Skip to comments.Obama's Leftist Manifesto
Posted on 03/18/2008 10:12:31 AM PDT by Williams
My jaw dropped reading this section of Obama's speech. He first equates Reaganism, anti-crime efforts, criticism of affirmative action and welfare reform with Revereand Wright's statements. He really equates all of these with racism, but then says dismissing it as racism is counter productive.
Obama instead attributes all these mainstream American values movements to an ongoing class struggle. Somehow corporate profits and executive compensation are the real causes of these "misguided" racist reactions by whites and blacks. Corporate America is pitting white against black, like puppets.
Please read this part of the speech carefully, because it makes no sense, it is a deeply left wing view of America, and it no doubt is grounded in Rev. Wright's view of America:
Obama: "Like the anger within the black community, these resentments arent always expressed in polite company. But they have helped shape the political landscape for at least a generation. Anger over welfare and affirmative action helped forge the Reagan Coalition. Politicians routinely exploited fears of crime for their own electoral ends. Talk show hosts and conservative commentators built entire careers unmasking bogus claims of racism while dismissing legitimate discussions of racial injustice and inequality as mere political correctness or reverse racism.
Just as black anger often proved counterproductive, so have these white resentments distracted attention from the real culprits of the middle class squeeze a corporate culture rife with inside dealing, questionable accounting practices, and short-term greed; a Washington dominated by lobbyists and special interests; economic policies that favor the few over the many. And yet, to wish away the resentments of white Americans, to label them as misguided or even racist, without recognizing they are grounded in legitimate concerns this too widens the racial divide, and blocks the path to understanding."
Exactly but like what a caller on Rush said today.. A proclaimed, lifelong Conservative said he was inspired by the speech because he felt it transcended the race issue and was bringing people together instead of forcing them to one side or the other.
However, as Rush so aptly pointed out. Obama is running for President as a Liberal with a socialist agenda for the country how is that going to unite the country? He has a gift for being tactful he is an excellent salesman but I’m just not buying what he is selling.
The injustice is that he could have used his position and his “Rhetorical gift” to really help people understand that “ How he got where he is” as an opportunity for all Americans that truly transcends race but no... Just like old Jeramiah Wright and Louis Farrakan et.al. He stands on the very backs of the underpriveldged that he is claiming are being oppressed.
When Jeramiah Wright, and Barrack Obama look in the mirror they see the Whitey they despise.... Those of us that have lived a similar struggle see it too.
These are the times I wish JC Watts and Michael Steele were US Senators (GOP).
Obama has never known the experience of Black Americans. No one should expect that he has ever known. His father was from Kenya, a man of very low morals. His father had a pregnant wife in Kenya, when he married Obama’s mother.
Obama has had a “hellcat” for a mentor, and still stands by him, and is no better. CNN keeps trying to polish Obama up.
Obama is the favorite of all Rogue Nations and Muslims. We need to steer clear of him. He is a disaster waiting to happen.
He’s not part of the America I know.
The 1960s.. they're ba-a-a-a-ck!
"fears of crime for . . . electoral ends"
Law and order.. code words for the N-word. Forbidden!
"Lawn order." Forbidden!
Anger over [big government, Washington mandated] welfare and affirmative action helped forge the Reagan Coalition.
Get power back from Washington! "States rights! There the racists go! "States rights" are code words for the N-word! Forbidden!
Today's Talk show hosts and conservative commentators discuss racial issues but ignore racial injustice and inequality.
So what do you really mean, Senator Obama?
"Free speech for me but not for thee.. for you my contempt and contumely -- I'll even get you with calumny."
Well, I read Barack’s speech, and I must admit my leg was tingling in some of the paragraphs - then I realized he was excusing the hatred and vitriol of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright as completely understandable. We have ALL experienced unfairness of some sort in our lives - everything doesn’t go great or perfect, everyone doesn’t like us and blackballs us from their sorority, club, fraternity or other clique of some sort - and we can’t pass laws making them embrace inferior (in their eyes) us. A lot of laws have been passed AND ENFORCED for the black man, as they should have been. However, I am SICK of men like the Reverend Wright, the Reverend Jackson, the Reverend Sharpton - getting FILTHY RICH in most cases by keeping the black community forever wallowing in hatred and resentment because some little white boy or girl called them the “n” word when they were sixteen or they lost a job, or they weren’t paid enough, so they just gave up and wouldn’t learn to TALK plain like the rest of us have to if we want to function in society in any meaningful way. NO! We gotta intimidate WHITEY who we HATE because of some real or imagined slight, and by all means, guilt for slavery will NEVAH diminish, no matter if the government gives every even marginally black person fourteen million dollars each and forces us WHITEYS and JEWS to push a peanut with our nose while crawling all the way from down south up to Washington D.C. and back.
And the ironic thing is that many of these angry black academics have taken advantage of America’s offers to educate a lot of them evidently way above their intelligence.. then they use the academic robes to forge a lifetime career dedicated to condemning everything about America except the government handout programs.
I’d like to know the specific incident where WHITEY or JEW insulted the Reverend Wright when he was fourteen years old, or twelve, or whatever that has justified him in spewing this DAMNABLE HATRED OF WHITEY and JEW. A lot of black men his age haven’t joined the Race Baiting Industry of the left; they just got up and got cracking when facing a setback or insult in life - like we ALL have to do.
***Well, I read Baracks speech, and I must admit my leg was tingling
Watch this Mack Daddy stuff on BO at youtube and see if anything tingles, get back with me...Taffini
Makes good tagline material ... and true.
"Down With The Bourgeois,The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. His mother was a commie-pinko too(1).
Up With The Proletariat!"
(1) Per her Wiki bio, a "Fellow Traveler"
Thanks for the free vocabulary lessons today ;) Contumely ... never heard that one.
I read it the same way. To build a power base, Obama wants to unite the races into class warfare (while retaining his own membership in the “insider-dealing” elite).
When his white granny said exactly the same thing his crazy uncle jerry said, it made him cringe.
Does he ever wonder why a white woman and a black man, saying the exact same word, have a different impact on him? HMMMMMMMMM?
Jess Jackson had the same feeling about young black men at
nite as his grandmother.
Obama’s speech was full of wierd leftist viewpoint. I submit Reverand Wright and other “Progressives” have had a profound impact on his thinking. To compare private comments made by a woman raised in the early 1900’s with his pastor’s public statements in the 21st century is absurd on its face.
By November perhaps everyone, Internet user or not, will know it.
Fiend is a great word. Bob Grant used it all the time. I guess mutant, another of his favorites, is a little bit over the top.
My computer doesn’t play video type stuff; why, I don’t know. - I know this, my ears are burning every time I hear the Reverend Riot chewing on us Whiteys on radio; then any other time my ears are burning on Sunday, I know it has to be one of his sermons.