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April 8, 2009

Obama Revives 'Hussein'

Barack Hussein Obama is back. His full name, that is.

As he fought rumors that he is a Muslim during the campaign, supporters of Obama rarely used his full name while conservative pundits frequently used his full name.

But Obama brought back his midde name Hussein during trips to France this week, according to Jonathan Martin at Politico

On Friday, at a town hall meeting in Strasbourg, France, he made an extemporaneous comment that would have been unthinkable on a campaign where female supporters wearing headscarves were once removed from a camera shot behind the candidate.

"I think that it is important for Europe to understand that even though I'm now president and George Bush is no longer president, al-Qaida is still a threat, and that we cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein Obama got elected as president, suddenly everything is going to be OK," he told the audience.

Martin also writes that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeming to recognize the signal that using Obama's middle name sends, calling him "the distinguished president of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama."

Comments

This is rich. Of course, during the campaign anyone who even mentioned his middle name was a racist.

Well.

Though as a retiree I have the time to spend and yes even waste, writing comments on this site and others. This one is sooo silly that blaah. Not worth it.

Of course I meant this one article.

He is just trying to be all things to all people. ... Or he's a jellyfish - kissing up to anyone in his presence. I dunno.

Barack Obama is our President. His middle name is insignificant. I am apalled at the way Evangelicals keep nit-picking and criticizing him. Where could you find a better model family than his? He is faithful to his wife, and he loves his children. There are many Evangelicals who do less. He confesses Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour. According to the Bible, that makes him a Christian. Why don't those who claim to live by the Bible follow the admonition found in I Peter 2:17; "Show proper respect to everyone; Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king."

PJ72:
What was Obama doing bowing from the waist
to the muslim Saudi king? And then denies he did it?
Even when there is video of it?
You don't really know anything
about his personal life. It isn't nit picking to be wary
of the motives of a man who expects you to believe he
sat in a church for 20 years, listening to hate-filled sermons
and claims he never heard them. Do you want his abortion
policy of anytime, anywhere, before or after a live birth
being done in your name?

With a Muslim father Obama is a Muslim for life. that is Islamic rule.

I find it impossible to believe that any true follower of Christ would vote against the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act as Obama did. In the early years of Christianity, Christians were the ones who rescued newborn babies from death when their parents attempted to kill them by throwing them into the river. Historically, Christians were the ones who have cared for orphans and the fatherless by building schools and orphanages. Even today, Christian missionaries in Africa are adopting babies abandoned on the side of the road. Anyone who would deny protection to a newborn infant cannot possibly be a follower of Christ, because His Word commands us to care for children and to speak up for those who are being led away to death. Being a Christian means far more than simply professing Christ as Savior; it means living in obedience to His command to love our neighbors, including our nation's unborn children.

Not long before the election, someone wrote an article identifying Obama as "heterodox" because he said that he did not believe God would send people to hell who were not Christians, i.e, did not receive Christ as savior and believe on Him (pistueo). How can Obama be a born-again Christian if this were true Christ died for nothing. The only way to heaven is through the cross.

How odd that we should be so judgmental of one another. The Rev. Wright did not preach 100% "hate-filled" sermons any more than 100% of the prominent evangelical Christian leaders and pastors have questionable sexual mores. Furthermore, I'd bet my eternal soul and salvation that God cares far less about right doctrine and far more about justice, covenantal love and true humility before our Creator (if you're unaware of it, see Micah 6 or the relevant directions). Whether Luther liked James' letter or not, it is part of our scripture, and "Faith without works is dead." If I were a judgmental sort, I'd say there's an awful lot of dead faith circling the wagons around the issue of the current United States president--and to the best of my awareness, there is no regulation as to the religion of the president of this country.Knepper

Being a Christian in a heathen land, such as the United States of America, is a tough balancing act. And, be sure, it is an act. Last time I checked, Islamic law is not the law of this land, so who Barack's father was is a meaningless point with regards to his faith.

Being a Christian in this heathen land requires a good deal more reflection and less fretting than many punsters and parrots here are ready to accept.

Do you who seem to be so certain of the details of his "anti-life" record care anything about innocent children dying, after they are born, because of American Banking policies and war-making? Support the man where you can, or is that just too much to ask?

You cannot hate your neighbor and say you love God.
Period.
Spreading half truths and lies is bad for this nation, and worse for the Kingdom.


I am a Christian, born in a Muslim country and the Muslim law is that once you are born Muslim, you remain Muslim for the rest of your life. If somebody converts to another religion then the punishemnt, according to all four Muslim schools of thought is - death. So far the Muslim preachers have not mentioned it,altohugh the Grand Mufti of Cairo did invite obama to turn back to Islam, as required by the Muslim law, before the punishment is carried out. But once Obama starts emphasising his Muslim birth, all bets are off. You might get a preacher to issue a Fatwa - an obliogation on the Muslims to follow, to kill him.

Yes middle names are not what is important. What is important is where is the free press in this country? Had a conservative or Republican pulled this it would be front page news. We need a free press that is "free" of biases as well. Tell me the facts I can decide for myself thank you.

THE ONLY THING I CAN SAY IS THAT WHEN HE SAID AMERICA WASN'T A CHRISTIAN NATION. HE PLACED US IN A BAD SITUATION. BECAUSE OF IT BEING A CHRISTIAN NATION IS THE ONLY REASON THAT GOD HASN'T BROUGHT JUDGEMENT UPON US. BUT THE TIME WILL COME... THE BIBLE TELLS US THAT IT WILL. BE SURE WHERE YOU STAND WITH GOD THAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN CONSIDER RIGHT NOW. WHEN YOU FACE DEATH IT'S NOT GONNA MATTER WHO IS PRESIDENT OR WHAT HE IS DOING. WE NEED TO PRAY THAT IF HE SAYS THAT HES A CHRISTIAN THAT HE WILL TAKE A STAND AND ACT LIKE ONE!