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  • Pfleger: 'Hillary and McCain would wish they had a preacher with the integrity of Jeremiah Wright.'

    06/01/2008 7:01:19 PM PDT · by JRochelle · 59 replies · 240+ views
    CampaignSpot ^ | 06/01/2008 | Jim Geraghty
    I don't know how many of Joel Osteen's flock were thinking of voting for Barack Obama, but I'd like to make sure every last one of them hears this comment from Fr. Michael Pfleger, longtime friend of Obama and one of the Democratic candidate's spiritual mentors: "Hillary and McCain would wish they had a preacher with the integrity of Jeremiah Wright. … They got some old weak preacher…some old Joel Osteen cotton candy preacher." Let's just come out and say it — Pfleger is an A-1 jerk [perhaps not the first word that came to mind], and Obama only started...
  • Priest Who Mocked Clinton Again Draws Spotlight (

    05/31/2008 12:36:26 PM PDT · by kellynla · 53 replies · 115+ views ^ | May 30, 2008 | staff
    CHICAGO -- He's a white priest at a largely black church. He's held hands with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. He's been arrested dozens of times and battled anyone he thinks has wronged his parish _ from gun dealers to a local Catholic sports league. Now the Rev. Michael Pfleger is something else: the latest thorn in the side of presidential candidate Barack Obama. Racially charged comments Pfleger made last week mocking Obama rival Hillary Rodham Clinton _ as a guest at Obama's church, no less _ triggered a quick response from Obama, who wants nothing to do with...
  • CAPTION: Hillary at church service & beach party in Puerto Rico

    05/25/2008 12:10:05 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 30 replies · 137+ views
  • Cynthia McKinney Endorsement (Screamingly, unintentionally funny!)

    05/25/2008 2:42:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies · 891+ views
    Third Party Watch ^ | May 18th, 2008
    Greetings of IMANI (FAITH) President McKinney: May our Divine Creator and Beloved Ancestors find you and the extended family in the best of spirit and health. Welcome back to the land of the original OHLONE people, to what is currently called the “california bay area.” It is so disappointing not to be able to greet you personally this weekend—when WE are commemorating the birthdays of freedom fighters EL HAJJ MALIK EL SHABAZZ (Brother Minister Malcolm X), Mother Yuri Kochiyama and HO CHI MINH—due to a previously-scheduled family commitment. However, it was a pleasure to speak to you briefly after the...
  • Christians copy Christ killers, says Obama pastor's magazine

    05/20/2008 6:22:40 PM PDT · by hope · 40 replies · 217+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/20/08 | Asron Klein
    By Aaron Klein © 2008 WorldNetDaily JERUSALEM – White Christians are "make pretend" believers and conservative Christians emulate the people who killed Jesus, according to articles in a controversial magazine run by Sen. Barack Obama's longtime pastor that paint traditional Christianity as false and racist. Stanley Kurtz, a National Review Online contributor, concluded after reviewing two years of Rev. Jeremiah Wright's Trumpet Magazine that the Trinity United Church of Christ pastor practices a black liberation theology brand of Christianity that "sees his own form of Christianity as profoundly different from Christianity as typically practiced by most American whites and blacks."
  • Uh-oh, Here We Go Again: Meet Obama's New Pastor

    05/03/2008 6:28:30 AM PDT · by kellynla · 24 replies · 108+ views ^ | May 01, 2008 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – More pastor problems for Sen. Barack Obama? The man slated to become chief pastor at the Trinity United Church of Christ has called blacks "lepers" with a "skin disease," claimed U.S. entertainment corporations operate with "disdain" for black people, and in a fiery sermon claimed retired pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright was "lynched" by the media and compared the embattled pastor to Jesus. Otis Moss III, lauded this week by Obama as a "wonderful young pastor," also recently refused to deny claims by Wright that the U.S. government was involved in distributing illegal drugs to minorities or spreading the...
  • Fair Play for False Prophets - Right Wing Preachers vs Black Preachers

    05/01/2008 9:42:38 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 16 replies · 168+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 2nd, 2008 | E. J. Dionne
    Do white right-wing preachers have it easier than black left-wing preachers? Is there a double standard? The political explosion around the Rev. Jeremiah Wright was inevitable, given Wright's personal closeness to Barack Obama and the outrageous rubbish the pastor has offered about AIDS, Sept. 11 and Louis Farrakhan. After Wright's bizarre and narcissistic performance at the National Press Club on Monday, Obama would have looked weak and irresolute had he not denounced him. But if there was a moment of courage in this drama, it was not Obama's condemnation of Wright but his earlier and now much-criticized effort to avoid...
  • Wright Appearance Sparks More Rejection From Obama, Recriminations By Critics

    04/28/2008 10:17:06 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 44 replies · 273+ views ^ | 29 April 2008
    Barack Obama on Monday once again distanced himself from his retired pastor, Jeremiah Wright, as the reverend grabbed the spotlight for the fourth day in a row by suggesting the furor around his controversial remarks is an attack on black churches in America. Plagued by the ongoing uproar regarding Wright, Obama said Wright does not represent his views or vice versa. “I have said before and I will repeat again that what some of the comments that Reverend Wright have made offend me and I understand why they’ve offended the American people,’ Obama told reporters while traveling in Wilmington, N.C....
  • NAACP assails N.C. Republican ad (an effort to smear the black community and “prophetic ministers”)

    04/26/2008 12:09:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 63 replies · 194+ views
    FayObserver ^ | 4/26/08 | Mike Baker
    NAACP assails N.C. Republican adBy Mike Baker The Associated Press Published on Saturday, April 26, 2008 RALEIGH — The North Carolina branch of the NAACP said Friday a Republican advertisement that includes a clip of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s former pastor is racially divisive. NAACP leaders blasted the North Carolina GOP for producing an ad that shows footage of Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s fiery comments about the U.S. The group said the ad takes Wright’s words out of context in an effort to smear the black community and “prophetic ministers.” “It’s a fundamentally race-baiting ad,” said Rev. William Barber, state...
  • The statements of Jeremiah Wright aren't controversial and incendiary; they're wicked and stupid.

    04/07/2008 2:31:19 PM PDT · by george76 · 61 replies · 258+ views
    Slate ^ | March 24, 2008 | Christopher Hitchens
    It's been more than a month since I began warning Sen. Barack Obama that he would become answerable for his revolting choice of a family priest. But never mind that; the astonishing thing is that it's at least 11 months since he himself has known precisely the same thing. "If Barack gets past the primary," said the Rev. Jeremiah Wright to the New York Times in April of last year, "he might have to publicly distance himself from me. I said it to Barack personally, and he said yeah, that might have to happen." Pause just for a moment, if...
  • Hillary’s Pastor Problem

    03/28/2008 12:53:44 PM PDT · by PROCON · 18 replies · 1,093+ views ^ | March 28, 2008 | Mark D. Tooley
    The pastor of the Methodist church that Bill and Hillary Clinton attended during his presidency is now defending Obama’s retiring pastor Jeremiah Wright. This intervention will perhaps serve to remind that the Clinton’s own church was once a source of national controversy. "The Reverend Jeremiah Wright is an outstanding church leader whom I have heard speak a number of times,” proclaimed the Rev. Dean Snyder in a statement he posted on the website of his Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. “He has served for decades as a profound voice for justice and inclusion in our society. He has...
  • McCain's pastor a sharp contrast to Obama's

    03/22/2008 4:43:40 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 42 replies · 1,236+ views ^ | 03/22/08 | Ed Stoddard
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - John McCain's Phoenix pastor, Dan Yeary, is a folksy patriotic Southern Baptist who opposes abortion and believes homosexuality to be a biblical sin, but says Christians have an obligation to love such sinners. That puts Yeary, who heads the church attended for the past 15 years by the Republican presidential candidate firmly in the U.S. Southern Baptist mainstream, and in line with the Republican Party. He offers a sharp contrast to Democratic contender Barack Obama's former preacher Jeremiah Wright, who has stirred controversy with his fiery comments on race and America. Obama had been seen by some...
  • The Division Bell

    03/22/2008 1:51:22 AM PDT · by MartinaMisc · 14 replies · 466+ views
    Human Events ^ | 3/22/08 | D. R. Tucker
    Why can’t Democrats just come right out and condemn discrimination? Let’s be honest: Barack Obama’s “I Go To Extremes” speech is little more than the “Mend It, Don’t End It” speech of the 2000s. Just as President Clinton could not fully bring himself to condemn racial preferences thirteen years ago, so too can Obama not fully reject the rough rhetoric of his longtime pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. This sort of cowardice will only hamper the further improvement of race relations in this country. Are Democrats truly interested in racial progress? I’m afraid the answer is no. I’ve felt this way...
  • The truth about the Black Liberation Theology taught by Reverend Wright at Obama's Church

    03/22/2008 8:08:21 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 201 replies · 5,059+ views
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | 22 March 2008 | Jeff Head
    Despite the efforts of most of the main stream media (and Obama himself) trying to spin the incidents regarding Barack Obama's preacher and spiritual advisor into something acceptable to Americans, and his speech regarding race, by doing some individualresearch, it becomes clear that the spin will simply just not wash. The Trinity Church subscribes to Black Liberation Theology. I believe that Obama will not leave that Church for one simple and obvious reason. Despite his new found disgust in "some" terminology that Wright employed, Obama must agree with the theology that the church teaches. He is raising his kids in...
  • Liberal Religious Organizations – A Subterfuge

    03/01/2005 9:34:23 AM PST · by watchdog_writer · 19 replies · 520+ views
    March 1, 2005 | watchdog_writer
    Liberal Religious Organizations – A Subterfuge          The best way to convince Middle America and people in the red counties of the northeast and far left coast is to enlist the aid of purported religious leaders. Take for example the Faith Action Network (FAN), an operative of “People for the American Way”. This group, calling themselves Christians, opposes what they call the “religious right”, as if conservative Christians are the enemy.  According to FAN’s own manifesto, pro-life, anti-gay-marriage is a “divisive political agenda”.          I realize that this article will not be news to Freepers, but it is cathartic. The frauds who...
  • LIVE THREAD - Under Pressure, Obama Prepares for Race and Unity Speech

    03/18/2008 6:12:13 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 1,472 replies · 48,455+ views
    Fox News ^ | 18 March 2008
    Barack Obama is preparing to deliver a major address Tuesday on race, politics and unifying the country after being hounded by questions about his relationship to a pastor whose sermons have been laced with anti-American invective. In a speech whose religious significance could compare to one given in December by former GOP presidential hopeful and Mormon Mitt Romney, Obama may be forced to explain the philosophy of the 8,000-strong Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, where the Democratic presidential candidate has been a congregant for 20 years. In announcing the morning address, to be delivered in Philadelphia, Obama would...
  • Attacks on his church trouble Obama

    03/15/2008 12:29:04 PM PDT · by pissant · 109 replies · 2,424+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 3/15/08 | Mary Mitchell
    When Sen. Barack Obama joined Trinity United Church of Christ 20 years ago, little did he know that the church’s charismatic pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., would become a flashpoint in a Democratic presidential primary. Wright, an activist pastor who brought the South Side church from a 85-member congregation to an 8,000-member mega-church, has been under constant attack on Fox News’ “Hannity & Colmes” as a “cult” and “separatist” church. In an interview, Obama told the Chicago Sun-Times that, despite the controversy swirling around Wright over racial comments he made from the pulpit about Sen. Hillary Clinton, he is...
  • Jeremiah Wright, the Sister Souljah of 2008 (does Hillary have Wrigh/Obama church video?)

    03/14/2008 10:34:21 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 49 replies · 1,217+ views
    campaignspot dot nationalreview dot com ^ | march 14, 2008 | Geraghty
    Jeremiah Wright, the Sister Souljah of 2008 If she needs it — and remember she's already way ahead in Pennsylvania — Hillary Clinton can go after Barack Obama, and turn Jeremiah Wright into this year's version of Sister Souljah. And the only folks who will complain will be the people who complained about Bill Clinton criticizing Sister Souljah - people who are not numerous enough to influence the election. Millions upon millions of Americans have a pastor, priest, rabbi or minister who they like, but may not always agree with in every sermon. But those Americans' religious leaders probably have...
  • Obama's Church's website

    02/12/2007 4:12:08 AM PST · by bobjam · 23 replies · 1,580+ views
    Trinity United Church of Christ ^ | current | Trinity United Church of Christ
    I guess "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations; baptizing them in the Name of Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And remember I AM with you always, to the end of the age" (Matthew 28:19-20) is not as important as "From each according to his ability to each according to his need" (Communist Manifesto) at TUCC.
  • An Open Letter to Barack Obama

    03/03/2008 10:33:42 PM PST · by bahblahbah · 14 replies · 167+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 3/4/2008 | Jeffrey Lord
    Dear Senator Obama: Our common denomination, the United Church of Christ, has a suddenly serious legal and financial problem with the Internal Revenue Service. You, personally, are the cause of this problem. Candidly? I think you owe it to those of us who are your fellow congregants to help repair the damage that you have done. As you know, on June 23, 2007, you gave a speech to the United Church of Christ's General Synod during our church's 50th anniversary celebration in Hartford, Connecticut. The invitation was extended well before you became a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. You...