Skip to comments.In Mideast, Obama returns to U.S. race metaphors
Posted on 03/21/2013 4:03:14 PM PDT by ColdOne
During his main speech to the Israeli people, Obama noted how the bible story of the expulsion of the Jews from Egypt and the drive to reach the promised land animated African Americans in the U.S. for ages. He also drew a personal connection to his own life
"To African Americans, the story of the Exodus was perhaps the central story, the most powerful image about emerging from the grip of bondage to reach for liberty and human dignity -- a tale that was carried from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement into today," Obama declared. "For generations, this promise helped people weather poverty and persecution, while holding on to the hope that a better day was on the horizon. For me, personally, growing up in far-flung parts of the world and without firm roots, the story spoke to a yearning within every human being for a home."
And Thursday night, Obama invoked the history of Jews who worked for racial justice, in particular the Jewish American activists who joined the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
"This storyfrom slavery to salvation, of overcoming even the most overwhelming oddsis a
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Everything is about him.....and race.....and him again.
Obummer isn`t African-American.
Well certainly not the “American” part.
The son of an illegal immigrant asks his dad, “Dad, what’s democracy?”
“Well, son, that’s when the Americans work and we get all the benefits from it!”
“But Dad, aren’t the American people unhappy about that?”
“Sure they are son, but that’s called ‘racism.’”
Politico should be banned from Free Republic, the mouth organ for Obama.
He remembers it well - he was there. On the other side.
When the Jews left Egypt they went to work on their own, they didn’t get foreign aid for their studies at college either.
When did Obama ever work?
Job finally has his answer for the meaning of suffering - to inspire Obama!
His African Muslim forebears were probably slave traders!
Obama and his stupid race stories make me want to puke.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.