Today, religion is viewed by many as the problem–

Americans are migrating away from religion at an unprecedented rate; Christianity in particular. But not because atheism is more appealing. People are leaving because religion has lost its appeal. Once upon a time Americans believed religion offered solutions.

 

http://northpoint.org/messages/who-needs-god/atheist-2-0/

NOW this is what I’m talking bout!!!-❤️-=Go Cowboys

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Jerry Jones, Owner of the Dallas Cowboys called a meeting with all of his Coaches, Players and field staff and firmly told them, “You are all simply paid performers on a stage and that field is my stage! You will stand, with your hand over your heart and with respect, when our Country’s National Anthem is being played or you will no longer be a Dallas Cowboy, a Coach for the Dallas Cowboys or have any association with the Dallas Cowboy Organization! I will immediately fire you, no matter who you are!”

Americans are migrating away from religion at an unprecedented rate; Christianity in particular. But not because atheism is more appealing. People are leaving because religion has lost its appeal. Once upon a time Americans believed religion offered solutions. Today, religion is viewed by many as the problem.

Who is this Christian ‘bigot’? | askthe”Bigot”

I spent my childhood in Portland, OR.  My parents divorced when I was in fifth grade.  A year later my mother met and fell in love with her partner.  I grew up with my mother’s partner and the comm…

Source: Who is this Christian ‘bigot’? | askthe”Bigot”

Looking for Contentment? It’s Not What You Think 

Paul is not carefree, unburdened, and surrounded by trouble-free relationships. In fact, considering the larger picture of Paul’s ministry gives me a fuller picture of what contentment is by gaining insight into what it is not.

Source: Looking for Contentment? It’s Not What You Think | TGC

Todd Beamer’s son is all grown up and playing football at Wheaton | Denny Burk

On 9/11, Todd Beamer bravely said “Let’s roll.”At Wheaton College, his heroic words continue to inspire. CBS Sports (@CBSSports) September 10, 2016 It’s hard to believe, but Todd Beamer’…

Source: Todd Beamer’s son is all grown up and playing football at Wheaton | Denny Burk

Misleading Statistics: Household Income Numbers Can Support the Left’s Alarmists | National Review

From household income to capital gains, there are boundless possibilities for spinning numbers to score political points during election season.

Source: Misleading Statistics: Household Income Numbers Can Support the Left’s Alarmists | National Review

Some things that have helped me in my struggle with anxiety – Adam4d.com

Recently I wrote “Some Things You Should Know About Christians Who Struggle With Anxiety” over at Tim Challies’ wonderful blog. Among the many responses it got was a frequent call for a follow-up article in which I could talk about some things that I’ve found help

Source: Some things that have helped me in my struggle with anxiety – Adam4d.com

The Curse of a Godly Wife

I have seen him far too often. He is the man who rarely takes the lead in his home. He is the man who almost never calls the family together for devotions. He is the man who feels dumb when asking his wife if he can pray for her, or when asking if she would like to sit and read the Bible with him. He is the one who seems almost afraid of being godly. Why is he like this? In many cases it is because his wife is godlier—godlier than he is. She may have been a Christian for longer. She may have a deeper knowledge of the Bible. She may have read more books and listened to more sermons. She may be the one who loves to study the Bible and whose heart goes pitter-pat when she adds a new term to her theological lexicon. And when he compares himself to her, he feels inadequate. He feels like a poser. He feels embarrassed to do those things he knows he should do. He finds it easier to do nothing. Do you see what he has done? Somewhere along the way he has made his wife’s spiritual maturity a problem. He has entered into a kind of competition with her that has made her love for the Lord a liability. He has come to see her godliness as a curse rather than a blessing, as if he has been cursed with a godly wife. My friend, if this is you, you need to know that you’ve got it all wrong. No husband or father leads because he is worthy of it. No one is adequate to the task. Each one of us falls short in a million ways. Each one of us goes beyond the edge of our abilities every single day. We can’t do it. But we must do it anyway. The solution is not to give up. The solution is not to do nothing. The solution is to do—to do what God calls you to do despite your fears and despite your misgivings. The solution is always simple obedience. Rejoice in your wife’s godliness, and thank God for such a precious gift. Celebrate it by pursuing godliness of your own. You don’t need to be a brilliant theologian or a renowned Bible scholar. You don’t need to read The Institutes. You don’t need to be godlier than your wife. You just need to own your sin and inadequacy, and to do those things God calls you to do. And it all begins with admitting your complete inability to do even the least of it apart from his strength. Image credit: Shutterstock

Source: The Curse of a Godly Wife

Wayne Grudem on What We Mean by the Phrase “Word of God”

This sponsored post was prepared by Wayne Grudem on behalf of Zondervan Academic Online Courses. Dr. Grudem’s mini-course, Introduction to the Bible: The Doctrine of Scripture, is available free for readers of Tim Challies’ blog this week only. What is the Word of God? The Word of God actually refers to several different things in the Bible. Sometimes the phrase “the Word of God” refers to the person of Jesus Christ. In the Gospel of John, we read: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” We find out later in the chapter that John is referring to Jesus Christ as the Word of God. There’s also a portion of Revelation 19 that refers to Jesus as the Word of God. You may have found that when you talk about the Word of God as the Bible, people object: Wait a minute—we don’t want to spend as much time talking about the Bible as the Word of God. We’d rather talk about Jesus as the Word of God. A couple things can be said in answer to that. First, we don’t know about Jesus except by reading what’s in the Bible. It’s true that there’s some evidence for Jesus historically outside the Bible, but not a lot—just for his existence, and not for many of the specifics of his teaching, his life, his death and resurrection. These are things we can know only from the Bible. Second, when the Bible talks about the Word of God it is almost always referring to other forms of the Word of God—particularly written forms. So, although we recognize that in some cases the Word of God refers to Jesus, in many other cases, it refers to speech by God in different forms. Let’s take a look at some of these forms. 1. God’s decrees There’s the form of what we could call God’s decrees. That is, the words of God that cause something to happen. We see this in the first chapter of the Bible. In Genesis 1:3, God says, “Let there be light,” and there was light. Or “Let the earth bring forth living creatures,” and there are living creatures. God’s words have power. In fact, Psalm 33:6 summarizes this: “By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth.” So God’s words have so much power that through them he creates the world—the entire universe. Let that sink in. It’s so different from our experience: our words may have impact on people, but there’s never been someone who has the ability to say, “Let there be a rabbit,” and there’s a rabbit. Our words just don’t work that way. Our words don’t have that kind of power. Even more, in some places the Bible talks about God’s word sustaining the universe and carrying it along. Hebrews 1:3, in talking about Jesus, says, “The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word.” The Greek text here has the connotation of “carrying along.” This is what Jesus’ Word is doing with the entire universe—carrying it along. We don’t see or hear or perceive Jesus’ powerful word carrying along the universe, sustaining it, or keeping it in existence. But Hebrews 1:3 tells us that this is exactly what is happening. The Word of God is so powerful that it carries along and sustains the entire universe. 2. God’s words of personal address There’s another form of the Word of God: the times when God speaks directly to people. We could call this God’s Word of personal address. It’s seen in the early chapters of Genesis when God spoke to Adam and Eve and walked with them in the Garden. It’s seen again in Exodus 20 when God speaks from Mount Sinai, and his voice thunders forth. You can imagine how the people must have trembled and felt awe and reverence as God spoke to them with his own voice. 3. God’s speech through human lips Then there’s another form God’s words take. This is the form of God speaking through human beings—through their lips, through their voice. This is what happens when God raises up prophets in the Old Testament. The prophets say, “Thus says the Lord…” and proceed to give God’s speech. 4. God’s words in written form Finally, we see God’s Words in written form in the Bible. We see throughout Scripture that God tells Moses to write his words down. He says the same thing to Joshua, Isaiah, and others. Isaiah 30:8 says, “Go now, write it on a tablet for them, inscribe it on a scroll, that for the days to come, it may be an everlasting witness.” This is a great advantage for the people of God, because God’s words could be preserved in written form forever. We see time and again that they can’t remember accurately—even the next day—everything God speaks from Mount Sanai or what God says through Moses or the prophets. But once God’s words are written down, there is opportunity for repeated inspection, for copying, for access by many people who can read it and study it for themselves. There is clearly a great benefit to having God’s Word in written form. We should hear all of Scripture as God’s Word. When we read Scripture, we should think of it as coming to us with th

Source: Wayne Grudem on What We Mean by the Phrase “Word of God”

A big, new, 10-year military aid deal between the US & Israel was supposed to be done by now. Where is it? Here are two possibilities.

With the Middle East on fire, both the American people and the people of Israel face real and growing threats. Syria continues to implode. Iraq is a disaster. The Islamic State keeps launching barbaric attacks throughout the region, as well as in Europe and is trying to pull off a major attack inside the U.S. Meanwhile, Iran is […]

via A big, new, 10-year military aid deal between the US & Israel was supposed to be done by now. Where is it? Here are two possibilities. — Joel C. Rosenberg’s Blog

How Not to Read A Book

Is there a wrong way to read a book? It always discourages me when I meet people who seem uninterested in reading books. I want to encourage them to do so. I don’t want to make reading sound more difficult than what it is, but I do believe there can be unhelpful ways of reading. […]

Source: How Not to Read A Book

The life of every living thing is in his hand, and the breath of every human being. Job 12:10 (NLT)

He (Not Me) Has the Whole World in His Hands

 

The life of every living thing is in his hand, and the breath of every human beingJob 12:10 (NLT)

Heavenly Father, I’m so thankful that you, quite literally, have the whole world in your hands. That frees me to acknowledge the obvious: I don’t. I don’t have control over a lot of things. But as I come to you this morning with empty hands, I do so, not to grab what isn’t mine to control, but to raise my hands in praise and surrender to you.

Father, I don’t have control over the number of days I have left before you call me home; but fill the ones you’ve marked for me with as much of your grace, love, and wisdom as possible. I don’t have control over the “messy” feelings and disappointments others carry in their hearts; but free me to stay present with kindness, and not withdraw into a “safer” more controllable climate.

Father, I don’t have control over important decisions family and friends have to make; but constantly remind me you’re the Author of our stories, not merely the passive garbage man, who has to clean up our messes. I don’t have control over how much pain and suffering my loved ones will experience in life; but forgive me for the moments when I think you don’t care, and fear you will give them more heartache than grace.

Father, I don’t have control over people and circumstances that impact my next season of life; but you do, and you don’t need me as your consulting partner. I don’t have control over the global economy, the upcoming American presidential election, or the next terrorist attack; but give me laser sharp vision of your Fatherly self—joyfully, peacefully, powerfully perched on the occupied throne of heaven. That’s all I need. You are God, and I am so very not; and you are good, all the time; all the time, you are good. So very Amen I pray, in Jesus’ glorious and grace-full name.

So keep digging deeper, Colin Kaepernick. I’m sure your life can finally be the convoluted mess you seem to desire so richly, even though so many others have been willing to see the best in you.

By: Steve Deace | August 30, 2016

The scars of racism are lasting, and they are terrible.

After all, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first arrived on the national scene when his white coach, Jim Harbaugh, stuck it to him by benching another white guy. Thus allowing Kaepernick to take over the most important position in all of sports, for a team that would end up playing in the Super Bowl.

No wonder #BlackLivesMatter has become so important to him. His life didn’t matter to such an extent that he is now filthy rich to the tune of a $125 million contract. Have talent, get paid. That sucks, man. But such are the times that try men’s souls.

There’s more, though. So much more. Pretend scars upon pretend scars. And when you learn more about the loving white family who adopted Kaepernick, you’ll see just how deep those scars really don’t go.

Rick and Teresa Kaepernick, who had struggled through the pain of losing two infant sons to congenital heart defects, nonetheless found the strength to open their arms to Colin. After his unknown black father ran from his responsibilities, and his white 19-year-old mother gave up on the idea of raising him in the final month of pregnancy.

Look at all that white privilege talking. Just walking around with a silver spoon in their mouths and never doing a darn thing for nobody except raising someone else’s child in a safe and loving environment. Really makes your skin crawl, doesn’t it? All that overcoming-real-hurt-and-loss-in-order-to-let-grace-abound-all-the-more is just one giant micro-aggression when it comes right down to it.

It would be nice at this point in such a horror story if somebody stepped in and did something to help poor Colin out. But no. Just more jerks. First, his white high school football coach Larry Nigro didn’t like the lack of attention Kaepernick was getting from big-time college football programs. So he back-stabbed him by making a highlight reel of his best performances and then helped send it to roughly 100 schools.

Where do you find the fortitude to get up off the mat when someone betrays you like that? No wonder Kaepernick has so much lingering resentment. And when it rains, it pours. One of those tapes was sent to the University of Nevada, where two more white guys – head coach Chris Ault and assistant Barry Sacks — piled on Kaepernick once more. They had the unmitigated gall to offer him a scholarship to fulfill his persistent nightmare scenario of playing college football. Then they piled on by throwing in a free college education to boot.

Shattered dreams like that are only possible if the white patriarchy keeps kicking you in the groin over and over again.

Most people don’t rebound from that kind of sabotage. How Kaepernick put the pieces together and got a chance to become a starter as a freshman, as well as go on to finish in the top 10 in the nation in several categories at his position, we will never know. If only amidst the systemic prejudice somebody had given him a chance.

Ultimately, Kaepernick’s four-year trail of tears at Nevada concluded with him ranking as the only quarterback in the history of Division I FBS college football to pass for more than 10,000 yards and rush for more than 4,000 yards in a collegiate career. But now, let me see you and raise you on the pain-and-suffering-O-meter. Kaepernick is also the only Division I FBS quarterback to pass for more than 2,000 yards and rush for more than 1,000 yards in a single season three times in a career.

Shattered dreams like that are only possible if the white patriarchy keeps kicking you in the groin over and over again. No “One shining moment” for this guy, just a never-ending stream of them. And all the misplaced bitterness and manufactured grievances that so obviously must follow when things play out so perfectly.

Then finally, one August day, you are sitting there during a meaningless pre-season pro football game. When all of a sudden, the years and years of oppressive love, assistance, success, and riches catches up with you, and you are finally triggered into taking a leak on your country’s flag.

Something had to give. You can only keep up a brave face for so long.

After not rising for the national anthem last weekend, Kaepernick explained, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street, and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”

That’s powerful. I bet almost as powerful as that time Kaepernick said nothing when San Francisco’s Kate Steinle was shot dead by an illegal alien. Or when he was fined $11,000 for using the “n” word during an argument with a black Chicago Bears linebacker. Or those feature stories written about Kaepernick’s shoe collection, which at the time occupied five rooms of his house.

Clearly all the hallmarks of a deep-thinking social justice warrior, the personal resume, which is dotted with very little but the very opposite of lamentation and woe.

Naturally then — and perhaps supernaturally so — Kaepernick is hypocritically equipped with eyes to see made-up monsters and ears to hear preposterous lies. That will come in handy as his career seems prepared to tank, because ESPN is always looking for its next Michael Sam scam.

So keep digging deeper, Colin Kaepernick. I’m sure your life can finally be the convoluted mess you seem to desire so richly, even though so many others have been willing to see the best in you.

Don’t Miss:

White privilege and race hustlers

#BlackLivesMatter, white guilt, and the marketing of racism

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Over the weekend, mediocre 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem.

 

Over the weekend, mediocre 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick images

sat during the national anthem. Why? Because he says he won’t honor the American flag while it stands for institutional racism. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” said the man with a 78.5 quarterback rating in 2015 and an average annual salary of $19,000,000. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” He continued by stating, “I am not looking for approval, I have stand up for people that are oppressed.”

Leave aside the obvious hypocrisy of this nonsense – Kaepernick is one of the most privileged people in America. Leave aside the fact that Kaepernick was adopted and raised by a white family. Leave aside the fact that Kaepernick began styling himself a civil rights hero right around the time he started sucking at his job, and that he was fined for yelling the n-word at another player in 2014. Leave aside the lies undergirding his perspective – America is the best place on earth for people of color to live, including black folks, and the notion that the cops are broadly targeting black men for death is statistically false.

How The Bible Sustained Me During My Darkest Days

Recently, I’ve been reflecting on what kind of year I’ve had so far in 2016. The spring for me was a rough season. I wrote a personal entry about it back then, and today I’m sharing that post with you. I’ve edited a few things for the sake of readability, and added a few paragraphs […]

Source: How The Bible Sustained Me During My Darkest Days

Ministry is discouragement

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I oftentimes tell people that ministry is discouragement. My point, in saying this, is not to suggest that ministry is only and always discouraging. There are, to be sure, times of great encouragement and blessing in ministry. Praise God that it is so! There are times when we know that God is evidently using us, when we see Him visibly blessing our labors or when we see people growing in their faith like never before. There are times when we serve and see a great deal of visible fruit. My point is not to deny or make light of any of these things. My point is simply to say that ministry forces us to face discouragement, to learn to minister through it and even to rejoice in it–and not just once or twice but continually over the course of our lives. Whatever else we may face in ministry, we can be assured that we will face discouragement. It is a constant. And that is why I oftentimes say that ministry is discouragement.Sometimes discouragement in ministry comes from outward opposition. Trials and tribulations, losses and crosses, and mistreatment and persecution can definitely catch us by surprise and wear us down, to be sure. But I have found that the far greater problem comes not from the outward opposition but from one of two kinds of inward opposition. On the one hand, many of us–probably all of us–struggle with being content with the person God has made us to be. We don’t like ourselves or our gifts and abilities. We want a different set of gifts than the one God has given us, or we want the gifts that we have in greater quantities and proportions than God has given us. If we are a 1-talent preacher (à la Matthew 25:14-30), for example, we want to be a 2-talent preacher instead; and if we are a 2-talent preacher, we want to be a 5-talent preacher instead. And so it goes. We struggle with ourselves, with being the people God has made us to be.I once heard John Piper say in one of his biographical studies that we are all our own greatest trials; and, I think that is unquestionably true. Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 15:10 just may be the most difficult words to say about ourselves in the whole of the Bible: “By the grace of God I am what I am.” Far too often we want someone else’s gifts and someone else’s life and ministry. We struggle believing 1 Corinthians 15:10, and, as a result, we struggle with discouragement in our ministries.On the other hand, many of us–again, probably all of us–also struggle with our own perceptions of our usefulness in ministry. No matter how gifted we are, we tend to lose sight of the big picture of what God is doing in and through us. We lose sight of it in the messy details of every day ministry–the marriage breakups, the family dysfunction, the destructive consequences of addiction and abuse, and the difficulties of ongoing conflict and strife. This leads inevitably to discouragement. We do not see what the Lord is doing through the mess of life and ministry. We do not perceive that He is doing much of anything with all our sacrifices and investments of energy and time.Sometimes this struggle is the greatest for those who are the most gifted among us. Sometimes less gifted men receive more encouragement because we sense that they need it more, and so less gifted men may labor with a clearer perception of their usefulness in ministry. More gifted ministers, however, sometimes receive little or no encouragement, simply because we think that they hear it from everyone and that it wouldn’t mean anything to them to hear it from us as well. So they frequently go through their ministries with less encouragement and, consequently, less of a sense that God is using them and blessing their ministries when He actually is using them and blessing them quite significantly.It certainly was that way for the great Scottish preacher Samuel Rutherford. A great preacher in an age known for great preachers, Rutherford struggled mightily with discouragement throughout his ministry. He regularly complained of having little or no sense of God’s blessing upon him and his labors. At one point, he believed that the church was about to close down on account of all the resistance he was experiencing. Even after almost a decade of what was actually a very successful ministry, he looked back in discouragement and bemoaned the fact that he “had done little good.” He couldn’t see the big picture of what God was doing in and through him; the daily difficulties of ministry got in the way, and he struggled with discouragement because of it.So what do we do with this kind of discouragement? How do we keep on ministering through it? And how do we rejoice in the midst of it, as Paul calls us to do in passages like 1 Thessalonians 5:16? In answering these questions and dealing with my own discouragements, I have found help from several passages that remind me of the tremendous privileges that God has given me. He has not given me (or you either) the basically fruitless ministry that He gave to the prophet Isaiah, whose ministry was to be characterized by hardening the hearts of the people and blinding their eyes so that they would not turn to the Lord (Isaiah 6:9-10). Praise God that He has given us some visible fruit to encourage us in our labors. Even if it is less than others see, it is still more than Isaiah saw in his lifetime.I also strive to remind myself that everything I am and have has been given to me by the Lord (1 Corinthians 4:7; 15:10). He has given me the parents that I have; the personality, drive, and abilities; the education and experiences; the health and the wealth; the opportunities and audiences; everything. He has made me for a specific sphere of ministry, and He has equipped me for it. And He does all things very well.But, most especially, I strive to remind myself continually that my joy is found in Jesus and not in the things of this world–not in my health or wealth, not in my accomplishments or successes, not in my gifts and abilities, not in what people think of me, or how many people read or listen to me. My joy is in Jesus, because God made Him who knew no sin to be sin for me so that I might become the righteousness of God in Him (2 Corinthians 5:21). My joy is in Jesus, because there is no condemnation for all those who are in Christ (Romans 8:1). My joy is in Jesus, because God is for me in Christ; and if God is for me forevermore, then no one and no thing can ever really be against me (Romans 8:31ff).

Guy M. Richard is the Senior Minister of First Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Gulfport, MS. He is a graduate of Auburn University (B.I.E.), Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and the University of Edinburgh (Ph.D.). He has published two books, What is Faith? (2012) and The Supremacy of God in the Theology of Samuel Rutherford (2009), in addition to several other articles in various books and journals. You can follow Guy on Twitter at @GuyMRicchard.
POSTED AUGUST 23, 2016 @ 1:46 PM BY GUY RICHARD

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5 Lies Every Single Christian Believes

I got engaged earlier this month. I surprised Denise on vacation in Florida with a ring and the question and she said “yes.” We’re months away from our wedding day, and we’re both overflowing with joy. The Proverb is true: “A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul” (Proverbs 13:19). But it wasn’t always this […]

Source: 5 Lies Every Single Christian Believes

Krauthammer’s Take: Putin Ready to Move, “Sees Weakness in the White House” —

Krauthammer’s Take: Putin Ready to Move, “Sees Weakness in the White House”, Fox News via YouTube, August 13, 2016 (Please see also, Europe’s armies are dysfunctional. –DM)

via Krauthammer’s Take: Putin Ready to Move, “Sees Weakness in the White House” —

Does anyone know the answer to any of these questions?????

Obama Mystery

(including the daughters)

These are certainly valid questions.

 

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Has the entire country been duped?
Well, he’s ending 8 years of living in the White House
THE UNANSWERED MYSTERY OF THE CENTURY!!!
This came from a union guy in Chicago who didn’t vote for Obama. Very interesting perspective that I never thought of in this light.
It will be interesting to see what they put in his “Library” about his early years when he is out of office.
In a country where we take notice of many, many facets of our public figures’ lives, doesn’t it seem odd that there’s so little we know about our current man in the WH, Barack Hussein Obama?
For example, we know that Andrew Jackson’s wife smoked a corn cob pipe and was accused of adultery; Abe Lincoln never went to school; Jack Kennedy wore a back brace; Harry Truman played the piano.
As Americans, we enjoy knowing details about our news makers, but none of us know one single humanizing fact about the history of our own president.
We are all aware of the lack of uncontestable birth records for Obama; that document managing has been spectacularly successful.
There are however, several additional oddities in Obama’s history that appear to be as well managed as the birthing issue.
One other interesting thing… There are no birth certificates of his daughters that can be found?
It’s interesting that no one who ever dated him has shown up. The charisma that caused women to be drawn to him so strongly during his campaign, certainly would in the normal course of events, lead some lady to come forward, if only to garner some attention for herself. We all know about JFK’s magnetism, that McCain was no monk and quite a few details about Palin’s courtship and even her athletic prowess, Joe Biden’s aneurisms are no secret; look at Cheney and Clinton, we all know about their heart problems. Certainly Wild Bill Clinton’s exploits before and during his White House years, were well known. That’s why it’s so odd that not one lady has stepped up and said, “He was soooo shy…” or “What a great dancer…”
It’s virtually “impossible” to know anything about this fellow. Who was the best man at his wedding? Start there. Then check groomsmen.
Then get the footage of the graduation ceremony. Has anyone talked to the professors? It is odd that no one is bragging that they knew him or taught him or lived with him.
When did he meet Michele, and how? Are there photos there? Every president gives to the public all their photos, etc. For their library, etc. What has he released? And, who voted for him to be the most popular man in 2010? Doesn’t this make you wonder?
Ever wonder why no one ever came forward from Obama’s past saying they knew him, attended school with him, was his friend, etc?? Not one person has ever come forward from his past.
It certainly is very, very strange…
This should be a cause for great concern. To those who voted for him, you may have elected an unqualified, inexperienced shadow man. Have you seen a movie named “The Manchurian Candidate”
As insignificant as each of us might be, someone with whom we went to school will remember our name or face; someone will remember we were the clown or the dork or the brain or the quiet one or the bully or something about us.
George Stephanopoulos of ABC News said the same thing during the 2008 campaign. He questions why no one has acknowledged that Barack was in their classroom or ate in the same cafeteria or made impromptu speeches on campus. Stephanopoulos also was a classmate of Obama at Columbia — the class of 1984. “He says he never had a single class with him”.

He is such a great orator; why doesn’t anyone in Obama’s college class remember him? Why won’t he allow Columbia to release his records?
Nobody remembers Obama at Columbia University…
Looking for evidence of Obama’s past, Fox News contacted 400 Columbia University students from the period when Obama claims to have been there… But none remembered him.
Wayne Allyn Root was, like Obama, a political science major at Columbia who also graduated in 1983. In 2008, Root says of Obama, “I don’t know a single person at Columbia that knew him, and they all know me. I don’t have a classmate who ever knew Barack Hussein Obama at Columbia, ever.”
Nobody recalls him. Root adds that he was also, like Obama, Class of ’83 Political Science, and says, “You don’t get more exact or closer than that. Never met him in my life, don’t know anyone who ever met him. At class reunion, our 20th reunion five years ago, who was asked to be the speaker of the class? Me. No one ever heard of Barack! And five years ago, nobody even knew who he was. The guy who writes the class notes, who’s kind of the, as we say in New York, ‘the macha’ who knows everybody, has yet to find a person, a human who ever met him.”
Obama’s photograph does not appear in the school’s yearbook and Obama consistently declines requests to talk about his years at Columbia, provide school records, or provide the name of any former classmates or friends while at Columbia .
Some other interesting questions:
Why was Obama’s law license inactivated in 2002? It is said there is no record of him ever taking the Bar exam.
Why was Michelle’s law license inactivated by court order? We understand that was forced to avoid fraud charges.
It is circulating that according to the U.S. Census, there is only one Barack Hussein Obama, but 27 Social Security numbers and over 80 alias connected to him.
The Social Security number he uses now originated in Connecticut where he is reported to have never lived. And was originally registered to another man (Thomas Louis Wood) from Connecticut, who died in Hawaii while on vacation there. As we all know, Social Security Numbers are only issued ‘once, they are not reused’ No wonder all his records are sealed…
Please continue sending this out. Somewhere, someone has to know SOMETHING!?!… School? Before he reorganized Chicago?… SOMETHING!!! He just seemed to burst upon the Scene at the 2004 Democratic Convention. ANYONE??? ANYWHERE??? ANYTHING???