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Obama More Muslim than just "born" to it

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Submitted by Been There (United States), Oct 10, 2008 at 01:36

Barack Obama is Muslim to the Muslims for a variety of reasons - yes, he was born to a Muslim father and in Muslim eyes, that's as good as conversion. Secondly, his mother, who was favorable to an unconventional lifestyle from her own upbringing, sought out a second Muslim husband who, most certainly, in the most Islamic nation on earth, Indonesia, made sure he was brought up as a proper Muslim with every knowledge of the Koran, in Arabic, and all prayers, as would have been absolutely observed, with his face toward Mecca, whether at home or in the mosque.

Contrast his upbringing with that of my eldest son and others of his generation. My son was born to a Iranian Islamic father and a Christian American mother. Although a naming ceremony was held for him, he was NOT named Hussein. He was also christened in his mother's faith. The only religion he ever observed during the remainder of his parent's marriage and afterward, was Christian. He took communion when he was prepared. He served as a missionary when he felt the calling. He married a Christian girl in a Christian church in a Christian ceremony.

And yet, if he were to use the name his father gave him, even though it is not Hussein and he decided he wanted it changed when he was about 8 years old, those Iranians who recognized the old Persian name would say he was obviously a "born" Muslim. How is that so?

Because to a Muslim, if your father is Muslim, you are. Anyone who has taught you differently is accused of leading away a true believer from the true path, and therefore must be killed. Therefore, those mothers, like myself, who were brave enough to balk against raising our children in this hate-riddled lifestyle, are under fatwah.

Oh, and Obama? Well, let's just say he knows alot about Taraff - a practice by ALL Muslims blessed by the Prophet and all Mullahs to do or say WHATEVER IT TAKES to accomplish your goal -- so go out there and lie, cheat, steal, get drunk (think the 911 terrorists) take up with women you aren't married to, as long as it accomplishes your purpose or hides it well from those who would steer you away from it. Watch yourselves, people. He is so good at talking out both sides of his mouth, you will never see it coming.

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