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FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« on: November 24, 2011, 05:51:16 PM »
FOX News is already complaining that Pres Obama did not mention the word "God" in his Thanksgiving address to the country.  They were even polite enough to point out that Lincoln did.
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Yo, put that in your pipe and smoke it.  Quit ragging on my Lord.

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2011, 05:57:53 PM »
FOX News is so courteous that way. &)

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2011, 06:02:54 PM »
One nation, under FOX, indivisible....

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2011, 07:00:38 PM »
"Now, pass the god damn mashed potatoes!"

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2011, 11:33:16 PM »
It would have been funny if Obama had said "Good Gravy!" in his address.

Seriously, even if Obama had invoked God, there would have been people criticizing him for doing so.

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2011, 01:31:48 AM »
How predictable that in a speech meant to offend no one, Christians get pissed off. 

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2011, 08:18:20 AM »
It would have been funny if Obama had said "Good Gravy!" in his address.

After he is re-elected, Obama should start channeling Mr Garrison.

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2011, 12:31:08 PM »
His speech was focused on thanking servicemen and women overseas.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2065925/What-turkey-Obama-leaves-God-Thanksgiving-address.html

But let's not miss a chance to gin up some phony outrage in God's name, and sow ugly divisiveness on a national holiday...am I right, Christians?

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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2011, 01:07:46 AM »
A big step in the right direction. Obama doesn't pander to Christians just to win votes. Let's hope this is just the beginning, and that he doesn't issue some sort of official apology!

http://news.yahoo.com/obama-leaves-god-thanksgiving-speech-riles-critics-173023786.html
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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2011, 01:20:14 AM »
There's already been a thread made on this, though under a more general title: http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/forums/index.php/topic,20722.0.html
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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2011, 01:23:48 AM »
Could one of the other mods please merge this with the other thread.
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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2011, 01:27:31 AM »
A big step in the right direction. Obama doesn't pander to Christians just to win votes.

Just wait till this Christmas. If last year is any indication he should put on a pretty good show in this election year.

http://unreligiousright.blogspot.com/2011/01/obamas-pointless-pandering-to.html
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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2011, 02:50:06 PM »
And they and the republican politician mention this in the name of....it is to laugh...religious freedom.

Seriously....I am convinced that Fox wants nothing short of a fascist theocracy. It sounds like the ludicrous hyperbola of a teenager, but things like this just make me ashamed that I am the same species as they are. 

Only doing exactly what the religious right wants and proclaiming allegiance to a particular religion equals freedom, The stupid it burns!
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Re: FOX / Obama / God / Thanksgiving speech
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2011, 03:38:21 PM »
How predictable that in a speech meant to offend no one, Christians get pissed off.

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