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I don’t know for certain that Barrack Hussein Obama is a Muslim or not. I do know that he is not a Christian. More likely then either though is that he simply worships at the alter of Himself.
Via Mr. Steyn at The National Review Online:
The church model the young American state wished to separate from was that of the British monarch, who remains to this day supreme governor of the Church of England. This convenient arrangement dates from the 1534 Act of Supremacy. The title of the law gives you the general upshot, but, just in case you’re a bit slow on the uptake, the text proclaims “the King’s Majesty justly and rightfully is and ought to be the supreme head of the Church of England.” That’s to say, the sovereign is “the only supreme head on earth of the Church” and he shall enjoy “all honors, dignities, pre-eminences, jurisdictions, privileges, authorities, immunities, profits, and commodities to the said dignity,” not to mention His Majesty “shall have full power and authority from time to time to visit, repress, redress, record, order, correct, restrain, and amend all such errors, heresies, abuses, offenses, contempts, and enormities, whatsoever they be.”
Welcome to Obamacare.
The president of the United States has decided to go Henry VIII on the Church’s medieval ass. Whatever religious institutions might profess to believe in the matter of “women’s health,” their pre-eminences, jurisdictions, privileges, authorities, and immunities are now subordinate to a one-and-only supreme head on earth determined to repress, redress, restrain, and amend their heresies. One wouldn’t wish to overextend the analogy: For one thing, the Catholic Church in America has been pathetically accommodating of Beltway bigwigs’ ravenous appetite for marital annulments in a way that Pope Clement VII was disinclined to be vis-à-vis the English king and Catherine of Aragon. But where’d all the pandering get them? In essence President Obama has embarked on the same usurpation of church authority as Henry VIII: As his Friday morning faux-compromise confirms, the continued existence of a “faith-based institution” depends on submission to the doctrinal supremacy of the state.
Go read the rest.
And related great reads at:
- The Wall Street Journal — Immaculate Contraception: An ‘accommodation’ that makes the birth-control mandate worse.
- Don Surber — Obama proved it is government-run health care
- 1/8/2012 -- The Left’s So-Called Empathy… (0)
- 3/28/2012 -- Day 2 — A Very, Very Bad Day at SCOTUS for Obamacare and the Individual Mandate (5)
- 1/24/2011 -- Feign Surprise: Three SEIU Locals—Including Chicago Chapter—Waived From Obamacare Requirement (5)
- 3/2/2006 -- Mark Steyn on the United Nations (2)
- 7/17/2011 -- Mark Steyn: No bargaining with Barack Obluffer (0)