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ANSWER TO MR. OBIOKOLIE

Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam
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Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Mar 3, 2008 at 17:02

Dear Mr. Obiokolie:

Your first sentence reads, "Obama's candidacy (and likely presidency) transcends religious leaning and having this mentality will never take America anywhere." Read literally this sentence appears to indicate that in your opinion Obama has a mentality that will never take America anywhere. That may well be true, as it appears that thus far his appeal to the masses has been based almost totally upon a hollow call for "change, change, change" with no indication of what needs to be changed, what he would try to change when he gets in the White House, or how exactly such change would be implemented.

Now I'd be the first to agree that there is plenty of need for change in the way our government operates but I've yet to see Obama, or anyone else for that matter, outline a plan to actually do it. In any case, your posting was in response to my previous posting warning of the obvious----but often ignored----consequences of what Islamic rule would look like were we to become Islamicized into a mythical place called "Saudi America." As I don't take seriously the charges that Obama is a Muslim, his candidacy is not particularly relevant to that issue.

- DANIEL REDMOND

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