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How Obama Thinks (Best, most thorough article on Obama's pysche I have seen yet)
forbes ^ | 9/7/2010 | Dinesh D'Souza

Posted on 09/09/2010 7:41:16 AM PDT by milwguy

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What an outstanding article! Read the whole thing and it really does seem the author hits the nail on the head in regards to who Obama is, how he sees the world, and why he is leading us down the path to ruin.
1 posted on 09/09/2010 7:41:17 AM PDT by milwguy
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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.


2 posted on 09/09/2010 7:42:28 AM PDT by milwguy
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To: milwguy

I read this article earlier. It is the best I have yet to read.


3 posted on 09/09/2010 7:44:04 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: milwguy

PFL


4 posted on 09/09/2010 7:45:21 AM PDT by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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To: milwguy

Ping


5 posted on 09/09/2010 7:45:45 AM PDT by ponygirl
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To: milwguy

“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.


6 posted on 09/09/2010 7:48:32 AM PDT by jessduntno (Flush the Grand Old Potty. Change it top to bottom. Conservatives only.)
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To: milwguy

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.


7 posted on 09/09/2010 7:50:57 AM PDT by Malesherbes (Sauve qui peut)
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To: milwguy

scary.


8 posted on 09/09/2010 7:52:34 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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To: SumProVita
Incredibly, the U.S. is being ruled according to the dreams of a Luo tribesman of the 1950s.

We need to get this crazy bastard out of the White House as soon as possible.

9 posted on 09/09/2010 7:53:24 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: milwguy

the guy in the oval office is in a parallel reality


10 posted on 09/09/2010 7:54:00 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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To: milwguy

Obama Sr ?? Look up the Average IQ of Kenya for starters then one can understand this Communist lover.


11 posted on 09/09/2010 7:54:02 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: milwguy

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!!


12 posted on 09/09/2010 7:54:40 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter -God's redemption)
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To: milwguy

Interesting that the last 2 Democratic Presidents have both had “issues” about being abandoned by their fathers.


13 posted on 09/09/2010 7:57:05 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: milwguy

bfl


14 posted on 09/09/2010 7:57:46 AM PDT by gibsosa
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To: milwguy
"Thinks" should be in quotation marks.
15 posted on 09/09/2010 7:59:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: sodpoodle
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!!

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. .

16 posted on 09/09/2010 8:00:19 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Government does nothing as economically as the private sector. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: thethirddegree

Impeachment.


17 posted on 09/09/2010 8:00:25 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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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...


18 posted on 09/09/2010 8:01:36 AM PDT by Maverick68
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http://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/Gallery/images/timelines/hammond1_1200x825.jpg


19 posted on 09/09/2010 8:02:54 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter -God's redemption)
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To: milwguy; STARWISE; Hoodat; maggief; hoosiermama; Liz; onyx

D’Souza hits a home run..a very scary reality check for all of us. Thanks for posting this.

PING to a must read!


20 posted on 09/09/2010 8:03:34 AM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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To: milwguy

bttt


21 posted on 09/09/2010 8:04:13 AM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: Malesherbes

I try not to ascribe to conspiracy what can more easily be ascribed to sheer vanity and stupidity.

Obama is a narcissist (like Clinton but without the charm) and a complete idiot. What adult in America thinks that Orion is pronounced “Or-ee-on” instead of “O-rye-un”. The guy got an affirmative action pass throughout his life and we are paying the price.


22 posted on 09/09/2010 8:04:52 AM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: SumProVita

In a sane world, Obama’s Jeremiah Wright connection would have ended his presidential campaign, right then and there. End of story, do not pass Go, do not collect $200.

That it didn’t showed the power of the SRM to shape public perception. It also shows the size of the segment of the voting population who harbor deep animosity for our country, or at the very least, don’t take their country seriously.


23 posted on 09/09/2010 8:05:35 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: milwguy

Excellent article, I have a much clearer understanding of why Barry is so hostile to this country.


24 posted on 09/09/2010 8:05:37 AM PDT by LoneStarGI (Vegetarian: Old Indian word for "BAD HUNTER.")
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To: milwguy

Excellent


25 posted on 09/09/2010 8:06:10 AM PDT by ElayneJ (ui)
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To: milwguy

And when he runs for re-election, at least 30% of voting America will vote for him. Amazing.


26 posted on 09/09/2010 8:07:08 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility ("In a time of universal deciet, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" - Orwell)
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To: milwguy

Great piece!

This will all seem so obvious in retrospect.


27 posted on 09/09/2010 8:08:10 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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To: milwguy

Dreams of my Father?..... 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.”

This disaster in the White House is as anti-American as it gets. Excellent article....Saving it and e-mailing it to friends. It’s the kind of reporting the media should have done on him way before he ran for POTUS.....


28 posted on 09/09/2010 8:13:42 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: PhilosopherStone1000
What adult in America thinks that Orion is pronounced “Or-ee-on” instead of “O-rye-un”.

What adult in America thinks that the Navy guys who provide medical care to Marines in the field are "corpse-men" instead of "core-men"?

29 posted on 09/09/2010 8:13:57 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: milwguy

When it comes to the USA, Obama has the mentality of a envious and resentful Third Worlder. He is our first Third World president, at least in mentality and background. That mentality explains practically all his actions and inactions.


30 posted on 09/09/2010 8:14:55 AM PDT by Will88
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To: milwguy
D'Souza's right. Barack Senior's Ghost is running the White House.

(My head hurts.)

31 posted on 09/09/2010 8:18:48 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("The first law is not to dare to utter a lie; the second, not to fear to speak the truth." Leo XIII)
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To: milwguy
Agreed, this is a must read.

This explains all the motivations of a Kenyan born citizen operating the levers of the US government, as he does.

The USA, as explained by Vatell in the Law of Nations and understood by Washington, is just his place of birth. His Loyalty is to his Kenyan Father and his home Country, Kenya. Not the USA.

32 posted on 09/09/2010 8:26:54 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: milwguy

This is a great article. 5 pages and well worth the time to read. Thank you for posting.


33 posted on 09/09/2010 8:27:27 AM PDT by Bearshouse
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To: milwguy

Oh my! His book makes more sense now. He must have spent many, many hours talking this over with Ayers.


34 posted on 09/09/2010 8:28:09 AM PDT by MotherRedDog
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To: Will88
He is our first Third World president, at least in mentality and background.

The Won may have been born an American (though there's definitely something on his birth certificate he doesn't want to get out into the public) but he certainly wasn't raised an American.

35 posted on 09/09/2010 8:29:04 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Zactly! The guy is a moron.


36 posted on 09/09/2010 8:30:52 AM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: milwguy

Read later


37 posted on 09/09/2010 8:32:36 AM PDT by Amntn
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To: milwguy

Horrifying.


38 posted on 09/09/2010 8:32:48 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: milwguy

Ping


39 posted on 09/09/2010 8:34:16 AM PDT by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Albion Wilde

“”Progressives” are sentimental idealists, always looking for some idyllic time in the past or the future.”

....that never really existed, and never will.


40 posted on 09/09/2010 8:38:30 AM PDT by darkangel82 (I don't have a superiority complex, I'm just better than you.)
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To: milwguy

Having had a chance to read and reflect on this article, it’s starting to make sense why so many people are ‘abandoning’ Barry and his plans. A lot of people were temporarily swayed by his speech and believed that he was going to help them ‘advance’. Because, inherently, most Americans believe in America’s exceptionalism and want to advance. But it’s clear that Barry is determined to not advance America, but pull it down, and people are beginning to wake up to this reality.


41 posted on 09/09/2010 8:41:11 AM PDT by LoneStarGI (Vegetarian: Old Indian word for "BAD HUNTER.")
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To: Steely Tom

You nailed it.

The same media that produced a full dossier on complete unknown Joe “the plumber” Wurzelbacher in 24 hours declined to do any investigation of Baraq in 24 months leading up to the election.

Will Baraq’s utter failure as POTUS make the public more skeptical of MSM/SCM?

Only if conservatives educate them.


42 posted on 09/09/2010 8:41:21 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation

Impeachment and deportation is required.


43 posted on 09/09/2010 8:46:56 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: milwguy
You nailed it.

That quote is at the HEART of the author's analysis, and bears repeating, from How Obama Thinks (Page 3 oof 5):

"...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..." -- Dinesh D'Souza

This is from the cover story in the printed edition dated 9/27/10:

44 posted on 09/09/2010 8:47:42 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: perchprism

ping


45 posted on 09/09/2010 8:49:10 AM PDT by perchprism (To those about to revolt, we salute you.)
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To: milwguy

good link


46 posted on 09/09/2010 8:51:16 AM PDT by Cruz ("Wherever there is a jackboot stomping on a human face there will be a well-heeled Western liberal t)
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To: nascarnation
Wait till Rush gets a hold of this .....

SRM saw what was under the covers and liked it. That's why they didn't report it. Katey Couric and Brian Williams know what they did. They were holding the gun.

47 posted on 09/09/2010 8:51:48 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: milwguy

Dinesh’s piece is brilliant, and he’s absolutely right. But it only goes part of the way. May I — in all humbleness — offer my own take which can be found in the talk I gave to the Heritage Foundation which can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c


48 posted on 09/09/2010 8:54:36 AM PDT by cob201
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Wow .... Imam Obama aint gonna like dis.

“Michele, pack the bags for Spain, we need a Vacation.”


49 posted on 09/09/2010 8:55:34 AM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: milwguy

Thanks for posting this article. EVERYONE: Read the whole thing; it is worth the time!

It truly underscores that 0bama is about 0bama. America, our well-being, our progress, the principles of our founding fathers, etc. etc. are the targets. And I mean active TARGETS. He wants to destroy our country, our economy and all of us who are not on the government dole. He wants to control all of the economy and through that control, all of us and is populating the Federal Government bureaucracy with people like himself to make that happen.

The author’s perspective of “colonialism” is an eye-opener. I am a well educated, well-read lawyer, and this viewpoint has NEVER occurred to me. And, it surely does explain an awful lot of the 0bama mystery. It also begs the question of how the information we all have access to is filtered by the MSM, educators, etc. ...hence the very election of this disaster was based on a painted, fake person. NO, 0bama is the biggest threat we’ve ever faced as a nation.

Wake up, people!!! Rush Limbaugh is right-—this is about our very survival as a nation and free, independent people!!!


50 posted on 09/09/2010 8:56:48 AM PDT by TrueFact
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