Obama says Debate on Mexico City Policy Divisive

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President Barack Obama on Saturday issued a statement criticizing debate on the policy as divisive and fruitless. “For too long, international family planning assistance has been used as a political wedge issue, the subject of a back and forth debate that has served only to divide us. I have no desire to continue this stale and fruitless debate,” he said. “It is time that we end the politicization of this issue.”

Is HIS message going to be, "If you’re not with us, you’re against us??seeing his slick mentality and very eloquent use of words, where will this take us? No disagreement at all with his policies?

It is apparent to me, if not to his supporters, his main concern is politics, not morality. Did anyone else discern this when voting for him?

He appears completely amoral. A machine driven by ambition.

Obama appears to think he is the master of all. And I thought Bush was arrogant!!! I apologize President Bush.

No surprise to me. I knew it all the time that Obama would be very bad for the country. I didn’t trust or like John McCain either. They are cut from the same cloth. The news media distorts and downright lies about their differences. We have to fight a bigger evil. The Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission and others that brings our country to ruin. By slowly eroding our basic rights, our economy, by keeping us in a constant state of war. Our former? Republic is becoming a Socialist oligarchy. The handwriting is on the wall. Look at the signs of the times. Take a more critical stance on the MSM. Develop a long term memory. Hold everybody to a higher standard by measuring them to God’s law and the U.S. Constitution. Don’t let them get away. They will continue to be arrogant, power hungry, greedy. They consider us as unenlightened superstitious religious fanatics. Furthermore, as narrow minded bigoted fools.With their superior attitude they think they know better than we do. C’mon people lets not forget that we the people are true power and not these wealthy, socialistic, globalist elites. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! Revive the Spirit of 1776! Restore and enforce our US Constitution.

None of this should surprise anyone. If you don’t agree, you’re divisive, end of story, he won’t discuss it. Too bad we’ve got a pandering, fawning media who won’t ever press him on things he refuses to discuss.

To Obama supporters, of course, there’s nothing to discuss if Obama says there’s not.

So as the country and even the world is tetering on collapse and President Obama thinks he must spend time on this issue?

Let him know what you think of this:
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By calling abortion a “wedge issue” what he means is this: “Get over it. We’re going to fund and promote abortion overseas and in the U.S. and use your tax dollars to do it. It’s over, and if you argue about it, you’re being divisive.”

As long as there’s division, at least one side has it right – and it isn’t the so-called “pro-choice” side. So divide we must to bear witness, soldier on and save souls.

Pray.

I would certainly agree that it is divisive: I’m thinking it separates the sheep from the goats.

Ender

OK, I can’t top that! Well said.

Obama is in power because of a lack of responsibility on the part of the citizenry to discern the truth about him. Now we will have to live with the consequences. For many of those who call themselves Catholic, the sin is compounded because of their willingness to overlook the truth about his stances on abortion or their unwillingness to accept the Magisterium of the Catholic Church in that context. I read responses in our diocesian newspaper by enraged Catholics who felt upset that it was suggested that if they knowingly voted for Obama while being aware of his radical pro-abortion policies they should go to confession. This defensive response indicates their obvious awareness of their own sin.

If it’s so ‘divisive’ why is he an instigator from one side?
Is division what Obama calls having opponents?

Divisiveness is not always a bad thing, for example:

Matthew 10:34 - “I come not to bring peace, but to bring a sword”

I think so, because he envisions himself as the great unifier of the country. He doesn’t seem to understand why the abortion issue is so important to anyone, and why it should be a matter for division. After all he promises to use federal money to help pregnant women (as well as to help them with abortions). It is rather like a blind spot. But he has grown up being educated by NARAL and Planned Parenthood and the Democratic leadership on this issue. Pro-abortion is all he knows.

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