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Ben Carson to Make Presidential Announcement May 4

Dr. Ben Carson, who rose to political fame after a speech criticizing the Obama administration at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013, will make...

Jesus at the National Prayer Breakfast

2 weeks agoReligion : SoMA Review

It's no surprise that in a God-fearin’, red-state Christian nation such as ours the National Prayer Breakfast would serve a little Jesus along with the bacon.

Ben Carson Establishes Presidential Exploratory Committee

Dr. Ben Carson on Tuesday announced that he has established a presidential exploratory committee. The retired pediatric neurosurgeon who rocketed to national fame after tut-tutting the president at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2012,...Show More Summary

Cardinal Dolan finally makes sense: Comparing ISIS to Christian terrorists is an ‘accurate’ analogy

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Cardinal Dolan, one of the most conservative and outspoken Catholic leaders in the U.S., on Tuesday echoed President Barack Obama by drawing a “parallel” between ISIS and Christian terrorists. At the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this year, the president had reminded Christians not...

Obama Invokes Christian 'Humility' to Exonerate Islamic Terror

During the National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, U.S. President Obama tried to shield Islam from criticism by depicting Christianity as equally violent and intolerant (via comments about crusades, inquisitions, and "high horses"). Much lesser known is that he also tried to shield Islam by invoking Christian virtues.

The Cancer of Multiculturalism

President Barack Obama surprised many at the National Prayer Breakfast when he lectured us, “Lest we get on our high horse and think this (barbarity) is unique to some other

Obama’s Almost Perfect Speech on Religion

Barack Obama's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 5 was excellent. It was attacked by many Christians and political pundits who cannot handle criticism of their own beliefs. But even Obama's speech was misleading about the full meaning of freedom of speech.

President Obama’s Words To The Dalai Lama At Prayer Breakfast Ruffles Chinese Gov’t. Feathers

President Obama’s kind words towards the Dalai Lama seemed to irritate some in the Chinese government. China Daily is reporting that the way the President welcomed the Dalai Lama at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5, and the...Show More Summary

A. Barton Hinkle on Obama, Terrorism, and the National Prayer Breakfast

2 months agoNews : Reason

Conservatives got a bee up their nose when, at he National Prayer Breakfast earlier this month, President Barack Obama reminded Christians not to cast the first stone. Christians had done some pretty ferocious things themselves, Obama...Show More Summary

Wednesday Link List

introduction Mama Mea Culpa? – Ravi Zacharias on President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast: “For those who did not hear the talk, it is sufficient to say that it was the most ill-advised and poorly chosen reprimand ever given at a National Prayer Breakfast. I have been to several and have never, ever heard […]

Islam As A Victim Civilization

President Obama’s scolding of Western civilization at the National Prayer Breakfast (“Lest we get on our high horse…”) may go down in history as the emblematic moment of his presidency.

It is Violent Extremism, Not Islamic Extremism

2 months agoReligion / Islam : altmuslim

By Junaid M. Afeef President Obama’s remarks at this year’s National Prayer Breakfast — particularly that those who commit acts of terror in the name of Islam are in fact betraying it — are timely if not overdue. Muslims in America, particularly youth, deserve to hear the president speaking accurately about Islam at a time [Read More...]

Inquisition Politics

My news and social media feeds finally are getting over the furor surrounding President Obama's remarks at this year's National Prayer Breakfast. You remember: Last week the President dared suggest that Christianity, like Islam and other world religions, has blots on its record. Show More Summary

ISIS Thugs Acknowledge Obama's Crusades Commentary Murder 21 Christians

Islamic terrorists behead 21 Christians condemning the faith’s believers as "crusaders" in a nod to Obama's National Prayer Breakfast lecture that Christians should not to get on their “high horse” about Islamic State terrorists burning...Show More Summary

The Problems with the National Prayer Breakfast

Christian blogger Fred Clark explains the problems with the National Prayer Breakfast:

Obama: Sound Theology and Smart Politics

President Obama's remarks, last week, at the annual National Prayer Breakfast were theologically sound and politically smart. In spite of this, his comments set off a storm of criticism from conservative critics who took him to task for both his theology and his politics. Show More Summary

Getting Off Our High Horse

Obama trolls the religious right at the National Prayer Breakfast. We ask for trouble when we turn to politicians to uphold our faith. Take the National Prayer Breakfast (please), a political event dressed up as a religious occasion....Show More Summary

3 Problems With Obama's National Prayer Breakfast Speech, According to Liberals

Criticisms of President Barack Obama's National Prayer Breakfast speech did not fall neatly along ideological lines. Some liberals criticized the speech while some conservatives defended it.

How the First Crusade Was Fought, What Obama Didn’t Say, and How the Crusades Helped Spawn Modern-Day Jihad

Since last week, Christian critics have been pounding President Obama for his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast, where he had the temerity to reference religious violence with a passing mention of the Crusades.Angry reactionsShow More Summary

Patronizing at the prayer breakfast

WASHINGTON — There is no doubt that President Obama’s remarks about Christianity at the National Prayer Breakfast last week were historically accurate. But they were also — let’s face it — glib, facile and patronizing. I must immediately dissociate myself from the bombastic critics, mostly Republicans, who have accused Obama of grievously insulting Christians by [...]Show More Summary

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