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That was then this is now.. I am put in the peculiar place of defending Obama even though I oppose his presidency run

Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam
in response to reader comment: Shame on you, Shame on McCain

Submitted by Isabella Hale (United States), Jul 8, 2008 at 11:57

Even though Obama may have been "reared" in an Islamic home for a short period of time and he was exposed to Islamic teachings.. he obviously is NOT a practicing Islamic nor is a Muslim.. substantiated by the fact that he married a Christian, Michelle, and attended a Christian Church (I am sure he regrets that one!),, since it has been widely reported in the news he attended that Christian Church with the "wacky" minister,, who created a world of pain and trouble for Obama, in addition, the proof is that he and Michelle are raising their children in a Christian/church/Bible (as in New Testament Bible based) environment.

The proof of religious affliation and denomination is the education and direction of the teachings that one influences and directs with regard to one's children, that is a universal key for the practice if any religion because parents want their children to be raised in their own faith.

and no, not Shame on McCain, that is a ridiculous statement. Why would McCain step forward and be involved with anything as shameful as this whole discussion? and why should he not accept the Presidency based on lies directed at his opponent.. That is totally illogical, It is up to Obama to dismiss this.. and really he shouldn't waste his time since his actions,, of attending a Christian church, with his familiy speak louder than words anyway.


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