Thursday Link-around – America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

Cartoon by Darleen Click, Protein Wisdom

Historian David Barton calls Obama America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President:

When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out Catholics, he has equally targeted traditional Protestant beliefs over the past four years. So since he has attacked Catholics and Protestants, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Christian. But that, too, would be inaccurate. He has been equally disrespectful in his appalling treatment of religious Jews in general and Israel in particular. So perhaps the most accurate description of his antipathy toward Catholics, Protestants, religious Jews, and the Jewish nation would be to characterize him as anti-Biblical. And then when his hostility toward Biblical people of faith is contrasted with his preferential treatment of Muslims and Muslim nations, it further strengthens the accuracy of the anti-Biblical descriptor. In fact, there have been numerous clearly documented times when his pro-Islam positions have been the cause of his anti-Biblical actions.

Listed below in chronological order are (1) numerous records of his attacks on Biblical persons or organizations; (2) examples of the hostility toward Biblical faith that have become evident in the past three years in the Obama-led military; (3) a listing of his open attacks on Biblical values; and finally (4) a listing of numerous incidents of his preferential deference for Islam’s activities and positions, including letting his Islamic advisors guide and influence his hostility toward people of Biblical faith.

Read on to see Barton’s carefully compiled and lengthy lists of Acts of hostility toward people of Biblical faith, Acts of hostility from the Obama-led military toward people of Biblical faith, Acts of hostility toward Biblical values, Acts of preferentialism for Islam.

I’m glad that someone went to the trouble of assembling the evidence in an easy to read, condensed form.

Those of us who have been paying attention, have watched Obama’s animus toward Judeo-Christian values for the past several years in horrified disbelief. It is the reason why so many people doubt Obama is really a Christian himself, even though he claims to be.

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The Foundry: Morning Bell: The Calls for Liberty Have Not Been Silenced:

Call it what you want — a circus, a sideshow, or just plain old political rhetoric — but for the past week America has watched the media elite and some in Washington bend over backward to turn attention away from an issue that is fundamental to the future of this country: Obamacare’s attack on individual liberty. While those who favor its mandates may think they have changed the debate and quelled opposition, they are sorely mistaken.

It all stems from a decision by the Obama Administration to mandate that religious employers, including schools, hospitals, and charities, provide health care coverage for abortion-inducing drugs and contraception despite the fact that such coverage is in total contradiction of many of these groups’ core religious beliefs. Some have attempted to make this a debate about other issues, but despite their efforts, the core complaint about this anti-conscience mandate remains: The President’s policy is an unprecedented attack on all Americans’ rights as protected by the First Amendment. And those who prize religious liberty aren’t backing down.

In a letter last week to Catholic bishops in the United States, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and president of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, described his resolve to continue opposition to the mandate, despite the White House’s call to come to the table of so-called “accommodation”:

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John Hawkins, RWN: The Rush Limbaugh Boycott Is A Miserable Failure, Ha Ha Ha!:

This boycott may actually end up HELPING Rush because what’s going on with Carbonite is giving people the idea that Rush’s show can have a massive impact, both positive and negative, on the price of a company’s stock. Now that would be ironic…

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Legal Insurrection: Carbonite shoots its business model in the foot:

It is significant that Carbonite not only lost access to Rush’s audience, it angered that audience by deviating from its previous non-political advertising policy and seeming to take sides by continuing to advertise on liberal talk shows where the personal invective is more frequent and more pronounced.

As Investors Business Daily puts it:

In expressing his own opinion about Limbaugh, Friend put Carbonite out front in a way that now has it in a delicate balancing act between forces who endorse and oppose its actions.

If the history of newly issued small capitalization high-growth public offerings is any guide, if Carbonite misses its sales, retention or revenue goals even by a little, the market reaction may make this past week’s decline seem like the good old days.

At that point, VC and public investors will have to ask, did our CEO put his own political leanings ahead of the interest of the shareholders?  And if so, was it worth shooting Carbonite’s business model in the foot?

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Sweetness and Light: David Axelrod To Appear On Bill Maher Show:

From The Daily:

Obama adviser slams Romney for Limbaugh while planning to go on Maher

WND: Did threats silence media on Obama probe?

The lead investigator in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s review of the authenticity of Barack Obama’s birth certificate today unloaded a bombshell about the case: that he was told by sources members of the media were threatened with federal investigations should they continue to report on the birth certificate issue.

Lead investigator Mike Zullo told WND that as he was preparing information to be presented to the public “it was clear that the mainstream media was not going to be in attendance” at the sheriff’s scheduled new conference, where he presented facts suggesting both fraud and forgery in the image of a Hawaiian birth certificate that the White House released last yearas “proof positive” of Obama’s eligibility for office.

“During our investigation, we actually were told [that media] had been threatened with FTC investigations. Commentators [had been] threatened with their jobs,” Zullo said.

The threats were so intimidating that some individuals quit their positions over safety concerns for their families, he said.

Yid With Lid: Can You Judge A President by His Jew-Hating Friends?

Yesterday’s release of the Barack Obama/Derrick Bell Harvard tape was seen by many as another example of the President’s long history associating with radicals. There is another interpretation however. When Obama urged people to open up their hearts and minds to Bell it was another case of him “cozying” up to an Anti-Semite.  Understand we are not talking about people who are Anti-Israel (although there is a huge crossover of the two) but people who regularly use Anti-Semitic stereotypes or more direct derogatory comments about Jews.

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Protein Wisdom: “The Vetting: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Obama/Bell Video”:

Note: We don’t need to apologize for vetting Barack Obama. We don’t need to let Soledad O’Brien try to redefine and neuter critical race theory and dissemble about what its aims were. We don’t need to fear smirking innuendo that, because we have actually read and understood what “theorists” like Professor Bell advocate, we are somehow pasty racist pussies afeared of the revenge of Mandigo.

We are allowed to reject those premises — and rather than take the easy way out and try to avoid being put into positions where thinly-veiled accusations of racism are levied against us (we’re still being counseled to watch what we say, so as not to draw the attentions of those whose very goal it is to comb our political speech for snippets they can remove from context and use to create false narratives about what we believe, which they pin back on us) — we need to make our political opponents express their indictments directly, and then beat them back forcefully until they come to understand that the ease with which they launch these smears has the consequence that the public recognizes just how cynical and disingenuous and ideologically motivated they are.

Video at the link.

And this next story answers O’Brien’s guest’s question to Joel Pollak – What are you frightened of?  What is it about Professor Bell’s critical race theory that so upsets you?

Selwyn Duke of The American Thinker: Was Boy in K.C. Fire Attack a Victim of His School’s Racist Teaching?

The boy raised his hand, eager to answer the question.  “What would you know about it?” exclaimed the teacher dismissively.  “You’re not our race.”

This was not dialogue from a Hollywood movie.  According to a woman named Melissa Coon, it was what a teacher at East High School in Kansas City told her 13-year-old son, Allen, when he attempted to answer a question during Black History Month.  Coon identifies that teacher as Mrs. Karla Dorsey, who is black; Allen is white.

As has already been reported, Allen was a victim of a vicious racial attack last week in which two older black teens doused him with gasoline and set him alight, saying, “This is what you deserve.  You get what you deserve, white boy.”  Not surprisingly, Coon has pulled her son out of East High and, concerned about further racial violence, intends to leave the K.C. area.

While this crime is making headlines, Coon states that it was merely the horrible culmination of continual racial harassment her son had to endure at East High.  Moreover, after conducting an investigation that included extensive interviews with parents and students, I’ve learned that Coon’s son is not alone.  Other white students also report a pattern of racial harassment at the high school at the hands of their peers — and, shockingly, their teachers.

Two of these victims were the twin 14-year-old daughters (first names withheld upon request) of Karin Wildeisen.  Ever since their family relocated from Texas, they had endured racial animosity in the Kansas City school system and inappropriate behavior by staff, which included teachers laughing while boys humiliatingly manhandled the girls and a teacher slapping one of them on the backside.  But there was far worse to come.

The twins started coming home and talking about the goings-on in an advanced-English class taught by a teacher Wildeisen identifies as Ms. Veda Monday.  Wildeisen said that her daughters told her, “There are four white kids in the class; they are being targeted racially.”  They said that Monday, who is black, was feeding the class racial material, about which Wildeisen notes, “She’s teaching advanced English; she has no reason to be teaching civil rights.”

But then there was the straw that broke the camel’s back.  One day, Monday allegedly showed an explicit film involving portrayals of whites lynching blacks and then, reports ex-Texan Wildeisen, “in front of the class attacked my daughters, telling them that ‘everybody from Texas is ignorant rednecks’” and that all white people were “responsible for Jasper because [their] skin is white.”  This reference is to an atrocity in Jasper, TX, in which three white men murdered a black man in 1998.

Where would a teacher get the idea that all whites are responsible for the Jasper tragedy?  It’s not hard to figure out.  Black liberation theology (BLT) instructs, writes the man some regard as its father, Professor James Cone, that “[a]ll white men are responsible for white oppression.”  And how common is BLT?  Well, Cone’s books were required reading at Barack Obama’s longtime house of worship in Chicago, Trinity United Church of Christ.

Keep reading…Duke’s only getting started. That school is an abomination.

Welcome to Derek Bell’s, Jeremiah Wright’s, and Barack Obama’s America.

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Big Government: Obama Forced His Students to Read Bell at University of Chicago Law School:

Barack Obama made his own students at the University of Chicago Law School read some of Derrick Bell’s most radical and racially inflammatory writings.

In 1994, Barack Obama taught a course at the University of Chicago Law School entitled, “Current Issues in Racism and the Law.” The reading list and syllabus for that class were made available by the New York Times in 2008, though there seems to have been little analysis of its content by Jodi Kantor, the Times’s Obama correspondent.

Obama routinely assigned works by Bell as required reading, including Bell’s racialist interpretations of seminal civil rights laws and cases. No other scholar’s work appears as often in the syllabus as Bell’s does.

Obama relied particularly heavily upon Bell’s major work, Race, Racism, and American Law (1973). Now in its sixth edition, the book lays out Bell’s Critical Race Theory, which is based on the Alinskyite presumption that all of law is a construct–not of justice, but of power exercised by whites against blacks.

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Big Government: Revealed: Derrick Bell’s HBO Sci-Fi Blaxploitation Flick:

Derrick Bell, the man whose scholarship inspired Barack Obama, was the Jeremiah Wright of academia.

And a Hollywood cult hero.

Bell was one of the chief proponents of Critical Race Theory, a radical doctrine that holds that American legal institutions—including our civil rights laws—perpetuate white supremacy.

Bell’s ideas were not only radical, but bizarre. After leaving Harvard (he resigned in 1992), he wrote a racialist, antisemitic fictional essay titled “The Space Traders,” which Ninth Circuit judge Alex Kozinski described in the New York Times with disgust:

Imagine, if you will, that space aliens land in the United States and offer ”untold treasure” in exchange for surrendering all black citizens to them. What does white America do? It votes to accept the deal by overwhelming margins. So says the law professor Derrick Bell, who poses the question in an allegorical tale he calls ”The Space Traders.”

There is opposition, however. Jews condemn the trade as genocidal and organize the Anne Frank Committee to try to stop it. Empathy from another group that has suffered oppression? Not according to Bell. Instead, Jews worry that ”in the absence of blacks, Jews could become the scapegoats.”

Such parables pass for legal scholarship these days…

The Foundry: Derrick A. Bell Visited the White House Twice in 2010:

Heritage could not independently confirm that the Derrick A. Bell listed is the same individual who spoke at the rally. The White House did not return a request for comment.

The Right Scoop: 1990 – Thomas Sowell explains Derrick Bell:

Great video picked up by the Breitbart crew in the vetting of Barack Obama. Sowell, in this video, describes how Bell didn’t just want Harvard to hire a black woman, but a black woman who didn’t “think white”. In other words, it was more about ideology thank skin color.

As Dr. Melissa Clouthier explains on twitter, the idea of Critical Race Theory means “Merit-based is wrong. Color-blind is wrong. (Non-white) Racial supremacy is right.”

And this radical view is what Barack Obama decided to take a stand for at Harvard. Wow.

Hack Wilson: Who is Professor Derrick Bell and what is Critical Race Theory?

Freedom’s Lighthouse: Rick Santorum: “An Honest President would Tell You that We are at War with Radical Islamists” – Video 3/7/12

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No need for Congressional approval in the age of Obama.

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This is what’s known in the comedic world as “a good one.”

Said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney today:

The president believes that it is wrong to play politics with a pipeline project whose route has yet to be proposed.

President Obama late last year rejected a route for the Keystone pipeline through Nebraska after his own administration had declared it environmentally sound, caving only after a large group of angry environmentalists SURROUNDED THE WHITE HOUSE and demanded he block the plan.

So he moved to please the enviros, an understandable political calculation that will nevertheless hurt the nation by denying us all that wonderful black gold from Canada for at least another year.

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In a Wednesday talk-radio appearance, conservative filmmaker John Ziegler said that the late Andrew Breitbart told him that during the 2008 presidential election campaign, Matt Drudge altered content on his famous Drudge Report site in such a way that Breitbart believed Drudge was “in the tank” for Barack Obama.
As so many of us suspected at the time.
Linked by Michelle Malkin, thanks!

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5 Responses to “Thursday Link-around – America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President”

  1. freedomactionnow Says:

    Here’s a pretty good writeup on Derrick Bell:

    Who [was] Professor Derrick Bell and What is Critical Race Theory?

    (Short answer to #2: black is good; white is evil.)

    Obama was brought up in a philosophical and moral vacuum – that’s the only thing that explains how he so easily fell into the spells of Bell and Wright.

    About the term Critical Race Theory: any discipline outside of science that has the word “theory” in it is bogus, meritless, an exercise for the confused.

  2. nicedeb Says:

    Thanks, I added that link to my round-up.

  3. outspoken red Says:

    Wow, Mr. Barton’s list is incredible!

  4. Read Full report Says:

    I enjoy the information on your web site. Thnx.


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