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An Open Letter To Barack Obama

    The President Without A Country
By Pat Boone

“We’re no longer a Christian nation.” – President Barack Obama, June 2009

” America has been arrogant.” – President Barack Obama

“After 9/11, America didn’t always live up to her ideals.”- President Barack Obama

“You might say that Americais a Muslim nation.”- President Barack Obama, Egypt 2009

Thinking about these and other statements made by the man who wears the title of president. I keep wondering what country he believes he’s president of.

In one of my very favorite stories, Edward Everett Hale’s “The Man without a Country,” a young Army lieutenant named Philip Nolan stands condemned for treason during the Revolutionary War, having come under the influence of Aaron Burr. When the judge asks him if he wishes to say anything before sentence is passed, young Nolan defiantly exclaims, “Damn the United States! I wish I might never hear of the United States again!”

The stunned silence in the courtroom is palpable, pulsing. After a long pause, the judge soberly says to the angry lieutenant: “You have just pronounced your own sentence. You will never hear of the United Statesagain.. I sentence you to spend the rest of your life at sea, on one or another of this country’s naval vessels – under strict orders that no one will ever speak to you again about the country you have just cursed.”

And so it was. Philip Nolan was taken away and spent the next 40 years at sea, never hearing anything but an occasional slip of the tongue about America.. The last few pages of the story, recounting Nolan’s dying hours in his small stateroom – now turned into a shrine to the country he foreswore – never fail to bring me to tears.  And I find my own love for this dream, this miracle called America, refreshed and renewed. I know how blessed and unique we are.

But reading and hearing the audacious, shocking statements of the man who was recently elected our president – a young black man living the impossible dream of millions of young Americans, past and present, black and white – I want to ask him, “Just what country do you think you’re president of?”

You surely can’t be referring to the United States of America, can you? America is emphatically a Christian nation, and has been from its inception! Seventy percent of her citizens identify themselves as Christian. The Declaration of Independence and our Constitution were framed, written and ratified by Christians. It’s because this was, and is, a nation built on and guided by Judeo-Christian biblical principles that you, sir, have had the inestimable privilege of being elected her president.

You studied law at Harvard, didn’t you, sir? You taught constitutional law in Chicago?  Did you not ever read the statement of John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and an author of the landmark “Federalist Papers”: “Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers – and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation – to select and prefer Christians for their rulers”?

In your studies, you surely must have read the decision of the Supreme Court in 1892: “Our lives and our institutions must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of the Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise; and in this sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions are emphatically Christian.”

Did your professors have you skip over all the high-court decisions right up till the mid 1900’s that echoed and reinforced these views and intentions?  Did you pick up the history of American jurisprudence only in 1947, when for the first time a phrase coined by Thomas Jefferson about a “wall of separation between church and state” was used to deny some specific religious expression – contrary to Jefferson ‘s intent with that statement?

Or, wait a minute: were your ideas about America ‘s Christianity formed during the 20 years you were a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ under your pastor, Jeremiah Wright?  Is that where you got the idea that ” America is no longer a Christian nation”? Is this where you, even as you came to call yourself a Christian, formed the belief that ” America has been arrogant”?

Even if that’s the understandable explanation of your damning of your country and accusing the whole nation (not just a few military officials trying their best to keep more Americans from being murdered by jihadists) of “not always living up to her ideals,” how did you come up with the ridiculous, alarming notion that we might be”considered a Muslim nation”?

Is it because there are some 2 million or more Muslims living here, trying to be good Americans? Out of a current population of over 300 million, 70 percent of whom are Christians? Does that make us, by any rational definition, a “Muslim nation”?

Why are we not, then, a “Chinese nation”? A “Korean nation”? Even a “Vietnamese nation”? There are even more of these distinct groups in Americathan Muslims. And if the distinction you’re trying to make is a religious one, why is America not “a Jewish nation”? There’s actually a case to be made for the latter, because our Constitution – and the success of our Revolution and founding – owe a deep debt to our Jewish brothers.

Have you stopped to think what an actual Muslim America would be like? Have you ever really spent much time in Iran ? Even in Egypt ? You, having been instructed in Islam as a kid at a Muslim school in Indonesia and saying you still love the call to evening prayers, can surely picture our nation founded on the Quran, not the Judeo-Christian Bible, and living under Shariah law. Can’t you? You do recall Muhammad’s directives [Surah 9:5,73] to “break the cross” and “kill the infidel”?

It seems increasingly and painfully obvious that you are more influenced by your upbringing and questionable education than most suspected.  If you consider yourself the president of a people who are “no longer Christian,” who have “failed to live up to our ideals,” who “have been arrogant,” and might even be “considered Muslim” – you are president of a country most Americans don’t recognize.

Could it be you are a president without a country?

All who love their Christian Beliefs and their Country, Forward to all in your address book.
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 No.. .. its not from Global Warming (yet).  but this is much more serious !   this is REAL(er) !!  This is a matter of extreme urgency !  of the greatest importantance.   I will let my mother, introduce you to a ‘friend of hers.

Dear Jan,

You and I face a colossal challenge today – an enormous threat to freedom.

The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed with our request that they rule in a First Amendment case of great significance …

… and I will argue the case personally, my 12th such argument before the high court.

 
Yes, we have won Ten Commandments cases before – but this latest attack is like a new strain of virus: 

Our opponents want any public institution with the Ten Commandments on display to be forced to also display an opposing view.

You can look around your own hometown and imagine what this would mean….

  • Next to that patriotic monument in the city park, you’d need an anti-American monument.
  • Where a VFW monument now stands, a message belittling our veterans would have to go up – or open a can of paint and conceal anything that could be construed as pro-veteran.
  • And next to the Statue of Liberty … a Statue of Tyranny? 

Whatever your government may stand for, it must also present the opposing view … that’s the implication of this unprecedented and truly dangerous Supreme Court case. 

It has the potential to re-landscape America – wreaking havoc on government bodies from your local town hall all the way up to the Congress of the United States.

This is one of the biggest First Amendment cases to come before the Supreme Court of the United States in the last 15 or 20 years.

 
The ACLJ team and I will be investing thousands of hours, at a breakneck pace.

Ten lawyers, 25 law clerks – extensive multi-faceted research, writing and rewriting, layers of essential staff support – this will require a massive effort.

The first of several briefs is due in only weeks … complex preparations for oral arguments will take hundreds of hours on my part alone …

The whole scenario, if you could somehow see it all at once, is staggering.

Your prayer support will be crucial – end!

I have written before  that the END of the United States as we know it.. is gone, slipping down down down. gone.   here you have that very proof right in front of you !  whatcha gonna do ??  Just let it happen. ??  what the **** ever happend to AMERICA ??  

There is an oath, that is taken by Every President of the United States as he enteres office. He swears on a bible to defend and protect our borders. THAT IS HIS #1 JOB.   .. but to let these gates wide open and millions of illegial immigrants pour in.   is out right TREASON !! and failure to do the job he was (elected?) for !!