Just Saturday I reported that the Obama Department of Homeland Security, within weeks of coming to power in 2009, issued a warning to monitor and be prepared to act against “Rightwing extremist groups.” After considerable blowback, the warning program was withdrawn. Turns out it never went away. Today the Huffington Post and others are reporting DHS has issued a new report that “Rightwing extremism is on the rise.” And that the DHS’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties notified local and national law enforcement officials that it is Obama administration policy to consider specifically Islamic criticism of the American system of government legitimate.
This Administration knows that Rightwing extremists are overwhelmingly Christian. You may be aware that Christian chaplains are ordered not to invoke the name of Jesus in public prayers. Yesterday Jerry McConnell writing in the Canada Free Press declared the Obama Administration now favors Muslim clerics for Christian American Military burial services. Quoting GregC of Radio America, “Perhaps the greatest insult to the families [of American servicemen killed in an August 2011 Chinook Helicopter crash in Afghanistan] was at the funeral for their sons in Afghanistan. The military refused to allow a Christian minister or chaplain at the service and instead brought in a Muslim cleric who proceeded to slander the fallen. Read the entire article.
Meanwhile most American Christians obviously don’t know or don’t care. This must change. It is up to you and me to change it.