OMG! Obama Didn’t Say God in 4th of July Video!

And here we have the latest faux freakout from Jim Hoft, who has been dubbed the dumbest man on the internet, who offers up a guest post by someone using the name Patch Adams clutching their pearls over President Obama not saying “God bless America” during his short 4th of July video.

As Obama’s term as President is slowly nearing its end, more and more of who the man is, and what he truly stands for, is beginning to seep out.

For instance, President Obama released his 4th of July weekly address for 2015 with one key ingredient missing: God.

Unlike his weekly addresses during the previous two years, where the President concluded his speeches with “God Bless You All” (2014) and “So, God bless You All. And may God bless The United States of America” (2013), Obama left out any mention of God in his recent address. Instead, this year, he chose to end his speech with a very politically correct, “Thanks, everybody. From my family to yours, have a safe and happy Fourth of July.”

Oh yes, dear me yes. That’s just so “politically correct” to wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July. This is an outrage, an outrage! It just reveals that Obama is…well, something bad, I’m sure. Of course, Obama did quote from the Declaration of Independence:

We remember as well that this is the day when, 239 years ago, our founding patriots declared our independence, proclaiming that all of us are created equal, endowed by our Creator with certain unalienable rights including the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

This is how it works on Planet Wingnuttia: When Jefferson mentioned the “Creator” in the Declaration of Independence, he obviously was referring to Supply Side Jesus, the Republican version of Jesus, and this is proof that liberty is limited only to those things that their fundamentalist interpretation of the Bible would allow (never mind that Jefferson quite explicitly says the opposite over and over again during his lifetime). But if Obama quotes that passage it’s proof that he’s an atheist Muslim Antichrist, or something. Don’t you feel better knowing that?

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  • http://www.thelosersleague.com theschwa

    Um, that passage does not refer to God. It refers to Job Creators. The Founding Father KNEW that all good things come from job creators. It was just understood back then, so they did not feel the need to add the word “Job” as that would have been seen as redundant.

  • John Pieret

    It is “politically correct” not to end a Presidential address by invoking God? In America? Since when?

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Would us Conservatives be any happier if he did say it? No. Besides, everybody knows he means Allah.

  • http://drx.typepad.com Dr X

    @2:

    It is “politically correct” not to end a Presidential address by invoking God? In America? Since when?

    The only kind of political correctness that exists is liberal political correctness. So when the rubes went nuts because Obama didn’t wear an American flag lapel pin, that wasn’t political correctness. Not wearing the pin was political correctness.

  • https://plus.google.com/101060696320014364594 Darren VanDusen

    Supply Side Jesus!!! Can’t stop giggling. I would steal that for my band name but since I don’t have band…….

    They can get upset all they want. I’m just gonna sit back and laugh.

  • johzek

    We never hear much from these people about that part of the Declaration of Independence that states that governments are instituted among men and receive their just powers from the consent of the governed. They were looking to leave the era of the divine right of kings behind.

  • laurentweppe

    But if Obama quotes that passage it’s proof that he’s an atheist Muslim Antichrist, or something. Don’t you feel better knowing that?

    That’s because right-wing politics aren’t newtonian but quantic: any speech in at the same time both Good & Godly and Evil & Blasphematory until the person giving the speech is observed: then the catspeech’s state becomes stable and fixed.

  • Michael Heath

    Jim Hoft demonstrates he’s the dumbest man on the Internet:

    For instance, President Obama released his 4th of July weekly address for 2015 with one key ingredient missing: God.

    President Obama in that same address:

    We remember as well that this is the day when, 239 years ago, our founding patriots declared our independence, proclaiming that all of us are created equal, endowed by our Creator . . .

    So by Mr. Hoft’s terms, President Obama did invoke God in that address. The very address Hoft claims Mr. Obama didn’t. Dizzy yet?

  • caseloweraz

    Ed: This is how it works on Planet Wingnuttia: When Jefferson mentioned the “Creator” in the Declaration of Independence, he obviously was referring to Supply Side Jesus, the Republican version of Jesus, and this is proof that liberty is limited only to those things that their fundamentalist interpretation of the Bible would allow (never mind that Jefferson quite explicitly says the opposite over and over again during his lifetime).

    Standard operating procedure (dare I call it “GOP SOP”?). Anything a liberal says or does shall be interpreted to put said liberal in the worst possible light. If no liberal is involved, the matter shall be interpreted to put the GOP in the best possible light.

    An example of the latter is Dylann Roof’s rampage.

    Roof: “I’m a racist. I want to kill black people.”

    GOP: “How can we ever know what drove this white man to murder nine black churchgoers?”

    (Those are not actual quotes, of course, but merely summaries.)

  • http://drx.typepad.com Dr X

    Michael Health,

    Yep. That’s the sort of thing that earned Hoft the Dumbest Man On the Internet title.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Dr X, to be fair, he nailed the talent competition. He walked and chewed bubblegum at the same time.

    Luckily, paramedics brought him around in time for him to accept his crown.

  • thebookofdave

    Sure, Obama neglected to insert god into his 4th of July speech, but after noting the concerned advice of Jim Hoft, he made up for it afterwards with a few Jesus-H-Fucking-Christs.

  • moarscienceplz

    First the War on Christmas, and now the Fourth of July is under assault! When will it end? Soon no holiday will be safe from the predations of liberal Muslim Kenyans. Except Arbor Day. Our Most Glorious Saint Ronald Reagan revealed the holy truth that trees cause air pollution, so we must dispose of Arbor Day ASAP!

  • lorn

    By the middle of the first term of the Clinton administration I had concluded that it really didn’t matter what Bill or Hilary said or did. The lights of the GOP, both in office and in the media, wouldn’t like it and they would parse and reinterpret everything to put it all into the worse possible light. What was actually said or done didn’t matter in the slightest.

    That impression has never been in doubt.

  • jnorris

    Darren VanDusen said @ #5:

    Supply Side Jesus!!! Can’t stop giggling. I would steal that for my band name but since I don’t have band…….

    They can get upset all they want. I’m just gonna sit back and laugh.

    Please do laugh, but remember, this BS is what keeps the money rolling into the Republican Tea Party Outrage Industrial Complex.

    It also gets the vote out in November.

  • dan4

    Even if Adams was right about the omission (and he isn’t), I take the exact opposite position; that since the 4th of July is a secular holiday for ALL Americans (not just those who believe in God), then Obama was wrong to make the “God” references in the past two addresses and right to make the omission with this one.

  • John Pieret

    Modus:

    Dr X, to be fair, he nailed the talent competition. He walked and chewed bubblegum at the same time.

    Luckily, paramedics brought him around in time for him to accept his crown.

    If you didn’t already have a monopoly on internets, I’d say you should go pick up another one. Oh well, take one out of your infinite store and polish it up in honor of that.

  • Anri

    By the middle of the first term of the Clinton administration I had concluded that it really didn’t matter what Bill or Hilary said or did. The lights of the GOP, both in office and in the media, wouldn’t like it and they would parse and reinterpret everything to put it all into the worse possible light. What was actually said or done didn’t matter in the slightest.

    That impression has never been in doubt.

    And it seems a real pity to me that no Democratic president has yet seized the opportunity that this provides: if your opposition is going to howl regardless of your actions, than dig the hell in and do everything that really pisses them off! They wanna call you “the most liberal president ever” (just like every other Democratic president ever) ? Fine, so be it. Say “Y’ain’t seen nuthin’ yet!” and give a good hard leftward yank on the tiller.

    A silly dream, perhaps, but I keep thinking it might happen spomeday.

  • laurentweppe

    And it seems a real pity to me that no Democratic president has yet seized the opportunity that this provides: if your opposition is going to howl regardless of your actions, than dig the hell in and do everything that really pisses them off! They wanna call you “the most liberal president ever” (just like every other Democratic president ever) ? Fine, so be it. Say “Y’ain’t seen nuthin’ yet!” and give a good hard leftward yank on the tiller.

    Actually, one did, and it was glorious

  • sigurd jorsalfar

    So by Mr. Hoft’s terms, President Obama did invoke God in that address. The very address Hoft claims Mr. Obama didn’t. Dizzy yet?

    Just like his birth announcement in the newspaper, the devious Obama managed to insert mention of the ‘creator’ into the speech after he delivered it.