Islamanazi had it here and Infidels are Cool picks up this disturbing development in Obama's increasingly troublesome background. Everyone this man is tied to works feverishly against everything we hold so dear in America. Frankly, it's all bad and the media is ignoring it. Wright's hate speech against whites against America, against the Jews and Israel, hislove of Farrakhan ............ isn't particularly Christian-like. This is Obama's idol, his inspiration. I am not buying how Wright did great things for the community. Hezb'Allah and Hamas do community work to. It's a cover.
It's is hard to imagine that a Presidential candidate who is deceitful about his Muslim upbringing, wants to surrender Iraq, appease dictators who want to destroy America, and work within an increasing Islamic and shariah compliant United Nations and the illiberal blocs who dominate that institution has the best chance of winning the Whites House.
A reader from Free Republic has dug up an old article last year (March 07) From TNR about Obama. It was written by Ryan Lizza, Senior editor at The New Republic. It's a biographical piece, but in the article, it explicitly states that Jeremiah Wright is a former Muslim.
From Wright and others, Obama learned that part of his problem as an organizer was that he was trying to build a confederation of churches but wasn't showing up in the pews on Sunday. When pastors asked him the inevitable questions about his own spiritual life, Obama would duck them uncomfortably. A Reverend Philips put the problem to him squarely when he learned that Obama didn't attend services. "It might help your mission if you had a church home," he told Obama. "It doesn't matter where, really. What you're asking from pastors requires us to set aside some of our more priestly concerns in favor of prophesy. That requires a good deal of faith on our part. It makes us want to know just where you're getting yours from."
After many lectures like this, Obama decided to take a second look at Wright's church. Older pastors warned him that Trinity was for "Buppies"-black urban professionals-and didn't have enough street cred. But Wright was a former Muslim and black nationalist who had studied at Howard and Chicago, and Trinity's guiding principles-what the church calls the "Black Value System"-included a "Disavowal of the Pursuit of Middleclassness.'"
The crosscurrents appealed to Obama. He came to believe that the church could not only compensate for the limitations of Alinsky-style organizing but could help answer the nagging identity problem he had come to Chicago to solve. "It was a powerful program, this cultural community," he wrote, "one more pliant than simple nationalism, more sustaining than my own brand of organizing."
As a result, over the years, Wright became not only Obama's pastor, but his mentor. The title of Obama's recent book, The Audacity of Hope, is based on a sermon by Wright. (It's worth noting, however, that, while Obama's book is a coolheaded appeal for common ground in an age of political polarization, Wright's sermon, "The Audacity to Hope," is a fiery jeremiad about persevering in a world of nuclear arms and racial inequality.) Wright is one of the first people Obama thanked after his Senate victory in 2004, and he recently name-checked Wright in his speech to civil rights leaders in Selma, Alabama.
So the question is, why hasn't anyone mentioned the fact that he's a former Muslim? Could this be why Obama's church posted a Hamas manifesto in the Trinity Church program last year? It obviously explains Wright's affinity with Louis Farrakhan. It also explains more why Rev. Wright got his Masters degree in "Islam in West Africa"
AND OBAMA HAD A COMMUNIST FATHER
There's a big mystery at the heart of Barack Obama's Dreams For My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. What was Barack Obama doing seeking out Marxist professors in college? Why did Obama choose a Communist Party USA member as his socio- political counselor in high school? Why was he spending his time studying neocolonialism and the writings of Frantz Fanon, the pro-violence author of "the Communist Manifesto of neocolonialsm", in college? Why did he take time out from his studies at Columbia to attend socialist conferences at Cooper Union?
And there is more mystery in the book. Why does Obama consider working in a consulting house for international business like being "a spy behind enemy lines?" Why does he repeatedly find it so hard to explain his political views to others? Why was he driven to become a left-aligned political organizer? It's a question Obama again and again can't seem to answer to the satisfaction of the interlocutors in his own memoir.
If there is a mystery at the heart of Barack Obama's Dreams For My Father, one thing is not left a mystery, the fact that Barack Obama organized his life on the ideals given to him by his Kenyan father. Obama tells us, "All of my life, I carried a single image of my father, one that I .. tried to take as my own." (p. 220) And what was that image? It was "the father of my dreams, the man in my mother's stories, full of high-blown ideals .." (p. 278) What is more, Obama tells us that, "It was into my father's image .. that I'd packed all the attributes I sought in myself." And also that, "I did feel that there was something to prove .. to my father" in his efforts at political organizing. (p. 230)
So we know that his father's ideals were a driving force in his life, but the one thing that Obama does not give us are the contents of those ideals. The closest he comes is when he tells us that his father lost his position in the government when he came into conflict with Jomo Kenyatte, the President of Kenya sometime in the mid 1960s; when he tells us that his father was imprisoned for his political views by the government just prior to the end of colonial rule; and when he tells us that the attributes of W. E. B. DuBois, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, and Nelson Mandela were the ones he associated with his father and also the ones that he sought to instill in himself. (p. 220) This last group is a hodge podge, perhaps concealing as much as it reveals, in that it contains a socialist black nationalist, a Muslim black nationalist, a civil rights leader, and (at the time indicated in the memoir) an imprisoned armed revolutionary
The Communist agenda of Obama's father
PrestoPundit acquired a copy of a seminal paper authored by Barack Obama (the elder) for East Africa Journal. In it, Obama criticizes a pro-Western policy for being insufficiently socialist. The 1965 paper -- entitled Problems Facing Our Socialism -- advocated an almost unbelievable agenda for Kenya.
1) Communal ownership of land including forced confiscation of privately held land.
2) Nationalization of "European" and "Asian" businesses with control handed over to the "indigenous" population.
3) Tax rates up to 100%: "...there is no limit to taxation if the benefits derived from public services by society measure up to the cost in taxation which they have to pay..."
4) A rejection of socialism for communism.
5) Price controls to ensure the middle class can afford to tour Kenya.
6) Government-owned and -operated "model farms" similar to those of the Soviet Union.
And how does Barack Obama the younger deal with his father's communist leanings in his book? He obfuscates and disguises them -- as well he should.
Obama's site: "Jews owe Africa and Africans everything they have today because if Africa did not shelter them when they were homeless and starving"
It's getting ugly in Obamaland. Talking about those ungrateful Jews and all that the Black people did for them. Well, those ungrateful Jews have a chance to make up for their wretched selfishness and indebtness to the Black people..... no, no, not by going down south and getting murdered for having the audacity of hope to fight for the civil rights of Black folks down south ............ no, they can make it up to Black Americans by voting for Baraka Hussein. Here's a "gem" from a blog on the Barack Obama web site.
OBAMANISM IS THE CURE FOR CLINTONITIS AND MIDDLE EAST STRIFE
Obamanism is the cure for Clintonitis that has devastated America and I hope Jews all over US rally around Obama and support him to win both the nomination and the Presidency because after he wins, he would help the Jews and Israel as well as settle the Middle East problems.
However, if Jews betray Obama and he loses, Africans worldwide would consider it a betrayal to the whole African people and will never forgive world Jewry.
In retaliation, (eye for eye, remember!) Africa would consider expelling all Jews from Africa who have been mining African Gold and Diamond and enriching themselves for many centuries.
It was African gold and diamond that built international finance, trade and banking that the Jews (Rothschild, Warbug, Rockefeller and others) dominate.
Obama's very limited patriotism
It seems to me that Obama interprets patriotism not that differently from Joe Klein--or perhaps Klein has created a new definition of patriotism that better suits this particular Democratic candidate. Either way, in this view patriotism hinges on a general optimism about the power of government to fix all of our problems. From a speech Obama gave in Montana this weekend:
That is the country I love. That is the promise of America. And in this election, if we can shed our cynicism and our doubts and our fears; if we remember that we rise or fall as one people, and that we can meet any challenge that comes our way if we meet it together, then I believe that this generation will do its part to perfect our union and keep our promise alive in the twenty-first century. Good night, God Bless, and as they say here in Butte, "tap `er light."
Again, Obama believes government can do anything...except secure victory, stability, and democracy in Iraq. To believe that the government could do that is false patriotism, like wearing a lapel pin.
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