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President Obama: The Great
Demancipator

Townhall, by Ken Blackwell, Bob Morrison

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/12/2013 6:53:34 AM

President Obama will take the oath of office later this month “on a stack of Bibles,” the Washington Post tells us. He will place his left hand on Bibles owned by Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Well, that’s a relief. Interestingly, not included in the stack is the Koran, about which Mr. Obama spoke so glowingly in Egypt four years ago. (No Bibles openly displayed there.) Now, swearing on a stack of Bibles ordinarily conveys seriousness of purpose and deeper commitment to carry through on the words you have just uttered.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ladychatalie, 1/12/2013 6:57:31 AM     (No. 9112111)

I wonder if Barack (or Barry) was like this as a child? Never does anything right.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/12/2013 7:32:06 AM     (No. 9112146)

In case you all didn´t know it,the oath of office has been rewritten to exclude enforcing the border or fed pot laws.It also give the president the authority to create unlimited spending by exe. orders and dismisses the 2nd amendment.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 1/12/2013 7:49:45 AM     (No. 9112168)

Well one thing is clear...no future President will ever be taking his oath of office by holding his hand on the Obama bible...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: avidyananda, 1/12/2013 8:00:25 AM     (No. 9112184)

He probably chose the Lincoln Bible because O´s favorite Lincoln quote, "You can fool some of the people all the time," illustrates the principle that got him elected and then re-elected. Being the ignoramus that he is, he probably doesn´t know that there are two other clauses in Lincoln´s statement. But the MLK Bible mystifies me: O doesn´t believe in not judging people by the color of their skin and he certainly has shown no evidence that he believes in the importance of the content of people´s character.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: udanja99, 1/12/2013 8:12:10 AM     (No. 9112200)

Not buying it. Inside one of those Bible covers will be a Koran.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 1/12/2013 8:20:49 AM     (No. 9112218)

He just wants to insult more than one...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Crosscut, 1/12/2013 8:29:10 AM     (No. 9112229)

What a travesty. It should be boycotted.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 1/12/2013 8:34:37 AM     (No. 9112236)

FTA: The inauguration of a re-elected president ought to be the occasion for national harmony.... This inauguration, tragically, begins an administration unfettered even by the need to stand for re-election, unafraid of impeachment, and unaccountable to a watchdog press. Instead, we have a lapdog press....Unchecked by the courts and unrestrained by the Congress, President Obama is feeling his power.

This is an exceptionally well-written piece with clarity about what BHO, jr has done and is doing. I just pray (and I do mean pray not just wish) that enough Americans are willing to say STOP!

It deserves to be a Must Read for a week. The bold emphasis is mine - I am shuddering with dread from reading this article.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dittohead, 1/12/2013 8:37:54 AM     (No. 9112240)

I don´t understand we even have this ceremony any more - they DO NOT UPHOLD the Constitution and they are lying when they are sworn in. Doesn´t really matter what they put their hands on - as a matter of fact I would prefer the Word of God not even be involved in this!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Starlady, 1/12/2013 8:38:24 AM     (No. 9112241)

My thoughts as well #5. Obama should not use a Bible, I agree with Lawrence O´Donnell that Obama doesn´t believe anything in the Bible. It´s an insult to all Christians and God that he would use the Bible. I would rather he be true to who he is and openly use the Koran.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 1/12/2013 8:41:15 AM     (No. 9112246)

How did we allow so much power to concentrate in one branch of govt? How is it that we cannot find the loyal opposition in the House?

The vast majority of American are angry (especially the rubes who didn´t think they´d get taxed more) and want to oppose.

Yet we shudder and complain all the while we watch an out of control president laugh in our faces, and a media all too willing to bow down in humble adoration.

I still believe in the providence of God-- His will for redemptive glory is using this for our good-- although it is not good that He is allowing.

Ask yourselves-- what good could ever come out of this? Maybe a wholesale change in the way we choose to be governed. The key word is "wholesale".

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Judith, 1/12/2013 8:47:07 AM     (No. 9112252)

WHY does he have to take multiple oaths? And, by stacking them on top of each other, he shows his true disregard for the Bible and for the former owners of those Bibles.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JAN, 1/12/2013 8:56:13 AM     (No. 9112269)

No doubt black America will be impressed.

They will have jobs.

Their neighborhoods will be safe.

Their schools will be first class.

And Chicago especially will turn into paradise for the black community.

Symbolism over substance is the name of O´s game.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 1/12/2013 9:05:09 AM     (No. 9112285)

Somehow this guy equates himself to Lincoln. Truth be known, he is not even a pimple on Clinton´s butt, much less Lincoln´s? Give me a break!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: tnorling, 1/12/2013 9:27:22 AM     (No. 9112338)

It would be sweet if, when he put his claw on the bible(s), they erupted in flame - along with all those who support this flamer.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/12/2013 9:32:16 AM     (No. 9112348)

They always have to include the ´black thang.´ MLK wanted skin color to not be a deciding factor in anything. Makes me wonder why Zippy is using his Bible.

Good posts. Are you kidding, #2? Is that really true?

It´s going to be a very long four years. I wasn´t sure I was going to make it through the last four but had hope that there would be an end in sight. Wrong!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 1/12/2013 9:38:10 AM     (No. 9112360)

It would be more appropriate for The Won to use a stack of Golf Digest magazines.

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