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Obama, the African Colonial
American Thinker ^ | June 25, 2009 | L.E. Ikenga

Posted on 06/24/2009 10:54:57 PM PDT by neverdem

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1 posted on 06/24/2009 10:54:57 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

“African colonial” has to more accurately describe what Obortion is than American.


2 posted on 06/24/2009 11:05:07 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: neverdem

Interesting perspective, and a disturbing one. I’ve never thought him to be an American in his upbringing, values, or knowledge of history.


3 posted on 06/24/2009 11:05:12 PM PDT by Think free or die (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money - M.Thatcher)
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To: neverdem

Why does the Obummer so closely identify with a bigamist who abandoned him (and his mother) at birth to go back to his other wife? That’s just weird.


4 posted on 06/24/2009 11:07:27 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: neverdem
bump for later - I've exceeded my Obama quotient for the day.
5 posted on 06/24/2009 11:10:38 PM PDT by americanophile (Sarcasm: satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter, caustic, and often ironic language.)
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To: Think free or die

Obama is mega-weird. He would have been laughed out of American politics as soon as he tried to step in, during an older and saner time. The Republican implosion is the only thing that made this wretch of a “president” possible.


6 posted on 06/24/2009 11:11:03 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (In only 19 weeks, 0 has enabled us to agree with the Taliban [his empty speechifying] - Iron Munro)
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To: hsalaw
"Why does the Obummer . . . ."

Get Whitey!!

yitbos

7 posted on 06/24/2009 11:19:55 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: TheClintons-STILLAnti-American

B. HUSSEIN Obama is nothing but an anti-American Muslim who happened to

win the presidency.


8 posted on 06/24/2009 11:28:30 PM PDT by joydocsusie (ILLEGAL ALIENS HAVE NO RIGHT TO OUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY OR ANYTHING ELSE IN THE USAh)
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To: neverdem

Well, at least the Iranian thugs were disinvited to the B. HUSSEIN’S Obama

Independence party.


9 posted on 06/24/2009 11:38:54 PM PDT by joydocsusie (ILLEGAL ALIENS HAVE NO RIGHT TO OUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY OR ANYTHING ELSE IN THE USAh)
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To: neverdem

I think we as Americans must look in the mirror as well. God Almighty gave us the president we deserved. If we want a president that is honest, upright, promise keeper, and returns this nation back to what the founders set it up to be, then WE, the PEOPLE, need to change our ways also. It won’t happen by putting GOP’ers into office or even conservatives. Look at what just happened a “dyed-in-the-wool conservative” governor was caught doing; not just cheating on his wife, but lying to his entire staff and his wife and kids. So the word “conservative” has been tainted beyond recovery. We must find “MORAL” conservatives to run for office, otherwise we are only electing wolves in sheeps clothing; hypocrits. And if we continue to ignore morals in EVERYTHING we do and say, then Obama will be just the beginning of what’s to come if God hasn’t seen fit to righteously punish and judge us before then. God’s patience toward America has become very thin, and the terrible things that have been taking place in our nation by it’s people and through “natural disasters” proves that God has already begun to lift His hand of Blessing, Provision, and Protection upon this nation.


10 posted on 06/24/2009 11:40:48 PM PDT by Iam1ru1-2 (Because they didn't want to receive the truth,.God gave them over to a depraved mind.)
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To: joydocsusie
"The African colonial (AC) is a person who by means of their birth or lineage has a direct connection with Africa. However, unlike Africans like me, their worldviews have been largely shaped not by the indigenous beliefs of a specific African tribe but by the ideals of the European imperialism that overwhelmed and dominated Africa during the colonial period.

Most African colonial references bring to mind sub-Saharan Africa. Historically, all of Africa has forever been tribal culturally.

The author is entirely correct in her summation of The Kenyan.

The perfect example of the western educated (Cecil Rhodes was an original socialist who set up his Rhodes Scholar to inculcate socialism in dedicated civil servants) Marxist is Muammar Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi1 who took over Libya in 1969.

North African and Sub-Saharan African Geography at UCLA in 1967 had already identified just this theme of L.E. Ikenga.

By the way, her Ibo tribe was like the elite of Nigeria and much oppressed by the ACs. So much so that they fought a civil war, 1967 - 1970, for their own nation of Biafra.

yitbos

11 posted on 06/24/2009 11:48:20 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: hsalaw
Why does the Obummer so closely identify with a bigamist who abandoned him (and his mother) at birth to go back to his other wife? That’s just weird.

Traditionally, because of the strangeness of the American racial system, it has been to the advantage of American Mulattoes to identify as black (at least on forms). Today, I personally see no conflict with American Mulattoes taking the liberty of acknowledging that they are biracial and feeling good about that, YET still giving their demographic support where it can really count and do the MOST good--with the BLACK community.

It's anecdotal, but it agrees with my impression unless they can pass for white. So, hate whitey.

12 posted on 06/24/2009 11:48:54 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

I’ve been calling 0bama an African style dictator for months. This African woman confirms it


13 posted on 06/24/2009 11:52:49 PM PDT by dennisw ("stealth tribal warfare" is what the Sotomayor nomination is about)
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Note that The Kenyan's father was western educated civil servant. That means western socialist dominated academia.

The winners were sons mostly of upper management civil servants or military officers. They learned Marxism at western universities, who educated far more than Lamumba University in USSR, and took it back to Africa to overthrow the governments established by the colonial transition.

yitbos

14 posted on 06/25/2009 12:02:47 AM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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To: neverdem

Thanks for the post.


15 posted on 06/25/2009 12:41:15 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: neverdem

Thanks Doc....BTT


16 posted on 06/25/2009 12:48:33 AM PDT by BIGLOOK (Government needs a Keelhauling now and then.)
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To: neverdem

that African socialim link in your posted article above is a doozy, well worth the read too.

http://www.heritage.org/research/africa/hl250.cfm


17 posted on 06/25/2009 12:55:09 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Cindy
This is chilling:

[snip]... This process began in Ghana, the first black African country to gain its independence from Britain on March 7,1957, under Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, who is generally regarded as "the father of African socialism."

After independence, he faced herculean tasks. He had declared in the 1950s, "We shall not rest content until we demolish this miserable structure of colonialism and erect in its place veritable paradise." Independence had been achieved. The question was how to build that paradise. Nkrumah urged Ghanaians to know their "enemy," which was "collective imperialism in which the USA occupies a leading position." He also exhorted his fellow Africans to beware of a number of imperialist dogmas: "that western democracy and the parliamentary system are the only valid ways of governing; that capitalism, free enterprise, free competition, etc., are the only economic systems capable of promoting development." These were fallacies, Nkrumah asserted.

Socialism, therefore, was to be his ideology. His choice of socialism was "based on the belief that only a socialist form of society can assure Ghana of a rapid rate of economic progress without destroying that social justice, that freedom and equality, which are a central feature of our traditional way of life." Many other African leaders followed suit. While President Kaunda of Zambia was espousing "humanism," Nyerere of Tanzania was instituting " Ujaama, " drawing vague references from the African tradition of socialism."

In Africa, socialism was implemented through the one-party state apparatus. The state would "own everything" and direct economic activity (dirigstne). There would be only one political party. The head of that party would also be the president - for life. Clearly, any individual with ambitious political designs and lust for personal power would be seduced by such a system.

Accordingly, under Nkrumah [Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, who is generally regarded as "the father of African socialism." ] socialism as a domestic policy was to be pursued toward "a complete ownership of the economy by the state." A bewildering array of legislative controls and regulations were imposed on imports, capital transfers, industry, wages, the rights and powers of trade unions, prices, rents, and interest rates. Some of the controls were introduced by the colonialists, but they were retained and expanded by Nkrurnah. Private businesses were taken over by the Nkrumah government and nationalized. Numerous state enterprises were acquired.

...Nkrumah was in a hurry to transform Ghana into a socialist state. "We must achieve in A-decade what it took others a century," he asserted. He was intolerant of criticism. Opposition members were traduced in the media as the "party of divisiveness" bent on a course of deliberate sabotage of Ghana's construction efforts. They were to be eliminated. Accordingly in July 1958, Nkrumah passed the Preventive Detention Bill, which gave his government sweeping powers "to imprison without trial, any person suspected of activities prejudicial to the state's security." With this vague definition, anybody could be picked up since any private activity could be interpreted as prejudicial to the interests of the state. The insidious march toward dictatorship thus began.

The news media next came under the complete control of Nkrumah's party. Journalists were gagged, censorship established, and editors who criticized the government were hauled off to jail. Any opposition to Nkrumah's dictatorship was brutally suppressed.

Finally in 1964, Nkrumah declared Ghana to be a one-party state and himself "president-for- life."

Ghanaians soon tired of Nkrumah and his rhetoric. In 1966 when he was overthrown in a military coup, there was much joy and jubilation in the streets of Ghana. His "socialist" experiment was a miserable fiasco. Worse, his ideology had degenerated into "Swiss bank socialism." While he was preaching socialism, his ministers were busy importing Mercedes Benzes and gold beds into Ghana and stashing millions into Swiss bank accounts.

...When Ghana gained its independence, it boasted foreign exchange reserves of $400 million. In 1966, there was a foreign debt of $858 million in its place. The state farms Nkrumah set up could not produce enough food to feed their own workers, let alone the nation. Between 1960 and 1966, food shortages appeared and local food prices doubled. Ghanaians were suffering. Nkrumah's policies were emulated by many African countries. Predictably, in one country after another, economic ruin, dictatorship and oppression followed with deadly consistency: Angola, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mozambique, Zambia, and now Zimbabwe....[/snip]

18 posted on 06/25/2009 1:14:38 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa
Yep.

SNIPPET from post no. 28:

"In Africa, socialism was implemented through the one-party state apparatus. The state would "own everything" and direct economic activity (dirigstne). There would be only one political party. The head of that party would also be the president - for life. Clearly, any individual with ambitious political designs and lust for personal power would be seduced by such a system."

19 posted on 06/25/2009 1:44:17 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: piasa
"Accordingly in July 1958, Nkrumah passed the Preventive Detention Bill, which gave his government sweeping powers "to imprison without trial, any person suspected of activities prejudicial to the state's security"

Like returning military, pro-lifers, Christian fundamentalists, gun owners, talk radio robots.

yitbos

20 posted on 06/25/2009 2:31:07 AM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds.")
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