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When Karl Marx Speaks, Barack Obama Listens

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posted on Feb, 13 2012 @ 02:47 PM
In an opinionated article (cns), author J. Matt Barber is painting a Karl Marx portrait of Barack Obama.

Citing the recent Healthcare vs. Religion and the gigantic runup of the national deficit problems, he mentions the general expansion of federal bureaucracy as more fuel for secular-socialism policies all tied in to His (Obama's) cabinet.

Using some Marx quotations, he correlates Obama & Co. with Constitution trampling.

All pointing to an election boondoggle.

No mention of Saul Alynski in the article however.

Some compelling arguments in the story:

February 11, 2012 -- cns news

Barack Obama may have just lost the election. He has foolishly gone to war in an election year with tens of millions of Catholics, Protestants and Jews – Democrat, Republican and independent alike. He has thrown down a radical feminist gauntlet and dared the Church to pick it up.

They’ve picked it up.

From running up trillions in debt and deficit, to the vast expansion of the size and scope of federal bureaucracy, Mr. Obama has done more in three years to supplant our 236 year-old Constitutional Republic with a Euro-style socialist autocracy – than a lesser Marxist could have accomplished in a lifetime.

This is nothing but a South Side Chicago shell game, dressed up as a concession. Obama’s unprecedented attack on the First Amendment continues full steam ahead.

Karl Marx once said: “The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.”

Strong words need some strong counter-opinions !!!

Is Obama Doing All This For a Reason ??

posted on Feb, 13 2012 @ 03:06 PM

Originally posted by xuenchen

Karl Marx once said: “The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.”[/url]

There's never been a truer statement. Besides, it's not like the President or anyone needs to "get rid of" religion. It's on its way out the door.

The Continued Decline of the Religious Right

You'll seldom see a more pure distillation of the religious right's persecution complex than this ad. "I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm a Christian," Perry says, as though Christians are an oppressed minority and he's displaying his courage by saying he is one. "But you don't need to be in the pew every Sunday to know that there's something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military, but our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school. As president, I'll end Obama's war on religion." It goes on from there. You may not have noticed "Obama's war on religion," and you might be puzzled by the assertion that "our kids can't openly celebrate Christmas." But that's because you're an elitist liberal, and you've closed your eyes to the way the government brings its heavy boot down on the neck of Christians.

One has to understand that as ridiculous as these claims sound, the voters Perry is pleading with absolutely believe them to be true. And this is the most direct attempt by any of the candidates to go after those votes, to say to Christian conservatives, "I will be your sectarian candidate." You hate gays? I'm your man. You want America to be more Christian? Come on board.

posted on Feb, 13 2012 @ 03:22 PM

Karl Marx once said: “The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.”

Obama isn't abolishing religion. He is sticking to that "separation of church and state" that is the cornerstone of our republic. It's religion that is increasingly intruding on government. In the words of the forefathers;

In 1773, the Rev. Isaac Backus , the most prominent Baptist minister in New England, observed that when "church and state are separate, the effects are happy, and they do not at all interfere with each other: but where they have been confounded together, no tongue nor pen can fully describe the mischiefs that have ensued."

Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun in the Lee v. Weisman ruling, 1992:

"When the government puts its imprimatur on a particular religion it conveys a message of exclusion to all those who do not adhere to the favored beliefs. A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some."

John F. Kennedy September 12, 1960, address to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association:

I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute--where no Catholic prelate would tell the President (should he be Catholic) how to act, and no Protestant minister would tell his parishioners for whom to vote--where no church or church school is granted any public funds or political preference--and where no man is denied public office merely because his religion differs from the President who might appoint him or the people who might elect him.

Many more examples are at Separation of Church and State (

Thomas Jefferson, as president, declared that the American people through the First Amendment had erected a "wall of separation between church and state."

James Madison, considered to be the Father of the Constitution, said in an 1819 letter, "[T]he number, the industry and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church and state." In an earlier, undated essay (probably early 1800s), Madison wrote, "Strongly the separation between religion and government in the Constitution of the United States."

(From the source listed above)

To claim that Obama is 'attacking' the constitution, or channeling Marx, when in fact he is adhering to it better than his recent predecessors, only shows how willfully ignorant our society has become.


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