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Black Senior Forced to Choose: Obama or Jesus.
American Thinker, by Lloyd Marcus

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/17/2014 5:14:20 AM

I had an extraordinary telephone conservation with my 86-year-old black dad, a lifelong Democrat and huge Obama fan. He called to ask me, “Is Obama anti-Christian?” Dad has been a Christian pastor for over 50 years. I said, “Dad, I have been telling you about Obama´s anti-Christian policies for the past five years.” Dad replied, “And I have not been listening.” Dad confessed that he simply could not bring himself to go against a black man in the White House. I felt that dad was expressing the sentiments of many blacks of his era. I asked him to explain why

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LAW428, 3/17/2014 5:28:18 AM     (No. 9771805)

So much for being judged by the color of his skin, while over-looking the content of his sorely lacking character.

In the future he can tell his grandchildren how he helped throw America away just so a half-black man could sit in the WH.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FunOne, 3/17/2014 5:36:46 AM     (No. 9771810)

Perhaps if there is an upside to Obama, it would be that some blacks start to realize that tribal loyalty to the democrats is not bringing the "hope and change" they bought into.

Now, of American can just hang on for three more years and survive this extreme social experiment in governance.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 3/17/2014 6:04:15 AM     (No. 9771819)

If you´re "progressive" you´ve realised that Obama *is* Jesus, so you don´t have to choose between the two. He is the Alpha and the Omega, and He should not be forced to abdicate His throne just because of some stupid old constitution.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/17/2014 6:36:21 AM     (No. 9771830)

I can forgive an old black man for he may have truly experienced great injustice. Not so much for the nineteen year old knock out artist.

Lloyd Marcus is a gem.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zzzghy, 3/17/2014 6:42:25 AM     (No. 9771838)

For the trillionth-bazillionth time, stinky is not black. Not even by half.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Judy W., 3/17/2014 6:54:21 AM     (No. 9771844)

#5, but if Lloyd Marcus´s father had been the color of Obama with the same parentage as Obama, he still would have been treated the way he was. It´s too easy to forget how things were for blacks. It doesn´t excuse the father´s attitude about Obama, but it doesn´t hurt to remember the actual, not imagined, indignities, threats, and actual physical harm suffered by blacks.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: blueline, 3/17/2014 7:16:18 AM     (No. 9771853)

Lloyd Marcus is a treasure. It´s such a shame that his beloved father may be realizing too late that he is guilty of using the same thought process to choose a president of the U.S. that the racist people who abused him used. I.E., judging all black people by their color. Where the racists used the skin color to judge him and his cohorts as inferior, Mr. Marcus, the Senior, used the skin color to judge him worthy and qualified to lead this nation.

His error, and that of millions like him, has likely caused grave damage to our liberties. Mr. Marcus´ posterity will pay an enormous price for his mistake.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: arkfamily, 3/17/2014 7:32:25 AM     (No. 9771858)

I didn´t grow up during the time that Lloyd Marcus´ dad did but when I was growing up, I was taught not to look at a person´s skin color.

I imagine there were white people outraged at how the blacks were being treated but could say nothing. I imagine there were white people being bullied. We are taught to forgive. Of course, we won´t forget because who can? We don´t have erase buttons. Every time a person voted for Obama to get back at whites, that person was voting out of revenge. We are called not to do that either. I would say when voting, character matters not color.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 3/17/2014 7:42:33 AM     (No. 9771869)

There are plenty of black men with rock solid character. Why couldn´t they blindly vote for one of them?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cherrybark, 3/17/2014 7:53:22 AM     (No. 9771881)

I am very sorry for Marcus Senior´s experiences. I won´t get too side tracked but will point out that other races and classes of people have faced terrible situations in our country´s past.

In today´s American society, simply put, Marcus Senior is a racist.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: M2, 3/17/2014 7:58:35 AM     (No. 9771887)

Those who live in the past will forfeit the present. I understand how this man feels about past injustices, and they were unjust, but I pray his son is able to convince his dad how very anti-Christian our president is.

From the very start when he insisted that "IHS" (symbol for Christ) be covered up for a speech at Georgetown, we knew who Obama was. After that, there were many more anti-Christian gestures. Here´s a partial list:

1. Refusing to host National Day of Prayer at White House.

2. Omitting "Creator" from quoting Declaration of Independence. SEVEN TIMES.

3.Urges passage of non-discrimination law, but without protections for religious groups. This eliminated conscience protection in hiring.

4. Obama refuses to allow the Cross in the Mojave desert to stand, despite SCOTUS ruling.

5. The Department of Veterans Affairs forbids references to God and Jesus during burial ceremonies at Houston National Cemetery.

6.Army issues guidelines, from on high, that no religious items including crosses and Bibles be read, used or given away during visits to Walter Reed Army Hospital.

7. Sees to it that the Air Force removes “God” from the patch of Rapid Capabilities Office (the word on the patch was in Latin: Dei).

8. Obama directs the Justice Department to stop defending the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

9. Obama hosts White House Iftar dinners in honor of Ramadan, but refuses to host National Day of Prayer there.

10. Breaking tradition, Obama´s White House avoids traditional biblical holidays and events but regularly recognizes major Muslim holidays.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 3/17/2014 8:07:16 AM     (No. 9771897)

Half-black or not, Obama is an Alinski-indoctrinated con man who cynically leveraged race to get where he is and do what´s he´s doing to America without fear of impeachment and arrest.

No white man could have gotten away with any of that.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: Freeloader, 3/17/2014 8:28:23 AM     (No. 9771927)

"Thank you, Planned Parenthood, and God bless you."
-Barack Hussein Obama

How can anyone claim to be Christian and still vote for a barbaric monster who openly advocates unlimited abortion, to include partial birth abortion and infanticide?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ruready?, 3/17/2014 8:32:13 AM     (No. 9771934)

Was raised in the south and never ever saw anything like Marcus´ father experienced. Makes you wonder how Abe Lincoln found enough troops to fight the south.

At least he kept his faith.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: LouD, 3/17/2014 8:52:54 AM     (No. 9771966)

The things Marcus´ father experienced were at the hands of Democrats, yet his father is a life-long Democrat! That´s what I call feeding the hand that bites you.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 3/17/2014 9:05:06 AM     (No. 9771991)

This is B/S.Had a black Republican been running against this commie lover this old man still would have voted for the commie lover and barack hussein obama would have been elected two times to the highest office in the land.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/17/2014 9:06:39 AM     (No. 9771995)

Con men come in every color under the sun. It just so happened that too many Americans, who should have known better, got conned by one of the most dangerous; a Marxist, anti Christian, anti Semitic, racist, affirmative action, anti American, hatemongering malignant narcissist. Thanks.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: MattMusson, 3/17/2014 9:11:51 AM     (No. 9771999)

Great pain leaves people hoping for a Messiah. Economic devastation in the 1920´s left Germany ripe for Hitler. Slavery and discrimination left American blacks ripe for Obama.

It is human nature.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 3/17/2014 9:18:46 AM     (No. 9772016)

As a white Christian, I have been appalled by black Christians´ embrace of 0. For instance, when a pastor like T.D. Jakes, for whom I used to have much respect, has unbridled, unapologetic support for 0, it calls his spiritual discernment into question. Or it exposes a hateful vengeance mentality among blacks that supersedes any professed commitment to follow the teachings of Christ.

Fwiw, I was born in Dixie in 1962 and have lived in North Carolina, Virginia, and North Florida and I have never seen nor heard any white person directly address a black person in any crude or bigoted way. I am sorry that Mr. Marcus was treated deplorably by white people on several occasions in his life, but am quite certain that we have treated him with kindness and respect the other 99.9997% of his 86 years.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Namma, 3/17/2014 9:28:02 AM     (No. 9772030)

I am white And did not vote fr Obama because I did not agree with his changes for this country.but i am called a racist
This man is black and voted for Obama because..Obama is black..
But he is not a racist. Explain to me why this man is not considered a racist. He voted skin color

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Reply 21 - Posted by: babbco, 3/17/2014 9:29:54 AM     (No. 9772035)

To Lloyd and your dad, The Gospel is not only about reconciliation with God for our sins through the death of Jesus, the Gospel is about realizing and accepting that we all - black, white, other - are sinners, are all condemned and unacceptable to God because of our sin, and are only made acceptable because of being redeemed by Jesus. Ephesians 2:11 talks about the ´hostility´ between the Jews and the gentiles, and the hostility being abolished only by becoming a ´new man´ in Christ. This true reconciliation is only possible through Christ. I am glad Lloyd´s dad chose Jesus!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: legalart, 3/17/2014 9:42:07 AM     (No. 9772052)

We all have heard similar stories like the one of Marcus Sr.´s, and we can sympathize with him. But his underlying prejudice (that´s right) against white people for something that happened over a half-century ago, has overridden his Christian beliefs. This is the case with a lot of so-called Christian black pastors: they will gloss over the damage that the left has imposed on their own community in exchange for a shot at electing ANY black person vs. a white person. It´s an insidious form of payback that they´re not even aware of. Otherwise, how do you explain Jeremiah Wright and Sheila Jackson Lee? Who in their right mind would pay attn to either one of those contemptible wretches? When I was an immigrant child here, my family put up with a lot of similar treatment, but we got over it because we had fled a far worse place. If this man is truly a Christian, and there is little doubt about it, then it´s time for him to do what Paul said, and leave the things that are behind and move forward. And if he really believes what his Bible says, he should never support anything related to the president´s diabolic policies. It tells me he either doesn´t know his Bible very well, or if he does, he chooses to ignore principle in favor of racial retaliation.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: OhMy, 3/17/2014 10:09:03 AM     (No. 9772093)

It is fallen human nature #18, which Obama skillfully exploited. Obama is a student of Alinsky an evil genius at exploiting moral evil ( sin ) to enslave the sinner. The listing in the links to this article of Obama hostility to biblical values is revealing. He really has a mouth full of Blasphemy regarding himself as a rival to God!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: krause, 3/17/2014 10:17:52 AM     (No. 9772104)

I understand blacks wanting a black to succeed, but to stick with him in the face of his actions, and results, make the cheerleaders, and not just the blacks, look silly.

These democrat talkers on TV, who never criticize anything Obama does, like Juan Williams, have absolutely no credibility, to the point of acting like cultists.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bobn.t, 3/17/2014 10:20:33 AM     (No. 9772109)

Okay.
Here´s the sum of Obama: He´s an America-hating, half-black, muslim completely devoid of any sense of national pride, and totally lacking character.
So we have nothing of which to judge him on except his color.
The lofos and the demnuts should have seen the writing on the wall.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: msjena, 3/17/2014 10:49:34 AM     (No. 9772150)

I think for many black Christians, race trumps religion. It is sad. It is also just as racist to vote for someone because of the color of the their as it is to vote against someone for that reason. And just as much a sin.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: clw54, 3/17/2014 11:15:24 AM     (No. 9772187)

How did his father feel about the way Clarence Thomas was treated?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Hazymac, 3/17/2014 11:31:54 AM     (No. 9772207)

What Lloyd Marcus has written is true and worthy. It´s a fact that blacks were treated just horribly in the century after the Emancipation Proclamation. True equality under the law was a long time coming. What Obama has done is try to tear the scabs off ancient wounds by encouraging Americans that divisive politics, particularly the anti-Christian, anti-American variety kind he practices, is moral. He couldn´t be more wrong.

As a child I had two black nannies who lived with my grandmothers, and these two Christian ladies played a major role in my upbringing. When I was six years old one of them took me to her Baptist church where I was the only white face in the congregation. I was treated wonderfully by everyone there.

One day I was with the other nanny while she was at the ironing board. She asked me what I wanted out of life. I replied, dollar signs shining in my five-year-old eyes, that I wanted a million dollars. Then I asked her what she wanted. She replied, "I want everyone in the world to love each other."

That pithy bit of eternal wisdom has always been with me. These two ladies and my grandmothers have long since passed away, but I know that there will be a joyous reunion in Valhalla. In whose kingdom? His. Jesus is first in my life.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 3/17/2014 12:08:03 PM     (No. 9772248)

#2 you never know. God works in mysterious ways and I think His favorite way is "tough love." Just glad He started sending angels and doves and left the lightening bolts and floods to the Old Testament.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: strike3, 3/17/2014 12:13:05 PM     (No. 9772255)

My employer recently announced that a mandatory course in diversity will soon be taught - by a black woman. I can see me losing my job over it because I have had enough to this stuff and will not accept the lies and propaganda without comment.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/17/2014 1:55:01 PM     (No. 9772395)

AND someday Jesus will return the favor for Obama...

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Reply 32 - Posted by: gone2pot, 3/17/2014 1:55:10 PM     (No. 9772396)



Like Lloyd´s PASTOR dad apparently did, I´m going to rewrite Matthew 6:14-15 and instead of that old nonsense that says, "But if ye forgive men their trespasses," and replace it with the much better, "But if ye vote for Obama" and replace "but if ye forgive not," with "but if ye vote not for Obama"... Totally justifiable because it´s obvious Jesus was never as poorly treated as Lloyd´s dad. While I´m at it, I´ll take the magic marker and rewrite Mark 11:26, Luke 6:37, among many. And who was treated better than Paul when he wrote in a Roman prison, Ephesians 4:31-32? What an idiot (plus he was Jewish AND white). No that should read "Make sure you marinate in all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking your entire life..." "vote for a leader who forces others and you to do things against Biblical principles, yes even you black pastors all the much more, NEVER forgiving one another, even though God for Christ´s sake hath forgiven you."

Yeah, that ought to do it for starters.

Sure glad Pastor Marcus makes Scripture MUCH clearer and applies it so very well, like justifying lifelong bitterness and applying that bitterness to an entire race of people for his entire life. What a benchmark of faith and what a shining example of the same. Lloyd, don´t waste your time. If Scripture hasn´t gotten him to choose between Obama and Jesus and the freakin´ guy is a PASTOR, what makes you think proving Obama is anti-Christian will make a difference? And by the way, you might want to ask your dad what being anti-Christian means or have him simply hold up a mirror. Good grief.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Butch59, 3/17/2014 2:13:08 PM     (No. 9772417)

The black community needs to be taught a course in TRUE history. To wit, after the civil war, the controlling republicans in DC ran over the remaining whites in the South and were giving the recently black pretty much what the wanted. My own great-great grandfather was murdered by is freed slaves. No one was tried for that. As such, the Dim politicians in the South were fairly powerless in Congress, so to fight back, they form the KKK in order to put the blacks "in there place". Was that wrong? Absolutely. And all of the Jim Crow laws that were passed and enforce in the South were enacted by, you guessed it, DEMOCRATS. And even up to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Dims attempted to filibuster that law. It took the majority of REPUBICANS to get it passed. But, there were and are a segment that saw an opening to use this as a way to create lifelong dim voters. Just promise and give them freebies. Paid for by taxing the rich whites of course. Jessie Jackson, Al Sharpton and others come to mind.

That said, I always read Lloyd Marcus. He is a VERY staunch Tea Party supporter.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Butch59, 3/17/2014 2:15:51 PM     (No. 9772421)

Correctin:

should read "recently freed blacks"

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Reply 35 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 3/17/2014 2:42:26 PM     (No. 9772442)

One of the worst injustices done to Blacks is to have robbed them of their ´true´ history, and the parts the Republicans and Democrats ACTUALLY played in their history. If they had been taught the truth, they would never have supported the left all these generations and Lord knows what better lives they would have had. Sad.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: OhMy, 3/17/2014 4:03:51 PM     (No. 9772549)

I wonder is Eric Holder reading this thread on his NSA feed? He wanted a discussion of race in America! The author of this article Lloyd Marcus sounds like a good character so he speaks well for his Pastor Dad. Some posters are going a little too hard on him. There is great evil befalling the nation because of Obama who gets elected promising to rise above the racism of the past yet he makes it worse. All those who suffered from it in the past and over reacted to this suffering must share the blame for Obama´s evil. The ideal is to return good for evil! Without that the evil just keeps on reverberating through the generations!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 3/17/2014 4:08:11 PM     (No. 9772556)

The first elections - OK.
The second election - no comment.
I am sure he is an upstanding gentleman,
but Race superceded rationality.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 3/17/2014 4:37:45 PM     (No. 9772592)

Sorry folks this is red herring with too black not black enough, I never suffered any of that so how do I know what he felt, and it´s all true. But few including blacks suffered more than the Jews of Hitlers era, they went on to found a nation, it has been open for participation by their hateful neighbors, many of whom live and work there. They suffered they were beaten robbed and tortured for being Jews. When it was over the citizens of the world rallied to their cause while others continued to hate them and still do today.

The Jews said so what, we will move forward under the slogan of Never Again, and they did and they still do. Do people so abused have foibles some anger, and perhaps even hatred, yes but so what, they are not moving like an ignorant mob following the Pied Piper right?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 3/17/2014 5:47:04 PM     (No. 9772679)

How many of the white people who inflicted Mr. Marcus´ scars do you suppose thought of themselves as Christian? He experienced what they were capable of doing to him. From that perspective, it isn´t as difficult, for me, to understand how Mr. Marcus could deceive himself, or be deceived into believing white people might try to prevent a black man, who claims to be Christian, from becoming POTUS.

Considering Mr. Marcus is a Democrat, and a black preacher who has preached to a black congregation for fifty years, he is certain to have been inundated with Democrat propaganda. Whom to believe, the white men who are telling you not to believe "the lies" and to vote for the first black President of the United States (something you probably never dreamed would be a reality in your lifetime), or those who are telling you all the bad things about him that you do not want to believe?

I would venture a guess that it was a difficult decision for some (not all) of the few black people who did not vote for Barack Obama, even though they knew the things said about him were true. They may have thought long and hard about the flaws of some of the white men who have held that office.

cont´d.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 3/17/2014 5:49:09 PM     (No. 9772682)

cont´d.

Conservatives have been told, and believed a lie or two by Republicans over the years, and some Republicans even have planned, and worked, to destroy any opportunity for "extreme" conservatives to ever become POTUS. Many of us trusted them for a long time, remained loyal and sent our money, even when the proof of their lack of respect for us was right in front of our faces.

I´m thankful Mr. Marcus is finally coming to realize the truth. (Thanks to his wonderful son.) Many eyes are beginning to be opened on both sides of the aisle. I pray God that many more eyes are opened and that once their eyes are opened they will do as Mr. Marcus says he will do and stand for righteous principles.


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Reply 41 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 3/17/2014 6:12:01 PM     (No. 9772710)

There are so many shades and tones of skin color so how can just one be counted superior?
The black population even discriminates against some shades too.
The Obama supporters have linked him to his skin color without understanding his is only skin deep and he hates them all.
No one is forced to choose an evil over Jesus.
They choose to do so because they do not want the displine it takes to live by love over self gratification.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: fishermanswife, 3/17/2014 6:41:02 PM     (No. 9772736)

An 86 year old man lived during the lifetime and death of Martin Luther King. King was a Republican - and obviously would not have voted for representation by George Wallace´s party. Then, King knew his history. Way too many with the same color skin, do not.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Memphis, 3/17/2014 8:37:48 PM     (No. 9772832)

It is sad that many blacks chose Obama over Jesus. I hope that many will see through the ways of the Democratic party.

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Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 1:26:41 PM     Post Reply
(Video) FALFURRIAS, Texas—A natural gas pipeline being constructed in the western portions of Brooks County is rapidly becoming a super-highway for illegal immigrants struggling to sneak around the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located in the county. Workers report regularly seeing illegals making their way along the pathway of the pipeline. Brooks County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Walden brought Breitbart Texas to the construction area during a ride-along. He said the pipleline has already become a massive flow point for the illegal immigrants who struggle to find their way north to an area where they can be picked up. Pipeline construction workers

Want to Meet President Obama in
L.A.? DNC Holds Sweepstakes While
Auction Plans Are Scrapped
Variety, by Ted Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 12:08:37 PM     Post Reply
The Democratic National Committee is holding a contest to win a trip to meet President Obama during his fundraising swing through Los Angeles on July 23, when he will attend a fundraiser at the home of “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes. An e-mail announcing the sweepstakes went out on Tuesday afternoon, with the entrants eligible also for airfare and hotel accommodations and a trip to a reception, the details of which were unspecified. Earlier in the day, the website Charitybuzz.com removed an auction from its site in which a winner could bid in an auction to win two tickets to the

What Obama Missed on the Border
Wall Street Journal, by Rick Perry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 11:44:30 AM     Post Reply
In 2012, I alerted the federal government to the growing problem of unaccompanied minors making the treacherous journey across Mexico to reach the United States. At that point the minors could annually be numbered in the hundreds or thousands. In recent months, tens of thousands of children have come across the border and are now housed in federal facilities across the U.S., the result of failed federal policies and Washington´s indifference to securing the border. I visited one of these facilities in June and saw these children, frightened and alone, who left their homes and families, survived a harrowing trip, and

Hillary Clinton says Jon Stewart
´spoiled´ her big announcement
on ´The Daily Show´
Yahoo! News, by Dylan Stableford    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 11:38:08 AM     Post Reply
To the dismay of Jon Stewart, Hillary Clinton did not make her big announcement on "The Daily Show" on Tuesday. The comedian and talk show host opened his interview with the former secretary of state and possible presidential candidate by praising her memoir, "Hard Choices," before pivoting to the question Clinton is asked everywhere she goes. "It´s an incredibly complex and well-reasoned and eyewitness view," Stewart said of the book. "I think I speak for everybody when I say no one cares. They just want to know if you´re running for president. Are you?" "I was going to make an

GOP, Dems Fight Over Legality
of Suing Obama
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 11:24:20 AM     Post Reply
Constitutional lawyers backing a planned House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama told a congressional committee Wednesday that the action is justified because Obama has exceeded his powers in carrying out his health care law. Attorneys allied with Democrats in opposing the suit said it´s the GOP that´s going too far by trying to resolve a political dispute by giving the question to the courts to decide. The lawyers appeared Wednesday before the House Rules Committee, which is considering legislation authorizing the House to file the lawsuit. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has said he wants to take the legal

Obama Official Won’t Testify to Congress
New York Times, by Michael D. Shear    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 9:27:38 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday night that it would refuse to allow its director of political strategy to testify Wednesday before a Republican-led House committee investigating whether the administration had illegally conducted political activity in the West Wing. In a letter to Representative Darrell Issa, the chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the president’s top lawyer said that as a member of the executive branch the political director, David Simas, had immunity from being compelled to testify before Congress. Mr. Issa’s committee subpoenaed Mr. Simas last week, contending that the White House should not

Murdoch´s Fox hunting Time Warner
Reuters, by Soyoung Kim & Soham Chatterjee    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/16/2014 9:21:21 AM     Post Reply
Rupert Murdoch´s 21st Century Fox (FOXA.O) said it made a bid to buy media conglomerate Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) but was rebuffed. The bid was worth roughly $80 billion, or $85 per share in cash and stock, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters. Time Warner´s stock jumped 22.5 percent to $87 premarket as the New York Times reported that Murdoch was determined to buy Time Warner and was unlikely to walk away despite the rejection. (nyti.ms/1na1K7y) Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed that it had made the formal proposal to Time Warner last month. "The Time Warner Board of Directors



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Daily Mail [UK], by Reuters & AP Reporter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:59:57 AM     Post Reply
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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Robert Wilde    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 11:55:14 AM     Post Reply
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Townhall, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 12:55:08 PM     Post Reply
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Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/15/2014 12:11:48 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:15:16 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/16/2014 8:43:14 AM     Post Reply
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 9:28:19 AM     Post Reply
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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 1:34:47 PM     Post Reply
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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/15/2014 5:04:05 AM     Post Reply
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Washington Times, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:02:13 AM     Post Reply
John McCain, an immigration hawk. Who knew? Mr. McCain, the highest-profile Republican of the U.S. Senate’s “Gang of Eight” that came up with amnesty as the solution to the immigration crisis — and it truly is a crisis — is finally taking a hard line against President Obama for his encouraging the tidal wave of illegal aliens swamping the southwestern border. “There has to be a halt to this,” Mr. McCain thundered Sunday on CNN. “That’s what we want, and the best way to do that is for planeloads of these young people to be returning to their country of origin


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