57:49 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
cause submerging a crucifix in a jar of urine is so respectful... feh
4 posted on 09/15/2012 2:58:07 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not when that religion makes people fly planes into buildings believing that doing that looks good their god and gets them into their version of heaven.

Islam is disgusting. It isn’t peaceful. Any religion that converts at the edge of a sword, and threatens death if you try to leave it, is not one any thinking American can rationally support.

Just because they may not have enough clout to act that way here doesn’t mean sharia creep isn’t occurring and they do act like this in coutries where they have enough power to act that way and not get into trouble doing so.


5 posted on 09/15/2012 2:58:17 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: txrefugee

I guess abortion does not figure into this equation?


6 posted on 09/15/2012 2:58:40 PM PDT by rotstan
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Obama: Americans ‘reject denigration of any religion — including Islam’
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HEY !!! Obama !!!

Americans retain the right of free speech, which includes so called “denigration” of any religion — including Islam..


7 posted on 09/15/2012 2:59:17 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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i’m an American. and I DO denigrate some religions.
example, the bloody religion of the Aztecs.
...cutting the beating hearts out of thousands.
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and,
i do denigrate a religion,
that teaches hatred of Jews, teaches they are literally
descendants of pigs and apes.
i do denigrate a religion, that teaches the most perfect man, has sex with an age 9 girl, when he was 56
(and he “thighed” her, etc., for 3 years before that!!!).
i do denigrate a religion, that teaches it is ok to rape, kill, and lie to, anyone of ANY other religion.
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...on top of which, Islam is seditious by definition, and should be banned.


8 posted on 09/15/2012 3:00:09 PM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Obama really rejected denigration of any religion, he would turn down all campaign contributions from Bill Maher. But we all know that isn’t true.


9 posted on 09/15/2012 3:00:16 PM PDT by Avid Coug
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Obama: Americans ‘reject denigration of any religion — including Islam’

Don't presume to speak for me butt boy.

islam is a death cult ... always has been - always will be.

10 posted on 09/15/2012 3:06:38 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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Hey, Barry, you don't speak for me. I DO denigrate the false religion of Islam. I just don't go around killing Muslims. Instead, I tolerate them. That's what tolerance is, you know, when you choose not to kill or imprison those who are doing things of which you disapprove.

There is no god called "Allah," and Mohammed is his false prophet. Piss be upon them.

11 posted on 09/15/2012 3:06:52 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson ( I slam Islam.)
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Good thing our government doesn't fund any projects or art that denigrates any religions.

**sniff sniff** - Is that sarcasm I smell?

12 posted on 09/15/2012 3:15:27 PM PDT by Zack Attack
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Not this American, I denigrate islam every chance I get. I’ve said it before and I am happy to say it again, the only thing j want to hear out of a muslim is his last breath.


13 posted on 09/15/2012 3:17:07 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey Low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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The Left respects all religions* and beliefs and object to the denigration of faith.

*the term "religion" excludes Evangelical Protestantism, conservative Catholicism, some branches of Orthodox Judaism, and on alternate weekends, Scientology.

14 posted on 09/15/2012 3:23:53 PM PDT by garbanzo (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This from the guy who is railroading and strong arming Catholics with his Healthcare law?

This from the guy who is crapping on Israel?


15 posted on 09/15/2012 3:25:33 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yea, so he will get off the backs of Catholics and Christian churches forcing them to provide BC and abortions.


16 posted on 09/15/2012 3:25:37 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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There are good Muslims and there are bad Muslims.

The good Muslims are the Islamist terrorists because they read and follow the teachings of the Qur’an.

The bad Muslims are the so called moderate Muslims because they don't follow their own “holy” (sarc) book.

For this reason I don't like ANY Muslims. I don't like terrorists and I don't like hypocrites.

Islam is a “made up” religion by a degenerate. Mohammad made Allah and Islam up. Why would anyone believe a guy like Mohamed? They probably didn't, they just liked the raping and pillaging.

17 posted on 09/15/2012 3:28:18 PM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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Not this American.

FK Islam. Mohahommed and his Allah can go to hall and burn for all I care.


18 posted on 09/15/2012 3:31:33 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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This dog eating Muslim does not speak for me.

Islam is not a religion, it is a killer cult.

I hate it when politicians try to say what America is or isn’t, what they like and what they don’t.

They speak for themselves and say American does this and that.Americans are individuals and Islam sucks.


19 posted on 09/15/2012 3:36:39 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A copy of that speech needs to be presented at every court challenge to Obamacare’s requirement about abortion and birth control by churches and businesses who object on religious grounds.


20 posted on 09/15/2012 3:40:51 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t denigrate Islam, I criticize it. And since when has criticism of religions been prohibited?


21 posted on 09/15/2012 3:55:04 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When he returns the money and orders his PACs to refuse to support from Maher, Parker, and Stone, I will believe he means it...


22 posted on 09/15/2012 3:57:58 PM PDT by BlueNgold (Have we crossed the line from Govt. in righteous fear of the People - to a People in fear of Govt??)
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There you go, Christian pro-lifers. Obama is telling you what it takes to get your way.

You must violently riot and kill upon any imagined slight.
I’d say abortion on demand qualifies. So, get to those clinics and start rioting. You’ll save millions of lives.


23 posted on 09/15/2012 4:18:06 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Smart Americans don’t regard Islam as a religion.


24 posted on 09/15/2012 4:19:31 PM PDT by pallis
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To: SaxxonWoods

I’ve been saying on here for years that the reason the Left and others finds it easy to denigrate Christianity is that there is no danger in it. Maybe that should change? We used to be a very dangerous people. Just ask the Saracens, Turks, Vikings, Cathars, Levantines, Barbary pirates, etc.


25 posted on 09/15/2012 4:25:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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Obama: Americans ‘reject denigration of any religion — including Islam’

Administrative Law Construction Lesson: When a term-of-art-class-descriptor such as "including" is used, it declares the creation of that term of art for the specified statement. Therefore, Obama actually, legally said (as head federal administrator):

"For the purposes of this statement, I am hereby legally defining a term of art class called "any religion." This term of art class includes the componant "Islam." As I have not used any form of the word "include" for anyything else, there are no other componants in this term of art class."

Construction is therefore: "Americans ‘reject denigration of any religion] — including ONLY Islam.’"

In other words, right in front of everyone's face, the POTUS stated that:

Any religion in America may be denigrated except Islam.

That is the legal meaning of what he said - as the President of the US.

In Clintonian terms, that is the definition of "is," here.

No joke - this is actually what he said, actually means.

26 posted on 09/15/2012 4:31:04 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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he has no respect whatsoever for Christianity and Judaism.

He wouldn’t be making us pay for the whoredoms of his followers.

What an hypocrite!

Blessings, bobo


27 posted on 09/15/2012 4:59:55 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: Talisker

I wondered if anyone would catch that.


28 posted on 09/15/2012 5:01:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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Running like a big chicken from a group of thugs that threaten to kill you over some stupid video is not respecting religion....its bowing down to thugs, and falling right into their trap. Obama is ignorant and incompetent in defending this country.


29 posted on 09/15/2012 6:47:52 PM PDT by Taggart_D
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To: garbanzo

I think we could add Greek Orthodox to the list of traditional cultural Christians, but because they are not a large group, they tend to be ignored. However, they will certainly come under the guns of HHS Secretary Sibelius if Obama wins this election.


30 posted on 09/16/2012 10:58:30 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is a lying sack of sh!t.


31 posted on 09/16/2012 11:02:06 AM PDT by j_tull (Keep Congress Kennedy Free - Sean Bielat for Congress #MA4)
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“Obama: Americans ‘reject denigration of any religion — including Islam’”...............

It occurs to me that by his standards, he is telling the truth. He himelf is not an American, and he is pro-Islam since he was raised in that religion. So, he is telling the truth according to his Muslim understanding.

He notes the tolerance of various faiths, and sees it as good. Since he is not American, he does not need to live by these lofty goals. See, how sly he is?????


32 posted on 09/16/2012 11:05:59 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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33 posted on 09/16/2012 11:27:26 AM PDT by tomkat (... shall NOT be infringed . . oh, and uck fislam while we're at it ;-)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Islam is not a religion. It’s a theocracy.


34 posted on 09/16/2012 6:27:30 PM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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Where is the outcry of the atheist organizations that proudly hate all religions, largely expressed most especially against Christianity and Judaism, of course. Their opinion is being ignored, and after all they are citizens of the USA, and in the past Obama has harkened unto them.
35 posted on 09/16/2012 7:05:59 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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