(I think I may actually want to vote for Obama now that I'm hearing
he has a Black Separatist Agenda. Every culture in the world is
separatist. The only hate is when folks try and force someone to go
against their culture. That is hating the cultures.)
Columnist says Obama's church has 'black supremacist' agenda
Jim Brown OneNewsNow.comMarch 13, 2007 Sen. Barack Obama D-IL
candidate Barack Obama's home church in Chicago pushes a black
separatist agenda, says columnist, author and speaker Erik Rush.
According to the conservative Christian writer, Senator Obama's
congregation -- Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago -- "is not
simply Afrocentric, it's African-centric."
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says when visiting Trinity's website, he was disturbed to learn that
Trinity United Church of Christ professes a commitment to the "Black
Family," the "Black Community," and the "Black Work Ethic," and
"pledge[s] allegiance to all Black leadership who espouse and embrace
the Black Values System."
"The first thing that I did was that I
went through the list and I substituted the words white for black in
it," the columnist notes. " And I, in addition to being disturbed,
wondered just how far a white candidate with beliefs like that would
get. It looked like it was either being overlooked or excused, and I
thought that it needed to be brought to light."
One could argue
that Obama's church "worships things African to a far greater degree
than they do Christ," Rush contends. Meanwhile, he says the writings
and speech of Trinity United's pastor, Jeremiah Wright, appear to be
more Marxist than Christian.
Rush formed this opinion of Wright
"after doing some digging and then seeing him appear on Fox News the
night after I did," the columnist points out. He says he became
convinced that the pastor's views are "nothing short of militant; and
he complains about living in the United States of white America and ...
talks about giving back to the black community, et cetera."
says "like the Nation of Islam, a white separatist church, or the
Branch Davidians, Trinity United Church of Christ more resembles a cult
than a church." Senator Obama's office did not return calls seeking