Main takeaway from the DNC: Government is God, and abortion is a sacrament.

A recent twit from Kevin Eder.

Main takeaway from the DNC:
Government is God, and abortion is a sacrament.

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After Caroline Kennedy’s (pro abortion) speech, not one American Catholic leader publicly criticized her. There was complete silence from the archbishops.

Abortion eliminates life. That’s what the procedure does. Human DNA is present upon conception.

If the Catholic Church believes that abortion is against what God intended, then it should be just as adamant about stating its case as Caroline Kennedy is about stating hers.

It is not.

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Convention Summary: Republicans love tax cuts. Democrats love to abort babies. Take your pick!

by Doug Lawrence

From a purely Catholic perspective, I can tell you that any real improvement in the economy of the United States, and for that matter, the world, will not happen until the gruesome and totally abominable practice of abortion comes to an end.

There’s a number of reasons for this, but the primary one is simple: Divine justice.

God is absolutely opposed to abortion. He reserves the power of life to himself, and permits humans only to procreate  We are never permitted to take an innocent life, for any reason whatsoever. If such were not the case, God would be working against himself, and that is simply not possible.

Pushing both religion and all the political demagoguery off to the side for a moment … no rational person with at least a modicum of common sense could possibly believe that a baby in the womb is anything less than fully human. And being human, from the moment of conception, the baby becomes the bearer of inalienable human rights. Rights which come from God … not man.

The scandals who resort to schemes and false rhetoric in an attempt to reclassify and redefine such a fundamental and absolutely clear matter are nothing more than selfish charlatans … out to gain whatever they can … for themselves and/or for their particular affiliated group.

When you vote for those who promote the unrestricted killing of helpless pre-born babies, you become what they already are … murdering scum of the earth. And if that’s not enough to rattle your malformed conscience, consider the fact that divine justice is both perfect and totally inescapable.

So, pro-death abortion advocates, wherever you may live … and whenever you may die … there is no escape. You will be held eternally accountable for your choices. Kind of gives the term “Pro-Choice” a whole new spin … doesn’t it?

In the best case scenario, unrepentant baby-killers will probably end up spending eternity with other baby-killers. Think about that, for a while!

Better to straighten up and fly right in the here and the now … than spend an eternity attempting to rationalize what can never be rationalized and attempting to justify what can never be justified.

Of course, the convention also demonstrated the fact that many Democrats no longer believe in God, so they’re probably betting that most of the above simply doesn’t apply.

As Clint Eastwood’s “Dirty Harry” character has been known to say, “Do ya feel lucky? Well do ya, punk?

Better to vote safe than be sorry. Vote for tax cuts … not baby-killing. The country will do better … the babies will do better … and you’ll sleep much better, too.

Oops! Obama’s DNC Tribute to U.S. War Vets Featured Russian – Not U.S. Ships.

A United States Ship

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, a retired Navy four-star took the stage to pay tribute to veterans. Behind him, on a giant screen, the image of four hulking warships reinforced his patriotic message.

But there was a big mistake in the stirring backdrop: those are Russian warships.

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Editor’s note: After the election, President Obama will have more flexibility.

Where’s the specifics from Obama and the Democrats?

The host acknowledged, “A different kind of convention speech from President Obama last night. More sober, a little more humble.” How anxious were the hosts of GMA to get off the subject of the President’s speech? The two hour program gave Obama a mere five minutes and 45 seconds.

On CBS This Morning, Nancy Cordes delicately explained, “[Obama] acknowledged that his vision of hope and change had been battered a bit by the vagaries of politics.”

She added, “But he didn’t necessarily lay out a roadmap for how he planned to achieve [energy or education] goals or how he would work with Congress more effectively in a second term.”

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God is out. God is in. It’s a wierd liberal version of the Hokey Pokey.

Posted by AmericanborninCanada Moderator Yesterday 12:16 AM in reply to Ford Prefect

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The Democratic National Abortion Convention

And from the Washington Post’s Melinda Henneberger:

I have NEVER heard this much about abortion as in that hall last night, even if you throw in every homily of my life. Every other event is sponsored by [Planned Parenthood] or EMILY’s List. Then I moderated a panel for the outnumbered but undaunted pro-life [Democrats], where the panelists were asked by Salon what’s not to love about abortefacients and by Red State how come they like the infanticide president so much. America is evenly divided on this issue, but are ANY swing voters watching speech after convention speech?

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Cardinal Dolan prays for all the stuff that was left out of the DNC

The full text of the prayer appears below:

With a “firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence,” let us close this convention by praying for this land that we so cherish and love:

Let us Pray.

Almighty God, father of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, revealed to us so powerfully in your Son, Jesus Christ, we thank you for showering your blessings upon this our beloved nation. Bless all here present, and all across this great land, who work hard for the day when a greater portion of your justice, and a more ample measure of your care for the poor and suffering, may prevail in these United States. Help us to see that a society’s greatness is found above all in the respect it shows for the weakest and neediest among us.

We beseech you, almighty God to shed your grace on this noble experiment in ordered liberty, which began with the confident assertion of inalienable rights bestowed upon us by you: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Thus do we praise you for the gift of life. Grant us the courage to defend it, life, without which no other rights are secure. We ask your benediction on those waiting to be born, that they may be welcomed and protected. Strengthen our sick and our elders waiting to see your holy face at life’s end, that they may be accompanied by true compassion and cherished with the dignity due those who are infirm and fragile.

We praise and thank you for the gift of liberty. May this land of the free never lack those brave enough to defend our basic freedoms. Renew in all our people a profound respect for religious liberty: the first, most cherished freedom bequeathed upon us at our Founding. May our liberty be in harmony with truth; freedom ordered in goodness and justice. Help us live our freedom in faith, hope, and love. Make us ever-grateful for those who, for over two centuries, have given their lives in freedom’s defense; we commend their noble souls to your eternal care, as even now we beg the protection of your mighty arm upon our men and women in uniform.

We praise and thank you for granting us the life and the liberty by which we can pursue happiness. Show us anew that happiness is found only in respecting the laws of nature and of nature’s God. Empower us with your grace so that we might resist the temptation to replace the moral law with idols of our own making, or to remake those institutions you have given us for the nurturing of life and community. May we welcome those who yearn to breathe free and to pursue happiness in this land of freedom, adding their gifts to those whose families have lived here for centuries.

We praise and thank you for the American genius of government of the people, by the people and for the people. Oh God of wisdom, justice, and might, we ask your guidance for those who govern us: President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, Congress, the Supreme Court, and all those, including Governor Mitt Romney and Congressman Paul Ryan, who seek to serve the common good by seeking public office. Make them all worthy to serve you by serving our country. Help them remember that the only just government is the government that serves its citizens rather than itself. With your grace, may all Americans choose wisely as we consider the future course of public policy.

And finally Lord, we beseech your benediction on all of us who depart from here this evening, and on all those, in every land, who yearn to conduct their lives in freedom and justice. We beg you to remember, as we pledge to remember, those who are not free; those who suffer for freedom’s cause; those who are poor, out of work, needy, sick, or alone; those who are persecuted for their religious convictions, those still ravaged by war.

And most of all, God Almighty, we thank you for the great gift of our beloved country.

For we are indeed “one nation under God,” and “in God we trust.”

So dear God, bless America. You who live and reign forever and ever.

Amen!

No sign of God in Democratic Party Platform

by Doug Lawrence

Listening to the radio as I was driving around, I happened to tune in a live interview with the Reverend Jessie Jackson, live from Charlotte, at the DNC.

The interviewer asked the Reverend what he thought about the fact that the Democrats had just officially removed all references to God and/or the Creator from their platform documents.

Since the Reverend Jackson is allegedly a man of God, and he regularly teams up with Chicago’s Father Michael Pflegger on a number of high profile local projects, I expected him to do something like announce his departure from the Democratic Party … since of course … a political party which officially rejects God would bear much too close of a resemblance to the fallen angel who did pretty much the same thing, a long, long time ago.

But no. The Reverend said nothing of the kind. He simply stuck to the official party line … like any good Democrat … and went on speaking about various “hot button” political issues … as though nothing at all had changed.

It obviously never occurred to the Reverend that if God wanted his holy name to stay in the party platform, no power on earth or in heaven could have prevented it. So it was God who saw to it that his name was removed from the Democratic Party Platform. Not the other way around.

At least that way, people will know exactly for whom and for what they are voting.

Behold I set forth in your sight this day a blessing and a curse: A blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you this day: A curse, if you obey not the commandments of the Lord your God, but revolt from the way which now I show you, and walk after strange gods which you know not. (Deuteronomy 11:26-28)