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Christian Faith No Longer Needed in Democrat’s Convention—God Eliminated From Platform Language (Update:Video Added)

posted at 11:03 pm on September 4, 2012 by


David Brody at reports that the DNC, (and the Democratic Party is no longer in need of God.  In 2008, the “inclusive party” used God’s name only once—“God-given”.

Guess what? God’s name has been removed from the Democratic National Committee platform.

This is the paragraph that was in the 2008 platform:

“We need a government that stands up for the hopes, values, and interests of working people, and gives everyone willing to work hard the chance to make the most of their God-given potential.”

Now the words “God-given” have been removed. The paragraph has been restructured to say this:

“We gather to reclaim the basic bargain that built the largest middle class and the most prosperous nation on Earth – the simple principle that in America, hard work should pay off, responsibility should be rewarded, and each one of us should be able to go as far as our talent and drive take us.”

Dick Durbin on the Defensive:

I watched this interview with Bret Baier , asking Dick Durbin the question: “Why the party had made this decision”.  Durbin’s response was that “if the narrative on this station, on this network, and on your channel, is that Democrats are a Godless people, they ought to know better”.  But even though Baier explained that this was not Fox’s “assumption”, Baier pressed the question of why the Democrats found it necessary to remove God’s name.  Durbin was clearly PO-ed at the question.

With the Democrats “omitting” Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and now striking God from their platform, you could say the party has finally accomplished their mission to make this a secular nation. “Godless” Mr. Durbin? Well, no, but it’s clear that your party is working on it.

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The democrats are here to enact Satan’s plan for man on Earth.

At least they are no longer duplicitous in their empty dishonest rhetoric.

tom daschle concerned on September 4, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Greta’s grinding at Xavier Becerra (D) about this same question, why the language was removed……nothing but worthless liberal rhetoric—“we love God”.

Rovin on September 4, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Kinda hard to reconcile God with free-abortion-anytime-anywhere-from-months-one-through-nine-it’s-all-good. No wonder they dropped the (one) reference to God.

JenBee on September 4, 2012 at 11:43 PM

They probably thought this would please the conservatives in moving away from the “you didn’t build that” blunder by striking all mention of God.

pedestrian on September 5, 2012 at 1:07 AM

because saying “God” is offensive!! in fact i just offended people right now!!! the horror!!

the simple principle that in America, hard work should pay off, responsibility should be rewarded, and each one of us should be able to go as far as our talent and drive take us.

that is so funny because that’s the exact opposite of that liberals believe. (that sounds like a very conservative belief…)

Sachiko on September 5, 2012 at 2:15 AM

See for yourself. I downloaded the platform and searched it within Adobe. All I added to the screen capture are the red ovals.

Wino on September 5, 2012 at 7:44 AM

Now if God will just do his part and throw them out.

EastofEden on September 5, 2012 at 9:50 AM

Update: God not pleased with Democrats venue—convention organizers say weather will force them to move from outdoor stadium, (70k), to indoors, (22k):

The moving of the speech is a setback for Obama who hoped to give a highly choreographed address before 70,000 people — similar to what he did in 2008. But now he will be forced to address the nation before a much smaller crowd of about 22,000.

There have been some reports the Obama camp was concerned they could not fill up the larger stadium.

The Obama campaign had planned to bus in thousands to fill the outdoor stadium, recreating the 2008 atmosphere (Greek Pillars), that gave viewers the image of massive support. The “report” that the stadium couldn’t be filled to capacity, (which would make for a poor image), might have been “a blessing” in disguise for the Democrats, reminding them that God does work in mysterious ways. /

Rovin on September 5, 2012 at 10:57 AM

Godless? Heavens, no. God can never be omitted, only replaced. The Democrat party is far from godless. Government IS their god, and the the President their prophet.

Ace ODale on September 5, 2012 at 2:04 PM

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