Skip to comments.His Abominations Accelerate
Posted on 02/05/2012 5:30:14 AM PST by IbJensen
Obama's the man leading the Occupy the Oval Office movement.
The recent litany of Obama's odiousness begins with his growing, unambiguous war against traditional Christianity. He has now left no room for any pretense otherwise to be believed. Right on the heels of a unanimous Supreme Court, including his own two appointees, smacking down his administration's attempt to kill the "ministerial exemption" for employment practices of faith-based institutions, an unchastened Obama has decided that even faith-based organizations must provide insurance that covers contraception -- even including abortifacients.
This is not just a narrow policy disagreement; it is, as Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh wrote, the president's way of saying "To Hell With You" to people of faith -- "To hell with your religious beliefs. To hell with your religious liberty. To hell with your freedom of conscience." Zubik continued: "This is government by fiat that attacks the rights of everyone -- not only Catholics; not only people of all religion. At no other time in memory or history has there been such a governmental intrusion on freedom not only with regard to religion, but even across-the-board with all citizens."
Obama's broadsides, plural, against religious liberty are only a part of his radical transgressions against the U.S. Constitution. Conservatives are rightly up in arms about Obama's illegal recess appointments. Obamacare, of course, contains several anti-Constitutional abominations, including the "individual mandate" and the Independent Payment Advisory Board. Meanwhile, his administration is flagrantly violating precedent by trying to force explicit hiring quotas on the Fire Department of New York, in a case in which a key amicus brief was filed on January 24 at the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
And so on.
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
REFERENCE In his weekly address circa July 9, 2011, Barack Obama blamed the Bush Administration for his record defict.
EXCERPT FROM The Hill: We can meet our fiscal challenge, the president said. Thats what the American people sent us here to do. They didnt send us here to kick our problems down the road. Thats exactly what they dont like about Washington. They sent us here to work together. They sent us here to get things done. Obama sounded a positive note about negotiations over raising the federal governments debt limit. The good news is, we agree on some of the big things, he said. We agree that after a decade of racking up deficits and debt, we finally need to get our fiscal house in order.
In a fair accounting, President Obama is responsible (along with the then-Democratic Congress) for the $1.3 trillion in deficit spending in 2010 and the estimated $1.6 trillion in deficit spending in 2011. He [Obama] should not get credit, moreover, for the $149 billion in TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) repayments made in 2010 and 2011 to cover most of the $154 billion in bank loans that remained unpaid at the end of the 2009 fiscal year loans that count against President Bushs 2009 deficit tally.
The Treasury Department says that all but $5 billion of the TARP bank loans has now been repaid. The portion of repayments that was for loans issued in 2009 should be deducted from Bushs deficit tally, not credited to Obama as deficit savings. There is some astounding number crunching in this article, and a chart of modern day presidents average annual deficit spending ........a frightening conclusion of what happens if Obama has an 8 year term.
This is probably the most arrogant display of ignoring the separation of church and state.
That’s the legacy of the obamanation, right there
The four in black, those are the NEWT years! :)
Gallup state numbers predict huge Obama loss
by Conn Carroll Senior Editorial Writer
Washington Examiner, 2/2/12
Gallup released their annual state-by-state presidential approval numbers yesterday, and the results should have 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue very worried. If President Obama carries only those states where he had a net positive approval rating in 2011 (e.g. Michigan where he is up 48 percent to 44 percent), Obama would lose the 2012 election to the Republican nominee 323 electoral votes to 215. Gallup adds: Overall, Obama averaged 44% job approval in his third year in office, down from 47% in his second year.
His approval rating declined from 2010 to 2011 in most states, with Wyoming, Connecticut, and Maine showing a marginal increase, and Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New Jersey, Arizona, West Virginia, Michigan, and Georgia showing declines of less than a full percentage point. The greatest declines were in Hawaii, South Dakota, Nebraska, and New Mexico.
SOURCE http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/gallup-state- numbers-predict-huge-obama-loss/352881
This son of a bitch has to go—NOW!! Obama needs to be impeached!
Wisconsin will be a red state now that we are having voterid.
It's not that Obamacare is a legitimate application of government authority, mind you. It's just that the Catholic bishops are completely full of sh!t when then complain about what they perceive as an abrogation of religious freedom under Obamacare. So many of these Catholic institutions were 100% on-board with a usurpation of personal freedom when it came to supporting a government-run health care system. That has been a part of the lobbying efforts by "Catholic" groups for years.
Obamacare does include a religious exemption. The only real problem these bishops have now with Obamacare is that their own Catholic organizations don't meet the requirements of the religious exemption. And nor should they, either . . . BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS.
Despite its name, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is not a religious organization. It's a lobbying group whose specific mandate is to serve as an advocacy group to petition the U.S. government on any number of issues. That's why the organization is located in Washington D.C., where it serves as primarily a leftist lobbying group on matters that include health care (they're fully on-board with government-run health care), gun control (they're big fans of gun control), the death penalty (they're strongly opposed to it), the minimum wage (they always want it to be higher), supporting any "affordable housing" program out there, etc.
The same can be said for almost every "Catholic institution" in the U.S. today. Notre Dame isn't a Catholic school; it's a big business that generates tons of revenue from government grants and loan guarantees. Catholic Charities isn't a Catholic organization at all; it's a big business that gets a lot of its revenue from government programs. And nearly every Catholic hospital in this country would be forced to close its doors if it didn't serve patients with coverage through Medicare, Medicaid, etc.
What's really galling these bishops is that this Obamacare mandate is going to do something these bishops never wanted to do, and don't ever want to do: It's going to force them to make their institutions Catholic again. After spending the last 60 years trying to straddle the fence and serve God whily currying favor with Caesar (often through its quiet, implicit support for radical "Catholic" leftists in government like Ted Kennedy and Nancy Pelosi), the Catholic Church is finally learning what it should have known all along: You can't serve both God and mammon, folks.
I’ve said this several times before, but the American Catholic Bishops make me sick at my stomach. They apparently feel as though they operate as franchisees in North America much like KFC, but with broader license.
As a result all of the parishes are doing something different in respect to worship and liturgy.
What they truly know about religious freedom would fill a very thing book.
Lookin’ better and better.
Voter ID for all, I say.
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