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A Petty Decision by Obama

BillyD5 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:37 AM
In the Bible, God specifically says that He will bless the countries that bless Israel and curse those that curse Israel. He also says that blessed are the countries whose God is the Lord. The democratic party chose to strike God and Israel from their platform, and went on to win the election. That is, the country validated those omissions. God's blessing on this country is now revoked at the country's request. The only way to get it back is repentance and turning back to God. That is not going to happen as the vast majority of our elected representatives are functional agnostics. Without a grand revival, we're finished.
Kimbery Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:07 AM
The Bible also says its okay for 80 year old men to marry 8 year olds...
Wendy in AR Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:51 AM
Sorry, Kimbery, it is the Koran that says that, not the Bible.
uh-ho Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 11:03 AM
I don't know that the Koran says its ok but it was Mohamed that the leader of the Muslims that did it. It has nothing to do with Christianity.

It's official. President Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as his nominee for secretary of defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John Tower (R-Texas) more than 20 years ago.

The interesting question is, why? Why waste the political capital? Why pass over more qualified candidates who would sail through confirmation, including Michele Flournoy -- who'd be the first female defense secretary?

The most ridiculous answer is among the mainstream media's favorites: bipartisanship. According to Politico, the choice "appeals to Obama's bipartisan spirit." The...