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O’Neal asks House GOP to pray for Obama’s death
2 years ago
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Kansas Speaker O’Neal asks House GOP to pray for Obama’s death
MIKE O'NEAL JANUARY 14, 2012BY: MICHAEL STONE
 

Kansas House Speaker Mike O’Neal is under fire after asking Republican House members to pray for President Barack Obama’s death. O’Neal made the request via an email he forwarded to GOP colleagues in the House. In an email sent in December, O’Neal asked his fellow Republicans to pray Psalm 109, which contains the following lines:
 

Let his days be few; and let another take his office.
 

Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
 

The email has become the subject of a mini-media frenzy. Numerous major news outlets began reporting the details surrounding the disturbing prayer request on Friday.
 

"The relevant verse from Psalm 109 is considered a prayer for vengeance, a prayer for the death of a leader. The most damning part of the prayer is lines 7-12:
 

'When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.
 

Let his days be few; and let another take his office.
 

Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.
 

Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.
 

Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let the strangers spoil his labor.
 

Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favor his fatherless children.'
 

Think Progress reports that O’Neal forwarded the prayer with his own message:
 

“At last — I can honestly voice a Biblical prayer for our president! Look it up — it is word for word! Let us all bow our heads and pray. Brothers and Sisters, can I get an AMEN? AMEN!!!!!!”
 

News of the email is a sad commentary on Republican politics in Kansas. In addition, the email prayer request indicates an astonishing disregard and disrespect for the office of the presidency. For a government official to pray for the death of President Obama, and encourage other government officials to do the same, is not only morally reprehensible, it is also treason."
 

http://www.examiner.com/article/kansas-speaker-o-neal-asks-house-gop-to-pray-for-obama-s-death
 



This post was modified from its original form on 16 Jan, 22:19
2 years ago

That's disgusting.  

What's even more disgusting is that PRAYER is being called "treason" .... Holy shyt

2 years ago

That is vile and disgusting.  I don't agree with Obama but I would never wish this upon him.

Things like this can backfire and it is evil.

 

 

2 years ago

I pray everyday for SOMETHING to save us from four more years of O's anti- American anti- Constitutional dictatorship.  I leave it in God's hands.

2 years ago

My last post for the day as I have to work tonite.

This country fought a Revolution and a Civil War and we survived.

We will survive Obama.

It is how we decide in 2016 the fate of our country.  Will the people vote for a progressive liberal who wants globalism over nationalism when most just want the state sovereignty to prevail.

 

It is all up to the people.  I think the Constitution might very well win out in the end!

2 years ago

I don't like it and this person is being a ass, but "wishing" Obama was dead? That's what this amounts to. Free speech is still a right (so far). In this case, it just proves that people of a particular ideology/religion pick and choose from what they pretend to believe in. And does it really matter if it is Obama or anyone else? Or what the ideology or the rational is? Religious or political/statist?

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How many have called for the confiscation of property, "reeducation", exile by force, torture, imprisonment, and deaths for those that resist the State?    As an example,  I have seen exactly those things advocated under "comments" for those measures to be taken against libertarians on a number of political sites. 

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On the opposite side are the philosophies of the "non aggression principle" and "non initiation of force principle". Too bad that people don't understand these principles. We'd all be better off.  Many claim to be nonviolent, but as part of their political ideology they just empower the State to do their violence for them.

2 years ago

"Many claim to be nonviolent, but as part of their political ideology they just empower the State to do their violence for them." - Jim . 


 

That's the sad ugly truth.  Control freaks and cowards.

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