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After saying Obama on ‘similar path’ as Hitler/Stalin, Illinois bishop hit with IRS complaint
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | April 20, 2012 | Patrick B. Craine

Posted on 04/21/2012 4:43:36 AM PDT by EternalVigilance

PEORIA, Illinois – After a fiery homily last weekend urging the faithful to oppose [Alleged] President Obama’s “radical pro-abortion and extreme secularist agenda” at the ballot box in November, Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria has been hit with an IRS complaint from a national secularist lobby group.

At a gathering of Catholic men on Saturday, the Illinois prelate had slammed Obama’s mandate forcing religious employers to cover contraceptives, sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs. The unprecedented attack on religious freedom, he said, signaled that the president “seems intent on following a similar path” as past dictators such as Hitler, Stalin, and Otto von Bismarck.

“This fall, every practicing Catholic must vote, and must vote their Catholic consciences, or by the following fall our Catholic schools, our Catholic hospitals, our Catholic Newman Centers, all our public ministries - only excepting our church buildings – could easily be shut down,” he said.

On Thursday, the Washington-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State claimed the homily violated federal law by taking sides in a political campaign.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: obama; speech
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1 posted on 04/21/2012 4:43:44 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: EternalVigilance
I thought the Democrats hated Nixon so much over this kind of thing.

Oh I forgot Clinton did it and the only time e have a media is when the GOP is President.

2 posted on 04/21/2012 4:45:54 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: EternalVigilance

I thought this was Bill Shatner for some reason....


3 posted on 04/21/2012 4:46:57 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Bambi Corruption, just another day in the MAFIA USA


4 posted on 04/21/2012 4:52:53 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: EternalVigilance
Congressman Allen West: “Obama uses tax rates as a weapon of mass destruction.”

Congressman Allen West: “Hope and Change as become Divide and Rule!”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKjL7NjmIco&feature=share

5 posted on 04/21/2012 4:53:39 AM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: EternalVigilance
The bishoup made a couple of understandable mistakes. First off he figured we have freedom of speech in the 0bamanation, secondly he isn't preaching black liberation theology, so he is subject to government censure.

I listened to an excerpt of his homily and the part I heard was spot on. BTW he didn't compare Zero to Hitler , he essentially said we were following the same path.

6 posted on 04/21/2012 4:57:02 AM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: EternalVigilance

Pay attention Christians and all people of faith! If this isn’t you, it soon will be. Organize voter registration drives in your churches and encourage people to vote like their freedom depended on it.


7 posted on 04/21/2012 4:58:59 AM PDT by Pat4ever
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To: YankeeReb

Otto Von Bismark? Otherwise spot on.


8 posted on 04/21/2012 4:59:54 AM PDT by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal!)
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To: EternalVigilance

The Obamabastard is the closet thing to a dictator America has ever seen.

In a second term, he will turn out to be the American Hugo Chavez.


9 posted on 04/21/2012 5:08:28 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: EternalVigilance
At a gathering of Catholic men on Saturday,

It was a Saturday "gathering" rather than speaking from the pulpit during Sunday services. That makes it a non-church meeting, at which he has the same right to say things about Obama that I do.

10 posted on 04/21/2012 5:11:00 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: EternalVigilance

Bishop Jenky must be doing something right. He managed to piss of the ADL and Atheist Barry Lynn. I he can get the ACLU panties in a wad he hits the trifecta!


11 posted on 04/21/2012 5:15:30 AM PDT by Autonomous User ( As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.)
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To: PapaBear3625
That's exactly right.

And if churches would abandon their phony, corrupting IRS designations, the pulpit could tell the whole unvarnished truth too.

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

12 posted on 04/21/2012 5:16:49 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: EternalVigilance

‘bout time someone in the Chruch spoke up...black churches have been using the pulpit for generations...demanding their membership support Democrats...I guess that’s OK...but when a white Catholic speaks out the IRS is all over it.


13 posted on 04/21/2012 5:16:59 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: kjo
black churches have been using the pulpit for generations...demanding their membership support Democrats...I guess that’s OK...but when a white Catholic speaks out the IRS is all over it.

Post of the day.


14 posted on 04/21/2012 5:19:56 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Obozo’s eyes, ears and operatives are everywhere uncovering nation-threatening espionage such as this. This bishop is just another traitor stiring up doubt and distrust over our beloved and benevolent leader.

This is so refreshing to know that this man will be hounded into a monasterial refuge knowing full well that he could have been executed for slurs against Dear Leader and his benevolent policies.

Just remember America: there are eyes and ears everywhere waiting for the traitor to Hope and Change.


15 posted on 04/21/2012 5:23:40 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: EternalVigilance
Pardon, but what does it mean to be "been hit with an IRS complaint from a national secularist lobby group."

Calling foul on the headline, whoever wrote it.

16 posted on 04/21/2012 5:25:56 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (void where prohibited.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Its good they complain.1) It gives his sermon far more publicity and effect than it could have ever had in Illinois. 2) Decent people have the opportunity to wonder why if the bought off preachers like Sharpton and Jackson are free to speak, then why is the government trying to stifle others. Bring it on.


17 posted on 04/21/2012 5:29:25 AM PDT by allendale
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To: central_va

Looking at your tagline I couldn’t help but wonder why you don’t want to be brought together with those that support Obama and his way of unification. After all, he and his followers love us and want this nation to be unified. The only way that’s going to happen is if you keep your rhetoric to yourself and go along with those zealots who think we have a White Hut occupant who is indeed divine.

You know that deep down you like communism. Think of all we’re missing: (of course in many ways we’re practically there)spying on one another, intrigue, watching anti-obamaites rounded up to be shot. Bravely staying out past curfew knowing we could be shot on sight.

Ah, Communism. It can be wonderful.

(Posted from the library computer in the State Hospital for the Insane.)


18 posted on 04/21/2012 5:30:51 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: scooby321
I thought the Democrats hated Nixon so much over this kind of thing.

Oh I forgot Clinton did it and the only time e have a media is when the GOP is President.

Let's not forget that the Barrett Report is still, to this day, under seal. A seal that can be broken by any member of Congress yet neither party will allow it to be opened.

I wonder why?

19 posted on 04/21/2012 5:30:57 AM PDT by JohnG45
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To: seekthetruth

>>>Congressman Allen West: “Hope and Change as become Divide and Rule!”>>>

See my tag line.


20 posted on 04/21/2012 5:32:18 AM PDT by kitkat (Obama, ROPE and CHAINS.)
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To: seekthetruth

Report: IRS hiring approximately 4,000 agents Mar 31, 2012 To help enforce health care law

21 posted on 04/21/2012 5:33:04 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: IbJensen
I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.

Ok, I can't tell if you like my tagline or are mocking it.

22 posted on 04/21/2012 5:34:26 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: EternalVigilance

I notice that various fake “reverends” can say anything political they want and get away with it, but this Bishop can’t. It’s a typical example of liberals wanting to control everything, and to Hell with somebody’s right to free speech.


23 posted on 04/21/2012 5:37:07 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: central_va

The attendants are coming down the hall with my strait jacket so I can only say to see from where I sent my reply.


24 posted on 04/21/2012 5:42:44 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: IbJensen
The attendants are coming down the hall with my strait jacket so I can only say to see from where I sent my reply.

Are you and Laz related?

25 posted on 04/21/2012 5:48:57 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: KeyLargo
Report: IRS hiring approximately 4,000 agents Mar 31, 2012 To help enforce health care law

And every single one of them was made to swear an oath of fealty to Obama, personally.

26 posted on 04/21/2012 5:58:59 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: EternalVigilance

If they are going to enforce it against this church, then they should enforce it against every church where the pastor says something political. But Holder won’t do that because that would be the end of black churches.


27 posted on 04/21/2012 6:04:22 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: EternalVigilance; mickie; flaglady47; surfer; seekthetruth; Chigirl 26; magnum force 1; ...
We know Obama is a marxist redistributor of wealth.

Never forget he is also a fascist.

Study what Fascism is, read about the rise of Fascism in the thirties. Familiarize yourself with the personality and psychiatric traits of Adolf Hitler.

Remember that the word "Nazi" came from the German pronounciation of the term "national socialism". Read up on what the Nazi regime did to private enterprise and individual freedom in Germany both pre-war and during the war. Educate yourself that "fascism" is on the left side of the political/ideological chart, not the right as the liberals and the media would like you to believe.

Then you will know what and who Obama is, a communist in ideology and fact....AND a fascist with an innate ruthless personality and a thinly-veiled ambition for power and control over our lives and liberties.

Leni

28 posted on 04/21/2012 6:11:36 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: MinuteGal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DlTgrMCxPg


29 posted on 04/21/2012 6:24:45 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: EternalVigilance
On Thursday, the Washington-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State claimed the homily violated federal law by taking sides in a political campaign.

So they are not taking a political side by siding with Obamaa implicitly? The bishop never sided with any candidate, he pointed at a threat. The hypocrisy never ends.

30 posted on 04/21/2012 6:31:46 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: scooby321

I assume the secularist group also went after Jeremiah Wright when he was advocating Barack over Hillary.


31 posted on 04/21/2012 6:32:29 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: JudgemAll

That’s for sure.


32 posted on 04/21/2012 6:35:31 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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33 posted on 04/21/2012 6:36:30 AM PDT by baddog 219
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34 posted on 04/21/2012 6:46:49 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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35 posted on 04/21/2012 6:53:01 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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36 posted on 04/21/2012 6:53:50 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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37 posted on 04/21/2012 6:54:54 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: MotorCityBuck
Otto Von Bismark?

Learn thy history.

In the late 19th century, Bismark waged his “Kultur Kamp,” a Culture War, against the Roman Catholic Church, closing down every Catholic school and hospital, convent and monastery in Imperial Germany.

38 posted on 04/21/2012 7:06:49 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: PapaBear3625
It was a Saturday "gathering" rather than speaking from the pulpit during Sunday services. That makes it a non-church meeting, at which he has the same right to say things about Obama that I do.

Incorrect. Mass is celebrated seven days a week.

39 posted on 04/21/2012 7:10:09 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: EternalVigilance; mickie; flaglady47
THAT is one powerful message you linked me to. Thanks, EV.

It was forwarded across the fruited plain to my extended emailing list mere minutes ago!

Leni

40 posted on 04/21/2012 7:13:53 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: MinuteGal

Nice.

You’ll notice that the clip is from three years ago. But, he warned folks about Obama eight years ago. Accurately called him a marxist way back then. And was roundly mocked for it. And not just by Democrats.


41 posted on 04/21/2012 7:23:52 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Looks like this one will “play in Peoria” and will be good for the rest of the Nation.


42 posted on 04/21/2012 7:33:45 AM PDT by TopDeadCenter
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To: EternalVigilance

Has an IRS complaint ever been filed against the First AME church? Didn’t think so. RAT candidates go there and give campaign speeches from the pulpit.


43 posted on 04/21/2012 7:50:07 AM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: EternalVigilance
He didn't endorse a candidate.

He just said the pResident is and evil man.

44 posted on 04/21/2012 8:24:11 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

I can see his point as a Catholic. But really. Bismark in the same category of mass murders. Hitler, Stalin. Give me a break.
No one was killed. Bismark did not seek to extinguish Catholicism in his land, but rather sought to assimilate the Polish peasants and saw International Catholicism as an enemy of the still fragile German Reich.


45 posted on 04/21/2012 8:34:52 AM PDT by MotorCityBuck ( Keep the change, you filthy animal!)
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To: EternalVigilance

When the “campaign” is against the church, I think the church is allowed to speak out.


46 posted on 04/21/2012 8:37:59 AM PDT by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: EternalVigilance

Great pics. As others have noted here, Black churches have been preaching Democrat politics for decades. This is a shot over the bow to the Catholic Church to shut up. Libs don’t want this kind of thing to spread!


47 posted on 04/21/2012 8:41:54 AM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: A.A. Cunningham
The word "gathering" (rather than Mass) threw me. Looking further, he did indeed say his words as a homily during Mass.

Youtube of his homily. More details at Catholic.org

48 posted on 04/21/2012 8:53:13 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell)
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To: MinuteGal; EternalVigilance; mickie; flaglady47; seekthetruth; Chigirl 26; magnumforce

Imperative that everyone read this...

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/04/20/man-defeated-adolf-hitler/?intcmp=features

Leni please ping others on your list. Great article to read and the book is even better. Once you read this book you will have a very clear understanding of what is at play right now.

It is quite the eye-opener and you just won’t believe that you are not reading about America right now when you read about Germany in the 30’s.


49 posted on 04/21/2012 8:55:51 AM PDT by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: central_va; stylecouncilor

LOL.

But seriously, God Bless Bishop Jenky.


50 posted on 04/21/2012 8:57:02 AM PDT by onedoug
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