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21Mar/081

The Complete View

Beware, beware of the Sound Bites... they usually mislead more than inform. Below are two of Barack Obama's pastor's controversial remarks IN CONTEXT. Before you claim this pastor was highly offensive I suggest you take a little bit of time to view the whole picture.

The "Chickens Coming Home to Roost" Sound Bite:

The bottom line: he was simply preaching that violence begets violence. The quote isn't even his - it's from a white ambassador in the 60's.

The "God Damn America" Sound Bite:

The bottom line: he was saying that the government of America has failed when it treats citizens as less than human or acts like it is God and supreme in it's power and authority.