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President Obama’s Proclamation: Displacing the Jews

Eleanor32 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 11:00 AM
Len 185 wrote: "But the question remains - why Americans voted for Muslim?" Because he is a silver-tongued liar and they were too caught up in the "gimmee" syndrome to realize that he doesn't have the best interests of the actual people of the United States at heart. Too many of them sold their souls for the proverbial "mess of pottage" (i.e. cell phones and food stamps).

President Obama’s Religious Freedom Day Proclamation displaces the Jews. He describes America as a nation of “Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus, Sikhs and non-believers.” This may be politically correct, but it is historically inaccurate. In terms of numbers, the Jews in America have always exceeded the Muslims. In terms of their influence on American ideals, Jews have been foundational from the start.

Jews have lived among us from the time they first arrived on these shores. A small Jewish community came to New Amsterdam ( New York ) in 1654, then under Dutch rule. There has never...