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Young Obama: The American Dream Is to Be Like Donald Trump
Washington Free Bacon ^ | 05/12/2017 | Madeleine Weast

Posted on 05/12/2017 1:57:06 PM PDT by ForYourChildren

An excerpt from one of former President Barack Obama's previously unpublished law school papers revealed he believed the American dream was to be like Donald Trump, although he called such a goal "unfounded optimism."

At age 29, Obama wrote a paper with friend Robert Fischer titled "Race and Rights Rhetoric" in his last year at Harvard Law School. An excerpt of the paper was published in a biography of Obama's early life, titled Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, Vice reported Friday.

Obama had written that the average American mindset can be summed up in one sentence: "I may not be Donald Trump now, but just you wait; if I don't make it, my children will."

(Excerpt) Read more at freebeacon.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: americandream; bho44; biography; idol; obama; obamapaper; obamatrump; risingstar; trump
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1 posted on 05/12/2017 1:57:06 PM PDT by ForYourChildren
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To: ForYourChildren

Funny!


2 posted on 05/12/2017 1:57:15 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - Classical Christian Approach to Homeschool ])
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“I may not be Donald Trump now, but just you wait; if I don’t make it, my children will.”

Yep, another classic Fail for this boy.


3 posted on 05/12/2017 1:59:57 PM PDT by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet (If it is to be, it's up to me))
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To: ForYourChildren

Of course it would be unfounded optimism to a Kenyan who could only get wealthy through looting, graft and influence peddling.


4 posted on 05/12/2017 2:00:31 PM PDT by Seruzawa (FABOL)
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To: ForYourChildren

The corrupt usurper couldn’t polish Trump’s shoes....


5 posted on 05/12/2017 2:02:20 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: Seruzawa

“As soon as my handlers give me $10 billion on a silver platter and an Obama plane, I can be like Donald Trump.”


6 posted on 05/12/2017 2:03:30 PM PDT by GnuThere
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To: ForYourChildren
"I may not be Donald Trump now, but just you wait; if I don't make it, my children will."

That is true. It is the "American Dream." Anybody, if they work hard enough, can be like Donald Trump.

This is why Donald Trump and people like him, are admired in America.

On the other hand, people like Obama, who are products of Affirmative Action, who never work a day in their lives and are handed everything, are despised by the true Americans.

7 posted on 05/12/2017 2:03:36 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob
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To: ForYourChildren

Another win for Trump.


8 posted on 05/12/2017 2:08:00 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: ForYourChildren

He obviously believed that until he realized he is “The One:.


9 posted on 05/12/2017 2:09:17 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: ForYourChildren

10 posted on 05/12/2017 2:10:15 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 ( "The Force Awakens!!!"...Trump and Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: ForYourChildren

You mean, they’ve actually found someone who knew he existed back then? Wow. This is news!


11 posted on 05/12/2017 2:10:32 PM PDT by zeugma (The Brownshirts have taken over American Universities.)
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Why is all this stuff about Obama coming out now? And never came out when he was first running for president???


12 posted on 05/12/2017 2:12:35 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: ForYourChildren

I’m guessing that crypto-Marxist Barry looked upon such aspirations with disdain.


13 posted on 05/12/2017 2:16:26 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The Deep State cared back then; they don’t now.


14 posted on 05/12/2017 2:17:23 PM PDT by carriage_hill ( Poor demoncrats haven't been this mad, since the Republicans took their slaves away.)
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To: ForYourChildren

Everything the leadership of the left does or says is really about political advantage.


15 posted on 05/12/2017 2:17:39 PM PDT by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: ForYourChildren
If the public had known that during the campain . . .

16 posted on 05/12/2017 2:17:50 PM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which ‘liberalism’ coheres is that NOTHING ACTUALLY MATTERS except PR.)
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To: ForYourChildren

So using the lefts interpretation of Trump, Obama wanted to be a racist, homophobic, xenophobic, misogynist.


17 posted on 05/12/2017 2:20:12 PM PDT by PJBankard
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I actually found someone's shoes he could shine.



18 posted on 05/12/2017 2:26:58 PM PDT by jy8z (When push comes disguised as nudge, I do not budge.)
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To: ForYourChildren
The heretofore unpubllished article gives real insight into Obola's real opinion of American ideals, America, and Americans, insight that shows we here at FR had him dead to rights from the beginning. FTA:

Obama had written that the average American mindset can be summed up in one sentence: "I may not be Donald Trump now, but just you wait; if I don't make it, my children will."

He criticized such an idea, however, as the "unfounded optimism of the average American," arguing that this "continuing normative commitment to the ideals of individual freedom and mobility … may be summarily dismissed" as such optimism.

In 1991, Obama and Fischer argued that African Americans should shift towards the language of opportunity.

"Precisely because America is a racist society… we cannot realistically expect white America to make special concessions towards blacks over the long haul," Obama and Fischer wrote.

19 posted on 05/12/2017 3:01:22 PM PDT by libstripper (nd)
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Well whaddaya know? It looks like Sparky really does understand the American psyche. The problem is he tried to bury it in the outhouse under his own (Alinsky’s®) brand of disingenuous cynicism.


20 posted on 05/12/2017 3:03:14 PM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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