Are we one nation under God or under Obama?

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When delegates booed the effort by the party to restore a reference to God in its platform at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, little did we know the deity was potential competition.

Fox News Radio’s Todd Starnes reported Sunday that Organizing For America published an email written by President Obama’s former political adviser David Axelrod that proclaimed “we’ve made serious progress as a nation under President Obama.”

“Before President Obama was elected, the United States was known as one nation under God — but the Obama Administration seems to think otherwise,” Starnes countered in his report.

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The email, as listed by Fox News Radio:

Friend –

You won’t want to miss this.

President Obama is getting on the phone with top OFA supporters like you this Monday to talk about what’s ahead in the fight for change — and what we can do to help.

It starts at 8:15 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, November 18th.

RSVP now to save your spot on the call.

Together, we’ve made serious progress as a nation under President Obama — now, we have a little more than three years to finish the job, and fight for the agenda Americans voted for last year.

OFA has a big role to play here.

That’s why the President wants to talk with you, the folks who are passionate about the fight for change.

I’m thinking this is one you shouldn’t miss — sign up for the call today:

http://my.barackobama.com/Join-the-Call-on-Monday

Thank you,

David

But then, this all endearing encapsulation of Obama is nothing new, as the few who were paying attention in the very beginning can attest.

Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, co-chair of Obama’s transition team at the time, told NBC’s Tom Brokaw just 5 days after the Nov. 4, 2008 election that “it’s important that president elect Obama is prepared to really take power and begin to rule day one.”

For some reason, I’m not sure the Founding Fathers would have chosen the term “rule” to describe governing.

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