'Obama Osama' billboard in front of church stirs up Jonesville | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg, S.C.

Apr 22, 2008 | Posted by: Slightly Perfect | Full story: goupstate.com

A sign in front of a local church that links Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is causing a stir in this small Union County town...

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“orally fixated”

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Allentown, PA

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Apr 22, 2008
 
This is absolutely ridiculous. How can a man who is supposed to be a "man of God" get away with such dishonesty?
Buddy

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Apr 22, 2008
 
Just like they were saying REv. Wright's church (which I disagree with) shouldn't be considred tax exempt - because he is involved in politics at the pulpit - I feel like the same should apply to this church! I think both of them should NOT be considered tax-exempt.

Since: Feb 07

Spartanburg, SC

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Apr 24, 2008
 
Rev Byrd. There's a lot Byrd's on the sex offender list. I'm not saying there's a connection, but the name association does make one suspicious. Hmmmm.

“orally fixated”

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Allentown, PA

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Apr 24, 2008
 
Paul in SC wrote:
Rev Byrd. There's a lot Byrd's on the sex offender list. I'm not saying there's a connection, but the name association does make one suspicious. Hmmmm.
Oh. You didn't just make a political statement, did you? ;)

Since: Feb 07

Jacksonville, NC

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Apr 24, 2008
 

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Roger Byrd, pastor of Jonesville Church of God, said he posted the following message in hopes of getting people to think:

"Obama Osama

Humm

Are They Brothers"

Robert Byrd, sex offender
http://services.sled.sc.gov/sor/view.aspx...

Are they brothers? Are they the same person? Hmmmmm. Makes you think.
Angry Villager

Rochester, NY

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Apr 24, 2008
 
It's called free speech, folks.

“orally fixated”

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Allentown, PA

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Apr 25, 2008
 
Angry Villager wrote:
It's called free speech, folks.
Free speech is not immune from criticism, folks.
seriously

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Apr 25, 2008
 
Angry Villager wrote:
It's called free speech, folks.
but he should be scrutinized just like rev.Wright was is the difference?

Since: May 08

Asheville, NC

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May 6, 2008
 
Politic & Religion do not mix.

Whoever did that and whoever supports that link just by how the names sound is a fucking idiot...Now if you support that based on your investigations then I salute you.

Educate yourself:
http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/muslim.a...

If you really wanna scare the general public you'll note that his middle name is 'Hussein'.
Barack Hussein Obama ...LMAO! That will scare the shit outta some backwards honky tonk fuck ;)

BTW...Do any of you know about how pres. Bush Jr. made his first million dollars? It was oil business with the Bin Laden family! Do any of you know that Obama and Cheney are distant cousins? Did you know that Bush and Prime Minster Blair descended from the same family?

I wouldn't be suprised if Obama is linked somehow as well...over half the united states presidents were.

EDUCATE YOURSELF.

Since: Feb 07

North Wilkesboro, NC

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May 7, 2008
 
Open_Minded wrote:
Politic & Religion do not mix.
Whoever did that and whoever supports that link just by how the names sound is a fucking idiot...Now if you support that based on your investigations then I salute you.
Educate yourself:
http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/muslim.a...
If you really wanna scare the general public you'll note that his middle name is 'Hussein'.
Barack Hussein Obama ...LMAO! That will scare the shit outta some backwards honky tonk fuck ;)
BTW...Do any of you know about how pres. Bush Jr. made his first million dollars? It was oil business with the Bin Laden family! Do any of you know that Obama and Cheney are distant cousins? Did you know that Bush and Prime Minster Blair descended from the same family?
I wouldn't be suprised if Obama is linked somehow as well...over half the united states presidents were.
EDUCATE YOURSELF.
As much as I dislike W. Bush, he made his first million off the tax payers in Arlington in the form of a local option sales tax to pay for the Ranger's stadium. Bush went in with several businessmen and bought the Texas Rangers. Then, with political pull, they got the town of Arlington to build them a stadium and then sell it to them for pennies on the dollar. They then sold the Rangers for several times what they paid.

Bush may say he's pro free enterprise, but every attempt he made in running a business failed. He made all his money off the tax payers. Now, everytime some poor single mom who couldn't afford to go near that stadium buys her kid a pair of shoes, she's paying for Bush's profit.
jordan

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May 25, 2008
 
sh*t's funny...you people
Glad to Be American

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Jul 29, 2009
 
Thank God we live in a country were Obama can be our President, no-matter-what race or religion that he chooses. And Thank God we live in a country were a Pastor can put whatever he an his congregation chooses on the sign in front of their church. I guess what I'm saying is I support our President and he supports the rights of all citizens including the narrow minded, live and let live. The publicity this sign is getting has probably helped attendence at this church, and I don't know if that's a good thing or not!!
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Jul 30, 2009
 

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Obama is not even a citizen! He is not black he is an Arab, muslum. The health program he proposes will eliminate older people and cut their health benefits. It offers a counciling program to older Americans " Dealing and accepting death". Now go figure it out stupid liberals!!!!
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Jul 31, 2009
 
Paul in SC wrote:
Rev Byrd. There's a lot Byrd's on the sex offender list. I'm not saying there's a connection, but the name association does make one suspicious. Hmmmm.
Careful, you could be charged with libel. It appears that what you have stated is much more harmful and pointed than the church sign. Also, how is this considered racial? I don't get that one. Osama isn't of the same race as the president.
connie lancaster

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Aug 10, 2009
 
You have to consider the source people! Ignorance! Get a friggin life mister preacher man...shouldn't you be doing or saying things out of love and peace! That's what most men of God do.

“Picking Apart the Facts”

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Right at the beginning I will say there will never be racial harmony in the United States because of one word-people. People will never let racial harmony into the U.S. nor anywhere in the world for that matter. That being said, and for the fact Obama is half Caucasian which is mostly looked over, BHO is bringing socialism and Europeanism into the United States at an alarming pace. What started in 1913, under the reign of Colonel Edward House during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson, got up steam during the reigns of FDR, LBJ and Bill Clinton and is full steam ahead with this administration, is the Socialist takeover of the United States and the real piece de resistance is the fact the socialists chose a man with African American, Caucasian, moslem, socialist and communist background. And if anyone criticises any of his policies, it is automatically considered racial. One can criticise his politics, racial. One can criticise the fact he appoints communists to czar offices, racially motivated. One can criticise his socialism in any form, it's racial. Every bit of criticism of anything he does, it's racial. Brilliant tactical move by the powers that be. BHO does not call the shots. His superiors call the shots. Who are his superiors? Figure it out. Leaving out everything about his past Obama is a pure unadulterated SOCIALIST in the purest form. Bill Ayers, communist. Van Jones, comunists. Deepak Chopra, Friend of Mikhail Gorbachev. What do these 3 people have to do with Obama. Research it. It is all in print. Have a Merry Christmas and Shalom.
Joe Hergenroder

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As far as anyone who thinks Barack is a "secret Muslim"...well, he's not. But if he were Muslim, SO WHAT? When JFK ran for president, people worried that a Catholic would make a terrible president, and would make decisions based on his religious doctrine. He assured the American people he would not, won, and kept his word. Islam, at its core, is a religion of peace. Muhammed himself, in the Quran, states words to the effect of "When you take one life, you have killed all of humanity." Could a non-fanatical Muslim make a good American president? Probably a damn good one. But he's not Muslim, so the point is moot. That church is fear mongering, and playing on the intolerance and ignorance of its congregation. And that, my friends, is exactly why the rest of the country has such a dim view of the south (and indeed, why the rest of the world has such a dim view of America).
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Dotty wrote:
Obama is not even a citizen! He is not black he is an Arab, muslum. The health program he proposes will eliminate older people and cut their health benefits. It offers a counciling program to older Americans " Dealing and accepting death". Now go figure it out stupid liberals!!!!
How do you tie your shoes every morning without Sarah Palin and Bill O'Reilly showing you how to do it, step by step, while rubbing your tummy and calling you a "good little right-wing automaton?" Maybe you just wear loafers, or go barefoot.
we salute muslims

Monroe, NC

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Jun 29, 2012
 
we salute muslims/ but us christians have to put up a HOLIDAY TREE. it isn't a holiday tree it is a C H R I S T M A S TREE (CHRIST)... IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON.. 90% of americans are christians.

why can't we worship too? our gov't approved a muslim worship center after 911 and with a slap in the face put it at ground zero .. come on right???
we are not stupid americans..........

we know whats happening.
Muddy

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Dec 18, 2012
 
Dotty wrote:
Obama is not even a citizen! He is not black he is an Arab, muslum. The health program he proposes will eliminate older people and cut their health benefits. It offers a counciling program to older Americans " Dealing and accepting death". Now go figure it out stupid liberals!!!!
Did the high school you NEVER graduated from teach you that? HA!!! Moron....

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