Obama claims he has left Islam to follow Jesus. Did He Really ? Yet everything he does and says belies that claim.
After leaving Islam he joined a black-supremacist church ran by Jeremiah Write, a racist hate preacher and a friend of Louis Farrakhan, another racist hate preacher. The church he attended for 20 years had more in common with the Nation of Islam than with Christianity.
Ex-Muslims have very little good to say about Islam. If they found any good in it they would not have left it. Strangely, Obama has more admiration and love for Islam than for Christianity. Here are a few of his adulatory and unfounded statements about Islam:
The United States has been enriched by Muslim Americans.
We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done so much over the centuries to shape the world — including in my own country.
Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance.
Islam is not part of the problem in combating violent extremism – it is an important part of promoting peace.
The sweetest sound I know is the Muslim call to prayer.
Ramadan is a celebration of a faith known for great diversity and racial equality.
I look forward to hosting an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan here at the White House.
In ancient times and in our times, Muslim communities have been at the forefront of innovation and education.
As an ex-Muslim I find it odd that an apostate of Islam should have this much admiration for a faith that he believes to be false.
In what ways the United States has been enriched by Islam? The first encounters America had with Islam was in late 18th and early 19th centuries in the Barbary wars were Muslims of Tunis, Algiers and Tripoli invaded American merchant vessels in the Mediterranean Sea demanding ransom for the release of the hostages and threatening to behead them if their demands were not met.
When Thomas Jefferson became President he refused to pay tribute and sent a United States Naval fleet to the Mediterranean; bombarded the various fortified pirate cities, ultimately extracting concessions of fair passage from their rulers. Both the administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison undertook actions against the Barbary States at different times.
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