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Christianity Johnson on 30 Jul 2008 09:28 pm

Is Obama a closet atheist?

Watch this speech, and ask yourself, “Is Obama a closet atheist?”

He asks sharp questions like these:

1) “Even if we did have only Christians in our midst, if we expelled every non-christian from the United States of America, Whose Christianity would we teach in the schools? Would it be James Dobson’s or Al Sharpton’s?”

2) “Which passages of scripture should guide our public policy? Should we go with Leviticus, which suggests slavery is OK, and that eaing shellfish is an abomination? Or we could go with Deuteronomy, which suggests stoning your child if he strays from the faith. Or should we just stick with the Sermon on the Mount, a passage that is so radical that it is doubtful that our own defense department would survive its application.”

How could anyone ask these questions without knowing that religion is a complete charade?

27 Responses to “Is Obama a closet atheist?”

  1. on 31 Jul 2008 at 4:30 am 1.Moiz Khan said …

    Interesting read, I watched that entire speech and had thought that he was (especially due to the lines you have quoted.

  2. on 31 Jul 2008 at 4:51 am 2.2ndThought said …

    Hmmm. As a foreigner, let me say there might just be hope for you Yanks yet. Lets just hope the Republicans don’t buy this election as well.

  3. on 31 Jul 2008 at 5:29 am 3.Anfauglir said …

    Given the impossibility of a non-Christian getting elected to office in the US, I think that Obama being a “closet” athist is the most we will see – at least until after he has begun his second term…..

  4. on 31 Jul 2008 at 7:37 am 4.Anonymous said …

    God I hope so.

  5. on 31 Jul 2008 at 7:38 am 5.robotfuel said …

    God I hope so.

  6. on 31 Jul 2008 at 9:03 am 6.Maelfyn said …

    I thought the same thing when I first saw this.

  7. on 31 Jul 2008 at 9:28 am 7.Katie said …

    Another classic by Obama. Where did he give this speech?

  8. on 31 Jul 2008 at 10:57 am 8.Mark said …

    When did he give this speech?

  9. on 31 Jul 2008 at 11:01 am 9.Rawb said …

    This is ridiculous…just because he’s insightful enough to understand that the whole Bible shouldn’t and couldn’t possibly be followed as an unbreakable code doesn’t mean he’s automatically an atheist. I believe these things myself and consider myself far from an atheist. Anyone who views religion as purely dogma needs to reexamine it, which is one of the reasons I think Obama would be such a breath of fresh air for our country (despite his pandering politics). Sorry if I spoiled your atheist wet dreams…

  10. on 31 Jul 2008 at 3:01 pm 10.Shane said …

    It certainly sounds like he has some reservations, but who really knows for sure?

  11. on 01 Aug 2008 at 1:42 am 11.Kevin said …

    Rawb, I read your whole comment there and it was making sense till that last part. What the hell is an Atheist wet dream? This is just a question. I have listened and read lots of things in the bible and some of the things that Obama says are true. Have you read those parts? What part of the bible should we all reexamine? That part about slavery being okay? That part about stoning gays? How about all those babys being killed and women and children? Oh maybe your thinking about the 10 commandments that nobody can follow if they are human? Come on Rawb you read those parts again and tell us if you agree with them and are you going to start stoning gay people?

  12. on 01 Aug 2008 at 4:28 pm 12.Doubting Thomas said …

    Well if he is that would definitely be a good thing, he could still pray to Franklin Delano Rosevolt.

  13. on 02 Aug 2008 at 7:29 pm 13.Bet Patterson said …

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  14. on 11 Aug 2008 at 12:39 am 14.Ben Paul said …

    How did you discover this in the Bible? I have crossed right over those verses many times and did not understand them. Now they are as plain as day. My heavans, I am still having chills an hour after I saw your youtube.
    Why is this not national news? Is Satan trying to keep this from coming out? I experienced a strong negative influence trying to keep me from watching this video. I was being impressed that it was a hoax and watching it would waist my time. I am so glad I decided to watch the entire thing and discover how wrong that temptation was which tried to discourage me away from seeing this. You bloggers out there listen..What you are discussing has been dwarfed by something far more important which has just hit! It is as if lightening struck and you all slept through its impact. What ever you do go see this Bible youtube on the guys websight. http://www.eternaltruth.net

  15. on 13 Aug 2008 at 5:21 pm 15.Sensible American said …

    Fist off, I am a religious white person, but am also educated and observant enough to see the cut in the tape before he states, sarcastically, you must not be reading your bible. Where did he put down the Bible?

    Where is the entire video of the speech?

    Not all Atheists’ are bad people with bad morals, in fact, my morals are not great and I’m on the religious people’s side. The best man I know is atheist. His morals are strong and his decisions are steady, unlike that of the Priests and elected officials we have today. I understand not all Priests and elected officials are bad, but some are and religion is the common element between them.

    What should be wanted in a president is someone who is willing to listen to what we want and try to make it happen and if that person is Atheist, who cares. Tell me what a religious person has over an atheist person, the Answer, a one track mind and an ability to get the uneducated religious vote. I don’t know who I am voting for, but these false ads are not going to effect my decision. Some of them may not be false, but until the entire video is released, the smart stay skeptical.

  16. on 29 Aug 2008 at 5:21 pm 16.Proud Athesit said …

    Ahh, Sensible American, but you forget that the “uneducated religious vote” is HUGE in this country.

  17. on 03 Nov 2008 at 9:27 pm 17.anonymous said …

    Obama is an Atheist? That’s actually a good reason to vote for him.

  18. on 04 Nov 2008 at 12:20 pm 18.Hermes said …

    Obama is not an atheist, unfortunately. Neither are the others in this race.

  19. on 06 Nov 2008 at 3:49 am 19.nugget said …

    Obama is just stating that it is a abomination what religion has done to people worldwide. Religion has only divided people as classifications based on their beliefs.

  20. on 08 Nov 2008 at 1:53 pm 20.anonymous said …

    Hi Guys;

    For those of you who have doubts about Obama. God wanted him to win for he knows the future. We have a great prophet of God in the US. I’ve been reading his prophecies very carefully before they happen, and also people who attended his meetings in the past e.g. in 1998, 2000 & 2002 remembered what he had said about this election. I saw him on TBN prophecying that there wouldn’t be a woman president now, there’ll be a time but not now. He prophecied in July 1998 and again on March 2, 2002 that there would be an African American president in the U.S.A. In 2000, he said the president after Bush would be African American. Nov. 18,07 it reads many a christian shall say, alas, we have a Democrat who is actually a Republican. In june 28, 2007 says ” A president that I will bring into the white house – they will say he is ungodly – he does not know God. Even as Jesus disguised himself for the great feasts, so I’ve disguised this man’s heart. When he comes to the white house, not only shall he be Mine, but he shall pray as a man that has never prayed in the White House etc.” Please read this on Kimclement.com. There are so many prophecies about different things. Every thing he said came to pass, during the primary, about super Tuesday etc. Please also read sept.5th and sept. 27th. It seems the white house will be like a prayer house. God is going to do great things. Iam sure a lot of christians are going to be so surprised. So you might as well start rejoicing for God is in control.

  21. on 08 Feb 2009 at 7:03 pm 21.Chris O. said …

    It is possible. The majority of Americans voted that atheists are the most distrusted people in the country. It wouldn’t surprise me if Obama kept his true feelings under wraps.
    Who knows though. We can only ponder.
    It would be great if he is, but if he isn’t, I still respect that he’s not a dogmatist.

  22. on 15 Feb 2009 at 5:21 am 22.Anonymous said …

    Obama knows nothing about religion, the context of the bible, and is a cartoon character made up by the liberal media. He is not a Christian. He was a member a black hate group led by Jerimiah Wright who taught Black Liberation Theology (google it). He has a 116 IQ and never should have gotten into Harvard. The Dow Jones has dropped 2000 pts since he was elected and it will get worse (next will be the credit card crash). He should stick too making up lies like his mother was a Christian and he never went to a Muslin school, and let real politician run this country. Stay at home with the rest of the crooks in Chicago and be a community activist. He is like the guy that just won American Idol and now thinks he’s Mick Jaggar. He’s a joke. I’m sorry but everyone that voted for this clown is going to cause a lot of pain for everyone else. In 30 years, this will go down as one of of the biggest scams in history.

    We have a stimulus plan, but an economist knows the ecomony runs on the banking industry. If that’s not fixed, we’re screw. I don’t these people are stupid, but they sure are acting like it. The stimulus plan means squat until the banking industry is fixed. Let Obama get one of his crooks from Chicago to decide what to do and put another one of his buddy’s on the board, and tell every he’s a Christian, and start talking about how the Sermon on the Mount wasn’t really that significant becuase you’re either a Muslim (and he’s just a prophet to you), an atheist, or you just love yourself, Barry.

    Thank you.

  23. on 15 Feb 2009 at 10:23 am 23.Hermes said …

    Anonymous, keep mumbling. I’m laughing at you. GWB wrecked this country, and anyone would be an improvement over him.

  24. on 25 Jan 2011 at 7:50 pm 24.Dermint said …

    Anonymous

    You are the real prophet here. I have never seen a man like BHO who is so out classed in every room he walks into.

  25. on 22 Mar 2011 at 1:41 am 25.Max said …

    Wow, I hope he is an atheist. It is embarrassing having a guy so lazy, so clueless and so outclassed in every room the guy walks into.

    This is the only time I have been embarrassed to be an American. We vote for our POTUS like we are voting for the next American Idol. Now we are paying a huge price. A is right on target.

  26. on 22 Jul 2012 at 7:23 pm 26.Bet Petterson said …

    “Wow, I hope he is an atheist. It is embarrassing having a guy so lazy, so clueless and so outclassed in every room the guy walks into.”

    If he worships himself would that make him an atheist?

  27. on 22 Jul 2012 at 10:53 pm 27.alex said …

    26.Bet Petterson said …

    dude, check the date. resurrection was back in april

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