Speaking of Obama....
He's a "christian".
what if he WERE muslim?
Isn't "freedom of religion" one of the cornerstones of this country?
All of the people shouting out "he's a muslim!!!" are ignorant.
This country was NOT founded on Christian principles as so many people like to think.
And if someone is going to discount him because his name is "Obama" and that "sounds like Osama", then that person really needs to get a life or grow a brain.
Lying matters. And, yes, our founders were Christian and their thinking was based on the Bible.
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them,
a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
--Declaration of Independence14For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:
15Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;
16In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness
.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,
--Declaration of Independence
God as the author of life:
Acts 315But you killed the very Source (the Author) of life, Whom God raised from the dead. To this we are witnesses.
God as the author of liberty:
Gal 5:1Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
God's gift of the pursuit of happiness:
Ecc 313And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice,
insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty
to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
--United States Constitution, Preamble
God's gift of Justice:23Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you give a tenth of your mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected and omitted the weightier (more important) matters of the Law--right and justice and mercy and fidelity. These you ought [particularly] to have done, without neglecting the others.
The Lord's day is exempt from work:
If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten Days (Sundays excepted)
after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law, in like Manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their Adjournment prevent its Return, in which Case it shall not be a Law.
--United States Constitution, Art 1, Section 7
The year is defined by the Lord:
Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord
one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the Independence of the United States of America the Twelfth. In Witness whereof We have hereunto subscribed our Names.
--United States Constitution, Ratification
The right to be secure in one's house--
Deut 2410When thou dost lend thy brother any thing, thou shalt not go into his house to fetch his pledge.
11Thou shalt stand abroad, and the man to whom thou dost lend shall bring out the pledge abroad unto thee.The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated,
and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
--United States Constitution, Fourth Amendment
The co-equal branches of government is based on Isaiah 33:2222For the LORD is our judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our king; he will save us.
And so on...