Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Favorite Quotes From My New President

"I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites."

"I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and animosity against my mother's race."

"There was something about him that made me wary, a little too sure of himself, maybe. And white."

"It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names."

"I never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn't speak to my own. It was into my father's image, the black man, son of Africa, that I'd packed all the attributes I sought in myself, the attributes of Martin and Malcolm, Dubois and Mandela."

Barack Obama - from Dreams Of My Father

But do you want to see something REALLY SCARY? Read on.

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."
Barack Obama - from Audacity Of Hope.

Barack Obama is no Ronald Reagan

16 comments:

Mark Pierson said...

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction."
Barrack Obama

Under the leadership of Barrack Hussein Obama, Israel cannot depend on the support of their former and only ally in this world - the U.S.A.

Daisy said...

I am so grateful I believe in a Soverign Lord because it is scary.

Anonymous said...

Barrack Hussein Obama is no Abraham Lincoln either.

Jayson Finley in Lacos said...

The man we have elected president is as phony as an eleven dollar bill.

Anonymous said...

I just felt I had to write and post something regarding these quotes. I believe in respecting other people's opinion but, we as Christians and living by what the Bible says, are not to cast judgments on one another. Especially when they are based on something that is false. This post and the comments made are based on incorrect facts. It is sad when people base so much on a person's race and making them out to be a bad person because of it. The past few comments his full name keeps being used as a derogatory thing. Yes, his name is Barrack Hussein Obama, but since when did a person's name show the type of person they are?

Here are a few links where the quotes you have provided are broken down and quoted directly from the books written by Obama, and you may see the page numbers in his book where they are taken from.

http://www.factcheck.org/askfactcheck/did_obama_write_that_he_would_stand.html

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/517/

http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/o/obama-books.htm

I am not writing this to be rude, mean, or disrespectful and I apologize if it comes off that way. I just keep hearing these quotes in emails, and you Mr. Peterson having worked with the Church, has a lot of followers reading this blog. So it is only fair that if something is incorrect, that it be brought to your attention.

Have a wonderful day and God Bless you.

Mark Pierson said...

Anonymous wrote, "The past few comments his full name keeps being used as a derogatory thing."

Since I am one of the only two commenters who used his full name, I guess you, Mr. (or Ms. or Miss, or Mrs. or whatever) Anonymous, must be refering to me. So here are my questions for you. How did I use his name in a derogatory way? How is my use of his full name any different than you using his full name? Are you being derogatory because you used his full name? Do you know that I used it to be derogatory or are you just assuming that? Are you "casting a judment" on me? And tell me where in my comment did I suggest in any way that his name has any bearing on the kind of person I think he is?

Ralph M. Petersen-Always Right; Sometimes Wrong! said...

Anonymous,

Thanks for the links. I knew these quotes were out of context when I posted them just like I knew the amazing one-winged airplane landing was faked. And I usually use Snopes and factcheck to verify something before I present it as facts. In this case I did not because this post was not intended to be a serious documentary, rather it is a form of wit called sarcasm. Please refer to my profile if you do not understand my purpose and format for this blog site. It is an ecclectic mixture, some of which is serious and thoughtful and some is intentionally stinging sarcasm, all of which cumulatively portrays my conservative political and fundamental Christian world view.

Ralph M. Petersen-Always Right; Sometimes Wrong! said...

Anonymous,

In your comment, you have implied that I think Barack is a “bad person” because of his race or his name. I cannot let that go without a response. First, I would have been excited to vote for a black conservative. My disdain for Barack is not because of his color; it is because of his unprincipled, ungodly, and liberal ideas.

The fact is, as much as liberals want to deny it, Obama’s candidacy and his victory was and still is largely about race. Twenty years under the influence of Rev. Wright raises some legitimate concerns. Even yesterday morning during the beginning coverage of the inauguration week events, pundits were beside themselves as they fawned over the implications of this first “post-racial” president as though his election finally ends racism in America. It is surprising to me just how many “conservatives” abandoned all their principles to vote for him just because he is black.

But I guess that brings me to another statement in your comment. You said that we are not to cast judgments on one another. So I need to ask, did you vote in the last election? I sincerely hope not because in order to vote responsibly, it would have been necessary to make some judgments. However, millions of people voted for a man about whom they know nothing and don’t care to find out. Voting is a responsibility that requires thoughtful discernment. And, regarding Obama, the only resources we have are his articulations, his actions, and his associations. And based on those, I can make reasonable judgments about the kind of person he is.

Anonymous said...

Give me a break. A Christian who takes Obama seriously is out of touch with reality.

Ralph M. Petersen-Always Right; Sometimes Wrong! said...

Racism is NOT my problem. It is Obama's problem. And here again in view of the entire world, he demonstrates his association with blatant racists.

In spite of the fact that liberals say they want racism in America to be over, they really don't. Most of us have been over it for decades. But they need to hang on to it. Liberalism thrives on racism. Obama has been called the post-racism president. This video clip of Barry's racist, white-hating preacher friend (whom he invited to deliver the closing prayer of inauguration day) prooves that they will not let it end.

This is is one of the most disgusting, irreverent, and disrespectful prayers I have heard: http://defendingcontending.com/2009/01/21/obama-presidency-begins-on-racist-note/

And, did the "Reverend" Joseph Lowery refer to the holy, sovereign God of the universe as "man?"

Anonymous said...

Here we go again casting judgment on other Christians moral values and faith. You do not personally know him so therefore you are not able to cast these judgments. He "associates with blatant racists". Ok, so does that mean you have not done things that people could judge you for? We both know you have. Matthew 7:2-5.

I did not respond to both Mr. Peterson or Mr. Pierson's comments in response to my comment because I felt there was no adequate response. Mr.Pierson did not even have a logical educated response. Mr. Peterson switched the subject to race and stated my voting meant I was "judging" people. That also was not even a creditable response. You both knew the context in which my commenting was made and chose not to discuss the facts of it. My thoughts on Judging are summed up in Matthew 7:2-5.

Anonymous said...

Your anonymous critic, I think, missed your point (or several of them). Those were confusing, illogical, and disjointed arguments.

Dave van Horn

Ralph M. Petersen-Always Right; Sometimes Wrong! said...

Yes Dave, you're right.

I had thought about responding to "Anonymous" (and I still might) but the task seemed large. There are far too many points to address briefly, starting with the first line, "Here we go again casting judgment on other Christians moral values and faith."

The writer's presumption is that Obama is a Christian (or at least holds Christian values).

But Obama's christianity is NOT the Christianity of the Bible nor are his moral values the Christian moral values of the Bible; that is provable based on HIS OWN WORDS and actions.

Stan McCullars said...

Anonymous:
You do not personally know him so therefore you are not able to cast these judgments.

Did you personally know Hitler?

If not, I trust you would not dare cast any judgments on his record.

Ralph M. Petersen-Always Right; Sometimes Wrong! said...

Good point Stan,

No honest real Christian would ever claim that Hitler was a Christian. But, IN HIS OWN WORDS, (http://www.stephenjaygould.org/ctrl/quotes_hitler.html) he makes the claim to be one and he even tries to justify his whacked out, ungodly actions by his understanding of Christian morality. Need I remind anyone that the practice of genocide in Nazi Germany that resulted in the extermination of 6 million Jews (and 10 million Christians) was begun with, what they thought were, good and moral intentions.

There is no doubt about it, Hitler did a lot of good things for his people and brought about some good CHANGE (like affordable transportation with the Volkswagen, "the people's car").

Nevertheless, it doesn't matter what good he did or intended; it doesn't matter what his Christian profession was and it makes no difference how sincere he was about how he thought he was doing God's will - He rightly deserves the infamy as one of history's most evil men.

Ron Livesay said...

Throwing verbal bombs under the cover of "Anonymous" is cowardly. My name is Ron Livesay, and I wrote this comment.