Pray For Barack Obama is a non-denominational ministry dedicated to lifting up President Barack H. Obama, his family, his cabinet and staffs in Prayer as they serve the USA (and the world).

Friday, September 12, 2008

Rejecting Obama could cause the world to despair of Americans.

As we remember the murder of 2,974 people in the 9/11 attacks seven years ago, we also recall a time when the world united in solidarity behind America. However, that sympathy and support quickly evaporated as President Bush launched invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, detained and tortured prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, and demonstrated arrogance and hubris to the rest of the world. America's standing in the world collapsed, and although much of the frustration was directed at Bush as an individual, international views of Americans themselves also deteriorated, particularly after they re-elected Bush in 2004. Over the last year, the rise of Senator Obama has created a fresh attitude, enabling people around the world to dream once again of an America that lives up to its widely-respected ideals.

However, in the last week, as opinion polls turn in favour of McCain (or rather, it seems, Palin) British Journalist Jonathan Freedland predicts a grim reaction if Americans reject Senator Obama: Read more...>

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“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt, elected president in 1932.