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President Obama’s Proclamation: Displacing the Jews

wordsPerMinute Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 6:29 PM
Thank you Mr. Blackwell for noticing something that would have gone past a majority of others in the country. Its best to question authority.
RyanM Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 10:46 AM
Unless the people who question authority are named Pat Buchanan and Ron Paul.

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...