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Some of us had questions and doubts about this BCFS organization over the past couple of weeks....

The Obama Dallas Immigration Visit – The Curious Case of Obama’s “Faith Leaders” and Obama’s “Faith-Based Groups”…

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/07/18/the-obama-dallas-immigration-visit-the-curious-case-of-obamas-faith-leaders-and-obamas-faith-based-groups/

On July 9th 2014 President Obama made a visit to Dallas Texas for two reasons.   The first reason was fundraising, the second reason was to meet with Governor Rick Perry and “Faith Leaders” to discuss the border crisis.

As an outcome of the visit the following AP picture became the subject of much inquisition, humor and -as typical for the progressive side of the continuum- ridicule.  Liberals love to bash Texas Governor Rick Perry.


But the more important part of this picture was never actually spotlighted.  So we’ll turn on the Q-BEAM.

A wider angle of the picture would reveal a more integral player seated at the table.    A person mistakenly characterized by the media, but perhaps the most significant benefactor of the entire immigration roundtable.


In the lower left of this image you see a man named Kevin Dinnin.   Before we get into the curriculum vitae of Mr. Dinnin we first need to set the scene by using President Obama’s words to describe what was taking place.

After the meeting in the pictures President Obama took to the podium and delivered a pointed speech highlighting what had taken place, as well as describing who was involved.

You can find the transcript of his entire speech and the subsequent media Q&A here.  We are going to place excerpts below because it is important to understand the event as President Obama and his team would like you to believe:


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President Obama - Hello, everybody. I just had a good meeting with Governor Perry, local officials, and faith leaders to talk about the steps that we have taken and that we need to take to address the humanitarian situation on the border. And I want to thank everybody who’s been involved for taking the time to talk to me.

It’s important to recognize two things. First, the surge of unaccompanied children, and adults with children, are arriving at one sector of the border, and that’s the Rio Grande Valley. Second, the issue is not that people are evading our enforcement officials. The issue is that we’re apprehending them in large numbers. And we’re working to make sure that we have sufficient facilities to detain, house, and process them appropriately, while attending to unaccompanied children with the care and compassion that they deserve while they’re in our custody.

[...]  The final point I’ll make is I just want to thank some of the faith-based groups that I just met with, as well as mayors, commissioners, local officials. Dallas has been incredibly compassionate in looking at some sights, some facilities in which they can accommodate some of these children. And I indicated in hearing the stories of churches that are prepared to not just make donations but send volunteers to help construct some of these facilities or fix them up, and their willingness to volunteer in providing care and assistance to these children — I told them thank you, because it confirmed what I think we all know, which is the American people are an incredibly compassionate people and when we see a child in need we want to care for them.  (link)


Again, the full text is here, but for the sake of understanding how President Obama was painting the scene you have a pretty good idea from above.   This is what Team Obama call the “optics” of the presidency.

A listener, or a media person writing in general terms about what they just witnessed would probably write an article like this, or perhaps like this.   Essentially giving you an impression similar to what you would believe having just watched the speech.

The impression intended would be that President Obama just met with a bunch of religious organizational heads, perhaps priests, pastors and ministers.  Along with “faith based” advocates who are helping to deal with the immediate needs of the illegal aliens, unaccompanied minors, and the larger “border crisis”.

You would be wrong.

To avoid my calling our President of The United States a liar, I will instead say President Obama is being intentionally obtuse, perhaps even deceitful.  Here’s why.

I’ll use a faith based media source to highlight the deception:

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Religious Herald - Obama held the meeting in Dallas one day after he asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending for the crisis along the Texas/Mexico border. Border Patrol has apprehended more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors so far this year, many of them fleeing violence in Central America.

Chris Liebrum, who leads the Baptist General Convention of Texas’ disaster recovery program, characterized the meeting as a genuine roundtable discussion with “quite a bit of back and forth” dialogue, noting Obama called on each person to ask for his or her ideas.

[...]  Also attending the meeting was Kevin Dinnin, president of Baptist Child & Family Services, a BGCT-related agency providing care for children housed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Other participants included Arne Nelson, president of Catholic Charities of Dallas; Gov. Rick Perry; Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas; Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, who had volunteered the county to house up to 2,000 immigrant children; the mayors of Dallas and nearby Grand Prairie, and county and state officials.  (link)


So that’s who President Obama calls “faith leaders“.  But there’s a problem, none of them are religion based organizations.     None of them have churches.  None of them have congregations or parishioners’.

They are the heads of government funded non-profits.  Remember ACORN?  Same/Same.

They are taxpayer funded corporations who exist almost exclusively on government grants.   Despite the words “Baptist” and “Catholic”, these are NOT religious “faith based” groups.   The name Baptist and Catholic is only to give the appearance of “religion” and add a dose of “charity” to the appearances.

Back to the picture mentioned earlier and the aforementioned Mr. Kevin Dinnin.

We recently stumbled upon Mr. Kevin Dinnin when we were looking around for the primary recipients’ of HHS Grants and we came upon the 2012 tax filings of BCFS, or more accurately BCFS EMD where Kevin Dinnin is the principal officer and CEO.  Paid at an annual salary of $477,799+

This one group alone makes ACORN seem small ball in comparison.

Two days before this meeting with President Obama, on 7/7/14 Mr. Dinnin was given a grant from Health and Human Services in the amount of $190,707,505.

--big snip--

But the most staggering figure is what HHS has spent on Unaccompanied Minor Children (under grant code 93676) since the President’s 2012 Deferred action program began:
$644,188,522.00



(Excerpted, rest of article and financial forms, statements, etc. at link above.)

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How many groups like this are sucking the blood out of the taxpayer?  How much money is funneled to these parasites?  This racket grows every day!  What does the Baptist General Convention (BGCT) of Texas and "related agency" Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) do with all of these Federal Grants they get and pay their presidents handsomely with? 

Just these two organizations are but raindrops into a bucket full of this kind of thing and it goes on right under our noses!
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How many groups like this are sucking the blood out of the taxpayer?  How much money is funneled to these parasites?  This racket grows every day!  What does the Baptist General Convention (BGCT) of Texas and "related agency" Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) do with all of these Federal Grants they get and pay their presidents handsomely with? 

Just these two organizations are but raindrops into a bucket full of this kind of thing and it goes on right under our noses!

yah...same guys who just tried to buy a $50 Million resort to house a handful of illegals....

I knew this smelled bad and now I know why....


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OUTRAGEOUS !!!!!  IF THIS IS NOT ANOTHER SCANDAL - NOTHING IS !!!!!!!!



But the most staggering figure is what HHS has spent on Unaccompanied Minor Children (under grant code 93676) since the President’s 2012 Deferred action program began:

$644,188,522.00          

 Obama held the meeting in Dallas one day after he asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending for the crisis along the Texas/Mexico border. Border Patrol has apprehended more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors so far this year, many of them fleeing violence in Central America.


[...]  Also attending the meeting was Kevin Dinnin, president of Baptist Child & Family Services, a BGCT-related agencY  providing care for children housed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.  http://www.discoverbcfs.net/about

We recently stumbled upon Mr. Kevin Dinnin when we were looking around for the primary recipients’ of HHS Grants and we came upon the 2012 tax filings of BCFS, or more accurately BCFS EMD where Kevin Dinnin is the principal officer and CEO.  Paid at an annual salary of $477,799+

Two days before this meeting with President Obama, on 7/7/14 Mr. Dinnin was given a grant from Health and Human Services in the amount of $190,707,505.

Yes, that is over $190 million dollars just before he met with the President. In 2014 alone BCFS has received almost $270 million.

These are staggering sums of money to just one of several taxpayer funded groups operating under the guise of “faith based organizations”.  

And the 2014 grant amounts are EXPLODING in comparison to 2012 and 2013.



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OUTRAGEOUS !!!!!  IF THIS IS NOT ANOTHER SCANDAL - NOTHING IS !!!!!!!!



But the most staggering figure is what HHS has spent on Unaccompanied Minor Children (under grant code 93676) since the President’s 2012 Deferred action program began:

$644,188,522.00          

 Obama held the meeting in Dallas one day after he asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending for the crisis along the Texas/Mexico border. Border Patrol has apprehended more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors so far this year, many of them fleeing violence in Central America.


[...]  Also attending the meeting was Kevin Dinnin, president of Baptist Child & Family Services, a BGCT-related agencY  providing care for children housed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.  http://www.discoverbcfs.net/about

We recently stumbled upon Mr. Kevin Dinnin when we were looking around for the primary recipients’ of HHS Grants and we came upon the 2012 tax filings of BCFS, or more accurately BCFS EMD where Kevin Dinnin is the principal officer and CEO.  Paid at an annual salary of $477,799+

Two days before this meeting with President Obama, on 7/7/14 Mr. Dinnin was given a grant from Health and Human Services in the amount of $190,707,505.

Yes, that is over $190 million dollars just before he met with the President. In 2014 alone BCFS has received almost $270 million.

These are staggering sums of money to just one of several taxpayer funded groups operating under the guise of “faith based organizations”.  

And the 2014 grant amounts are EXPLODING in comparison to 2012 and 2013.


It is truly DISGUSTING!!  Hundreds of Millions of our dollars spread all over to these crony organizations to implement illegal and treasonous gubmint policy.  Truly maddening!!

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