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Biden Becomes First President to Take Christ Out of Christmas

AMAC Exclusive – By Seamus Brennan

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In the domain of presidential rhetoric, President Joe Biden has become the first president to take Christ out of Christmas.

In recent remarks at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, President Biden paved the way for his hard-left political allies to resume their longstanding War on Christmas by excluding any meaningful reference to God, Jesus, or even the meaning of Christmas, which is among the holiest days of the year for Christians. Biden’s godless rhetoric surrounding the Christmas season stands in particularly stark contrast with the distinctively faith-based rhetoric of former President Donald Trump—and Americans of faith and goodwill are sure to take note of the glaring difference.

As a candidate in 2016, Donald Trump vigorously campaigned on ending the so-called War on Christmas and replacing the politically correct greeting of “Happy Holidays” with the more traditional “Merry Christmas.” As President, Trump delivered on his promise. During his four years in office, Trump’s remarks at the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)—an iconic ceremony dating back to 1923—were filled with religious language and a deep sense of reverence for the birth of Jesus. “For Christians, this is a holy season: the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,” the former president said during the 2017 ceremony. “The Christmas Story begins 2,000 years ago with a mother, a father, their baby Son, and the most extraordinary gift of all—the gift of God’s love for all of humanity. Whatever our beliefs, we know that the birth of Jesus Christ and the story of His life forever changed the course of human history.”

One Christian newspaper was so grateful for President Trump’s first Christmas message that it produced an extraordinary and beautiful video of those remarks with music and photography.

Similar God-centered rhetoric—often accompanied by verses from Scripture—were a defining feature of Trump’s speeches at his last three Tree Lighting ceremonies as well. “There in Bethlehem, Mary and Joseph held in their hands the Son of God, the light of the world–and, through Him, the promise of eternal salvation,” he said at the 2018 Tree Lighting, where he also invited the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist—a group of Catholic nuns from Michigan—to sing Christmas carols. “At Christmas, we give thanks to God and that God sent His only Son to die for us and to offer everlasting peace to all humanity,” Trump said at last year’s event.

Joe Biden, on the other hand, has decided to take a radically secular approach to the occasion. In Biden’s first Tree Lighting ceremony as president, after bizarrely appearing on stage a full two minutes after he was introduced—with no explanation—Biden then failed to mention or make any reference to the birth of Christ or the story of Christmas. In his remarks, he instead opting to reduce both the National Christmas Tree and the holiday itself to a secular and terribly clichéd “beacon of hope” and an opportunity to “find light.” While Biden did, manage to quote several lines of the Peace Prayer of St. Francis, he omitted portions of the prayer that make explicit reference to God. Biden also made mention of his self-professed “Catholic faith”—even though Catholic bishops have repeatedly criticized Biden for his pro-abortion stance and his longstanding pattern of diverging from Catholic Church teachings when it is politically convenient for him to do so.

The watered-down language of “light” and “hope” that pervaded his Tree Lighting speech echoes other remarks that President Biden has made on religious occasions—for instance when he incorporated his “Build Back Better” slogan into a Menorah lighting ceremony commemorating Hannukah. “That little bit of light,” he said, referring to the socialist spending plan during his cringe-worthy remarks, can “dispel the darkness” from our “democracy” and encourage us to “build back better or perhaps build back brighter.” During Biden’s remarks celebrating Easter at the White House this spring, Biden similarly twisted the Christian concepts of “resurrection” and “renewal” to encourage vaccination against COVID-19 and to remind Americans that the “virus is not gone.”

Clearly, when it comes to religious celebrations, Joe Biden is way out of step with the millions of faithful Americans he serves. In an age when national religious affiliation is plummeting to historic lows, President Biden is doing little to revive America’s deep-rooted religious spirit. In this regard, like so many others, he has failed where his predecessor succeeded. And yet as Trump said in Warsaw in 2017, harkening back to a famous refrain Poles had chanted under Communism, “The people of Poland, the people of America, and the people of Europe still cry out: ‘WE WANT GOD.’”

So do Joe Biden’s speeches.


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Steven H
11 months ago

No surprise here. Joe Biden and many Liberals see themselves as “gods” and worship of power and money is their religion.

Robin Walter Boyd
11 months ago

True to the Roman Catholic Church, Biden has managed to politicize Christianity. One has to wonder if Joe Biden has any concept of spirituality at all. Other than using the RCC and Christianity as anything other than promoting a political agenda, Biden does not seem to be a man of faith in anything other than his own bank account.

Backwoods
11 months ago

Biden is the spawn of Satin.

Pamela SCHWARTZ
11 months ago

Biden will regret his decision!!!

WiLL
11 months ago

Psaki, “As you know Peter. Everyone knows Liedon took JFK to mass every Sunday. Right after he and English Doctor Jill vaccinated and drove undocumented citizens across the nation in his 18-wheeler.” Come on Man, Follow the science!

Karen
11 months ago

Biden is not anything but a Satan lover and I hope he will be happy in Hell.

Hal
11 months ago

Rumor has it that an aide mentioned to Joe Hidin’ Biden he should not fail to mention in his speech that Christ was born on Christmas Day. Joe replied,” Yeah, what a convenient coincidence. I’ll report this to the crowd in my pre-Christmas speech.”

Deborah Myers
11 months ago

He is not a good Catholic or Christian. With him and his administration he has proved we are no longer “One Nation Under God”. His views on abortion, putting America and our citizens in danger by the open borders, his son’s illegal dealings and much more. Obama began the idea of not saying Merry Christmas because it would offend some. If you want to live in our country you have freedom of religion but our country was formed under God so we we offend you leave.

Hal
11 months ago
Reply to  Deborah Myers

“good” is a word I have to struggle to think about believing when it involves Joe Hidin’ Biden!!!

Kate Cribbin
11 months ago

He’s been the Village Idiot for 50 years now. He’s never going to change or get any smarter. Too late.

johnh
11 months ago

Send Message to Biden: WE WANT GOD

Deana Atchison
11 months ago
Reply to  johnh

I want God on/in Everything .This IS God’s country

No Jab Not A Lab Rat
11 months ago

This is no surprise he’s a godless sick puppetcrat! Is he worse than Obamination? Obama was clearly disgusted by the Christian faith and was anti God. I never forget his scolding remarks towards Christianity at a “National WH Prayer Breakfast ” when he was president. And his flip flop on traditional marriage in favor of unnatural gay marriage and anti Judeo Christian values.

Hal
11 months ago

Hmm. Now that you mention it, Abomination or Obamanation seem to have about the same meaning. And both fit Buck Fiden to a “T.” (toad, tyrant, terrible, toady, trashy, tacky, troublesome. two-faced. truculent, twisted, Tsar, tErd, troublesome, toilet-dispenser, tin-horn, turkey, traumatic, thug, traitor, thief, third-worlder, thoughtless, thankless, tainted, tortuous, tramp, two-timing, twit, turncoat, tortuous, two-bit, Taliban, and more perhaps).

KAJ
11 months ago

biden is NOT an elected president and a fraud. Cheaters don’t count. So Let’s Go Brandon.

Merry Christmas President Trump

TPS
11 months ago

No problem, the pope said he was a good catholic, not to mention all the so called catholics who voted for him. Hmmmm

Noreen Neville
11 months ago
Reply to  TPS

Biden said the Pope said he was a “good Catholic”. The Pope NEVER CONFIRMED that he said that!

PIDL
11 months ago

I do not know who you are replying too in the first place. But, maybe we need to go re-read it to understand who the antichrist really is.

PIDL
11 months ago

Maybe this is a sign of who Uncle Joe really is. He was touted as a “nice guy” like an old uncle , benevolent, kind, sweet, religious, etc., etc. But maybe that is his shroud, the true antichrist. Using his dementia to seem like he is an old man that should be in a nursing home, no threat to mankind, destroying the only democratic republic that was founded on principles of the Christian religion.

I need to go read Revelations again to see the comments about the antichrist.

Judy
11 months ago

For the Imposter In Chief to mention the birth of Christ at Christmastime, would be blasphemy. He is not a Christian, which some other actually elected Presidents weren’t also, but they didn’t commit treason against their country like Biden did. So personally I don’t want to hear Biden mention the Holy blessed Name of our Mighty Savior Jesus Christ! Biden does not recognize Him as such and should never, or until he gives his own life to Christ, should ever mention His glorious name. Biden will celebrate the Christmas holiday in his own dark little world in his own way. For him it will mean nothing!

Nick Patriot
11 months ago
Reply to  Judy

Make no mistake. Everything this president and his Legion of devils have done is no accident or error of judgement. Obama, Pelosi, Schumer. Gillibrand, Schiff, AOC, the Squad and all the rest of the commiecrats have a seething hatred of America. Their god is Satan. How he fooled so many people to follow Biden is an example of his evil power.

teresa
11 months ago

it just proves more and more biden is not what he claims to be – says he is Catholic – no biden you are a dumo

KM Collins
11 months ago

Supreme hypocrite extraordinaire

Don Pierce
11 months ago
Reply to  KM Collins

The darkness that is evident in our government is an Halalulia chorus in Hell to its director named Satan, and our new leaders are his cronies.

KAJ
11 months ago
Reply to  Don Pierce

All will be in hell very soon.

Virginia-Kay Massara
11 months ago

Thank you for your Christian take on our country, founded on our God-given rights. While I think we have allowed Satan’s minions to take God out of everything in our country, thereby tipping us into chaos, I’ve my country and will fight to preserve it to my dying breath, when I will join my maker.
Thank you for this magazine and organization.

KM Collins
11 months ago

KMC

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