Obamessiah in 2008

Will “Black Jesus” Rise Again?

August 19, 2012

“And from the heart of the Power of Life, when the time was expedient and the time was right, about 2000 years after the birth of Jesus. . .there came the fulfillment of the hopes and dreams of centuries: Barack Hussein Obama, born of a virgin, young in age. The virgin’s name was Ann. and […]

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Axelrod’s “Black Jesus”

May 19, 2012

President Obama was nicknamed “Black Jesus” by his former senior campaign adviser David Axelrod, according to Edward Klein’s new book, The Amateur (p. 59). The Obama painting above—entitled “The Truth” by Michael D’Antuono—was scheduled to go on view in New York’s Union Station on the president’s 100th day in office in 2009, but the artist […]

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Inside Rev. Wright’s “Cardboard Box”

May 17, 2012

Edward Klein’s new book about Barack Obama, The Amateur, takes its title from an alleged quote by former President Bill Clinton. Calling Obama an “amateur” is only one of many stunning claims offered in Klein’s unauthorized biography. But Clinton’s criticism of his wife’s earlier presidential rival is minor compared to allegations made by Rev. Jeremiah […]

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May 7, 2012

President Obama launched his first official reelection campaign event in a half-empty arena at Ohio State University—the largest college in the crucial swing state—on Saturday. Mitt Romney’s campaign spokesman Ryan Williams released a view from the floor on Twitter and commented: “Not the ‘overflow’ crowd he promised.” The photo may have felt like payback for […]

April 9, 2012

In his weekly address, President Obama reflected on the meaning of Easter and Passover. He said both holidays “have their roots in miracles that took place thousands of years ago” and “remind us of the common thread of humanity that connects us all.” As a Christian, Obama said Easter is a time to “reflect and rejoice” and recommit […]

March 15, 2012

More than three dozen of the guests at last night’s White House state dinner honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron were President Obama’s reelection campaign bundlers. The volunteer fundraising group included media moguls such as Harvey Weinstein and Microsoft corporate executives. The devoted group numbered 41 of the 364 expected attendees at the event. The bundlers […]