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  • Obama’s Self-Professed “Confusion” About Islamic Terror

    02/27/2015 4:50:56 AM PST · by SJackson · 3 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 27, 2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Obama’s Self-Professed “Confusion” About Islamic TerrorPosted By Raymond Ibrahim On February 27, 2015 @ 12:30 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 3 Comments During the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, U.S. President Obama tried to shield Islam from criticism by depicting Christianity as equally violent and intolerant (via comments about crusades, inquisitions, and “high horses”). Much lesser known is that he also tried to shield Islam by invoking Christian virtues.In many ways, his comments on “humility” might be the strangest of his entire speech—to the point that Obama himself got visibly confused, and admitted it, by his own lack of...
  • Obama's "Golden" Standard For Religion Destroys "Peaceful Islam" Myth

    02/24/2015 4:37:48 AM PST · by Biggirl · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 24, 2015 | James Zumwalt
    A clear trend emerges when President Obama discusses religion. When discussing Islam, it is within the sole context of a “peaceful religion.” When discussing other religions, it is within the context of their once having fostered hatred and violence, as he said at the National Prayer Breakfast and the Summit to Counter Violent Extremism (SCVE).
  • Christians, It's Time to Get Over your Illusions

    02/17/2015 1:13:33 PM PST · by Jess Kitting · 27 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Jesse Peterson
    “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson One evil man had the audacity to attack Christianity and defend Islam in the midst of 3,500 Christians at the recent National Prayer Breakfast. Many criticized and complained about Barack Obama’s speech afterward, but not a single Christian in that room had the courage to speak “truth to power.” Why is that? Evil operates through people, and it does what it’s supposed to do. Evil lies, seduces, divides and gives false illusions in order to conquer. God is greater than Satan. If we were truly God’s children, we would have...
  • ISIS picks up on Obama’s Prayer Breakfast Crusades Meme

    02/16/2015 8:00:04 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/16/15 | Judi McLeod
    As Obama excuses the advance of radical Islamic Terrorism in action; Refuses to identify Islamic terrorism for what it is: Lead some to believe that the phrase he utters under his breath in cheering the ISIS advance is: “Allahu Akbar”. From Obama’s lips at Washington’s National Prayer Breakfast straight to the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS). Just one week and a half after President Barack Obama linked the Crusades and Inquisition with “many terrible deeds done in the name of Christ” at the National Prayer Breakfast, ISIS has picked up and run with his meme. A horrific ISIS...
  • WH Doubles Down On Obama's Christians "Terrible Deeds" Comments

    02/10/2015 5:14:47 PM PST · by Biggirl · 49 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 10, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday at the White House press briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest doubled down on President Barack Obama’s comments last week at the National Prayer Breakfast, when he said, “Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember during Crusades and Inquisition people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country slavery and Jim Crow was all to often justified in the name of Christ.”
  • Obama: Christianity No Different From the Islamic State

    02/09/2015 5:18:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 6, 2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Obama: Christianity No Different From the Islamic StatePosted By Raymond Ibrahim On February 6, 2015 @ 12:18 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 539 Comments As the world reacts with shock and horror at the increasingly savage deeds of the Islamic State (IS)—in this case, the recent immolation of a captive—U.S. President Obama’s response has been one of nonjudgmental relativism.Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5, Obama counseled Americans to get off their “high horse” and remember that Christians have been equally guilty of such atrocities: Unless we get on our high horse and think this [beheadings, sex-slavery, crucifixion, roasting humans]...
  • Obama: “We're summoned to push-back against those who'd distort our religion for nihilistic ends”

    02/08/2015 11:38:24 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | February 5, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Wait, what? He said, “our religion”? Back in 2008, when he referred to “my Muslim faith,” it was dismissed as a slip of the tongue. But now, if this AP report is accurate in quoting him, this is two “slips of the tongue” in the same direction — along with six years of foreign and domestic policies that aid and enable the advance of jihad and Islamic supremacism. Of course, what Obama is really doing here is not saying that he is a Muslim, but making a moral equivalence claim that all religions are equally capable of inciting their adherents...
  • Obama the Theologian

    02/09/2015 5:50:07 AM PST · by Gamecock · 14 replies
    New York Times ^ | FEB. 7, 2015 | Ross Douthat
    PRESIDENT OBAMA, like many well-read inhabitants of public life, is a professed admirer of Reinhold Niebuhr, the famous mid-20th-century Protestant theologian. And more than most presidents, he has tried to incorporate one of Niebuhr’s insights into his public rhetoric: the idea that no society is innocent, and that Americans in particular need to put aside illusions about our own alleged perfection. The latest instance came at last week’s National Prayer Breakfast, when the president, while condemning the religious violence perpetrated by the Islamic State, urged Westerners not to “get on our high horse,” because such violence is part of our...
  • Andrea Mitchell Criticizes Obama: "You Don't Use The Word Crusade"

    02/08/2015 12:37:24 PM PST · by Biggirl · 30 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 8, 2015 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Andrea Mitchell criticized President Barack Obama over his remarks at last weeks prayer breakfast saying, “You don’t use the word crusade.” “You don’t use the word crusades number one in any context right now,” Mitchell said. “It just it’s too fraught.
  • Obama Hijacks Christianity to Defend Islam

    02/08/2015 1:34:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2015 | Frank Turek
    resident Obama has hijacked Christianity in an attempt to defend Islam. At the National Prayer breakfast Thursday, he said, “There is a tendency in us, a sinful tendency, that can pervert and distort our faith.” And that there will always be people willing to “hijack religion for their own murderous ends.” So we shouldn’t “get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place—remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” Yes, people have done terrible deeds in the name of Christ, but they were against the...
  • NASCAR Legend Declares to Obama, Dalai Lama at Prayer Breakfast: Without Christ, You Will Go to Hell

    02/08/2015 12:44:23 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 11 replies
    Christiannews.net ^ | 2/6/15 | Heather Clark
    During Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, NASCAR great Darrell Waltrip shared his Christian testimony with the thousands gathered, including Barack and Michelle Obama and the Dalai Lama, stating that he thought he was once a pretty good person, but “good people” go to Hell without Christ. Waltrip, a NASCAR Hall of Fame recipient with 84 wins, spoke about the importance of coming to Christ and becoming a new creature before approximately 4,000 attendees, which hailed from 170 countries worldwide. He spent most of his talk sharing his story of how God changed his life from being a man that...
  • The View From The High Horse

    02/08/2015 12:18:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2015 | Kevin McCullough
    While President Obama attempted to eviscerate a wholly righteous anger in the hearts and minds of the American people earlier this week--he took to chastisement as his verbal bludgeon of choice. But that anger, is an anger that is directed at the Islamic State for more or less living up to the basic tenets of their holy book. Those who do not share a reverence for it, rightfully point out this hypocrisy with concern for the welfare of our own children. The President's choice of venues to express these sentiments was also quite odd. The National Prayer Breakfast was once...
  • Andrea Mitchell Rips Obama Prayer Speech: After Pilot Is Burned, "Don't Lean Back, Be Philosophical"

    02/08/2015 9:31:29 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 33 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 8, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    Mitchell criticized Obama for leaning over backwards to be philosophical days after it was found out that a captured Jordanian pilot was burned alive by ISIS. "You don't use the word Crusades, number one, in any context right now," Mitchell said on NBC's Meet the Press today. "It's just it's too fraught. And the week after a pilot is burned alive, in a video shown, you don't lean over backwards to be philosophical about the sins of the fathers. You have to deal with the issue that's in front of you or don't deal with it at all." Oddly, Mitchell's...
  • Is Professed Christian Obama a Believer or a Deceiver?

    02/08/2015 7:39:17 AM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 44 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | February 8, 2015 | JP
    Joshua DuBois, former head of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, appeared yesterday on MSNBC’s “UP with Steve Kornacki,” during which he defended President Obama’s profoundly insulting anti-Christian remarks at last Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast in the Nation’s Capital. The president admonished Christians not to think their faith somehow different than the faith that has produced ISIL (and al Qaeda and Boko Haram and Abu Sayyaf and Hamas and Hezbollah and all too many other Islamic terrorist groups). “Remember,” spake Obama, “during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” And...
  • In Obama’s impulse to absolve Islam, he offers a rebuke to Christianity

    02/07/2015 6:26:43 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    National Post ^ | February 7, 2015 | Rex Murphy
    The President of the United States is an interesting theologian. He has taken to declaring that Islamic terrorists, who by their own emphatic insistence are Islamic, and who conduct their merciless operations in Nigeria, Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Iraq and fitfully in many countries around the world explicitly and defiantly under the banner of Islam, are not what or whom they say they are. His purpose can been seen as vaguely worthy — making the point that not all Muslims subscribe to the violent actions and tenets of the numerous radical factions, but saying “not all” does not erase a worryingly...
  • After the National Prayer Breakfast, Judge Jeanine says she’s figured out Obama

    Nailed it
  • NASCAR Legend Declares to Obama, Dalai Lama at Prayer Breakfast: Without Christ, You Will Go to Hell

    02/08/2015 4:00:01 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 28 replies
    christiannews.net ^ | February 6, 2015 | Heather Clark
    During Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, NASCAR great Darrell Waltrip shared his Christian testimony with the thousands gathered, including Barack and Michelle Obama and the Dalai Lama, stating that he thought he was once a pretty good person, but “good people” go to Hell without Christ.
  • Rev. Graham to Obama: Unlike Christ, Mohammed ‘Killed Many Innocent People'

    02/05/2015 4:58:51 PM PST · by FR_addict · 133 replies
    CNSNews ^ | Feb. 5 2015 | Michael W. Chapman
    In response to President Barack Obama drawing a parallel between the barbaric acts of the Islamic State today with actions by Christians during the Crusades, which ended 700 years ago, evangelist Franklin Graham said there was a difference between Jesus Christ who “taught peace “ and did “not take life” versus Mohammed, who “was a warrior and killed many innocent people.” Reverend Graham further said that, “True followers of Christ emulate Christ – true followers of Mohammed emulate Mohammed.” President Obama made his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday in Washington, D.C. He referenced the Islamist attacks on...
  • Obama: Christianity No Different Than the Islamic State

    02/06/2015 5:12:43 AM PST · by SJackson · 29 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 6, 2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Obama: Christianity No Different Than the Islamic StatePosted By Raymond Ibrahim On February 6, 2015 @ 12:18 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 40 Comments As the world reacts with shock and horror at the increasingly savage deeds of the Islamic State (IS)—in this case, the recent immolation of a captive—U.S. President Obama’s response has been one of nonjudgmental relativism.Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5, Obama counseled Americans to get off their “high horse” and remember that Christians have been equally guilty of such atrocities: Unless we get on our high horse and think this [beheadings, sex-slavery, crucifixion, roasting humans]...
  • BETWEEN CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM

    02/06/2015 8:16:59 AM PST · by shortstop · 21 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 02/06/15 | Bob Lonsberry
    There is a difference, Mr. President, between Christian extremism and Muslim extremism. Christian extremism was in the 1400s. Muslim extremism was Wednesday. One is a dark era in the history books, the other is a threat to modernity as we know it. At the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday, after bowing to the Dalai Lama, President Obama – apologist in chief for Islam – talked about protecting the reputation of the Muslim world. Then he minimized the evil of militant Islam by bringing up the Spanish Inquisition and even Jim Crow, citing them as counterbalancing examples of Christian terrorism. In his...
  • Horse Pucky from Obama

    02/06/2015 8:12:27 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/6/2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    The president’s comparison of Christianity to radical Islam defies logic. On Tuesday, the so-called Islamic State released a slickly produced video showing a Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a steel cage. On Wednesday, the United Nations issued a report detailing various “mass executions of boys, as well as reports of beheadings, crucifixions of children, and burying children alive” at the hands of the Islamic State. And on Thursday, President Obama seized the opportunity of the National Prayer Breakfast to forthrightly criticize the “terrible deeds” . . . committed “in the name of Christ.” “Humanity has been grappling with these...
  • Governor Jindal trolls Barack Obama: ‘the Medieval Christian threat is under control’ (Ouch!)

    02/06/2015 5:26:58 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 49 replies
    redstate.com ^ | 2/6/15 | Streiff
    We’ve had a lot of fun at Obama’s expense following his juvenile and historically illiterate speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. We’ll let this bit of trolling by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal serve as our last word on the subject.
  • James Zogby: Obama's Speech Was 'Right on Target'

    02/06/2015 7:13:01 PM PST · by Steelfish · 33 replies
    Newsmax ^ | February 06, 2015 | Melissa Clyne
    James Zogby: Obama's Speech Was 'Right on Target' Friday, 06 Feb 2015 By Melissa Clyne James Zogby, president of the Arab American Institute, said Friday on "America’s Forum" on Newsmax TV that President Barack Obama was "right on target" in his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast in which he compared the Islamic State’s (ISIS) barbaric acts to those committed by Christians during the Crusades and the Inquisition. "As [Obama] said that when we do this, we're not doing this from a position of patronizing other societies as much as we are speaking from the experience of a culture and...
  • Islamophobia is an extension of the Crusades(projectile vomit)

    02/06/2015 9:31:48 PM PST · by barmag25 · 36 replies
    World Bulletin ^ | 2/4/15 | World Bulletin
    With academics, writers and journalists present, the meeting was published on the website of the World Bulletin. World Bulletin Research Panel have placed their mark on their round table meetings. Prof. Dr. Ali Murat Yel, researcher and writer Levent Basturk and journalist Saadet Oruc's meeting was moderated Aynur Erdogan. Levent Basturk highlighted the historical dimension of Islamophobia in his speech. Basturk explained that the concept of Islamophobia had gained ground but was rooted in events prior to 9/11, saying: "A liberal-left think tank in the UK had organised reports about attacks on Muslim immigrants. The report didn't just focus on...
  • Obama's Morally Confused Prayer Breakfast Lecture

    02/07/2015 4:23:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 6, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    I find it very odd that a president notably lacking in humility and frequently riding his own high horse would lecture American Christians about those subjects because they presumably condemn acts of barbarism by Islamists. Talk about a string of disconnects. While we're at it, let's note one more. Obama, at the National Prayer Breakfast, also exhorted us to "uphold the distinction between our faith and our governments -- between church and between state." Last time I checked, it was not Christians, unless you believe that Obama is a Christian, who were using government power to restrict religious liberties of...
  • Obama's Religious Hypocrisy (And Ignorance)

    02/07/2015 4:34:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 7, 2015 | Kathryn Lopez
    "Lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ." These words from the President of the United States, during remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast, have caused an uproar in religious circles -- and rightly so -- in spite of the administration's attempts to downplay the nature of his words. You don't have to be a longtime critic of the president to see that his deflecting attention away from modern-day evil during a rare occasion to...
  • Jindal: “The Medieval Christian threat is under control, Mr. President”

    02/07/2015 6:09:18 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 27 replies
    JihadWatch.org ^ | February 6, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Jindal: “The Medieval Christian threat is under control, Mr. President” FEBRUARY 6, 2015 9:40 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER bobby-jindalJindal has an important point. Even if Obama is correct (he isn’t) that the Crusades were some equivalent of the depredations of the Islamic State today, this does not excuse him or his Administration from their responsibility to face the current threat honestly and deal with it realistically. 900-year-old Christian atrocities, real and imagined, do not excuse his refusal to recognize the reality of the jihad threat. “Jindal Mocks Obama on Crusades: We’ve Got ‘Medieval Christian Threat’ Under Control,” by Josh Feldman,...
  • Mark Levin EVISCERATES Obama for broad-based attack on Christianity

    02/06/2015 12:19:01 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 8 replies
    therightscoop.com/ ^ | 2/6/15 | http://therightscoop.com/
    Mark Levin EVISCERATES Obama for broad-based attack on Christianity Mark Levin ripped Obama (aka. Jeremiah ‘lite’) for his attack on Christianity today, an attack he said was broad-based and a condemnation of the entire faith. He said Obama denigrated and degraded Christianity, even comparing it to ISIS. Levin points out that Obama was quick to say ‘this was done in the name of Jesus’ or ‘that was done in the name of Jesus’, but he NEVER refers to any Islamic terrorism as being done in the name of ‘Muhammad’. No, he’s more careful when it comes to Islam, Levin notes,...
  • White House defends Prayer Breakfast remarks about the Crusades

    02/06/2015 1:07:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 6, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    The White House on Friday defended President Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast after he was widely lambasted by conservatives for bringing up acts done in Christianity's name amid a discussion of modern-day terrorist threats. Americans should hold themselves "up to our own values and our own standards," deputy press secretary Eric Schultz said aboard the president's flight to Indianapolis, where Obama is speaking at a community college, according to the pool report. Obama believes that "when we fall short of that, we need to be honest with ourselves," Schultz said, noting Obama's "belief in American exceptionalism." “The president...
  • Jindal to Obama: ‘Medieval Christian Threat is Under Control’

    02/06/2015 2:56:36 PM PST · by opentalk · 72 replies
    National Review ^ | February 6, 2015 | Eliana Johnson
    Bobby Jindal on Friday released a statement responding to the president’s remarks on Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast in which he cautioned Americans from getting on a “high horse” when taking a stance against radical Islam because people have committed “terrible deeds” in the name of Christianity, too. “It was nice of the President to give us a history lesson at the Prayer breakfast,” Jindal said. “Today, however, the issue right in front of his nose, in the here and now, is the terrorism of Radical Islam, the assassination of journalists, the beheading and burning alive of captives. We will...
  • The Glamor of Evil ... Mark Steyn

    02/06/2015 10:42:30 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 41 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 5 Feb 2015 | Mark Steyn
    On Tuesday the Islamic State released a 22-minute video showing Flight Lieutenant Muath al-Kasasbeh of the Royal Jordanian Air Force being doused in petrol and burned to death. It is an horrific way to die, and Flt Lt al-Kasasbeh showed uncommon bravery, standing stiff and dignified as the flames consumed him. And then he toppled, and the ISIS cameras rolled on, until what was left was charred and shapeless and unrecognizable as human. King Abdullah's response to this barbaric act was to execute two ISIS prisoners the following morning, including the evil woman who was part of the cell that...
  • Obama points the finger at Christians when talking about terrorism

    02/06/2015 9:40:54 AM PST · by bestintxas · 35 replies
    am thinker ^ | 2/6/15 | c brown
    President Obama made an extremely curious comment in his address at the National Prayer Breakfast: “We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for their nihilistic ends.” “Our religion?” Was that a slip of the tongue? If he is speaking of Christians, where are the nihilists today murdering in the name of Christ that require a push back? The president appears willing to say or do anything to avoid speaking the truth about Islam. This so-called Christian who acts the role of President of the United States is a fanatic when it comes to honoring...
  • Imam Obama comes out at the National Prayer Breakfast

    02/06/2015 8:15:21 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/06/15 | Judi McLeod
    Imam Obama does not include Islamic terrorism on the rampage among people of all faiths willing to “hijack religion for their own murderous ends” We can hear it now, much closer than ever before, the Islamic call to prayer, not in the far away MidEast, but here in the villages, towns and cities we call home. We’ll be hearing it more often as it begins to drown out the peals of church bells, now that Barack Hussein Obama came out as Imam Obama at Thursday’ National Prayer Breakfast. The president did not formally introduce himself as Imam Obama, not in...
  • Still More of President Obama’s Moral Equivalence (VDH)

    02/05/2015 11:58:55 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies
    NRO ^ | Victor Davis Hanson
    President Obama, at the National Prayer Breakfast this morning, said: Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ. This is banal. The problem with all such high-horse declarations by Obama is his continual omission of historical context and, in this case, his conflation of the frequent with the rare. The Crusades began in 1095, almost a millennium...
  • Obama: “Remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition (Shorten Title)

    02/05/2015 2:12:04 PM PST · by Biggirl · 55 replies
    Jihadwatch.org ^ | February 5, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Obama says, “No God condones terror.” Yet Muhammad is depicted in a hadith as having said: “I have been made victorious through terror” (Bukhari 4:52.220). And the Qur’an says: “Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah and your enemies…” (8:60)
  • Referencing Crusades, Obama puts Islamic extremism in historical perspective

    02/05/2015 4:21:24 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 35 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 02/05/2015 | MICHAEL WILNER
    US President Barack Obama has long refused to refer to the scourge of terrorism gripping the Middle East as Islamic extremism, and on Thursday, he defended that position with a bit of history. The challenges facing Islam today are not unique to the religion, Obama said, but reflective of a "sinful tendency" in all societies to "pervert and distort" faiths. "Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history," Obama said at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. "And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during...
  • NASCAR LEGEND AT PRAYER BREAKFAST TELLS OBAMA “IF YOU DON’T KNOW JESUS, YOU’RE GOING TO HELL.”

    02/05/2015 8:19:55 PM PST · by lbryce · 95 replies
    Original Title:NASCAR LEGEND AT NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST TELLS OBAMA “IF YOU DON’T KNOW JESUS, YOU’RE GOING TO HELL.” SITTING JUST FEET AWAY FROM THE PRESIDENT, FORMER NASCAR DRIVER AND HALL-OF-FAMER, DARRELL WALTRIP, GAVE HIS CHRISTIAN TESTIMONY TO AN AUDIENCE THAT INCLUDED THE DALAI LAMA “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 (KJV) Waltrip said “If you don’t know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior … you are going to hell.” Waltrip spoke about how Jesus transformed his life. He...
  • Obama's Comparison of Christianity, Radical Islam Defies Logic

    02/06/2015 6:38:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 6, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    On Tuesday, the so-called Islamic State released a slickly produced video showing a Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a steel cage. On Wednesday, the United Nations issued a report detailing various "mass executions of boys, as well as reports of beheadings, crucifixions of children and burying children alive" at the hands of the Islamic State. And on Thursday, President Obama seized the opportunity of the National Prayer Breakfast to forthrightly criticize the "terrible deeds" ... committed "in the name of Christ." "Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history," Obama said, referring to the ennobling aspects of...
  • Why did Obama Compare Crusades to Islamic State at Prayer Breakfast?

    02/06/2015 6:31:33 AM PST · by lbryce · 66 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | February 5, 2015 | Peter Grier
    It’s possible that President Obama knew his remarks at the prayer breakfast would blow some of his opponents' stacks; it’s possible he’s surprised by the controversy. But controversy there is, manufactured or genuine. At the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, President Obama made a reference to Christianity that infuriated some conservatives. Speaking in general, Mr. Obama began by condemning zealots who hijack religion “for their own murderous ends.” He cited the recent massacre at a Pakistani school carried out by the Taliban, the assault on Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris perpetrated by radical Islamists, and the terrible murders carried out...
  • Obama's Remarks Show Shocking Ignorance Of Western Civilization

    02/06/2015 5:20:12 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 89 replies
    news.investors.com ^ | February 5, 2015
    Culture: In remarks at a prayer meeting Thursday, President Obama implied Christianity, just like Islam, is filled with people who "hijack religion for their own murderous ends." This is the progressive disease of moral equivalence at its worst. In recent days and weeks, the world has watched grimly as the horrific barbarity of fundamentalist Islam has been put on full display. With routine beheadings, crucifixions, tortures, mass killings of civilians, burying children alive, and, most recently, burning a prisoner alive and filming his death agony to the approving yells of onlookers, it's clear something is horribly wrong within Islam. And...
  • Constitutional senior lecturer-in-chief misunderstands the First Amendment

    02/06/2015 4:57:15 AM PST · by AJFavish · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 6, 2015 | Allan J. Favish
    According to the Washington Times, President Barack Obama made statements at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5, 2015 that establish that Obama has a fundamental misunderstanding of the United States Constitution's First Amendment, which among other things protects freedom of speech. The Times reported:
  • Critics pounce after Obama talks Crusades, slavery at prayer breakfast

    02/06/2015 2:45:30 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 77 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 6, 2015 | Juliet Eilperin
    President Obama has never been one to go easy on America. As a new president, he dismissed the idea of American exceptionalism, noting that Greeks think their country is special, too. He labeled the Bush-era interrogation practices, euphemistically called “harsh” for years, as torture. America, he has suggested, has much to answer given its history in Latin America and the Middle East. His latest challenge came Thursday at the National Prayer Breakfast. At a time of global anxiety over Islamist terrorism, Obama noted pointedly that his fellow Christians, who make up a vast majority of Americans, should perhaps not be...
  • Levin: US Enemies "Laughing" At Obama Prayer Breakfast Speech

    02/06/2015 4:53:14 AM PST · by Biggirl · 31 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 6, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments,” Mark Levin argued that America’s enemies were “gut laughing” at President Obama’s speech before the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
  • Levin: US Enemies 'Laughing' At Obama Prayer Breakfast Speech -

    02/05/2015 9:52:18 PM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 5, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments,” Mark Levin argued that America’s enemies were “gut laughing” at President Obama’s speech before the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “There are black Christians, and black Muslims in Africa who are being slaughtered, they don’t want to hear about the Jim Crow laws. There are Christians, there are other Muslims being slaughtered in the Middle East, they don’t need a lecture from Obama about Christianity. The fact of the matter is Obama is not doing anything effective or substantive to stop genocide in our time”...
  • Obama At National Prayer Breakfast: ’People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name of Christ’

    02/05/2015 7:34:28 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 134 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/05/2015 | by Charlie Spiering
    At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama reminded attendees that violence rooted in religion isn’t exclusive to Islam, but has been carried out by Christians as well. ~snip~ “Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ,” Obama said. “In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”
  • Outrage after Obama compares ISIS to the Crusades in comments at National Prayer Breakfast

    02/05/2015 9:44:05 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 108 replies
    AOL ^ | 2/5/15 | By RYAN GORMAN
    Outrage after Obama compares ISIS to the Crusades in comments at National Prayer Breakfast President Barack Obama set off a firestorm Thursday morning by comparing ISIS barbarity to the Crusades. Obama recalled the savagery carried out nearly one thousand years ago in the name of Christ while speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington, D.C., but his equivocation fell on outraged ears. The president railed against the Islamic State, calling it "a brutal, vicious death cult" that slaughters and enslaves innocents all in the name of religion.
  • Obama condemns those who seek to 'hijack religion'

    02/05/2015 8:26:14 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 24 replies
    AOL ^ | 2/5/15 | NEDRA PICKLER
    Obama condemns those who seek to 'hijack religion' WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world, declaring Thursday that "no god condones terror." "We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for their nihilistic ends," Obama said during remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast. He singled out the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, calling the militants a "death cult," as well as those responsible for last month's terror attacks in Paris and deadly assault on a school in...
  • Obama: 'People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name Of Christ'

    02/05/2015 7:59:27 AM PST · by blam · 109 replies
    BI ^ | 2-5-2015 | Colin Campbell
    Colin Campbell February 5, 2015President Barack Obama wants Christians to know Islam is not the only religion that has inspired violence and terror. "Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the crusades and the inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ," Obama said Wednesday. "And in our home country, slavery, and Jim Crow, all too often was justified in the name of Christ." Obama made the comments while giving a major speech on religion at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Citing Islamic, Jewish, and...
  • Dr. Carson: White House Repeatedly Asked for Advanced Copies of Speech Before Prayer Breakfast

    02/27/2013 11:34:35 AM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    fox ^ | 2/27/13 | Molly K. Hooper, The Hill
    <p>The White House repeatedly asked Ben Carson for his speech before the rising Republican star criticized President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month.</p> <p>Carson, a prominent neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins University, declined to do so, noting that he doesn’t put his speeches down on paper beforehand.</p>
  • Dr. Ben Carson On Criticizing Obamacare: "Somebody Has To Stand Up To The Bullies"

    02/12/2013 6:12:07 AM PST · by Biggirl · 25 replies
    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/ ^ | February 12, 2013 | Real Clear Politics Video
    DR. BENJAMIN CARSON: There are a group of people who would like to silence everybody and have everybody go along to get along, but that's not going to be very helpful for us in the long run, in terms of solving our problems. And somebody has to be courageous enough to actually stand up to, you know, the bullies.