Obama's silence on radical Islam puts us all in danger

by Todd Starnes / Fox News, Guest Columnist |

WASHINGTON (CHRISTIAN EXAMINER) -- In a video commentary reacting to President Barack Obama's Jan. 20 State of the Union speech, FOX News commentator Todd Starnes points out Obama's lack of mention of a major issue many are addressing worldwide. 

"President Obama refused to acknowledge last night that Islamist extremism is even a theme!" Starnes says.

Starnes cites a recent poll of registered voters that shows 64 percent believe the threat from Islamic extremists is "increasing," while 29 percent believe it is "staying the same," and only 4 percent believe it is "decreasing."

"Let's be clear," Starnes says, "Baptists are not beheading journalists; Lutherans are not stoning women; [and] Catholics are not slaughtering cartoonists.

"The President may not declare war on radical Islam, but radical Islam has declared war on us." 

Watch Todd's full "American Dispatch" in the video above.

Todd Starnes is host of Fox News & Commentary, heard on hundreds of radio stations. Sign up for his American Dispatch newsletter, be sure to join hisFacebook page, and follow him onTwitter. His latest book is "God Less America."

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