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Obama absolves Thanksgiving turkey with the Sign of the Cross
Washington Examiner ^ | 11/21/2012 | Charlie Spiering

Posted on 11/21/2012 11:54:53 AM PST by theruleshavechanged

While pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey today, President Obama absolved it with what he called a "special dispensation," making the Sign of the Cross over the gobbling turkey.

It appears that Obama made a left handed, backward sign of the cross.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aclumia; antichristian; bho44; chat; churchandstate; cross; liberalbigot; notbreakingnews; obama; obamaandgod; pardon; signofthecross; thanksgiving; turkey; whitehouse
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To: theruleshavechanged
Pope Hussein?—what next, Imam Fred? Rabbi Mohammad? Sister Mary Elephant?

Well, what else can Obama aspire to now after already being President of the United States and Santa Claus...

...I don't think the mendacious Marxist seeks to usurp the Pope however—small taters—rather he's replacing JC HIMSELF...

...(turkeys' gobbling “hosanna hosanna”).

51 posted on 11/21/2012 12:28:19 PM PST by Happy Rain ("11/6/2012=Suffrage for the selfish and shiftless has damned America to socialist perdition.")
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To: theruleshavechanged

“...Huh??? Who does he think he is? The pope?...”

Nope. Just The Messiah.


52 posted on 11/21/2012 12:29:06 PM PST by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: jmacusa
Worthless Saracen bastard!

LOL! You should make that your tag line. :)

53 posted on 11/21/2012 12:32:34 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
He’s the antichrist.

Yep. And, I'm not impressed either. Satan has a Doofus for a sock puppet.

54 posted on 11/21/2012 12:32:37 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Wow, check out the body language between him and Malia. He reached out to touch her twice and both times she recoiled from him. Then she looked pensive and brooding for a minute and then finally chuckled at the turkey. I would LOVE to be a fly on the wall at the White House.


55 posted on 11/21/2012 12:33:39 PM PST by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby!)
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To: BipolarBob
Seems I’ve read in history of a Black Pope but I didn’t think it was meant literally.

"Black Pope" is sometimes a nickname for the top Jesuit.

While there have been three North African popes, it is unlikely that any of them would be considered black.
56 posted on 11/21/2012 12:33:52 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Wow, that was intentional.


57 posted on 11/21/2012 12:37:47 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Thank you for the suggestion. If I do, I’ll add an ‘’s’’ to the epithet!


58 posted on 11/21/2012 12:38:00 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Jyotishi

whatever muslims want to disrespect, they do with their left hand, which is the hand used to wipe their azzes

this would have been ingrained in bronco from his muslim childhood. like the bowing habit.

bronco’s gesture was not accidental or a joke, imho


59 posted on 11/21/2012 12:38:37 PM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: theruleshavechanged
The Pope of Dope!

Actually I am surprised that he didn't behead it, and then marry it (or at least appoint it as SecDef).

60 posted on 11/21/2012 12:43:01 PM PST by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: COBOL2Java
No, just another shining example of how to him, nothing is sacred, except his own mutilated sense of self-esteem.

I was thinking the same thing. He seems utterly clueless about most things and how they might be taken by other people (who aren't dedicated lefties).

He is basically mocking something that Catholics have a spiritual connection to; and, I'm just not sure he understands that. But, if he doesn't, why doesn't someone in his staff let him know that what he just did was offensive to some of his fellow citizens.

I think Peggy Noonan wrote an article about Zero and how he is an "alien"; meaning, someone who just doesn't get America. He is not American, in the sense that most people think of themselves as American and understand our traditions. He is a foreigner, and the fact that we elected (and then re-elected!) someone who just doesn't understand the country or the people he is supposed to be representing to the world, just astounds me.

61 posted on 11/21/2012 12:43:42 PM PST by LibertarianLiz
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To: LibertarianLiz

Obama: we can count on you to be an ass again.


62 posted on 11/21/2012 12:45:41 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: donna

He intentionally covered up the cross for his Georgetown speach.


63 posted on 11/21/2012 12:46:35 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: LibertarianLiz

If he wanted to do something “Catholic” why not wave a medal of St. Francis or something in THAT vein. What an ass. Christ did not die for literal turkeys.


64 posted on 11/21/2012 12:47:10 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Lucky9teen

That’s not the sign of the cross.

It’s the sign of the axe!


65 posted on 11/21/2012 12:47:39 PM PST by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: silverleaf

al Qaeda is in the White House, basically.


66 posted on 11/21/2012 12:48:02 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: jersey117

No arrogant condescending “freepers” to tell us that the video was posted backwards yet?

Ah, election is over, so no need for them to waste bandwidth here anymore.


67 posted on 11/21/2012 12:48:31 PM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Prince of Space
I would LOVE to be a fly on the wall at the White House.

I was wondering about the fact that Michelle wasn't in that photo op. And, when was the last time we saw them together? Certainly, not on the latest trip to Thailand and Burma where he was kissing up to the ladies (literally).

I have made a prediction to my hubby since early in his first term. I believe he may be the first POTUS to end up divorced from a First Lady. Anybody else see that writing on the wall?

68 posted on 11/21/2012 12:48:40 PM PST by LibertarianLiz
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To: LibertarianLiz
But, if he doesn't, why doesn't someone in his staff let him know that what he just did was offensive to some of his fellow citizens.

I think he and his staff just don't care.

We saw that evident in his Burma visit, when he manhandled Aung San Suu Kyi and repeatedly called the country Myanmnar.

69 posted on 11/21/2012 12:49:40 PM PST by COBOL2Java (The GOP-e said "Beat a Marxist with a Liberal!" What a colossal blunder.)
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To: jersey117

“He doesn’t know the proper way to do it because he’s not a Christian. Every Christian knows you make the sign of the cross with your right hand.”

Have you ever heard of Protestants?


70 posted on 11/21/2012 12:49:40 PM PST by Skylab
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To: jersey117
Every Christian knows you make the sign of the cross with your right hand.

Well, every Catholic, probably. I've never made the sign of the cross, so I don't know the proper procedure.

71 posted on 11/21/2012 12:51:09 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: RaceBannon

72 posted on 11/21/2012 12:54:32 PM PST by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: Slyfox
Mocking Catholics, still?

Exactly. Much like this site.
73 posted on 11/21/2012 12:54:50 PM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: GeronL

Now? You mean still.


74 posted on 11/21/2012 1:00:46 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: theruleshavechanged

If George Bush had done this the public would have sh*t.


75 posted on 11/21/2012 1:03:07 PM PST by Venturer
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To: theruleshavechanged
Four more years of Captain Ass-clown?...
76 posted on 11/21/2012 1:07:11 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Eagles6

lol.

I’ve seen him mock Christians in general, but not Catholics in particular


77 posted on 11/21/2012 1:12:41 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: NCC-1701
savior 2
78 posted on 11/21/2012 1:12:51 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: theruleshavechanged

Blasphemy!!! Where is the Spanish Inquisition now that we need it?


79 posted on 11/21/2012 1:16:28 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

80 posted on 11/21/2012 1:18:01 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: theruleshavechanged

Actually it is one the few funny things Obama has done.


81 posted on 11/21/2012 1:21:02 PM PST by plain talk
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To: theruleshavechanged

Actually it is one of the few funny things Obama has done.


82 posted on 11/21/2012 1:21:25 PM PST by plain talk
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

which one is the turkey????


83 posted on 11/21/2012 1:31:21 PM PST by bikerman (What ever happens from now is all OBAMA's fault. Obama lied,economy died)
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To: PLD
Give me a break..One of these days God will get enough of this moron and sent him home to hell..

Galatians 6:7&8 Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Hosea 8:7 For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.

84 posted on 11/21/2012 2:14:22 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: theruleshavechanged

...the action of a juvenile MUSLIM.


85 posted on 11/21/2012 2:14:22 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: NCC-1701
Just The Messiah.

You mean the Muzziah? (Credit to an unknown FReeper for that one :-) )

86 posted on 11/21/2012 2:14:47 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Sure he didn’t make the sign of the pentagram?

“our” (p)resident of the hut house is pure evil.

Blessings, bobo


87 posted on 11/21/2012 2:15:24 PM PST by bobo1
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To: theruleshavechanged

Sure he didn’t make the sign of the pentagram?

“our” (p)resident of the hut house is pure evil.

Blessings, bobo


88 posted on 11/21/2012 2:15:42 PM PST by bobo1
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To: theruleshavechanged

Doesn’t matter. He’s still going to burn where the devil swings his tail.


89 posted on 11/21/2012 2:39:38 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (We have crossed the line from independence & liberty to dependency & servitude. We are doomed)
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To: theruleshavechanged

I’d better just say disgusting and stop there.


90 posted on 11/21/2012 2:46:19 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Offensive and stupid move.


91 posted on 11/21/2012 3:29:17 PM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: MrB
"Do you really think Barqy is smart enough to be the antichrist?"

I don't. But I do believe he's a forerunner, meant to soften up the masses and get them conditioned for idol worshiping.

92 posted on 11/21/2012 3:40:22 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

When it was said he pardon the turkey, I was wonder what did Joe Biden do now.


93 posted on 11/21/2012 3:47:36 PM PST by Heff (Too many voted for skin color, hand outs and against Mormonism.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Talk about disrespectful! Takes every opportunity he can to mock others’ beliefs, but says the ‘future doesn’t belong to those who mock the “prophet”’? And people STILL believe he is a Christian?


94 posted on 11/21/2012 4:37:53 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: MrB; mkmensinger
Do you really think Barqy is smart enough to be the antichrist?

No, but he doesn't have to be. He just needs to be possessed by Satan, the rest of the way. I've doubted that he could be, due to his sheer incompetence, for too long. But Satan is not incompetent. Barry Soetoro was born at the right time, 1960-1962 range, as many of us who were studying Bible prophecy back then figured. (No, I don't remember how - I was 50 years younger and had more functioning brain cells.)

and mkmensinger, you're right.

95 posted on 11/21/2012 4:49:24 PM PST by CatDancer (Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty. 2 Cor.3:17)
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To: Lucky9teen

I would like to introduce our new secretary of state. He’s white and he is Halal.


96 posted on 11/21/2012 4:53:32 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (George W. Bush is the Emmanuel Goldstein of the modern era.)
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To: LibertarianLiz
I believe he may be the first POTUS to end up divorced from a First Lady.

Pray and hope they don't divorce. Imagine the two of them fighting over everything YOU own.

97 posted on 11/21/2012 5:07:00 PM PST by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded.)
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To: Lucky9teen

“As you see, this is a Thanksgiving Turkey. I have pardoned him, as I will another turkey, Mr Jessee Jackson Jr. But I pardoned him for good reason: I prefer dog for my festive meals. What, you never noticed ‘Bo’ was 3 different dogs?”


98 posted on 11/21/2012 5:38:35 PM PST by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: LibertyRocks
This graphic is appropriate for this thread:



Yes, it's an absolutely accurate quote. He uttered the line during a 'sermon' speech while campaigning in South Carolina all the way back in October of 2007.

Here is the source: Obama: GOP doesn't own faith and values
99 posted on 11/21/2012 6:03:55 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: theruleshavechanged

I am not a Catholic, but I find that video quite insulting, not only to our Catholic FRiends, but to all Christians.

And I understand, that in the lore of the occult, anything sacred done BACKWARDS is a mocking insult and is indicative of satanism.


100 posted on 11/21/2012 6:19:38 PM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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