December 24, 2009
Obama Invokes Jesus Christ to Push His Socialism on ChildrenTopics: Faith, Political News and commentaries
As we've all learned to be the case in just the first year of his presidency, Barack Obama, ever the community organizer and socialist, will use any occasion to push his agenda, especially on children. Such was the case on Monday afternoon when he spoke to a group of children from the Washington, D.C., Boys and Girls Club - where he invoked the name of Jesus to broadcast his gospel of spreading the wealth around.
Cal Thomas writes (emphasis mine):
[...] He asked the children if they knew. One piped up and said, "The birth of baby Jesus."Continue reading ...
One can imagine the reaction of the media and other elites had a Republican president asked such a question. That Republican would have been accused of violating church-state separation and discriminating against those who celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or nothing. Because the president's Christmas lesson perfectly fit his social goals, there has been no outcry.
The president spoke of what Jesus "symbolizes for people all around the world," which he said, "is the possibility of peace and people treating each other with respect." And then, in the best tradition of a community organizer, the president said Jesus is about "doing something for other people." Even the "three wise men" were invoked to support the president's idea of wealth redistribution: ". . . [T]hese guys . . . have all this money, they've got all this wealth and power, and they took a long trip to a manger just to see a little baby."
And what conclusion should be drawn from that journey? The president told the children, ". . . [I]t just shows you that because you're powerful or you're wealthy, that's not what's important. What's important is . . . the kind of spirit you have."
To the president, this means the spirit of government taking from the productive and giving to the nonproductive. To him, Jesus is a socialist, or perhaps an early Robin Hood. Any first-year seminarian (if the seminary is a good one) could destroy this flawed exegesis.
Jesus of Nazareth was not a symbol. Neither was He just a good teacher as some who do not fully accept His teachings about Himself like to claim. As Paul the Apostle put it, "Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners--of whom I am the worst" (1Timothy 1:15).
The call of Scripture is to do for other people, as we would like to have done unto us, but that call is personal, not corporate. That's because only people can be compassionate. A government check too often brings dependence and a sense of entitlement. A personal touch builds relationships horizontally with others and vertically with God.
In Obama's delusional, narcissistic mind, his political agenda is akin to carrying out the work of Jesus Christ. It's obvious that the man appears to actually believe he's some kind of messiah, but to go so far as to relate Jesus Christ to being what amounts to a community organizing, wealth-redistributing, socialist - especially to children, goes way beyond the pale of reason and socio-political norms.
It seems to me a fair question to ask just how it is that Barack Obama calls himself a Christian when he knows so little about Christianity and Jesus Christ, and is willing to use Jesus Christ as a mere prop to push his socialist/Marxist agenda.
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