Skip to comments.Another Obama White House Lie About Islam
Posted on 09/02/2010 8:38:30 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
Remember that iftar dinner the president sponsored? The dinner that got him in trouble because he came out in strong support of the mega-mosque at Ground Zero, support from which he backed away the very next day? Well, it turns out he delivered another blatant lie at that dinner, one that slipped under the radar because his support of the Ground Zero Mosque was so controversial.
In his remarks at the iftar observance, Obama claimed that the "first" iftar dinner in the White House was hosted by Thomas Jefferson.
Tonight, we are reminded that Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity. And Ramadan is a reminder that Islam has always been part of America. The first Muslim ambassador to the United States, from Tunisia, was hosted by President Jefferson, who arranged a sunset dinner for his guest because it was Ramadanmaking it the first known iftar at the White House, more than 200 years ago.In this way, Obama tried to make it seem as if the United States has respected Islam since the early Republic and has observed its celebrations for two hundred years. But this is a major stretching of the truth. Thomas Jefferson did not hold an "iftar" dinner, unless you might call the dinner Obama references "iftar by default."
Naturally, the left-wing Old Media took Obama's blatant misconstruction of historical events and went even farther down the road of untruths and lies. The New York Times published a story the next day referencing Jefferson's mythical iftar dinner and made of it a "White House tradition"!...
Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...
Obama lies and his face has flies!
Here ya go...
My own words from another thread...
The first Muslim ambassador to the United States, from Tunisia, was hosted by President Jefferson, who arranged a sunset dinner for his guest because it was Ramadan - making it the first known iftar at the White House, more than 200 years ago.
Where did he get that from well its in Wiki...
and Wiki sourced a speech at another Iftar dinner last year...
Farah Anwar Pandith who is the Special Representative to Muslim Communities for Secretary of state hillary Clinton, said
Two centuries ago, Thomas Jefferson held the first recorded Iftar with the Ambassador from Tunisia at sunset. It was not until 1999 that then-First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton (applause) broke new ground by hosting the first-ever Eid celebration at the White House. And now at sunset, during the holy month of Ramadan, Iftars are as common in Washington as an evening reception.
(Farah Anwar Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities, The Annual State Department Iftaar Dinner, Benjamin Franklin Room, Washington, DC, September 15, 2009)
Now your mission, if you accept it, is to find out
1. Where Ms Pandith got this imformation
2. If Jefferson did indeed hold the first recorded Iftar with the Ambassador from Tunisia at sunset.
Yep, Islam is NOT a religion of peace.
Obama lies. What else is new? Move on nothing new here.
Jefferson knew Islam was Not a religion and this “thing” the rats elected is rewriting history to suit his agenda,For who is going to stop him?
Hussein knows the White Christians have been cowered into a corner for fear of being called a racist or Islamaphobe this must make him smile.
Jefferson knew Islam was the evil invention of a demonic madman.
Every time the POS-in-chief opens his mouth, nothing but excuses, dodges, and lies pour out of it.
I can't wait until November, when we can pour a nice, steaming hot cup of STFU right down his treasonous throat.
Obama lies while America dies!
...as long as you're not a Jew or a Christian or a woman, that is!!!
Funny...the guy makes laughable statements like that and then the media scratches their head wondering why more and more people think he's muslim.
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