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Hold the ambulance: A man's got to vote

Poll worker Herdon Shelnut

Poll worker Herdon Shelnut would not be deterred.

Shelnut, 64, lost consciousness while passing out ballots at the Compton Airport polling place this morning.

It so happened that two would-be voters were nurses. They came to his aid, and the fire department was called.

Before the firemen were ready to wheel him out, someone asked Shelnut if he had voted. He hadn't.

The solution: His colleagues moved tables so they could pull the gurney up close to a voting machine, saying they didn't want him to miss the chance to vote on such a historic day. That's Shelnut with fellow poll worker Jerry Roby.

-- Bob Chamberlin

Photo credit: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

 
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Here is the answer for our country.
If we do not pray our nation is no more!!!!

PRAYER CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS

Prayer can move mountains, why not Obama?

Being dismayed recently when a family member of mine said to me with great resignation that Obama will take the presidency.
These words came from someone who in the past has been a great prayer warrior.

What is happening was my question???

Why are we Christians settling and not issuing a battle cry and falling to our knees and taking our country back?

We allow ourselves to be stripped of the right to pray at school functions and in school, we have the 10 commandments removed from government places and are told we cannot pray in school, all the while providing public prayer places for Muslims.

What in the world is going on and why are we being apathetic? Why aren't we praying?

Our God is a mighty God who is waiting patiently for us to raise our voices to heaven to stop the tide of the anti-Christ actions in our world today.

Now we find we have a charismatic candidate for president who does not respect our flag and refuses to wear one on his lapel except when it becomes politically expedient and whose own wife and pastor that he loves profess to have strong anti-white feelings, and we sit back and say "it is a given, we can do nothing."

There has never been a time in 2000 years that we can do nothing, never a time that we must sit back and allow the evil in men's and women's hearts to take over our world.

We should be very afraid because our apathy is leading us to perdition. It is time for all Christian Americans to raise the battle cry and take our nation back.

Maybe McCain on his own cannot defeat Obama, but our God can ... and He will if we take to our knees in prayer and raise a mighty cry to the heavens to
"Save us O Lord."

We have the power to change the course of this election and to keep a man as suspect as Barak Obama from leading our country to who knows where with his message of "change" - a change which I fear will be away from our Christian ideals and away from Christ and further away from one nation under God.

We are great at passing stories and pictures around the internet, but where are our prayers and prayer warriors praying to stop this tide of Barak Obama?

God parted the Red Sea, Jesus raised himself from the dead, and we can bring our country back to its Christian roots and stop the move to the rise of Muslims in our country.

We can stop our country from being "under Allah," but we must begin to pray, to pray as if our country and our lives depended on it, because they do.

We can stop all these atrocities against God's commands that have taken root in our country through something as simple as sincere prayer, a call to God to deliver us, to forgive us our sins of apathy and to protect us from the evil that is upon us.

Okay prayer warriors, here is your challenge, start those prayer chains.

Get the spiritual power working on our behalf and stop Barak Obama the proper way, by calling on our God to save us from the deception that charismatic preaching is using to lead us on the wrong path.

Stop those who would take God out of our country and our government.
Raise up good men to lead us and protect us.

George Bush is being buffeted because he has fought a holy war against the evils that attack us, and we should not be surprised because a prophet is not honored in his own country.

But we should not rest on our laurels and allow ourselves to be taken further off the path of Christianity and to have God removed from our presence in our schools, courts, government and businesses.

Invite God into the fray.

Ask that His power rest upon us and give us the victory.

Ask him to raise up a mighty army to defend us and to protect our country as He did in days of old.

Let us be victorious beginning NOW.

The battle is His but we must call on Him without ceasing and unite our voices and hearts in prayer and fasting.

Please pass this around to all people of prayer that you know and maybe, just maybe a more eloquent person of prayer will write something better and more inspiring and even the rocks will shout that Jesus is Lord and our Mighty God is with us, bringing the victory for us and ultimately for Him.

"Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you." I Thess 5:16-18....
Continuous Prayer is the answer to this attack on the USA.... Please pray the Will of God will prevail through our continuous prayers to HIM...
And Remember Prayer Can... Move Mountains



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