Skip to comments.How Obama Thinks (Best, most thorough article on Obama's pysche I have seen yet)
Posted on 09/09/2010 7:41:16 AM PDT by milwguy
Obama Sr. was an economist, and in 1965 he published an important article in the East Africa Journal called "Problems Facing Our Socialism." Obama Sr. wasn't a doctrinaire socialist; rather, he saw state appropriation of wealth as a necessary means to achieve the anticolonial objective of taking resources away from the foreign looters and restoring them to the people of Africa. For Obama Sr. this was an issue of national autonomy. "Is it the African who owns this country? If he does, then why should he not control the economic means of growth in this country?"
As he put it, "We need to eliminate power structures that have been built through excessive accumulation so that not only a few individuals shall control a vast magnitude of resources as is the case now." The senior Obama proposed that the state confiscate private land and raise taxes with no upper limit. In fact, he insisted that "theoretically there is nothing that can stop the government from taxing 100% of income so long as the people get benefits from the government commensurate with their income which is taxed
(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...
It may seem incredible to suggest that the anticolonial ideology of Barack Obama Sr. is espoused by his son, the President of the United States. That is what I am saying. From a very young age and through his formative years, Obama learned to see America as a force for global domination and destruction. He came to view America’s military as an instrument of neocolonial occupation. He adopted his father’s position that capitalism and free markets are code words for economic plunder. Obama grew to perceive the rich as an oppressive class, a kind of neocolonial power within America. In his worldview, profits are a measure of how effectively you have ripped off the rest of society, and America’s power in the world is a measure of how selfishly it consumes the globe’s resources and how ruthlessly it bullies and dominates the rest of the planet.
For Obama, the solutions are simple. He must work to wring the neocolonialism out of America and the West. And here is where our anticolonial understanding of Obama really takes off, because it provides a vital key to explaining not only his major policy actions but also the little details that no other theory can adequately account for.
I read this article earlier. It is the best I have yet to read.
“From a very young age and through his formative years, Obama learned to see America as a force for global domination and destruction.”
He followed that path through his adult relationships and into the “Black Liberation/Marxist Theology “church” of Jeremiah Wright. His origins as a red diaper baby came to fruition there. That is why the relationship was so important and so heavily downplayed by the media.
In his recent memoir of his time as Car Czar, Steven Rattner says upon meeting President Obama, “I felt myself in the presence of a community organizer.”
The American people made a terrible blunder in electing this man to be President in a time of crisis. We were already in a deep hole, and Obama is digging it deeper and deeper - partly to realize the “dreams of his father,” and partly from sheer incompetence.
We need to get this crazy bastard out of the White House as soon as possible.
the guy in the oval office is in a parallel reality
Obama Sr ?? Look up the Average IQ of Kenya for starters then one can understand this Communist lover.
For Anti-colonialism to be successful - one would have to unravel history until each tribe is returned to its original birth place on Earth.
Good luck with that!!
Interesting that the last 2 Democratic Presidents have both had “issues” about being abandoned by their fathers.
Exactly. Real human progress is forward, not backward. America has always been a nation of positive incremental progress -- if there's a problem, someone builds a solution and brings it to market.
"Progressives" are sentimental idealists, always looking for some idyllic time in the past or the future. They cannot come to terms with reality as it now is and build improvements patiently. They have to destroy, not build. .
I have seen NO independently verifiable evidence that proves the supposed “intellectual superiority” of obama, I have however seen TONS of anectdotal evidence to prove the contrary...
D’Souza hits a home run..a very scary reality check for all of us. Thanks for posting this.
PING to a must read!
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