Only Genesis and Questions for Barack Obama

John C. Rankin (last edited July 28, 2012)

Based on the theological and political assumptions in Genesis 1-3 and at prepartisan.org, here are some open-ended questions for President Barack Obama. And these are questions that can be posed to any sitting president or other political leader.
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    1. Does Mr. Obama find the pre-partisan attractive?
    2. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm the biblical assumptions of creation, sin and redemption?
    3. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm dependency on the one true Creator?
    4. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm checks and balances on political power?
    5. Are the fruit of Mr. Obama’s politics a) unity without diversity, and thus imposed conformity; b) diversity without unity, and thus the chaos of competing parochial fiefdoms; or c) diversity in service to unity, and thus a healthy social order?
    6. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm transparency?
    7. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm the essential and equal humanity of all people?
    8. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm religious, political and economic liberty?
    9. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda proactively oppose coercion in all forms?
    10. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm the power to love hard questions?
    11. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm the foundational reality of the marriage of one man and one woman for one lifetime? Or, does Mr. Obama’s political agenda simply advance sexual promiscuity in various forms?
    12. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm science and the scientific method?
    13. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm verifiable history?
    14. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda hold political leaders accountable to the same laws, and high moral standards, that they require of the rest of the nation?
    15. Does Mr. Obama’s political agenda affirm that unalienable rights are given by the Creator?
    16. There are two choices in penultimate political identity – pro-life libertarian v. pro-abortion statism. Which does the President choose?

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