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Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Sep 2, 2008 at 20:31

Hello Luigi!

Quoting you - "I think that where Obama is dangerous is not his religion, but with his far-left, fantasy ideology...."

Well, what if his religion IS his 'far-left fantasy ideology'?

How much does your "faith" shape your ideologies, Luigi? I'm sure you apply your particular faith (religion) to your own decisions - about others, about yourself, about what you approve, what you don't approve. No, you're not running for President, but what if you were?

See, Obama wasn't converted to "Christianity" by Rev. Wright until Obama was in his mid-twenties. And, Obama's pastor Rev. Wright "agrees with everything" James Cone says....so, who is James Cone?

James Cone is the author of and has written books on Black Liberation Theology. This theology focuses on the oppression of blacks on behalf of whites. It claims Jesus was black and came to earth to give an example to the black man on how blacks can be delivered from the oppressive whites; Jews of the Old Testament are the "blacks" of today - while the Romans were the "whites" (these include Asians and Jews as well) of today. Really. It also states, rather than Jesus Christ being a savior of souls, He is the liberator of the black race.

Now. I'm not saying that Obama is an advocate of Black Liberation Theology; but his pastor and "close personnal friend, spiritual mentor, and advisor" for thirty years (Wright) is.

James Cone, when asked what church most exemplifies his teaching, answered, "Trinity Church in Chicago" - Obama's one, and only, church for 20+ years.

Obama's far-left, socialistic views parallel Black Liberation Theology in that the "oppressed, poor, persecuted and left behind in their poverty" are largly the masses that Obama appeals to and addresses - he just leaves out the "black" part - on purpose, I imagine. Can you imagine him leaving the "black" part in while running for President?

Did you see Obama at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church "forum"? When Obama was asked, "Who would be the three most influential people you would listen to during your Administration?"

Obama's #1 answer - his wife. Check out Michelle Obama's Princeton Thesis, which is long, but amounts to an admonition for University-educated blacks to, once they graduate, go back to the ghetto and help their "impovershed" fellow blacks - the druggies, criminals, whatever. Don't take your hard-won education and excell at being a Doctor, Lawyer, etc., but go back and help your fellow BLACK man.

Which is well and good, and happens to be exactly what Obama did.

But all this - Obama's (and his #1 advisor Michelle's) past beliefs, faiths, whatever you wish to call it - undeniably match TO THE TEE what their political beliefs are today.

Rob the rich, feed the poor, until EVERYONE is poor.

VOTE McCAIN

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