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Did Obama skip church on Christmas?
Beltway Confidential -- Washington Examiner ^ | 12-26-12 | Charlie Spiering

Posted on 12/26/2012 5:40:11 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic

Did the Obama family skip church services this Christmas?

The White House readout of the President’s activities on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day makes no mention of church services – although the President and the First Lady made time to visit service members of the United States Military at the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii.

Below is the text of the White House release to the press:

Last night, the President made holiday telephone calls to US service members, then sat down with his family for Christmas Eve dinner.

This morning, the family gathered around 8AM to open their Christmas gifts. They then ate breakfast and sang carols.

This afternoon, the President and the First Lady traveled to the Marine Base to visit with servicemembers and their families.

In the evening, the First Family and friends will enjoy dinner at their home.

The Obama family attended Church on Christmas during their Hawaii vacation in 2011 and 2010 – attending services at the chapel at the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii. The family made headlines in 2009, when they attended no religious services.

Obama is expected to leave tonight to return to Washington D.C., while his family remains in Hawaii.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: christmas; church; obama; religion
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1 posted on 12/26/2012 5:40:15 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I’m glad he doesn’t make a show of going to a Christian church. He is not a Christian. He hates Christianity.


2 posted on 12/26/2012 5:46:54 AM PST by I want the USA back (Liberalism is a malfunction of the brain.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

hussein didn’t “skip” church. Now that the election is over he no longer has to pretend he is some sort of Christian.
The kenyan muslim can do what he wants now,


3 posted on 12/26/2012 5:47:42 AM PST by shelterguy
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No wonder USMC hate assignments to Hawaii. Mandatory formations on Christmas Day to provide a photo op. Despicable!


4 posted on 12/26/2012 5:47:46 AM PST by Pat4ever
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Obamugabe’s “church” consists of 436 congregation members and is currently on Holiday break.


5 posted on 12/26/2012 5:49:46 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

...has either of the daughters been confirmed?...when?


6 posted on 12/26/2012 5:51:36 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Church? What church? You don't need no church to celebrate Kwanzaa.

 

7 posted on 12/26/2012 5:56:39 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
They then ate breakfast and sang carols. What carols, I wonder?
8 posted on 12/26/2012 6:00:40 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: I want the USA back

> I’m glad he doesn’t make a show of going to a Christian church. He is not a Christian. He hates Christianity.

Black Liberation Theology is a religion of hatred toward the white man which is disguised as “Christianity” but has little to do with it. Obama has never been a “real” Christian


9 posted on 12/26/2012 6:01:37 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: afraidfortherepublic

LOL! Can you see this band of narcisstic bitter grifters gathered around the table singing carols? I bet Larry the Cable Guy sings more inspiring carols than these deadbeats

Who writes this horse pucky?????


10 posted on 12/26/2012 6:05:55 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He already celebrated Eid al-Fitr last August.


11 posted on 12/26/2012 6:07:48 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Christmas is just a secular holiday to some people....no religious signifigance at all! Without a political motivation, they would have no reason to attend church or otherwise recognize the reason for the season.


12 posted on 12/26/2012 6:08:00 AM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

My tabby cat is more Christian than the Obama family. They believe in one thing at Christmas....living large on the “shtruggliing” taxpayers of America.


13 posted on 12/26/2012 6:09:36 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: LucianOfSamasota

After the cliff it will be:(Sung to the tune “Jingle Bells”)

Dashing through the snow in my rusty Chevrolet.
Down the road I go, sliding all the way.
I need new piston rings. I need some new snow tires.
My car is held together by a piece of chicken wire!

Oh, rust and smoke, the heater’s broke, the door just blew away.
I light a match to see the dash and then I start to pray-ay.
The frame is bent, the muffler went, the radio’s okay.
Oh, what fun it is to drive this rusty Chevrolet!
Thanks Obozo for nothing!


14 posted on 12/26/2012 6:10:08 AM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“”This morning, the family gathered around 8AM to open their Christmas gifts””

Weren’t we told way back when, that they don’t celebrate Christmas with gifts???


15 posted on 12/26/2012 6:13:42 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

LOLOL!


16 posted on 12/26/2012 6:14:27 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
He snuck into a mosque to worship satan... right after his bathhouse escapade.

LLS

17 posted on 12/26/2012 6:20:34 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (A child is born in Bethlehem KING of KINGS)
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To: Thank You Rush

“”No birthday or Christmas presents FROM MOM AND DAD, who spend “hundreds” on birthday slumber parties and, as Barack puts it, “want to teach some limits.” Says Michelle: “Malia says, ‘I know there is a Santa because there’s no way you’d buy me all that stuff.””

SO SANTA gives them all their presents!! I guess the gifts stop when they stop believing in Santa. Shouldn’t that have happened already?


18 posted on 12/26/2012 6:20:34 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Thank You Rush

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0708/12035.html

Sorry - this goes with the above....


19 posted on 12/26/2012 6:21:50 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: LucianOfSamasota

“They then ate breakfast and sang carols.”

“”What carols, I wonder?””

“Sympathy for the Devil”


20 posted on 12/26/2012 6:22:45 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (A child is born in Bethlehem KING of KINGS)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He’s not a Christian, so why would it matter.

The truth be told, he is a Muslim, Marxist, turd and not a native born citizen (read ineligible to be POTUS, but very eligible to be called a POS.


21 posted on 12/26/2012 6:23:34 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“...and sang carols.”

I don’t believe that!


22 posted on 12/26/2012 6:29:14 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: LibLieSlayer; Colorado Cowgirl

The ‘carols’ singing is hard for me to imagine because BHO & Co. have never given any indication that they accept the Divinity of the risen Christ. Most carols speak of Christ as God incarnate, don’t they?


23 posted on 12/26/2012 6:31:01 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No, he looked in the mirror when he was shaving.


24 posted on 12/26/2012 6:32:18 AM PST by monocle
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Muslims don’t do church.


25 posted on 12/26/2012 6:33:59 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

How about, “I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus”?


26 posted on 12/26/2012 6:34:37 AM PST by caddie
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

You forgot the other 100 losers on the Senate side.536 telephone poles could solve the problem.


27 posted on 12/26/2012 6:37:45 AM PST by Renegade
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To: Red_Devil 232
I don’t believe that!

Ya think?

28 posted on 12/26/2012 6:41:41 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
why would it matter if they went to Church or not they are not Christians..Communist Muslims do not go to Christian churches..
29 posted on 12/26/2012 6:43:30 AM PST by PLD
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He no longer has to pretend to worship Christ. This man does not have Christ as the center of his life.

I feel sorry for his children. They have everyTHING, but they have nothing, really.


30 posted on 12/26/2012 6:46:51 AM PST by freemama
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To: Red_Devil 232

Folks, folks... I’m quite SURE they DID sing carols!

They sang songs to celebrate the coming of the messiah - Barack Hussein Obama, Mmm - Mmm - Mmmmmmmmm!!


31 posted on 12/26/2012 6:47:36 AM PST by joethedrummer
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Moslems don’t go to church.


32 posted on 12/26/2012 6:52:08 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

So true. Just think of this Holiday season as the Ogrinch that stole Christmas past, present and future. But, “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!” Thank you Lord Jesus! Amen.


33 posted on 12/26/2012 6:53:33 AM PST by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: PLD
Rev. Wright's so-called "Christian" church was a Mudslime laundry that Mudslime communists like the Illegal could go to to get fake "Christian" credentials that would enable them to run for office and scam the voters. Otherwise, how could anybody explain the fact that Wright, a former Black Muslim, remained on excellent terms with Louis Farrakan, although the Koran prescribes death for apostates, which Wright definitely would have been if he'd actually converted to Christianity. The same definintely applies to the Illegal, who started out a Mudslime and has never been deemed an apostate in spite of his "Christian conversion."
34 posted on 12/26/2012 6:58:36 AM PST by libstripper
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Muslims don’t GO to church, silly.


35 posted on 12/26/2012 7:02:12 AM PST by Flintlock (PARANOIA--means having all the facts.)
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To: Brandonmark

Obama LOVES Rmadan but seems to ignore Easter and Christmas.-I.M. Kane of The Millstone Diaries writes of the attempt to eliminate Good Friday from our national conscience.

Did this act of intolerance and anti-Christian bigotry occur in San Francisco’s notorious Castro District? Fire Island? Key West?Boston?

None of the above.

This Stalinistic attempt at erasing history was perpetrated in Davenport, Iowa.

A taxpayer supported group ominously called the Davenport Civil Rights Commission has imposed its narrow-minded bigotry on the people of that middle-American city.

The apparartchik responsible is a petty bureaucrat named Craig Malin.

Just as no one in the managed “mainstream media” (MSM) asked the fundamental question “Why did the islamic jihadi known as the Underwear Bomber choose, of all days, Christmas day to attack the US?” No one seems to see the acceleration of hate-filled anti-Christian bigotry subsequent to Mr. Obama’s assinine assertion while visiting Turkey last year that Americans no longer consider their country a “a Christian nation … but a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.”

The Underwear Bomber chose to attack us on CHRISTMAS! Maybe he didn’t get the memo from Obama.

Sadly, the extremists in Davenport, Iowa did.

I.M. Kane reports that this anti-Christian zealot “...made the name change unilaterally, and then... sent a memo around to municipal employees informing them that Good Friday was now “Spring Holiday.”
“We merely made a recommendation that the name be changed to something other than Good Friday. Our Constitution calls for separation of church and state. Davenport touts itself as a diverse city and given all the different types of religious and ethnic backgrounds we represent, we suggested the change..,”

Of course, the Constitution calls for no such thing. The phrase “separation of church and state” is found nowhere in the U.S. Constitution. The concept is totally foreign to our foundational documents. Our Constitution and Declaration of Independence explicitly recognize and aknowledge our Creator God.

Making Obama’s de-Christianization dream come true seems to be the goal of the Davenport Human Rights Commission and Leftists everywhere. Why?

Because the state is a jealous god. The state can have no other gods, especially the True and Living God, before it. Doing so limits the powers of the state.

Dennis Prager makes the compelling point that

“...Leftism, though secular, must be understood as a religion (which is why I have begun capitalizing it). The Leftist value system’s hold on its adherents is as strong as the hold Christianity, Judaism and Islam have on their adherents. Nancy Pelosi’s belief in expanding the government’s role in American life, and therefore her passion for the health care bill, is as strong as a pro-life Christian’s belief in the sanctity of the life of the unborn.
Given the religious nature and the emotional power of Leftist values, Jews and Christians on the Left often derive their values from the Left more than from their religion.

Now, of course, most Leftist Jews and Christians will counter that Leftist values cannot trump their religion’s values because Leftist values are identical to their religion’s values. But this argument only reinforces my argument that Leftism has conquered the Christianity and the Judaism of Leftist Christians and Jews. If there is no difference between Leftist moral values and those of Judaism or Christianity, then Christianity is little more than Leftism with “Jesus” rhetoric added, and Judaism is Leftism with Jewish terms — such as “Tikkun Olam” (”repairing the world”) and “Prophetic values” — added.

But if Christianity is, morally speaking, really Leftism, why didn’t Catholics or Protestants assert these values prior to 19th-century European Leftism? And, if Judaism is essentially a set of Left-wing values, does that mean that the Torah and the Talmud are Leftist documents? Or are the two pillars of Judaism generally wrong? “

Fundamentally liberals, progressives and Leftists in general hate Jesus, hate the Bible and hate Christians with a passion. They do so because it presents rival truth claims. They have their religion. The state is the “god” for Leftists, and any who dare disagree are blaspheming their “god.”

This Christmas please pray for the conversion of Obama, Pelosi and all of your Leftist friends and neighbors. They are bowing down before the pagan idol known as the state. They seek to silence the Truth because He is the sole source of light and darkness hates the light. Pray for them. It’s their only hope


36 posted on 12/26/2012 7:18:13 AM PST by usmc19651990. (Islam, Muslim,Sharia, obama, media bAdelson Traitor, chik fil a,amnesty,obama,RINO, Keynesian Kenyan)
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To: I want the USA back

He’s a nominally Christian secular humanist. Since the majority of self-identified Christians in the US don’t attend services in a regular basis, why should we act surprised?


37 posted on 12/26/2012 7:18:45 AM PST by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: libstripper
I agree with you about Wright but you have to remember Obamas mother was Communist her second husband was Muslim and Obama was schooled in the Muslim religion while they lived in Indonesia..Obamas mentor Davis was communist..Also I believe he was his real daddy..
38 posted on 12/26/2012 7:27:57 AM PST by PLD
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Alahwhuwachabur! Alahuwackobur! Wack a bur Alahuawahuakawackobur!

Hawaii will be the first state to fall to Islamofascism.


39 posted on 12/26/2012 7:34:32 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No Christmas proclamation on Christmas either. But there is a nice “Rainbow” tree in the White House. (slide #1)

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/12/24/white-house-holiday-social-pictures


40 posted on 12/26/2012 7:35:20 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: Doogle

Not all Christian churches practice “confirmation”.


41 posted on 12/26/2012 7:44:52 AM PST by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Why would a Homo Moslim go to church on Dec 25th?

Really?


42 posted on 12/26/2012 8:32:34 AM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: shelterguy

Just what I was thinking!


43 posted on 12/26/2012 8:39:21 AM PST by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Moslem churches don’t normally have Christmas services, especially the Sunni sort.


44 posted on 12/26/2012 8:43:21 AM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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45 posted on 12/26/2012 8:55:33 AM PST by timestax (AMERICAN MEDIA= DOMESTIC ENEMY)
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To: Thank You Rush
“The girls may be irreverent, but they are also well mannered, slipping off their shoes before climbing on the velvet sofa. ‘There are downstairs rules,’ Michelle says later, like no shoes on the furniture.

Unlike dear ol' dad who scratches up the Resolute Desk with his shoes. From your link, the girls were old enough back then to know about Santa. Who spends "hundreds" on slumbers parties? Just call some friends to spend the night and have some snacks. They just lie and lie and lie and the msm laps it up.

46 posted on 12/26/2012 8:57:00 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Did Obama skip church on Christmas? Film at 11
Christmas was on a Tuesday this year. I'd say, just let it be.
47 posted on 12/26/2012 10:58:29 AM PST by Lee N. Field ("You keep using that verse, but I do not think it means what you think it means." --I. Montoya)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
They then ate breakfast and sang carols. What carols, I wonder?

And did they include the word "Ftaghn"?

48 posted on 12/26/2012 11:01:16 AM PST by Lee N. Field ("You keep using that verse, but I do not think it means what you think it means." --I. Montoya)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

He doesn’t have to go. He prays five times every day.


49 posted on 12/26/2012 11:15:42 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: txrefugee

Yes, and the struggling taxpayers are generously willing to comply because “Obama cares”.


50 posted on 12/26/2012 11:21:19 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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