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February 20, 2009 - Washington, DC
February 20, 2009 1:55PM EST

February 20, 2009

February 20, 2009 - Washington, DC

Obama against "Fairness Doctrine" promoted by Nancy Pelosi / Obama's new radical pro-abortion HHS choice / Speaker in Europe on taxpayer dime/ Pelosi and the Pope / Congress and the Stimulus / Charges for abortion clinic murder in Florida? / Darwin, Sanger and Hitler / Problems for Evangelicals in Jordan / Is this what we are fighting for in Afghanistan?

NEW CHAIRMAN'S REPORT - February 12th edition now available! Click here for PDF!

OBAMA AND THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE - Although radical left Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wants to restrict free speech by imposing a "Fairness Doctrine," it appears that President Obama is opposed to it for political reasons. Of course Pelosi simply wants to rid the air waves of Christian and conservative broadcasters such as Dr. James Dobson. But Obama realized it would be impossible to implement the "Fairness Doctrine" without also endangering the left-wing television media that supports him 100%. "As the president stated during the campaign, he does not believe the Fairness Doctrine should be reinstated," said White House spokesman Ben LaBolt this week.

OBAMA'S PRO-ABORTION HHS PICK - A radical pro-abortionist, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, is being reported as the front-runner as President Barack Obama's pick to head Health And Human Services (HHS). The post is still empty, since Obama's first pick, former Senator Tom Daschle, withdrew because of tax issues. (He failed to pay them.) Daschle was a radical pro-abortionist who promoted socialized medicine. The new pick, Gov. Sebelius, has accepted funding from one abortionist who has been under investigation for deaths at his clinic. In April 2007, the abortionist, Dr. Tiller and his entire staff were hosted by Governor Sebelius at a party held at the governor's mansion. Read More. The anti-life atmosphere at the White House is becoming more and more apparent.

CONGRESS ADJOURNED - Congress went into adjournment for the week to celebrate President's Day and to give our radical Speaker of the House time to tour Europe in the aircraft furnished to her at taxpayer expense. See below

THE POPE AND PELOSI- . Radical leftist Nancy Pelosi is third in line for the Presidency behind Vice President Biden. The Air Force provided her with a large passenger jet for the trip to Europe, and she has Secret Service protection everywhere she goes. As such an important person, when she requested to meet with the Pope this week he had to oblige her out of courtesy, but he took steps to make sure she did not use the visit as a publicity stunt. Pope Benedict allowed no news media and no photographs of the meeting. He did not want pro-abortionist Nancy Pelosi to use the photo to prove she is a good Catholic, something the Pope does not believe. During the meeting the Pope chastised her for her support of killing babies in the womb.

CONGRESS AND THE STIMULUS - The Stimulus will probably not work simply because of the size of our economy. In the last 18 months, between $12 and $20 trillion of wealth has been lost in the United States by the drop in value of equities and property. Some 401K and IRA accounts are now worth about half of what they were in 2007. Bottom line: $800 billion cannot replace $20 trillion. Someone who lost $12,000 in an investment is not going to take a government check for $800, issued to him only if he buys expensive "green" heat pumps for his house or a brand new car . Offering tax cuts of ten cents for every dollar people spend will just not get them to buy what they don't need. The economy will have to sort itself out. All the Stimulus does is increase the debt of our children and grandchildren while adding anti-Christian programs that our government will fund.

CHARGES IN ABORTION CLINIC MURDER? - The Florida House of Representatives issued a letter this week to the State Attorney calling for criminal charges because of the murder of a viable baby born alive at a Hialeah abortion clinic. Shanice Denise Osbourne was delivered by an abortion worker who cut the baby's umbilical cord and stuffed her in a trash bag while she was moving and struggling to breathe. The worker then stashed the baby's body on the abortion clinic roof to hide it. Read more

DARWIN, SANGER AND HITLER - What do Charles Darwin; his cousin Sir Francis Galton; Margaret Sanger, the founder opf Planned Parenthood; and Adolph Hitler have in common? It is the concept of the survival of the fittest, the Darwinian theory that led to sterilizations in the United States and then in Hitler's Germany. Read this very succinct article on the connection.

NEW FEBRUARY CHAIRMAN'S REPORT - The all new February 12, 2009 Chairman's Report is now available to read in PDF format. This issue contains more information about our work on Capitol Hill with the new 111th Congress, and also about work on international issues. Print out and distribute to your Sunday School class. Click here to view February 12, 2009 edition!

PROBLEMS IN JORDAN - Our base for assisting Iraqi Christian refugees is located in Amman, Jordan. Troubling new laws have been passed by the Jordanian government that may affect the Religious Freedom Coalition, evangelical churches and even NGO's of Catholic and Orthodox churches. Even the right of the church to marry couples is now in doubt. Under the new Law of Associations, groups must submit a plan for their activities before receiving funds from abroad. There is a chance the Jordanian government may stop our funding of projects for Iraqi Christians. Also, in January the Jordanian government issued a decree that only the Council of Churches (Greek Orthodox, Greek Catholic, Roman Catholic and Armenian Orthodox Churches) can speak on behalf of Jordanian Christians. Thus Evangelical churches are now without a voice. These are ominous changes in the behavior of a government that has in the past expressed some secular values but now appears to be appeasing Muslim extremists.

DEATH FOR BIBLE TRANSLATION? - No ... but in Afghanistan the death sentence is handed out for translating the Koran. Because of the intervention of President Bush, the sentences of two men were reduced to twenty years in prison. An appeals court this week upheld the 20-year prison sentences for Ahmad Ghaws Zalmai, a former spokesman for the attorney general, and Mushtaq Ahmad, a Muslim cleric who signed a letter endorsing the translation. They will probably die in prison. American and European soldiers are fighting and dying to help enforce these kinds of "moderate" Islamic laws in Afghanistan. Read more

FACEBOOK FOR IRAQI CHRISTIANS - The Religious Freedom Coalition has a new Facebook page to expose the crisis faced by Iraqi Christians. If you have a Facebook account, please become our friend at this link.

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