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Jan 9th, Feb 21st and March 14th:. What Do These Dates Have In Common?

Posted by Thunder Pig on March 21, 2008

January 9th was the day after the New Hampshire Primary, where Hillary Clinton and John McCain emerged as the winners.

February 21st was the day of the Texas Democrat deabte. [Transcript] [Video]

March 14th was the day the Wright Story was picked up by the Legacy Media, curiously replacing the Ferraro Furor.

Coincidence? Likely.

I notice that lefties are trying to place blame on their favorite enemy, George W. Bush. I say to them, “You had better focus your attentions on Hillary, because if you do not go after her with everything in your arsenal, she’ll have the nomination. And if Obama gets the nomination, you can count on her to work to undermine him with more vigor than McCain. After all, he has suspended an aide who made a youtube video attacking Obama. What would he do to one of his people digging through Obama’s passport info? Or to a Bush Admin effort to assist him? He’d run, not walk to a camera to denounce the effort.

You had better find a way to utterly destroy Hillary as a viable candidate, or make peace with her, for she will eat you alive. Never underestimate a Clinton. There are many who did, and have had their careers destroyed, lives destroyed, or have assumed room temperature. Just watch the Clinton Chronicles. And if the video gets taken down again, I have a copy of it I am willing to upload.

Posted in 2008, Barack Obama, bill Clinton, Corruption, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Politics, Progressives, Saul Alinsky | 1 Comment »

The Problem With Obama’s Church: Ethnocentric Christian Marxism

Posted by Thunder Pig on March 18, 2008

Beyond the incendiary nature of Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s comments, there is another serious concern about Obama’s church. It is the black liberation theology taught by the church, and it dovetails nicely with his first vocational choice as a community organizer in poor black communities in Chicago.

The church website even points to a 1969 book by Dr. James Cone, “Black Power and Black Theology” as being the basis for their vision statement, which reads:

We are a congregation which is Unashamedly Black and Unapologetically Christian… Our roots in the Black religious experience and tradition are deep, lasting and permanent. We are an African people, and remain “true to our native land,” the mother continent, the cradle of civilization. God has superintended our pilgrimage through the days of slavery, the days of segregation, and the long night of racism. It is God who gives us the strength and courage to continuously address injustice as a people, and as a congregation. We constantly affirm our trust in God through cultural expression of a Black worship service and ministries which address the Black Community.

The Pastor as well as the membership of Trinity United Church of Christ is committed to a 10-point Vision:

  1. A congregation committed to ADORATION.
  2. A congregation preaching SALVATION.
  3. A congregation actively seeking RECONCILIATION.
  4. A congregation with a non-negotiable COMMITMENT TO AFRICA.
  5. A congregation committed to BIBLICAL EDUCATION.
  6. A congregation committed to CULTURAL EDUCATION.
  7. A congregation committed to the HISTORICAL EDUCATION OF AFRICAN PEOPLE IN DIASPORA.
  8. A congregation committed to LIBERATION.
  9. A congregation committed to RESTORATION.
  10. A congregation working towards ECONOMIC PARITY.

There are also you tube videos you may watch that explains their view.

Anyone can see the leftist and race-centric (that is PC for racist) philosophy embodied in the statement. Don’t believe me? Re-read their vision and where ever you encounter the word black, replace it with white (or Aryan), and where ever you see Africa, replace it with Europe (or Germany).

We do not tolerate racism from whites, and should not tolerate it from blacks.

Outside the focus on race, the church follows a “liberation theology” that is Marxism masquerading as Christianity. Read more about lefty theology at Sillie Lizzie’s Rock:

“…. liberation theology has been the gateway constructed by leftwing theologians … to bring Christians straight into the Marxist socialist revolution, as if Marx or Marxists really cared about the poor and oppressed, or ever succeeded in elevating them from poverty.

In point of fact, of course, the Marxists, their leftwing theologians, their apologists, and their socialist hangers-on created more poor and more oppressed than the world has ever witnessed throughout its entire existence.

Now, back to Dr. James Cone. He wrote on page 3 of “God of the Oppressed” that my theological reflections are inseparable from the Bearden experience. What I write is urged out of my blood.”[link]

This goes counter to the most basic precept of Christianity, that of forgiveness. That should be no surprise, for the theology of Dr. Cone holds a most un-Biblical view of what sin and salvation is [link]:

In Cone’s view, sin is “a condition of human existence in which man denies the essence of God’s liberating activity as revealed in Jesus Christ.” In this view, sin is anything that is contrary to the oppressed community or its liberation.

Salvation for Cone primarily has to do with earthly reality, not heavenly hopes. “To see the salvation of God is to see this people [i.e., the blacks] rise up against their oppressors, demanding that justice become a reality now and not tomorrow.” Hence, though Cone often speaks of Jesus as the Liberator, in practical terms he emphasizes the human work of self-liberation among blacks and downplays divine help.

So, we can see that Obama’s church is not a “Christian” church in the sense we can recognize. It follows an offshoot of Christianity based on ethnocentrist, and Marxist beliefs wrapped in a covering of Christianity.

Those of us who were shocked by the hatred and profanity spewed out of Reverend Jeremiah’s mouth, recognize that the philosophy that spawns such language is not based in Christ’s love, but in something else entirely. I am currently editing some videos of his speeches to focus on the reaction of others in the audience to his hate…joy and approval.

American Thinker has tackled the same problem I have, and taken a slightly different tack on the problem of Barack Obama’s theological beliefs, and has called it Neoliberal Theocracy.

Previously:

Obama’s Church and Radicalized Palestinian Christians
Listen to Obama’s Pastor Preach
Obama and Chicago Mores
Auchi, Rezko, Obama: “Who Are They?”
Rashid Khalidi and Barack Obama
Rezco Watch: Obama’s Republican Party problem
Obama’s Global Tax

Posted in 2008, Barack Obama, Concepts, Lies From The Left, racism, Saul Alinsky | 2 Comments »

Bill, Hill, Alinsky, and Tearing Down Obama

Posted by Thunder Pig on January 24, 2008

I can’t remember if I have discussed Saul Alinsky on this website. If not, that is about to change, and I’ll let Kyle-Anne Shiver lead off:

Obama was up; now he’s down. Even though Obama seems to be harnessing the South Carolina black vote that will give him that state’s delegates, he has been feeling the brunt of the Clintons’ mastery of the tactic of polarization, taught decades ago to Hillary by Saul Alinsky.

Obama is being forced into the position of being the black candidate. Successfully polarizing Obama, who has attempted to run as the anti-polarity uniter, a man in the middle, has not been a lazy-day walk in the park for the Clintons, and surely would not have been attempted if Obama hadn’t trounced them in Iowa.

Alinsky’s 13th rule for radicals

Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.

Saul Alinsky taught his eager disciples that the establishment despised conflict. He blamed this perverse malady upon the dual forces of organized religion ( those turn-the-other-cheek folks) and the Madison Avenue advertising culture, which he said “emphasizes getting along with people and avoiding friction.” Alinsky deemed avoidance of conflict as not only disgusting, but contrary to the betterment of a “free and open society.”

Source: American Thinker

Commentary

Call me crazy. I still think that the Hilda Beast and Obama will stage an emotional reconciliation at the Democrat Convention in Denver later this year, probably while the nutroots riot outside.

Posted in 2008, Barack Obama, Concepts, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Saul Alinsky | 1 Comment »

Hillary Not The Only Alinsky Acolyte In 2008

Posted by Thunder Pig on January 9, 2008

If I were the least bit prone to gratuitous sympathy, I would be tempted now to feel quite sorry for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Poor, poor woman. She was quite nearly brought to all-out tears yesterday in New Hampshire, as she soliloquized over the sad state of her drooping campaign and how completely personal this is for her.

Barack Obama seems to have effortlessly achieved voter adoration, fresher, younger, more at ease within his own skin than she will ever be. He would appear to be as much a natural as her own Bill. It may appear to a great many observers that Barrack Obama is just one incredibly audacious, even lucky, albeit frighteningly charismatic dude.

These personal qualities are not the sole reason he is where he is, and I suspect the wily Mrs. Clinton knows this full well. I suspect it must bother her that Obama also appears to have mastered the playbook used by her own political teacher, the legendary amoral guru of left wing activism, Saul Alinksy.

Hillary has met not only her match in Alinsky tactics, she has met the master of bloodless socialist revolution, in my opinion.

Obama’s Alinsky Lessons

Barack Obama had just graduated from Columbia and was looking for a job. Some white leftists were looking for someone who could recruit in a black neighborhood in the south side of Chicago.

Obama answered a help-wanted ad for a position as a community organizer for the Developing Communities Project (DCP) of the Calumet Community Religious Conference (CCRC) in Chicago. Obama was 24 years old, unmarried, very accustomed to a vagabond existence, and according to his memoir, searching for a genuine African-American community.

Both the CCRC and the DCP were built on the Alinsky model of community agitation, wherein paid organizers learned how to “rub raw the sores of discontent,” in Alinsky’s words.

Source: Kyle-Anne Shiver writing in The American Thinker

This race just keeps getting curiouser and curiouser. At least my Countering Alinsky Playbook will come in handy no matter who wins the democrat nomination.

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