Why I Can't Vote For Obama
few months ago I was asked for my perspective on Obama, I sent out an
email with a few points. With the election just around the corner I
decided to complete my perspective. Those of you on my e-list have seen
some of this before but it's worth repeating...
First I must say
whoever wins the election will have my prayer support. Obama needs to be
commended for his accomplishments but I need to explain why I will not be
voting for him.
Many of my friends
process their identity through their blackness. I process my identity
through Christ. Being a Christian (a Christ follower) means He leads I
follow. I can't dictate the terms He does because He is the leader.
I can't vote black
because I am black; I have to vote Christian because that's who I am.
Christian first, black second. Neither should anyone from the other ethnic
groups vote because of ethnicity. 200 years from now I won't be asked if I
was black or white. I will be asked if I knew Jesus and accepted Him as
Lord and Savior.
In an election there
are many issues to consider but when a society gets abortion, same-sex
marriage, embryonic stem-cell research, human cloning to name a few, wrong
economic concerns will soon not matter.
We need to follow
Martin Luther King's words, don't judge someone by the color of their skin
but by the content of their character. I don't know Obama so all I can go
off is his voting record. His voting record earned him the title of the
most liberal senator in the US Senate in 2007.
NATIONAL JOURNAL: Obama:
Most Liberal Senator in 2007 (01/31/2008)
To beat Ted Kennedy and
Hillary Clinton as the most liberal senator, takes some doing. Obama
accomplished this feat in 2 short years. I wonder what would happen to
America if he had four years to work with.
There is a reason
Planned Parenthood gives him a 100% rating. There is a reason the
homosexual community supports him. There is a reason Ahmadinejad, Chavez,
Castro, Hamas etc. love him. There is a reason he said he would nominate
liberal judges to the Supreme Court. There is a reason he voted against
the infanticide bill. There is a reason he voted No on the constitutional
ban of same-sex marriage. There is a reason he voted No on banning partial
birth abortion. There is a reason he voted No on confirming Justices
Roberts and Alito. These two judges are conservatives and they have since
overturned partial birth abortion. The same practice Obama wanted to
Let's take a look at
the practice he wanted to continue
The 5 Step Partial
Birth Abortion procedures:
Guided by ultrasound, the abortionist grabs the baby's leg with
forceps. (Remember this is a live baby)
The baby's leg is pulled out into the birth canal.
The abortionist delivers the baby's entire body, except for the
The abortionist jams scissors into the baby's skull. The scissors
are then opened to enlarge the hole.
The scissors are removed and a suction catheter is inserted. The
child's brains are sucked out, causing the skull to collapse. The dead
baby is then removed.
God help him. There is
a reason Obama opposed the parental notification law.
Think about this: You
can't give a kid an aspirin without parental notification but that same
kid can have an abortion without parental notification. This is insane.
There is a reason he
went to Jeremiah Wright's church for 20 years.
Obama tells us he has
good judgment but he sat under Jeremiah Wright teaching for 20 years. Now
he is condemning Wright's sermons. I wonder why now?
Obama said Jeremiah
Wright led him to the Lord and discipled him. A disciple is one in
training. Jesus told us in Matthew 28:19 - 20 "Go and make disciples of
all nations." This means reproduce yourself. Teach people to think like
you, walk like you; talk like you believe what you believe etc. The
question I have is what did Jeremiah Wright teach him?
Would you support a
White President who went to a church which has tenets that said they have
Commitment to the White Community
Commitment to the White Family
Adherence to the White Work Ethic
Pledge to make the fruits of all developing and acquired skills
available to the White Community.
Pledge to Allocate Regularly, a Portion of Personal Resources for
Strengthening and Supporting White Institutions
Pledge allegiance to all White leadership who espouse and embrace
the White Value System
Personal commitment to embracement of the White Value System.
Would you support a
President who went to a church like that?
Just change the word
from white to black and you have the tenets of Obama's former church. If
President Bush was a member of a church like this, he would be called a
racist. Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton would have been marching outside.
This kind of church is
a racist church. Obama did not wake up after 20 years and just discovered
he went to a racist church. The church can't be about race. Jesus did not
come for any particular race. He came for the whole world.
A church can't have a
value system based on race. The churches value system has to be based on
biblical mandate. It does not matter if itʼs a white church or a black
church it's still wrong. Anyone from either race that attends a church
like this would never get my vote.
Obama's former Pastor
Jeremiah Wright is a disciple of liberal theologian James Cone, author of
the 1970 book A Black Theology of Liberation. Cone once wrote: "Black
theology refuses to accept a God who is not identified totally with the
goals of the black community. If God is not for us and against white
people, then he is a murderer, and we had better kill him.
Cone is the man Obama's
mentor looks up to. Does Obama believe this?
So what does all this
mean for the nation?
In the past when the
Lord brought someone with the beliefs of Obama to lead a nation it meant
one thing - judgment.
Read 1 Samuel 8 when
Israel asked for a king. First God says in 1 Samuel 1:9 "Now listen to
them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will
reign over them will do."
Then God says
1 Samuel 1:18 " When
that day comes, you will cry out for relief from the king you have chosen,
and the LORD will not answer you in that day." 19 But the people refused
to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us. 20 Then we
will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out
before us and fight our battles." 21 When Samuel heard all that the people
said, he repeated it before the LORD. 22 The LORD answered, "Listen to
them and give them a king."
Here is what we know
God is not
He would not tell one
person to vote for Obama and one to vote for McCain. As the scripture
says, a city divided against itself cannot stand, so obviously many people
are not hearing from God.
Maybe I am the one not
hearing but I know God does not change and Obama contradicts many things I
read in scripture so I doubt it.
For all my friends who
are voting for Obama can you really look God in the face and say; Father
based on your word, I am voting for Obama even though I know he will
continue the genocidal practice of partial birth abortion. He might have
to nominate three or four Supreme Court justices, and I am sure he will be
nominating liberal judges who will be making laws that are against you. I
also know he will continue to push for homosexual rights, even though you
destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for this. I know I can look the other way
because of the economy.
I could not see Jesus
agreeing with many of Obama's positions. Finally I have two questions for
all my liberal friends.
Since we know someone's
value system has to be placed on the nation,
Whose value system should be placed on the nation?
Who should determine that this is the right value system for the
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