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By Todd Starnes
The First Family helped light the National Christmas Tree Friday night, amid a festive celebration of musicians and costumed characters.

President Obama said Christmas is a time “we celebrate the birth of a child who came into the world with only a stable’s roof to shelter Him.”
He also made this statement about Christmas: “It’s a message both timeless and universal — no matter what God you pray to, or if you pray to none at all.”



Following, is a White House transcript of the president’s remarks:

“For 91 years, the National Christmas Tree has stood as a beacon of light and a promise during the holiday season.  During times of peace and prosperity, challenge and change, Americans have gathered around our national tree to kick off the holiday season and give thanks for everything that makes this time of year so magical — spending time with friends and family, and spreading tidings of peace and goodwill here at home and around the world.

And this year, we give a special measure of gratitude for Nelson Mandela, a man who championed that generosity of spirit.  (Applause.)  In his life, he blessed us with tremendous grace and unbelievable courage.  And we are all privileged to live in a world touched by his goodness.

Each Christmas, we celebrate the birth of a child who came into the world with only a stable’s roof to shelter Him.  But through a life of humility and the ultimate sacrifice, a life guided by faith and kindness towards others, Christ assumed a mighty voice, teaching us lessons of compassion and charity that have lasted more than two millennia.  He ministered to the poor. He embraced the outcast.  He healed the sick.  And in Him we see a living example of scripture that we ought to love others not only through our words, but also through our deeds.

It’s a message both timeless and universal — no matter what God you pray to, or if you pray to none at all — we all have a responsibility to ourselves and to each other to make a difference that is real and lasting.  We are our brother’s keeper.  We are our sister’s keeper.

And so in this season of generosity, let’s reach out to those who need help the most.  In this season of reflection, let’s make sure that our incredibly brave servicemembers and their families know how much we appreciate their sacrifice.  And there are several military families and servicemen and women here tonight.  We are so grateful to you for all that you do.  (Applause.)

In this season of hope, let us come together as one people, one family to ensure that we’re doing everything we can to keep America the land of endless opportunity and boundless optimism for which we’re so thankful.

So on behalf of Malia, Sasha, Marian, the First Lady Michelle, plus Bo and Sunny, I want to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and a joyful holiday season.  God bless you.  God bless our troops.  God bless the United States of America.”

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Todd Starnes
President Obama says the Christmas message is universal - no matter what God you pray to.

That's not true, Mr. President. To borrow a punctuation mark you are most fond of:

Christmas is about Jesus. Period.

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I am positive if Obama was prez during Hitlers death, he would praise Hitler :smokin:


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And we are all privileged to live in a world touched by his goodness.

you know dang well he means himself in that statement!


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No true Christian would EVER say something like that.
The Constitution is not a suggestion.

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No true Christian would EVER say something like that.

Nope, certainly would not......
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So I assume Ramadan is a period for Christians, too, since we live as one happy family singing kumbayah. :whistle:
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago

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No true Christian would EVER say something like that.
A true Christian would know just how stupid a statement it was. Instead, Odummy thinks he's said something brilliant.
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.
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No true Christian would EVER say something like that.

No indeed.

Barack Obama worships the Father of Lies.



And himself.....
Character still matters.  It always matters.

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A true Christian would know just how stupid a statement it was. Instead, Odummy thinks he's said something brilliant.

Obama thinks every word he utters is brilliant.  I can't stand to even hear his voice, much less listen to anything he has to say.
The Constitution is not a suggestion.

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Obama's God is a mirror, and an iPod full of speeches he read off a teleprompter.
You cannot "COEXIST" with people who want to kill you.

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What an utterly nonsensical statement.


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